A TEACHERS’ LIST OF FAVORITE STORIES FOR KINDERGARTEN

A TEACHERS’ LIST OF FAVORITE STORIES FOR KINDERGARTEN

Fall 2012

Chrysanthemum *                                                                   Kevin Henkes

Wemberly Worried                                                                  Kevin Henkes

Snowflake Bentley                                                                  Jacqueline Martin

Mr. Putter and Tabby Walk the Dog                                        Cynthia Rylant

Very Hungry Caterpillar                                                          Eric Carle

Scardey Squirrel                                                                      Melanie Watt

Biscuit                                                                                     Alyssa Satin Capucilli

There was an old lady who swallowed a fly                            Simms Taback

Bark, George                                                                           Jules Feiffer

Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See?*                                    Bill Martin

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom*                                                  Bill Martin

Knuffle Bunny (series)                                                                        Mo Williams

All of the Pigeon books                                                                       Mo Williams

Stranger in the Woods/Lost in the Woods                                Carl R., Sams & Jean Stoick

In the Dark, Dark Wood (good for Halloween)                                   David Carter

The Great, Green Fuzz                                                             Susan Stevens             

Muncha, Muncha                                                                     Candace Flemming

Ruby In Her Own Time                                                                       Jonathan Emmet

Owen                                                                                       Kevin Henkes

Stella Queen of the Snow (series)                                            Marie- Louise Gay

Duck and Goose                                                                      Tad Hills

Bear Snores On (and the rest of the Bear stories in this series)            Karma Wilson

Harry and the Dirty Dog                                                          Gene Zion

Fancy Nancy (series)                                                               Jane O’Connor

The Kissing Hand *                                                                 Audrey Penn

Miss Bindergarten Celebrates the 100th Day of Kindergarten Joseph Slate

Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready for Kindergarten *                   Joseph Slate

Good Night Moon                                                                    Margaret Wise Brown

 Minerva Louise at School                                                       Janet Morgan Stoeke

 Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See                                     Eric Carle

 Happy Birthday Moon                                                                        Frank Asch

 Where's My Teddy                                                                 Jez Alborough

 Too Many Pumpkins                                                             Linda White

 The Little Old Lady Who Wasn't Afraid of Anything                         Linda Williams

 The Little Scarecrow Boy                                                       Margaret Wise Brown

 The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig                         Eugene Trivizas

 What Joe Saw                                                                                     Anna Grossnickle Hines

 Twas the night before Thanksgiving                                       Dav Pilkey

 The Stranger                                                                           Chris Van Allsburg

 Polar Express                                                                          Chris Van Allsburg

 Dream Snow                                                                           Eric Carle

 The Littlest Elf by ? (a Golden Book)                                     Nikki Shannon Smith

 The Puppy Who Wanted a Boy                                                           Jane Thayer

  Snowballs                                                                               Lois Ehlert

  Tacky the Penguin                                                                 Helen Lester

  The Mitten                                                                             Jan Brett

 The Wind Blew                                                                       Pat Hutchins

 The Luckiest Leprechaun                                                      Justine Korman

 Rabbit's Color Book                                                               Alan Baker

 Do Not Open This Book!                                                         Joy Cowley

 The Very Hungry Caterpillar                                                   Eric Carle

 All Mrs. Wishy-washy books                                                  Joy Cowley & Elizabeth Fuller

 The Tiny Seed                                                                                    Eric Carle

 Cluck, Cluck Who's There?                                                    James Mayhew 

  The Big Red Barn                                                                  Margaret Wise Brown

 The Mysterious Tadpole                                                         Steven Kellogg

 Underwear!                                                                            Elise Monsell

 Pete's A Pizza                                                                                     William Steig

 The Little Red Hen (Makes a Pizza)                                        Philemon Sturges

The  Little Mouse, The Red Ripe Strawberry, & The Big Hungry Bear  Don and Audrey Wood

 My lucky day                                                                         Keiko Kasza

Queenie, one of the family                                                       Bob Graham

The stray dog                                                                           Marc Simont

E-mergency!                                                                            Tom Lichtenheld  & Ezra Fields-Meyer

Z is for Moose                                                                                      Kelly Bingham

Step gently out                                                                                     Helen Frost

Milo's hat                                                                                 Jon Agee

Porcupining : a prickly love story                                            Lisa Wheeler

Espossumondas Plays Possum                                                 Coleen Salley

 

FAVORITE AUTHORS

Jan Brett*

Pat Hutchins

Lois Ehlert

Eric Carle

Audrey Wood

Kevin Henkes

 

Many thanks to these kindergarten teachers and librarians who love children’s literature and children!

Kathy Davis

Keycia Dalvig

Linda DeCramer

Grace Ann Hanson

Sarah Highlander

Carrie Naparalla

Barb Splittgaber