1st Grade Reading List

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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.

A Sick Day for Amos McGee
Artist/Author/Cast:
Stead, Philip C.; Stead, Erin E. (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Stead
Description:
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
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.

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.

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:
Crankenstein
Artist/Author/Cast:
Berger, Samantha; Santat, Dan (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Berger
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 1,2,3
Artist/Author/Cast:
Baker, Barbara; Winborn, Marsha (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Baker
Description:

Digby the dog and Kate the cat are the best of friends and even if they don't always see things the same way, they do agree that being together is the most fun of all.

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!

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.

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.

Happy Go Ducky!
Artist/Author/Cast:
Urbanovic, Jackie (Author, Illustrator); Mathieu, Joe (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Haskins
Description:
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