DISCLAIMER: SHOES and BOOKS are ALIKE!
Yes, just like a pair of shoes, books need to “fit” in order to be fun.
And just like shoes, there’s a lot that goes into picking a good fitting book.
Below is a list that may help get you get started. K - 2 Reading List
Check out this link for some other great ideas.
Another way is to take your child to a library and see what he or she enjoys reading.
Modern Classics Favorite Series
Skippyjon Jones – Schachner Fly Guy – Arnold
Miss Bindergarten – Slate Elephant and Piggy – Willems
Olivia – Falconer Biscuit - Capucci
Leaf Man – Ehlert Frog and Toad - Lobel
Ina Small, Small, Pond – Fleming Cork and Fuzz – Chaconas
Flotsam – Wiesner Katie Woo – Manushkin
Click Clack Moo – Cronin Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa – Lewin
Henry and Mudge – Rylant Commander Toad – Yolen
Scaredy Squirrel - Watt Zelda and Ivy – Kvasnosky
Mr and Mrs Green - Baker
Chapter Books and Read-Alouds Library Picks
Frankie Pickle - Wight On Meadowview Street - Cole
Melonhead - Kelly We’re in a Book - Willems
Ivy and Bean – Barrow And Then It’s Spring - Fogliano
Toys Go Out – Jenkins Traction Man – Grey
Summer According to Humphrey – Birney Duck and Goose – Hill
Flat Stanley – Brown/Pennypacker Me…Jane - McDonnell
Mercy Watson – DiCamillo Spot the Plot - Lewis
Clementine – Pennypacker Good Dog – Gottfried
Stink - McDonald Chester – Watt
Bats in the Library – Lies