A Golden Tragedy

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Myth (fiction)

A Golden Tragedy is the story of a king who loved his daughter very much and would do anything to please her. One day, Penelope told her father that she wished her birds could lay golden eggs. In an effort to please his daughter, the king made a wish that would literally change everything.Illustrations support the text.

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A Late Night Chat with a Parakeet

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Realistic (fiction)

Have you ever wished you could converse with an animal? Well, it seems that Hattie MacGruder has. This third grader, who has been accused of lying, is going to tell you all about what happened. She is even going to let you read her diary to make sure that you know the truth. This is a very funny book, told by Hattie herself, that children will surely enjoy reading.

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A Nation on Wheels

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Informational (nonfiction)

There are over 200 million cars and trucks just in the United States. From Henry Ford’ s invention of the Model T. in 1903, the popularity of the automobile has skyrocketed. Ford’ s invention of the assembly line allowed him to manufacture more cars faster, which made cars more affordable to the general public. How has the car industry changed and what does the future hold for automobile companies around the world? Photographs and charts support the text.

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A Trip to Rio

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Realistic (fiction)

Have you heard of the fascinating city in Brazil called Rio de Janeiro? Join Julia as she visits her family in Rio and watches many Olympic events. A Trip to Rio provides students an adventurous tour of this spectacular city, including detailed descriptions and colorful illustrations. The book can also be used to teach students how to analyze characters and the proper use of exclamatory sentences. The book and lesson are also available for levels J and M.

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About Trees

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Informational (nonfiction)

About Trees is an informational text that introduces readers to basic concepts about trees, such as their parts, characteristics, and life processes. The two main kinds of trees, deciduous trees and conifers, are described and compared. Photographs support the text.

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Acropolis Adventure

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Informational (fiction)

Acropolis Adventure is told from a young man’ s perspective as he and his parents vacation in Greece. He meets Dimitri, an old friend of his father’ s, who shows him some of the famous local landmarks. Most importantly, Dimitri teaches Brady how to appreciate the details and beauty that surround him. Brady leaves Greece a different person. Illustrations and a map support the text.

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Aesop’s Fables

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Folktale (fiction)

Aesop’ s Fables offers readers a collection of simple yet valuable life lessons. Each of the seven separate tales uses animal characters to tell a story that contains a clear moral. Classic illustrations enrich the text. The book can also be used to teach students how to visualize as well asto analyze characters in a story. The books and lesson are also available for levels M and S.

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Alia and the Furniture Troll

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Fairy Tale (fiction)

Engage your student with a fantastic story based on a Norwegian fairy tale. While shopping with her family, Alia is shocked to see a troll grab her parents and brothers and turn them into furniture! With the help of some kind animals and a friendly fry cook, Alia must find a way to rescue her familyand transform them back into people.

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April Fools’ Day

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Informational (nonfiction)

Have your friends ever tried to convince you to buy some plaid paint? If so, you’ ve probably been the victim of an April Fools’ Day prank! April Fools’ Day is a fascinating book that delves into the history of April Fools’ Day and gives some helpful pointers on how to pull appropriateand fun April Fools’ Day pranks. Students will love the examples from history as well as modern classics. The book can also be used to teach students how to identify main idea and details as well as to connect to prior knowledge to better understand the text. The book and lesson are also available for levels M and S.

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Art Around Us

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Informational (nonfiction)

Art Around Us is an informational book that teaches readers about different kinds of artists and the varied and sometimes unusual art they create. Painters, sculptors, potters, glass blowers, and fiber artists are highlighted. Photographs and captions support the text.

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Becky’s Puzzle Problem

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Realistic (fiction)

Becky has always loved puzzles. Now Becky has a three-day weekend ahead of her and a new 300-piece puzzle to work on. Readers witness how Becky works through the problems of putting together a puzzle of this size and what she learns from thinking creatively and not giving up when things get difficult.

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Breeds of Dogs

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Informational (nonfiction)

Breeds of Dogs introduces readers to seven different groups of dog breeds. These include working and sporting breeds. The beloved family mutt is also discussed. Special features of various dogs are highlighted, and photos show the range of size, shape, and hair quality.

