Adventure on the Amazon River

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Adventure (fiction)

Adventure on the Amazon River is about a girl named Cammy who is traveling on a large boat up the Amazon River with her parents. Cammy is not enjoying the trip until a girl her age boards the boat with her family. While Cammy is trying to do a good deed, something happens to her. This eventis both frightening and exciting. The subsequent adventure changes Cammy’ s whole attitude about the trip, the Amazon, and her parents. Readers will enjoy the way in which the story builds to a climax and the resolution that follows.

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Alternative Fuel Cars

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Informational (nonfiction)

According to scientists, the Earth only has about 120 years’ worth of oil left. We need to start looking for other ways to power our vehicles. This book explores four alternatives to gasoline-powered cars–solar-powered, hydrogen-powered, battery-powered, and ethanol-powered cars. Find out their differences, how they are produced, and the challenges involved in converting our planet to alternative fuel sources.

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Ancient Cliff Dwellers

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Informational (nonfiction)

Mesa Verde National Park is located where the states of Utah, Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico meet. Ancient Cliff Dwellers tells about the people who have lived in this area from prehistoric times to the present. It traces the history of the Paleo-Indians, Ancient Puebloans, and their modern-day descendants to tell how their way of life has changed over time.

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Book of Blood

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Informational (nonfiction)

Readers will learn that one drop of blood contains more than 5 million red blood cells, but they’ ll be amazed when they find out that if all the arteries, veins, and capillaries in the body were stretched end to end, they would reach across the United States 20,000 times! These and other facts about the circulatory system are included in the Book of Blood. Types of blood vessels, blood cells, and blood types are explained. Photographs, illustrations, and a diagram showing how blood is pumped through the heart help readers connect with the text.

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Bullying Hurts Everyone

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Informational (nonfiction)

Gardner and Lily are two kids, like millions of others, who have been subjected to bullying at school. In fact, seven out of ten kids say they have been bullied at some time. This book is full of examples to help students recognize the types of bullying that occur, and strategies and resources to help them help themselves and others.

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Clara Barton: The Angel of the Battlefield

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Biography (nonfiction)

The American Red Cross helps people all over the United States and the world, but it began with one woman: Clara Barton. Readers will learn about her childhood, her time as a teacher, and her work helping wounded soldiers during the Civil War as well as her other remarkable humanitarian efforts. Photographs, maps, and illustrations support the text.

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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 P and S.

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Eclipses

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Informational (nonfiction)

Eclipses are amazing events that have caused wonder, fear, and excitement throughout history. This informative text explains the two different types of liz-2786398680096669 and how they occur. The reader will also learn what ancient people thought liz-2786398680096669 meant, the famous scientists who studied them, and howthey learned to predict when liz-2786398680096669 will happen. Engaging photographs and diagrams enhance the text, and the book concludes with instructions on how to view liz-2786398680096669 safely.

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Empire State Building

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Informational (nonfiction)

The Empire State Building has been a hallmark of the New York City skyline since its completion in 1931. This book will fascinate students with information about the building’ s construction and history.

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Everest: On Top of the World

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Informational (nonfiction)

The world’ s tallest mountain, Mount Everest, has always provided a challenge for climbers. The climb to the top is dangerous, with steep cliffs, deep crevasses, limited oxygen near the top, and moving slabs of ice and snow. The book covers the history of the world’ s tallest mountain, from earlyattempts at its summit to modern climbers.

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Female Sports Stars

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Biography (nonfiction)

Female Sports Stars is a biographical text that focuses on the inspiration and motivation of four young ladies: Mia Hamm, Venus and Serena Williams, and Bethany Hamilton. Each story provides students with positive messages that inspire them to succeed. Photographs support the text.

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Floods

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Informational (nonfiction)

Floods are part of a balanced ecosystem yet can also cause great destruction in the modern world. In Floods readers learn about various types of flooding and the impact on the land and people. The book also discusses the search for balance between our needs and the destructive and helpful properties of this natural process. Detailed maps, photographs, and diagrams support a rich text.

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Forests on Fire

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Informational (nonfiction)

In 1988, massive forest fires broke out in Yellowstone National Park and ignited a debate about how wildfires should be handled. In Forests on Fire, readers learn about the historical approaches to wildfires throughout the United States as well as their place in a balanced ecosystem. Detailedmaps, photographs, and diagrams support a rich text.

