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 2019 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! Talk!||Pudgy Pat a Cake|
|*Baby Sounds||I Love You, Spot|
|Where’s Ellie||Pudgy Book of Mother Goose|
|*I Love My Mommy Because||Look at the Animals|
|Wheels on the Bus||Who Says Quack?|
|Sassy: Bedtime for Baby|
Children born in 2018 receive books that have repetition and predictability. Some show children doing familiar things. Others teach about colors, letters or numbers.
|Clap Your Hands||Llama, Llama Red Pajama|
|Road Builders||Little Poems for Tiny Ears|
|Sassy: Let’s Count||*Sassy: Baby’s First Words|
|Good Morning Farm Friends||*I Love My Daddy Because|
|Good Night, Gorilla||When the Elephant Walks|
|Corduroy: Shapes||Oliver’s Tree|
Children born in 2017 receive books that help them understand feelings and resolve issues. Some books may have no words and they can create their own story.
|If I Were a Kangaroo||Shh! Bears Sleeping|
|Sleep Train||One Leaf, Two Leaves…..Count with Me|
|* I Hear a Pickle||Baking Day at Grandma’s|
|I Am a Rainbow||There’s a Hole in the Bottom of the Lake|
|Little Excavator||Tomorrow I’ll Be Brave|
|Dog’s Colorful Day|
Children born in 2016 receive books that are more complex and feature the diversity of others. There are nursery rhymes, poems, and lots of good humor.
|*I Just Want to Say Goodnight||Chimpanzee for Tea|
|Philomena’s New Glasses||*Snowy Day|
|The Giant Jumparee||Edie Is Ever So Helpful|
|The Rabbit Listened||With Any Luck I’ll Drive a Truck|
|Goodnight Numbers||Max & the Tagalong Moon|
|The Very Hungry Caterpillar||Silly Goose’s Big Story|
Children born in 2015 receive books with more details (hero, complication, resolution) and show that it is okay to be different. Some are funny and playful.
|Excellent Ed||The First Strawberries|
|*Peace Is an Offering||Lion Lessons|
|Otis & the Kittens||Bunny’s Book Club|
|Run Wild||Llama, Llama Loves to Read|
|The Ring Bearer||*Coat of Many Colors|
|Miss Maple’s Seeds||Ladybug Girl & the Rescue Dog|
Children born in 2014 receive folk tales, non-fiction science books, rhymes and poetry. Other stories address school preparation and readiness.
|*Hooray, a Pinata||Brother Eagle, Sister Sky|
|Eat Pete||Daniel Finds a Poem|
|*Blue Sky White Stars||Last Stop on Market Street|
|Fly Butterfly||This Monster Cannot Wait|
|The Gruffalo||The Tale of Peter Rabbit|
*Bilingual English/Spanish Title