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PA Young Reader's Choice Voting (K-2)
Recommended books for Kindergarten
Matthew A. B. C. by
Publication Date: 2002-06-01
Who is missing from Mrs. Tuttle's kindergarten class? Will he fit in as well as the other 25?
Get Ready for School: Colors and Shapes by
Publication Date: 2016-01-19
Get Ready to Play, Get Ready to Learn, Get Ready for School! Bip, Bop, and Boo Get Ready for School: Colors and Shapes is a first-level activity playbook designed to support a child's learning through the early steps of concept development. Join the Get Ready for School gang -- Bip, Bop, and Boo -- and help complete rectangle robots, trace triangle teepees, or spot the odd shapes in this fun new format for children 3 to 5 years old.
Puddle's ABC by
Publication Date: 2000-09-01
Otto wants to learn how to write his name, but he doesn't know the alphabet. So Puddle decides to teach him using his own original words and pictures.
ABC ZooBorns! by
Publication Date: 2012-07-24
"ABC" means "Animal Baby Cuteness" in this darling alphabet book from the creators of ZooBorns.com. Calling all animal enthusiasts-the ZooBorns are back! It's time to scamper through the alphabet with a herd of irresistible zoo babies. Featuring adorable animal photos, zippy text, and a fact-filled glossary, this just might be the cutest ABC book ever to hit the shelves!
Kindergarten in the Library
Students in kindergarten learn library procedures and book care in the beginning of the year. They also are exposed to the works of popular authors and illustrators, parts of a book and the joy of reading.
- Develop skills for listening to stories.
- Participate in storytelling activities.
- Make predictions about books, authors, and illustrations.
- Determine if a story is real or make believe.
- Respond to different genres of literature.
- Recognize the Caldecott Medal Award on a book.
- Understand the difference between author and illustrator.
- Identify a variety of different storybook characters.
- Develop an initial knowledge base of a variety of authors.
- Participate in an author study.
Research & Information Literacy Skills
- Identify parts of a book: cover, spine, title page, author, illustrator, and call numbers.
- Define the vocabulary including fiction, nonfiction, author, illustrator, and call letters.
- Demonstrate responsibility and care of library materials.
- Identify librarian and staff.
- Demonstrate understanding of the consequences of overdue and lost materials.
- Select books based on their interests and curriculum needs.
- Identify differences between a school library and a public library.