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Early Readers

"Cat sat on a mat" readers are a dime a dozen. We make it a point not to carry every early reader that comes our way. Instead, we collect books that bring something to the table other than being a simple combination of basic letters. To that end we have a wide variety of early readers that we think are worth your time, and worth a young reader's time as well.

Apologetics Press Readers Grades PreK-3rd

These science readers feature sight words and full color graphics. The series has a firm Biblical bias and focuses on refuting evolution.

Beginner Books Grades PreK-2nd

The Beginner Books take easy-to-read essential vocabulary words and string them together into a story that's fun and a little wacky. Children as young as three all the way to second grade will enjoy these books, which are great to read aloud.

BibleTime & BibleWise Grades 1st-3rd 

This collection of 30 beautifully illustrated Bible stories takes the lives of bible characters from both the Old and New Testament, retells them in a way that’s easy for children to read and understand, and has some of the best explanations of bible stories that we've seen.

Bob Books Grades PreK-1st

Simple but funny phonics-based stories, the beauty of these early readers is their ability to make phonics concrete and to boost confidence in young readers. Earlier books have only three letter words, so as soon as children can sound out a few letters they can begin to read.  

DK Readers Grades PreK-4th

Mostly science focused with some history, these books use large type and full color photographs. Perfect for young readers who are into history, knowledge, and "real stuff," and aren't especially squeamish.

I Can Read Books Grades PreK-4th

These stories are fun and kid-friendly, using short, easy words paired with excellent illustrations. Unlike some early readers, these are actual quality literature that children will want to read over and over again, containing stories by famous children's authors such as Arnold Lobel, Else Holmelund Minarik, and more.

Life of Fred Eden Series Grades PreK-1st

Schmidt's trademark wry humor, the large amount of white space and nontraditional text placement of these books make them hilarious fun and keep them from being intimidating. Not just stories, they also include a fair sprinkling of useful skills and facts.

Penguin Young Readers (formerly All Aboard Readers) Grades K-5th

Classic look-say readers that feature stories about history and literature. Includes suggested activities for teachers or parents to do with young readers after the story to reinforce the words and concepts.

Ready-to-Read Grades 1st-4th

The fairly standard simple sentences and word repetition are presented here. They have a number of quality history and biography books as well as stories, in particular the Henry and Mudge books.

Scholastic Readers / Hello Readers Grades PreK-3rd

These are sight word based readers. The books cover a variety of subjects, ranging from science to history, to stories. They aren't the most fascinating readers on the market but they do have a fun series of I Spy books.

Step into Reading Grades PreK-4th

Step into Reading uses bright pictures and big type to make their vocabulary-based readers kid-friendly. We appreciate that they have some truly excellent history books. 

Usborne Beginners Grades 1st-2nd

The simple vocabulary and bright, colorful pictures are engaging, while the large type and unusually small hardcover books make these the perfect kid-sized way to learn science and practice reading.

Usborne Discovery Readers Grades 3rd-6th

Like the Usborne Beginners but for older grades, the Discovery Readers cover a variety of science and history topics in fun, engaging ways at appropriate reading levels.

Dick & Jane Readers Grades K-2nd 

The Dick & Jane books are based on sight words instead of phonics, and as a result, we don't recommend using them for teaching children to read. However, the warm illustrations and simple stories will certainly be enjoyed by some youngsters. Several of these are actually included in the Penguin Young Readers.

 

