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Catalog: Pre-K, Kindergarten, Beginning First Grade



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Going and Doing Poems (not leveled)

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Children will enjoy these poetry books as they become aware of the sounds of the language, helping them to become readers. The rhythm of the language surrounds children with fun sounds and words that make them want to wiggle and giggle. The books in this set take children on adventures at sea, in space, on the way to school, and in their own backyards.

Order Code: GDP


Critter Poems (not leveled)

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Children will enjoy these poetry books as they become aware of the sounds of the language, helping them to become readers. The rhythm of the language surrounds children with fun sounds and words that make them want to wiggle and giggle. Children can experience poetry as they read about familiar critters like mice, squirrels, bunnies, snails, and even elephants.

Order Code: CP


Caption Books (levels A-B/1-2)

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The Caption Book format encourages beginning readers to interact with the print. Large-sized print is separate from the picture, and the print placement establishes a top, left starting position. Ample space between words encourages easy one-to-one matching. High frequency words and language patterns are repeated to support young children in reading stories while they learn more about the conventions of printed language.

Order Code: CB


Emergent Reader 1 (levels A-B/1-2)

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Set contains 8 engaging stories that encourage beginning readers to interact with the print using the techniques followed in Caption Books. The books are organized in a sequence of difficulty with book 1, the easiest, and book 8, the most difficult. The stories focus on experiences familiar to young children to support their learning and encourage oral language development.

Order Code: ER1


Rhymes & Songs 1 (not leveled)

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Children will love these classic rhymes & songs written in caption book format to encourage emergent readers to attend to the print as they read the books again and again. Additional verses are included in the back. Teachers can introduce the rhymes & songs through charts, singing, or with BIG size RS1. Children can read and enjoy their own versions at home as they reread the rhymes and become aware of the sounds of the language.

Order Code: RS1


Nursery Rhymes (not leveled)

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Set consists of 8 traditional nursery rhymes formatted with clear print text and is engagingly illustrated to hold the attention of young readers. Teachers can introduce the rhymes through charts, songs, or with BIG size NR. Children can then read and enjoy their own versions at home as they sing, count, read, and recite these old favorites in new multi-cultural contexts.

Order Code: NR


Spanish Nursery Rhymes (not leveled)

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Based on Spanish culture, these 8 books offer Spanish language rhymes, songs, and games for young children to read and enjoy. These books are formatted with clear print text and are engagingly illustrated to hold the attention of young readers. Teachers can introduce the rhymes through charts, songs, or with BIG size sNR. Children can then read and enjoy their own versions at home as they sing, count, read, and recite these Spanish favorites.

Order Code: sNR


Spanish Emergent Reader 1 (levels A-B/1-2)

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This set is a translation of the English Emergent Reader 1 Set with 8 engaging stories that encourage beginning readers to interact with the print. The books are organized in a sequence of difficulty with book 1, the easiest, and book 8, the most difficult. The stories focus on experiences familiar to young children to support their learning and encourage oral language development.

Order Code: sER1


Spanish Caption Books (levels A-B/1-2)

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The format in this translation of the English Caption Books Set encourages beginning readers to interact with the print. Large-sized print is separate from the picture, and the print placement establishes a top left starting position. Ample space between words encourages easy one-to-one matching. High frequency words and language patterns are repeated to support young children in reading stories while they learn more about the conventions of printed language.

Order Code: sCB