Gloria Lapin

Biography

Gloria Lapin, M.Ed is a retired elementary school teacher, principal, consultant, and presenter. She is the author of supplementary educational reading materials, and enjoys creating beginning reading comics. She has returned to college in fine arts to improve her illustration skills so her comics will be even more engaging.

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Books

James Likes Trains
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Price: Free! Words: 10. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Beginner
(5.00)
This is for all the little kids who think trains are fantastic.
Dogs and Cats
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Series: More Sight Words, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 10. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Beginner
"Dogs and Cats" joins the 'More Sight Words' series as the 4th book. To aid those who are just beginning to read, "Dogs and Cats" incorporates the Dolch and Fry sight words that were introduced in the first 3 books. These words are repeated, and 9 new words are added. The 106 words in this book provide lots of practice with the vocabulary ,and the illustrations give the reader visual support.
Where Are You?
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Series: More Sight Words, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 10. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Beginner
(5.00)
"Where Are You?" is the third book in the 'More Sight Word' series. Designed for those who are just beginning to read, it uses the Dolch and the Fry sight words. "Where Are You" incorporates the vocabulary from the two prior books and adds 18 new words. There are a total of 134 words in this book with purposeful repetition that provides lots of practice. Practice builds toward mastery.
I Can
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Series: More Sight Words, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Beginner
'I Can' is the second in the 'More Sight Words' series. Designed for the child who is just beginning to read, this book offers frequent repetition to give the reader lots of practice with the limited vocabulary. Practice and repetition lead to mastery. The vocabulary in the book is based on the Fry Instant Word List and the Dolch Basic Sight Word List. This book introduces 14 new words.
I See in Black and White
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Price: Free! Words: 20. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Beginner
(5.00)
"I See" is designed for the child who is just beginning to read. The vocabulary is limited to 16 frequently repeated words. This provides the practice needed to master new words and become an independent reader. The comic format and supporting pictures keep the reader engaged with the text.
I See in color
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Series: More Sight Words, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 10. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
(5.00)
"I See" is designed for the child who is just beginning to read. The vocabulary is limited to 16 frequently repeated words. This provides the practice needed to master new words and become an independent reader. The comic format and colorful supporting pictures keep the reader engaged with the text.
Something Out of Nothing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Comics & Graphic Novels / Biography
Something Out of Nothing is a retelling of a favorite folktale. This version is perfectly suited for a beginning reader with limited sight vocabulary. The repetition and and supportive images provide the reader with a successful experience. The grandmother and granddaughter show themselves to be creative problem solvers.
We Did It
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
Learning to read can be a daunting task for some readers. Since unlocking the reading code can be difficult, it helps to have material specifically designed for beginning readers. "We Did It" contains about 100 easy to sound out short vowel words (CVC) and is filled with supportive illustrations. The comic format creates an opportunity for new readers to successfully read independently.
The Boy Who Sold The Butter
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
This comic is a retelling of the silly Danish folktale, "The Boy Who Sold The Butter." In this story the silly boy's foolish mistake brings him an unexpected reward. Written with first grade sight words, this colorful comic is easy to read and perfect for those who are learning to read.
Crocodile, Crocodile
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
In this folktale from India the crocodile tries to outwit the monkey, but the monkey is just too smart for him. How do the crocodile and the monkey trick each other? The story of their tricks is told with first grade level basic sight words,and illustrated in colorful comic format. The beginning reader and the accomplished reader will enjoy this folktale
Little Comics: Bus Stop
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Series: Little Comics for Little Readers, Book 12. Price: Free! Words: 30. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Beginner
This easy to read comic is written at first grade level with phonics based text. The vocabulary is comprised of short vowel words that have initial and final consonant blends. Beginning readers will be able to practice sounding out these words with the support of the colorful illustrations.
My House is Too Full
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
This comic, "My House Is Too Full," is a retelling of the popular Yiddish folktale "It Could Always Be Worse." Feeling that his situation is too difficult, the main character seeks the advice of a wise teacher. With a funny turn of events, the man comes to find out that his situation wasn't so bad after all. Written with first grade basic sight words, this story is perfect for beginning readers.
Cow On The House
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Fairy tales and fables
This colorful comic is based on a silly Welsh folktale. The man has too much to do, so he puts his cow on the grass roof to graze. What a surprising turn this takes as he tries to keep tabs on that cow. "Cow On The House" is an easy beginning reader. It is written with basic sight words at the first grade level.
This One or That One
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
The comic, "This One or That One," is an adaptation of the African-American folktale "The Mango Trees." It is the story of a young man who plants two fruit trees but has so much trouble trying to decide which fruit to eat first, that he never gets to eat any. The story gently teaches a lesson about indecision. It is a colorful, silly tale that is easy to read on a beginning first grade level.
3 Bears
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
"3 Bears" is a comic adaptation of the well known folktale "Goldilocks and the Three Bears." This version is written especially for beginning readers and so is very easy to read. The text is comprised of only 8 different words. These 8 basic Dolch words are used over and over again, but are combined in different ways. This provides practice so that the beginning reader can master the words.
Little Comics for Little Readers: Volume 7
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Series: Little Comics for Little Readers, Book 7. Price: Free! Words: 50. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
The three full color comics in Volume 7 are phonics based. They contain simple short vowel words, short vowel words with double final 'l' or 's,' or initial and final consonant blends. This gives the beginning reader an opportunity to read slightly more challenging words while still having the support of the comic illustrations.
