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read-alouds for summer 2012

September 1, 2012

Brown, Margaret Wise.  Home for a Bunny

Day, Alexandra.  Carl’s Afternoon in the Park

Day, Alexandra. Carl’s Sleepy Afternoon

dePaola, Tomie. Charlie Needs a Cloak

dePaola, Tomie.  Now One Foot, Now the Other

dePaola, Tomie. The Cloud Book

dePaola, Tomie.  The Clown of God

Field, Rachel. Prayer for a Child

Flack, Marjorie.  Angus Lost

Flack, Marjorie.  Ask Mr. Bear

Ga’g, Wanda.  The ABC Bunny

Hoffman, May.  A First Bible Storybook

Krauss, Ruth.  The Carrot Seed

McCloskey, Robert.  Make Way for Ducklings

McCloskey, Robert.  Blueberries for Sal

Payne, Emmy.  Katy No-Pocket

Pinkney, Jerry.  Noah’s Ark

Ransom, Candace F.  The Big Green Pocketbook

Sams, Carl R. Stranger in the Woods

Wells, Rosemary. McDuff Moves In

Wells, Rosemary. McDuff’s Wild Romp

Zion, Gene.  Harry the Dirty Dog

Zion, Gene.  No Roses for Harry!

Notes:

Favorites of the summer have been: Ask Mr. Bear, McDuff’s Wild Romp, Carl’s Sleepy Afternoon, The Big Green Pocketbook, Katy No-Pocket, and No Roses for Harry.

If you are wanting some beautiful picture books to share with you kids, Day’s “Carl” books are wonderful, as well as Pinkney’s Noah’s Ark.

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4 Comments leave one →
  1. Jenn A permalink
    September 1, 2012 8:50 pm

    Make Way for Ducklings is one of my favorites of all time! Such a classic. You should try an audiobook of it if you can get it.

  2. September 1, 2012 9:02 pm

    I remember reading some of these many times, especially–The Big Green Pocketbook.
    Oh, and I love all the Carl books!

  3. September 10, 2012 8:07 pm

    So many of my favorites on here!! How I love Robert McCloskey and Gene Zion. I don’t think I can read Clown of God without crying at the end. Good picks, Jenny!

  4. Anna Barber permalink
    September 30, 2012 5:57 pm

    If you like these, you’re the kind of mom who would probably love Tasha Tudor, also! Check out A Time to Keep; her own mom floated her birthday cake down a little stream. Beautiful, sweet illustrations.

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