Suggested Summer Reading List
Students Entering Grade One
Hello Reader Multiple Authors
Bob Books Bobby Lynn Maslen
Step into Reading Multiple Authors
Clifford Norman Bridwell
Arthur Marc Brown
Frog and Toad Arnold Lobel
Poppleton Cynthia Rylant
Little Bear Maurice Sendak
Froggy Jonathan London
Biscuit Alyssa Satin Capuilli
Fluffy Katie McMullan
Henry and Mudge Cynthia Rylant
Franklin Paulette Bourgeois
Tomie de Paola Cynthia Rylant
Eric Carle Shel Silverstein (poetry)
Leo Lionni Jack Prelutsky (poetry)
Gail Gibbons Kevin Henkes
Rosemary Wells Mo Willems
Ezra Jack Keats Arnold Lobel
Frank Asch Donald Crews
The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn
When Chester the raccoon is reluctant to to to kindergarten for the first time, his mother teaches him a secret way to carry her love with him.
Are You My Mother? by P.D. Eastman
Never having seen his mother, a baby bird makes humorous mistackes trying to find her.
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff
A young child relates the cycle of requests a mouse is likely to make after you give him a cookie.
Don't Laugh at Me by Steve Seskin
Illustrated version of a song pointing out that in spite of our differences, we are all the same in God's eyes.
Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett
A young boy and his mother bake a gingerbread baby that escapes from their oven and leads a crowd on a chase similar to the one in the familiar tale about a not-so-clever gingerbread man.
Stellaluna by Janell Cannon
After she falls headfirst into a bird's nest, a baby bat is raised like a bird, until she is reunited with her mother.
Goldilocks and the Three Bears by Jan Brett
Lost in the woods, a tired and hungry girl finds the house of the three bears where she helps herself to food and goes to sleep.
The Gingerbread Man by Jim Aylesworth
An irresistible retelling of a beloved classic accompanied by whimsical animal images and a recipe for gingerbread cookies, in a picture book by an award-winning author and illustrator.
There's a Bird on Your Head by Mo Willems
Gerald the Elephant discovers that there is something worse than a bird on your head--two birds on your head!
Harvey Potters Balloon Farm by Jerdine Nolen
A child ventures out i the miiddle of the night to see how Harvey Potter grows his wonderful balloons.
Ish by Peter Reynolds
After his brother makes a critical comment regarding his artwork, Ramon rethinks his talents and find himself struggling with is art to make things look just right.
The Dot by Peter Reynolds
Vashiti believes that she cannot draw, but her art teacher's encouragement leads her to change her mind.
Scaredy Squirrel by Melanie Watt
A nutty picture book about a squirrel who is particularly set in his scaredy ways until unexpectedly forced to take a leap into the unknown.