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Houghton Mifflin Bookroom Reference Guide: Leveled Books

Fountas
Guided
Reading
Level

ISBN

Title

0-618-39693-4
0-618-66991-4
0-618-39697-7
0-618-66990-6
0-618-66994-9
0-618-66992-2
0-618-66995-7
0-618-66989-2
0-618-08955-1
0-618-66986-8
0-618-08956-X
0-618-66987-6
0-618-08954-3
0-618-66988-4
0-618-64664-7
0-618-64675-2
0-618-19813-X
0-395-75255-8
0-618-14433-1
0-395-80430-2
0-618-67024-6
0-618-20925-5
0-618-67010-6
0-618-19810-5
0-618-20915-8
0-618-20919-0

10 Cats
Birds
Colors
Fish Colors
My Clothes
My Family
Time for Soup!
Colors
Animal Colors
Big and Little
Nicky Takes a Bath
See Me
We All Help Out
Plain and Fancy
A Day at School
A Party
A Vat
ABC and You
Animals Can
Annie, Bea, and Chi Chi Dolores
At the Pool
At the Vet
Baby Animals
Baby Bear's Family
Big Big Fig
Big, Big Rig

0-618-20763-5
0-618-19843-1
0-618-19837-7

Can It Fit?
Can It Fit?
Cat

A
A
A

0-618-39694-2
0-618-19838-5
0-618-19814-8

Cat and Dog


Cat on the Mat
Cat Sat

A
A
A

0-618-19839-3

Cat Sat

0-618-67017-3
0-618-19811-3

Cats
Cat's Surprise

A
A

0-618-20921-2
0-618-19822-9

Dig and Dip


Fan

A
A

0-618-20913-1
0-618-67009-2
0-618-19841-5
0-395-76722-9
0-618-64674-4
0-618-64669-8
0-618-19816-4

Fan Fan Fan


Farm Animals
Fat Cat
First Day of School
Friends
Fruit
Go, Cat!

A
A
A
A
A
A
A

LB*
LB
LB
LB
LB
LB
LB
LB
WB**
WB
WB
WB
WB
WB
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A

0-618-64665-5 Going to School


0-618-20918-2 Ham! Ham! Ham!
0-618-67022-X Happy Birthday, Brother!

A
A
A

0-395-76659-1
0-618-39701-9
0-618-20916-6
0-618-61328-5
0-618-67000-9
0-618-66998-1
0-618-60188-0
0-618-61324-2
0-618-67004-1
0-618-60181-3

A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A

Have a Hug
Here Is Hen
Here, Bam Bam
How I Move (Physical Science)
How Many Animals?
How to Make a Salad
I Am Water
I Can Change Things! (Physical Science)
I Can Move!
I Can See

0-618-14432-3 I Can, I Can!


0-618-20904-2 I Like Birthday Cakes

A
A

Comprehension
Skill and
Strategy (or)
Nonfiction
Decodable Skill
Fiction/

DRA
Level
Label
Label
Label
Label
Label
Label
Label
Label

Lexile
Level
BR
Label

BR
Label
Label
Label
Label
Label

Wordless

Wordless

Wordless

Wordless

Wordless

Wordless

1
1

150
110

BR

BR

360

BR

BR

1
1

170
140

460

BR

BR

1
1
1

BR
BR
BR

1
1

BR
BR

Genre
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Informational
Informational
Informational
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Informational
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Informational
Informational
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Humorous
Fiction
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction

F
NF
NF
NF
NF
NF
F
NF
NF
NF
F
NF
F
NF
NF
F
F
F
NF
F
F
F
NF
F
F
F

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy

F
F
F

Realistic Fiction

Informational
Realistic Fiction

NF
F

Fantasy
Fantasy
Humorous
Fiction
Informational
Realistic Fiction
wordless
Informational
Informational
Fantasy

F
F
F
NF
F
F
NF
NF
F

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F
F

Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Informational
Realistic Fiction

F
F
F
F
NF
NF
F
NF
NF
F

Informational
Realistic Fiction

NF
F

F
F
F

0-618-20901-8

I Like My Ball

Realistic Fiction

0-618-20899-2

I Like My Family

Realistic Fiction

0-618-20906-9

I Like My Grandparents

Realistic Fiction

0-618-20900-X I Like My House


0-618-20898-4 I Like My Lunch!

A
A

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F

0-618-20905-0

Realistic Fiction

I Like My School

Sequence of Events
predict
Respond
predict/infer
Respond
Categorize and Classify
Respond
Respond
Predict
predict/infer
Compare and Contrast
Draw Conclusions
Respond
Sequence of Events
Compare and Contrast
Compare and Contrast
Cause and Effect
Short a words
Sequence
Compare and Contrast
Sequence
summarize
Short e
summarize
wordless story
Short I
Consonant g
Consonants b, r, h, g
Short i (VC/CVC)
Short a and i words
Short a words
Sequence of Events
predict
Short a words
Short a words
Consonants m, s, c, t
Short a (VC / CVC)
Sequence of Events
predict
wordless story
Consonant d
Short i words
Consonant f
Compare and Contrast
Short a words
Compare and Contrast
Cause and Effect
Making Predictions
Short a words
Noting Details
question
Consonant h
question
Initial b and g
Phogram -ug
evaluate
Consonant b
Compare and Contrast
Respond
Respond
Compare and Contrast
Compare and Contrast
Respond
Noting Details
Compare and Contrast
High Frequency Words: to

High Frequency Words:


I, see, like, my
High Frequency Words:
I, see, like, my
I, see, like, my,
a, to
High Frequency Words:
I, see, like, my

Description
Nine cats play and sleep when a tenth cat falls among them.
There are many different colored birds.
Photographs of objects sorted by colors.
Fish come in many different colors!
Children wear many different kinds of clothes.
A boy introduces the members of his family.
A mother fixes soup for her family.
In this book, children will learn about different colored objects.
A boy just visited the zoo and is drawing pictures of the animals he saw there. Help him with the colors.
Some objects, animals, and people are big while others are small.
Nicky is a dog that is about to take a bath.
Each part of the body has a special name.
A family works together to pick apples and make goodies to sell at their apple farm.
Some things are plain. Other things are dressier, or fancy.
This book looks at a range of activities children do at school.
This book describes all the special things that are associated with a birthday party.
This book contains a series of short a rhyming words.
This book includes children's names that begin with each letter of the alphabet.
This book contains simple repetitive text with photographs of familiar animals.
This delightful ABC book follows three animals through the day.
There are interesting things to see at a natural pool.
Ed the dog has a bad leg and needs to go to the vet so he can jump again.
Animals and their babies have different names.
This story follows baby bear's family as they spend the day together.
Mim picks out a big, big fig from the fig bin.
A girl and her dad sit and ride in the big, big rig.

Houghton Mifflin
Collection

ITL Little Big Books


Vocabulary
I Love Reading
Vocabulary
Phonics Library
I Love Reading
I Love Reading

ELS*** K-2
Complete K-2
ELS K-2
Complete K-2
Complete K-2
Complete K-2
Complete K-2
Complete K-2
Decodable
Complete K-2
Decodable
Complete K-2
Decodable
Complete K-2
Complete K-2
Complete K-2
Decodable
Shared Reading
Independent K-2
Shared Reading
Complete K-2
Decodable
Complete K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable

A pig, a rat, a bat and a cat all try on a hat to see if it fits.
A dog, a horse, a pig and a man all fit into a van.
The cat in the story sits on the mat.

Phonics Library
Phonics Library
Phonics Library

Decodable
Decodable
Decodable

A feuding dog and cat chase each other off the same comfortable chair, but both end up napping on the mat in peace.
The cat in this story sits on a mat and looks out the window.
This book contains a series of short a rhyming words.

Reading
Phonics Library
Phonics Library

Complete K-2
Decodable
Decodable

The cat sat in the garden, and then on the mat.

Phonics Library

Decodable

Cats do all sorts of interesting things.


This story is about the surprise a family's cat has for them.
Don the Dog digs in the dirt and then hops around the house. Mom and Dad find Don and make him dip the mop
and clean up his mess.
Fan, the ant, ate a bit of an apple, a bit of an orange and a bit of a cookie and then quit because she was full.

Vocabulary
Phonics Library

Complete K-2
Decodable

I Love Reading
Phonics Library

Decodable
Decodable

Sam, Pam and the cat take turns fanning one another.
Animals of all sizes live on a farm.
Fat Cat sits on the blanket with Nan, Pat, Nat, and Fan. All the children pat the cat.
This wordless book allows readers to compare and contrast their first day of school with the girl in the story.
This nonfiction book describes a variety of activities friends do together.
This nonfiction book introduces readers to a variety of fruits.
Nan, Pat, Van and Cat are all in a race together.
The character in this story is getting ready to go to school. She packs her backpack with all the supplies
she will need.
Tim and Mim both eat ham.
A boy has a birthday party with a cake, candles, and a surprise.

I Love Reading
Vocabulary
Phonics Library
Watch Me Read TH
Reading
Reading
Phonics Library

Decodable
Complete K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Complete K-2
Complete K-2
Decodable

Reading
I Love Reading
Vocabulary

Complete K-2
Decodable
Complete K-2

The brother in this book tells the story - will he hug his father, mother, grandmother, and sister?
Some farm animals want to go into the field, but it is Hen who unlatches the gate.
Bam Bam the dog bites a bag and a bib until the boy tells him to sit.
Explore the different ways a child can move.
In this book, children will learn to name and count animals.
A father and son make a salad together.
A picture book that shows the different forms of water and how the water changes.
A book that describes how different objects may change over time.
Children exercise all parts of their bodies.
A book describing landforms.
In this book, the author tells all the things that she can do - shown in photographs and described in patterned
sentences.
The girl in this story tells the reader how she likes to make and eat birthday cake.

Watch Me Read TH
Reading
I Love Reading
Science
Vocabulary
Vocabulary
Science IB
Science
Vocabulary
Science IB

Decodable
ELS K-2
Decodable
Informational K-2
Complete K-2
Complete K-2
Independent K-2
Informational K-2
Complete K-2
Independent K-2

Little Readers for GR

Word and Picture

Independent K-2
Decodable

A boy tells the reader all the things he sees and likes, including his ball.

Word and Picture

Decodable

The girl in this story tells the reader about her family.

Word and Picture

Decodable

The girl in this story tells the reader how much she likes her grandparents.

Word and Picture

Decodable

Word and Picture


Word and Picture

Decodable
Decodable

Word and Picture

Decodable

The girl in this story tells the reader all the things she sees and likes, including her house.
High Frequency Words: like The boy in this story tells the reader all the things he likes in his lunch.
I, see, like, my,
a, to
Readers learn all about what the boy in this story likes about his walk to school.

Reading
Vocabulary
Reading
Vocabulary
Vocabulary
Vocabulary
Vocabulary
Vocabulary
On My Way
Vocabulary
On My Way
Vocabulary
On My Way
Vocabulary
Reading
Reading
Phonics Library
ITL Little Big Books

Houghton Mifflin
Bookroom
Solution

Little Readers for GR

0-618-20903-4

I Like Rainbows

Realistic Fiction

0-618-20907-7
0-618-20890-9
0-618-20891-7
0-618-20902-6
0-618-20894-1
0-618-20893-3
0-618-20895-X
0-618-20896-8

I Like to Read
I Run
I See
I See a Playground
I See Ants
I See Breakfast
I See Dinosaur Bones
I See My Friends

A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F
F
F
F
F
F

0-618-20897-6
0-618-67013-0
0-618-67011-4
0-618-49036-1
0-618-20927-1
0-618-19821-0
0-618-67006-8
0-618-20923-9
0-618-19807-5
0-618-64668-X
0-618-14435-8
0-395-76655-9
0-618-20924-7
0-395-80429-9
0-395-75345-7
0-395-91008-0

I See My Reflection
I See Spring!
Its Spring
Jobs Around Town
Kim and Kip
Kit
Lets Go!
Lin Has a Lab
Look at Me
Look At Me!
Look At The Animals
Magic Paint
Max Can Mix
Moonbear's Books
Mr. Gumpy's Outing
My Birthday Party

A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A

Realistic Fiction
Informational
Informational
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
wordless
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Labeled Pictures

F
NF
NF
NF
F
F
NF
F
F
F
F
F
F
F
F
F

0-618-39692-6
0-618-61308-0
0-618-49039-6

My Cat
My Cat (Life Science)
My Family

A
A
A

1
1
1

270
50
BR

Realistic Fiction
Informational
Informational

F
NF
NF

0-618-64672-8
0-618-19806-7
0-618-64666-3
0-618-20912-3

My Family Has Fun


My Red Boat
My Room
Nan Can Nap

A
A
A
A

170

120

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy

F
F
F
F

0-618-19840-7

Nan Cat

Realistic Fiction

0-395-91596-1

Nat and Jen

Nat at Bat
Nat, Pat, and Nan
Noisy and Quiet
On the Farm

A
A
A
A

Realistic Fiction
Humorous
Fiction
Fantasy
Informational
Informational

0-618-19812-1
0-618-19815-6
0-618-67001-7
0-618-67008-4

F
F
NF
NF

0-618-19845-8
0-618-56102-1
0-618-19817-2
0-618-67016-5
0-618-20917-4

One Big Fat Fig


Our Jobs
Pat and Nan
Pets
Rap! Rap! Rap!

A
A
A
A
A

Realistic Fiction
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Realistic Fiction

F
NF
F
NF
F

0-618-20910-7
0-618-48577-5
0-618-67025-4
0-618-61319-6
0-618-19804-0
0-618-67021-1
0-618-67003-3
0-395-76657-5
0-618-60191-0
0-618-67012-2

Sam Sat, Cat Sat


School Days Long Ago and Today
Seasons
Seasons (Earth Science)
See What We Can Do
Sit, Pig!
Snow
Snow Fun
Sounds All Around
Spring Rain

A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A

Realistic Fiction
Historical
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
NF
F
NF
F
F
NF
F
F
F

0-395-76656-7
0-618-19842-3
0-618-20914-X
0-618-19809-1
0-618-61307-2
0-618-14434-X
0-618-20920-4
0-618-19808-3

Surprise!
Tan Fan
Tap, Tap, Tap
The Birthday Party
The Cat (Life Science)
The Farm
The Fox and the Dog
The Parade

A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A

wordless
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy

F
F
F
F
NF
NF
F
F

0-618-64667-1
0-618-56103-X
0-618-67014-9
0-618-67005-X
0-395-75354-6
0-618-66999-X
0-618-20928-X
0-618-20922-0
0-618-64670-1
0-618-19805-9
0-618-19803-2
0-618-64671-X

Things I See
This Is My Family
Tigers, Elephants, and Giraffes
Trolley Ride
Two Bear Cubs
Vegetable Soup
Viv and Vic
Wag, Wag, Win!
We Are a Big Family
We Can Make It
We Go to School
We Like Pie!

A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A

Informational
Informational
Informational
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

NF
NF
NF
NF
F
NF
F
F
F
F
F
F

1
1
1

BR
30
10

120

210

Humorous Fiction

1
1

120
BR

120

BR

1
1

BR
BR

BR

BR

1
1

60
BR

120

90

130

I, see, like, my, The girl in this story tells readers about a rainstorm she sees, and the rainbow that appears after the rain has
a
stopped.
Word and Picture
I, see, like, my,
The boy in this story tells the reader how much he loves to read.
Word and Picture
a, to
The girl in this story tells the reader all the things she does at the beach, including running.
Word and Picture
High Frequency Words: I
Word and Picture
High Frequency Words: see The children in this story see lots of art supplies, and make different projects with them.
In this story readers learn all about a playground, and what equipment is there for children to use.
Word and Picture
High Frequency Words: a
The
girl
in
this
story
tells
readers
all
the
things
she
sees
on
a
picnic,
including
ants.
Word and Picture
High Frequency Words: I, see
Word and Picture
High Frequency Words: I, see The boy in this story tells the reader all the foods he sees at breakfast.
Word and Picture
High Frequency Words: I, see In this story, a class goes to the city for a field trip and tells the reader all the things they see.
Word and Picture
High Frequency Words: my The girl in this story tells the reader all the things she sees on her way to school, including her friends.
High Frequency Words:
The boy in this story tells the reader all the things he sees when he wakes up in the morning, including his reflection.
Word and Picture
I, see, my
Respond
In this book, children will learn about the signs of spring.
Vocabulary
Respond
Many things happen in spring.
Vocabulary
Draw Conclusions
Children learn about several kinds of workers in their communities.
Social Studies
Consonant k
Kim uses the Kip Cat Kit to find her cat Kip.
I Love Reading
Short i words
Kit makes hamburgers for her and her friend.
Phonics Library
Respond
Cars have many different parts.
Vocabulary
Consonant l
In her lab, Lin lights her mix with gas and creates a hot mix.
I Love Reading
wordless story
Three children get their faces painted by a clown.
Phonics Library
Making Predictions
Readers see and read about a girl getting ready to go outside on a rainy day.
Reading
predict
This is an illustrated text about animals with a humorous twist at the end.
Little Readers for GR
predict/infer
Animals take turns jumping to paint its color.
Watch Me Read TH
Consonant x
Mom and Max have a box of cake mix they cook and fix with frosting.
I Love Reading
Main Idea and Details
ITL
Little Big Books
Moonbear enjoys reading all his books.
predict/infer
This is a humorous story about a raucous boat ride that ends with tea.
ITL Read Aloud
summarize
This book is about a birthday party.
Little Readers for GR
Sequence of Events
predict
Follow the pet cat as he does many things.
Reading
Categorize and Classify Children learn about the different parts of a cat.
Science
Main Idea and Details
Children identify family members of one childs immediate and extended family.
Social Studies
Story Structure
question
A family does fun things together.
Reading
wordless story
A boy and his dad make a red sailboat and enter it in the boat race.
Phonics Library
Compare and Contrast
This book describes some of the things that can be seen in a bedroom.
Reading
Consonant n
Nan can finally nap after moving the can and the pan.
I Love Reading
Consonants n, f, p
Short a (VC / CVC)
Nan sits on the mat and pats and fans the cat until he runs off to get his food.
Phonics Library
Initial Consonants
c, d, j, n, p, r, y Nat and Jen help feed the animals on the farm and when they are finished they run fast to eat their lunch.
Phonics Bookshelf
Short a words
Short a words
Compare and Contrast
Respond
Consonants b, r, h, g
Short i (VC/CVC)
Draw Conclusions
Short a words
question
Consonant r
Consonants m, s, c, t
Short a
Compare and Contrast
evaluate
Compare and Contrast
wordless story
evaluate
Respond
Initial m and s
Categorize and Classify
predict
predict/infer
Short a words
Consonant p
wordless story
Compare and Contrast
summarize
Short o
wordless story
Sequence
predict
Main Idea and Details
Compare and Contrast
Respond
summarize
summarize
Consonant v
Consonant w
wordless story
wordless story
Draw Conclusions

Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Complete K-2
Complete K-2
Informational K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Complete K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Complete K-2
Independent K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Shared Reading
Shared Reading
Independent K-2
Complete K-2
Informational K-2
Informational K-2
Complete K-2
Decodable
Complete K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable

Nat gets up to bat at a baseball game.


Three bugs all go for a ride on the Ferris wheel.
Some things are noisy while others are quiet.
Different animals can be seen and heard on a visit to the farm.

Phonics Library
Phonics Library
Vocabulary
Vocabulary

Decodable
Decodable
Complete K-2
Complete K-2

Sim finds a fig in a tree, hits it with a stick and eats it.
Children learn about several kinds of workers in their communities.
Pat and Nan fly a kite together.
Many different animals can be pets.
Nan visits with a big rap on the door. She brings a toy big rig for the boy.

Phonics Library
Social Studies
Phonics Library
Vocabulary
I Love Reading

Decodable
ELS K-2
Decodable
Complete K-2
Decodable

I Love Reading
Social Studies IB
Vocabulary
Science
Phonics Library
Vocabulary
Vocabulary
Watch Me Read TH
Science IB
Vocabulary

Decodable
Independent K-2
Complete K-2
ELS K-2
Decodable
Complete K-2
Complete K-2
Decodable
Independent K-2
Complete K-2

Watch Me Read TH
Phonics Library
I Love Reading
Phonics Library
Science

I Love Reading
Phonics Library

Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
ELS K-2
Independent K-2
Decodable
Decodable

Reading
Social Studies
Vocabulary
Vocabulary
ITL Read Aloud
Vocabulary
I Love Reading
I Love Reading
Reading
Phonics Library
Phonics Library
Reading

Complete K-2
ELS K-2
Complete K-2
Complete K-2
Shared Reading
Complete K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Complete K-2
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Decodable
Complete K-2

Sam sits down to eat his sandwich, and so does the cat.
This photo essay compares classrooms of the early 1900s with those of today.
A father and daughter visit a bear in each of the four seasons, and observe the changes that take place.
A book that compares seasons in two very different locations.
In this story, we see many children and adults doing many things.
Pigs do all sorts of interesting things
Snow does a lot of interesting things.
On a snowy day a family builds a snowman together.
A picture book of sounds. (Ex. Hands can make sounds, animals can make sounds)
Two children get wet during a spring shower while their cat stays dry.
This wordless book shows what the children are doing up front in the picture, and what the other characters are
going in the background. Readers learn what these children have to do with the surprise.
The children in this story pat a bunny named Tan Fan, then he jumps away and is gone.
Pam and Pat can both tap.
A family plans a birthday party for the birthday girl.
Children learn about the different parts of a cat.
This book is about animals seen at a farm. The book contains repetitive text with photographs of animals.
Mom, Pop, Ron and the Dog go for a walk in the woods where they see a fox.
A bunch of animals have a musical parade.
A variety of things can be seen in the natural world, including a bug, bird, grass, tree, pumpkin, and sky.
This book identifies members of one childs family, including immediate and extended family members.
Tigers, elephants, and giraffes do some of the same things.
In this book, people take a trolley ride.
This delightful adventure follows two bear cubs as they explore the world almost on their own.
A parent and child use the ingredients needed to make a soup.
Viv rides in her van to give Vic his present - a big, big toy, van.
The dogs on the team wag, tap and hit their way to a ball game win.
This story is about a family of very tall people.
A bunch of children do different tasks as they prepare for the city fair.
In this story, children wake up and get ready for school.
This story follows a family as it makes apple pies together.

Little Readers for GR

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We Like to Play!
We Ride!
Weather Days
What Can You Do?
What Goes Together? (Physical Science)
Whats for Lunch?
Where is the Dog?
Who Can Be a Hero?
Who Can Hit?
Yak
Yum! Yum!
7 Uses for Air
A Bear Needs a Place to Climb
A Big Bin
A Big Pig Bib
A New School
A Party!
A Pot for Dan Cat
A Tree for All Seasons
All Kinds of Shoes
Animals at Play
At Home and at School
At School
At the Airport
At the Beach
At the Pond (Life Science)
At the Zoo
At the Zoo
At Work

A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B

0-395-91595-3
0-618-19832-6
0-618-14441-2
0-618-19824-5
0-618-20936-0
0-618-20939-5

Bake Time
Ben
Big And Little
Big Rig
Can Pat Nap?
Can Rox Fix It?

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0-395-91013-7
0-618-14442-0
0-618-08891-1
0-618-20933-6
0-395-91009-9
0-618-61320-X
0-618-08960-8
0-618-20942-5

Can We Go?
Cars
Cars
Cat
Cat! Cat! Cat!
Dad
Different Seasons (Earth Science)
Dig, Zig Pig!
Dot and Dom Hop

1
1
1
1
1
1
1
3

Informational
Informational
Informational
Informational
Informational
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Narrative
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Informational
Informational
Informational
Narrative
Informational
Informational
Informational
Informational
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Informational

NF
NF
NF
NF
NF
NF
F
NF
F
F
F
NF
F
F
F
NF
F
F
NF
NF
NF
NF
NF
NF
NF
NF
NF
F
NF

0-618-19846-6 Dot Fox


0-618-19827-X Dot Got a Big Pot
0-618-20943-3 Dot Hid

B
B
B

Fantasy
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction

F
F
F

Text Organization
Respond
predict
predict
Categorize and Classify
predict
Respond
Draw Conclusions
Short i words
Consonant y
Short u
Categorize and Classify
Cause and Effect
Consonant b
Short i
Compare and Contrast
Sequence
Short o words
Sequence of Events
predict
Compare and Contrast
Compare and Contrast
summarize
Categorize and Classify
Story Structure
Main Idea and Details
Story Structure
predict/infer
Main Idea and Details
Initial Consonants
b, g, k, m, t, z, v
Short e words
Compare and Contrast
Short i words
Consonant p
Consonant r
Initial j and r
Phonogram -et
Compare and Contrast
Compare and Contrast
Problem Solving
Short a words
summarize
Compare and Contrast
predict/infer
Short o
Consonants d, w, l, x
Short o (VC/CVC)
Short a, i, o words
Consonant d

B
B
B
B
B
B

Fantasy
Fantasy
Informational
Fantasy
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction

F
F
NF
F
F
F

B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B

Realistic Fiction
Caption Book
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Fantasy
Fantasy

F
F
NF
F
F
F
NF
F
F

0-395-75256-6 Faces
0-618-08892-X Fan Cat Can Jump

B
B

NF
F

Compare and Contrast


evaluate

0-618-20935-2
0-618-48586-4
0-618-48578-3
0-395-91010-2
0-395-91016-1
0-618-19831-8
0-618-08964-0
0-618-64683-3
0-395-73212-3
0-618-20940-9

Fat, Fat Cat


Flags Everywhere!
Follow the Leader
Food to Eat
Friends
Get Set! Play!
Get Well, Fan Hen!
Going for a Ride
Growing Vegetable Soup
Hap Has a Hat

B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B

Informational
Realistic Fiction
Humorous
Fiction
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Photo Book
Narrative
Fantasy
Fantasy
Informational
Informational
Fantasy

F
NF
F
NF
F
F
F
NF
NF
F

0-395-73213-1

Hat, Hats, Hats

Informational

NF

A little rat tries to find the fat, fat, fat cat balloon.
This photo essay shows the different places Americans display their flag.
This picture book shows helpful adult leaders.
This is a photo book about food.
In this story, two friends tell what they like to do together.
Hen, Pig, and Fox each need to get something before they get wet.
Fan Hen is a little chicken that is not feeling well, so Fan's mother takes her to the vet.
This nonfiction book describes a variety of ways to go for a ride.
This book vividly recreates the process of growing your own vegetables, from seeds to soup.
Hap jumps to reach his hat.
A variety of hats, the people who wear them, and the places where those people live, play, and work are explored
in a series of brilliant photographs accompanied by simple, descriptive text.

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0-618-56101-3
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0-618-60175-9
0-618-61327-7
0-618-14436-6
0-618-64676-0

Here, Kit!
Home and School
Hot Soup!
I Am
I Can
I Can Hop. Can You?
I Can Move! (Physical Science)
I See Colors
In the Tree

B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B

F
NF
F
F
F
NF
NF
NF
F

0-618-19835-0
0-618-20931-X
0-618-19834-2
0-618-20945-X
0-618-20946-8
0-618-20947-6

It Can Fit
Jim and Jan Zig
Ken and Jen
Len
Max Is Six
Meg

B
B
B
B
B
B

Realistic Fiction
Informational
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Informational
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Humorous
Fiction
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

Consonant f
Categorize and Classify
Categorize and Classify
Categorize and Classify
Compare and Contrast
Short e words
Categorize and Classify
Cause and Effect
predict/infer
Consonant h
Compare and Contrast
predict/infer
Cause and Effect
predict
Compare and Contrast
Initial l and p
Compare and Contrast
evaluate
Compare and Contrast
Compare and Contrast
summarize
Categorize and Classify

0-395-73211-5

Monday Run Day

Fantasy

Short u words
Consonant j
Short u words
Consonant l
Consonant x
Short e
Sequence
predict/infer

A family of squirrels moves out of their house - will everything fit?


Jim and Han jig, tap, jump, and get jam.
Ken and Jen get hot digging a big pit, until a dog helps them cool off.
Len hit his leg on a log, but his mom fixes it.
Max is six and has a party. He blows out his wax candles and opens his presents - he gets a fox.
Meg goes to the zoo. She sees a fox in a den, she meets a yak, sees a hen in the pen and wets a pig.
Every day is different for the little dog in this story. Monday is a day to run, Tuesday is snooze day, and so on. Readers
learn the days of the week and predict the rhyming words as they follow the little dog's antics.

2
2
3
2
2
2

90
120
BR
BR
40
200
Label

120

BR

BR
BR
450
610
50
160

120

160

320

F
F
F
F
F
F

This nonfiction book describes a variety of activities children enjoy.


People ride many different things.
Different people like different kinds of weather.
Children can do lots of things!
A book that describes how different objects have similar things in common, whether it be color, shape, or size.
Birds eat a variety of foods.
A dog is found in different places around a truck.
Students learn about different kinds of heroes.
Nana and Nat play a game of baseball. Nan hits a home run.
Yan feeds Yak a Yam.
Mom and Cub run to a picnic where they drink water from a jug and eat buns - yum.
A book about various uses for air.
A book that shows the many things a bear needs.
A bib, a big bat, and a big box can all fit in the big bin even with the lid on.
Tim and Mim share their milk with the pig after they put a bib on him.
A new school has lots of new things!
This book describes the activities of a city neighborhood as it prepares for and enjoys a block party.
Dan Cat finds a pot to hide in when Fan Fox chases him.
A short picture book about the seasons focusing on how a tree changes through the seasons.
A simple photographic essay about the kinds of shoes many workers wear.
This is an information book about many kinds of animals, and how they play.
This book compares students tasks at home and at school.
Children do many things at school.
This book helps children learn about the people and things one may see at an airport.
This nonfiction book is about the many activities children like to do at the beach.
A book about different living things that can be seen in a pond, including plants and animals.
In this story bears, lions, giraffes, monkeys, tigers, and elephants are all seen on a visit to the zoo.
The girl in this story goes to the zoo and tells about some zoo animals that she likes and that like her.
This picture book shows mothers and fathers at work, and children at school.
Cat is constantly baking. Readers watch Cat prepare a cake.
Ben the bear is having trouble getting his pet out of the tree. Fox and Hen help him with his problem.
This book is a photo essay about large and small animals.
Big Rig digs a pit for Dan.
Pat tries to nap under a tree, but the bird in the tree taps so hard sap falls on Pat's cap and he can't nap.
Rox fixes the rod on the rig to make it rrrrrrrr.
Bill and his Dad are sharing a book about different places. Bill wants to visit each place, and his Dad chooses a
certain way to travel to each place.
This book is about the kinds of cars the author likes.
This book is a photographic essay about cars.
A dad and his little boy are trying to read a book, but their cat keeps getting in the way.
Three mice sit on the mat, until the cat comes along and scares them away.
This is a story about a day in a busy dad's life.
Seasons in two very different locations are compared.
Zig Pig drives a rig and discovers things as he is digging.
Dot and Dom hop a lot - on a box and on a log.
Dot fox gets a wig, runs a lot, gets hot, and finally gets a fan.
Dot cooks soup for Nan and Nat in her big, big pot.
Dan's hamster, Dot, hides in a lid.
This book contains delightful photographs and text showing how children's faces are alike in expression, but
unique in character.
When Fan Cat jumps on the roof, some helpful workers return her to Nan.

A boy tries to fetch his dog, Kit, as it begins to rain.


This book describes the activities that children take part in at home and at school.
The bear family makes a hot soup together.
This book is about a little girl and all the things she tells about herself.
This story is about a girl who copies her big sister, but can't do the things the older girl can do.
A picture book of different animals and what they do to move.
A book about the different ways a child can move.
The author tells about the things she has and the colors those things are.
In this story, a number of animals and objects are sitting in a huge tree.

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Complete K-2
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Complete K-2
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Independent K-2
Decodable
Decodable
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Decodable
Decodable
Decodable

Science
On My Way
I Love Reading

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Independent K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Independent K-2
Informational K-2
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Decodable

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0-395-73155-0
0-395-91015-3
0-618-08958-6
0-618-20934-4
0-618-20948-4
0-618-49037-X

My River
My School
Nan Can!
Nan, Nat, and Cat
Not Yet
On Earth

B
B
B
B
B
B

0-395-74368-0

On Top of Spaghetti

0-618-19848-2
0-395-804431-0
0-618-49034-5
0-618-49045-0
0-618-67023-8

Once Upon a Dig


One Red Rooster
Our Families
Our Party!
Outside the Window

B
B
B
B
B

70

3
2
2

310
490
BR

600

0-618-39700-0 Pat and Pig


0-618-60194-5 People Parts
0-618-14440-4 Pets

B
B
B

0-618-19833-4

Pig Can Get Wet

0-395-76660-5
0-618-19847-4
0-618-61331-5

Pig Pals
Pig Wig and Dan Ox
Plants (Life Science)

B
B
B

0-618-20930-1
0-618-61315-3
0-618-61317-X
0-618-67027-0
0-618-14438-2
0-618-39709-4
0-618-39713-2
0-395-74805-4
0-618-64688-4

Quig Pig!
Recycle! (Earth Science)
Rocks (Earth Science)
Sea Animals
Shoes
Six Wet Pets
Slug and Bug
Snuffy, Fluffy, and the Mice
Spring in the City

B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B

0-618-39717-5
0-618-64679-5
0-618-20941-7
0-618-19825-3
0-618-56107-2
0-618-64687-6
0-618-20932-8
0-618-19829-6
0-618-19836-9

Summer
Sun, Rain, and Snow
Tag!
Tan Van
The Airport
The Barn Dance
The Big Zig-Zag
The Big, Big Box
The Bug Hut

B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B

0-395-76661-3

The Cake

0-618-64686-8
0-618-64685-X
0-618-64689-2
0-395-74804-6

The City and the County


The Farm
The Garden
The Hen Sat

B
B
B
B

0-395-76658-3

The Horse's Hat

0-618-64682-5

The Parade

0-618-64678-7
0-618-60186-4
0-618-64681-7
0-618-64684-1

The Race
The Sky at Night
The Snowman
The Toy Store

B
B
B
B

2
2
2

20
380

0-395-75349-X
0-618-61323-4
0-395-94373-6
0-618-14437-4
0-618-39721-3
0-618-08963-2
0-618-61312-9
0-618-08957-8
0-618-20944-1
0-395-74803-8
0-618-61316-1
0-618-56106-4
0-618-61321-8
0-618-61329-3
0-618-60174-0

The Wheels on the Bus


Things Can Change (Physical Science)
Things I Can Do
Things I Like
Tims Pig Eats
To Fan Fox
Trip to a Pond (Life Science)
Valentine Cat Sat, Sat, Sat
Wag Pig and the Wig
Wake Up!
We Can Recycle (Earth Science)
What I Wear
What Is the Weather Today? (Earth Science)
What Makes a Shadow? (Physical Science)
What Will I Be?

B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B
B

0-395-75330-9
0-618-19826-1
0-618-35938-9

Where Does the Brown Bear Go?


Zig Pig and Dan Cat
A Good Home

0-618-39716-7
0-618-36010-7
0-618-48581-3

2
2

BR
220

2
2

270
30

310

2
2

290
60

380

2
2
2

270
50
250

Fantasy
Caption Book
Realistic Fiction
Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Informational

F
F
F
F
F
NF

Song

Fantasy
Counting Book
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F
NF
F
F

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Humorous
Fiction

F
F
NF

Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Informational
Humorous
Fiction
Informational
Informational
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Informational

F
F
NF

Informational
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Informational
Fantasy
Fantasy
Fantasy
Fantasy

NF
NF
F
F
NF
F
F
F
F

F
NF
NF
NF
F
F
F
F
NF

Fantasy

Informational
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

NF
NF
F
F

Fantasy

40

Informational

NF

210

Fantasy
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
NF
F
F

Realistic Fiction
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Fantasy
Fantasy
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Fantasy
Informational
Informational
Informational
Informational
Informational

F
NF
F
NF
F
F
NF
F
F
F
NF
NF
NF
NF
NF

560

100

200

2
2

BR
60

B
B
C

180

Fantasy
Fiction
Fantasy

F
F
F

A Summer Day

260

Informational

NF

A Surprise Pet
A Trip Across the Country

C
C

BR

Fantasy
Realistic Fiction

F
F

monitor/clarify
summarize
Compare and Contrast
Categorize and Classify
Consonant n
Consonant y
Main Idea and Details
monitor/clarify
evaluate
Consonants d, w, l, x
Short o (VC/CVC)
Sequence
Compare and Contrast
Sequence
summarize
Cause and Effect
evaluate
Categorize and Classify
Compare and Contrast
Short e words
Initial f and p
Phonogram -ig
Short Vowels
Main Idea and Details
/kw/ spelled qu
Main Idea and Details
Categorize and Classify
question
evaluate
monitor/clarify
Compare and Contrast
Short Vowels
Sequence of Events
Main Idea and Details
evaluate
Compare and Contrast
Consonant g
Short i words
Categorize and Classify
Draw Conclusions
Consonant z
Short o words
Short u words
Initial c and k
phonogram -it
Noting Details
question
Main Idea and Details
Story Structure
Short Vowels
Initial d and h
Phonogram -at
Text Organization
summarize
Story Structure
question
Categorize and Classify
Main Idea and Details
Making Predictions
predict/infer
evaluate
Cause and Effect
Oral Language
summarize
Main Idea and Details
predict/infer
Categorize and Classify
Short a words
Consonant w
Oral Language
Categorize and Classify
Predict Outcomes
Draw Conclusions
Cause and Effect
Compare and Contrast
self-question
evaluate
Short i words
Compare and Contrast
Main Idea and Details
evaluate
Fantasy and Realism
monitor/clarify
Compare and Contrast

A story about the variety of life that depends on the river.


In this book, a boy tells about his school.
Nan and her brother Pat play at home.
Nan and Nat play with their cat.
After Yan finishes his homework, music practice and chores he can play with Kim - yes!
This book shows a satellite view of earth and views of places on earth.

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An illustrated version of the popular children's song.

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Shared Reading

Pig Wig and Dot Fox can dig a lot.


This book brings together animals, numbers and color to teach students rhyming and counting skills.
This story looks at children from different families around the world.
This book tells about a block party in a city neighborhood.
Two girls see some interesting sights as they look out a window in the winter.

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Informational K-2
Complete K-2

Seven-year-old Pat gets a big hit at a baseball game and runs the bases with a new friend.
A book about body parts and what they are used for.
A simple photographic essay about all kinds of pets - little pets and big pets.

Reading
Science IB
Little Readers for GR

Complete K-2
Independent K-2
Independent K-2

Phonics Library

Decodable

Watch Me Read TH
Phonics Library
Science

Decodable
Decodable
ELS K-2

I Love Reading
Science
Science
Vocabulary
Reading
Reading
Watch Me Read TH
Reading

Decodable
ELS K-2
Informational K-2
Complete K-2
Independent K-2
ELS K-2
ELS K-2
Decodable
Complete K-2

Reading
Reading
I Love Reading
Phonics Library
Social Studies
Reading
I Love Reading
Phonics Library
Phonics Library

ELS K-2
Complete K-2
Decodable
Decodable
ELS K-2
Complete K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable

Pig doesn't think she can get wet until Elephant sprays them all.
The children in the story all bring pigs for show-and-tell time.
Pig Wig and Dan Ox find out what can fit in the big, big box.
This book teaches children about different types of plants.
Quig the pig got full from eating lots of figs, nuts and buns with jam.
A book about things that can be recycled.
Different kinds of rocks are pictured and identified.
Sea animals have many different kinds of tails.
This story is about a boy who goes to the shoe store to buy shoes.
Six pets are caught in a downpour and take shelter together.
Slug and Bug work out together, but Slug is unable to be like Bug.
In this story children show the readers their pets.
In this story, people in the city are outside celebrating the good weather.
This selection presents visual scenes of summer.
Children are shown enjoying a variety of activities in all kinds of weather.
Mag and Tim play tag.
Dan Cat and Zig Pig both get ice cream from the tan van.
This book helps children learn about the people and things one may see at an airport.
Cow tries to find a partner at the barn dance.
A rabbit zigs and zags in her bumper car.
Fan Fox and Dan Cat find a hat in the big, big box.
A bunch of bugs get together to throw Jan Bug a birthday party.

Little Readers for GR

Little Readers for GR

There is a bite missing from the cake - was it Dog, Cat, Bird or Hamster that took the bite?

Watch Me Read TH

Decodable

Things families and children do in the city and the country are compared.
In this story, children visit a farm and have a great time participating in various farmyard activities.
In this story, a girl named Kate has fun in a garden.
The hen sat even when a bunch of animals ran past her.

Reading
Reading
Reading
Watch Me Read TH

Complete K-2
Complete K-2
Complete K-2
Decodable

A barnyard horse has a new hat. Readers find out what happens to the horse's hat.

Watch Me Read TH

Decodable

Reading

Complete K-2

Reading
Science IB
Reading
Reading

Complete K-2
Independent K-2
Complete K-2
Complete K-2

ITL Read Aloud


Science
Reading
On My Way
Science
On My Way
I Love Reading
Watch Me Read TH
Science
Social Studies
Science
Science
Science IB

Shared Reading
ELS K-2
Independent K-2
Independent K-2
ELS K-2
Decodable
Informational K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Informational K-2
ELS K-2
Informational K-2
Informational K-2
Independent K-2

ITL Little Big Books


Phonics Library
Reading

Shared Reading
Decodable
ELS K-2

Reading

Complete K-2

Reading
Social Studies IB

ELS K-2
Independent K-2

In this nonfiction book, readers are transported to a parade.


Several animals are shown competing in a road race.
A picture book with descriptions of each picture.
This story shows readers how to build a snowman.
A boy walks around a toy store carrying a teddy bear and examining all the toys that interest him.
This favorite children's song is incorporated into a storybook.
A book that describes how different objects may change over time.
This story is about all the things the girl in the story can do.
The author tells about the things she likes and what colors they are.
Tims pig overeats, but is restored to full health under the boys care.
A uniformed cat named Kit delivers some packages to Fan Fox.
A book about different living things that can be seen in a pond, including plants and animals.
This story is about Valentine the cat.
Wag Pig has a bad wig. He needs to get it fixed before the Pig Hop. He wears a hat instead.
Rabbit is sleepy, but coach tries everything he can to wake him up for the big race.
A book about things that can be recycled.
The clothes children wear for different weather conditions are shown.
A book about all the different kinds of weather.
This riddle book asks what makes a shadow.
A picture book on how animals grow and change.
A simple tale that tells where the animals - the stuffed animals, that is - go when night falls.
Zig Pig and Dan Cat dig for shells on the beach.
Mike finds a snake, and looks for a place for it to live.
Readers learn about summer and the wide range of things they can see and do during the season.
A young girl who wants a pet finds there are problems with owning bears, giraffes, or pigs.
A family travels cross-country from Los Angeles to New York City.

Little Readers for GR


Little Readers for GR

0-395-74818-6
0-618-03641-5

A Walk in the City


Aaron and Gayla's Alphabet Book

C
C

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F

0-395-75261-2
0-618-67037-8
0-618-67026-2
0-395-94375-2

Animal Mothers
Animals in the Rain Forest
At the Ice Cream Shop
At the Supermarket

C
C
C
C

Informational
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Informational

NF
NF
F
NF

0-618-64692-2
0-618-19850-4
0-618-35913-3
0-618-19860-1

Baby Can Ride


Big Ben
Big, Small, or Just Right?
Bill Bird

C
C
C
C

Informational
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction

NF
F
F
F

0-395-76723-7

Bird and Lizard

Fantasy

0-618-19856-3
0-618-20955-7
0-618-20962-X
0-618-14444-7
0-618-06180-0
0-618-20967-0
0-618-67030-0
0-618-20959-X
0-618-19873-3
0-618-19857-1
0-618-20958-1
0-618-67039-4
0-618-48583-X

Cabs, Cabs, Cabs


Can Jess Get a Bass?
Can Yak Knit?
Come Play With Me
Dan and Dan
Did Quin Quit?
Dogs Learn Every Day
Drips and Drops on Gran
Duff in the Mud
Fall Naps
Fixing a Van
Friends Share
Fun and Games Then and Now

C
C
C
C
C
C
C
C
C
C
C
C
C

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Fantasy
Photo Essay
Fantasy
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Historical

F
F
F
F
NF
F
NF
F
F
F
F
F
NF

0-618-39698-5
0-618-20953-0

Fun, Fun, Fun


Get Well, Bell Doll

C
C

Informational
Realistic Fiction

NF
F

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F

Informational
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Informational

NF
F
F
F
NF

Fantasy
Informational
Informational

F
NF
NF

Realistic Fiction
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
NF
F
F
F
F

0-618-19852-0 Get Wet, Ken!


0-618-14445-5 Go!

C
C

0-618-39725-6
0-618-67028-9
0-395-76662-1
0-395-91017-X
0-618-60192-9

C
C
C
C
C

Grab It!
Grandpas Visit
Hands Can Do Anything
Hats
Heat and Eat!

4
4

BR
150

360

200

320

160

250

3
4

BR
310

0-395-73214-X Hooray for Snail!


0-618-35954-0 How Many Frogs?
0-618-60182-1 I Can Take Care of the Earth

C
C
C

0-395-75351-1
0-618-14446-3
0-395-75263-9
0-395-94376-0
0-618-03637-7
0-395-74808-9

I Have a Pet
I Like To Ride
I Love Animals
I Want a Pet
I Went Walking
Ian and the Seed

C
C
C
C
C
C

0-618-64691-4

In the Box

320

Realistic Fiction

0-618-39708-6
0-618-60213-5
0-618-35931-1
0-618-20954-9

In the Van
Its Too Loud
Jakes Map
Jeff and Ruff

C
C
C
C

260

280

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F
F
F

0-618-39728-0

Jobs

270

Informational

NF

0-618-39729-9
0-395-74806-2

Jobs at Home
Jump, Jill, Jump

C
C

150

Informational
Realistic Fiction

NF
F

0-395-75341-4

Just Like Daddy

Fantasy

0-618-35804-8
0-618-20949-2
0-618-20951-4

Just Right!
Kid, Kid!
Kids, Moms, and Dads

C
C
C

410

Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F
F

0-618-39724-8

Lets Grab It!

300

Informational

NF

0-618-19863-6
0-618-60198-8
0-618-61313-7
0-618-20964-6
0-618-61332-3

Let's Trim the Track


Living Things
Living Things (Life Science)
Liz Gnat on a Trip
Looking at Plants (Life Science)

C
C
C
C
C

BR

BR

Realistic Fiction
Informational
Informational
Fantasy
Informational

F
NF
NF
F
NF

0-618-19859-8
0-618-20952-2
0-618-64693-0
0-618-39737-X
0-395-74807-0
0-618-03633-4

Lots of Picking
Mack Packs His Sack
Making Soup
Me and My Pup
Me Too!
Mice Squeak, We Speak

C
C
C
C
C
C

3
3

390
200

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F
F
F
F
F

280

Clusters with s, l
question
self-question
monitor
predict
predict
summarize
Compare and Contrast
predict/infer
Short e words
Categorize and Classify
Verb ending -ed
Initial y and v
Phonogram -ut
Double final consonants
Short a words
Plurals with -s
/s/ spelled -ss
Silent k in kn
Problem Solving
summarize
/kw/ spelled qu
Sequence of Events
r clusters
Short u words
Plurals with -s
Verb ending -ing
Problem Solving
Categorize and Classify
Compare and Contrast
summarize
/l/ spelled -ll
Consonants y, k, v
Short e (VC/CVC)
summarize
Categorize and Classify
question
summarize
Initial l and t
Compare and Contrast
Categorize and Classify
predict/infer
predict/infer
Categorize and Classify
monitor
self-question
summarize
evaluate
Compare and Contrast
predict/infer
Long e words
Story Structure
question
Fantasy/Realism
monitor/clarify
Compare and Contrast
Main Idea and Details
/f/ spelled -ff
Draw Conclusions
summarize
Draw Conclusions
summarize
Short u and i words
summarize
evaluate
Main Idea and Details
question
Consonant k
/z/ spelled s
Categorize/Classify
question
Words with clusters with r
Contractions with 's
Categorize and Classify
Compare and Contrast
Silent g in gn
Categorize and Classify
Verb endings -s, -ed, -ing
Short i words
Possessives with 's
Consonants -ck
Story Structure
monitor/clarify
Compare and Contrast
Compare and Contrast

A family goes for a walk in the city. It was a long walk, but not too long.
Two friends share lots of fun - all the way from A to Z.

Watch Me Read TH
Little Big Book

Decodable
Shared Reading

This book is an introduction to how animal mothers care for their young.
Rain forest animals have many interesting features.
Customers can get all kinds of ice cream at an ice cream shop.
This story is about a boy who helps his mother at the supermarket.

ITL Little Big Books


Vocabulary
Vocabulary
Little Readers for GR

Shared Reading
Complete K-2
Complete K-2
Independent K-2

Reading
Phonics Library
Reading
Phonics Library

Complete K-2
Decodable
ELS K-2
Decodable

Lizard tries many different ways to get into Bird's hut. Will Lizard find a way in by the end of the story?

Watch Me Read TH

Decodable

This is the story of Mack, and his big tan cab.


Jess tries to catch bass in his net, but the bass pass his net.
Yak finally gets the knack at knitting after he removes the knot from the yarn.
This is a fantasy story about a pig that just can't get his friends to play in the mud.
A young boy, Dan, does everything with his grandfather, Dan.
Quin didn't win at soccer or baseball, but he did not quit. He ran a race and was quick, quick, quick.
People teach dogs many things.
Gran goes on a trek where wet drips and drops come down.
A little boy has to give his dog, Duff, a bath after he gets messy in the mud.
As cold weather sets in, animals begin to build dens for their long naps.
Hal is pulling, fixing, filling, waxing, and buffing the van.
Friends share in many different ways.
This photo essay presents a comparison of early American and contemporary games that children play.

Phonics Library
I Love Reading
I Love Reading
Theme Paperback
I Love Reading
Vocabulary
I Love Reading
Phonics Library
Phonics Library
I Love Reading
Vocabulary
Social Studies IB

Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Independent K-2
Shared Reading
Decodable
Complete K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Complete K-2
Independent K-2

Reading
I Love Reading

Complete K-2
Decodable

Phonics Library

Decodable
Independent K-2

Readers see photographs of several baby animals and learn about how these babies stay close to their mothers.
Two boys go to the vet to pick up their dog, Big Ben.
A raccoon wonders who will move into the shed next to him.
Bill, the Bird, eats everything off Jill's plate.

Animals of different sizes are shown having fun jumping.


Lill got a doll named Bell. Bell had a fall, and Lill put her in bed to get well.
Ken and his big tan van get wet.
In this book, two children are helping their dad build a toy racecar.
A group of children explore the beach.
Ana and her family have a visit from Grandma.
This story shows children using their hands as shovels at the beach.
The character in this story points out all kinds of hats.
A picture book of things that can be heated and change once heated.
When Snail gets up to bat, he hits the ball to the moon and back. As slow as he is, will he make it all the way back
to home plate without being tagged out?
A family looks for frogs in a forest and in a pond.
A book about ways to care for the earth.

Little Readers for GR

Little Readers for GR

Science IB

ELS K-2
Complete K-2
Decodable
Independent K-2
Independent K-2

Paperback Plus
Reading
Science IB

Shared Reading
ELS K-2
Independent K-2

ITL Read Aloud

Little Big Book


Watch Me Read TH

Shared Reading
Independent K-2
Shared Reading
Independent K-2
Shared Reading
Decodable

Reading

Complete K-2

Reading
Science IB
Reading
I Love Reading

Complete K-2
Independent K-2
ELS K-2
Decodable

Reading

Complete K-2

A family does their household chores.


In this story, children play jump rope in the park.

Reading
Watch Me Read TH

ELS K-2
Decodable

This is a tender story about a little bear who tries to be like his dad from the start of the day to just about the end.

ITL Little Big Books

Shared Reading

Reading
I Love Reading
I Love Reading

Complete K-2
Decodable
Decodable

A humorous story about a pet show that turns chaotic, but ends happily for all contestants.
In this book, children will read about the things children like to do with their families and friends.
A delightful picture book depicting the activity in a busy barnyard.
The boy in this story wants a pet, a green pet.
While taking a walk, a young boy has farm animals of different colors join him.
For his sixth birthday Ian's grandmother gives him a seed to grow a plant.
Bear carries an empty box up the road - his friends all wonder what is inside the box.
Ken lets his cold, wet pets inside his warm, dry van.
A book that focuses on sounds that are too loud and can hurt hearing.
Jake draws a map of all the important locations in his neighborhood.
Jeff and his dog Ruff huff and puff on their way up the big hill.
Each member of a family has a chore to do around the house, and even the dog helps.

A curious raccoon tries to figure out who is moving in next door.


Kid the goat is hungry, and nips at the yak and Ken until Ken feeds Kid.
At a picnic kids, moms and dads eat hot dogs on buns, hams and yams and have lots of fun.
Children at the beach find various items and pick them up.
Sam, Fran and Gran trim the grass at the track.
This is a picture book focusing on characteristics of living things.
A picture book comparing nonliving and living things.
Liz Gnat goes on a trip. She has fun in the sun and will go back.
This book teaches children about different types of plants.
Kim and her dad pick lots and lots of apples.
Mack and Zack pack socks in their sacks and put them on their backs.
Hen makes soup! While she is out of the kitchen her friends eat all the soup.
A six-year-old boy has fun with his puppy.
Pam and Sam compete against each other in the Fun Run race.
In this rhyming story, children learn that animals speak in their own languages.

Reading
Vocabulary
Watch Me Read TH
Little Readers for GR

Little Readers for GR

ITL Little Big Books


Little Readers for GR

Reading

Complete K-2

Phonics Library
Science IB
Science
I Love Reading
Science

Decodable
Independent K-2
Informational K-2
Decodable
Informational K-2

Phonics Library
I Love Reading
Reading
Reading
Watch Me Read TH
Little Big Book

Decodable
Decodable
Complete K-2
ELS K-2
Decodable
Shared Reading

0-618-61348-X Mix it Up! (Physical Science)

Informational

NF

Categorize and Classify

0-618-61347-1
0-618-60179-1

Mixing Things (Physical Science)


Mouses Meadow

C
C

Informational
Realistic Fiction

NF
F

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Photo Essay

F
F
F
NF
NF

490

Realistic Fiction

350

Realistic Fiction

170

Realistic Fiction

BR

Fantasy
Historical

F
NF

BR

Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Historical
Fantasy

F
F
NF
F

100

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction

F
F
F
F

C
C

Realistic Fiction
Fantasy

F
F

Rug Tug
Scrod Scraps for Cat
Sink or Float?
Sis Yelled
Snow Is Cold

C
C
C
C
C

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Informational

F
F
NF
F
NF

0-395-75264-7

Spots, Feathers, and Curly Tails

Informational

NF

0-618-03651-2
0-618-20961-1
0-395-75260-4

Spring Is Here
Stan Sleds
Ten Black Dots

C
C
C

Informational
Realistic Fiction
Counting Book

NF
F
F

0-618-35934-6
0-618-39705-1

The Best Place


The Box

C
C

Fantasy
Realistic Fiction

F
F

0-618-19853-9
0-618-35946-X
0-618-20960-3
0-618-20956-5

The Bug Kit


The Carrot
The Duck Who Clucked
The Ducks Quacked

C
C
C
C

Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F
F
F

Cause and Effect


Categorize and Classify
Initial Consonants
f, h, l, qu, s, w,
question
Sequence
Noting Details
evaluate
Categorize and Classify
monitor/clarify
Compare and Contrast
summarize
Compare and Contrast
evaluate
Consonants y, k, v
Short e (VC/CVC)
Compare and Contrast
monitor
evaluate
Short Vowels
Main Idea and Details
Clusters with r
Double final consonants
Short a words
Plurals with -s
Cause and Effect
Short u
Short u words
self-question
monitor
Silent w in wr
Consonants q, j, z
Short u (VC/CVC)
Triple clusters
Draw Conclusions
/d/ spelled -ed
Compare and Contrast
predict/infer
monitor
Sequence of Events
evaluate
s clusters
evaluate
Categorize and Classify
monitor/clarify
Noting Details
Consonants q, j, z
Short u (VC/CVC)
Compare and Contrast
l clusters
/t/ spelled -ed

0-395-91597-X
0-618-67042-4
0-395-91018-8
0-618-60189-9
0-395-80432-9

My Baby Hog
My Dog
My Dog Willy
My Five Senses
My Five Senses

C
C
C
C
C

0-618-39736-1

My Pup

0-618-39696-9

Nat, Nan, and Pam

0-618-39733-7

Ned

0-618-19849-0 Not Yet!


0-618-49040-X Old Store, New Store

C
C

0-395-75343-0
0-618-08893-8
0-618-49042-6
0-395-74809-7

On Monday When It Rained


One Big Hit
Our Flag
Our Plants

C
C
C
C

0-618-19858-X
0-618-67033-5
0-618-20966-2
0-618-19854-7

Pam Can Pack


Perfect Kite Weather
Pup and Cub Have Fun
Quit It, Zig!

C
C
C
C

0-395-75257-4
0-618-20963-8

Rain
Ren Wren Wraps

0-618-19855-5
0-618-20965-4
0-618-60208-9
0-618-20957-3
0-618-14443-9

0-618-56104-8
0-395-94374-4
0-618-64690-6
0-395-73217-4
0-395-75338-4

The Flag
The Fox on the Box
The Rain
The Rat and the Tiger
Things I Like

C
C
C
C
C

410

Informational
Fantasy
Fantasy
Fantasy
Fantasy

NF
F
F
F
F

0-395-75339-2
0-618-39720-5
0-618-60204-6

Three Little Kittens


Tims Pig
Time to Sleep

C
C
C

590

Rhyme
Fantasy
Informational

F
F
NF

0-618-19862-8

Tim's Cat

Realistic Fiction

0-395-75333-3
0-618-20950-6

Together
Val, Val, Val

C
C

Fantasy
Realistic Fiction

F
F

0-618-61339-0
0-618-61340-4
0-618-61336-6
0-618-67034-3

Water All Around (Earth Science)


Water, Water Everywhere! (Earth Science)
What a Hamster Needs (Life Science)
What Can You See?

C
C
C
C

Informational
Informational
Informational
Realistic Fiction

NF
NF
NF
F

Main Idea and Details


Main Idea and Details
Main Idea and Details
Story Structure

0-618-49048-5
0-395-74820-8
0-618-67031-9
0-618-67032-7
0-395-75352-X

What Do I Wear?
Where is My Baby?
Where Is the Crab?
Where We Live
Whistle for Willie

C
C
C
C
C

Informational
Fantasy
Informational
Informational
Realistic Fiction

NF
F
NF
NF
F

0-395-91598-8

Will Lill Sit?

Realistic Fiction

predict
Digraphs sh, th
summarize
Main Idea and Details
evaluate
Final Consonants
f, l, (ll), r, s, t

C
D

Informational
Realistic Fiction

NF
F

0-395-73216-6 Wonderful Worms


0-618-20993-X A Big Gong

160

290

4
3

430
10

360

3
3
4

BR
370
BR

190

4
4

180
140

Main Idea and Details


Reading for meaning
Categorize and Classify
predict/infer
evaluate
summarize
evaluate
predict/infer
Compare and Contrast
Verb endings -s, -ed, -ing
Short i words
Possessives with 's
self-question
monitor
Consonant v

Purpose
Consonants -ng

A book that shows how some things mix and some things dont. Kids test different things by showing different
mixtures separately, together, and then mixed.
A book that shows how some things mix and some things dont. Kids test different things by showing different
mixtures separately, together, and then mixed.
What lives in a meadow? What is a meadow from the perspective of a mouse?

