Early readers are very popular for kids who are just learning to ready independently, and for good reason! They instill confidence in young readers while progressively helping them build their reading skills. These new arrivals give children great visual cues, include words that are easy to decode, and are at just the right levels for emerging readers, whether they are just beginning to read or want a bit more of a challenge:
Boss for a day / by Tomie De Paola
Moffie is ten minutes older than her twin brother, Morgie, and so she is always in charge, but when their mother says she is too bossy, Moffie decides to make Morgie boss for a day.
Bruce is longing to have a snake for a pet, the only problem is that he’s not sure his mother will let him have one.
A boy and his dad build a robot man and their life is great. The robot does all their chores. It even makes them ice cream treats. Their robot does everything for them, but then robot man falls off the roof and everything goes wrong.
Harry takes a bath / by Harriet Ziefert ; pictures by Mavis Smith
Harry Hippo takes a bath, plays in the water, and cleans up afterwards.
Dog on his bus / by Eric Seltzer ; illustrated by Sebastien Braun
Dog loves being a bus driver as he diligently drops off animal passengers at their stops.
If you’re looking for a great start to independent reading, come check out the early readers section for even more new arrivals!