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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
     

 


    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 #
2745
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Hoketichee and the Manatee
Hoketichee y el manatí

A story of trust between a curious child and gentle sea creature.

(fiction)
Reading Level: Fluent 2
Grade Level:   1-2    
1-2
RR Level:        15   
  n/a
Page Count:    16     
16
Word Count:   113   
121

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Item #
2752
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Jump the Broom
Saltar la escoba

A young boy learns about a special African-American tradition.

(fiction)
Reading Level: Fluent 2
Grade Level:   1-2    
1-2
RR Level:        15   
  n/a
Page Count:    16      
16
Word Count:   122   
134


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Item #
2725
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The Author on My Street

A girl learns to use her imagination to look at things in a new and fascinating way.

(fiction)
Reading Level: Fluent 2
Grade Level:   1-2    
RR Level:        16   
 
Page Count:    12     

Word Count:   260    
 


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Item #
2738
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A Family of Beavers 

A family of beavers works together to build a safe home. 

(nonfiction) 


Reading Level: Fluent 2
Grade Level:    1-2   

RR Level:         15   
 
Page Count:     12     
 
Word Count:    141


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Item #
2739
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Farmer Brown and Dapple Gray

Farmer Brown learns how important and valuable his friend Dapple Gray is.

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

Word Count:   166    
 


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Item #
2754
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Log Garfish

Giant Paul Bunyan shows the lumberjacks how to outwit the sneaky, hungry, logger gobbling log garfish.

(fiction)
Reading Level: Fluent 2
Grade Level:   1-2    
RR Level:        20   
 
Page Count:    16     

Word Count:   114    
 


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Item #
2756
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Moonbeam Cow

A tale of how one foggy night in the Highlands of Scotland the unique color combination of the Belted Galloway cow came to be.

(fiction)
Reading Level: Fluent 2
Grade Level:   1-2    
 
RR Level:        18   
 
Page Count:    16     

Word Count:   228    
 


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Item #
2762
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Raven's Gift
El regalo del cuervo

Clever Raven tricks the Chief of the Sky into sharing the light with all the creatures of the earth.

(fiction)
Reading Level: Fluent 2
Grade Level:    1-2   
1-2
RR Level:        15   
  n/a
Page Count:    16     
16
Word Count:   160   
173


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Item #
2765
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The Red-Tailed Hawk 
El halcón de cola roja

An injured hawk is rescued, healed, and then returned to the wild.

(Nonfiction)
Reading Level: Fluent 2
Grade Level:   1-2    
1-2
RR Level:        19   
  n/a
Page Count:    16     
16
Word Count:   199  
 204


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Item #
2768

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Sea Lights

An introduction to some fascinating, mysterious creatures that share this planet with us but live in a watery world.

(nonfiction)
Reading Level: Fluent 2
Grade Level:    1-2    
RR Level:        19  
 
Page Count:    12   

Word Count:   128    
 


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Item #
2778
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Trilobites

How trilobites that lived long ago became fossils. 

(fiction)
Reading Level: Fluent 2
Grade Level:    1-2    
 
RR Level:         20   
 
Page Count:     12     

Word Count:    139    
 


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Item#: 2424
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Bacon Saturday Mornings

(fiction)
Reading Level: Fluent 2
Grade Level:    1-2    
RR Level:         N/A    
Page Count:     16     

Word Count:    365     


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Item #
2759
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My Favorite Bear 

There are many ways to have fun, even if you live in a zoo. 

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

RR Level:         17   
 
Page Count:     12     

Word Count:    144   
 


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Item #
2733
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Dream Catcher

Loving relatives weave a dream catcher to hang above the bed of a little girl.

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

Word Count:   159     


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Item #
2743
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Goodbye, Goose

A goose discovers why she needs to fly away with her friends.

(fiction)
Reading Level: Fluent 2
Grade Level:    1-2    
 
RR Level:        19   
 
Page Count:    16     

Word Count:    264    
 


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Item #
2771

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My Favorite Place

A boy is saddened at the
loss of a farm and its
gentle, friendly cows.

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

Word Count:   464    
 


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Item #
2761
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Pigeon Feathers

This Native American legend tells why the pigeon's feathers are gray, and how she learned that being yourself is the most beautiful way to be.

(fiction)
Reading Level: Fluent 2
Grade Level:   1-2    
RR Level:        20   
 
Page Count:    16     

Word Count:   473    
 


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Item #
2786
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Tricky Rabbit

A banana-loving rabbit
devises a clever pan to fill
his tummy with his favorite
fruit.

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

Word Count:    198    
 
 

 
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Item#
2726
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The Birds at My Barn
Los parájos de mi granero

A Child notices and enjoys different birds that visit a horse barn throughout the day.

(fiction)
Reading Level: Fluent 2
Grade Level:    2    
   1-2
RR Level:        20   
  n/a
Page Count:    16     
16
Word Count:   230    
213


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Item #
2747 
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Frozen Music

What froze during a coachman's journey through the snowy German mountains long ago.

(fiction)
Reading Level: Fluent 2
Grade Level:    1-2    
 
RR Level:        n/a   
 
Page Count:    16     

Word Count:    432    
 


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Item #
2770
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Shintaro's Umbrellas
Las sombrillas de Shintaro

Shintaro helps his grandfather create umbrellas of many uses.

(fiction)
Reading Level: Fluent 2
Grade Level:    1-2    
1-2
RR Level:        16   
  n/a
Page Count:    16     
16
Word Count:    101   
111


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Item #
2776
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And Then There Were Birds
 

A retelling of a Native American tale about the creation of birds.
 
(fiction)
Reading Level: Fluent 2
Grade Level:    1-2   
1-2
RR Level:        19   
 
Page Count:    12     16 

Word Count:    175   
230


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unique features of each book in the BYL series.

 
 

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