Do All Kindergarteners Enjoy Flowers?

Ali snapped this photo at a school she was visiting a few weeks ago that coincidentally received  book donations that day for all pre-K through second graders.  As the photo shows, all kindergarteners were given a mega-blowpop and a copy of Eric Carle's The Tiny Seed.

The donations were very generous and the students enjoyed their blowpops on the playground after school, but it makes us at EnjoyReading wonder if every kindergartener wanted to read about flowers? How much more impact could the donation have if the kindergarteners ran home with a book they chose and were interested in? It's pretty hard to resist a five year old, smiling and waving a book infront of you, asking to read...