Learn to Read in the Home

Learning to read is one of the biggest milestones in your child's life, and we are so proud of the trust parents place in us to help them play a role in teaching their children the building blocks of reading. Welcome to a wonderful journey--we are here to make it both easy for you and fun for your kids!


Designed to give your child a strong foundation in phonics and reading readiness skills, Learn to Read Pre-K:

  • Helps kids learn letter names, sounds, and even shapes
  • Includes fun activities--such as simple online games and music videos--to reinforce important concepts
  • Always ends with a moment of celebration--each unit concludes with a storybook you read to your child, specially written to support what your child just learned

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Designed to introduce the basic building blocks of reading and give children the skills to read for themselves, Learn to Read Kindergarten:

  • Demonstrates how to blend letter sounds together to form simple words
  • Introduces slightly more complex words in each unit
  • Always ends in a moment of celebration--each unit concludes with a storybook your child reads to you

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First Grade

Builds on a foundation of basic phonics skills to introduce more complex words and stories. Learn to Read First Grade:

  • Progresses to bigger books with longer sentences
  • Introduces more complex themes in the storybooks
  • Helps children build confidence in reading as they tackle more complex words--each storybook is composed of words that your child has learned so far in the program

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Second Grade

Continues to take your child through the program's systematic approach to reading with activities, stories, and books designed for readers who are ready for more advanced reading challenges. Learn to Read Second Grade:

  • Progresses to more advanced letter combinations
  • Includes complex consonant blends and silent letters
  • Prepares your young readers for chapter books

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Library of Books

Our library of books is the heart of Hooked on Phonics Learn to Read. Each level of Learn to Read includes a set of original storybooks that are at least 90% readable to your child. Each book features an exciting range of beautifully illustrated stories by award-winning authors.

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Like what you see? Buy the complete Learn to Read Pre-K to Second Grade program:


  • Pre-K Level 1 & 2
  • Kindergarten Level 1 & 2
  • First Grade Level 1 & 2
  • Second Grade Level 1 & 2