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Leveled Reading Lists for DRA 4-16

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Leveled Book Lists for First Grade


DRA Levels 4-16


Below, you will find suggestions of books for your child to read organized by DRA level.  It is so important for your child to be reading year round.  If you need additional suggestions, please visit the websites noted at the end of the list.


1st Grade - DRA 4    
Title First Name Last Name
Bears in the Night  Stan  Berenstain
Bears on Wheels  Stan  Berenstain
School Bus  Donald   Crews
The Chick and Duckling  Mirra  Ginsurg
Ice is...Whee!  Carol  Greene
Snow Joe  Carol  Greene
Fast Draw Freddie  Bobbie Hamsa
Mud  Wendy  Lewison
Where is It?  Dee  Lillegard
Too Many Balloons  Catherine  Matthias
Oops!  Mercer  Mayer
Mary Wore Her Red Dress  Merle  Peek


1st Grade DRA 6-8    
Title First Name Last Name
Inside, Outside, Upside Down Stan Berenstain
Five Monkeys Jumping on the Bed Eileen  Christelow
Go, Dog, Go  P.D. Eastman
Hi, Clouds!  Carol  Greene
Where's Spot  Eric  Hill
Circus Fun  Margaret  Hillert
Happy Birthday, Dear Dragon   Margaret  Hillert
Where Can It Be?  Ann  Jonas
Herman the Helper  Robert Kraus
All By Myself   Mercer  Mayer
Ear Book  Al  Perkins
Foot Book  Dr.  Seuss
It Looked Like Spilt Milk Charles Shaw Charles  Shaw
Morris the Moose   Bernard  Wiseman


First Grade - DRA 10    
Title First Name Last Name
Across the Stream  Mirra  Ginsurg
Amy Loves the Wind  Julia Hoban
Are You There, Bear?  Ron Maris
Caps, Hats, Socks and Mittens  Louise Borden
Cars  Anne Rockwell
Clifford's Christmas Norman Bridwell
Color of His Own Leo Lionni
Dark, Dark Tale  Ruth Brown
Dear Zoo  Rod Campbell
Is Anyone Home?  Ron Maris
Itchy, Itchy Chicken Pix Grace Maccarone
Johnny Lion's Rubber Boots  Edith Hurd
Just Like Daddy Frank Asch
The Lady With the Alligator Purse  Nadine Westcott
Rosie's Walk  Pat Hutchins
SHHH  Kevin Henkes
Ten Black Dots  Donald  Crews


First Grade - DRA 12    
Title First Name Last Name
Each Peach, Pear, Plum   Janet  Ahlberg
Ten, Nine, Eight  Molly   Bang
Mine's the Best  Crosby  Bonsall
Clifford's Thanksgiving Visit Norman  Bridwell
Biscuit  Alyssa  Capucilli
Biscuit Finds a Friend Alyssa  Capucilli
Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You See?   Eric  Carle
Shortcut   Donald  Crews
Growing Vegetable Soup  Lois Ehlert 
More Spaghetti I Say  Rita  Gelman
Robert Morgan Goes to Bat  Patricia Reilly  Giff 
Three Kittens Mirra  Ginsburg
Spot's First Walk  Eric  Hill
Titch  Pat  Hutchins
Wait, Skates   Mildred  Johnson
The Carrot Seed  Ruth  Kraus
Gone Fishing Earlene Long
Just For You  Mercer  Mayer
Just Grandpa and Me    Mercer  Mayer
Just Me and My Babysitter  Mercer  Mayer
Who is Coming?  Patricia  McKissack
Mother, Mother, I Want Another  Maria  Polushkin
Curious George   H.A  Rey
One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish   Dr.  Seuss
Sheep in a Jeep  Nancy  Shaw
One Monday Morning Uri  Shulevitz
Peanut Butter and Jelly Nadine  Westcott
Elephant and Piggie (series) Mo   Willems


