• OHES 2017 Suggested Summer Reading - Leaving 1st and entering 2nd Grade



    Fun Fiction Titles

    Brown, Peter The Wild Robot
    Cecil, Randy Lucy 
    Chabert, Jack The School is Alive (series: Erie Elementary) 

    Cowley, Joy

    Friends: Snake and Lizard

    Doodler, Todd H.

    Super Fly (series)

    Hale, Shannon

    Princess in Black (series)

    Henkes, Kevin

    The Year of Billy Miller

    Holub, Joan

    Heroes in Training (series)

    Jamieson, Victoria

    The Great Art Caper (series: Pets on the Loose!)

    Jules, Jacqueline

    Sofia Martinez (series); Zapato Power (series)

    Kuhlmann, Torben

    Armstrong: The Adventurous Journey of a Mouse...

    Medina, Juana

    Juana & Lucas

    McDonald, Megan

    Judy Moody (series); Stink (series)

    Nilsson, Ulf

    A Complicated Case (series: Detective Gordon)

    Osborne, Mary Pope

    Magic Tree House (series)

    Park, Barbara Junie B. Jones (series) 
    Potter, Ellen  Piper Green and the Fairy Tree (series - NEW) 

    Mo Willems

    The Story of Diva and Flea

    Picture Books



    Adler, David

    Get a Hit Mo!; Young Cam Jansen (series); Jeffery Bones (series)

    Agee, Jon

    Lion Lessons; It's Only Stanley

    Barnett, Mac

    Rules of the House

    Bram, Elizabeth

    Rufus the Writer

    Colfer, Eoin

    Imaginary Fred

    Cronin, Doreen

    Diary of a ... (series)

    Edwards, Michelle

    A Hat for Mrs. Goldman: A Story About Knitting and Love

    Ellis, Carson

    Du Iz Tak?

    Keller, Laurie

    We Are Growing!

    Mattick, Lindsay

    Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear

    Medina, Meg

    Mango, Abuela, and Me

    Murray, Diana City Shapes 
    Perkins, Lynne  Frank and Lucky Get Schooled 
    Ringgold, Faith  We Came to America 
    Rubin, Adam  Robo-Sause 
    Sanat, Dan  Are We There Yet 
    Sarcone-Roach, Julia  The Bear Ate Your Sandwich 
    Spires, Ashley  The Most Magnificent Thing 
    Tonatiuh, Duncan  The Princess and the Warrior: A Tale of Two Volcanoes 
    Willems, Mo  Elephant and Piggie (series); Nanette's Baguette 




    Dewey # 
    Beck, W. H.Glow: Animals with Their Own Night Lights 591.4

    Corry, Shana

    The Secret Subway


    Fleming, Candace

    Giant Squid


    Fogliano, Julie

    When Green Becomes Tomatoes: poems for all seasons


    Javaka, Steptoe

    Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat


    Jenkins, Steve

    How to Swallow a Pig: Step-by-Step Advice from the Animal Kingdom


    Levy, Debbie

    I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark (biography)


    McCloskey, Kevin

    The Real Poop on Pigeons


    Olien, Jessica

    The Blobfish Book


    Great authors to check out:
    • Kate DiCamillo (Mercy Watson series)
    • Tim Egan (Dodsworth series)
    • Kevin Henkes
    • James Howe (Pinky and Rex; Housley & Catina)
    • Steve Jenkins (nonfiction)
    • Kathleen V. Kudlinski (Boy Were We Wrong About... series) - nonfiction
    • Doreen Rappaport (Big Words series) biographies
    • Cynthia Rylant (High Rise Private Eyes; Poppelton)
    • Jon Scieszka

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    Sharon Baller, Media Specialist, sballer@mtsd.us