OUR FAVORITE BOOKS Parent Adult Taming the Family Zoo

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Taming the Family Zoo by Jim and Suzette Brawner
The Five Love Languages of Children by Gary Chapman, Ph.D and Ross Chapman, M.D.
Making Children Mind without Losing Yours by Dr. Kevin Leman
300 Three Minute Games by Jackie Silberg

Mrs. McNosh Hangs Up Her Wash by Sarah Weeks             Silly Sally by Audrey Wood
The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck by Beatrix Potter         The Littlest Pumpkin by R.A. Herman
Peanut Butter and Jelly by Nadine Bernard Westcott       The Ants Go Marching by Jeffrey Scherer
The M&M Counting Book by Barbara McGrath                 Blueberries For Sal by Robert McCloskey
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star by Tracey Moroney            Frogs by Gail Gibbons
‘Twas The Night Before Thanksgiving by Dav Pilkey        Corduroy by Don Freeman
Five Little Monkeys by Eileen Christelow                 Over On The Farm by Christopher Gunson
I’ll Always Come Back by Steve Metzger                   The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
I Heard Said the Bird by Polly Berends                   Freight Train by Donald Crews
Moira’s Birthday by Robert Munsch                        Eating the Alphabet by Lois Ehlert
All About Turtles by Jim Arnosky                         Monkey See, Monkey Do by Marc Gave
The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper              Naptime, Laptime by Eileen Spinelli
Ten, Nine, Eight by Molly Bang                           Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney
Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown                    My Five Senses by Aliki
The Jacket I Wear In The Snow by Shirley Neitzel         Stone Soup by Ann McGovern
I Want to Be an Astronaut by Byron Barton                Mouse Paint by Ellen Stoll Walsh
Just Like Daddy by Frank Asch                            The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
The Doorbell Rang by Pat Hutchins                        Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf by Lois Ehlert
Chimps Don’t Wear Glasses by Laura Numeroff              The Way I Feel by Janan Cain
The Giraffe who Cock-a-Doodle-Doo’d by Keith Faulkner    What I like about Me! By Miki Sakamoto
Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss                          The Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss
If You Give A Mouse A Cookie by Laura Numeroff           The Selfish Crocodile by Faustin Charles
The Napping House by Audrey Wood                         No Matter What by Debi Gliori
Grandpa’s Face by Eloise Greenfield                      Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes
It Looked Like Spilt Milk by Charles Shaw                Puddles by Jonathan London
There’s An Alligator Under My Bed by Mercer Mayer        Inch By Inch by Leo Lionni
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr.               Just The Way You Are by Marcus Pfister
My Penguin Osbert by Elizabeth Cody Kennel               Wild About Books by Judy Sierra
What Makes A Rainbow? By Betty Schwartz                  No, David! By David Shannon
Brown Paper Teddy Bear by Allison Reed                   Go To Sleep Groundhog! By Judy Cox
Skippyjon Jones by Judy Schachner                        Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes
How Leo Learned to Be King by Marcus Pfister             Too Loud Lily by Sofie Laguna
We Share Everything by Robert Munsch                     Stop, Drop, & Roll by Margery Cuyler
The Selfish Crocodile by Faustin Charles/Michael Terry   A Chair For My Mother by Vera Williams
Where The Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak              Moosekitos by Margie Paltini
Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney               Good Night Pillow Fight by Sally Cook
I Loved You Before You Were Born by Anne Bowen          Underwear! By Mary Elise Monsell
Grandma and the Pirates by Phoebe Gilman                Baby Beluga by Ashley Wolff
Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes            The Doorbell Rang by Pat Hutchins
Good Thing You’re Not an Octopus by Julie Markes         All Kinds of Families by Norma Simon
When Sophie Gets Angry by Molly Bang                    I Went Walking by Sue Williams
The Napping House by Audrey Wood                        The Bravest Fish by Matt Buckingham
Catalina Magdalena Was Her Name by Tedd Arnold          Bear Snores On by Karma Wilson
Moose’s Loose Tooth by Jacqueline A. Clarke             The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn
Penguins, Penguins, Everywhere! By Bob Barner           Curious George by H.A. Rey
Going To The Dentist by Stephen Cartwright              Too Many Pumpkins by Linda White
Red Light, Green Light by Margaret Wise Brown           Cookie’s Week by Cindy Ward
If You Give A Mouse A Cookie by Laura Numeroff          Today I Feel Silly by Jamie Lee Curtis
Don’t Laugh At Me by Steve Seskin & Allen Shamblin      Bear Wants More by Karma Wilson
Llama Llama Red Pajama by Anna Dewdney                  Owl Moon by Jane Yolen
Naughty Little Monkeys by Jim Aylesworth                The Mitten by Jan Brett
What Will I Do If I Can’t Tie My Shoe? By Heidi Kilgras Sea Creatures by Pamela Chanko
The Hippo-Not-Amus by Tony and Jan Payne                A House For Hermit Crab by Eric Carle
A Dolphin Is Not A Fish by Betsey Chessen               Don’t Eat The Teacher! By Nick Ward
Rainbow Fish and the Big Blue Whale by Marcus Pfister The Hat by Jan Brett
Into The Tub by Laura J. Beaver & Jill p. Nolen         Commotion in the Ocean by Giles Andreae
Just The Way You Are by Max Lucado                      The Mitten by Jan Brett
Tumble Bumble by Felicia Bond                           Moosetache by Margie Palatini
I Love You The Purplest by Barbara Joosse               Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert
Miss Moo Goes To The Zoo by Kelly Graves                Copy Me, Copycub by Richard Edwards
We’re Going On A Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen & Helen Oxenbury
This Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything by Linda Williams
How The Reindeer Got Their Antlers by Geraldine McCaughrean
What Grandmas Do Best/What Grandpas do Best by Laura Numeroff

   READ, READ, READ…It is never too soon to start reading to your child! If a child associates
   reading with pleasure when they are young they are more likely to enjoy reading when they are
        Hold your child close to you when you read.
        Read with expression, using different voices and sounds.
        Emphasize rhythms and rhymes. Encourage the child to repeat.
        Use pictures to build vocabulary.
        Encourage your child to ask questions and repeat phrases.
        Choose books about things that interest your child or those associated with a subject they
          need to learn. (Ex. Tying shoes)
        Establish a “reading time” routine; bedtime or naptime.
        Allow the child to choose the book.
        Read stories again and again. Repetition helps them learn how stories are organized.

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