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The original 1972 I See Sam, early reader books now available online for viewing, download, and printing.(Click here for printing instructions.)
Books 1-9--Books 10-19. --Books 20-29. -- Books 30-39. --Books 40-52.
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image 1. I See Sam I, Sam, see 2,395 Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 2. Sam -- 1,913 Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 3. See Sam am 1,923 Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 4. See Me me 2,331 Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 5. Mat Mat 1,912 Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 6. See Mat Mit, Sis 1,950 Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 7. Meet Mit meet 1,848 Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 8. See It in, it 1,891 Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 9. Sit on It sit, on 2,351Improved scan quality uploaded 7/23/2009. Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
Books 1-9--Books 10-19. --Books 20-29. -- Books 30-39. --Books 40-52.
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image 10. Sis is 2,232Improved file uploaded 7/24. Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 11. Sam Sat sat 1,582.Improved quality scan uploaded 7/27/2009. Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 12. It Is Ann Ann, this 2,001 Improved file uploaded 7/24. Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 13. Ann and Nan and, Nan 2,556 Improved file uploaded 7/24. Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 14. Nan and the Man a, man, the 2,134 Improved file uploaded 7/22. Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 15. Sam is Mad mad, that 2,395 Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 16. Sid -- 1,991 Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 17. We Will See we, will, with 1,876 Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 18. Sid and the Mess fell, mess 1,919 Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 19. Sis in a Mess -- 2,164 Improved quality scan uploaded 7/26/2009. Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
Books 1-9--Books 10-19. --Books 20-29. -- Books 30-39. --Books 40-52.
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image 20. Nat Sits fit, Nat 1,750 Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 21. Nat sun, them, us, what 2,018Improved file uploaded 7/24. Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 22.Mat in the Sun -- 2,349 Improved file uploaded 7/22. Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 23. Run, Feet, Run feet, fun, run 2,011 New, improved file 7/21/2009. Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 24. Who Am I? Nell, who, yes 1,967 Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 25. Nell and Ed did, Ed, let, well 2088 Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 26. Sis in the Well need, she 2,316 Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 27. Ann is Sad -- 2,333 Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 28. Ed and the Sheet fill, sheet, shut 2,544 Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 29. Mat Did It mud 2,500 Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
Books 1-9--Books 10-19. --Books 20-29. -- Books 30-39. --Books 40-52.
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image 30. The Shell sand, sell, shell 2,178 Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 31. Sell the Shell -- 2,255 Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 32. The Hat fish, hat, he, then 2,198 Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 33. Mat in the Hat -- 2,162 Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 34. Mat and the Nut nut, rat, set 2,335 Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 35. Mat and the Rat -- 2,110 Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 36. See Them feel, not 1,800 Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 37. Mit Is Wet fat, if, wet 2,472 Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 38. Will We Win? fan, win 2,129 Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 39. The Seed hand, hill, seed, weed 2,129 Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
Books 1-9--Books 10-19. --Books 20-29. -- Books 30-39. --Books 40-52.
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image 40. Mit and the Weed -- 2,266 Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 41. Was It Wet! met, hit, was, to 2,544 Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 42. Fun with the Sheet -- 2,358 Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 43. The Men bad, him, men, be 2,619 Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 44. The Bad Men -- 2,167 Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 45. Mat at Bat bat, his, wish, ball 2,170 Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 46. The Bat Rat -- 2,433 Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 47. Mat is Wet bell, but, has, said 2,879 Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 48. The Fun Fish -- 2,704 Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 49. The Bus ant, ben, bus, had 2,823 Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 50. Ben the Ant -- 2,652 Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 51. The Bee bed, bee, Bill, hid 2,422 Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)
image 52. The Ant and the Bee -- 2,360 Printer-ready booklet file available (What is this?)

How do I print these books?

  • Click here for instructions.

    What are the Sam Books?

  • In 1972, the federally funded Southwest Regional Laboratory for Educational Development and Research (SWRL) and Ginn and Company (A Xerox Educational Company) published this group of early reader books as parts of SWRL's Beginning Reading Program (BRP) . Because it was federally funded, federal law required the program be placed in the public domain in 1977.

    Can I still purchase the Sam Books someplace?

  • In 1993, a team from the Utah State University completed a range of modifications to the original program, incorporating much of the original 1972 Sam books into their Reading For All Learners Program (RALP). The changes were substantive enough to meet federal copyright requirements and allow copyright to be placed on the RALP version. The RALP version can be purchased online at www.iseesam.com. I have never seen the RALP version, but from what I have seen on their web page, it appears that the titles, artwork, and stories of the orgininal 1972 Begininning Reading Program version remains largely intact, but some of the supplemental information is different. These 1993 modifications do not affect the public domain status of the original 1972 version.





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