2014 Pawtucket Summer Reading-Grades K-2
Pawtucket School Department 2014 Suggested Summer Reading List for Grades K-2. Includes: Folk & Fairy Tales, Informational Books, Picture Books, Beginning to Read Books, Chapter Books, Poems, Riddles & Songs, and Nursery Rhymes
'Short, original fables with fresh, unexpected morals poke subtle fun at human foibles through the antics of animals. . . http://www.amazon.com/Fables-Arnold-Lobel/dp/0812406583/ref=sr_1_50?m=A3030B7KEKNTF7&s=merchant-items&ie=UTF8&qid=1394501741&sr=1-50&keywords=children%27s+books
Twenty original fables about an array of animal characters from crocodile to ostrich. Guided Reading Level - N
Retells the segment from Spenser's The Faerie Queene, in which George, the Red Cross Knight, slays the dreadful dragon that has been terrorizing the countryside for years and brings peace and joy to the land.
The strength of a little girl's love enables her to overcome many obstacles and free a boy from the Snow Queen's spell.
Brother Rabbit and Chameleon teach a greedy king the importance of generosity and friendship.
Recounts the tale of a poor tailor's son who becomes a wealthy prince with the help of a magic lamp he finds in an enchanted cave.
A cumulative tale of a farm maiden who, aided by a group of animals, prepares "Arroz con Leche," or rice pudding. Includes recipe and glossary of the Spanish words that are woven throughout the text.
This big, noisy, high-octane collection of favorite truckery rhymes includes "Peter Peter Payload Eater," "Little Dan Dumper," and "Pop Blows the Diesel."
Presents the classic tale of three youngsters who are careless with their mittens, but who turn out to be good little kittens after all.
Encore -- Three little kittens / Jerry Pinkney.
Presents more than sixty traditional nursery rhymes, including "Old Mother Hubbard," "I'm a Little Teapot," and "One, Two, Buckle My Shoe," accompanied by illustrations of various animals.
An illustrated collection of sixty-four traditional nursery rhymes.
A collection of 30 lullabies and nursery rhymes performed by children, men and women from Haiti, Guadeloupe, Martinique and Reunion celebrate the culture and sound of the tropical islands, in a volume complemented by informative facts and lyrics in French Creole and English.
A collection of nursery rhymes, both familiar and lesser known, illustrated with photographs in a city setting.
A collection of poems for children with the various themes of self, family, going outside, and when it is time for bed.
A collection of poems that celebrate the wonder, mystery, and danger of the night and describes the many things that hide in the dark.
Bursting with color and spirit, this collection of Latin-American songs is a tribute to Latino culture. From traditional tunes to rhymes and hand games, "De Colores" has songs for all occasions and moods. Each is accompanied by a simple musical arrangement, with lyrics in both English and Spanish.
Encore -- José-Luis Orozco canta De colores [sound recording].
Poems by Langston Hughes.