Read Alouds

We choose our read-aloud picture books based on engaging storylines, relatable characters, beautiful illustrations or pictures, and (most importantly) strong literacy elements.

You can use these collections to:

  • Model reading strategies (such as making inferences)
  • Entertain and engage students with laughter, questions, and/or introspection
  • Allow students to picture-walk during independent reading time
  • Scaffold students reading ability with interesting and accessible titles

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Kindergarten Comprehension Strategies: Classroom Library

Reading comprehension strategies are essential for students to become active and purposeful readers. Our carefully curated picture books allow teachers to model targeted strategies while maintaing student engagement. Included are a mix of new favorites, beloved classics, familiar illustrators, and award-winners to provide range and balance within a collection.

Title List:

  • K Reading Comp Strategy: Activating & Connecting to Background Knowledge
  • K Reading Comp Strategy: Determining Importance in Text
  • K Reading Comp Strategy: Inferring
  • K Reading Comp Strategy: Questioning
  • K Reading Comp Strategy: Summarizing & Synthesizing
  • K Reading Comp Strategy: Visualizing
$247.46 $329.95
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First Grade Comprehension Strategies: Classroom Library

Reading comprehension strategies are essential for students to become active and purposeful readers. Our carefully curated picture books allow teachers to model targeted strategies while maintaing student engagement. Included are a mix of new favorites, beloved classics, familiar illustrators, and award-winners to provide range and balance within a collection.

Title List:

  • 1st Grade Reading Comp Strategy: Determining Importance in Text
  • 1st Grade Reading Comp Strategy: Inferring
  • 1st Grade Reading Comp Strategy: Questioning
  • 1st Grade Reading Comp Strategy: Summarizing & Synthesizing
  • 1st Grade Reading Comp Strategy: Visualizing
  • 1st GradeReading Comp Strategy: Activating & Connecting
$247.46 $329.95
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Second Grade Comprehension Strategies: Classroom Library

Reading comprehension strategies are essential for students to become active and purposeful readers. Our carefully curated picture books allow teachers to model targeted strategies while maintaing student engagement. Included are a mix of new favorites, beloved classics, familiar illustrators, and award-winners to provide range and balance within a collection.

Title List:

  • 2nd Grade Reading Comp Strategy: Activating & Connecting to Background Knowledge
  • 2nd Grade Reading Comp Strategy: Determining Importance in Text
  • 2nd Grade Reading Comp Strategy: Inferring
  • 2nd Grade Reading Comp Strategy: Questioning
  • 2nd Grade Reading Comp Strategy: Summarizing & Synthesizing
  • 2nd Grade Reading Comp Strategy: Visualizing
$247.46 $329.95
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Third Grade Comprehension Strategies: Classroom Library

Reading comprehension strategies are essential for students to become active and purposeful readers. Our carefully curated picture books allow teachers to model targeted strategies while maintaing student engagement. Included are a mix of new favorites, beloved classics, familiar illustrators, and award-winners to provide range and balance within a collection.

Title List:

  • 3rd Grade Reading Comp Strategy: Activating & Connecting to Background Knowledge
  • 3rd Grade Reading Comp Strategy: Determining Importance in Text
  • 3rd Grade Reading Comp Strategy: Inferring
  • 3rd Grade Reading Comp Strategy: Questioning
  • 3rd Grade Reading Comp Strategy: Summarizing & Synthesizing
  • 3rd Grade Reading Comp Strategy: Visualizing
$247.46 $329.95
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Fourth Grade Comprehension Strategies: Classroom Library

Title List:

  • 4th Grade Reading Comp Strategy: Activating & Connecting to Background Knowledge
  • 4th Grade Reading Comp Strategy: Determining Importance in Text
  • 4th Grade Reading Comp Strategy: Inferring
  • 4th Grade Reading Comp Strategy: Questioning
  • 4th Grade Reading Comp Strategy: Summarizing & Synthesizing
  • 4th Grade Reading Comp Strategy: Visualizing
$254.96 $339.95
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Fifth Grade Comprehension Strategies: Classroom Library

Title List:

  • 5th Grade Reading Comp Strategy: Activating & Connecting to Background Knowledge
  • 5th Grade Reading Comp Strategy: Determining Importance in Text
  • 5th Grade Reading Comp Strategy: Inferring
  • 5th Grade Reading Comp Strategy: Questioning
  • 5th Grade Reading Comp Strategy: Summarizing & Synthesizing
  • 5th Grade Reading Comp Strategy: Visualizing
$254.96 $339.95
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Kindergarten Topic Collection Read Alouds: Variety Pack

At Steps to Literacy, our goal is to help cultivate a student's love for reading. Our Choice and Voice collections are curated to showcase new, exciting, and diverse books with interesting stories and impacting visuals. We encourage all students have a voice and a choice in the books that they read. Our libraries and collections are built to entice students to learn more about themselves and the world they live in. Spark a love of reading with balanced topic libraries that will undeniably excite emerging readers. These collections are infused with popular and appropriate Kindergarten content topics. Each library contains 20 titles, including fiction and nonfiction, with a range of guided reading levels.

