Books for Emerging Readers | Something for Everyone!

By Monica C. RSS Thu, December 17, 2020

"Beginning Readers" are books aimed at those who are just learning to read. They have easy to read text accompanied by illustrations that reinforce reading comprehension. These books are meant to instill a love of reading by introducing new, decodable words and by providing a fun, engaging, and relatable story.

The Free Library has just what you need to get your emerging reader started! These books are available in both print and ebook formats. 

We have already mentioned a few series such as Hello, Hedgehog and Snail and Worm in previous blog posts.

Here are three more to discover!

Princess Truly written by Kelly Greenawalt; illustrated by Amariah Rauscher

ebooks available from Overdrive.

With the help of her magic, sparkling curls, Princess Truly can do anything she sets her mind to – fly like a superhero, explore the world, and dream up amazing inventions. These rhyming girl-power stories empower kids to dream big!




Mo Jackson written by David A. Adler; illustrated by Sam Ricks

ebooks available from Overdrive.

Meet Mo: a kid who LOVES sports! Follow his adventures as he discovers football, baseball, basketball, swimming, and so much more.





I Like to Read by various

ebooks available from Overdrive.

This award-winning series features books written and illustrated by a variety of authors and illustrators. The series focuses on guided reading levels A through G, based upon Fountas and Pinnell standards. You can find books for every reader in this series!




Be sure to check our catalog and Overdrive Kids eReading Room, for these titles and many more being added!

Stay tuned for more recommendations and let us know in the comments what you think of these books!

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