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Code Talkers

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Informational (nonfiction)

When the United States government needed a secret code to transmit messages during World War II, they chose a language that people from no other country would understand: Navajo. Code Talkers highlights the man who first proposed using the Navajo language, how the military developed the code,and the Navajo soldiers who bravely volunteered to serve their country. Photographs, maps, and charts support the text. Book and lesson are also available for Levels S and V.

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Coyote and the Star

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Pourquoi Tale (fiction)

Coyote and the Star is an adaptation of a Klamath Indian pourquoi tale. Coyote falls in love with a star and tries many ways to get the star

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Daniel Boone

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Biography (nonfiction)

Daniel Boone” is a name that brings the wild frontier to mind, and with good reason. Daniel Boone lived in the early days of the United States, when the country was still young and growing. The push to move west was led by men like Daniel Boone, who had excellent hunting and tracking skills and knew how to survive in the wilderness. His amazing life story provides a glimpse of the wild frontier days of post-Revolution America.

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Deep Inside a Copper Mine

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Descriptive (nonfiction)

Imagine standing outside in the hot Arizona sun and then suddenly descending into a deep, dark hole in the ground. This is what a tour of the Queen Mine is like. Readers will take a “tour” of the historic mine and learn interesting facts about copper and how it is removed from the earth.

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Desert People

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Informational (nonfiction)

Desert People is an informational text about various peoples who live in deserts. It focuses mostly on the Tohono O’ odham (a Native American tribe) and the Bedouins but also briefly mentions other cultures. Desert People tells about many aspects of desert life, from diet and shelterto daily routines, traditions, and customs. Photographs, tables, and a map support the text.

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Día for María

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Realistic (fiction)

As Di?a de los Muertos is approaching, Mari?a and her family prepare to celebrate loved ones who have passed away, including one very special family member. Di?a for Mari?a is an engaging and entertaining story that provides readers with insight into this Mexican holiday,while giving students an opportunity to analyze characters and retell to understand text. ?The book and lesson are also available for levels J and M.

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Dictionary Dave

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Realistic (fiction)

When Ben starts at his new school, he just wants to make friends. He tries to get to know Dictionary Dave because he hears that Dave knows big words, and Ben loves words more than anything. The first time they meet, though, Ben notices something odd—Dave uses many challenging vocabulary words, buthe never uses them in the right way. Can Ben help Dave without driving him away? Dictionary Dave unites friendship and vocabulary in an entertaining package that will have students wanting to determine the problem and solution.

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Dogs at Work

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Informational (nonfiction)

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

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Fall Forward, Spring Back

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Realistic (fiction)

Nola O’ Connor is always late. Time has never been a friend of Nola’ s, and Daylight Saving Time proves to be no exception. Should she turn the clock ahead or back an hour to be sure she’ s on time for the fall parade? Fall Forward, Spring Back is the story of this eight-year-old girl andhow a big mistake turns out to be a great mistake. The book can also be used to teach students how to retell and how to identify setting and characters. The book and lesson are also available for levels J and M.

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Fantastic Flying Machines

level P ┊ 855 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

Fantastic Flying Machines is an informational book about the history behind the human fascination with flight. It describes the differences between the ways many human-made things fly: airplanes, helicopters, blimps, hot-air balloons, rockets, and spaceships. The author poses questions to readers, offering opportunities for self-reflection. Photographs and illustrations support the text.

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Friends Around the World

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Realistic (fiction)

Friends Around the World focuses on children from various countries around the world. All of the children in the book tell their names and where they live. They also share something about what they like to do for entertainment and a type of food they like to eat. Illustrations and a map support the text.

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Galileo

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Biography (nonfiction)

Known as the father of modern science, Galileo Galilei was renowned for his brilliant mind and fierce determination to ask and answer difficult questions. Although his scientific endeavors ultimately led to trouble with religious authorities, Galileo persevered and remains one of the most influential scientists in history. In Galileo, students will learn about the discoveries of this remarkable Renaissance man who forever changed the course of science. The book can also be used to teach students how to summarize and to determine elements of a biography. The book and lesson are also available for levels S and V.