This Pot Will Not Walk
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
"This Pot Will Not Walk" is about a silly boy who somehow gets things to work out right. The story is an adaptation of a Puerto Rican folk tale in colorful comic format. The simple sight vocabulary makes this book perfect for beginning readers.
Little Comics: Back To Dogville
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Series: Little Comics for Little Readers, Book 11. Price: Free! Words: 40. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
(4.00)
'Back to Dogville' is the sequel to 'Where Are We?' In this book the boys return to Dogville to help their friend solve a mystery. They come up with an inventive plan to get things back to Dogville normal. This comic book is also black and white, is at a first grade reading level, and is filled with supporting illustrations. The reader is sure to chuckle at the surprise solution.
Little Comics for Little Readers: Volume 6
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Series: Little Comics for Little Readers, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 50. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
(5.00)
Volume 6 is a collection of 3 very colorful comics designed for the beginning phonics student. The stories are written with simple short vowel words, and follow a comic pig, dog, and ram through everyday activities.
Wiley and the Hairy Man
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
(5.00)
This popular Southern U.S. folktale becomes an engaging, easy to read comic. Beginning readers will cheer Wiley on, as he and his mother outsmart the Hairy Man. With the support of the delightful black and white illustrations and the accessibility of the Dolch sight words, kindergarten/first grade level readers will zoom through the comic and look for more.
Little Comics for Little Readers: Miss Pat
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Series: Little Comics for Little Readers, Book 9. Price: Free! Words: 50. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
(5.00)
Miss Pat is a short colorful comic that provides practice for beginning readers with simple short vowel words. The antics of Miss Pat, her cat, and her cat's friend will bring a chuckle to the reader, while the bright colors will delight the eye.
Little Comics For Little Readers: Gus
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Series: Little Comics for Little Readers, Book 8. Price: Free! Words: 40. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Entertainment
(5.00)
In this bright colorful comic, Gus the clown has trouble with a bug. The story is short, easy to read, and gives practice with simple short vowel words. Beginning readers will be delighted with their success in reading this comic independently.
Big Is Not Always Better
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
"Big Is Not Always Better" is an adaptation of an African folk tale. Although the turtle in this story may be small, he shows that he is smart and cunning. The bright color illustrations and the controlled vocabulary make this comic book engaging and easy to read.
Helping Out
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
In this full color comic book, a helpful elephant gets in a difficult situation. Fortunately the wise, yet tricky rabbit is able to solve the problem. The controlled vocabulary makes this book prefect for beginning readers.
Where Is The Key?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
This contemporary retelling of a middle eastern folktale is in full color comic format. 'Where Is The Key' is as silly as the original version. The controlled vocabulary makes it easy to read, and the surprise ending brings a laugh.
Little Comics: Where Are We?
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Series: Little Comics for Little Readers. Price: Free! Words: 40. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Where Are We? is a black and white comic book written for beginning readers of all ages. The vocabulary is slightly more challenging than the Little Comics for Little Readers series. Two boys and a dog find what looks like a mirror, but it takes them on an unexpected adventure.
Little Red Hen
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Little Red Hen has long been a popular folktale, and now it is an easy to read comic book. The bright colors and controlled vocabulary make it perfect for beginning readers.
Pot of Gold
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
(5.00)
This Irish folktale, The Pot of Gold, is retold in comic format. The illustrations and controlled vocabulary make it perfect for beginning readers.
The Mitten
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
(5.00)
This delightful folktale, The Mitten, is retold in bright, colorful, comic book format. As the animals share the mitten, they also share their warmth, and share their story with the reader. Easy to read with lots of pictures, this version will become a favorite of children as the story has been for generations.
Little Comics for Little Readers Volume 5
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Series: Little Comics for Little Readers, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 90. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
(5.00)
The 4 comics in Volume 5 of Little Comics for Little Readers combine pictures, sight words, and phonics. The vocabulary is just a bit more challenging than in the earlier volumes. The pictures are still there to support the readers and help tell the story. Those who enjoyed the first 4 volumes will have fun reading volume 5.
Little Comics for Little Readers Volume 4
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Series: Little Comics for Little Readers, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 90. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
(5.00)
These three easy comics are perfect for beginning readers. The pictures and stories are entertaining, and they give the readers the opportunity to practice phonics, The stories use short vowel words with some double consonants. Beginning readers can enjoy success in reading independently.
Little Comics for Little Readers, Volume 3
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Series: Little Comics for Little Readers, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 70. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
(5.00)
Beginning readers will enjoy these 3 comic stories, while practicing their phonics skills. Filled with pictures, these comics engage the readers and hold their attention.
Little Comics for Little Readers Volume 2
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Series: Little Comics for Little Readers, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 30. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
(5.00)
These 3 easy comics will delight beginning readers. The stories entertain while providing practice with primary sight words. The pictures support the reader and help the young reader feel success.
Little Comics for Little Readers
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Series: Little Comics for Little Readers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 30. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
(5.00)
Parents, is your child just beginning to read? These 3 short comics were specifically designed for the beginning reader. The pre primer vocabulary and supportive illustrations give the new reader the opportunity to successfully read independently.

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