1 – 2nd List

These are some favorite books for those kids just learning how to read:

A Mouse Called Wolf, Babe, The Invisible Dog, and Martin’s Mice
by Dick King-Smith

A to Z Mysteries
by Ron Roy and John Steven Gurney

A Weekend With Wendell
by Kevin Henkes

Akimbo Series, Max & Maddy Mystery Series, and The Five Lost Aunts of Harriet Bean
by Alexander McCall Smith

Angus and Sadie
by Cynthia Voigt

Baby Mouse Series
by Jennifer Holm

Happy Birthday Bad Kitty and Bad Kitty Gets a Bath
by Nick Bruel

Catwings
by Ursula Le Guin

Charlotte’s Web and Stuart Little
by E.B. White

Encyclopedia Brown Series
by Donald J. Sobol

Flat Stanley
by Jeff Brown

Frannie K. Stein Series
by Jim Benton

Gooseberry Park, Mr. Putter Series, Cobble Street Cousins, Henry and Mudge and the Poppleton Series
By Cynthia Rylant

Freckle Juice, Superfudge, and Double Fudge
by Judy Blume

Geronimo Stilton Series
by Himself

Gooney Bird Greene Series and the Willoughby’s
by Lois Lowry

Ivy & Bean
by Annie Barrows

Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher
by Bruce Covelle and Gary A. Lippincott

Judy Moody & Stink Series
by Megan McDonald

Little House on the Prairie Series
by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Little Rat Rides
by Monica Bang-Campbell

Magic Tree House Series
by Mary Pope Osborne

Mercy Watson Series
by Kate di Camillo

Mouse Tales, and Grasshopper on the Road
by Arnold Lobel

My Father’s Dragon
by Ruth Stiles Gannett

Nate the Great and The Olivia Sharp Series
by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat

Odd and the Frost Giants
by Neil Gaiman and Brett Helquist

Pets to the Rescue Series
by Andrew Clements

Pippi Longstocking
by Astrid Lindgren

Ramona Series, Ralph S. Mouse
by Beverly Cleary

Silver
by Gloria Whelan

The End of the Beginning, Prarie School, Poppy
by Avi

The Graves Family
by Patricia Polacco

The Princess Tales
by Gail Carson Levine

The Reluctant Dragon
by Kenneth Graham and Inga Moore

The Secrets of Droon
by Tony Abbott

The Twits, The BFG, The Fantatic Mr. Fox, and Matilda….okay anything by Roald Dahl
by Roald Dahl

– Jessica Wheeler

One response to “1 – 2nd List

  1. Hi Jessica,
    Thanks so much for putting this list together! As the mom of a 1st grade son and the Community Relations Manager at Maria’s Bookshop, I love hearing about locals here in Durango creating great resources like this. We should talk about ways to partner up and support each other! At the very least, we can share your posts through our Twitter feed, link you to our Facebook page, etc. And I can show you how you can become a Maria’s Bookshop affiliate, so folks can buy books you recommend through their locally-owned indie bookstore. If you’d like to talk more, please let me know.
    Best, Libby

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