Best Books for Kindergarten

I’m all about finding the Best Books for Kindergarten. I’m passionate about finding the best books and bringing them into my house and reading them to my grandkids. I really love to make sure I know exactly what they need and what I can do to help the process of Kindergarten. It’s been awhile for me as a parent going through it, but I’m passionate about my grandkids doing it.

Best Books for Kindergarten

Best Books for Kindergarten

I really took some time with this list and found – what I believe to be the best – 10 Best Books for Kindergarten. I loved watching my kids love Kindergarten. It was such a fun time in their life and really set the path for the future. It’s a time when you really can sit back and enjoy and love what they have going on. This is when reading becomes fun and important for the future.

As a retired English Teacher/Reading Specialist, I didn’t leave behind my love of teaching and enjoying books when I closed my classroom door for the last time.

Now, as a Grandma of 11 (ages 3 months – 13 years), I still treasure sharing my love of books and bringing along my grandkids on great,  fun, learning journeys at the turn of each page.

Summer is a wonderful time to embrace the world of books with your kids, not only as a way to develop a love of reading, but to continuously improve important reading skills and comprehension.

Best Books for Kindergarteners

Here are my 10 top “picks” for kids getting ready to enter Kindergarten. I love this picks for Best Books for Kindergarten – let me know what I’m missing and I will add them right on in, too!

1.  How Do Dinosaurs Go To School ~ Jane Yolen & Mark Teague – Fun read-aloud verse with wonderful illustrations

2.  Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready for Kindergarten ~ Joseph Slate & Ashley Wolff – Delightful rhyming-text peek at the first day of Kindergarten

3.  Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come! ~ Nancy L. Carlson – Fun, encouraging story about the feelings of apprehension for this new, big adventure called Kindergarten

4.  Alphabet Adventure ~ Audrey Wood & Bruce Wood – Cleverly written alphabet book that calls attention to both upper and lower case letters

5.  Library Lion ~ Michelle Knudsen & Kevin Hawkes – Humor and humanity combine beautifully in this story about a lion in a library

6.  The Kissing Hand ~ Audrey Penn & Ruth E. Harper – Endearing story of parental love and reassurance as a child heads off to school for the first time

7.  Let’s Get Ready for Kindergarten! ~ Stacey Kannenberg – Productive and engaging book of Kindergarten readiness

8.  Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse ~ Kevin Henkes – Wise, wonderful story of student/teacher relationships and respect

9.  Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! ~ Mo Williams – Hilarious journey of fabulous fun while getting “into” a story

10. Make Way for Ducklings ~ Robert McCloskey – Classic tale of two mallards who raise their family in Boston’s Public Garden
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Audrey McClelland has been a digital influencer since 2005. She’s a mom of 5 and shares tips on her three favorite things: parenting, fashion and beauty. She’s also a Contemporary Romance Author.

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