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Recommended Reading List

Phonological Awareness


Phonological awareness is the ability to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words. This encourages children to recognize language patterns and helps them sound out written words on their own.


Age Level Call # Author Title
5 - 9 yrs. P PINK Pinkney, J. Brian Adventures of Sparrowboy
1 - 3 yrs. P ADLE Adler, Victoria All of Baby Nose to Toes
3 - 7 yrs. P BYNU Bynum, Janie Altoona Baboona
3 - 6 yrs. P MOUL Mould, Wendy Ants in My Pants
4 - 7 yrs. P HOLU Holub, Joan Apple Countdown
2 - 6 yrs. P BEAU Beaumont, Karen Baby Danced the Polka
5 - 7 yrs. P KASZ Kasza, Keiko Badger's Fancy Meal
3 - 6 yrs. P BRYA Bryan, Sean A Bear and His Boy
3 - 7 yrs. P FLEM Fleming, Denise Beetle Bop
3 - 5 yrs. P FELD Feldman, Eve Billy & Milly, Short & Silly
5 - 7 yrs. P ROSE Rose, Deborah Lee Birthday Zoo
3 - 7 yrs. P EHLE Ehlert, Lois Boo to You!
3 - 7 yrs. P MAHY Mahy, Margaret Bubble Trouble
2 - 5 yrs. P ASHM Ashman, Linda Castles, Caves, and Honeycombs
3 - 6 yrs. P MACL MacLennan, Cathy Chicky Chicky Chook Chook
5 - 7 yrs. P EDWA Edwards, Pamela Clara, Caterpillar
2 - 5 yrs. P DODD Dodd, Emma Dog's Colorful Day
5 - 7 yrs. P KUTN Kutner, Merrily Down on the Farm
3 - 5 yrs. P BERR Berry, Lynne Duck Tents
3 - 6 yrs. P HOBE Hoberman, Mary The Eensy Weensy Spider
2 - 5 yrs. P MART Martin, Bill "Fire! Fire!" said Mrs. McGuire
5 - 7 yrs. P CHRI Christelow, Eileen Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed
2 - 5 yrs. P RIES Ries, Lori Fix It, Sam
3 - 6 yrs. P PLOU Plourde, Lynn Grandpappy Snippy Snappies
3 - 5 yrs. P TANK Tankard, Jeremy Grumpy Bird
3 - 5 yrs. P PERK Perkins, Al Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb
3 - 7 yrs. P WILS Wilson, Karma Hilda Must Be Dancing
5 - 7 yrs. P YOLE Yolen, Jane How Do Dinosaurs Say I Love You?
3 - 7 yrs. P BEAU Beaumont, Karen I Ain't Gonna Paint No More!
5 - 7 yrs. P ADAM Adams, Diane I Can Do It Myself
3 - 6 yrs. P DODD Dodd, Emma I Don't Want a Posh Dog
1 - 4 yrs. P MURP Murphy, Mary I Kissed the Baby
3 - 6 yrs. P DONN Donnio, Sylviane I'd Really Like to Eat a Child
3 - 7 yrs. P LOND London, Jonathan I'm a Truck Driver
3 - 7 yrs. P GUAR Guarino, Deborah Is Your Mama a Llama?
3 - 5 yrs. P KUBL Kubler, Annie Itsy Bitsy Spider
3 - 7 yrs. P WHEE Wheeler, Lisa Jazz Baby
2 - 6 yrs. P DEWD Dewdney, Anna Llama Llama Mad at Mama
2 - 5 yrs. P DEWD Dewdney, Anna Llama, Llama Red Pajama
4 - 8 yrs. P BANK Banks, Kate Max's Words
3 - 6 yrs. P CUYL Cuyler, Margery Monster Mess!
5 - 8 yrs. P GROS Grossman, Bill My Little Sister Hugged an Ape
2 - 6 yrs. P SEEG Seeger, Laura One Boy
3 - 7 yrs. P WHEE Wheeler, Lisa One Dark Night
1 - 4 yrs. P GRAV Gravett, Emily Orange Pear Apple Bear
4 - 8 yrs. P ROOT Root, Phyllis Rattletrap Car
3 - 5 yrs. P THOM Thomas, Jan Rhyming Dust Bunnies
5 - 7 yrs. P FRAZ Frazee, Marla Roller Coaster
3 - 6 yrs. P HORT Hort, Lenny The Seals on the Bus
5 - 7 yrs. P SHAW Shaw, Nancy Sheep in a Shop
5 - 7 yrs. P WOOD Wood, Audrey Silly Sally
1 - 5 yrs. P CARL Carluccio, Maria Sounds Around Town
5 - 7 yrs. P RUSS Russell, Bill Spider on the Floor
3 - 7 yrs. P NIKO Nikola-Lisa, W. Summer Sun Risin'
5 - 7 yrs. P WOOD Wood, Audrey Ten Little Fish
5 - 7 yrs. P EHLE Ehlert, Lois Top Cat
5 - 8 yrs. P ZIMM Zimmerman, Andrea Trashy Town
5 - 8 yrs. P BOND Bond, Felicia Tumble Bumble
5 - 7 yrs. P BEAU Beaumont, Karen Who Ate All the Cookie Dough
4 - 8 yrs. P SIER Sierra, Judy Wild About Books

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