Why Choose I Can Read!
The number one beginner reader series in the country, I Can Read!, is the open door to a child’s adventure with the most beloved characters in the history of children’s literature. It is the premiere and proven series for encouraging young readers from early reading together to advanced reading alone. The series debuted in 1957 with the introduction of a familiar favorite, Little Bear. It was one of the first ever easy-to-read books that children could read independently, and has been in print ever since. Now with more than 150 million I Can Read! books sold, including over active 300 titles, I Can Read! books is the best series to take children step by step into the wonderful world of reading on their own.
“A lifetime of discovery begins with the magical words, ‘I can read!’”
Top 5 Reasons to Choose I Can Read!:
I Can Read! books are easy to search and browse. Let the Guide to I Can Read! Levels help you choose the right books. With a broad range of easily identified books to choose from, I Can Read! encourages children to discover new categories of interest and meet new friends along the way.
Trusted Quality Content
- Timeless characters
- Great stories
- Colorful illustrations
- Easy to follow levels
- Variety of genres
Attention to language, simple sentence structure, engaging stories told through action and dialogue, and words that children can sound out and read themselves are all elements that create accomplished and confident readers. The direct correlation between the illustrations and the text provide clues that help young readers make sense of the story even when faced with new and challenging words. Plus, children continue reading because of great stories and identifiable characters.
Whether it is the friendship of Frog and Toad, the good-natured mishaps of Amelia Bedelia, the joyful ways of Little Bear, or the gentle adventures of Biscuit, your child will find new friends in I Can Read! books.
I Can Read! books feature:
- adventures with enormous child appeal
- likeable and convincing characters
- carefully crafted words and illustrations
I Can Read! Awards
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- Newbery Honors
- Caldecott Honors
- ALA Notable Children’s Books
- New York Times Outstanding Children’s Books
- Parenting Best Children’s Books
- Parenting Reading Magic Awards
- Frog and Toad author, Arnold Lobel, is the only person ever to win both the Caldecott Honor and Newbery Honor for easy-to-read books
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