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Palmer Catholic Academy - 1st Grade Book List

The books listed are the lowest prices that we could find.  (Some books are only available in certain formats.)  If you have questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.  If you want to shop for other books, simply add them to your cart.  All books will be delivered with your order.

*There are two pages for your school.  One page is for 1st grade only.  The other page is for 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grades.  Please click on the link that you need for your student(s).

FOR 1st GRADE: Two books are required, one fiction and one non-fiction.  All other 1st grade books are suggestions from PCA.  To find other titles by an author or in a series, simply use the SEARCH bar. 

VERY IMPORTANT:  The very first step to making every Summer Reading book order is to complete the School Order Form which is the first item below and put it in your cart to ensure correct routing of the books you order.  If you come back to make an additional order of Summer Reading books, say for another grade, please complete the School Order Form for that new order and put it in the cart with your additional book(s) as well.  There is never a charge associated with this item in your Cart, but it is necessary to help the San Marco Bookstore fulfill your order correctly.  Thank you!

If this form is missing required information, or you do not place it in your cart, delivery of your books may be temporarily delayed.

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DON'T FORGET TO PUT THE SCHOOL READING LIST ORDER FORM INTO YOUR CART, THANK YOU!

  

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If You Give a Pig a Party (If You Give...) Cover Image
By Laura Numeroff, Felicia Bond (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780060283261
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: HarperCollins - September 6th, 2005

1st Grade REQUIRED Fiction

If you give a pig a party, she's going to ask for some balloons to decorate the house with. Then she'll call all her friends and have a great big party.


Ladybugs Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780823427604
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Holiday House - January 1st, 2013

1st Grade REQUIRED Non-Fiction

In her clear and kid-friendly style, nonfiction master Gail Gibbons introduces young scientists to these beautiful beetles. There are believed to be about 5,000 different kinds of ladybugs that live on six of the seven continents. Here are descriptions of their characteristics, their stages of development, and how they live.


George and Martha Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780395199725
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 11th, 1974

1st Grade Fiction Option #1

Two lovable hippos teach the meaning of friendship in five separate vignettes. *Use the SEARCH bar for more GEORGE AND MARTHA titles.


Alphabet Adventure Cover Image
By Audrey Wood, Bruce Wood (Illustrator), Audrey Wood
$18.99
ISBN: 9780439080699
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Blue Sky Press - August 1st, 2001

1st Grade Fiction Option #2

This ABC book tells the story of an alphabet setting off to teach a young student his letters. But along the way, the lowercase letter "i" loses her dot. Readers can look back through the pages to find the dot hidden in every illustration.


Chewy Louie Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780873587655
Availability: Backordered
Published: Rising Moon Books - June 1st, 2000

1st Grade Fiction Option #3

A family brings home a rambunctious puppy.


Franklin Goes to School Cover Image
By Paulette Bourgeois, Brenda Clark (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781771380102
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Published: Kids Can Press - January 8th, 2013

1st Grade Fiction Option #4

Franklin faces the excitement and fear of starting school.

*Use the SEARCH bar for more FRANKLIN titles.


Frederick Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780399555527
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Published: Dragonfly Books - January 17th, 2017

1st Grade Fiction Option #5

Frederick, the poet mouse, stores up something special for the long cold winter.


How Do Dinosaurs Get Well Soon? (How Do Dinosaurs...?) Cover Image
By Mark Teague (Illustrator), Jane Yolen, Jane Yolen
$16.99
ISBN: 9780439241007
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Published: Blue Sky Press - January 1st, 2003

1st Grade Fiction Option #6

Just like kids, little dinosaurs hate being sick. And going to the doctor can be pretty scary. As in their previous book, Yolen and Teague capture children's fears about being sick and put them to rest with playful read-aloud verse and wonderfully amusing pictures.


Madeline Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780140564396
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Published: Puffin Books - May 1st, 2000

1st Grade Fiction Option #7

Set in picturesque Paris, this tale of a brave little girl's trip to the hospital is as appealing today as it was in 1940. The combination of spirited heroine, timelessly appealing art, cheerful humor, and rhythmic text makes "Madeline" a perennial favorite with children of all ages.

*Use the SEARCH bar for more MADELINE titles.


Miss Spider's Tea Party: 25th Anniversary Edition Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780935112139
Availability: Special Order
Published: Callaway Arts & Entertainment - April 16th, 2018

1st Grade Fiction Option #8

Kirk created a story about a lonely spider who triumphs over rejection and fear through her goodness and love. 


Mushroom in the Rain Cover Image
By Mirra Ginsburg, Jose Aruego (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780689714412
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Aladdin - April 1st, 1997

1st Grade Fiction Option #9

How can an ant, butterfly, mouse, sparrow, and rabbit all take shelter from the rain under the same mushroom when, at first, there was only room for the ant?


