The first book children enrolled in the program are mailed is The Little Engine That Could. After this introductory title, they are sent a new, age-appropriate book each month until the month they turn five. Representative titles are listed below. The very last book is Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!
Children born in 2017 receive books that are bright, with big drawings, and colorful. Some are board books, but all are simple, easy to use, with minimal text.
|Baby Signs||My First Songs|
|*Baby Sounds||Peek A Boo Morning|
|Corduroy Goes to the Doctor||Where’s My Nose?|
|*I Love My Mommy Because||Whose Baby Am I?|
|Llama, Llama Nighty Night||Winnie-the-Pooh’s Opposites|
|Look, Look!||Sassy: Bedtime for Baby|
Children born in 2016 receive books that have repetition and predictability. Some show children doing familiar things. Others teach about colors, letters or numbers.
|ABC Look at Me||Llama, Llama Red Pajama|
|Dog Wants to Play||Little Poems for Tiny Ears|
|Sassy: Let’s Count||*Sassy: Baby’s First Words|
|Night-Night Forest Friends||*I Love My Daddy Because|
|Good Night, Gorilla||Little Sleepy Head|
|Little Cub||My Farm Friends|
Children born in 2015 receive books that help them understand feelings and resolve issues. Some books may have no words and they can create their own story.
|ABCers||*Jake at Gymnastics|
|Following Papa’s Song||My No, No, No Day|
|*Just One More||Maple|
|I Am a Rainbow||Llama, Llama Gram & Grandpa|
|King Jack & the Dragon||Mine-O-Saur|
|Little Owl’s Night||Tomie dePaola’s Mother Goose|
Children born in 2014 receive books that are more complex and feature the diversity of others. There are nursery rhymes, poems, and lots of good humor.
|I Know a Wee Piggy||*Snowy Day|
|Llama, Llama & the Bully Goat||Meet Me at the Moon|
|Peanut Butter & Cupcake||Read to Tiger|
|Ginger Bread Man Loose||Max & the Tagalong Moon|
Children born in 2013 receive books with more details (hero, complication, resolution) and show that it is okay to be different. Some are funny and playful.
|Runaway Tomato||The First Strawberries|
|*Peace Is an Offering||Not Your Typical Dragon|
|Legend of the Indian Paintbrush or *Oh No Gotta Go||Ten Thank-You Letters|
|Otis & the Puppy||Caterina & the Lemonade Stand|
|The Perfect Present||Luke Goes to Bat|
|Miss Maple’s Seeds||Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon|
Children born in 2012 receive folk tales, non-fiction science books, rhymes and poetry. Other stories address school preparation and readiness.
|*Hooray a Pinata||*Owl Moon|
|As an Oak Tree Grows||Tarra & Bella|
|Betty Bunny Didn’t Do It||Last Stop on Market Street|
|Fly Butterfly||The Gruffalo|
|Mary and Her Little Lamb||This Monster Cannot Wait|
|If I Built a Car or One Cool Friend||The Tale of Peter Rabbit|
*Bilingual English/Spanish Title