Parent Resource

  • Here Are Some Great Web Sites to Explore With Your Children
    Author Sites:

    Alexander, Sue – Behold the Trees
    Aylesworth, Jim – Aunt Pitty Patty’s Piggy, Teddy Bear Tears
    Brett, Jan – The First Dog (a Reading Rainbow book), Gingerbread Baby
    Carle, Eric – The Very Lonely Firefly, The Very Hungry Caterpillar
    Christelow, Eileen – Five Little Monkeys series, The Great Pig Escape
    De Paola, Tomie – The Art Lesson, The Baby Sister
    Dr. Seuss – The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins, And to Think That I Saw it on Mulberry Street
    Hillenbrand, Will – Down by the Station, illustrator for many books including Counting Crocodiles
    Wells, Rosemary – Bingo, Bunny Cakes
    Williams, Suzanne – Library Lil, My Dog Never Says Please
    Wood, Audrey – Ballonia, Heckedy Peg

    Search Engines for Kids:

    Ask Jeeves for Kids


    Sites for Parents:

    ALA Parents Page
    Scholastic Parents Page

    Fantastic Books for Kindergarten Students

    Aminal by Lorna Balian
    Five Little Monkeys Sitting in a Tree by Eileen Christelow
    Little Mouse, The Red Ripe Strawberry, and The Big Hungry Bear by Audrey and Don Wood

    Little Penguin’s Tale by Audrey Wood
    Mole Music by David Mc Phail
    Puddles by Jonathan London
    Three Ducks Went Wandering by Ron Roy
    To Bathe a Boa by C. Imbior Kudrna
    When the Fly Flew In by Lisa Westberg Peters
    Where Does the Butterfly Go When It Rains? by May Garelick

    Books for First Graders

    A Garden for a Groundhog by Lorna Balian
    Bedtime for Frances by Russell and Lillian Hoban
    Different Just Like Me by Lori Mitchell
    I am Really a Princess by Carol Diggory Shields
    If You Hopped Like a Frog by David M. Schwartz
    No Jumping on the Bed by Tedd Arnold
    Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister
    The Mitten by Jan Brett
    Toot and Puddle by Holly Hobbie
    Trade-In Mother by Marisabina Russo
    Why Mosquitos Buzz in People’s Ears by Verna Aardema

    Wonderful Books for Second Grade Students

    Anansi and the Talking Melon by Eric Kimmel
    Brother Eagle, Sister Sky, A Message from Chief Seattle illustrated by Susan Jeffers
    Crickwing by Jannell Cannon
    Great Pig Escape by Eileen Christelow 
    I Had a Lot of Wishes by James Stevenson
    Little Mouse’s Painting by Diane Wolkstein
    Livingstone Mouse by Pamela Duncan Edwards
    Lyle, Lyle Crocodile by Bernard Waber
    Ramona Quimby, Age 8 by Beverly Cleary
    Stellaluna by Jannell Cannon


    American Girl series by Adler, Shaw, or Tripp
    Arthur Chapter Books series by Brown or Krensky
    Bailey School Kids series by Dadey
    Boxcar Children series by Warner
    Cam Jansen series by Adler
    Encyclopedia Brown series by Sobol
    First Stepping Stone Books (a series of transitional readers by various authors)
    Henry and Mudge series by Rylant
    Herbie Jones series by Kline
    Horrible Harry series by Kline
    Junie B. Jones series by Park
    Kids of the Polk Street School series by Griff
    Little House chapter book series adapted by Peterson 
    Magic Treehouse series by Osborne
    Marvin Redpost series by Sacher
    Mary Marony series by Kline
    Mr. Putter and Tabby series by Rylant
    Pee Wee Scouts series by Delton
    Pinky and Rex series by Howe
    Poppleton series by Rylant
    Serendipity series by Cosgrove
    Small Potatoes Club series by Ziefert
    The Time Warp Trio series by Scieszka
    Troll Easy to Read Mysteries series by various authors