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These texts were specifically chosen by Booksource to support kindergarten-level instruction based on the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects. The range of selected texts includes favorite and familiar stories (RL.K.2 and RL.K.9), illustrated picture books (RL.K.7 and RI.K.7), as well as texts from a variety of genres (RL.K.5) and informational texts on the same topic (RI.K.9).
CCSS Kindergarten Classroom Library See All

All The Water In The World


And Here's To You!

And Then It's Spring

Animals To Count (Board Book)

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CCSS Kindergarten Literary Texts See All


And Here's To You!

And Then It's Spring

Are You My Mother?

Bubba And Beau, Best Friends

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CCSS Kindergarten Informational Texts See All

All The Water In The World

Animals To Count (Board Book)

Big Rigs On The Move

Bread, Bread, Bread

City Signs

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CCSS Kindergarten Extension See All

10 Things I Can Do To Help My World

20 Hungry Piggies: A Number Book

26 Letters And 99 Cents

ABC I Like Me!

Abraham Lincoln

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CCSS Kindergarten Extensions + Literacy Cart See All

10 Things I Can Do To Help My World

20 Hungry Piggies: A Number Book

26 Letters And 99 Cents

ABC I Like Me!

Abraham Lincoln

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CCSS Kindergarten New Books See All

Alphathoughts: Alphabet Poems

Butterfly Is Patient, A

Egg: Nature's Perfect Package

Have You Seen My Monster?

How To Draw A Dragon

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CCSS Kindergarten ABC Stories See All

26 Letters And 99 Cents

Accidental Zucchini, The

Alphabet Tree, The

Alphabet Under Construction


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CCSS Kindergarten Colorful Stories See All

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

Curious George Discovers The Rainbow

Dog's Colorful Day

Harold And The Purple Crayon

I Like Colors

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CCSS Kindergarten Diverse Family Stories See All

And Tango Makes Three

Family Book, The

Fred Stays With Me!

My Father's Arms Are A Boat

One Family

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CCSS Kindergarten Favorite Stories See All

Adventures Of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend, The



Chair For My Mother, A

Clifford, The Big Red Dog

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CCSS Kindergarten Folktales & Fairy Tales See All

Bremen-Town Musicians, The

Dona Flor: A Tall Tale About A Giant Woman With A Great Big Heart

Drum: A Folktale From India, The

Goldilocks And The Three Bears

Henny Penny

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CCSS Kindergarten Multicultural Character Stories See All

Dear Primo: A Letter To My Cousin

Golden Domes And Silver Lanterns: A Muslim Book Of Colors

Grandma's Gift

Juan Bobo Sends The Pig To Mass

Mama Panya's Pancakes: A Village Tale From Kenya

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CCSS Kindergarten Narrator Point Of View & Perspective See All

Good Day, A

Last Day Blues

Once I Ate A Pie

Secret Pool, The

That New Animal

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CCSS Kindergarten Persuasive Writing See All

Can I Bring Woolly To The Library, Ms. Reeder?

Cats Vs. Dogs

Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type

Dear Mr. Blueberry

Dear Mrs. LaRue: Letters From Obedience School

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CCSS Kindergarten Phonetic Instruction See All

Big Pig

Hug A Bug

Not A Lot, Robot!

Please Take Jake!

Splish, Splash

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CCSS Kindergarten Poetry See All

Button Up! Wrinkled Rhymes

Emma's Poem: The Voice Of The Statue Of Liberty

Firefly July: A Year Of Very Short Poems

Guyku: A Year Of Haiku For Boys

Honey, I Love And Other Poems

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CCSS Kindergarten School Stories See All

First Day Of School

First Day Of School, The

How Will I Get To School This Year?

I Love School!

Max Goes To School

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CCSS Kindergarten Social Emotional Learning Stories See All

Boy Who Cried Ninja, The

Chicken Big


Grouchy Ladybug, The

Hurty Feelings

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CCSS Kindergarten Wordless Books See All



Here I Am


Sidewalk Circus

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CCSS Kindergarten Community & Neighbor Stories See All

City Dog

City Green

Clifford And The Grouchy Neighbors

Doorbell Rang, The

Library Lion

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CCSS Kindergarten Community & Neighbors Informational Texts See All

Clothesline Clues To Jobs People Do

Day In The Life Of A Police Officer, A

Day With Doctors, A

Delivering Your Mail: A Book About Mail Carriers

I Live In A Town

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CCSS Kindergarten Plant & Tree Stories See All

Flower Garden

Growing Vegetable Soup

I Have A Garden

Leaf Can Be . . ., A

Messy Bessey's Garden

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CCSS Kindergarten Plants & Trees Informational Texts See All

Apple Trees



From Seed To Plant

How A Seed Grows

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CCSS Kindergarten Read Aloud Stories See All

Bargain For Frances, A

Birthday For Bear, A

How To Bake A Book

I Want My Hat Back


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CCSS Kindergarten Read Alouds Informational Texts See All

10 Things I Can Do To Help My World

ABC I Like Me!

Bat Loves The Night

Cactus Hotel

Does A Kangaroo Have A Mother, Too?

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CCSS Kindergarten Seasonal Stories See All

Fall Leaf Project

First Day Of Winter, The

Grandpa's Garden

It's Winter, Dear Dragon

Our Seasons

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CCSS Kindergarten Seasons Informational Texts See All

Animals In The Fall

Animals In Winter


Reasons For Seasons, The


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CCSS Kindergarten Animals See All

Animal Babies

Bear Hug

Diving Dolphin

Feathers For Lunch

Fly Guy Presents: Bats

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CCSS Kindergarten Biographies See All

Abraham Lincoln

Amelia Earhart

Celia Cruz, Queen Of Salsa

Charlie Parker Played Be Bop

George Washington

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CCSS Kindergarten Expository Nonfiction See All


Clouds: A Compare And Contrast Book


Eight Days Gone

Fly Guy Presents: Dinosaurs

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CCSS Kindergarten Mathematics See All

20 Hungry Piggies: A Number Book

Bakery: Subtraction, The

Domino Addition

Help Me Learn Numbers 0-20

Just A Second: A Different Way To Look At Time

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CCSS Kindergarten Narrative Nonfiction See All

Beatrice's Goat

Chickens Aren't The Only Ones

Day And Night In The Rain Forest, A

Fossils Tell Stories

Ice Bear: In The Steps Of The Polar Bear

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CCSS Kindergarten Our Country See All

America Is...

American Flag, The

Election Day

Flags And Fireworks

Is For America, A

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CCSS Kindergarten Reference Materials See All

Animal Atlas

DK First Atlas

Little Kids First Big Book Of The World

Merriam-Webster's First Dictionary

Show Me The Continents: My First Picture Encyclopedia