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3rd Annual Fitzgerald Talent Show  Friday, April 25th, 7:00 p.m.
                                  
        

First Grade Summer Reading Program 2013
Fannie W. Fitzgerald
 
The purpose of the PWCS Summer Reading Program is to encourage students to enjoy quality literature and to continue developing their independent reading skills. Student participation in the program is voluntary. Students who choose to participate in the program are required to complete a minimum of five books.
Students participating in the program in First Grade will complete a list of books read. The documentation is to include the name of the author, the title of the book, and a parent or guardian signature indicating that the student has completed the reading.  
First Grade students who participate in Prince William County Public Library's Summer Reading Program, the Public Library documentation will apply.
 
Students in First Grade who read a minimum of five books will receive an extra S+ for each book completed, for a total of five. The summer reading documentation will be submitted by the student by the end of the first week of school.
 
The following titles are suggestions for summer reading. Other books selected by the student with guidance from a parent/guardian and/or librarian are also acceptable. Participation in the PWC Public Library Summer Reading Program and its documentation is also acceptable.
 
 
 

PWCS First Grade Summer Reading Program

Author
Title
Publication
Date
Lexile Score
Annotation
Park, Barbara
Junie B. is not a Crook
 
400
Junie B. Jones experiences glee while showing off her new furry mittens in kindergarten, but disaster strikes when they disappear from the playground.
Shannon, David
David goes to school
 
BR
David's activities in school include chewing gum, talking out of turn, and engaging in a food fight, causing his teacher to say over and over, "No, David!"
Willems, Mo
There is a bird on your head!
 
NF
Opposite best friends Gerald, who is careful and worrisome, and Piggie, who is clumsy and carefree, run into a problem when two birds land on Gerald's head.
Fleming, Denise
The cow who clucked
 
NF
When a cow loses her moo, she searches to see if another animal in the barn has it.
Kimmelman, Leslie
Everybody bonjours!
 
NF
Describes in rhymed text the many ways to use the greeting "Bonjour" when visiting Paris.
Lee, Spike
Please, baby, please
 
NF
A toddler's antics keep his mother busy as she tries to feed him, watch him on the playground, give him a bath, and put him to bed.
George, Kristine O'Connell
Up!
 
NF
Rhyming text and illustrations animate the feeling of "up" as experienced by a little girl with her father.
Horowitz, Dave
Twenty-six princesses
 
BR
Twenty-six princesses, one for each letter of the alphabet, go to a party at the prince's castle.
Jessie Nelson and Karen Leigh Hopkins
Labracadabra
 
NF
Zach wanted a dog since forever, but what his parents finally bring home is hardly the regal German Shepherd he’s been dreaming of. “Larry” is a mutt with a crooked tail, and he’s in dire need of a good home. Zach isn’t impressed, until he notices that magical things happen as soon as Larry wags that funny-looking tail.
Agee, John
The Retired Kid
 
560L
It's been a great 8 years, but Brian is exhausted. Between school, vegetables, and babysitting his little sister, he's in need of a break. So he decides to move to the Happy Sunset Retirement Community.
Pierce, Terry
Tae kwon do!
 
NF
Simple rhyming text describes a tae kwon do class, at which children learn to kick, punch, and spin, as well as cooperate and have fun.
Reiss, Mike
The boy who wouldn't share
 
AD350
(Adult Directed)
Edward, unwilling to share his toys with his sister, has a change of heart when she has something he wants.
Esbensen, Barbara Juster
Jumping day
 
NF
A little girl celebrates the joys of jumping from the moment she wakes up until it's time to jump back into bed.
Roberts, Bethany
Fourth of July mice!
 
NF
Four energetic mice enjoy a parade and other festivities on Independence Day.
Kilgras, Heidi
Cinderella's countdown to the ball
 
NF
Cinderella counts from one magic coach to twelve clock chimes, and back to one glass slipper as she and the prince live happily ever after.
Hillert, Margaret
The three little pigs
 
BR
The adventures of three little pigs who leave home to seek their fortunes and how they deal with the big bad wolf.
Galdone, Paul
The three billy goats Gruff
 
500
Three clever billy goats outwit a big ugly troll that lives under the bridge they must cross on their way up the mountain.
Brett, Jan
Goldilocks and the three bears
 
AD880
(Adult Directed)
Lost in the woods, a tired and hungry girl finds the house of the three bears where she helps herself to food and goes to sleep.
Galdone, Paul
The Three Little Pigs
 
550
All three pigs set out to seek their fortune, but two of them come to a sorry end.
Galdone, Paul
The gingerbread boy
 
AD610
(Adult Directed)
The Gingerbread Boy eludes the hungry grasp of everyone he meets until he happens upon a fox more clever than he.
Kingfisher, Rupert
Madame Pamplemousse and Her Incredible Edibles
 
970L
It's summertime, and Madeleine's parents want an adults-only vacation. So she's sent to live with her horrible Uncle Lard, who dreams of becoming a famous chef, but has the taste buds of an amoeba. One day, Madeleine goes out to buy supplies for Lard's restaurant, the item Madeleine brings back rockets her uncle's restaurant to instant fame.
Kvasnosky McGee Laura
Zelda and Ivy: The Big Picture
 
460L
After Zelda, Ivy, and their best friend Eugene watch the new Secret Agent Fox movie (some more bravely than others), they are inspired to do a little detective work themselves. With top-secret agent names chosen and notebook in hand, they're ready to get to the bottom of neighborhood mysteries. But when a rainstorm threatens to ruin the agents' campout, can the three foxy friends come up with an undercover alternative?
 
 
 
 
 

Prince William County Public Schools
Summer Reading 2013
Documentation Grades K – 2
 
 
Please include the name of the author, the title of the book, and a parent or guardian signature indicating that the student has completed the reading. Students in Grades K-2 are required to read a minimum of five books in order to receive extra credit.
 
 
Book Title
Author
1.
 
2.
 
3.
 
4.
 
5.
 
 
 
My student has read the above list of books.
 
 
 
Parent or Guardian signature
 
 
**Please note students may also participate in the Prince William County Public Library Summer Quest Program, and the Public Library documentation will apply.  
 
Student’s Name
Classroom Teacher
 
 
 
 

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