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18 Penny Goose
An I Can Read Book Level 3
by Sally M. Walker
from HarperCollins
Realistic fiction for 2nd-4th grade
in I Can Read Books (Location: CPB-04B)
$3.39
A. P. "Learn to Read" Series (Level 1)
by Dave Miller
from Apologetics Press
for Nursery-1st grade
in Apologetics Press Readers (Location: CPB-04D)
$17.85
A. P. Advanced Readers (Level 3)
by Eric Lyons
from Apologetics Press
for 2nd-3rd grade
in Apologetics Press Readers (Location: CPB-04D)
$17.85
A. P. Early Readers (Level 2)
from Apologetics Press
for Kindergarten-2nd grade
in Apologetics Press Readers (Location: CPB-04D)
$17.85
Abe Lincoln's Hat
A Step into Reading Book Level 2
by Martha F. Brenner
from Random House
for 1st-3rd grade
in Step into Reading (Location: CPB-05D)
$3.99 $2.00 (2 in stock)
Abigail Takes the Wheel
An I Can Read Chapter Book
by Avi
from HarperTrophy
for 3rd-5th grade
in I Can Read Books (Location: CPB-04B)
Abraham Lincoln: Lawyer, Leader, Legend
Level 3
by Justine Korman Fontes, Ron Fontes
from DK Children
for Kindergarten-2nd grade
in DK Readers (Location: CPB-05D)
$2.50 (1 in stock)
Amazing Bats
by Seymour Simon
from Scholastic Inc.
for 1st-3rd grade
in Clearance: Science & Health (Location: ACL)
$1.00 (1 in stock)
Amazing Copies of God's Design
A. P. Advanced Readers (Level 3)
by Eric Lyons
from Apologetics Press
for 2nd-3rd grade
in Apologetics Press Readers (Location: CPB-04D)
$3.00
Amazing Dinosaurs Designed by God
A. P. Advanced Readers (Level 3)
by Kyle Butt
from Apologetics Press
for 2nd-3rd grade
in Apologetics Press Readers (Location: CPB-04D)
Amazing Human Body Designed by God
A. P. Advanced Readers (Level 3)
by Kyle Butt
from Apologetics Press
for 2nd-3rd grade
in Apologetics Press Readers (Location: CPB-04D)
$3.00
Amazing Migrating Animals Designed by God
A. P. Advanced Readers (Level 3)
by Caleb Colley
from Apologetics Press
for 2nd-3rd grade
in Apologetics Press Readers (Location: CPB-04D)
$3.00
Amazing Sharks!
I Can Read Level 2
by Sarah L. Thomson
Reprint from HarperCollins
for Kindergarten-2nd grade
in I Can Read Books (Location: CPB-04B)
$2.50 (1 in stock)
Amazing Tails Designed by God
A. P. Advanced Readers (Level 3)
by Eric Lyons
from Apologetics Press
for 2nd-3rd grade
in Apologetics Press Readers (Location: CPB-04D)
$3.00
Amazing Tamable Animals Designed by God
A. P. Advanced Readers (Level 3)
by Eric Lyons
from Apologetics Press
for 2nd-3rd grade
in Apologetics Press Readers (Location: CPB-04D)
$3.00
Amazing Teeth Designed by God
by Eric Lyons
from Apologetics Press
for 2nd-3rd grade
in Apologetics Press Readers (Location: CPB-04D)
$3.00
Amelia Bedelia
An I Can Read Book Level 2
by Peggy Parish
from HarperCollins
for Kindergarten-2nd grade
in I Can Read Books (Location: CPB-04B)
$3.39 $2.00 (2 in stock)
Amelia Bedelia 4 Mayor
by Herman Parish
Regular Print/Single Titl from Greenwillow Books
for 2nd grade
in I Can Read Books (Location: CPB-04B)
$2.00 (1 in stock)
Amelia Bedelia and the Surprise Shower
by Peggy Parish
Revised from HarperCollins
for 1st-3rd grade
in I Can Read Books (Location: CPB-04B)
$2.50 (1 in stock)
Amelia Bedelia Takes Off
from HarperCollins
for 1st-2nd grade
in I Can Read Books (Location: CPB-04B)
$2.50 (1 in stock)
And I Mean It, Stanley
by Crosby Bonsall
1st edition from HarperCollins
for Preschool-1st grade
in I Can Read Books (Location: CPB-04B)
$3.99
And To Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street
by Dr. Seuss
from Random House
Rhyming Fantasy for 1st-4th grade
in Beginner Books (Location: CPB-05C)
$4.50 (2 in stock)
Animal Hospital
DK Eyewitness Readers Level 2
by Judith Walker-Hodge
from DK Publishing
for 1st-3rd grade
in DK Readers (Location: CPB-05D)
$3.99
Annie and Snowball and the Cozy Nest
Reprint from Simon Spotlight
in Ready-to-Read (Location: CPB-05)
Are You My Mother?
by P. D. Eastman
from Random House
