My November Classroom Bookshelf

Here are some of the books I have in rotation for infants and young children this month! This collection is a mixture of books that are seasonally relevant, represent cultural celebrations, and feature Indigenous authors/photographers with a few classroom classics.


I encourage you to purchase books from your local bookstores, especially BIPOC-owned businesses. If you prefer to order things online, I have linked most of the books through Bookshop, which I have found to be a great way to support small businesses without compromising on shipping speed! These Bookshop links are linked through Britt Hawthorne's Bookshop storefront. Britt is an amazing Montessorian who provides Anti-Bias Anti-Racist education and resources to parents, teachers, administrations. She also has some booklists on her storefront that are great for older children!

Here is her website to learn more about her work: https://britthawthorne.com/


Some books may also be linked through Starbright Books or with my Amazon affiliate links

(Books listed in left-right, top-bottom order)


Pumpkin Day, Pumpkin Night by Anne Rockwell (aff link)

Little You by Richard Van Camp

Peekaboo Morning by Rachel Isadora- This book is an all-time favorite!

Cradle Me by Debby Slier- This book is available in multiple languages (Navajo, Hopi, Spanish) alongside English. This title is also available from Starbright

Loving Me (Navajo/English) by Debby Slier from Starbright Books

Busy Fingers by C.W Bowie

I Love Fall by Alison Inches- This book is a touch and feel book

La Catrina: Emotions/Emociones This is a bilingual book about emotions that is inspired by Dia de los Muertos

Baby Dance by Ann Taylor

Diwali Lights by Rina Singh- Diwali falls in November this year!


Some other favorites not pictured:

Apples and Pumpkins by Anne Rockwell

Feast for 10 by Cathryn Falwell

May We Have Enough to Share by Richard Van Camp

Thankful by Eileen Spinelli

My Heart Fills with Happiness by Monique Grey Smith


For Educators:

Celebrate!: An Anti-Bias Guide to Including Holidays in Early Childhood Programs


What books do you like to read in the Fall? Let me know some of your favorites or if you enjoy any of the books on this list!


I receive a small commission when you purchase products using my Amazon links. This does not increase the price you pay or impact the sale in any way.

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