Books for Kindergarten and First Graders

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Titles in this list were recommended by Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh staff. Ask your neighborhood librarian for additional suggestions.

A Friend for Henry

Henry would like to find a friend at school, but for a boy on the autism spectrum, making friends can be difficult, as his efforts are sometimes misinterpreted, or things just go wrong–but Henry keeps trying, and in the end he finds a friend he can play with. You can also check out this title as eBook on OverDrive/Libby or as eBook on Hoopla.

Hello, World!

Introduces the sights and residents of Happy County, where a lot of things are happening and every day can end on a happy note. 

¡Vamos! Let's Go Eat

A group of professional wrestling stars are hungry for a pre-show meal and give Little Lobo and Bernabé their lunch orders, spurring visits to all the best local food trucks for tacos, burritos and other delicious offerings. You can also check out this title as eBook on Hoopla.