1st Grade Reading List
Zookeeper Amos McGee always makes time to visit his friends who live at the zoo until the day he stays home because he is sick.
A family befriends a stray dog, names him Willy, and decides to keep him.
Celebrates the shape of a spiral in nature, from rushing rivers to flower buds and even the shape of an ear.
A lion, a dog, and a tiger balance apples on their heads.
Everyone in the neighborhood dreams of a taste of Omu's delicious stew! One by one, they follow their noses toward the scrumptious scent. And one by one, Omu offers a portion of her meal. Soon the pot is empty. Has she been so generous that she has nothing left for herself?
A little boy falls in a well and almost drowns, all thanks to his too-long name!
Turtle and Snake go to the beach, where they and some other animals participate in a sandcastle-making contest.
Spend the day with a turkey vulture, and discover what an important ecological role these birds play.
Drawings and verse point out the many things that are wrong one wacky Wednesday.
A spare, poetic picture book follows a group of children as they move through all the different phases of the water cycle, from rain to fog to snow to mist.
Follows a full year of Cherokee celebrations and experiences, describing how the Cherokee Nation expresses thanks and reflects on struggles all year long.
Describes the many different types of nests found in nature, including those built by such creatures as hummingbirds, sea turtles, harvest mice, flamingos, alligators, and bees.
West African legend of why the mosquito has a guilty conscience for all the trouble she caused by telling a lie.
When a wolf cub and little girl are lost in a snowstorm they must find their way home.
Reading Suggestions for 1st Graders from the Weber County Library