January 13, 2016 | strande
The following titles may be enjoyed by First Graders. All readers are at different levels and have different interests, so not all titles will appeal to, or be appropriate for, all readers. For additional recommendations ask at the Children's Reference Desk.
Fiction books for First Grade can be found in a variety of locations, including J PICTURE BOOK, J READER, and KIDS GRAPHIC NOVEL. Click on each title for location and availability.
Alex, whose birthday it is, hijacks a story about Birthday Bunny on his special day and turns it into a battle between a super-villain and his enemies in the forest--who, in the original story, are simply planning a surprise party.
Despite a dart-throwing episode at a local pub and a case of mistaken identity, Dodsworth and his mischievous duck companion receive a royal invitation to stay at Buckingham Palace during their trip to London. Dodsworth continues his travels around the world in several books located in J READER EGA.
When a girl finds a lost robot in the woods, they become fast friends, but the duo are in for an adventure when a much larger, menacing robot comes to retrieve the smaller 'bot.
Princess Pinecone would like a real war horse for her birthday, instead of which she gets a plump, cute pony--but sometimes cuteness can be a kind of weapon, especially in a fight with dodgeballs and spitballs and hairballs and squareballs.
Hiding her secret identity as a monster-fighting superhero, Princess Magnolia interrupts her fancy tea with the unsuspecting Duchess Wigtower to stop a big blue monster from endangering her kingdom's goats. Follow Princess Magnolia's Adventures in The Perfect Princess Party.
This book follows the activities of eight wild bears as they find their food and take care of their young.
Squirrel is determined to have a very fun day with each of his animal friends.
In the bustling city of Paris, a small yet brave dog, Diva, and an adventurous cat named Flea become two unlikely friends.
Nonfiction titles for First Grade can be found on many topics throughout the CHILDREN'S NONFICTION collection. Click on titles for exact location and availability.
Through the changing seasons, Edna and her family gather fruits, berries, and vegetables from the fields, garden, and orchard on their Virginia farm and turn them into wonderful meals. This book includes facts about the life of Edna Lewis, a descendant of slaves who grew up to be a famous chef, and five recipes.
This guide offers instructions for creating seventy-five models using just thirty-five common LEGO bricks, including robots, spacecraft, household objects, goofy faces, and aliens.
Combining quotations on various aspects of freedom from such notables as Anne Frank and Nelson Mandela with artwork by contemporary illustrators, this book provides information about the authors and the artists.
This picture book biography tells the story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah, who bicycled across Ghana with only one leg. This fascinating story will appeal to anyone interested in hard work and changing the world.
Silverstein fans will enjoy this nonsense verse involving a small boy and a hypothetical stretched giraffe.
This beautifully illustrated book is a great introduction to the force that holds us all together.
Follow the stages that brought a meteor from outer space, across the eastern US, to the roof of a car in Peekskill, New York, and thereafter to be exhibited at the American Museum of Natural History. Hartland breaks down complex actions and processes in kid-friendly terms and includes pages of fascinating meteor details. You can also follow a Dinosaur's and a Sphinx's journey to a museum.
In this wordless retelling of an Aesop fable, an adventuresome mouse proves that even small creatures are capable of great deeds when he rescues the King of the Jungle.
Offers pirate themed nursery rhymes, including "One, Two, Sail Into the Blue," "Cabin Boy Blue," and "This Little Pirate."
This book introduces basic concepts in mathematics through the plants, animals, and natural phenomena associated with spring.
This introduction to one of the most famous ballerinas in history describes how she was inspired to pursue dancing after going to the ballet as a child and how her achievements have inspired subsequent generations of dancers. For a more modern ballerina, try When I Grow Up, the story of Misty Copeland.