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Early & Emergent Readers

Guide to easy readers, early chapter books, and other resources for emergent and early readers. Created by Kyrie Borsay, Graduate Student Assistant to the Youth Collection.

About Early Readers

Typically the early reader is between six and seven years old and has a strong foundation of the alphbet and sound-symbol relationships. Meaning is more critical in the books for early readers and format and punctutation is becoming more significant. These books may be more challenging for the new reader, but will aid in the expansion of their reading skills. Parents will often need to assist these readers.

Early Reader