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?
Kes Gray & Claire Gray
One Day On Our Blue Planet...In The Savannah
Ella Bailey
Pine & Boof: The Lucky Leaf
Ross Burach
The Greatest Adventure
Tony Piedra
This Little Dreamer, An Inspirational Primer
Joan Holub
Waiting Is Not Easy!
Mo Willems

Rising Second Grade Students

Book Title
Alma and How She Got Her Name
Juana Martinez-Neal
Coral Reefs
Kristin Rattini
Jabari Jumps
Gaia Cornwall
Wallace and Grace Take the Case
Heather Alexander
What If You Had Animal Feet?
Sandra Markle
Who Would Win?: Ultimate Ocean Rumble
Jerry Pallotta

Rising Third Grade Students

Book Title
Big Foot and Little Foot
Ellen Potter
Look Up with Me, Neil deGrasse Tyson: A Life Among the Stars
Jennifer Berne
Manjhi Moves a Mountain
Nancy Churnin
One Day on Our Blue Planet... In the Ocean
Ella Bailey
Unicorns and Germs
Asia Citro
What If You Had T. Rex Teeth!?, And Other Dinosaur Parts
Sandra Markle

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