Before Five in a Row Book List for Ages 3-4

The following books are included in the Before Five in a Row homeschool curriculum for preschool children.

Jesse Bear, What Will You Wear?Read Aloud:
Jesse Bear, What Will You Wear?
by N. W. Carlstrom
Recommended Age: 3

Yellow BallRead Aloud:
Yellow Ball
by Molly Bang
Recommended Age: 3

My Blue BoatRead Aloud:
My Blue Boat
by Chris L. Demarest
Recommended Age: 3

The Little RabbitRead Aloud:
The Little Rabbit
by Judy Dunn
Recommended Age: 4

Ask Mr. BearRead Aloud:
Ask Mr. Bear
by Marjorie Flack
Recommended Age: 3

Blueberries for SalRead Aloud:
Blueberries for Sal
by Robert McCloskey
Recommended Age: 4
Also: Mater Amabilis Pre-K Book List for Ages 4-5
Also: Mensa for Kids Excellence in Reading Grades K-3
Also: Moving Beyond the Page Age 4-5 Literature Package
Also: Reading Roadmaps 1st Grade
Also: Reading Roadmaps Kindergarten
Also: TIME: The 100 Best Children's Books of All Time
Also: Top 10 Books for Toddlers
Also: Veritas Press 1st Grade Literature
Also: Sonlight Preschool Book List for Ages 3-4 (in Make Way for McCloskey: A Robert McCloskey Treasury)

Goodnight MoonRead Aloud:
Goodnight Moon
by Margaret Wise Brown
Recommended Age: 1
Also: Amazon's 100 Children's Books to Read in a Lifetime
Also: Mater Amabilis Pre-K Book List for Ages 4-5
Also: Mensa for Kids Excellence in Reading Grades K-3
Also: New York Public Library’s List of 100 Picture Books Everyone Should Know
Also: TIME: The 100 Best Children's Books of All Time
Also: Top 10 Books for Babies
Also: Sonlight Preschool Book List for Ages 3-4 (in 20th Century Children’s Book Treasury)

The Big Green PocketbookRead Aloud:
The Big Green Pocketbook
by Candice Ransom
Recommended Age: 4

The Runaway BunnyRead Aloud:
The Runaway Bunny
by Margaret Wise Brown
Recommended Age: 3
Also: Mater Amabilis Pre-K Book List for Ages 4-5
Also: Memoria Press Junior Kindergarten Read-Aloud Program
Also: Reading Roadmaps Kindergarten
Also: TIME: The 100 Best Children's Books of All Time

The ABC BunnyRead Aloud:
The ABC Bunny
by Wanda Gag
Recommended Age: 3

If Jesus Came to My HouseRead Aloud:
If Jesus Came to My House
by Joan Gale Thomas
Recommended Age: 3

Caps for SaleRead Aloud:
Caps for Sale
by Esphyr Slobodkina
Recommended Age: 4
Also: Amazon's 100 Children's Books to Read in a Lifetime
Also: Mater Amabilis Pre-K Book List for Ages 4-5
Also: New York Public Library’s List of 100 Picture Books Everyone Should Know
Also: Reading Roadmaps 1st Grade
Also: Veritas Press 1st Grade Literature
Also: Sonlight Preschool Book List for Ages 3-4 (in Harper Collins Treasury of Picture Book Classics)

The Carrot SeedRead Aloud:
The Carrot Seed
by Ruth Krauss
Recommended Age: 3
Also: Mensa for Kids Excellence in Reading Grades K-3
Also: New York Public Library’s List of 100 Picture Books Everyone Should Know
Also: Reading Roadmaps Kindergarten

The Snowy DayRead Aloud:
The Snowy Day
by Ezra Jack Keats
Recommended Age: 2
Also: Amazon's 100 Children's Books to Read in a Lifetime
Also: Caldecott Medal Winners
Also: Mensa for Kids Excellence in Reading Grades K-3
Also: New York Public Library’s List of 100 Picture Books Everyone Should Know
Also: TIME: The 100 Best Children's Books of All Time
Also: Top 10 Books for Toddlers
Also: What We Read: Winter and Snow
Also: Sonlight Preschool Book List for Ages 3-4 (in 20th Century Children’s Book Treasury)

The Quiet Way HomeRead Aloud:
The Quiet Way Home
by Bonny Becker
Recommended Age: 3

Play With MeRead Aloud:
Play With Me
by Marie Hall Ets
Recommended Age: 3

Prayer for a ChildRead Aloud:
Prayer for a Child
by Rachel Field, Illustrated by Elizabeth Orton Jones
Recommended Age: 1
Also: Caldecott Medal Winners

I Am an ArtistRead Aloud:
I Am an Artist
by Pat L. Collins
Recommended Age: 4

Angus LostRead Aloud:
Angus Lost
by Marjorie Flack
Recommended Age: 3
Also: Mater Amabilis Pre-K Book List for Ages 4-5

Katy No-PocketRead Aloud:
Katy No-Pocket
by Emmy Payne
Recommended Age: 4
Also: Memoria Press 1st Grade Read-Aloud Program
Also: My Father's World Kindergarten Literature Collection

We’re Going On a Bear HuntRead Aloud:
We’re Going On a Bear Hunt
by Michael Rosen
Recommended Age: 3
Also: TIME: The 100 Best Children's Books of All Time

The Red CarpetRead Aloud:
The Red Carpet
by Rex Parkin
Recommended Age: 4

CorduroyRead Aloud:
Corduroy
by Don Freeman
Recommended Age: 4
Also: Amazon's 100 Children's Books to Read in a Lifetime
Also: Mater Amabilis Pre-K Book List for Ages 4-5
Also: Memoria Press Junior Kindergarten Read-Aloud Program
Also: Mensa for Kids Excellence in Reading Grades K-3
Also: New York Public Library’s List of 100 Picture Books Everyone Should Know
Also: Reading Roadmaps Kindergarten
Also: TIME: The 100 Best Children's Books of All Time
Also: Veritas Press 1st Grade Literature

Jenny’s Surprise SummerRead Aloud:
Jenny’s Surprise Summer
by Eugenie
Recommended Age: 4

The following books are included in the Before Five in a Row homeschool curriculum for preschool children.

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