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Best Books for First-Graders
Growing readers want to read the best level 1 books — books with great stories and information that will keep them excited about reading. These level 1 reading books feature short sentences, big type, and supportive picture clues. Clara and Clem are in for unexpected surprises when their robot made of blocks transports them into space. Good friends, Gerald and Piggie, decide they should go for a drive. But before they go, they need one thing after another which delays the trip, giving readers plenty of comic relief. This is just one of many in the kid-favorite Elephant and Piggie series. Plenty of rhyming words and silliness comprise this story about a pig in a wig who travels in a boat adding more and more friends until the boat is too crowded.
Print book list. This classic features the escapades of Frog and Toad, an adorable amphibious duo who are the best of friends. Your child will love these five stories about friendship that include adventures such as feeling embarrassed when wearing a bathing suit, waiting for mail, finding a lost button and waking up from hibernation in the spring. Caldecott Honor Book, Find Frog and Toad Are Friends at your local library. Your child will love this bilingual Spanish and English book about a budding friendship between an English-speaking girl and a Spanish-speaking girl who meet in a park. For our Spanish readers: A su nino le encantaraeste libro bilingue sobre una amistad que crece entre una nina que habla ingles y una nina que habla espanol que se conocen en el parque.
It will be more difficult academically, socially, and emotionally than kindergarten. Fans of Kindergarten, Here I Come! From losing teeth to figuring out spelling, kids will discover what to expect in the year ahead. First grade can be scary — especially when your best friend is in another class. This upbeat picture book addresses the fears that new first graders feel and resolves them in a gentle way. Like the girl in the story, my oldest child found social interactions more complicated in first grade. Learning to identify true friends and stand up for herself helped her navigate the new terrain.
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