Corduroy by Don Freeman is the first in a long series of picture books about little teddy bear. In this one he's living in an apartment store, forgotten on a shelf long enough he's lost one of his buttons. This book is part of my childhood!
Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein, and all of his other children's poetry books. I got this as a birthday present in grade and read the "Sharp-Toothed Snail" poem for a school talent show! The girls love these poems too.
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Shel Selverstein is considered one of the vest authors for children poetry books. Students will enjoy reading poems about silly situations kids have with falling. This book has a variety of different poems and illustrations.
The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein Once there was a tree.and she loved a little boy.' a story of unforgettable perception, beautifully written and illustrated by the gifted Shel Silverstein. Always makes me cry!
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Frog and Toad are Friends. This "I can read" book by Arnold Lobel is truly charming. It is full of great wisdom, depth and insight in the simplest of terms and stories. I am still enchanted by this and the other Frog and Toad books.
The Kissing Hand- Read this on the first day of kindergarten then make paper hands of the child and parent for each other to always carry with them. the hands of parents can be taped in the kids' cubbies so they can have access whenever