Early Readers

Awesome Early Readers

It’s not always easy finding the right books to place in the hands of brand new readers. Letting kiddos choose their own books is a surefire strategy for creating excitement about reading – you can use the five finger rule to decide if a book is too hard for a child. If you want some tried and true favorites, take a look at the Geisel Award winners and mosey on over to your library to find these awesome early readers!:

I spy Fly Guy book coverRabbit and Robot book coverAre you my mother book coverPenny and her Song book coverZelda and Ivy Keeping Secrets book coverLing and Ting book coverFrog and Toad are friends book coverThere is a bird on your head! book cover

I spy Fly Guy! / Tedd Arnold

Rabbit & Robot: the sleepover / Cece Bell

Are you my mother? / P. D. Eastman

Penny and her song / Kevin Henkes

Zelda and Ivy: keeping secrets / Laura McGee Kvasnosky

Ling & Ting: not exactly the same! / Grace Lin

Frog and Toad are friends / Arnold Lobel

There is a bird on your head! / Mo Willems