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  Fluent Book
  Characteristics:
  • More complex concepts and storylines

  • Pictures enhance and extend the text

  • Sophisticated language and structure

  • Multicultural themes

  • Diverse settings

These books are at the more advanced
level for readers in grades 2-3 and struggling readers beyond these grades.


   Supports and Builds
   Fluent
Reader Abilities:
  • Understands setting- time and place

  • Understands punctuation affects expression and meaning

  • Pays closer attention to descriptive detail

  • Identifies facts and supplementary detail

  • Draws conclusions from stories- some indication of underlying theme


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                                               Titles available in Spanish are listed in pink   



Item #2734
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Digging to China

A literal interpretation of the expression " digging to china. 

(fiction)
Reading Level: Fluent 1
Grade Level:    1-2    
RR Level:         14    
Page Count:     12     

Word Count:    108   


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Item #2749
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How Fox Became Red

When outdistanced by
yummy geese, Fox fills with rage.

(fiction)
Reading Level: Fluent 1
Grade Level:    1-2    
RR Level:        21    
Page Count:    12     

Word Count:   163   
 

 
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Item #2758
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Mrs. Murphy's Crows
Los cuervos de la señora Murphy

Some students come to the aid of their bird-loving teacher. 

(fiction)
Reading Level: Fluent 1
Grade Level:  1-2 
  1-2
RR Level:       15  
  n/a
Page Count:   12  
  12
Word Count:  122  
144


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Item #2790
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Wolf Song

A young wolf helps her mate learn the responsibilities and joys of fatherhood and family life.

(fiction)
Reading Level: Fluent 1
Grade Level:    1-2    
RR Level:        17    
 
Page Count:    16    
 
Word Count:    130    
 


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Item #2741
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Evening Song

Children with silver harmonicas fill the summer evening with music.

(fiction)
Reading Level: Fluent 1
Grade Level:   1-2    
 
RR Level:        18    
 
Page Count:    12     

Word Count:   115     
 


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Item #2742
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Goha and His Donkey

Goha learns that you cannot please everyone.

(fiction)
Reading Level: Fluent 1
Grade Level:   1-2    
 
RR Level:        13    
 
Page Count:    16     

Word Count:   114      


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Item #2755
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Mama's Llamas
 Las llamas de mamá

A little girl's mama really loves llamas.

(Fiction)

Reading Level: Fluent 1
Grade Level:   1-2   
1-2
RR Level:        18    
n/a
Page Count:    16    
16
Word Count:   159  
136


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Item # 2730
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The Children of Sierra Leone

Children share the joy of childhood and their love for their country.

(nonfiction)
Reading Level: Fluent 1
Grade Level:   1-2    

RR Level:        18   
 
Page Count:    16     

Word Count:    142    
 


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Item # 2748
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The Hungry Sea Star
La estrella de mar tiene hambre

A hungry sea star searches the ocean floor for food.

(nonfiction)
Reading Level: Fluent 1
Grade Level:  1-2   
1-2
RR Level:       14  
 12
Page Count:   12    
12
Word Count:   69   
 62


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Item # 2760
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Perlitas
Perlitas

Pretty pearls and beads help neighbors overcome the language barrier.

(fiction)
Reading Level: Fluent 1
Grade Level:  1-2   
1-2
RR Level:       18   
n/a
Page Count:   12    
12
Word Count:   98 
 101


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Item # 2774
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Star Pictures

On clear nights the starry sky glitters and glows with mythical figures and their adventures and deeds. 

(nonfiction)

Reading Level: Fluent 1
Grade Level:    1-2    
 
RR Level:         22   
 
Page Count:     12     

Word Count:     96    
 


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Item # 2780
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Walking by the Rio
Caminando a orillas
del rio

A boy and his dog discover the wonders of nature as they walk by the river.
 
(fiction)
Reading Level: Fluent 1
Grade Level:   1-2    
1-2
RR Level:        15   
 n/a
Page Count:    12     
12
Word Count:   122  
 144


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Item # 2727
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Cakewalk
El juego del pastel

A little girl shares the fun
of an old African-American custom with her classmates.

(Fiction)
Reading Level: Fluent 1
Grade Level:  1-2   
1-2
RR Level:       18   
n/a
Page Count:   16   
16
Word Count:  118  
 141


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Item # 2729
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Concrete

A brief story about concrete, how it is made, and its many uses.

(nonfiction)
Reading Level: Fluent 1
Grade Level:    1-2   
 
RR Level:        17   
 
Page Count:    12     
Word Count:    123    


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Item # 2744
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Freedom Quilt

A family of women work together to help friends find a path to freedom.

(fiction)
Reading Level: Fluent 1
Grade Level:    1-2
RR Level:         22 
Page Count:    16 
Word Count:    300


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Item # 2772
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My Mom's Apron

A child and her mother
enjoy helping each other.

(fiction)
Reading Level: Fluent 1
Grade Level:   1-2
RR Level:       19
Page Count:   12 
Word Count:   216 

 
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Item # 2775

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Strange Things


(fiction)
Reading Level: Fluent 1
Grade Level:    1-2    
RR Level:        n/a
  
Page Count:    12     

Word Count:    289    
 


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Item # 2732
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Coyote Plants a Peach Tree
Coyote siembra un árbol de durazno

A coyote participates in the life cycle of a peach tree.

(nonfiction)
Reading Level: Fluent 1
Grade Level:  1-2 
1-2
RR Level:       17 
 16
Page Count:   16 
  16
Word Count:  233
 247


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Item # 2731
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Dad Still Smiles
Papa todavia sonrie

Though things may change on the outside,
the love that a child and her father have for each other will never change.

(Fiction)
Reading Level: Fluent 1
Grade Level:  1-2   
1-2
RR Level:       17   
 n/a
Page Count:   12   
  12
Word Count:  212  
268
 


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Item # 2735
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Dragon Feet
Los  pies del dragón

Two children celebrate the Chinese New Year.

(fiction)
Reading Level:
Fluent 1
Grade Level:  1-2   
1-2
RR Level:       15   
n/a
Page Count:   12   
12
Word Count:  153 
 170


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Item # 2757
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Pat and Pea Soup
Pat y la sopa de arvejas

A little girl lends a helping hand to her dad at a soup kitchen for the homeless.

(Fiction)

Reading Level:
Fluent 1
Grade Level:   1-2   
1-2
RR Level:        16  
 n/a
Page Count:    12    
12
Word Count:   187  
 187


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Books For Young Learners
Teacher Resource

Margaret Mooney provides in-depth knowledge
of the stages of reading, writing, and oral language
development for emergent, early and fluent
students as well as a wealth of information on the
unique features of each book in the BYL series.

 
 

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