Summer read alouds

Summer read alouds

Summer read alouds 424 283 admin

Reading out loud is a wonderful way to spend a summer evening. Lay on a picnic blanket outside or in the living room, and let your imaginations soar.  Over the years, we have read several books together and those stories are often the ones we remember most fondly.

Enjoy a few of these great read aloud choices for all ages!

Picture Books

Curious George by H.A. Rey
Flossie and the Fox by Patricia McKissack
Frederick by Leo Lionni
Horton Hatches the Egg by Dr. Seuss
Make Way For Ducklings by Robert McCloskey
Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel by Virginia Lee Burton
A Million Dots by Andrew Clements
The Napping House by Audrey Wood
Once Upon a Time, the End: Asleep in 60 Seconds by Geoffrey Kloske and Barry Blitt.
Something From Nothing by Phoebe Gilman
The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter
Too Many Tamales by Gary Soto
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
When Marian Sang: The True Recital of Marian Anderson libretto by Pam Muñoz Ryan and staging by Brian Selznick
Winston the Book Wolf by Marni McGee
Zen Shorts by John J. Muth


Chapter Books

The Borrowers by Mary Norton
Classics to Read Aloud to Your Children edited by William Russell
Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine
Frog and Toad Are Friends by Arnold Lobel
James and the Giant Peach by Road Dahl
Little Bear by Else Holmelund Minarik
Love That Dog by Sharon Creech
Mary Poppins by P.L. Travers
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo
Mouse and the Motorcycle by Beverly Cleary
Mrs. Piggle Wiggle by Betty MacDonald
Ramona the Pest by Beverly Cleary
Stuart Little by E.B. White
Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread by Kate DiCamillo
Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein