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ABOUT THE SERIES

Holiday House is proud to publish the innovative and award-winning I LIKE TO READ® books, which are just right for emergent readers. These picture books by renowned and beloved artists have been evaluated and assigned Guided Reading Levels A through G based on the Fountas and Pinnell system and feature:

  • short texts
  • familiar vocabulary
  • repetition to reinforce learning
  • illustrations that are designed to be a part of the learning experience


PRAISE FOR I LIKE TO READ
® Books

“These books deftly combine text and art to create a positive experience for new readers.”—School Library Journal

“Each one makes the hard work of learning to read enough fun to encourage children at this crucial developmental moment to try another one.”—Vicky Smith, Children’s and YA Editor at Kirkus Reviews

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I LIKE TO READ® books meet the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in Reading Standards: Foundational Skills

  • Print Concepts
  • Phonological Awareness
  • Phonics and Word Recognition
  • Fluency

and in Reading Standards for Literature

  • Key Ideas and Details
  • Craft and Structure
  • Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
  • Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity