Sacramento Public Library

10 Books About Reading

    Lola Loves Stories

    Lola Loves Stories - Anna McQuinn

    Lola loves to hear Daddy read a new library book each night, an activity that spurs her imagination and results in inventive play the next day.

    PICTURE BOOK McQuinn, A.
    The Bear in the Book

    The Bear in the Book - Kate Banks

    At the end of the day, a little boy falls asleep as his mama reads about a bear hibernating.

    PICTURE BOOK Banks, K.
    Book! Book! Book!

    Book! Book! Book! - Deborah Bruss

    When the children go back to school, the animals on the farm are bored, so they go into the library in town trying to find something to do.

    PICTURE BOOK Bruss, D.
    The Wonderful Book

    The Wonderful Book - Leonid Gore

    When forest animals discover a mysterious object in the woods, they each use it for a different purpose, until a boy reads stories aloud from it, much to the animals' delight.

    Yoko Learns to Read

    Yoko Learns to Read - Rosemary Wells

    Yoko finds the key to reading and catches up with the other students in putting new leaves on the classroom's book tree.

    PICTURE BOOK Wells, R.
    Wild About Books

    Wild About Books - Judy Sierra

    A librarian introduces the animals in the zoo to the joy of reading when she drives her bookmobile to the zoo by mistake.

    PICTURE BOOK Sierra, J.
    Tomás and the Library Lady

    Tomás and the Library Lady - Pat Mora

     The son of migrant workers, Tomás loves the stories his grandfather tells, and the wonderful world of books and reading that the library lady shares.

    I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!

    I Can Read With My Eyes Shut! - Dr. Seuss

    The Cat in the Hat takes Young Cat in tow to show him the fun he can get out of reading.

    EASY READER 1 Seuss, D.
    The Matchbox Diary

    The Matchbox Diary - Paul Fleischman

    When a little girl visits her great-grandfather, she finds a collection of matchboxes making up her his diary, harboring objects she can hold in her hand, each one evoking a memory.

    PICTURE BOOK Fleischman, P.
    The Year of the Book

    The Year of the Book - Andrea Cheng

    When Anna needs company, she turns to her books for constant companionship and insight into her changing world. Books, however, can’t tell Anna how to find a true friend. She’ll have to discover that on her own.

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