For Ages
4 to 6

I Am Helpful is a part of the Step into Reading Rodale Kids Curious Readers/Level 2 Positive Power Step into Reading®(Step 2) collections.

The Positive Power early reader series introduces self-esteem and empathy to budding young readers. I Am Helpful is a fun and encouraging story about the rewards of helping out! Now part of the premier early reading line, Step into Reading!

When a new baby sister arrives, one little girl has a lot to adjust to. But by helping her parents and taking on special jobs like singing to the baby, she learns that being a big sister comes with big rewards. In this installment of the Positive Power series, kids will learn the affirmation "I am helpful" through a relatable story of responsibility and support.

Through simple text and joyful illustrations, this installment in the Positive Power series inspires kids to be helpful while giving them the confidence they need to transform from little to BIG readers.
 
Step 2 Readers use basic vocabulary and short sentences to tell simple stories, for children who recognize familiar words and can sound out new words with help. Rhyme and rhythmic text paired with picture clues help children decode the story.