Easy Readers

Easy Readers 6: Proficient Readers

Dodsworth in New York by written and illustrated by Tim Egan

Cork & Fuzz by Dori Chaconas ; illustrated by Lisa McCue

Iris and Walter by written by Elissa Haden Guest ; illustrated by Christine Davenier

Houndsley and Catina and the birthday surprise by James Howe ; illustrated by Marie-Louise Gay

Mouse and Mole, fine feathered friends by Wong Herbert Yee

Easy Readers 5: More Challenging Stories

A bargain for Frances by Russell Hoban ; pictures by Lillian Hoban

Star Wars, the clone wars: the secret villain by Rob Valois

Pearl and Wagner: four eyes by Kate McMullan ; pictures by R.W. Alley

Elvis the rooster and the magic words by Denys Cazet

Amelia Bedelia by Peggy Parish ; pictures by Fritz Siebel

Frog and toad are friends by Arnold Lobel

Easy Readers 3: Beginning Readers

Splat the cat sings flat by Rob Scotton

Go away, crows! by [Harriet Ziefert] ; pictures by Santiago Cohen

Pete's party by written by Jon Scieszka ; characters and environments developed by the Design Garage: David Shannon, Loren Long, David Gordon

Diego saves a butterfly by adapted by Lara Bergen ; illustrated by Warner McGee

Olivia goes camping by adapted by Alex Harvey ; based on the screenplay written by Patrick [sic] Resnick ; illustrated by Jared Osterhold

Easy Readers 2: Getting Ready to Read

The next step up from our most beginning readers:

Word Bird's shapes by Jane Belk Moncure ; illustrated by Chris McEwan


Amy's big race: the sound of long A
by Cecilia Minden and Joanne Meier


Bob Books listen and read 1. Set 1, Beginning readers 1- 4
by text, Bobby Lynn Maslen ; pictures, John R. Maslen


Biscuit plays ball by story by Alyssa Satin Capucilli ; pictures by Pat Schories

Easy Readers 1: Our Easiest Readers

Looking for our easiest Readers? Here's a few to get you started:

 

Guppy up! by Jonathan Fenske -- Using opposites and rhymes, Guppy is all over the place!

Hop on Pop by Dr. Seuss — A Dr. Seuss classic featuring basic rhyming pairs to introduce simple words.

Have you seen my cat? by Eric Carle — An easy reading version of Eric Carle.

The big, red blanket by Harriet Ziefert — Harriet Ziefert's easiest readers.

A mop for pop by Foster & Erickson -- word banks feature 

Great First Grade Reads

First graders, here are some great books just for you!

Young Cam Jansen and the missing cookie by David A. Adler; illustrated by Susanna Natti

Hi! Fly Guy by Tedd Arnold

Inside, outside, upside down by Stan and Jan Berenstain

Mine's the best by Crosby Bonsall

Biscuit finds a friend by story by Alyssa Satin Capucilli; pictures by Pat Schories

Spring Reads

Celebrate the season by picking up an easy-to-read book about springtime. You can find the books listed below in the Readers section in the Children's Department. Happy spring!

Springtime in Bugland! by David A. Carter

Happy go Ducky by cover illustration by Jackie Urbanovic ; story by Lori Haskins Houran ; pictures by Joe Mathieu

Spring is here!: a story about seeds by Joan Holub ; illustrated by Will Terry

Poppleton in spring by Cynthia Rylant ; illustrated by Mark Teague

In my backyard by written by Don L. Curry ; illustrated by Erin O'Leary Brown

Rainy Days

With the mild winter we've been having, it feels more like spring outside! We've seen more rain lately than snow. Why not curl up with an easy-to-read book about a rainy day? Listed below are some fun titles about rainy day adventures. Happy reading!

Olivia and the rain dance by adapted by Maggie Testa; illustrated by Guy Wolek

Rain [kit] by written by Marion Dane Bauer; illustrated by John Wallace

The rainy day grump by Deborah Eaton; photographs by Dorothy Handelman

Pinky and Rex and the double-dad weekend by James Howe; illustrated by Melissa Sweet

School

Enjoy some easy-to-read stories to get yourself ready to go back to school. Listed below are some of our newer arrivals. You can read them to yourself, or share with a school buddy. Happy reading!

Katie and the class pet by Fran Manushkin; illustrated by Tammie Lyon

The Smurfs: off to school! by Peyo

Class picture day by written by Margaret McNamara; illustrated by Mike Gordon

Splendid speller by Jane O'Connor; cover illustration by Robin Preiss Glasser; interior illustrations by Ted Enik

It's the 100th day, Stinky Face! by Lisa McCourt; illustrated by Cyd Moore

Readers

Keep your eyes on the New Book Shelf in the Children's Department for new readers. We have new easy-to-read arrivals for all tastes! Whether it's Elephant and Piggie, Martha Speaks, Superman, or Little Critter, you're sure to find something you love. Check out some of the new reader selections listed below.

Martha camps out by adaptation by Karen Barss; based on a TV series teleplay written by Melissa Stephenson and Raye Lankford

A green, green garden by Mercer Mayer

I broke my trunk! by Mo Willems

Superman: Superman versus Mongul by Michael Teitelbaum, MADA Design; [edited by] David Linker

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