When a boy, his family, and his pet dragon spend a day at the beach, what will they do? They swim, play, and enjoy seeing boats and birds. The Dear Dragon Developing Readers series provides young readers with practice reading with simple storylines, familiar topics and vocabulary, and fun illustrations that support the text. Each book contains educators’ resources which include a picture glossary, reading reinforcements, and activities. Teachers’ notes are also available on the publisher’s website.
About the Series – Level C: Introduce your PK-K readers to the beloved Dear Dragon character with the Dear Dragon Developing Readers series. The books provide the youngest readers with practice reading with simple storylines featuring a boy and his pet dragon as they visit new places, meet new friends and explore their feelings. Level C books have a simple storyline with many repeated words and phrases that build fluency. There is less picture support and more variation in language patterns, requiring children to attend closely to print.