Bug Books

Bug Books

These brightly illustrated, contemporary books have even the youngest reader engaged. For use with direct, explicit instruction. Designed with Orton Gillingham practitioners in mind, but perfect for classroom or home reading. These books are approximately 25 pages, with large text on one page and a corresponding, colored illustration on the other. They consist of CVC short a words, no blends or digraphs. Also included are a few nonphonemic words such as the, which are listed at the back of the book.  Read more about these books here! https://laughingogrepress.com/blogs/thoughts-from-my-notebook/decodable-readers

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Nat short a book 7
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Nat short a book 7

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The last book in this series involves several of the characters we have met in past books. Nat owns a hat shop. She has just posted an add on an ap...

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Cal short a book 1
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Cal short a book 1

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  Cal is an animal lover!  This is book one in the set of 7 short a books. This is the simplest text. Perfect for the first decodable reader. As an...

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Cam short a book 2
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Cam short a book 2

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Cam is a farmer! Book 2 of the set of 7, we find Cam dealing with his naughty pig, Ham. Ham is big and round and sure to bring a smile to your stud...

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Tam short a book 5
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Tam short a book 5

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Book 5 of 7 in this series. Tam is a smart businesswoman. She is always on the go! We met her earlier in book 4, Sal. In this book, we see the driv...

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Sal short a book 4
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Sal short a book 4

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Sal is book 4 of 7 books. In this book, we will also meet Tam.  Sal owns a cab, or maybe he drives for Lift or Uber. He offers a much-needed servic...

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Val short a book 3
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Val short a book 3

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Val is a scientist! Book 3 of 7 in the series, Val is hard at work in her lab. Donned in a white lab coat and safety glasses she is poised to creat...

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Sam short a book 6
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Sam short a book 6

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Book 6 of 7 taps into trendy cultures. Sam has a job as a tattoo artist. He is very creative! Sam receives a text from his friend Nat. Nat would li...

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Short a Bug Books Bundle
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Short a Bug Books Bundle

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The bundle includes all seven short a Bug Books.

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Short a Bug Books Bundle Digital Download

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    The bundle includes all seven short a Bug Books. Please note, this is a one time download. 

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Miss Kim
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Miss Kim

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Miss Kim is Kip's school teacher. She is a big personality and an exceptionally talented teacher. One of her many talents is rapping. You and your ...

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Jill
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Jill

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Jill is the local doctor. She never knows who she will be treating. Today it is Cam, it appears his naughty pig, Ham, has been up to no good.  This...

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Kip
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Kip

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Kip is a cool kid. His dad is Sal, the cab driver. Most mornings, Sal is up and ready to take Kip to school. But not this morning, Sal looks a litt...

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Liz
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Liz

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This is Liz; she lives in a hill. Like a lot of prospectors, she is alone searching for precious metals. Liz digs for tin. With the help of her GPS...

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Lil
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Lil

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Lil is in a band, her brother Sam plays in the group with her. Sam is running late for the show and needs to grab a cab. Sal is there to help him o...

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Biff
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Biff

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Biff is book 1 of the short i books. As we can see, Biff, the chef, is a caterpillar. His partner Tam is a ladybug. Like all the families in these ...

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Sid
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Sid

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Sid is an aspiring fashion designer. This year's trend is bib overalls. Sid designs clothes for Lil. She wears all Sid's clothes at her gigs. But s...

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Short i Bug Book Bundle
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Short i Bug Book Bundle

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This bundle contains all short i Bug Books. Also available now as a download!

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Short i Bug Books Bundle Digital Download
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Short i Bug Books Bundle Digital Download

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  This bundle contains all seven short i Bug Books. Please note this is a one-time download.

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Dom short o book 7
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Dom short o book 7

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Dom is a mob boss, he is an unlikeable fellow. Nat's Hats was just robbed, was Dom behind this job?  Bob and Oz are on the lookout for the thief. W...

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Bob and Oz short o book 6
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Bob and Oz short o book 6

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Bob is a cop; his dog, Oz, is a cop dog! Sometimes there isn't a lot to do for a cop dog, so Bob and Oz while away the time playing until they get ...

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Tod short o book 5
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Tod short o book 5

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Tod the bod works out a lot. Tod logs the workout on his activity tracker! He owns a gym, he also owns a slick hot rod. Unfortunately, having a big...

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Roz short o book 4
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Roz short o book 4

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Roz drives a compost truck. It is a hot, stinky job, but composting is an important job too! Her route takes her past Biff, the chef's, house. What...

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Rob short o book 3
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Rob short o book 3

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Rob is the start player on the Blue Sox. Miss Kim is a big Sox fan. The team has tied up the game. Rob is up! Will Rob make it out of the hot box? ...

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Jon short o book 2
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Jon short o book 2

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Jon owns a hotdog food truck! All the kids, including Kip, love the hotdogs. Sadly, Kip puts a little too much on the top of his hotdog. Read how h...

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