Early Reader Mini-Books

Several mini-books for early readers.  Each book includes eight illustrated pages.  Books are written at a kindergarten or first grade level.

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Consonant Sounds
In this mini-book, students will read about a bat, a boy, a bug, a bed, a bike, a ball, and a baby.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grades
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This mini-book features a cow, cup, cat, cap, can, cap, and cake.
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In this book, students will read about a dog, doll, duck, deer, dress, door, and a drum.
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This mini-book features a fox, fish, foot, fly, fan, farm, and frog.
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This book features pictures of glue, grass, a garden, and a girl.
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Read the words hat, ham, house, hand, and more.
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Read the story about a jet, jelly, jar, jeep, and jacket.
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This booklet includes the words kid, key, king, kite, and kitten.
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These 8 pages feature a log, leaf, lamp, lamb, lion, lock, and lizard.
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Mom, mug, mop,mess, mat, milk, and mug are all featured words in this marvelous little book.
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Do you see the net?  Do you see the nut?  How about the note?  The nest?
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That is my pan.  That is my pet.  That is my pen.  That is my pool.
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The queen won't be quiet and the duck won't stop quacking!
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Do you like the rat?  Do you like the ring?  Do you like the rose?
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I see the star and the sky.  I see the snow and the sled.  I see the snake and the sand.
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Here is my truck.  Here is my toy.  Here is my tent and my tree and my turtle.
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The van is over there.  The vase is over there.  The vet is over there.
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We see a web.  We see a wagon.  We see a wasp.  We see a wall. 
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This is a box.  This is a fox.  This is an ax.  This is an ox.
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Have you seen my yo-yo?  Have you seen my yarn?  Have you seen my yard?
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Where is the zebra?  There is the zebra.  Where is the zoo?  There is the zoo.  Where is the zipper?
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Consonant Digraphs
After taking off her shoes and walking on the shore, the main character goes to the shake shop.
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Chad and Chip are chipmunks.  They have a chat.  They play chess.  They play chase.
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Consonant Blends
These berries are blue.  These berries are black.  A blue bird took my berries.
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The snake sneaks through the grass and looks for a snack.  She snoops by the wood pile and hears a snap.
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Steve is trying to fix Stacy's car.  The car won't start.  It will stop and steer, and it doesn't stall, but it won't start.
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Vowels
Read about three friends: Rat, Cat and Pat.  Rat and cat sit on a comfy mat, then they sit in a hat.  They find they're most comfortable when they sit on Pat.
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Kay-Kay! is a story about a young horse.  There are plenty of easy-to-read long a words, like play, say, way, and hay.
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Read about the adventures of Jen.  First, Jen chases butterflies with her net.  Then it rains and she gets wet.  Then she lays in a tent.
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Do you see the bee? The bee is in a tree.  The bee is on a seed.  The bee in on a leaf.
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In this short i book, you'll read about Big Pig.  First, Big Pig digs a hole.  Then he puts on a wig.  And he even dances a jig. 
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In this long i book, a girl lies to her mom about eating pie, cries when she hurts her arm, and needs help tying her shoe.
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In this short o book, Fox hops in a box, then on mom, and then in a pot. 
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In this long o book, a boy rows his boat.  When he drops his oar in the water, he needs a tow.
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Run, Bug!  Run! is a cute story about a bug who runs away from the rug (because a vacuum is coming), runs away from a mug (because he doesn't want to be swallowed), and runs away from the tub (because the water is turned on). 
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In this long u book, a boy is using his crayons to draw a unicorn, the USA, and a cube.
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Silent e
Two friends will bake a cake for Mike's birthday. Silent-e words include: bake, cake, smoke, nose, and face.
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r-Controlled Vowels
We get into the car.  We drive too far.  Let's follow the star.
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Vowel Diphthongs
Find words with -ow- and -ou- in this easy-to-read, eight-page minibook. Words include, "cloud, cow, round, brown, flower, loud, and owl. Students can color the pictures and read the book.
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Vowel Digraphs
I run free down the street. It's hot. I need to beat the heat. I meet a friend and we leap into the sea.
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The moon comes out too soon!  When I look out of my room, I see that the moon is out at noon.
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Mr. Goat puts his boat in the moat.  His boat will not float.  He plugs the hole with his coat.
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Themed Mini-Books
Who is this? This is the police officer? Who is this? This is the bus driver. Who is this? This is the doctor. Who is this? This is my teacher.
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I see a sheep. Baa. Baa. I see a duck. Quack. Quack. I see a pig. Oink. Oink.
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This book helps students learn about proper nutrition. On each page, students tell whether the illustration shows a healthy or unhealthy snack.
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Seasons & Holidays
Color and count the pumpkins on each page of the book. Then cut and assemble.
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Template
Make your own eight page mini-books with this blank template.
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See Also:
Phonics Worksheets

We have hundreds of basic phonics worksheets, including worksheets for consonant sounds, vowel sounds, consonant blends, digraphs, and diphthongs.

First Grade Reading Comprehension

Reading comprehension stories for first grade readers

Printing Letters

Manuscript handwriting worksheets for each letter of the alphabet.

Dolch Sight Words

Printable flash cards, activities, and word wheels for  sight words