Bookworm



Recommended Titles for Kindergarteners & 1st Graders

 



Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears
by Aardema, Verna
J 398.2 AAR
This folktale relates the reason mosquitoes annoy humans with their noisy buzzing.

Catalina Magdalena Hoopensteiner Wallendiner Hogan Logan Bogan Was Her Name
by Arnold, Tedd
PIC ARN
Tedd Arnold brings to life an old camp song from the 40s. The artwork illustrates this crazy song perfectly. A fun tongue-twister the whole family will enjoy.

Mad about Madeline: the complete tales
by Bemelmans, Ludwig
PIC BEM
All five of the original Madeline stories are included in this sure-to-be-loved edition.

The Runaway Bunny
by Brown, Margaret Wise
PIC BRO
A little bunny thinks of ways to escape, but his clever mother always finds a way to keep up with him.

Dirty Henry
by Dickens, Lucy
PIC DIC
Lily`s dog Henry likes nothing better than to roll in the blackberry patch at the bottom of the garden and despite everything Lily likes him just the way he is.

Abuela
by Dorros, Arthur
PIC DOR
A small girl and her grandmother take a delightfully imaginative flying tour over Manhattan.

Owen & Mzee
by Hatkoff, Isabella
J 599.63 HAT
This is a great story about a baby hippopotamus orphaned by the tsunami and an unsociable 130 year old giant tortoise. The pictures show great details into their lives and eventual friendship.

George and Martha
by Marshall, James
PIC MAR
This beginning reader is funny and smart, and the two hippos become our fast friends.

A Chair for My Mother
by Williams, Vera
PIC WIL
A young girl thinks of a wonderful surprise for her mother's birthday present.