Books About Letter Writing

There are many books that are about letters and letter writing. These stories can be shared during the SSR block (Teacher Read) or during the Writing Block (Teacher Directed Mini-Lesson).

In alphabetical order:

A Visit to the Post Office by Sandra Ziegler

Amelia Writes Again by Marissa Moss

Ameliaís Notebook by Marissa Moss

Annaís Secret Friend by Yoriko Tsutsui

Arthurís Pen Pal by Lillian Hoban


Day the Computers Broke Down by Laura Normang

Dear Annie by Judith Casey

Dear Bear by Joanna Harrison

Dear Brother by Frank Asch and Valdimir Vagin

Dear Hildegarde by Bernard Weber

Dear Mr. Blueberry by Simon James

Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary

Dear Napolean, I Know Youíre Dead But....... by Elvira Woodruff

Dear Peter Rabbit by Alma Flor Ada

Dear Phoebe by Sue Alexander

Dear Santa by Margaret Wise

Donít Forget to Write by Martina Selway

Flat Stanley by Jeff Brown


Here Comes the Mail by Gloria Skurzynski


If You Were a Writer by Joan Lowry Nixon


Jolly Postman by Janet and Allan Ahlberg


Letter to Amy by Ezra Jack Keats

Letters form Felix by Annette Langen

Little Bearís Friend by Else Homelund Minarik

Long, Long Letter by Elizabeth Spurr

Love from Uncle Clyde by Nancy Winslow Parker

Love, Your Uncle Bear Pete by Dylan Sheldon


Mailing May by Michael O. Tunnell

Messages in the Mailbox: How to Write a Letter by Loreen Leedy

My Mother the Mail Carrier by Inex Maury


Never Mail an Elephant by Mike Thaler

No Mail for Mitchell by Catherine Siracusa


Post Office Book: Mail and How It Moves by Gail Gibbons

Postal Workers A-Z by Jean Johnson

Postcards from Different Countries by Zoe Dawson

Postcards from Pluto by Loreen Leedy


What the Mailman Brought by Carolyn Craven

What Itís Like to Be a Postal Worker by Morgan Matthews


Yours Truly, Goldilocks by Alma Flor Ada

Try Dear Peter Rabbit by Alam Flor Ada


~This is only a partial list. If you have a favorite, please email me so that I can add it to the list.