Reading for first-graders Book list

September 13, 1998

Did your little one leave for first grade this month? Wipe your tears and visit your local library. These titles should be on his reading list this year.

"The Cat in the Hat," by Dr. Seuss

"The Day Jimmy's Boa Ate the Wash," by Trinka Nobel

"Henry and Mudge Get the Cold Shivers," by Cynthia Rylant

"Harold and the Purple Crayon," by Crockett Johnson

"Ira Sleeps Over," by Bernard Waber

"The Icky Bug Alphabet Book," by Jerry Pallotta

"Matthew's Dream," by Leo Lionni

L "Mike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel," by Virginia Lee Burton

"Mouse Soup," by Arnold Lobel

"The Napping House," by Audrey Wood

"Poem Stew," selected by William Cole

"There's a Nightmare in My Closet," by Mercer Mayer

"Where the Wild Things Are," by Maurice Sendak

- Courtesy Barnes & Noble, children's division, Annapolis Harbour Center

Pub Date: 9/13/98

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