Free Stories and eBooks for the Beginning Reader


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Beginning Reader Stories -

642 stories that can help beginning readers learn to read





My Name Is In This Story Stories - 54 personalized stories

Stories featuring over 775 first names of beginning readers.

Send an email to have your beginning reader's first name placed in the stories for free.



Easy to Read Picture eBooks - 117 ebooks



Español - Easy to Read Picture eBooks in Spanish - 74 ebooks



Math eBooks aligned with the Common Core State Standards - 28 ebooks



Single Sheet Books - 128 books for printing



Advanced Beginning Reader Stories - 27 stories



Advanced Beginning Reader Stories: Put Me in the Story versions - 27 stories



Beginning Reader Chapter eBooks - 4 ebooks



Dolch Sight Word Stories - 561 free stories found on www.readinghawk.com



Kindergarten Stories - 229 stories




Beginning Reader Stories Available for Translating or Editing - 176 stories



Easy to Read Picture eBooks Available for Translating or Editing - 15 ebooks



Lusoga Language Stories for Beginning Readers in Uganda - 36 stories


Lusoga Language eBooks for Beginning Readers in Uganda - 4 ebooks




I am a former special education teacher from Spokane Valley, Washington USA and have created these free stories, ebooks and other materials for use in the classroom and at home. I hope your beginning readers will be helped by what I am able to share with you on this website.

Please feel free to let other teachers and parents know about www.clarkness.com and www.readinghawk.com.

Thanks for stopping by.

Clark Ness




e-mail: clarknesscom@yahoo.com

(Email addresses are not shared with any other person, company, or organization.)





Here are a few ways to view the stories and ebooks that are all in an Adobe PDF file format:

Read online with a computer, tablet computer, or smart phone.

Download to a computer, tablet computer, or smart phone to read.

Download and print using a computer printer. Make additional copies on a copy machine.

Staple printed pages together or put them in a three ring binder or report folder.


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Copyright Information

All stories, ebooks and other material on this website are covered under the following copyright:

Text Copyright © by Clark Ness. Images are from Microsoft Office Images unless otherwise noted. PERMISSION IS GRANTED for printing, photocopying, emailing, recording, storing in a retrieval system, and transmitting these stories, ebooks and other materials in any form, or by any means, mechanical and/or electronic. Sale of these stories, ebooks and other materials and/or uploading them to a commercial bookstore or commercial website is strictly forbidden without prior written permission.






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