Title List:

  • A Nest Is Noisy
  • Barnyard Banter
  • Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? (Board Book)
  • Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
  • Corduroy
  • Do Not Bring Your Dragon to the Library
  • Green Is a Chile Pepper
  • I Ain't Gonna Paint No More
  • Izzy Gizmo (HC)
  • Kitanai and Lazy Lizard Get Fit
  • And 10 more titles ...
$187.46 $249.95
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First Grade Genre Collection Read Alouds: Variety Pack

At Steps to Literacy, our goal is to help cultivate a student's love for reading. Our Choice and Voice collections are curated to showcase new, exciting, and diverse books with interesting stories and impacting visuals. We encourage all students have a voice and a choice in the books that they read. Our libraries and collections are built to entice students to learn more about themselves and the world they live in. Jump into genres with this captivating collection of First Grade libraries. Young readers will delight in the opportunity to explore titles whose features will distinguish one genre from another.

Title List:

  • A Butterfly is Patient
  • At the Same Moment, Around the World (HC)
  • Chicken Sunday
  • Emma Peror's New Clothes
  • Flower Garden
  • Goggles!
  • Gravity (HC)
  • Little Red Writing
  • Marshmallow
  • My Hometown (Wordless)
  • And 10 more titles ...
$187.46 $249.95
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Second Grade Genre Collection Picture Books: Variety Pack

At Steps to Literacy, our goal is to help cultivate a student's love for reading. Our Choice and Voice collections are curated to showcase new, exciting, and diverse books with interesting stories and impacting visuals. We encourage all students have a voice and a choice in the books that they read. Our libraries and collections are built to entice students to learn more about themselves and the world they live in. Ignite a continued passion for reading with this essential collection of Second Grade genre libraries. Growing readers will adore the chance to travel back in time or crack the case of any mystery as they are pulled deeper into the world of genres.

Title List:

  • A Place For Birds (HC)
  • Anna Banana And Me
  • Cactus Soup
  • Cherries And Cherry Pits
  • Dandelions
  • Dear Primo: A Letter to My Cousin (HC)
  • Fireflies!
  • Goldie And The Three Bears
  • Miss Rumphius
  • Monsoon Afternoon
  • And 10 more titles ...
$187.46 $249.95
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Third Grade Genre Collection Picture Books: Variety Pack

At Steps to Literacy, our goal is to help cultivate a student's love for reading. Our Choice and Voice collections are curated to showcase new, exciting, and diverse books with interesting stories and impacting visuals. We encourage all students have a voice and a choice in the books that they read. Our libraries and collections are built to entice students to learn more about themselves and the world they live in. Encourage a love for literature with these entertaining genre libraries. Containing popular topics covered in the third grade, students will love learning about notorious historical figures or relating to a realistic fiction.

Title List:

  • A Book for Black-Eyed Susan (HC)
  • Abe Lincoln Crosses a Creek: A Tall, Thin Tale
  • Biggest, Strongest, Fastest (HC)
  • Flood
  • Freedom Summer
  • George Ferris' Grand Idea: The Ferris Wheel
  • Goldy Luck and the Three Pandas
  • Hi, Koo!: A Year of Seasons (HC)
  • If You're Not Here, Please Raise Your Hand: Poems About School
  • It's A Book
  • And 10 more titles ...
$196.84 $262.45
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Fourth Grade Genre Collection Picture Books: Variety Pack

At Steps to Literacy, our goal is to help cultivate a student's love for reading. Our Choice and Voice collections are curated to showcase new, exciting, and diverse books with interesting stories and impacting visuals. We encourage all students have a voice and a choice in the books that they read. Our libraries and collections are built to entice students to learn more about themselves and the world they live in. Intrigue students with this collection of high-interest titles. Students will lose themselves in the world of fantasy and sci-fi or dive into poetry with this fascinating collection filled with appropriate Fourth Grade titles.

Title List:

  • America's White Table (HC)
  • And Still The Turtle Watched
  • Encounter
  • Grandfather's Journey
  • Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest
  • Henry's Freedom Box
  • Jars of Hope: How One Woman Helped Save 2,500 Children During the Holocaust
  • Journey
  • Lady Liberty: A Biography
  • On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein (HC)
  • And 10 more titles ...
$196.84 $262.45
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Fifth Grade Genre Collection Picture Books: Variety Pack

At Steps to Literacy, our goal is to help cultivate a student's love for reading. Our Choice and Voice collections are curated to showcase new, exciting, and diverse books with interesting stories and impacting visuals. We encourage all students have a voice and a choice in the books that they read. Our libraries and collections are built to entice students to learn more about themselves and the world they live in. Instill a lifelong interest in reading with this thought-provoking Fifth Grade genre library. Mature readers will love exploring picture books appropriate for their age or become enthralled in a biography about a relevant figure.