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Giant Pandas

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Informational (nonfiction)

Giant Pandas is an introduction to the popular black-and-white bear. It reports the mammal’ s size, life cycle, location, and endangered status. The author explains how the giant panda got its name, what it eats, and why it doesn’ t hibernate. The book also discusses the things being doneto protect giant pandas from extinction. Photographs, maps, and charts support the text.

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Goldilocks and the Other Three Bears

level P ┊ 855 words ┊ ?))









Fairy Tale (fiction)

The classic fairy tale Goldilocks and the Three Bears is retold with rich description. The story invites readers to enjoy the adventures of a girl who happens upon a cottage in the forest and finds three bowls of porridge, three chairs, and three beds. What surprises await the family that lives in the cottage? Goldilocks and the Other Three Bears offers a unique opportunity of showing students how a change in the portrayal of the characters can give the story a different view. Book and lesson also available at Levels I and L.

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Goldilocks and the Three Bears

level P ┊ 837 words ┊ ?))









Fairy Tale (fiction)

The classic fairy tale Goldilocks and the Three Bears is retold with rich description at three reading levels. The story invites readers to enjoy the adventures of a girl who happens upon a cottage in the forest and finds three bowls of porridge, three chairs, and three beds. What surprisesawait the family that lives in the cottage? Use Goldilocks and the Other Three Bears to show students how a change in the portrayal of the characters can give the story a different view. Book and lesson also available at Levels I and L.

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Guardian Dogs: Penguin Protectors

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Informational (nonfiction)

People have long used dogs to protect animals, including sheep, cattle, and even . . . penguins? Guardian Dogs: Penguin Protectors describes how the Maremma guardian dogs protect the endangered little blue penguins living off the coast of Australia. The book presents the history behind the idea to use Maremmas as protectors. It also describes how the dogs are trained, the support the community provides for the project, and the current population of penguins on the island. Photographs and maps support the text.

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Helen Keller

level P ┊ 716 words ┊ ?))









Biography (nonfiction)

Helen Keller is a biography about a girl who became deaf and blind at 19 months of age. Readers learn about her relationship with her teacher, how she learned to communicate, and how she went on to defy the odds through perseverance and the help of a dedicated teacher. Photographs support the text.

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History to Chew On

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Informational (nonfiction)

Everybody loves chewing gum. But you probably never stop to think about how gum was invented or what it is made from. This book tells readers in a fun and engaging way who first chewed gum, where gum comes from, and how it is made. It even includes details about what people do with their gum when they’ re finished!

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I Am the Hope Diamond

level P ┊ 835 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

Told through the fictitious eyes of the Hope Diamond, I Am the Hope Diamond is an informational book about the history of this amazing diamond. The book explains this diamond’ s incredible journey, including how it was discovered, who has owned it, and to which countries it has been taken.The book also describes its original size and shape, as well as how it has been altered through the years. Photographs support the text.

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Ichiro Suzuki

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Biography (nonfiction)

Ichiro Suzuki tells how a young boy in Japan grew up to become one of the most feared batters in professional baseball. He started playing professionally in Japan at eighteen years old. After seven years of awards and all-star games, he came to the United States and joined the Seattle Mariners. Despite being smaller than most American players, Ichiro has had a long and very successful career that includes world records and many awards. Photographs and charts support the text. Book and lesson are also available at Levels J and M.

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Incredible Places to Stay

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Informational (nonfiction)

Have you ever visited a hotel made out of ice? How about a hotel located underwater? Incredible Places to Stay explores these and many other fascinating hotels around the world. Photographs of these unique places help further engage student with this interesting topic. Students will also havethe opportunity to connect to prior knowledge, as well as to compare and contrast to better understand the text. The book and lesson are also available for levels J and M.

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Inside the Beast

level P ┊ 656 words ┊ ?))









Fantasy (fiction)

The Great Ice Beast Egdirf is in pain–something has made it sick. Join the hero of the story as he tries to determine what is wrong with the beast and then heroically removes the cause of the illness. Readers will enjoy the surprise ending to this story and the analogy that is cleverly woven throughout.

