1st Grade Reading List
Pictures and rhyming text celebrate a family's day spent going to the beach, shopping at the market, eating at a restaurant, and spending the evening with the rest of the extended family.
When Alma Sofia Esperanza Josâe Pura Candela asks her father why she has so many names, she hears the story of her name and learns about her grandparents.
Ten-year-old Ben Franklin finds working in his father's candle shop boring--he'd much rather be doing experiments.
This story reimagines the cycles of the moon as Mama bakes a mooncake and Little Star begins nibbling it.
This book portrays an animal that stands out in the animal world.
After presenting Small Bear with a new bike, Papa Bear sets out to teach him how to ride it.
Illustrations and simple, rhyming text celebrate the many shades of blue seen during the relationship of a boy and his dog as the boy grows from a baby to an adult.
Describes some of the unique places where animals build their homes such as in a heap of twigs, on a castle tower, in a cave, or in the hollow space inside a tree.
Charlie and Mouse, two young brothers, enjoy a day out together, attending an imaginary party and collecting rocks.
A cold snap has everyone in the town of Toby Mills feeling down until the mayor's wife thinks of a way to warm things up again.
Danny and his friend the dinosaur go to summer camp together.
Pip Squeak the mouse is kept awake all night by the drips from his leaky roof.
A child is sent to find a younger brother at dinnertime and finds that no matter what their culture, everybody cooks rice!
A woman tells her young son the true story of how his great-great-grandfather, Captain Harry Colebourn, rescued and learned to love a bear cub in 1914 as he was on his way to take care of soldiers' horses during World War I, and the bear became the inspiration for A.A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh.
A stirring picture book biography about a forgotten hero of the American Revolution who rose to the occasion and served his country, not with muskets or canons, but with gingerbread!
A biography of the man whose fascination with flying machines produced the Bleriot XI, which crossed the English Channel in thirty-seven minutes in the early 1900s.
Sam-I-Am tries to persuade his friend to try green eggs and ham.
Six-year-old Danny invites his dinosaur friend to come to his birthday party.
An African-American girl ventures out in the middle of the night to see how Harvey Potter grows his wonderful balloons.
Reading Suggestions for 1st Graders from the Weber County Library