2012 Kids' Reading List: 4 to 7 Years
By the American Library Association
Original Content |
August 01, 2012
Spend some time with alphabet peas as they work and play their way from A through Z.
Julian and his brother star in a series of small family dramas involving loose teeth, a special fig tree, and a delicious homemade lemon pudding.
Young readers will gobble up these delicious retellings of Little Red Riding Hood, The Three Little Pigs, The Billy Goats Gruff, and more.
Three misadventures of two mismatched girl friends are comically illustrated.
Two friends find out just how hard it is to do absolutely nothing.
After reading Puss in Boots, an adventurous dog sets out to find the perfect pair of shoes to suit his every need.
A boy receives the coveted action figure “Traction Man” for Christmas and the two of them have exciting adventures together.
Take turns reading out loud together in this sweet, safe and ‘spooky’ collection filled with short poems about zombies, ghosts, and ghouls.
Which is bigger, your hand or a spider? Who has longer legs, you or a frog? You might be surprised!
Join Sam, the mouse that lives in the children’s section of the library. Of course Sam loves to read, but he loves to write books too!
Ling and Ting are identical twins that people think are exactly the same, but time and time again they prove to be different.
For 20 years, this clever tale of the alphabet has entertained families.
What happens when you do? There will be many more requests to come that will tire out even the most energetic of children!
It’s not a box! What is it? A rabbit uses his imagination to turn a box into a mountain, a rocket ship, and other objects.
Explore the many types of stars here on earth and in the sky.
Will Officer Buckle’s police dog, Gloria, outshine him in their school safety show?
Illustrated with peasant-style paintings, this classic story has a "sweet" twist.
Carrots, peppers, cauliflower, and even rutabagas find something to cheer about in a book that will make kids want to eat their vegetables.
There are lots of books about kids and their stuffed animal friends, but what about dogs and their stuffed animal friends?
A giant squid proudly points out how big he is in comparison to other sea creatures, until something even bigger swims up right behind him!
Will Little Chicken ever be able to contain his excitement and let Papa finish reading him a story?
Will Sam-I-am convice you to taste green eggs and ham?
A camera that a boy finds washed up on the beach takes amazing and imaginative photos of stunning marine life in this wordless story.
What should Piggie wear to her first party? A scuba mask and flippers? An evening gown? A costume? Maybe her best friend, Gerald the elephant, will know.
Lift-the-flaps, pull the tabs, and this interactive version of a favorite children’s song will have you singing along.