February 16, 2016 | jonesw
Interested in reading a story that takes place in a different time period? Try checking out one of these historic tales. Books are suggested for First Grade, but remember that each Reader is different, and might find something interesting at another level.
From the back of the bus, an African American child watches the arrest of Rosa Parks.
After a young Dutch girl writes to her new American friend in thanks for the care package sent after World War II, she begins to receive increasingly larger boxes.
Eight-year-old Letty attempts to save her pet goose from marauding British soldiers in New Jersey during the Revolutionary War.
January 26, 2016 | visnawj
A collection of five stories about a family of silly people, based on noodle folklore from America, India, Japan, Korea, and the Arabian Nights.
A literal-minded housekeeper causes a ruckus in the household when she attempts to make sense of some instructions.
Amelia Bedelia suggests that her Mom, who is feeling blue, go on a play date while Amelia Bedelia is doing the same, and then enlists her friends to help make chalk drawings on the house, sidewalk, and more to brighten Mom's day with her favorite things.
Two brothers get two giant hissing cockroaches as pets and then must figure out a way to deal with the resulting population explosion.
January 21, 2016 | jonesw
Looking for action, adventure, or survival? Try checking out one of these daring tales. Books are suggested for First Grade, but remember that each reader is different and might find something interesting at another level.
Follow the adventures of a mischievous boy in a Mississippi River town and his friends as they run away from home, paint a fence, and find treasure in a cave.
Humphrey goes on a backyard camping adventure with his classmates and meets all kinds of outdoor creatures -- even some scary ones.
Cleaning his room and talking to his best friend while preparing to write what he knows will be an incredible story, little Ike discovers that he is missing just the right ink to get his project underway, a need that requires extraordinary effort to fulfill.
January 15, 2016 | visnawj
When aliens attack Earth, Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, and Hulk must stop the aliens from taking over the world.
Bathman saves rubber Ducky from the evil Cap'n Squeegee.
When a criminal threatens to destroy the fast-paced, high-tech city of San Fransokyo, Hiro designs robotic suits and enhancements for himself and his friends so that they can save the day.
When a gusting wind blows the laundry off the clothesline, Charlie travels the world searching for his favorite scarlet superhero underpants.
January 14, 2016 | visnawj
On their first assignment, two young tooth fairy sisters journey by night into the huge world of humans to collect Daniel Dangerfield's tooth and fly it safely home.
Shy princess Alexa works together with a mermaid and a fairy who have lost their powers to save all the magic in the land.
As the school year begins on Mars, Horus the Martian gets off to a rocky start, but soon discovers that first grade is not really as bad as he thought.
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.
While Ballet Cat and Sparkles the Pony are trying to decide what to play, they each share an important secret. This story will appeal to fans of Elephant and Piggie who are looking for something a little harder. Also check out Narwal and Jelly in the KIDS GRAPHIC NOVEL section.
August 18, 2008 | cpl_admin