Our Favorite Books at FLOC

The FLOC staff recently came together for a baby shower.  Since we are all lovers of literature at FLOC, many staff members brought their favorite children’s books to share with the baby.  Some are well-known, award-winning classics and others are just fondly remembered.  In no particular order, here are some FLOC staff favorites:

Oh, the Places You’ll Go by Dr. Suess

Oh, the Places You’ll Go by Dr. Suess

If you Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff

If you Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff

The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter

The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter

The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith

The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith

Are You My Mother? by P.D. Eastman

Are You My Mother? by P.D. Eastman

Doctor De Soto by William Steig

Doctor De Soto by William Steig

The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats

The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats

Little Blue Truck  by Alice Schertle

Little Blue Truck by Alice Schertle

If you’re looking for more great children’s books, check out this all ages list from Scholastic: http://www.scholastic.com/100books/

You might also find some new and old classics at the Common Sense Media site. They have complied some of the best books for kids into different categories. If you’re looking for books about the environment, books for reluctant readers, or some tried and true favorites, you can find them here: http://www.commonsensemedia.org/book-lists

(Kyla Wasserman is the NTP Curriculum Coordinator at FLOC).

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