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Suggested Titles For Kindergarten


The following titles may be enjoyed by Kindergartners. All readers are at different levels and have different interests, so not all titles will appeal to, or be appropriate for, all readers. For additional recommendations, ask at the Children's Reference Desk.


Fiction books for Kindergartners can be found in a variety of locations, including J PICTURE BOOK, J READER, KIDS GRAPHIC NOVEL, and J FICTION. Click on each title for location and availability.

Fly Guy and the alienzz by illustrator Tedd Arnold

Buzz is filming a movie about aliens from Outer Space, who capture Fly Guy and Buzz Boy--and our two heroes must outsmart the aliens, with some help from Dragon Dude and Fly Girl.

Hiccup! by Mike Herrod

To cure Jamie's hiccups on the day of the school play, his classmates and some school employees try a series of spectacular cures until Jenna, star of the play, finds a simple way to scare them away.

Okay, Andy! by Maxwell Eaton

Andy, a crabby alligator, is a reluctant friend to Preston, a young coyote pup.

Stop pop by Harriet Ziefert

With bright art done in the Japanese anime style, each book in this interactive early reading series features three different word families.

Have you seen my cat? by Eric Carle

A young boy encounters all sorts of cats while searching for the one he lost.

A group of animals is terrified at the prospect of being sat upon by the imposing Fat Cat, until the mouse comes up with a solution that satisfies everyone.

We are growing! by illustrator Laurie Keller

A confounded blade of grass searches for his 'est' in this hilarious story about growing up.

Mr. and Mrs. Green, two alligators, go fishing.

My bike by Byron Barton

Tom tells all about his bicycle, his ride to work past trucks, cars, and even elephants, and his work as a circus performer.

Pete the Cat bites into a bad banana and vows never to eat bananas again, even though he generally likes the fruit.


Nonfiction for Kindergartners can be found on many topics throughout the CHILDREN'S NONFICTION collection. Click on titles for exact location and availability.

Join Buddy Bison and his two new friends as they explore the majestic Yellowstone National Park. 

Exploring Earth by Mary Austen

Readers will enjoy taking a closer look at some of the most fascinating things about the planet we call home.

Presents a collection of Guinness world records featuring dogs, including the longest ears, the world's highest jump, and the smallest service dog.

I broke my arm by Lisa M Herrington

Introduces the reader to what happens when someone breaks a bone and how it is treated and cared for.

Well-known songs, including "Itsy Bitsy Spider" and "Farmer in the Dell," are presented with new words and titles, such as "Tiny Baby Brother" and "I'm in My Room and Bored".

Presents simple facts about baseball, including terms, positions, and plays.

This fascinating picture book memoir about NASA astronaut Scott Kelly takes readers on a journey through his childhood as an average student to his record-breaking year among the stars.

Police officers by Julie Murray

Readers will learn all about what police officers do, where they work, and why they are important in our communities.

Sea snakes by Gale George

Looks at sea snakes, describing their physical features, life cycle, habitats, ability to breathe underwater, and dangers they face from climate change.

Wild cats by Elizabeth Carney

Introduces wild cats that live all around the world, providing information about their physical characteristics, predatory behavior, life cycle, and what conservationists are doing to protect them.