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Frederick Douglass: Forever Free

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Biography (nonfiction)

“Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.” These are the words of the great abolitionist Frederick Douglass, who learned as a young slave that education and freedom go hand in hand. Students will follow his life story as they read this book and learn how Douglass’ s desire for his own freedom led him to become one of the most important civil rights leaders in the United States. Book and lesson are also available at Levels S and Y.

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Fungus Among Us

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Informational (nonfiction)

Fungus Among Us is a book about the thousands of different types of fungi that scientists have identified. Many scientific terms are explained and defined, such as kingdoms and photosynthesis. The book highlights fungi that are harmful as well as those that are useful. It also points out some of the obscure forms of fungi in addition to the more obvious types. Photographs and diagrams 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 P and S.

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Gems: Treasures from the Earth

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Informational (nonfiction)

Gems fascinate almost everyone. They sparkle, shimmer, and glimmer with mystery and beauty. This book explains how gems are formed, how they are valued, and the processes by which they become jewelry. At the end of the book, students can read about some of the most famous gems. Photographs and diagrams support the text. Book and lesson also available at Levels S and Y.

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Giant Insects

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Informational (nonfiction)

Insects are everywhere on our planet, and many are so small that we don’ t notice them. Not these insects! Come along on a trip around the world to the homes of some of the largest insects on Earth. Find out their relative sizes, their habits, and where they live. Vibrant photographs enhance the text.

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Groundwater

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Informational (nonfiction)

Every living thing on Earth needs water. But if the citizens of the world do not plan ahead, there will not be enough water for everyone! Groundwater provides students a comprehensive look at why groundwater matters and how we can all do our part to make sure there is enough for years to come. An important topic and interesting graphics will keep students engaged. This lesson can be used to teach students how to determine the author’ s point of view as well as to summarize text. The book and lesson are also available for levels S and Y.

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Hoover Dam

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Informational (nonfiction)

Hoover Dam stands as one of the greatest engineering feats in the United States. It helped transform the American Southwest, allowing water from the Colorado River to be used throughout the desert landscape. Students will enjoy learning about how the dam was built and how it operates.

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How Little John Joined Robin Hood

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Legend (fiction)

In the retelling of this classic tale, readers learn how Robin Hood came to steal from the wealthy and give back to the poor. Readers are also given insight into how John Little met, challenged, and later joined Robin Hood and his band of Merry Men. Readers also learn how Robin Hood’ s strong and faithful friend came to be called Little John.

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Hungry Right Here?

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Informational (nonfiction)

One in five children in the United States lives in a food-insecure household, which means these children are hungry and struggling to thrive. While federal food programs work to diminish the hunger epidemic, the efforts of local communities to ensure that all citizens receive bountiful and nutritious food are paramount. Hungry Right Here? provides students with a comprehensive explanation of the causes and effects of the hunger epidemic. The author also provides concrete and inspirational examples of how students throughout the country are taking action to help meet the food needs of their local communities. The book can also be used to teach students how to determine an author’ s purpose and to summarize. The book and lesson are also available for levels Y and Z1.

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In the Name of Discovery

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Fantasy (fiction)

In the Name of Discovery recounts another adventure for Miguel as he dives into one of the Great Gallardo’ s books. This time he travels into the story of Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne, becoming Professor von Hardwigg’ s nephew, Harry. He is faced with excitement and adventure as they explore the center of the earth. In the midst of mastodons and prehistoric beasts, Miguel is forced to decide just how far he is willing to go in the name of discovery. Illustrations support the text.

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Jazz Greats

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Informational (nonfiction)

Jazz is one of the most exciting, vital forms of music in the world today. Use this leveled reader to introduce your students to jazz artists from the past and present. Innovative, world-famous musicians such as Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, and Wynton Marsalis are profiled in this passionate andinformative exploration of jazz music.

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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 P and S.

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Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Pioneer’s Life

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Biography (nonfiction)

“Home is the nicest word there is.” These are the words of pioneer and renowned Little House author Laura Ingalls Wilder. From the vast Kansas prairie to the cold Dakota Territory, Laura had many homes throughout her youth. It was only late in her life that she began to share her childhoodmemories through a series of unforgettable books. Students will enjoy learning about the life and adventures of Laura Ingalls Wilder in this engaging and detailed text. Book and lesson are also available at Levels S and Y.

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Life in Space

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Informational (nonfiction)

Ever wonder how astronauts sleep in space? What about going to the bathroom? How do you eat when your food floats away? Life in Space answers these questions and more as readers learn about astronauts’ daily lives aboard the International Space Station. A variety of photos, graphs, and sidebars illuminate this book’ s exploration of daily activities in weightlessness. Use this book to teach about author’ s purpose and possessive nouns. Book and lesson are also available at Levels S and Y.

