My Booklist

  • Summer Booklist for 1st Grade

    See my book list below for summer reading fun.  The books are organized by fiction and nonfiction for easy reference.  Click on the book title link to see additional information.

1st Grade

Fiction

  • A Trip to the Bottom of the World with Mouse

    by Frank Viva Year Published:

    Join a young explorer and his best friend, Mouse, on a sea journey to Antarctica, where they make new friends with penguins and a whale — and have all kinds of fun.

     

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  • Frog and Toad are Friends

    by Arnold Lobel Year Published:

    Through five engaging stories, the friendship between Frog and Toad is on display as they look for lost buttons, greet spring weather, and wait for mail. Each simple plot is resolved in a few pages, usually through a clever manner: the buttons are refashioned as embellishments on Frog’s jacket, Toad finally wakes up in time to enjoy spring, and Toad receives the best pen pal he could ask for: his friend, Frog.

     

     

    Note: This book is available in our Library.

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  • Penny and Her Doll

    by Kevin Henkes Year Published:

    An excellent book for students who are just getting into chapter books by themselves. This book is about Penny receiving a new doll from her grandmother. Penny and her mother are working in the garden and Penny is admiring her favorite flower the rose, while her mother is picking weeds. She receives a package from her grandmother and it is a new doll. She immediately loves the doll realizes that she must come up with a name for the doll. No matter what she thinks of or suggestions from family, she cannot find a name that fits. She finds her way back to the garden and admires the roses once again. Then it hits her...Rose is the perfect name for her doll.

     

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Nonfiction

  • Independence Day

    by Rebecca Rissman Year Published:

    Fourth of July is filled with fireworks, concerts, and good food. Find out the meaning of this American holiday and the traditions around it in this book.

     

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  • Tiger Pups

    by Tom Harvey Year Published:

    This is the true story of Nasira, Anjika, and Sidani, three white Bengal tiger cubs whose mother stopped nursing them only fifteen hours after their birth. Luckily, the two zookeepers were keeping a close eye on them and ultimately decided to pair the hungry cubs with their pet golden retriever, Isabella--who was still nursing her own puppy--to see if Isabella would feed and care for the baby tigers.

     

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  • Yucky Worms

    by Vivian French Year Published:

    Kids are invited to find out where worms live, see how they move, and understand why gardeners consider them friends with the help of this humorous and informative look at an unappreciated — and fascinating — creature

     

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