Beginner readers

Beginner readers

Our beginner reader collection is for shared reading with an adult and for children who are starting to read independently to practice their skills. 

Beginner readers are available in three levels.

Level 1: Starting to read

  • Pictures that help decode the words
  • Easy vocabulary and words
  • Big type and word repetition
  • Simple concepts and sentences

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Level 2: Reading with help

  • Simple story
  • Illustrations support text
  • Short, simple sentences and paragraphs
  • Introduces new words

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Level 3: Reading independently

  • Short paragraphs and chapters
  • More complex stories and higher word count
  • Building vocabulary and more complex sentence structure
  • Bridge to chapter books in the Junior Fiction collection, and to Junior Non-Fiction

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