Kindergarten: Recommended Titles

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. 

Kindergarten: Fiction

These titles are recommended for our friends who are just learning the concepts related to reading and can be enjoyed with a reading buddy, or if they are able, on their own.

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Kindergarten: Nonfiction

Nonfiction topics for kindergartners can be found throughout the Children's Library nonfiction collection. Click the titles for exact location and availability.

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Kindergarten: Spooky and Scary

Ready for goosebumps and crazy creatures? Here's a collection of spooky stories featuring unexpected creatures and adventures. Books are suggested for Kindergarten readers and listeners, but remember that each child is different and might find something interesting at another level.

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I Get So Emotional, Baby

These books are meant to be read with young ones to introduce the topic of emotions and how they make ourselves and others feel. They are great to supplement other social emotional learning for Pre-K aged youngsters and their caregivers. Need more recommendations? Ask a librarian for a custom list in-person, on the phone, or through our online May We Suggest service.

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From Zinnias to Tomatoes

Gardening offers beauty and nourishment, whether you want to grow flowers and plants or herbs and vegetables. Check out some garden stories and learn gardening basics from these colorful reads.

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Quite the Character: Inanimate Objects

Do you love a funny hot dog? How about a feisty doughnut? Maybe rock, paper, and scissors warriors are more your thing. Or a grumpy truck? Check out these books featuring inanimate objects come to life.

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Cozy Picture Books to Warm You Up

Grab a blanket and snuggle up together with one of these comforting stories.

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For additional recommendations, ask at the Children's Desk, or fill out a May We Suggest form.