2022 K-3 Home Library Book List

During the summer, Governor’s Early Literacy Foundation partners with school districts and charter schools across the state to deliver books and resources to all participating rising first and second grade students and teachers at no cost. In 2022 GELF is piloting a delivery to a select number of rising third grade students and teachers as well! A diverse group of Tennessee educators select the books, and they are delivered in partnership with Scholastic.

The titles that have been selected for summer 2022 are as follows:

Rising First Grade Students

Book Title

Dog on a Frog?

Author

Kes Gray & Claire Gray

Book Title

One Day On Our Blue Planet...In The Savannah

Author

Ella Bailey

Book Title

Pine & Boof: The Lucky Leaf

Author

Ross Burach

Book Title

The Greatest Adventure

Author

Tony Piedra

Book Title

This Little Dreamer, An Inspirational Primer

Author

Joan Holub

Book Title

Waiting Is Not Easy!

Author

Mo Willems

Rising Second Grade Students

Book Title

Alma and How She Got Her Name

Author

Juana Martinez-Neal

Book Title

Coral Reefs

Author

Kristin Rattini

Book Title

Jabari Jumps

Author

Gaia Cornwall

Book Title

Wallace and Grace Take the Case

Author

Heather Alexander

Book Title

What If You Had Animal Feet?

Author

Sandra Markle

Book Title

Who Would Win?: Ultimate Ocean Rumble

Author

Jerry Pallotta

Rising Third Grade Students

Book Title

Big Foot and Little Foot

Author

Ellen Potter

Book Title

Look Up with Me, Neil deGrasse Tyson: A Life Among the Stars

Author

Jennifer Berne

Book Title

Manjhi Moves a Mountain

Author

Nancy Churnin

Book Title

One Day on Our Blue Planet... In the Ocean

Author

Ella Bailey

Book Title

Unicorns and Germs

Author

Asia Citro

Book Title

What If You Had T. Rex Teeth!?, And Other Dinosaur Parts

Author

Sandra Markle

To learn more about the K-3 Home Library program, go here. Have questions? Contact us!