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Starting to Read
Very first books your child may read. Books show a simple word or two on each page. Your new reader will feel so proud!
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  Cover Art: Lulu's Lost Shoes Blankenship, Paula
Lulu's Lost Shoes
Take turns reading with your beginning reader in the We Both Read series. This ingenious series features alternating pages with more complex sentences designed for an adult to read, paired with simple text for the child to read.
44 p. 2004
Easy Reader
  Cover Art: A Big Surprise Butler, Kristi T.
A Big Surprise
Mouse is surprised when her friends throw her a birthday party. This book includes an idea for a birthday card and a recipe for a birthday treat!
2005
Easy Reader
  Cover Art: Spring is Here! a Story About Seeds Holub, Joan.
Spring is Here! a Story About Seeds
In autumn, the little friends from Ant Hill find and plant some seeds, then patiently wait until spring to enjoy the plants that appear.
[24] p. 2008
Easy Reader
  Cover Art: Quack Shack Kido, Yukiko
Quack Shack
Humorous illustrations and die-cut pages introduce short vowel sounds in this Flip-a-Word book. Featuring the ack, ock, and ick families.
2008
Easy Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Wet Pet Kido, Yukiko
Wet Pet
Humorous illustrations and die-cut pages introduce words of the same family, such as pet, wet, jet, and then combine them in silly ways, like "jet gets wet." Check out other books in the Flip-a-Word series.
2008
Easy Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Bob Books First! Maslen, Bobby Lynn
Bob Books First!
This is the first set in the classic step-by-step phonetic easy reader series. The illustrations are simple black and white drawings. Each set includes 12 small books.
12 v. 2000
Easy Reader
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  Cover Art: See Otto Milgrim, David
See Otto
Otto the robot lands on Earth, where he is chased by a rhinoceros and befriended by some monkeys. The adventure is cleverly told in just a few words per page.
2002
Easy Reader
  Cover Art: See Pip Point Milgrim, David
See Pip Point
When Pip the mouse floats off with Otto the robot's balloon, Otto and Zee the Bee go to the rescue. Hilarity ensues.
2003
Easy Reader
  Cover Art: My a Sound Box Moncure, Jane Belk
My a Sound Box
Help your children discover first sounds in words with this story. Then, they can create their own letter boxes.
32 p. 2009
Easy Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Wormy Worm Raschka, Christopher
Wormy Worm
Because of Raschka's vibrant illustration style and goofy story line, this book is an easy reader disguised as a picture book.
2000
Easy Reader
  Cover Art: Puppy Mudge Wants to Play Rylant, Cynthia.
Puppy Mudge Wants to Play
Puppy Mudge wants to play, but he wants Henry to join in. This will have your new reader giggling in no time. Part of the Puppy Mudge series, designed for the newest readers.
2005
Easy Reader
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