Kindergarten Reading List for the BC Ed Plan

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**Note: These books are suggestions based on the topics and time frames in the Big Ideas (below) of the BC Education Plan. These do not meet all of the standards below but can be used as part of your student’s learning plan.**

Please note this suggested list of books should be used with parental discretion.


Observing Plants and Animals

A Dog for a Friend


Alejandro’s Gift


Are you My Baby?

Baa Baa Black Sheep

Baby Owl’s Rescue

The Barn Owls

Because of an Acorn

Big Bear Hug

Big City Bees

Brothers of the Wolf

The Bumblebee Queen

The Busy Beaver

Chicken Big

Curious George Goes to the Zoo

D is for Desert

Dory Story

Eagle’s Reflection

The First Beaver

Five Little Kittens

The Good Garden

Here Come the Humpbacks

Humphrey the Lost Whale

Jessie’s Island

Katy No-Pocket

Life in the Ocean

The Little Rabbit

The Little Red Hen

The Littlest Sled Dog

The Mitten

My Good Dog

No Monkeys, No Chocolate

Mystery in the Sea

Noah’s Ark

Ocean Soup

Old MacDonald Had a Farm

Over in Australia

Over in the Arctic

Over in the Forest

Over in the Jungle


Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What do you hear?

Rachel Carson and Her Book that Changed the World

Salmon Forest

Salmon Stream

The Salmon Twins

Seashells by the Seashore

The Tale of Jeremy Fisher

The Tale of Peter Rabbit

Ten Birds

This is the Sea that Feeds Us

Three Little Beavers

Three Little Pigs

The Three Little Pigs

The Three Snow Bears

Turtle Summer

Turtle,Turtle Watch Out!

Upside Down Babies

What’s in the Garden?

Who’s Eye and I?

The Zebra said Shhh

What are things made of?

Grandma’s Button Box

Iggy Peck, Architect

Max Goes to the Recycling Center

Rosie Revere, Engineer


Galileo’s Leaning Tower

Harriet and the Roller Coaster

How do you Lift a Lion?

Steam Train, Dream Train


Trains, Cranes and Troublesome Trucks


50 Below Zero

Count Down to Fall

Freddy the Frogcaster

Freddy the Frogcaster and the Big Bizzard

Katy and the Big Snow

Over and Under the Snow

Vivaldi’s Four Seasons

Summer in the City

The Seasons of Arnold’s Apple Tree

Snowflake Bentley

Sophie’s Squash

Sorting Through Spring

Spring into Summer, Fall into Winter

The Super Gifts of Spring

The Special Gifts of Summer

Wonderful Gifts of Winter

Social Studies

Local Community

The Fire Station

The Red Bicycle

School Days Around the World

Silly Tilly and the Royal Rules


All Kinds of Children

Always an Olivia

The Everlasting Embrace


Maggie’s Chopsticks


A Morning to Polish and Keep

My Dad Can Do Anything

The Old Ways

Our First Caribou Hunt

A Promise is a Promise

Secret of the Dance

Something Good

Train to Somewhere

V is for Von Trapp

Wait and See

Waiting for Whales

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