Narrative Teaching Points Book Lists for Picture Books -Back To School!

Ashley Rossi
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Have you ever wanted an easy catalog to help you find the BEST picture books to use with your students? Over 400 books meticulously identified! These book lists will help you confidently select the best read-aloud books to teach critical literacy skills like targeting vocabulary, character analysis, narrative structure, etc. Are you looking for picture books in speech therapy with specific articulation sounds?

I’ve got you!

These picture book lists are designed to improve your productivity by giving you a quick guide to prominent book features. Also included is a reference guide that gives you insight into WHY we look for these key teaching points when selecting picture books to use with students.

Each book has been meticulously studied and marked for 16 key teaching points that are important when choosing a book to use to develop stronger narrative skills in children. I’ve also identified narrative structure, age recommendation, and high-frequency sounds, AND MORE.

Here's what you'll get inside this resource (400+ books so far!):

⭐️ Narrative Guide: evidence-based information and strategies

⭐️ binder spine and cover for easy organization

⭐️ Sticky Note Templates for each book

⭐️ Halloween List - 19 books

⭐️ Thanksgiving List - 17 books

⭐️ Christmas List - 29 books

⭐️ Hanukkah List - 8 books

⭐️ Winter List - 40 books
⭐️ Valentine's Day - 49 books

⭐️ Spring - 65 books

⭐️ Easter - 21 books

⭐️ Earth Day - 11 books

⭐️ St. Patrick's Day - 10 books

⭐️ Summer - 70 books

⭐️ Patriotic (President's Day, July 4, Veteran's Day, 9/11) - 21 books

⭐️ Back To School - 48 books


While I am a Speech-Language Pathologist and have that mindset when putting this together, these narrative book lists are appropriate for any educator or parent.

We should be very strategic in the books we use for intervention – not just because they’re cute and popular on Instagram. I hope this will help you select books that are appropriate for your students.


This purchase allows you to use or share with your caseload or students and their families ONLY. If you are wishing to share with another team member, fellow SLP, educator, etc., you must purchase an additional license.

This MAY NOT be posted online or uploaded to any website or shared drive account for others to access.

*if you like this and want to make your own custom lists,

a template is available in the bonus section of my Seasonal Book Companions!

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