Reading Resources That Fit Your Classroom

The Superkids Reading Resources are packed with high-quality, high-interest texts and guided-reading lessons that will complement how you teach reading in grades K, 1, or 2. Flexible, familiar guided-reading routines and best practices ensure all your students develop into successful and confident early readers.

Also ideal for independent practice, partner reading, and read-alouds, our student texts include a variety of formats ranging from decodable books to magazines and trade books.

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The Superkids Library

This collection of eight different libraries—five for kindergarten and three for grade 1—features grade-level, cumulatively decodable text. Each library has its own Teacher’s Guide and six copies of titles for small-group instruction.

View the curriculum charts for information about the decodable text progression, genres, comprehension skills covered, and more.

Kindergarten Curriculum Chart
Grade 1 Curriculum Chart

Beginning Books Library, Grade K

The Beginning Books Library is designed for students who are just starting to read, engaging them with a fun cast of characters—the Superkids. Four wordless books and nine decodable books build reading skills and confidence.

Teacher’s Guide Lesson Sample
Library Book Sample

Informational Text Library, Grade K

The Informational Text Library features 10 engaging, cumulatively decodable titles to explore a variety of science and social studies topics.

With teacher support, students develop decoding and fluency skills while building their understanding of informational text structures, content, and vocabulary.

Teacher’s Guide Lesson Sample
Library Book Sample

Differentiated Library – Easy, Grade K

The Grade K Differentiated Libraries offer decoding, vocabulary, and comprehension skill development through reading about the lovable Superkids characters.

The 10 books in the Easy Library have fewer words per page and shorter sentences than the onlevel books and some patterned text—to help build decoding automaticity in emergent readers.

Teacher’s Guide Lesson Sample
Library Book Sample

Differentiated Library – On-Level, Grade K

The Grade K Differentiated Libraries offer decoding, vocabulary, and comprehension skill development through reading about the lovable Superkids characters.

A good fit for students with proficient reading skills, the 10 books in the On-Level Library have longer sentences and more words per page than the easy books.

Teacher’s Guide Lesson Sample
Library Book Sample

Differentiated Library – Challenging, Grade K

The Grade K Differentiated Libraries offer decoding, vocabulary, and comprehension skill development through reading about the lovable Superkids characters.

Offering more challenge for strong readers, the 10 books in the Challenging Library have more complex sentences, more words per page, and often more pages than the on-level books.

Teacher’s Guide Lesson Sample
Library Book Sample

Differentiated Library – Easy, Grade 1

The Grade 1 Differentiated Libraries engage students with informational and literary grade-level text to develop comprehension and vocabulary skills.

The 16 books in the Easy Library have fewer words per page and shorter sentences than the on-level books—designed for helping struggling readers build confidence and fluency.

Teacher’s Guide Lesson Sample
Library Book Sample

Differentiated Library – On-Level, Grade 1

The Grade 1 Differentiated Libraries engage students with informational and literary grade-level text to develop comprehension and vocabulary skills.

With longer sentences and more words per page than the easy books, the 16 books in the On-Level Library are a good fit for proficient first-grade readers.

Teacher’s Guide Lesson Sample
Library Book Sample

Differentiated Library – Challenging, Grade 1

The Grade 1 Differentiated Libraries engage students with informational and literary grade-level text to develop comprehension and vocabulary skills.

Offering more challenge for strong readers, the 16 books in the Challenging Library have more complex sentences, more words per page, and often more pages than the on-level books.

Teacher’s Guide Lesson Sample
Library Book Sample

Little Book Flip Charts

These 12″ x 9″ tabletop flip charts provide lists of letter combinations and words for blending and decoding practice and instruction.

The Little Book of Blending lists correspond to The Superkids Library sequence of phonemes for kindergarten.
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The Little Book of Decoding lists follow the scope and sequence of phonics and structural analysis skills taught in The Superkids Libraries for grade 1.
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Little Book of Blending and Little Book of Decoding
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SUPER Magazine

SUPER is an engaging informational text magazine written just for second graders. Eight magazines explore unique cross-curricular themes and can be taught in any order to suit established science and social studies units.

Instruction builds background knowledge and vocabulary and scaffolds students’ close reading of informational text. For topics, pacing information, and more, download the SUPER curriculum chart.

Teacher’s Guide Lesson Sample
SUPER Magazine Sample

Super Magazines. 8 Magazines to use year after year.

The Superkids Book Club

The Superkids Book Club features well-known trade books that capture students’ diverse interests and meet a wide range of second-grade reading abilities. Download the Book Club curriculum chart to learn more about titles, genres, pacing information, and more.

Small-group instruction focuses on comprehension and vocabulary and helps students build fluency with each book. Book Talk Journals correspond to each title and include text-dependent questions that encourage students to make connections to and write about text.

Teacher’s Guide Lesson Sample
Book Talk Journal Sample

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Super Magazines. 8 Magazines to use year after year.
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