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1st Grade Picture Books

I Like Myself!

By Karen Beaumont

Messy hair? Beaver breath? It doesn’t

matter, because you’re you!

Mr. Tiger Goes Wild

By Peter Brown

One day Mr. Tiger has a very wild

idea - it’s okay to be different.

My Teacher is a Monster!

By Peter Brown

Bobby’s teacher is definitely a monster, but what

happens when he sees her outside of school?

Snowmen at Night

By Caralyn Buehner

Find out what snowmen do at night

while you’re snug in your bed.

Maybe Something Beautiful: How Art Transformed a Neighborhood

By F. Isabel Campoy & Theresa Howell

Mira and her neighbors transform their gray neighborhood into something vibrant and beautiful. Based on a true story!


By Janell Cannon

How will a little bat survive after being

separated from her mother?

The Day the Crayons Came Home

By Drew Daywalt

Duncan’s crayons share their sorrowful

pleas to be returned to the crayon box.

I'd Really Like to Eat a Child

By Sylviane Donnio

Bananas are boring, children sound much

more appetizing to this little crocodile.

Barnacle is Bored

By Jonathan Fenske

Life attached to the bottom of a dock may not appear exciting, but it's about to be!

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Stick and Stone

By Beth Ferry

After being made fun of by Pinecone, Stone

strikes up an unlikely friendship with Stick.

Cat Knit

By Jacob Grant

Cat's best friend Yarn is taken away and turned into something new. Cat does NOT like it!

Nobody Likes a Goblin

By Ben Hatke

Goblin must leave the safety of his castle to rescue his very best friend, Skeleton, but it is not easy when farmers, elves, and innkeepers don't like you.

You Read To Me, I'll Read To You

By Mary Ann Hoberman

From friendship to seasons, you read one side

of the story and I’ll read the other.

My Lucky Day

By Keiko Kasza

Dinner shows up on Mr. Fox doorstep, but it 

may be pig’s lucky day instead.

Edward and the Pirates

David McPhail

One day Edward finds himself surrounded

by pirates from his latest book!

The Watermelon Seed

By Greg Pizzoli

What happens when crocodile swallows a

seed? Will he turn pink or grow vines?

Creepy Carrots!

By Aaron Reynolds

Jasper Rabbit loves eating carrots, until

they begin following him...or are they?

The Dot

By Peter H. Reynolds

Even the uncreative can make their mark.

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Duck! Rabbit!

By Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Is it a duck or a rabbit? You decide,

but it won't be easy.

Skippyjon Jones

By Judy Schachner

Holy Guacamole! Watch out banditos,

Skippyjon Jones is here to save the day!

The True Story of the Three Little

By Jon Scieszka

Learn the other side of the story

straight from the wolf’s mouth.

Bear Has a Story to Tell

By Philip C. Stead

Bear helps his friends prepare for winter,

but will anyone still be awake to hear his story? 

Interrupting Chicken

By David Ezra Stein

It’s time for a bedtime story, but little red

chicken can’t help interrupting.


By David Wiesner

A bright boy finds a mysterious camera

washed ashore in this wordless wonder.

A Frog in the Bog

By Karma Wilson

Fun, rhyming counting book about

Frog eating his way through the bog.

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1st Grade Early Readers
1st Grade Early Readers

Hi! Fly Guy

By Tedd Arnold

Who says flies can’t be pets? 

Max Finds an Egg

By Wiley Blevins

Max finds a dinosaur egg, but

it might not be what he anticipated. 

Pete The Cat: Pete at the Beach

By James Dean

Playing at the beach is fun, but will Pete

have enough courage to get in the water?

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Best Friends for Frances

By Russell Hoban

Frances learns that sisters

can indeed be friends.

Pinkalicious and Planet Pink

By Victoria Kann

Pinkalicious learns about the Planet

Pink and it’s Pinktonian residents.

Riff Raff the Mouse Pirate

By Susan Schade

Ahoy mateys! Riff Raff’s crew must

find the clue to find the treasure.

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Nate the Great

By Marjorie Weinman Sharmat

Nate the Great is on the case, but give

this detective some pancakes first.

Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa

By Erica Silverman

Saddle up for a ride on the range with

pals Cowgirl Kate and her horse Cocoa.

The Thank You Book

By Mo Willems

Piggie wants to thank EVERYONE, but Gerald

is concerned she will forget someone.

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1st Grade Nonfiction
1st Grade Nonfiction

One World, One Day

305.234 Kerley

Learn about the mechanics of

volcanoes and their eruptions.

Eruption! The Story of Volcanoes

551.21 Ganeri

Learn about the mechanics of

volcanoes and their eruptions.

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Parrots Over Puerto Rico

597.709 Roth

Fantastic true story of the

green parrots of Puerto Rico.

Fly Guy Presents: Snakes

597.96 Arnold

Fly Guy and Buzz take a field trip to

the zoo to learn all about snakes.

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Pierre the Penguin

598.47 Marzollo

Pierre looses precious feathers which keep

him warm, but a neoprene wetsuit

designed just for him saves the day.

The Vegetable We Eat

635 Gibbons

From glossy red peppers to pumpkins, you’ll

learn how they’re grown and why they’re

good for you.

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