Preschool & Kindergarten Read Aloud Book List – Science

I am anal about how I organize my information and I prefer lists I can check off. So I went to The Best Children’s Books website and browsed their recommendations for books based on subject and compiled them into a 1 page list I can just print and cross off : ) Check out their website for some great book recommendations!

Read-Aloud Book List for Preschool & Kindergarten – Science

from The Best Children’s Books .org website

Human Body:

  • Me and My Amazing Body by Joan Sweeney
  • Dem Bones by Bob Barner
  • Parts by Tedd Arnold
  • From Head to Toe by Barbara Sueling
  • Inside Your Outside by Tish Rabe
  • Why I Sneeze, Shiver, Hiccup and Yawn by Melvin Berger
  • What Happens to a Hamburger by Paul Showers
  • A Drop of Blood by Paul Showers
  • The Magic School Bus: Explores the Senses by Joanna Cole
  • The Magic School Bus: Inside the Human Body by Joanna Cole
  • My First Body Book by Christopher Rice
  • Hear Your Heart by Paul Showers
  • My Five Sense by Aliki


  • When the Wind Stops by Charlotte Zolotow
  • Red Sings from Treetops by Joyce Sidman
  • Green Eyes by Abe Birnbaum
  • A Tree for All Seasons by Robin Bernard
  • Sunshine Makes the Seasons by Franklyn Branley
  • The Reasons for Seasons by Gail Gibbons


  • Come On, Rain! by Karen Hesse
  • Oh Say Can You Say, What’s the Weather Today? by Tish Rabe
  • Exploring the Elements Series (Who Likes the Snow? Rain? Wind? Sun?) by Etta Kaner
  • Twister by Darlene Bailey Beard
  • Flash, Crash, Rumble and Roll by Franklyn Branley
  • Thunder-Boomer! by Shutta Crum
  • On the Same Day in March by Marilyn Singer
  • Ready to Read Weather Series (Wind, Clouds, Rain, Snow) by Marion Dane Bauer
  • Feel the Wind by Arthur Dorros
  • Hurricane by David Wiesner
  • The Story of Snow by Mark Cassino
  • Tornado Alert by Franklyn Branley
  • The Magic School Bus Weather Series by Joanna Cole:
    • Inside a Hurricane
    • Rides the Wind
    • Rescue: Blizzard
    • Rescue: Flash Flood
    • Kicks up a Storm
    • Twister Trouble
    • Weathers the Storm
    • Magic Tree House Twister on Tuesday by Mary Pope Osborne
    • Down Comes the Rain by Franklyn Branley
    • I Face the Wind by Vicki Cobb
    • The Man Who Named Clouds by Julie Hanna and Joan Holub
    • The Cloud Book by Tomie dePaola
    • Clouds by Anne Rockwell
    • Sector 7 by David Wiesner

Other book lists I have posted for Preschool & Kindergarten:

Picture Books


History & Geography



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