Montgomery Township School District

Suggested Summer Reading (Children entering 1st Grade)



Titles of Fabulous Fiction Picture Books

Arnold, Ted Fly Guy (series); Parts (series) 

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)

Clanton, Ben It came in the Mail

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


Bunjitsu Bunny (series)

Jules, Jacqueline  Sofia Martinez (series)

Kann, Victoria

Aqualicious;  Pinkalicious (series)

Lin, Grace

Ling & Ting, Not Exactly the Same (series)

Rylant, Cynthia

Puppy Mudge (series). Henry and Mudge (series); Poppleton

Scieszka, Jon

Robot Zot;  Trucktown (series)

Shea, Bob Ballet Cat (series); Dinosaur vs. (series); The Happiest Book Ever

Watt, Melanie

Scaredy Squirrel (series);   Chester (series)   

Willems, Mo

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

Wood, Audrey

Alphabet Adventure (series)

Young, Judy Digger and Daisy (series)


Fantastic Chapter book Fiction to Read Together

Adler, David

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

Avi A Beginning, A Muddle, and an End (series)
Bearn, Emily Tumtum & Nutmeg; Adventures Beyond Nutmouse Hall
Dillard, Sarah Extraordinary Warren; Super Chicken (series)
Greene, Stephanie Princess Posey and the First Grade Parade (series) 
Marko, Cindi Let's Get Cracking; Kung Pow Chicken (series)
McDonald, Megan Stink (series) 

McKay, Hilary

Lulu and the Duck in the Park (series)

Osborne, Mary Pope

Magic Tree House (series)

Pinkwater, Daniel        

Mrs. Noodlekugel (Series)

Smith, Alex T.

Claude (series)



Amazing Nonfiction

Call #

Barton, Bethan

I’m Trying to Love Spiders


Ford, Gilbert

The Marvelous Thing That Came From a Spring


Jenkins, Steve

Flying Frogs and Walking Fish


Olien, Jessica

The Blobfish Book


Siegel, Randy

One Proud Penny


Weatherford, Carole

Freedom in Congo Square



Visit the OHES Media Center Website to find digital resources!
Please contact me if you have any questions :)
Sharon Baller, Media Specialist


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