There is so much going on during the month of May. For some, the school year is ending. Others are working their way through end of the year assessments and getting ready to wrap up the year next month. Despite the busy schedule that this month brings, there are still so many days to celebrate and honor. Here are some May read alouds that you can share with your students this month.

Memorial Day

The Poppy Lady by Barbara Walsh

The Wall by Eve Bunting

What Does It Mean to Be American? by Rana DiOrio

A Day for Rememberin’ by Leah Henderson

America’s White Table by Margo Theis Raven

Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

The Doorbell Rang by Pat Hutchins

How the Cookie Crumbled by Gilbert Ford

Astronaut Day

Mae Among the Stars by Roda Ahmed

Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly

Mousetronaut by Mark Kelly

There Was an Old Astronaut Who Swallowed the Moon by Lucille Colandro

I hope you found some new titles that you can share with your students this month. If you’re looking for more spring-themed books, you can check out my Spring Read Alouds post HERE. If you’re wrapping up the school year and want some end of the year read alouds, check out that post HERE!

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