April Monthly Activities

Books to Read!

A Birthday Basket for Tia by Pat More
Amber on the Mountain by Tony Johnston
Beverly Billingsly Borrows a Book by Alexander Stadler
Book! Book! Book! by Deborah Bruss
Arroz Con Leche / Popular Songs and Rhymes from Latin America selected by Lulu Delacre
Come Back, Jack! by Catherine Anholt
Diez Deditos / Ten Little Fingers and other Play Rhymes from Latin America selected by Jose-Luis Orozco
How to Live Forever by Colin Thompson
I Like Books by Anthony Brown
I Love the Alphabet! by Dar Hosta
I Took My Frog to the Library by Eric Kimmel
Jeremiah Learns to Read by Jo Ellen Bogart
Library Lion by Michelle Knudsen
Library Mouse by Daniel Kirk
“L” Is for Library by Sonya Terry
Los Tres Cerditos: Un Cuento Tradicional by Margot Zemach
Max's Words by Kate Banks
Our Library by Eve Bunting
Petunia by Roger Duvoisin
Read for Me, Mama by Vashanti Rahaman
Read to Your Bunny by Rosemary Wells
Sheep on a Ship by Nancy Shaw
Stella Louella's Runaway Book by Lisa Campbell Ernst
Tell Me a Story Mama by Angela Johnson
Thank You, Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco
The Bee Tree by Patricia Polacco
The Bird, the Frog, and the Light: A Fable by Avi
The Boy Who Was Raised by Librarians by Carla Morris
The Library by Sarah Stewart
The Old Woman Who Loved to Read by John Winch
The Shelf Elf by Jackie Mims Hopkins
The Wednesday Surprise by Eve Bunting
Through Grandpa's Eyes by Patricia MacLachlan
Wild about Books by Judy Sierra
Winston the Book Wolf by Marni McGee


Original artwork by Helen Correll

Read & Rhyme


Monthly Activities

Wonderful Websites

  • Between the Lions – This website associated with the PBS show features games, activities, and resources for emerging readers.
  • Reading is Fundamental – This children's literacy organization has activity ideas for parents, articles for educators and stories and games for kids. Be sure to check out the reading activity calendars!
  • Storyline Online – At Storyline Online you can listen to Screen Actors Guild members read children's books aloud, accompanied by the book illustrations.