March 5, 2019 | strande
Sometimes we just want to read about what's familiar or what's possible. Here are some suggestions for books that feature a high level of realism. You won't find many dragons or wizards or outer space adventures here, but you will find stories about things that really could happen. Books are suggested for Kindergarten, but remember that each Reader is different, and might find something interesting at another level.
Illustrations and simple, rhyming text follow a family as they move to a new town.
While Nell and her dog, Rusty, dig in their yard, Norman, the boy next door who hates getting dirty, looks on until he finally decides to join in the fun.
Loving to dance all of her life, a little girl wishes for a special friend and meets a dance-loving dog in the park who wears a sign around his neck revealing that he is unlike other dogs and needs a home.
All Sophie wants for her birthday is a pet giraffe, but as she tries to convince different members of her family to support her cause, each tells her she is using too many words until she finally hits on the perfect one. Sophia's story continues in Two Problems for Sophia.