1st Grade Reading List

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Snug Bug
Artist/Author/Cast:
Dubowski, Cathy East (Author, Illustrator); Dubowski, Mark (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Dubowski
Description:

Relates the bedtime activities of a little bug in a big house.

Swirl by Swirl: Spirals in Nature
Artist/Author/Cast:
Call Number:
J811.54 S5688s 2011
Description:

  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.

The Best Nest
Artist/Author/Cast:
Eastman, P. D. (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Eastman
Description:
The Bike Lesson
Artist/Author/Cast:
Berenstain, Stan; Berenstain, Jan
Call Number:
JER Berenstain
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.

The Lion and the Mouse
Artist/Author/Cast:
Pinkney, Jerry
Call Number:
J398.2 P6557L 2009
Description:

In this wordless retelling of an Aesop fable, an adventuresome mouse proves that even small creatures are capable of great deeds when he rescues the King of the Jungle.

The Stray Dog
Artist/Author/Cast:
Simont, Marc (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Simont
Description:

A family befriends a stray dog, names him Willy, and decides to keep him.

Tikki Tikki Tembo
Artist/Author/Cast:
Mosel, Arlene; Lent, Blair (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J398.20951 M898ti 1968
Description:

A little boy falls in a well and almost drowns, all thanks to his too-long name!

Trouble Gum
Artist/Author/Cast:
Cordell, Matthew
Call Number:
JP Cordell
Description:
Turtle and Snake's Day at the Beach
Artist/Author/Cast:
Spohn, Kate
Call Number:
JER Spohn
Description:

Turtle and Snake go to the beach, where they and some other animals participate in a sandcastle-making contest.

Vulture View
Artist/Author/Cast:
Sayre, April Pulley; Jenkins, Steve (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J598.92 S2755v 2007
Description:

Spend the day with a turkey vulture, and discover what an important ecological role these birds play.

Wacky Wednesday
Artist/Author/Cast:
Booth, George (Illustrator); Seuss, Dr.; LeSieg, Theo
Call Number:
JER LeSieg
Description:
Whose Nest Is This?
Artist/Author/Cast:
Roemer, Heidi Bee; McLennan, Connie (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J591.564 R7154w 2009
Description:

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.

Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears
Artist/Author/Cast:
Aardema, Verna; Dillon, Leo (Illustrator); Dillon, Diane (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J398.245 A1133wh 1978
Description:
Wolves
Artist/Author/Cast:
Gravett, Emily (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Gravett
Description:

When a young rabbit checks out a library book about wolves, he learns much more about their behavior than he wanted to know.

Yoko
Artist/Author/Cast:
Wells, Rosemary
Call Number:
JP Wells
Description:

Yoko's mother has packed her a wonderful lunch, but her classmates make fun of her.

Yoko
Artist/Author/Cast:
Wells, Rosemary
Call Number:
JP Wells
Description:

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Reading Suggestions for 1st Graders from the Weber County Library