Category Archives: August

August Monthly Activities

Books to Read!

Alice The Fairy by David Shannon
And to Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street by Dr. Seuss
Anno’s Alphabet by Mitsumasa Anno
Anno’s Magical ABC by Mitsumasa Anno
Cindy Ellen: A Wild Western Cinderella by Susan Lowell and Jane Manning
Emma Kate by Patricia Polacco
Fancy Nancy by Jane O’Connor
Flamboyan by Arnold Adoff
Flyaway Katie by Polly Dunbar
Giddy Up, Cowgirl by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Go Away, Big Green Monster by Ed Emberley
Grandpa’s Great City Tour by James Stevenson
Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson
Henry's Amazing Imagination by Nancy Carlson
Hey, Al by Arthur Yorinks
How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? by Jane Yolen and Mark Teague
How I Became a Pirate by Melinda Long and David Shannon
I Love You, Stinky Face by Lisa McCourt
Imagination: A Journey of the Mind by Dawn Anfuso
In the Night Kitchen by Maurice Sendak
Let’s Pretend by Margaret Miller
Lulu by Charlotte Steiner
Madlenka by Peter Sis
Masai and I by Virginia Kroll
Moe the Dog in Tropical Paradise by Diane Stanley
Mysteries of Harris Burdick by Chris Van Allsburg
No Jumping on the Bed by Tedd Arnold
Not a Box by Antoinette Portis
Not a Stick by Antoinette Portis
Not in the House, Newton! by Judith Gilliland
Pete’s a Pizza by William Steig
Possum Magic by Mem Fox
Puff, the Magic Dragon by Peter Yarrow, Lenny Lipton, and Eric Puybaret
Silly Goose by Jan Ormerod
Skippyjon Jones by Judith byron Schachner
The Different Dragon by Jennifer Bryan, Bobbie Combs, and Danamarie Hosler
The Gingerbread Boy by Paul Galdone
The Trek by Ann Jonas
Twelve Tales from Aesop by Eric Carle
What Can You Do With a Shoe? by Beatrice Schenk De Regniers
When I’m Big by Sam McBratney
Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak


Original artwork by Helen Correll

Read & Rhyme


Monthly Activities

Wonderful Websites

  • Inkless Tales – The activities in this colorful website encourage young students to write, draw, explore and more!
  • Finger Plays & Reading Wordless Books – Watch librarians performing songs and action rhymes using finger plays. Be sure to also take a look at the “reading” wordless picture books section.