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Marie Curie

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Biography (nonfiction)

The work of Marie Curie revolutionized scientific understanding of the nature of atoms and opened up new frontiers in medicine. Marie Curie is a detailed account of this remarkable woman’ s legacy in the face of discrimination and struggle. The book can be used to teach students the elementsof a biography. The book and lesson are also available for levels Y and Z1.

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Mexico’s Fight for Independence

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Informational (nonfiction)

Mexico’ s fight for independence began in the 1500s, soon after the arrival of the Spanish explorer Hernandez de Cordova. For almost the next 150 years, Mexico was ruled by Spain. It wasn’ t until September 16, 1810, that Mexicans organized a revolt against Spanish rule. Eleven years later, Mexicowas a free and independent country. In this informational book, readers will learn why Spain wanted to rule Mexico, and why Mexico was determined to be self-governing. Photographs and a timeline support the interesting and fact-filled text.

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Mirroring Miranda

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Science Fiction (fiction)

Mirroring Miranda is a science fiction text about a 12-year-old girl who aspires to become a great writer in the science fiction genre. When she discovers she can communicate with a boy through her mirror, Miranda takes notes on her experiences. These experiences become the award-winning book Miranda dreamed of writing. The text includes scientific terms that support core curriculum studies for this age group and details of science fiction elements.

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Mysterious Caves

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Informational (nonfiction)

Mysterious Caves is an informational text that educates readers on the many different types of caves that can be found on Earth. From underwater to underground, from karst to primary to erosional caves, this book touches on all their differences. Also examined are the growth, life, adaptation, and disease found inside caves. Famous caves such as Hang Son Doong in Vietnam, Mammoth Cave in Kentucky, and Chauvet Cave in France are described. Photographs, maps, and illustrations support the text.

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Mysterious Shipwrecks

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Informational (nonfiction)

Working on a ship is one of the world’ s most dangerous jobs. Savage weather, hidden rocks and reefs, and the vastness of the sea make for unpredictable conditions, so it is no wonder that the seafloors are littered with more than three million shipwrecks. Mysterious Shipwrecks offers a detailed look at several fascinating shipwrecks around the world. The book can also be used to teach students how to make inferences and draw conclusions as well as to identify adjectives. The book and lesson are also available for levels Y and Z1.

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Natural Wonders of the World

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Informational (nonfiction)

Natural Wonders of the World teaches readers about five of the natural wonders of the world: the Grand Canyon, Paricutín, Victoria Falls, Mount Everest, and the Great Barrier Reef. The book explains how the structures were formed and where they are located. Maps, charts, and photographs support the text. Students will also have the opportunity to identify cause-and-effect relationships as well as to summarize to better remember the text. The book and lesson are also available for levels Y and Z1.

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Prehistoric Trade

level V ┊ 2008 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

Prehistoric Trade explains how ancient people traded objects over long distances and demonstrates the continued importance of trade today. Through studying archaeological sites and finding ancient artifacts, scientists can determine the types of objects traded, their age, and where they came from. Photographs, maps, and illustrations support the text.

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Pyramids

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Informational (nonfiction)

Pyramids explains why, how, and by whom the Egyptian liz-4105092462273299 were built. It also explains how bodies were prepared for burial inside the liz-4105092462273299. The book discusses the importance of studying the liz-4105092462273299 as a way of learning about ancient Egyptians and their culture. Pyramids built by other cultures, such as the Aztecs and the Mayans, are also discussed. Illustrations and photographs enhance the text.

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Razor and the Wolves

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Realistic (fiction)

Razor is in big trouble out in the Alaskan wilderness. His uncle took a nasty fall while out hiking and is unconscious and bleeding. Neither of their cell phones work. It’ s getting colder and a big storm is rolling in. Luckily, Razor’ s best friend Jake has a feeling something is wrong. Jake races to find a way to save his friend before time runs out.

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Sister Sleuth and the Silver Blaze

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Adventure (fiction)

Sister Sleuth and the Silver Blaze recounts another one of Miguel’ s adventures as he dives into another Great Gallardo book. In this adventure, he travels into the past, becoming Mr. Watson and solving a mystery with Sherlock Holmes. In a surprise twist, he gets unexpected help from someone he knows. Illustrations support the text.

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Space Camp

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Informational (nonfiction)

Imagine being an astronaut and blasting off into outer space . . . that’ s the dream of many students who attend space camp each summer! Space Camp gives students a glimpse into these amazing camps and the experiences they have to offer. Detailed information and helpful graphics will keep students engaged with this exciting topic. This book can also be used to teach students how to summarize a text as well as to identify the main idea and details to better understand the information. The book and lesson are also available for levels S and Y.

