Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willems is a highly engaging call-and-answer text that students can’t help but respond to.
Surprising Sharks by Nicola Davies offers readers a creative exploration of shark facts with unique illustrations, strong organization, and a presentation that hooks readers from the start.
Unlovable by Dan Yaccarino is a simple story with a surprising twist. Alfred the pug is a character your students will identify with, no matter their age.
Library Lion by Michelle Knudsen and illustrated by Kevin Hawkes, is a charming tale of curiosity, empathy, and understanding. The traditional-style illustrations are endearing as is the lion himself.
From Tadpole to Frog by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld is a science reader that keeps readers engaged with up close photographs, just enough informational text, and consistent text features that support comprehension.