Best Books for Preschool and Kindergarten
Posted on April 27, 2021
Is your preschool or kindergarten-aged child looking for something new to read? Check out this curated list of best books for your little one to enjoy!
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Brown Baby Lullaby
By Tameka Fryer Brown
A story about two loving parents caring for their beautiful baby, going outside to play, having dinner and a bath. Lastly, the baby snuggles warmly in bed! A great bedtime story for all babies!
Rain Before Rainbows
By Smriti Prasadam-Halls
A beautiful book about a girl and her fox companion. They travel together through a sorrowful past filled with challenging times. Eventually they trudge towards a place of color and light with friends to guide and support them. This is a heartfelt story about courage, change, and moving on.
Daddy Daughter Day
By Jeff Bridges
A girl announces to her father that it is “Daddy Daughter Day,” which sets them off on a series of adventures! This is a gentle reminder of the importance of father-daughter relationships.
Can Bears Ski?
By Raymond Antrobus
Little Bear feels the world around him. He feels the floor shake when someone stomps to get his attention – but something is missing. One day, Dad Bear takes him to see an audiologist, and they learn that Little Bear has been experiencing deafness. With the love and support of Dad Bear, Little Bear finds his way around his new world.
Gustavo, the Shy Ghost
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By Flavia Z. Drago
A shy ghost, who loves playing the violin, tries to befriend monsters who cannot see him! A holiday called the Day of the Dead inspires him to share something he loves with everyone.
Evelyn Del Ray Is Moving Away
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By Meg Medina
Daniela is sad that her friend Evelyn is moving away. However, Evelyn promises her their friendship will always be special.
Ella’s Night Lights
By Lucy Fleming
A girl with mothlike wings collects glowing objects in the night to share with others who need them most. A story about kindness, gratitude, and friendship.
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By David Ezra Stein
There is a new dinosaur in town! This stompy, chompy dinosaur enjoys giving great big kisses to those he loves.
Just Like Mama
By Alice Faye Duncan
A Mother’s Day tribute filled with rhymes, cooking projects, tea parties, and gardening activities– all traditional pastimes shared by moms and daughters.
It’s Okay to Be a Unicorn!
By Jason Tharp
Cornelius J. Sparklesteed is known among all the other horses in Hoofington for his beautiful and creative handmade hats. Cornelius is hiding a secret: he’s actually a unicorn!
By Kim Smith
Meg goes to Maker School to hone her talent for building with boxes. Will a new boxitect cause her to fail in the annual Maker Match?
Black Is a Rainbow Color
By Angela Joy
A child reflects on the meaning of being Black in this anthem about a people, a culture, a history, and a legacy that lives on. This book is filled with historical and cultural notes, songs, and poems.
Too Many Carrots
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By Katy Hudson
Rabbit has lots of carrots. When he moves in with friends, he decides the best thing to do is share them!
The Serious Goose
By Jimmy Kimmel
Are you are funny enough to make the not-at-all silly goose laugh? Inspired by Jimmy Kimmel’s nickname for his own children, this book reminds us to be silly in a serious way. Guaranteed gaggles of giggles!
The Big Umbrella
By Amy June Bates
A spacious umbrella welcomes everyone who needs to be sheltered from the rain.
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