Parent Resources

 

Resources for parents: 

Dr. Michele Borba

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Dr. Becky Bailey

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Ellen Galinsky 

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Erica Komisar

 

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Stephen Covey

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American Academy of Pediatrics

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Harvard Center on the Developing Child

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Great Read-alouds for parents and children:  

 

The absolute best books for preschoolers - over 100 ideas!

Read Aloud America Composite Book List 
for Years 1999 - 2009

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Title Author Year on List

A Bit More Bert

Ahlberg, Allan

2003

Hug

Alborough, Jez

2006

I'm Not Cute!

Allen, Jonathan

2008

Gladys Goes Out to Lunch

Anderson, Derek

2006

Giraffes Can’t Dance

Andreae, Giles

2005

Rumble in the Jungle

Andreae, Giles

2004

Cock-A-Doodle-Doo! Barnyard Hullabaloo

Andreae. Giles

2004

Too Many Frogs

Asher, Sandy

2008

Can You Make a Piggy Giggle?

Ashman, Linda

2003

Ten, Nine, Eight

Bang, Molly

2004

Close Your Eyes

Banks, Kate

2003, 2004

Buzz, Buzz, Buzz Barton, Byron 2009

Farm Flu

Bateman, Teresa

2006

My Mother is Mine

Bauer, Marion Dane

2003

The Copy Crocs

Bedford, David

2005

Bear on a Bike

Blackstone, Stella

2005

A Splendid Friend Indeed

Bloom, Suzanne

2008

Be Brown!

Bottner, Barbara

2003

Barnyard Dance

Boynton. Sandra

2004

Quiet

Bright, Paul

2005

The Wonderful House

Brown, Margaret Wise

2004

Willy and Hugh

Browne, Anthony

2005

Jin Woo Bunting, Eve 2009

Little Bear's Little Boat

Bunting, Eve

2008

Mrs. McTats and Her Houseful of Cats

Capucilli, Alyssa Satin

2003

Biscuit Storybook Collection

Capucilli, Alyssa Satin

2008

A House for Hermit Crab

Carle, Eric

2004

The Grouchy Ladybug Carle, Eric 2009
The Three Little Kittens Cauley, Lorinda Bryan 2009

Will You Read to Me

Cazet, Denys

2008

Guji Guji

Chen, Chih-Yuan

2006

Ella Sarah Gets Dressed

Chodos-Irvine, Margaret

2007

Five Little Monkeys Sitting In A Tree

Christelow, Eileen

2004

No More Kissing!

Clark, Emma Chichester

2003

Animals Asleep

Collard, Sneed B. III

2008

Maisy Loves You

Cousins, Lucy

2006

Cows in the Kitchen

Crebbin, June

2005

Click, Clack, Quackity-Quack

Cronin, Doreen and Betsy Lewin

2006

Let’s Cook!

Crowther, Robert

2006

First Day Jitters

Danneberg, Julie

2008

Rap a Tap Tap

Dillon, Leo and Diane

2008

Eddy B, Pigboy Dunrea, Olivier 2009

And Here’s to You

Elliott, David

2005

Mary Engelbreit's Mother Goose

Engelbreit, Mary

2007

Olivia and the Missing Toy

Falconer, Ian

2005

Word Wizard

Falwell, Cathryn

2006

A Perfect Day for It

Fearnley, Jan

2003

A is for Aloha

Feeney, Stephanie

2006

Hawaii Is a Rainbow

Feeney, Stephanie

2006

The Daddy Mountain

Feiffer, Jules

2005

Muncha! Muncha! Muncha!

Fleming, Candace

2003

Buster

Fleming, Denise

2004

In the Tall, Tall Grass Fleming, Denise 2009

Captain’s Purr

Floyd, Madeline

2004

Tiger Can't Sleep

Fore, J.J.

2008

The Magic Hat

Fox, Mem

2003

On the Day You Were Born

Frasier, Debra

2006

A Rainbow of my Own Freeman, Don 2009

Corduroy Goes to School

Freeman, Don

2006

A Rhinoceros Wakes Me Up in the Morning Goodspeed, Peter 2009

Gaspard and Lisa Friends Forever

Gutman, Anne

2004

The Silly Book

Hample, Stoo

2005

Don't Forget to Come Back!

Harris, Robie H.

2007

Lilly's Big Day

Henkes, Kevin

2007

Duck and Goose,

Hills, Tad

2007

Does a Cow Say Boo?

