Here is a great list of books for kids moving from picture books to easy reader chapter books.
Here are some fun books to try!
Great books for kids finishing or starting second grade.
Check out something from this list and climb into a good book.
We've paired up some great books with a related activity and a literacy tip. Try some literacy activites today!
All Arapahoe Library District locations now have Emergent Readers, which are books that are specifically designed to help our youngest patrons learn how to read.
Alphabet books aren't just for beginners! See if you can figure out the word puzzles in these books.
A challenging and remarkable time for children happens in the vicinity of Kindergarten and first grade. This is when they gathers up all of the bits of knowledge about letters, sounds, words and books they’ve accumulated and begin work on the giant puzzle called reading. As parents, we must use patience, enthusiasm, common sense and diligence in order to build a bridge toward independence and success.
Motivating young males to choose reading over other activities can sometimes be a challenge. How to spark your little guy’s enthusiasm for books?
Learning how to read is such a big achievement! Why are we so interested in keeping kids reading once they learn how?
It's so exciting when children learn to read! Why is it so important that we keep kids reading once they learn how?
Horn Book Magazine recently had an article about the "early expert reader," kids who begin reading early and have the skills to decode harder books but may not be ready for the content of those books. "Early expert readers" still need books with simple humor, shorter chapters and familiar linear stories.
The article's author, Christine McDonnell recommends these books for those early expert readers.
Do you have a Kindergarten or 1st grade child starting school? Then, it's time to learn a strange, new language of initials. Depending on your child's school program, terms like DRA, DIBELS, PALS and GR may become familiar, and keeping it all straight can be a bit confusing. This early reading tip sheet may help!
Want to learn about different places and different people? Check out some of these books and CDs.
Not all alphabet books have big, clear letters or familiar words or obvious letter-sound connections.