Step into Reading

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. They also have a few books by Richard Scarry, and some science based books. Be aware that some books in the later levels (such as Pompeii: Buried Alive) could be mildly disturbing to sensitive children.

The Step Into Reading books are divided into different levels, called "steps." Here's how to decide which step your young reader is on:

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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: EAR-STEP)
$4.24
Abe Lincoln's Hat
by Martha Brenner
from Scholastic Inc.
for 1st-3rd grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
$2.00 (1 in stock)
Alexander Hamilton
A Step into Reading Book Level 3
by Monica Culling, Illustrated by Valerio Fabbretti
from Random House
for 1st-3rd grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
$4.24
Babar's Little Circus Star
A Step into Reading Book Level 1
by Laurent de Brunhoff
from Random House
for Preschool-1st grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
$1.60 (1 in stock)
Ballerina Dreams
Step Into Reading Level 4
by Michaela and Elaine DePrince, illustrated by Frank Morrison
from Random House
for 2nd-3rd grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
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: EAR-STEP)
$4.24 $2.00 (1 in stock)
Bones
Step Into Reading: Step 2 (Reading with Help)
by Stephen Krensky, illustrated by Davy Jones
from Random House Books for Young Readers
for Preschool-1st grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
$2.40 (1 in stock)
Brave Clara Barton
Step Into Reading Level 3
by Frank Murphy, illustrated by Sarah Green
from Random House Books for Young Readers
for 1st-3rd grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
$2.40 (1 in stock)
Bravest Dog Ever
Step Into Reading Level 3
by Natalie Standiford
from Random House
Animal Stories for 1st-3rd grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
$5.09 $2.00 (3 in stock)
Choppers!
Step into Reading Level 4
by Susan E. Goodman
from Random House
for Grades 2-3
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
$5.09
Christopher Columbus
Step into Reading Level 3
by Stephen Krensky
from Random House
for 1st-3rd grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
$2.00 (1 in stock)
Dinosaur Days
Step Into Reading 3
by Joyce Milton, Franco Tempesta
Revised from Random House Books for Young Readers
for 1st-3rd grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
$2.40 (1 in stock)
Dolphins!
A Step into Reading Book Level 3
by Sharon Bokoske and Margaret Davidson
from Random House
for 1st-3rd grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
$4.24
Eat My Dust! Henry Ford's First Race
Step Into Reading Level 3
by Monica Kulling, Illustrated by Richard Walz
from Random House Books for Young Readers
for 1st-3rd grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
$5.09
Escape North!
Step into Reading Level 4
by Monica Kulling
from Random House
for Grades 2-3
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
$4.24
Feeding Time at the Zoo
Step Into Reading: Step 2
by Sherry Shahan
from Scholastic Inc.
for Preschool-1st grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
$2.00 (1 in stock)
First Thanksgiving
Step into Reading Level 3
by Linda Hayward
from Random House
for 1st-3rd grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
$4.24
Francis Scott Key's Star-Spangled Banner
A Step into Reading Book Level 3
by Monica Kulling, illustrated by Richard Walz
from Random House
for 1st-3rd grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
George Washington and the General's Dog
A Step into Reading Book Level 2
by Frank Murphy
from Random House
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
$5.09
Hungry, Hungry Sharks
A Step into Reading Book Level 3
by Joanna Cole
from Random House
for 1st-3rd grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
$4.24 $2.00 (2 in stock)
Ice Wreck
Stepping Stones: True Stories
by Lucille Recht Penner
Reissue from Random House Books for Young Readers
for 3rd-5th grade
in 20th Century Exploration (Location: HISW-20EXP)
Johnny Appleseed
A Step into Reading Book Level 3
by David L. Harrison, Illustrated by Mike Wohnoutka
from Random House
for 1st-3rd grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
Jumbo
Step Into Reading Step 3
by Bonnie Worth, illustrated by Christopher Santoro
from Random House
for 2nd-3rd grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
$1.60 (1 in stock)
Just a Few Words, Mr. Lincoln
An All Aboard Reading Reader Level 4
by Jean Fritz
from Grosset & Dunlap
for 2nd-3rd grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
$4.24
Lion and the Mouse
Step into Reading Level 1
by Gail Herman
from Random House
for Preschool-kindergarten
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
$4.24 $2.00 (6 in stock)
Little Lucy
Step Into Reading Level 3 (Reading on your own)
by Ilene Cooper, illustrated by John Kanzler
from Random House
for 1st-3rd grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
$1.60 (1 in stock)
Little Rabbit
by Judy Dunn