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Labor Day

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Informational (nonfiction)

Although Labor Day marks the end of the summer and a day of fun and relaxation, it is also a day to commemorate the contributions and achievements of American workers. Labor Day provides students with a comprehensive look at the history of American workers and their fight for fair pay, reasonable work hours, and safe working conditions. The book can also be used to teach students how to determine an author’ s point of view and the correct use of commas after introductory words. The book and lesson are also available for levels S and V.

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Landon’s Pumpkins

level P ┊ 860 words ┊ ?))









Realistic (fiction)

Landon remembers last Halloween, when he really messed up his pumpkin while trying to carve a jack-o’ -lantern. This Halloween, he works with his dad on a plan to plant, grow, and harvest his own pumpkins so he will have enough for himself and his younger brother to practice carving. Landon successfully carries out his plan and ends up using the three R’ s-reduce, reuse, and recycle-in the process.

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Magnetism

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Informational (nonfiction)

Magnetism introduces readers to the basic principles of the magnetic force field. The text, photos, and illustrations explain how a magnetic field is created, how to see it, and how it works. Examples are provided to illustrate how magnets are used in the modern world. In addition, the textincludes hands-on experiments that children can do in order to experience this invisible force.

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Manatees

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Informational (nonfiction)

Manatees are large, gentle sea mammals that are shaped like chubby dolphins and have pudgy, wrinkled faces. This book describes the various species of liz-7188846022476870, where they can be found, and their behaviors. It concludes with a discussion of the threats to manatee survival and steps being taken to protect these endangered animals.

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Martin Luther King Jr.

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Biography (nonfiction)

Martin Luther King Jr. was one of the most important civil rights leaders in American history. He worked hard for equality and taught others how to stand up for what they believed in. This book tells the story of his courageous life from his birth in 1929 to his death in 1968.

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Max

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Realistic (fiction)

Max is very angry because he wants to be the “boss” of something instead of being told what to do all the time. His parents work with him to find a solution to his anger, but the solution ends up creating another problem–his parents become angry! Finally, Max and his parents sit down to discuss the situation. They find a solution for managing anger that works for everyone.

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Mud Runs

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Informational (nonfiction)

Do you like foot races and playing in the mud? Then Mud Runs might be for you! Mud Runs introduces readers to an exciting form of competition, which can include outlandish costumes, challenging obstacles, and scary zombies. Exciting photos will hold students’ interest as they learn about adjectives and making inferences and drawing conclusions. The book and lesson are also available for levels J and M.

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Musical Instruments

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Informational (nonfiction)

Musical Instruments introduces readers to various types of musical instruments from around the world. Readers will readily recognize familiar instruments, such as the piano and violin. They will also have great fun showing off their new vocabulary. For example, can anyone guess where the gusle is played?

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My Uncle Is a Firefighter

level P ┊ 829 words ┊ ?))









Personal Narrative (nonfiction)

Tillie is so excited to visit her uncle at work-he is a firefighter, and she gets to visit him at the fire station! Come along with Tillie as her Uncle Jason shows her around the fire station, and Tillie tries on his gear, learns about his equipment, and even sees what happens when an emergency callcomes in. Students will enjoy the close-up view of how a firefighter works and lives. The book and lesson are also available at Levels J and M.

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Ocean Animals

level P ┊ 804 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

Within the vast ocean, there exist many fascinating creatures. Ocean Animals provides students with an entertaining and detailed glimpse into this ocean community. The book can also be used to teach students how to determine the main idea and supporting details and to effectively ask and answer questions. The books and lesson are available for levels J and M.

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Picture Day

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Realistic (fiction)

School picture day is just around the corner, and Poppy can’ t wait! She has picked out the perfect dress, shoes, and necklace. When a series of unforeseen events occur, however, Poppy’ s excitement turns to nervousness. Picture Day is a delightful story about the beauty found in our differences and what makes each one of us special. Use this story to teach students how to sequence events and accurately retell. The book and lesson are also available for levels J and M.

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Rent a Llama

level P ┊ 855 words ┊ ?))