Science

Informational K-2

Science
Science IB

ELS K-2
Independent K-2

Phonics Bookshelf
Vocabulary
Science IB
ITL Little Big Books

Decodable
Complete K-2
Independent K-2
Independent K-2
Shared Reading

A boy takes his rambunctious puppy for a walk, gives him a bath, and realizes he loves him.

Reading

Complete K-2

Nat, Nan, and Pam belong to a circus family, and like to do things together.

Reading

Complete K-2

Neds owners want to train him, but he isnt interested.

Reading

ELS K-2

Phonics Library
Social Studies

Decodable
Informational K-2

ITL Read Aloud


On My Way
Social Studies
Watch Me Read TH

Shared Reading
Decodable
Informational K-2
Decodable

Phonics Library
Vocabulary
I Love Reading
Phonics Library

Decodable
Complete K-2
Decodable
Decodable

ITL Little Big Books


I Love Reading

Shared Reading
Decodable

Phonics Library
I Love Reading
Science IB
I Love Reading

Baby Hog gets dirty, so the kids hose him down.


Dogs like many different things!
A girl tells about things her dog, Willy, likes to do.
A story about touching, tasting, smelling, hearing, and seeing items.
Students experience all five senses in this book.

Hen is trying to fit as many kits as she can get into the tan van.
Compare a grocery store from the past to a grocery store in the present.
The story of a young boy's week describing his feelings each day.
Nat Cat hits a home run, and poor Nan Pig gets a bee sting while trying to find the ball.
Children gain a brief history of the development of the flag as a symbol of the United States of America.
seeds.
Pam has a big tan sack that she can fill with flowers.
People enter lots of interesting kites in a kite fair.
Pup and Cub have fun running and tugging.
Jan makes herself a nice hot cup of cocoa, but her dog Zig knocks it all over the two of them.
This is a colorful account of a day that goes from sun, to rain, to a rainbow.
Ren Wren wraps a box for Ron Wren.

Little Readers for GR

Ten men tug a rug, pull the rug, and make it fit in the tan hut.
Sal feeds Cat the scrod scraps.
A story that shows different items and asks the question, Will it sink or float?
Jon pulled Sis in a wagon and she yelled and yelled the whole way.
This book is a photographic essay about things that are hot, and things that are cold, like snow.

Little Readers for GR

Decodable
Decodable
Independent K-2
Decodable
Independent K-2

This "puzzle" book offers visual clues for children to identify barnyard animals.

ITL Little Big Books

Shared Reading

This story is about the arrival of spring. The reader is led through the story through the eyes of a calf.
Stan has a sled that gets stuck. He finds a different spot for his sled to slide and speed.
This counting book in rhyme introduces number concepts to students.

Little Big Book


I Love Reading
ITL Little Big Books

Shared Reading
Decodable
Shared Reading

Reading
Reading

Complete K-2
ELS K-2

Phonics Library
Reading
I Love Reading
I Love Reading

Decodable
ELS K-2
Decodable
Decodable

Social Studies

After Mike finds a small snake, he has to find a place for it to live.
A boy plays with an array of boxes.
Jen got a red bug kit and is trying to catch a bug to put in the kit.
Mule tries to get a huge carrot out of the ground, but needs help from his friends Pig and Mole.
Ducks in the flock flap, quack and cluck.
The ducks in the pen quacked and quaked so Jill fed them - they pecked, pecked, pecked.
This book illustrates some of the flags that have flown over the United States of America and asks children to
identify the parts of the flag.
This book is about a fox that did a lot of things with a box.
On a rainy day, Duck asks his friends Frog, Dog, and Cat to play in the rain.
As Rat and Tiger work out their problems, children learn about sharing and being a good friend.
This simple story is about the things a little monkey likes.

Reading
Paperback Plus
ITL Little Big Books

ELS K-2
Independent K-2
Complete K-2
Shared Reading
Shared Reading

This is a humorously illustrated story of the well-known Mother Goose rhyme.


Tims pig eats six of everything, gets sick, but Tim helps him get well.
A book about contrasting animals that sleep during the day and night.

ITL Little Big Books


Reading
Science IB

Shared Reading
Complete K-2
Independent K-2

Tim's cat, Miss Hiss, hisses at everyone except Tim.


This is a clever rhyming tale that illustrates how two friends working together can do almost anything.
Val takes a trip to the vet.
This book is about the different uses of water. People are shown drinking, swimming, boating, bathing, cooking,
brushing teeth, cleaning dishes, and sailing.
A book about the different uses of water. The book encourages children to think of other interesting uses.
A book about a childs pet hamster. The child explains what it needs to live.
There are many things to see in the country.
This book shows the types of clothes that children wear in different kinds of weather, and how weather affects
peoples choice of clothes.
Silly Milly can't find her baby to go out for a walk; once she finds her baby she forgets where she was going.
The hermit crab does not have its own shell. It finds different shells to live in.
People live in many different places on earth.
This charming tale tells of a boy who is determined to learn to whistle.
Lill, the baby, is into everything and will not sit until Kit finally puts her in a swing.
The world of earthworms comes to life in this colorful book. Exploring everything from the way worms look to the
role they play in the earth's ecological balance is explored.
King Bing tried lots of things to wake Meg up, including ring bells, sing songs and finally bang the gong.

Little Readers for GR

Phonics Library

Decodable

ITL Little Big Books


I Love Reading

Shared Reading
Decodable

Science
Science
Science
Vocabulary

ELS K-2
Informational K-2
Informational K-2
Complete K-2

Social Studies
Watch Me Read TH
Vocabulary
Vocabulary
ITL Read Aloud

Informational K-2
Decodable
Complete K-2
Complete K-2
Shared Reading

Phonics Bookshelf

Decodable

Paperback Plus
I Love Reading

Shared Reading
Decodable

0-395-74824-0
0-618-20968-9
0-395-75346-5
0-618-48579-1
0-395-74819-4
0-618-48595-3
0-618-21017-2
0-618-21007-5
0-618-20990-5
0-395-91019-6
0-618-21019-9
0-618-21001-6
0-618-67040-8
0-618-60176-7

A Big Help
A Big Job
A Birthday Basket for Tia
A Cat at School?
A Fish Trip
A Job for You
A Nice Price!
A Peach and Some Peas
A Race
A Salad Feast
A Strand for Gran
A Swift Raft
A Visit to the City
A Walk in My Woods

D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D

0-618-39704-3

A Wig for Pig

0-618-03646-6
0-618-39710-8
0-618-06179-7
0-618-20981-6

All to Build a Snowman


At the Vet
Bear Play
Ben Knocks, Gran Knits

D
D
D
D

0-618-03443-9
0-395-91599-6

Bennys Pennies
Big Pig is It!

D
D

0-618-39714-0
0-618-20972-7
0-618-06188-6
0-618-19864-4
0-618-19872-5
0-618-20977-8
0-618-21014-8
0-618-20987-5

Big Tug
Bill and Jill
Biscuit Finds a Friend
Brad's Quick Rag Tricks
Buzzing Bug
Cat Is Missing!
Chad and Chet
Chuck Chips

D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D

0-618-35981-8
0-618-06189-4
0-618-03649-0
0-618-21005-9
0-618-20044-4
0-618-19871-7
0-618-20970-0
0-618-21023-7

Come Play With Me


Come! Sit! Speak!
Cows in the Kitchen
Crete
Cub's Long Day
Deb and Bess
Dogs Do Jobs
Don't Walk

D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D

Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Informational

F
F
F
F
F
NF
F
F
F
F
F
F
F
NF

Fantasy

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Realistic Fiction

F
F
NF
F

Realistic Fiction
Fantasy

F
F

390

Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy

F
F
F
F
F
F
F
F

370

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F
F
F
F
F
F
F

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F

50

530

470

0-618-19892-X Duke's Gift


0-618-21015-6 Dutch and Kitch

D
D

0-618-49057-4

Faces on Mount Rushmore

Historical

NF

0-618-03643-1

Feast for 10

Realistic Fiction

0-618-03654-7
0-618-08894-6
0-618-67231-1
0-618-61344-7
0-395-74821-6

Feathers for Lunch


Five Big Boxes
Focus on Fables: Fables
Follow the Sun (Earth Science)
Fox and Chick

D
D
D
D
D

Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Informational
Informational
Fantasy

F
F
NF
NF
F

0-618-19865-2
0-618-20978-6
0-618-03442-0

Fran Pig's Brick Hut


Fred, Fran, and Brad Fix It
Friends at School

D
D
D

Traditional Tale
Realistic Fiction
Photo Essay

F
F
NF

0-618-35950-8

Fun and Food to Eat

240

Fantasy

0-618-39718-3
0-618-19890-3
0-618-21018-0
0-618-20997-2

Fun in the Snow


Fun Rides
Gems, Gems, Gems
Go, Jo!

D
D
D
D

300

Informational
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Realistic Fiction

NF
F
NF
F

0-395-75265-5

Golden Bear

Fantasy

0-618-35966-4

Good Night!

470

Fantasy

0-618-39702-7

Grams Hat

430

0-618-20042-8
0-618-19879-2
0-395-91020-X
0-618-06191-6
0-395-74822-4

Gram's Huge Meal


Gram's Trip
Green, Green
Greetings, Sun
Hank and Lin

D
D
D
D
D

Realistic Fiction
Humorous
Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy

0-618-35974-5

Hello, Chick!

Informational

NF

0-618-19877-6
0-618-03634-2
0-395-91022-6
0-618-20998-0

Hen's Chicks
Here Are My Hands
Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush
Homes Have Shapes

D
D
D
D

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Game-Song
Informational

F
F
F
NF

6
4

180

250
BR

160

F
F
F
F
F

Short e words
Consonant j
evaluate
Sequence
Clusters with r, l, s
Categorize and Classify
/s/ spelled c
Long e spelled ea
/s/ spelled c
Sequence
Consonants -nd
Consonants -ft
monitor/clarify
Compare and Contrast
Noting Details
question
summarize
monitor/clarify
evaluate
Silent k in kn
Categorize/Classify
monitor/clarify
Final Consonants b, ck, g

Story Structure
summarize
/l/ spelled -ll
evaluate
Clusters with r
Triple Clusters
Verb ending -ing
Digraph ch
Digraph ch
Noting Details
monitor/clarify
evaluate
monitor/clarify
Long e (CVCe)
Words with ai, ay
Clusters with s
/z/ spelled s
Contractions
Words with long o
Words with long u
Words with final ft, lk, nt
Digraph -tch
Main Idea and Details
Categorize/Classify
monitor/clarify
Compare/contrast
predict/infer
Short Vowels
predict
Sequence
Digraph ch
Words with clusters with r
Contractions with 's
r clusters
question
Noting Details
question
Main Idea and Details
evaluate
Long i Words
/j/ spelled g
Long o (CV)
predict/infer
evaluate
Fantasy and Realism
question
Cause and Effect
evaluate
Words with long e
Vowel pairs ee, ea
Long a Words
Sequence
Compare and Contrast
Digraphs ch, sh, th
Main Idea and Details
evaluate
Words with sh, th, wh,
ch, tch
Noting Details
Sequence
Long o (CVCe)

Bird's friends help him get to his nest because he had a bad day and needs to rest.
Jon, Jan, Jed and Jen all have different jobs.
This is a charming story about a young girl's birthday gift for her great aunt.
This rhyming story tells about a cat that goes to school.
On a rainy day Jed and his Dad go to the aquarium to see the fish.
Three children imagine jobs they might choose to do when they grow up.
Grace sells nice drinks and spice cakes for five cents each.
We learn what a treat a peach and a heap of peas can be.
Vince and Vance compete in a race.
This humorous story is about what three monkeys do to make a salad - a recipe in rhyme.
Miss Lind strings shells into a necklace for Gran.
A boy and his dad take a raft out on the water.
There are many places to see on a visit to the city.
A book about a walk in the woods looking at different plants and comparing how they are alike and different.

I Love Reading
I Love Reading
Vocabulary
Science IB

Decodable
Decodable
Shared Reading
Independent K-2
Decodable
Independent K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Independent K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Complete K-2
Independent K-2

Watch Me Read TH
I Love Reading
ITL Read Aloud
Social Studies IB
Watch Me Read TH
Social Studies IB
I Love Reading
I Love Reading
I Love Reading
Little Readers for GR

Pig is looking for a wig at Cows wig shop, but decides the box is the best head covering of all.
Kim, Tim, and their dog Slim go to the park to build a snowman. A series of surprising mishaps provides them
with just what they need.
Jens dog Kip is sick, so she and her dad take Kip to the vet.
Two polar bears enjoy a day of play.
Ben knocks while Gran is knitting. He lets himself in and helps her knit.

Reading

Complete K-2

Little Big Book


Reading
Theme Paperback
I Love Reading

Shared Reading
Complete K-2
Shared Reading
Decodable

With the help of generous neighbors, a young boy thoughtfully uses his five new pennies to buy gifts.
Big Pig and his friends play hide and seek - Big Pig is it first.

Read Aloud Book


Phonics Bookshelf

Shared Reading
Decodable

Tug is a big puppy and feels self-conscious about his size.


Jill and her dog Bill run up a hill, play catch and get hot.
Biscuit finds a lost duck and makes a new friend.
Brad does quick rag tricks for his grandmother and his sister.
A buzzing bug gets stuck in a spider's web - will he get away in time?
Cat is missing, hissing, jumping and licking. Val is calling and rocking.
Chad and Chet are pals and do lots of things together.
Chuck chips away at a log and chats to chick at the same time.

Reading
I Love Reading
Theme Paperback
Phonics Library
Phonics Library
I Love Reading
I Love Reading
I Love Reading

Complete K-2
Decodable
Shared Reading
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable

When neighborhood children get together to play outdoors, they put on a silly show, and time flies.
Ariel wants a puppy, but she learns that a baby sister can be a friend, too.
In rhythmic text, this story tells how animals take over a farmhouse while the farmer naps.
Steve and Eve go to Crete, a Greek island.
Readers follow a cub as he goes through his daily routine.
Deb and her best friend Bess spend the day swimming fast, fast, fast.
Dad has two lab dogs that can do lots of jobs.
Signs around town tell children what is safe and what isn't safe to do.

Reading
Theme Paperback
Little Big Book
I Love Reading
Phonics Library
Phonics Library
I Love Reading
I Love Reading

Complete K-2
Shared Reading
Shared Reading
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable

Phonics Library
I Love Reading

Decodable
Decodable

Duke looks for a place to hide the bone Dad gave him.
A girl has two pets, Dutch and Kitch, who live in a hutch with a latch.
Faces on Mount Rushmore tells about the national monument that is a rock sculpture of the faces of four
presidents of the United States.
This counting story takes a family, from one to ten, through a shopping trip to the grocery store as they prepare and
eat a feast.

Social Studies

Informational K-2

Little Big Book

Shared Reading

Follow a hungry cat and learn about birds in this humorous, rhyming story.
Dot fox fits five gifts in five boxes for her friends.
Fables are short stories that teach lessons.
A book that follows how a day unfolds and shows how the sun moves across the sky.
Chick convinces Fox to come back to her house so dog will scare him away from chick.

Little Big Book


On My Way
Vocabulary
Science
Watch Me Read TH

Shared Reading
Decodable
Complete K-2
Informational K-2
Decodable

Fran Pig gets her friends to help build her a brick hut.
Fran fixes the drip. Fred fills the crack, Brad drills the rods.
This photo essay explores a typical kindergarten day.

Phonics Library
I Love Reading
Read Aloud Book

Decodable
Decodable
Shared Reading

The farmer and his wife invite animals into their home to escape the cold outside.
Readers learn about winter and what people do and see in the snow.
At the fair, Kim's mom gives her five dimes to go on the rides.
A story all about Gems and why they shine.
Bo asks Jo to do a lot of things, but she seems timid to do most of them.
A charming story in verse about the experiences a boy shares with a special stuffed bear.

Reading

ELS K-2

Reading
Phonics Library
I Love Reading
I Love Reading

Complete K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable

ITL Little Big Books

Shared Reading

After the dance, the animals leave by hopping, flying, or walking.

Reading

ELS K-2

Brothers Pat and Sam go in search of their grandmothers hat after the wind blows it away.

Reading

Complete K-2

Phonics Library
Phonics Library

Decodable
Decodable
Independent K-2
Shared Reading
Decodable

Gram makes a huge meal for Pops. The meal is so big the animals outside help make it just right.
In this story, Gram takes a long trip to various places around the world.
The boy in this story tells us about the picture he is painting. The story has a fantasy ending.
Two children go through their day greeting familiar things in their lives.
Readers learn about Hank the zank and Lin the zin in this story.
This selection shows how a chick develops in an egg.
Hen has six eggs that soon hatch into six chicks.
How do we use our hands, feet, head, and eyes? Young children celebrate catching, throwing, thinking, and knowing.

This is the story version of the familiar game-song, Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush.
Homes come in many different shapes, including domes, stones and cones.

Little Readers for GR

Theme Paperback
Watch Me Read TH
Reading

ELS K-2

Phonics Library
Little Big Book

Decodable
Shared Reading
Independent K-2
Decodable

Little Readers for GR

I Love Reading

0-618-19866-0

Hot Dog

Realistic Fiction

0-618-06688-8
0-618-06181-9
0-395-74823-2
0-618-03439-0
0-618-21000-8
0-618-67036-X
0-618-03638-5
0-618-67047-5

I Am Six
I Had a Hippopotamus
I Like Cats
I Need a Lunch Box
I Use Cubes
In the Barn
In the Big Blue Sea
In the Country

D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D

Photo-Essay
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Photo Essay
Realistic Fiction

NF
F
F
F
F
F
F
F

Clusters with l
Sequence
predict/infer
predict/infer
Short a words
summarize
/yoo/ spelled u (CVCe)
question
summarize
question

0-395-73215-8

In the Cow's Back Yard

Fantasy

predict/infer

0-395-73219-0
0-618-20999-9
0-618-20996-4
0-618-20971-9

Is This a House for a Hermit Crab?


It Is June!
It's a Snake
Jack the Duck

D
D
D
D

Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Fantasy

F
F
NF
F

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F

230

130

0-618-35929-X Jake Makes a Map


0-618-19874-1 Jess and Mom

D
D

470

0-618-19891-1
0-618-19868-7
0-618-20983-2
0-618-03441-2

Jim and Sal


Jock's Hut
Jon Gnat
Jonathan and His Mommy

D
D
D
D

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction

F
F
F
F

0-618-03447-1
0-618-19869-5
0-618-19893-8

Kevin and His Dad


Knock, Knock
Legs Gets His Lunch

D
D
D

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F
F

self-question
/oo/ spelled u (CVCe)
Contractions
Consonants -ck
Compare and Contrast
summarize
Triple Clusters
Long i words
Contractions
Clusters with l
Silent g in gn
evaluate

0-618-35982-6 Lets Play Today!


0-618-36014-X Lock the Gate!

D
D

4
4

230
410

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F

0-618-39726-4

Looking for Birds

460

Informational

NF

Sequence of Events
Clusters with s
Long o and u Words
Noting Details
monitor/clarify
predict/infer
Categorize and Classify
question

0-618-35953-2
0-618-20975-1
0-618-39722-1
0-618-48589-9
0-618-48609-7
0-618-21006-7
0-618-19870-9
0-618-20988-3
0-618-67046-7

Looking for Frogs


Mac Missed
Mama and Kit Go Away
Meet a Community Helper
Meet Johnny Appleseed
Meet the Animals
Miss Nell
Mitch Is Stuck
Moms Stories

D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D

360

470

220

NF
F
F
F
NF
F
F
F
F

predict/infer
/t/ spelled -ed
predict/infer
Categorize and Classify
Cause and Effect
Long e spelled ee
Clusters with s
Digraph -tch
predict

0-618-20985-9

Moth on the Cloth

Informational
Traditional Tale
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Biography
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Humorous
Fiction

Digraph th

0-618-56109-9

Mount Rushmore

Historical

NF

Main Idea and Details

0-618-03650-4

Mouses Birthday

Fantasy

0-395-94377-9 Mrs. Sato's Hen's


0-618-06186-X Mud!

D
D

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F

0-618-20973-5

Muff in a Puff!

Realistic Fiction

0-618-03642-3

My Dad and I

Realistic Fiction

0-618-39730-2
0-618-21022-9
0-618-20989-1
0-618-03438-2

My Family
My Friend Mike
Nate and Kate
Now Im Big

D
D
D
D

Informational
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Informational

NF
F
F
NF

0-395-73218-2
0-395-75332-5
0-618-48618-6
0-395-91023-4
0-618-20041-X

On Mother's Lap
On the Go
One Birthday, Two Traditions
Peaches the Pig
Pete and Peach

D
D
D
D
D

Realistic Fiction
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Fantasy

F
NF
F
F
F

0-618-19878-4
0-618-67055-6

Pets in a Tank
Pigs

D
D

Realistic Fiction
Informational

F
NF

340

290

0-618-19889-X Pine Lake

Realistic Fiction

0-618-35970-2

Planting a Garden

340

Informational

NF

0-618-35969-9
0-618-21024-5
0-395-80435-3

Planting Beans and Beets


Po and Mo
Pumpkin, Pumpkin

D
D
D

430

Informational
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction

NF
F
F

0-395-75337-6
0-618-20043-6
0-618-21009-1
0-618-20982-4
0-618-21003-2
0-618-21020-2

Quick as a Cricket
Rain Day
Ray's Clay Pot
Ren Wren Writes
Rent a Tent, Kent
Ring, Bang, Bong

D
D
D
D
D
D

Humorous Fiction

F
F
F
F
F
F

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

question
Categorize and Classify
monitor/clarify
predict/infer
/f/ spelled -ff
Cause and Effect
predict/infer
Draw Conclusions
summarize
Long I (CVCe)
Long a (CVCe)
Compare and Contrast
self-question
monitor
summarize
Compare and Contrast
Sequence
Long e words
Long a (CVCe)
Final nd, ng, nk
monitor/clarify
Long i (CVCe)
Contractions
Categorize and Classify
summarize
Categorize and Classify
summarize
Long o (CV)
Cause and Effect
predict/infer
evaluate
Vowel pairs ai, ay
Long a spelled ay
Silent w in wr
Consonants -nt
Consonants -ng

Floss has a dog named Hot Dog who can do lots of tricks.

Phonics Library

Decodable

Little Big Book


Theme Paperback
Watch Me Read TH
Read Aloud Book
I Love Reading
Vocabulary
Little Big Book
Vocabulary

Shared Reading
Shared Reading
Decodable
Shared Reading
Decodable
Complete K-2
Shared Reading
Complete K-2

Paperback Plus

Shared Reading

Paperback Plus
I Love Reading
I Love Reading
I Love Reading

Shared Reading
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable

Reading
Phonics Library

Complete K-2
Decodable

Phonics Library
Phonics Library
I Love Reading
Read Aloud Book

Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Shared Reading

Read Aloud Book


Phonics Library
Phonics Library

Shared Reading
Decodable
Decodable

This story explores all of the fun activities children do in a day.


Farmer Mike forgets to lock the gate, and when he returns, he must round up the animals that have escaped.

Reading
Reading

ELS K-2
ELS K-2

Readers are introduced to different birds in close-up photographs.


This photo essay shows and tells about the places we can go to look for frogs and what we might see as we look
for them.
Big Bad Mac huffed and puffed to blow the hut down, but the pigs locked up the hut that only rocked.
Mama Kangaroo and Kit get ready to take a trip.
A six-year-old tells about a community helper that she knowsNell the mail carrier.
This brief biography tells about Johnny Appleseeds contributions to many communities.
Lee is sweeping up after the animals - chicks, sheep and pigs.
In this story two children play school together.
Mitch gets his car stuck in a ditch. He calls his friend Patch who has a hitch to pull him out.
A woman tells about growing up on an apple farm.

Reading

Complete K-2

Reading
I Love Reading
Reading
Social Studies IB
Social Studies IB
I Love Reading
Phonics Library
I Love Reading
Vocabulary

Complete K-2
Decodable
Complete K-2
Independent K-2
Independent K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Complete K-2

I Love Reading

Decodable

First-grade children take the reader on a photographic tour of their classroom and their daily activities.
A boy opens a box of animal crackers and imagines all kinds of exotic pets.
Jan shows Pat her two cats, and Pat tells Jan she has three cats at home.
As his older sister starts first grade, a boy dreams about the day he will get his first lunch box.
A boy uses all his cubes to make a huge cube stack, until it falls.
What animals might you find in a barn?
In this photo essay, children are invited to accompany Norbert Wu as he photographs colorful fish.
There are lots of interesting things to do in the country.
An ant, lying happily in the shade in the cow's backyard, invites one animal after another to climb in the hammock.
Larger and larger animals join in, and then a huge elephant comes along. What will happen?
This book follows the adventures of Hermit Crab, who is searching for a new home to replace the shell he has
outgrown.
It is the first of June and mom asks Bruce and Luke to help her spruce up the house.
Let's look at a snake to see what it does. Its skin can't stretch and it can't run.
Jack the duck is sick and can't swim so Rick tugs Jack around in a boat.
Jake makes a map that shows streets, houses, and other places in his neighborhood.
In this story, Jess and his mom take the bus to the beach and feed the seagulls.
Jim and Sal ride their bikes and fly a kite together.
People come to Jock's hut to buy lots of things including, flags, glass clocks, cribs and socks.
Jon Gnat is sad when Liz Gnat goes away.
Jonathan likes walking and talking with his mother. As they walk together they discover they move differently.
Kevin and his dad turn their weekend chores into games before giving themselves some time off to play baseball
and go to the movies.
In this story, two girls tell each other knock knock jokes.
Legs the spider finds a great plant to spin his web. He makes his web and waits to catch his lunch.

The bear finds the best cloth for a top, but finds a moth on it.
This book tells about the national monument that is a rock sculpture of the faces of four presidents of the United
States. The book identifies each of the presidents honored by the monument.
This rhythmic tale tells how Mouse's farm friends bring him gifts, expanding his tiny home beyond its capacity.
After the house bursts open, Mouse gets the best gift of all - a new home.
This counting book is about a girl who tells about what she and Mrs. Sato did together one week. They counted
eggs every day except on Saturday, when they didn't count any eggs.
Three boys enjoy playing in the mud.
It's cold outside and Liz has on a muff. She is too hot with it on so she takes it off and a puff of air carries it away
and now Liz cannot find her muff.
Through a series of shared activities, playing soccer, drawing, singing, Rafa and his dad show how they are very
best friends.
The narrator shows readers a photo album of her family.
A boy visits his friend Mike - they eat rice with spice, ride bikes and ride the slide.
Nate and Kate are in the same first grade class.
Children can do many things when they are little, and even more when they are big!
A little Inuit boy discovers that his mother's lap is a very special place.
Beautiful photographs and text show ways people all over the world travel.
A girl enjoys different traditions to celebrate her birthday.
Peaches the Pig is looking for someone to play with.
Pete, the horse, and Peach, the cow, play together in the grass.

Social Studies

ELS K-2

Little Big Book

Shared Reading

Little Readers for GR

Independent K-2
Shared Reading

Theme Paperback
I Love Reading

Decodable

Little Big Book

Shared Reading

Reading
I Love Reading
I Love Reading
Read Aloud Book

Complete K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Shared Reading

Paperback Plus
ITL Little Big Books
Social Studies IB
Phonics Library

Shared Reading
Shared Reading
Independent K-2
Independent K-2
Decodable

Kate and Jake find a big tank and try to catch a pet. They end up buying 10 fish at a pet store.
Pigs live in pens, play in mud, and eat a lot.

Phonics Library
Vocabulary

Decodable
Complete K-2

Mike and Rick like to do different things at Pine Lake - like hiking and biking.

Phonics Library
Reading

Decodable
English Language
Support K-2

Children show the steps they take to plant, grow, and harvest a garden.
Po and Mo have a little trouble finding a place to sled.
Jamie experiences the wonder of nature as he watches a pumpkin seed sprout.

Reading
I Love Reading
ITL Little Big Books

Complete K-2
Decodable
Shared Reading

This story teaches and entertains through a boy who imitates other creatures.
A girl and her dog play outside in the rain just like the ducks and frogs do.
Ray makes clay pots.
Ren Wren and Ben Wren both write a lot.
Kent goes to the store and buys a tent, but has to return to the store after he finds the tent pole is bent.
Miss Wang shows her class musical instruments, and the sounds they make.

ITL Little Big Books


Phonics Library
I Love Reading
I Love Reading
I Love Reading
I Love Reading

Shared Reading
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable

Children go through the process of planting a garden.

Little Readers for GR

0-618-20976-X Ron Filled


0-618-21012-1 Roth Sloth and His Cloth Cat
0-618-48587-2 Save Our Tree

D
D
D

Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction

F
F
F

0-618-20040-1
0-618-20984-0

Seal Beach
Shag Sheds

D
D

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F

0-395-73329-4
0-618-19876-8
0-618-21011-3
0-618-67061-0

Sheep in a Shop
Shep
Ship Shop
Shopping Day

D
D
D
D

220

Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction

F
F
F
F

0-618-39732-9
0-618-21008-3

Sit Ned!
Snail's Mail Trail

D
D

560

Realistic Fiction
Fantasy

F
F

0-618-03653-9
0-618-20980-8
0-618-06184-3
0-618-20992-1
0-618-21010-5

Splash!
Spot Smells a Snack
Spots
Stand and Mend
Strum and Hum

D
D
D
D
D

150

Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Narrative
Realistic Fiction

F
F
F
NF
F

0-618-19880-6
0-618-61335-8
0-618-21016-4

Stuck in the House


Taking Care of a Hamster (Life Science)
Tate, Jane, and Shane

D
D
D

Realistic Fiction
Informational
Realistic Fiction

F
NF
F

0-618-06689-6
0-618-03644-X
0-618-20974-3
0-618-20994-8

Ten Dogs in the Window


Ten Little Puppies
Tess and Bess
Thanks, Frank!

D
D
D
D

Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F
F
F

0-618-39706-X The Big Box

500

Fantasy

0-618-35958-3

The Bike Ride

200

Realistic Fiction

0-618-35957-5
0-395-80434-5
0-618-67057-2
0-395-94378-7

The Bike Trip


The Chick and the Duckling
The Chickens Are Here!
The Good Bad Cat

D
D
D
D

390

250

Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F
F
F

0-618-35945-1

The Huge Carrot

440

Fantasy

0-618-19894-6
0-618-20991-3
0-618-08895-4
0-618-06183-5

The Nest
The Page and the Cage
The Pet
The Pet Vet

D
D
D
D

Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F
F
F

0-395-75347-3

The Rain Puddle

/d/ spelled -ed


Digraph th
Cause and Effect
Words with long e
Vowel pairs ee, ea
Digraph sh
self-question
Digraph sh
Digraph sh
summarize
Compare and Contrast
evaluate
Long a spelled ai
Story Structure
question
s clusters
Compare and Contrast
Consonants -nd
Triple clusters
Words with long a
Final nd, ng, nk
Main Idea and Details
Long a (CVCe)
Compare and Contrast
summarize
summarize
/s/ spelled -ss
Consonants -nk
Noting Details
question
Problem Solving
summarize
Problem Solving
summarize
Compare and Contrast
predict
Compare and Contrast
Story Structure
summarize
Words with long o
Words with long u
Words with final ft, lk, nt
/j/ spelled g
Short o words
predict/infer
monitor/self question
summarize
Fantasy and Realism
monitor/clarify
Words with sh, th, wh
Consonants -lk
Sequence of Events
summarize
predict/infer
summarize
Consonants -nk
summarize
Clusters with l

Fantasy

0-618-36009-3 The Right Pet


0-618-19875-X The Shed
0-618-21002-4 The Silk Cloth

D
D
D

310

Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F
F

0-618-35998-2
0-618-35978-8
0-618-03647-4
0-618-21021-0
0-395-75342-2
0-618-19867-9

The Sled
The Story of Juan Bobo
The Wheels on the Bus
Think, Wink!
This is the Bear and the Picnic Lunch
Tom's Plan

D
D
D
D
D
D

4
4

300
240

Realistic Fiction
Folktale
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
NF
F
F
F
F

0-618-03639-3
0-618-56108-0
0-618-49054-X
0-618-67043-2

Tortillas and Lullabies


Totem Poles
Totem Poles of North America
Types of Trees

D
D
D
D

4
6

800
130

Realistic Fiction
Informational
Informational
Informational

F
NF
NF
NF

0-618-35965-6

Under a Full Moon

470

Fantasy

0-618-03648-2
0-618-20979-4
0-618-61309-9
0-618-03645-8
0-395-80433-7
0-618-21013-X
0-618-61343-9

Vroom, Chugga, Vroom-Vroom


We Clap
What Kind of Animals? (Life Science)
What Will the Weather Be Like Today?
When This Box Is Full
When, When, When?
Where Is the Sun? (Earth Science)

D
D
D
D
D
D
D

BR

Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Informational

F
F
NF
F
F
F
NF

0-618-39712-4
0-395-91027-7
0-618-20986-7
0-618-20995-6
0-395-75258-2
0-618-21004-0
0-395-91024-2
0-618-20969-7

Where Is Zig?
Where's Cupcake?
Whip the Mix
White Mice
Who Said Red?
Who Will Help Me?
Willy the Helper
Zip, Zip, Zip

D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D

Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Traditional Tale

F
F
F
F
F
F
F
F

evaluate
Compare and Contrast
Compare and Contrast
summarize
Fantasy and Realism
question
cause and effect
monitor/clarify
l clusters
Main Idea and Details
predict/infer
Sequence
Digraph wh
Sequence
Story Structure
summarize
predict/infer
Digraph wh
Long I (CVCe)
monitor
Long e (CV)
Sequence
Consonant z

Main Idea and Details


monitor/clarify

0-618-39738-8

A Bird on the Bus

Humorous Fiction

200

Humorous Fiction

Realistic Fiction
6

460

Realistic Fiction

Ron filled a pot and a can. He filled and filled until he had a hill - then Rex the dog sat on the hill.
Roth Sloth naps with his cloth cat until he falls out of the tree onto the path.
A kindergarten class tries to save a birds nest in a tree that is scheduled to be cut down.

I Love Reading
I Love Reading
Social Studies IB

Decodable
Decodable
Independent K-2

A girl and her mother walk to the beach and watch the seals.
Shag sheds a lot until he gets a bath - splish, splash!
Five sheep go shopping for a birthday present. They find the perfect gift, but don't have enough money to pay for
it. However, the quick thinking sheep come up with a trade to pay for the gift.
Shep, the dog, is so big and long he doesn't fit on or in many boxes or laps.
Shell has a ship shop, and sells snacks and fish sticks.
Family members shop for a variety of healthy foods.
Ned wants to play while being trained to sit, but then tires, sits, and is amused when the family wants him to do
tricks with them.
Snail takes the mail trail to deliver some mail to Quail.

Phonics Library
I Love Reading

Decodable
Decodable

Paperback Plus
Phonics Library
I Love Reading
Vocabulary

Shared Reading
Decodable
Decodable
Complete K-2

Reading
I Love Reading

Complete K-2
Decodable

Little Big Book


I Love Reading
Theme Paperback
I Love Reading
I Love Reading

Shared Reading
Decodable
Shared Reading
Decodable
Decodable

Jane and mom get stuck in the house on a rainy day, but they find a fun game to play.
A book about a childs pet hamster. The child explains what it needs to live.
Tate, Jane and Shane are a family of untamed lions.

Phonics Library
Science
I Love Reading

Decodable
ELS K-2
Decodable

Readers count backward from ten to one as each dog in the window finds a new home.
In this traditional counting song, a boy with ten puppies is left with none as they depart one by one.
Tess and Bess pick and plant a flower for their mom.
Frank gave Hank a fish tank and a trunk. Hank wrote Frank a thank you note.

Little Big Book


Little Big Book
I Love Reading
I Love Reading

Shared Reading
Shared Reading
Decodable
Decodable

Animals play in a large, empty box they find.

Reading

Complete K-2

Jake damages his bike during a class trip, but Joan walks with him so he wont be alone.

Reading

ELS K-2

Reading
ITL Little Big Books
Vocabulary
Little Readers for GR

Complete K-2
Shared Reading
Complete K-2
Independent K-2

Reading

Complete K-2

Phonics Library
I Love Reading
On My Way
Theme Paperback

Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Shared Reading

An amusing story about animals that see their reflections in a puddle, and think other barnyard critters have fallen in.

ITL Read Aloud

Shared Reading

A young girl who wants a pet finds there are problems with owning bears, giraffes, or pigs.
Brett and his mom and dad pitch in to fix up the shed.
Lin is upset when she spills milk on the silk cloth she was going to give to her mother.

Reading
Phonics Library
I Love Reading

Complete K-2
Decodable
Decodable

Barb and Mark decide to earn money to buy a new sled.


Juan Bobo walks many miles in search of gold, but, finding none, walks all the way to the moon.
A grandmother and her grandchildren sing a song about a bus as they wait at a bus stop.
Wink's gas tank is empty, and he needs to fill it up in order for the car to go.
This misadventure is about a stuffed bear that is left to guard a picnic lunch.
Tom gets a big black pen and draws his family pictures.
A young girl views how four generations of her family have made tortillas, gathered flowers, washed dresses, and
sung lullabies, observing that each time it was similar yet different.
This story shows how totem poles are made, and names some animals that may be featured on totem poles.
This story shows how totem poles are made, and names some animals that may be featured on totem poles.
Trees have many different shapes and sizes.
When the barn dance is over and its time to go, the animals line up and wait for Fish to call out clues about who
can leave next.

Reading
Reading
Little Big Book
I Love Reading
ITL Little Big Books
Phonics Library

ELS K-2
ELS K-2
Shared Reading
Decodable
Shared Reading
Decodable

Little Big Book


Social Studies
Social Studies
Vocabulary

Shared Reading
ELS K-2
Informational K-2
Complete K-2

Reading

Complete K-2

This fast-paced, rhyming text describes the adventures of animal characters that compete in a great auto race.
During a parade, a flag flaps, a clem clips and clops, drums clack and the people clap.
This picture book sorts animals by species.
A host of animals in different parts of the world talk about the day's weather, in rhyming text.

Little Big Book


I Love Reading
Science
Little Big Book
ITL Little Big Books
I Love Reading
Science

Shared Reading
Decodable
Informational K-2
Shared Reading
Shared Reading
Decodable
ELS K-2

Reading

I Love Reading

Complete K-2
Independent K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Shared Reading
Decodable
Independent K-2
Decodable

Reading

Complete K-2

A clever and mischievous little elephant helps the animals around him cool off.
Spot smells a snack - sniff, sniff, sniff. Will he get the snack?
A girl loves spots on everything, while her twin sister has other ideas.
When ships land ashore, men stand in the ship and mend the fishing nets, even in the wind.
A family splits logs, finds scraps and sits by the fire listening to the guitar.

Jakes bike is damaged during a class biking trip in the park, but his friend Joan has a solution.
The chick and the duckling hatch at the same time. The chick tries to do everything the duck does.
Chickens come to live and lay eggs on a farm.
This book tells about a cat that is both good and bad.
Mule tries to get a huge carrot out of the ground, but needs help from his friends Pig and Mole.
Jude finds a nest with a bird egg in it and shows it to his friend Rose.
Jed, the page, gets a big, big cage for the king.
Ben's big brother Ken, a vet, gets him a pet turtle.
Bret pretends to be a vet just like his dad.

Pam cannot wait for Gramp to get to the house so she can eat the cake Dad made.
A book that follows how a day unfolds and shows how the sun moves across the sky.
Dot is playing hide-and-seek with her make-believe pet alligator, Zig.
This story is told by a girl who is looking in lots of places for something or someone called Cupcake.
Bob uses a whisk to whip the mix.
The white mice ride bikes, slide on ice, drive and have a nice time.
A girl discovers why her little brother's mind is set on "red."
Hen cannot get Pig to help her until she makes a cake.
This is a story about a girl whose dog, Willy, wants to help, but every time he tries to, he makes a mess!
A girl zips a lot of things including her kit, her bag, and her top.
A bird takes a ride on the bus to the park.

Little Readers for GR

I Love Reading
I Love Reading
ITL Little Big Books
I Love Reading
Little Readers for GR

0-618-20054-1
0-618-21052-0
0-618-20055-X
0-618-21059-8
0-395-74829-1
0-395-94379-5
0-618-21036-9
0-618-21028-8
0-395-74831-3

A Clean Room
A Day at Fay Bay
A Fine Spring Day
A Good Group
A Great Place for Llama
A Mosquito Buzzed
A Snow Map
A Soft, Soft Nest
A Tune for My Mother

E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F
F
F
F
F
F
F
F

0-395-74828-3
0-618-21038-5
0-618-20050-9
0-618-21030-X

All in Fun
Animals Eat Food, Too!
Ann Can't Sleep
Ant Jobs

E
E
E
E

Realistic Fiction
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Informational

F
NF
F
NF

0-618-08898-9
0-618-67064-5
0-618-67053-X
0-618-06185-1
0-618-21033-4
0-618-08901-2
0-618-21055-5
0-618-21032-6

Apple Picking
At the Pond
At the Zoo
Barnyard Tracks
Beep, Beep, Beep!
Best Friends
Books, Books, Books!
Can Zeke Reach?

E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E

Realistic Fiction
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
NF
F
F
F
F
F
F

0-618-20049-5
0-618-21034-2

Chan's Gift
Clean Jeans

E
E

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F

0-618-20052-5 Clues from Boots


0-395-91026-9 Creepy Caterpillar

E
E

Realistic Fiction
Fantasy

F
F

0-618-35961-3
0-618-21054-7
0-618-21039-3
0-618-20048-7
0-618-60220-8
0-618-08900-4

Cupcakes
Dad's Rowboat
Dew in the Yew Tree
Don's Boat
Down By the Stream
Family Day

E
E
E
E
E
E

450

Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Realistic Fiction

F
F
F
F
NF
F

0-618-36013-1
0-618-48592-9
0-618-67052-1
0-618-48588-0

Farmer Mike
Find the Prize!
Fireflies
George Washington

E
E
E
E

540

270

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Biography

F
F
F
NF

0-618-36038-7
0-395-74827-5
0-395-74825-9

Grannys Visit
Grasshopper and Ant
Great Frogs!

E
E
E

420

Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction

F
F
F

0-618-61330-7

Heat All Around (Physical Science)

250

Informational

NF

0-618-35973-7
0-618-21060-1

Hello, Little Chick!


High, High Up

E
E

320

Informational
Narrative

NF
NF

0-618-36034-4
0-618-21056-3
0-618-21041-5
0-395-75335-X
0-618-21062-8
0-618-61355-2

E
E
E
E
E
E

330

Fable
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Biography

F
F
F
F
F
NF

0-618-61356-0

How Dog Lost His Bone


How to Grow Big Blooms
How to Make Rice Soup
Hunky Dory Found It
I Planted
Jane Goodall (Life Science)
Jane Goodall, Living with Chimpanzees (Life
Science)

190

Biography

NF

0-618-06692-6
0-618-20045-2

Jaspers Beanstalk
Jay's Trip

E
E

Fantasy
Fantasy

F
F

0-618-61310-2

Jennys Garden (Life Science)

420

Realistic Fiction

0-618-35977-X Juan Bobo

460

King Frode's Robe

Folktale
Humorous
Fiction

NF

0-618-21025-3
0-618-35985-0
0-618-67062-9

Knock, Knock
Lets Go Camping

E
E

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F

0-618-20053-3
0-618-08897-0
0-618-48585-6
0-618-60205-4
0-618-21029-6
0-618-06693-4
0-618-21053-9
0-618-20057-6

Lou's Tooth
Mack
Maria Tallchief
Measuring Weather
Milk Sap
Minerva Louise at School
Miss Joan and the Moat
Mom's Spring Jobs

E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Biography
Informational
Informational
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F
NF
NF
NF
F
F
F

E
E

slapstick
Humorous Fiction

F
F

0-618-03652-0 Mrs. McNosh Hangs Up Her Wash


0-395-91034-X My Pet, Bobby

8
8

8
8

270
160

560
210

Words with //
Long i words
Compound words
Long a spelled ay
Endings -s, -ed, -ing

Trish and Boo clean her messy room.


Two girls spend the day playing at Fay Bay.
Cat asks all his friends what they are doing on this fine spring day.
// spelled ou
Lou and May get a group of friends to play with them.
Long a words
Llama tries to visit friends, but he can't seem to find a good place - until he gets to the Bears house.
Cause and Effect
A family of bears has trouble when a mosquito starts buzzing around their home.
Long o spelled ow
Lee Chen is a meteorologist that tells people where and when it will snow.
Consonants -ft
A bird uses drifting tufts of grass to build a nest.
Long o and Long u words A girl, with the help of her dogs, makes up a tune to sing to her mother on Mother's Day.
Short vowels
Double final consonants Harry plays tricks on his friend Song Lee, but Song Lee ends up with the best trick of all - after all, it's all in good fun.
// spelled oo
Animals eat food just like we do.
Compound Words
Ann had trouble sleeping one night with all the noises outside - Mom, Dad and Matt all helped.
Consonants -nt
This story is about all the jobs ants have.
summarize
predict/infer
When a group of children go apple picking, they find the biggest apple they've ever seen!
monitor/clarify
Many animals and plants live at a pond.
Cause and Effect
A zoo celebrates a birthday. You can see many things!
predict/infer
The barnyard animals, a fox, and a farmer all leave tracks at the farm.
Long e spelled ee
Mr. Sneed is late to see Dee Dee and speeds down Green Street.
Short e words
Deb visits her best friend, Meg, who lives on a farm.
// spelled oo
Miss Brook lets the children look in her room full of books.
Long e (CVCe)
Zeke tries to reach a few things in the kitchen.
Words with //
Chan needs a gift for his mom, but he only has ten dimes. What will he buy?
Compound words
Long e spelled ea
Neal keeps spilling on his nice, clean jeans - until Mom shows him how to clean his own jeans.
Words with //
Long i words
Drew leaves his dog Boots with Sue, and tells her to watch for his clues to know what to do.
Main Idea and Details
The Creepy Caterpillar tells the reader what it is, the places it crawls, and what it sees.
Sequence of Events
monitor/clarify
Pig wants to bake cupcakes for Bear, but cannot find her chefs hat.
Long o spelled ow
Sal thinks Dad rows the rowboat slow until the wind blows and he doesn't need to row.
// spelled ew
May's cat Dew went up the Yew tree and got stuck.
Vowel pairs oa, ow
Ben and Jen help Don with his boat, and they all take turns rowing.
Respond
A story about a stream that runs behind a house in rural Colorado. What kinds of things does one see there?
predict/infer
Rob and his family have fun taking part in the events of Family Day.
Predicting Outcomes
predict/infer
Farmer Mike forgets to lock the barnyard gate when he leaves for town, and the animals head out for a day of fun.
Sequence
Young squirrels use a map to locate a prize.
summarize
A girl enjoys watching her favorite insects, monarch butterflies and fireflies.
Sequence
This biography tells about the life and accomplishments of George Washington.
Making Judgments
summarize
Malcolm thinks about what he likes best about his grandmother.
Short u words
Readers learn a valuable lesson - work is sometimes more important than always playing and having fun.
Short o words
The children in this story use their imaginations to create frogs with spots and all different colors.
A child observes all the things around him that makes heat in the course of a day: the stove, the heater in the
Main Idea and Details
house, the sun, the car engine, and more!
Main Idea and Details
evaluate
This book discusses how a chick hatches from an egg.
Long i spelled igh
When the bright sunlight shines over the high hills, the loons fly high, high up.
Writing a Fable
predict/infer
This fables moral is to be happy with what you have.
// spelled oo
Joon Hee grows big blooms in pots using his tools.
// spelled ou
We learn how to make rice soup in four steps.
evaluate
This is the delightful story of a pet with a habit of collecting treasures that belong to others.
/d/ spelled -ed
A girl planted seeds and waited for them to grow into flowers.
Sequence
A biography of Jane Goodall, researcher who looked at chimp animal behavior.
Sequence
Story Structure
summarize
Vowel pairs ai, ay
Sequence
Draw Conclusions
predict/infer
Long o (CVCe)
Story Structure
evaluate
question
Words with oo, ue, ou
Long i words
predict/infer
Sequence
Categorize and Classify
Consonants -lk
monitor/clarify
Long o spelled oa
Endings -s, -ed, -ing
story structure
predict/infer
summarize

A biography of Jane Goodall, researcher who looked at chimp animal behavior.


Jasper tends the bean seed he has planted, but he loses patience when it doesn't grow. Jasper learns that some
things, like growing a beanstalk, take time.
Jay, the snail, takes a nap on a big red leaf and when he wakes up down the bay he finds a new home.
A child named Jenny tends to her garden by planting seeds, watering the garden, and then watching it
grow into vegetables.
Juan Bobo takes a walk to look for gold and continues all the way to the moon without finding any.
King Frode had a long rope, and had lots of trouble with it, until he chose a smaller robe.
A new family moves to the street, and their new neighbors come to greet them.
When people camp, they use different kinds of tools and they do different things.
Lou is excited about his loose tooth, but his friend Lee is jealous because he doesn't have a loose tooth.
Mack the dog and his family enjoy a hike until they run into a skunk!
This biography tells of the famous ballerina, Maria Tallchief.
This is the story about picking the right instrument for measuring each type of weather.
Children look at a plant with sap like milk.
An adventuresome hen wanders into a classroom, thinking it is a barn. The consequences of her mistake are hilarious.

Miss Joan has a big coat and a grand coach, but she runs into trouble when she falls in the moat.
Nick and Meg surprise their mom by doing all the spring cleaning for her.
A rhyming, slapstick story of a woman who hangs up nearly everything on her clothesline.
This story is about a dog and a boy. The story is told from the perspective of the dog.

Phonics Library
I Love Reading
Phonics Library
I Love Reading
Watch Me Read TH
I Love Reading
I Love Reading
Watch Me Read TH

Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Independent K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable

Watch Me Read TH
I Love Reading
Phonics Library
I Love Reading

Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable

On My Way
Vocabulary
Vocabulary
Theme Paperback
I Love Reading
On My Way
I Love Reading
I Love Reading

Decodable
Complete K-2
Complete K-2
Shared Reading
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable

Phonics Library
I Love Reading

Decodable
Decodable

Phonics Library
Little Readers for GR

Decodable
Independent K-2

Reading
I Love Reading
I Love Reading
Phonics Library
Science IB
On My Way

Complete K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Independent K-2
Decodable

Reading
Social Studies IB
Vocabulary
Social Studies IB

Complete K-2
Independent K-2
Complete K-2
Independent K-2

Reading
Watch Me Read TH
Watch Me Read TH

ELS K-2
Decodable
Decodable

Little Readers for GR

Science

Informational K-2

Reading
I Love Reading

Complete K-2
Decodable

Reading
I Love Reading
I Love Reading
ITL Little Big Books
I Love Reading
Science

ELS K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Shared Reading
Decodable
ELS K-2

Science

Informational K-2

Little Big Book


Phonics Library

Shared Reading
Decodable

Science

Informational K-2

Reading

Complete K-2

I Love Reading

Decodable

Reading
Vocabulary

Complete K-2
Complete K-2

Phonics Library
On My Way
Social Studies IB
Science IB
I Love Reading
Little Big Book
I Love Reading
Phonics Library

Decodable
Decodable
Independent K-2
Independent K-2
Decodable
Shared Reading
Decodable
Decodable

Little Big Book

Shared Reading
Independent K-2

Little Readers for GR

0-618-61326-9
0-395-74830-5

Mystery Food (Physical Science)


Never Wake a Sleeping Snake

E
E

30

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F

0-618-35986-9
0-618-20047-9
0-618-21048-2
0-618-21035-0
0-618-60180-5
0-618-49038-8
0-618-56110-2
0-395-91025-0
0-618-06695-0
0-618-20046-0

New Friends
Nick Is Sick
No Gown Downtown
Our Goat
Our Home is the Pond
Our Money
Our Street
Peanut Butter and Jelly
Pearls First Prize Plant
Pet Show

E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E

460

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F
F
F
F
NF
NF
F
F
F

0-618-39734-5

Pets for the Twins

410

Realistic Fiction

0-618-35962-1
0-618-67049-1
0-618-67051-3
0-618-21051-2
0-618-21046-6
0-395-91029-3

Pigs Tall Hat


Plan a Party
Polar Bears
Rain and Hail
Rain Forest Animals
Rex's Dance

E
E
E
E
E
E

6
8
8

350
100
460

Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Fantasy

F
F
NF
F
NF
F

10

200

0-618-20051-7 Rick and Dad Go Camping


0-618-60183-X Rocks, Rocks, Rocks!

E
E

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F

0-395-91030-7 Rosie's Party


0-618-03450-1 Run Away!

E
E

Humorous Fiction

Tale

F
F

0-618-35990-7 Sandy Runs Away


0-395-94381-7 Smile, Baby!

E
E

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F

0-395-75336-8 Snow on Snow on Snow


0-618-21061-X So Many "Ties"

E
E

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F

0-618-36006-9

Soup for Snail

0-618-36030-1
0-618-21026-1
0-618-21057-1
0-395-91602-X
0-618-61322-6
0-618-20056-8

Splash!
Spruce Tune
Stew for the Crew
Stop and Flop
Sun, Moon, Earth (Earth Science)
Sunset Beach

E
E
E
E
E
E

0-395-75259-0

Ten in a Bed

0-618-36002-6
0-618-08902-0

The Birthday Present


The Bug Jug Band

0-618-36022-0
0-618-21049-0
0-618-08899-7
0-618-06190-8

The Camping Trip


The Clapping, Tapping House
The Crab
The Day the Sheep Showed Up

120

360

Fantasy

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Realistic Fiction

F
F
F
F
NF
F

170

Song

E
E

360

Fantasy
Fantasy

F
F

E
E
E
E

230

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy

F
F
F
F

0-618-36033-6 The Dog and the Bone


0-395-91028-5 The Elephants Are Coming

E
E

Fable
Humorous Fiction

F
F

0-618-35949-4
0-618-21040-7
0-618-21037-7
0-618-21045-8
0-618-21027-X
0-618-67044-0
0-618-06193-2

The Feast
The Glue Clue
The Good Cook
The Huffing, Puffing Truck
The Huge Mule
The Life of a Butterfly
The Little Red Hen

E
E
E
E
E
E
E

160

Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Fantasy

F
F
F
F
F
NF
F

0-618-35997-4
0-618-21043-1

The New Sled


The Prize Pie

E
E

530

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F

Fantasy
Realistic Fiction

F
F

Fantasy
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Fantasy

F
F
F
F
F

Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy

F
F
F
F

Informational
Informational

NF
NF

450
400

0-395-94380-9 The Secret Friend


0-618-21047-4 The Stout Hound

E
E

0-618-36001-8
0-618-35994-X
0-618-21042-3
0-618-35993-1
0-395-74826-7

The Sweetest Present


The Treat
The White Knight
This Piece or That Piece?
Try, Try Again

E
E
E
E
E

8
8

500
250

460

0-618-36005-0
0-618-21050-4
0-618-21044-X
0-618-06182-7

Vegetable Soup
We Baked, Baked, Baked
We Mended and Tended
What Is THAT? Said the Cat

E
E
E
E

500

0-618-60202-X What Makes a Garden Grow?


0-618-48582-1 What Season Is It?

E
E

Main Idea and Details


Long i words
Story Structure
evaluate
Words with oa, ow

/ou/ spelled ow
Long o spelled oa
Categorize and Classify
Compare and Contrast
Compare and Contrast

Children use their senses to investigate some food that they are not sure of.
Mike yells all the time. It takes a sleeping snake to quiet him down.
While unpacking, a new family is visited by neighbors and decides to have a party.
Nick gets sick when his mom and dad are away, but Miss Pim does a great job taking care of him.
Rose wants to wear her crown and gown downtown, but her mom wouldn't let her.
Two children have a goat, which wins the big prize in the goat show.
A book about an interesting animal (ex. muskrat) that lives in a pond.
United States coins and dollars are pictured.
The main street of towns and cities is described.
This story is about a girl who wants to eat peanut butter and jelly every day instead of what her mother gives her.

predict/infer
Vowel pairs oa, ow
Compare and Contrast
evaluate
Sequence of Events
monitor/clarify
evaluate
predict
Long a spelled ai
Base words + s
Sequence
Words with //
Compound words
Compare and Contrast
evaluate
question
Compare and Contrast
question
Story Structure
predict/infer
monitor
Long i spelled ie
Story Structure
summarize
Categorize
monitor/categorize
// spelled u (CVCe)

// spelled ew
Consonant Clusters
Compare and Contrast
Endings -s, -ed, -ing
predict/infer
summarize
Cause and Effect
monitor/clarify
Short u words
Compare and Contrast
question

ing (spelling changes)


r-controlled vowels
Compare and Contrast
Writing a Fable
predict/infer
Sequence
Noting Details

Pearl takes her flower to the county fair where people bring their best fruits, vegetables and flowers to compete.
Joan and Liz go to the Pet Show, and help Rob and his goat along the way.

Identical twins Jill and Jen pick out different dogs so people can tell them apart.
Pig wants to bake cupcakes for Bear, but cannot find her chefs hat.
A girl and her family tell how to plan a birthday party.
In this story, polar bears stay busy hunting for food and playing.
Jake finally is able to deliver mail to Gail after the rain and hail stop.
This story provides a brief overview of animals in the rain forest.
Rex, the dancing dinosaur, teaches us his dance.
Rick and his Dad go camping, but they don't have much luck catching any fish.
A picture book of rocks showing very large rocks, like those in monument valley, to the smallest of rocks: sand.
Rosie invites three giants to a party; the giants eat all the party food in funny ways because they misunderstand
what Rosie says.
A coyote, a wolf, and a bear learn a lesson about following another's lead without knowing the reasons.

Informational K-2
Decodable

Reading
Phonics Library
I Love Reading
I Love Reading
Science IB
Social Studies
Social Studies
Little Big Book
Phonics Library

ELS K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Independent K-2
Informational K-2
ELS K-2
Independent K-2
Shared Reading
Decodable

Reading

Complete K-2

Reading
Vocabulary
Vocabulary
I Love Reading
I Love Reading
Little Readers for GR

ELS K-2
Complete K-2
Complete K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Independent K-2

Phonics Library
Science IB

Decodable
Independent K-2

Little Readers for GR

Independent K-2
Shared Reading

Little Readers for GR

Read Aloud Book

Sandy runs away from home and cant find her way back.
This is a funny story about a family that's trying to get Baby to smile for a picture

Little Readers for GR

ELS K-2
Independent K-2

This engaging story is about a boy whose dog disappears momentarily during a sled ride.
A dad and a girl play a game that ends in a tie.

ITL Little Big Books


I Love Reading

Shared Reading
Decodable

Reading

ELS K-2

Reading
I Love Reading
I Love Reading
Phonics Bookshelf
Science
Phonics Library

ELS K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Informational K-2
Decodable

ITL Little Big Books

Shared Reading

Reading
On My Way

ELS K-2
Decodable

Reading
I Love Reading
On My Way
Theme Paperback

ELS K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Shared Reading

Reading
Little Readers for GR

Complete K-2
Independent K-2

Reading
I Love Reading
I Love Reading
I Love Reading
I Love Reading
Vocabulary
Theme Paperback

Complete K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Complete K-2
Shared Reading

Reading
I Love Reading

Complete K-2
Decodable

Little Readers for GR

I Love Reading

Independent K-2
Decodable

Reading
Reading
I Love Reading
Reading
Watch Me Read TH

Complete K-2
ELS K-2
Decodable
Complete K-2
Decodable

Reading
I Love Reading
I Love Reading
Theme Paperback

Complete K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Shared Reading

Science IB
Social Studies IB

Independent K-2
Independent K-2

Toad is hungry, so Snail offers to make vegetable soup.


