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Book List For Fall Reading

Longer, cooler evenings give a wonderful opportunity for family reading. Your younger child will enjoy having his/her favorite books read to them as they cuddle on your lap. Older children will enjoy reading one or two chapters from their favorite book as they relax before bedtime.

Infant and toddlers will enjoy the following titles:

  • Ten, Nine, Eight, Molly Bang
  • Big Fat Hen, Keith Baker
  • Let’s Count, Tana Hoban
  • Red, Blue, Yellow Shoe, Tana Hoban
  • Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See?, Bill Martin Jr./ Eric Carle

Two-year-old and three-year old children will enjoy:

  • Freight Train, Donald Crews
  • I Ain’t Gonna Paint No More!, Karen Beaumont
  • A Grand Old Tree, Mary Newell DePalma
  • Leaf Man, Lois Ehlert
  • The First Day Of Winter, Denise Fleming
  • The Doorbell Rang, Pat Hutchins
  • I Went Walking, Sue Williams
  • Mouse Paint, Ellen Stoll Walsh
  • The Cow That Went OINK, Bernard Most
  • If You Give A Pig A Pancake, Laura Numeroff

Four-year-old and five-year-old children will enjoy:

  • The Very Lazy Ladybug, Isabel Finn
  • A Day’s Work, Eve Bunting
  • Each Orange Had Eight Slices, Paul Giganti Jr.
  • School Bus, Donald Crews
  • Max and Ruby’s Busy Week, Rosemary Wells
  • It’s Mine!, Leo Lionni
  • Moonbear’s Shadow, Frank Asch
  • Chicken Sunday, Patricia Polacco
  • Violet Comes to Stay, Jan Karon

Schoolagers will enjoy:

  • Castles, Caves, and Honeycombs, Linda Ashman
  • Zinnia’s Flower Garden, Monica Wellington
  • Baby-Sitter’s Club, Ann Martin
  • Matt Christopher Sports Stories, Matt Christopher
  • Because of Winn-Dixie, Kate DiCamillo
  • Runny Babbit: A Billy Sook, Shel Silverstein
  • Captain Underpants, Dav Pilky
  • Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come, Nancy Carlson