Books for 1st and 2nd Graders

Labor Day Closure

All locations of Kitsap Regional Library will be closed Monday, Sept. 7, for Labor Day.

By: Arnold, Tedd.
When Buzz captures a fly to enter in The Amazing Pet Show, his parents and the judges tell him that a fly cannot be a pet, but Fly Guy proves them wrong.
By: Blume, Judy.
Freddy hates being the middle one in the family until he gets a part in the school play.
By: Bruel, Nick.
Takes a humorous look at the normal way cats bathe, why it is inappropriate for humans to bathe that way, and the challenges of trying to give a cat a real bath with soap and water.
By: Capucilli, Alyssa Satin, 1957-
Biscuit, a young puppy, is eager to meet the new baby but must wait until nap time is over.
By: Danziger, Paula, 1944-
Unlike her best friend Justin, Amber Brown loves to measure time and hopes to receive a watch on her seventh birthday, in an illustrated book for beginning readers which features a popular heroine.
By: DiCamillo, Kate.
After Mercy the pig snuggles to sleep with Mr. and Mrs. Watson, all three awaken with the bed teetering on the edge of a big hole in the floor.
By: Gannett, Ruth Stiles.
A little boy tells about his father's adventures on an island where the animals are endowed with human traits.
By: Hoberman, Mary Ann.
With type set in three columns and three colors for easy readability, each of the eight short fairy tales invites two readers to read their own parts and then read the type in the center column together.
By: Holm, Jennifer L.
Determined to win the grand prize for the most sales during a school library fundraiser, an ambitious Babymouse tackles fierce competition in the form of nefarious rival, Felicia Furrypaws.
By: Jenkins, Emily, 1967-
Six stories relate the adventures of three best friends, who happen to be toys.
By: Lobel, Arnold.
Five tales recounting the adventures of two best friends - Frog and Toad.
By: McDonald, Megan.
The shortest kid in the second grade, James Moody, also known as Stink, learns all about the shortest president of the United States, James Madison, when they celebrate Presidents' Day at school.
By: Minarik, Else Holmelund.
Many animals take part in relaying a thank-you kiss to Little Bear from his grandmother.
By: O'Connor, Jane.
When Fancy Nancy and her mom bake cupcakes for the school bake sale, Nancy's failure to pay attention gets her into trouble when she forgets one very important detail.
By: Osborne, Mary Pope.
Eight-year-old Jack and his younger sister Annie find a magic treehouse, which whisks them back to an ancient time zone where they see live dinosaurs.
By: Parish, Peggy.
A literal-minded housekeeper causes a ruckus in the household when she attempts to make sense of some instructions.
By: Park, Barbara.
In her own words, a young girl describes her feelings about starting kindergarten and what she does when she decides not to ride the bus home.
By: Roy, Ron, 1940-
Dink Duncan and his two friends investigate the apparent kidnapping of famous mystery author Wallis Wallace.
By: Rylant, Cynthia.
In the first in a new series of easy readers, the lonely Mr. Putter finally meets someone to share his tea--and his stories.
By: Schachner, Judith Byron.
A mischievous Siamese kitten named Skippyjon Jones transforms himself into the legendary Spanish sword fighter Skippito when he is banished to his room, in a hilarious picture book that celebrates the power of imagination.
By: Seuss, Dr.
Two children sitting at home on a rainy day are visited by the Cat in the Hat who shows them some tricks and games.
By: Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman.
A young boy who enjoys playing junior detective is called upon to help a friend find a missing painting.
By: Stilton, Gerónimo.
Geronimo explores a haunted mansion populated by ghosts.
By: Willems, Mo.
While Piggie is determined to fly, Elephant is skeptical, but when Piggie gets a little help from others, amazing things happen.