Nick and Bill wonder what sort of animal made the splash they heard in the pond.
Luke, who lives on Spruce Street, makes up a tune called "Spruce Tune."
Cook made the crew a stew that was hard to chew.
Pop and Skip go for a long walk up a long hill.
The sun, the moon, and the earth are compared.
Miss Sage takes her class on a field trip to Sunset Beach.
This story is an amusing version of the traditional song.
Its Ellys birthday, and Lee and Tess decide to give her flowers.
All kinds of bugs strum, scrub, hum, and buzz as they play in a bug band.
June and Pete go camping with their parents.
Three children do a bunch of things at their house.
Gram and Brad find a crab at the beach.
The barnyard animals realize that although they all are different, they have something in common.
In this fable, a greedy dog wants the bone he sees in his reflection, but when he tries to acquire it, he loses the one
in his mouth.
This story is a funny counting rhyme about some funny elephants that are coming to the circus.

question A farmer and his wife invite a group of farm animals to a feast in their home on a cold and snowy night.
Sue can't find her glue until she follows a glue trail that leads to Sam's room.
The Good Cook bakes a loaf of bread.
Base words + -ing
Bob's truck was huffing, puffing, steaming and hissing until kids came running.
/y/ spelled u (CVCe) The huge mule went to see a bunch of animals, but was too big for all of them except the huge horse.
Sequence
In this book, children will learn about the life cycle of a butterfly.
evaluate
None of the animals will help the little red hen bake bread, but they are all very eager to eat the finished product.
Sequence of Events
summarize
Two siblings decide to buy a new sled and earn the money for it themselves.
Long I spelled ie
Fran and Brad race for the grand prize - a big peach pie.
Each animal in this story receives a letter from a secret friend. The animals finally discover that Snake is the secret
predict/infer
friend who has been sending the letters.
/ou/ spelled ou
A hound finds mice in a round mound, but is too stout to catch them.
Cause and Effect
monitor/clarify
Lee the lion and Tess the tiger want to give Elly the elephant a birthday present and decide on flowers.
predict/infer
Twin mice cannot decide how to best share an apple.
Long I spelled igh
White Knight tries to climb up to Miss Moll, but falls and lands on his thigh.
predict/infer
Jane and Tom, twin mice, have trouble sharing an apple until their mother has an idea to stop the fighting.
Short i words
Cricket helps Beetle jump - he lets Beetle jump with him.
Story Structure
summarize
Snail thinks vegetable soup will make his friend Toad feel better when she is hungry.
ed (spelling changes)
The children in the story shopped, whipped, rubbed, baked, iced, sliced and tasted the cake they made.
/ed/ spelled -ed
A few friends mend and tend to a park that needs fixing up.
predict/infer
Some animals are in for a surprise when they open a box labeled Do Not Open.
Sequence of Events
summarize
Readers learn how a boy helps his parents plant and tend a garden.
Categorize and Classify This story gives clues children can use to name the four seasons.

// spelled ue
// spelled oo

Science
Watch Me Read TH

Reading

0-395-75334-1

What Shall We Do When We All Go Out?

0-618-36029-8
0-618-03445-5
0-618-48584-8
0-618-06187-8
0-618-08896-2

What Was That?


Wheels Around
When They Were Little Like Me
When Tiny Was Tiny
Where Is Tug Bug?

E
E
E
E
E

0-395-91021-8
0-618-21031-8
0-618-21058-X
0-618-49035-3
0-395-74832-1
0-395-74836-4
0-395-91031-5
0-618-21090-3
0-618-60195-3

Who Ate the Broccoli?


Who Will Be in the Play?
Your Book Is Due, Sue
Our Classroom
A Boat for Toad
A Moon for Ana Garcia
A Moose Is Loose
A Toy for Joy
A Trip to the Zoo

E
E
E
E
F
F
F
F
F

0-618-35963-X
0-618-36050-6
0-618-21065-2
0-618-20059-2

A Walk in the Woods


A Week of Surprises
Al and Scout
Allen Camps Out

F
F
F
F

10
10

0-618-36018-2
0-618-21094-6
0-618-21073-3
0-618-21080-6
0-618-20080-0
0-618-21104-7

Alma Flor Ada: Storyteller


Al's Shorts
At Dawn
At the Food Mart
Big Star's Gifts
Big Trucks!

F
F
F
F
F
F

10

0-618-20070-3

Bo's Bunnies

0-618-61341-2

Buildings (Earth Science)

10

0-618-36021-2

Camping

10

0-618-20082-7
0-618-06699-3
0-618-48598-8
0-618-21087-3

Car Trip
Caribbean Dream
Cars!
Cassy Rushes

F
F
F
F

0-618-35923-0

Chad and the Big Egg

0-618-06690-X Charles Tiger


0-618-67050-5 Chickens on the Farm
0-618-67232-X Chinese New Year

F
F
F

0-618-35999-0
0-395-91601-1
0-618-48590-2
0-618-20086-X
0-618-21091-1
0-618-21099-7
0-618-60224-0
0-618-06194-0
0-618-61360-9
0-618-08906-3
0-618-20065-7
0-618-21095-4

F
F
F
F
F
F
F
F
F
F
F
F

Cliff Cant Come


Do Not Cry
Dont Let the Cat Out!
Don't Ask Me
Draw, Draw, Draw
Drier, Fatter, Bigger, Fuzzier
Finding A Woolly Mammoth
Fishing Bears
Food for You (Life Science)
Fox and Mule
Fussy Gail
Gert and Her Herd

0-395-91049-8 Ginger

10

Realistic Fiction

Realistic Fiction
Photo Essay
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy

F
NF
F
F
F

Humorous Fiction

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Informational

F
F
F
F
F
F
F
F
NF

Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F
F
F

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F
F
F
F
F

Fantasy

90

Informational

NF

380

Realistic Fiction
Humorous
Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Realistic Fiction

460

470

450
530

370

F
F
NF
F

500

Fantasy

10
10

300
340

Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Informational

F
F
NF

14

500

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Informational
Informational
Fable
Traditional Tale
Realistic Fiction

F
F
F
F
F
F
NF
NF
NF
F
F
F

10

80

Fantasy

0-618-35951-6

Going Fishing

F
F

10

440

Fantasy

0-618-49052-3
0-618-61359-5
0-618-21112-8

Going Shopping
Good Food (Life Science)
Gram, Grace, and Greg

F
F
F

12

310

Realistic Fiction
Informational
Realistic Fiction

F
NF
F

0-395-91036-6
0-618-20061-4
0-618-21077-6
0-618-20078-9
0-618-20058-4
0-618-21110-1
0-395-91038-2
0-618-21084-9
0-618-20069-X
0-618-20084-3

Grandpa's Cookies
Hen's Big Show
Herb the Clerk
Home Run
Hound Dog and Round Dog
Huge Ice Cubes!
Hungry Animals
I Dotted and Dabbed
I Spy
Ice-Cold Drinks

F
F
F
F
F
F
F
F
F
F

Fantasy
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Nonfiction
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F
F
F
F
NF
NF
F
F
F

0-618-35967-2
0-618-21066-0
0-618-21101-2
0-618-21070-9

If You Miss Your Bus


In This Town
Jacks Map
Jenny Studies

F
F
F
F

Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F
F
F

10

790

self-question
evaluate
Categorize
monitor/clarify
summarize
Compare and Contrast
Compare and Contrast
Short u words
categorize/classify
predict/infer
Long e (CV)

// spelled ue
Main Idea and Details
Vowel Pairs ea, oa, ow
Base Words
evaluate

/oi/ spelled oy
Compare and Contrast
Sequence of Events
monitor/clarify
Making Inferences

/ou/ spelled ou
Vowel Pairs ow, ou, (/ou/)
Writing a Poem
monitor/clarify
r- controlled ore

// spelled aw
r- controlled ar
r-controlled vowels ar
Short u words
Endings -es, -ies
Prefixes un-, reMain Idea and Details
Compare and Contrast
question
r-controlled vowels ar
Sequence of Events
Compare and Contrast

/z/ spelled -es


Categorize and Classify
question
Cause and Effect
evaluate
question
summarize
Sequence of Events
summarize
Consonant Clusters with r
Cause and Effect
Endings -er, -est

// spelled aw
er (spelling changes)
Categorize and Classify
summarize
Categorize and Classify
Long o and u Words
Sounds for y
r- controlled er
Sequence of Events
Compare and Contrast
Noting Details

This fun packed adventure of a brother and sister answers the question posed in the traditional song.

ITL Little Big Books

Shared Reading

Reading
Read Aloud Book
Social Studies IB
Theme Paperback
On My Way

Complete K-2
Shared Reading
Independent K-2
Shared Reading
Decodable

Little Readers for GR

I Love Reading
Science IB

Independent K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Informational K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Independent K-2
Decodable
Independent K-2

Reading
Reading
I Love Reading
Phonics Library

Complete K-2
ELS K-2
Decodable
Decodable

Alma Flor Adas decision to become a writer was strongly influenced by her family.
Al wore and tore his old shorts to the shore.
Many things happen at dawn.
Barb and Clark drive to the Food Mart to do some shopping.
Barb builds a snowman named Big Star and enjoys him everyday until he melts.
Miss Chun takes Buck and the class on a field trip to see trucks.

Reading
I Love Reading
I Love Reading
I Love Reading
Phonics Library
I Love Reading

ELS K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable

Bo helps Mother Bunny by babysitting her little bunnies.


This book describes the various uses of rocks and minerals; a construction worker talks about what materials are
made from rocks and minerals that are used to build a new school or other building.

Phonics Library

Decodable

Two brothers hear a splash in the pond and take turns guessing what animal might have made it.
This photo-essay shows how useful wheels are, and explains what different vehicles do.
This picture story about fathers shows how life has changed over time.
A boy compares his grown dog, Tiny, to the way he was as a puppy.
Two friends look for their friend, Tug Bug, who is sitting under a rug.
The story is about a family that plants broccoli in its vegetable garden, but a woodchuck eats it.
A class decides who will play what part in the play.
It is time for Sue to return her overdue book to Miss Blue.
Children learn how to behave in the classroom and on the playground.
Toad goes for a walk down to the beach where he finds three boats, none of which are right for him to row.
Ana Garcia spends a special day with her grandmother on her sixth birthday.
Maribelle sees a moose and tries to show her family, but no one believes her until the moose is at the door.
Joy got a new toy. The toy broke and her friend Roy helped her fix it.
A book about the different animal houses in a zoo and the animals that live there.
Mule and Pig set off for a walk in the woods, but because they could not read the warning signs, end up at Mr.
Foxs house.
When Mrs. Cheng breaks her leg, the neighborhood children visit her in the hospital.
Al and his dog Scout go outside despite the rain pounding down.
Allen goes camping with his Dad and is woken up by the hoots of an owl.

June tells her brother Pete that hell like his first camping trip but that hell find it hard work.
Art's family all pile into the car for a road trip to Gram's farm.
Poetic language and sun-drenched watercolors are used to take us through the day of a group of Caribbean children.

This book is written around a timeline that shows cars from the time of their invention to the present day.
Casey is late for the bus so she rushes and dashes to get the bus.
A baby animal hatches from an egg, and Chad goes in search of its family.
A tiger named Charles looks everywhere for the roar he has lost, and finally finds it when he sees a spider under a
stone.
This book shows children that chickens on a farm need special care.
People celebrate Chinese New Year by eating special foods, dancing, playing drums, and having parades.

I Love Reading
I Love Reading
Social Studies
Watch Me Read TH
Watch Me Read TH
Little Readers for GR

Science

Informational K-2

Reading

Complete K-2

Phonics Library
Little Big Book
Social Studies IB
I Love Reading

Decodable
Shared Reading
Independent K-2
Decodable

Reading

Complete K-2

Little Big Book


Vocabulary
Vocabulary

Shared Reading
Complete K-2
Complete K-2

A family is going camping for the weekend, and their cat Cliff must stay behind.
Gram helps Jack get the frog jumping around so he wouldn't cry.
Dan learns the consequences of not following rules.
It's Marge's birthday and her parents take her to Fred's farm to pick out a new pup.
A class draws a hawk and a fawn on a big lawn.
This story is a comparison between frogs, cats, bears and bugs.
A book about fossil hunting in Alaska.
This book describes the characteristics, behaviors, and habitat of Alaskan brown bears.
A book that focuses on how food gives kids energy. Topics include healthy foods and good nutrition.
This fable tells how Fox, who gets trapped in a well, tricks Mule into helping him get out.
Little Bear has Gail over for lunch. It takes Mama Bear a while to find something Gail likes to eat.
Gert has a herd of steer she must bring home from the plain.

Reading
Phonics Bookshelf
Social Studies IB
Phonics Library
I Love Reading
I Love Reading
Science IB
Theme Paperback
Science
On My Way
Phonics Library
I Love Reading

Complete K-2
Decodable
Independent K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Independent K-2
Shared Reading
Informational K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable

This is the story of Ginger, a cat that needs a new home.

Little Readers for GR

Independent K-2

question Rose the mouse borrows things from Pete and Ben (cats) to make a fishing pole as a gift.
This book tells the story of a shopping trip a boy takes with his father. The boy learns that most
Categorize and Classify buying decisions are based on the familys needs rather than his wants.
Cause and Effect
A book that focuses on how food gives kids energy. Topics include healthy foods and good nutrition.
/g/ spelled g
Grace and Greg's Gram comes to visit for two weeks.
Grandpa asks Frog to take some cookies to Lisa. Along the way many animals eat the cookies, until there are none
Cause and Effect
left.
Endings -s, -ed, -ing
Hen has auditions for her show. All her friends get their own special part in the show.
r- controlled er
Herb is a clerk in the fern store.
r-controlled vowels er, ir, ur Sam teaches his little sister Jane to play baseball. She hits the winning run in the game.
Vowel Pairs ow, ou, (/ou/) Hound Dog and Round Dog go fishing for trout.
/y/ spelled u (CVCe) In the past, icemen cut huge cubes from lakes and sold them in town because people didn't have freezers.
summarize
This book is about the dangers animals in nature face from other animals that are hungry.
ed (spelling changes)
A child traced, dropped, traced, dotted, and dabbed at a picture he made for his Gran.
Sounds for y
Miss Bly plays the game 'I Spy' with her class on the way home from their field trip into the city.
Endings -er, -est
Rose and Bruce set up a stand selling ice-cold drinks.
Fantasy and Realism
question
A girl misses her bus, catches a ride on a big blue bird, and has a misadventure.
/ou/ spelled ow
The reader learns what happens in this Town.
Short a words
Jack's dad got him a map. He uses it to get to his friend Al's house and then the park.
/z/ spelled -ies
Jenny studies for her big spelling test.

Reading

Complete K-2

Social Studies
Science
I Love Reading

Informational K-2
ELS K-2
Decodable

Little Readers for GR

I Love Reading
Phonics Library
Phonics Library

Independent K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Independent K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable

Reading
I Love Reading
I Love Reading
I Love Reading

Complete K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable

Phonics Library
I Love Reading
Phonics Library
Phonics Library
I Love Reading
Little Readers for GR

0-618-20073-8
0-618-21071-7
0-618-20074-6
0-618-21106-3
0-618-21096-2
0-618-61318-8

Jenny's Big Voice


Join the Feast
Joy Boy
Kates Frames
Kirk Chirps
Leave It to Beavers (Earth Science)

F
F
F
F
F
F

0-395-74834-8
0-618-49060-4
0-618-60214-3
0-618-21067-9
0-618-20083-5
0-618-60217-8
0-618-36054-9
0-618-21069-5
0-618-21085-7
0-618-21107-1
0-618-21088-1
0-618-08262-X
0-618-60235-6
0-395-91032-3
0-395-74835-6
0-618-21093-8
0-395-75055-5
0-395-74833-X
0-395-91033-1

Looking After Billy


Main Street
Making It Go
Manny in the City
Mark's Part
Marvelous Mammals
Max Is a Star!
Max Reaches
Messy Wally Bunny
Mike Rides a Bike
Milly Carries the Berries
My Best Friend
My First Snow
My New Pet
Ned's New Old Sled
North Farm
Not Too Big
Old Sky
On the School Bus

F
F
F
F
F
F
F
F
F
F
F
F
F
F
F
F
F
F
F

0-618-61351-X One Racer (Physical Science)


0-618-21092-X Paul
0-618-21074-1 Paul Caused It All!

F
F
F

0-618-20072-X
0-618-20079-7
0-618-21111-X
0-618-21083-0
0-618-21108-X

Peaches, Screeches
Pet Store
Pete and Eve
Rising, Shining, Setting
Rose Got a Note

F
F
F
F
F

0-618-35989-3

Runaway Sandy

0-618-20064-9
0-618-20060-6
0-618-60193-7
0-618-21098-9

Sam Sundown's Problem


Scout the Grouch
Shadows
Sharks

0-618-20075-4
0-618-03640-7
0-618-21102-0
0-618-61352-8
0-618-20076-2
0-618-21063-6
0-618-21075-X
0-618-08905-5
0-618-20066-5
0-618-61333-1
0-618-67235-4

10

340

10

410

10

460

Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F
F
F
F
F

Realistic Fiction
Informational
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Informational

F
NF
NF
F
F
NF
F
F
F
F
F
F
NF
F
F
F
F
F
F

Humorous Fantasy

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Narrative
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Humorous
Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

NF
F
F

Realistic Fiction
Humorous
Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Informational

F
F
F
F

F
F
NF
NF

Shawn's Soy Sauce

Realistic Fiction

Shoes From Grandpa


Sick Day

F
F

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F

Speed Racer (Physical Science)


Sport Gets a Bath
Squeaking and Creaking
Storm At Sea
Stripe and the Nice Mice
Sunny's Buddy
Super Animals (Life Science)
Take the Subway

F
F
F
F
F
F
F
F

Informational
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Fantasy
Informational
Informational

NF
F
F
F
F
F
NF
NF

Tale
Realistic Fiction

F
F

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Informational

F
F
F
F
NF

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Folktale
Realistic Fiction

F
F
F
F
F

Song

Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F
F
F
F
F
F

Folktale

0-395-75340-6 Teeny Tiny


0-618-21089-X Ten Coins

F
F

0-618-35959-1
0-618-20085-1
0-618-21079-2
0-618-08903-9
0-618-21100-4

The Best Class Trip


The Best Pie
The Blue Spur
The Chip Chop Ship
The Driest Place

F
F
F
F
F

0-618-20071-1
0-618-21109-8
0-618-21097-0
0-395-91040-4
0-618-21078-4

The Fleet Street Club


The Flute Tune
The Fur Burr
The Gingerbread Man
The Girls Race

F
F
F
F
F

0-395-73160-7

The Itsy Bitsy Spider

0-618-35940-0
0-618-06192-4
0-618-21072-5
0-395-91037-4
0-618-21082-2
0-618-21086-5
0-618-21076-8

The Just-Right House


The Leaving Morning
The New Boy
The Race
The Silliest Queen
The Spy
The Store

F
F
F
F
F
F
F

0-618-03446-3

The Story of Half-Chicken

260

10

220

10
10

290
330

10

10

420

360

Humorous Fiction
Humorous Fiction

F
F
F
F
F

Vowel pairs oy, oi, aw, au Jenny the giraffe has a big, loud voice until she gets sick and her voice softens.
/oi/ spelled oi
Everyone joins in to help cook for the feast.
Paul finds a stray dog and brings him home. He names him Joy Boy because he is so happy and helpful.
Kate loves to take pictures and puts them all in frames.
Kirk Bird is always the first bird to chirp in the fir tree.
Students learn about beavers and how they create dams.
Cal and Lucy are asked to look after Billy, Cal's little brother. It takes them a while to figure out what it will take
to stop Billy from crying.
Compare main streets across America in urban, rural, and suburban areas.
A picture book with different things and what makes them move.
Manny and his Dad go to the city to visit Granny.
Mark gets a part in the school play and wears a dark cape and hat as his costume.
A book about mammals.
Max and Katie enter the Police Pet Show, but Max does not perform like a star.
/z/ spelled -es
Max reaches for a lot of things including dishes, pitches, peaches and his pet Patches.
Long e spelled y
Wally, the fluffy bunny, got into a mess and got dirty.
Long i (CVCe)
Mike enters a kite-making contest to win a new bike.
/z/ spelled -ies
Milly and Dad pick berries and fill up their pails.
predict/infer
A child's best friend comes to spend the night and we learn all the reasons the child is glad to have her as a best friend.
Compare and Contrast
A story about a girl who moves from Jamaica to New York and sees winter in the northeast for the first time.
predict/infer
A new pet follows a boy home one day. The pet turns out to be an imaginary pet.
Vowel Pairs oo, ew, ue, ou Dad cleans up his old toboggan for Ned and he enjoys his new old sled all day with his friends.
r- controlled or
There are sheep at North Farm and in the spring they are shorn for their wool.
Long e words
Dee always liked big things. Nothing was too big for Dee, but that was before Aunt Jenny came.
Vowel Pairs ay, ai
This story compares the size of the sky with the earth, the moon, and even the little boy in the story.
Compare and Contrast
This is a story told by friends who ride a bus to school together.
A book that focuses on a bike race: going slower up hills, faster down hills, going slower when not peddling, and
Cause and Effect
using the brakes to stop.
// spelled au
Paul goes for a jaunt in his boat.
// spelled au
Paul sits on a bench and causes a lot of things to happen.
Endings -es, -ies
Prefixes un-, reFred Fox teaches cooking classes. One of his dishes is Peaches, Screeches.
r-controlled vowels or, ore Jake and his father visit a pet store and observe the many animals that live there.
Long e (CVCe)
Miss Mede asked the class to write about a place that is far away. Pete and Eve wrote about Crete and Greece.
ing (spelling changes)
The sun is rising and shining. Then the sun is setting and the moon is rising.
Long o (CVCe)
Jake left Rose a note on her door inviting her to the cove to look for bugs.
Compare and Contrast
question
A runaway dog, Sandy, needs help finding his way home.

Vowel Pairs oi, oy, aw, au


Long a (CVCe)
r- controlled ir
Cause and Effect
Sounds for y:
Long i and Long e
Compare and Contrast
Compare and Contrast
Long e spelled y
r-controlled vowels ar
Compare and Contrast
Categorize and Classify

Endings -ed, -ing


Vowel Pairs ow, ou, (/ou/)
Cause and Effect
r- controlled ar
Vowel pairs oy, oi, aw, au
Suffixes -ful, -ly, -y

The Sundown family goes on vacation, but when they get there Sam Sundown's bag is stuck and wouldn't open.
Scout is a seven-year-old girl who is always grumpy, until she finds a sad yellow dog that makes her smile.
A book about shadows with a focus on sources of light.
This story tells all about sharks.

Phonics Library
I Love Reading
Phonics Library
I Love Reading
I Love Reading
Science

Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Informational K-2

Watch Me Read TH
Social Studies
Science IB
I Love Reading
Phonics Library
Science IB
Reading
I Love Reading
I Love Reading
I Love Reading
I Love Reading
Little Big Book
Science IB

Little Readers for GR

Decodable
Informational K-2
Independent K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Independent K-2
ELS K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Shared Reading
Independent K-2
Independent K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Independent K-2

Science
I Love Reading
I Love Reading

ELS K-2
Decodable
Decodable

Phonics Library
Phonics Library
I Love Reading
I Love Reading
I Love Reading

Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable

Reading

Complete K-2

Phonics Library
Phonics Library
Science IB
I Love Reading

Decodable
Decodable
Independent K-2
Decodable

Little Readers for GR

Watch Me Read TH
I Love Reading
Watch Me Read TH
Watch Me Read TH

Shawn loves soy sauce so much he makes his own when the town soy sauce plant closes.
Phonics Library
In this cumulative text story, Grandpa's offer to buy Jessie new shoes this winter has the whole family offering to
buy different articles of clothing until they've fashioned a fanciful outfit for Jessie.
Little Big Book
Jill gets sick right before the big game. Will she be ok to play in the big game?
I Love Reading
A book that focuses on a bike race: going slower up hills, faster down hills, going slower when not peddling, and
Cause and Effect
Science
using the brakes to stop.
r-controlled vowels or, ore Kim and her friend Norm give Kim's dog Sport a bath.
Phonics Library
Base words + ing
Jean goes to bed, but has trouble sleeping with all the noises she hears.
I Love Reading
r- controlled or
There is a storm at sea, and the ship must pull into port.
I Love Reading
Long i Words
While everyone's asleep some mice have an adventure until the cat wakes up.
On My Way
Sounds for y
Sunny gets lonely and decides to throw an open house party to make new friends.
Phonics Library
Categorize and Classify A book about animals that are the most of something physical such as: tallest legs, largest, fastest, and more!
Science
predict
This story tells about the subway that runs under New York City.
Vocabulary
summarize
A delightful tale about an old woman who takes home a bone from the church graveyard.
ITL Little Big Books
evaluate
/oi/ spelled oi
Boyd uses his ten coins to buy a big, moist cake for everyone to share.
I Love Reading
Problem Solving
summarize
Miss Coats takes her class on a trip to the city, but to get there, they must change modes of transport several times.
Reading
Endings -er, -est
Miss Cook, Miss Bake, and Miss Sweet all enter the pie feast contest. They all win a prize.
Phonics Library
r- controlled ur
Kurt fishes in his boat, the Blue Spur.
I Love Reading
Digraphs sh, ch, th
Chuck Duck and Mitch Frog learn to keep their ship neat and tidy.
On My Way
est (spelling changes)
This story looks at a desert and some of its characteristics.
I Love Reading
Endings -es, -ies
Prefixes un-, reThe Fleet Street kids wanted a new clubhouse so they do chores around the neighborhood to make money.
Phonics Library
// spelled u (CVCe) June has a flute that she loves to play for her dog Luke.
I Love Reading
r- controlled ur
Zurk Cat lurks in the woods and gets a burr stuck in his fur.
I Love Reading
Sequence
This is a make-believe story about a gingerbread man who comes to life, runs away, and then meets a tricky fox.
Little Readers for GR
r-controlled ir
Three girls run a race on a dirt track.
I Love Reading
monitor
summarize
A beautifully illustrated story of the well-known song and finger play.
ITL Little Big Books
Main Idea and Details
The children balk at the idea of moving when Mom and Dad decide to look for a larger home.
Reading
monitor/clarify
summarize
Theme Paperback
places.
/oi/ spelled oy
Roy is nervous about being the new boy at school.
I Love Reading
Making Inferences
In this story a girl describes a race she has with her big sister Fanny.
Little Readers for GR
est (spelling changes)
A queen asks her looking glass a bunch of questions, including, 'Who is the prettiest queen.'
I Love Reading
Long i spelled y
A boy becomes a spy to find out why his cup is dry.
I Love Reading
r- controlled ore
Grandma used to work at her mom and dad's town store.
I Love Reading
This folktale, familiar in Spanish-speaking cultures, tells of a half-chicken who leaves home in search of fame. On
monitor/clarify
Read Aloud Book
the way, he discovers how by helping others, one is rewarded in the end.
predict/infer
Short i words

Decodable
Shared Reading
Decodable
Informational K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Informational K-2
Complete K-2
Shared Reading
Decodable
Complete K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Independent K-2
Decodable
Shared Reading
Complete K-2
Shared Reading
Decodable
Independent K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Shared Reading

Tale

Compare and Contrast

0-395-74838-0
0-618-21103-9

0-395-94382-5 The Three Billy Goats Gruff


Three Wishes for Buster
Tick, Tock!

F
F

Fantasy
Realistic Fiction

F
F

0-618-06691-8
0-618-21068-7

To Be a Kid
Vy and the Fly

F
F

Photo-Essay
Realistic Fiction

NF
F

0-618-36037-9
0-618-48627-5
0-618-21105-5
0-618-08907-1
0-618-08904-7
0-395-74839-9
0-618-60238-0
0-618-61314-5
0-618-21064-4
0-618-21081-4
0-395-91600-3
0-618-20063-0

Waiting for Granny


Welcome to the White House
What a Mess!
What Animal Is It?
What Can You See at a Lake?
What Seahorse Saw
Whats This Matter?
Who Lives Here? (Life Science)
Who Makes Hay?
Who's Cuter?
Win the Pin
Writing Home

F
F
F
F
F
F
F
F
F
F
F
F

10

530

10

140

Realistic Fiction
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
NF
F
F
NF
F
F
NF
F
F
F
F

0-618-35814-5
0-395-74841-0

A Gift of Crayons
A Pet for Scat

G
G

12

440

F
F

0-618-21134-9
0-618-21128-4
0-618-61337-4
0-618-48610-0

A Space Station
A Sunday Trip
A Tree Is My Home (Life Science)
A Visit to the Statue of Liberty

G
G
G
G

Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Narrative
Nonfiction
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Informational

Base Words
Short o words
Noting Details
question
Long i spelled y
Making Judgments
summarize
Categorize and Classify
Short e words
Long e words
predict
r-controlled vowels
Categorize and Classify
Categorize and Classify
Base words + s
er (spelling changes)
Final Consonants e, n, p, x
Endings -ed, -ing
Authors Viewpoint
evaluate
Digraphs sh, ch, ck

NF
F
NF
NF

0-618-36017-4

Alma Flor Ada: From a Family of Storytellers

Realistic Fiction

0-618-06697-7
0-618-21114-4
0-618-21147-0
0-618-21122-5
0-618-21127-6
0-618-21116-0
0-618-06196-7
0-618-21118-7
0-618-21139-X

An Egg Is an Egg
Ann and Smudge
Ben Badger's Birthday
Beth and Seth
Blain and Page Paint
Brad Gets a Pet
Busy Bea
Camp Sky
Chores Before the Seashore

G
G
G
G
G
G
G
G
G

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F
F
F
F
F
F
F
F

0-618-36026-3
0-618-21137-3
0-395-91603-8
0-618-21119-5

City Animals
Clark's Garden Party
Clay Fish
Cooking Corn

G
G
G
G

Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction

F
F
F
F

0-618-06694-2
0-395-91035-8
0-618-21121-7
0-395-73161-5

Counting on the Woods


Dr. Green
Ducks and Chicks
Eek! There's a Mouse in the House

G
G
G
G

NF
F
F
F

0-618-21146-2

Everything Grows

Informational
Narrative
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Narrative
Nonfiction

NF

Long o spelled ow

0-395-74840-2

Family Fleas

Fantasy

Consonant Clusters

0-395-74843-7
0-395-74837-2

Finding Animal Tracks


Fishing with Grandpa

G
G

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F

0-395-73164-X
0-618-21117-9
0-618-67058-0
0-618-21120-9
0-618-21140-3

Fishy Facts
Flip's Clay Class
Focus on Poetry: What Is a Poem?
Grace Has Pet Mice
Granddad's Pond

G
G
G
G
G

Informational
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

NF
F
NF
F
F

Short Vowels a, i, u
Base Words
monitor
summarize
l clusters
monitor/clarify

0-618-06696-9

Hilda Hens Scary Night

Fantasy

0-618-56112-9
0-618-08911-X
0-618-21133-0
0-618-21150-0
0-618-08908-X
0-618-21145-4
0-618-21131-4
0-618-67246-X
0-395-91044-7
0-618-60209-7
0-618-21125-X
0-618-67245-1

Holidays
How Raven Played a Trick
I Love Vacation!
In the Middle of the Woods
Joan and Coach Snow
Joan's Boat
Lee's Tree
Lets All Dance
Look for Me!
Louis Braille
Lunch with Chopsticks
Making Pictures

G
G
G
G
G
G
G
G
G
G
G
G

Informational
Tale
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Informational
Biography
Realistic Fiction
Informational

NF
F
F
F
F
F
F
NF
NF
NF
F
NF

12

230

12

520

12

12

12

160

520

450

12

480

0-618-36053-0 Max the Pet Show Star


0-618-21138-1 Mort's Porch

G
G

12

600

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F

0-618-36049-2
0-618-21149-7
0-618-61367-6

G
G
G

12

600

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Informational

F
F
NF

Mrs. Chengs Surprise


My Dog, Twinkles
My Weather Station (Earth Science)

/shn/ spelled -tion


Long a spelled ay
Main Idea and Details
Main Idea and Details
Writing a Poem
monitor/clarify
Drawing Conclusions
summarize

/j/ spelled dge


er in two-syllable words
Digraph th
Long a spelled ai
r clusters
evaluate
s clusters
r- controlled ore
Fact and Opinion
question
r- controlled ar
Consonant Clusters

/k/ spelled c
Main Idea and Details
evaluate
summarize
Consonants -ck
monitor/summarize

/s/ spelled c
Consonants nd
Categorize and Classify
question
Main Idea and Details
Base Words

/shn/ spelled -tion


le in two-syllable words
Vowel pairs oa, ow
Long o spelled oa
Long e spelled ee
summarize
predict/infer
Categorize and Classify
Digraph ch
evaluate
Main Idea and Details
monitor/clarify
r- controlled or
Categorize and Classify
evaluate
le in two-syllable words
Main Idea and Details

A familiar tale about three goat brothers, whose last name is Gruff, who are hungry and want to eat grass.
When Buster is born mama, papa and sister fish all make a wish for him. When he grows into a bigger fish all the
wishes come true for Buster.
The clock tick, tocks and tells Todd when it is time to do certain things.

Little Readers for GR

Independent K-2

Watch Me Read TH
I Love Reading

Decodable
Decodable

Little Big Book


I Love Reading

Shared Reading
Decodable

Reading
Social Studies IB
I Love Reading
On My Way
On My Way
Watch Me Read TH
Science IB
Science
I Love Reading
I Love Reading
Phonics Bookshelf
Phonics Library

Complete K-2
Independent K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Independent K-2
Informational K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable

Reading
Watch Me Read TH

ELS K-2
Decodable

Three people from different nations fly in a spaceship to a space station.


On a great Sunday in May, the Shay family went on a trip to a farm.
A book about how a tree is home to many living things.
This simple tour of the Statue of Liberty tells about its history and symbols.
Author Alma Flor Ada comes from a family of storytellers, and perhaps it is only natural that she should grow up
to become one, too.

I Love Reading
I Love Reading
Science
Social Studies IB

Decodable
Decodable
Informational K-2
Independent K-2

Reading

Complete K-2

All around us, most things change in some way. One thing that doesn't change is the love of a mother for a child.

Ann's dog, smudge, is wedged in by the hedge and the lodge.


Mr. Bunny and Miss Bird throw Ben Badger a surprise birthday party.
Beth helps Seth with math, and Seth shows Beth how to throw a fastball.
Blain and Paige help turn a shed into a clubhouse.
Brad wants a brand new pet. He picks out a big, brown dog named Brandy.
When Bea keeps losing things, her mother gets impatient, but her grandmother is sure that Bea will outgrow it.
Stan went to summer camp at Camp Sky where he played sports, slept under the stars and put on a skit.
Flor has to complete all her chore's before she can go to the seashore.

Little Big Book


I Love Reading
I Love Reading
I Love Reading
I Love Reading
I Love Reading
Theme Paperback
I Love Reading
I Love Reading

Shared Reading
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Shared Reading
Decodable
Decodable

Children explore a city park to see if there are wild animals in the city.
Clark has a garden party and invites all his friends over.
Gray Dog plays a little trick on Snip the cat with his three clay fish.
A girl and her family live on a corn farm, and she learns how to cook the corn.

Reading
I Love Reading
Phonics Bookshelf
I Love Reading

ELS K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable

Little Big Book


I Love Reading
ITL Little Big Books

Shared Reading
Independent K-2
Decodable
Shared Reading

This photo-essay explores the many ways in which children from all over the world enjoy childhood.
A fly takes one of Vy's fries up into the sky.
Malcolm is expecting a visit from his grandmother and anxiously waits for her arrival.
This nonfiction photo essay introduces the White House as the home of the President, including family and pets.
Beth's room and the shed are a mess, and her dad makes her clean them both up.
A busy farmer finds time to take care of his animals, grow vegetables, and prepare a feast for his neighbors.
Many interesting animals live in and near lakes.
Seahorse wants to explore the sea and goes out on his own to see everything he can.
A picture book of different types of solids and what they are made out of.
A picture book of plants and animals and where they live. The book examines a variety of habitats.
Kay Jones shows us how hay is grown.
This story is a comparison between Dotty and Munch, two hamsters.
Lin hosts a plant contest to see whose plant will win the big pin.
A little girl writes to her dad while she is staying with her grandmother.
Drawing with crayons helps Brooke feel so much better during her hospital stay that when she grows up, she
donates paper and crayons to children in hospitals.
Scat the cat is sad and lonely so she goes to Mr. Petman's store to get a pet.

In this rhyming and counting book, colorful pictures show the different plants and animals that live in the woods.
A boy tells about his visit to Dr. Green, who checks the boy's weight, height, eyes, ears and mouth.
Jack and Rick go to a petting zoo. They like the ducks and the chicks best.
This amusing story is about the mischief that occurs when there's a mouse in the house.

We see how wheat grows in the summer, and what happens to wheat in the other seasons.
Dog enters his pet flea in the Family Pet Show. None of the other animals like fleas, but Dog wins the contest
because of the fleas helpful ways.
The boy in this story is very interested in animal tracks and spends time with his friend Mr. Glick to find out more
about them.
Janie learns that fishing is hard work when she goes with her grandpa for the first time.
This is an informative piece picturing and explaining a variety of fascinating sea creatures.
Flip makes a clay plate at clay class.
Poems often have rhyme and rhythm, and can help you imagine many things.
Grace has two pet mice that live in a nice cage.
Mandy and Randy like to visit Grandad in the summer and swim in his pond.
A hen named Hilda finds the courage to tiptoe past some scary things as she makes her way back to the hen house
one night.
An American family finds different ways to celebrate several holidays such as Earth Day, Thanksgiving, and the
Fourth of July.
Raven finds a way to start the tides running so he can get fresh food from the sea.
A family takes a train to their vacation at the seashore.
A boy and his mom go camping in the middle of the woods.
Joan learns that the best position for her on the soccer team is goalie.
Joan has a shipping boat she uses to bring goods, like oats and soap, to people who live far up the coast.
Lee lives on Green Street and has a special tree to look after.
People of different hearing abilities can learn to dance.
This book is a game of hide-and-seek. Different animals give clues about where they hide.
A book about senses, touch and the Braille system.
Mrs. Beach teaches her class how to eat lunch with chopsticks.
Artists use many different kinds of materials to draw and paint pictures.
Katie and her dog Max are going to perform in the Police Pet Show.
Mort loved to sit on his porch all day long.
When Mrs. Cheng has to stay in the hospital, the neighborhood children try to bring her home to her through
drawings.
A girl gets a pet beagle and names him Twinkles.
A book on how to set up a weather station.

Little Readers for GR

I Love Reading

Decodable

Watch Me Read TH

Decodable

Watch Me Read TH
Watch Me Read TH

Decodable
Decodable

ITL Little Big Books


I Love Reading
Vocabulary
I Love Reading
I Love Reading

Shared Reading
Decodable
Complete K-2
Decodable
Decodable

Little Big Book

Shared Reading

Social Studies
On My Way
I Love Reading
I Love Reading
On My Way
I Love Reading
I Love Reading
Vocabulary
Science IB
I Love Reading
Vocabulary

ELS K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Complete K-2
Independent K-2
Independent K-2
Decodable
Complete K-2

Reading
I Love Reading

Complete K-2
Decodable

Reading
I Love Reading
Science

Complete K-2
Decodable
ELS K-2

Little Readers for GR

0-618-08909-8
0-395-91605-4
0-618-06702-7
0-618-21113-6
0-618-21135-7
0-395-91047-1
0-618-21143-8
0-618-21136-5

Nells First Day Kit


Nick and Pat
No, No, Titus!
Paige Goes to College
Painting Pictures
Panda's Surprise
Pang Wong's Loud House
Pasture Creatures

G
G
G
G
G
G
G
G

Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Narrative
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F
F
F
F
F
F
F

Compound Words
Initial and Final Digraphs
Sequence of events

0-395-91041-2 Rosie's Pool


0-618-21132-2 Seals and Seagulls

G
G

Humorous Fantasy

F
NF

0-618-06698-5
0-395-75331-7

Secret Code
Sheep in a Jeep

G
G

0-618-21142-X
0-618-21148-9
0-618-21124-1
0-618-60199-6
0-395-94384-1

Shrimp Boats
Sisters and Brothers
Swish, Swish, Swish
Sylvia Earle, First Lady of the Sea
The Crazy Quilt

G
G
G
G
G

Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Narrative
Nonfiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Biography
Realistic Fiction

evaluate
Long e spelled ea
Compare and Contrast
evaluate
evaluate

When a new girl is scheduled to join their class, the boys and girls put together a welcome kit for her.
Pat tries to teach Nick his ice skating trick, but Nick can't seem to master it.
Titus the dog gets a new home on a farm and tries to be a good farm dog, but he just can't get it right.
Paige and her family help her big sister Midge move into college.
The girl in this story likes to paint pictures of silly creatures and nature.
Panda gets a birthday surprise from his friends.
Pang Wang goes to Wise Ming Chin for help - his house is too loud.
Sam and Al go to the pasture to capture bugs and creatures.
Rosie asks three giants to come for a swim and, when Rosie asks them to sit down and have some iced tea or
suntan lotion, the Giants do funny things.
This story looks at the seals and seagulls that live in and near the sea.
Oscar, who is blind, teaches classmate Lucy to read the Braille alphabet - and soon the whole class wants to learn
Oscar's "secret code."
This is a humorous story about a flock of sheep that wreck their jeep.

NF
F
F
NF
F

0-618-35991-5

The Duck Pond

14

370

Realistic Fiction

Consonants mp
er in two-syllable words
Digraph sh
Categorize and Classify
Sequence
Compare and Contrast
question

We learn how a shrimp boat and the crew catch shrimp.


A story about how brothers and sisters are different from one another.
Trish Shane learns to swim with fins and a mask.
This is a biography of Sylvia Earle, marine biologist.
Tanya finds a crazy quilt; a type of blanket made from patches of different clothes, and decides to make one.
When a duck makes a nest in a backyard garden, the whole neighborhood wonders where the ducklings will learn
to swim.

0-618-35819-6
0-618-21129-2
0-618-21115-2
0-395-91050-1
0-618-21144-6
0-618-21126-8
0-618-06195-9
0-618-08952-7
0-618-61371-4
0-618-21130-6
0-618-61349-8
0-618-67236-2
0-618-21141-1
0-618-06701-9
0-618-21152-7
0-618-48596-1
0-395-94383-3

The First Art Class


The Flower
The Fudge Judge
The Hand-Me-Downs
The Hidden Trunk
The Power Pitchers
The Puddle
The Real Wolf
The Sounds of Music (Physical Science)
The Wet Ground
Things That Melt (Physical Science)
Training a Police Dog
Trent Pretends
Twos Company
Vicky Skipped a Stone
Walt Disneys World
Washing the Dog

G
G
G
G
G
G
G
G
G
G
G
G
G
G
G
G
G

12

440

12
12

90
400

Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Biography
Informational

F
F
F
F
F
F
F
F
F
F
F
NF
F
NF
F
NF
NF

0-618-35947-8

Watermelon for Lunch

12

540

Fantasy

0-618-49046-9
0-395-74842-9

Welcome to Our School


Wendy's Puppy

G
G

12

260

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F

0-618-36078-6
0-395-74844-5
0-618-08910-1
0-618-21123-3
0-618-48612-7

What a Birthday!
What Can Jenna Find?
What Can You Do?
What's in the Sea?
When I Visit My Cousin

G
G
G
G
G

12

260

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Nonfiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F
F
NF
F

0-618-35995-8
0-618-21151-9
0-618-60241-0

Why Rabbits Tail Is Short


Willy and the Puppy
Windy Ways

G
G
G

14

610

Folktale
Realistic Fiction
Informational

F
F
NF

0-618-06700-0
0-395-74852-6

Winter Lullaby
A Bigger Family

G
H

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F

0-618-35823-4

A Good Idea

14

420

Realistic Fiction

0-618-35806-4

A Jump in the Pool

14

260

Realistic Fiction

14

460

Fantasy
Folktale
Realistic Fiction

F
F
F

Nonfiction

F
F

0-395-73163-1 A Mother for Choco


0-618-36062-X A Race to the Mountain
0-618-08918-7 A Storm at the Farm

H
H
H

0-618-36074-3
0-618-08912-8

H
H

14

460

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F

0-618-36077-8 Birthday Surprise


0-618-21161-6 Blue, Blue Sue
0-395-91046-3 Bonnie on the Beach

H
H
H

14

480

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Narrative

F
F
F

0-618-35813-7

12

Akis Special Gift


All About the Weather

Brooke and Her Crayons

0-395-91042-0 Chicken Pox!


0-618-03444-7
0-618-21158-6
0-618-49044-2
0-618-21157-8
0-618-21164-0
0-618-21163-2
0-618-67063-7

Chicken Soup With Rice


Climbing with Lamb
Colin Powell, American Leader
Crumb Cake
Dried Apple Pie
Dwight's Kite
Exploring a Park

Realistic Fiction

560

Realistic Fiction

H
H
H
H
H
H
H

Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Biography
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F
NF
F
F
F
F

10

450

14

330

/j/ spelled g
/chr/ spelled -ture
predict/infer
Consonants ng

/chr/ spelled -ture

Noting Details

summarize Children with visual impairments attend their first art class and work with clay.
/ou/ spelled ow
Queen Beth trips and ruins her crown and her gown. She is sad until her clown brings her a flower
/j/ spelled dge
Jake makes a fudge cake and takes it to the fudge judge to try and win the prize badge.
Categorize and Classify The boy in this story has a big family, so he gets all the hand-me-downs from his big brothers and sisters.
Consonants nk
Franklin is looking for a hidden trunk.
Digraph -tch
Mitch, Carmen, Jeff and Jen Fitch start a ball team called the Power Pitchers.
predict/infer
A boy goes out to play in the rain and meets some animals by a puddle.
Vowel Pairs ai, ay
Hen saves the day when a real wolf interrupts the animals' performance of The Three Little Pigs.
Compare and Contrast
A story about a one-man band. The book goes over the basics of pitch.
/ou/ spelled ou
Ann and her dog, Houng, go out in the rain and play on the wet ground.
Sequence
A book that shows kids (with an adult) melting things to see what happens.
monitor
Police dogs have important jobs. They train for many weeks to learn how to work with police officers.
Consonants nt
On rainy days when he can't go outside, Trent pretends he is a camper, a painter and a dentist.
summarize
This book looks at animals that live alone, animals that live in families, and animals that live in groups.
ed with double consonants Vicky and her Dad go to the pond to skip stones.
Sequence
This book tells the story of Walt Disney and how he created a huge business based on animated characters.
summarize
A boy and a girl tell, in order, all the things you should do when you wash a dog.
Story Structure
summarize
Ant cant split open the huge watermelon she wants for lunch, so she tricks Mule into doing it for her.
This book describes different places in a school and what students do there. It also identifies some of the people
Categorize and Classify who help students in school.
Digraphs th, wh
Readers learn about Wendy and her new puppy.
Making Judgments
predict/infer
Carlas parents surprise her with a new baby brother on her birthday.
Short Vowels e and o
Jenna and her brother play a game of "I Spy" to see if Jenna can find things fast.
predict
This book offers tips for solving common problems.
Digraph wh
Whelk shells with whorls, white whales, great white sharks and whale sharks all live in the sea.
Compare and Contrast
The girl who narrates this story describes a visit to the country and a visit to the city.
Making Predictions
predict/infer
This adapted folktale explains why rabbits have short tails.
y in two-syllable words Willy and his puppy go outside to play in the fluffy snow.
Categorize and Classify A book about ways to make things move with air.
Cause and Effect
predict
This is a rhyming lullaby that describes what happens to nature's creatures when the season turns to winter.
r- and -l controlled vowels Roberto has a small family, only two people. His father finds a way to make their family a little bigger.
Problem Solving
James and Morgan work with neighbors to transform a messy lot into a wonderful place to play.
question
Sequence of Events
monitor/clarify
Robbie and Dave overcome their fear of jumping in the pool together.
monitor
summarize
A touching story about a young bird in search of a mother.
Compare and Contrast
In this fable, Hummingbird and Heron race to a fieldthe moral is that of the Tortoise and the Hare.
r-controlled vowels
Barb and Clark work hard to make sure all the farm animals are safe from a rainstorm.
Following Directions
question
Aki makes an origami mobile for her new baby brother.
Vowel Pairs
A class learns a lot about weather when they visit the local TV weather forecaster.
Making Judgments
predict/infer
Carlas parents surprise her with a new baby brother on her birthday.
// spelled ue
Sue's favorite color is blue, and everything she loves is blue.
summarize
This story is about a girl named Bonnie and her day at the beach.
Authors Viewpoint
evaluate
Brooke enjoys drawing so much; she grows up to be an artist and art teacher.
Cause and Effect
Molly gets the chicken pox and gets to do all kinds of special things. Her little brother wants to do all the special
Problem solving
things too.
In this book of imaginative rhymes, a young boy tells why his favorite food is the best choice for every month of
predict/infer
the year.
Silent b
A girl and her toy lamb love to climb - steps, hills and trees.
Sequence
The story of present-day American leader Colin Powell.
Silent b
A boy and his mother make a crumb cake.
Long i spelled ie
Grandma helps Jean make a dried apple pie for the pie contest.
Long i spelled igh
Dwight makes a kite with bright colors and flies it high in the sky.
evaluate
People can explore an urban park with a park ranger.

On My Way
Phonics Bookshelf
Little Big Book
I Love Reading
I Love Reading
Little Readers for GR

I Love Reading
I Love Reading

Decodable
Decodable
Shared Reading
Decodable
Decodable
Independent K-2
Decodable
Decodable

I Love Reading

Independent K-2
Decodable

Little Big Book


ITL Little Big Books

Shared Reading
Shared Reading

I Love Reading
I Love Reading
I Love Reading
Science IB
Little Readers for GR

Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Independent K-2
Independent K-2

Reading

Complete K-2

Reading
I Love Reading
I Love Reading

ELS K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Independent K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Shared Reading
Decodable
ELS K-2
Decodable
Informational K-2
Complete K-2
Decodable
Shared Reading
Decodable
Independent K-2
Independent K-2

Little Readers for GR

Little Readers for GR

I Love Reading
I Love Reading
Theme Paperback
On My Way
Science
I Love Reading
Science
Vocabulary
I Love Reading
Little Big Book
I Love Reading
Social Studies IB
Little Readers for GR

Reading

Complete K-2

Social Studies
Watch Me Read TH

Informational K-2
Decodable

Reading
Watch Me Read TH
On My Way
I Love Reading
Social Studies IB

ELS K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Independent K-2

Reading
I Love Reading
Science IB

Complete K-2
Decodable
Independent K-2

Little Big Book


Watch Me Read TH

Shared Reading
Decodable

Reading

ELS K-2

Reading

ELS K-2

ITL Little Big Books


Reading
On My Way

Shared Reading
ELS K-2
Decodable

Reading
On My Way

ELS K-2
Decodable

Reading
I Love Reading

Complete K-2
Decodable
Independent K-2

Little Readers for GR

Reading

Complete K-2

Little Readers for GR

Independent K-2

Read Aloud Book


I Love Reading
Social Studies
I Love Reading
I Love Reading
I Love Reading
Vocabulary

Shared Reading
Decodable
Informational K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Complete K-2

0-618-36003-4
0-618-21155-1
0-395-91606-2

Faster! Faster!
Flight Through the Night
Frank and the Fish Tank

H
H
H

14

510

Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy

F
F
F

0-618-36070-0 Grandparents Are Fun!


0-395-74855-0 Hamid's Surprise
0-395-74850-X Harry and Friends in the Wild West

H
H
H

14

370

Informational
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

NF
F
F

0-618-35948-6
0-618-08913-6
0-395-94385-X
0-618-06705-1
0-395-73162-3
0-618-48642-9
0-618-60239-9
0-618-61364-1
0-395-74853-4

Hide-and-Seek
Hiking at Pound Beach
How to Make a Mud Pie
Ill Catch the Moon
If the Dinosaurs Came Back
In the Bank
It Must Be Clay
Jane Mt. Pleasant (Earth Science)
Jenny's Faraway Family

H
H
H
H
H
H
H
H
H

20

510

14

490

Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Fantasy
Fantasy
Informational
Informational
Biography
Realistic Fiction

F
F
NF
F
F
NF
NF
NF
F

0-618-35805-6

Jump and Swim

16

460

Realistic Fiction

0-395-74846-1

Karen's Island

Realistic Fiction

0-618-39711-6

Kennys Big Present

14

510

Realistic Fiction

0-618-39703-5

Kit Finds a Mitt

Cause and Effect


monitor/clarify
Silent gh
Initial and Final Digraphs
Making Generalizations
evaluate
Endings -s, -es, -ed, -ing
Vowel Pairs ou, oa, ow
Story Structure
summarize
Base Words and Endings
summarize
summarize
monitor
evaluate
Categorize and Classify
Categorize and Classify
Cause and Effect
r-controlled vowels
Sequence of Events
monitor/clarify
Compound Words
Fantasy/Realism
monitor/clarify
Cause and Effect
evaluate
Story Structure
summarize
predict/infer

16

550

Realistic Fiction

0-618-39715-9 Lets Take a Trip


0-395-94386-8 Lift the Sky Up

H
H

14

250

Play
Folktale

F
F

0-395-91066-8
0-618-21165-9
0-618-67247-8
0-618-67234-6
0-618-61376-5
0-618-61375-7
0-618-61363-3

Lola and Miss Kitty


Lou Loved Sports
Making a Mural
Mardi Gras
Measure the Motion (Physical Science)
Measuring Motion (Physical Science)
Meet Jane Mt. Pleasant (Earth Science)

H
H
H
H
H
H
H

Humorous Fiction

Realistic Fiction
Informational
Informational
Informational
Informational
Biography

F
F
NF
NF
NF
NF
NF

0-395-75344-9
0-618-21154-3
0-395-74847-X
0-618-60216-X
0-618-61372-2
0-618-08915-2
0-618-08916-0
0-618-21153-5
0-395-91053-6
0-395-74845-3

Mr. Rabbit and the Lovely Present


Mr. Raigh's Daughter
Next Door Friends
Night Lights
One-Man Band (Physical Science)
Pen Pals
Pet Shop
Pet Shopping
Peter's Move
Raccoon & Lizard Take a Hike

H
H
H
H
H
H
H
H
H
H

Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy

F
F
F
NF
F
F
NF
F
F
F

0-395-91056-0
0-618-49041-8
0-618-21156-X
0-395-74849-6
0-618-21162-4
0-618-21160-8
0-618-60187-2

Road Work Ahead


Sally Ride, Space Pioneer
Sir Bill and the Knitting Knight
Sonny's Best Friend
Soup Group
Stew Crew
Sun Up, Sun Down

H
H
H
H
H
H
H

Realistic Fiction
Biography
Fantasy
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
NF
F
F
F
F
F

0-618-39695-0
0-395-91052-8
0-618-08914-4
0-618-56111-0

Supper for Cal


Ten Traveling Tigers
The Ant and the Dove
The Appalachian Trail

H
H
H
H

14

Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Fable
Informational

F
F
F
NF

0-618-35818-8 The Art Class


0-395-91058-7 The Blue Jay

H
H

12

Realistic Fiction
Fantasy

F
F

0-618-35968-0

The Blue Kangaroo

18

450

Fantasy

0-618-35810-2
0-395-74848-8

The Book Club


The Great Outdoors

H
H

14

480

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F

Noting Details summarize


Sequence
Fantasy and Realism
question
Writing a New Chapter
summarize
Vowel Pairs ea, ee

0-395-91055-2
0-395-91039-0
0-618-67242-7
0-618-67237-0

The Hole in Harry's Pocket


The Joke
The Joke Book
The Leafcutter Ant

H
H
H
H

Realistic Fiction
Tall Tale
14
14

430
420

Informational

F
F
F
NF

Cause and Effect


predict/infer
predict
question

mystery
Realistic Fiction

F
F

Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Fairy Tale
Fantasy

F
F
F
F

predict/infer
Cause and Effect
Story Structure
evaluate
Cause and Effect
Cause and Effect
Vowel Pairs -oo, -ow, -ue

Informational

NF

evaluate

0-395-94387-6 The Mystery of the Missing Red Mitten


0-395-91045-5 The Night the Lights Went Out

14
14
14

14

10

660
450
340

100

390

1060

630

H
H

0-618-35987-7
0-395-91064-1
0-395-91051-X
0-395-74851-8

The Sleepover
The Talking Yam
The Three Little Pigs
The Wish Broom

H
H
H
H

14

0-618-67240-0

Twins

14

570

430

Humorous Fiction

Problem Solving
ed, ing (drop -e)
question
predict
Compare and Contrast
Categorize and Classify
Draw Conclusions
monitor
summarize
Silent gh
Vowel Pairs: ai, ay
Respond
Cause and Effect
Base Words -es, -ies
Suffixes -ful, -ly
ing with double consonants

Problem Solving
Long Vowels: CVCe
Point of View
Cause and Effect
Sequence
Silent k in kn
Vowel Pairs oa, ow

// spelled ou
// spelled ew
Noting Details
Sequence of Events
predict
rhyming
predict/infer
Categorize and Classify

Ed the fox has a new bike, but his friend Fred cannot ride it very well.
Mrs. Naught and her daughter Kim take a night flight to their destination.
Frank, the cat, tries to talk to Fin, the fish, but ends up falling in the fish tank.

Reading
I Love Reading
Phonics Bookshelf

Complete K-2
Decodable
Decodable

In this selection, children learn that grandparents are active people with a variety of interests.
Hamid shares the stories and pictures of his trip to Malaysia with his classmates.
Harry and his friends in school work together on a project to represent the Old West.

Reading
Watch Me Read TH
Watch Me Read TH

ELS K-2
Decodable
Decodable

A group of animal friends play hide-and-seek in the park, but forget to look for Cricket.
There are many animals to see during a hike at the beach.
A boy and his brother make mud pies for their mother and father.

Reading
On My Way
Little Readers for GR

Little Big Book


ITL Little Big Books
Social Studies IB
Science IB
Science
Watch Me Read TH

Complete K-2
Decodable
Independent K-2
Shared Reading
Shared Reading
Independent K-2
Independent K-2
Informational K-2
Decodable

Reading

Complete K-2

A girl looks out her window at the moon and dreams of all the fun things she will have when she catches the moon

This is an imaginative story of what it might be like if dinosaurs came back.


A trip through the workings of a local bank from the point of view of a child.
A book about how clay is made and where it comes from.
agriculture.
Jenny flies to Barbados with her parents to meet her faraway family.
Robbie is nervous about jumping off the diving board, but overcomes his fear by helping his friend Dave.
Karen lives by the sea and has her own little island near her house. She finds a wounded bird there and helps to
mend it back to health.

Watch Me Read TH

Decodable

A present arrives for baby Kenny, and older siblings Kevin and Val try to guess what it is.

Reading

Complete K-2

Kit has forgotten her baseball mitt and is unsuccessful at catching balls hit her way.

Reading

Complete K-2

In this class play, children take various modes of transportation to visit the Man in the Moon.
The Snohomish people made up this legend to explain how the Big Dipper came to be in the sky.
Lola has a problem - she wants Miss Kitty, her cat, to come down from the tree to play, but Miss Kitty does not
want to play.
Lou loves sports, including racing, biking, hiking, and skating.
Many people work together to make a mural.
Mardi Gras is a big party that is celebrated once a year. People dress up in costumes and have many parades.
This is a picture book that shows the tools to measure different types of motion.
This is a picture book that shows the tools to measure different types of motion.
agriculture.