Animal Fantasy for Kindergarten-2nd grade
in Beginner Books (Location: CPB-05C)
$8.99 $4.50 (2 in stock)
Arnold Lobel Treasury
from Barnes & Noble
in I Can Read Books (Location: CPB-04B)
$6.00 (1 in stock)
Arthur's Honey Bear
An I Can Read Book Level 2
by Lillian Hoban
from HarperCollins
Animal Fantasy for Preschool-3rd grade
in I Can Read Books (Location: CPB-04B)
$3.99
Arthur's Loose Tooth
I Can Read Level 2
by Lillian Hoban
from HarperCollins
for 1st-3rd grade
in I Can Read Books (Location: CPB-04B)
$2.50 (1 in stock)
Astronaut Living in Space
DK Readers Level 2
by Deborah Lock
1st edition from DK Children
for Kindergarten-2nd grade
in DK Readers (Location: CPB-05D)
$2.50 (1 in stock)
Away We Go
Dick and Jane readers
by Penguin Young Readers
from Grosset & Dunlap
for Preschool-Kindergarten
$3.99
Baby Panda is Born
by Kristin Ostby
for 1st-2nd grade
$2.00 (1 in stock)
Bargain for Frances
An I Can Read Book Level 2
by Russell & Lillian Hoban
from HarperCollins
Animal Fantasy for Kindergarten-2nd grade
in I Can Read Books (Location: CPB-04B)
$3.39 $2.50 (1 in stock)
Barnabas
BibleWise Books
by Carine Mackenzie
from Christian Focus Publications
for Preschool-3rd grade
in BibleTime & BibleWise Books (Location: CPB-04D)
$3.39
Bats, Cats, and Rats
A. P. "Learn to Read" Series (Level 1)
by Dave Miller
from Apologetics Press
for ages 4-6
in Apologetics Press Readers (Location: CPB-04D)
$3.00
Bears
Usborne Beginners
by Emma Helbrough
from Usborne
for 1st-2nd grade
in Usborne Beginners (Location: CPB-05B)
$3.99
Bears Are Curious
A Step into Reading Book Level 1
by Joyce Milton
from Random House
for Preschool-1st grade
in Step into Reading (Location: CPB-05D)
$2.50 (1 in stock)
Bed for the Winter
DK Readers Level 1
by Karen Wallace
1st edition from DK Children
for Preschool- 3rd Grade
in DK Readers (Location: CPB-05D)
$3.39
Berenstain Bears on the Moon
by Stan Bermstein
Unknown from Random House Books for Young Readers
for Kindergarten-3rd grade
in Early Readers (Location: CPB-05E)
$2.50 (1 in stock)
Berenstains' B Book
Bright & Early Books
by Stan Berenstain
from Random House Books for Young Readers
for Preschool-1st grade
in Beginner Books (Location: CPB-05C)
$4.00 (1 in stock)
Bermuda Triangle
DK Eyewitness Readers Level 3
by Andrew Donkin
from DK Publishing
for 1st-3rd grade
in DK Readers (Location: CPB-05D)
$3.99 $2.50 (1 in stock)
Best Mistake Ever! and Other Stories
A Step into Reading Book Level 3
by Richard Scarry
from Random House
for 1st-3rd grade
in Step into Reading (Location: CPB-05D)
Best Nest
by P.D. Eastman
from Random House Books for Young Readers
for 1st-3rd grade
in Beginner Books (Location: CPB-05C)
$9.99
Bible Wise Series
by Carine MacKenzie
from Christian Focus Publications
for Preschool- 3rd Grade
in Bible Stories for Kids (Location: C08-10A)
BibleTime Series
by Carine MacKenzie
from Christian Focus Publications
for Preschool-3rd grade
in Bible Stories for Kids (Location: C08-10A)
Big Balloon Race
An I Can Read Book Level 3
by Eleanor Coerr
from HarperCollins
Historical Fiction for 1st-3rd grade
in I Can Read Books (Location: CPB-04B)
$3.39 $2.00 (1 in stock)
Big Max
An I Can Read Books Level 2
by Kin Platt
Revised from HarperCollins
for Grades 1-3
in I Can Read Books (Location: CPB-04B)
$3.99
Birds, Bugs, and Bees
A. P. "Learn to Read" Series (Level 1)
by Dave Miller, Ph.D.
from Apologetics Press
for ages 4-6
in Apologetics Press Readers (Location: CPB-04D)
$3.00
Biscuit
My First I Can Read Book
by Alyssa Satin Capucilli
from HarperCollins
for Preschool-1st grade
in I Can Read Books (Location: CPB-04B)
$2.50 (1 in stock)
Biscuit Goes to School
by Alyssa Satin Capucilli
from HarperCollins
for Preschool-1st grade
in I Can Read Books (Location: CPB-04B)
Blizzards!
by Lorraine Jean Hopping
from Cartwheel Books
for 2nd-3rd grade
in Scholastic / Hello Reader! (Location: CPB-05E)
$2.00 (1 in stock)
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