Booklist for First Grade Curriculum

Online Books
A Child’s Garden Of Verses: Robert Louis Stevenson
Blue Fairy Book
Just So Stories
Viking Tales
Paddle to the Sea
Beautiful Stories From Shakespeare
Fifty Famous Stories Retold
Aesop’s Fables

Books we have
Animal Encyclopedia
The Bear Who Wouldn’t Share: Mercer Mayer
ED Hirsches “What Your ___ Needs To Know” KG through 4th for poetry
101 Famous poems

Library Books
The King’s Commissioner: Aileen Friedman
Columbus: Ingri D’Aulaire
Pocahontas: Edgar Parin D’Aulaire
George Washington: Ingri D’Aulaire
Geography A to Z: Jack Knowlton
Maps and Globes: Jack Knowlton
Me On the Map: Joan Sweeny
Alexander Who Used To Be Rich Last Sunday: Judith Viorst
A is for Angry: Sandra Boynton
The Go Around Dollar: Barbara Adams
Kites Sail High: Ruth Heller
Many Luscious Lollipops: Ruth Heller
Merry Go Round: Ruth Heller
Slither Swoop Slide: Alex Ayliffe
The King Who Rained: Fred Gwynne
Everybody’s Somebody’s Lunch: Cherie Mason
Zin! Zin! A Violin!: Lloyd Moss
Meet The Orchestra: Ann Hayes
Story of the Orchestra: Robert Levine
Who’s saying what in Jamestown?:  Jean Fritz
A Picture Book of Thomas Alva Edison:  Louis Sabin
Small Wolf: Nathanial Benchley
My Fellow Americans: Alice Provenson
Where does the Garbage go?:  Paul Showers
100 Monsters In My School: Bonnie Bader
Measuring Puppies and Kittens: Patricia Murphy
Oil Spills: Jean Blashfield
Ozone: Don Nardo
Saving The Rainforests: Sally Morgan
Experiments With Magenets: Tocci, S.
Experiments With Electricity: Tocci, S.
Solids Liquids Gases: Charnan Simon

Books to buy
James Harriots Animal Treasury
Who’s That Stepping on Plymouth Rock?: Jean Fritz
Planets Stars and Galaxies: A Visual Encyc (Nat Geo)

Earthways: Carol Petrash ::: edit ::: not going with this book, instead “175 Nature Expiements”  and “The Everything Kids’ Science Experiments Book” which we have!  🙂 🙂 Plus a science chemistry set and lots of experiments off the internet and and and 🙂 🙂 🙂

What’s Smaller Than a Pygmy Shrew? Robert Wells
Benny’s Animals and How He Put Them: Millicent Selsam

Other Materials to buy
The Orchestra CD with Peter Ustinov
Create A Timeline (
Rosetta Stone Spanish
Modeling clay
Latch Hook Rug Kit
Watercolors + brushes
Watercolor paper
Felt (many colors shapes sizes)
Wires with Alligator clips for electrical potatoes, lemons and battery connections
Blank CD’s
Gardening spade and claw
White Glue


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