Beginning Readers: Ages 6-7
This story-poem about the activities of such unusual animals as the Nook, Wump, Yink, Yop, Gack, and the Zeds was originally published in 1960.
A classic work by Dr. Seuss, it is described by Elementary Education as a "fabulous book of easy words, exciting pictures, and inviting rhythm"
This popular phonics program uses effortlessly simple stories to let the youngest readers experience success while gaining skills. With four letters in the first story, children can read a whole book. Consistent new sounds are added gradually, until young readers have read books with all letters of the alphabet.
It's April, and Frog is looking forward to a whole year of happy times with his best friend, Toad. If only Toad would agree to wake up from his long winter nap! In the first of five short stories, clever Frog finds a way to rouse his sleepy friend. And as children will soon see, theirs is a marvelous friendship.
Mama Bear asks Little Bear what he wants to eat at supper time. Although he doesn't want any of the foods Mama Bear suggests, Little Bear definitely knows what he would like.
This book was written from a bank of sixteen words. This series meets the following Reading First initiatives: