2019 Summer Reading Theme “A Universe of Stories” – Moon (revised)
This month, we celebrate the moon! For a simple craft project, make Phases of the Moon mobiles out of paper plates: https://creativefamilyfun.net/phases-of-moon-mobile/ .
Alborozo. The Mouse and the Moon. A mouse wants to meet the moon but finds a new friend instead.
Asch, Frank. Happy Birthday, Moon. Moonbear would like to get a gift for the moon, since they share the same birthday.
Brown, Margaret Wise. Goodnight Moon. In this classic, we say good night to various things seen in the great green room.
Carle, Eric. Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me. Monica asks her father to grab the moon for her in this clever book with foldout pages.
Conway, David. Shine Moon Shine. The moon falls from the sky, and Owen keeps it company because the moon is afraid of the dark.
DePaola, Tomie. I Love You, Sun, I Love You, Moon. Children from around the world describe things they love.
Henkes, Kevin. Kitten’s First Full Moon. A kitten believes the moon is actually a bowl of milk.
Kherdian, David. Come Back, Moon. A bear hides the moon so he can sleep, but the other animals miss it.
Lin, Grace. A Big Mooncake for Little Star. The phases of the moon are demonstrated when a little girl eats the big moon cookie mom baked.
Wood, Audrey. The Full Moon at the Napping House. In this cumulative story, each animal helps another fall asleep.