- Great Books for Elementary ESL Students - TESOL


1.  Kipper's Book of Opposites: Kipper Concept Books by Mick Inkpen
The list author says:
      "good for a lesson on adjectives,  easy to set to music"

2.  Old Hat New Hat (Bright & Early Books(R)) by Stan Berenstain
The list author says:
      "good for a lesson on adjectives"

3.  Silly Willy: A Picture Reader with 24 Flash Cards (All Aboard Reading) by Maryann Cocca-Leffler
The list author says:
      "good for a lesson on body parts or clothes"

4.  Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Eric Carle
The list author says:
      "good for a lesson on colors or a lesson on animals, easy to set to music"


5.  Mary Wore Her Red Dress and Henry Wore His Green Sneakers Book & Cassette by Merle Peek
The list author says:
      "good for a lesson on colors or a lesson on clothes, based on a folk song"

6.  Mr. Noisy's Book of Patterns (Learn to Read Math) by Rozanne Lanczak Williams
The list author says:
      "the children think this book is funny"

7.  Baby Faces (Look Baby! Books) by Margaret Miller

The list author says:
      "the children go wild over this book"

8.  Roll Over! Book & Cassette: A Counting Song by Merle Peek
The list author says:
      "good for a lesson on numbers, based on a folk song"

9.  5 Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed by Eileen Christelow
The list author says:
      "good for a lesson on numbers, based on a folk song"

10.  Bears on Wheels (Bright & Early Books(R)) by Stan Berenstain
The list author says:
      "my favorite book for a lesson on numbers"

11.  Who Uses This? by Margaret Miller
The list author says:
      "good for a lesson on occupations, the children can play the recurrent "Who uses this?" on A-E-E-E-G"

12.  Who Will Help? (Learn to Read-Read to Learn: Fun and Fantasy) by Rozanne Lanczak Williams
The list author says:
      "a retelling of "The Little Red Hen," children enjoy playing the recurrent "Not me" on E-A-G"

13.  Whose Hat? by Margaret Miller
The list author says:
      "good for a lesson on occupations, the children can play the recurrent "Whose hat?" on A-E-G"

14.  Time to-- by Bruce McMillan

The list author says:
      "good for a lesson on telling time"

15.  Bears in the Night (Bright & Early Books(R)) by Stan Berenstain
The list author says:
      "my favorite book for a lesson on prepositions"

16.  Jack Kent's Hop, skip, and jump book: An action word book (A Random House pictureback) by Jack Kent
The list author says:
      "good source book for a lesson on verbs, pictures too small to show to a class"

17.  I Love You, Sun, I Love You, Moon by Karen Pandell
The list author says:
      "good for a lesson on nouns"

18.  It Looked Like Spilt Milk by Charles G. Shaw
The list author says:
      "good for a lesson on nouns"

19.  In a People House (Bright & Early Books(R)) by Dr. Seuss

The list author says:
      "good for a lesson on nouns"

20.  Hop on Pop by Dr. Seuss
The list author says:
      "good for a spelling lesson, meaning is made clear by the illustrations"

21.  I'll Teach My Dog 100 Words (Bright & Early Books(R)) by Michael K. Frith
The list author says:
      "entertaining reading, meaning is made clear by the illustrations"

22.  I See Colors (Learn to Read Science Series) by Rozanne Lanczak Williams
The list author says:
      "my favorite book for a lesson on colors, also adaptable for a lesson on a verb tense since it uses only one verb, reasonably priced if you can find the right seller"

23.  Rain (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (Fun & Fantasy) by Rozanne L. Williams
The list author says:
      "good for a rainy day, easy to set to music, reasonably priced if you can find the right seller"

24.  How's the Weather? (Emergent Reader Science Series Level 1) by Rozanne Lanczak Williams
The list author says:
      "good for a lesson on the weather, reasonably priced if you can find the right seller"

25.  What Do You See? (Fun and Fantasy Learn to Read) by Rozanne Lanczak Williams

The list author says:
      "good for a lesson on numbers or body parts, also adaptable for a lesson on a verb tense since it uses only one verb, students think the book is funny"
List by Robertson Thomas

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