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    Early Book
    Characteristics:
  • More challenging storylines

  • Less exact matching of pictures and text

  • Variety of sentence structures

  • Text position varies 

  • More words and lines per page



 


    Supports and Builds
    Early Reader Abilities:
  • Identifies which words tell when, where,
    who, what, why, how

  • Predicts through text and context rather than illustrations

  • Copes with more varied structures

  • Knows changes in pattern may occur at sentence beginning

  • Distinguishes between question and statement


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                           Titles available in Spanish are listed in blue         



Item#: 2451
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Joe's Blue Shoes

What will Joe do with and without his favorite shoes?

(fiction)
Reading Level: Early 1
Grade Level:    K-1    
RR Level:        11    
Page Count:    12     
 
Word Count: 
  130      


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Item#: 2431
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Bunny Magic
La magia de un conejito

A classroom pet plays a trick. 

(fiction)
Reading Level: Early 2
Grade Level:    K-1   
K-1 
RR Level:        14    
8
Page Count:    12    
12
Word Count:
   176  178

 

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Item#: 2453
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A Fishy Story

An encounter with a wish-granting fish gives a hungry fisherman and his wife a lot less than they expected.

(fiction)
Reading Level:
Early 2
Grade Level:    K-1    
 
RR Level:         14      
Page Count:
      16   
Word Count: 
   174       


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Item#: 2452
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The Lid

(fiction) 
Reading Level:
Early 2
Grade Level:    K-1   
 
RR Level:         14      
Page Count:
      12     
Word Count: 
   130       


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Item#:
2466
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The Little Book of Street Rods

A child enjoys a day looking at cars with his dad. 

(fiction)
Reading Level:
Early 2
Grade Level:    K-1    
 
RR Level:         13     
Page Count:
      12     
Word Count: 
   79       

 
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Book Note (PDF)

 
 


Item#: 2469
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Misty Sleeps 

What does a little girl love most about her sleepy pet?

(fiction)

Reading Level: Early 2
Grade Level:    K-1    
 
RR Level:          8      
Page Count:      12     

Word Count:     56       

 

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Item#: 2493
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Pancakes for Breakfast
Panqueques para el desayuno

Grandma's pancakes are sure to please, except when blown away by a great big sneeze.
 
(fiction)
Reading Level:
Early 2
Grade Level:    K-1  
K-1 
RR Level:         13   14
Page Count:
       8     12
Word Count: 
   99  109

 
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Book Note (PDF)

  



Item#: 2500
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Spiders Everywhere
Aranas por todas partes

Creepy, crawly spiders invade a boy's space.

(fiction)
Reading Level:
Early 2
Grade Level:    K-1   
K-1 
RR Level:         9      5
Page Count:
      8       8
Word Count: 
  36    44

 
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Book Note (PDF)

 
 



Item#: 2455
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Flip Flop
Flip Flop

A big walrus climbs on a little ice floe and earns his name in an icy splash.

(nonfiction)
Reading Level: Early 2
Grade Level:    K-1  
K-1
RR Level:        11    n/a
Page Count:    12   
12
Word Count:    70    
76

 


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Book Note (PDF)

 
 
 

Item#: 2504
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The Storm
La tormenta

When the lights go out, the fun begins.

(fiction)
Reading Level:
Early 2
Grade Level:    K-1  
K-1 
RR Level:        14   
n/a
Page Count:
           8
Word Count: 
  75   71

 
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Book Note (PDF)

 
 



Item#: 2523
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Tiger Dave
Tobar

A seaside-dwelling tiger gets a watery surprise.

(fiction)
Reading Level:
Early 2
Grade Level:    K-1   
K-1 
RR Level:         12   
 6
Page Count:
       8      8
Word Count: 
   33    36

 
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Book Note (PDF)

 
 



Item#: 2435
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The Changing Caterpillar
Los cambios de la oruga

A caterpillar becomes a butterfly.

(nonfiction)
Reading Level: Early 2
Grade Level:    K-1  
K-1 
RR Level:         15     7
Page Count:      8   
 8
Word Count:     56   60

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Item#: 2439
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Click!
ĄClic!

A young photographer visits a zoo and finds the perfect subject for his camera.

(nonfiction)
Reading Level: Early 2
Grade Level:    K-1   
K-1
RR Level:         9      6
Page Count:     8     
12
Word Count:    41   
43

 
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Item#: 2443
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Crabbing Time

Two friends go out onto the dock to catch crabs. 

(fiction)
Reading Level:
Early 2
Grade Level:    K-1    
RR Level:         15    
Page Count:
      12     
Word Count: 
   76       


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Item#: 2473
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My Bug Box
Mi caja de insectos

Collecting bugs is interesting and fun, but not for the bugs when they share space with a toad.

(fiction)
Reading Level:
Early 2
Grade Level:   K-1   
K-1
RR Level:         7    n/a
Page Count:
    12     12
Word Count:   98
    93

 
 For more instructional uses see
Book Note (PDF)

 
 

     

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