ELC Book Collection


ELC Book Collections

Board Books

Concept Books




Board Books

Cover Image

Title: Baby Max and Ruby Counting Peas
Author: Rosemary Wells

Summary: A big sneeze scatters Max’s peas in every direction.




Construction Zone

Title: Construction Zone
Author: Tana Hoban

Summary: Photographs illustrate the kinds of equipment and earthmovers found at construction sites.



Diddle, Diddle, DumplingTitle: Diddle, Diddle, Dumpling
Author:  Tracey Campbell Pearson

Summary: Nursery rhymes with a contemporary twist.




What's on My Head? Title: Look Baby Books – What’s on my Head?
Author: Margaret Miller

Summary: Presents color photographs of different objects on children’s heads.




Cover image Title: A Lift-the-Flap Book – Where Is Baby’s Beach Ball?
AuthorKaren Katz

Summary: It’s summertime, and Baby is looking for the beach ball—but where can it be? Little ones can lift the large, sturdy flaps in this board book to reveal pretty seashells, crawly crabs, and more! Babies will love this interactive adventure!



Biscuit Visits the Petting Zoo Title: Textured Book - Biscuit Visits the Petting Zoo 
Author: Alyssa Satin Capucilli

 Summary: Join Biscuit for fun at the petting zoo.




Return to Top


Concept Picture Books

Cover image Title:   A Lift-the-Flap Book About Opposites – Opposnakes 
Author: Salina Yoon

Summary: Pictures of snakes illustrate such opposite concepts as clean and dirty, skinny and fat, and quiet and loud.


Cover image Title: Roar 
Author: Margaret Mayo

Summary: Text and pictures describe the things which different kinds of animals like to do.




Click, Clack, Splish, Splash Title: Click, Clack, Splish, Spash: A Counting Adventure
Author: Doreen Cronin

Summary: While Farmer Brown sleeps, some of the animals who live on the farm go on a fishing expedition.




Mouse ShapesTitle: Mouse Shapes by
Author: Ellen Stoll Walsh

Summary: Three mice make a variety of things out of different shapes as they hide from a scary cat.



Warthogs PaintTitle: Warthogs Paint: A Messy Color Book
AuthorPamela Duncan Edwards

Summary: As some warthogs spend a rainy day painting their kitchen, they make a mess and learn about mixing colors.




Ship Shapes Title: Ship Shapes
AuthorStella Blackstone

Summary: See how many everyday shapes you can spot while sailing the open sea in search of jewels and treasure! Children will ride the waves to a faraway island in this lively, shape-filled ocean adventure, with appealing fabric art from Siobhan Bell.



Return to Top



Not I, Not ITitle: Not I, Not I – Beginning to Read Series
Author: Margaret Hillert

Summary: The little red hen finds none of her lazy friends willing to help her plant, harvest, or grind wheat into flour, but all are eager to eat the bread she makes from it.




Eat Your Peas, Louise!TitleEat Your Peas, Louise 
Author: Pegeen Snow – Rookie Reader

Summary: Louise is given all sorts of reasons for eating her peas.




Biscuit Title: Biscuit 
 Author: Alyssa Satin Capucilli – My First I Can Read Book

Summary: A little yellow dog wants ever one more thing before he’ll go to sleep.




Henry and Mudge and Annie's Good MoveTitleHenry and Mudge and Annie’s Good Move 
Author: Cynthia Rylant – Level 2 Reading Together

Summary: When Henry’s cousin Annie prepares to move in next door he and Mudge help calm her fears.




Get Ready for Second Grade, Amber Brown  Title: Get Ready for Second Grade, Amber Brown 
 Author: Paula Danziger

Summary: Amber is nervous about starting second grade with a new teacher, but despite being in the same class as mean Hannah Burton, things turn out just fine.




Fancy Nancy's Favorite Fancy Words: From Accessories to Zany  Title: Fancy Nancy’s Favorite Fancy Words from Accessories to Zany 
AuthorJane O’Connor

Summary: Fancy Nancy provides one or more of her favorite fancy words for each letter of the alphabet, defines them, and uses some in sentences that show what they mean to her, such as that she yearns—wants really badly—to visit Paris someday.



Return to Top



ELC N – Nature Books    ELC S – Science Books

RedTitle:  Colors in Nature Series:Red 
Author: Lisa Bruce

Summary: A simple introduction to red things found in nature.




Big and Small: an Animal Opposites Book Title: Big and Small: An Animal Opposites Book 
Author:  Lisa Bullard

Summary: Simple text introduces the concepts of big and small, comparing some of the world’s largest animals with animals that are small.




Why Why Why Do Dolphins Squeak? Title: Why Why Why Series: Why Why Why Do Dolphins Squeak?

Summary: Questions and answers about whales and dolphins.





All Kinds of Gardens Title: All Kinds of Gardens 
Author: Mari Schuh

Summary: Introduces the many types of gardens, including flower gardens, vegetable gardens, and rock gardens.





Looking Through a Telescope Title: Rookie Read-About Science – Looking Through a Telescope 
Author: Linda Bullock

Summary: Simple text and photographs describe and illustrate how to use atelescope.




Sounds All Around Title: Sounds All Around 
AuthorWendy Pfeffer

Summary:  Explains how sounds are made and the purposes they serve for both humans and other animals.


Return to Top