Kindergarten Summer Reading List

A Few Read Aloud Suggestions for Starting Kindergarten


Here is a list of a few read aloud suggestions for starting school.  Many of these stories will help your child to feel more comfortable about school and being a kindergartner.  Please do not feel like you need to purchase them.  Many of these books are available at your local library or on YouTube.


The Kissing Hand,by Audrey Penn (We will be using this book to do a fun first day of school project.)


The Night Before Kindergarten,by Natasha Wing


Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready for Kindergarten,by Joseph Slate


Look Out Kindergarten Here I Come,by Nancy Carlson


When You Go To Kindergarten,by James Howe


Countdown To Kindergarten,by Alison McGhee


Chrysanthemum,by Kevin Henkes


Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse,by Kevin Henkes


I Am NOT Going to School Today,by Robie H. Harris