The Step Into Reading program offers books at five levels that accompany children from their first attempts at reading to reading success. The grade levels are only guides since children progress at their own pace.
The Berenstain Bears: We Like Kites is a "Step 1" book (Preschool - Kindergarten). Big type, easy words, picture clues, rhyme and rhythm make this a great book for children who know the alphabet and are eager to begin reading. $3.99. Available in local bookstores or click here.
Buzz's Backpack Adventure is a "Step 2" book (Preschool - Grade 1). Basic vocabulary, short sentences and simple stories are used to create a book for children who recognize familiar words on sight and sound out new words with help. $3.99. Available in local bookstores or click here.
How Not to Babysit Your Brother is a "Step 4" book (Grades 2-3). This book is designed for young readers who are now reading paragraphs on their own. In this story Will has to babysit his little brother, Steve. Steve's over-the-top mishaps and Will's attempts to get him under control are sure to keep kids reading-and laughing!-throughout this book. Early readers with younger siblings are sure to relate. $3.99. Available in local bookstores or click here.
Maximum Triceratops is a "Step 5" book (Grades 2-4). This book is designed for readers who are ready for chapters. $3.99. Available in local bookstores or click here.