Juvenile Easy Readers, Level 1

This list is designed to help you find beginning reading material for your young reader. 
Level One titles (Kindergarten) provide a basic introduction to reading. These stories are told with a few words, repeated over and over. Simple sight words and phonics patterns are introduced.

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B Is for Books!
Artist/Author/Cast:
Cobb, Annie (Author, Illustrator); Mathieu, Joe (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Cobb
Description:

Oscar's pet worm Slimey describes some of the many subjects that can be found in books.

Bear Hugs
Artist/Author/Cast:
Capucilli, Alyssa Satin; Ishii, Jim (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Capucilli
Description:

Baby Bear decides that of all the hugs from Mama and Papa Bear, a group hug is best.

Big Pig and Little Pig
Artist/Author/Cast:
McPhail, David M.
Call Number:
JER McPhail
Description:

Big Pig and Little Pig enjoy spending time together, though they take different approaches to the same task.

Biscuit
Artist/Author/Cast:
Capucilli, Alyssa Satin; Schories, Pat (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Capucilli
Description:

A little yellow dog wants ever one more thing before he'll go to sleep.

Bob Books: Listen and Read 1
Artist/Author/Cast:
Maslen, Bobby Lynn; Maslen, John R. (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Maslen
Description:

Bob Books: the gold standard for teaching children to read for over thirty years!

Buzz Said the Bee
Artist/Author/Cast:
Lewison, Wendy Cheyette; Wilhelm, Hans (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Lewison
Description:

As one animal sits on another in an accumulating progression, the reader learns the sounds each animal makes.

Cat at Bat
Artist/Author/Cast:
Schade, Susan; Buller, Jon
Call Number:
JER Schade
Description:

Cat manages to help her team win a close baseball game.

Cat the Cat, Who Is That?
Artist/Author/Cast:
Willems, Mo (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Willems
Description:

An exuberant cat introduces readers to her friends.

Cat Traps
Artist/Author/Cast:
Coxe, Molly
Call Number:
JER Coxe
Description:

A hungry cat, wanting a snack, tries to catch different animals without much success.

Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb
Artist/Author/Cast:
Perkins, Al; Gurney, Eric (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Perkins
Description:

A madcap band of dancing, prancing monekys explain hands, fingers, and thumbs to beginning readers.

Hop On Pop
Artist/Author/Cast:
Seuss, Dr. (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Seuss
Description:

Pairs of rhyming words are introduced and used in simple sentences, such as "Day. Play. We play all day. Night. Fight. We fight all night."

Hop, Skip, Run
Artist/Author/Cast:
Leonard, Marcia; Handelman, Dorothy (Photographer)
Call Number:
JER Leonard
Description:

Hopping, skipping, and running prove to be fun but tiring activities, so maybe it is best to have a rest.

How Big is Big?
Artist/Author/Cast:
Ziefert, Harriet; Baruffi, Andrea (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Ziefert
Description:

Compares animals of varying sizes, thus defining small, smaller, smallest and big, bigger, biggest.

Inside, Outside, Upside Down
Artist/Author/Cast:
Berenstain, Stan; Berenstain, Jan
Call Number:
JER Berenstain
Description:

A young bear goes to town inside, outside, upside down.

Mine's the Best
Artist/Author/Cast:
Bonsall, Crosby N. (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Bonsall
Description:

Two little boys meet at the beach, each sure that his balloon is better.

No New Pants!
Artist/Author/Cast:
Leonard, Marcia; Handelman, Dorothy (Photographer)
Call Number:
JER Leonard
Description:

When his mother takes him to buy new pants, a young boy tries on many different pairs, but finds just what he wants back at home.

Old Hat New Hat
Artist/Author/Cast:
Berenstain, Stan; Berenstain, Jan
Call Number:
JER Berenstain
Description:

Can the perfect old hat really be replaced by a new one?

Pizza Party!
Artist/Author/Cast:
Maccarone, Grace; McCully, Emily Arnold (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Maccarone
Description:

A group of children have fun making a pizza.

Puppy Mudge Finds a Friend
Artist/Author/Cast:
Rylant, Cynthia; Stevenson, Suçie (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Rylant
Description:

Puppy Mudge and a little kitten become good friends.

Splish, Splash!
Artist/Author/Cast:
Weeks, Sarah; Wolff, Ashley (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Weeks
Description:

Different animals ask to join a fish in a tub until the tub is full.

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