What We Read: Trucks and Construction

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Ever since he was a year old my son has loved trucks. The highlight of his second birthday was the construction going on outside our house. That interest remains and he loved this week's focus on construction.

Mike Mulligan And His Steam ShovelMike Mulligan And His Steam Shovel
by Virginia Lee Burton
Recommended Age: 4
Also: Amazon's 100 Children's Books to Read in a Lifetime
Also: Five in a Row Book List for Ages 4-8
Also: Mater Amabilis Pre-K Book List for Ages 4-5
Also: Memoria Press 1st Grade 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 1st Grade
Also: TIME: The 100 Best Children's Books of All Time
Also: Sonlight Preschool Book List for Ages 3-4 (in Mike Mulligan and More)

Maybelle the Cable CarMaybelle the Cable Car
by Virginia Lee Burton
Also: Memoria Press 2nd Grade Read-Aloud Program
Also: Sonlight Preschool Book List for Ages 3-4 (in Mike Mulligan and More)

The ToolboxThe Toolbox
by Anne Rockwell

The Little Red LIghthouse and the Great Gray BridgeThe Little Red LIghthouse and the Great Gray Bridge
by Hildegarde Swift
Recommended Age: 4
Also: Five in a Row Book List for Ages 4-8

Mr. Gumpy’s Motor CarMr. Gumpy’s Motor Car
by John Burningham
Recommended Age: 4
Also: Five in a Row Book List for Ages 4-8

Machines Go To WorkMachines Go To Work
by William Low

Chicka Chicka Boom BoomChicka Chicka Boom Boom
by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault; illustrated by Lois Ehlert
Recommended Age: 2
Also: Amazon's 100 Children's Books to Read in a Lifetime
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: Sonlight Preschool Book List for Ages 3-4 (in 20th Century Children’s Book Treasury)

Up goes the skyscraper!Up goes the skyscraper!
by Gail Gibbons

The House IThe House I'll Build for the Wrens
by Shirley Neitzel

Big WheelsBig Wheels
by Anne Rockwell

Richard Scarry’s What Do People Do All Day?Building a New House:
Richard Scarry’s What Do People Do All Day?
by Richard Scarry
Recommended Age: 3
Also: Sonlight Preschool Book List for Ages 3-4

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