1st Grade Reading List

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:
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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.

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Reading Suggestions for 1st Graders from the Weber County Library