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1st Grade Book List

Check out these enticing titles that will help your 1st Grader blossom into a terrific reader.

Learning Benefits

Here are some book picks for your 1st grader:

  • Bunny Money by Rosemary Wells: This book introduces the concept of money and enables kids to play with their own “bunny money” in an amusing way as they read about the familiar characters Max and Ruby.
  • The Frog and Toad Series by Arnold Lobel: This well-known series is often used to help kids read longer-form books, talk about character and plot, and enjoy humorous stories about an unlikely friendship between two very different animals.
  • Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes: This book by favorite author Kevin Henkes is commonly used in school to help students understand differences and how to interact with their friends. It can help sparking conversations about topics such as teasing and feeling different.
  • Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China by Ed Young: This is a good example of a fairy tale from another culture and can be a good way to compare different versions of the same story, as well as learn about different cultures.
  • Mr. Popper's Penguins by Richard and Florence Atwater: This is an amusing and enjoyable book often used for read-alouds.  It is a great book to read to your child.

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