Summer Reading List

First Grade Reading List

It is important to get into the habit of reading to or listening to your child read every night. The summer is a perfect time to begin if you haven’t already.

The following is a list of suggested authors:

Frank Asch, Byron Barton

Margaret Wise Brown, Eric Carle

Donald Crews, Denise Fleming

Leo Lionni, Mercer Mayer

Laura Numeroff, Dr. Seuss

Audrey Wood

For children reading independently, the following series is suggested:

Magic Tree House by Mary Pope Osborne

Cam Jansen by David A. Adler

Nate the Great by Majorie Weinman Sharmat

A to Z Mysteries by Ron Roy

Suggestions for great read-aloud books:

My Lucky Day by Keiko Kasza

The Three Bears by Byron Barton

Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown

The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

Have you seen my cat? By Eric Carle

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Numeroff

All the Colors of the Earth by Shelia Hamanaka

Silly Sally by Audrey Wood

Kitten’s First Full Moon by Kevin Henkes

Ten Red Apples by Pat Hutchins

Mama Cat has three kittens by Denise Fleming

In the Small, Small Pond by Denise Fleming

Book! Book! Book! By Deborah Bruss

Sleepy Bear by Lydia Dabcovich

Freight Train by Donald Crews

There’s A Nightmare in My Closet by Mercer Mayer

Diary of a Fly by Doreen Cronin

Wolf! By

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