We Read



“Clifford Goes to Dog School”

“Clifford Goes to Dog School”

By Norman Bridwell

Have fun with Clifford and all his friends on the PBS website:


2nd Grade

“The Bowwow Bake Sale”

“The Bowwow Bake Sale”

by Judith Bauer Stamper

Go to PBS Kids website to find animal games galore:


1st Grade

"Emperor Penguins"

"Emperor Penguins"

by Roberta Edwards

There are quite a few series of nonfiction or informational books, written with the beginning reader in mind. You might want to check out the


National Geographic Kids

Pull Ahead Books

Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot about That!

Ready to Read: Wonders of America

DK Readers

Time for Kids: Science Scoops

3rd Grade

“The Light at Tern Rock”

“The Light at Tern Rock”

by Julia L. Sauer

“The Light at Tern Rock” is a Newbery Honor Book, which means it was a runner-up to the book that won the Newbery Medal. Here are a few Newbery Award Winners you might enjoy:


“The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread” by Kate DiCamillo

“Shiloh” by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

“The Whipping Boy” by Sid Fleischman

“Sarah, Plain and Tall” by Patricia Maclachlan

“Strawberry Girl” by Lois Lenski

“Rabbit Hill” by Robert Lawson