FIRST GRADE AUTHOR STUDYKevin Henkes August. Kevin Henkes likes to take ideas for his stories from experiences he has as a child. He drafted his 1 st picture book when he was in high school. He has written over 15 picture books. He likes to write the story before illustrating it. He is the author and illustrator of over 30 books.
First Grade Here I Come
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Whether you are a parent or a teacher, having a list of reading books for first grade can help your child get ahead. Perhaps you would like to assign some summer reading or you want to supplement your child's reading at home. Remember, different schools and districts will often have varying requirements for their students. Most of these books are suggestions from Great Schools and Education World. Remember, not every first grader is going to be able to read every single one of these books. Students are often on different levels at this age in particular. Choose selections that challenge your child without overwhelming him or her.
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Reading to and with first graders is such fun! You already have your tried-and-true first grade favorites, but how can you resist updating your classroom library when so many amazing new titles are hitting the shelves? Here are 50 of our favorite first grade books you might not have yet. Just a heads up, WeAreTeachers may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. We only recommend items our team loves!