Ready for reading beyond “Pony and Little Girl”? Here are some primary reader stories which my kids loved – our heroes use cooperation and their wits to engage in adventures laced with welcoming values and fun.
The Great Laundry MysteryÂ Karen’s Mom is marrying Gwen’s Mama, and the girls find adventure in the middle of all the preparations! Â Karen is an extra-energetic gal and her almost-sister Gwen is a very deliberate, careful girl. Â How will they work together?
Nthabi’s StarÂ What could the Sea Faeries be searching for outside Nthabiâ€™s window? Â Sheâ€™d better get her favorite adult and go help them!
Katherine’s GiftÂ How can a kid solve the problem of getting a gift for her baby sister? Â It can be tough when you have no money, no transportation, and youâ€™re not allowed to leave the yard without a grown-up. Thank goodness for Cat Magic!
Junior BrigadoonsÂ Sometimes adventures are closer than you know! Â A sister and brother learn things they never knew about fire safety and help out a friend in need.
Abigail and the SeaÂ Abigail makes a magical friend! Â The two girls from different worlds combine their wits to diffuse the danger of the Great Grump.