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Kindergarten Readiness Resources

Picture, Alphabet & Counting Books

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A fun day-in-the-life of a school bus and his road-hugging buddies. Get ready for a rip-roaring, rhyming ride that celebrates all things drivin’ with a special spotlight on a kid’s four-wheeled best buddy–his school bus!

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This clever picture book will prepare young explorers to boldly go where they have never gone before: Planet Kindergarten. Suit up for a daring adventure as our hero navigates the unknown reaches and alien inhabitants of this strange new world.

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It’s the first day of school at Frederick Douglass Elementary and everyone’s just a little bit nervous, especially the school itself. What will the children do once they come? Will they like the school? Will they be nice to him?

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What could be more WOW than the first day of school? From science and storytime to music and math, Izzy’s classroom is full of new things to explore. Tag along with Izzy and experience the wonder and excitement of school from a child’s-eye view.

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Yoko is so excited for the first day of school. She’s just learned to write her name. Mrs. Jenkins asks Yoko to show everyone, and Olive and Sylvia make fun of her Japanese writing.  Yoko declares that she can’t go back to school. Luckily her Mama,  Mrs. Jenkins, and classmates teach Yoko the  lesson of the year:  friendship can bridge cultural differences.

The alphabet hits the road in this vividly illustrated picture book featuring all things that go! Buckle up for an alphabetical road trip in Ramon Olivera's ABCs of Wheels ! In this book, kids will learn their ABCs in the fast lane. From A is for axle to Z is for zoom, young children will be introduced to taxis, hot rods, moon rovers, stagecoaches, racecars, ice cream trucks, and more in a celebration of where the wheels meet the road.

The alphabet hits the road in this vividly illustrated picture book featuring all things that go! Buckle up for an alphabetical road trip in Ramon Olivera’s ABCs of Wheels ! In this book, kids will learn their ABCs in the fast lane.

Take Away the A is a fun, imaginative romp through the alphabet. The idea behind the book is that within every language there are words that change and become a different word through the simple subtraction of a single letter. In other words, without the "A," the Beast is Best. Or, without the "M," a chomp becomes a chop

Take Away the A is a fun, imaginative romp through the alphabet. The idea behind the book is that within every language there are words that change and become a different word through the simple subtraction of a single letter. In other words, without the “A,” the Beast is Best. Or, without the “M,” a chomp becomes a chop

Get ready to roll through the alphabet with a jaunty cast of busy little peas. Featuring a range of zippy characters from Acrobat Peas to Zoologist Peas, this delightful picture book highlights a variety of interests, hobbies, and careers--each one themed to a letter of the alphabet--and gives a wonderful sense of the colorful world we live in.

Get ready to roll through the alphabet with a jaunty cast of busy little peas. Featuring a range of zippy characters from Acrobat Peas to Zoologist Peas, this delightful picture book highlights a variety of interests, hobbies, and careers–each one themed to a letter of the alphabet–and gives a wonderful sense of the colorful world we live in.

Alphabet Early Literacy Kits A-Z available for checkout. Imagine hours of alphabet learning fun with your little ones. Each kit complete with 2 books, alphabet stamp, alphabet cards, cutouts, crayons and a stuffed toy or hand puppet!

Alphabet Early Literacy Kits A-Z available for checkout. Imagine hours of alphabet learning fun with your little ones.
Each kit complete with 2 books, alphabet stamp, alphabet cards, cutouts, crayons and a stuffed toy or hand puppet!

Teachers and parents, here is another favorite from Marianne, who has a special talent for engaging children with the natural world--in this case, animals of the Arctic. This book combines singing, counting, and full-body action with terrific cut-paper illustrations that kids will want to imitate. Children too will joyfully honk like the snow goose and howl like baby wolves while they learn to count the animals and sing to the tune of Over in the Meadow.

Teachers and parents, here is another favorite from Marianne, who has a special talent for engaging children with the natural world–in this case, animals of the Arctic. This book combines singing, counting, and full-body action with terrific cut-paper illustrations that kids will want to imitate.

Certain to delight young vehicle lovers, this fantastical number book perfectly balances imaginative play with instructions on counting. When one tractor in the grass runs out of gas, the backyard doesn't stay quiet for long. Soon pirates sail in to play, and the backyard races to life with airplanes, cranes, trucks, and trains. Readers can count along as the vehicles and machines soar, hoist, dig, and zoom in this fantastical number book.

Certain to delight young vehicle lovers, this fantastical number book perfectly balances imaginative play with instructions on counting.

Count from 1 otter pup to 10 baby crayfish as readers learn about the special relationships of baby and mom mammals, reptiles, birds, and insects that make their home in the Okefenokee Swamp. A helpful guide to swamp flora and fauna is included. Modeled after the song "Over in the Meadow" by Olive A. Wadsworth.

Count from 1 otter pup to 10 baby crayfish as readers learn about the special relationships of baby and mom mammals, reptiles, birds, and insects that make their home in the Okefenokee Swamp. A helpful guide to swamp flora and fauna is included. Modeled after the song “Over in the Meadow” by Olive A. Wadsworth.

Early Literacy Kits for Pre-Schoolers & Kindergartners

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Alphabet Early Literacy Kits A-Z available for checkout. Imagine hours of alphabet learning fun with your little ones. Each kit complete with 2 books, alphabet stamp, alphabet cards, cutouts, crayons and a stuffed toy or hand puppet!

Alphabet Early Literacy Kits A-Z available for checkout. Imagine hours of alphabet learning fun with your little ones. Each kit complete with 2 books, alphabet stamp, alphabet cards, cutouts, crayons and a stuffed toy or hand puppet!

Alphabet Early Literacy Kits A-Z available for checkout. Imagine hours of alphabet learning fun with your little ones.
Each kit complete with 2 books, alphabet stamp, alphabet cards, cutouts, crayons and a stuffed toy or hand puppet!

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Alphabet Early Literacy Kits A-Z available for checkout. Imagine hours of alphabet learning fun with your little ones. Each kit complete with 2 books, alphabet stamp, alphabet cards, cutouts, crayons and a stuffed toy or hand puppet!

Alphabet Early Literacy Kits A-Z available for checkout. Imagine hours of alphabet learning fun with your little ones. Each kit complete with 2 books, alphabet stamp, alphabet cards, cutouts, crayons and a stuffed toy or hand puppet!

Alphabet Early Literacy Kits A-Z available for checkout. Imagine hours of alphabet learning fun with your little ones.
Each kit complete with 2 books, alphabet stamp, alphabet cards, cutouts, crayons and a stuffed toy or hand puppet!

Alphabet Early Literacy Kits A-Z available for checkout. Imagine hours of alphabet learning fun with your little ones. Each kit complete with 2 books, alphabet stamp, alphabet cards, cutouts, crayons and a stuffed toy or hand puppet!

Alphabet Early Literacy Kits A-Z available for checkout. Imagine hours of alphabet learning fun with your little ones.
Each kit complete with 2 books, alphabet stamp, alphabet cards, cutouts, crayons and a stuffed toy or hand puppet!

Alphabet Early Literacy Kits A-Z available for checkout. Imagine hours of alphabet learning fun with your little ones. Each kit complete with 2 books, alphabet stamp, alphabet cards, cutouts, crayons and a stuffed toy or hand puppet!

Alphabet Early Literacy Kits A-Z available for checkout. Imagine hours of alphabet learning fun with your little ones.
Each kit complete with 2 books, alphabet stamp, alphabet cards, cutouts, crayons and a stuffed toy or hand puppet!