Words Everywhere

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Recommended Reading List

 

 

This is a list of print/braille and large print books available for you to check out that help support the Words Everywhere skill from Wolfner Library’s Racing to Read curriculum. These books help build a child’s vocabulary.

 

To order any of these titles, contact the library by email, mail or phone. You may also request these titles online through WolfPAC. Identification numbers for print/braille books begin with BR and large print books begin with LP.

 

 

Babies (Birth through One)

 

Belly Button Book by Sandra Boynton

BR051711

Hippopotamuses celebrate their belly buttons. Print/Braille board book. 2005.

 

Happi Hippo, Angry Duck: A Book of Moods by Sandra Boynton

BR052080

Clever animals exemplify a wide range of emotions in this hilarious story about different feelings. 2011.

 

Opposites by Xavier Deneux

LP002459

Day, Night; Heavy, Light...an OPPOSITES concept book unlike any other. Tactile book. Board book. A TouchThinkLearn book. 2013.

 

Ten Tiny Toes by Caroline Jayne Church

BR052220

Combines art with rhymes in an adaptation of the classic song, "Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes," that reveals how ears wiggle and bellies giggle. Print/Braille. Board book. 2014.

 

That's Not My Duck...Its Beak is Too Shiny by Fiona Watt

BR052228

A mouse searches for its duck. Print/braille tactile board book. Illustrated by Rachel Wells. 2013.

 

That's Not My Train—by Fiona Watt

BR051744

LP002568

A mouse searches for his train. Print/Braille tactile board book. 2000.

 

Touch and Feel: Mealtime

BR051311

Text and photographs describe mealtime for a child. Print/Braille. Board book. Tactile. For very young preschoolers.  2002.

 

Toddlers (Two through Three)

 

Bebe Goes Shopping by Susan Middleton Elya

BR017003

Rhyming text describes a trip to the supermercado for a Mamá and her sweet Bebé, who can't keep his hands inside the shopping cart until they reach the animal crackers. Glossary of Spanish words. PRINT/BRAILLE. 2006.

 

Everywhere Babies by Susan Meyers

BR051618

With an irresistible rhyming text and delightfully endearing illustrations, this exuberant celebration of playing, sleeping, crawling, and of course, very noisy babies shows all of the wonderful things that babies do best. Illustrated by Marla Frazee. Wolfner Volunteer-produced Braille. 2001.

 

The Foot Book by Dr. Seuss

BR016722 (Uncontracted) 

BR051646

LP002157

Rhythmic tale about the many kinds of feet you meet--front feet, back feet, red feet, black feet--depending on whom they belong to. braille. PRINT/BRAILLE. 1968.

 

The Longest Noodle by Suzette Wright

BR050262

A child finds on his plate of spaghetti an extra-long noodle. He and his friend compare this noodle with other string-like objects. Print/Braille. Tactile. On the Way to Literacy series. 1991.

 

The Pet I'll Get by Nancy I. Sanders

BR050994

A little boy wants a pet. What should he get? Something small and furry or something big and wrinkly? Print/braille/tactile book. Board Book. 2001.

 

Splish, Splash, Spring by Jan Carr

BR051516

Illustrations, like paper on paper applications, and rhyming text combine in this light-hearted interpretation of the delights of spring. Illustrated by Dorothy Donohue. Print/braille by Wolfner Volunteers. 2001.

 

What the Baby Hears by Laura Godwin

LP001324

Rhyming text reveals the loving sounds baby animals hear from their parents, from the "nuzzle, nuzzle, nuzzle" heard by the colt to "I love you heard by a human baby. 2002.

 

Which Hat Is That? by Anna Grossnickle Hines

BR051521

LP001325

A mouse tries on many kinds of hats and becomes a firefighter, gardener, chef, tea-party hostess, and space traveler. Print/Braille. 2002.

 

Preschool (Four through Six)

 

Curious George at the Park by Margret Rey

BR052056

Explore the park with Curious George. There are so many fun things to touch and feel! Curious George series. Print/braille. 2010.

 

Dig, Scoop, Ka-boom! by Joan Holub

LP002268

In rhymed text a group of young friends playing in a sandbox take on the roles of various construction vehicles. Illustrated by David Gordon. 2013.

 

Go, Dog, Go! by P. D. Eastman

BR052079

Whether by foot, boat, car, or unicycle, P. D. Eastman's lovable dogs demonstrate the many ways one can travel. 1997.

 

In The Tall, Tall Grass by Denise Fleming

BR008945

BR051333

Hummingbirds sip, bees hum, ants lug, moles scratch, beetles hurry, fireflies glow, and much, much, more as we tour the tall, tall grass with a fuzzy caterpillar. Print/Braille book. 1981.

 

Monster Trucks! by Mark Todd

LP001284

Illustrations and easy-to-read text depict a wide variety of trucks, including bulldozers, eighteen-wheelers, garbage trucks, and fire trucks. The text is set in 24-point Frutiger Black Condensed. 2003.

 

Mud! by Wendy Cheyette Lewison

LP002257

Kids having fun with mud find it on their hands and toes, in their hair, over there, over here, and everywhere. Illustrated by Bill Basso. 2001.

 

Six Silly Foxes by Alex Moran

LP001068

A family of foxes experiences a wide range of emotions and needs over the course of a day. A Green light readers, Level 1. 2000.