Whether you are at home or visiting far-flung places, it is always good to have a great book to share in the quiet moments of the day or night. Here are some recommendations from teachers, parents, and elementary age children.
And don’t underestimate the joy to be found in a wonderfully expressive, beautifully illustrated picture book... no matter what your age!
For Pre K through 1st Grade:
Goodbye Autumn, Hello Winter by Kenard Pak
Little Penguins by Cynthia Rylant
Winter Dance by Marion Dane Bauer
When the Snow Falls by Linda Booth Sweeney
Winter Wonderland by Jill Esbaum
More titles to enjoy!
For 2nd through 3rd Grades:
Best in Snow by April Pulley Sayre
Mice Skating by Annie Silvestro
Claudia and Moth by Jennifer Hansen Rolli
Shelter by Celine Claire
Blizzard by John Rocco
Over and Under the Snow by Kate Messner
For 3rd through 5th Grades:
Hortense and the Shadow by Natalia O’Hara
The Keeping Quilt by Patricia Polacco
Chapter Books (upper elementary grades):
Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Florence and Richard Atwater
Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George
The Long Winter by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Stone Fox by John Reynolds Gardiner
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (The Chronicles of Narnia) by C. S. Lewis
Have a wonderful holiday season and a safe winter break.