Must-Read Books for 1-year-olds

To introduce the child to some of the best toddler books in print, the Complete 1 Year Curriculum includes a "Book of the Week" in each Lesson Plan.  These quality, classic books support other objectives learned in the lesson while increasing the child vocabulary and understanding of the world around them.

Print the Must-Read Books for 1-Year-Olds list here.

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Week Book of the Week
1 My Little Word Book by Various Authors 
2 Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin Jr/Eric Carle
3  When the Elephant Walks by Keiko Kasza 
4 Review
5  Big Red Barn by Margaret Wise Brown   
6  Old MacDonald Had a Farm by Various Authors  
7 My Little Word Book by Various Authors 
8 Pat the Bunny by Dorothy Kunhardt
9 Review
10  Barnyard Dance by Sandra Boynton
11  Three Little Kittens by Various Authors  
12 My Little Word Book by Various Authors  
13   Does a Kangaroo Have a Mother, Too? by Eric Carle
14 Review
15  Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell
16  Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
17  Five Little Ducks by Various Authors   
18  Owl Babies by Martin Waddell
19 Review
20 Three Little Pigs by Various Authors
21 Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You? by Dr. Seuss
22 My Little Word Book by Various Authors  
23  Moo, Baa, La La La! by Sandra Boynton
24 Review
25  Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney
26 From Head to Toe by Eric Carle
27  The Very Busy Spider by Eric Carle
28  Five Little Speckled Frogs by Various Authors
29 Review
30  How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? by Jane Yolen   
31  Giraffes Can't Dance by Giles Andreae
32  Llama Llama Red Pajama by Anna Dewdney   
33 Review
34  The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle    
35  My Little Word Book by Various Authors  
36 Review


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