A Day in the Life of a Firefighter
A Level 1 DK Reader that accurately portrays a day in the life of a real firefighter, perfect for young children who are just learning to read.
The fire alarm goes off! Rob Green and the other firefighters go into action. Is there time to save a little girl’s dog? Find out in DK Readers: Jobs People Do — A Day in the Life of a Firefighter (Level 1: Beginning to Read).
Perfect for 3–5 year-olds learning to read, Level 1 titles contain short, simple sentences with an emphasis on frequently used words. Stunning photographic images with labels provide visual clues to introduce and reinforce vocabulary.
A Day With Dad (Onward)
This Step 3 Step into Reading leveled reader with more than 30 sparkling stickers is based on Disney/Pixar Onward–in theaters March 6, 2020!
Set in a suburban fantasy world, Disney/Pixar’s Onward introduces two teenage elf brothers who embark on an extraordinary quest to discover if there is still a little magic left out there. The voice cast includes Chris Pratt (Guardians of the Galaxy), Tom Holland (Spider-Man: Homecoming), Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep), and Octavia Spencer (The Shape of Water). Directed by Dan Scanlon and produced by Kori Rae, the team behind 2013’s Monsters University, Onward is slated to release in theaters on March 6, 2020. Girls and boys ages 5 to 7 will love this Step 3 Step into Reading leveled reader based on Disney/Pixar Onward-with more than 30 sparkling stickers! Step 3 readers feature engaging characters in easy-to-follow plots about popular topics. For children who are ready to read on their own.
A Princess Can
A princess can do anything! Children ages 4 to 6 will love reading about Merida, Rapunzel, and the rest of the Disney princesses in this Step 1 Step into Reading leveled reader featuring a shiny foil cover and two sheets of sparkly stickers!
Step 1 readers feature big type and easy words. Rhymes and rhythmic text paired with picture clues help children decode the story. For children who know the alphabet and are eager to begin reading.
A Raccoon at the White House
When a raccoon arrives at the White House, President Calvin Coolidge and First Lady Grace name her Rebecca and welcome her as a pet. Rebecca tries to fit in with the other animals already living there. But none of them will play with her! What will Calvin and Grace do? Discover the story of one of the most unusual White House pets in this fact-filled Level 2 Ready-to-Read.
A Zebra's Day
Follow a zebra throughout the day as it grazes and spends time with its herd in its grassland habitat.
Zebras are one of Africa’s most interesting animals, and in this pre-reader, young readers will learn all about where they live, what they eat, and how they survive in the herd.
Perfect for beginning and young readers, National Geographic Pre-readers include simple, expert-vetted text and large, engaging photos on every page. A vocabulary tree at the beginning of the book introduces kids to key words in concept groups, helping them make connections between words. Plus, a wrap-up activity gives kids a chance to use what they’ve learned, while expanding their knowledge of the world.
Aaron Loves Apples and Pumpkins
It’s autumn in this Step 1 Step into Reading early reader by P. D. Eastman, author of Go, Dog. Go! and Are You My Mother? As Aaron the Alligator’s thoughts turn to apples, pumpkins, football, and . . . ghosts, his usual mishaps occur while playing outdoors with his friends. Young readers will giggle along as they tackle the simple words and sentences all on their own. Aaron the Alligator is also a star of The Cat in the Hat Beginner Book Dictionary and a long out-of-print series called Everything Happens to Aaron, the basis for this book. Look for more of Aaron’s Step into Reading escapades: Aaron Is a Good Sport, Aaron Has a Lazy Day, and Aaron Is Cool.
Step 1 Readers feature big type and easy words for children who know the alphabet and are eager to begin reading. Rhyme and rhythmic text paired with picture clues help children decode the story.
Abe Lincoln's Hat
How do you remember things? President Abraham Lincoln used a special trick — he placed reminders under his top hat! Read all about it and more in this leveled reader perfect for President’s Day and for anyone looking to discover fun facts about one of our nation’s greatest presidents!
This Step 3 History Reader shares some fascinating anecdotes about Abraham Lincoln, one of our greatest presidents. Abe started out in life as an absent-minded frontier lawyer. How did he nudge his memory? He stuck letters, court notes, contracts, and even his checkbook in his trademark top hat. When he took off his hat, it was all there! Young readers will be utterly engaged with how Abe’s humanity comes across in this accessible, easy-to-read book.
Step 3 Readers feature engaging characters in easy-to-follow plots about popular topics. These books are for children who are ready to read on their own.
Across the Sea
Anna and Elsa from Disney’s Frozen sail off on a new adventure in this Step 2 Step into Reading book. Boys and girls ages 4 to 6 will love this leveled reader featuring a glittery cover and over 30 sparkly stickers! Step 2 readers use basic vocabulary and short sentences to tell simple stories. This book is for children who recognize familiar words and can sound out new words with help.
Adventures of Bb-8
The fate of the galaxy depends on BB-8 in DK Readers L2: Star Wars™: The Adventures of BB-8!
Follow brave BB-8 as he gets caught up in the battle to save the galaxy. Learn about the heroic Resistance and the sinister First Order. Meet BB-8’s new friends, and see them join together to defeat evil!
Perfect for 5–7 year olds beginning to read fluently with support, Level 2 titles contain carefully selected photographic images to complement the text, providing strong visual clues to build vocabulary and confidence. Additional information spreads are full of extra fun facts, developing the topics through a range of nonfiction presentation styles such as diagrams, and activities.
Fountas and Pinnell Text Level Gradient: R
Trusted by parents, teachers, and librarians, and loved by kids, DK’s leveled reading series is now revised and updated. With shiny new jackets and brand new nonfiction narrative content on the topics kids love, each book is written and reviewed by literacy experts, and contains a glossary and index making them the perfect choice for helping develop strong reading habits for kids ages 3–11.
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Join Aladdin and Princess Jasmine from Disney Aladdin in this Step 2 deluxe Step into Reading early reader with over 30 stickers!
Aladdin, Princess Jasmine, and the Genie are coming to theaters in May 2019 with the live-action release of Disney Aladdin! This Step 2 deluxe Step into Reading leveled reader based on the classic tale is perfect for children ages 4 to 6. Step 2 readers use basic vocabulary and short sentences to tell simple stories. Step 2 is for children who recognize familiar words and can sound out new words with help.
Disney Aladdin is an animated classic featuring beloved characters, an award-winning soundtrack, and a timeless tale of love and adventure.
Amazing Animal Journeys
Every year like clockwork, animals both big and small are driven by a natural instinct to move, in order to survive. On both land and sea, they fight the odds and the forces of nature to breed, feed, or lead and carry on for future generations. This reader is an introduction to the treacherous trek of the zebra, walrus, and Christmas Island red crab to overcome obstacles that include hungry cheetahs, stinging yellow crazy ants, and even their fellow species to make the often impossible journey of their lives.
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Discover a thrilling new world of action with the latest 2015 LEGO® DC Comics™ Super Heroes. Featuring a host of fun characters, DK’s new Level 2 reader, LEGO® DC Comics™ Super Heroes: Amazing Battles!, showcases some of DC’s most notorious villains as they plot yet another evil scheme while dynamic images and scenes and clear text help children to improve their reading skills.