A President’s Day

level G ┊ 164 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

The President of the United States has a very important job. A President’ s Day takes the reader inside a typical day for the leader of the country, from sunup to sundown. Detailed photographs and high-frequency words support beginning readers. The book can also be used to teach students howto compare and contrast details, as well as the proper use of possessive nouns.

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A Seed Grows

level G ┊ 133 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

A Seed Grows describes the life cycle of a plant, from a seed falling on the ground to the production of roots and leaves, and finally to the production of a new seed. The book ends with readers contemplating what will happen next.

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A Taste for Blood

level G ┊ 140 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

A Taste for Blood is a fascinating and engaging look at many different animals that drink blood to survive, including vampire bats, mosquitoes, and leeches. Students will be captivated by the detailed photographs and interesting text. This book can also be used to teach students how to compare and contrast as well as to ask and answer questions to better understand text.

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A Trip to Petra

level G ┊ 197 words ┊ ?))









Realistic (fiction)

Named as one of the Wonders of the World, Petra is an ancient city carved out of stone in the mountains of Jordan. In A Trip to Petra, Ahmed and his parents take a trip to this fascinating city where they learn about its history and wonder what life was once like there. The book can also be used to teach students how to retell as they read and identify the setting.

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All Kinds of Homes

level G ┊ 161 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

All Kinds of Homes combines attractive photographs with interesting information to explore the various structures that people call home. Ranging from the common one-family house to some very different and special homes, the book teaches students about the different places people live. Thisengaging book also offers a great opportunity to teach students how to classify information and use complete sentences.

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Amazing Mummies

level G ┊ 137 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

Mummies can be found all over the world. Where they have been found and how they are preserved has fascinated scientists and people for years. Amazing Mummies allows students to investigate the different ways that mummies have been preserved over the years. The book can also be used to help students compare and contrast information and understand the proper use of past-tense verbs.

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American Symbols

level G ┊ 157 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

American Symbols describes symbols central to the identity and character of the United States, from the American flag to the bald eagle. Each section of easily managed text is accompanied by large, attractive photographs. Use this book to teach students about the many kinds of symbols associated with the United States, as well as to focus attention on determining an author’s purpose for writing and using prepositions.

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Animal Eyes

level G ┊ 172 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

Animal Eyes gives the reader an up-close look at the eyes of some familiar animals. Readers are encouraged to guess what kind of animal has the type of eyes presented before turning the page to find out. Photographs provide clues that help readers decode unfamiliar words.

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Ants, Ants, and More Ants

level G ┊ 168 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

Ants, Ants, and More Ants is an informational book about one of the most well known of all insects-the ant. Readers will learn about different colors and sizes of ants as well as different jobs ants have within the colony. Photographs support the text.

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Are You From Australia?

level G ┊ 191 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

Have you ever wondered about the unusual animals from Down Under? Australia is home to many interesting animals. Colorful, detailed photographs help the reader imagine what it might be like to see these creatures in person. Repetitive sentence patterns and high-frequency words support readers. Use the story to teach students to identify the main idea and details as well as to ask and answer questions.

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Beanie and the Missing Bear

level G ┊ 155 words ┊ ?))









Personal (fiction)

Clare can’ t find her toy bear. Her big sister, Beanie, pitches in to help solve the mystery. In the end, the clues and the story illustrations lead the reader to the bear’ s hiding place.

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Being a Leftie

level G ┊ 152 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

The majority of people in the world are right-handed. Because of this, left-handed people encounter many challenges living in a predominantly right-handed world. Being a Leftie provides students a look at some of these challenges, including what they are and how lefties are able to overcome them. This book can be used to teach students how to evaluate problem and solution as well as to ask and answer questions to better understand text.

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Billy Gets Lost

level G ┊ 232 words ┊ ?))