Reading

Complete K-2
Independent K-2

Little Readers for GR


Little Readers for GR

I Love Reading
Vocabulary
Vocabulary
Science
Science
Science

Independent K-2
Decodable
Complete K-2
Complete K-2
Informational K-2
ELS K-2
ELS K-2

This is the charming story of a rabbit that helps a little girl create a lovely gift for her mother.
ITL Read Aloud
Mr. Raigh takes his daughter Meg to work with him to help test toys.
I Love Reading
Fred and Rosa are next-door friends and do lots of things together including, fishing, sailing and reading.
Watch Me Read TH
A book that shows what you can use to see at night when the sun is not out.
Science IB
A story about a one-man band. What kind of sounds does he make? The book goes over the basics of pitch.
Science
When Kate moves away, her friend sends her a scrapbook of some of their happiest moments together.
On My Way
This book takes a look at an assortment of animals available in a pet shop.
On My Way
Mom and Carmen go shopping for a new pet. Carmen decides on a puppy that loves wagging its tail.
I Love Reading
Peter and his family are moving to a new house. Peter doesn't want to go, so everyone helps him pack.
Little Readers for GR
Raccoon and Lizard go for a hike so that they can see lots of new things.
Watch Me Read TH
Carlos and his mother take a drive. On the way, they see lots of machines doing roadwork, which causes a problem
for them.
Little Readers for GR
This biography tells about the life and work of the first U.S. female astronaut, Sally Ride.
Social Studies
Sir Bill asks the Knitting Knight to teach him how to knit.
I Love Reading
Two friends, Sonny and Manda, discover they are each other's best friends after some time apart.
Watch Me Read TH
Lou, Pam and Kim are members of a soup group that get together each week to make new kinds of soup.
I Love Reading
Drew and his mother make stew for dinner.
I Love Reading
A book about a girl who notices where the sun is in the sky.
Science IB

Shared Reading
Decodable
Decodable
Independent K-2
Informational K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Independent K-2
Decodable

Cal the cat wants to eat fish with the family, but they want him to stay inside and eat his cat food.

Complete K-2
Independent K-2
Decodable
ELS K-2

This book is about ten traveling tigers whose group gets smaller and smaller as they travel to places in different ways.

Ant and Dove find an opportunity to save each other's life.


From Georgia to Maine, the Appalachian Trail offers different hikes and views of wildlife.
Children at a school for the blind make clay sculptures for an art show.
Lucy sees a blue jay sitting in the tree and tries to get the bird to talk to her.
A mischievous blue kangaroo follows Lou home from a dream and begins wreaking havoc in his room.
Hector decides to start a book club.
School is out and Mike, his Mom and his friend Reed all go on a camping trip.
Harry's mother sends him to the store for some things. Harry puts the money in his pocket, but when he gets to the
store the money is gone.
This story is about a giant who laughs harder and harder at a girl's funny joke.
When you are feeling unhappy, telling a joke can cheer you up.
Leafcutter ants chew pieces of leaves. They take the leaves back to their nests to help feed baby ants.
Annie searches for her lost red mitten with her dog, Oscar. As she searches, she imagines what could have
happened to the mitten.
This is a story about a boy named Jake, his mother, and what happens at their house one rainy night.
Max is bored, so his mother suggests a sleepover.
People are very surprised when strange things begin talking to them, like a yam.
This fairy tale tells about three little pigs, their houses, and the wolf that tries to blow those houses down.
Katie has a dream that she has a wish broom that will clean her room for her.
Twins are two people born at the same time in the same family. Twins can be alike in some ways and different in
others.

Reading
Little Readers for GR

On My Way
Social Studies
Reading

Independent K-2
Informational K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
Independent K-2

Little Readers for GR

Complete K-2
Independent K-2

Reading

Complete K-2

Reading
Watch Me Read TH

ELS K-2
Decodable

Little Readers for GR


Little Readers for GR

Vocabulary
Vocabulary

Independent K-2
Independent K-2
Complete K-2
Complete K-2

Little Readers for GR


Little Readers for GR

Independent K-2
Independent K-2

Reading
Watch Me Read TH

Complete K-2
Independent K-2
Independent K-2
Decodable

Vocabulary

Complete K-2

Little Readers for GR


Little Readers for GR

0-618-21159-4

Under the Moon

Narrative
Nonfiction

NF

0-395-74854-2
0-618-06704-3
0-618-08919-5
0-618-08917-9
0-618-61345-5
0-618-67238-9

Wait a Second!
When I Was Little Like You
Wind and Sun
You Can Help, Too!
7 Facts About the Weather (Earth Science)
A Big Tennis Match

H
H
H
H
I
I

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Informational
Informational
Historical

F
F
F
NF
NF
NF

0-618-36025-5
0-395-91631-3
0-395-74859-3

A City Park
A Day at the Beach
A Friend for King Amadou

I
I
I

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Tale

F
F
F

0-395-91637-2
0-618-67243-5
0-395-81360-3

A Star in the Family


A Thunderstorm Is Coming!
Abraham Lincoln

I
I
I

Realistic Fiction
Informational
Biography

F
NF
NF

Historical
Fantasy
Folktale

NF
F
F

Informational
Informational
Biography
Informational
Informational
Informational

NF
NF
NF
NF
NF
NF

Historical
Folktale

NF
F
F

16
16

380
610

10

600

16

390
380

// spelled oo

A lot of things go on underneath the moon.


It's Pete's birthday and he is ready to blow out his candles, but everyone keeps leaving the room for a second. He
Endings -ed, -ing, -er, -est finally blows out his candles and everyone enjoys his cake.
compare/contrast
Rosie and Gran compare things of today with things when Gran was little.
Base Words
Wind and Sun hold a contest to see who is stronger.
r-controlled vowels
Children can learn how to make the world a better place through a number of projects.
Cause and Effect
A book with seven fun facts about the weather.
summarize
Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs settle an argument by playing a tennis match.
Fact and Opinion
question
A boy discovers there are wild animals in a city park.
Vowel Pairs ea, ee
Jean, Dean and his dog Speedy go for a walk on the beach and look for things along the way.
Vowel Pairs -oi, -oy
King Amadou dresses as a poor man to see who is truly a good friend to him.
Grandmother Grace comes for a visit and all Keisha wants to do is sing with her. Unfortunately, Grandmother
r- and l- controlled vowels Grace can't sing or talk because it hurts her throat too bad.
monitor/clarify
Thunderstorms can happen very quickly. Following rules during a thunderstorm will help you stay safe.
Sequence
This biography profiles Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States.
In this book, the meeting place where important people and events took place in the wake of the American
Sequence
Revolution is discussed.
Base words with s, ed, ing Will and Jill are hungry and go in search of ice cream.
Sequence of Events
This book retells an African folktale that explains why spiders have eight legs and very narrow waists.
More and more, wild animals and people find themselves sharing the same territory. The author offers Dos and
monitor/clarify
Donts for getting along with moose, skunks, and other animals.
monitor/clarify
This story reveals the lives of the animals that make tracks in the snow.
Categorize and Classify Biography of Antonia Novella, former surgeon general and a pediatrician from Puerto Rico.
Compare and Contrast
A book that shows how baby animals look like and dont look like their parents.
Compare and Contrast
A book that focuses on the gases that go into a childs balloon.
Compare and Contrast
This book explores different types of bears.
Main Idea and Details
Fire departments are vital in our cities, and Ben Franklin started the first fire company.
question
Categorize and Classify Hummingbird and Heron have a race to the meadow.
Cause and Effect
Mulligan is the cat in the bookstore - he has many tasks to do in the store.
Sequence of Events
monitor/clarify
A bear family takes a walk in the woods and happens upon a delicious-smelling breakfast in an empty house.
If you look closely at bubbles you will see the colors of the rainbow reflected. Neighborhood kids blow bubbles
Cause and Effect
and observe what they see.
Short u words
Slug and Bug challenge each other to a race to the hut. Bug falls asleep on the way and Slug wins.
Main Idea and Details
A book on how to set up a weather station.
Story Structure
summarize
Cats friends go to the market to buy food for a surprise birthday party for Cat, but do not buy any food for him.
Problem Solving
predict/infer
Celia gets into her big sisters closet and tries on some of her clothes.
Main Ideas and Details Christopher Columbus was a sailor and explorer, who discovered North America in 1492.

0-618-49058-2 Americas Birthplace: Independence Hall


0-618-20089-4 An Ice Cream Crash
0-395-94394-9 Anansi's Narrow Waist

I
I
I

16

0-618-67283-4
0-618-08968-3
0-395-81363-8
0-618-60218-6
0-618-60211-9
0-395-94395-7

I
I
I
I
I
I

16

0-618-36042-5 Ben Franklins Fire Company


0-618-36061-1 Bird Race
0-395-94389-2 Bookstore Cat

I
I
I

16
16

0-618-35964-8

Breakfast for Bears

20

520

Fantasy

0-618-61354-4
0-395-91611-9
0-618-61368-4

Bubbles (Physical Science)


Bug and Slug
Build Your Own Weather Station (Earth Science)

I
I
I

16

360

16

300

Informational
Fantasy
Informational

NF
F
NF

0-618-36007-7

Cats Surprise Party

16

490

Fantasy

0-618-36046-8
0-395-81346-8
0-395-74857-7
0-395-94390-6

Celia and Ali


Christopher Columbus
David's Crows
Digby

I
I
I
I

16

180

Realistic Fiction
Biography
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
NF
F
F

0-618-36004-2
0-395-81354-9
0-618-08967-5
0-618-49063-9

Dogs Party
Ellen Ochoa
Fluff and the Long Nap
Follow the Appalachian Trail

I
I
I
I

16

480

12

400

Fantasy
Biography
Fantasy
Informational

F
NF
F
NF

0-618-35983-4
0-395-91628-3
0-395-91630-5
0-395-81392-1
0-395-81350-6

Friends Online
From Cat to Bobcat
Gail Snail's Gray Day
Gary Soto
George Washington

I
I
I
I
I

16

420

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Biography
Biography

F
F
F
NF
NF

0-618-35848-X Grandfathers Mask

16

310

Realistic Fiction

0-618-36069-7

Grandparents Are Great

16

540

Informational

NF

0-618-39735-3

Happy Birthday, Sam!

16

390

Realistic Fiction

Dialogue
Cause and Effect
monitor/clarify
summarize
predict/infer
Categorize and Classify
Noting Details
monitor/clarify
Short Vowels e, o
Vowel Pairs ai, ay
summarize
Sequence
Categorize and Classify
question
Making Generalizations
evaluate
Compare and Contrast
evaluate

0-618-35885-4

Henrys New Friend

16

270

Realistic Fiction

summarize

Humorous Fiction

Fantasy

F
F

predict/infer
Long Vowels: CVCe

Informational
Informational

NF
NF

Main Idea and Details


predict/infer

Informational
Humorous Fiction

NF
F

Compare and Contrast


Sequence

Animal Neighbors
Animal Tracks Are Everywhere
Antonia Novello
Are They Look-Alikes?
Balloons
Bears, Bears, Bears

610

410
560

Humorous Fiction

0-395-91054-4 Herman Henry's Dog


0-395-91649-6 Hide-and-Seek

I
I

0-618-49066-3
0-618-06197-5

I
I

14

480

0-618-61334-X How My Pet Grew (Life Science)


0-395-91063-3 How to Ride a Giraffe

I
I

16

310

0-395-91632-1

How Tugboat Made Friends

0-618-36023-9

I Want to Go Camping

0-395-91648-8

Jack, Chuck, and Dash

Holidays at Our House


How Do You Know Its Spring?

Fantasy

560

Realistic Fiction

16

570

16

560

16

Fantasy

0-395-91048-X Josie Cleans Up


0-618-39723-X Lazy Fox
0-618-20087-8 Len and Linda's Picnic Lunch

I
I
I

Narrative
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction

F
F
F

0-618-67265-6
0-618-60242-9

I
I

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F

Lets Go Rock Climbing!


Magnet Time

Suffixes -ful, -ness, -ous, -ly David is sick and has to stay home from school. At first he is bored, but when the crows come he isn't bored anymore.

Vowel pairs oa, ow


Compare and Contrast
question
Consonant Digraphs:
sh, ch, ck
Sequence
Problem Solving
predict/infer
Short vowels a, i
predict
Respond

A girl and her little brother talk to each other about Digby, their family dog.
In this story, Dog decides to give presents to his friends, but mixed up the tags.
A biography of Ellen Ochoa, Mexican-American astronaut.
Fluff is a cat that would rather be a dog.
From Georgia to Maine, the Appalachian Trail offers different hikes and views of wildlife.
After Billy moves from a town in the desert to a town near the ocean, he and his friend Rose communicate through
e-mail.
A boy pretends he is an animal tracker, and imagines his household pets as other animals.
Stray Cat invites his friend Gail Snail to go fishing with him by the Bay.
This biography profiles Gary Soto, a Mexican-American poet.
This biography tells about the life and accomplishments of George Washington.

I Love Reading

Decodable

Watch Me Read TH
Little Big Book
On My Way
On My Way
Science
Vocabulary

Decodable
Shared Reading
Decodable
Decodable
Informational K-2
Complete K-2

Reading
Phonics Bookshelf
Watch Me Read TH

Complete K-2
Decodable
Decodable

Phonics Bookshelf
Vocabulary
Let's Read Bio.

Decodable
Complete K-2
Biography

Social Studies
Phonics Library

Informational K-2
Decodable
Independent K-2

Little Readers for GR

Vocabulary
On My Way
Let's Read Bio.
Science IB
Science IB
Little Readers for GR

Reading
Reading
Little Readers for GR

Complete K-2
Decodable
Biography
Independent K-2
Independent K-2
Independent K-2
ELS K-2
Complete K-2
Independent K-2

Reading

Complete K-2

Science
Phonics Bookshelf
Science

Informational K-2
Decodable
Informational K-2

Reading

Complete K-2
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6
Biography
Decodable
Independent K-2
Little Readers for GR
Reading
Let's Read Bio.
Watch Me Read TH
Reading
Let's Read Bio.
On My Way
Social Studies
Reading
Phonics Bookshelf
Phonics Bookshelf
Let's Read Bio.
Let's Read Bio.

Complete K-2
Biography
Decodable
Informational K-2

A boy visits his grandfather, a famous mask maker in Liberia.

Reading

Complete K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Biography
Biography
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6

This selection describes all types of grandparents and how they can make great friends.

Reading

Complete K-2

Sam the parrot gets so many presents on his birthday, they wont fit in his cage.

Reading

Henry befriends a fox that has a litter of pups the next summer.
Herman Henry lives on a farm with lots of animals, but no dog. He really wants a dog, but his mom says no, so
Herman decides to walk the pig.
Little, the mouse, and Big, the elephant, decide to play a game of hide and seek together.
An American family finds different ways to celebrate several holidays such as Earth Day, Thanksgiving, and the
Fourth of July.
Learn about the signs of spring, such as new baby animals, showers, warmer days and holidays.
A story of two children who get two different baby animals as pets. They compare each others pets as they grow
and change.
The girl in the story teaches readers how to ride a giraffe.
Tugboat searches for a friend. Not until there is a big storm and all the other boats are in trouble do they realize
what a good friend Tugboat will be.
Luke is upset that his little sister Hope is joining him and Uncle Pete on their camping trip and tries to convince
her not to go.

Reading

Complete K-2
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6

Phonics Bookshelf

Independent K-2
Decodable

Social Studies
Theme Paperback

Informational K-2
Shared Reading

Science

Informational K-2
Independent K-2

Little Readers for GR

Little Readers for GR

Phonics Bookshelf

Decodable

Reading

Complete K-2

Jack, the cat, Chuck, the chick, and Dash, the worm, became friends and even pets to one another.

Phonics Bookshelf

Decodable

We learn what Josie does when her mother tells her she must clean up her messy room.
A lazy fox sits in the sun while other animals prepare for winter.
On a rainy day Len and Linda have an inside picnic because they cannot go outside and play.
This book describes the equipment used in rock climbing. It follows two rock climbers as they climb and descend
a mountain safely.

Little Readers for GR

Reading
Phonics Library

Independent K-2
Complete K-2
Decodable

Vocabulary
Science IB

Complete K-2
Independent K-2

A picture book about a child who goes around the classroom, and or his home to get things to attract to a magnet.

Informational
Biography
Biography
Biography
Tale
Biography

NF
NF
NF
NF
F
NF

Fantasy

Categorize and Classify


summarize
Main Ideas and Details
Cause and Effect
summarize
Endings -es, -ed
Compare and Contrast
Categorize and Classify
question

Fantasy

Vowel Pairs oo, ew, ue

Biography
Informational
Humorous Fiction

NF
NF
F

Fantasy
Informational
Fantasy
Informational
Narrative

F
NF
F
NF
NF

480

Realistic Fiction
Fantasy

F
F

16

250

16

500

Realistic Fiction
Biography
Fantasy
Informational
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
NF
F
NF
F
F
F

summarize
Vowel Pairs ow, ou
Cause and Effect
Categorize and Classify
predict/infer
evaluate
Endings -ed, -ing
Categorize and Classify
Short vowels a, i
Sequence
monitor/clarify
Main Idea and Details
Sequence of Events
predict/infer
Cause and Effect
summarize
Main Idea and Details
Short i words
Digraphs sh and th
Short vowels o, u, e

I
I
I
I

Informational
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Folktale

NF
F
F
F

The Greatest Brothers in the World


The Hot Spot
The Lost Sheep
The Mixed Up Wigs
The Mouse in the Forest

I
I
I
I
I

18
16

740
480

Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Parody
Fantasy
Informational

F
F
F
F
NF

0-618-35822-6

The Neighborhood Event

14

530

Realistic Fiction

0-618-35809-9

The New Club

18

620

Realistic Fiction

0-395-91626-7
0-618-48636-4

The Other White Sock


The Pony Express

I
I

Realistic Fiction
Historical

F
NF

0-395-91060-9
0-395-91043-9
0-395-91061-7
0-618-06198-3

The Pumpkin That Kim Carved


The Tooth Race
The Yard Sale
This Is Our Earth

I
I
I
I

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Informational

F
F
F
NF

0-395-73165-8
0-395-91629-1
0-618-67233-8
0-618-60203-8
0-395-94392-2

Three Cheers for Tacky


Underwater Island
We Are Firefighters
We Can Recycle
Who Lives Here?

I
I
I
I
I

0-618-35971-0
0-395-81351-4
0-395-81349-2
0-395-81344-1
0-395-74860-7
0-395-81352-2

Many Kinds of Birds


Maria Martinez
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Mary McLeod Bethune
Maui Hooks Hawaii
Maya Lin

I
I
I
I
I
I

16

0-618-35928-1

Miss Hens Feast

18

0-395-91635-6

Moose in the Woods

0-395-94391-4 Mrs. Murphy's Bears


0-395-74856-9 Night Flyers
0-395-94388-4 Nobody Listens to Andrew

I
I
I

0-618-35873-0
0-618-67270-2
0-395-74858-5
0-618-60221-6
0-618-20091-6

Pick a Pumpkin
Quilting in America
Rain Cloud Island
River Otter
Robin's Farm

I
I
I
I
I

16
16

0-618-39739-6
0-395-91625-9

Scruffy
Slick Slips Away

I
I

18

0-618-35827-7
0-395-81353-0
0-618-06708-6
0-618-36058-1
0-395-91610-0
0-395-91604-6
0-618-20093-2

Snorkeling
Stephen F. Austin
The Adventures of Taxi Dog
The Amazing Earthworm
The Big Dig
The Big Show
The Big Surprise

I
I
I
I
I
I
I

0-618-06214-9
0-395-91627-5
0-395-91607-0
0-395-75353-8

The Bravest Cat!


The Camping Trip
The Fans
The Gingerbread Boy

0-395-91639-9
0-395-91609-7
0-395-94393-0
0-618-39707-8
0-618-35955-9

480

760

310
570

16

280

16

390

Realistic Fiction
Informational
Informational
Informational

F
NF
NF
NF

Biography
Realistic Fiction
Biography

NF
F
NF

Informational

NF

0-618-49049-3 Woody Guthrie


0-395-91062-5 Worms for Breakfast
0-395-81348-4 Thomas Edison

I
I
I

0-618-60222-4

7 Ways to Get Energy

0-618-36073-5

A Gift for Yoshi

18

500

Realistic Fiction

0-618-35835-8

A Good Dessert

18

340

Fantasy

0-618-49069-8
0-618-20108-4
0-618-20099-1

A Great Inventor: An Wang


A Park for Parkdale
A Snake Sheds Its Skin

J
J
J

18

520

Biography
Realistic Fiction
Narrative

NF
F
NF

Realistic Fiction

0-618-20096-7 A Trip to Central Park


0-395-94400-7 Addie's Bad Day

J
J

Humorous Fiction

F
F

0-395-91642-9

All in Seven Days

Informational

NF

0-618-56113-7
0-395-91645-3

An Wang
Anansi's Luckiest Day

J
J

NF
F

0-618-20109-2

Arthur's Book

Biography
Tale
Humorous
Fiction

Readers are introduced to three kinds of birds: owls, ducks, and parrots.
Maria Martinez, a Tewa artist, maintained Pueblo traditions in her designs. She has been called "Mother of the Pueblo."

Martin Luther King, Jr. was a great leader of the struggle for equal rights for African Americans.
This biography is about Mary Bethune, builder of schools and hospitals, who gave hope to many people.
Kalei's grandfather tells her the tale of how the Hawaiian islands came to be.
Maya Lin is an architect and sculptor. She designed the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C.
To warm up during the long, cold winter, Miss Hen invites her animal friends to a feast.
AJ and his family go on a trip to the Great Woods. All AJ wants to do is see a moose, and as it turns out all baby
moose wants to see is children. By the end each gets what they want.
This is the true story about Mrs. Murphy, a woman who was once a teacher, but now is retired and making teddy
bears that she gives to children in the hospital.
Readers learn all about bats from different parts of the world.
Andrew tries to tell people he saw a bear in his bed, but everyone is too busy to listen.

Complete K-2
Biography
Biography
Biography
Decodable
Biography

Reading

Complete K-2

Phonics Bookshelf

Decodable

A book about a river otter that lives in a woodland habitat.


Robin has a farm in New York with many types of animals.

Independent K-2
Decodable
Independent K-2
ELS K-2
Reading
ELS 3-6
Vocabulary
Complete K-2
Watch Me Read TH
Decodable
Science IB
Independent K-2
Phonics Library
Decodable

Scruffy chases a cat and gets dirty and is cleaned by Justin and Jane before seeing another cat.
This is the story about how Slick slips away.

Reading
Phonics Bookshelf

With his green thumb, Isador grows a pumpkin that wins first prize at the county fair.
The author describes how quilts are made, and discusses quilts made by different groups in America.
Ayo and Ebu save the day and Rain Cloud Island when they come up with a plan to prevent the island from sinking.

Anna invites her grandmother to go snorkeling, but Grandma is afraid.


Stephen F. Austin was one of the first leaders in Texas. He is known as the "Father of Texas."
Jim saves a stray dog, Maxi, and takes him to work with him in the taxi.
Readers learn about the earthworm and its life.
Pip and Tip work together to get their van out of the mud so they can go on a trip.
Jill and her friends put on a show for Ms. Shay.
When Mom and Pop take a trip, the kids decide to surprise them by cleaning up the house.
This is the story of Scarlett, a mother cat that was injured while saving her kittens from a fire. As veterinarians
predict/infer
treated the cat's injuries, people opened their homes to the cat and her babies.
Short Vowels a, I, u
On her first camping trip with her family, Kim decides to find out what animal is getting into their trash at night.
Short a words
Nan surprises her friends Brad and Jan with a gift when she returns from the Lake.
summarize
This story retells the traditional tale about a runaway gingerbread boy.
Base Words and Prefixes Carlos doesn't like being an older brother to his twin brothers, Pedro and Felix, because they always get into
re-, dis-, untrouble and get in his way. The twins surprise him and do something really special for him.
Short o words
Animal friends Rags, Fred, Kit and Pop go down to The Hot Spot to hop and clop.
evaluate
This book tells about where Little Bo Peep's sheep went when they were "lost."
Noting Details
question A lion and a zebra replace their manes with wigs, but mix them up in the dark.
predict/infer
Readers learn about the life of a forest mouse, which forages at night and sleeps during the day.
Problem Solving
question
Morgan and James decide to clean up the lot next to their building so theyll have more room to play.
Writing a New Chapter
summarize
Hector cannot decide which club to join, so he starts his own.
Tam has to clean his room and find his other white sock before he can go out and play. His dog Thump helps him
Consonant Digraphs:th, wh locate the sock.
Cause and Effect
The story of the first ride of the Pony Express, carrying mail west to California.
This story starts with Kim's pumpkin and then moves backward, step-by-step, to tell readers where that pumpkin
Sequence
came from.
Problem Solving
Two boys have a race to see whose tooth will fall out first.
Problem Solving
This book is about the Carter family, who like buying things at yard sales.
predict/infer
This book explores a variety of environments and provides facts on each one.
Story Structure
Tacky the Penguin is back, this time trying to compete with Goodly, Lovely, Angel, Neatly, and Perfect in the
summarize
iceberg-wide Penguin Cheering Contest.
Compound Words
Readers explore the underwater island known as a reef.
question
Firefighters have an important job. They help when there is a fire and with other emergencies.
Cause and Effect
A book about setting up a recycling center at home.
Compare and Contrast
This book shows six different animals and tells about their homes.
This book describes the life and music of Woody Guthrie as well as the land, people, and events that inspired much
Cause and Effect
of his music.
Sequence
Grampa asks John to go fishing. He says the fish are waiting to have big, fat juicy worms for breakfast.
summarize
Thomas Edison was an inventor who changed all our lives. He invented the electric light bulb.
A picture book that answers the questions: how do we get energy, how do plants get energy, how do animals get
Categorize and Classify energy?
Following Directions
question
Aki wants to find the perfect present for her new baby brother, Yoshi, and decides on an origami mobile.
Cause and Effect
summarize
Stan and Carmen rethink their menu choices when they have nothing but sweets to eat.
This book tells about the life and work of Dr. An Wang, a Chinese immigrant who invented ways to store
Draw Conclusions
information in computers.
r-controlled vowels or, ore Parkdale is a great little town, but it has no park. At the town meeting the people decide to create a park.
Consonant clusters r, l, s This story describes how and why a snake sheds its skin.
Consonant clusters r, l, s
Soft and hard c
A boy and his Gran explore Central Park and have a nice picnic there.
Problem Solving
Addie is having a very bad day because she thinks she got a very bad haircut.
-ful, -ness, -ous,
Students learn how much time they spend doing certain things each week - sleeping, eating, school work, etc.
-ly, -y
This book tells about the life and work of Dr. An Wang, a Chinese immigrant who invented ways to store
summarize
information in computers.
Base Words and Endings Readers learn how Anansi the spider got a small waist and didn't eat as much food as he used to.
Syllables tion, ture

Reading
Let's Read Bio.
Let's Read Bio.
Let's Read Bio.
Watch Me Read TH
Let's Read Bio.

Arthur wants to write a book, but doesn't know what to write about. His cat and dog help him figure it out.

Little Readers for GR

Watch Me Read TH

Little Readers for GR

Reading
Let's Read Bio.
Little Big Book
Reading
Phonics Bookshelf
Phonics Bookshelf
Phonics Library

Complete K-2
Decodable
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6
Biography
Shared Reading
ELS K-2
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable

Theme Paperback
Phonics Bookshelf
Phonics Bookshelf
ITL Read Aloud

Shared Reading
Decodable
Decodable
Shared Reading

Phonics Bookshelf
Phonics Bookshelf
Reading
Reading

Decodable
Decodable
Independent K-2
Complete K-2
Complete K-2

Reading

Complete K-2

Reading

Complete K-2

Phonics Bookshelf
Social Studies IB

Decodable
Independent K-2

Little Readers for GR


Little Readers for GR
Little Readers for GR

Independent K-2
Independent K-2
Independent K-2
Shared Reading

Little Readers for GR

Theme Paperback
ITL Little Big Books
Phonics Bookshelf
Vocabulary
Science IB
Little Readers for GR

Social Studies

Shared Reading
Decodable
Complete K-2
Independent K-2
Independent K-2

Let's Read Bio.

Informational K-2
Independent K-2
Biography

Science IB

Independent K-2

Little Readers for GR

Reading
Reading

Complete K-2
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6

Social Studies
Phonics Library
Phonics Library

Informational K-2
Decodable
Decodable

Phonics Library
Little Readers for GR

Decodable
Independent K-2

Phonics Bookshelf

Decodable

Social Studies
Phonics Bookshelf

ELS K-2
Decodable

Phonics Library

Decodable

0-618-20118-1

Aunt Lizzy Finds Her Cake

0-618-61353-6

Ben Franklin, Scientist (Physical Science)

0-395-81358-1
0-618-75050-9
0-395-81361-1

Benito Pablo Juarez


Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin

J
J
J

0-618-20090-8

Big Hog's House Hunt

0-618-20107-6

Big Hound's Lunch

0-395-91615-1
0-618-20113-0

Big Mule's Rules


Brent Skunk Sings

Words with a y ending


Words with prefix un-

Realistic Fiction

Biography

NF

Sequence

Biography
Biography
Biography

NF
NF
NF

Sequence
Sequence

Short o, e, and e
VCCV pattern

Fantasy
Humorous
Fiction

Vowel pairs ow and ou

J
J

Fantasy
Fantasy

F
F

Realistic Fiction

Realistic Fiction

18

20

380

0-618-36000-X Carlas Corner

0-618-08969-1

Catching Bailey

0-618-35919-2

Chili for Lindy

18

500

Realistic Fiction

0-618-35924-9

Christys First Dive

18

340

Realistic Fiction

0-618-67292-3
0-618-60206-2
0-618-06706-X
0-618-20112-2
0-395-91616-X
0-395-94399-X
0-618-56115-3
0-618-49075-2

Clothes Around the World


Clouds
Cows Cant Fly
Crow's Plan
Dee Bee and the Three Geese
Dogs at Work
Dolley Madison
Dolley Madison, First Lady

J
J
J
J
J
J
J
J

18

640

18

360

Informational
Realistic Fiction
Poetry
Fantasy
Fantasy
Informational
Biography
Biography

NF
F
F
F
F
NF
NF
NF

0-618-36015-8

Duck Goes to the Farm

18

560

Fantasy

0-618-36057-3

Earthworms

12

600

NF

0-618-20120-3

Eight Daughters!

Informational
Humorous
Fiction

0-618-35889-7

Elephant Rescue

0-395-91618-6

Faith and the Chain

0-618-39719-1

Fall Leaves

0-395-91619-4

First Time in the Sky

0-618-36066-2

Florence Griffith Joyner: Olympic Runner


Focus On Biographies: A Biography of Faith
Ringgold
Focus On Chapter Books: Cynthia Rylant, Author
Focus On Trickster Tales: Meet Some Tricksters!
Fright Night

18

0-618-67239-7
0-618-67244-3
0-618-67274-5
0-618-20128-9

J
J
J
J

18
18
18

0-618-75054-1
0-395-91634-8

George Washington Carver


Group Soup

Silent consonants gh, k (n), b The Knox family has eight daughters, all unique in their own way.

Main Idea and Details


monitor/clarify

Fantasy

Informational

NF

Realistic Fiction

520

Biography

NF

Main Idea and Details

470
470
570

Biography
Biography
Informational
Realistic Fiction

NF
NF
NF
F

evaluate
summarize
predict
Long i (igh and ie)

J
J

Biography
Realistic Fiction

NF
F

0-618-20110-6 Hank's Pandas


0-395-94396-5 Happy Birthday, Danny and the Dinosaur

J
J

Realistic Fiction
Fantasy

F
F

0-618-75052-5 Harriet Tubman


0-395-81345-X Helen Keller
0-395-73220-4 Henry and Mudge & the Happy Cat

J
J
J

Biography
Biography
Fantasy

NF
NF
F

0-395-94398-1
0-395-94397-3
0-618-20105-X
0-395-91641-0

J
J
J
J

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Informational

F
F
F
NF

0-395-91071-4 How Grandmother Spider Got the Sun

18

320

580

Fable

0-618-48625-9 I Saw the Boston Tea Party


0-395-81362-X I.M. Pei

J
J

Historical Fiction
Biography

F
NF

0-618-20098-3
0-618-20124-6
0-618-20092-4

In the Woods
Jade's Drumming
Jane's Mistake

J
J
J

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F
F

0-618-20102-5

Jay the Mailman

Realistic Fiction

0-618-35869-2
0-395-91608-9
0-395-91623-2
0-618-20116-5

Krakus and the Dragon, A Polish folktale


Let Ted Help
Littlest Friend, Greatest Friend
Lost and Found

J
J
J
J

Folktale
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction

0-618-56119-6

Marie-Maud

Biography

18

450

Hot Dog helps his friend Big Hog look for a new home.

Anna and her dog, Big Hound, go to Dad's store to bring him his lunch.
Big Mule liked big roses, but his friends couldn't enjoy them because he had too many rules. Big Mule learns a
Long o and u Words
lesson when he finds out the rules at the Rose Show.
Words with nd, nt, mp, ng, nk Brent Skunk takes his first trip to the dentist. He is so afraid he can't open his mouth - until they ask him to sing.
Sequence of Events
Carla cant find a quiet place to read in the whole house, but her Uncle Vern has a solution.
summarize
The children of Fleet Street want to start their own baseball team, but they can't find anyone to play catcher.
predict/infer
Bailey, a boy with Down's Syndrome, tries out for the team and proves to be a gifted catcher.
Draw Conclusions
predict/infer
Lindy and her mother visit family in Texas and together create a new chili recipe.
Making Generalizations
With the help of her family, Christy overcomes her fear of diving.
summarize
Around the world, people wear different types of clothing. Clothing protects people from weather and represents
predict
traditional customs.
Compare and Contrast
A story about a child and a parent who take a walk, and stop to look up at the sky.
Story Structure
A boy draws pigs flying in the sky, and suddenly they really do begin to fly - but no one believes him.
Vowel pairs oa, ow
A tale about how Crow and his animal friends clean up the Lake and vow to make it trash free.
Long e words
Dee Bee and the Three Geese liked to do the same things - including building a house together to keep out of the cold.
summarize
In this book, children learn about work that dogs do, such as helping to find lost people and pulling a sled.
Cause and Effect
This book describes Dolleys skills as hostess, and her courage when the British attacked the White House in 1814.
Cause and Effect
This book describes Dolleys skills as hostess and her courage when the British attacked the White House in 1814.
Predicting Outcomes
predict/infer
Duck leaves the city to move to a farm where his friend Gilbert lives, but isnt sure he will like all the noises.
Compare and Contrast
question
Readers learn about how earthworms help make gardens grow.

Realistic Fiction

Henry and Mudge Get the Cold Shivers


Henry and Mudge: The First Book
Hooray for Main Street
Hounds All Around

18

490

Willy and Pam send Aunt Lizzy on a scavenger hunt to find her birthday cake.
This book tells the story of Ben Franklin, pioneer of electricity, and also shares some facts about electricity and
lightning safety.
Benito Jurez spent most of his life fighting for equality in Mexico. As a young man, and then as president, Jurez
worked in politics so he could bring democracy to Mexico's citizens.
Benjamin Franklin was an inventor and a writer. He helped start the United States.
This biography tells about the life and accomplishments of Benjamin Franklin.

Nilu enlists his neighbors to help a stuck elephant.


Faith can only think of the chain she wants at the Stop and Save. She decides to sell some eggs to Ray to pay for
Vowel Pairs ai, ay
the chain, all goes as planned until she trips over a nail in the trail.
Main Idea and Details
A family walks through the woods in the fall and sees different kinds of trees, and the shapes and colors of leaves.
evaluate
Sounds for y:
Long
e and Long I
Bobby flies for the first time with his mother to go see his Aunt Lucy and cousins in Kansas City.
Florence Griffith Joyner took home three gold medals in the 1988 Olympics.
Faith Ringgold is a writer and artist who tells stories about things that happen in real life.
Cynthia Rylant writes chapter books for children. She gets ideas for stories from her own life.
The author introduces readers to a variety of tricksters in folktales from around the world.
Miss Knight and her class have Fright Night at school, and all the teachers and parents come to see the show.
George Washington Carver taught farmers about plants and the land around them. He found many ways to use
peanuts and other plants in daily life.
Tom and Paco are friends who write to one another to share their jokes.

Compare and Contrast


Vowel Pair ou
Base words and endings in
A boy learns about pandas from his big brother, Hank, who works at the zoo.
nouns (s, es, ies)
Sequence of Events
Danny invites his friend, the dinosaur, to his party, and the dinosaur does some funny things.
Harriet Tubman escaped from slavery. She worked on the Underground Railroad and helped other African
Cause and Effect
Americans escape to freedom.
Cause and Effect
This biography is about Helen Keller, who learned how to read, write, and speak, even though she was blind and deaf.
predict/infer
Henry and his dog Mudge make friends with a shabby cat who shows up at their house.
Henry is a boy whose pet is a very big dog named Mudge. This book is about what happens when first Henry, and
Story Structure
then Mudge, gets sick.
Story Structure
In the first four chapters of this book Henry gets Mudge, Mudge grows up and they have a lot of fun together.
Vowel pairs ai and ay
Ray and Gail create a plan to fix up Main Street.
Vowel pairs ow, ou
This book explores hounds - a type of dog that hunts and finds things with their scent and sight.
A fable of Cherokee origin that explains why certain animals look the way they do, or why the sun shines on part
evaluate
of the world each day.

Phonics Library

Decodable

Science

Informational K-2

Let's Read Bio.


American Heroes
Let's Read Bio.

Biography
Biography
Biography

Phonics Library

Decodable

Phonics Library

Decodable

Phonics Bookshelf
Phonics Library

Decodable
Decodable

Reading

Complete K-2

On My Way
Reading
Reading
Vocabulary
Science IB
Little Big Book
Phonics Library
Phonics Bookshelf

Decodable
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6

Social Studies
Social Studies

Complete K-2
Independent K-2
Shared Reading
Decodable
Decodable
Independent K-2
ELS K-2
Informational K-2

Reading

Complete K-2

Reading

Complete K-2

Little Readers for GR

Phonics Library
Reading

Decodable
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6

Phonics Bookshelf

Decodable

Reading

Complete K-2

Phonics Bookshelf
Reading

Decodable
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6

Vocabulary
Vocabulary
Vocabulary
Phonics Library

Complete K-2
Complete K-2
Complete K-2
Decodable

American Heroes
Phonics Bookshelf

Biography
Decodable

Phonics Library
Little Readers for GR

Decodable
Independent K-2

American Heroes
Let's Read Bio.
Paperback Plus

Biography
Biography
Shared Reading

Little Readers for GR


Little Readers for GR

Independent K-2
Independent K-2
Decodable
Decodable

Phonics Library
Phonics Bookshelf

This story presents a childs view of the Boston Tea Party.


Readers learn about the accomplishments of I.M. Pei, a Chinese-born American architect.

Social Studies IB
Let's Read Bio.

Independent K-2
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6
Biography

This story explores the many animals that make their home in the woods.
Jade loves drumming more than anything. She becomes a drummer when she grows up.
Jane lost her bracelet and accuses Kate of taking it.

Phonics Library
Phonics Library
Phonics Library

Decodable
Decodable
Decodable

predict
summarize
Double consonants with
VCV pattern
Words ending in -ed, -ing
Long a and i (CVCe)
Vowel pairs ai, ay
Compound words

It is Jay the Mailman's last day at work and the people in his neighborhood throw him a party.

Phonics Library

F
F
F
F

question
Short e words
Base Words and Endings
Words with -le ending

NF

Sequence

Krakus saves his village from a dragon, and the town renames itself after their hero.
Ted helps Pops do things around the house.
Crab proves to big fish that sometimes the littlest friend can be the greatest friend.
Lee, Nan and Fran help each other find lost pens, and Sparkles the kitten.
This book describes a Haitian girl and her parents who immigrate to the United States. They learn English, U.S.
history, and the responsibilities of citizenship. Marie-Mauds parents pass a test and all three take an oath to
become U.S. citizens.

Little Readers for GR

Reading
Phonics Bookshelf
Phonics Bookshelf
Phonics Library
Social Studies

Decodable
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6
Decodable
Decodable
Decodable
ELS K-2

0-618-20111-4

Marta's Larks

0-618-39699-3
0-618-20095-9

Meet the Feet


Mike and Dave Sleep Outside

J
J

Realistic Fiction

Informational
Realistic Fiction

NF
F

0-618-20094-0
0-618-20101-7

Miss Pig's Garden


Mother's Day Parade on Park Street

J
J

Fantasy
Realistic Fiction

F
F

0-618-20104-1
0-618-06199-1

Mouse's Crowded House


Mr. Santizos Tasty Treats!

J
J

Fantasy
Informational

F
NF

Realistic Fiction

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F

18

530

r-controlled vowels ar, or, ore Marta lives on a farm, and loves to watch the Larks (birds) busy at work.

Compare and Contrast


summarize
Long vowels a, i (CVCe)
Long vowels o, u, e (CVCe)
Soft and hard g

0-618-20119-X My Brother

0-618-35933-8
0-395-91621-6

My Neighborhood
My Older Sister

J
J

0-618-20114-9

My Sister Joan

Realistic Fiction

Double consonants
Vowel pairs ow, ou
Suffixes ly, ful
monitor/clarify
Two-syllable words
ending in le
Compare and Contrast
summarize
Base Words and Endings
Two-syllable words
ending in er

0-618-48622-4

Mystery Coin

Realistic Fiction

Categorize and Classify

0-618-49055-8

Nellie Bly

16

350

Biography

NF

Sequence

0-618-67267-2

No More Lost and Found

18

300

Realistic Fiction

0-618-39727-2 On the Beach


0-618-20122-X Our Classroom Zoo Book
0-618-67275-3 Pet Pictures

J
J
J

18

590

18

390

Informational
Realistic Fiction
Informational

NF
F
NF

0-618-35932-X Places in the United States

18

480

Informational

NF

0-618-35979-6

18

580

Biography

NF

summarize
Categorize and Classify
question
Vowel pairs oo, ew, ue, ou
evaluate
Draw Conclusions
summarize
Draw Conclusions
predict/infer

0-618-35865-X Robocat Stops Crime!

18

300

Fantasy

0-618-35852-8 Rug Weavers


0-618-61365-X Sandcastles (Earth Science)

J
J

18
18

430
420

Realistic Fiction
Informational

F
NF

evaluate
Noting Details
summarize
Main Idea and Details

0-618-08970-5

Sandy Goes to the Vet

Realistic Fiction

monitor/clarify

0-618-35877-3

Sauls Special Pet

18

270

Fantasy

monitor/clarify

0-618-67282-6

Seals of the World

18

720

0-395-91624-0

Shark at the Shore

0-618-39731-0

Shopping

0-618-06703-5

Somewhere in the World Right Now

0-618-36047-6

Special Clothes

0-618-67272-9

Rachel Carson

18

500

Informational

NF

Realistic Fiction

Informational

NF

summarize
r-controlled vowels
ar, or, ore
Draw Conclusions
summarize
Categorize and Classify
summarize
Problem Solving
predict/infer

18

380

Realistic Fiction

18

490

Realistic Fiction

Special Stories

18

490

Informational

NF

0-395-91638-0

Sports Day

Realistic Fiction

0-395-81347-6
0-618-60236-4
0-618-61357-9
0-618-20100-9
0-618-08971-3

Squanto
Star Gazing in Our Solar System
Strange Plants (Life Science)
Sunshine for the Circus
Swim, Dad!

J
J
J
J
J

Biography
Informational
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

NF
NF
NF
F
F

Compare and Contrast


Categorize and Classify
Cause and Effect
Digraphs th, wh, sh, ch
predict/infer

0-618-56114-5
0-395-91643-7

Telephones
The Animal That Worked

J
J

Informational
Tale

NF
F

Sequence
Base Words and Endings

0-395-91640-2
0-618-61373-0

The Animals Call a Meeting


The Best Boat (Physical Science)

J
J

Fantasy
Realistic Fiction

F
F

Base Words and Endings


Categorize and Classify

0-618-36055-7
0-618-20115-7

The Best Job for Scooter


The Big Party Plan

J
J

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F

Categorize and Classify


monitor/clarify
Vowel pairs oa, ow

0-395-91068-4 The Class Play

18

510

18

190

18

470

Realistic Fiction

0-618-20106-8

The Clean Team

Realistic Fiction

0-395-73159-3

The Doorbell Rang

Realistic Fiction

0-618-35960-5

The Endless Puzzle

Realistic Fiction

0-618-20121-1

The Family Garden

Realistic Fiction

0-618-35843-9
0-395-91644-5

The Family Table


The Farmer's Coins

J
J

18

300

Realistic Fiction
Tale

F
F

0-618-36041-7
0-395-94401-5
0-618-60219-4
0-395-91065-X

The First Fire Company


The Grandma Mixup
The Life of a Bean
The Mouse and the Elephant

J
J
J
J

18

600

Historical
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Tale

NF
F
NF
F

18

540

summarize
r-controlled vowels
or, ore

Problem Solving
Vowel pairs ee, ea
Syllables tion, ture
monitor
summarize
Problem Solving
summarize
Two-syllable words
ending in y
Authors Viewpoint
evaluate
Vowel Pairs oi and oy
Main Idea and Details
question
Compare and Contrast
Story Structure
Cause and Effect

Phonics Library

Decodable

This nonfiction story compares the feet of birds, animals, and insects.
Mike and Dave decide to camp outside, but are scared by a noise when they go to bed.

Reading
Phonics Library

Complete K-2
Decodable

Miss Pig decides to plant a big, grand garden with beautiful roses.
The children on Park Street loved parades and looked for any excuse to plan one, including Mother's Day.

Phonics Library
Phonics Library

Decodable
Decodable

Phonics Library
Theme Paperback

Decodable
Shared Reading

Mouse Mom's house was so crowded and loud she sent her children outside to play.
Readers explore the workings of a neighborhood store with Mr. Santizo.
Jack's big brother tells the story of when Jack was born.
This book focuses on the different kinds of homes in a neighborhood including an apartment, a single-family
home, a two-family home, and a mobile home.
Lee's little sister tells the reader all about her big sister.

Phonics Library

Decodable

Reading
Phonics Bookshelf

Complete K-2
Decodable

Buster's little sister, Joan, is always finding her way into trouble and asking him for help.

Phonics Library

This story is about a girl who receives a mysterious coin.


This book is the biography of an investigative journalist who wrote stories about the problems of ordinary people.
She also traveled around the world in 72 days.
Is your room messy? Do you have trouble finding things? This selection offers helpful advice about how to get
organized.

Social Studies IB

Decodable
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6

Social Studies

Informational K-2

Vocabulary

Complete K-2

Children find all sorts of nature items on the beach, but leave them for other visitors to enjoy.
Miss Moon's class makes a zoo book together.
Readers can take funny pictures of pets and write stories using the techniques described in this selection.

Reading
Phonics Library
Vocabulary

Complete K-2
Decodable
Complete K-2

The United States is introduced through pictures ranging from lakes and farmland to shorelines and cities.
This brief biography of naturalist Rachel Carson traces her life from her rural childhood to her life as an author
and environmentalist.

Reading

Complete K-2

Robocat searches for the crooks stealing his garden vegetables.

Reading

The traditional Navajo practice of rug weaving is described in this selection.


A book about how to build sandcastles, and what sand is all about.
Ling thinks his dog, Sandy, is nothing special compared to the chameleons, parrots, and snakes he sees around him.
However, when Sandy is injured and missing, Ling discovers just how special his dog really is.

Reading
Science

Sauls pet Luna transforms when he leaves home for a few days.
There are three main groups of seals: Arctic seals, which live in the far North; Antarctic seals, which live in
Antarctica; and open water seals. The author describes seals in each group.
Mark and his Dad go to the shore for vacation, where Mark is hoping to see a shark. He sees a shark and ends up
as part of a show.

Reading

On My Way
Reading
Vocabulary

Complete K-2
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6
Informational K-2
Decodable
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6
Complete K-2

Phonics Bookshelf

Decodable

Reading

Complete K-2

Little Big Book

Shared Reading

Reading

Complete K-2

Vocabulary

Complete K-2

Phonics Bookshelf

Decodable

Let's Read Bio.


Science IB
Science
Phonics Library
On My Way

Biography
Independent K-2
Informational K-2
Decodable
Decodable

King Claude is looking for a person to rule his kingdom and bases his decision on the child that has the best animal.

Social Studies
Phonics Bookshelf

ELS K-2
Decodable

A class takes a field trip to a farm and finds that this is not like any other farm they have been to. The animals mix
things up a bit for the class.
Students investigate different kinds of matter, and how well the boat they are making for the race will float.

Phonics Bookshelf
Science

Decodable
Informational K-2

Reading
Phonics Library

Complete K-2
Decodable

Little Readers for GR

Independent K-2

Readers accompany a family on a trip to the supermarket.


A look of all the things that could be going on around the world right now.
Serena does different jobs by trying on different clothes.
People from different cultures around the world have created story cloths. Described here are cloths from
European, Hong, and Native American cultures.
Norm and his brother Mort compete in the Big Run Around at Sports Day.
Squanto, a Native American, became a friend of the pilgrims. He taught the settlers what he knew about living on
the land, and planting.
A story about all that is in the solar system.
A book about strange and unusual plants. (Ex. Venus flytraps, tumbleweeds)
We learn about a circus, and the circus families that come to town in the summer.
Mike's dad decides it's never too late to learn, so he and Mike take swimming lessons together.
Alexander Graham Bell created the first telephone. The changes the telephone has undergone since its invention
are discussed.

The Halls want to give away their last puppy, Scooter, but have trouble finding a job he can do.
The Chang family throws a surprise birthday party for their grandmother.
Miss Pepper's class puts on a class play. When Miss Pepper gives out the parts, the girl telling the story doesn't get
the part she wants, but in the end she ends up being the star of the play.
Jean helps Mike clean his room so he can go to the cookout.
A wonderful story about two children who share their cookies.
Jen and Brad try to work on a puzzle, but each time they complete it, their baby brother Josh scatters the pieces.
Each spring, Anna's family plants a garden. Everyone has his or her own role.
Helens grandmother tells stories every Friday evening around the family table.
Readers learn a valuable lesson - good things happen when a person helps a friend.
Benjamin Franklin organized the first fire company to combat destructive fires in the city.
In this book a mix-up occurs when a girl's two grandmas both show up to baby-sit her at the same time.
This is a story about an interesting plant.
This is an old tale from Turkey, retold by Cheyenne Cisco. The tale is about a mouse that likes to show off.

Phonics Library

Decodable

ITL Little Big Books

Shared Reading

Reading

Complete K-2

Phonics Library
Reading
Phonics Bookshelf
Reading
Little Readers for GR

Science IB
Little Readers for GR

Decodable
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6
Decodable
Complete K-2
Independent K-2
Independent K-2
Independent K-2

0-618-67271-0

The Music of Tito Puente

18

640

Biography

NF

0-618-35975-3

The Penguin Family

18

670

Informational

NF

Tale

Realistic Fiction

0-395-91067-6 The Princess, the Mud Pies, & the Dragon

0-618-35915-X The Tallest Boy in the Class

18

500

0-618-49072-8

question
Main Idea and Details
evaluate
Cause and Effect
Problem Solving
evaluate

The Telephone: A Great Invention


The Tigers Promise, Based on a Folktale from
India
Theodore Roosevelt

18

440

Informational

NF

0-618-35861-7
0-618-75053-3

J
J

18

200

Trickster Tale
Biography

F
NF

0-395-91622-4

Too Many Dishes for Peaches

Fantasy

0-618-36063-8
0-618-20103-3

Turtles Small Pond


Watch Out for Thick Mud!

J
J

18

530

Folktale
Fantasy

F
F

Base Words and Endings


Main Idea and Details
summarize
Digraphs th, wh, sh, ch

0-618-67287-7
0-618-67241-9

Welcome to Hong Kong!


Welcome to the Bakery

J
J

18
18

610
560

Historical
Informational

NF
NF

predict
question

0-618-49076-0
0-618-60190-2

What Can We Do?


What Is It Made Of?

J
J

18

470

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F

0-618-20117-3
0-395-92540-1

What Will Lester Be?


When Winter Comes

J
J

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F

0-395-91617-8
0-618-49064-7
0-618-48630-5
0-618-20127-0
0-618-20097-5

When You Grow Up


Where Does Energy Come From?
Wildlife
Will Holly Sing?
Zeke and Pete Rule!

J
J
J
J
J

Realistic Fiction
Informational
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy

F
NF
NF
F
F

0-618-35952-4

Zeke Takes a Bath

0-618-35881-1
0-618-67278-8
0-618-35826-9

16

430

20

500

Fantasy

A Box of Butterflies

20

350

Realistic Fiction

A Farm for Wild Animals

20

580

Informational

NF

A Great Day for Snorkeling

20

350

Realistic Fiction

Informational

NF

Sequence
Writing a Trickster Tale
predict/infer
Main Idea and Details

Sequence
Noting Details
Two-syllable words
ending in er
Compare and Contrast

Noting Details

Tony is self-conscious about his height, but he finds it has its advantages.
Alexander Graham Bell created the first telephone. The changes the telephone has undergone since its invention
are discussed.
A jackal tricks a tiger that tricked a man into releasing him.
President Roosevelt set aside forests and parks to protect land, plants, and animals.
Peaches, the octopus, works at the Stop and Eat, a very busy diner. With so many hands she makes great lunches,
until a school of fish come in one day.
Turtle does not want to share his pond with Beaver, and the two race to see who will stay.
Josh calls Mitch and Beth at Rain Forest 911 to help get Sasha out of the thick mud.
Hong Kong is one of the most crowded, bustling, and important cities in China. Visitors enjoy sightseeing and the
food for which Hong Kong is famous.
You can find many kinds of bread at a bakery. Bakers follow recipes to make bread.
This book describes how people work together in a community to get a stoplight installed at a busy corner near a
park. It explains how citizens seek help from their local government to solve their problem.
A story about two friends taking apart something (ex. bicycle) and noting what it is made of.

question Zeke the elephant gets stuck in his tub while taking a bath.

Main Idea and Details


predict
Sequence of Events
predict/infer

0-618-67293-1

A Rainy Day Solution

20

480

Informational

NF

summarize

0-618-67273-7

A Visit to a Pueblo

20

680

Historical

NF

monitor/clarify

0-618-60234-8

A Worms Home

Informational

NF

Categorize and Classify

0-618-49047-7

Allen Say, Writer and Artist

0-618-06292-0

Annies Gifts

0-618-36079-4

Anthonys Unhappy Birthday

Sequence of Events

0-618-60196-1

Antonia Novello, Doctor for the Nation

0-395-81357-3
0-618-61369-2

Barbara Jordan
Benjamin Banneker: An American Scientist
(Earth Science)

20

0-618-49059-0

Blanche Bruce of Mississippi

0-618-49067-1
0-618-06201-7

Building Lady Liberty


Bunny Cakes

K
K

0-618-36045-X Celia

0-618-60200-3

Desert Life

0-618-35839-0
0-618-20125-4
0-618-06202-5

Douglas Florian
Dwight the Knight
Fireman Small

K
K
K

20

0-618-36065-4

Florence Griffith Joyner: Olympic Champion

0-618-60249-6

Follow Me, Be a Bee

0-618-35988-5

Friends Forever

Julias father helps her class by taking their butterflies south to set them free.
At a wild animal farm, injured animals are tended until they get well, and baby animals are taken care of until they
are grown. Some farms produce their own food to feed their animals.
A young girl narrates what happens when she goes snorkeling with her grandmother.

Sequence

Realistic Fiction

summarize
Making Judgments
predict/infer

Biography

NF

Compare and Contrast

Biography

NF

Main Idea and Details

259

Biography

NF

Sequence

Biography of Benjamin Banneker, African-American astronomer from the late 1700s to the early 1800s.

18

500

Biography

NF

Sequence

18

560

Historical
Fantasy

NF
F

This biography explores the life of Blanche Bruce, a senator from Mississippi.
This book describes how the Statue of Liberty was built in France, disassembled and then shipped to America for
reassembly.
Max and Ruby have different ideas about the kind of birthday cake that Grandma would like.

18

520

Realistic Fiction

Informational

NF

540

Biography
Fantasy
Fantasy

NF
F
F

Compare and Contrast


Writing a Poem
evaluate
Long i (igh and ie)
summarize

16

780

Biography

NF

Main Idea and Details

Informational

NF

20

560

Realistic Fiction

Categorize and Classify


Story Structure
evaluate

Fantasy

monitor/clarify

0-395-94662-X Frog and Toad Together


0-618-48593-7 From the Mountain to the Ocean

K
K

Fantasy
Informational

F
NF

monitor/clarify
Cause and Effect

0-395-92530-4

Realistic Fiction

Compare and Contrast

Full Moon Thanksgiving

Social Studies
Reading
American Heroes

Biography of an award-winning childrens author and illustrator.


Annie is upset that she lacks the musical talents that seem to come so naturally to the other members of her family.
Her parents help her to see that drawing and writing are her special gifts.
Anthonys birthday is ruined when his favorite aunt cannot attend, and his dog damages her gift.
Biography of Antonia Novella, former surgeon general and a pediatrician from Puerto Rico.
Readers are introduced to Barbara Jordan, a spokeswoman on behalf of poor people and minority groups. Jordan
was a U.S. Representative for Texas from 1973 til 1979.

Celia has a cold and is home from school, so she decides to try on some of her older sister Alis clothes.
A book that focuses on an interesting plant in the desert. (Ex. Saguaro cactus)
This nonfiction selection profiles Douglas Florian, a popular author and illustrator of childrens books.
Dwight is a knight for Queen Fair and King Mighty, but he doesn't like to fight.
Fireman Small is kept busy saving animals and putting out fires.
Florence Griffith Joyner won her first race at the age of seven and in 1988 became an Olympic gold-medal
champion.
A bee explains how plants use their parts.
Jenny and Mai are next-door neighbors and best friends, but Mai doesnt get invited to Jennys birthday party.
This is a series of stories about two funny friends, Frog and Toad. In this book the two friends have adventures in
each of the four seasons.
This is a series of stories about two funny friends, Frog and Toad. Frog and Toad always find themselves in some
sort of trouble.
The text and illustrations give an overview of part of the water cycle.
Su invites her friend Nicole to Chu-sok, the Chinese Thanksgiving.

Complete K-2
Complete K-2
Independent K-2
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6
Informational K-2
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6
Biography

Phonics Bookshelf

Decodable

Reading
Phonics Library

Complete K-2
Decodable

Vocabulary
Vocabulary

Complete K-2
Complete K-2

Social Studies
Science IB

Informational K-2
Independent K-2

Phonics Library
Watch Me Read TH

Decodable
Decodable

Phonics Bookshelf
Social Studies
Social Studies IB
Phonics Library
Phonics Library

Decodable
Informational K-2
Independent K-2
Decodable
Decodable

Reading
Reading
Vocabulary
Reading

Science IB

0-395-94661-1 Frog and Toad All Year

Reading

A story about the life of a worm.

NF

Sequence
predict/infer
Problem Solving
predict/infer

Reading
Little Readers for GR

Vocabulary

Biography

530

Vocabulary

A book about the food chain and competition with a focus on a red hawk.
Rainy days dont have to be dull and dreary. After-school programs provide interesting activities to make the most
of dismal days.
The Pueblo Indians pass their traditions and culture on to their children. Pueblo children learn to respect and honor
their ancestors ways.

