Books That Are Perfect For Your Spring Read Alouds
When it comes to books, there are a variety of genres that can be enjoyed. Whether you’re a reader looking for something light and fluffy to take on the go or someone who enjoys a more in-depth book, there are several books to choose from. Here are a few that are perfect for your Spring read-aloud.
- Bunny’s Book Club by Annie Silvestro – All summer long, Bunny enjoyed the sound of kids reading books aloud near his home. When winter comes, bunny and his friends start breaking into the library to read books on their own. In the spring, the librarian finds them but, instead of getting angry, gives them each a library card
- Spring is Here by Will Hillenbrand – Mole tries to wake his friend Bear, who is still in deep winter slumber. Follow mole as he prepares a feast to welcome Bear into the springtime.
- What Can You See in Spring? by Sian Smith – The bright pictures and easy-to-read texts are perfect for young learners who can also use the pictures to draw parallels to real life.
- Robins!: How They Grow Up by Eileen Christelow – This informative book perfectly illustrates the miracle of life. Take kids on a journey through the life cycle of baby robins as they watch mommy. Daddy robins build a nest, lay their eggs, protect themselves from sneaky squirrels, and dig for worms to feed their hungry babies.
- Flower Garden by Eve Bunting
One of the most beautiful aspects of spring is flowers bursting into bloom. “Flower Garden” is a cute story about a girl planting her first flower garden. Follow her every step, from buying flowers at the shop to digging a hole and enjoying the fruits of her labor.
- Worm Weather by Jean Taft
This fun story is silly in all the best ways. The kid-friendly illustrations depict two kids having fun on a rainy spring day. The book is perfect for pre-K students as it has minimal writing, fun rhyming, and sound imitation.
- When Spring Comes by Kevin Henkes
This book is part of a seasonal collection illustrating the beautiful changes from one season to another. The gorgeous illustrations are done in pastel, accompanied by simple explanations of all the changes kids can notice around them.
- Let’s Look at Spring by Sarah L. Schuette
Non-fiction books are a great way to let students see real-world changes brought about by spring. They can also relate the images to what they see around them. This book is classified as 4D, meaning many pages link to online resources through the book’s app.
- Busy Spring: Nature Wakes Up by Sean Taylor and Alex Morss
Two kids explore their backyard garden with their dad in this entertaining story. The kids observe how the warmer weather wakes the garden from its long winter sleep.
- Happy Springtime by Kate McMullan
Winter can be a dreadful time, but this fun picture book will help kids put that all behind them. This will fast become one of their favorite spring books as children celebrate the arrival of a new season and list all the wonderful new things that spring brings.