A print and fold book about Barb and her friends focuses on decoding r-controlled words. Simple sentences and sight words make this a book that beginning readers can read again and again for decoding and fluency practice. Original artwork by Cassandra Klesch engages readers and provides visual clues for increased comprehension. Word cards and sorting mat are included for student practice with reading and sorting r-controlled words from story. Written by Jennifer Turner and illustrated by Cassandra Klesch. For use in grades K-3. (Color illustrations still look great if printed in black and white!) After printing, cut pages in half and put in order to form book. Staple along left side.