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Dr. Stan Steiner's Suggested Children's books


1. The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
2. The Very Busy Spider by Eric Carle
3. The Very Lonely Firefly by Eric Carle
4. 365 Days of Baby Einstein by Julie Aigner-Clark, illustrations by Nadeem Zaidi
5. Crazy Hair Day by Barney Saltzberg
6. Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See by Bill Martin Jr, illustrations by Eric Carle
7. The Sun in Me compiled by Judith Nicolls illustrations by Beth Krommes
8. We All Went on Safari by Laurie Krebs,illustrations by Julia Cairns
9. Girl Wonders A Baseball Story in Nine Innings by Deborah Hopkins,illustrations by Terry Widener
10. The Miracle of the First Poinsettia by Joanne Oppenheim,illustrations by Fabian Negrin
11. Hero Dogs Courageous Canines in Action by Donna Jackson
12. Mystic Horse by Paul Goble

Middle ages (4-6th)

13. The Boy Who Spoke Dog by Clay Morgan
14. Ten Queens by Milton Meltzer, illustrated by Bethanne Anderson
15. Rabble Rousers 20 Women Who Made A Difference by Cheryl Harness
16. My Brother Martin by Christine King Farris,illustrations by Chris Soentpiet
17. The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket
18. The Spiderwick Chronicles: The Field Guide by Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black
19. Flight of the Fisherbird by Nora Martin
20. Mama Had to Work on Christmas by Carolyn Marsden, illustrations by Robert Casilla

Older readers

21. Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer
22. The River Between Us by Richard Peck
23. The Tale of Despereanx by Kate DiCamillo, illustrations by Timothy Basil Ering
24. The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau
25. The Thief Lord by Cornelia Funke

For more suggestions, look at Stan Steiner's web site (http://education.boisestate.edu/ssteine)

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