Phonics and Learning to Read

Books, games, and CDs for children who are learning to read, as well as their parents. The list focuses on phonics, the association of sounds and corresponding letters of the alphabet. For more information, visit

Picture Books (JE)

Alborough Duck in the Truck
Barrett Which Witch is Which?
Brown Four Fur Feet
Moncure My "A" Sound Box    (Others by same author in Sound Box Library series)
Rex Truck Duck
Spinelli Hug a Bug

Easy Readers (JE ER)

Bernstein My Brother, the Pest
Cleary Stop, Drop, and Flop in the Slop : A Short Vowel Sounds Book with Consonant Blends     (Others by same author in Sounds Like Reading series)
Cox Fox on a Box    (Others by same author in Easy Words to Read series)
Eaton The Rainy Day Grump
Finch The Lunch Bunch
Flanagan Play Day: The Sound of Long A    (Others by same author)
Hays Smarty Sara
Hays The Pup Speaks Up!: A Phonics Reader
Heling Mouse Makes Words: A Phonics Reader
Hood I Am Mad!
Jensen Loose-tooth Luke
Klingel Jump!: The Sound of "J"    (Others by same author)
Lee Nick JR Dora the Explorer Phonics Reading Program     (Books 1-12)
Leonard Dan and Dan
Leonard My Pal Al
Medearis We Play on a Rainy Day
Noyed Cute!: The Sound of "Long U"
Noyed On My Boat: The Sound of "Long O"
Seuss The Cat in the Hat     (Others by same author)
Shaw Sheep in a Jeep    (Also in JE paperback. Others in series under JE ER Shaw)
Simon I Like to Win!
Simon Mud!

Comics & Graphic Novels

J Comic JA Phonics Comics    (Volumes 1-3)

Nonfiction, Folktales & Poetry

JE372.46 RO Ook the Book
JE372.41 SE Reading Grows

Parent/Teacher Collection

PT J372.6 FO Reading Magic: Why Reading Aloud to Our Children Will Change Their Lives Forever
PT J372.41 HA Wow! I'm Reading!: Fun Activities to Make Reading Happen
PT J372.46 RA Phonics Games Kids Can't Resist: 25 Lively Learning Games That Make Teaching Phonics Easy and Fun

Audiovisual Materials

J CD green PA Can a Cherry Pie Wave Goodbye?
J CD green PA Can a Jumbo Jet Sing the Alphabet?
J CD green PA One Little Sound: Fun With Phonics and Numbers
J CD green PA Two Little Sounds: Fun With Phonics and Numbers
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Last Updated 9/09