I'm a retired 1st grade teacher, who finally has the time to write. I taught 1st, 2nd and reading resource for over 35 years, mostly for Baltimore City Public Schools. The last 20 years of my career, were spent teaching 1st grade.
Books in order of difficulty:
'Alphatalk Street' - Teaches ABC's and the sound each letter makes.
'Alphatalk Street Workbook' - Teaches tracing and printing ABC's.
'Wise Owl's First Phonics' and 'Wise Owl's First 100 Words' - Can be used together to teach beginning reading.
'Wise Owl's Vowels' - Reviews the 100 words and phonics from the previous level and adds 136 new sight words and presents vowels.
'Wise Owl's Vowels Extra Practice Stories' - Can be used with 'Wise Owl's Vowels'.
"Wise Owl's Consonant Digraphs and Consonant Blends' - Can be used along with 'Wise Owl's Vowels'.
'Wise Owl's Placement Test' - Helps find the place to start.
There are previews of each book. They may take a couple of minutes to download.