Normally boys gravitate to non-fiction books about snakes, bats, sports, volcanos,etc. It was easy to supply them with those. Finding great fiction that they’d love was harder. After years of teaching, I gathered this list of fiction books the boys in my kindergarten and 1st grade classes loved. 

*For a list of books dads love to read aloud go here.
*For my entire list of fiction books organized by theme go here.

The David books by David Shannon, No David, David Gets in Trouble, etc.

Harry the Dirty Dog by Gene Zion and Margaret Bloy Graham
Hello, Robots by Bob Staake
Go, Dog. Go! by P.D. Eastman
Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
I Stink by Kate McMullan and Jim McMullan
Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak         
                                  ✯Wild Things Comprehension Page
Arthur’s Pet Business by Marc Brown (a series)
Me and My Cat by Satoshi Kitamura

      *Anything by Dav Pilkey was always a hit
Kat Kong by Dav Pilkey
Dogzilla by Dav Pilkey
Dog Breath by Dav Pilkey
The Adventures of Super Diaper Baby by Dav Pilkey (a series)
Captain Underpants (books 1-5) by Dav Pilkey (a series)

Scaredy Squirrel by Melanie Watt (a series)
Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney (A bit hard for K and 1st, but any book boys love, carry around, and obsess over–I’m going to let them have) (a series)

Hi! Fly Guy by Tedd Arnold (a series)
Shark vs. Train by Chris Barton
The Amazing Spider-Man (Little Golden Book) by Frank Berrios
Spider-Man versus the Green Goblin (I Can Read Book 2) by Susan Hill
Walter the Farting Dog by William Kotzwinkle (a series)
Sloppy Joe by Dave Keane and Denise Brunkus
Morris the Mankiest Monster by Giles Andrae and Sarah McIntyre
This Monster Needs a Haircut by Bethany Barton

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