1st Grade Reading List
Stepping into the picture he has drawn with his purple crayon, Harold continues drawing his way through various adventures.
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!
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.
Know any kids who don't like veggies? Here is a book that's sure to change their hungry minds!
Relates the bedtime activities of a little bug in a big house.
A family befriends a stray dog, names him Willy, and decides to keep him.
Â A Caldecott medalist and a Newbery Honor-winning poet celebrate the beauty and value of spirals. What makes the tiny snail shell so beautiful? Why does that shape occur in nature over and over again-in rushing rivers, in a flower bud, even inside your ear? With simplicity and grace, Krommes and Sidman not only reveal the many spirals in nature-from fiddleheads to elephant tusks, from crashing waves to spiraling galaxies-but also celebrate the beauty and usefulness of this fascinating shape.
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.
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.
When a young rabbit checks out a library book about wolves, he learns much more about their behavior than he wanted to know.
Reading Suggestions for 1st Graders from the Weber County Library