Realistic (fiction)

A recent move from Ecuador to America is proving to be a challenge for Marcos. With everything feeling foreign and strange, Marcos finds himself missing home and in particular the ranch his family lived on. When Marcos’ s class takes a fieldtrip to a nearby farm, he is pleasantly surprised to meeta new friend who seems to be just the thing to help make America feel more like home. Rent a Llama is a delightful and tender story that is supported with rich illustrations. The book can also be used to teach students how to identify character point of view and the proper use of conjunctions. The book and lesson are also available for levels J and M.

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Rockin’ Rhythm and Sweet Harmony

level P ┊ 834 words ┊ ?))









Realistic (fiction)

The big music competition is only two days away, and Rhythm and Harmony have some problems. Harmony is too nervous to sing in front of others, and Rhythm keeps losing the beat on his drums. It doesn’ t help that these two can’ t stop arguing. What will happen at the competition, and will Rhythm and Harmony learn to work together? This realistic fiction story presents opportunities to teach early readers to identify problem and solution in a story as well as how to use commas in dialogue.

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Seals, Sea Lions, and Walruses

level P ┊ 904 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

In this fascinating and engaging book, students will learn the distinguishing characteristics of seals, sea lions, and walruses. They will also read about the habitats, food sources, and threats to this appealing group of animals called pinnipeds.

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Shelter Pets Are Best

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Persuasive (nonfiction)

余额宝在哪里领取红包The author introduces readers to a cat and dog awaiting a second chance at life while living at an animal shelter. She explains that there are many different animals to choose from at a shelter and that they are often healthier than pets that are sold by a breeder or pet store. The book includes information about veterinarians and adoption counselors, and the fees that are collected upon adoption at a shelter are explained. A persuasive last point is made: every time someone adopts from a shelter, he or she saves an animal’ s life.

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Sonia Joins the Supreme Court

level P ┊ 837 words ┊ ?))









Biography (nonfiction)

The first Hispanic female Supreme Court Justice, Sonia Sotomayor, is an American role model. She has set new standards for what women can do and achieve in the world and is proof that hard work and belief in oneself can help a person overcome any obstacle. This informative book, filled with photos of Sotomayor, chronicles her life from childhood to her 2009 appointment to the Supreme Court.

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Sugar, Sugar, Everywhere

level P ┊ 823 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

Many students love eating sugar, but do they know how sugar affects their body? Sugar, Sugar Everywhere introduces readers to the not-so-sweet side of sugar. Students will learn how too much sugar can be bad for their body and how it can be hidden in everything they eat. The simple text and detailed photographs will keep students engaged while supporting emergent readers. This book can also be used to teach students the skill of distinguishing between fact and opinion as well as asking and answering questions to better understand text. The book and lesson are also available for levels J and M.

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The 100th Day Project

level P ┊ 728 words ┊ ?))









Realistic (fiction)

The 100th Day Project is a story about a young girl who is assigned a special homework project for the 100th day of school. Leticia needs to fill a large piece of paper with 100 things. However, she doesn’ t want to fill her paper with just anything; she wants it to be special. Her motherand brother help her come up with something fantastic, and it becomes the favorite project of the class. Illustrations support the text.

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The Creature Constitution

level P ┊ 768 words ┊ ?))









Fantasy (fiction)

The Creature Constitution is the story of Maddy the Mouse and the other creatures of Independence Hall in 1786. The creatures are miserable and tired because singing pigeons, scurrying mice, and chirping crickets make it hard for anyone to sleep. Follow along as Maddy brings all the creaturestogether to create their first constitution. Bright and detailed illustrations support the enjoyable and entertaining text. Book and lesson are also available at Levels J and M.

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The Homework Lesson

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Fantasy (fiction)

Ms. Rose’ s fifth grade class is a fun place to learn, but make sure you do your homework! Putting it off can get you in real trouble. The pile grows and grows. Ms. Rose turns into a monster, and life gets strange. The kids learn their lesson, and they never put off doing their homework again. Readers will enjoy the amusing way this message is expressed.

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

level P ┊ 840 words ┊ ?))









Folktale (fiction)

Introduce readers to one of the world’ s most famous spooky tales with this retelling of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Ichabod Crane, his rival Brom Bones, and the girl they both admire, Katrina Van Tassel, attend a party, where Brom Bones tells everyone to look out for the Headless Horseman.As Ichabod rides home that creepy night, he sees a mysterious rider—without a head. Readers will race along with Ichabod to the chilling and mysterious conclusion.

