-- Grades K-2
Series That Hook New Readers on BooksWhether you want to encourage your beginning reader to dream, help him work things out, or teach him about the world, these engaging series are perfect for reading aloud or on his own when he's ready.
The Adventures of the Bailey School Kids
by Debbie Dadey and Marcia Thornton Jones
Go on dozens of safely scar escapades with a great group of 3rd graders.
The American Girl Books by various authors
Meet girls from past eras in these easy-reading favorites.
Arthur by Marc Brown
Check out the best aardvark antics around!
Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey
Prepare for ptty humor with these favorite tales of a wedgie-powered superhero.
The Cat in the Hat & More by Dr. Seuss
Classic adventures in rhyme build early reading skills and jump-start your grade-schooler’s imagination.
The Frances Books by Russell Hoban
Experience everyday routines and new challenges with a young badger.
Franklin by Paulette Bourgeois
Explore emotional issues with a turtle coming out of his shell.
Frog and Toad by Arnold Lobel
Meet two favorite friends as they face the world together.
Froggy by Jonathan London
Laugh out loud at the antics of this enthusiastic amphibian.
George and Martha by James Marshall
Enjoy the timeless tales of best hippo friends.
Hello Reader! Science Books and Scholastic Readers
by various authors
Shed light on nature’s mysteries with books designed just for your child’s reading level.
Henry and Mudge by Cynthia Rylant
Learn to read with the loving stories of a boy and his dog,
Hip Kid Hop by various rap artists
Award-winning rap artists bring modern challenges to life in these book-and-CD sets.
Junie B. Jones by Barbara Park
Prepare for classroom conundrums with a zany grade-schooler.
Little Bill Books by various authors
Bill Cosby’s series explores complex feelings and empowers young readers.
Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans
A favorite mademoiselle models pluck, determination, and just enough obedience.
The Magic School Bus by Joanna Cole
Hop aboard for science adventures that redefine “hands-on learning.”
Magic Tree House by Mary Pope Osborne
Explore history’s mysteries when you travel through time.
Nate the Great by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
Crack the case with a boy detective in the style of Sam Space.
The Secrets of Droon by Tony Abbott
Enchanted adventures whisk your child away with easy language and exciting action.