First Grade Resources
Whistle For Willie by Ezra Keats
A little boy wishes so much he could whistle.
Yoko by Rosemary Wells
Yoko’s classmates make fun of the sushi she brings for lunch. On International Food Day, Timothy decides to try the treats Yoko has brought to share.
Police Officers by Paulette Bourgeouis
The duties of police officers are outlined – responding to calls, cracking open a theft case; booking criminals. Closes with safety tips.
Everybody Cooks Rice by Norah Dooley
Carrie travels from one house to another, looking for her brother at dinnertime. Each family invites her in for a taste of what they are cooking; thus, she samples the ethnic diversity of her neighborhood through the rice dishes they prepare.
Kittens First Full Moon by Kevin Henke
When Kitten mistakes the full moon for a bowl of milk, she ends up wet, tired and hungry trying to reach it.
Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henke
When Chrysanthemum is old enough to go to school, she begins to feel her name is “absolutely dreadful” instead of “absolutely perfect.”
Bugs, Bugs, Bugs by Bob Barner
Nothing fascinates children more than bugs! Rhyming text is accompanied by vibrant paper collages which illustrates spotted ladybugs and butterflies that flutter.
Animal Action ABC by Karen Panel
An innovative alphabet book invites small children to imitate 26 different animals as they box, leap and stretch their way from A to Z.