Sharing an engaging story with familiar words can make a big difference for any beginning reader. These engaging early books feature sight words, rhyming text, simple sentences, and supporting visuals that help beginning readers build their vocabulary and literacy skills while learning how to read independently.
By offering a variety of easy reader books with different genres and character types, new readers will feel empowered to choose the books that interest them the most. According to the Scholastic Kids & Family Reading Report, 88 percent of students are more likely to finish books they picked out themselves.
Easy Reader Books
Young readers will be enthralled by engaging stories, like the BOB books series, which teaches basic literacy skills and gives them the confidence to read more fluently.
For early readers who love sweet stories, try the Fancy Nancy: A Fancy Reading Collection — a series centered around a little girl who has a larger than life personality and a love for anything fancy. Featured in the collection is The Case of the Disappearing Doll, a level 1 read centered on Nancy’s mission to uncover her missing doll before the tea party!
Another very easy reader book for beginning readers is Hi! Fly Guy! This book has short sentences, illustrations, and a sight word on every page to bring the book to life. What’s more, this is a great book to introduce the Fly Guy series to your early reader. If your young reader enjoys this character, you can introduce them to other books in the series like Fly Guy Presents: Sharks.
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