Books for All Ages

Recommended for All Ages
  • The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
  • Where the Sidewalk Ends: the Poems and Drawing of Shel Silverstein by Shel Silverstein
  • Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
  • The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
  • Heidi by Johanna Spyri
Recommended for Preschoolers

More Preschool Titles from TeachersFirst / TeachersAndFamilies

  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
  • Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
  • Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you see? by Bill Martin, Jr.
  • The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister
  • Corduroy by Don Freeman
  • The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
  • The Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise
  • Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney
Recommended for Children Ages 4-8

More Primary Reading from TeachersFirst / TeachersAndFamilies

  • The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg
  • Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
  • The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss
  • Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
  • Love You Forever by Robert N. Munsch
  • Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst
  • The Mitten by Jan Brett
  • Stellaluna by Janell Cannon
  • Oh, The Places You'll Go by Dr. Seuss
  • Strega Nona by Tomie De Paola
  • The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams
  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss
  • The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by Jon Scieszka
  • Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by John Archambault
  • The Complete Tales of Winnie the Pooh by A. A. Milne
  • If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff
  • The Lorax by Dr. Seuss
  • Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman
  • Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg
  • Math Curse by Jon Scieszka
  • Are You My Mother? by Philip D. Eastman
  • The Napping House by Audrey Wood
  • Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig
  • The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter
  • Horton Hatches the Egg by Dr. Seuss
  • Basil of Baker Street by Eve Titus
  • The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper
  • Curious George by Hans Augusto Rey
  • Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge by Mem Fox
  • Arthur series by Marc Tolon Brown
  • Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes
  • The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton
  • Amelia Bedelia by Peggy Parish
  • The Art Lesson by Tomie De Paola
  • Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina
  • Clifford, the Big Red Dog by Norman Bridwell
  • The Paper Bag Princess by Robert N. Munsch
Recommended for Children Ages 9-12

More Books by Grade Level from TeachersFirst

  • Charlotte's Web by E. B. White
  • Hatchet by Gary Paulsen
  • The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis
  • Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
  • A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
  • Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
  • Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder
  • The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner
  • Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan
  • The Indian in the Cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks
  • Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell
  • Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli
  • The BFG by Roald Dahl
  • The Giver by Lois Lowry
  • James and the Giant Peach: A Children's Story by Roald Dahl
  • Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder
  • Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor
  • Stone Fox by John Reynolds Gardiner
  • Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
  • Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh by Robert C. O'Brien
  • The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson
  • Matilda by Roald Dahl
  • Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume
  • Ramona Quimby, Age 8 by Beverly Cleary
  • The Trumpet of the Swan by E. B. White
  • The Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis
  • The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
  • Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt
  • Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • The Great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Paterson
  • Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder
  • Sideways Stories from Wayside School by Louis Sachar
  • Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh
  • A Light in the Attic by Shel Silverstein
  • Mr. Popper's Penguins by Richard Atwater
  • My Father's Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett
  • Stuart Little by E. B. White
  • Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech
  • The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare
  • The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis
Recommended for Young Adults

More Books by Grade Level from TeachersFirst

  • Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls
  • The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Summer of the Monkeys by Wilson Rawls
  • The Cay by Theodore Taylor
  • The Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George Speare
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Junior Infants
  • "Velveteen Rabbit" by Margery Williams
  • "The Gruffalo" by Julia Donaldson
  • "Samson’s Titanic Journey" by Lauren Graham
  • "Adams World of Wonder" by Benji Bennett
  • "Lost & Found" by Oliver Jeffers
  • "Tom Creans Rabbit" by Frances Lincoln
  • "The Highway Rat" by Julia Donaldson
Senior Infants
  • "Horrid Henry Early Readers Series" by Francesca Simon
  • "Magic Faraway Tree" by Enid Blyton
  • "Panda Early Readers Series" by O’Brien Press
  • "Magical Stories for Little Children" by Usborne
  • "Rainbow Fairy Series" by Daisy Meadows
1st Class
2nd Class
  • "Mr. Gun Series" by Andy Stanton
  • "Dirty Bertie Series" by Alan MacDonald
  • "Rainbow Fairy Series" by Daisy Meadows
  • "Alfie Green" by Joe O’Brien
  • "Illustrated Stories for Bedtime" by Usborne
    3rd Class
    • "Astrosaurs Series" by Steve Cole
    • "Legend of Spud Murphy" by Eoin Colfer
    • "Legend of the Worst Boy in the World" by Eoin Colfer
    • "Secret Seven Series" by Enid Blyton
    • "Agent Alfie" by Justin Richards
    • "Dork Diaries" by Rachael Renee Russel
      4th Class
      • "Eva’s Holiday" by Judi Curtin
      • "Famous Five Series" by Enid Blyton
      • "Feile Fever" by Joe O’Brien
      • "Butterfly Lion" by Michael Morpurgo
      • "The Real Rebecca" by Anna Carey
      • "Big Nate" by Lincoln Pierce
      • "Tom Gates" by L. Pinchon
        5th Class
        • "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" by Jeff Kinney
        • "Charlottes Web" by E.B. White
        • "Skulduggery Pleasant Series" by Derek Landy
        • "Titanic Tragedy" by Vincent McDonnell
        • "Under the Hawthorn Tree" by Marita Conlon-McKenna
        • "Shadow" by Michael Morpurgo
        • "The Secret Kingdom" by Jenny Nimmo
        • "The Name of This Book is a Secret" by Pseudonymous Bosch
          6th Class
          • "Sapphire Battersea" by Jacqueline Wilson
          • "Artemis Fowl Series" by Eoin Colfer
          • "Spirit of the Titanic" by Nicola Pierce
          • "Chronicles of Narnia" by C.S. Lewis
          • "The Snow Spider" by Jenny Nimmo
          • "The Borrowers" by Mary Norton
          • "White Lies" by Mark O’Sullivan
          • "Tom’s Midnight Garden" by Philippa Pearce
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            • "Watership Down" by Richard Adams
            • "Hunger games Series" by Suzanne Collins
            • "Goodnight Mister Tom" by Michelle Magorian
            • "Nicholas Flamel Series" by Michael Scott
            • "Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry" by Mildred D. Taylor
            • "Chaos Walking Series" by Patrick Ness
            • "Diary of a Young Girl" by Anne Frank
            • "The Secret Garden" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
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