Tuesday, June 23, 2009

While we were at the library the other day, I picked up the pamphlet "Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!" 100 Books for Every Preschooler. The books were broken down into groups. I'll highlight the ones we've already read. As we read more, I'll come back and highlight those too. More books to read, yahoo!

Especially for Babies
Black on White by Tana Hoban
Dots, Spots, Speckles and Stripes by Tana Hoban
The Everything Book by Denise Fleming
Fuzzy Yellow Ducklings by Matthew Van Fleet
Good Night, Baby by Clara Vulliamy
Hand Rhymes by Marc Brown
Max's Breakfast by Rosemary Wells

Rhythm, Rhyme, and Good Sounds
Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed by Eileen Christelow
Here Comes Mother Goose by Iona Opie
I Went Walking by Sue Williams
Is Your Mama a Llama? by Deborah Guarino
Jamberry by Bruce Degen
"More More More" Said the Baby by Vera B. Williams
My Very First Mother Goose by Iona Opie
Old Black Fly by Jim Aylesworth
Over in the Meadow by Ezra Jack Keats
Pat-A-Cake and Other Play Rhymes by Joanna Cole
Rain by Manya Stojic
The Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown
Sheep in a Jeep by Nancy Shaw
Tomie dePaloa's Mother Goose by Tomie dePaola
Tortillas and Lullabies/Tortilla y cancioncitas by Lynn Reiser
Tortillitas para Mama and Other Nursery Rhymes by Margot Griego

Simple Concepts
1 Hunter by Pat Hutchins
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin Jr.
Color Farm by Lois Ehlert
Color Zoo by Lois Ehlert
From Head to Toe by Eric Carle
It Looked Like Spilt Milk by Charles G. Shaw
Mouse Paint by Ellen Stoll Wals
One Guinea Pig is Not Enough by Kate Duke
Spot's Big Book of Colors, Shapes and Numbers by Eric Hill
Ten, Nine, Eight by Molly Bang

Let's Hear It for the ABC's
ABC I Like Me! by Nancy Carlson
Alphabatics by Suse MacDonald
Ape in a Cape by Fritz Eichenberg
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr.
Eating the Alphabet by Lois Ehlert
Kippers A to Z by Mick Inkpen

Pattern Stories
Anansi and the Moss-Covered Rock by Eric Kimmel
Bark, George by Jules Feiffer
Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodinka
The Gigantic Turnip by Aleksei Tolstoy
The Gingerbread Boy by Richard Egielski
Goldilocks and the Three Bears by James MArshall
Hattie and the Fox by Mem Fox
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Numeroff
Millions of Cats by Wanda Gag
The Seals on the Bus by Lenny Hort
The Three Billy Goats Gruff by Paul Galdone
Titch by Pat Hutchins
The Very Hungry Catepillar by Eric Carle
We're Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen

City Sights, City People
Abuela by Arthur Dorros
Biscuit Visits the Big City by Alyssa Satin Capucilli
Flower Garden by Eve Bunting
Listen to the City by Rachel Isadora
Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey
Night on Neighborhood Street by Eloise Greenfield
Parade by Donald Crews
Round Trip by Ann Jonas

Sleep Tight, Sweet Dreams
Asleep, Asleep by Mirra Ginsbug
Bedtime for Frances by Russell Hoban
Good Night, Gorilla by Peggy Rathmann
Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
Good-Night Owl! by Pat Hutchins
Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney
How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night? by Jane Yolen
Time for Bed by Mem Fox

Favorites and Classics
The Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss
Corduroy by Don Freeman
Curious George by H.A. Rey
George and Martha by James Marshall
I Like Me! by Nancy Carlson
The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper
Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans
The Mitten by Alvin Tresselt
Olivia by Ian Falconer
Rosie's Walk by Pat Hutchins
Stone Soup by Marcia Brown
The Story of Ferninand by Munro Leaf
Swimmy by Leo Lionni
The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter
Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
Whistle for Willie by Ezra Jack Keats
The Wolf's Chicken Stew by Keiko Kasza

Very Begining Readers
Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
Hop on Pop by Dr. Seuss
Little Bear by Else Holmelund Minarik
Mine's The Best by Crosby Bonsall

Starting School
Annabelle Swift, Kindergartner by Amy Schwartz
David Goes to School by David Shannon
Edwards Unready for School by Rosemary Wells
Franklin Goes to School by Paulette Bourgeois
Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come! by Nancy Carlson
Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready for Kindergarten by Joseph Slate
Off to School, Baby Duck! by Amy Hest
School Bus by Donald Crews
Timothy Goes to School by Rosemary Wells
Wemberly Worried by Kevin Henkes

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