Summer Reading Grade 1

Get creative and read awesome books this summer!

Below is a list of titles and authors that incoming first graders may enjoy.  This is not a required list but a guide to help you find good books.  Hope to see you this summer at the public library.  Happy Reading!


Books in Series (check out other books in the series, too!):
Adler, David. Young Cam Jansen and the Dinosaur Game
Bemelmans, Ludwig.  Madeline
Bridwell, Norman.  Clifford the Big Red Dog
Brown, Marc.  D.W. the Picky Eater
Carle, Eric.  The Very Lonely Firefly
Cole, Joanna.  The Magic School Bus Inside a Hurricane
Hoban, Russell.  Bread and Jam for Frances
Johnson, Crockett.  Harold and the Purple Crayon
Lobel, Arnold.  Frog and Toad All Year
Martin, Bill Jr.  Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Minarik, Else.  Little Bear
Noble, Trinka Hakes.  The Day Jimmy's Boa Ate the Wash
Rylant, Cynthia.  Henry and Mudge
Seuss, Dr.  Green Eggs and Ham
Shannon, David. No, David!

Caldecott Award Winners:
Brown, Marcia.  Cinderella
Henkes, Kevin. Kitten's First Full Moon
McCloskey, Robert.  One Morning in Maine
Rathman, Peggy.  Officer Buckle and Gloria
Sendak, Maurice.  Where the Wild Things Are
Young, Ed.  Seven Blind Mice

Cannon, Janell.  Stellaluna
Emberley, Barbara.  Drummer Hoff
Gag, Wanda.  Millions of Cats
Leaf, Munro.  Ferdinand
McCloskey, Robert.  Make Way for Ducklings

Fairy Tales:
Aylesworth, Jim.  The Gingerbread Boy
Brett, Jan.  The Mitten
Marshall, James.  Hansel and Gretel

More Authors to Check Out:
Frank Asch
Ezra Jack Keats
Leo Lionni
James Marshall
Mercer Mayer
Bernard Most
Robert Munsch
Laura Joffe Numeroff

There's always time for a book:
Take a book when you know you'll be waiting.
Take a book to the doctor's office.
Take a book when you travel.
Read a book instead of watching TV.
Get a public library card.