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Recommended Books: Lower Years

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 1 page | Years: F - 2

A list of recommended books for lower years created by award-winning teacher-librarian Megan Daley.

Nurture a love of reading in your classroom with this list of picture books for lower years. Use this teaching resource in the classroom when choosing quality literature to explore with your students.

This booklist has been created by award-winning teacher-librarian Megan Daley. The picture books on this list have been carefully selected to showcase exceptional writing and illustrating, as well as representing diversity in all forms.

Display this poster in your classroom or in your school library, or share this list with parents and guardians to encourage reading at home and a love of books.

Please note that this list is a guide only. We recommend teachers, school librarians and parents take the time to review these titles, based on a student’s individual reading abilities and requirements, prior to including them in a reading program.


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  • Elizabeth Briske

    Thank you for this!

    • Alison Smith

      Hi Elizabeth, it's our pleasure! We hope that you and your students enjoy these wonderful books! Have a great day, Ali