Education, Reference, & Teaching

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All About Animals (Word by Word graded readers, Book 10)

In this book, Lee, Pat and their friend Tom learn about all kinds of animals. They learn about animals we keep as pets. They learn about animals on farms, and they learn about animals that live in the wild. All the details in the book are revealed in language (words and structure) that has been rigorously selected to be as simple and understandable as possible for young readers. 

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Lee and Pat go to school (Word by Word graded readers, Book 4)

Lee and Pat go to school and so does their dog, Kim. This dog likes school so much that he takes part in all the lessons and games with the children. He is very good at playing games. 

All the details in the book are revealed in language (words and structure) that has been rigorously selected to be as simple and understandable as possible for young readers. 
 

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Lee and Pat go with Daddy (Word by Word graded readers, Book 3)

"This new series may be the most systematic, comprehensive and effective series of graded readers for children ever produced" 

Lee and Pat can go in the car with Daddy. But what about Kim, the dog? What about Pat's cat? Lee is not happy. Lee does not like Pat's cat and he does not want it to go in the car. 

All the details in the book are revealed in language (words and structure) that has been rigorously selected to be as simple and understandable as possible for young readers. 

For example, did you know that just 25 most commonly used words make up… (Read the full description)

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Lee and Pat like to play (Word by Word graded readers, Book 2)

"This new series may be the most systematic, comprehensive and effective series of graded readers for children ever produced."

Lee and Pat like to play, but they also like to learn. However, their very clever dog, Kim, may be learning even more than the children!

The story is told in language (words and structure) that has been rigorously selected to be as simple and understandable as possible for young readers.

For example, did you know that just 25 most commonly used words make up about one-third of all words written or spoken in English? The first 100… (Read the full description)

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Lee and Pat: A Child's Introduction to Reading (Word by Word graded readers, Book 1)

"This entertaining NEW series of simplified, illustrated readers has been developed specifically in order to enable young children to learn to read by themselves, with only minimal help from parents or teachers."

The first two books in the 12-book series have been made available for FREE. This is so that parents and teachers can, at no cost, judge for themselves how the books are able to rapidly, systematically and effectively develop children's confidence and competence in reading.

This book, Lee and Pat, is the first book in the Word by… (Read the full description)

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Lee has a friend (Word by Word graded readers, Book 5)

In this book we meet Tom. Tom is Lee's new friend. Lee really likes his new friend and takes him home so they can play and have dinner together. Tom really likes Lee's house. He likes Lee's mommy and daddy. He likes Lee's dog and he really, really likes the food in Lee's house.

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Word by Word Graded Readers: Level 1 Collection

This entertaining new series of simplified, illustrated graded readers has been designed to enable children to learn to read by themselves, needing only minimal help from parents or teachers.

The Word by Word series is intended for English-speaking children learning to read as well as children learning English as a second or foreign language.  This collection contains the first 3 books in the 12-book series.         .

Book 1: Lee and Pat
In this first book, we meet the teacher, Lee, Pat and their very clever dog Kim.… (Read the full description)