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Preschool: Resource List

Books for Children

Ages 3 to 6

  • At Preschool With Teddy Bear; by Jacqueline McQuade; Dial Books for Young Readers, 1999
  • Basil Bear Goes to Preschool; by Marilyn Woody; Gold'n'Honey, 1999
  • I Can Go to Preschool; by Bonnie Worth; Golden Books Pub. Co., 1999
  • Little Bunny's Preschool Countdown; by Maribeth Boelts; Albert Whitman; Biblios, 1999
  • Jake Starts School; by Michael Wright; Feiwel & Friends, 2008
  • My Giant Preschool Lift-the-Flap Book; Playskool Books, 1999
  • My First Day at Preschool; by Jean Bay; Golden Books, 1999
  • Off To School Baby Duck; by Amy Hest; Candlewick, 2007
  • Rosie Rabbit Goes to Preschool; by Patrick Yee; Simon & Schuster, 1997
  • The Berenstain Bears Go to School; by Stan and Jan Berenstain; Random House, 1978
  • Starting School; by Janet Ahlberg; Puffin, 1990
  • Will I Have a Friend?; by Miriam Cohen; Econo-Clad Books, 1999
  • We Love Preschool; by Tim Warnes; Millbrook Press, 1998
  • When Dinosaurs Go To School; by Linda Martin; Chronicle Books, 1999

Books for Adults

  • Beyond Bedtime Stories: A Parent's Guide To Promoting Reading, Writing, and Other Literacy Skills From Birth To 5; by V. Susan Bennett-Armistead; Scholastic, 2007
  • Get on the Bus! Tools for School; by Mary Ann Smialek; Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2005
  • Mommy, Teach Me! Preparing Your Preschool Child For A Lifetime Of Learning; by Barbara Curtis: B&H Publishing Group, 2007
  • Playful Reading: Positive, Fun Ways to Build the Bond Between Preschoolers, Books, and You; by Carolyn Munson-Benson; Search Institute, 2004
  • Preschool Success: Everything You Need To Know To Help Your Child Learn; by Amy James; Jossey-Bass, 2006
  • Ready for Preschool: Prepare Your Child for Happiness and Success at School; by Nancy Hertzog; Prufrock Pr, 2008

Other Resources

HEAD START Bureau, Administration for Children and Families
P.O. Box 1182
Washington, DC 20013
800-303-0705 (Toll-free, Referral and Information Service)

National Association for the Education of Young Children
1509 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
Web site:
Information about services available on the local level.

Compiled by Catherine Smith, MLS, medical librarian at the Family Health Library, The Children's Hospital, Denver, CO.
Pediatric Advisor 2012.2 published by RelayHealth.
Last modified: 2010-06-04
Last reviewed: 2010-06-04
This content is reviewed periodically and is subject to change as new health information becomes available. The information is intended to inform and educate and is not a replacement for medical evaluation, advice, diagnosis or treatment by a healthcare professional.
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