Title List:

  • 14 Cows for America
  • A Nation's Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis
  • Aliens from Earth: When Animals and Plants Invade Other Ecosystems
  • Bad News For Outlaws: The Remarkable Life Of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal
  • Buffalo Bird Girl: A Hidatsa Story
  • Chalk (Wordless) (HC)
  • Down, Down, Down: A Journey to the Bottom of the Sea
  • Ella Fitzgerald: Tale of a Vocal Virtuosa
  • Fossil (HC)
  • Jimi: Sounds Like a Rainbow (HC)
  • And 10 more titles ...
$187.46 $249.95
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Kindergarten Read-Aloud Writing Connectors: Variety Pack

Reading and Writing Connectors help connect reading and writing in a new and thoughtful way! We have selected titles with engaging and exciting story lines to inspire student writing and encourage them to dig for deeper meanings. Varying viewpoints from beloved classics and newly published favorites, these clean and easy to follow texts are filled with high-quality illustrations in large formats so the whole class can participate.

Title List:

  • Busy Builders, Busy Week! (HC)
  • First Day at Zoo School
  • I Ain't Gonna Paint No More
  • Kay Kay's Alphabet Safari (HC)
  • Kindergarten Writing Prompt Guide
  • Never Follow a Dinosaur (HC)
  • Over the Ocean (HC)
  • Planet Kindergarten (HC)
  • Scout (HC)
  • Side by Side (HC)
  • Walter's Wonderful Web (HC)
$125.12 $166.82
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First Grade Read-Aloud Writing Connectors: Variety Pack

Reading and Writing Connectors help connect reading and writing in a new and thoughtful way! We have selected titles with engaging and exciting story lines to inspire student writing and encourage them to dig for deeper meanings. Varying viewpoints from beloved classics and newly published favorites, these clean and easy to follow texts are filled with high-quality illustrations in large formats so the whole class can participate.

Title List:

  • A Visitor for Bear (HC)
  • Coyote Moon (HC)
  • Duck! Rabbit! (HC)
  • Grade 1 Writing Prompt Guide
  • He's Been A Monster All Day
  • Home
  • Islandborn (HC)
  • Someday (HC)
  • The Great Big Book of Families
  • The Most Magnificent Thing (HC)
  • The Watermelon Seed (HC)
$130.40 $173.86
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Second Grade Read-Aloud Writing Connectors: Variety Pack

Reading and Writing Connectors help connect reading and writing in a new and thoughtful way! We have selected titles with engaging and exciting story lines to inspire student writing and encourage them to dig for deeper meanings. Varying viewpoints from beloved classics and newly published favorites, these clean and easy to follow texts are filled with high-quality illustrations in large formats so the whole class can participate.

Title List:

  • 14 Cows for America
  • Bad Kitty (HC)
  • Epossumondas (HC)
  • Ferry Tail (HC)
  • Grade 2 Writing Prompt Guide
  • Interrupting Chicken
  • One
  • Sam and Dave Dig a Hole
  • Skippyjon Jones Book
  • Three Hens and a Peacock
  • Who's in My Family?: All about Our Families (HC)
$101.84 $135.78
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Third Grade Read-Aloud Writing Connectors: Variety Pack

Reading and Writing Connectors help connect reading and writing in a new and thoughtful way! We have selected titles with engaging and exciting story lines to inspire student writing and encourage them to dig for deeper meanings. Varying viewpoints from beloved classics and newly published favorites, these clean and easy to follow texts are filled with high-quality illustrations in large formats so the whole class can participate.

Title List:

  • Finnegan and Fox: The Ten-Foot Cop
  • Grade 3 Writing Prompt Guide
  • I Wish You More
  • Nightsong (HC)
  • Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun (HC)
  • The Day The Crayons Quit
  • The Invisible Boy (HC)
  • The Paperboy (HC)
  • Willow (HC)
  • Zen Shorts
  • Zero
$128.06 $170.74
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Fourth Grade Read-Aloud Writing Connectors: Variety Pack

Reading and Writing Connectors help connect reading and writing in a new and thoughtful way! We have selected titles with engaging and exciting story lines to inspire student writing and encourage them to dig for deeper meanings. Varying viewpoints from beloved classics and newly published favorites, these clean and easy to follow texts are filled with high-quality illustrations in large formats so the whole class can participate.

