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Abby's Favorite Books


  • Can I Play Too? by Mo Willems
  • Biscuit and the Lost Teddy Bear by Alyssa Satin Capucilli
  • On the Playground by Lisa Charlesworth
  • Clark the Shark Dares to Share by Bruce Hale
  • Frida by Jonah Winter
  • From Head to Toe by Eric Carle
  • Olympig! by Victoria Jamieson
  • Boo Hoo Bird by Jeremy Tankard
  • Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell
  • Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Peña



    First Grade

    • Dino-Hockey by Lisa Wheeler
    • Amelia Bedelia on the Job by Herman Parish
    • Abuela by Arthur Dorros
    • Grace for President by Kelly DiPucchio
    • Skippyjon Jones by Judy Schachner
    • The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
    • My People by Langston Hughes
    • The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf
    • Miss Nelson is Missing by Harry Allard Jr.
    • Duck on a Bike by David Shannon


      Second Grade

      • Claude in the City by Alex T. Smith
      • The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet! by Carmen Agra Deedy
      • Keena Ford and the Second-Grade Mix-Up by Melissa Thomson
      • Strictly No Elephants by Lisa Mantchev
      • The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt
      • The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
      • The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs by Jon Scieszka
      • Sideways Stories from Wayside School by Louis Sachar
      • First Day Jitters by Julie Danneberg

      Third Grade

      • Mr. Popper's Penguins by Florence Atwater & Richard Atwater
      • Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett
      • Clementine by Sara Pennypacker
      • The Name Jar by Yangsook Choi
      • John Henry by Jerry Pinkney & Julius Lester
      • The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo
      • The Mouse and the Motorcycle by Beverly Cleary
      • Tricky Vic: The Impossibly True Story of the Man Who Sold the Eiffel Tower by Greg Pizzoli
      • The BFG by Roald Dahl
      • Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein

      Fourth Grade

      • Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
      • From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg
      • Island of Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell
      • Poppy by Avi
      • The Watsons Go to Birmingham by Christopher Paul Curtis
      • Frindle by Andrew Clements
      • Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt
      • The Borrowers by Mary Norton
      • Rosa Parks: My Story by Rosa Parks with Jim Haskins
      • The Crossover by Kwame Alexander


        Fifth Grade

        • Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis
        • The Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt
        • Holes by Louis Sachar
        • Wonder by R.J. Palacio
        • The Road to Memphis by Mildred D. Taylor
        • Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan
        • Slam! By Walter Dean Myers
        • Smile by Raina Telgemeier
        • Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabenstein

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