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The Battle of the Alamo

level V ┊ 1909 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

From sacred ground to bloody battlefield, the Alamo’ s history is described in this informative text. The Texas Revolution is highlighted through accounts of the battles and major players, the defeat of Santa Anna, the formation of the Republic of Texas, and Texas statehood in 1845. Photographs, illustrations, and maps support the text.

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The Calgary Stampede

level V ┊ 2005 words ┊ ?))









Descriptive (nonfiction)

In this piece of descriptive nonfiction, the author includes sensory details to create a mental picture for readers as they learn about the Calgary Stampede. Each summer, the city of Calgary, Alberta, puts on a huge rodeo and show to celebrate its rich Western history. Readers learn about each of the highlights, including the rodeo, parade, the Grandstand Show, Indian Village, and chuck wagon races. This unique and memorable city celebration brings people together, celebrates its diverse history, and shows the world what the Canadian West is all about.

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The Case of the Vanishing Anasazi

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Mystery (fiction)

While on a field trip to the Anasazi ruins in Colorado, Stanley DeCapers is determined to solve the mystery of the vanishing Anasazi. With a friend’ s help, he manages to slip away from the group and strike out on his own to search for clues. He meets a mysterious man who tells him that the Anasazileft their cliff dwellings to move to another place. When Stanley asks why they moved, the man tells him “there are some mysteries the sky will never reveal.”

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The Cat and the Tunnel

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Adventure (fiction)

A new adventure awaits Sarah and Jake, who must escape from the tentacle creatures that captured them. Fortunately, in this world, Sarah possesses great power, a power she doesn’ t yet understand. The Cat and the Tunnel brings more mystery and excitement to the Hollow Kids series. The storycan also be used to teach how to identify problem and solution and use contractions.

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The Gossip Monster

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Realistic (fiction)

The Gossip Monster tells the story of a young girl who spreads rumors about a boy in her class and how she becomes remorseful as the rumors grow larger and more unrecognizable over time. Her teacher helps her understand the gravity of her actions and encourages her to set things straight. Illustrations support the text.

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The Great Wall of China

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Informational (nonfiction)

For thousands of years, Chinese emperors built the Great Wall by adding more and more sections, making it a fascinating look into the country’ s long history. Readers will learn about why this wonder was built as well as the different types of construction used.

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The House in the Desert

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Adventure (fiction)

Qynn’ s adventures continue in The House in the Desert, the next story in the Hollow Kids series. This time, she wanders through a barren desert and discovers an odd house, where she encounters another strange creature. This mysterious and engaging book encourages students to make inferencesand draw conclusions while also providing the chance to use adverbs and similes.

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The Last Great Race

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Informational (nonfiction)

In 1925, a sled-dog team made a heroic trip across Alaska carry life-saving medicine to Nome. To commemorate this event, the Iditarod race was established. Each year mushers,with the help of their sled dogs, race across Alaska’ s rugged and wild terrain from Anchorage to Nome. They compete for nearly $70,000 in prize money.

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The Lost Dutchman

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Adventure (fiction)

The Lost Dutchman is a fictional story about two boys, Billy and Jacob, and their teacher, Mr. Martinez. While learning about the Gold Rush in Arizona in the late 1800s, something very odd happens. Suddenly, Billy finds himself, his friend, and his teacher searching for gold in the Superstition Mountains. Their adventure ends abruptly when Billy realizes he has been daydreaming. Or has he?

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The Monkey’s Paw

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Mystery (fiction)

A mysterious monkey paw is said to have the power to grant wishes… but not without consequence. When a group of friends finds themselves in possession of the monkey’ s paw, strange things begin to happen. The Monkey’ s Paw is an engaging and exciting story that will leave readers on the edge of their seats. The book can also be used to teach students how to make inferences and draw conclusions as well as to identify adjectives. The book and lesson are also available for levels Y and Z1.

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The Roman Empire Faces Attila

level V ┊ 1884 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

余额宝在哪里领取红包For five centuries starting around 27 BC, the leaders of the Roman Empire ruled successfully over large areas of Europe. Eventually, the empire became so vast that it had to be divided between two emperors. This division considerably reduced the power of the empire, which lost control of its borders, leaving them open to attack from invaders. Taking advantage of the weakness and lack of strong leadership, the Visigoths attacked and destroyed the city of Rome. After this devastating blow came an even greater challenge to the empire: A ferocious leader named Attila the Hun attacked the Roman Empire from the east and the west. To save the empire, Aetius, a great Roman general, persuaded several tribes in the empire to join forces and form an army to fight Attila. This huge army defeated Attila at the monumental Battle of Chalons. Photographs, maps, and illustrations support the text.