Fantasy (fiction)

Billy and Emmy are playing catch when suddenly Cat runs by. Billy chases after Cat. When Cat runs up a tree, Billy realizes he is lost. How will Billy ever get home? Perhaps some other animals will help him. Students are provided with the opportunity to identify cause-and-effect relationships. Readers are supported by illustrations, high-frequency words, and repetitive phrases throughout the book.

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Bonk’s Bad Dream

level G ┊ 184 words ┊ ?))









Realistic (fiction)

Although Bonk hopes to have a good dream as he gets ready for bed, he awakens later, shaking, after a bad dream about a T-Rex with long, sharp teeth. Readers discover how Bonk’ s friend, Snag, helps him conquer his fear of a scary T-Rex so that he has sweet dreams all night long.

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Bonk’s Loose Tooth

level G ┊ 260 words ┊ ?))









Fantasy (fiction)

Bonk couldn’ t be more proud of his loose tooth. He wiggles it for all his friends and declares himself the king of loose teeth. But his jealous friends tell him scary stories about having his teeth pulled and never being able to chew again. Bonk is upset until Jupe tells him the true story-that the Tooth Monster will come and leave a surprise when his tooth comes out. Bonk’ s friends apologize, and the Monsters have a loose-tooth party.

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Building a House

level G ┊ 163 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

Houses look very different on the outside, but most builders follow the same steps to build them. Most houses have foundations, floors, walls, and roofs. Building a House provides students with a realistic look at the basic home-building process. The book can also be used to teach students how to sequence events and to recognize and use nouns.

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Caring for Your Dog

level G ┊ 154 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

In Caring for Your Dog, students will learn some things to consider before adding a new dog to the family. They will also learn about the things dogs need to be happy and healthy. High-frequency words, repetitive phrases, and detailed photographs support readers as they locate details that support the main idea as well as connect to prior knowledge.

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Carlos Joins the Team

level G ┊ 195 words ┊ ?))









Realistic (fiction)

Carlos is asked to join the baseball team. He is excited to make new friends because he is new at school. Becky invites Carlos to her birthday party; however, he has an important baseball game that day. Carlos has a decision to make. Where will he go? Students have the opportunity to visualize and to identify the problem and solution. Detailed, supportive illustrations support readers.

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Chess

level G ┊ 171 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

In Chess, students will see the game pieces come to life and learn a bit about how they do battle. High-frequency words, detailed photographs, and illustrations support readers as they have the opportunity to locate details that support the main idea as well as to ask and answer questions.

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Cockroaches

level G ┊ 146 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

Most people think of liz-6057463346058860 as pests. But Cockroaches introduces readers to how amazing these insects can be! The book can also be used to teach students how to determine an author’ s purpose for writing and how to interpret information provided by labels.

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Dogs at Work

level G ┊ 180 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

Dogs at Work introduces readers to the many ways that dogs are trained to help people. The book explains a wide variety of canine jobs, some of which are quite unusual. Illustrations support the text.

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Fire Safety

level G ┊ 195 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

In Fire Safety, students will learn some tips to help keep their families safe from the dangers of a house fire. High-frequency words, a table of contents, and detailed photographs with illustrations support readers. Students will have the opportunity to locate details that support the main idea as they read this informative book.

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Going to the Dentist

level G ┊ 170 words ┊ ?))









Realistic (fiction)

Going to the dentist can bring up all sorts of feelings for children. In this book, children will relate to the character’ s fear about her very first dentist appointment. As she proceeds, step-by-step, through the appointment, her fears dissipate, and her readers can also experience new confidence. Photographs support the text. Simple sentences and a topic near a child’ s heart will make this book a success in the classroom.

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Going to the Doctor

level G ┊ 162 words ┊ ?))









Personal Narrative (nonfiction)

Many people go to the doctor for a checkup. Going to the Doctor lets students tag along on a young girl’ s visit to the doctor for her yearly checkup. The book can also be used to teach students how to determine an author’ s purpose for writing and the proper use of conjunctions.

