The second Word Family Readers are an easy and fun way for children to learn to read. The stories with audio and games use rhyming words that have the same ending sound but a different beginning sound. Chuck who had bad luck and Mox the ox and his box are just two of the entertaining stories. The Word Family Reader approach is endorsed by educators as a great way for young children to quickly learn to read and acquire a basic knowledge of phonics. There are no pictures clues in these app stories. When children read them, they are truly reading – not relying on picture clues to recognize words. Word Family Readers – 1 and 2 • start young children reading right away. • have 42 stories to be read. • provide audio versions of each story. • reinforce reading skills through games. • teach children to read and spell 200 one-syllable words. introduce pre-K - 1 basic sight words. The two authors of this series, Peggy Gisler and Marge Eberts, are very experienced reading teachers who – • have written more than 50 textbooks for beginning readers that are used in schools across the country. • taught college reading classes to teachers. • hold reading specialist degrees. • won the Children’s Reading Round Table award for their beginning reader – Pancakes, Crackers, and Pizza.