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Books for Grades 1 - 2

1st and 2nd graders will love these awesome books recommended by our librarians.

Click on the book to find out if it's available at your local County Library. If not, place it on hold, and we'll deliver it to your Library for pick up. Printable version of the list (PDF).

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Ling & Ting: Not Exactly the Same!
Grace Lin
Beginning Reading

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How Rocket Learned to Read
Tad Hills
Picture Book

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Babymouse for President
Jennifer L. Holm
Graphic Novel

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Niño Wrestles the World
Yuyi Morales
Picture Book

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Bink & Gollie: Best Friends Forever
Kate DiCamillo
Beginning Reading

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That Is Not a Good Idea
Mo Willems
Picture Book

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Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons
Eric Litwin
Picture Book

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Stink and the Attack of the Slime Mold
Megan McDonald
Fiction

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Bones and the Math Test Mystery
David Adler
Beginning Reading

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I'm Brave!
Kate McMullan
Picture Book

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Interrupting Chicken
David Ezra Stein
Picture Book

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A Brand New Day with Mouse and Mole
Wong Herbert Yee
Beginning Reading

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Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade
Melissa Sweet
Nonfiction

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Fancy Nancy: Peanut Butter and Jellyfish
Jane O'Connor
Beginning Reading

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Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Doreen Rappaport
Nonfiction

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Duck! Rabbit!
Amy Krouse Rosenthal
Picture Book

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Tales for Very Picky Eaters
Josh Schneider
Beginning Reading

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The Lion & the Mouse
Jerry Pinkney
Picture Book

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The New Kid on the Block: Poems
Jack Prelutsky
Poetry

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The Story of Fredinand
Munro Leaf
Picture Book

8/2016