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Must-Have List: Grades 1-3
Many parents have asked this question, “Once our children are readers themselves, should we stop reading out loud to them?”  

Absolutely not!
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, 
Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst
Click, Clack, Moo Cows That Type 
by Doreen Cronin
The Dot 
by Peter H. Reynolds
by Leo Lionni
Library Lion 
by Michelle Knudsen
Scaredy Squirrel 
by Melanie Watt
by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
The Hockey Sweater 
by Roch Carrier
The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs 
by John Scieszka
Wait! No Paint! 
by Bruce Whatley
Children of all ages benefit from hearing stories read out loud. This continues to be a wonderful way to connect to your children and to enjoy both the power of story and the playfulness of language.
Old Turtle
by Douglas Wood 
Beautiful Oops!
by Barney Saltzberg
by Patrick McDonnell
The Day the 
Crayons Quit 
by Drew Daywalt
Bugs by the Numbers
by Sharon Werner