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Good Luck!

level G ┊ 134 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

People from around the world believe various objects and traditions bring good luck. Good Luck! provides students a look at some of these good luck items. Detailed photographs and high-frequency words support emergent readers. The book can also be used to teach students how to determine an author’ s purpose for writing and the proper use of simple subjects.

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Gordon Finds His Way

level G ┊ 179 words ┊ ?))









Realistic (fiction)

Anyone who has ever been lost will understand how Gordon feels on the first day at his new school. He knows he is supposed to go to music class, but he can’ t remember how to get there. However, Gordon’ s a resourceful little guy who asks for directions and then follows them! An easily recognizable problem together with a simple solution makes this an excellent book for introducing the concepts of problem/solution and direction.

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Groundhog Goes Outside

level G ┊ 170 words ┊ ?))









Fantasy (fiction)

This book shares the story of Groundhog Day-from the groundhog’ s perspective. Gus the groundhog can’ t remember the last time he saw his shadow, and he is getting worried. Will Gus be able to find his shadow or something even more exciting? Students will ask their own questions and think about the difference between reality and fantasy as they read the groundhog’ s tale.

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Grow Tomatoes in Six Steps

level G ┊ 169 words ┊ ?))









How to (nonfiction)

Grow Tomatoes in Six Steps tells how to grow tasty tomatoes. Students will learn about the steps involved in growing tomatoes from seeds. This book provides the opportunity to sequence events.

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Harriet Tubman

level G ┊ 154 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

Harriet Tubman was a brave woman who lived as a slave in the United States long ago. The book Harriet Tubman describes the courageous actions she took to help other slaves. The book can also be used to help students determine an author’ s purpose for writing and understand the proper use ofpast-tense verbs.

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How Many Rhymes?

level G ┊ 212 words ┊ ?))









Humorous (fiction)

How Many Rhymes? is a rhyming, repetitive book containing an assortment of silly, fun rhymes. Readers are asked to count the rhymes as they read. Whimsical illustrations support the text.

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How to Build a Guitar

level G ┊ 155 words ┊ ?))









How to (nonfiction)

Making a guitar is not an easy task. It takes creativity, planning, and great skill. How to Build a Guitar provides students with an inside look into the step-by-step process of building a guitar from scratch. Clear instructions and detailed photographs support student learning. The book canalso be used to teach students to ask and answer questions to understand the text and to sequence events.

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I Bet I Can

level G ┊ 162 words ┊ ?))









Fantasy (fiction)

I Bet I Can is about a bear that attempts to overcome a variety of obstacles. Unfortunately, he doesn’ t achieve any of the goals he sets for himself until the end of the book.

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Laws for Kids

level G ┊ 192 words ┊ ?))









Realistic (fiction)

Why do we have laws? Laws for Kids explains that laws are rules everyone must follow to protect people and property. The illustrations depict a family following some basic laws as they travel around the city. Students have the opportunity connect to prior knowledge as well as identify cause-and-effect relationships in this story about laws. Detailed, supportive illustrations, high-frequency words, and repetitive phrases support emergent readers.

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Let’s Build a Fairy Bridge

level G ┊ 190 words ┊ ?))









Realistic (fiction)

Let’ s Build a Fairy Bridge is a charming story of the scientific process of experimentation! Lily, Kat, and May want to build a bridge across a small stream for their fairy friend. They have three different ideas. Early readers will enjoy seeing how the three friends test their bridges tosee which one is best. The book can be used to teach students about making predictions and sequencing events as well as problem solving.

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Let’s Go to the Circus!

level G ┊ 250 words ┊ ?))









Fantasy (fiction)

The Monsters can’ t wait to go to the circus, but none of them have money. Their lemonade and pizza stands go bust. But then a mischievous monkey escapes from the circus and dashes up a tree. Bonk’ s clever solution brings the monkey back to the circus, and the Ringmonster rewards the friends.

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Living Or Nonliving?

level G ┊ 175 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

Have you ever wondered what all living things have in common that makes them living things? How about what makes them different from nonliving things? Living or Nonliving? explains how to tell the difference between living and nonliving things. High-frequency words, repetitive phrases, and detailed photographs support emergent readers. Students will also have the opportunity to classify information as well as to ask and answer questions to better understand the text.

