Montgomery Township School District

Suggested Summer Reading (Children entering 1st Grade)



Titles of Fabulous Fiction Picture Books

 Bloom, Suzanne

Fox Forgets;  Alone Together (and other books about bear)

 Carle, Eric

Friends;  The Grouchy Ladybug (and more by Carle)

Child, Lauren

I Will Never Not Ever Eat a Tomato (Charlie & Lola series)

Dunrea, Olivier

Gossie & Gertie  (series of books about ducklings)

Haughton, Chris,

Shh! We Have a Plan;    Oh, No George!

Henkes, Kevin

Penny and her Marble (series);  Chester’s Way

Lies, Brian

Bats at the Beach (series)

Jenkins, Emily

Toys Meet Snow

Lin, Grace

Ling & Ting, Not Exactly the Same (series)

Kann, Victoria

Aqualicious;  Pinkalicious (series)

Rylant, Cynthia

Brownie & Pearl (series). Henry and Mudge (series)

Scieszka, Jon

Robot Zot;  Trucktown (series)

Watt, Melanie

Scaredy Squirrel (series);   Chester (series)   

Willems, Mo

That’s Not a Good Idea;  Elephant & Piggie (series)

Wood, Audrey

Alphabet Adventure (series)


Fantastic Chapter book Fiction to Read Together


A Beginning, A Muddle, and an End (series)

Adler, David

Cam Jansen or Young Cam Jansen (Mystery series); Jeffery Bones (series)

McKay, Hilary

Lulu and the Duck in the Park by (series)

Osborne, Mary Pope

Magic Tree House (series)

Greene, Stephanie        

Princess Posey and the First Grade Parade (Series)

McDonald, Megan

Stink (series)

Bearn, Emily

Tumtum & Nutmeg: Adventures Beyond Nutmouse Hall

Willems, Mo

The Story of Diva and Flea


Amazing Nonfiction

Call #

Cooper, Elisha

8: An Animal Alphabet


Day, Nancy Raines

What in the World?  Numbers in Nature


McCloskey, Kevin

We Dig Worms!


Barton, Bethan

I’m Trying to Love Spiders


Trueman, Matthew

Hippos Are Huge!


Paschkis, Julie

Flutter & Hum: Animal Poems / Aleteo y zumbido Poemas de animales (Spanish & English)



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Michelle Maqboul & Sharon Baller, Media Specialists

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