Realistic Fiction
20

490

Readers learn about the life of an emperor penguin.


A princess lives with her mother and father in a land far away. Instead of playing with her toys of gold and silver,
the girl likes to make mud pies.

Lester tries to figure out what he will be when he grows up.


This story informs readers what people and animals do to get ready for winter.
Taro wants to help his family do things, but each one says no - he is too little to help, until the cat gets stuck under
Vowel Pairs ea, oa, ow the porch.
Main Idea and Details
Explore different types of energy from wind and sun, to oil and natural gas.
Categorize and Classify This selection discusses protecting the environment and wild animals and their habitats.
Words ending in -ed, -ing Holly wakes up with a head cold and has to sing in a concert tonight. Will her head cold clear in time?
Long vowels o, u, e
Zeke and Pete become famous with their flute playing and dancing.

0-618-60250-X A Hungry Red Hawk

16

Percussionist Tito Puente (19232000) began performing in public at the age of five. He later formed his own
band and made more than a hundred albums with them.

Science IB

Vocabulary

Social Studies
Theme Paperback
Reading
Science IB
Let's Read Bio.

Complete K-2
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6
Shared Reading
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6

Biography
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6
Informational K-2
Social Studies
Informational 3-6
Informational K-2
Social Studies
Informational 3-6
Theme Paperback
Shared Reading
Complete K-2
Reading
Complete 3-6
Independent K-2
Science IB
Independent 3-6
ELS K-2
Reading
ELS 3-6
Phonics Library
Decodable
Theme Paperback
Shared Reading
Complete K-2
Reading
Complete 3-6
Independent K-2
Science IB
Independent 3-6
Complete K-2
Reading
Complete 3-6
Independent K-2
Little Readers for GR
Independent 3-6
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6
Little Readers for GR
Social Studies IB
Independent K-2
Decodable
Watch Me Read TH
Independent 3-6
Science

predict/infer
0-395-73222-0

George and Martha: One Fine Day

0-618-35898-6

Going to America

0-395-92526-6

Goldie Bear and the Three Locks

0-618-36075-1

Grandmas Cookie Cutters

20

0-618-35842-0

Grandmas Table

20

0-395-92528-2
0-618-48599-6

Ham and Eggs for Jack


Harriet Tubman: A Woman of Courage

K
K

0-618-35884-6

Henry and the Fox

20

20

Fantasy

Historical Fiction

Fantasy

630

Realistic Fiction

480

Realistic Fiction

Fantasy
Biography

F
NF

Realistic Fiction

320

460

0-395-94665-4 Here Comes the Strikeout

Narrative

0-395-91675-5 I Took My Frog to the Library

Humorous Fiction

0-395-94666-2 Jamaica and Brianna

evaluate
Making Inferences
question

Cause and Effect


Cause and Effect
Categorize and Classify
summarize

Jack and his mom plant two beans. At the top of the giant beanstalks they find a giant ham and eggs.
This book tells the story of how Harriet Tubman became a conductor for the Underground Railroad.

Compare and Contrast


predict/infer
summarize

This story is about Bobby, a boy who is good at some things, but not so good at other things.

Shared Reading
ELS K-2
Reading
ELS 3-6
Decodable
Watch Me Read TH
Independent 3-6
Complete K-2
Reading
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Reading
Complete 3-6
Decodable
Watch Me Read TH
Independent 3-6
Social Studies IB
Independent K-2
Complete K-2
Reading
Complete 3-6
Independent K-2
Little Readers for GR
Independent 3-6

A girl brings her different animals to the library and they all cause some sort of trouble.

ITL Little Big Books

This story is about the friendship and feelings shared between two friends - Jamaica and Brianna.

Little Readers for GR

predict/infer
Following Directions
question
Authors Viewpoint
evaluate

Realistic Fiction

K
K

Realistic Fiction
Biography

F
NF

0-618-61346-3

Jamaica's Find
John H. Johnson, Business Leader
June Bacon-Bercey: A Meteorologist Talks About
the Weather (Earth Science)

20

480

Biography

NF

0-618-35992-3
0-618-48615-1

Junk into Art


Land and Water

K
K

20

480

Realistic Fiction
Informational

F
NF

Categorize
Compare and Contrast
question
Categorize and Classify

0-618-61361-7

Life in the Arctic (Life Science)

20

540

Informational

NF

Cause and Effect

0-618-06710-8
0-618-06200-9

Lilianas Grandmothers
Max Found Two Sticks

K
K

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F

Compare and Contrast


evaluate

0-618-35902-8

Max Visits London

20

340

Realistic Fiction

predict/infer

0-618-67279-6
0-618-75051-7
0-395-91614-3
0-618-06222-X
0-395-73168-2

Mazes Are Amazing!


Sacagawea
Mike's Grapevines
Mouse Soup
My First American Friend

K
K
K
K
K

20

550

Informational
Biography
Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Informational

NF
NF
F
F
NF

monitor/clarify
Sequence
Long i Words
predict/infer
monitor

0-618-49071-X My First Business: Lemonade Stand

20

550

Realistic Fiction

0-618-35872-2

My Green Thumb

20

460

Fantasy

0-395-91613-5

Nate and His Cape

Fantasy

0-618-36008-5

Not Your Usual Goat

20

640

Fantasy

0-618-35857-9

Parade in Valencia

20

320

Realistic Fiction

0-618-36011-5

Pet Dreams

20

500

0-395-75350-3
0-618-48621-6

Cause and Effect


monitor
self-question
Sequence

Problem and Solution


Categorize and Classify
predict/infer
Long a Words
Story Structure
summarize
monitor/clarify
Fantasy and Realism
monitor/clarify

Fantasy

0-618-48633-X Pueblo

Informational

NF

0-395-92527-4

Red Riding Hood and Gray Wolf

Fantasy

0-618-35893-5

Rita Moreno

20

520

Biography

NF

0-618-35864-1

Robocat

20

370

Fantasy

question
Fantasy and Realism
evaluate

0-618-49053-1

Romana Acosta Bauelos

18

520

Biography

NF

Sequence

0-618-67277-X Statues Across America

20

510

Informational

NF

0-618-35914-1

Tall Tony

20

530

Realistic Fiction

0-618-36027-1
0-395-73166-6

The Best Ranger


The Cats of Tiffany Street

K
K

20

600

Realistic Fiction
Fantasy

F
F

0-618-35922-2

The Dive

20

580

Realistic Fiction

question
Problem Solving
evaluate
Fact and Opinion
evaluate
summarize
Making Generalizations
summarize

0-618-08972-1

The Garden County Fair

Realistic Fiction

0-618-35847-1
0-395-91620-8

The Mask Makers


The New Soup

K
K

20

560

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F

0-618-35807-2

The Night Light

20

510

Realistic Fiction

0-395-91612-7

The Other Side of Bugs

Realistic Fiction

0-618-35984-2

The Story Box

24

710

Realistic Fiction

0-618-35941-9

The Surprise Snow


The Tiger, the Man, and the JackalA Folktale
from India

20

500

Realistic Fiction

20

390

Trickster Tale

0-618-35860-9

George and Martha are loveable hippos whose adventures amuse children while teaching them lessons about
friendship and understanding.

Categorize and Classify


Fantasy and Realism
monitor/clarify

question
Categorize and Classify
question
Vowel pairs oo, ew, ue, ou
Sequence of Events
monitor/clarify
Short Vowels
Double Final Consonants
Noting Details
monitor/clarify
Cause and Effect
monitor/clarify
Writing a Trickster Tale
predict/infer

Samuel, his mother, and brother are finally going to America to join their father.
This story is a version of Goldilocks and the Three Bears that was changed to make it funny.
When Abby and her father bake cookies with Grandma on a snowy day, they use her special cookie cutters that tell
a Norwegian story.
Sitting around Grandmas table, a mother tells her daughters about her visits to her grandmas house as a girl.

Henry befriends a tiny, hungry fox, which has pups the next spring.

This is a heartwarming story about a girl who turns in a lost stuffed dog, and earns a new friend for her good deed.

This biography tells about John H. Johnsons life as a child and a successful businessman.
A biography of June Bacon Bercey, African-American meteorologist and former chief administrator of TV
activities for the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration.
Roy and Anas mutual interests lead them to form a special partnership.
The book provides information and examples that help children identify landforms and bodies of water.
A book that describes what living above the Arctic Circle is like and how the environment determines what lives
there.
Liliana has two grandmothers from different countries, with different characteristics. Liliana learns common
cultural differences from the two of them.
This story is about a boy uses two sticks to create music in his neighborhood.
Max and his family visit his older brother Russ in London, but Max worries Russ doesnt need a younger brother
anymore.
People around the world have built mazes that confuse and delight. Mazes are often made of plants such as
brushes, trees, and even corn.
Lewis, Clark, and Sacagawea made the first journey across the United States to the Pacific Ocean.
After a few close calls, Mike is able to make grape jam from the grapevines he planted in his yard.
In this tale, a mouse outsmarts a hungry weasel that wants to cook him into soup.
This is a true story about a young girl who moves from China to America, and makes a friend at her new school.

Jamie sets up a lemonade stand and learns about the costs of running a business and how to invest the profits in a
savings account.
After his thumb turns green in the rain, Isador is able to grow huge plants with a touch.
Nate finds his mother's rug outside and pretends it is a cape. It looks so cool his friend Grace wants to trade for the
cape, but Nate gives his mother her rug back.
Gabby is a young goat that doesnt want to go to bed.
Ana visits her cousin in Valencia during the festival of Las Fallas.
Three animals share ideas about how they wish their lives were different.
A look at what life is like for the American Indians of the Taos Pueblo in New Mexico.
This story is a funny version of Little Red Riding Hood, with a twist.
Rita Moreno dreamed of becoming a dancer and actress and succeeded after many years of hard work.
Crime-fighting Robocat discovers Patch Rabbit and Hoppers raiding his vegetable garden and locks them in the
chicken coop.
This is the story of the first Mexican-American woman to hold the position of U.S. Treasurer.
The author takes readers on a tour of interesting and unusual statues throughout the United States.
Tony doesnt like being the tallest person in his class until the gym coach needs a basketball captain.
Marta and Victor learn about being junior park rangers.
This rhyming story is about a group of cats that gather at the end of Tiffany Street.
Christy has trouble learning how to dive at the pool, but succeeds with the help of a new friend, Sara.
In this story, Kaitlin learns about the rewards of hard work. As part of a Farm Club project, she raises Nellie, a
sheep, and enters her in the Garden County Fair.
A boy travels to Liberia to visit his grandfather, who is a mask maker.
Every Sunday a family makes soup together. One Sunday they decide to make a new recipe - leek soup.
Jerrys grandfather helps him conquer his fear of the dark and dependence on a night-light.
Nell shows and tells her friend Ross why bugs are good to us.
When Nick visits his grandparents, he likes to look inside the story box, where special things are kept from the
past, each item with its own story.

Paperback Plus

ITL Read Aloud


Social Studies IB
Science
Reading
Social Studies IB
Science

Shared Reading
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6
Shared Reading
Independent K-2
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Independent K-2
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6

Little Big Book


Theme Paperback

Shared Reading
Shared Reading
ELS K-2
Reading
ELS 3-6
Complete K-2
Vocabulary
Complete 3-6
American Heroes
Biography
Phonics Bookshelf
Decodable
Theme Paperback
Shared Reading
ITL Little Big Books
Shared Reading
Informational K-2
Social Studies
Informational 3-6
Complete K-2
Reading
Complete 3-6
Phonics Bookshelf

Decodable
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
ELS K-2
Reading
ELS 3-6
Complete K-2
Reading
Complete 3-6
Independent K-2
Social Studies IB
Independent 3-6
Decodable
Watch Me Read TH
Independent 3-6
ELS K-2
Reading
ELS 3-6
Complete K-2
Reading
Complete 3-6
Informational K-2
Social Studies
Informational 3-6
Complete K-2
Vocabulary
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Reading
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Reading
Complete 3-6
ITL Little Big Books
Shared Reading
Complete K-2
Reading
Complete 3-6
Reading

On My Way
Reading
Phonics Bookshelf
Reading
Phonics Bookshelf
Reading

For two brothers and their parents, a surprise snowfall brings a day off from school and work.

Reading

A jackal tricks a tiger back into his cage after a man releases him under false pretences.

Reading

Decodable
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Decodable
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Decodable
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6

20

450

Realistic Fiction

0-618-35851-X The Weavers Gift

20

460

Realistic Fiction

0-618-36035-2
0-618-75049-5
0-618-06707-8

K
K
K

20

470

Fable
Biography
Fantasy

F
NF
F

Main Idea and Details


monitor/clarify
Noting Details
summarize
Writing a Fable
predict/infer
Main Idea and Details
Cause and Effect
Problem Solving

0-618-35888-9

The Upside-Down Elephant

The Wind and the Sun


Thomas Jefferson
Time to Sleep

Folktale

0-618-67290-7

0-395-94663-8 Too Many Babas


Two Languages

20

570

Informational

NF

evaluate

0-618-61350-1

Using Your Safety Senses (Physical Science)

20

610

Informational

NF

Categorize

0-395-92529-0

We Care

Realistic Fiction

0-618-49070-1
0-618-20126-2

What Happens at the Bank?


Who Drew the Cartoon?

K
K

18

390

Informational
Narrative

NF
NF

20

450

Realistic Fiction

Fantasy

0-618-36031-X Who Passed Through?


0-395-94664-6 Zack's Alligator

0-618-49050-7

Viva Mexico!

18

500

Informational

NF

0-618-35918-4

A Little Bit Hotter Cant Hurt

20

650

Realistic Fiction

0-618-49092-2

A Present for LaNita

30

730

Realistic Fiction

0-618-36254-1

A Strange Day in Mayville

24

490

Tall Tale

Realistic Fiction

Humorous Fiction

0-618-48616-X A Trip on the Erie Canal


0-395-94668-9 Amelia Bedelia and the Surprise Shower
0-618-06204-1

Amelia Bedelia Goes Camping

Humorous Fiction

0-395-73223-9
0-395-73167-4

Amelia Bedelia's Family Album


Animal Tracks

L
L

Humorous Fiction

Informational

F
NF

0-618-35956-7

Animals at Night

24

610

Informational

NF

0-618-36019-0

Arnold Lobel: Words and Pictures Together

18

650

Biography

NF

0-618-36024-7

Backyard Camp Out

24

580

Realistic Fiction

Folktale

0-395-94669-7 Bobo's Magic Wishes

L
24

Categorize and Classify


Cause and Effect
predict/infer
monitor/clarify
predict/infer
word play
summarize
Making Predictions
predict/infer
Writing a Poem
monitor/clarify
Compare and Contrast
question
predict/infer

Realistic Fiction

Realistic Fiction

0-395-81379-4

Christa McAuliffe

Biography

NF

0-395-73169-0

Clean Your Room, Harvey Moon

Realistic Fiction

0-618-06711-6

Cleveland Lees Beale Street Band

Realistic Fiction

0-618-67285-0

Coming to America

Historical

NF

question

0-395-92535-5

Corn

Informational

NF

0-618-35880-3

Dear Butterflies

24

500

Realistic Fiction

Main Idea and Details


Compare and Contrast
evaluate

0-618-67299-0

Eat and Run!

22

420

Realistic Fiction

summarize

0-395-81356-5

Eleanor Roosevelt

Biography

NF

Sequence

0-618-48648-8

Erosion

Informational

NF

0-618-35855-2

Festival in Valencia

24

540

Realistic Fiction

0-618-36043-3

Fighting Fires Then and Now

24

660

Historical

NF

Categorize and Classify


Main Idea and Details
monitor/clarify
Main Idea and Details
question

0-618-60254-2

Fishing Family

Biography

NF

Cause and Effect

0-618-67284-2

Focus On Biographies: Sally Ride in Space

22

540

Biography

NF

question

0-618-67269-9

Focus On Poetry: Langston Hughes

22

550

Biography

NF

evaluate

510

Reading

Photographs depict the Navajo tradition of weaving rugs.

Reading

This fables moral is that gentle persuasion works better than force.
Reading
Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence. He was the third President of the United States.
American Heroes
Bear sets off a series of warnings as he tells snail winter is in the air.
Little Big Book
This story focuses on the saying "Too many cooks spoil the broth." Baba means "old woman" in Russia, where this
story takes place. The Babas are making soup and too many things get added.
Little Readers for GR
Knowing two languages has many advantages. Among these are helping people who dont speak English, ordering
from ethnic menus, and discovering new things.
Vocabulary
A book that describes how senses keep us safe.
Jynelle and her classmates show they care by volunteering at Main Street House.

Science
Watch Me Read TH

Main Idea and Details


This story describes the services that banks provide, and some of the jobs that people have in banks.
Social Studies
Vowel pairs oo, ew, ue, ou In this story we learn how an artist creates a cartoon.
Phonics Library
Categorize
A walk through snow-covered woods reveals the tracks of the animals that have passed through the area.
Reading
monitor/categorize
This is a story about Zack and Bridget, an alligator on a key chain who comes to life when Zack waters her, or gets
Cause and Effect
her wet.
Little Readers for GR
This book tells about the festivities, food, and culture surrounding the celebration of Mexican
Main Idea and Details
Independence Day.
Social Studies
Draw Conclusions
Lindy and her mother visit relatives in Texas, who make a surprisingly hot chili in her honor.
Reading
predict/infer
Deandra earns and saves her money and then buys a present for her friend LaNita. The story tells how Deandra
Sequence
plans and decides which gift to buy for LaNita.
Social Studies
Fantasy and Realism
categorize and classify This selection tells of a very windy day in Mayville.
Reading

0-618-35901-X Brothers are Forever


Cam Jansen and the Mystery of the Babe Ruth
0-395-73229-8 Baseball

22

410

evaluate

Nilu finds an elephant stuck in a ditch and enlists his neighbors to help it out.

predict/infer
predict/infer
summarize
Cause and Effect
summarize
monitor
summarize
Compare/contrast
predict/infer

0-395-81359-X Frederick Douglass


0-618-06709-4 From Caterpillar to Butterfly
0-618-06211-4 Grandaddy and Janetta

L
L
L

Biography
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

NF
F
F

Cause and Effect


Sequence of Events
predict/infer

0-618-06205-X Harrys Pony

Realistic Fiction

predict/infer

Set in the 1820s, this story is narrated by someone who is excited to travel along the Erie Canal.
Social Studies IB
In this story, Mrs. Rogers is planning a surprise shower for one of her friends. Amelia gets into trouble by using
the wrong meaning for words that can mean more than one thing.
Little Readers for GR
When Amelia Bedelia goes camping with Mr. and Mrs. Rogers, just about everything goes wrong. In the end,
Amelia makes everything right. Misunderstandings with multiple-meaning words and phrases cause lots of trouble
for Amelia and her friends.
Theme Paperback
Mr. and Mrs. Rogers decide to give a party for Amelia, their maid, so they can meet her family. Since Amelia
Paperback Plus
Bedelia takes everything literally, planning the party leads to many humorous situations.
This nonfiction piece invites readers to follow animal tracks in a forest.
ITL Little Big Books

Reading
Paperback Plus

Shared Reading

Reading

This biography of Arnold Lobel describes how he began writing and illustrating childrens stories.

Reading

Max reunites with his brother, who has been away at college, and is surprised at how he has changed.
When a valuable baseball disappears from a hobby show, Cam Jansen uses her photographic memory to help solve
the mystery.
This biography features the accomplishments of Christa McAuliffe, the first teacher in space who went down with
the Challenger shuttle explosion.

Shared Reading
Shared Reading
Shared Reading
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6

This photo essay describes some nocturnal animals, and tells where they live and what they do at night.

Lucy and Matt are excited about camping in the backyard with Grandpa.
Juan Bobo is a silly character that appears in many Puerto Rican folktales. In this story, Juan gets three magic wishes.
He gets into a little bit of trouble, but in the end uses his wishes to make a sad princess laugh.

Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Biography
Shared Reading
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6
Decodable
Independent 3-6
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6
Decodable
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6

Reading
Little Readers for GR

Let's Read Bio.

Biography

ITL Little Big Books

Shared Reading

When Cleveland Lee gets a toy trumpet he wants to march with his big sister in the marching band. They laugh at him until the
grand old bluesmen of Beale Street show the band and Cleveland what music is all about.

Little Big Book

Immigrants to America endured hardships on the long ocean journey and after they arrived. The millions of people
who came between 1892 and 1924 helped make America what it is today.

Vocabulary

Shared Reading
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Decodable
Independent 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6

In this book Harvey Moon tackles a Saturday chore.

Readers learn all about corn, and the foods that are made from corn.
Julia Rodriguez arranges to ship her classs monarch butterflies south by airplane with the help of her father, a pilot.
Bill and Kathy Lesinski train and race sled dogs. They know that feeding dogs a healthy diet creates strong, fast
dogs that win races.
Eleanor Roosevelt dedicated her life to helping people in need. As First Lady of the United States from 1933-1945
she and husband Franklin made it their mission to reach out to those in need.
Erosion is caused by water, ice, and wind that shape the earth.

Watch Me Read TH

Reading
Vocabulary
Let's Read Bio.

Vocabulary

Biography
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6

Let's Read Bio.


Little Big Book
Theme Paperback

Biography
Shared Reading
Shared Reading

Theme Paperback

Shared Reading

Social Studies IB

While visiting relatives in Spain, Ana goes to the festival Las Fallas.

Reading

The timeline in this story illustrates the improvements made in firefighting during our countrys history.

Reading

A book that focuses on ocean resources by telling a story of a child whose family are fishermen.
Astronaut and scientist Sally Ride made history is 1983 when she became the first American woman to travel in
space. This brief biography presents facts about her life and work.
Poet Langston Hughes used the rhythm of jazz music that he loved in his poems, stories, and plays.
This biography profiles Frederick Douglass, a former slave who went on to be a great speaker and writer in
support of abolition.
The class in this story watches as a caterpillar transforms into a beautiful butterfly.
Janetta travels from Baltimore to Georgia to visit her Grandaddy.
Harry wins a contest and has to choose between a pony and a bicycle. He wants the pony, but he can't figure out
how to keep it at his house. After much discussion, he chooses the pony and gives it to a farm.

Science IB
Vocabulary

0-395-92538-X Help From Harry


0-618-48611-9 Helping Out

L
L

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F

Categorize and Classify


Sequence

0-618-56120-X Henry Ford and His Idea

Biography

NF

Sequence

0-618-60240-2

How Does This Sound?

Realistic Fiction

Categorize and Classify

0-618-48640-2

How We Vote

Informational

NF

0-618-35972-9

In the Forest

Informational

NF

0-395-75348-1

Ira Sleeps Over

0-618-35816-1

Laceys Loud Voice

Cause and Effect


Categorize and Classify
summarize
predict/infer
evaluate
Authors Viewpoint
evaluate

0-618-49056-6
0-618-49073-6

Carla has to shop for Grandpa's birthday dinner without a shopping list, but Harry helps her pick out the perfect
ingredients.
Three children and their teacher hold a recycling drive to raise money for new library books.
This biography tells how Henry Ford utilized the assembly-line method to make automobiles cheaply so that more
people could afford them.
This is a book about how people can make different types of sounds.
This book describes the voting process through the story of a third grader accompanying her parents and
grandfather to the polls.

24

720

Realistic Fiction

20

610

Realistic Fiction

Life at Plimoth

18

400

Historical

NF

Sequence

Life in Colonial America

18

460

Historical

NF

Draw Conclusions

0-618-60225-9

Louis Agassiz Fuertes, Painter of Birds

Biography

NF

0-618-35876-5

Luna

24

460

Fantasy

Categorize and Classify


Compare and Contrast
monitor/clarify

0-618-49087-6

Marie-Maud Becomes a Citizen

24

520

Biography

NF

Sequence

Sauls pet caterpillar, Luna, transforms into a moth.


This book describes a Haitian girl and her parents who immigrate to the United States. They learn English, U.S.
history, and the responsibilities of citizenship. Marie-Mauds parents pass a test and all three take an oath to
become U.S. citizens.

0-395-92537-1

Mother's Day Special

Realistic Fiction

evaluate

Jake shows how much he cares about his mother when he spends a lot of time, not money, on her gift.

0-618-49094-9

Noura Comes to Cleveland

30

600

Realistic Fiction

0-618-36051-4

Our Four Walls

24

520

Realistic Fiction

Draw Conclusions
Main Idea and Details
evaluate

0-618-67304-0

Pat Mora, the Storyteller

22

610

Biography

NF

predict

0-618-60243-7

Push or Pull

Informational

NF

Categorize and Classify

0-618-06226-2
0-618-06207-6

Rain Forest Babies


Raptors!

L
L

Informational
Informational

NF
NF

monitor/clarify

0-618-61342-0

School Recyclers (Earth Science)

24

470

Informational

NF

0-618-35976-1

Sea Turtles

24

720

Informational

NF

Categorize and Classify


Main Idea and Details
evaluate

0-395-92536-3

Soup of the Day

Realistic Fiction

0-395-73224-7

Super Cluck

Fantasy

Humorous Fiction

Cause and Effect

0-618-06203-3 The Adventures of Sugar and Junior


0-618-06219-X The Best Older Sister

L
L

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F

summarize
summarize

0-395-92534-7

Historical

NF

0-395-94667-0 Thank You, Amelia Bedelia

The Biggest Earthquake Ever

Sequence
self-question
monitor

Synonyms
predict/infer

0-395-73230-1

The Bravest Dog Ever

Historical

NF

0-618-48624-0

The Code That No One Broke

Historical

NF

0-618-35868-4

The Dragon of Krakow, A Polish folktale

24

540

Folktale

0-618-36071-9

The Families of 1608 Ash Street

20

640

Realistic Fiction

0-618-35897-8

The Golden Land

24

480

Historical Fiction

0-395-92539-8

The Lights Never Failed

Biography

NF

0-618-36168-5

The Mystery in the Attic

24

380

Mystery

0-618-36039-5

The Nicest Day

24

560

Realistic Fiction

0-618-35811-0

The Open Door Club

24

620

Realistic Fiction

0-618-35820-X The Play

24

550

Realistic Fiction

0-618-35824-2

The Show Must Go On!

18

650

Realistic Fiction

0-618-48623-2

Informational

NF

0-618-35910-9

The World in Your Kitchen


To Tell the Truth, A Native American Cinderella
Tale

Fairy Tale

0-618-06206-8

Tonight Is Carnaval

Realistic Fiction

question

0-618-61404-4

Training My Dog (Life Science)

Informational

NF

Main Idea and Details

0-618-61386-2

Underwater with Jacques Cousteau (Life Science)

Biography

NF

Problem and Solution

24

24

410

550

evaluate
Categorize and Classify
Following Directions
question
Making Generalizations
evaluate
Making Inferences
question
Main Idea and Details
Writing a Mystery
monitor/clarify
Making Judgments
summarize
Writing a New Chapter
summarize

Readers take a tour of a forest to learn about several animals, bugs, and plants that live there.
A delightful story is about a child getting ready for an overnight stay.

Social Studies
Science IB
Social Studies IB
Reading
ITL Read Aloud

Lacey wants to be a singer, but she has a problemher voice is very loud.
This book tells the story of the Pilgrims who came to America to settle. It describes the hardships they faced and
how they survived.

Social Studies

Follow Sara through a day in 1776 and see how her community and family life differ from how they are today.

Social Studies

A biography of Louis Agassiz Fuertes, a naturalist who painted birds in the early 1900s.

A young Pakistani girl, Noura, leaves Lahore with her family to live in Cleveland, Ohio.
Emilio and his grandmother paint pictures for the senior center to brighten the place up.
Pat Moras love of books and learning led to her career as a teacher and author.
A picture book about things you can push or pull and how these are forces.
This book takes readers to the tropical rain forest and looks at fourteen of its youngest inhabitants. Each profile
explains the animal's needs and behaviors as it grows.
This book describes the appearance and habits of the raptor, one of the last dinosaurs to become extinct.
This book shows kids doing environmentally responsible things like recycling paper, turning off the lights, using
both sides of paper, and setting up a recycling center.
This book describes sea turtles, from their physical traits to their life cycle.
In this story, the boy and his father make chicken soup for the special at Dad's restaurant, The Green Kettle.

Reading

Science IB
Reading
Social Studies
Watch Me Read TH

Social Studies
Reading
Vocabulary
Science IB
Theme Paperback
Theme Paperback
Science
Reading
Watch Me Read TH

Super Cluck is a fantastic story of an egg from outer space that hatches into a very unusual chicken.
Paperback Plus
Great-Aunt Myra is coming for a visit, and Mrs. Rogers has many jobs for Amelia to do. Amelia misunderstands
the things Mrs. Rogers says, so she ends up doing the jobs in mixed-up ways.
Little Readers for GR
Sugar's family moves into the apartment next door to Junior's. After they meet, they become great friends and make
everyday life an adventure.
Theme Paperback
Sunhi struggles with the resentment she feels toward her baby brother for stealing all the attention.
Theme Paperback

Decodable
Independent 3-6
Independent K-2
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Shared Reading
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6
Decodable
Independent 3-6
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6
Shared Reading
Shared Reading
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Decodable
Independent 3-6
Shared Reading
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6

Watch Me Read TH

Shared Reading
Shared Reading
Decodable
Independent 3-6

During the winter of 1925, two children in Nome, Alaska, become very ill with diphtheria. They need medicine quickly to cure
them and to stop the disease from spreading. The medicine is in Anchorage. A train sets off with the medicine but is stalled by
a storm. Dogsled teams take over. Balto, a lead dog, makes the last leg of the journey.

Paperback Plus

Shared Reading

This book is about the Navajo Code Talkers, who played an important part in defending the United States in World
War II.

Social Studies IB

Readers learn about the biggest earthquake ever that hit Valdivia, Chile on May 22, 1960.

Krakus drives a fire-breathing dragon away, and a grateful village renames itself Krakow in his honor.
Da-un introduces readers to the families in his apartment building.
Papa has been in America for three years earning the money to bring his family over from his homeland, and
finally that day arrives.
This is the biography of Abbie Burgess Grant, who was a lighthouse keeper for nearly 40 years.
Brendas cookies are being swiped by a raccoon in her attic.
Blanca and her aunt visit stores in their town as they prepare for a cousins wedding celebration.
Emmas older sister wont let her join in on the fun outside in her clubhouse, so Emma makes her own.

Noting Details summarize Marilyn wants to be an actress, but cant get over her stage fright.
Problem Solving
The drama club holds a raffle to raise funds to put on a musical.
question
Cause and Effect
Writing a Fairy Tale
summarize

Watch Me Read TH
Social Studies IB

This book examines how food comes to our stores.


Smudge-Face demonstrates her truthfulness and marries Strong Wind in a Cinderella-story ending.
In the three days before Carnaval, a family looks forward to the celebration while working hard to finish their
chores. In this story, learning about daily life in the Andes Mountains of South America and feeling the joy of the
once-a-year celebration of Carnaval builds understanding of life in this part of the world.
This is a story of an Asian-American child who gets a pet dog and trains it.
This is a biography of Jacques Cousteau with a focus on his conservation work and how he noticed that habitats
change.

Independent K-2
Complete K-2
Reading
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Reading
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Reading
Complete 3-6
Decodable
Watch Me Read TH
Independent 3-6
ELS K-2
Reading
ELS 3-6
Complete K-2
Reading
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Reading
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Reading
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Reading
Complete 3-6
Independent K-2
Social Studies IB
Independent 3-6
ELS K-2
Reading
ELS 3-6
Theme Paperback
Science
Science

Shared Reading
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6

0-618-48628-3

What Does a Governor Do?

Informational

NF

0-395-73232-8

Who Put the Pepper in the Pot?

Humorous Fiction

0-618-56116-1

Who Was John James Audubon?

Biography

NF

0-618-35996-6

Why Bear Sleeps All Winter

0-395-73236-0

Will and Orv

0-618-61381-1

Bluebird Out My Window (Life Science)

24

0-618-61377-3

Facts about Magnets (Physical Science)

0-618-61338-2

Shark! (Life Science)

0-618-61378-1

The Basketball Game (Physical Science)

0-618-61405-2
0-618-35930-3

610

predict/infer
summarize
Problem and Solution
Making Predictions
predict/infer
predict/infer
evaluate

This text gives an overview of the roles and responsibilities of a governor, with examples from several different
states.
Mama Sue, Papa Joe, and the kids don't have much, but they want rich Aunt Tootie to feel welcome when she
comes to dinner. Their efforts, however, have disastrous results when they each add a little pepper to the stew,
unaware that anyone else has done so.
This biography traces Audubons life from a childhood spent in France, to his final years on the Hudson River in
New York.

Folktale

Historical Fiction

950

Informational

NF

Sequence

24

570

Informational

NF

Main Idea and Details

Seven amazing facts about magnets!

24

600

Informational

NF

Main Idea and Details

A book about sharks, focusing on how they live in the ocean.

24

620

Realistic Fiction

Compare and Contrast

This is a story in which an older child mentors a younger child in playing basketball.

What My Dog Knows (Life Science)

24

560

Informational

NF

Main Idea and Details

This is the story of an Asian-American child who gets a pet dog and trains it.

A Horse Called Sky

28

420

Realistic Fiction

summarize

Biography

NF

Sequence

0-395-94671-9 A Picture Book of Helen Keller

24

Categorize and Classify

0-618-36280-0

A Poem for Grandma

Realistic Fiction

question

0-395-73248-4

A River Dream

28

490

Fantasy

predict/infer

0-618-06212-2

A Toad for Tuesday

Fantasy

summarize

0-618-67315-6

A World of Kites

28

690

Informational

NF

0-618-36316-5

A World of Snow

28

410

Realistic Fiction

0-618-67288-5

An Antarctic Adventure

28

600

Biography

NF

0-618-36016-6

Animals on the Loose

28

710

Fantasy

summarize
Making Inferences
predict/infer
monitor/clarify
Predicting Outcomes
predict/infer
monitor
summarize

0-395-73231-X Anna, Grandpa, and the Big Storm

Historical

NF

0-618-06215-7
0-395-73171-2

M
M

Realistic Fiction
Folktale

F
F

Informational
Personal Narrative

NF
NF

Biography

NF

Informational

NF

monitor/clarify

Informational

NF

Blaze and the Forest Fire


Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain

0-618-36059-X Busy Bees


0-618-06220-3 Century Farm

M
M

0-618-48646-1

Csar Chvez

0-618-67310-5

Changing Colors

0-618-48614-3

Cherry Blossoms Everywhere

0-618-36184-7

Chesters Good Idea

0-618-06209-2

Chibi: A True Story From Japan

0-618-49061-2
0-618-48591-0

Cities Then, Cities Now


Clara Barton

M
M

0-618-48651-8

Commuter

0-618-36269-X Cora at Camp

28

28

28

660

450

430

monitor/clarify
monitor
Draw Conclusions
question
summarize
Sequence

Biography

NF

Compare and Contrast


Making Generalizations
summarize

Realistic Fiction

question/evaluate

Rick and his horse Sky bring back two stray horses to the herd.
This biography is about Helen Keller, who learned how to read, write, and speak, even though she was blind and deaf.

Ruthie Carter is chosen to read a poem at a school assembly, but is nervous.


Sick with a fever, young Mark idles away the time playing with a tackle box from his uncle and thinking about his fishing trip
last summer. Suddenly he finds himself floating away, on dreams, on a river in a fishing boat.

This animal fantasy tells the story of Warton the Toad's efforts to bring a gift to his aunt by traveling through the
woods on skis.
Kites were first made in China, where they have been flown for thousands of years. People all over the world
enjoy flying kites.

Paperback Plus
Social Studies
Reading

Shared Reading
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6
Informational K-2
Science
Informational 3-6
Informational K-2
Science
Informational 3-6
Informational K-2
Science
Informational 3-6
Informational K-2
Science
Informational 3-6
ELS K-2
Reading
ELS 3-6
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6
Little Readers for GR
ELS K-2
Reading
ELS 3-6
Paperback Plus
Theme Paperback
Vocabulary

This selection describes the different types of bees and the various jobs they perform.
This story describes life on a Midwestern farm that was started by the narrator's great-grandparents.
Csar Chvez didnt believe people who told him that migrant farm workers could not win fair wages and working
conditions, and he won his fight for justice.
In autumn, many trees change colors, and then drop their leaves. This is because days are shorter, the weather is
cooler, and leaves stop making food for the trees.

Reading
Theme Paperback

This book offers an account of the long tradition of celebrating cherry blossoms in Japan.

Social Studies IB

Social Studies IB
Vocabulary

Reading

Based on a true story, Chibi is the story of a mother duck that decides that the middle of downtown Tokyo is a good place to
make a nest and hatch her ducklings. The smallest duckling, Chibi, captures the hearts of local residents.

Theme Paperback

650

Historical
Biography

NF
NF

Compare and Contrast


Sequence

Look how Bangkok, Thailand and Chicago, Illinois developed and what they are like today.
This biography details the accomplishments of Clara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross.

Social Studies
Social Studies IB

Informational

NF

Social Studies IB

490

Realistic Fiction

Categorize and Classify


Problem Solving
Compare and Contrast

Follow commuters to New York City over bridges, through the tunnels, and across the skies.

28

0-618-36056-5

Daisy Divine, Dancing Dog

28

610

Fantasy

0-618-35838-2

Douglas Florian, Poet and Artist

28

610

Biography

NF

0-618-35939-7

Elenas Two Homes

28

390

Historical Fiction

predict/infer

0-618-48654-2

Eliza Pinckney

Biography

NF

Sequence

0-618-61417-6

Ellen Ochoa, Astronaut (Earth Science)

Biography

NF

Sequence

0-395-73233-6

Everybody Cooks Rice

Realistic Fiction

0-618-36044-1

Fire Safety Day

Realistic Fiction

0-395-92543-6

First Day on the World Wide Web

0-618-67300-8

Franklin Chang-Diaz in Space

28

740

Compare and Contrast


evaluate
Main Idea and Details
question

28

660

Realistic Fiction

Main Idea and Details

28

580

Biography

NF

0-618-35980-X George Washington Carver

28

650

Biography

NF

0-618-35808-0

28

560

Realistic Fiction

predict
Draw Conclusions
predict/infer
Sequence of Events
monitor/clarify

Cora goes to summer camp and learns to appreciate the beauty of the outdoors.

Reading

Daisy is an average dog by day, but at night she performs in a circus as Daisy Divine, Dancing Dog.

Reading

Douglas Florian writes and illustrates silly poems for children.

Reading

Elena has trouble getting used to her new life in the U.S., but begins to make friends.
Eliza Pinckney created South Carolinas indigo manufacturing industry and was one of the first women
entrepreneurs in America.
A biography of Ellen Ochoa, Mexican-American astronaut.
When Mom sends Carrie out to look for her brother, she goes from house to house in her neighborhood. At each
one, she stops to chat with her neighbors and to taste the rice they are cooking. Each family she meets is from a
different culture and prepares rice in a different way.
Randys gym class is interrupted by a fire safety presentation.
Clara and her classmates finally learn all about the World Wide Web in computer class.
Born in Costa Rica, Franklin Chang-Diaz moved to the U.S. to study science and follow his dream of becoming an
astronaut. As an astronaut, Chang-Diaz traveled in space seven times.
This biography of the botanist George Washington Carver describes his life as a scientist, teacher, and agricultural
inventor.
Samantha decides she has to stop being afraid of the dark.

Shared Reading
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6

Science

Charlie breaks his leg in the snow and his stepfather comes to the rescue.
Reading
In 2001, two adventurous womenAnn Bancroft and Liv Arnesenmade history by becoming the first women to
Vocabulary
cross Antarctica on skis.
When children forget to lock the classroom pets cages, Hamster, Gerbil, Lizard, and Mouse have a fun-filled
evening loose in the classroom.
Reading
When Anna and Grandpa go out into the big storm, they are not prepared for the blizzard that awaits them. With
six other New Yorkers, they get stuck on an elevated train, climb down the ladder in fierce winds, and make their
way home. This story is based on an actual historical event.
Paperback Plus
Billy and his pony, Blaze, gallop through the countryside, risking their lives to warn farmers of an approaching
wildfire.
Theme Paperback
This book contains photos of the Serengeti Plain, zebra questions and answers, and a zebra poem.
ITL Little Big Books

This selection tells the story of the invention of earmuffs.

Independent K-2
Independent 3-6

Paperback Plus

28

Categorize and Classify


monitor/clarify
Writing a Poem
evaluate

Good Night

This folktale tells why Bear sleeps all winter.


On December 17, 1903, Wilbur and Orville Wright made history by flying the first engine-powered aircraft. This
historical fiction book captures the wonder and excitement experienced on that unforgettable day.
A child watches a bird out the window. The child witnesses a birds life cyclethe parents build a nest, babies
hatch and then learn to fly.

Social Studies IB

Reading
Social Studies IB
Science
Paperback Plus
Reading
Watch Me Read TH

Vocabulary
Reading
Reading

Shared Reading
Shared Reading
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Shared Reading
Shared Reading
Shared Reading
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Shared Reading
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6
Shared Reading
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6
Independent K-2
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6
Independent 3-6
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6
Shared Reading
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Decodable
Independent 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6

0-618-61379-X Growing Tomatoes (Life Science)


0-618-06225-4 Growl! A Book About Bears

M
M

Informational
Informational

NF
NF

Compare and Contrast


Main Idea and Details

In a city, a childs grandmother grows a tomato plant on the balcony. When the child comes to visit, the plant
grows new parts, and his grandmother identifies them.
The author describes the appearance, habits, and habitats of bears.

0-618-48645-3

Happy New Year!

Informational

NF

Compare and Contrast

Celebrate New Years Day around the world and around the calendar.

0-618-49074-4

Hiawatha, American Leader

20

520

Biography

NF

0-618-36304-1

How Wisdom Came to the World, An Ashanti Tale

28

550

Pourquoi Tale

Main Idea and Details


Writing a Pourquoi Tale
question

Informational

NF

evaluate

0-395-92541-X Hurricane Andrew

0-618-48613-5

Jaime Escalante, A Great Teacher

Biography

NF

Sequencing

0-618-49078-7

John James Audubon, American Painter

24

600

Biography

NF

Problem Solving

0-618-36275-4

Joys Great Idea

28

480

Realistic Fiction

0-618-36032-8

Looking at Low Tide

28

550

Realistic Fiction

Cause and Effect


Categorize
monitor/categorize

0-618-67314-8

Lumberjacks

28

720

Informational

NF

evaluate

0-618-49068-X Marian Anderson, American Hero

28

600

Biography

NF

Problem and Solution

0-618-48637-2

Miles on the Mississippi

Historical

NF

Categorize and Classify

0-618-06232-7
0-618-06250-5
0-618-06223-8

Mr. Putter and Tabby Fly the Plane


Mrs. Mack
Mufaros Beautiful Daughters

M
M
M

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Folktale

F
F
F

summarize
summarize
predict/infer

0-618-61380-3

Nanas Tomatoes (Life Science)

Realistic Fiction

Categorize and Classify

0-618-60261-5

Now You See it, Now You Dont

Realistic Fiction

Categorize and Classify

0-618-67289-3

Once Upon a Story

22

570

Informational

NF

0-618-36052-2

Our Town Mural

28

590

Realistic Fiction

0-618-35892-7

Rita Moreno: Shining Star

28

690

Biography

NF

0-618-56126-9

Rodeo Contest

Sacagaweas Journey

28

310

Informational
Narrative
Nonfiction

NF

0-618-35831-5

NF

Compare and Contrast


Making Inferences
monitor/clarify

0-618-61358-7

Salamanders and Alligators (Life Science)

28

680

Informational

NF

Compare and Contrast

0-618-06249-1

Sammy Sosa--Hes the Man

Biography

NF

0-395-92542-8

Serafina's Recovery

Realistic Fiction

0-618-35909-5

Smudge-Face, A Native American Cinderella Tale

Fairy Tale

0-618-06252-1

Snowshoe Thompson

Realistic Fiction

0-618-06210-6

Solo Girl

Realistic Fiction

0-618-06213-0

Spotlight on Cody

Realistic Fiction

0-618-36244-4

Spring in the City

0-395-92544-4

Squeak's Surprise

0-618-35906-0

Stuck in the Ice

0-618-61390-0

28

28

510

510

monitor/clarify
Sequence
evaluate
Writing a Biography
question

infer
Cause and Effect
Writing a Fairy Tale
summarize
decoding
question
evaluation
Noting Details
monitor/clarify

28

370

Fantasy

Cause and Effect

28

430

Realistic Fiction
Narrative
Nonfiction

NF

monitor/clarify

28

630

Informational

NF

0-618-36248-7

Studying a Glacier (Earth Science)


Tattercoat and the Magical Flute, A Cinderella
Tale from England

28

460

0-618-60248-8

The Animal Trackers

0-618-49090-6

The Assembly Line

24

640

0-618-61370-6

The Big Dipper (Earth Science)

28

460

0-618-06233-5

The Big Idea

0-618-36048-4

The Clue Club

0-618-61400-1

The Color of Light (Physical Science)

0-395-73170-4

The Day Jimmy's Boa Ate the Wash

28

490

0-618-36028-X The Empty Lot


0-618-06221-1 The Eyes of the Weaver

M
M

24

730

0-618-36036-0

24

610

The Fox and the Crow

Fairy Tale

Cause and Effect


Compare and Contrast
question

Realistic Fiction

Categorize and Classify

Biography

NF

Problem and Solution


Main Idea and Details
Compare and Contrast
predict/infer
Problem Solving
predict/infer

Informational

NF

Realistic Fiction

Realistic Fiction

Informational

NF

Humorous Fiction

Realistic Fiction
Personal Narrative

F
NF

Fable

Main Idea and Details


monitor
summarize
Fact and Opinion
monitor/clarify
summarize
Writing a Fable
predict/infer

A story of Hiawatha and how he helped come up with and implement the Iroquois League.
This folktale tells how Anansi accidentally gave wisdom to the world.
Readers learn about Hurricane Andrew, the storm that hit Florida the summer of 1992.
This biography describes Jaime Escalantes early life as an immigrant and his motivation to teach.
A simple biography of John James Audubons young life, his love of art, and his success in drawing American
wildlife.
Joy visits her cousin Celia in the city and discovers the local Youth Center.
Miguel and his family take a trip to the beach, and Miguel makes observations about the environment.
In the late 1800s lumberjacks played an important role supplying wood for growing communities. Life in a lumber
camp was rough and the work was hard.
This book is the biography of an internationally respected African-American opera singer.
In the 1800s, steamboats rolled up and down the length of the mighty Mississippi River, carrying people and goods.
Readers learn about the sacrifices friends make for each other in this story. Mr. Putter, usually content with his cat,
Tabby, fulfills an old wish: He buys a remote-controlled biplane. Then Mr. Putter befriends a shy boy who seems to
need the plane more than he does.
A young girl spends a summer fulfilling her dream - to learn how to ride a horse.
The story Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters is a variation of the fairy tale Cinderella.
In a city, a childs grandmother grows a tomato plant on the balcony. When the child comes to visit, the plant
grows new parts, and his grandmother identifies them.
A book about what dissolves and what doesnt.
Folktales are stories that have been retold through generations. Fairy tales are stories that tell about magical
events. Folktales and fairy tales are part of many peoples cultures.

ELS K-2
Science
Theme Paperback

ELS 3-6
Shared Reading
Independent K-2
Social Studies IB
Independent 3-6
Informational K-2
Social Studies
Informational 3-6
ELS K-2
Reading
ELS 3-6
Decodable
Watch Me Read TH
Independent 3-6
Independent K-2
Social Studies IB
Independent 3-6
Informational K-2
Social Studies
Informational 3-6
ELS K-2
Reading
ELS 3-6
Complete K-2
Reading
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Vocabulary
Complete 3-6
Informational K-2
Social Studies
Informational 3-6
Independent K-2
Social Studies IB
Independent 3-6
Theme Paperback
Theme Paperback
Theme Paperback
Science
Science IB
Vocabulary

Derek is chosen to help create a mural for the new town hall.

Reading

Rita Moreno moved with her mother from Puerto Rico with dreams of being a movie star.
A short history of rodeos and how they are run todaywhat sort of skills are needed, who competes, and what
rodeos say about the West.

Reading
Social Studies

Sacagawea accompanies Lewis and Clark on their western expedition.

Reading

A book that reviews the difference between salamanders and alligators, which are often confused.
This book tells of this baseball great's career, beginning in the Dominican Republic and taking him to the "canyon
of heroes" in New York City.

Science
Theme Paperback

Serafina is a remarkable dog. Unfortunately, she has an accident with a bike that breaks her spirit temporarily.

Watch Me Read TH

In this Native American version of Cinderella, Smudge-Face marries Strong Wind.


This book is based on the true story of a man who journeys through snowstorms and over dangerous mountains to
deliver mail to the settlers in northern California.
Cass is great at math, but when it comes to jumping rope she's real "slo-mo." With the help of her brothers, a new
friend, and her whistle, she discovers that jumping rope isn't that hard after all.
When Cody's teacher, Ms. Harvey, announces that the class will put on a talent show, Cody begins a long search to
identify his talent.
Lin misses spring, but a friendly woman points out the signs of it around her.
Sam started the weekend babysitting for one mouse. By the end, she had 11 mice!
Louise Arner Boyd and her team of Arctic explorers pull free from the ice by cabling the ship to a passing iceberg.
The story of a scientist going to study a glacier. Where does the scientist go? What kind of scientists study
glaciers? What do they pack? What are the conditions like where they are going?
Tattercoat and the prince marry in this Cinderella tale.
A book about a visit to the sea and the difference between invertebrates and vertebrates.
This biography tells how Henry Ford utilized the assembly-line method to make automobiles cheaply so that more
people could afford them.
This book describes what a star is and what a constellation is, leading to a discussion of the Big Dipper.
In this fiction story from the West Side Kids series, Luz Mendes tries to organize her neighbors to help turn an
abandoned park into a garden.

Reading

Shared Reading
Decodable
Independent 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6

Theme Paperback

Shared Reading

Theme Paperback

Shared Reading

Theme Paperback

Shared Reading
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6
Decodable
Watch Me Read TH
Independent 3-6
ELS K-2
Reading
ELS 3-6
Informational K-2
Science
Informational 3-6
ELS K-2
Reading
ELS 3-6
Independent K-2
Science IB
Independent 3-6
Informational K-2
Social Studies
Informational 3-6
Informational K-2
Science
Informational 3-6
Reading

Theme Paperback

Each day, one child in Jeanies class dresses up like a worker and the other children guess what the persons job is.

Reading

Fun facts about colorprimary colors, mixing colors, rainbows, and more!

Science

This story is about an unusual and exciting class trip to a farm.


Anna and her classmates turn an empty lot into a friendly habitat for urban wildlife.
A young girl is sent to her grandfather's to learn the family tradition of weaving.
This fables moral is not to let yourself be fooled by false flattery.

Shared Reading
Shared Reading
Shared Reading
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6

ITL Little Big Books


Reading
Paperback Plus
Reading

Shared Reading
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6
Shared Reading
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Shared Reading
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6

0-395-92532-0

The Great Wave

0-618-06228-9

The Josefina Story Quilt

0-618-35834-X The Lunch Room

0-395-73225-5

The Rooster ... Uncle's Wedding

0-618-67313-X What Would You Do?


0-395-94670-0 What's It Like to Be a Fish?

24

28

390

270

Realistic Fiction

Endings -er and -est

Historical Fiction

Fantasy

summarize
Cause and Effect
summarize

Folktale

monitor
predict/infer

Realistic Fiction

predict

Informational

NF

Carmen and Stan imagine a fantasy lunch room where nothing but sweets are served.
In this cumulative folktale from Cuba, a fancy rooster sets out for his uncle's wedding. Along the way, he seeks
help to clean his dirty beak from the grass, the lamb, the dog, the stick, the fire, and the water. Only when the sun
agrees to help is his problem solved.
There are two ways of acting when something goes wrong at school. You can be embarrassed, or you can turn the
situation into something positive.

0-618-36080-8

Whose Way Today?

28

560

Realistic Fiction

monitor/clarify
Making Judgments
predict/infer

0-618-67312-1

Wild Weather, Tall Tales

28

560

Informational

NF

evaluate

0-395-73235-2

Yagua Days

Realistic Fiction

0-618-36228-2

A Birthday Party for Cornelius

30

370

Play

0-618-49088-4

A Day with the Mayor

28

710

Realistic Fiction

Sequence

0-618-56121-8

A National Holiday

Informational

NF

0-618-36012-3

A Pet for Sol

24

630

Fantasy

Main Idea and Details


Fantasy and Realism
monitor/clarify

0-618-67317-2

A Poet from the Plains

30

600

Biography

NF

0-395-73240-9

A River Ran Wild

Informational

NF

0-618-06236-X Abigail Takes the Wheel

Tale

0-618-35836-6

Alligator in the Bathtub

30

570

Fantasy

0-618-67319-9

Alvin Ailey, an American Dancer

30

690

evaluate
summarize
Writing a Play
summarize

evaluate
Cause and Effect
summarize

Biography

NF

monitor/clarify

Informational

NF

Compare and Contrast

Informational

NF

predict
Fantasy and Realism
evaluate

0-618-67324-5

At Home on the Prairie

30

630

0-618-35866-8

Attack of the Giant Squirrel!

30

620

Fantasy

0-618-06230-0

Balto and the Great Race

Informational

NF

predict/infer

0-618-60268-2

Bringing Up Baby Chimp

Informational

NF

Respond

0-618-67303-2

In this book, students will learn where fish live, how they swim and breathe, what they eat, and how they rest.

Brothers Eric and Dylan argue about how to spend the day with their visiting cousin.
People across the county have told tall tales about wild weather. The author retells tales from Arizona, Michigan,
and Texas.
In this realistic story, the main character, Adan Riera, travels from his home on the Lower East Side of New York
to his parents' birthplace in Puerto Rico and back to the Lower East Side again. Through the journey, Adan learns
about his heritage.
Cornelius thinks Carla always ruins his birthdays, but doesnt realize she is allergic to cake.

monitor/clarify
predict/infer
summarize

0-618-60247-X Animals of the Past

Bill, a fisherman, was on his boat when the great wave came to his island.
Set in the 1850's, this book tells the story of Faith and her pet hen, Josefina, as they travel with Faith's family to
California by wagon train.

Watch Me Read TH

Theme Paperback
Reading
Paperback Plus
Vocabulary
Little Readers for GR

Reading
Vocabulary
Paperback Plus
Reading

Follow a mayor as she goes through a typical day.

Social Studies

This book explores the history of Americas holiday honoring people who have fought in battle.

Social Studies

Sol and his mother imagine what it would be like to have various animals as pets.
Poet and author Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve writes mostly about Native American life. She was awarded the
National Humanities Medal in 2000.
From the first Algonquins to the first Earth Day, the 34-page picture book explores the forces that shaped
Massachusetts' Nashua River.
Set in the 1880's, this heroic tale is about a young girl who must take her father's freight boat through the crowded
and dangerous water of New York harbor.

Reading
Vocabulary

Shared Reading
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6

Reading
Vocabulary

Vocabulary

Science IB

Reading
Theme Paperback

A book about chimps and how some behaviors are learned and some are inherited.

Science IB

The author describes the procedures detectives' follow to solve a crime.

Vocabulary

Building a Case

30

480

Informational

NF

monitor/clarify

30

480

Informational

NF

Main Idea and Details

Fun facts about colorprimary colors, mixing colors, rainbows, and more!

Science

0-618-36263-0

Cora at Camp Blue Waters

30

710

Realistic Fiction

Compare and Contrast

Cora goes to summer camp and learns to appreciate the beauty of the outdoors.

Reading

0-618-61366-8

Dinosaur Hunting (Earth Science)

30

580

Informational

NF

0-618-35890-0

Eagle Watchers

30

640

Realistic Fiction

A book about finding dinosaurs and fossils, and where fossils have been found.
Jim misses life on the cattle ranch when he moves to the city, but is excited to watch a pair of bald eagles nest and
raise eaglets on top of a tower.

Reading

0-618-61416-8

Ellen Ochoa (Earth Science)

Biography

NF

Sequence

0-618-48619-4

Ellis Island

Informational

NF

Categorize and Classify

0-618-61396-X Finding Gold (Physical Science)


First Flight: The Story of Tom Tate and the
0-618-06246-7 Wright Brothers

Informational

NF

Sequence

Historical Fiction

Note Taking

0-618-67321-0

Focus On Pourquoi Tales: Pourquoi Tales

Informational

NF

question

0-395-73238-7

Freckle Juice

Humorous Fiction

question

0-618-67306-7

Going West

30

470

Historical

NF

summarize

0-618-49062-0

Henry Gonzales, U.S. Representative

24

670

Biography

NF

0-618-36303-3

How People Got Wisdom, An Ashanti Tale

30

610

Pourquoi Tale

Sequence
Writing a Pourquoi Tale
question

0-618-06240-8

I Am Rosa Parks

Autobiography

NF

Cause and Effect

0-618-48644-5

Im an Entrepreneur

NF

0-618-35905-2

Iceberg Rescue

Biography
Narrative
Nonfiction

Categorize and Classify


Text Organization
monitor/clarify

0-618-75056-8
0-618-75062-2

James Oglethorpe
Jimmy Carter

N
N

Biography
Biography

NF
NF

0-395-73237-9

Julian, Dream Doctor

Humorous Fiction

30

30

470

630

NF

self-

Sequence
Sequence
predict/infer
evaluate

Science

Science
Social Studies IB
Science
Theme Paperback
Vocabulary
Paperback Plus

Pioneers who went west had a long, hard journey getting there, and more hard work when they arrived.
Henry Gonzales was the first Mexican American elected to the San Antonio City Council, Texas Senate, and
United States Congress.
In this Ashanti pourquoi tale, Anansi tries to keep all the wisdom of the world to himself, but is tricked into
releasing it.
This book highlights events of Rosa Park's life in Alabama, and shows how those events prepared her to take a
courageous and historic action on a Montgomery bus.

Theme Paperback

Meet child entrepreneur Laura Manos-Hay, who started and runs a business taking care of pets for travelers.

Social Studies IB

Louise Arner Boyds ship gets stuck in the ice while on an expedition to map the coast of Greenland.
James Oglethorpe started the colony of Georgia. He wanted it to be a place where hard-working people would
have a chance to succeed.
President Carter worked for human rights, peace, and the environment. In 2002, he received the Nobel Peace Prize.
Julian wants to give Dad the present of his dreams for his birthday. First Julian discovers what his Dad's dream is. Then he sets
out to capture Dad's dream. Unfortunately Dad's reaction to this dream is not what Julian expected.

Shared Reading
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Shared Reading

This is a book about extinct animals.


In the middle of the United States is rolling grassland called the prairie. Prairie animals and plants have adapted to
survive the harsh winters and dry summers on the prairie.

A biography of Ellen Ochoa, Mexican-American astronaut.


This book gives information about the landmark Ellis Island, where immigrants were screened before entering the
United States from 1882 to 1924.
A book about panning for gold. The book focuses on the mixture of water, rocks, soil particles, and how the
mixture is separated because of the density of gold.
Based on the true story of Tom Tate's friendship with the Wrights, this chapter book chronicles the story of the
events leading to the first flight.
Pourquoi tales are folktales that explain why something in nature exists. As an example, the author retells the
Choctaw tale Grandmother Spider Steals Fire.
In this humorous story about school life, young Andrew wants to have freckles like his classmates. He discovers,
however, that there are no magic formulas for changing himself.

