Grade 1


A Fish Out of Water By Helen Palmer

CALL NO. > +E P18f

What happens when you feed a fish too much?

“So much and no more never more than a spot or something may happen and you never know what”

This is a story about a boy who did not listen to the pet shop owner’s instruction on how to feed a fish.  This is a wonderful story that teaches kids to listen and follow instructions.  Below is a video of what to see inside this storybook.

franklin rides a bike

Franklin rides a bike by Paulette Bourgeois, Brenda Clark (illus.)

CALL NO. > +E B66f

Franklin and his friends all have training wheels at the start of spring but as the days progressed only Franklin was left who can’t ride without them.  He tried to take them off but every time he did, he falls off the bike.  He’s beginning to lose hope but his mom convinced him to try more.  Franklin finally learned how to ride on his own.


The Listening Walk by Paul Showers, Aliki (illus.)

CALL NO. > +E Sh8L

“We’re going on a Listening Walk. Shhhhh. Do not talk. Do not hurry. Get ready to fill your ears with a world of wonderful, surprising sounds.”

This colorfully illustrated book invites us to join a father and a girl in their adventure to appreciate the world around us.


Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey

CALL NO. > +E M13m

Mr. and Mrs. Mallard found a home to their brood of ducklings – in the busy street of Boston.  This Caldecott Award-winning classic about Mrs. Mallard’s family has been a classic since 1941.

In honor of the Mallard family, a statue of Mrs. Mallard and her ducklings can be found in the Boston Common today.


Freckle Juice by Judy Blume, Sonia O. Lisker (illus.)

CALL NO. > +B62f

One of Andrew’s secret wish is to have freckles like Nicky.  He figured that if he has freckles, then his mother will not see all the dirt in his neck.    One day, Andrew mustered enough courage to ask Nicky how he got them but he was overheard by Sharon who laughed and teased him.   Sharon sold him Freckle Juice recipe for 50 cents and the unexpected happens.

collated by: Mrs. Sarah Elizaga, G1 Librarian


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