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Books for Reading Aloud

January 29, 1987|MARJORIE MARKS

Infant Books

"Mother Goose" by Watty Piper.

"Tomie de Paola's Mother Goose," selected and illustrated by Tomie de Paola.

Picture Books, Fairy Tales

"Ira Sleeps Over" by Bernard Waber.

"Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel" by Virginia Lee Burton.

"The Whingdingdilly" and other books written and illustrated by Bill Peet.

"If You Give a Cookie" by Laura Numeroff.


"Read-Aloud Rhymes for the Very Young," selected by Jack Prelutsky and illustrated by Marc Brown.

"Where the Sidewalk Ends" and "A Light in the Attic" by Shel Silverstein.

Chapter Books/Short Novels

"My Father's Dragon" by Ruth Stiles Gannett.

"The Chocolate Touch" by Patrick Skene Catling.

"Chocolate Fever" by Robert Kimmel Smith.

"Stone Fox" by John Reynolds Gardiner.

"Ramona the Pest" and other books by Beverly Cleary.

Novels (kindergarten through teens)

"Sideways Stories from Wayside School" by Louis Sachar.

"James and the Giant Peach" and "Danny the Champion of the World" by Roald Dahl.

"Charlotte's Web" by E.B. White.

"The Indian in the Cupboard" by Lynn Reid Banks.

"The Secret Garden" by Frances Hodgson Burnett.

"Where the Red Fern Grows" by Wilson Rawls.

"Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry" by Mildred Taylor.

Short Nonfiction

"Paul Harvey's the Rest of the Story," "More of Paul Harvey's the Rest of the Story" and "Destiny" by Paul Aurandt.

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