Here you will find information on the books, resources, and supplies recommended for use with the Wonderful World – Level: Orange program.

Primary Resources

Each unit in the Wonderful World – Level: Orange program calls for several books, at least one for each lesson. The books are grouped by unit below. To jump to a particular unit, click the unit name below.

YouTube PlayList

All of the YouTube videos referenced in this program are collected into a single playlist on the Five Senses Literature Lessons YouTube channel. You can find it here.

Unit 1 – Autumn

Apple Farmer Annie
by Monica Wellington

Ten Red Apples
by Pat Hutchins

Apples for Everyone
by Jill Esbaum

Ten Apples Up On Top!
By Dr. Seuss

Why Do Leaves Change Color?
by Betsy Maestro

Fall Leaves
by Loretta Holland

by David Ezra Stein

Unit 2 – Spooky Things

Miss Spider’s Tea Party
by David Kirk

Miss Spider’s New Car
by David Kirk

Miss Spider’s ABC Book
by David Kirk

Be Nice to Spiders
by Margaret Bloy Graham

The Very Busy Spider
by Eric Carle

by Janell Cannon

Bats at the Beach
by Brian Lies

by Gail Gibbons

Bat Jamboree
by Kathi Appelt

No More Monsters for Me!
by Peggy Parish

Where the Wild Things Are
by Maurice Sendak

Harry and the Terrible Whatzit
by Dick Gackenbach

The Littlest Pumpkin
by R. A. Herman

The Vanishing Pumpkin
by Tony Johnston

Unit 3 – Things That Go

Last Stop on Market Street
by Matt de la Peña

The Wheels on the Bus
by Paul O. Zelinsky

The Road That Trucks Built
by Susanna Leonard Hill

The Little Red Caboose
by Marian Potter

by Gertrude Crampton

Little Toot
by Hardie Gramatky

The Little Airplane
by Lois Lenski

Violet the Pilot
by Steve Breen

Unit 4 – Winter

by Cynthia Rylant

The Snowy Day
by Ezra Jack Keats

by P.D. Eastman

by Uri Shulevitz

The Mitten
by Jan Brett

The Hat
by Jan Brett

The Mitten
by Alvin Tresselt

Animals in Winter
by Henrietta Bancroft

The Emperor’s Egg
by Martin Jenkins

by Kay de Silva

And Tango Makes Three
by Justin Richardson

Little Polar Bear
by Hans de Beer

The Three Snow Bears
by Jan Brett

If I Knew A Polar Bear
by Karen Sutula

Unit 5 – Stories from Around the World

Mama Panya’s Pancakes
by Mary Chamberlin

Living in . . . South Africa
by Chloe Perkins

Strega Nona
by Tomie dePaola

Living in . . . Italy
by Chloe Perkins

One Leaf Rides the Wind
by Celeste Mannis

I Live in Tokyo
by Mari Takabayashi

Festival of the Sun: Peru
by Jong-Soon Jo

Smart Kids: Rainforest
by Roger Priddy

Unit 6 – Spring

Flap Your Wings
by P.D. Eastman

The Best Nest
by P.D. Eastman

Are You My Mother?
by P.D. Eastman

The Golden Egg Book
by Margaret Wise Brown

Fluffy and Baron
by Laura Rankin

Zinnia’s Flower Garden
by Monica Wellington

The Tiny Seed
by Eric Carle

The Carrot Seed
by Ruth Krauss

Kite Day: A Bear and Mole Story
by Will Hillenbrand

The Wind Blew
by Pat Hutchins

Like a Windy Day
by Frank Asch

Are You A Ladybug?
by Judy Allen

The Grouchy Ladybug
by Eric Carle

Ladybug Girl
by David Soman

Explore My World Butterflies
by Marfe Ferguson Delano

Home for a Bunny
by Margaret Wise Brown

The Runaway Bunny
by Margaret Wise Brown

Little Cottontail
by Carl Membling

Guess How Much I Love You
by Sam McBratney

Pat the Bunny
by Dorothy Kunhardt

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