Big books for shared reading and read-alouds are a crucial part of your kindergarten or first-grade classroom, and our big books are perfect additions to your collection. Joy Cowley big books, including over 20 Mrs. Wishy-Washy titles, will become class favorites. Nonfiction big books build world knowledge in all students, regardless of reading level. Most big books pair with smaller leveled readers to help students follow along. GRL range: A–I.