KidSpace
Search the Catalog  

Entire Catalog Kids/Teens Only

Book Planet If you Like...Booklists - a guide to the good stuff
The Lists

Ages 6-8

Books Every Kindergartner Should Know

Find these books and more online at http://catalog.coolcat.org

A Frog in the Bog
by Karma Wilson
A frog in the bog grows larger and larger as he eats more and more bugs, until he attracts the attention of an alligator who puts an end to his eating.
A Sick Day for Amos McGee
by Phillip C. Stead
Amos McGee, a friendly zookeeper, always made time to visit his good friends: the elephant, the tortoise, the penguin, the rhinoceros, and the owl. But one day--'Ah-choo!'--he woke with the sniffles and the sneezes. Though he didn't make it into the zoo that day, he did receive some unexpected guests.
Bark, George
by Jules Feiffer
"Bark, George," says George's mother, and George goes: "Meow," which definitely isn't right, because George is a dog. Lexile-130L
Chalk
by Bill Thomson
A wordless picture book about three children who go to a park on a rainy day, find some chalk, and draw pictures that come to life.
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
by Bill Martin
An alphabet rhyme/chant that relates what happens when the whole alphabet tries to climb a coconut tree.
Countdown to Kindergarten
by Allison McGhee
Ten days before the start of kindergarten, a preschooler cannot tie her shoes by herself and fears the worst.
Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!
by Mo Willems
No matter how hard he pleads and begs, the pigeon is not supposed to drive the bus while the driver is away, but pigeon tries every persuasive trick a young child knows to get you to say, "Yes." Lexile-120L
Farmer Duck
by Martin Wadell
When a kind and hardworking duck nearly collapses from overwork, while taking care of a farm because the owner is too lazy to do so, the rest of the animals get together and chase the farmer out of town.
Green Eggs and Ham
by Dr. Seuss
Sam-I-am tries to persuade the character in the top hat to try green eggs and ham.
Harold and the Purple Crayon
by Crockett Johnson
Harold goes for an adventurous walk in the moonlight with his purple crayon.
Harry the Dirty Dog
by Gene Zion
When a white dog with black spots runs away from home, he gets so dirty his family doesn't recognize him as a black dog with white spots.
Ira Sleeps Over
by Bernard Waber
A little boy is excited at the prospect of spending the night at his friend's house but worries how he'll get along without his teddy bear.
Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes
by Eric Litwin
As he walks down the street, Pete the cat sings about his brand new white shoes as they change from red to blue to brown to wet.
Stone Soup
by Marcia Brown
When three hungry soldiers come to a town where all the food has been hidden, they set out to make soup of water and stones, and all the town enjoys a feast.
Strega Nona
by Tomie DePaola
When Strega Nona leaves him alone with her magic pasta pot, Big Anthony is determined to show the townspeople how it works.
Sylvester and the Magic Pebble
by William Steig
In a moment of fright, Sylvester the donkey asks his magic pebble to turn him into a rock but then can not hold the pebble to wish himself back to normal again.
The Snowy Day
by Ezra J. Keats
The adventures of a little boy in the city on a very snowy day.
Updated 06/14/2012
Contact Us | Library Home | Serious Stuff
© Springfield-Greene County Library District
Bookmark and Share