Beginning Readers

These books are ideal for beginning readers. While they are not ideal for storytimes, they can be used for individual or group reading. They can also be used in displays about movement and physical activity.

Elephants Cannot Dance!

Citation: Willems, M. (2009). Elephants Cannot Dance! New York: Hyperion Books for Children. Ages: 4 - 9 Grades: PreK - 2 Description:  In Elephants Cannot Dance! Piggie tries to teach Gerald how to dance.  Gerald is convinced that Elephants cannot dance, while Piggie is not. Gerald eventually tries to dance, and ends up doing the Read More

Ballet Cat: The Totally Secret Secret

Citation: Shea, Bob. (2015). Ballet Cat: The Totally Secret Secret. New York: Disney-Hyperion  Ages: 5 - 9 Grades: Kindergarten - 3 Description:  Ballet Cat: The Totally Secret Secret is a beginning chapter book for early readers that tells the story of two best friends: Ballet Cat and Sparkles the Pony.  One day, Ballet Cat and Read More

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