Elementary Literature grades 1 & 2 Booklist

In Class Listening

  • Grade 1-2: The 1st and 2nd graders will investigate these elements through several classic picture books and some short chapter books.

    Booklist:  (Students do not have to have a copy of any of the books.  All books will be read in class. Please do not read before class.)

      Sam, Bangs & Moonshine  - Evaline Ness

      Brave Irene - William Steig

      The Relatives Came - Cynthia Rylant

      The Clown of God - Tomie DePola

      Apples to Oregon- Deborah Hopkinson

      Fishing in the Air- Sharon Creech

      Harry the Dirty Dog, by Gene Zion

      Make Way for Ducklings, by Robert McCloskey

      Very Last First Time - Jan Andrews

      Bread and Jam for Frances- Russell & Lillian Hoban

      Song and Dance Man- Karen Ackerman

      Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears  - Verna Aardema

      Ox-Cart Man - Donald Hall and Barbara Cooney

      Caps for Sal - Esphyr Slogodkina

      The Biggest Bear- Lynd Ward

      Frog and Toad…- Arnold Lobel

      Two Eggs, Please - by Sarah Weeks

      Snowflake Bentley- Mary Azarian

      Christmas Stories - Laura Ingalls Wilder

      Chang’s Paper Pony – Eleanor Coerr

      The Storm - Cynthia Rylant (2 classes)

      The Bears on Hemlock Mountain - Alice Dalgliesh

      The Minstrel in the Tower - Gloria Skurzynski

      Thumbelina - Hans Christian Anderson

      The Tale of Mr. Todd, by Beatrix Potter