Half-Pint Readers Now Available to Read Online!

Half-Pint Readers decodable books are still available to read for FREE on our website for the 2024-2025 school year. Each book builds upon the skills from previous books so the books should be presented in sequence.

Make Learning to Read a Fun Adventure!

Children, parents and teachers LOVE the Half-Pint Readers! These easy-to-decode phonics books are designed to help beginning readers experience joy and success in learning how to read. Half-Pint Readers build fluency, self confidence, and a love of reading using the Science of Reading!

Teaching the Way that Kids Learn Best!

Half-Pint Kids knows that children learn best when they are actively engaged in hands on, multi-sensory lessons. NOT by sitting for hows doing worksheet upon worksheet. We strive to develop the whole child by providing hundreds of fun and meaningful lessons to go along with Half-Pint Readers.

Half-Pint Kids…where children learn to read with JOY!

Follow the Science of Reading and make learning to read, a fun and successful adventure with the Half-Pint Readers. Years of research show that reading should be taught using a strong phonics approach and skills should be introduced in an explicit, systematic, sequential, and cumulative manner. Decodable books are a must for beginning readers according to the Science of Reading. Our program includes 108 different titles and unlike some decodables, our books tell an actual story that makes sense. Children fall in love with the adorable Half-Pint characters, and they can hardly wait to read the next book.

With Half-Pint Readers, children do not have to master the entire alphabet before they can read their first book, which is a real confidence booster! Learn more about our story…

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Shop Half-Pint Readers Decodable Books

Your beginning reader is sure to enjoy these adorable, colorful Science of Reading books and hands-on activities!

The Science of Reading Games

Try these games and activities to go along with Half-Pint Readers decodable books.

Activity Pages

Practice the science of reading skills for each Half-Pint beginning reader book!

“Half-Pint Readers are a wonderful resource for beginning readers. As the children learn more sounds, they can hardly wait to read the next set. Being able to read a whole book is very motivating!”
Patty Pace, Instructional Aide, California
“The illustrations are adorable and the themes and characters are unique and memorable-all of which are important qualities when trying to capture a youngster’s imagination. My son loves reading these amazing little books.”
Jennie Wilson, Parent, Michigan
“My students love reading the Half-Pint Readers! The stories are fun, easy-to-decode and are just the right length for my Kindergarteners. My students are confident readers because of these books!”
Amy Smail, Kindergarten Teacher, Pennsylvania

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