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Designed with the very first readers in mind so children can reach for the stars as they begin their reading adventure!
  • Perfect Length - No more than 100 words, many of them repeated.
  • Sight Words - Frequently used words that children will come to recognize by sight such as “the” and “can.”
  • Word Families - Rhyming words used throughout the story for ease of recognition.
  • Story Guides - Prepares children for the story ahead by prompting them to sound out the vowel sounds and learn the sight words before they start reading the story.



Perfect for emerging readers and sharing stories aloud.
  • Shared Reading - Stories parents and children will enjoy reading together.
  • Familiar Characters - Recognizing characters kids know and love across stories.
  • Simple Words - Improve reader’s comfort with written text with simple words and letter recognition.



Books for kids who are starting to read on their own
  • High Frequency Sight Words - Words that readers will recognize and associate with stories they’re starting to read on their own.
  • Simple Plot and Dialogue - Helpful in encouraging the use of strategies to decode and better understand certain words, readers can sound out the text easily.
  • Familiar Topics and Themes - Helps readers to identify plot themes and recognize characteristics in each story, this level uses pictures to help better understand the story.



Independent readers building their vocabularies
  • Longer Sentences - Helpful in teaching fluency and understanding groupings of words that should be read together as phrasing. This level promotes the practice of reading with clear phrasing, speed, and tone.
  • Simple Chapters - Short, simple chapters help readers familiarize themselves with the structure of the story and the separation of content to better understand.
  • High-Interest Vocabulary Words - Encourages readers to familiarize themselves with interesting words and their meanings, and challenges them to use the word in other contexts.



Confident readers beginning to utilize and understand more complex sentence structure.
  • Larger Plot and Character Development - Readers begin to monitor their own comprehension as they understand more complicated plots and characters.
  • Challenging Vocabulary Words - Stories begin to use more complicated words that prompt readers to seek out definitions independently and use them more often in everyday speech.
  • More Difficult Sentence Structure - Complex sentence structures helps readers understand groups of related words and the phrases that make them up.