1st and 2nd Grade: Now Try These

Bonny Becker

Despite Bear's efforts to ignore his birthday, Mouse will not rest until his friend celebrates.
Part of a series.



Geoffrey Hayes

In this early readers' graphic novel, Benny wants to be a brave pirate, but it's hard when his pesky little sister, Penny, is always tagging along.
First of a series.

Kate DiCamillo

Two roller-skating best friends--one tiny, one tall--share three comical adventures involving outrageously bright socks, an impromptu trek to the Andes, and a most unlikely marvelous companion.

Erica Silverman

Cowgirl Kate and her cow horse, Cocoa, discover what it means to work, play, and be together--rain or shine.
First of a series.


Jane O'Connor

Nancy's failure to pay attention gets her into trouble when she bakes cupcakes for the school bake sale.
Part of a series.

Tedd Arnold

Fly Guy unintentionally joins Buzz at school, and then goes with his class on a field trip to a fly swatter factory.
Part of a series.

Leo Landry
Will stage fright prevent a very funny bear from becoming a stand-up comedian?
Grace Lin
Ling and Ting are identical twins that people think are exactly the same, but time and again they prove to be different.
Denys Cazet

Cow friends Minnie and Moo search for a jelly donut thief who may have left behind a blue feather.
Part of a series.

Karen Beaumont
When a storm comes, Rover expects to have his doghouse all to himself but finds that various other animals, including a skunk, come to join him.
Cynthia Rylant

To relieve the boredom of a long, hot summer, Mr. Putter and his cat Tabby join their fun-loving neighbor, Mrs. Teaberry, and her mischievous dog Zeke on an adventurous sightseeing boat cruise.
Part of a series.

Kate McMullan

April Fools' Day is not a happy one for Wagner the mouse because his best friend, Pearl the rabbit, and other children and adults at school keep tricking him.

Victoria Kann

After Pinkalicious uses all of Alison's pink paint in class, she wonders how she can repay her best friend.
Part of a series.

Cathleen Daly

Prudence wants a pet so much that she adopts a branch, a twig, a tire, and even a shoe named Formal Footwear, but none is a suitable pet for Prudence.

Rob Scotton

Splat the cat is very nervous when his class prepares to sing on Parents' Night.
Part of a series.

Andy Griffiths
Nine, very funny, very silly stories.