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Summer Reading List 

Recommended First Grade Reading



Curious George

H.A. & Margaret Rey

Henry and Mudge (series)  Mr. Putter and Tabby (series)

Cynthia Rylant

"Fox" books

James Marshall

"Arthur" books

Lillian Hoban


Norman Bridwell


Jonathon London

If You Give a Pig a Pancake

Laura Numeroff

"Amelia Bedelia" books

Peggy Parish

"Junie B. Jones" books

Barbara Park

Green Eggs and Ham, Fox in Socks, etc...

Dr. Seuss

Hazel's Amazing Mother

Rosemary Wells

Danny and the Dinosaur, Grizzwold

Syd Hoff

Harry the Dirty Dog

Gene Zion

Fish is Fish, Frederick, The Extraordinary Egg

Leo Lionni

"Tacky" books, Hooway for Wodney Wat

Helen Lester

The Snowy Day

Ezra Jack Keats

Owen, Jessica, Wemberly Worried

Kevin Henkes

"Strega Nona" books

Tomi dePaola

The Very Busy Spider

Eric Carle

"Arthur and D.W." books

Marc Brown

"Miss Nelson" books

Harry Allard

Big Dog Little Dog

P.D. Eastman

"The Berenstain Bear" books

Stan/Jan Berenstain