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January 22, 2013

Recommended Reading – February 2013

Week 1 – Dinosaurs – Prek/Preschool/Toddler (unless noted otherwise)


Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs by Byron Barton

National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Dinosaurs by Catherine D Hughes

The Littlest Dinosaurs by Bernard Most

Little Library: My Little Box of Dinosaurs by K. Morrison


The Dinosaur Museum: An Unforgettable, Interactive Virtual Tour Through Dinosaur History by National Geographic

Dinosaurs – Sounds of the Wild Series by Maurice Pledger

Dinosaurs Roar! Board Book by Henrietta Strickland *SCHOLASTIC BOOK CLUB

How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? by Jane Yolen *SCHOLASTIC BOOK CLUB


Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs by Mo Willems

How Do Dinosaurs Play with Their Friends? by Jane Yolen *SCHOLASTIC BOOK CLUB

DK First Facts: Dinosaurs by Charlie Gardner *SCHOLASTIC BOOK CLUB

Stomp, Dinosaur, Stomp! by Margaret Mayo *SCHOLASTIC BOOK CLUB


My Big Dinosaur Book by Roger Priddy

The Dinosaur Who Lived in My Backyard by B.G. Hennessey

Danny and the Dinosaur by Syd Hoff

Saturday Night at the Dinosaur Stomp by Carol Diggory Shields


Bones, Bones, Dinosaur Bones by Byron barton

Curious George and the Dinosaur

Terrible Tyrannosaurus by Elizabeth Charlton

Dinosaur Dig! by Penny Dale *SCHOLASTIC BOOK CLUB

Dazzle the Dinosaur by Marcus Pfister (Toddler only)

Dinosaur Babies by Lucille Penner (Toddler only)

Week 2 Prek/Preschool/Toddler – Dinosaurs/Valentine’s Day/Chinese New Year (unless noted otherwise)


The Dancing Dragon by Marcia K. Vaughan

Lanterns and Firecrackers: A Chinese New Year Story by Jonny Zucker

Bringing in the New Year by Grace Lin *SCHOLASTIC BOOK CLUB


Edwina, The Dinosaur Who Didn’t Know She was Extinct by Mo Williams

The Secret Dinosaur by Marilyn Hirsh

Dinosaur At The Supermarket by Lindsay Camp


How Do Dinosaurs Say I Love You? by Jane Yolen *SCHOLASTIC BOOK CLUB

Happy Valentine’s Day Mouse by Laura Numeroff *SCHOLASTIC BOOK CLUB

Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney *SCHOLASTIC BOOK CLUB

Kiss Kiss! by Margaret Wild

Where Is Baby’s Valentine? by Karen Katz (Toddler only)


I Love You Stinky Face by Lisa McCourt – Board Book *SCHOLASTIC BOOK CLUB

My Fuzzy Valentine by Naomi Kleinberg (Elmo) – Board Book *SCHOLASTIC BOOK CLUB

Mi Amor Por Ti/My Love For You by Susan L. Roth (Spanish & English) – Board Book


Dinosaur Stomp by Paul Strickland

Dinosaur Dreams by Allen Ahlberg

The Dinosaur Egg Mystery by Val Biro

Patrick’s Dinosaurs by Carol Carrick

Dinosaur Extras

Tyrone the Horrible by Hans Wilhelm

Whatever Happened to the Dinosaurs by Bernard Most

The Magic School Bus in the Time of Dinosaurs by Joanna Cole (Prek Only)

Week 3 Ocean Animals – Prek/Preschool/Toddler (unless noted otherwise)


Sea Creatures Pack Paperback Book Pack *SCHOLASTIC BOOK CLUB

A House For Hermit Crab by Eric Carle

An Octopus Followed Me Home by Dan Yaccarino

Animals, Animals by Eric Carle


The Copycat Fish by Gail Donovan

A Fishy Story by Gail Donovan

1,2,3 in the Sea by Sue DiCicco (Toddler & Preschool) *SCHOLASTIC BOOK CLUB

Lace and Trace: Under the Sea (Pop-Up & Novelty Book Infants-K) *SCHOLASTIC BOOK CLUB


The Ocean Alphabet Book by Jerry Pallotta *SCHOLASTIC BOOK CLUB

Ocean Life by Brenda Z. Guiberson *SCHOLASTIC BOOK CLUB

The Whales’ Song by Dyan Sheldon

Big Al by Andrew Clements


Down By The Bay by Raffi

Hello Ocean by Pam Munoz Ryan *SCHOLASTIC BOOK CLUB


Big Sharks! by Tori Kosara *SCHOLASTIC BOOK CLUB


The Sea of Sleep by Warren Hanson *SCHOLASTIC BOOK CLUB

Commotion in the Ocean by Giles Andreae *SCHOLASTIC BOOK CLUB

How To Hide An Octopus by Ruther Heller

Ibis, A True Whale Story by John Himmelman

Additional Ocean Titles

Little Fish, Big Fish by Frank Asch

Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister

Swimmy by Leo Lionni

Seahorse by Robert A. Morris

Week 4 Zoo Animals – Prek/Preschool/Toddler (unless noted otherwise)


1,2 at the Zoo by Sue DiCicco – Board Book *SCHOLASTIC BOOK CLUB

If I Ran the Zoo by Dr. Seuss

Never, Ever Shout in a Zoo by Karma Wilson


TIME for Kids: Zoo 3-D by Donald E. Klutho *SCHOLASTIC BOOK CLUB

Curious George Feeds The Animals by Margaret and H.A. Reys

Brown Bear, Brown Bear What do you See? by Bill Martin

Polar Bear, Polar Bear What do you Hear? by Bill Martin


Who’s New at the Zoo? by Susan Knopf

My Heart is Like a Zoo by Michael Hall

Where’s Walrus? by Stephen Savage – Wordless Picture Book

The Dancing Clock by Steve Metzger

Pouch! By Stein, David Ezra


Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell – Lift The Flap Book

Mommy Hugs by Anne Gutman – Board Book

Daddy Kisses by Anne Gutman – Board Book

Does a Kangaroo Have a Mother Too? by Eric Carle


What Do You Do With a Tail Like This? by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page

Zoo by Gail Gibbons

Zoo-Looking by Mem Fox

Little Gorilla by Ruth Bornstein – Board  Book