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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.

Andy, Also by Maxwell Eaton

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

Pictures of animals wearing clothes show why this would be a ridiculous custom for them to adopt.

BOB Books: Buddy to the Rescue by Lynn Maslen Kertell

Jack and Anna's dog, Buddy, senses danger while they are at the carnival and receives a special award.

The Long Dog by Eric Seltzer

Among the many dogs in this story is an extremely long dog who keeps popping up.

Mermaidia: A Storybook by Mary Man-Kong

Barbie returns as the beautiful fairy Elina.  When the evil fairy Laverna kidnaps Mermaidia's Price Nalu, Elina transforms into a mermaid and, with help from her friends Bibble and Nori, sets off on a daring rescue mission.

Prince Fly Guy by Tedd Arnold
Also available in: e-book

Buzz is writing a fairy tale for homework, and Fly Guy naturally assumes the role of a handsome prince who fends off a giant and rescues a beautiful princess.

Puppy Mudge likes his blanket but he loves snuggling with Henry.

Red Sled by Patricia Thomas

A boy and his father lift one another's spirits by going sledding on a winter's night.

Sheep in a Jeep by Nancy Shaw

Follow along with the misadventures of a group of sheep that go riding in a jeep.

Also available in: e-audiobook

Illustrations and rhyming, easy-to-read text introduce an increasing, then decreasing, cast of characters sharing a boat in a moat with a pig in an enormous wig.


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

Big Trucks by Catherine Ipcizade

Simple text and photographs introduce children to big trucks, describing what they are used for and what their special features are.

Butterfly Counting by Jerry Pallotta

This fact-filled introduction to twenty-six types of butterflies from different world regions combines art with skill-building text.

This picture book biography of Chester Greenwood explores the invention of the earmuffs and the patenting process.

This book introduces the sense of hearing, including how the ear works and different things people hear.

Extreme Survivors by Connie Roop

Learn about how animals and plants can survive in extreme environments, from freezing areas to boiling hot places.

India by Peter Roop

Discover the country of India, including the land, landmarks, homes, food, clothes, work, transportation, language, school, sports, celebrations, and the arts.

Koalas by Laura F. Marsh

This introduction to koalas covers where they live, what they eat, how they communicate, and how they develop from cub to adult.

Learn about different kinds of storms in this book about thunderous weather.

Did you know that for thousands of years, chocolate was a beverage and not a solid candy? Learn all about the history of hot chocolate in this fun, fact-filled book.

Learn all about the Statue of Liberty, one of New York City's most recognizable structures.

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