First Grade - DRA 14    
Title First Name Last Name
Building a House  Byron  Barton
Buzz, Buzz, Buzz  Byron  Barton
Old Hat, New Hat  Stan and Jan  Berenstain
Big Red Barn  Margaret Wise  Brown
Goodnight Moon  Margaret Wise  Brown
You Can't Smell a Flower With Your Ear Joanna   Cole
Gilberto and the Wind  Marie Hall  Ets
Time to Sleep   Denise  Fleming
Baily Goes Camping   Kevin  Henkes
Captain Cat  Syd  Hoff
Sammy the Seal  Syd Hoff
What Game Shall We Play?   Pat  Hutchins
You'll Soon Grow Into Them, Titch   Pat  Hutchins
Picture For Harold's Room    Crockett  Johnson
Mama Do You Love Me?   Barbara  Joose
George Shrinks   William  Joyce
Oliver  Robert  Kraus
Where Are You Going?  Robert  Kraus
Whose Mouse Are You   Robert  Kraus
Small Pig   Arnold  Lobel
Put Me in the Zoo  Robert  Lopshire
Just Going to the Dentist  Mercer  Mayer
Just Me and My Day  Mercer  Mayer
Just Me and My Little Brother  Mercer  Mayer
Just Me and My Little Sister  Mercer  Mayer
Just Me and My Puppy  Mercer  Mayer
Tool Box  Anne  Rockwell
Great Big Enormous Turnip  Aleksey  Tolstoy


First Grade - DRA 16    
Title First Name Last Name
Bike Lesson  Stan and Jan Berenstain
Little Cloud  Eric Carle
The Very Busy Spider Eric Carle
Never Spit on Your Shoes  Denys Cazet
Cork and Fuzz (Series) Dori Chaconas
Fortunately  Remy Charlip
My First Kwanzaa Book Deborah Chocolate
Liar, Liar Pants on Fire  Miriam Cohen
Lost in the Museum  Miriam Cohen
When Will I Read   Miriam Cohen
Sarah's Unicorn  Bruce Coville
Michael Bird-Boy  Tomie dePaola
Are You My Mother?  P.D.  Eastman
Angus and the Cat  Marjorie  Flack
Hattie and the Fox  Mem Fox
Rainbow of My Own  Don Freeman
Henny Penny  Paul Galdone
Little Toot  Hardie Gramatky
Robert the Rose Horse  Joan Heilbroner
Spot's Birthday Eric Hill
Albert the Albatross  Syd Hoff
Barney's Horse Syd Hoff
Grizzwold by  Syd Hoff
Goodnight Owl  Pat Hutchins
Happy Birthday, Sam  Pat Hutchins
My Best Friend  Pat Hutchins
Tidy Titch  Pat Hutchins
The Quilt  Ann Jonas
Reflections  Ann Jonas
Leo the Late Bloomer  Robert Kraus
Froggy Goes to School  Jonathan London
Let's Go Froggy  Jonathan London
Just a Mess  Mercer Mayer
Just Grandma and Me  Mercer Mayer
There's a Nightmare in my Closet  Mercer Mayer
Messy Bessey's Garden  Patricia McKissack
The Bear's Bicycle Emilie McLeod
Fix-It David  McPhail
Go Away Dog  Joan Nodset
Who Took the Farmer's Hat? Joan Nodset
The Kissing Hand   Audrey Penn
The Little Engine That Could  Walter Piper
Benny Bakes a Cake  Eve Rice
Big Fat Enormous Lie   Marjorie  Sharmat
Noisy Nora  Rosemary Wells
Dino-baseball Lisa Wheeler
Dino-basketball Lisa Wheeler
Dino-hockey Lisa Wheeler
Dino-soccer Lisa Wheeler
Big Hungry Bear  Audrey Wood
The Napping House Audrey Wood
Quick as a Cricket   Audrey Wood
Seven Blind Mice   Ed Young


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