1st Grade Reading List

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Henry Hikes to Fitchburg
Artist/Author/Cast:
Johnson, D. B.
Call Number:
JP Johnson
Description:

While his friend works hard to earn the train fare to Fitchburg, young Henry Thoreau walks the thirty miles through woods and fields, enjoying nature and the time to think great thoughts.

Hurry and the Monarch
Artist/Author/Cast:
So, Meilo (Illustrator); O Flatharta, Antoine
Call Number:
JP Ó Flatharta
Description:
I See A Sign
Artist/Author/Cast:
Klove, Lars (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
J302.23 K6683i
Description:

Describes a variety of signs telling you where to shop, eat, and find people, places, and things.

In the Sea
Artist/Author/Cast:
Elliott, David; Meade, Holly (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J811.54 E4653is 2012
Description:
Little Pea
Artist/Author/Cast:
Corace, Jen (Illustrator); Rosenthal, Amy Krouse
Call Number:
JP Rosenthal
Description:
Milo's Hat Trick
Artist/Author/Cast:
Agee, Jon
Call Number:
JP Agee
Description:

In the busy city, there are lots of people with hats. But there is only one guy with a bear in his hat. That's Milo. The Magician.

Moses Goes to School
Artist/Author/Cast:
Millman, Isaac (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Millman
Description:

Moses and his friends enjoy the first day of school at their special school for the deaf and hard of hearing, where they use sign language to talk to each other.

Mr. Tiger Goes Wild
Artist/Author/Cast:
Brown, Peter (Editor); Brown, Peter
Call Number:
JP Brown
Description:
Mrs. Watson Wants Your Teeth
Artist/Author/Cast:
McGhee, Alison; Bliss, Harry (Illustrator); Colin, Paul (Contribution by)
Call Number:
JP McGhee
Description:

Mrs. Watson LOOKS like an ordinary first-grade teacher, but everyone knows she's really a 300-year-old alien who steals baby teeth.

My Friend Rabbit
Artist/Author/Cast:
Rohmann, Eric (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Rohmann
Description:
My Tooth Is About to Fall Out
Artist/Author/Cast:
Maccarone, Grace; Lewin, Betsy (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Maccarone
Description:

A little girl loses a tooth.

Old Black Fly
Artist/Author/Cast:
Aylesworth, Jim; Gammell, Stephen (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Aylesworth
Description:

This fly is on an alphabetical rampage through the house, leaving destruction all around him.

Oscar Otter
Artist/Author/Cast:
Benchley, Nathaniel
Call Number:
JER Benchley
Description:
Owen
Artist/Author/Cast:
Henkes, Kevin (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Henkes
Description:
Pinkerton, Behave!
Artist/Author/Cast:
Kellogg, Steven (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Kellogg
Description:
Play, Mozart, Play!
Artist/Author/Cast:
Sís, Peter (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
J780.92 S6223p 2006
Description:

Listen. A little boy named Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is playing the piano. Look. He is playing backward! He is playing blindfolded! Imagine. What must his life be like? Play, Mozart, play!

Pumpkin Circle: The Story of a Garden
Artist/Author/Cast:
Levenson, George; Thaler, Shmuel (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J635.62 L6574p
Description:

Rhyming text and glowing, full-color photos chronicle a pumpkin patch as it grows and changes, from seeds to pumpkins ready to harvest to jack-o'-lanterns and then to seeds again.

Rah, Rah, Radishes!: A Vegetable Chant
Artist/Author/Cast:
Sayre, April Pulley (Author, Other Primary Creator)
Call Number:
J641.35 S2755r 2011
Description:

Know any kids who don't like veggies? Here is a book that's sure to change their hungry minds!

Scat, Cat!
Artist/Author/Cast:
Capucilli, Alyssa Satin; Meisel, Paul (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Capucilli
Description:
Snail's Good Night
Artist/Author/Cast:
Paul, Ann Whitford; Litzinger, Rosanne (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Paul
Description:

When Snail realizes that his friends are going to bed, he begins a very long, very slow slide to wish them all good night.

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Reading Suggestions for 1st Graders from the Weber County Library