1st Grade Reading List

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All the World
Artist/Author/Cast:
Scanlon, Liz Garton; Frazee, Marla (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J811.6 S2836a 2009
Description:
Pictures and rhyming text celebrate a family's day spent going to the beach, shopping at the market, eating at a restaurant, and spending the evening with the rest of the extended family.
Alma and How She Got Her Name
Artist/Author/Cast:
Martinez-Neal, Juana (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Martinez-Neal
Description:
Ben Franklin and His First Kite
Artist/Author/Cast:
Krensky, Stephen; Dodson, Bert (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J92 Franklin
Description:
Ten-year-old Ben Franklin finds working in his father's candle shop boring -- he'd much rather be doing experiments.
A Big Mooncake for Little Star
Artist/Author/Cast:
Lin, Grace
Call Number:
JP Lin
Description:
Biggest, Strongest, Fastest
Artist/Author/Cast:
Jenkins, Steve (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
J591 J525b
Description:
This book portrays an animal that stands out in the animal world.
The Bike Lesson
Artist/Author/Cast:
Berenstain, Stan; Berenstain, Jan
Call Number:
JER Berenstain
Description:
Blue
Artist/Author/Cast:
Seeger, Laura Vaccaro
Call Number:
JP Seeger
Description:
Castles, Caves, and Honeycombs
Artist/Author/Cast:
Ashman, Linda; Stringer, Lauren (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Ashman
Description:
Charlie & Mouse
Artist/Author/Cast:
Snyder, Laurel; Hughes, Emily (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Snyder
Description:
Cold Snap
Artist/Author/Cast:
Spinelli, Eileen; Priceman, Marjorie (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Spinelli
Description:
Danny and the Dinosaur Go to Camp
Artist/Author/Cast:
Hoff, Syd (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Hoff
Description:

Danny and his friend the dinosaur go to summer camp together.

Drip, Drop
Artist/Author/Cast:
Weeks, Sarah; Manning, Jane (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Weeks
Description:
Pip Squeak the mouse is kept awake all night by the drips from his leaky roof.
Everybody Cooks Rice
Artist/Author/Cast:
Dooley, Norah; Thornton, Peter J. (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J641.6318 D6916e
Description:
A child is sent to find a younger brother at dinnertime and finds that no matter what their culture, everybody cooks rice!
Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear
Artist/Author/Cast:
Mattick, Lindsay; Blackall, Sophie (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J599.78 M4446f
Description:

A woman tells her young son the true story of how his great-great-grandfather, Captain Harry Colebourn, rescued and learned to love a bear cub in 1914 as he was on his way to take care of soldiers' horses during World War I, and the bear became the inspiration for A.A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh.

Gingerbread for Liberty!  How a German Baker Helped Win the American Revolution
Artist/Author/Cast:
Rockliff, Mara; Kirsch, Vincent X. (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J973.3092 R6837g
Description:
The Glorious Flight: Across the Channel with Louis Bleriot
Artist/Author/Cast:
Provensen, Alice (Author, Illustrator); Provensen, Martin (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
J92 Bleriot
Description:
Green Eggs and Ham
Artist/Author/Cast:
Seuss, Dr. (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Seuss
Description:
Sam-I-Am tries to persuade his friend to try green eggs and ham.
Happy Birthday, Danny and the Dinosaur!
Artist/Author/Cast:
Hoff, Syd (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Hoff
Description:

Six-year-old Danny invites his dinosaur friend to come to his birthday party.

Harvey Potter's Balloon Farm
Artist/Author/Cast:
Nolen, Jerdine; Buehner, Mark (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Nolen
Description:
Hello, Bumblebee Bat
Artist/Author/Cast:
Lunde, Darrin; Wynne, Patricia J. (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J599.4 L9624h 2007
Description:
Learn about this very small species of bat through engaging pictures and a simple story.

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Reading Suggestions for 1st Graders from the Weber County Library