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The Sun

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Informational (nonfiction)

Readers learn about Earth’ s most necessary star, the Sun. This informative book explains where the Sun gets its energy, how long it will last, what will happen to Earth when the Sun dies, and what scientists are doing to better understand this magnificent power source. Two science experiments areincluded for students to try on their own. Photos and diagrams support the text.

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The Tuskegee Airmen

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Informational (nonfiction)

In the 1940s, the United States was still a very racially divided country, even though it was fighting in World War II and needed able-bodied men. African Americans had previously not been allowed to train and fly as pilots in the U.S. Army Air Corps, not until the Tuskegee “Experiment.” Read to find out how this all-black flying unit from Tuskegee, Alabama, went on to become one of the most successful and heroic squadrons in history, despite segregation and discrimination.

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Treasure in Puget Sound

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Adventure (fiction)

Treasure in Puget Sound is a fictional modern-day Pacific Northwest adventure. The story will keep young readers wondering, “Is there really buried treasure out there?” Tim Hawkins, now a grown man, retells a story from his youth. With a touch of pirate antics, some bad guys, and high action, students will read right through to the end. They’ ll also find out the answer to this question: Will Tim tell what he knows?

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Two Kettles

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Historical (fiction)

Brought together by circumstances beyond their control, two young girls, one English and one Native American, work to prepare dishes to be served at a feast that years later would be known as the first Thanksgiving. Emotions such as curiosity, resentment, apprehension, and nervousness all come to the surface in each girl as they work quietly side by side. In the process of laboring all day long together, a near tragedy forms a bond of friendship that will last forever, despite the future uncertainty of their family relations. Illustrations support the text.

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Volcanoes

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Informational (nonfiction)

Volcanoes is a factual text that describes how different kinds of volcanoes are formed and how they behave. Readers also learn about ancient myths that were fueled by fear of volcanoes. The book gives details about some of the more famous volcanoes, including Mount Vesuvius, Mount St. Helens, Mauna Loa, and Mount Fuji. Photographs, maps, and diagrams support this informative text. Book and lesson also available at Levels S and Z.

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Who Owns the North Pole?

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Informational (nonfiction)

The Arctic icecap is shrinking at a rapid rate, causing an international scramble to claim natural resources in the Arctic region. The question is, Who Owns the North Pole? This pressing global issue is presented to students in a clear and detailed text. Photographs, maps, and other useful text features support student learning.

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Wild and Wacky World of Wigs

level V ┊ 1179 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

From ancient Egyptian culture to modern civilization, wigs have played an important role in history. In Wild and Wacky World of Wigs readers learn about the fascinating history of people’ s obsession with all things related to hair. Students will be informed and entertained by this engagingtext. Detailed photographs, illustrations, and text features support student learning. This book and lesson are also available at Levels S and Y.

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Women and the Vote

level V ┊ 1323 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

For more than seventy years, activists such as Susan B. Anthony, Lucretia Mott, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton fought tirelessly for women’s right to vote in the United States. Women and the Vote is a detailed account of the history and ultimate success of the women’s suffrage movement. Historic photographs document the struggle of thousands of women to gain voice in a country and government resistant to viewing women as equals. Students will gain insight into the tremendous impact of the Nineteenth Amendment on the United States.

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Word Smith, Private I

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Narrative (fiction)

Word Smith, Private I is a mystery story filled with wordplay, including anagrams, palindromes, Hinky Pinkys, tongue twisters, knock-knock jokes, and spoonerisms. When Hannah Eve Hannah receives three warnings in the form of riddles, she enlists the help of Word Smith, the famous Private I.They work together to crack the case and catch the PUNisher at his own game. Illustrations support the text.

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World Traveler Ibn Battuta

level V ┊ 1307 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 how to summarize text and to determine elements of a biography. The book and lesson are also available for levels P and S.

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Yosemite and the Badge

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Realistic (fiction)

Yosemite and the Badge is a story about a boy who loves the outdoors. Although Nana doesn’ t like the outdoors, she loves her grandson. When he tells her about his dream of becoming a Junior Ranger, she agrees to take him to Yosemite National Park to earn his badge and learns a lot throughthe experience. Photographs and illustrations support the text.

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