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Collection Development - Easy Readers

17. Easy Readers

The books in the Easy Reader collection are primarily for beginning readers in kindergarten through second grade. The collection contains fiction and nonfiction books with illustrations, simplified and/or controlled vocabulary, large typeface, and few words per page. Some of the higher level readers may contain short chapters.

Easy Readers on topics appropriate and popular with this age group are purchased for this collection. Many popular fiction Easy Readers are published in series and it is important to purchase the majority of the titles in these series. Most titles in this collection are purchased in hardcover editions due to durability issues.