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Subject: IM looking for beginners books
Date Posted: 3/23/2011 11:00 AM ET
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I have a 4yr old i wanna get her started with reading. does anyone have any books like that?? Please let me know!!

Date Posted: 3/23/2011 6:51 PM ET
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I have taught my 2 sons how to read using "Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons."  I've also heard that Bob books are great for very early readers.

Date Posted: 6/10/2011 3:22 PM ET
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Another set of "readers," besides the Bob Books are the "I See Sam books."  The first two levels (out of 8 levels) are available free online, either in dowloadable/printable form  (http://www.marriottmd.com/sam/)  or for online reading (I forget the site name).  The full 8 sets are available for fairly affordable purchase from 2 publishers in the US:  3RsPlus and I See Sam.  These books provide more practice than the Bob Books and they go to a much higher level of reading.  

Date Posted: 6/11/2011 5:28 PM ET
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These aren't books, but a great, free site is Starfall:


Date Posted: 6/26/2011 8:33 PM ET
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I absolutely LOVE the Hooked on Phonics Learn to Read programs. I know they have been around forever (I used them when I was being homeschooled ). They are oldie & goodies.  You can start with the Pre-K one and go all the way to "Master Reader" (which we are doing next year). If you put 'em on your wishlist you might get them by the start of school. Last time I checked some had posted level 3 & 4 (which is like first / second grade). I have them, but am not ready to part yet, as I have a 2 year old as well as a 6 year old, sorry :(


Date Posted: 6/28/2011 1:49 PM ET
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I just posted some beginner books if you want to take a look.  I also posted some Dora Phonics books to the sticky thread because PBS has the wrong binding in the system.

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Subject: insect books
Date Posted: 7/2/2011 9:19 AM ET
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Subject: 4/2 or 6/3 on Children's books!
Date Posted: 10/9/2011 7:31 AM ET
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Here are a few beginning reading books I have on my bookshelf - Chocolate Chip Cookies, Fantastic Frogs, Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed, Flying Bats, Fresh Fall Leaves, The Greedy Python, Hurricanes, I am a Leader!, I can Share!, Read and Learn with Fox in a Box, Sledding... I'll stop there, but I have lots more yet. Come take a look! I also have a few workbooks - Flags (sticker book that teaches colors and counting), Reading with Bear (Bear in the Big Blue House). Let me know which ones you can use - order a few and PM me with your choice of freebies, if you're interested. Monica
Subject: grandma and kids
Date Posted: 10/13/2011 7:46 AM ET
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summer of 2010, after presschool we got out some Jake and Jane books and spot too. My mom of course learned to read on them so she had fun having my daughter work on her reading with her with them. games are good and education.com is good too.