Our No School Adventure

Homeschooling our children in Ontario

Reading List (PreK-K)

I’ve decided that I’m going to keep track of the books we read this year. Since the begining of summer we have been reading the books off our local libraries “Top 100 Books to Read before Kindergarden”list. Once we finish this list we will be trying to read only “Living Books” with the exception of books we already own and books other people give us.


We haven’t quite finished the list yet but here is what we have read so far:


1. Froggy Gets Dressed by Jonathan London

2. Zomo the Rabbit: A Trickster Tale from West Africa by Gerald McDermott

3. Chicka, Chicka, Boom, Boom by Bill Martin

4. The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter

5. My Friend Rabbit by Eric Rohmann

6. Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

7. It Looked Like Spilt Milk by Charles Shaw

8. Sheep in a Jeep by Nancy Shaw

9. Lyle, Lyle Crocodile by Bernard Waber

10. Tuesday by David Wiesner

11. A Chair for my Mother by Vera B. Williams

12. Owl Moon by Jane Yolen

13. Rumpelstiltskin by Paul O. Zelinsky

14. The Mitten by Jan Brett

15. Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel by Virginia Lee Burton

16. Maisy Goes to the Library by Lucy Cousins

17. Diary of a Spider by Doreen Cronin

18. One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish by Dr. Seuss

19. Mama Cat Has Three Kittens by Denis Fleming

20. Corduroy by Don Freeman

21. Off To School, Baby Duck! by Amy Hest

22. Bread and Jam for Frances by Russell Hoban

23. The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf

24. Machines at Work by Byron Barton

25. Animalia by Graeme Base

26. Moo, Baa, La-La-La by Sandra Boynton

27. Stone Soup by Marcia Brown

28. The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

29. Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the bed by Eileen Christelow

30. Go Away, Big Green Monster! by Ed Emberley

31. Olivia by Ian Falconer

32. Koala Lou by Mem Fox

33. Whose Mouse Are You? by Robert Kraus

34. On Market Street by Anita Lobel

35. Guess How Much I Love You? by Sam McBratney

36. Good Night, Gorilla by Peggy Rathmann

37. Duck on a Bike by David Shannon

38. Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig

39. Noisy Nora by Rosemary Wells

40. King Bidgood’s in the Bathtub by Audrey Wood


The books for this week:


41. Round Trip by Ann Jonas

42. K is for Kissing a Cool Kangaroo byGiles Andreae

43. The Man Who Walked Between the towers by Mordicai Gerstein

44. Where’s My Teddy by Jez Alborough

45. Swimmy by Leo Lionni

46. The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg



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