Readability

Struggling readers face many roadblocks. Not only are they not able to read the books their peers are enjoying, they are often embarrassed and bored by having to read books with “babyish” covers and below-grade-level topics. Assigning struggling readers these types of books just pushes many of them further into the “I hate reading” mode. To engage these students, books should have age-appropriate, high-interest topics and enough supports to make reading successful and enjoyable. Once reluctant readers enjoy positive reading experiences, they will be open to reading more.

Little Bird

By Germano Zullo
A man drives his truck up to a cliff's edge. Unable to go any further, he opens the back door of his truck and a flock of birds flies out, ...
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What Dads Can’t Do

By Douglas Wood
There are lots of things that regular people can do but dads can't.  Dads can't cross the street without holding hands. They can push, but ...
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Llama Llama, Time to Share

By Anna Dewdney
Llama Llama has new neighbors! Nelly Gnu and her mama stop by for a play date, but Llama's not so sure it's time to share all his toys. ...
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Happy Haunting, Amelia Bedelia

By Herman Parish
Trick or treat! Amelia Bedelia wants to help prepare for the big Halloween party, but how can she follow directions when nothing is as it ...
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Biscuit Goes to School

By Alyssa Satin Capucilli
Just like his young fans, Biscuit can't wait to go to school! Even though no dogs are allowed, he is determined to see and do everything ...
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It’s the Best Day Ever, Dad!

By Brooke Shields
Wake up, Dad! We've got a big day ahead!  Frankie and her little sister, Violet, are excited to be out and about with Dad! From pancakes to ...
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Biscuit Loves Mother’s Day

By Alyssa Satin Capucilli
Let's celebrate Mother's Day, Biscuit!  There are so many ways to make Mom feel special. Pull back the big flaps to see the surprises ...
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I Love My Daddy

By Sebastien Braun
Sometimes daddies are loud and playful. Other times they are quiet and compassionate. And they are always loving. Sebastien Braun's ...
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Biscuit Loves Father’s Day

By Alyssa Satin Capucilli
Father's Day is a great time to show Dad how much we love him. Unfold the big flaps and join Biscuit for fun times with Dad — exploring, ...
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The Perfect Father’s Day

By Eve Bunting
"I'm taking you out for Father's Day," Susie tells Dad. "First we'll go for lunch." "Good," Dad says. "May I drive?" "Certainly," Susie ...
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Poor Puppy and Bad Kitty

By Nick Bruel
Who else but Nick Bruel could combine the alphabet, a counting game, a whirlwind geography course, and a screamingly funny story... all in ...
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