Shared Reading
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6

Paperback Plus

0-618-61401-X Colorful Facts (Physical Science)

Draw Conclusions
Compare and Contrast
monitor/clarify

Shared Reading
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6

Theme Paperback

Billy hides to avoid his nightly bath and is surprised to see two alligators taking the bath instead of him.
Alvin Ailey (19311989) began dancing in junior high and went on to form his own dance company. The Alvin
Ailey Dance Theater became celebrated worldwide.

Gwinville is saved from the rampage of a giant squirrel by Garnor and his animal friends.
Balto, a sled dog, led his team through the harsh Alaskan winter to bring desperately needed serum to Nome
during an outbreak of diphtheria.

Decodable
Independent 3-6

Vocabulary
Social Studies
Reading

Shared Reading
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6
Shared Reading
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Shared Reading
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6

Reading

Shared Reading
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6

American Heroes
American Heroes

Biography
Biography

Paperback Plus

Shared Reading

0-395-73234-4

Kate Shelley & the Midnight Express

Historical

NF

0-618-67308-3
0-618-06244-0

Lets Go to the Theater!


Little Oh

N
N

30

500

Informational
Fantasy

NF
F

0-618-36234-7

Looking for Buddy

0-618-36067-0

0-618-61362-5
0-618-48594-5
0-618-75058-4

Mae Jemison: Making Dreams Come True


Marina Silva, Conserving the Rain Forest (Life
Science)
Marjory Stoneman Douglas
Mary Musgrove

30

330

Realistic Fiction

24

790

Biography

NF

N
N
N

30

730

Biography
Biography
Biography

NF
NF
NF

0-618-35874-9

Miriam Dives Into a Good Book

30

580

Fantasy

0-618-61374-9

Morse and the Telegraph (Physical Science)

30

540

Biography

NF

0-618-36273-8

Murals for Joy

30

610

Realistic Fiction

0-618-48634-8

On the Beams

Informational

NF
F

monitor
summarize
summarize
predict/infer
Making Inferences
evaluate
Writing a Biography
evaluate
Sequence
Categorize and Classify
summarize
Main Idea and Details
predict/infer
Sequence
Draw Conclusions
Cause and Effect
Cause and Effect
Noting Details
monitor/clarify
Categorize and Classify
question

0-618-36238-X One Day in May

30

580

Fantasy

0-618-36193-6

One Day, Two Stars

30

570

Realistic Fiction

0-618-61392-7

Our Star, The Sun (Earth Science)

Informational

NF

0-618-36172-3

Portia and the Math Problems

30

420

Biography

NF

0-618-36064-6

Possums Bare Tail

30

660

Folktale

Cause and Effect


Sequence of Events
predict/infer
Cause and Effect
summarize

0-618-61420-6

Problems with My Pudding (Physical Science)

Realistic Fiction

Compare and Contrast

0-618-61421-4

Pudding Problems (Physical Science)

Realistic Fiction

Compare and Contrast

0-618-48617-8
0-618-06208-4

Rachel Carson, Scientist and Writer


Rats On the Roof

N
N

Biography
Fantasy

NF
F

Sequence
Main Idea and Details

0-395-92533-9

Red River Flood

30

440

Informational

NF

Syllabication

0-618-36157-X River Race

30

350

Historical Fiction

question

0-618-49108-2

Rodeo!

40

900

Informational

NF

0-618-36278-9

Ruthies Perfect Poem

30

690

0-618-35830-7

Sacagawea

30

430

Realistic Fiction
Narrative
Nonfiction

NF

Compare and Contrast


Story Structure
question
Making Inferences
monitor/clarify

0-618-75059-2

Sequoyah

Biography

NF

Cause and Effect

0-618-56124-2

Sequoyah, Cherokee Leader

Biography

NF

0-395-73226-3

Sidney Rella & the Glass Sneaker

Humorous Fiction

0-618-35927-3

Sky

Realistic Fiction

Problem and Solution


predict/infer
evaluate
Story Structure
summarize

0-618-73227-1

Sleeping Ugly

Fairy Tale

0-618-36040-9
0-395-73221-2

Soccer Fun!
Spiders

N
N

Realistic Fiction
Informational

F
NF

0-618-48629-1

Susan B. Anthony, Fighter for Womens Rights

Biography

NF

0-618-36247-9

Tattercoat, A Cinderella Tale from England

28

590

Fairy Tale

0-618-67311-3

Tchin the Storyteller

30

510

Biography

NF

0-618-36291-6

Thank You, Sandra Cisneros

Realistic Fiction

0-618-36252-5

The Big Gust

30

650

Tall Tale

0-618-67266-4

The Great Wall of China


The High-Flying Contest, An African-American
Trickster Tale

30

350

Historical

NF

0-618-35862-5

30

30

510

660

predict/infer
evaluate
Making Judgments
summarize
summarize
Sequence
Compare and Contrast
question
question
Cause and Effect
predict/infer
Fantasy and Realism
categorize and classify
monitor/clarify
Writing a Trickster Tale
predict/infer

30

680

Trickster Tale

0-618-67316-4 The Joy of Making Music


0-618-48597-X The Life of a Dollar Bill

N
N

30

640

Biography
Informational

NF
NF

0-618-36076-X The Lucky Candlesticks

30

600

Realistic Fiction

monitor/clarify
Sequence
Following Directions
question

0-618-60257-7

The Man in the Moon and Other Moon Tales

Realistic Fiction

Categorize and Classify

0-618-60262-3

The Mystery of the Blue Box

Realistic Fiction

Draw Conclusions

When a bridge breaks over Honey Creek during a raging storm, Kate doesn't hesitate. She braves the rising
floodwaters to stop the midnight express and its two hundred passengers.
A lot goes on before a play is performed. Costumes, scenery, and props must be made, and actors must rehearse
their lines.
In this fiction book, a lonely woman creates an origami doll that comes to life.
Peters dog Buddy runs away, but is found after some lifelike drawings appear around town.
As the first African-American woman to fly into space, Mae Jemison proved that hard work and determination
could make a persons dreams come true.
This Brazilian conservationist from the Amazon region serves in the Brazilian Senate, and has worked actively
against deforestation.
This biography explains how Marjory Stoneman Douglass work led to the creation of the Everglades National Park.

Paperback Plus
Vocabulary
Theme Paperback
Reading
Reading

Mary Musgrove helped Creek Indians and English settlers talk to each other. She helped start the city of Savannah.

Science
Social Studies IB
American Heroes

Miriam falls asleep while reading a book about sea animals and wakes up to find herself on the ocean floor.

Reading

This is a biography of the inventor of the telegraph, Samuel Morse, and an explanation of how Morse Code works.

Science

Joy visits her cousin in the city and helps turn a graffitied wall into a work of art.
A look inside the sky-high world of Mohawk steelworkers who work without ropes or nets hundreds of feet in the
sky.
Lin is glum because she cant find Spring in the gray city, but a friendly woman points out the signs of life that Lin
has missed.
Tonieh is excited because today is his birthday and his mother and sister are becoming U.S. citizens.

Reading
Social Studies IB
Reading
Reading

This book describes the sun.

Science

Portia enters a math bee at her school.

Reading

This Cherokee folktale tells how Possum got his bare tail.
Story of making puddingkids add pudding mix to milk and stir it, but nothing happens. A grandparent (science
teacher) comes in and explains it must be heated. Grandfather explains what causes the pudding to thicken and
why when it cools it is solid.
Story of making puddingkids add pudding mix to milk and stir it, but nothing happens. A grandparent (science
teacher) comes in and explains it must be heated. Grandfather explains what causes the pudding to thicken and
why when it cools it is solid.

Reading

This biography chronicles the events that led to Rachel Carsons book, Silent Spring.
This is a collection of seven humorous animal stories, each with a surprise ending or a unique twist.
Readers learn about the flood that happened in North Dakota and Minnesota in 1997 when the Red River
overflowed its bank.
Sun Liu and his father help a steamboat captain win a race.
A short history of rodeos and how they are run todaywhat sort of skills are needed, who competes, and what
rodeos say about the West.
Ruthie overcomes her shyness to read a poem for an assembly at her school.
A young Native American woman, Sacagawea, leads explorers Lewis and Clark on their westward journey across
America.
Sequoyah created an alphabet for the Cherokee language. Sequoyah's alphabet gave the Cherokee people a way to
write their history.
Prior to the Trail of Tears, this biography of Sequoyah tells the story of how a Cherokee living in Arkansas
developed a means of writing down his native language.
The traditional Cinderella story is turned upside down as a new protagonist, Sidney, dreams of a new kind of ball, football.
Students will be entertained by the imaginative transformation of all the familiar elements of the story.

Science
Social Studies IB
Theme Paperback
Watch Me Read TH

Reading
Social Studies
Reading
Reading
American Heroes
Social Studies
Paperback Plus

Paperback Plus

Three friends decide to start a summer soccer team, and begin their season with a last-second victory.
Readers learn about spiders - their size, their color, their web building, and their hunting habits.

Reading
Paperback Plus

Reading

Social Studies IB

Tattercoat and the prince marry in this Cinderella tale.


Tchin is a Native American storyteller who visits schools and museums to tell stories to children. He is also a
musician and plays the music for recording of his tales.

Vocabulary

Miguel learns that all poetry isnt about sunsets or flowers, and is inspired by the writings of Sandra Cisneros.

Reading

This tall tale is about a big gust of wind that sweeps through Mayville, and how it affects the towns residents.
Long ago, Chinas rulers built The Great Wall of China across the country to protect it from enemies. Workers on
The Great Wall suffered many hardships.
The birds are tired of Eagle boasting that he can fly higher than anyone else, and hold a contest to settle the question.
Itzhak Perlman is one of the worlds most famous violinists. As a violin teacher, he shares his joy in music with his
students.
This book tells how a dollar bill goes from the press, to the bank, to a business, to a worker, and back to the bank.
Michaels grandmother tells him about the candlesticks that she and his grandfather brought from Italy, and how
they brought them luck in their new country.

ELS 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6
Independent K-2
Biography
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6
ELS 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
ELS K-2

Science

Rick and his horse Sky chase down a runaway mare and foal and return them to the herd.
The lovely, but mean-spirited Princess Miserella is lost in the dark woods when she meets up with a fairy disguised
as a little old lady. The princess demands to be taken home, but the fairy takes her instead to the home of Plain
Jane, a homely but kind and gentle young girl.

This biography describes Susan B. Anthonys actions and experiences in historical context.

Shared Reading
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Shared Reading

Reading

Reading
Vocabulary
Reading
Vocabulary
Social Studies IB
Reading

The story behind moon phrases and myths. (Ex. Blue moon, harvest moon, the man in the moon)

Science IB

A book about a group of friends who find something in a box and investigate what it is.

Science IB

ELS 3-6
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6
Shared Reading
Decodable
Independent 3-6
ELS 3-6
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Biography
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6
Shared Reading
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Shared Reading
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Shared Reading
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Independent K-2
Complete 3-6
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6

Writing a Mystery
monitor/clarify

0-618-36167-7

The Mystery of the Noises in the Attic

30

530

Mystery

0-618-49065-5

The People Who Traveled with Lewis and Clark

20

580

Historical

NF

Cause and Effect

0-618-06237-8
0-618-06243-2

The Singing Man


The Story of the Milky Way

N
N

Folktale
Legend

F
F

Main Idea and Details


summarize

0-618-61393-5

The Sun (Earth Science)

Brenda helps her girls chorus cookie sale by storing the cookies in her attic, but a mysterious thief is eating them.
Lewis and Clark crossed many different territories along with York and Sacagawea, two major contributors to this
famous exploration.
A young man named Banzar is sent away from his Nigerian village because he wants to be a musician. As Banzar
wanders, he meets Sholo, an old, blind praise singer who teaches Banzar his trade.
This Cherokee legend tells of the origin of the Milky Way.

Reading
Social Studies
Theme Paperback
Theme Paperback

30

620

Informational

NF

0-618-36351-3 The Unbelievable Johnny Appleseed

30

630

Biography

NF

Main Idea and Details


Writing a Tall Tale
predict/infer

0-618-36259-2

The Very Best Fish

30

440

Realistic Fiction

Cause and Effect

0-618-48639-9

Thomas Jefferson

Biography

NF

Sequence

0-395-92531-2

Tiny Uses His Head

Realistic Fiction

Cause and Effect

0-618-75057-6

Tomochichi

Biography

NF

Compare and Contrast

In this story, Tiny uses his head to think through a problem he has with Gabe.
Tomochichi helped with the founding of Georgia. He kept peace between the Yamacraw Creek Indians and the
English settlers.

0-618-56118-8

Trains

Historical

NF

0-395-73246-8

Uncle Jed's Barber Shop

Tale

Sequence
predict/infer
monitor

This book explores the history of trains and the development of railroad travel in the United States.
This is a heartwarming and inspiring story about African American life in the South during the late 1920s and
1930s. This tale portrays Uncle Jed's long struggle to realize his dream: owning his own barbershop.

Paperback Plus

0-618-49093-0

Veterans Day

24

730

Informational

NF

The history of Americas holiday honoring people who have fought in battle.

Social Studies

0-618-36364-5
0-618-48600-3

Victor Takes a Sewing Class


Visit to a Museum

N
N

30

310

Realistic Fiction
Informational

F
NF

0-618-48631-3

Weather Alert!

Informational

NF

0-618-35886-2

Whale Music

30

570

Realistic Fiction

Compare and Contrast


Main Idea and Details
summarize

0-618-61412-5

What Causes Forest Fires? (Earth Science)

Informational

NF

Main Idea and Details

0-618-48643-7

When Children Worked

0-618-36315-7

Whiteout

Main Idea and Details


Making Inferences
predict/infer

0-618-61384-6

Who Eats What? (Life Science)

0-618-48620-8
0-618-36117-0

Winslow Homer, American Painter


A Cool Cat

N
O

30

460

34

460

Main Idea and Details


Story Structure
summarize
Categorize and Classify

Historical

NF

Realistic Fiction

Informational

NF

Sequence

Biography
Realistic Fiction

NF
F

Sequence
Cause and Effect

Informational
Informational

NF
NF

Compare and Contrast


Categorize and Classify

0-618-61394-3 A Special Trip (Earth Science)


0-618-48678-X A Tall Tale to Tell

O
O

34

700

0-618-49112-0

A Visit to Vancouver Island

40

710

Informational

NF

Categorize and Classify

0-618-06218-1

Abigails Drum

Historical Fiction

predict/infer

0-618-60251-8

Amazing Adaptations

Informational

NF

Compare and Contrast

0-618-61387-0

Animals Nearby (Life Science)

34

840

Informational

NF

0-618-36060-3

Butterflies!

30

790

Informational

NF

Compare and Contrast


Compare and Contrast
question

0-618-56125-0

Dust Bowl Lands

Informational

NF

0-618-35937-0
0-618-36285-1

Elena in America
Eloise Greenfield: Music of Poetry

O
O

34
34

540
700

Historical Fiction
Biography

F
NF

Sequence
Authors Viewpoint
predict/infer
monitor/clarify

This book describes the sun.

Science

This selection retells stories about the exploits of Johnny Appleseed.

Reading

Manny wants to be the fisherman in his class play, but is cast as the fish instead.
Thomas Jefferson drafted the Declaration of Independence, became President, and brought new ideas from Europe
to America.

Victor has difficulty sewing patterns and following instructions, but makes a pair of pants he is proud of.
This book documents a visit to the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C.
We have learned a great deal about windstorms, such as tornadoes and hurricanes, as well as extremes in
temperature.

Reading
Social Studies IB
Watch Me Read TH

American Heroes
Social Studies

Reading
Social Studies IB
Social Studies IB

A whale beaches itself near Claras home, and she plays her flute during the rescue to calm it.

Reading

This book describes tips for basic fire safety.


Children once worked long days beside their parents until determined reformers changed the face of work and
childhood in the United States.

Science
Social Studies IB

Charlie is injured while playing in the snow, and his stepfather Robert comes to the rescue.

Reading

This book describes food chains in two very different environments.

Science

This book describes how Winslow Homer developed as an illustrator and an admired painter.
Peter always wanted a dog but finds that his new pet Toby is a very cool cat.
This story is about of a child who takes a trip with her aunt going from the equator to the North Pole, stopping at
several places along the way.
This tall tale is one of Americas most famous additions to the world of storytelling.
A story about how the wilderness, urban centers, and diverse mix of people make Vancouver Island a unique place.
This book is based on an event that happened during the War of 1812. A lighthouse keeper's daughters use fifeand-drum music to fool British troops into thinking American soldiers are coming their way.
A book about organisms in extreme environments.
A look into the life of three wild animals that live near humans (squirrels, pigeons, cockroaches). The book
examines the adaptations that help them live near humans.
This selection talks about butterflies, their common traits, and their help in pollination.
Explore the cause of the Dust Bowl and its affect on life in the 1930s as the fertile farmlands of the southern plains
were transformed into deserts.
Elana emigrates with her family from Russia and finds the transition hard, but slowly she makes friends.
Eloise Greenfield is a prize-winning African-American poet for young readers.

Social Studies IB
Reading
Science
Social Studies IB
Social Studies
Theme Paperback
Science IB
Science
Reading
Social Studies
Reading
Reading

0-618-56117-X End of the American Revolution

Historical

NF

Cause and Effect

This is the story of Britains crucial surrender of Yorktown ending the American Revolution.

Social Studies

0-618-67330-X Fanfare for Food

34

730

Informational

NF

A sixth-grade student uses his musical talents to raise money to help fight hunger in his state.

Vocabulary

0-618-36072-7

Fascinating Families

34

830

Informational

NF

summarize
Making Generalizations
evaluate

0-618-60277-1

Flash Flood!

Informational

NF

0-618-35854-4

Fly-Fishing with Grandpa

Cause and Effect


Noting Details
summarize

34

520

Realistic Fiction

0-618-67328-8 Focus on Tall Tales: Tall Tales

34

670

Informational

NF

monitor/clarify

0-618-61385-4

Food Chains (Life Science)

34

580

Informational

NF

Categorize and Classify

0-618-60252-6

Forced Out

Informational

NF

Noting Details

0-618-61413-3

Forest Fire! (Earth Science)

34

640

Informational

NF

Cause and Effect

0-618-61413-3

Frank Lloyd Wright

Biography

NF

0-618-36180-4

Fresh Air

0-618-06242-4 In Search of the Grand Canyon


0-618-36089-1 Its Easy!

O
O

0-618-49085-X Jane Addams

34

360

Realistic Fiction

34

270

Informational
Realistic Fiction

NF
F

24

540

Biography

NF

Sequence
Making Inferences
evaluate
Main Idea and Details
evaluate
predict/infer
Sequence

This selection compares animal families to those of humans.

Reading

A book about flash floods and how they can cause rapid changes to the earths surface.

Science IB

Luke carries on a family tradition when he learns about fly-fishing from his grandfather.
Tall tales are funny stories that tell how things came to be. They remind people of the hard work it took to build
our nation.

Vocabulary

A book describing food chains in two very different environments.


This story tells about animals that may be found in residential neighborhoods due to urbanization and urban sprawl.
This book describes tips for basic fire safety.
In a time when most builders reached for the sky, Frank Lloyd Wright built along the curves of the earth and
created a new style of architecture.
Javi leaves Brooklyn for his first trip to the country.
This book reveals the day-to-day challenges and discoveries of Major John Wesley Powell's 1869 exploration of
the Colorado River.
Marta overcomes her fears to help a friend in need.
This book is a biography of the founder of Chicagos Hull House. It describes Janes search for meaningful work
and how she dedicated her life to helping people in need.

Reading

Science
Science IB
Science
Social Studies IB

Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6
Shared Reading
Shared Reading
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6
ELS 3-6
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6
Independent K-2
Decodable
Independent 3-6
Biography
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6
Shared Reading
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6
ELS 3-6
Independent K-2
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6
ELS 3-6
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6
Independent 3-6
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6
Shared Reading
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
ELS 3-6
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6

Reading

ELS 3-6

Theme Paperback
Reading

Shared Reading
ELS 3-6
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6

Social Studies

0-618-35832-3

Johnny Appleseed

34

580

Biography

NF

Making Inferences
monitor/clarify

This brief biography traces the life of John Chapman, the man who became known as Johnny Appleseed.

0-618-61406-0

Just Like Mom and Dad (Life Science)

This is a book about how some animals are like their parents and some arent.

34

1030

Informational

NF

Compare and Contrast

0-618-67340-7 Making a Magazine

34

540

Informational

NF

evaluate

0-618-61398-6

Making Clay (Physical Science)

34

770

Informational

NF

Draw Conclusions

0-618-60237-2

Maria Mitchell

Biography

NF

Compare and Contrast

0-618-61389-7

Marjorie Harris Carr (Earth Science)

34

410

Biography

NF

Sequence

0-618-56127-7

Miguel Hidalgo

Biography

NF

Sequence

0-618-56122-6
0-618-36152-9

Natural Resources
Nemo and the Ship of Gold

O
O

34

570

Informational
Informational

NF
NF

Categorize and Classify


monitor/clarify

0-618-67280-X Nests

34

580

Informational

NF

0-618-36020-4

Nikki Giovanni: A Special Poet

28

770

Biography

NF

0-618-49079-5

Oceans of Grass: The Prairie

30

680

Informational

NF

Categorize and Classify

0-618-61397-8

Panning for Gold (Physical Science)

34

680

Informational

NF

0-618-35828-5

Roaring Down the Rapids

34

580

Realistic Fiction

Categorize and Classify


Sequence of Events
predict/infer

0-618-48660-7

Sandra Day OConnor

Biography

NF

Sequence

0-618-06241-6

Sarah, Plain and Tall

Realistic Fiction

question

0-618-49102-3

Sequoyah

Biography

NF

Problem and Solution

0-618-48626-7

Sojourner Truth, Speaker for Equal Rights

Biography

NF

Categorize and Classify

0-618-49083-3

Sor Juana Inez de la Cruz

34

770

Biography

NF

Sequence

0-618-35903-6

South Pole Bound

34

520

Realistic Fiction

predict/infer

0-618-60255-0

Still Standing

Informational

NF

0-618-35916-8

Talented Alex

34

580

Realistic Fiction

0-618-36290-8

Thanks to Sandra Cisneros

34

560

Realistic Fiction

0-618-36258-4

The Best Fish Ever

34

610

Realistic Fiction

Draw Conclusions
Problem Solving
evaluate
Cause and Effect
predict/infer
Predicting Outcomes
Main Idea and Details

0-618-48663-1

The Bill of Rights

Informational

NF

0-618-36196-0

The Birthday Party

34

400

Play

0-618-35870-6

The Brave Little Tailor, A German Folktale

34

530

Folktale

0-618-67305-9

The Kids Guide to Family Reunions

34

530

Informational

NF

evaluate

0-618-48641-0

The Ladybug and the Legislature

Historical

NF

0-618-35911-7

The Little Sparrow, A Cinderella Story from Italy

34

650

Fairy Tale

0-618-35920-6

The Mural

34

670

Realistic Fiction

0-395-73243-3

The Mystery of the Hidden Painting

Mystery

0-618-35812-9

The Nature Club

30

580

Realistic Fiction

Problem and Solution


Writing a Fairy Tale
summarize
Draw Conclusions
predict/infer
predict/infer
summarize
Writing a New Chapter
summarize

0-618-35821-8

The Perfect Instrument

28

500

Realistic Fiction

0-618-36230-4

The Photo Contest

34

510

Realistic Fiction

0-618-06245-9

The Real Thief

Fantasy

38

740

0-618-67320-2 The Red Sox and the World Series


0-618-48664-X The St. Lawrence Seaway

O
O

34

670

Informational
Historical

NF
NF

0-618-35845-5

The Traveling Guitar

34

590

Realistic Fiction

0-618-35837-4

The Unusual Coin

34

630

Fantasy

0-618-67302-4

Train to the West

34

620

Historical

NF

0-618-49084-1
0-618-36121-9

Traveling by Train
Trevors New Home

O
O

28
34

590
360

Historical
Realistic Fiction

NF
F

0-618-36183-9

Two Cold Ears

34

540

Biography

NF

0-618-36187-1

Two-Star Day

43

530

Realistic Fiction

evaluate
Writing a Poem
monitor/clarify

Sequence
Writing a Play
summarize
Following Directions
question

Science

Making a magazine takes a lot of time and hard work, but it is also lots of fun.
A book with different recipes for clay-like materials that kids can use to model: confectioners sugar and corn
syrup; flour, soda, and water; and more!

Vocabulary

Biography of Maria Mitchell, American woman astronomer in the 1800s.

Science IB

Science

Biography of Marjorie Harris Carr, Florida conservationist.


A story about Father Miguel Hidalgo, a priest who led Mexicans in their fight for independence and rallied their
support with his speech, El Grito de Dolores.

Social Studies

A general overview of natural resources and conservation in the United States.


This selection tells about the recovery of gold from a lost ship.

Social Studies
Reading

Birds all over the world make a variety of nests to keep their eggs and young safe.
Nikki Giovanni loved to listen to her parents stories, which influenced her later writings about the AfricanAmerican experience.
This book describes the plants and animals found on three different kinds of prairies in the United States. It
explains how the American Indians used the prairie and how settlers changed it.
A book about panning for gold. The book focuses on the mixture of water, rocks, soil particles, and how the
mixture is separated because of the density of gold.
Twins Freddie and Marisa visit their uncle, and kayak down the river near his home.
Sandra Day OConnors determination to practice law helped her overcome obstacles to become the first female
Supreme Court justice.
This is the story of a single woman from Maine who responds to an advertisement from the widower Jacob
Witting, who is seeking a wife to join him and his family on the Midwestern plains.
This biography of Sequoyah tells the story of how a Cherokee living in Arkansas developed a means of writing
down his native language.
This biography tells how Sojourner Truth went from being a slave to being a forceful public speaker for the rights
of blacks and women.
This book is about a colonial woman who worked for the Spanish viceroy, became a nun, spent her life writing
poetry and championed womens right to an education.
Katie resents the idea that her mother works so far from home until she visits her mothers South Pole lab and
assists with some experiments.
A book about earthquakes and why they happen.

Science

Vocabulary
Reading
Social Studies
Science
Reading
Social Studies IB
Theme Paperback
Social Studies
Social Studies IB
Social Studies
Reading
Science IB

Alex thinks he is the only one in his family without a special talent, but his family shows him otherwise.

Reading

Miguel learns that all poetry isnt about sunsets or flowers, and is inspired by the writings of Sandra Cisneros.
Manny dreams of playing the fisherman in his class play and is disappointed when he is asked to play the fish
instead.

Reading

This book explains the Bill of Rights.


Cornelius thinks Carla always ruins his birthdays, but doesnt realize she is allergic to cake.
In this folktale, a tailor tricks people into believing he is strong and powerful, rids the kingdom of troublesome
giants, and marries the princess.
Family reunions are fun for everyone involved. Kids can take part in the arrangements by offering ideas and
helping out.
This is the true story of a group of students who successfully lobbied the state legislature to name the ladybug the
state insect.
In this Italian version of Cinderella, a sparrow changes Cinderellas clothes into gowns so she can attend the
Kings three balls.
Three students paint a mural depicting life at Marshall Elementary Schools.
Part of the popular Boxcar Children series, this mystery follows the inquisitive and determined Alden children as
they try to find out what happened to their grandmother's missing necklace.
Irene and her friends decide to start a nature club in her basement.

Noting Details summarize Mr. Music, a one-person band, comes to Sebastians class and invites the children to choose an instrument to play.
Making Generalizations
predict
Allison loves photography so much she decides to save up for a professional-quality camera.
This animal story takes place in a make-believe animal kingdom. It is a story about friendship, trust, and
summarize
discovering the things in life that bring true happiness.
The Boston Red Sox were a good team, but they had not won a World Series since 1918. Then in 2004 the Sox
stunned baseball fans by coming from behind in the playoffs and going on to win their first World Series in eightyevaluate
six years!
Categorize and Classify In 1954, the U.S. and Canada began work on a project to link the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean.
Authors Viewpoint
Set in Chicago, this story follows four generations of one family and the guitar that kept their musical traditions
evaluate
alive.
Cause and Effect
summarize
Heather, Andy, and Luis find a mysterious gold coin that transports them to a pirate ship filled with similar coins.
Trains at the end of the 19th century were dirty and noisy, but they were the fastest way to get to the West. It was a
question
long, uncomfortable journey.
Sequence
Compare and Contrast
Making Generalizations
summarize
Categorize and Classify
question

Reading

This book explores the history of trains and the development of railroad travel in the United States.
After a school project, Trevor realizes that there are nice things in his new home in the United States.

Reading
Social Studies IB
Reading
Reading
Vocabulary
Social Studies IB
Reading
Reading
Paperback Plus

Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6
ELS 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6
Shared Reading
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6

Reading

Shared Reading
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6

Reading

ELS 3-6

Theme Paperback

Shared Reading

Reading

Vocabulary
Social Studies IB
Reading
Reading
Vocabulary
Social Studies
Reading

This selection tells the true story of Chester Greenwood, the inventor of earmuffs.

Reading

Today, Tonieh turns nine, and his parents and sister become U.S. citizens.

Reading

Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Independent 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Informational K-2
Informational 3-6
ELS 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6

0-618-67327-X Volcanoes Around the World

34

620

Informational

NF

monitor/clarify
Categorize and Classify
monitor/clarify
predict
Problem Solving
question

0-618-35878-1
0-618-06247-5

Welcome, Wilma
West Side Kids: The Pet-Sitters

O
O

34

480

Fantasy
Mystery

F
F

0-618-35825-0

What a Wonderful Idea

34

570

Realistic Fiction

0-618-67301-6

Where Is Blackbeards Ship?

34

760

Historical

NF

monitor/clarify

0-618-06248-3

Who Stole The Wizard of Oz?

Mystery

evaluate

0-618-61388-9

Who Was Marjorie Harris Carr? (Earth Science)

Biography

NF

Problem and Solution

0-618-67322-9
0-618-60258-5

Winter in Alaska
15 Facts About the Solar System

O
P

34

610

Informational
Informational

NF
NF

0-618-36178-2

A Breath of Fresh Air

38

590

Realistic Fiction

summarize
Categorize and Classify
Making Inferences
evaluate

0-618-06229-7
0-618-36261-4

A Childs Glacier Bay


A Good Nights Sleep

P
P

38

660

Narrative
Realistic Fiction

NF
F

0-618-35879-X A Strange Bird


0-618-67338-5 A Team of Two

P
P

38
38

620
840

Fantasy
Informational

F
NF

0-618-35867-6

A Town in Trouble

38

680

Fantasy

0-618-35853-6

A True Cortez

38

610

Realistic Fiction

0-618-35849-8

A World of Games

38

700

Realistic Fiction

monitor/clarify
Predicting Outcomes
Main Idea and Details
monitor/clarify
monitor/clarify
Fantasy and Realism
evaluate
Noting Details
summarize
Categorize and Classify
question

0-618-49082-5

Americans of the Midwest: The Potawatomi

30

610

Historical

NF

Sequence

0-618-49091-4 Andrew Carnegie


0-618-36335-1 Anna Allen Faces the White Dragon

P
P

30
38

550
460

Biography
Narrative

NF
NF

Sequence
Text Organization
Writing a Tall Tale
predict/infer
Categorize and Classify
question
Compare and Contrast

0-618-36350-5 Apples for America

38

650

Biography

NF

0-618-36194-4
0-618-61464-8

Bargains for Everyone


Bears (Life Science)

P
P

38
38

720
760

Realistic Fiction
Informational

F
NF

0-618-67307-5

Becoming a Citizen
Cam Jansen and the Mystery at the Monkey
House

38

700

Informational

NF

0-395-73242-5

Mystery

0-618-35895-1

Champion Billy Mills

Biography

NF

0-618-06224-6

Charlottes Web

Fantasy

0-618-35899-4
0-618-48690-9

Chasing the Train


Clean and Clear

P
P

38

560

Historical Fiction
Historical

F
NF

predict/infer
Making Inferences
question
Categorize and Classify

0-618-36174-X Curious Kat

38

560

Realistic Fiction

summarize

0-618-49089-2

Daniel Inouye: Senator from Hawaii

P
38

700

question
predict/infer
summarize
Writing a Biography
question

34

780

Biography

NF

Sequence

Day of the Tornadoes


Deborah Sampson, Soldier of the American
0-618-36109-X Revolution

38

610

Informational

NF

question

38

400

Biography

NF

0-618-36296-7

Duke Ellington, Man of Music

38

710

Biography

NF

0-618-36284-3

Eloise Greenfield: Poetry to Grow On

38

770

Biography

NF

0-618-67335-0
0-618-61399-4

Escape to Canada
Fireworks! (Physical Science)

P
P

38
38

480
780

Historical
Informational

NF
NF

0-618-35925-7
0-618-67346-6

First Day for Carlos


Focus On Biographies: Ben Franklin Remembers

P
P

38
38

590
630

Realistic Fiction
Biography

F
NF

0-618-67360-1

Going Back to Harlem

38

640

Biography

NF

0-618-35921-4

Grampys Lamps

38

560

Realistic Fiction

0-618-35846-3

Grandpas Baseball Card

38

710

Realistic Fiction

0-395-73256-5

Head for the Hills

Narrative

NF

0-618-48647-X Hindu Holiday

Informational

NF

0-618-35887-0 Hometown Turtles


0-618-56137-4 Important Years: The 1980s
0-618-67323-7 Jumping into the Flames

P
P
P

Realistic Fiction
Historical
Informational

F
NF
NF

0-395-73245-X Justin and the Best Biscuits in the World

Realistic Fiction

0-618-67326-1

38

730

38

420

question
Making Judgments
monitor/clarify
Writing a Poem
monitor/clarify
Summarize
Cause and Effect
Making Generalizations
summarize
question
evaluate
Draw Conclusions
predict/infer
Authors Viewpoint
evaluate
summarize
evaluate
Categorize and Classify
Cause and Effect
summarize
Categorize and Classify
monitor/clarify
self-question
evaluate

This book tells about famous, dangerous eruptions around the world.
While channel surfing, Wilma finds the All-Senses Network, where she not only sees and hears the music, but also
smells, tastes, and feels it, too!
The narrator, DeVonn, and his four friends start a pet-sitting service.
Marias class decides to put on a talent show to honor their retiring school principal.
Explorers believe that the ruins of a sailing ship found off the North Carolina coast in 1996 are the remains of
Queen Anns Revenge, the ship of Blackbeard, the notorious pirate.
The detectives in this mystery are brother-and-sister twins. Along with them, readers follow clues to discover the
legacy that a children's-book lover has left behind.
This is the biography of Marjorie Harris Carr, Florida conservationist.
Winters in Alaska are long, cold, and dark with deep snow. Alaskan villagers have learned ways to survive the
harsh Alaskan winter.
A book about the planets in our solar system.
Javi Perez from Brooklyn spends two weeks in a small rural town as part of the Fresh Air program.
This nonfiction narrative presents the wild habitat of Alaska's Glacier Bay through the eyes of young Hannah
Corral. During a three-week family trip along the coastline, Hannah learns to take on the challenges of the
wilderness and appreciate its beauty.
Liam keeps Daniel awake all night, and suggests to his parents that he get his own bedroom.

Vocabulary
Reading
Theme Paperback
Reading
Vocabulary
Theme Paperback
Science
Vocabulary
Science IB

Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Shared Reading
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Shared Reading
ELS K-2
ELS 3-6
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6
Independent 3-6

Reading

Complete 3-6

Theme Paperback
Reading

Shared Reading
Complete 3-6

Reading
Vocabulary

Complete 3-6
Complete 3-6

Madison and the towns clockmaker devise a plan to thwart a giants plan to destroy the village.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Maya Cortez is the youngest child in a family of trapeze artists, but is afraid of heights.

Reading

Complete 3-6

As a project for school, students have created an exhibition that presents games from around the world.
This book traces the history of the Potawatomi, an American Indian people. It describes their lives in the Midwest
before settlers came. It also tells how the Potawatomi were moved onto reservations as settlers moved west and
where they live today.
Follow Andrew Carnegies childhood amongst weavers in Scotland, to life as a young factory worker in industrial
Pittsburgh, and then to his status as the richest man in America.
Anna Allen is rescued after being buried alive by an avalanche for five days.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Social Studies

Informational 3-6

Social Studies
Reading

Informational 3-6
ELS 3-6

This selection recounts stories about the exploits of Johnny Appleseed.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Kate participates in a school yard sale and makes an unexpected friend.


A book about different types of bearsblack bears, brown bears (grizzlies), and polar bears.
People who want to become U.S. citizens must petition for citizenship, fill out forms, study and learn about the
United States, pass an examination, and take an oath.
The star of this series - Cam, short for "The Camera" - is famous for her photographic memory. In this book, Cam
discovers a theft at the city zoo and tracks down the culprit, thanks to her amazing memory.
Billy Mills surprised the world by coming from behind to beat the favorites and win the 1964 Olympic gold medal
in the 10,000-meter race.
In this classic work, Charlotte, a clever spider, saves her friend Wilbur the pig from the chopping block by
weaving a series of extraordinary webs.
After the train carrying them to Oregon leaves them behind, Nathan and Ben get help from Sheila, who takes them
by horseback to the next station.
The story behind Earth Day, and the movement to protect the environment.
Kit wanders into the woods and gets lost, but she uses her intelligence, survival skills, and curiosity to make it
back to the cabin.
This is the biography of Hawaiis first member of the United States House of Representatives. The book spans
Inouyes life from childhood to the year 2000, when he began his seventh term in the U.S. Senate.
Tornadoes are natures most powerful storms. This book explains how tornadoes form, and describes the Super
Tornado Outbreak of 1974.

Reading
Science

Complete 3-6
ELS 3-6

When Jason finds himself in trouble, a friendly canary comes to his rescue.
Assistance dogs are carefully trained to help people with disabilities.

Vocabulary

Complete 3-6

Paperback Plus

Shared Reading

Reading

Complete 3-6

Theme Paperback

Shared Reading

Reading
Social Studies IB

Complete 3-6
Independent 3-6

Reading

ELS 3-6

Social Studies

Informational 3-6

Vocabulary

Complete 3-6

Deborah Sampson disguised herself as a man and fought for her country in the Revolutionary War.

Reading

ELS 3-6

This biography profiles the great jazz musician Duke Ellington.

Reading

ELS 3-6

This book follows the life of Eloise Greenfield, a well-known writer of childrens poems.
During the American Revolution, not all colonists wanted freedom form British rule. This story tells about one
Loyalist familys struggles during the war.
Fireworks developed by the Chinese are explained in the context of combustion.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Vocabulary
Science

Complete 3-6
Informational 3-6

It is Carloss first day at his new school, and he makes a new friend.
Ben Franklin was a writer, an inventor, and a Patriot who wrote many stories about his life.
Arthur Mitchell became the first African-American man to join a major ballet group. He later went on to start the
Dance Theater of Harlem.

Reading
Vocabulary

Complete 3-6
Complete 3-6

Vocabulary

Complete 3-6

Brendas great-grandfathers oil lamp collection proves useful when an ice storm causes a two-day power outage.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Carls mother gives him a Willie Mays baseball card for his birthday, and he comes to understand its true value.
Told in dramatic narrative style, this story recounts the catastrophe that followed the 1889 collapse of the South
Fork Dam in Pennsylvania.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Paperback Plus

Diwali, the Hindu New Year celebration, is a festival marked by millions of tiny lamps shining throughout India.

Social Studies IB

Shared Reading
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6

Reading
Social Studies
Vocabulary

Complete 3-6
ELS 3-6
Complete 3-6

Paperback Plus

Shared Reading

Aunt Cassie invites Megan to help her and others protect sea turtles on their local Florida beach.
Using a timeline, this book highlights the major events of the 1980s.
The author describes how wilderness firefighters called smokejumpers get a forest fire under control.
Justin, surrounded by women, wants to prove he is a man. With special help from his grandfather, Justin's efforts
are rewarded. Justin begins to learn that being a man is not necessarily what he thought it was.

0-618-35846-3

Kat the Curious

40

620

38

730

Realistic Fiction

F
NF
NF
NF
NF

Draw Conclusions
summarize

0-618-06253-X Kate Shelley: Bound for Legend


0-618-67349-0 Keeping Warm in Winter
0-618-60263-1 Kitchen Science
0-618-61410-9 Make Your Own Terrarium (Life Science)

P
P
P
P

38

900

Biography
Informational
Informational
Informational

0-618-36300-9

Mark McGwire, Home Run King

38

640

Biography

NF

0-618-35817-X Martha Graham, Modern Dancer


0-618-67334-2 Meet Samuel Adams

P
P

38
38

740
600

Biography
Biography

NF
NF

0-618-36281-9

38

680

Realistic Fiction

0-395-73228-X My Buddy
0-618-48649-6 Oil!
0-618-36276-2 Pan Woman

P
P
P

38

700

Informational
Informational
Realistic Fiction

NF
NF
F

0-618-35840-4

Pat Mora: Two Languages, One Poet

38

820

Biography

NF

0-618-35917-6

Paul the Artist

38

740

Realistic Fiction

0-618-35891-9

Poor Little Kittens

38

650

Realistic Fiction

0-618-36309-2

Potato Pride

38

760

Realistic Fiction

0-618-36155-3

Race of the River Runner

38

580

Historical Fiction

0-618-35829-3

Reginas Ride

38

660

Realistic Fiction

0-618-35935-4

Rules of the Ride

38

780

Realistic Fiction

Author's Purpose
summarize
Respond
Sequence
Fact and Opinion
evaluate
Authors Viewpoint
evaluate
evaluate
Story Structure
question
predict/infer
evaluate
Sequence
Main Idea and Details
Writing a Poem
evaluate
Problem Solving
evaluate
Making Judgments
monitor/clarify
Following Directions
summarize
Noting Details
question
Sequence of Events
predict/infer
Story Structure
summarize

0-618-48632-1
0-618-36253-3
0-618-56132-3
0-618-60279-8

San Francisco: Then and Now


Scoring Points
Sojourner Truth
Space Animals

P
P
P
P

38

510

Informational
Realistic Fiction
Biography
Informational

NF
F
NF
NF

Sequence
Compare and Contrast
Cause and Effect
Categorize and Classify

0-618-06234-3
0-618-67356-3
0-618-49081-7

Stealing Home
Storytelling Around the World
Surrender at Yorktown

P
P
P

38
28

750
630

Realistic Fiction
Informational
Historical

F
NF
NF

0-618-36236-3

The Apple Man

38

580

Play

0-618-35882-X The Bison Are Back!

38

930

Realistic Fiction

0-618-36169-3

The Case of the Missing Key

38

800

Mystery

0-618-49105-8
0-618-56123-4

The Dust Bowl


The Freedom Trail

P
P

38

760

Informational
Historical

NF
NF

0-395-73254-9

The Hundred Penny Box

Realistic Fiction

0-618-67318-0

The March on Washington

38

730

Historical

NF

0-618-36171-5

The Math Bee

38

630

Biography

NF

0-618-48658-5

The Mound Builders

Historical

NF

0-618-36373-4
0-618-36113-8
0-618-36097-2

The Mystery of Lighthouse Cove


The Neighborhood Party
The Poetry of Basketball

P
P
P

38
38
38

530
490
410

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction

F
F
F

0-618-36330-0

The Quarters Toss

38

540

Realistic Fiction

0-618-36345-9

The Speech

Memories for Mom

38

540

Realistic Fiction

0-618-36149-9 The Story of My Life

38

500

Realistic Fiction

0-618-36308-4

The Tradition of the Harvest

38

630

Realistic Fiction

0-618-36068-9

Theodore Roosevelt: Friend of Nature

30

770

Biography

NF

0-618-35944-3 Tommy Thompsons Ship of Gold


0-618-48666-6 Tracing the Anasazi
0-618-67339-3 Two Traditions of Dance

P
P
P

30

700

38

420

Informational
Informational
Informational

NF
NF
NF

0-618-36362-9
0-618-48655-0
0-618-49077-9
0-618-60314-X
0-618-60272-0

Victor Sews
What Grows There?
What Is Congress?
Why Are You Here?
Wild Adaptations

P
P
P
P
P

38

520

20
38

570

Realistic Fiction
Informational
Informational
Realistic Fiction
Informational

F
NF
NF
F
NF

0-618-35858-7 With a Dance and a Roar


0-618-61403-6 Women Inventors (Physical Science)
0-618-36141-3 Zachary and the Pony Express

P
P
P

38
38
38

720
840
340

Informational
Biography

NF
NF
F

Historical Fiction

predict/infer
summarize
Cause and Effect
Writing a Play
summarize
Draw Conclusions
evaluate
Writing a Mystery
monitor/clarify
Sequence
Draw Conclusions
predict/infer
evaluate
predict
Sequence of Events
predict/infer
Categorize and Classify
Draw Conclusions
predict
Compare and Contrast
predict/infer
Problem Solving
predict
Writing a Speech
evaluate
Writing an Autobiography
question
Following Directions
summarize
Writing a Biography
evaluate
Text Organization
monitor/clarify
Cause and Effect
question
Story Structure
summarize
Categorize and Classify
Compare and Contrast
Categorize and Classify
Cause and Effect
Main Idea and Details
monitor/clarify
Main Idea and Details
Making Judgments

This selection is about a girls adventure alone in the wild after getting lost in the woods.
This is a true story about a young girl who does not think about her own safety when she goes out into a stormy
night to warn the midnight express train about an impending disaster.
Winter can be cold and harsh. Animals have different ways of surviving.
A book about how chemistry is used in the kitchen.
This book describes the steps for building a contained ecosystem. The book includes biotic and abiotic features.
This selection profiles Mark McGwire, who broke Roger Mariss record for most home runs in a season.
Martha Graham danced, created dances, and established her own dance company, making her the creator of
modern dance.
Sam Adams wanted to end British rule of the colonies, so he helped start the American Revolution.
Adelita wants to give her mother a special birthday present and makes her a family scrapbook.
This simple picture book reveals the story of a special friendship between a boy and his dog. The boy has muscular
dystrophy and the dog makes it possible for him to do things other children take for granted.
Oil was formed millions of years ago, and today refineries take raw oil and make it into fuels.
Laureen learns about the steel drum during a parade in her Florida hometown.
Pat Moras Mexican-American heritage and love for language have led her to be a bilingual poet, incorporating
both Spanish and English in many of her poems.
Paul, a third grader, becomes known as an artist after creating illustrations, but is overwhelmed by requests for his
work.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Theme Paperback
Vocabulary
Science IB
Science

Shared Reading
Complete 3-6
Independent 3-6
Informational 3-6

Reading

ELS 3-6

Reading
Vocabulary

Complete 3-6
Complete 3-6

Reading

Complete 3-6

Paperback Plus
Social Studies IB
Reading

Shared Reading
Independent 3-6
Complete 3-6

Reading

Complete 3-6

Reading

Complete 3-6

Lisa is forgetful about many things, but her life and habits change when she finds three abandoned newborn kittens.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Kate Lester describes the life of an heirloom potato farmer in Grand Isle, Maine.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Sun Liu helps a riverboat captain win a race up the Hudson River.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Ricardo challenges his sister Regina to a bike race during a family outing.
Terrance worries that he will be disqualified because his bike chain broke during a race, but his friend looks at the
rules and discovers a loophole.
San Francisco changed over time from a small community of 850 people to a thriving urban area of more than 8
million.
Donny overcomes his selfishness and learns a lesson about generosity.
Sojourner Truth, a former slave, seeks to win freedom for all enslaved African Americans.
A show-and-tell book about ten animal constellations, including Big Bear and Little Bear.
Things are going fine for ten-year-old Thomas and his grandfather, who are quite used to living on their own in
rural Florida. But when Grandfather's sister-in-law pays them an extended "visit," they discover how things and
people can change.
Storytelling is an important part of many cultures. Stories are told to entertain or teach important lessons.
This story is about Britains crucial surrender of Yorktown ending the American Revolution.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Reading
Social Studies IB
Reading
Social Studies
Science IB

Complete 3-6
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6
ELS 3-6
ELS 3-6
Independent 3-6

Theme Paperback
Vocabulary
Social Studies

Shared Reading
Complete 3-6
Informational 3-6

This six-scene play recounts some of the stories about Johnny Appleseed.

Reading

Complete 3-6

This book discusses the bison, an endangered species that has been bred and reintroduced to its natural habitat.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Esmerelda Lopez is a super sleuth who enjoys solving neighborhood mysteries.


Explore the cause of the Dust Bowl and its affect on life in the 1930s as the fertile farmlands of the southern plains
were transformed into deserts.
Walk in the footsteps of revolutionaries as you follow the history of the Freedom Trail in Boston.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Social Studies
Social Studies

Informational 3-6
ELS 3-6

Paperback Plus

Shared Reading
Complete K-2
Complete 3-6

This is the story of an African American family trying to understand one another and live together.
African Americans. The famous I have a dream speech made by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was a high point of
the March.
Portia volunteers for an upcoming math bee at her school and studies with her teacher and father.
Enter the world of the Mound Builders, whose civilization covered twelve states and created a politically
organized and complex society that lasted for nine hundred years.

Vocabulary
Reading

Complete 3-6

Social Studies IB

Independent 3-6

Beth believes a destroyed lighthouse still helps passing ships.


Jay, Tony, and Elvis are left in charge of choosing music for the neighborhoods July 4th party.
Elisa inspires her friends to write poems about their basketball games.

Reading
Reading
Reading

ELS 3-6
ELS 3-6
ELS 3-6

Antonio recalls how his selfishness spoiled a family tradition.

Reading

ELS 3-6

Dans speech is ruined when his slides are mistakenly replaced by ones from family vacations.

Reading

ELS 3-6

Riley must write an autobiography, but feels she has never done anything interesting.

Reading

ELS 3-6

Peter accompanies his mother and grandfather on his first rice harvest.
This selection tells about Theodore Roosevelts love of nature and his fight to protect wilderness areas as national
parks.
This nonfiction selection tells about the sinking of the steamer ship Central America in 1858 and its eventual
salvage by explorer Tommy Thompson in 1988.
Scientists and historians study the sites of Anasazi cliff dwellings.
Noh and modern ballet are two very different kinds of dance.

Reading

ELS 3-6

Reading

Complete 3-6

Reading
Social Studies IB
Vocabulary

Complete 3-6
Independent 3-6
Complete 3-6

Victor wants to be like his uncle, a great tailor, and he creates a new fashion of his own.
This book describes some of the rich and varied plant life of the southern region of the United States.
This story is a description of the two houses of Congress and the many jobs within.
A mystery story of students finding a species in their area.
A book detailing unusual animal adaptations.

Reading
Social Studies IB
Social Studies
Science IB
Science IB

Complete 3-6
Independent 3-6
Informational 3-6
Independent 3-6
Independent 3-6

Reading
Science
Reading

Complete 3-6
Informational 3-6
ELS 3-6

This nonfiction selection describes the tradition of the Chinese Lion Dance, performed during the Chinese New Year.
A book about famous women inventors, with a focus on machine inventions.
Zachary fills in for a missing Pony Express rider and braves the journey to deliver the mail.

0-618-49086-8

A Day in the Life of the Great Plains

34

Informational

NF

Compare and Contrast

Historical

NF

390

Realistic Fiction

40
40

460
680

Historical Fiction
Biography

F
NF

40

590

Realistic Fiction

Compare and Contrast


Story Structure
question
Story Structure
summarize
Main Idea and Details
Making Inferences
evaluate

Q
Q
Q
Q
Q
Q
Q

40

390

40
40

770
570

40

760

Realistic Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Informational
Biographical
Informational
Informational

F
F
NF
NF
NF
NF
NF

Double Trouble

40

370

Realistic Fiction

Driscoll and the Singing Fish

40

760

Fantasy

0-618-35859-5

Drum Dancers, An Inuit Story

40

570

Realistic Fiction

0-618-36295-9
0-618-67331-8

Duke Ellington: A Life in Music


Everest Challenge

Q
Q

40
40

660
560

Biography
Biography

NF
NF

0-618-36088-3
0-618-60275-5

Falling Off a Log


Famous Rocks

Q
Q

40

470

Realistic Fiction
Informational

F
NF

0-618-36245-2 Floating on Air


0-618-67341-5 Focus On Plays: Putting on a Play
0-618-67333-4 Focus on Poetry: David McCord, Poet
0-618-60278-X Galileo Galilei, Astronomer

Q
Q
Q
Q

40
40
40

710
660
740

Fantasy
Informational
Biography
Biography

F
NF
NF
NF

0-618-36181-2

Gifts of the Dineh

40

630

Realistic Fiction

0-618-36225-8
0-618-67337-7

Go Away, Tooth Decay


Help Is on the Way

Q
Q

40
40

420
620

Play
Informational

F
NF

0-618-75060-6

Jackie Robinson

Biography

NF

Draw Conclusions

0-618-36249-5

Jane and the Beanstalk

0-618-56134-X A Nation of Immigrants

0-618-36241-X A Reason to Run

40

0-618-36145-6 An American Dream


0-618-36093-X Buck Leonard, Baseball Hero

Q
Q

0-618-36233-9

Buddy

0-618-36125-1
0-618-60274-7
0-618-36312-2
0-618-36343-2
0-618-06261-0
0-618-61391-9
0-618-06270-X

By E-mail with Love


Cave Creatures
DangerLandslides!
Dangerous Waters
Daughter of Liberty
Deserts of the World (Earth Science)
Dolphin Adventure

0-618-36201-0
0-618-35875-7

800

Compare and Contrast


Categorize and Classify
monitor/clarify
monitor/clarify
summarize
Main Idea and Details
Main Idea and Details
Sequence of Events
predict
Sequence
predict/infer
Main Idea and Details
monitor/clarify
Making Judgments
monitor/clarify
predict
Predicting Outcomes
predict/infer
Categorize and Classify
Noting Details
monitor/clarify
monitor/clarify
predict/infer
Sequence of Events
Making Inferences
evaluate
Writing a Play
summarize
predict

40

820

Fairy Tale

0-618-36255-X John Henry and the Steam Drill

40

890

Tall Tale

0-618-35896-X Jon Scieszka Gets Kids Reading

40

960

Biography

NF

0-618-36186-3
0-618-61460-5

Julia Alvarez: One Author, Two Cultures


Learning from Fossils (Life Science)

Q
Q

40

780

Biography
Informational

NF
NF

0-618-36217-7

Long Arrow and the Elk Dogs

40

540

Myth

Compare and Contrast


Fantasy and Realism
categorize and classify
Writing a Biography
question
Making Generalizations
summarize
Draw Conclusions
Making Inferences
summarize

0-618-67350-4

Lost in the Wilderness!

40

520

Informational

NF

summarize

0-618-48638-0

Madame C.J. Walker

Biography

NF

Sequence
Writing a Play
monitor/clarify
Fact and Opinion
evaluate
Sequence
summarize

0-618-36129-4 Marcies Birthday Dig

40

600

Play

0-618-36299-1
0-618-75061-4
0-618-36324-6

Mark McGwire, Home Run Hero


Martin Luther King, Jr.
Mia Hamm, Soccer Star

Q
Q
Q

40

640

40

780

Biography
Biography
Biography

NF
NF
NF

0-618-49111-2

Miguel Hidalgo, Father of Mexican Independence

40

740

Biography

NF

0-618-35850-1

Miyu and the Cranes for Peace

40

660

Realistic Fiction

Sequence
Categorize and Classify
question

0-618-67336-9 Nero Hawleys Fight for Freedom


0-618-48652-6 New Englands Whales

Q
Q

40

660

Biography
Informational

NF
NF

question
Cause and Effect

0-618-48650-X Oceanography

Informational

NF

Compare and Contrast


Writing an Autobiography
question

0-618-36148-0

Officially Interesting

40

540

Realistic Fiction

0-618-67352-0
0-618-49096-5

On Top of the World


Our Natural Resources

Q
Q

40
38

710
850

Historical
Informational

NF
NF

predict
Categorize and Classify

0-618-06239-4

Over the Top of the World

Historical

NF

0-618-36307-6

Peters Harvest

40

570

Realistic Fiction

monitor/clarify
Following Directions
summarize

0-618-48669-0 Pocahontas
0-618-67343-1 Prairie School

Q
Q

40

730

Biography
Historical

NF
NF

Main Idea and Details


question

0-618-67332-6

40

690

Informational

NF

monitor/clarify

Preparing for Lift-Off

The story compares and contrasts the daily life of the Lakota Indians and settlers in the mid-1800s.
The experiences of three immigrant families in the United States are discussed. The book describes difficulties and
challenges these families faced in their native countries and in the United States.

Social Studies

Informational 3-6

Social Studies

ELS 3-6

Rachael hates running, but joins a team because of her crush and finds she has a talent for it herself.

Reading

ELS 3-6

In search of a better life, Jiro, a composite character of Japanese immigrants, comes to America.
This selection traces the career of Buck Leonard, and African-American baseball player.

Reading
Reading

ELS 3-6
ELS 3-6

Peters German Shepherd runs away, but thanks to his Lost Dog posters, he is returned.
Melissa has a hard time adjusting to her life in upstate New York without her father, but he sends her messages of
encouragement.
A book that focuses on caves and what lives there.
This selection tells about the destructive power of landslides.
This selection describes the terror of ocean and river flooding.
Robert Quackenbush shares a biographical account of one of his ancestors, Wyn Mabie.
The book focuses on the largest, the hottest, and the most remote deserts of the world.
In this chapter book, the author recounts an amazing scuba diving experience off the coast of Florida.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Reading
Science IB
Reading
Reading
Theme Paperback
Science
Theme Paperback

ELS 3-6
Independent 3-6
ELS 3-6
ELS 3-6
Shared Reading
Informational 3-6
Shared Reading

Gwen and Bill work together to scale a steep sand dune.


When Kevin wont let Alonda help him with his paper route, she finds a job of her ownfeeding the fish at a
nearby pond.
Aputik is training for the Iditarod, the annual dog sled race of about 1,100 miles, and the people of his village
gather to wish him luck.

Reading

ELS 3-6

Reading

Complete 3-6

Reading

Complete 3-6

This biography covers the life and music of Edward Duke Ellington.
Tom Whittaker overcame great physical challenges to climb Mount Everest.

Reading
Vocabulary

Complete 3-6
Complete 3-6

Marta is afraid of many things until necessity forces her to overcome her fears.
A book about famous rocks. (Ex. Plymouth, Man of the Mountain, Stonehenge)

Reading
Science IB

Complete 3-6
Independent 3-6

While working on her report about gravity, Rachael finds herself in a world without any.
Putting on a play takes hard work and careful planning.
David McCord was a writer best known for his childrens poems.
A book about Galileos life and work.

Reading
Vocabulary
Vocabulary
Science IB

Complete 3-6
Complete 3-6
Complete 3-6
Independent 3-6

Reading

Complete 3-6

Reading
Vocabulary

ELS 3-6
Complete 3-6

American Heroes

Biography

Reading

Complete 3-6

Reading

Complete 3-6

Childrens author Jon Scieszka always wanted to be a writer but followed many other paths along the way.

Reading

Complete 3-6

This selection profiles Julia Alvarez, a respected contemporary poet and novelist from the Dominican Republic.
This book shows what life was like during the period of the dinosaurs.

Reading
Science

Complete 3-6
ELS 3-6

Annie and her brother John visit their Navajo grandparents on an Arizona reservation.
In this play, students try to figure out an ending for their play about tooth decay.
On National Youth Service Day, people everywhere volunteer in different ways to help their community.
Jackie Robinson was the first African American to play on a Major League Baseball team. We remember him for
his baseball skills, and for his courage and patience.
In this retelling of Jack and the Beanstalk, a science teacher offers a prize to the student who grows the largest
bean plant over the summer.
John Henry, a legendary figure associated with the railroad, takes on and beats a machine steam-drill, but dies soon
afterward.

