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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!
by P. D. Eastman Illustrated by P. D. Eastman

Written for beginning readers using only 75 different words, Go, Dog. Go! features red dogs, blue dogs, big dogs, little dogs — all kinds of wonderful P. D.

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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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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 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:

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