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.

The Fall Festival
Artist/Author/Cast:
Mayer, Mercer (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Mayer
Description:

Join Little Critter and his family on their exciting road trip to the Fall Festival. From apple picking to hayrides, discover how fun the harvest season can be.

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.

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