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February 6, 2012

Recommended Reading – February

A few doodle faculty members have mentioned that a monthly list of book suggestions (several themes at a time) would help make trips to the library a bit more convenient. With that in mind, here are some recommended titles to supplement February’s curriculum themes – enjoy!

Dental Health:

  • Brush Them Bright by Patricia Quinlan
  • Going to the Dentist by Fred Rogers
  • Milo’s Toothache by Ida Lutrell
  • Loose Tooth by Steven Kroll
  • The Crocodile and the Dentist by Taro Gomi
  • A Trip to the Dentist by Margot Linn
  • The Wiggly Tooth Book by Linda Pohl

Valentine’s Day:

  • Clifford’s First Valentine’s Day by Norman Bridwell
  • Guess How Much I Love You? by Sam McBratney
  • Counting Kisses by Karen Katz
  • I Love You As Much by Laura Krauss Melmed
  • I’d Choose You by John Trent
  • One Zillion Valentines by Frank Modell
  • The Valentine Bears by Eve Bunting
  • Valentine Friends by Ann Schweninger
  • Secret Valentine by Catherine Stock


  • Oh My Oh My Oh Dinosaurs by Sandra Boynton
  • Danny & The Dinosaur by Syd Hoff
  • Can I Have a Stegosaurus, Mom? by Lois Grambling
  • Dinosaurs by Gail Gibbons
  • Dinosaur Roar by Paul Stickland
  • Dazzle the Dinosaur by Marcus Pfister
  • Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
  • How Do Dinosaurs… (series) by Jane Yolen

Keep in mind, too, that March 2nd is ‘Read Across America Day’ and Dr. Seuss’ Birthday! We’ll spend the entire week of February 27 – March 2 celebrating the wondrous works of Dr. Seuss, so be sure to stock up on your favorite Seuss stories!