For the First-Grader Who Reads on Level

Recommendations from Katie

I Am Invited to a Party! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) Cover Image
By Mo Willems, Mo Willems (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781423106876
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: Hyperion Books for Children - September 1st, 2007

Gerald is careful. Piggie is not.
Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can.
Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to.

Gerald and Piggie are best friends.

In I Am Invited to a Party! Piggie is invited to her first party. She doesn't know what to wear, though, so she asks her best friend Elephant for help.


A Pig, a Fox, and a Box Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780593094648
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: Penguin Workshop - May 7th, 2019

In the style of Mo Willems, Jonathan Fenske tells three humorous stories of two friends, Pig and Fox, and their shenanigans with a cardboard box (all of which involved Pig accidentally crushing Fox in the box). With comic art and simple language, this Level 2 reader is sure to have kids rolling with laughter.


I Want to Be a Pilot (I Can Read Level 1) Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780062432490
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: HarperCollins - November 5th, 2019

For the child who says, "I want to be a pilot when I grow up!" And for any child who wants a gentle behind-the-scenes look at being a pilot.

Pilots fly airplanes! Did you know that there are many different kinds of pilots? When Aunt Ro and I visit the Air Fair, I meet pilots who fly seaplanes, hot air balloons, cargo planes—and more!


Meet Yasmin! Cover Image
By Saadia Faruqi, Hatem Aly (Illustrator)
$5.95
ISBN: 9781684360222
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: Picture Window Books - August 1st, 2018

Meet Yasmin Yasmin is a spirited second-grader who's always on the lookout for those "aha" moments to help her solve life's little problems.


Do You Like My Bike?: An Acorn Book (Hello, Hedgehog! #1) Cover Image
By Norm Feuti, Norm Feuti (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781338281385
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: Scholastic Inc. - April 30th, 2019

Hedgehog has a new bike!

Pick a book. Grow a Reader!


Sparkly New Friends: An Acorn Book (Unicorn and Yeti #1) Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9781338329018
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: Scholastic Inc. - April 30th, 2019

Meet magical best friends Unicorn and Yeti, in this series perfect for beginning readers!

Pick a book. Grow a Reader!


Snail and Worm: Three Stories About Two Friends Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781328596451
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 24th, 2019

Readers of Stick and Stone and Elephant and Piggie will love Snail and Worm, an unlikely pair sure to delight with three different laugh-out-loud adventures. By Geisel Honor winner Tina Kügler.

Snail and Worm are an unlikely pair sure to delight by combining deceptively simple art with clever wordplay. 

Told in three com


The Big Fat Cow That Goes Kapow: 10 Easy-to-Read Stories Cover Image
By Terry Denton (Illustrator), Andy Griffiths
$7.99
ISBN: 9780312653019
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: Square Fish - August 31st, 2010

New York Times-bestselling author Andy Griffiths follows up his slimy, rhymey, easy-to-read hit, The Cat on the Mat is Flat, with ten more hilarious short, rhyming stories for elementary school readers.

Look inside!
This book has a mouse with a house,
and a mole in a hole,
and a squirmy worm,
and a spiky bike.
And, of course,


Slow, Slow Sloths (Penguin Young Readers, Level 2) Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780399541162
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: Penguin Young Readers - July 19th, 2016

This adorable book all about sloths is perfect for young animal-lovers!