July Books for Elementary Teachers (Grades 1-5) in 2024

Are you looking for some July and summer read aloud books to add to your classroom library? Interactive read alouds are one of my favorite summer activities to use for summer school, summer reading programs, and homeschool! Below you will find some great titles that I have enjoyed reading to my students as well as my own children at home during the month of July. 

This literacy post features the following July picture books for elementary teachers:

July read alouds

3 Topics for July Books

Check out the list of 3 July read aloud topics you need to have in your classroom library.

1. Summer Read Alouds

July means it’s sweet summer time and the perfect time to read some Summer Read Alouds to your students! A few titles of my favorite titles included on this list are Jabari Jumps, The Rainbow Fish and The Relatives Came.

2. First Day of School Books

This list of First Day of School Books are perfect to keep in mind during the summer while planning for the back to school season. A few picture books included on this list are First Day Jitters, School’s First Day of School and The Day You Begin.

3. Back to School Read Alouds

Summer vacation is the perfect time to plan your Back to School Read Alouds! A few great titles to consider on this list are Our Class is a Family, We Don’t Eat our Classmates and You’re Finally Here.

In closing, we hope you found this list of July read aloud books helpful! Some teachers are starting back at school in July, while others have the whole month off. Either way, these are great lists of children’s books to have in your classroom library collection!

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