Title List:

  • And Tango Makes Three
  • Bear and Bird (HC)
  • Dozer's Run : A True Story of a Dog and His Race (HC)
  • Grade 4 Writing Prompt Guide
  • On Linden Square (HC)
  • Papa's Backpack
  • The Day the Crayons Came Home
  • The Great Kapok Tree (HC)
  • The Voyageur's Paddle
  • They All Saw A Cat (HC)
  • What If Everybody Did That?
$125.90 $167.86
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Fifth Grade Read-Aloud Writing Connectors: Variety Pack

Reading and Writing Connectors help connect reading and writing in a new and thoughtful way! We have selected titles with engaging and exciting story lines to inspire student writing and encourage them to dig for deeper meanings. Varying viewpoints from beloved classics and newly published favorites, these clean and easy to follow texts are filled with high-quality illustrations in large formats so the whole class can participate.

Title List:

  • And Then It's Spring (HC)
  • Bernida: A Michigan Sailing Legend (HC)
  • Freedom Summer
  • Grade 5 Writing Prompt Guide
  • No Pirates Allowed (HC)
  • Round Trip (HC)
  • School's First Day of School
  • The Other Side
  • The Three Questions
  • Under the Same Sun (HC)
  • What Do You Do With an Idea?
$123.62 $164.82
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Notable Diverse Literature Read Alouds - Grades K-2: Variety Pack

Title List:

  • Freedom in Congo Square (HC)
  • Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race (HC)
  • Juna's Jar (PB)
  • Last Stop on Market Street (HC)
  • Lost and Found Cat: The True Story of Kunkush's Incredible Journey (HC)
  • Mango, Abuela, and Me
  • Maya (HC)
  • Radiant Child
  • Same, Same But Different (HC)
  • Separate Is Never Equal (HC)
$152.58 $203.45
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Remarkable Women Read Aloud- Grades K-1: Variety Pack

Title List:

  • Girls Can Do Anything
  • Mae Among the Stars
  • Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World
  • Wangari's Trees of Peace: A True Story From Africa
  • When Amelia Earhart Built a Roller Coaster
$65.96 $87.95
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Remarkable Women Read Aloud- Grades 2-3: Variety Pack

Title List:

  • Ada Lovelace: Poet of Science: The First Computer Programmer
  • Counting on Katherine
  • How to Build a Hug: Temple Grandin and Her Amazing Squeeze Machine
  • It's a Girl Thing!
  • When Ruth Bader Ginsburg Chewed 100 Sticks of Gum
$65.96 $87.95
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Remarkable Women Read Aloud- Grades 4-5: Variety Pack

Title List:

  • For the Right to Learn: Malala Yousafzai's Story
  • Girls Think Of Everything
  • I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark
  • Lights! Camera! Alice!: The Thrilling True Adventures of the First Woman Filmmake
  • Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History (HC)
$65.96 $87.95
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Social Studies Read Alouds - Kindergarten (Spanish): Variety Pack

Title List:

  • ¡Hay un Pantano en mi jardín!
  • Día del Trabajo
  • John F. Kennedy
  • Tobi y los ancianos
  • Vivo cerca de un océano
$47.77 $63.69
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Social Studies Read Alouds - Grade 1 (Spanish): Variety Pack

Title List:

  • ¡Lugares sorprendentes!
  • Celebra el Día de Acción de Gracias con Beto y Gaby
  • Malala Yousafzai: Activista por la educación
  • Quienquiera Que Seas
  • Walt Disney: Animador y fundador
$47.29 $63.06
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Social Studies Read Alouds - Grade 2 (Spanish): Variety Pack

Title List:

  • ¿Pavo para la Cena de Gracias? ¡No, gracias!
  • Celebra un powwow con Sandy Starbright
  • Cosechando Esperanza: La Historia de Cesar Chavez
  • La jaula dorada
  • Vuelo del quetzal
$61.33 $81.78
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Social Studies Read Alouds - Grade 3 (Spanish): Variety Pack

Title List:

  • El gran capoquero
  • Pink y Say
  • Qué es la Estatua de la Libertad?
  • Quiero ser Doctor
  • Thomas Jefferson
$46.39 $61.85
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Social Studies Read Alouds - Grade 4 (Spanish): Variety Pack

Title List:

  • 14 Vacas para América
  • Doble Fudge
  • El abece visual de viajeros y exploradores
  • Me Llamo Maria Isabel
  • Un hogar nuevo para Felina: La Historia De Una Pantera De Florida
$55.93 $74.58
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Social Studies Read Alouds - Grade 5 (Spanish): Variety Pack

Title List:

  • Cuando Jessie Cruzo El Oceano
  • El abece visual de bosques, selvas, montanas y desiertos
  • El Coraje De Sarah Noble
  • Sonia Sotomayor: A Judge Grows in the Bronx/La Juez Que Crecio En El Bronx
  • Tia Isa Quiere un Carro
$71.18 $94.91

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