Storytime Books & Rhymes

Click on the main Storytime page for the full list of storytime themes for September 2020 - May 2021. This page will feature the action rhymes, fingerplays, and additional book suggestions for the month. Remember to check out our Facebook page for the Live videos each Tuesday at 10 am! 
Date of Facebook Live Letter of the Week Theme
September 1 Letter S School
September 8 Letter D Diversity
September 15 Letter H Hygiene
September 22 Letter E Feelings & Emotions
September 29 Letter C Construction Zone

September 1st - School Storytime

Action Rhymes Fingerplays 2020-2021
Storytime Books 2020-2021

School Storytime Books

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  • I'm Not Ready by Jonathan Allen
  • This Is My Home, This Is My School by Jonathan Bean
  • First Day by Andrew Daddo
  • First Day Jitters by Julie Danneberg
  • Llama Llama Misses Mama by Anna Dewdney
  • We Don't Eat Our Classmates by Ryan T. Higgins
  • If You Take a Mouse to School by Laura Joffe Numeroff
  • Nugget and Fang Go to School by Tammi Sauer
  • My First Day by Leilani Sparrow

September 8th - Diversity Storytime

Action Rhymes Fingerplays 2020-2021 (1)
Storytime Books 2020-2021 (1)

Diversity Storytime Books

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  • One Big Heart by Linsey Davis
  • Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Pena
  • There's Only One You by Kathryn Heling
  • Same, Same, But Different by Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw
  • Some People Do by Frank Lowe
  • The Same But Different Too by Karl Newson
  • All Are Welcome by Alexandra Penfold
  • The Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson
  • Uncle bobby's Wedding by Sarah S. Brannen

September 15th - Hygiene Storytime

Action Rhymes Fingerplays 2020-2021 (2)
Storytime Books 2020-2021 (2)

Hygiene Storytime Books

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  • How Do You Take a Bath? by Kate McMullan
  • Llama Llama Mess, Mess, Mess by Anna Dewdney
  • Great, Now We've Got Barbarians by Jason Carter Eaton
  • Something Smells! by Blake Liliane Hellman
  • Sloppy Takes the Plunge by Sean Julian
  • Sick Simon by Dan Krall
  • Wash Your Hands! by Tony Ross
  • Do Not Lick This Book*: It's Full of Germs by Idan Ben-Barak
  • Clarabella's Teeth by An Vrombaut

September 22nd - Feelings & Emotions Storytime

Action Rhymes Fingerplays 2020-2021 (3)
Storytime Books 2020-2021 (3)

Feelings & Emotions Storytime Books

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  • When Sophie's Feelings Are Really, Really Hurt by Molly Bang
  • Happy Right Now by Julie Berry
  • Hangry by Drew Brockington
  • The Rabbit Listened by Cori Doerrfeld
  • Glad, Glad Bear! by Kimberly Gee
  • Night Shift by Debi Gliori
  • The Big Bad Mood by Tom Jamieson
  • The Many Colors of Harpreet Singh by Supriya Kelkar
  • The Boy With Big, Big Feelings by Britney Winn Lee
  • The Color Monster: A Story About Emotions by Anna Llenas
  • Tough Guys: (Have Feelings Too) by Keith Negley
  • I Go Quiet by David Ouimet
  • Ruby Finds a Worry by Tom Percival
  • Allie All Along by Sara Lynne Reul
  • Fergal and the Bad Temper by Robert Starling

September 29th - Construction Zone

Action Rhymes Fingerplays 2020-2021 (4)
Storytime Books 2020-2021 (4)

Construction Zone Storytime Books

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  • Little Excavator by Anna Dewdney
  • Bulldozer Dreams by Sharon Chriscoe
  • Job Site by Nathan Clement
  • The Little Dump Truck by Margery Cuyler
  • Construction Kitties by Judy Sue Goodwin-Sturges
  • Go! Go! Go! Stop! by Charise Mericle Harper
  • Dig, Dogs, Dig: A Construction Tail by James Horvath
  • Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site by Sherri Duskey Rinker
  • Diggersaurs by Michael Whaite