Recommended Books

A guide to some of the best read-alouds


Click here for the Read Aloud America Reading List for 2014

Click here for the Read Aloud America Reading List for 2013

Click here for the Read Aloud America Reading List for 2012

Click here for the Read Aloud America Reading List for 2011

Click here for the Read Aloud America Reading List for 2010

For a list of RAP Recommended books by age, click on one of the links below:

Infant_Toddler  |  PreSchool  |  PreKindergarten  |  Kindergarten - 1st Grade
2nd - 3rd Grades  |  4th - 5th Grades  |  6th - 8th Grades  |  9th - 12th Grades 
Adult  |  Ageless  |  Resources

Criteria:

• Excellent read-aloud appeal
• Cross-section of male/female characters, genres, and popular authors
• Strong character development, plot, themes, and positive messages
• Age appropriateness

2012 Lists compiled by:

Carolina Carreira, Former RAA staff member, Marivel Maruffo, Office Manager, RAA
William Carreira, RAP Volunteer , Paula Mathis, Asst Prof of Elementary Ed, UH West Oahu
Marion Coste, Children’s Book Author, Education Consultant, RAA
Marci Prins, RAP Volunteer, Jed Gaines, Founder/President, RAA
Laurelle Rzeszweski, Former, RAA staff member, Marybeth Hamilton, Teacher, UH Laboratory School
Edna Weeks, Hawaii State Library, Natalie Hayek, Program Consultant, RAA
Sylvia Wilmeth, RAP Volunteer, Dori Kim, RAP Volunteer, Julie Wo, RAP Volunteer
…..with contributions from librarians in Hawaii’s Public Schools

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Book List 2013
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