Read Alouds for Layers of Learning



Author and Literacy Coach, JoEllen McCarthy, shares a few favorite heartprint books from her curated collection in Layers of Learning, as well as NEW must-have/ need to know about books that help plant seeds for conversations that will grow over time. Consider exploring this list and the ways the books we read and the stories we share affect how we relate to one another in our own classroom community and in our world.

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They All Saw a Cat by Brendan Wenzel

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Your Name Is a Song by Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow

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Dream Street by Tricia Elam Walker

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Daniel's Good Day by Micha Archer

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My Blue Is Happy by Jessica Young

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My Ocean Is Blue by Darren Lebeuf

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My City Speaks by Darren Lebeuf

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Feelings Book by Todd Parr

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Niko Draws a Feeling by Robert Raczka

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I Will Be Fierce by Bea Birdsong

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King of Kindergarten by Derrick Barnes

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Excellent Ed by Stacy McAnulty

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Keep Your Head Up by Aliya King Neil

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Everyone by Christopher Silas Neal

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I Am Not a Chair! by Ross Burach

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Words and Your Heart by Kate Jane Neal

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Daddy Speaks Love by Leah Henderson