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Early Readers (Green)

Green Early Readers typically have short sentences and only one to two sentences per page. For harder books, try our Red Early Readers. The easiest books are marked "Extra Easy." Click here for a print-friendly version of this list.

Author Title Call Number
BourneHenry in a Jam
Henry is stuck in traffic. But luckily, the emergency vehicles are on their way to help out!
JE ER Bourne
CapucilliBiscuit Goes to School
A dog follows the bus to school, where he meets the teacher and takes part in the activities of the class.
JE ER Capucilli
ClearyThe Bug in the Jug Wants a Hug
This first entry in the "Sounds Like Reading" series focuses on short vowel sounds.
JE ER Cleary
GordonFast, Slow
This book features simple, patterned sentences and full color photos. Extra Easy.
JE ER Gordon
HollandHot and Cold
A simple science lesson on hot and cold. Extra Easy.
JE ER Holland
KenahThe Saturday Triplets in Teacher Trouble
The triplets spend their Saturday playing teacher with their stuffed animals.
JE ER Kenah
LeonardNo New Pants!
A young boy tries on many different pairs of new pants, but finds just what he wants back at home
JE ER Real
LewinCan You See Me?
This lesson on camouflage features lots of repetition. Extra Easy.
JE ER I Like
MackFrog and Fly: Six Slurpy Stories
Frog always gets the better of Fly, but in the end, Fly has the last word.
JE ER Mack
MartinBrown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
This picture book classic has been reissued in a new format to support the beginning reader.
JE ER Martin
MaslenBob Books for Beginning Readers
This is a structured reading program, and is shelved separately. Set 1 is the easiest. Extra Easy.
JE ER Maslen
McKayMy Town
This book, meant for very beginning readers to share with an adult, features a young boy and his father making a map. Extra Easy.
JE ER We
McNamaraThe Counting Race
When Mrs. Connor challenges her first grade students to count to ten in less than a second, they work together and find a way to beat the clock.
JE ER McNamara
MeiselSee Me Dig
A group of dogs that loves to dig has a fun-filled day of making mischief.
JE ER I Like
MeisterWhen Tiny Was Tiny
A dog's owner describes how Tiny grew from a very small puppy to a very big dog.
JE ER Meister
MilgrimRide, Otto, Ride
Otto and his friends go for a ride on an elephant.
JE ER Milgrim
PerkinsThe Ear Book
Fun things our ears hear, like popcorn popping, flutes tooting, hands clapping, and fingers snapping.
JE ER Perkins
RaschkaCrabby Crab
Crabby Crab is surprised to learn that he is loved just the way he is.
JE ER Raschka
RauRectangles
This book shows many uses for rectangles. Extra Easy.
JE ER Rau
RylantBrownie & Pearl Step Out
Brownie arrives at a party feeling shy, but her cat Pearl enters confidently.
JE ER Rylant
SchaeferMittens
Nick helps Mittens the kitten adjust to life in a new home.
JE ER Schaefer
SeussHop on Pop
In this Seuss classic, pairs of rhyming words are introduced and used in simple sentences.
JE ER Seuss
ShawSheep in a Jeep
This easy rhyming book records the misadventures of a group of sheep that go riding in a jeep.
JE ER Shaw
WillemsCat the Cat, Who Is That?
An exuberant cat introduces readers to her friends.
JE ER Willems
WillemsToday I Will Fly!
When Piggie decides to fly, Elephant is skeptical, but when Piggie gets a little help from others, amazing things happen.
JE ER Willems
ZiefertThe Teeny-Tiny Woman
A teeny-tiny woman finds a teeny-tiny bone in a graveyard and takes it home to make soup, but changes her mind during the night.
JE ER Ziefert
ZiefertWet Pet
This entry in the Flip-a-Word series focuses on the -et, -ed, and -am word families. Extra Easy.
JE ER Ziefert

Last Updated: 3/15

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