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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
  • My Giant Preschool Lift-the-Flap Book; Playskool Books, 1999
  • My First Day at Preschool; by Jean Bay; Golden Books, 1999
  • 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

  • 101 Amusing Ways to Develop Your Child's Thinking Skills and Creativity; by Sarina Simon; Lowell House/Contemporary Books, 1996
  • Get on the Bus! Tools for School; by Mary Ann Smialek; Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2005
  • How to Choose a Nursery School: A Parents' Guide to Preschool Education (2nd ed); by Ada Anbar; Pacific Books, 1999
  • The Kindergarten Survival Handbook: The Before School Checklist & A Guide for Parents; by Allana Elovson, Andrea Elovson (illustrator); Parent Education Resources, 1993
  • Kindergarten: Ready or Not? A Parent's Guide; by Bonnie Walmsley; Heinemann, 1996
  • Kindergarten: It Isn't What It Used to Be; by Mitch Golant; McGraw-Hill/Contemporary Books, 3rd ed 1999
  • Playful Reading: Positive, Fun Ways to Build the Bond Between Preschoolers, Books, and You; by Carolyn Munson-Benson; Search Institute, 2004
  • Ready to Learn: How to Help Your Preschooler Succeed; by Stan Goldberg, Oxford University Press, 2005
  • Ready for Kindergarten: An Award-Winning Teacher's Plan to Prepare Your Child for School; by Sharon Wilkins; Zondervan Publishing, 1996
  • Smart Start: The Parents' Complete Guide to Preschool Education; by Marian Edelman Borden; Facts on File, 1997


  • Actividades didacticas para preescolar guia de educadoras; by Maria Luisa Acuna; Mexico, D.F.: Trillas, 1995
  • Como ensenar a leer a su bebe; by Glenn Doman; traduccion, the Institutes for the Achievement of Human Potential; Mexico, D.F.: Editorial Diana, 1995

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)
Web site:
Comprehensive developmental services focus on education, socio-emotional development, physical and mental health, and nutrition. Outreach and training activities also assist parents in increasing their parenting skills and knowledge of child development.

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.
Published by McKesson Provider Technologies.
Last modified: 2005-10-07
Last reviewed: 2006-09-07
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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