November Monthly Activities

Monthly Activities

Websites to Explore

  • Children's Storybooks Online - This collection of online stories includes books for beginning readers through young adults.
  • Reading Is Fundamental - The Literary Central section offers a wealth of support and information for parents, all about children and reading.

Books to Read

  • All Kinds of Families by Norma Simon; pictures by Sarah S. Brannen
  • All of Me! : A Book of Thanks by Molly Bang
  • America's White Table by Margot Theis Raven; illustrated by Mike Benny
  • The Animal Book: A Collection of the Fastest, Fiercest, Toughest, Cleverest, Shyest--and Most Surprising--Animals on Earth by Steve Jenkins
  • A Plump and Perky Turkey by Teresa Bateman; illustrated by Jeff Shelly
  • Before You Were Mine by Maribeth Boelts; illustrated by David Walker
  • Bloom by Deborah Diesen; pictures by Mary Lundquist
  • The Boss Baby by Marla Frazee
  • Bumpety, Dunkety, Thumpety-Thump! by K.L. Going; illustrated by Simone Shin
  • Carry Me!: Animal Babies On the Move by Susan Stockdale
  • A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever by Marla Frazee
  • Dream by Matthew Cordell
  • Families, Families, Families! by Suzanne Lang & Max Lang
  • The Family Book by Todd Parr
  • Feast for 10 by Cathryn Falwell
  • Food like Mine by DK Publishing
  • Gobble, Gobble by Cathryn Falwell
  • Hand in Hand by Rosemary Wells
  • Hello! Hello! by Matthew Cordell
  • Hogwash! by Karma Wilson; illustrated by Jim McMullan
  • How Do Dinosaurs Clean Their Rooms? by Jane Yolen; illustrated by Mark Teague
  • I Don't Want to Be Big by Dev Petty; illustrated by Mike Boldt
  • Imagine That! by Yasmeen Ismail
  • I'm Not Sleepy! by Jane Chapman
  • In Your Hands by Carole Boston Weatherford; illustrated by Brian Pinkney
  • Julius, the Baby of the World by Kevin Henkes
  • Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Peña; pictures by Christian Robinson
  • Littles: And How They Grow by Kelly DiPucchio; illustrated by AG Ford
  • Llama Llama Gram and Grandpa by Anna Dewdney
  • Mama Seeton's Whistle by Jerry Spinelli; illustrated by LeUyen Pham
  • Maple & Willow Together by Lori Nichols
  • Miguel and the Grand Harmony by Matt de la Peña; illustrated by Ana Ramírez
  • The Mommy Book by Todd Parr
  • Monkey: Not Ready for the Baby by Marc Brown
  • My Cousin Momo by Zachariah OHora
  • Nana in the City by Lauren Castillo
  • The Nuts: Sing and Dance in Your Polka-Dot Pants by Eric Litwin; illustrated by Scott Magoon.
  • One Little, Two Little, Three Little Children by Kelly DiPucchio; illustrations by Mary Lundquist
  • One Little, Two Little, Three Little Pilgrims by B.G. Hennessy; illustrated by Lynne Cravath
  • On the Night You Were Born by Nancy Tillman
  • Our Very Own Dog by Amanda McCardie; illustrated by Salvatore Rubbino
  • Penguin Day: A Family Story by Nic Bishop
  • Philanthroparties!: A Party-Planning Guide for Kids Who Want to Give Back by Lulu Cerone
  • ProjectKid: 100 Ingenious Crafts for Family Fun by Amanda Kingloff; photographs by Alexandra Grablewski
  • The Retired Kid by Jon Agee
  • Run, Turkey, Run by Diane Mayr; illustrations by Laura Rader
  • Saturday by Oge Mora
  • Super Simple Backyard Critter Crafts: Fun and Easy Animal Crafts by Sammy Bosch
  • Tell Me Again About the Night I Was Born by Jamie Lee Curtis; illustrated by Laura Cornell
  • Tell Me a Tattoo Story by Alison McGhee; illustrated by Eliza Wheeler
  • There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Turkey! by Lucille Colandro; illustrated by Jared Lee
  • The Thankful Book by Todd Parr
  • The Ugly Pumpkin by Dave Horowitz
  • Tuesday Tucks Me In: The Loyal Bond Between a Soldier and His Service Dog by Luis Carlos Montalván, with Bret Witter; photographs by Dan Dion
  • We Are Brothers, We Are Friends by Alexandra Penfold; pictures by Eda Kaban
  • We Are Family by Patricia Hegarty; illustrated by Ryan Wheatcroft
  • Welcome: A Mo Willems Guide for New Arrivals by Mo Willems
  • We Love You, Rosie! by Cynthia Rylant; illustrated by Linda Davick
  • Wish by Matthew Cordell
  • Yoko's Show-and-Tell by Rosemary Wells

Read & Rhyme

Round the laps of their mothers,
Many sisters and brothers,
Like birds in their nest,
Are ready for rest
-William Blake, "The Ecchoing Green"

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Original artwork by Helen Correll