We’ve spent a good portion of our first year of homeschool working on reading skills. As such, we’ve gone through a lot of beginning reader books – some great ones, and some not-so-much. Mid-year I began to notice my son’s enthusiasm to read directly correlated with the quality of the reader we were using, so I stopped grabbing just any level one reader, and started intentionally looking through them to find the gems.
Our reading time together has not only become more productive, it’s actually become enjoyable. Whether you homeschool or are helping your child practice at home after school, I believe a combination of these seven qualities of great beginning reader books has the potential to make an incredible impact on your child’s reading experience.
I know it’s made all the difference for my boys.
Great beginning reader books have . . .
For a beginning reader book list of my family’s favorites please keep reading below…
Check out Cynthia’s Mr. Putter & Tabby series for older readers.
Curious George Curious About Phonics 12 Book Set | Margaret and H.A. Rey’s Curious George
Flip a Word books | Yukiko Kido
LEGO DC Super Heroes: Phonics Boxed Set | Scholastic
Sounds Like Reading Series | Brian Cleary
I Can Read! Books
Biscuit Series| Alyssa Satin Capucilli
Little Critter Series | Mercer Mayer
The Big Blue Book of Beginner Books | P.D. Eastman
The Big Book of Berenstain Bears Beginner Books | Stan & Jan Berenstain
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