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Suggestions to read aloud with your child!

Great Read Alouds for the Younger Ones......Grades K - 3

Bunnicula by James Howe

Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White

Clover Twig and the Magical Cottage by Kaye Umansky

A Cricket in Times Square by George Selden

The End of the Beginning by Avi

The Enormous Egg by Oliver Butterworth

Evangeline Mudd and the Golden-Haired Apes of the Ikkinasti Jungle by David Elliott

Frindle by Andrew Clements

How Oliver Olson Changed the World by Claudia Mills

Igraine the Brave by Cornelia Funke

James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl

Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher by Bruce Coville

The Key to Rondo by Emily Rodda

The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles by Julie Andrews Edwards

The Legend of Thunderfoot by Bill Wallace

The Magical Ms. Plum by Bonny Becker

Marty McGuire by Kate Messner

Masterpiece by Elise Broach

A Mouse Called Wolf by Dick King-Smith

The Mouse and the Motorcycle by Beverly Cleary

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo

Nim’s Island by Wendy Orr

No Talking by Andrew Clements

Poppy by Avi

Stuart Little by E. B. White

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume

The Water Horse by Dick King-Smith

Word After Word After Word by Patricia MacLachlan

The World According to Humphrey by Betty Birney

The Year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes

And For the Older Crowd....Grades 4 - 6

The Ballad of Lucy Whipple by Karen Cushman

The Case of the Vanishing Golden Frogs by Sandra Markle

Dragon’s Egg by Sarah L. Thomson

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein

Extra Credit by Andrew Clements

Eye of the Storm by Kate Messner

The Fantastic Secret of Owen Jester by Barbara O’Connor

Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis

Doll Bones by Holly Black

Hattie Big Sky by Kirby Larson

Holes by Louis Sachar

Hoot by Carl Hiaasen

Jeremy Bender vs. the Cupcake Cadets by Eric Luper

Kakapo Rescue: Saving the World’s Strangest Parrot by Sy Montgomery

Leon and the Spitting Image by Allen Kurzweil

Love That Dog by Sharon Creech

A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park

A Long Way from Chicago by Richard Peck

The Magic Thief by Sarah Prineas

Masterpiece by Elise Broach

Matilda by Roald Dahl

Moonbird by Phillip Hoose

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of N.I.M.H. by Robert O’Brien

The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate

Poppy by Avi

Rickshaw Girl by Mitali Perkins

Rules by Cynthia Lord

Rump: the True Story of Rumplestiltskin by Liesl Shurtliff

The Runaway Princess by Kate Coombs

Running Out of Time by Margaret Peterson Haddix

Secret of Platform 13 by Eva Ibbotson

Secrets at Sea by Richard Peck

Shadow on the Mountain by Margi Preus

The Sisters Grimm by Michael Buckley

Starry River of the Sky by Grace Lin

Stepping on the Cracks by Mary Downing Hahn

The Thief Lord by Cornelia Funke

The Thing About Georgie by Lisa Graff

The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp by Kathi Appelt

The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi

Turtle in Paradise by Jennifer Holm

The Water Castle by Megan Frazer Blakemore

The Watsons Go to Birmingham- 1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis

The Willoughbys by Lois Lowry