There are entirely way too many books to recommend, give 5 stars, gush over, love–in just one post. So let this be the beginning of a series of posts that can extol the merits of some of the greatest finds, the perfect fit, and the never-stops-being-amazing books for your classroom.
First up is so hard to pick–the first sets the tone. So let’s start with a list.
I started my career in kindergarten. One of the biggest standards and most critical learning goal: the alphabet–letters, sounds, and vocabulary. So, naturally, I have a long list of alphabet books.
The following are some of my favorite alphabet books:
- A is for Angry by Sandra Boynton
- A is for Salad by Mike Lester
- A is for ?: A Photographer’s Alphabet of Animals by Henry Horenstein
- Animalia—Graeme Base
- Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr.
- K is for Kissing a Cool Kangaroo by Giles Andreae
- My Name is . . . by Alice Lyne
- The Absolutely Awful Alphabet by Mordicai Gerstein
- The Z was Zapped by Chris Van Allsburg
- Superhero ABC by Bob McLeod