Beginning Readers

  • Bones and the Big Yellow Mystery by David A. Adler

    Mr. Green has lost his school bus. "A bus is a big thing to lose," Jeffrey says. But sometimes, big things are hard to find.

  • Young Cam Jansen and the Dinosaur Game by David A. Adler

    Now even beginning readers can join in the fun of cracking cases with Cam Jansen, the red-headed detective with the photographic memory.

  • Hi! Fly Guy by Tedd Arnold

    A fly was flying. He was looking for something to eat. Something tasty. Something slimy.

  • Are You My Mother? by P.D. Eastman

    A baby bird is hatched while his mother is away. Fallen from his nest, he sets out to look for her.

  • Biscuit by Alyssa Satin Capucilli

    Time for bed, Biscuit! Biscuit is a little yellow puppy. And like most puppies, he would rather play than go to bed.

  • Cork & Fuzz: Short and Tall by Dori Chaconas

    Even though Cork is a short muskrat and Fuzz is a tall possum, they can still be best friends. Or can they?

  • Benny and Penny in Just Pretend by Geoffrey Hayes

    How can Benny pretend to be a brave pirate when his pesky little sister, Penny, wants to tag along and is always asking for a hug?

  • Andy Shane and the Very Bossy Dolores Starbuckle by Jennifer Richard Jacobson

    Andy Shane did not want to be in school. He did not want to be at morning meeting. He did not want to sit up straight on the rug.

  • Ling & Ting: Not Exactly the Same by Grace Lin

    Ling and Ting are twins. They have the same brown eyes. They have the same pink cheeks. They have the same happy smiles.

  • Frog and Toad are Friends by Arnold Lobel

    Five very short stories told in a direct and ingenuous style, appealing because of their ease and the familiarity of the situations.

  • Little Bear's Friend by Else Holmelund Minarik

    All of Little Bear's old friends are back-Owl, Cat, Duck, and Hen-and a new friend has come for the summer-a little girl named Emily.

  • My "a" Sound Box by Jane Belk Moncure

    Little "a" has an adventure with items beginning with his letter's sound, such as apples, ants, and an astronaut.

  • Amelia Bedelia by Peggy Parish

    Amelia Bedelia is in bright, full color! Now available for the first time as an I Can Read Book, this ever-popular story has a fresh look that fans -- old and new -- will celebrate.

  • Henry and Mudge: The First Book of Their Adventures by Cynthia Rylant

    A series about an only child and his huge best friend, a mastiff named Mudge.

  • Mr. Putter and Tabby Pour the Tea by Cynthia Rylant

    The gentle, affecting first volume introduces elderly Mr. Putter, who decides that a cat will keep him from feeling lonely.

  • The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss

    The Cat in the Hat came to play one rainy, nothing-to-do afternoon.

  • Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss

    Sam-I-Am mounts a determined campaign to convince another Seuss character to eat a plate of green eggs and ham.

  • Nate the Great by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat

    Shortly after a breakfast generously supplied with pancakes, Nate the Great got an urgent call from Annie. "I lost a picture," said Annie. "Can you help me find it?"

  • Little Mouse Gets Ready by Jeff Smith

    There's lots to do before Little Mouse is ready to go visit the barn. Will he master all the intricacies of getting dressed, from snaps and buttons to Velcro and tail holes?

  • Today I Will Fly! by Mo Willems

    Gerald and Piggie are best friends.Piggie is determined to fly. But Gerald the elephant knows that's impossible--isn't it?

  • Wet Pet by Harriet Ziefert

    These unique, interactive early reading books invite children to flip the pages and discover different words and pictures.