1st Grade Reading List
Spend some time with the panda cubs China's Wolong Nature Preserve.
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!
In illustrations and rhyme, this book describes the dancing of Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, one of the most famous tap dancers of all time.
Mister Bud has a schedule. Things like wake-up time, nap time, snooze time, and shift-position-and-rest-some-more time are carefully planned. And everyone in his house follows his schedule. Then disaster: A strange dog comes home at make-a-fuss time and throws off the whole schedule!
When Snail realizes that his friends are going to bed, he begins a very long, very slow slide to wish them all good night.
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.
Reading Suggestions for 1st Graders from the Weber County Library