• 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



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    Sharon Baller, Media Specialist