These books are great for students who are learning how to read. They can be read individually or as a group. With these books, students can practice reading skills with texts that encourage physical activity and healthy lifestyle habits.

Just Breathe: Meditation, Mindfulness, Movement, and More

Citation: Chopra, Mallika. (2018). Just breathe: meditation, mindfulness, movement, and more. Philadelphia: RP Kids. Ages: 8-12 Grades: 3 - 7 Description: Just Breathe is a great guide for young adults to use for meditation, yoga, movement, and other mindfulness exercises. This book is full of exercises for beginners and more experienced youth looking for advice on Read More

Cock-a-Doodle-Doo! Barnyard Hullabaloo

Citation: Andreae, G. (2004). Cock-a-Doodle-Doo! Barnyard Hullabaloo. Wilton, CT: Tiger Tales.  Ages: 5-6 Grades: PreK - 1st  Description:  In Cock-a-Doodle-Doo! Barnyard Hullabaloo bright images of animals on a farm are accompanied with rhyming text and descriptions of the actions being performed by each animal. Readers are invited to "gooble gobble" with a turkey or "skip skip" with Read More

Hop, Hop, Jump!

Citation: Thompson, L. (2012). Hop, hop, jump! New York, NY: Margaret K. McElderry Books. Age: 3 - 8 Grades: PreK-3rd  Description:  Hop, Hop, and Jump!, with its bright illustrations and rhythmic text, is sure to get kids up and moving. Each page features children demonstrating different activities, such as jumping, twisting, hopping, and waggling. Thompson’s text also emphasizes each 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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