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Long Ago and Today

level G ┊ 210 words ┊ ?))









Realistic (fiction)

Long Ago and Today is about a young boy named Adam and his great-grandma. Adam asks his great-grandma what it was like when she was his age. Many things were different for her, but one thing was the same: they were both lucky enough to be well loved.

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Look At This Book!

level G ┊ 115 words ┊ ?))









Fantasy (fiction)

Books can take readers many places and help them learn new things. Students will love to discover the many genres of books and their purposes as they read this fantasy story about a boy and his reading adventures. Look At This Book! can also be used to teach students how to determine cause-and-effect relationships and to visualize to better understand text.

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Loose Tooth

level G ┊ 167 words ┊ ?))









Realistic (fiction)

Losing baby teeth is a rite of passage that most children relish. Loose Tooth depicts a young boy imagining various scenarios that could result in his finally losing his tooth. The comical illustrations enliven the story, and will have students laughing out loud as you teach them lessons about characters and nouns.

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Maria Joins the Team

level G ┊ 181 words ┊ ?))









Realistic (fiction)

In this story Maria is asked to join a baseball team. She accepts the invitation and is excited about being a part of the team. However, at school her friend Amos gives her an invitation to his birthday party. The party is on the same day as Maria’ s baseball game. Maria has a decision to make. Shemust decide if she is going to be a good team member and play in the game or go to the birthday party.

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Meet the Beetles

level G ┊ 140 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

Beetles are amazing insects. There are more kinds of beetles than any other living creature on the planet. Meet the Beetles provides students with a comprehensive look at these fascinating insects. The book can also be used to teach students how to identify the main idea and supporting details and the proper use of simple predicates.

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Miles the Nile Crocodile

level G ┊ 188 words ┊ ?))









Fantasy (fiction)

Miles is a very lonely crocodile. Everyone in the Nile is afraid of him even though he is a vegetarian. Read Miles the Nile Crocodile to find out what happens to Miles as he travels down the Nile in search of a friend. This book can be used to teach students how to identify the problem and solution in a story as well as the proper use of quotation marks.

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Monster Halloween

level G ┊ 227 words ┊ ?))









Fantasy (fiction)

It’ s Halloween, and Bonk has all kinds of costumes for his Monster friends–but nothing for himself! The other monsters try making ghost and mummy costumes, but these don’ t work out. Finally, Uzzle gets some orange paper, black paint, and a perfect idea.

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Monsters’ Stormy Day

level G ┊ 188 words ┊ ?))









Humorous (fiction)

Students have many ideas for inside play when it is storming outside, and so do monsters! The story reinforces sequential order and time and order words through an engaging tale of what three monsters decide to do on a stormy day.

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Moving Bridges

level G ┊ 138 words ┊ ?))









Descriptive (nonfiction)

Bridges can move in many ways to allow for the safe passage of ships. They can move up and down, tilt sideways, and even fold up like an accordion! Moving Bridges introduces students to the ingenious designs behind these bridges that can be found throughout the world. This book can also be used to teach students how to compare and contrast as well as to ask and answer questions to better understand the text.

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My Day

level G ┊ 190 words ┊ ?))









Personal (fiction)

My Day tells the story of a little boy and his daily activities. The text guides readers through the typical activities of a child’ s day: waking up, getting ready for breakfast, going to school, playing, eating dinner, and going to bed.

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Mystery Valentine

level G ┊ 177 words ┊ ?))









Realistic (fiction)

Eva finds a chocolate heart at her seat on Valentine’ s Day. But who gave it to her? One by one, Eva questions her classmates and even her teacher, losing chocolate but gaining valentines along the way. Will Eva find out who gave her the mystery valentine before it’ s all gone? Colorful and engaging illustrations support the text. Use this story to teach students how to sequence events and use contractions.