Hindley, Judy

2003

Toot and Puddle

Hobbie, Holly

2004

Silly Suzy Goose

Horacek, Petr

2007

Bubba and Beau, Best Friends

Howard, Arthur

2003

When I'm Sleepy Howard, Jane R. 2009

Trucks Whizz, Zoom, Rumble

Hubbell, Patricia

2005

Dogger Hughes, Shirley 2009

Harold and the Purple Crayon

Johnson, Crockett

2004

Bad Dog School

Joosse, Barbara

2008

The Hello, Goodbye Window

Juster, Norton

2007

Violet Comes to Stay

Karon, Jon

2007

My Lucky Day Kasza, Keiko 2009

The Pigs’ Picnic

Kasza, Keiko

2005

Farfallina & Marcel

Keller, Holly

2003

Little Miss Spider Kirk, David 2009

Sun Bread

Kleven, Elisa

2004

Milton the Early Riser

Kraus, Robert

2008

Yellow Elephant

Larios, Julie

2007

The Little Chick

Lawrence, John

2004

The Red Book

Lehman, Barbara

2005

What's that Noise? Lemieux, Michele 2009
The Wizard, the Fairy, and the Magic Chicken Lester, Helen 2009

My Truck Is Stuck

Lewis, Kevin

2005

The Big Bug Ball Lillegard, Dee 2009
It's Mine! Lionni, Leo 2009

Even Firefighters Hug Their Moms

MacLean, Christine Kole

2008

I Stink!

MacMullen, Kate

2003

Just Ducky

Mallat, Kathy

2003

Trouble on the Trackls

Mallat, Kathy

2007

Chicka, Chicka 1-2-3

Martin, Bill et al.

2006

There's an Alligator Under My Bed Mayer, Mercer 2009

You’re All My Favorites

McBratney, Sam

2006

T is for Terrible

McCarty, Peter

2005

Hondo and Fabian

McCarty, Peter

2003, 04, 07

Make Way for Ducklings McCloskey, Robert 2009

The Gift of Nothing

McDonnell, Patrick

2007

Widget

McFarland, Lyn Rossiter

2005

Shapesville

Mills, Andy, Becky Osborn, Erica Neitz

2006

The Funny Little Woman Mosel, Arlene 2009

How Kind

Murphy, Mary

2005

The Three Questions

Muth, Jon J.

2006

Zen Shorts

Muth, Jon J.

2006

Hippo! No, Rhino

Newman, Jeff

2008

Mole and the Baby Bird

Newman, Marjorie

2004

Beatrice Doesn't Want To Numeroff, Laura 2009

Fancy Nancy

O'Connor, Jane

2007

Jellybeans

Ommen, Sylvia Van

2006

Panda Whispers

Owens, Mary Beth

2008

Move!

Page, Robin

2007

The Feel Good Book

Parr, Todd

2007

Babies Can't Eat Kimchee!

Patz, Nancy

2008

Hop! Hop! Hop!

Paul, Ann Whitford

2006

The Very Ugly Bug

Pinchon, Liz

2006

Not a Box

Portis, Antoninette

2007

Tea for Me, Tea for You

Rader, Laura

2005

Daddy's Little Boy

Randall, Ronne

2008

The Day the Babies Crawled Away

Rathmann, Peggy

2004

Curious George Rey, H.A. 2009

I Love Animals

Rigg, Jo, Robert Tanish, Simon Muyford

2006

My Friend Rabbit

Rohmann, Eric

2004

Oliver Finds His Way

Root, Phyllis

2003

Little Pea

Rosenthal, Amy Krouse

2008

Mud is Cake

Ryan, Pam Munoz

2003

Food for Thought Saxton, Freymann and Joost Elffers 2009

Richard Scarry's What Do People Do All Day?

Scarry, Richard

2007

Russell the Sheep

Scotton, Rob

2008

Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book

Seuss, Dr.

2007

Fox in Socks

Seuss, Dr.

2007

Alice the Fairy

Shannon, David

2005

Good Boy, Fergus!

Shannon, David

2007

That's When I'm Happy

Shoshan, Beth

2008

Stray Dog

Simont, Marc

2004

Fire Truck

Sis, Peter

2005

Madlenka’s Dog

Sis, Peter

2004

When Moon Fell Down

Smith, Linda

2004

Sophie’s Masterpiece: a Spider’s Tale

Spinelli, Eileen

2003

Car Wash

Steen, Sandra

2004

The House that Jack Built: A Mother Goose Nursery Rhyme Stevens, Janet 2009

Don't Make Me Laugh

Stevenson, James

2008

Minerva Louise and the Red Truck

Stoeke, Janet Morgan

2003

If My Dad Were a Dog

Tellis, Annabel

2008

The Squeaky, Creaky Bed

Thompson, Pat

2005

Snow Bears

Waddell, Linda

2003

Bunny Mail (A Max and Ruby lift-the-flap book)

Wells, Rosemary

2006

Kiss Kiss

Wild, Margaret, and B. Strevens-Marzo

2007

Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! Willems, Mo 2009

The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog

Willems, Mo

2006

Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale

Willems, Mo

2005

Today I Will Fly

Willems, Mo

2007

Horse in the Pigpen

Williams, Linda

2003

Never Too Little to Love

Willis, Jeanne

2006

Bear Snores On

Wilson, Karma

2004

Bear Wants More

Wilson, Karma

2003

Bear Feels Sick

Wilson, Karma

2008

Teeth, Tails, Tentacles

Wormell, Christopher

2005

How Do Dinosaurs Eat Their Food?

Yolen, Jane

2007

How Do Dinosaurs Go to School?

Yolen, Jane

2008

Knick-Knack Paddywhack: a Moving Parts Book

Zelinksy, Paul O.

2003

Dig!

Zimmerman, Andrea & David Clemesha

2005

 

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