Reading Rocks!
Preschool through 2nd Grade

Visit the Youth Services "Ask Here" desk for help in finding these “rock” books and others like them. Titles marked with * are available on audio.

Fiction books
Nonfiction books

Fiction Books

Berenstain, Stan. The Day of the Dinosaur. 1987.
JX BER
Buller, Jon. Space Rock. 1988.
J Easy Reader BUL
Carrick, Carol. Patrick’s Dinosaurs. 1983. *
JX CAR
Gackenbach, Dick. McGoogan Moves the Mighty Rock. 1981.
JX GAC
George, Jean Craighead. Dear Katie, the Volcano is a Girl. 1998.
JX GEO
Hoff, Syd. Danny and the Dinosaur. 1958. *
J Easy Reader HOF
Hurst, Carol Otis. Rocks in His Head. 2001.
JX HUR
Joyce, William. Dinosaur Bob and His Adventures With the Family Lazardo. 1988.
JX JOY
Lionni, Leo. Frederick. 1967.
JX LIO
Marzollo, Jean. I Am a Rock. 1998.
J Easy Reader MAR
McLerran, Alice. Roxaboxen. 1981. *
JX MCL
Pfister, Marcus. Milo and the Magical Stones. 1997.
JX PFI
Pulver, Robin. Mrs. Toggle and the Dinosaur. 1991.
JX PUL
Shields, Carol Diggory. Saturday Night at the Dinosaur Stomp. 1997.
JX SHI
Stickland, Paul. Dinosaur Roar. 1994.
JX STI

Nonfiction Books

Aliki. Fossils Tell of Long Ago. 1990.
JE 560 A
Brown, Marcia. Stone Soup: An Old Tale. 1947. *
JE 398.210944 B
Christian, Peggy. If You Find a Rock. 2000.
JE 552 C
Cole, Joanna. The Magic School Bus: In the Time of the Dinosaurs. 1994.
JE 567.91 C
Cole, Joanna. The Magic School Bus: Inside the Earth. 1987.
JE 551 C
Fowler, Allan. It Could Still be a Rock. 1993.
JE 552 F
Gans, Roma. Rock Collecting. 1984.
JE 552 G
Gibbons, Gail. Caves and Caverns. 1993.
JE 551.447 G
McNulty, Faith. How to Dig a Hole to the Other Side of the World. 1979. *
JE 551.11 M
Parish, Peggy. Dinosaur Time. 1974.
JE 568.19 P
Pickering, Robert B. I Can be an Archaeologist. 1987.
JE 371.42 A669pi
Ross, Kathy. Crafts for Kids Who are Wild About Dinosaurs. 1997.
J 745.5 R
Sterne, Noelle. Tyrannosaurus Wrecks: A Book of Dinosaur Riddles. 1979.
JE 398.6 S