Books for First and Second Graders

Easy Readers
Book Cover Title
Image of Hi! Fly Guy book cover Hi! Fly Guy
Tedd Arnold
Image of Minnie and Moo go to the moon book cover Minnie and Moo go to the moon
Denys Cazet
Image of The best way to play book cover The best way to play
Bill Cosby
Image of Stinky: a toon book book cover Stinky: a toon book
Eleanor Davis
Image of Fox on wheels book cover Fox on wheels
Edward Marshall
Image of See Otto book cover See Otto
David Milgrim
Image of Little bear book cover Little bear
Else Holmelund Minarik
Image of Mr. Putter & Tabby stir the soup book cover Mr. Putter & Tabby stir the soup
Cynthia Rylant
Image of The cat in the hat book cover The cat in the hat
Dr. Seuss
Image of Nate the Great and the monster mess book cover Nate the Great and the monster mess
Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
Image of Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa book cover Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa
Erica Silverman
Image of Amanda Pig, first grader book cover Amanda Pig, first grader
Jean Van Leeuwen
Image of There is a bird on your head! book cover There is a bird on your head!
Mo Willems
Moving Up
Book Cover Title
Image of Ivy + Bean book cover Ivy + Bean
Annie Barrows
Image of The stories Huey tells book cover The stories Huey tells
Ann Cameron
Image of Mercy Watson thinks like a pig book cover Mercy Watson thinks like a pig
Kate DiCamillo
Image of My father's dragon book cover My father's dragon
Ruth Stiles Gannett
Image of Toys go out book cover Toys go out
Emily Jenkins
Image of Alvin Ho: allergic to girls, school, and other scary things book cover Alvin Ho: allergic to girls, school, and other scary things
Lenore Look
Image of Clementine book cover Clementine
Sara Pennypacker
Image of Ricky Ricotta's giant robot book cover Ricky Ricotta's giant robot
Dav Pilkey
Image of The scrambled states of America book cover The scrambled states of America
Laurie Keller
Non-fiction
Book Cover Title
Image of Throw your tooth on the roof: tooth traditions from around the world book cover Throw your tooth on the roof: tooth traditions from around the world
Selby B. Beeler
Image of Actual size book cover Actual size
Steve Jenkins
Image of Great white sharks book cover Great white sharks
Sandra Markle
Image of The new kid on the block: poems book cover The new kid on the block: poems
Jack Prelutsky
Image of Martin's big words: the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. book cover Martin's big words: the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Doreen Rappaport
Image of So you want to be president book cover So you want to be president
Judith St. George
Image of The brain: our nervous system book cover The brain: our nervous system
Seymour Simon
Image of It's disgusting-- and we ate it!: true food facts from around the world-- and throughout history! book cover It's disgusting-- and we ate it!: true food facts from around the world-- and throughout history!
James Solheim
Image of Dizzy book cover Dizzy
Jonah Winter
Picture Books
Book Cover Title
Image of Little Beauty book cover Little Beauty
Anthony Browne
Image of Bad kitty book cover Bad kitty
Nick Bruel
Image of A couple of boys have the best week ever book cover A couple of boys have the best week ever
Marla Frazee
Image of Skin again book cover Skin again
Bell Hooks
Image of The colors of us book cover The colors of us
Karen Katz
Image of Uncle Jed's barbershop book cover Uncle Jed's barbershop
Margaree King Mitchell
Image of Just a minute: a trickster tale and counting book book cover Just a minute: a trickster tale and counting book
Yuyi Morales
Image of Zen shorts book cover Zen shorts
Jon Muth
Image of Dog and Bear: two friends, three stories book cover Dog and Bear: two friends, three stories
Laura Vaccaro Seeger
Image of Abiyoyo: based on a South African lullaby and folk story book cover Abiyoyo: based on a South African lullaby and folk story
Pete Seeger
Image of And Tango makes three book cover And Tango makes three
Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell
Image of Show way book cover Show way
Jacqueline Woodson
Fairy Tales
Book Cover Title
Image of How Chipmunk got his stripes book cover How Chipmunk got his stripes
Joseph Bruchac
Image of Two of everything: a Chinese folktale  book cover Two of everything: a Chinese folktale
Lily Toy Hong
Image of La Cucaracha Martina: a Caribbean folktale book cover La Cucaracha Martina: a Caribbean folktale
Daniel Moreton
Image of Head, body, legs: a story from Liberia book cover Head, body, legs: a story from Liberia
Won-Ldy Paye & Margaret H. Lippert
Image of Peter and the wolf book cover Peter and the wolf
Chris Raschka
Image of It could always be worse: a Yiddish folk tale book cover It could always be worse: a Yiddish folk tale
Margot Zemach