Free Research-Based, Teacher-Approved Texts

for supporting decoding and beyond

how it works

Beyond Decodables aim to support young readers success in reading by allowing children the chance to decode words in a meaningful context. Check out our Six Aspects of Beyond Decodables to learn more about how these books were written to support chidlren. These books are highly research-based and approved by experts, teachers, and children. We suggest using these books for small group reading. 


Compare your phonics scope and sequence to the text sequence to pick the right text for you. This is not necessarily our recommended scope and sequence, but rather the one that matches text development.



Most texts are available in digital editions (projectable PDFs) and printer-friendly editions.

Print using "two-sided, short edged binding." Fold or staple together for a finished book.

sets of texts

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