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New Rule!

level G ┊ 164 words ┊ ?))









Realistic (fiction)

In New Rule! the children decide to play hide-and-seek. As they play, they decide that they need some rules in order to make the game fun. What rules will they make? Readers will have the opportunity to ask and answer questions as well as to make inferences. Colorful, supportive illustrations, high-frequency words, and repetitive phrases support emergent readers.

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Peace and Quiet

level G ┊ 162 words ┊ ?))









Fantasy (fiction)

Tosh is a tree that finds two kittens. He names them Peace and Quiet, but they are anything but peaceful or quiet! How will he take care of them? Read Peace and Quiet to find out how Tosh and his friend, Mac, handle the feisty kittens. An engaging story and detailed illustrations will keep students interested while supporting developing readers. Students are also provided with the opportunity to compare and contrast as well as to connect to prior knowledge to better understand the story.

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Pedro’s Burro

level G ┊ 163 words ┊ ?))









Realistic (fiction)

Pedro’ s village has many burros that help their owners with work. Pedro wants a burro of his own, so Grandfather gives him one. Grandfather expects Pedro to use the burro to help with his chores, but Pedro has a different plan. Students will enjoy the bright and detailed illustrations as they readthis sweet story.

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Penny the Rude Penguin

level G ┊ 184 words ┊ ?))









Fantasy (fiction)

Penny thinks it’ s funny when other penguins fall down. Sometimes, she even knocks them over on purpose just to see them fall. She says she is sorry afterward, but she doesn’ t really mean it. One day, Penny herself gets bumped and falls down-way down. Suddenly, it’ s not so funny anymore! Penny the Rude Penguin introduces students to the golden rule with engaging characters and pictures, high-frequency words, and repetitive phrases that support emergent readers.

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Places People Live

level G ┊ 174 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

In Places People Live, readers learn about some of the different and unusual places people choose to call home. Photos accompany the text, proving that these amazing homes really do exist!

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Ready, Set, Bike!

level G ┊ 164 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

It’ s spring! Time to prepare the bikes. In Ready, Set, Bike!, a boy and his dad check their bikes before they take a ride. Students have the opportunity to ask and answer questions as well as make inferences in this informative book. Detailed, supportive photographs, high-frequency words,and repetitive phrases support readers.

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Ride, Cling, Run

level G ┊ 164 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

Is it better to ride, cling, or run with your family? The book Ride, Cling, Run examines the different ways animals travel from place to place. Students have the opportunity to identify the author’ s purpose as well as to connect to prior knowledge. Supportive photographs, high-frequency words, and repetitive phrases support emergent readers.

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Rock Hunting

level G ┊ 154 words ┊ ?))









Personal Narrative (fiction)

Rock Hunting captures a child’ s curiosity to learn about the world. The book tells the story of a child hunting for rocks. Emergent readers will experience the joy of a rock hunt and learn valuable scientific information about rocks. Students will also practice the skill of comparing and contrasting. Engaging photographs support the text.

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Rude Robot

level G ┊ 208 words ┊ ?))









Science Fiction (fiction)

In this fanciful story, Rob receives a robot for his birthday. His excitement is dampened, though, when he realizes that Bott the robot is rude to his friends and family. Can Rob teach his rude robot good manners? Emergent readers will be eager to learn how the story unfolds. Bright and beautiful illustrations enhance the story.

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Science Fair

level G ┊ 149 words ┊ ?))









Humorous (fiction)

Have you ever seen a model volcano explode or watched a rat power a robot? You can read about these and other exciting student science experiments in Science Fair. Whose project will win the school science fair prize? Detailed illustrations and engaging text will keep readers captivated withthis story. This book can also be used to teach students how to identify story elements as well as the proper use of pronouns.

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Signs Are Everywhere

level G ┊ 157 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

This book informs students about the types of signs found all around them. Students will learn about all of these signs and their purposes. They will have the opportunity to ask and answer questions while reading text.

