Here are our recommended reads for kids in Kindergarten to Grade 1! These reads are based on our theme: Game On! We also suggest any sports books, and we'll recommend more reads in person!
Remember that there are prizes for reading the most hours in each age group!
John, Jory, author.
The bad seed changes his mind about being bad and decides that he wants to be happy.
Bailey is too young to go camping with the Bunny Scouts, but his parents take him on a special camping trip-- in the house.
Becker, Helaine, author
This comprehensive compendium of fun activities and games will help kids stay active and enjoy all that the outdoors have to offer. It is full of handy how-tos for fun things to make and do for every kind of kid. Whether at the local park or on a camping trip, around the town or in the country, or even inside on a rainy day, kids won't need a lot of special materials or too much planning to be able to enjoy these engaging activities.
Tanco, Miguel, 1972- author, illustrator
This book is a gorgeous ode to something vital but rarely celebrated. In the eyes of this little girl, math takes its place alongside painting, drawing and song as a way to ponder the beauty of the world.
Barnett, Mac, author
The reader is invited to count the animals that have frightened the monkeys off the pages.
Kent, Jaden, author
Ella is magically sabotaged when she enters the Winged Wonders Flying Championship, and while she tries to undo the spell, Owen tries to clear his gremlin's name and find the real culprit.
Coy, John, 1958-, author
Inch by inch, row by row, a child grows a garden with the help of the rain and the earth. Based on a popular folksong.
Johnston, Thomas Anguiti, author
Learn all about Inuit games and why they are important for staying healthy and strong for life in the Arctic.
Cunti, Loredana, 1968- author
Kakapo practices her karate to prepare for her black belt test, but she thinks she cannot do the flying kick because kakapos cannot fly.
Feuti, Norman, author
Harry and Hedgehog are having a sleepover, but Harry is uneasy about sleeping outside.
Waddell, Martin, author
Three owl babies whose mother has gone out in the night try to stay calm while she is gone.
"Squirrel and Mole are the best of friends, and they do everything together, including going on picnics. But while Mole doesn't really mind where they have a picnic, Squirrel is very determined that this picnic will be PERFECT, and that means finding the perfect place. But does such a thing exist?"-- Provided by publisher.
Lemniscates, author, illustrator
Seeds harbor immense potential. They defy their size by sprouting and growing into plants. And these plants develop beautiful flowers and delicious fruits and vegetables. Even in the most unlikely environments, seeds manage to thrive. Like seeds, we can cultivate and nurture something wonderful. There is much we can learn from seeds.
Reid, Barbara, 1957- author
"Barb Reid's one-of-a kind art brings the young reader's world to life in this engaging exploration of nature! Children will love to watch a tadpole hatch from an egg, a caterpillar turn into a butterfly, an acorn become a mighty oak, and a glorious sunflower grow from a tiny seed! Simple text and Barb's signature illustrations are a perfect fit with STEM themes for the younger readers."-- Provided by publisher.
Simple text reveals the benefits of planting a single tree, both to those who see it grow and to the world as a whole.
McCarthy, Meghan, author, illustrator