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Grade 1 Reading List

NYC Reads 365

  • A Rock Can Be by Laura Purdie Salas

  • Ballet Cat (series) by Bob Shea

  • Before Morning by Joyce Sidman, illustrated by Beth Krommes

  • Can I Eat That? by Joshua David Stein, illustrated by Julia Rothman

  • City Shapes by Diana Murray, illustrated by Bryan Collier

  • Grandma in Blue with Red Hat by Scott Menchin, illustrated by Harry Bliss

  • Imani's Moon by Janay Brown-Wood, illustrated by Hazel Mitchell

  • Leo: a Ghost Story by Mac Barnett, illustrated by Christian Robinson

  • Night Animals by Gianna Marino

  • Noodleheads See the Future by Tedd Arnold, Martha Hamilton, and Mitch Weiss

  • Pig in a Wig (series) by Emma Virján

  • Snail and Worm: Three Stories About Two Friends by Tina Kügler

  • The Airport Book by Lisa Brown

  • The Good for Nothing Button (series) by Charise Mericle Harper and Mo Willems

  • The Lost House by B. B.Cronin

  • Their Great Gift by John Coy, illustrated by Wing Young Huie

  • Thunder Boy Jr. by Sherman Alexie, illustrated by Yuyi Morales

  • Tiny Creatures: The World of Microbes by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Emily Sutton

  • Water is Water: A Book About the Water Cycle Miranda Paul, illustrated by Jason Chin

  • When Otis Courted Mama by Kathi Appelt, illustrated by Jill McElmurry