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EASY TO READ BOOKS for Beginning Readers

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Booklists are available in the publication rack of the Youth Services Department.

*indicates this book is part of a series of similar books

Yellow Dot Books:  Easiest Easy To Reads

*Hi!  Fly Guy  (ETR E ARN, J ETR KIT CD STORIES ARN) by Tedd Arnold

*Bob Books (ETR E BOB) by Bobby Lynn Maslen

Aggie and Will (ETR E BRI) by Larry Dane Brimner

*Biscuit  (ETR E CAP, J ETR KIT CD STORIES CAP) by Alyssa Capucilli

Big Egg (ETR E COX) by Molly Coxe

*Fox on a Box (ETR E COX) by Phil Roxbee Cox

Six Empty Pockets (ETR E CUR) by Matt Curtis

*Dick and Jane:  We Play and Pretend (ETR E DIC)

*Go, Dog, Go! (ETR E EAS) by P. D. Eastman

Soup (ETR E FIS) by Cathy Goldberg Fishman

My Birthday Cake (ETR E GEO) by Olivia George

The Gum on the Drum (ETR E GRE) by Barbara Gregorich

My Trucks (ETR E HAL) by Kirsten Hall

*Let’s Go, Dear Dragon (ETR E HIL) by Margaret Hillert

Put Me in the Zoo (ETR E LOP) by Robert Lopshire

I Am an Apple (ETR E MAR) by Jean Marzollo

Over-Under (ETR E MAT) by Catherine Matthias

*Who is Coming?  (ETR E MCK) by Pat McKissack

Big Brown Bear (ETR E MCP) by David McPhail

Tiny Goes to the Library (ETR E MEI) by Cari Meister

*Swing Otto Swing! (ETR E MIL) by David Milgrim

*My “H” Sound Box (ETR E MON) by Jane Belk Moncure

Popcorn (ETR E MOR) by Alex Moran

Step-by-Step (ETR E PAY) by Christine Paylor-Butler

Joshua James Likes Trucks (ETR E PET) by Catherine Petrie

*A Box Can Be Many Things (ETR E RAU) by Dana Meachen Rau

Next to an Ant (ETR E ROC) by Mara Rockliff

Boats, Boats, Boats (ETR E RUA) by Joanna Ruane

*Puppy Mudge Wants to Play (ETR E RYL) by Cynthia Rylant

Guard the House, Sam! (ETR E SIM) by Charnan Simon

Eat Your Peas, Louise! (ETR E SNO) by Pegeen Snow

A Tooth is Loose (ETR E TRU) by Lisa Trumbauer

*So Hungry! (ETR E ZIE) by Harriet Ziefert

Red Dot Books:  More Complex Words, No Chapters

*The Bears’ Vacation (ETR E BER) by Stan and Jan Berenstain

*The Case of the Cat’s Meow (ETR E BON) by Crosby Newell Bonsall

Silly Questions (ETR E BOW) by Lynea Bowdish

*Buster Climbs the Walls (ETR E BRO) by Marc Tolon Brown

*Get Ready for Second Grade, Amber Brown (ETR E DAN)

     by Paula Danziger

*Franklin and the Scooter (ETR E FRA) by Sharon Jennings

Shine, Sun! (ETR E GRE) by Carol Greene

*Arthur’s Loose Tooth (ETR E HOB) by Lillian Hoban

A Bargain for Frances (ETR E HOB) by Russell Hoban

*Danny and the Dinosaur  (ETR E HOF, J ETR KIT CD STORIES HOF)

     by Syd Hoff

A Picture for Harold’s Room (ETR E JOH) by Crockett Johnson

*Sparky and Eddie: The First Day of School (ETR E JOH) by Tony Johnston

Max & Mo Make a Snowman (ETR E LAK) by Patricia Lakin

Small Pig (ETR E LOB) by Arnold Lobel

A Fly Went By (ETR E MCC) by Marshall McClintock

The Monster in the Backpack (ETR E MOS) by Lisa Moser

Catch Me If You Can! (ETR E MOS) by Bernard Most

*Fancy Nancy Sees Stars (ETR E OCO) by Jane O’Connor

*Amelia Bedelia Goes Camping (ETR E PAR) by Peggy Parish

*Fox in Socks (ETR E SEU, J ETR KIT CD STORIES SEU) by Dr. Seuss

*Good Night, Good Knight (ETR E THO) by Shelley Moore Thomas

*Meet the Boxcar Children #1 (ETR E WAR) by Gertrude Chandler Warner

*The Germ Busters (ETR E WEL) by Rosemary Wells

*Elephants Cannot Dance! (ETR E WIL) by Mo Willems

*Morris Goes to School (ETR E WIS) by Bernard Wiseman

*Commander Toad and the Space Pirates (ETR E YOL) by Jane Yolen

Green Dot Books:  First Chapter Books

*Lucky Days With Mr. and Mrs. Green (ETR E BAK)  by Keith Baker

*Rex and Lilly Playtime (ETR E BRO) by Laurene Krasny Brown

Ant Plays Bear (ETR E BYA) by Betsy Cromer Byars

*Minnie and Moo and the Potato from Planet X

     (ETR E CAZ, J ETR KIT CD STORIES CAZ) by Denys Cazet

*The Best Way to Play (ETR E COS) by Bill Cosby

*Mercy Watson to the Rescue (ETR E DIC, J CD DIC) by Kate DiCamillo

*Rotten Ralph Helps Out

      (ETR E GAN, J ETR KIT CD STORIES GAN) by Jack Gantos

*Iris and Walter

     (ETR E GUE, J ETR KIT CD STORIES GUE) by Elissa Haden Guest

*Good Sport Gwen (ETR E HOP) by Valerie Tripp

*Andy Shane and the Very Bossy Delores

     (ETR E JAC, J ETR KIT CD STORIES JAC) by Jennifer Jacobson

*Frog and Toad are Friends

     (ETR E LOB, J ETR KIT CD STORIES LOB) by Arnold Lobel

*Fox on Wheels (ETR E MAR) by Edward Marshall

*George and Martha

     (ETR E MAR, J ETR KIT CD STORIES MAR) by James Marshall

*Pearl and Wagner:  Three Secrets (ETR E MCM) by Kate McMullan

*Three Stories You Can Read to Your Cat (ETR E MIL) by Sara Swan Miller

*Gus and Grandpa (ETR E MIL) by Claudia Mills

*Little Bear

    (ETR E MIN, J ETR KIT CD STORIES MIN) by Else Holmelund Minarik

*Mo to the Rescue (ETR E OSB) by Mary Pope Osborne

*The Many Adventures of Johnny Mutton (ETR E PRO) by James Proimos

*Aggie and Ben: Three Stories (ETR E RIE, J BRAILLE RIE) by Lori Ries

*Annie and Snowball and the Dress-Up Birthday

     (ETR E RYL) by Cynthia Rylant

*Henry and Mudge (ETR E RYL) by Cynthia Rylant

*The High Rise Private Eyes (ETR E RYL) by Cynthia Rylant

*Nate the Great (ETR E SHA) by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat

*Amanda Pig and her Big Brother Oliver (ETR E VAN) by Jean Van Leeuwen

*Abracadabra!  Magic with Mouse and Mole

     (ETR E YEE) by Wong Herbert Yee

Harry and the Lady Next Door (ETR E ZIO) by Gene Zion

For Blue Dot Books, see the Early Chapter Books Bibliography.