This is the story of how Long Arrow brought horses to the Blackfeet.
Camping trips are fun, but sometimes accidents can happen. This book tells how you can be prepared for getting
lost in the woods.
This is the inspiring story of Madame C.J. Walker, the first African-American millionaire.
Uncle Ben arranges an archaeological dig for Marcies birthday party.

Reading

ELS 3-6

Vocabulary

Complete 3-6
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6

Social Studies IB
Reading

ELS 3-6

This biography profiles the struggles of Mark McGwire to win the record of most home runs in a single season.
Martin Luther King, Jr. was a great leader of the struggle for equal rights for African Americans.
This biography profiles soccer star Mia Hamm.
A story about Father Miguel Hidalgo, a priest who led Mexicans in their fight for independence, and rallied their
support with his speech, El Grito de Dolores.

Reading
American Heroes
Reading

Complete 3-6
Biography
ELS 3-6

Social Studies

Informational 3-6

Miyu teaches her class origami, and the class sends their creations to the Peace Monument in Hiroshima, Japan.
Life as a soldier during the American Revolution was difficult and dangerous. Nero Hawley was a slave who won
his freedom after fighting in the war.
New England once led the world in whaling, but times have changed.
Oceanographers use scuba, subs, and floating labs as they work to prevent pollution and promote healthy
ecosystems in the ocean.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Vocabulary
Social Studies IB

Complete 3-6
Independent 3-6

Social Studies IB

Independent 3-6

Riley must write an autobiography, but feels she has never done anything interesting.
In 1953, British mountain climbers Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay became the first people to climb Mount
Everest.
This book offers a general overview of natural resources and conservation in the United States.
This chronicle of a 1995 Arctic expedition is told from the viewpoint of Will Steger, polar explorer and leader of the
trek. Accompanying expository sections provide information about history, geography, and science.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Vocabulary
Social Studies

Complete 3-6
Informational 3-6

Theme Paperback

Shared Reading

Reading

Complete 3-6

Social Studies IB
Vocabulary

Independent 3-6
Complete 3-6

Vocabulary

Complete 3-6

This narrative nonfiction follows Peter as he helps his family harvest wild rice.
This is the true story of Pocahontas, daughter of Algonquin Chief Powhatan, who befriended the first permanent
English settlers.
Prairie Schools were very different from schools students attend today.
Training to become an astronaut is hard work. This book tells about the different things people learn at astronaut
school.

0-618-36116-2

Pretty Cool, For a Cat

40

580

0-618-35907-9

Racing Danger

34

680

0-395-73244-1

Radio Man

Realistic Fiction
Narrative
Nonfiction

F
NF

Realistic Fiction

Main Idea and Details


monitor/clarify
Text Organization
monitor/clarify
self-question
summarize

0-618-67344-X Saving Americas Wild Horses


0-618-48672-0 School Days in 1700

Q
Q

40

800

Informational
Historical

NF
NF

evaluate
Compare and Contrast

0-618-67329-6 Skating to Fame


0-618-67361-X Team Players

Q
Q

40
40

680
670

Informational
Informational

NF
NF

evaluate
question

0-395-73249-2

Fantasy

Q
Q

40
20

590
880

Folktale
Historical

F
NF

40

730

Trickster Tale

predict/infer
evaluate
Following Directions
question
Cause and Effect
Writing a Trickster Tale
predict/infer

0-618-35904-4 The Same, But Different


0-618-67325-3 The San Francisco Earthquake

Q
Q

40
40

630
600

Realistic Fiction
Historical

F
NF

predict/infer
predict

0-618-06251-3 The Wreck of the Ethie


0-618-60264-X Thomas Edison and the Light Bulb
0-618-61465-6 Three Kinds of Bears (Life Science)

Q
Q
Q

40

860

Narrative
Informational
Informational

F
NF
NF

0-618-36120-0 Trevor from Trinidad


0-618-60266-6 Tsunami!
0-618-49099-X Walk Through History on the Freedom Trail

Q
Q
Q

40

610

38

720

Realistic Fiction
Informational
Historical

F
NF
NF

evaluate
Cause and Effect
Compare and Contrast
Compare and Contrast
question
Cause and Effect
Draw Conclusions

0-618-06254-8

0-618-35871-4
0-618-49080-9
0-618-35863-3

The Enormous Egg


The Giant Rock of Yosemite, A Sierra Miwok
Tale
The Grand Coulee Dam
The Rabbit and the Coyote, A Mayan Trickster
Tale

Water Hole

Informational

NF

0-618-36305-X Why Bears Have Short Tails, A Norwegian Tale

40

780

Pourquoi Tale

0-618-36205-3

Yaos Wild Ride

40

340

Historical Fiction

0-618-36358-0

Yo-Yo Ma: Musical Superstar

40

570

Biography

NF

0-618-36229-0

A Family Picture

40

750

Realistic Fiction

0-618-36176-6

A Storm at Sea

40

760

Historical Fiction

0-395-73268-9
0-618-36325-4

A Young Painter
Alone in the Storm

R
R

40

270

Biography
Realistic Fiction

NF
F

America: A Dream
An Wang, A Mind for Computers (Physical
0-618-61483-4 Science)
0-618-67348-2 Animals of the Amazon

40

640

Historical Fiction

R
R

40
42

680
650

Biography
Informational

NF
NF

Sequence
monitor/clarify

0-618-48635-6

Anne Bradstreet

Biography

NF

Sequence

0-618-49097-3

Ansel Adams, Photographer

Cause and Effect


Writing a Poem
monitor/clarify
Compare and Contrast
Main Idea and Details
monitor/clarify
Compare and Contrast

0-618-36144-8

40

730

Biography

NF

0-618-36286-X Barbara Esbensen: Words into Pictures


0-618-56138-2 Breakfast Time

R
R

40
40

740

Biography
Informational

NF
NF

0-618-36092-1 Buck Leonard, Baseballs Greatest Gentleman


0-618-61431-1 Cells (Life Science)

R
R

40

860

Biography
Informational

NF
NF

0-618-49100-7

Chesapeake Bay

38

810

Historical

NF

0-618-36339-4

Christopher Reeve: Still A Hero

40

690

Biography

NF

Biography

NF
NF
NF
NF
NF

monitor/clarify
Writing a Pourquoi Tale
question
Predicting Outcomes
monitor/clarify
Fact and Opinion
evaluate
Making Generalizations
predict
Sequence of Events
predict/infer
monitor/summarize
self-question
summarize
Story Structure
summarize

Problem and Solution


Compare and Contrast
question

0-618-56128-5 Cuauhtmoc

0-618-36342-4
0-618-67358-X
0-618-61408-7
0-618-75066-5

Floods
Focus On Plays: Under the Bright Lights
Fossils (Life Science)
Frederick Douglass

R
R
R
R

40
42

710
620

0-618-36105-7

Friends or Enemies?

40

490

Informational
Informational
Informational
Biography
Narrative
Nonfiction

0-618-35942-7

Goodbye to Angel Island

40

660

Historical Fiction

0-618-35841-2

Gwendolyn Brooks: A Life of Poetry

40

780

Biography

NF

summarize
Authors Viewpoint
predict/infer
Writing a Poem
evaluate

0-618-67362-8

42

750

Informational

NF

monitor/clarify

0-618-60287-9
0-618-60282-8

Helping Wild Animals


How Did the Lights Go Out? The Story of the
New York City Blackout
I Can Measure an Elephant

Informational
Informational

NF
NF

Draw Conclusions
Cause and Effect

0-618-36137-5

Journey to Kansas

40

460

Historical Fiction

0-618-36311-4

Landslides

40

790

Informational

NF

R
R

NF

Cause and Effect


Categorize and Classify
monitor/clarify
summarize
Sequence
summarize

Main Idea and Details


Main Idea and Details
monitor/clarify

Peter always wanted a dog, but his pet turns out to be pretty cool, for a cat.
When Mary Ann Pattons husband falls ill during a sailing race, she assumes command and finishes in second place.
his radio to keep track of where he is at different points in his travels and, ultimately, to maintain contact with a
friend.
Wild horses once roamed freely on the plains, but today there are far fewer of them.
This book explains who was allowed to attend school in the 1700s and what they learned there.
Over the last hundred years, ice-skating has grown into a thrilling Olympic sport. This book tells the history of the
sport.
Good team players do everything they can to help their team.
Life for the Twitchell family turns upside down when a live dinosaur hatches from a hen's egg. Young Nate raises
the Triceratops as a pet, embarking on an adventure that takes him from his sleepy hometown in NH to the nation's
capital.
El Capitan was named for Measuring Worm, who was able to save two brothers trapped at its summit.
The process of building a famous dam on the Columbia River is explained.
This Mayan trickster tale tells why coyotes howl at the moon.
Mariah isnt sure she will enjoy spending time with her mothers family in a foreign country but learns to
appreciate the time spent with them.
One of North Americas strongest earthquakes struck San Francisco in 1906.
Based on actual events, this fictionalized narrative tells the incredible story of how one dog saved all ninety-two
crewmembers and passengers on board the steamship Ethie.
A book about how Edison experimented with light bulbs to make them better.
A book about different types of bearsblack bears, brown bears (grizzlies), and polar bears.
Trevor has trouble adjusting to life in the United States until a class project in which he can showcase his homeland.
A book about Tsunamis.
Walk in the footsteps of revolutionaries as you follow the history of the Freedom Trail in Boston.
In this informational book, with captioned photographs, readers follow a coati band through Costa Rica's Santa
Rosa National Park and learn about the interdependence of living things in the tropical dry forest.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Reading

Complete 3-6

Paperback Plus

Shared Reading

Vocabulary
Social Studies IB

Complete 3-6
Independent 3-6

Vocabulary
Vocabulary

Complete 3-6
Complete 3-6

Paperback Plus

Shared Reading

Reading
Social Studies

Complete 3-6
Informational 3-6

Reading

Complete 3-6

Reading
Vocabulary

Complete 3-6
Complete 3-6

Theme Paperback
Science IB
Science

Shared Reading
Independent 3-6
Informational 3-6

Reading
Science IB
Social Studies

Complete 3-6
Independent 3-6
Informational 3-6

Theme Paperback

Shared Reading

This Norwegian folktale tells why bears have short tails.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Huey Yao is separated from his family during a trip to Texas, but is helped by vaqueros on a cattle drive.

Reading

ELS 3-6

This selection traces the career of Yo-Yo Ma, one of the worlds foremost cellists.

Reading

ELS 3-6

Allison Williams sees the world in a new way when she begins to study photography.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Nathaniel Moss takes a position as a cabin boy on a nineteenth-century whaling ship.


Colorful art reproductions and photographs of the artist at work are at the core of this beautiful biography of Wang
Yani, the youngest artist ever to have a one-person show at the Smithsonian.
Raylee is left alone in her house to weather out a hurricane with her dog.
This selection is based on the experiences of Japanese male immigrants who came to the U.S. in the late 1800s.
A biography of An Wang, who developed calculators and computers.
Many different animals live in the Amazon rain forest. Some are becoming extinct.
This is an inspiring story of Anne Bradstreet, a Puritan who stepped out of traditional womens roles and became
the first published American poet.
This biography is about Ansel Adams and how his pictures became a powerful stimulus for conservation of
Americas natural wonders.
This biography tells how Barbara Juster Esbensens desire to create pictures from words led her to write poetry.
breakfast.
National Baseball Hall-of-Famer Buck Leonard is profiled in this biography.
A day in the life of a cell from a human body.
The Chesapeake Bay was historically known as a fertile area for fishing and hunting, but has faced environmental
threats since its development.
This biography profiles Christopher Reeve, a hero on and off the screen.
This is the story of Aztec emperors Montezuma II and Cuauhtmoc, who tried to protect their empire from
Spanish conquerors led by Corts.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Paperback Plus
Reading

Shared Reading
ELS 3-6

Reading

Complete 3-6

Science
Vocabulary
Social Studies IB

Informational 3-6
Complete 3-6
Independent K-2
Independent 3-6

Social Studies

Informational 3-6

Reading
Social Studies

Complete 3-6
ELS 3-6

Reading
Science

Complete 3-6
ELS 3-6

Social Studies

Informational 3-6

Reading

ELS 3-6

Social Studies

ELS 3-6

Reading
Vocabulary
Science
American Heroes

Complete 3-6
Complete 3-6
ELS 3-6
Biography

Elizas brother John is captured, but released after her mother helps a British drummer boy in need of aid.

Reading

ELS 3-6

This story follows Hing Gwong and his journey from China to San Francisco via Angel Island.
Poet Gwendolyn Brooks, winner of the 1950 Pulitzer Prize for Literature, wrote poems throughout her life and
helped many young African-American poets find success.
People want to help wild animals in trouble, but they dont always know how. This book describes important
things people can do that will help wild animals.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Reading

Complete 3-6

Vocabulary

Complete 3-6

A story about the NYC blackouts, one in 1965 and one in 2003.
A picture book that shows a variety of funny things being measured.

Science IB
Science IB

Independent 3-6
Independent 3-6

This selection focuses on the causes and damage resulting from river and ocean floods.
It can be exciting to be in a play. Many people work hard to put on a great performance.
found.
Frederick Douglass escaped from slavery and became one of the most important voices against slavery.

In the post-Civil War South, Jake decides to leave his sharecropping plot to go to a free town in Kansas.

Reading

ELS 3-6

This nonfiction selection discusses the natural causes of landslides.

Reading

Complete 3-6

0-618-75072-X Lyndon B. Johnson

0-618-36301-7
0-618-60273-9
0-618-75068-1

R
R
R

40

0-618-36356-4 Meet Yo-Yo Ma


0-618-67375-X Mysteries of the Deep

R
R

40
42

0-618-67367-9

Olympic Softball Stars

0-618-36096-4

Passing Poetry

Marion Jones: Quest for Gold


Mary Anning, Fossil Hunter
Mary McLeod Bethune

Biography

NF

Biography
Biography
Biography

NF
NF
NF

740
650

Biography
Informational

NF
NF

42

610

Informational

NF

820

Cause and Effect


evaluate
Categorize and Classify
summarize
Fact and Opinion
evaluate
predict
summarize
Writing a Poem
question
Main Idea and Details
monitor/clarify
summarize

40

520

Realistic Fiction

0-618-36163-4 Protecting Sea Turtles


0-618-67345-8 Railroad Revolution

R
R

40
42

810
740

Informational
Historical

NF
NF

0-618-56140-4

Rainforest Lands

40

Informational

NF

0-618-35926-5

Real Team Soccer

40

520

Realistic Fiction

0-618-35912-5

Rellas Wish

40

700

Fairy Tale

0-618-36209-6
0-618-48661-5
0-618-60286-0
0-618-60267-4

Robert Frost: New England Poet


Roll On, Columbia
Rube Goldbergs Machines
Seeing with Heat

R
R
R
R

40

630

NF
NF
NF
NF

0-618-36133-2

Shell-Flower and the Strangers

40

380

Biography
Informational
Biography
Informational
Narrative
Nonfiction

0-395-73258-1

Realistic Fiction

40

570

Realistic Fiction

Problem and Solution


Making Generalizations
summarize
Writing a Fairy Tale
summarize
Writing a Poem
evaluate
Categorize and Classify
Respond
Noting Details
Draw Conclusions
predict/infer
predict/infer
monitor
Categorize and Classify
predict/infer

Biography

NF

predict/infer

Skylark

0-618-36112-X Something for Everyone

0-618-06258-0

Supergrandpa

0-618-75067-3

Susan B. Anthony

NF

Biography

NF

0-618-36270-3 Tennessee Summer


0-618-49138-4 The 1980s

R
R

40
40

680
710

Realistic Fiction
Historical

F
NF

0-618-36128-6 The Birthday Dig


0-618-67363-6 The City on the Lake
0-618-56131-5 The Constitution

R
R
R

40
42

510
630

Play
Informational
Historical

F
NF
NF

0-618-36344-0

The Disaster

Sequence
Problem Solving
Categorize and Classify
Categorize and Classify
Writing a Play
monitor/clarify
evaluate
Problem and Solution
Writing a Speech
evaluate
Making Generalizations
evaluate
Cause and Effect
predict/infer
evaluate
self-question
predict/infer
Authors Viewpoint
evaluate

40

630

Realistic Fiction

0-618-36159-6 The Hyrax: An Interesting Puzzle


0-618-49126-0 The Journeys of Sojourner Truth

R
R

40
44

600
640

Informational
Biography

NF
NF

0-395-73330-8

The Kid in the Red Jacket

Realistic Fiction

0-395-73250-6

The Mouse and the Motorcycle

0-618-36101-4

The Story of Bunkers Cove

40

540

Fantasy
Narrative
Nonfiction

NF

0-618-49107-4
0-618-48687-9

Tornado!
Turn Up the Radio

R
R

40

880

Informational
Informational

NF
NF

0-618-36124-3

Upstate Autumn

40

670

Realistic Fiction

0-618-35883-8
0-618-49106-6

Urban Wildlife
Voice of the Pioneer: Carrie Chapman Catt

R
R

40
40

890
680

Informational
Biography

NF
NF

Main Idea and Details


Problem and Solution
Cause and Effect
evaluate
Fact and Opinion
evaluate
Compare and Contrast

0-618-67353-9

Voyage of the Fram

42

580

Historical

NF

monitor/clarify

Biography
Historical
Narrative
Nonfiction
Informational

NF
NF

Compare and Contrast


Sequence
Text Organization
question
Categorize and Classify

0-618-49095-7 W.E.B. DuBois and the Fight for a Just Society


0-618-48681-X Wake Up, Young Soldier

R
R

0-618-36334-3
0-618-60299-2

White Dragon: Anna Allen in the Face of Danger


Wind, Water and Ice

R
R

40

610

0-618-61433-8
0-618-49109-0

Women Pioneers of Medicine (Life Science)


Yellowstone, Our First National Park

R
R

40
40

750
720

Biography
Informational

NF
NF

0-618-36140-5
0-618-60283-6
0-618-61425-7
0-618-67370-9

Zacharys Ride
15 Facts About Atoms
A History of Electricity (Physical Science)
A Message to the World

R
S
S
S

40

520

44

750

Historical Fiction
Informational
Historical
Biography

F
NF
NF
NF

0-618-49132-5
0-618-56136-6

A Nation of Nations
A Sea Battle

S
S

44

550

Historical
Historical

NF
NF

Compare and Contrast


Cause and Effect

44
44

680
830

Informational
Informational
Informational

NF
NF
NF

Categorize and Classify


evaluate
Compare and Contrast

0-618-48659-3 Amazing Skyscrapers


0-618-67347-4 Animals of Alaska
0-618-49141-4 Breakfast Around the World

S
S
S

NF
NF

Sequence
Cause and Effect
Making Judgments
evaluate
Draw Conclusions
Sequence
evaluate

Lyndon Baines Johnson knew what it was like to have little money or opportunity. When he became President, he
declared a "war on poverty" and worked to protect the rights of African Americans.

American Heroes

Biography

This biography describes Marion Joness road to the Olympics.


This is the biography of Mary Anning, Englishwoman in the 1800s who found many fossils.
This biography introduces readers to the African American educator and social activist, Mary McLeod Bethune.

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Science IB
American Heroes

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Independent 3-6
Biography

This book follows the life of Yo-Yo Ma, the great cellist.
Many people believe that sea monsters exist. This book tells about some of these mysterious creatures.
The United States womens softball team won the Olympic gold medal in 1996. This book tells about some of the
teams outstanding players and how players train for the sport.
This selection explores the various types of poetry by linking them to a story of four friends who play basketball
together.

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Complete 3-6

Vocabulary

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This selection discusses the features and life of sea turtles, which are now endangered.
Railroads made traveling in Mexico quicker and easier, but they also led to problems.
The author discusses the importance of the rain forest and the problems resulting from the destruction of rain
forests around the world.
Soccer player Megan has all the talent to be an excellent individual player, but her coach wants her to play as part
of a team.

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Vocabulary

ELS 3-6
Complete 3-6

In this version of Cinderella, Rella asks for seven adventures from her fairy godmother.
This biography profiles Robert Frost, a four-time Pulitzer Prize-winning poet.
The Columbia River has been the centerpiece of life in northwestern America for over 30,000 years.
A story about Rube Goldberg and his wacky machines.
A book about infrared light.
Shell-Flower works to help bridge the understanding between her culture and that of the white men.
In this sequel to Sarah, Plain and Tall, Sarah has left Maine for the prairie to become Jacob's wife and Caleb and
Anna's stepmother.
Mrs. Santiago and Mrs. Novak compromise to help manage the July 4th party in their neighborhood.
This is the story of 66-year-old Gustaf Hakansson, who decided to race his bicycle in the Tour of Sweden even
though he was not an official participant.
Susan B. Anthony was a leader in winning the right to vote for women in the United States. The law that finally
made it possible was named the Susan B. Anthony law in honor of her life-long fight for women.
Jeremy dreads spending the summer with his grandfather, but by the end of the season, they reach a new level of
friendship.
Using a timeline, this book highlights the major events of the 1980s.

Social Studies

ELS 3-6

Reading

Complete 3-6

Reading

Complete 3-6

Reading
Social Studies IB
Science IB
Science IB

ELS 3-6
Independent 3-6
Independent 3-6
Independent 3-6

Reading

ELS 3-6

Paperback Plus

Shared Reading

Reading

Complete 3-6

Theme Paperback

Shared Reading

American Heroes

Biography

Reading
Social Studies

Complete 3-6
Informational 3-6

Uncle Ben arranges an archaeological dig for Marcies birthday party.


The ancient Aztec city of Tenochtitln became the center of the Aztec Empire.
The Constitutional Convention and the ratification process are discussed.
Dan is supposed to give a speech about national parks, but his slides have been replaced with ones from his family
vacation.

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Vocabulary
Social Studies

Complete 3-6
Complete 3-6
ELS 3-6

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Complete 3-6

This selection describes a visit to the habitat of the hyrax.


Sojourner Truth, a former slave, seeks to win freedom for all enslaved African Americans.
Anyone who has ever been "the new kid" will appreciate the plight of Howard Jeeter, a fifth grader who, against
his will, moves from Arizona to Massachusetts with his family.
A young boy named Keith, staying with his family in an old hotel, befriends a free-spirited mouse named Ralph.
Their friendship grows as Ralph learns to ride Keith's toy motorcycle.

Reading
Social Studies

ELS 3-6
Informational 3-6

Paperback Plus

Shared Reading

Paperback Plus

Shared Reading

This is the true story of Jack Bunker, who sailed ships in Maine during the Revolutionary War.
Learn what tornadoes are, where they often form, how they form, and what people do to protect themselves from
being hurt by them.
Radio brings news, music, and even the president into everyday American homes at the speed of sound.
Melissa and her father exchange e-mails as she adjusts to her new life in upstate New York.
This book provides facts on four species of urban wildlife: squirrels, pigeons, raccoons, and peregrine falcons.
A biography of Wisconsin suffragist Carrie Chapman Catt.
In the late 1800s, Norwegian explorer Fridtjof Nansen made a daring attempt to be the first European to sail to the
North Pole.
Follow civil rights activist W.E.B. DuBois from his childhood in Massachusetts to his position as the first African
American to get a Ph.D. from Harvard.
families.
This is the true story of Anna Allen, who was trapped in an avalanche while skiing in California.
A book about wild erosion patterns and captions about how they were formed.
Biographies of Elizabeth Blackwell, first trained woman doctor in the U.S., and Rebecca Cole, first AfricanAmerican woman doctor.
Learn how Yellowstone, despite a rough start, became the worlds first national park.
Eleven-year-old Zack volunteers to fill in for a missing man and ride to the next Pony Express relay station.
A book of interesting facts about atoms.
A short history of electricity.
Wangari Maathai was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for inspiring others and making a difference in the world.
This book tracks the experiences of three immigrant families in the United States. It describes difficulties and
challenges these families faced in their native countries and in the United States.
The Americans and Japanese waged the largest air-sea battle in history over the island of Leyte.
Skyscrapers are the answer to a modern riddlehow do you increase the size of a city without extending its
boundaries?
Many different kinds of animals live on the Alaskan tundra.
breakfast.

Reading

ELS 3-6

Social Studies
Social Studies IB

Informational 3-6
Independent 3-6

Reading

Complete 3-6

Reading
Social Studies

Complete 3-6
Informational 3-6

Vocabulary

Complete 3-6

Social Studies
Social Studies IB

Informational 3-6
Independent 3-6

Reading
Science IB

Complete 3-6
Independent 3-6

Science
Social Studies

Informational 3-6
Informational 3-6

Reading
Science IB
Science
Vocabulary

Complete 3-6
Independent 3-6
ELS 3-6
Complete 3-6

Social Studies
Social Studies

Informational 3-6
ELS 3-6

Social Studies IB
Vocabulary
Social Studies

Independent 3-6
Complete 3-6
Informational 3-6

0-618-36100-6 Bunkers Cove


0-618-49104-X Cajun Country

S
S

0-618-61446-X Changing Seasons (Earth Science)

0-618-36293-2
0-618-60269-0
0-618-61435-4
0-618-48717-4

S
S
S
S

Changing the Rules


Charles Drew and the Blood Banks
Chimpanzees (Life Science)
Chinas Huang River

40
44

740
790

40

750

Narrative
Nonfiction
Informational

NF
NF

Informational

NF

Realistic Fiction
Biography
Informational
Informational

F
NF
NF
NF

Authors Viewpoint
evaluate
Categorize and Classify
Compare and Contrast
Cause and Effect
predict/infer
Sequence of Events
Cause and Effect
Categorize and Classify
predict/infer
evaluate
predict

0-395-73252-2 Come Back, Salmon


0-618-67342-3 Crazy Horse

S
S

44

640

Informational
Biography

NF
NF

0-618-49114-7

Cuauhtmoc, the Last Aztec Emperor

40

590

Biography

NF

0-618-48676-3

Daughters of Liberty

Biography

NF

0-395-73255-7

Dear Mr. Henshaw

Realistic Fiction

0-618-36108-1
0-618-61473-7

Deborah Sampson, Soldier of the Revolution


Diary of a Hurricane (Earth Science)

S
S

40

540

Biography
Informational

NF
NF

0-618-36200-2

Double Dare You

40

540

Realistic Fiction

0-618-36317-3 Earthquake!
0-618-61441-9 Earthquake! (Earth Science)

S
S

40

790

Historical Fiction
Informational

F
NF

0-618-61411-7

Extinct (Life Science)

40

640

Informational

NF

0-618-35900-1

Faiths Journey

40

700

Historical Fiction

0-618-36188-X
0-618-67351-2
0-618-67354-7
0-618-48699-2

S
S
S
S

40
44
44

470
620
680

Realistic Fiction
Historical
Biography
Informational

F
NF
NF
NF

0-618-49101-5

Fear of White Water


Fly Away, Children
Focus On Poetry: Paul Laurence Dunbar, Poet
Freshwater Seas: The Great Lakes
From Barbados to Brooklyn: The Story of Shirley
Chisholm

Cause and Effect


Making Inferences
question
Noting Details
summarize
evaluate
evaluate
Categorize and Classify

44

810

Biography

NF

Sequence

0-618-49113-9
0-618-61409-5

From Idea to Law: The Legislative Process


Fun Facts About Fossils (Life Science)

S
S

44
40

1010
700

Informational
Informational

NF
NF

Sequence
Main Idea and Details

0-618-56133-1 General Robert E. Lee


0-618-48680-1 Going WestTrails and Tradeoffs
0-618-49136-8 Hiram Fong, Hawaiis First Senator

S
S
S

44

790

Biography
Historical
Biography

NF
NF
NF

Cause and Effect


Cause and Effect
Problem and Solution

0-618-48684-4

I Care! American Reformers

S
S

40

660

0-618-06255-6

Ida Lewis and the Lighthouse


If You Lived at the Time of the Great San
Francisco Earthquake

Biography
Narrative
Nonfiction

NF

0-618-35833-1

Informational

NF

0-618-06227-0

In Good Hands

Cause and Effect


Main Idea and Details
predict/infer
evaluate
Following Directions
question
Sequence
Sequence of Events
predict
Making Inferences
predict/infer
Problem and Solution

Narrative

NF

Categorize and Classify


Making Inferences
monitor/clarify
monitor/clarify
question
Evaluate
Questions

0-618-61432-X Inside a Cell (Life Science)

40

740

Informational

NF

Main Idea and Details

0-618-36136-7

Journey to a Free Town

40

650

Historical Fiction

question

0-618-06264-5

Junior Thunder Lord

Folktale

Informational
Informational
Historical
Biography

NF
NF
NF
NF

0-618-36313-0
0-618-60288-7
0-618-67359-8
0-618-61383-8

Lightning
Lights On!
Living in Hard Times
Luis Alvarez (Life Science)
Making Flavors and Fragrances (Physical
0-618-61477-X Science)

S
S
S
S

0-618-36297-5
0-618-60305-0

NF

40

830

44
40

560
760

Informational

NF

S
S

40

880

Biography
Biography

NF
NF

0-618-61395-1 Mars, Our Closest Neighbor (Earth Science)


0-618-41889-X Mary McLeod Bethune

S
S

40

860

Informational
Biography

NF
NF

0-618-36323-8

40

810

Biography

NF

Marian Wright Edelman: For Every Child


Marie Curie

Mia Hamm: Journey of a Soccer Champion

0-395-73241-7
0-618-60256-9

Misty of Chincoteague
Mt. St. Helens

S
S

0-618-36158-8

Orphan Train Journey

40

0-618-36329-7

Quarters for Everyone

40

0-618-36321-1
0-618-60259-3

Riding Out the Storm


Robbie Hood, Hurricane Hunter

S
S

40

Informational
Informational

NF
NF

680

Historical Fiction

680

Realistic Fiction

430

Realistic Fiction
Biography

F
NF

predict
Main Idea and Details
monitor/clarify
Respond
predict
Cause and Effect
Compare and Contrast
Making Judgments
monitor/clarify
Respond
Sequence
summarize
Propaganda
summarize
predict/infer
summarize
Compare and Contrast
Noting Details
question
Problem Solving
predict
Sequence of Events
predict/infer
Writing a Biography

This is the true story of Jack Bunker, who sailed ships in Maine during the Revolutionary War.
Learn about Cajun Louisiana and environsthe culture and geography of the bayous.
A very clear, diagrammed explanation of why we have different seasons. The book includes why distance from the
equator is an important determinant of distinctiveness of seasons

Reading
Social Studies

Complete 3-6
Informational 3-6

Science

ELS 3-6

Alison researches Susan B. Anthony for ways to change her class routines.
A biography of Charles Drew, African-American doctor who pushed for storing plasma instead of whole blood.
A book about how living things live together in communities. The book focuses specifically on chimp communities.
The Huang River has influenced Chinas culture, and history for centuries.
This is an inspiring and informative book about a school's dream to bring salmon back to polluted Pigeon Creek.
The students of Jackson School in Everett, Washington, clean up the stream and stock it with Coho fry, which they
raise themselves. Their efforts pay off when, after two years, the salmon they released return to spawn and die,
their life cycle complete.
Crazy Horse was an American Indian who fought to save the land of the Lakota Sioux.
This is the story of Aztec emperors Montezuma II and Cuauhtmoc, who tried to protect their empire from
Spanish conquerors led by Corts.
These inspiring stories tell of three young women who, each in her own way, came to be known as heroes of the
American Revolution.
In this Newbery Medal winning novel, Beverly Cleary uses the letters and diary of sixth grader Leigh Botts to create a
sensitive portrait of a boy from a single-parent family who is trying to find his place in the world.

Reading
Science IB
Science
Social Studies IB

Complete 3-6
Independent 3-6
ELS 3-6
Independent 3-6

Paperback Plus
Vocabulary

Shared Reading
Complete 3-6

Social Studies

Informational 3-6

Social Studies IB

Independent 3-6

Paperback Plus

Shared Reading

Deborah Sampson disguised herself as a man and fought for her country during the Revolution.
Story of one particular hurricane, a day-by-day storyhow it started, traveled, and the people hit by it.

Reading
Science

Complete 3-6
ELS 3-6

Bill and Gwen work together to scale a steep sand dune while vacationing on Lake Michigan.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Edward Bunton lived in San Francisco during the Great Earthquake of 1906.
This book describes what a girl feels like and sees during an earthquake.
What does extinct mean? The book features a variety of animals and describes how they became extinct. Readers
learn that caring for the environment is one way to stop future extinctions.

Reading
Science

Complete 3-6
ELS 3-6

Science

Informational 3-6

After her father dies, Faith and her mother try to make a new life in Indiana.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Linda conquers her fear of white-water rafting and has fun with her mother.
From 1960 to 1962, Operation Pedro Pan helped thousands of Cuban children flee to the United States.
Paul Laurence Dunbar was one of the first African-American poets to become famous throughout the United States.
The geography, history, and importance of the Great Lakes are explained.
Follow Shirley Chisholm as she grows up in Barbados and Brooklyn, fighting for childrens rights and becoming
the first African-American woman elected to Congress.
Follow the development of an idea as it becomes a bill in Congress, and learn how a bill survives or dies when
lawmakers address it.
This book shows interesting examples of fossils, fun facts about them, and stories on how they are found.
This book is the biography of the Confederacys military commander during the Civil War. The book spans Robert
E. Lees life from childhood to his days as president of Washington College in Lexington, Virginia.
A portrait of people who made the long journey across the American West to settle in lands unknown.
Biography of Hiram Fong, a successful businessman, and the first Asian American to serve in the U.S. Senate.
Biographies of Progressive reformers of the early 20th century: Jane Addams, Horace Mann, Jacob Coxey,
Florence Kelly, and Ida Wells-Barnett.
Ida Lewis takes over the duties of the lighthouse when her father falls ill and continues to perform daring rescues
over the course of her life.

Reading
Vocabulary
Vocabulary
Social Studies IB

ELS 3-6
Complete 3-6
Complete 3-6
Independent 3-6

Social Studies

Informational 3-6

Social Studies
Science

Informational 3-6
Informational 3-6

Social Studies
Social Studies IB
Social Studies

ELS 3-6
Independent 3-6
Informational 3-6

Social Studies IB

Independent 3-6

Reading

Complete 3-6

This book answers many questions about what life was like for people during this incredible natural disaster.
In this mix of expository and narrative nonfiction, readers go behind the scenes at a center for orphaned and
injured birds.

Theme Paperback

Shared Reading

Theme Paperback

Shared Reading

A day in the life of a cell from a human body.

Science

Informational 3-6

Jake, a sharecropper, leaves his home to journey to a free town in Kansas.


In this retelling of a traditional Chinese folktale, a merchant comes to believe that "Those at the top should help
those at the bottom." In living up to this ideal, he helps a man who turns out to be thunder god and saves his
village from drought and ruin.
This nonfiction selection tells the story of the Harwoods, a family that was struck by lightning during a Grand
Canyon hike.
A story about the era of electricity in the home in the Victorian era.
The time known as the Great Depression was harsh for many people in the United States
A biography of Louis Alvarez, whose work was about the comet theory of dinosaur extinction.
A book on flavors and fragrances: How do scientists create flavors and fragrances that smell and taste like the real
thing?
This biography traces Marion Wright Edelmans life leading up to the award of the Presidential Medal of Freedom,
the countrys highest civilian honor.
A book about how Marie Curie discovered iridium and won the Nobel prize.
A book about the Mars Land Rover, details of the project, the technology, and what the scientists hope to learn
with this tool.
This biography introduces readers to the African American educator and social activist, Mary McLeod Bethune.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Theme Paperback

Shared Reading

Reading
Science IB
Vocabulary
Science

Complete 3-6
Independent 3-6
Complete 3-6
Informational 3-6

Science

ELS 3-6

Reading
Science IB

Complete 3-6
Independent 3-6

Science
Theme Paperback

Informational 3-6
Shared Reading

Reading

Complete 3-6

Paperback Plus
Science IB

Shared Reading
Independent 3-6

Jeremiah takes a trip west on an orphan train in search of a new family.

Reading

Complete 3-6

This selection is an autobiography about a family tradition.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Reading
Science IB

Complete 3-6
Independent 3-6

This biography tells how Mia Hamm became such a skilled soccer player.
This Newbery Honor Book tells the story of Paul and Maureen's efforts to buy and tame an elusive wild horse and her foal,
Misty. The story is based on the real wild horses of Assateague and Chinocoteague Islands.

A book about the volcano Mt. St. Helens.

Raylee finds herself trapped in her home alone with her dog during a hurricane.
This is the biography of Cherokee hurricane hunter, Robbie Hood.

0-618-56139-0

Samuel de Champlain

40

0-618-36162-6

Saving Sea Turtles

40

630

0-618-36132-4
0-618-48656-9

Shell-Flower
Southern Sounds

S
S

40

510

0-618-67368-7

Starting a Business

44

700

0-395-73247-6

Stone Fox

0-618-49103-1

The Cumberland Gap

40

800

0-618-36104-9

The Drummer Boy

40

0-618-61447-8

The Four Seasons (Earth Science)

0-618-36372-6

The Glow from Lighthouse Cove

Biography

NF

Informational
Narrative
Nonfiction
Informational

NF
NF
NF

Main Idea and Details


Main Idea and Details
monitor/clarify
Draw Conclusions
predict/infer
Categorize and Classify

Informational

NF

Realistic Fiction

Historical
Narrative
Nonfiction

NF

700

40

780

Informational

NF

40

610

Realistic Fiction

0-618-36156-1 The Hyrax of Top-Knot Island

40

740

Informational

NF

Cause and Effect


Draw Conclusions
predict
Making Generalizations
evaluate

0-618-06282-3

Biography

F/NF

summarize

0-618-06273-4 The Little Ships


0-618-56129-3 The Roanoke Colony

S
S

Narrative
Historical

F
NF

summarize
Cause and Effect

0-618-56142-0
0-618-60285-2
0-618-61418-4

The Sahara Desert


The Story of Charles Goodyear
The Story of Pluto (Earth Science)

S
S
S

40
40

790

Informational
Biography
Historical

NF
NF
NF

0-618-36250-9

The Team Player

40

650

Realistic Fiction

0-618-35936-2
0-395-73260-3
0-618-61426-5
0-618-61414-1

The Trail Home


The Whipping Boy
Timeline of Electricity (Physical Science)
Volcanoes National Park (Earth Science)

S
S
S
S

40

740

40
40

900
510

Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Historical
Informational

F
F
NF
NF

0-618-35908-7
0-618-48673-9
0-618-60276-3

Voyage Across the Pacific


Whale! Nantucket Whaling Days
Windmills

S
S
S

40

103

Informational
Historical
Informational

NF
NF
NF

Main Idea and Details


Cause and Effect
Main Idea and Details
Story Structure
monitor/clarify
Story Structure
summarize
predict/infer
Sequence
Cause and Effect
Text Organization
monitor/clarify
Compare and Contrast
Draw Conclusions

0-395-73239-5
0-395-73266-2
0-618-48662-3
0-618-61407-9
0-618-60324-7
0-618-67369-5
0-618-48665-8
0-618-61469-9

Yang the Youngest and His Terrible Ear


Zekmet the Stone Carver
A Better Life
A Breath of Air (Life Science)
A Mixed-Up Mystery
A New Kind of Art
Admiral Perry
Amazing Rocks (Earth Science)

S
S
T
T
T
T
T
T

Realistic Fiction
Tale
Realistic Fiction
Informational
Informational
Biography
Biography
Informational

F
F
F
NF
NF
NF
NF
NF

The Librarian Who Measured the Earth

44
44
44

1090
590

NF

0-618-36336-X Becoming A Real Hero

40

720

Biography

NF

0-618-36175-8

Brinkers Isle

44

790

Realistic Fiction

0-618-67365-2

Camels: Ships of the Desert

44

820

Informational

NF

0-618-36114-6
0-618-75073-8

Catching Some Respect


Cesar Chavez

T
T

44

760

Realistic Fiction
Biography

F
NF

0-618-67364-4

Chinas Amazing Buildings

44

790

Informational

NF

0-618-48692-5

Citizens of the World

Biography

NF

0-618-36256-8

Dont Bug Me!

40

810

Realistic Fiction

0-618-36153-7

predict
predict/infer
evaluate
Problem and Solution
Cause and Effect
summarize

predict/infer
summarize
predict/infer
Compare and Contrast
Sequence
Sequence of Events
question
Cause and Effect
Categorize and Classify
Compare and Contrast
question
Draw Conclusions
summarize
monitor/clarify
Main Idea and Details
predict/infer
Cause and Effect
summarize

Driving on Mars

40

820

Informational

NF

Sequencing
Compare and Contrast
monitor/clarify
Text Organization
monitor/clarify

0-618-49118-X DuSableChicagos First Citizen

44

790

Biography

NF

Cause and Effect

0-618-56146-3
0-618-75070-3

Earthquakes and Volcanoes


Eleanor Roosevelt

T
T

44

Informational
Biography

NF
NF

0-618-36177-4

Emma Rides on the Erie Canal

44

860

Historical Fiction

Cause and Effect


Draw Conclusions
Sequence of Events
predict/infer

0-618-61478-8

Flavors and Fragrances (Physical Science)

44

780

Informational

NF

Main Idea and Details

0-618-75069-X Franklin D. Roosevelt

Biography

NF

0-618-49098-1

Geographic Information Systems

40

900

Informational

NF

0-618-36240-1

Going the Distance

44

620

Realistic Fiction

0-618-36353-X Grandpas Rail Tales

44

670

Tall Tale

0-618-36310-6

44

960

Realistic Fiction

Help with the Herd

Sequence
Problem and Solution
Story Structure
question
Writing a Tall Tale
predict/infer
Following Directions
summarize

The book details Champlains early exploration of North America in the 1600s, his many interactions with
American Indians, and his efforts to establish a French colony in the land now called Canada.
This selection focuses on how sea turtles are nearing extinction at an alarming rate.
Shell-Flower, a Paiute girl, learns to trust the new white people who have come to her land and lives among them,
championing her peoples cause.
The American South is the birthplace of many kids of music, from jazz to blues to zydeco.
You dont need to be an adult to run a business! This book tells about amazing businesses started and operated by
young people.
Based on a Rocky Mountain legend, this touching story captures a young boy's determination to pay the back taxes
on his grandfather's farm by competing in a grueling dogsled race.
This story explores how the Cumberland Gap became the primary route through the Appalachian Mountains for
settlers of the late 1700s.
Eliza, a Rhode Island farm girl, and Thomas, a British drummer boy, forge a friendship during the Revolutionary
War.
A very clear, diagrammed explanation of why we have different seasons. The book includes why distance from the
equator is an important determinant of distinctiveness of seasons.
Bina believes a destroyed lighthouse still glows during particularly bad storms, and some fishermen tell of seeing
it too.
Robin Bernard tells about her summer on the African plains observing small animals called hyraxes.
This illustrated biography combines fact and fiction to present the work of Eratosthenes of ancient Greece, the
librarian and geographer who calculated the circumference of the earth.
This free verse is based on a historic event: the evacuation of British and French soldiers from Dunkirk in May
and June of 1940.
This is the story of English settlers who failed to create a permanent settlement at Roanoke, Virginia.
Life in the Sahara is about the famous desert in Africa. It describes the climate, provides a brief history of the
region, and tells about the way of life of the people who live there.
This is the story of rubber and about what happens when matter is heated and/or cooled.
The history of Plutoits discovery and the excitement generated by it.

Social Studies

ELS 3-6

Reading

Complete 3-6

Reading
Social Studies IB

Complete 3-6
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Science

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Reading

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This selection traces the life of Christopher Reeve, an actor and activist.

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Reese thinks that staying on Brinkers Isle will be boring, but a new friend, Sam, shows her otherwise.
Camels bodies help them to survive in a harsh environment. They have been a great help to people who need to
travel long distances across the desert.
Only when Luisa is sidelined does Tina realize what a good catcher Luisa is and how important her advice is from
behind the plate.
Cesar Chavez organized farm workers into unions that helped them win recognition of their rights.
China is home to some extraordinary buildings. This book discusses some of these structures and explains what
makes them so unique.
The story of three recent immigrants who have shaped our country: Madeline Albright, I.M. Pei, and Roberto
Guizetta.

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Biography

Donny is too caught up with his basketball woes to help his sister plan a birthday party for their mother.
Yvette discovers that her family horse has escaped, and she and her father go looking for him.
This book recounts the adventures of a spoiled prince and his long-suffering stand-in, the royal whipping boy, Jeremy.

A short history of electricity.


A book about an exciting trip to Volcanoes National Park in Hawaii.
Three friends recreate the Polynesians discovery of the vast and scattered islands of the Pacific.
This book describes whaling when it was a key industry in colonial New England.
A book about windmills and how wind is a renewable resource.
Family expectations are spoiling everything for Yang Yingtao. He has wanted to play baseball almost since
emigrating from China, but his parents want him to play the violin. Perhaps he can change their minds with the
help of his new American friend, Matthew Conner.
This is a fanciful tale about the origin of the Sphinx at Giza.
A Mexican family immigrates to the United States in search of a new life.
Follow the trip of a breath of air traveling through the respiratory system.
An after-school club creates a series of colored solutions using acids and bases.
Roy Lichtenstein was an artist whose work made people see things in a new way.
In 1854, U.S. Admiral Matthew Perry traveled to Japan to force the rulers to allow international trade.
A book about different types of rocks that are interesting: fools gold, pumice, etc.

Jack hates bugs, but he learns on a trip to his uncles farm about the roles insects play in organic farming.
This selection discusses the robot vehicle Sojourner, which explored the surface of Mars.
dangerous journey from New Orleans north to Illinois, where he established a settlement and thriving trading
center.
This book explains the causes and effects of earthquakes and volcanoes, especially those around the Pacific Rim.
This string of volcanoes is often called the Ring of Fire.
Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady of the United States from 1933 to 1945, dedicated her life to helping people in need.

Emma takes her first ride on the Erie Canal, a major new trade route, in 1871.
A book on flavors and fragrances: how do scientists create flavors and fragrances that smell and taste like the real
thing?
President Roosevelt led the United States through hard times and a terrible war. He started government programs
that gave people jobs and hope.
These systems use data about locations to create maps that help identify where people shop, where animals live, or
even where to build.

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Social Studies

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Social Studies
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Biography

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American Heroes

Biography

Social Studies

Informational 3-6

Rachael joins a running club because of a crush, and discovers her own talent at running.

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Darlene attends a retirement party for her grandfather, who tells stories about working for the railroad.

Reading

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Trevor and his dog herd sheep on their Montana ranch.

Reading

Complete 3-6

0-618-36091-3
0-618-61474-5

High-Water Heroes
Hurricane Diary (Earth Science)

T
T

44
44

790
750

Realistic Fiction
Informational

F
NF

Predicting Outcomes
predict/infer
Cause and Effect

0-618-61419-2
0-618-48702-6

Into the Eye of a Hurricane (Earth Science)


Island of Two Nations: Hispaniola

T
T

44

790

Informational
Historical

NF
NF

Sequence
Compare and Contrast

0-618-61429-X Jan Matzeliger, Inventor (Physical Science)


0-618-67371-7 Journey to Mars
0-618-60320-4 Kalpana Chawla, Astronaut

T
T
T

44
44
44

590
650

Biography
Informational
Biography

NF
NF
NF

Sequence
monitor/clarify
Respond

0-618-49147-3 Lands of the Rain Forest


0-618-61457-5 Leonardo da Vinci (Physical Science)

T
T

44
44

850
600

Informational
Biography

NF
NF

Problem and Solution


Main Idea and Details

0-618-49127-9

Letters from a Mill Town

44

690

Historical

NF

0-618-61439-7

Life in the Ocean Depths (Life Science)

44

860

Informational

NF

Cause and Effect


Main Idea and Details
predict/infer
question

0-395-73262-X Long Claws

Realistic Fiction

0-618-06267-X Meet the Wards on the Oregon Trail


0-618-67366-0 Monsters of Myth

T
T

44

640

Narrative
Informational

NF
NF

predict
predict

0-618-61424-9

Mr. Fahrenheit and Mr. Celsius (Physical Science)

44

770

Biography

NF

0-618-36170-7
0-618-60309-3
0-618-36098-0

Mystery at the Zoo


Niagara Falls, the Power of Water
Nikki Giovanni

T
T
T

44

750

44

990

Mystery
Informational
Biography

F
NF
NF

0-618-36224-X No Way, Tooth Decay!

44

530

Play

Sequence
Writing a Mystery
monitor/clarify
Draw Conclusions
Writing a Poem
Writing a Play
summarize

0-618-06259-9
0-618-48670-4

Off and Running


On Board the Santa Maria

T
T

Realistic Fiction
Historical

F
NF

evaluate
Categorize and Classify

0-618-75065-7
0-618-48675-5

Paul Revere
Peter Salem: Hero of the Revolution

T
T

Biography
Biography

NF
NF

Draw Conclusions
Main Idea and Details

0-618-06262-9

Phoebe the Spy

Historical Fiction

0-618-36292-4

Pilar Speaks Up

44

710

Realistic Fiction

0-618-36166-9

Prairie Danger

44

790

Historical Fiction

Main Idea and Details


Cause and Effect
predict/infer
Noting Details
question

0-618-61422-2

Precious Stones (Physical Science)

44

1020

Informational

NF

0-618-36213-4

Radio Scare

44

600

Informational

NF

0-395-73253-0

Rascal

Memoir

NF

0-618-36204-5

Riding with the Vaqueros

44

500

Historical Fiction

0-618-36185-5

River of No Return

44

550

Realistic Fiction

0-618-49129-5

Robert E. Lee

44

650

Biography

NF

0-618-36090-5

Sandman to the Rescue

44

740

Realistic Fiction

0-618-36282-7
0-618-06288-2

Shaji in New York


Shannon Lucid

T
T

44

710

Realistic Fiction
Biography

F
NF

0-395-73271-9

Sharks: Challengers of the Deep

Informational

NF

0-618-36257-6 Sluefoot Sues Wild Ride


0-618-49115-5 Sports of the First Americans
0-618-60317-4 Starting a Rock Collection

T
T
T

44
44
44

940
740

Tall Tale
Informational
Informational

F
NF
NF

0-618-36221-5
0-618-67357-1

Stonehenge: Still a Mystery


Studying the Past

T
T

44
44

690
800

Informational
Informational

NF
NF

0-618-36122-7

The Bicentennial Gift

44

870

Realistic Fiction

0-618-36216-9 The Boy and the Elk Dogs


0-618-49123-6 The Constitutional Convention

T
T

44
44

660
710

Myth
Historical

F
NF

0-618-36306-8
0-618-61402-8
0-618-61442-7

The Cuckoos Sacrifice, A Tale from the Yucatn


The Current in Your Home (Physical Science)
The Day the Earth Shook (Earth Science)

T
T
T

44
44
44

910
640
650

Pourquoi Tale
Informational
Informational

F
NF
NF

0-618-36086-7
0-618-06278-5

The Doodler
The Fire Bug Connection

T
T

44

640

Realistic Fiction
Mystery

F
F

0-618-56143-9
0-618-49117-1
0-618-61428-1

The First People


The Lost Colony of Roanoke
The Power of Wind (Physical Science)

T
T
T

44
44
44

630
1020

Informational
Historical
Informational

NF
NF
NF

0-618-36359-9

The Tennessee Tornado: Wilma Rudolph

44

830

Biography

NF

Compare and Contrast


Fact and Opinion
question
evaluate
Predicting Outcomes
monitor/clarify
Noting Details
summarize
Cause and Effect
Predicting Outcomes
predict/infer
Story Structure
question
summarize
summarize
question
Fantasy and Realism
categorize and classify
Main Idea and Details
Categorize and Classify
Text Organization
monitor/clarify
monitor/clarify
Categorize and Classify
question
Making Inferences
summarize
Problem and Solution
Writing a Pourquoi Tale
question
Sequence
Problem and Solution
Story Structure
summarize
monitor/clarify
Sequence
Cause and Effect
Cause and Effect
Fact and Opinion
evaluate

A new student, Julia, helps sandbag a town levee during a flood, and makes friends in the process.
Story of one particular hurricane, a day-by-day storyhow it started, traveled, and the people hit by it.
How satellites and high-level planes and other technology are used to measure weather. Discusses how planes go
into the eye of hurricanes.
An engaging description of the history of the island of Hispaniola and its people.
Biography of Jan Matzeliger, Caribbean-born inventor who came up with a better way to manufacture shoes in the
1800s.
NASA sent two robot vehicles to Mars in 2003. The mission helped scientists learn a great deal about the red planet.
The story of Kalpana Chawla, a female Indian astronaut killed in the Columbia shuttle disaster.
The author discusses the importance of the rain forest and the problems resulting from the destruction of rain
forests around the world.
This book describes the life of this artist, engineer, musician, and scientist.
This book contains a series of letters written by a young woman who worked in the textile mills in Lowell,
Massachusetts, in 1840.
A book that answers the questions: What kinds of animals live in the depths of the ocean? How is life there
different from higher areas of the ocean?
In this exciting, fast-paced story of survival in the Arctic, an Inuit brother and sister make a perilous journey across
the icy tundra to find a frozen caribou that their grandfather had buried.
The hopes and hardships people experienced when crossing the Oregon Trail are described through the eyes of one
family who made the journey.
Stories from long ago tell of great monsters that were often terrifyingbut some were helpful, too!
A short history of the Fahrenheit and Celsius scales told through the biographies of Anders Celsius and Daniel
Fahrenheit.
Adam and Julie solve the mystery of the missing golden eagle at the zoo.
A book about how Niagara Falls harnesses kinetic energy and turns it into mechanical energy.
This biography of Nikki Giovanni describes how her poetry reflects the events in her own life.
A group of sixth-graders write a play about brushing their teeth.
When fifth-grader Miata Ramirez decides to run for class president, she doesn't know that her opponent will be jokester
Rudy Herrera, one of the most popular kids in school. A friendship between the two follows.
Columbuss fateful voyage to the Americas, including the experiences of his crew and the technology of his ship.
Paul Revere galloped through the countryside one night in 1775 to warn people that soldiers were coming. The
battles that followed were the first for independence of the United States.
Peter Salem fights many battles for his countrys freedom from the British.
Based on real events, this exciting story illustrates how a brave young person helped shape the course of the
Revolutionary War.

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Science
Vocabulary
Science IB

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Informational 3-6
Informational 3-6

Social Studies

Informational 3-6

Science

Informational 3-6

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Complete 3-6

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Reading
Science IB
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Complete 3-6
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Complete 3-6

Reading

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Theme Paperback
Social Studies IB

Shared Reading
Independent 3-6

American Heroes
Social Studies IB

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Normally shy and reserved, Pilar takes on a safety crusade and finds herself growing more confident.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Yellow Rose, an 11-year-old Plains Indian girl, travels with her people on a buffalo hunt.
This book reviews the definition of physical properties in relation to diamonds, gemstones, and other semiprecious
stones.

Reading

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Science

Informational 3-6

This selection is the true story of Orson Welless 1938 broadcast of the War of the Worlds and the panic it caused.
This is the delightful memoir of a year in the author's childhood in Wisconsin, when he adopts a young wild
raccoon named Rascal.
Huey Yao is separated from his family during a trip to Texas, but is helped by vaqueros on a cattle drive.
Linzee and her mother go whitewater rafting in Idaho.
This book is about the Confederacys military commander during the Civil War. The biography spans Robert E.
Lees life from childhood to his days as president of Washington College in Lexington, Virginia.
Matt overcomes his fear of the ocean waves when he needs to save his friend Oscar.
Shaji and his mother move from Bombay, India, to New York City.
This biography tells about the life and work of one of NASA's first female astronauts.
This book provides an engaging and comprehensive view of sharks. The author explores how sharks maintain the
ocean's ecosystem, what makes them unique, and how they behave.
This tall tale is about Sluefoot Sue, a Texan woman with extraordinary abilities.
Learn about Native American ball games in the American Southwest and Mexico.
A guidebook for rock collecting: what rock collectors use, common rocks to look for and collect.
This selection tells about the mysteries surrounding Stonehenge.
Scientists dig for fossils in places all over the world. Fossils help scientists learn about animals that lived in the past.
With help from a local artist, a class paints a mural as a gift for their towns 200th anniversary.
This Native American myth tells the story of how horses came to the Blackfoot people.
The Constitutional Convention and the ratification process are discussed.
This folktale tells why the cuckoo has a harsh call, drab feathers, and odd nesting habits.
A step-by-step description of a simple electrical current.
This book describes what a girl feels like and sees during an earthquake.
Sam worries that he wont be able to help out in a school project, but his father helps him find the confidence he
needs.
This fictional mystery features Maggie, an aspiring naturalist fascinated by insects and spiders.
This book describes the earliest human beings, who date back 3.5 million years ago in Africa. The book also
discusses discoveries that scientists have made about the earliest people and their ways of life.
The story of English settlers who failed to create a permanent settlement at Roanoke, Virginia.
traditions.
This biography centers on Wilma Rudolph, a star of the 1960 Olympic womens track team and the first woman to
win three gold medals.

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Theme Paperback

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Social Studies

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Science
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The Work of Leonardo da Vinci (Physical


0-618-61456-7 Science)

0-618-75071-1
0-618-61444-3
0-618-60302-6
0-618-67372-5
0-618-60271-2

T
T
T
T
T

Thurgood Marshall
To the Top of Mount Everest (Earth Science)
Tornado Chasers
Training for Space
Training for the Olympics

44

770

44

670

44

660

0-618-56130-7 Trials in Salem

0-618-67373-3

0-395-73257-3

Under the Ocean


Volcano: The Eruption and Healing of Mt. St.
Helens

0-618-61449-4
0-618-60308-5
0-618-48691-7
0-618-06266-1

Voyage to Antarctica (Earth Science)


What Does an Electrician Do?
What Is the Media?
Where the Flame Trees Bloom

T
T
T
T

44

0-618-36246-0
0-618-60313-1
0-618-48683-6

Wings for a Day


Women Pioneers in Medicine
Women Writers: Voices from the 1800s

T
T
T

0-618-67355-5

A Brave Pilot

0-618-61415-X
0-618-48667-4
0-618-49125-2
0-618-48700-X

A Coal Miners Son (Earth Science)


A Walk with John Muir
Abigail Adams, Patriot
Agnes Macphail: Canadas Champion of the Poor

0-618-06283-1

Aida

0-618-06277-7

Biography

NF

Main Idea and Details

Biography
Informational
Informational
Informational
Informational

NF
NF
NF
NF
NF

Sequence
Cause and Effect
Respond
evaluate
Cause and Effect

Historical

NF

Main Idea and Details

Informational

NF

Historical

NF

question
summarize
evaluate

780

Informational
Informational
Informational
Memoir

NF
NF
NF
NF

44
44

690
750

Fantasy
Biography
Biography

F
NF
NF

44

610

Biography

NF

question

U
U
U
U

44

880

44

840

Informational
Biography
Biography
Biography

NF
NF
NF
NF

Compare and Contrast


Cause and Effect
Main Idea and Details
Sequencing

Opera

monitor/clarify

Problem and Solution


Sequence of Events
Categorize and Classify
summarize
Noting Details
monitor/clarify
Respond
Categorize and Classify

Anastasias Album

Biography

NF

0-618-36134-0 Bronco Charlie and the Pony Express


0-618-61436-2 Chimp Communities (Life Science)

U
U

44
44

890
740

Biography
Informational

NF
NF

0-618-36182-0

Coming Home

44

800

Historical Fiction

0-618-49140-6

Dolores Huerta, Civil Rights Leader

44

910

Biography

NF

Problem and Solution

0-618-06256-4

Drylongso

Realistic Fiction
Historical
Fiction
Biography

F
F
NF

Biography

NF

predict/infer
Sequence of Events
predict/infer
Respond
Making Generalizations
summarize

Historical
Historical

NF
NF

0-618-36328-9 Earthquake Alaska, 1964


0-618-60327-1 Elijah McCoy

U
U

44
44

670

0-618-36189-8

Elisha Otiss Ups and Downs

44

880

0-618-48693-3
0-618-48679-8

First Family: The Roosevelts


Flatboat Mondays

U
U

0-618-36150-2

Frederick Douglass: His Story Made History

44

830

Biography

NF

From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E.


