Diverse Beginning Readers for Every Kid

Authors of beginning reader series have heard that #WeNeedDiverseBooks! New readers will grab all of these engaging titles off the shelves.

Two new series feature city kids creating their own fun. Go on some neighborhood adventures with the Bradford Street Buddies in Backyard Camp-out and Block Party Surprise. In the Confetti Kids series, Lily explores New York City and makes new friends in Lily's New Home and Want to Play?



Mo Jackson wants to play with other kids too, but can't seem to catch a football in Don't Throw It to Mo! He joins the baseball team instead in Get A Hit, Mo!

When she can't frolic outside like Mo, Lana uses her imagination to dream up indoor games in Let's Go Fishing! and Let's Have A Parade!

Unlike free-spirited Lana, Katie Fry Private Eye means business. She solves mysteries in The Lost Kitten and The Missing Fox.

Sofia Martinez also has to solve problems in The Marigold Mess when she wrecks the garden while washing her parents' car. Read more about Sofia and her family in the other books in the series.

What's your favorite series for beginning readers?

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