Website Resources for Early Literacy

Another excellent resource to be familiar with is http://everychildreadytoread.org/

Here is an example of an alternate program some libraries use: https://mgol.net/

Truly Easy Readers

Dr. Bushman Recommends these books for the earliest of readers, those who only know letter sounds.  https://www.bobbooks.com/books

After Bob Books, these are a good next step: https://www.whatdowedoallday.com/easy-reader-books-that-are-actually-easy/ 

Here are some other excellent books

https://www.readbrightly.com/30-best-level-1-reading-books-for-children/

https://www.barnesandnoble.com/blog/kids/50-classic-picture-books/

Addressing Tough Topics for Young Children

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/parenting/wp/2018/04/19/to-help-your-kid-understand-death-moving-or-other-tough-subjects-try-these-picture-books/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.efc4318a65a8

Sampling of Illustrators

Here is a post I wrote that offers a sampling of illustrators. Perhaps if you are looking for a certain look, this could help you find something interesting.

Blogs to follow

https://legolibrarian.com