The Mysterious Tadpole Cover Image
By Steven Kellogg, Steven Kellogg (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780142401408
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Puffin Books - June 17th, 2004

1st Grade Fiction Option #10

It soon becomes clear that Louis's pet tadpole is not turning into an ordinary frog.


Owl Babies Cover Image
By Martin Waddell, Patrick Benson (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780763617103
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Published: Candlewick - April 1st, 2002

1st Grade Fiction Option #11

Three baby owls awake one night to find their mother gone. They start to get worried and hear strange noises all night long. But when Mom returns, she has something they all want. 


Seven Blind Mice Cover Image
By Ed Young, Ed Young (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780698118959
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Published: Puffin Books - June 10th, 2002

1st Grade Fiction Option #12

Based on a classic Indian tale, Ed Young's beautifully rendered, Caldecott Honor-winning version is a treasure kids will enjoy again and again.


Tikki Tikki Tembo Cover Image
By Arlene Mosel, Blair Lent (Illustrator), Blair Lent (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780312367480
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Published: Square Fish - April 17th, 2007

1st Grade Fiction Option #13

This classic Chinese legend tells the story of a boy who nearly drowns in a well because his brother cannot pronounce his very, very long name fast enough for an old man to save him.


Do You Want to Be My Friend? Cover Image
By Eric Carle, Eric Carle (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780064431279
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Published: HarperCollins - March 1st, 1987

1st Grade Fiction Option #14

This classic tale of friendship tracks a small gray mouse's search for the perfect pal. He asks various animals the same question. "Do you want to be my friend?" But it's not until he meets another mouse that he is answered with a heartwarming "Yes!"

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Hop on Pop (Beginner Books(R)) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780394800295
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers -

1st Grade Fiction Option #15

Combines phonics and word recognition, making sounds and letters recognizable. Highly recommended.

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Good Night, Gorilla Cover Image
By Peggy Rathmann, Peggy Rathmann (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780698116498
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Published: Puffin Books - May 1st, 2000

1st Grade Fiction Option #16

The zookeeper thinks it's the same old bedtime routine, but all bets are off when a furry little ape gets hold of the keys.


Biscuit Goes to School (My First I Can Read) Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780064436168
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Published: HarperCollins - July 1st, 2003

1st Grade Fiction Option #17

Even though dogs are not allowed in school, Biscuit is determined to see and do everything that takes place in school and wants to meet the teacher. What will the teacher do when Biscuit sneaks in?

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If You Give a Mouse a Cookie Mini Book and CD (If You Give...) Cover Image
By Laura Joffe Numeroff, Felicia Bond (Illustrator), Sarah Weeks (Read by)
$11.99
ISBN: 9780061128561
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Published: Balzer + Bray - September 25th, 2007

1st Grade Fiction Option #18

"If you give a mouse a cookie, he's going to ask for a glass of milk. When you give him the milk, he'll probably ask you for a straw. . . ". So begins this delightful story about an energetic mouse and an accommodating little boy.

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Guts: Revised Edition Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780062470416
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Published: HarperCollins - March 5th, 2019

1st Grade Non-Fiction Option #1

Award-winning science writer Simon explores one of the most important systems of the human body--the digestive system--in this revised edition featuring a fresh look, simple text, and stunning full-color photos.

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A Picture Book of Davy Crockett (Picture Book Biography) Cover Image
By David A. Adler, John Wallner (Illustrator), Alexandra Wallner (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780823413430
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Published: Holiday House - January 1st, 1996

1st Grade Non-Fiction Option #2

Legends say Davy Crockett weighed two hundred pounds when he was born, and leapt right out of his cradle ready to fight. Though those stories are an exagerration, Crockett's life was anything but boring. Farmer, soldier, sharp-shooter and politician, he was a well-known figure in the early 1800s--and even after his death, his reputation as an American folk hero grew and grew.

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Anno's Counting Book Cover Image
By Mitsumasa Anno, Mitsumasa Anno (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780064431231
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Published: HarperCollins - September 25th, 1986

1st Grade Non-Fiction Option #3

A counting book depicting the growth in a village and surrounding countryside during twelve months.

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Rabbits and Raindrops Cover Image
By Jim Arnosky, Jim Arnosky (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780698118157
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Puffin Books - March 5th, 2001

1st Grade Non-Fiction Option #4

Before Mother Rabbit's five babies can explore their new world, a sudden rain shower sends the new world in to explore them! A poetic story of exploring nature's wonders for the first time.

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The Planets: Fourth Edition Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780823439676
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Holiday House - January 16th, 2018

1st Grade Non-Fiction Option #5

Discusses the movements, location, and characteristics of the planets in Earth's solar system.

Use the SEARCH bar for more GAIL GIBBONS books.