1st Grade Reads

every autumnEvery Autumn Comes the Bear
Every autumn a bear shows up behind the farm, and goes through a series of routines before finding a den among the hilltop boulders where he sleeps all winter long.

By: Jim Arnosky
Call Number: JE/ARN

arthurArthur's Chicken Pox
Arthur the aardvark catches chicken pox a week before he is supposed to go to the circus.

By: Marc Brown
Call Number: JE/BRO

make wayMake Way for Ducklings
Mr. and Mrs. Mallard proudly return to their home in the Boston Public Garden with their eight offspring.

By: Robert McCloskey

petesPete's a Pizza
What do you do when Pete's in a bad mood? When it is raining and he cannot go out and play? Turn him into a pizza, of course!

By: William Steig
Call Number: JE/STE

downloadPlease Write Back
Alfie the alligator writes a letter to his grandmother and eagerly awaits her reply.

By: J.E. Morris

dannyandthedinoDanny and the Dinosaur
A little boy is surprised and pleased when one of the dinosaurs from the museum agrees to play with him.

By: Syd Hoff

1stgrade reads - kissforlittlebearA Kiss for Little Bear
Little Bear's thank-you kiss from grandmother gets passed on to him by many animals and greatly aids the skunks' romance.

By: Else Holmelund Minarik
Call Number: Easy Reader/MIN

fly guyHi! Fly Guy
When Buzz captures a fly to enter in The Amazing Pet Show, his parents and the judges tell him that a fly cannot be a pet, but Fly Guy proves them wrong.

By: Tedd Arnold

stone soupStone Soup: An Old Tale
When three hungry soldiers come to a town where all the food has been hidden, they set out to make soup of water and stones, and all the town enjoys a feast.

By: Marcia Brown

2626 Fairmount Avenue
Children's author-illustrator Tomie De Paola describes his experiences at home and in school when he was a boy.

By: Tomie De Paola
Call Number: J/921/DE

talkingTalking Like the Rain
An illustrated collection of poems for very young children, including works by Robert Louis Stevenson, Edward Lear, Shel Silverstein, and Jack Prelutsky.

By: Jane Dyer
Call Number: JE/821/TAL

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