1st edition from Random House Books for Young Readers
for Preschool-2nd grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
Little Sure Shot
A Step into Reading Level 3 Book
by Stephanie Spinner
from Random House
for 2nd-3rd grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
$2.50 (1 in stock)
Monster Bugs
A Step into Reading Book Level 3
by Lucille Recht Penner
from Random House
for 2nd-4th grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
$4.24
Monster Trucks!
Step into Reading Level 3
by Susan E. Goodman and Michael J. Doolittle
from Random House
for 1st-3rd grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
$2.40 (1 in stock)
Moonwalk: The First Trip to the Moon
A Step into Reading Level 5 Book
by Judy Donnelly
from Random House
for 2nd-5th grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
$4.24
Next Spring An Oriole
Stepping Stones: A Chapter Book
by Gloria Whelan
from Random House Books for Young Readers
for 1st-3rd grade
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)
$5.09
Now You See Me...
Step Into Reading: Step 2 (Reading with Help)
by Tish Rabe, illustrated by Christopher Moroney
from Random House
for Preschool-1st grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
$1.60 (1 in stock)
Nutcracker Ballet
Step Into Reading Level 3
by Deborah Hautzig
from Random House Books for Young Readers
for Preschool- 3rd Grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
$4.24
One Hundred Shoes
Step Into Reading: Step 2 (Reading with Help)
by Charles Ghigna, illustrated by Bob Staake
from Random House
for Preschool-1st grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
$2.40 (1 in stock)
Paul Bunyan: My Story
Step Into Reading Step 3
by David L. Harrison, illustrated by John Kanzler
from Random House
for 1st-3rd grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
Penguins!
A Step into Reading Book Level 2
by David Salomon
from Random House
for 1st-3rd grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
$4.24
Polar Babies
Step Into Reading Level 2
by Susan Ring
from Random House Books for Young Readers
for Kindergarten-1st grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
Pompeii
Step Into Reading Level 4
by Edith Kunhardt & Michael Eagle
from Random House
Non-Fiction for 2nd-3rd grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
$4.24 $2.40 (2 in stock)
Show Me the Honey
Step into Reading: Step 3 (Reading On Your Own)
by Tish Rabe, illustrated by Christopher Moroney
from Random House
for 1st-3rd grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
$2.00 (1 in stock)
Statue of Liberty
A Step into Reading Book Level 1
by Lucille Recht Penner
from Random House
for Preschool-1st grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
$4.24
Step This Way
Step Into Reading: Step 2 (Reading with Help)
by Tish Rabe, illustrated by Tom Brannon
from Random House
for Preschool-1st grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
$1.60 (1 in stock)
Suprise Party
by Annabelle Prager
from Random House Books for Young Readers
for Preschool- 3rd Grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
$1.60 (1 in stock)
Tawny Scrawny Lion
Step Into Reading: Step 1
by Kristen L. Depken (adapter), illustrated by Sue DiCicco
from Random House
for Kindergarten-1st grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
Teeny Tiny Woman
A Step into Reading Book Level 2
by Jane O'Connor (reteller), illustrated by R.W. Alley
from Random House
for Preschool-1st grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
Thomas Jefferson's Feast
A Step into Reading Book Level 4
by Frank Murphy, illustrated by Richard Walz
from Random House
for 1st-3rd grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
Titanic Lost...and Found
Step into Reading Level 4
by Judy Donnelly, illustrated by Keith Kohler
from Random House
for 1st-4th grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
$5.09 $2.40 (1 in stock)
To the Top!
Step into Reading Level 5
by S. A. Kramer
from Random House
for 2nd-4th grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
$4.24
Trail of Tears
Step into Reading Level 5
by Joseph Bruchac
from Random House
Historical Non-fiction for 2nd-4th grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
$4.24 $2.00 (1 in stock)
Trojan Horse
Step Into Reading Level 5
by Emily Little
from Random House
Greek Mythology for 2nd-4th grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
$4.24 $2.00 (1 in stock)
True Story of Pocahontas
A Step into Reading Book Level 3
by Lucille Recht Penner
from Random House
for 1st-3rd grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
$5.09
Tut's Mummy
Step Into Reading Level 4
by Judy Donnelly & James Watling
from Random House
Non-fiction for 1st-3rd grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
$4.24 $2.00 (3 in stock)
Volcanoes!
A Step into Reading Book Level 4
by Eric Arnold
from Random House
for 2nd-3rd grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
Whales: The Gentle Giants
A Step into Reading Book Level 2
by Joyce Milton
from Random House
for 1st-3rd grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
$4.24 $1.60 (1 in stock)