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The Mona Lisa Mystery

level P ┊ 932 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

From 1503 to 1506, Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci created a painting that would become one of the most famous paintings in the world. The Mona Lisa had been hanging in the Louvre Museum in Paris, France for over 200 years–but in 1911 the famous painting seemed to mysteriously vanish. Who could have stolen the painting, and what was the motive behind this mysterious crime? Photographs and illustrations support the text.

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The Other Book of World Records

level P ┊ 835 words ┊ ?))









Realistic (fiction)

Have you ever wanted to set a world record? Read The Other Book of World Records to see how Shorty does just that! Colorful illustrations and engaging text will keep students interested in this story. The book can also be used to teach students how to sequence events in a story as well as theproper use of contractions. The book and lesson are also available for levels J and M.

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The Pirate Substitute

level P ┊ 962 words ┊ ?))









Fantasy (fiction)

Many students look forward to school days when they have a substitute teacher, but what would it be like if their substitute teacher was a pirate? The Pirate Substitute is a delightful book about the life lesson a pirate substitute teaches a shy student in his class. Detailed illustrations and lively text keep students engaged in the story. This book can also be used to teach students how to retell the events of a story as well as to analyze characters in order to better understand the text. The book and lesson are also available for levels J and M.

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The State Hermitage: Russia’s Amazing Museum

level P ┊ 743 words ┊ ?))









Creative (nonfiction)

Join Pavel, a little mouse who, along with his ancestors, has lived in the State Hermitage Museum in Russia all his life. He makes an excellent tour guide and will show you all the best things from the collection of over three million precious works of art. Pavel will also tell you about the fascinating history of the museum.

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The Steam Engine

level P ┊ 747 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

The Steam Engine will take you on a ride through history to introduce you to one of the world’ s most important inventions. You will learn how a steam engine works, who invented the early ones, and how steam engines changed the way people and goods were transported. Find out why steam engines have mostly been replaced in modern times, as well as ways that steam is still being used in today’ s world. Colorful photographs support the text.

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The Story of the Statue

level P ┊ 695 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

On an island in New York Harbor stands a very big, green, famous lady-the Statue of Liberty! Readers will learn many interesting facts about where she came from and how she was built. They will also learn what she means to the people of the United States. Engaging photographs support the text.

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Tornadoes

level P ┊ 761 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

Have you ever experienced a tornado? What would you do if you were in a tornado? Tornadoes provides students a comprehensive look at this amazing force. The book can also be used to teach students how to determine cause-and-effect relationships and the inflectional ending -ing. The book and lesson are also available for levels J and M.

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Voyagers in Space

level P ┊ 697 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

Two unmanned Voyager spacecraft were launched in 1977 with a mission of studying the large outer planets of our solar system. Voyagers in Space describes their journeys, the information the Voyagers learned about the giant planets, and their current task of exploring deep space.Photographs, diagrams, and time lines support the text. Build on students’ intrinsic interest in space exploration to teach about distinguishing between fact and opinion and using past-tense verbs. Book and lesson are also available for Levels M and S.

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Women of the Supreme Court

level P ┊ 780 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

The Supreme Court is the highest court in the United States, and only the most respected and distinguished judges can serve on it. This book will introduce the reader to the four women who have become judges on the Supreme Court and the hard work it took for each one to get there. Meet and get to know Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sandra Day O’ Connor, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan.

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World Cup Soccer

level P ┊ 662 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

World Cup Soccer introduces the reader to the world of professional soccer, the best- loved sport in the world! Learn fascinating facts about the game’ s history, best teams and players, and why it is called “the people’ s game.”

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World Traveler Ibn Battuta

level P ┊ 788 words ┊ ?))









Biography (nonfiction)

Many people have heard of Marco Polo, but far fewer people have heard of Ibn Battuta, the greatest traveler of the Middle Ages. In World Traveler Ibn Battuta, students will learn about the adventures and journeys of this remarkable man who traveled over 75,000 miles in his lifetime. The bookcan also be used to teach students how summarize text and to determine elements of a biography. The book and lesson are also available for levels S and V.

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