The Abigail Circle of Trinity’s active Lutheran Women’s Missionary League is collecting books during the months of January and February to benefit children in the Kansas City metro area through Reach Out and Read KC. To donate, drop books off at the marked receptacles at each campus.

New books are preferred, please see the list below. Gently used children’s books that are clean, readable, and with intact covers and pages are also appreciated.


  • Books for children birth-5
  • Board Books
  • Picture Books
  • Spanish and/or Bilingual Books
  • No adult or religious books, please

Suggested authors and titles include:

  • Boynton, Sandra: Moo, Baa, LaLaLa; Blue Hat, Green Hat; Barnyard Dance; Opposites; A to Z; The Going to Bed Book
  • Bridwell, Norman: “Clifford” series (these come in Spanish and bilingual as well as in English)\
  • Brown, Margaret Wise: Goodnight Moon; The Runaway Bunny
  • Buehner, Caralyn: “Snowmen” series
  • Christelow, Eileen: Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed
  • DK Books: “Touch and Feel” Series
  • Hill, Eric: “Spot” series (shapes, colors, numbers)
  • Hoban, Tana: Black on White; What Is It?; Who are They?, Red, Blue, Yellow Shoe
  • Keats, Ezra Jack: Snowy Day; Whistle for Willie; & others
  • Martin/Archambault: Chicka Chicka ABC; Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
  • Martin/Carle: Brown Bear, Brown Bear; & others
  • Marzollo, Jean: “I Spy” series
  • Miller, Margaret: Baby Faces; Get Ready, Baby; Peek-a-Boo Baby; & others
  • Numeroff, Laura: If You Give a Mouse a Cookie; & others
  • Rey, H.A.: “Curious George” series
  • Seuss, Dr.: Dr. Seuss’s ABC; The Foot Book; Mr. Brown can Moo, Can You?
  • Wells, Rosemary: Old MacDonald; BINGO; The Itsy Bitsy Spider; and others
  • Wilson, Karma: “Bear” series
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