Develop phonetic skills in young students with this primary-grade reader! Designed to be read-aloud by both parents and children, kids will learn strategies for sounding out words and decoding new vocabulary. Joy of the Boy by the Sea is Volume 1 of the sold-separately PAC Reader Series, and emphasizes phonetic blends, life near the sea, and family values. Large-print stories with bolded vocabulary words are accompanied by clip-art illustrations; interspersed activity pages feature words for children to copy. 23 pages, printed pages with magazine-style stapled binding.