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Squirrel Acrobats

level G ┊ 167 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

Squirrel Acrobats introduces students to one of nature’ s most common, yet interesting, creatures. The text identifies gray squirrels as animals that can move quickly and easily across the ground and from tree to tree. Colorful, detailed photographs complement the information provided by the text. This book can also be used to teach students how to identify the main idea and details as well as the proper use of verbs in sentences.

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Stars and Stripes

level G ┊ 176 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

In Stars and Stripes余额宝在哪里领取红包, students will learn about some of the changes to the U.S. flag from 1777 to today. They will also learn about Flag Day, which is celebrated on June 14 each year. Readers are supported by high-frequency words, repetitive phrases, and detailed illustrations. Students will have the opportunity to locate details that support the main idea as well as to connect to prior knowledge as they read this informative book about an important American symbol.

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Stormingo!

level G ┊ 168 words ┊ ?))









Fantasy (fiction)

Stormingo doesn’ t look like any of the other birds in the marsh. Everyone wonders why, including Stormingo. What will Stormingo do when her mother answers her questions? Students will learn about friendship in this sweet story filled with detailed illustrations. The book can also be used to teachstudents how to determine an author’ s purpose for writing and the proper use of quotation marks.

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Taking the Train

level G ┊ 145 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

Through the fields, past the towns, over rivers, and on to the big city the train travels. Taking the Train provides students with a detailed look at the experience of riding a train. The book can also be used to teach students to ask and answer questions and to identify the author’ s purpose.

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The Camel and the Pig

level G ┊ 193 words ┊ ?))









Fable (fiction)

Is it better to be tall or short? The fable The Camel and the Pig examines this age-old question. In the end, the pig and the camel discover it is great to be yourself. Students have the opportunity to identify the characters as well as connect to prior knowledge. Supportive illustrations,high-frequency words, and simple dialogue support emergent readers.

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The Chase

level G ┊ 224 words ┊ ?))









Poetry (fiction)

In this exciting adventure of dog versus cat, students will enjoy reading a familiar plot. The Chase is full of amusing action and rhyme on every page.

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The Food We Eat

level G ┊ 195 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

Have you ever wondered where pizza or eggs or bagels come from? The Food We Eat informs readers about the origins of some of our favorite foods. While introducing vocabulary words, the book shows that food comes from living things, not just from the supermarket.

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The Hard Frost

level G ┊ 150 words ┊ ?))









Realistic (fiction)

How do you care for things you love? Ava loves her flowers, and she cares for them in different ways. The Hard Frost teaches students how one vigilant girl tends to her plants as the seasons come and go. The book can also be used to teach students how to make inferences and draw conclusions as well as to use past-tense verbs. The colorful illustrations and repetitive text support early readers.

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The Legend of Nian

level G ┊ 188 words ┊ ?))









Legend (fiction)

Nian is a dragon beast that comes out of the ocean once a year and eats people. He especially likes to eat children. One year, an old man arrives and says he can keep the dragon beast away. Will he succeed? The Legend of Nian presents the classic Chinese legend with beautiful illustrationsand is a great way to introduce students to the Chinese New Year. The story will also provide opportunities to teach students about characters, adjectives, and onomatopoeia.

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The Little Red Hen

level G ┊ 192 words ┊ ?))









Fable (fiction)

The little red hen knows what she wants and is willing to work hard for it. But none of her friends seem interested in helping her make some yummy bread. Will she share with them when it’ s all done? Repetitive word patterns help young readers enjoy the outcome!

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The Queen Ant’s Birthday

level G ┊ 155 words ┊ ?))









Fantasy (fiction)

It’ s the queen ant’ s birthday! What a big day for the ant nest. The ants have many jobs to do before the queen ant wakes up from her nap. Everyone will have to work together to be ready for the party. Will the queen ant be surprised? Students will have the opportunity to practice visualizing anddistinguishing fantasy from reality as they read this story. Detailed illustrations support readers.

