Search the National Council of Teachers of English outstanding ReadWriteThink site for both lesson ideas that use the traditional read-aloud and interactive read-alouds. This site is a wonderful source of lesson plans and book suggestions. Highly recommended.
See, for example, the very generally applicable (K to 12) traditional read-aloud strategy guide that includes selection criteria, before, during, and after teaching strategies, as well as recommended further reading.
One of the recommended articles is this research-based article on implementing interactive read-alouds by the literacy scholars D. Fisher, J. Flood, D. Lapp, & N. Frey: Interactive Read Alouds: Is there a Common Set of Implementation Practices? (The Reading Teacher 58.1, Sept. 2004) Although a scholarly approach to this topic, the article contains lists of recommended texts that are still popular in 2017.