0-395-73251-4 Frankweiler
0-618-49134-1 Geronimo

U
U

44

760

Realistic Fiction
Biography

F
NF

0-618-36094-8

Graham Hawkes, Underwater Pilot

44

910

Biography

NF

0-618-36337-8

Hurricane Opal: Into the Storm

44

820

Realistic Fiction

0-618-36277-0

I Know, I Know!

44

730

Realistic Fiction

0-618-36126-X Jazz Great

44

760

Realistic Fiction

0-618-36237-1

K.C. at the Bat

44

660

Play

0-618-36369-6

Life at the Bottom of the Sea

44

730

Informational

NF

0-618-49153-8

Life in the Sahara

44

790

Informational

NF

0-618-36354-8
0-618-60306-9
0-618-48682-8

Living in Space
Marvelous Metals
Mighty Ironclads and Other Amazements

U
U
U

44

790

Informational
Informational
Historical

NF
NF
NF

0-395-73269-7

Mop, Moondance, and the Nagasaki Knights

Humorous Fiction

0-618-36288-6

Ogden Nash: Playing with Words

Biography

NF

Realistic Fiction

44

980

0-395-73259-X Old Yeller

0-618-36195-2

Poppys Timeline

44

850

Realistic Fiction

0-618-36208-8

Robert Frost: The Journey of a Poet

44

740

Biography

NF

monitor/clarify
Draw Conclusions
predict/infer
Cause and Effect
Making Inferences
evaluate

Categorize and Classify


Categorize and Classify
Writing an Autobiography
question
question
monitor
Cause and Effect
Main Idea and Details
monitor/clarify
Text Organization
question
Draw Conclusions
Compare and Contrast
Main Idea and Details
evaluate
Writing a Play
summarize
Categorize and Classify
question
Main Idea and Details
Cause and Effect
monitor/clarify
Sequence of Events
Cause and Effect
summarize
monitor
Writing a Poem
monitor/clarify
predict/infer
summarize
Categorize and Classify
question
Writing a Poem
evaluate

A book describing the life of the artist, engineer, musician, and scientist.
Thurgood Marshall was known as "Mr. Civil Rights" because he worked for the rights of all Americans. Marshall
was the first African American justice of the United States Supreme Court.
The story of the race to the summit of Mt. Everest and how mountains are formed.
A book about storm chasers and how this dangerous career helps citizens stay safe.
It takes a lot of hard work and training to become an astronaut.
A book about how we build muscles.
In the late 1600s the town of Salem, Massachusetts, experienced a wave of accusations against townspeople
believed to be practicing witchcraft.
Some amazing creatures live in the oceans of the world. This book investigates the creatures that call the sea their
home.
This book tells about more than just the devastation from the eruption of Mt. St. Helens in 1857. It reveals how the
natural process of regeneration brought the mountain back to life.
Antarctica is the coldest, driest, and windiest place on earth. Just how cold can it get? What is the current
temperature at the South Pole? Why is it so cold?
A day in the life of an electrician.
New inventions and the quest for faster connections have changed the very nature of the media today.
In this memoir, Cuban-born writer Alma Flor Ada weaves together stories from her childhood.
This fantasy follows Kenny after his birthday wish is granted: he has wings and can fly.
Biographies of Jewell Plummer Cobb, African-American researcher, and Gertrude Belle Elion, Nobel prize winner.
The lives and works of this group of women had an extraordinary impact on American literature and society.
Famous French author, Antoine de Saint-Exupery, had many exciting adventures as an airplane pilot before he
disappeared over the Mediterranean Sea in 1944.
A look at the people who mine coal. The book reviews nonrenewable resources and the environmental risks to
mining.
John Muirs writings and actions inspired environmentalists and helped create many U.S. National Parks.
Abigail Adams was First Lady, and a spokesperson for women during the Revolution.
Agnes Macphail worked for reform as the first female member of the Canadian Parliament.
This is a retelling of the tragic love story told in the opera Aida by Giuseppe Verdi. Aida is an Ethiopian princess
enslaved by the Egyptians. She must choose between her love for an Egyptian army captain and her loyalty to her
native land.
This biography combines informational text, captioned photographs, and excerpts from letters that describe the lives of
Russia's last ruling family, especially the tsar and the tsarina's youngest daughter, Anastasia.
Eleven-year-old Charlie Miller takes a job with the Pony Express.
The book focuses on how living things live together in communities, specifically chimp communities.
Ginnys father has been fighting for three years in World War II, and she has trouble remembering him.
This is a biography of a Hispanic woman who helped organize migrant farm workers into a labor union in the
1960s. The book explains her continuing struggle to achieve social change.
This is the story of a farming family living through a drought in the 1970's, and how an unusual visitor effects
great change in their lives.
When an earthquake hits her town, Kaya must leave all her belongings behind and flee.
Biography of Elijah McCoy, African-American inventor.
A profile of Elisha Otis, one of Americas most important inventors.
The president and first lady inspired Americans through the years of depression and war with their energy,
personality, and commitment to the country.
Before the Civil War, flatboats took settlers and traders down the Mississippi and its tributaries.
This biography profiles Frederick Douglass, a former slave who went on to be a great speaker and writer in
support of abolition.
This novel traces the adventures of a young brother and sister in New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Readers follow Claudia and Jamie Kincaid as they run away from their home in Greenwich, CT, and secretly live
in the museum for a week.
A biography of the Apache warrior who fought against Mexican and American soldiers in the mid-1800s.

Science

ELS 3-6

American Heroes
Science
Science IB
Vocabulary
Science IB

Biography
Informational 3-6
Independent 3-6
Complete 3-6
Independent 3-6

Social Studies

ELS 3-6

Vocabulary

Complete 3-6

Paperback Plus

Shared Reading

Science
Science IB
Social Studies IB
Theme Paperback

Informational 3-6
Independent 3-6
Independent 3-6
Shared Reading

Reading
Science IB
Social Studies IB

Complete 3-6
Independent 3-6
Independent 3-6

Vocabulary

Complete 3-6

Science
Social Studies IB
Social Studies
Social Studies IB

Informational 3-6
Independent 3-6
Informational 3-6
Independent 3-6

Theme Paperback

Shared Reading

Theme Paperback

Shared Reading

Reading
Science

Complete 3-6
Informational 3-6

Reading

Complete 3-6

Social Studies

Informational 3-6

Theme Paperback

Shared Reading

Reading
Science IB

Complete 3-6
Independent 3-6

Reading

Complete 3-6

Social Studies IB
Social Studies IB

Independent 3-6
Independent 3-6

Reading

Complete 3-6

Paperback Plus
Social Studies

Shared Reading
Informational 3-6

This selection is a biography of Graham Hawkes, a resourceful engineer who helped scientists explore the ocean.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Dana Everhart urges her family to leave for safety during a hurricane, but she must stay to track the storm.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Roddy mistakenly believes that he is smart enough to know just what people are thinking.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Students raise money to send a student jazz band to competition.


This play features K.C. and his friend Paquito, who put on a play to raise money to pay for a window they broke
playing baseball.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Reading

Complete 3-6

This selection describes deep-sea life.


This book is about the famous desert in Africa. It describes the climate, provides a brief history of the region, and
tells about the way of life of the people who live there.

Reading

ELS 3-6

Social Studies

Informational 3-6

Reading
Science IB
Social Studies IB

ELS 3-6
Independent 3-6
Independent 3-6

Paperback Plus

Shared Reading

Reading

Complete 3-6

Paperback Plus

Shared Reading

Keisha visits her grandfather Poppy to learn about the Civil Rights Act of 1964 for a report.

Reading

Complete 3-6

This biography profiles Robert Frost, a four-time Pulitzer Prize-winning poet.

Reading

Complete 3-6

This selection describes the international space station, a venture of seventeen nations.
A book about jewelry making, and how you can change the shape of silver or gold and make a necklace.
The Civil War was a crisis that fueled remarkable technical innovation.
This is a humorous, first person narrative about two brothers and their friend - how they relate to one another, to their adoptive
parents, to other baseball teams from their hometown, and to teams from Japan, Mexico, and France.

The biography of poet Ogden Nash, one of the most popular American poets of all time.
Old Yeller is the classic story of a boy's coming of age on the Texas frontier in the late 1860's. Fourteen-year-old
Travis Coates becomes the man of the family when his father and a group of other settlers leave to drive their
cattle from Texas to the stockyards in Kansas.

Samuel de Champlain, Commander of New


0-618-49144-9 France
0-618-60300-X San Francisco Shakes

U
U

44

770

Biography
Informational

NF
NF

Main Idea and Details


Compare and Contrast

0-618-61450-8

Scientists in Space (Earth Science)

44

840

Informational

NF

0-618-36365-3

Space Commander, Eileen Collins

44

800

Biography

NF

0-618-36220-7
0-618-61470-2

Stonehenge: Mystery Unsolved?


Strange Rocks (Earth Science)

U
U

44
44

820
700

Informational
Informational

NF
NF

0-618-35943-5

Streets of Gold

Compare and Contrast


Following Directions
evaluate
Text Organization
monitor/clarify
Cause and Effect
Authors Viewpoint
predict/infer
Making Inferences
evaluate
Cause and Effect

44

850

Historical Fiction

0-618-36235-5 Tanya On Track


0-618-49135-X The Battle of Leyte

U
U

44
44

650
720

Realistic Fiction
Historical

F
NF

0-618-49128-7
0-618-60280-1

The Comstock Lode


The End of the Ice Age

U
U

44

880

Historical
Informational

NF
NF

0-618-36118-9

The Fab Four from Liverpool

44

880

Biography

NF

0-618-49156-2

The First Humans

44

840

Informational

NF

0-618-56144-7

The Khyber Pass in Asia

Categorize

The Mighty Maya

44

780

Historical
Narrative
Nonfiction

NF

0-618-36265-7

NF

Cause and Effect

0-618-48688-7

The Navajo Code Talkers

Historical

NF

0-618-36179-0
0-618-61479-6
0-618-36262-2

The Observations of Emma Boyle


The Reaction We Need (Physical Science)
The Right Fly

U
U
U

44
44
44

650
920
830

Realistic Fiction
Informational
Realistic Fiction

F
NF
F

Sequence
Draw Conclusions
summarize
Problem and Solution
Predicting Outcomes

0-618-49120-1

The Salem Witch Trials

44

600

Historical

NF

Main Idea and Details

0-618-49130-9

The Surrender at Appomattox

44

710

Historical

NF

0-618-36106-5
0-618-61475-3

Ticket to Canada
What Ancient Astronomers Knew (Earth Science)

U
U

44
44

720
700

Realistic Fiction
Informational

F
NF

Main Idea and Details


Cause and Effect
summarize
Drawing Conclusions

0-618-48668-2

Wind and Water: Two Great Powers

Informational

NF

Cause and Effect

NF
NF

Sequence
Categorize and Classify
Main Idea and Details
evaluate
Categorize and Classify
monitor/clarify
Cause and Effect

Sequence
Cause and Effect
Compare and Contrast
monitor/clarify
Sequence

0-618-49139-2 Wired World: A Short History of the Internet


0-618-48695-X Women in the Vietnam War

U
U

44

820

0-618-36264-9

A Brave Past

44

880

Historical
Historical
Narrative
Nonfiction

0-618-36349-1
0-618-61467-2

A Deep Blue Lake


Alien Plant and Animal Invaders (Life Science)

V
V

44
44

100
760

Informational
Informational

NF
NF

0-618-48686-0

Angel Island and the Land of Promise

Informational

NF

0-618-36352-1

At Home in Space

44

910

Informational

NF

0-618-49160-0
0-618-60290-9

Aung San Suu Kyi


Barbara McClintock

V
V

44

810

Biography
Biography

NF
NF

0-618-36142-1 Bill Pickett, Rodeo King


0-618-60296-8 Biomes
0-618-36138-3 Buffalo Bills Wild West Show

V
V
V

44

860

44

910

Biography
Informational
Biography

NF
NF
NF

0-618-36332-7

Clearing the Dust

44

800

0-618-36197-9

Corries Important Decision

44

490

Historical Fiction
Narrative
Nonfiction

NF

0-618-36355-6

Davy Crockett, Frontier Hero

44

100

Biography

NF

0-618-36363-7

Eileen Collins, First Woman Commander in Space

44

810

Biography

NF

0-618-36232-0 El Sid and the Flea


0-618-61451-6 Elements in Nature (Physical Science)
Freedom Fighters: The Massachusetts 54th
0-618-49131-7 Regiment
George Rogers Clark and the American
0-618-49124-4 Revolution in the Midwest
0-618-49116-3 Glaciers
0-618-61461-3 In the Days of the Dinosaur (Life Science)

V
V

44

760

Realistic Fiction
Informational

F
NF

44

810

Historical

NF

V
V
V

44
44
44

680
880
710

Biography
Informational
Informational

NF
NF
NF

0-618-36319-X Jewel of the Desert


John Charles and Jessie Frmont: Pathfinders of
0-618-49110-4 the West

44

830

Historical Fiction

44

730

Biography

NF

Cause and Effect

0-618-49121-X John Peter Zenger and Freedom of the Press


0-618-36251-7 Juans Three Wishes

V
V

44
44

750
800

Biography
Fairy Tale

NF
F

Cause and Effect


Main Idea and Details

NF

Compare and Contrast


Cause and Effect
monitor/clarify
Sequence
Compare and Contrast
Making Judgments
evaluate
Categorize and Classify
question
Sequence of Events
predict/infer
Making Judgments
evaluate
Writing a Tall Tale
predict/infer
Following Directions
evaluate
Making Generalizations
predict
Categorize and Classify
Draw Conclusions
Sequence
Cause and Effect
Problem and Solution
Making Inferences
predict/infer

The book details Champlains early exploration of North America in the 1600s, his many interactions with
American Indians, and his efforts to establish a French colony in the land now called Canada.
A book about San Francisco earthquakes.
What are planets like? The book describes what life is like on a manned space mission. Kids are fascinated about
how astronauts eat, sleep, and go to the bathroom.

Social Studies
Science IB

Informational 3-6
Independent 3-6

Science

Informational 3-6

This selection profiles Eileen Collins, the first female commander of the U.S. space shuttle.

Reading

ELS 3-6

This selection discusses the mysteries of Stonehenge.


A book about different types of rocks that are interesting: fools gold, pumice, etc.

Reading
Science

Complete 3-6
Informational 3-6

Thomas Patrick and his family search for food during the Potato Famine in Ireland.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Tanya goes to running camp, hoping to follow in the footsteps of her mother, a former track star.
War II.
This book provides an account of how Nevada quickly became a center of mining activity when gold and silver
were discovered there in the mid-1800s. Over the course of several decades, the population of Nevada boomed.
A book about the end of the last Ice Age and what happened to the earth.

Reading
Social Studies

Complete 3-6
Informational 3-6

Social Studies
Science IB

Informational 3-6
Independent 3-6

This selection is a brief biography of the Beatles.


This book describes the earliest human beings, who date back 3.5 million years in Africa. It also discusses
discoveries that scientists have made about the earliest people and their ways of life.
This book describes some of the interesting historical events associated with the Khyber Pass, the 33-mile
mountain pass between Afghanistan and Pakistan. Over time the rugged passageway has been used by various
invaders, and has also been the scene of several important battles for control of the region.
Intrigued by the thought that he is related to a long-ago explorer, Victor decides to research the Maya and their
civilization.
During World War II, hundreds of young Navajo men crossed the ocean to serve as translators of military secrets
into an impenetrable code.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Social Studies

Informational 3-6

Social Studies

ELS 3-6

Reading

ELS 3-6

Social Studies IB

Independent 3-6

Reading
Science
Reading

Complete 3-6
Informational 3-6
Complete 3-6

Social Studies

Informational 3-6

Social Studies

Informational 3-6

Reading
Science

Complete 3-6
Informational 3-6

Social Studies IB

Independent 3-6

Social Studies
Social Studies IB

Informational 3-6
Independent 3-6

Victor discovers there was a Spanish explorer with his last name, and decides to research him.

Reading

Complete 3-6

This selection discusses Crater Lake in Oregon.


A book about invasive species with examples of their impact and what can be done about them.
There is another island off the coast of the United States that immigrants to this country stopped atAngel Island,
off California.

Reading
Science

Complete 3-6
Informational 3-6

Social Studies IB

Independent 3-6

Reading

Complete 3-6

Social Studies
Science IB

Informational 3-6
Independent 3-6

Reading
Science IB
Reading

Complete 3-6
Independent 3-6
Complete 3-6

Aaron Oakes secures the farm during a dust storm while his father is away.

Reading

Complete 3-6

This is the story of Corrie ten Boom and her family, who helped Jews in Nazi-occupied Holland.

Reading

ELS 3-6

This biography profiles David Crockett, a real person who became a legend as a symbol of the American frontier.

Reading

Complete 3-6

This biography traces the life of Eileen Collins, the first woman commander of a U.S. space shuttle flight.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Paul makes new friends with the help of a neighbors dog.


A book that answers the question: How are periodic elements used in everyday life?

Reading
Science

Complete 3-6
ELS 3-6

Social Studies

Informational 3-6

Social Studies
Social Studies
Science

Informational 3-6
Informational 3-6
Informational 3-6

Emma observes and cares for Mrs. Kaufmans pigeons as part of a science project.
A book on resolving a science mysterystudents must figure out how to get a certain chemical reaction.
Samantha helps her grandfather catch a legendary fish.
In the late 1600s the town of Salem, Massachusetts, experienced a wave of accusations against townspeople
believed to be practicing witchcraft.
This book describes the meeting between Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant that ended the Civil War with a
Union victory. It also compares the strengths of the Union and Confederate armies and describes some key battles
that led to the end of the war.
John King fought in the Revolution in order to obtain his freedom, and secure passage to Canada.
Focus on ancient American Indian astronomers and what they seemed to know about planets.
This book discusses the advantages and disadvantages of tapping the great energy forces of wind and water to
make electricity.
This book explains how the Internet developed from the first computers in the 1940s to the U.S. governments
ARPANet in the 1960s, and then to the powerful tool we use to research and communicate today.
The inspiring stories of women who went to war in Vietnam and carried out their tasks bravely.

This selection discusses the international space station, launched in 1998.


This book describes the life and nonviolent struggle of Aung San Suu Kyi to establish democracy and freedom in
Burma.
This is the biography of Barbara McClintock.
This biography profiles Bill Pickett, the most famous African-American cowboy of all time.
A book describing various biomes (ex. plant and animal life, climate and natural resources of an area).
West.

This book describes the first African-American army regiment, which was formed in Massachusetts in 1863.
In 1776, a young explorer from Virginia volunteered to lead forces against the British to defend American land in
what is now Illinois and Indiana.
This book explains how glaciers form and how the Ice Age changed the world.
This book shows what life was like during the period of the dinosaurs.
This selection follows Suki Yamada and her familys relocation to an Asian-American internment camp during
World War II.
Biography of John Charles Frmont, an adventurer of the mid-1800s, and his wife Jessie, a writer and the daughter
of Senator Thomas Hart Benton.
John Peter Zenger and Freedom of the Press focuses on the 1735 libel trial of a New York printer. The ruling in
favor of Zenger established freedom of the press in the American colonies. The selection highlights the growing
tension between the colonists and their British rulers.
In this folktale, Juan discovers a magic periwinkle that offers him three wishes.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Social Studies

Informational 3-6

Social Studies
Reading

Informational 3-6
Complete 3-6

0-618-60295-X
0-618-48703-4
0-618-48715-8
0-618-36283-5

Life on the Serengeti


Lost World of the Olmec
Monsoon Civilizations
On the Silk Road: Ancient Baghdad

V
V
V
V

820

Informational
Historical
Informational
Historical

NF
NF
NF
NF

44

0-618-36212-6

Orson Welles and The War of the Worlds

44

0-618-36318-1
0-618-48696-8

Perseus and Medusa


Pictures to Words: The Origins of Writing

V
V

44

0-618-36146-4

Revolution!

0-618-36302-5
0-618-36271-1

Roberto Clemente, Baseball Superstar


Samuel de Champlain in Canada

V
V

0-618-36231-2
0-618-61471-0
0-618-61445-1
0-618-61476-1

Saving Wild One


Search for Oil (Earth Science)
Solar Energy (Earth Science)
Stephen Hawking (Earth Science)

0-618-36374-2
0-618-36130-8

700

Informational

NF

570

Myth
Historical

F
NF

44

770

Historical Fiction

44
44

980
900

Biography
Biography

NF
NF

V
V
V
V

44
44
44
44

820
840
1120
1020

Realistic Fiction
Informational
Biography
Biography

F
NF
NF
NF

Summer Rays

44

740

Realistic Fiction

Tea Overboard! The Boston Tea Party

44

710

Historical Play

NF

0-618-49145-7 The Algonquin


0-618-48705-0 The Berlin Wall
0-618-61452-4 The Elements (Physical Science)
The Emerald Cathedral: Inside a Tropical
0-618-36164-2 Rainforest
0-618-49163-5 The Gray Blanket: Rabbits in Australia

V
V
V

44

800

44

620

Historical
Historical
Informational

NF
NF
NF

V
V

44
44

920
850

Informational
Informational

NF
NF

0-618-36115-4

The Multi-Tasker

44

630

Realistic Fiction

Compare and Contrast


Categorize and Classify
Categorize and Classify
Main Idea and Details
monitor/clarify
Cause and Effect
Categorize and Classify
predict/infer

0-618-49137-6

The Negro Leagues of Baseball

44

860

Historical

NF

Cause and Effect

0-618-49133-3
0-618-36268-1

The Pullman Strike


The Pyramids of Ancient Egypt

V
V

44
44

790
820

Historical
Informational

NF
NF

Problem and Solution


Compare and Contrast

0-618-49162-7
0-618-48719-0

The Ring of Fire


The Story of Waltzing Matilda

V
V

44

810

Informational
Realistic Fiction

NF
F

Cause and Effect


Sequencing

0-618-60310-7

The Wright Brothers, First Flyers

Historical

NF

Draw Conclusions

0-618-48689-5

Thurgood Marshall and Civil Rights

Biography

NF

0-618-36123-5

Wait Until Next Year

Realistic Fiction

Sequencing
Main Idea and Details
question

0-618-48674-7
0-618-61458-3
0-618-48653-4
0-618-48685-2
0-618-60304-2

Who Was Poor Richard? Colonials to Remember


Wild Weather (Physical Science)
William Penn
What Shall Workers Do?
15 Facts About Stars

V
V
V
W
W

Biography
Informational
Biography
Historical
Informational

NF
NF
NF
NF
NF

44

800

44

810

0-618-36370-X A Lobsters Tale

44

1010

Informational

NF

0-618-36272-X A Scribe in Ancient China

44

840

Historical Fiction

0-618-36191-X An Unexpected Hero

44

700

Realistic Fiction

0-618-36279-7
0-618-48716-6

Ancient Baghdad: City at the Crossroads of Trade


Ancient Indochina

W
W

44

840

Historical
Historical

NF
NF

0-618-48710-7
0-618-48713-1

Animal Mummies of Ancient Egypt


Art in Sub-Saharan Africa

W
W

Historical
Informational

NF
NF

0-618-36314-9

Beating the Heat, Desert Style

Categorize and Classify


Sequencing
Sequencing
Compare and Contrast
Fact and Opinion
question
Writing a Myth
predict
Categorize and Classify
Story Structure
summarize
Fact and Opinion
evaluate
Main Idea and Details
Making Generalizations
predict
Sequence
Sequence
Sequence
Draw Conclusions
predict
Writing a Play
monitor/clarify

Compare and Contrast


Cause and Effect
Sequence
Problem and Solution
Categorize and Classify
Categorize and Classify
question
Categorize and Classify
summarize
Noting Details
summarize
Cause and Effect
monitor/clarify
Categorize and Classify

44

1110

Informational

NF

0-618-36102-2 Bernardo de Glvez


0-618-61440-0 Building the Hoover Dam (Life Science)

W
W

44
44

930
910

Biography
Historical

NF
NF

0-618-36239-8
0-618-48708-5

W
W

44

860

Realistic Fiction
Biography

F
NF

44

950

Informational

NF

Compare and Contrast

0-618-49146-5

Charlie Takes a Shot


Cleopatra
Climbing the Continents: Everest, McKinley,
Kilimanjaro
Congress and Parliament: Democracy in Two
Nations

Categorize and Classify


Categorize and Classify
Main Idea and Details
monitor/clarify
Authors Viewpoint
evaluate
Cause and Effect
Making Inferences
evaluate
Categorize and Classify

44

960

NF

0-618-36192-8

Corries Secret

44

560

Informational
Narrative
Nonfiction

0-618-36298-3

Daniel Inouye, Hero from Hawaii

40

910

Biography

NF

0-618-36266-5

Dream Weaver
Father Eusebio Francisco Kino, Changing the
Colonial Southwest
Four Great Inventions of Ancient China

44

840

Historical Fiction

Compare and Contrast


Making Judgments
evaluate
Making Judgments
monitor/clarify
Compare and Contrast
evaluate

Biography
Informational

NF
NF

0-618-49143-0

0-618-60298-4
0-618-48718-2

W
W

NF

Respond
Categorize and Classify

A book about a food web in Africa on the Serengeti.


The Olmec first appeared around 1300 B.C.E. and spread a flourishing culture.
This book examines the effects of monsoons and attempts to predict them.
This selection describes the history of ancient Baghdad.

Science IB
Social Studies IB
Social Studies IB
Reading

Independent 3-6
Independent 3-6
Independent 3-6
ELS 3-6

Reading

Complete 3-6

Reading
Social Studies IB

ELS 3-6
Independent 3-6

This selection tells the story of the beginnings of the Mexican War for Independence.

Reading

Complete 3-6

This biography describes Roberto Clementines career leading to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
This biography is about Samuel de Champlain, who established French colonies in Canada.

Reading
Reading

Complete 3-6
Complete 3-6

Maggie finds an abandoned baby fox and calls an animal relocater to help the fox make it in the wild.
A book that follows a geophysicist, geologist, and drill team who step out to see where oil is located.
A biography of Maria Telkes, an engineer who invented ways to use solar energy.
A book about the life and work of Stephen Hawking, physicist.

Reading
Science
Science
Science

Complete 3-6
Informational 3-6
Informational 3-6
Informational 3-6

Lindsey doesnt want to visit the aquarium, but becomes interested in manta rays.

Reading

Complete 3-6

This play describes the circumstances leading up to the Boston Tea Party and the event itself.
This book describes the different groups that descended from the Anishinabe Indians of the Great Lakes region. It
explains how these groups lived and interacted with each other and European settlers. The book highlights
Algonquin traditions and how these American Indians live today.
The story of the construction of the Berlin Wall, escape attempts, and the walls eventual destruction.
A book that answers the question: How are periodic elements used in everyday life?

Reading

Complete 3-6

Social Studies
Social Studies IB
Science

Informational 3-6
Independent 3-6
Informational 3-6

Reading
Social Studies

Complete 3-6
Informational 3-6

Reading

Complete 3-6

Social Studies

Informational 3-6

Social Studies
Reading

Informational 3-6
ELS 3-6

Social Studies
Social Studies IB

Informational 3-6
Independent 3-6

This selection tells the true story of Orson Welless 1938 broadcast of The War of the Worlds.
In this myth, Perseus must slay an evil gorgon.
The book explores when and where the first people used writing and how they came up with their alphabets.

This selection examines the history of and statistics on the Amazon tropical rain forest.
This book describes how rabbits were introduced in Australia, and subsequently changed the ecosystem.
Ethan has trouble with time management, but learns he can still be involved without trying to do everything at the
same time.
This book describes the start of the game of baseball and early segregation of players by race. It wasnt until the
Negro Leagues became popular that the color lines could be crossed and segregation stopped.
This book summarizes the bitter conflict between wealthy industrialist George Pullman and railroad workers who
unionized and held a strike that would have major political ramifications. The union was defeated, but its cause
and the plight of workers mobilized the country to push for labor reform.
This selection tells about the Great Pyramids of Giza.
affect humans on earth. The book focuses on the Ring of Fire, the string of volcanoes that encircles the Pacific
Ocean.
An entertaining account of the origins and true meaning of Australias unofficial national anthem.
A book about the history of flight with Orville and Wilbur Wright, and how their knowledge of simple machines
led to the development of a man-powered machine able to fly.
Thurgood Marshall rose above the barriers of racism to devote his life to fulfilling the Declaration of
Independences promise that all men are created equal.

Science IB

Independent 3-6

Social Studies IB

Independent 3-6

Reading

Complete 3-6

Social Studies IB
Science
Social Studies IB
Social Studies IB
Science IB

Independent 3-6
Informational 3-6
Independent 3-6
Independent 3-6
Independent 3-6

This nonfiction story is about the life of the lobster.

Reading

Complete 3-6

This selection is historical fiction about a boy learning the Chinese art of calligraphy.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Rafael isnt confident until an emergency forces him to take charge.

Reading

Complete 3-6

This selection describes the history of Baghdad from its founding in the eighth century.
Indochina is a region with a history of conquest, rebellion, and religious and cultural influence by outside nations.
This book discusses the importance of animal mummies in Ancient Egypt, and explains how they were created and
used.
Art in different regions of Africa includes rock paintings, masks, and cloth.

Reading
Social Studies IB

Complete 3-6
Independent 3-6

Social Studies IB
Social Studies IB

Independent 3-6
Independent 3-6

This selection discusses the various desert flora and fauna.


Bernardo de Glvez assisted the Americans during the Revolution by keeping the port of New Orleans open during
the British blockade and capturing enemy forts in the Mississippi Valley.
This book is about building the Hoover Dam and how it changed the ecosystem.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Reading
Science

Complete 3-6
Informational 3-6

Charlie wants to be a photographer, but his family encourages him to be an athlete instead.
The story of the legendary Egyptian queen, her struggle for power, and the men she outwitted.
This book describes the geography, animal life, and vegetation of each mountain, as well as peoples adventures in
climbing Mount Everest, Mount McKinley, and Kilimanjaro.

Reading
Social Studies IB

Complete 3-6
Independent 3-6

Social Studies

Informational 3-6

Social Studies

Informational 3-6

Reading

Complete 3-6

Reading

Complete 3-6

Reading

Complete 3-6

Science IB
Social Studies IB

Independent 3-6
Independent 3-6

Sara, a fifth-grader, spends a day in middle school and decides she would like to wait until next year.
The remarkable and very different lives of Benjamin Franklin, Olaudah Equiano, Mary Musgrove, and Jonathan
Edwards.
How is electrical energy produced? A book about lightning in electrical storms and how it relates to electricity.
William Penn founded his colony of Pennsylvania as a haven of fairness and peace for those who lived there.
This book covers the early years of the labor movement.
A book about different types of stars.

The structure of the governments of the United States and Canada are described.
This selection is the true story about Corrie ten Boom and her family, who successfully saved Jews in Nazioccupied Holland.
This biography profiles Senator Daniel Inouye and his Asian heritage.
This selection is historical fiction about two Incan sisters who learn that their Emperor has been captured by
Spanish invaders.
Biography of Father Eusebio Francisco Kino, a cartographer and astronomer as well as missionary to northern
Mexico and southern Arizona in the late 1600s, early 1700s.
Examines the importance of four Chinese inventions: paper, the compass, printing, and gunpowder.

0-618-49122-8

Free Black Communities in the Time of Slavery

0-618-06265-3

Frindle

0-618-36147-2

Gunpowder and Tea

0-618-06263-7

Guns for General Washington

0-618-06269-9

High Elks Treasure

0-618-06257-2

44

Historical

NF

Realistic Fiction

Historical Fiction

Historical

NF

evaluate

Historical

NF

predict/infer

Hurricanes: Earth's Mightiest Storms

Informational

NF

predict/infer

0-618-49152-X Introducing the Euro


0-618-48677-1 John Paul Jones and the Battle at Sea

W
W

Informational
Biography

NF
NF

Main Idea and Details


Main Idea and Details

0-618-06279-3

Later, Gator

0-618-49142-2
0-618-36348-3
0-618-61434-6

Mary Leakey
Mexicos Smoking Mountain
Plants of the Coral Reef (Life Science)

0-618-36226-6
0-618-61462-1

Red and the Big Bad Wolf


Rosalyn Yalow (Life Science)

44

910

920

Compare and Contrast


monitor/clarify
Story Structure
summarize

44

940

Realistic Fiction

summarize

W
W
W

44
44
44

840
940
810

Biography
Informational
Informational

NF
NF
NF

W
W

44
44

540
630

Play
Biography

F
NF

Draw Conclusions
Categorize and Classify
Compare and Contrast
Writing a Play
summarize
Sequence

0-618-49149-X Simn Bolvar


0-618-60303-4 Space Wardrobe

W
W

44

940

Biography
Informational

NF
NF

0-618-36087-5

Stepping Back in Time

44

940

Realistic Fiction

0-395-73264-6
0-618-60311-5

Strider
Stuck in the Tar Pits

W
W

44

Realistic Fiction
Informational

F
NF

0-618-36127-8

Summer Mail

44

0-618-06276-9

Surtsey: The Newest Place on Earth

0-618-36242-8

Swimming Lessons

44

0-618-36160-X The Bald Eagle Is Back

0-618-36154-5

The Greatest Electrician in the World

0-618-49159-7

The Khyber Pass

0-618-36413-7

The Pyramids of Giza

0-618-36294-0

Realistic Fiction

Informational

NF

660

Realistic Fiction

44

1020

Informational

NF

44

980

Biography

NF

44

860

Historical

NF

44

910

Informational

NF

The Quest For Medusas Head

44

680

Myth

0-618-36368-8

The Strange Life of Undersea Vents

44

740

Informational

NF

0-618-36320-3

The Suns Strength, An Ancient Chinese Myth

44

860

Myth

0-618-06271-8
0-618-60321-2

The Tarantula in My Purse


Total Eclipse of the Sun

W
W

44

Narrative
Informational

NF
NF

0-618-36202-9

Underground Rescue

44

750

Realistic Fiction

0-618-36190-1

Weathering the Storm

44

800

Realistic Fiction

0-618-49164-3
0-618-48712-3

Xuanzang, Chinese Hero


Aksum, Heart of Ancient Ethiopia

W
X

44

840

Biography
Historical

NF
NF

Sequence
Categorize and Classify

0-618-48704-2

Americas First City: Caral

Historical

NF

0-618-36338-6

Benjamin Franklin, A Scientist by Nature

44

880

Biography

NF

0-618-36139-1

C.W. Post, A Pioneer in His Time

44

900

Biography

NF

0-618-36287-8

Caravan Boy

44

790

0-618-36331-9

Carved in Stone: Borglum and Mount Rushmore

44

930

Historical Fiction
Narrative
Nonfiction

NF

Categorize and Classify


Text Organization
question
Propaganda
question
Main Idea and Details
monitor/clarify
Problem Solving
predict

0-618-56141-2
0-618-06268-8

Charlemagne
Children of the Wild West

X
X

Biography
Informational

NF
NF

0-618-36346-7
0-618-60312-3

Conceived in Liberty: The Gettysburg Address


Crime Scene Clues

X
X

44
44

1040

Historical
Informational

NF
NF

0-618-49151-1
0-618-36227-4

Europe: Geography of Conquest


Focus on Genre: PlaysLooking the Part

X
X

44
44

860
1070

Informational
Informational

NF
NF

0-618-36119-7 Friends and Competitors


0-618-48671-2 Fur Traders of New France

X
X

44

940

Biography
Historical

NF
NF

0-618-48697-6

Informational

NF

Geography of an Empire: Ancient Rome

680

Sequence
Draw Conclusions
Story Structure
summarize
summarize
evaluate
Compare and Contrast
Compare and Contrast
evaluate
summarize
Categorize and Classify
question
Making Generalizations
evaluate
Text Organization
monitor/clarify
Categorize
Compare and Contrast
summarize
Writing a Myth
predict
Categorize and Classify
question
Writing a Myth
predict
monitor/clarify
Compare and Contrast
Sequence of Events
predict
Noting Details
summarize

Sequence
evaluate
Writing a Speech
evaluate
Draw Conclusions
Sequence
Main Idea and Details
Draw Conclusions
monitor/clarify
Categorize and Classify
Cause and Effect

The lives of free and enslaved African Americans in the 1700s and the 1800s are compared.
In this fictional story, fifth-grader Nick Allen takes on his teacher and the dictionary by organizing his classmates
behind his new word for the pen: frindle.
Wen Do and his father get jobs building the transcontinental railroad.
This historical narrative covers a crucial episode of the Revolutionary War, when troops carried artillery from
upstate New York to Boston in the dead of winter.
This historical novel tells the story of thirteen-year-old Joe High Elk, a Sioux Indian who discovers a very
important family object while trying to find a filly lost during a storm.
This is an in-depth look at hurricanes, from the no-name storm that engulfed New England in 1938 to Hurricane
Andrew in 1993.
This book describes the new currency adopted by twelve European nations in 2002. It describes the history of the
euro and other currencies in Europe and the reasons for adopting a new currency.
Revolution.
Gater is a humorous family story set in San Francisco's Chinatown several decades ago. After the narrator buys a pet
alligator as a birthday present for his brother, the two brothers form a bond for the first time.
Some of the important archeological discoveries made by Mary Leakey and her husband, Louis Leakey, are
described. Their work helped broaden scientists understanding of how humans evolved.
This selection discusses El Popo, one of Mexicos most dangerous volcanoes.
How do plants make food? A book about the importance of photosynthesis in coral reefs.
Every time Red goes to her grandmothers house, she must outwit the wolf, that tries to eat her.
Biography of Rosalyn Yalow, Nobel prize winner in medicine for findings on diabetes.
This book is the story of a South American general who helped Bolivia, Columbia, Equator, Peru, and Venezuela
win independence from Spain. It tells how his military and political experiences gained him the nickname George
Washington of South America.
This book details what astronauts wear.
Katie Smith loves her weekend job at Colonial Williamsburg, a living history museum in Virginia.
Leigh Botts, now fourteen, faces another period of change in his young life. An abandoned dog, Strider, becomes
an important element in Leigh's growth toward maturity.
The story of the La Brea Tar Pits.
Kate visits her cousin Lindsay in Boston, and the two girls overcome their differences to become friends.
This book combines text with captioned photographs to tell the story of the volcanic island of Surtsey, which
formed in the Atlantic Ocean south of Iceland in 1963.
Ross decides to teach swimming lessons instead of entering a big competition, and Sadie learns how rewarding
helping others can be, too.

Social Studies

Informational 3-6

Theme Paperback

Shared Reading

Reading

Complete 3-6

Theme Paperback

Shared Reading

Theme Paperback

Shared Reading

Theme Paperback

Shared Reading

Social Studies
Social Studies IB

Informational 3-6
Independent 3-6

Theme Paperback

Shared Reading

Social Studies
Reading
Science

Informational 3-6
Complete 3-6
Informational 3-6

Reading
Science

Complete 3-6
Informational 3-6

Social Studies
Science IB

Informational 3-6
Independent 3-6

Reading

Complete 3-6

Paperback Plus
Science IB

Shared Reading
Independent 3-6

Reading

Complete 3-6

Theme Paperback

Shared Reading

Reading

Complete 3-6

This selection describes the bald eagles near destruction and the resurrection in the United States.

Reading

Complete 3-6

This biography follows the life of Granville T. Woods, an African-American inventor.


This book describes some of the interesting historical events associated with the Khyber Pass, the 33-mile
mountain pass between Afghanistan and Pakistan. Over time the rugged passageway has been used by various
invaders, and has also been the scene of several important battles for control of the region.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Social Studies

Informational 3-6

This selection describes the lush Nile Valley and the ancient Egyptian civilization that made its home there.

Reading

Complete 3-6

In this Greek myth, Perseus is commanded to slay Medusa and return with her head.

Reading

Complete 3-6

This selection discusses deep-sea life.

Reading

Complete 3-6

When the ten suns decide to shine at the same time, disaster strikes until a marksman shoots nine of them down.
In these nonfiction narratives, nature writer Jean Craighead George recalls the wild animals she and her children
welcomed into their home.
A book about the different kinds of eclipses, including total eclipses.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Theme Paperback
Science IB

Shared Reading
Independent 3-6

Reading

Complete 3-6

Jonathan is claustrophobic, but when his family goes caving in Arizona, he starts to appreciate the caves beauty.
Dara is forced to seek shelter on an uninhabited island when a storm threatens her first solo sail.
This book describes the life of Xuanzang and how he traveled to India to bring Buddhist writings back to China.
He then translated the text into Chinese and taught Buddhism to the people of China.
This book discusses the powerful ancient kingdom of Aksum, located in present-day Ethiopia.
Archaeologists study the ancient city of Caral because it may hold the key to understanding how civilization
developed.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Social Studies
Social Studies IB

Informational 3-6
Independent 3-6

Social Studies IB

Independent 3-6

This biography of Benjamin Franklin focuses on his career as a scientist.

Reading

Complete 3-6

This selection is a biography of C.W. Post, a great entrepreneur and business pioneer.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Jamal and Ramzi tend animals for a merchant and are attacked by bandits.

Reading

Complete 3-6

This selection tells about the sculpting of Mount Rushmore.


Learn more about this powerful leader who made his court the intellectual center of Christian Europe and became
known as the King of Europe.
In this account, words and photographs describe the many aspects of life for different children in the Old West.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Social Studies
Theme Paperback

ELS 3-6
Shared Reading

Reading
Science IB

Complete 3-6
Independent 3-6

Social Studies
Reading

Informational 3-6
Complete 3-6

Reading
Social Studies IB

Complete 3-6
Independent 3-6

Social Studies IB

Independent 3-6

This selection describes the writing of the Gettysburg Address.


A book about how DNA is used to solve crimes.
This book describes two mountain ranges in Europe: the Alps and the Pyrenees. It tells the story of two invasions
of Europe and the role the mountain regions played in the attempts to conquer European lands.
This story talks about all the background workers need to put on a play.
This is the true story of Rafer Johnson and C.K. Yang, competitors and friends at the 1960 Rome Olympics.
The first permanent settlers in what is now Canada traded furs between American Indians and European merchants.
An explanation of ways in which climate and geography influenced Roman architecture, engineering, agriculture,
and trade.

0-618-36360-2

Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

44

980

44
44

800

Biography

NF

0-395-73261-1

Hatchet

0-618-49154-6
0-618-60322-0

Hatshepsut and Nerfertiti: Egyptian Queens


High Tide

X
X

0-618-06260-2

Island of the Blue Dolphins

Realistic Fiction

0-618-06286-6

Jaime Escalante

Biography

NF

0-618-36151-0
0-618-36327-0

Jean Fritz Comes Home


Jim Abbott: Making the Most of It

X
X

44
44

960
970

Biography
Biography

NF
NF

0-618-36206-1

Johnny Kelleys Tale

44

980

Historical Fiction

0-618-36340-8
0-618-61468-0

Margaret Bourke-White: Life Through the Lens


Mario Molina, Above the Clouds (Life Science)

X
X

44
44

970
800

Biography
Biography

NF
NF

0-618-36357-2

Mars: Mysteries of the Red Planet

Realistic Fiction

Biography
Informational

NF
NF

44

1000

Informational

NF

0-618-36103-0 Mercy Otis Warren, A Woman of the Revolution


0-618-48714-X Mound of the Dead: The City of Mohenjo-Daro

X
X

44

950

Biography
Informational

NF
NF

0-618-36131-6

Opening Night

44

960

Informational

NF

0-618-61472-9

Pangaea (Earth Science)

44

980

Informational

NF

0-618-48694-1

Prohibition

Historical

NF

0-618-36243-6

Take a Chance

Realistic Fiction

0-618-06280-7
0-618-60292-5

Taking Sides
The Amazing Amoeba

X
X

Realistic Fiction
Informational

F
NF

0-618-49148-1

The Fall of Tenochtitln

44

730

Historical

NF

0-618-36366-1
0-618-48711-5

The Inventive Mind of Jules Verne


The Kandake: Queens of Nubia

X
X

44

1000

Biography
Biography

NF
NF

0-618-36161-8 The Return of Wild Whoopers


0-618-60319-0 The Story of Sue: T. Rex
0-618-49119-8 The Travels of Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca

X
X
X

44
44
44

1060

Informational
Informational
Historical

NF
NF
NF

0-618-36326-2
0-618-06272-6
0-618-60318-2

Tiger Woods: Unbeatable!


To the Top of the World
Volcano: Pompeii

X
X
X

44

990

Biography
Informational
Historical

NF
NF
NF

0-618-49157-0

Wole Soyinka

44

800

Biography

NF

0-618-61484-2

X-Rays (Physical Science)

44

1010

Informational

NF

44

800

870

0-395-73263-8
0-618-60316-6

A Jar of Dreams
Acid Rain

Y
Y

0-618-36107-3

Benedict Arnold at Saratoga

44

0-618-06284-X Between the Dragon and the Eagle


0-618-60315-8 Biodiversity Hotspots
Breathing Underwater: Adventures in Chemistry
0-618-61453-2 (Physical Science)

Y
Y

44

44

0-618-36198-7

Csar Chvez

44

0-618-49150-3

Charlemagne and the Holy Roman Empire

44

820

0-618-48701-8

Charters of Freedom

0-618-36135-9

Chief Joseph

44

0-618-36095-6

Coronado and the Cities of Gold

44

0-618-36211-8

Gary Soto

0-618-36143-X
0-618-49158-9
0-618-60301-8
0-618-48709-3

George Catlin, Frontier Painter


Ghana: Ancient Empire
Global Energy
Hammurabi and the Glory of Mesopotamia

Fact and Opinion


summarize
predict/infer
evaluate
Main Idea and Details
Draw Conclusions
summarize
predict/infer
Writing an Autobiography
question
summarize
Predicting Outcomes
monitor/clarify
Compare and Contrast
question
Sequence
Cause and Effect
monitor/clarify
Authors Viewpoint
Categorize and Classify
Writing a Play
monitor/clarify
Sequence
Sequencing
Main Idea and Details
question
predict/infer
Draw Conclusions
Cause and Effect
Following Directions
evaluate
Categorize and Classify
Making Generalizations
evaluate
Draw Conclusions
Draw Conclusions
Propaganda
summarize
monitor/clarify
Draw Conclusions
Draw Conclusions
Main Idea and Details
predict/infer
evaluate
Draw Conclusions
Cause and Effect
summarize

Narrative
Informational

NF
NF

Realistic Fiction

Historical Fiction

Informational

F
NF

evaluate
Draw Conclusions

790

Informational

NF

1030

Biography

NF

Draw Conclusions
Making Judgments
evaluate

Biography

NF

Informational

NF

910

Biography

NF

910

Biography

NF

44

1120

Biography

NF

Y
Y
Y
Y

44
44

980
960

Biography
Historical
Informational
Biography

NF
NF
NF
NF

0-618-36207-X Hannah Brown, Union Army Spy

44

800

Historical Fiction

0-618-36203-7

Hurricane Music

44

660

Realistic Fiction

0-618-36165-0

Invaders!

44

1140

NF

0-618-36111-1

John Adams and the Boston Massacre

44

910

Informational
Historical
Narrative

Cause and Effect


Draw Conclusions
predict/infer
Main Idea and Details
monitor/clarify
Writing a Poem
evaluate
Making Judgments
evaluate
Cause and Effect
Draw Conclusions
Categorize and Classify
Predicting Outcomes
monitor/clarify
Sequence of Events
predict
Main Idea and Details
monitor/clarify

NF

Main Idea and Details

860

Sequence

This biography profiles Harriet Tubman, a conductor on the Underground Railroad, leading slaves to freedom.
In this gripping adventure story, a thirteen-year-old boy struggles to survive alone for almost two months in the
Canadian wilderness with only a hatchet to help him.
This book is the story of two women who were influential rulers in ancient Egypt. It describes how Hatshepsut and
Nefertiti gained their positions of influence and outlines their important contributions.
A review of tides seen from the perspective of a surfing champion.
behind, and must survive alone. By the time she is rescued, she has grown to value the sound of another human
voice.
This biography of renowned math teacher, Jaime Escalante, tells about his childhood in Bolivia and his work as a
teacher there.
Biographer Jean Fritz wrote about her own life as a homesick child living in China in the 1920s, and then about
missing China when she came back to the United States.
This biography focuses on Jim Abbotts success in baseball, despite having only one hand.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Paperback Plus

Shared Reading

Social Studies
Science IB

Informational 3-6
Independent 3-6

Theme Paperback

Shared Reading

Theme Paperback

Shared Reading

Reading
Reading

Complete 3-6
Complete 3-6

Johnny Kelly and his father help rescue fellow coal miners from a collapse.

Reading

Complete 3-6

This biography describes Margaret Bourke-Whites life as a photographer.


A biography of Mario Molina, winner of the Nobel prize for his work on the ozone layer.

Reading
Science

Complete 3-6
Informational 3-6

This nonfiction selection points out the scientific evidence of the possibly of life on Mars.
This biography tells of an American patriot whose widely read books, plays, and letters encouraged the move
toward independence.
The book explores the ancient Indus Valley city of Mohenjo-Daro, its design and materials, and its mysteries.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Reading
Social Studies IB

Complete 3-6
Independent 3-6

Reading

Complete 3-6

Science

Informational 3-6

Social Studies IB

Independent 3-6

This selection examines the responsibility of each person involved in the production of a play.
A book about a theory on the times of Pangaea, when the earth was one unified continent. The book deals with
those who developed the theory and how it has been supported.
The 18th Amendment to the Constitution was meant to make America safer and fairer, but it ushered in thirteen
years of social upheaval and saw the rise of organized crime in America.
Jorge must raise his grades in order to play sports, so he begins to study in the library.
Lincoln Mendoza is an eighth-grade star basketball player. As he prepares for a game between his new school and
his old school, he finds himself asking questions about what he wants and where he fits in.
A book about single-celled organisms.
This book discusses the arrival of Hernn Corts in Mexico, the events that led to the imprisonment of the Aztec
emperor Montezuma, and Cortes' conquest of the Aztec Empire in the early 1500s.

Reading

Complete 3-6

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Science IB

Shared Reading
Independent 3-6

Social Studies

Informational 3-6

This biography profiles the life of Jules Verne, a celebrated science fiction author.
These ancient Nubian queens were powerful rulers who challenged even the authority of the Roman Empire.

Reading
Social Studies IB

Complete 3-6
Independent 3-6

Reading
Science IB
Social Studies

Complete 3-6
Independent 3-6
Informational 3-6

Reading
Theme Paperback
Science IB

Complete 3-6
Shared Reading
Independent 3-6

Social Studies

Informational 3-6

Science

Informational 3-6

Paperback Plus
Science IB

Shared Reading
Independent 3-6

Reading

Complete 3-6

Theme Paperback
Science IB

Shared Reading
Independent 3-6

This book describes the three states of matter in the context of helium/oxygen use in deep sea diving.

Science

Informational 3-6

This biography profiles Csar Chvez, a hero of migrant farm workers.


Learn more about this powerful leader who made his court the intellectual center of Christian Europe and became
known as the King of Europe.
Discusses key documents in American history: the Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation,
Constitution, and Bill of Rights.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Social Studies

Informational 3-6

Social Studies IB

Independent 3-6

This biography of Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce tells of their doomed 1,300-mile race to freedom.

Reading

Complete 3-6

This story tells of Francisco Coronado, who came to the New World in 1535 in search of wealth and fame.

Reading

Complete 3-6

This biography profiles Gary Soto, a Mexican-American poet.

Reading

Complete 3-6

Reading
Social Studies
Science IB
Social Studies IB

Complete 3-6
Informational 3-6
Independent 3-6
Independent 3-6

When Confederate soldiers set up camp on Hannahs farm, she warns the Union and foils the Confederate plan.

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Elise is terrified of storms, but braves one alone to find her five-year-old neighbor.

Reading

Complete 3-6

This nonfiction selection focuses on the movement to save the nearly extinct whooping crane.
A story about what fossils can tell us about the past.
This book tells of the ill-fated expedition of a band of Spanish conquistadors in 1527.
This biography profiles Tiger Woods, a prodigy golfer.
In this account, words and photographs describe the many aspects of life for different children in the Old West.
A history of Pompeii and a review of plate tectonics.
This book describes the life of this Nigerian writer, teacher, and political activist who won the Nobel Prize for
Literature and was imprisoned several times for his outspoken criticism of the Nigerian government.
A book about X-rays: what they do, what they are used for and how the different forms of X-ray can be used to
diagnose and treat cancer.
Set in California during the Depression Era, this story about a young Japanese-American girl unfolds with warmth, humor and
sadness. Eleven-year-old Rinko Tsujimura narrates the account of one summer in the life of her family, when Aunt Waka visits
from Japan. The entire family grows and changes as a result of her guidance.

A book about acid rain with a focus on forests in the Adirondacks.


This selection shows Benedict Arnold as a fearless Patriot leader during the Battle of Saratoga.
This work of historical fiction, set in a.d. 100, follows a bolt of blue silk as it travels from its creation in Changan
to its final destination in Rome.
A book about biodiversity hotspots, why they are important and what is being done to protect them.

This biography of George Catlin follows his life as a painter of Native American life.
This book describes the ancient kingdom that grew in western Africa beginning around C.E. 500.
A book about how much energy is used; in developed nations more energy is consumed.
Hammurabi ruled Babylon and created the first written code of law.

This book describes the dangers of introducing new species to already stable habitats.

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This selection describes the aftermath of the killing of four colonists during the Boston Massacre in 1770.

Reading

Complete 3-6

0-618-36110-3
0-618-49161-9

Joseph Brant, Iroquois Leader in the Revolution


Lan Xang, Kingdom of the Million Elephants

Y
Y

44
44

920
870

0-618-06281-5 Letters from Rifka


0-618-61480-X Lise Meitner (Physical Science)

Y
Y

44

880

0-618-36260-6

Lone Wolf

44

0-618-61459-1

Magnets in Medicine (Physical Science)

44

0-395-73265-4
0-618-06275-0

Pompeii: Nightmare at Midday


Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World

Y
Y

0-618-36099-9

Shonto Begay: His Life and Work

0-618-06274-2
0-618-48698-4

Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio


The Geography of War: The Battle of Salamis

Y
Y

0-618-36218-5

The Gift of Light, A Japanese Myth

44

Biography
Historical

NF
NF

Historical Fiction

Biography

F
NF

790

Realistic Fiction

670

Informational

NF

103

Historical
Informational

NF
NF

Biography

NF

Autobiography
Historical

NF
NF

Categorize and Classify


question
Sequence
monitor/clarify
Sequence
Categorize and Classify
monitor/clarify
Problem and Solution
predict/infer
summarize
monitor/clarify
Writing a Poem
question
monitor/clarify
Sequencing
Making Inferences
summarize
Writing a Poem
evaluate

44

810

Myth

0-618-36210-X The Images of Nikki Grimes


The Manhattan Project: The Race to the Atomic
0-618-61455-9 Bomb (Physical Science)

44

1120

Biography

NF

44

900

Historical

NF

0-618-36375-0

The Protectors

44

950

Realistic Fiction

0-618-36333-5

The Unsinkable Madame C. J. Walker

44

1050

Biography

NF

0-395-73267-0

Tuck Everlasting

Fantasy

0-618-49155-4
0-618-61481-8

Turkey: Between Europe and Asia


Understanding Newtons Laws (Physical Science)

Y
Y

Informational
Informational

NF
NF

Cause and Effect


Categorize and Classify

0-618-60329-8
0-618-60326-3

Waves and Rays


Why Does It Work?

Y
Y

Informational
Informational

NF
NF

0-618-36274-6

A Shape in the Dark: A Story of Hadrians Wall

Draw Conclusions
Compare and Contrast
Main Idea and Details
summarize

0-618-06289-0
0-618-48707-7

Adventure in Space
Constantinople at the Center of the World

Z
Z

44

44

960

820

Historical Fiction

Informational
Informational

NF
NF

Informational
Informational

NF
NF

Sequence
Draw Conclusions
predict
Problem Solving
predict
predict/infer
question

0-618-36267-3 Copn: City of the Maya


0-618-61463-X Cracking the Code (Life Science)

Z
Z

0-395-73272-7

Deep-Sea Explorer

Biography

NF

monitor/clarify
Categorize and Classify
Draw Conclusions
evaluate
Cause and Effect
predict/infer
summarize

0-618-06291-2
0-618-60325-5

Deep-Sea Explorer
Einstein, Father of Physics

Z
Z

Biography
Biography

NF
NF

summarize
Draw Conclusions

0-618-48706-9
0-618-36347-5

Famous Friendships: Aristotle and Alexander


Focus on Genre: SpeechesSpeeches on the Air

Z
Z

Historical
Informational

NF
NF

0-618-36361-0
0-618-60307-7

Galileo, Messenger of Modern Science


Its in the Air

44
44

990
900

44

1020

Z
Z

44

970

Biography
Informational

NF
NF

0-618-36367-X Lifeboat in Space


0-618-06287-4 Lincoln: A Photobiography

Z
Z

44

890

Historical
Photobiography

NF
NF

0-618-36215-0
0-618-61482-6

Mysteries of the Bermuda Triangle


Newtons Laws (Physical Science)

Z
Z

44
44

1010
1020

Informational
Informational

NF
NF

0-395-73270-0

Number the Stars

Historical Fiction

940

Myth

0-618-36322-X Odins Wisdom

44

0-618-36223-1

Secrets of Rapa Nui

44

1150

Informational

NF

0-618-36222-3

Stuck at the End of the Ice Age

44

1090

NF

0-618-36341-6

The Brooklyn Bridge: Eighth Wonder of the World

44

1010

Informational
Narrative
Nonfiction

0-618-36289-4

The Kingdom of Kush

NF

44

1080

Informational

NF

0-618-36219-3 The Mysterious Giant Squid


0-618-60328-X The Physics of Flying

Z
Z

44

1250

Informational
Informational

NF
NF

0-618-36214-2

The Riddle of the Anasazi

44

1030

Informational

NF

0-618-36199-5
0-618-60294-1

The Story of Oskar Schindler


Through the Cell Wall

Z
Z

44

1060

Biography
Informational

NF
NF

44

1160

Informational

NF

0-618-36371-8 Tsunami
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** Wordless Book

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Main Idea and Details
Cause and Effect
monitor/clarify
Categorize and Classify
Following Directions
evaluate
question
Fact and Opinion
question
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predict/infer
question
Writing a Myth
predict
Text Organization
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Text Organization
monitor/clarify
Compare and Contrast
question
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Making Inferences
summarize
Draw Conclusions
Fact and Opinion
question
Making Judgments
evaluate
Respond
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question

Educated by the British, the Iroquois leader Joseph Brant fought against the colonists during the Revolutionary War.
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This Japanese myth explains the origins of day and night.

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This autobiographic account focuses on an ordeal that changed the author's life. In 1949, at the age of twelve, Peg Kehret
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