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The Reason for Sneezing

level G ┊ 169 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

The Reason for Sneezing explains how this common reaction to dust or sickness occurs in our bodies. The rhyming text and whimsical illustrations will engage students as they think about the interesting process of sneezing. This book can also be used to teach students to visualize to understand text and to sequence events.

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The Spider’s Web

level G ┊ 118 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

The Spider’ s Web entertains readers as they learn about how spiders build and use webs. No matter how students feel about spiders, the amazing photographs of a spider building a web and feeding will hold their attention. Use this fascinating book to teach summarizing information and sequencing events.

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This Is a Bird

level G ┊ 203 words ┊ ?))









Descriptive (nonfiction)

This Is a Bird describes many different types of birds. Although birds have some things in common, such as feathers and beaks, they can also be very different from one another. Students will have the opportunity to compare and contrast birds as well as to ask and answer questions. Detailed,supportive photographs and repetitive phrases support early readers.

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Time of Day

level G ┊ 154 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

Time of Day takes readers on a journey through a typical day for a child. Students are supported by simple sentences and interesting illustrations that include many types of clocks and watches. A clever use of questions will keep readers engaged in this fun book. Use this familiar set of routines to teach students about sequencing events and using contractions.

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Troll Bridge

level G ┊ 196 words ┊ ?))









Fantasy (fiction)

In this silly story, a billy goat meets a troll on a bridge. Don’ t be fooled-this isn’ t a typical billy goats gruff story. Students will be excited to see how it differs from the traditional story and will laugh at the surprise ending. While enjoying the story, students can also work on using predictions and on determining problem and solution to better understand and remember what they read.

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Two Daughters

level G ┊ 169 words ┊ ?))









Fable (fiction)

Anna and Emma are sisters with a father who loves them very much. Anna becomes a gardener when she grows up while Emma becomes a brickmaker. The father wants both girls to be happy, but one daughter needs lots of rain for her work while the other needs lots of sunshine. The father wants to root forboth of his daughters, but is put in a difficult position. He learns something important about life and happiness in this classic Greek fable.

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We Build a Robot

level G ┊ 177 words ┊ ?))









Science Fiction (fiction)

We Build a Robot is a story about a girl named Sarah who receives a very special surprise for her birthday: an unassembled robot. The surprise is Sarah and her father spend some quality time building the robot together. Students will enjoy reading about how Sarah’ s robot is assembled and the surprise ending. This book can be used to teach students about sequencing events, as well as quotation marks.

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What in the World Is That?

level G ┊ 167 words ┊ ?))









Descriptive (nonfiction)

Students can be animal detectives as they read What in the World Is That? By using the clues in the book, can they determine what the mystery animal is before the end of the book? The author compares and contrasts the unknown animal and different creatures, revealing more and more of its attributes with each comparison. Students will be so absorbed with the fun of unraveling the mystery that they won’ t even realize that they are learning to make predictions and identify main idea and details.

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Whose Eggs Are These?

level G ┊ 195 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

While reading descriptions of different eggs, students are encouraged to guess the types of eggs in Whose Eggs Are These? After reading each description, students can find the answer on the following page.

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Why Do Leaves Change Color?

level G ┊ 152 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

Nature is dazzling in the fall season with its colorful array of leaves. Why Do Leaves Change Color? explains the science behind this amazing transformation. Lovely photographs emphasize the beauty of trees and their foliage, and illustrations help clarify the scientific concepts. In additionto teaching students about plants and photosynthesis, this book also gives them the opportunity to study cause and effect and prepositions. Book and lesson are also available at Levels J and M.

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Wiggly Worms

level G ┊ 174 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

Most people don’ t think much about the small and slimy earthworm, but worms actually have a big role in our environment. Wiggly Worms teaches students about a worm’ s body and behaviors, how it helps plants and other animals, and its place in the food chain. Photographs and simple sentences will aid the emergent reader in successful decoding. The book also presents opportunities for learning about main idea and details and adjectives. Book and lesson are also available for Levels J and M.

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