1st Grade Reading List
Relates the bedtime activities of a little bug in a big house.
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 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.
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.
A family befriends a stray dog, names him Willy, and decides to keep him.
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.
Yoko's mother has packed her a wonderful lunch, but her classmates make fun of her.
Reading Suggestions for 1st Graders from the Weber County Library