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.

Animals Under Our Feet
Artist/Author/Cast:
McKay, Sindy
Call Number:
J591.5648 M1532a 2007
Description:

A look at the animals who live underground. Features a "child read" page and a "parent read" page.

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.

The Best Nest
Artist/Author/Cast:
Eastman, P. D. (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Eastman
Description:
Big Bad Bubble
Artist/Author/Cast:
Rubin, Adam; Salmieri, Daniel (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Rubin
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:
Can You See the Wind?
Artist/Author/Cast:
Fowler, Allan
Call Number:
J551.518 F7853c
Description:

A simple discussion of wind, the causes of air movements, and the uses of wind power.

Castles, Caves, and Honeycombs
Artist/Author/Cast:
Ashman, Linda; Stringer, Lauren (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Ashman
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.

Digby and Kate and the Beautiful Day
Artist/Author/Cast:
Baker, Barbara; Winborn, Marsha (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Baker
Description:
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.

A Fruit Is a Suitcase for Seeds
Artist/Author/Cast:
Richards, Jean; Hariton, Anca (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J581.467 R5163f
Description:

Provides an illustrated description of seed dispersal by which plants, most specifically fruits, travel from one place to another.

Gargoyles: Monsters in Stone
Artist/Author/Cast:
Dussling, Jennifer; Church, Peter (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J729.5 D9745g
Description:

Whether they are scary or just plain silly, gargoyles are always fascinating. This book explains their history and where kids can find gargoyles today.

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:

A biography of the man whose fascination with flying machines produced the Bleriot XI, which in 1909 became the first heavier-than-air machine to fly the English Channel.

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.

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Reading Suggestions for 1st Graders from the Weber County Library