10 Books to Read Aloud to your Kindergartener (or to a classroom full of them)

Each of these book choices is wholesome and engaging and keeps a young child's attention. If you have a kindergartener at home—or if you're asked to bring a book to read to a classroom of kindergarteners—these would be great choices!

The Circus Ship

by Chris Van Dusen 

Author/illustrator Chris Van Dusen is a master at writing and illustrating picture books, and The Circus Ship is among his finest work. 

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The Seven Silly Eaters 

by Mary Ann Hoberman

This masterful rhyming story about a family full of picky eaters has a surprisingly delicious twist at the end. 

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A Giraffe and a Half 

by Shel Silverstein

Your kindergartener will giggle at this rhyme that builds on itself and can prove to be quite a tongue twister!

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Mel Fell

by Corey R. Tabor

A Caldecott Honor award recipient, Mel Fell is the story of a courageous kingfisher bird who is bravely learning to fly. My kids adore this book, specifically

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Giraffes Can't Dance

by Giles Andreae

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar 

by Eric Carle

This story is truly a classic for a reason! Children will have fun following the very hungry caterpillar as he eats through pies and sausages and nice green leaves, then transforms into a beautiful butterfly. 

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Caps for Sale 

by Esphyr Slobodkina

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My Lucky Day

by Keiko Kasza 

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Tea Party Rules

by Ame Dyckman

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by Kevin Henkes

Owen is a mouse who loves his precious blanket, and his parents are trying to figure out a way for him to

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