Favorite Books by Vocabulicious

Here are field tested books that I recommend for any classroom K-8! Each book is accompanied with corresponding vocabulary words and a link to listen to the book read aloud on YouTube.

Note: The read aloud videos shared are recorded by other educators on YouTube. I do not own the rights to these videos, but a lot of time was spent evaluating each read aloud and providing you with the one that is most engaging and visually appealing for students. You can trust these are the best that YouTube has to offer!

Picture Books That Promote Perseverance

The Most Magnificent Thing

Ralph Tells a Story

The Dot

Salt in His Shoes

Lobstah Gahden

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Picture Books That Teach Empathy

Last Stop on Market Street

Those Shoes

The Thank You Letter

Each Kindness

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Picture Books That Teach Resilience

Malala’s Magic Pencil


Turning Pages

Picture Books That Encourage Acceptance

The Sandwich Swap

A Home for Bird

Maddi’s Fridge

Picture Books About Finding Inspiration

Trombone Shorty

Iggy Peck Architect

Kamala & Maya’s Big Idea

The Quickest Kid in Clarksville

Players in Pigtails

The Word Collector

Picture Books About Courage & Facing Your Fears

Jabari Jumps


Speak Up

Roller Coaster

What Do You Do With a Problem?

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Picture Books that Promote Optimism

Enemy Pie

Have You Filled a Bucket Today?

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