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.

Or, view the 1 Year Curriculum Book Supply List on Amazon for Simple Ordering.  Scroll to the bottom of the page for other age-focused reading lists.


Week Book of the Week
1 My Little Word Book by Various Authors 
2  Brown Bear, Brown Bear 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


1 Year Curriculum

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