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Beginning Readers: Ages 6-7

Just starting to sound out words? These have been many kids’ favorite first books to read.
 
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Go, Dog, Go!: P. D. Eastman's Book of Things That Go
by P. D. Eastman Illustrated by P. D. Eastman

Different kinds of dogs drive cars, wear hats, run around in mazes, and even have wild parties in treetops.

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One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish
by Dr. Seuss

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"

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BOB Books Set #1: Beginning Readers
Series: BOB Books, Book #1
by Bobby Lynn Maslen , John R. Maslen

Teach a child letter sounds with Bob Books Set #1! 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 (except Q).

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Frog and Toad Are Friends
by Arnold Lobel Illustrated by Arnold Lobel

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.

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Little Bear
by Diane Namm Illustrated by Lisa McCue

Mama Bear asks Little Bear what he will 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:

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