The iconic "Dick and Jane" readers were published by the Chicago-based Scott, Foresman Company.
"Dick and Jane" volumes in Special Collections include:
A parallel series was produced for Catholic parochial schools:
McGuffey's Readers were a series of graded texts, ranging from phonics and basic reading exercises (First) up to selections for high school students (Sixth).
William H. McGuffey (1800-73) created the first McGuffey Readers in the 1830s, and his brother Alexander H. McGuffey (1816-96) carried on the work thereafter.
There were multiple editions and revisions of each title. MSU Special Collections has 46 McGuffey volumes, including: