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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#
2723
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Armadillo

An Armadillo escapes her predators and fills her burrow with life.

(nonfiction)
Reading Level: Fluent 3
Grade Level:    2    
RR Level:        24   
 
Page Count:    16     

Word Count:    434   
 


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Item#
2736
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Diving for Treasure
En busca de tesoros

The story of how a shipwreck full of treasure was discovered off the Florida coast. 

(nonfiction)
Reading Level: Fluent 3
Grade Level:    2    
  1-2
RR Level:        21   
 24
Page Count:   16      
16
Word Count:   271 
 280


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Item#
2740
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Gargoyles on Guard

What are those stone figures that loom high above on some buildings and why are they there? 

(nonfiction)
Reading Level: Fluent 3
Grade Level:    2    
 
RR Level:        23   
 
Page Count:    12     

Word Count:    169    
 
 

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Item#
2779
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My Name is  Erica Montoya de la Cruz

A young girl brightens the
life of her lonely, hard-
working  mother.

(fiction)

Reading Level: Fluent 3
Grade Level:    2    
 
RR Level:        n/a       
 
Page Count:    16     

Word Count:    804    
 

 

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Item#
2763
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New Beginnings


(fiction)

Reading Level: Fluent 3
Grade Level:     2 
RR Level:         n/a   
 
Page Count:    12     

Word Count:    277    
 
 


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Item#
2724
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 The Coral Reef

The beauty and importance of coral reefs portrayed in words and photographs.

(Nonfiction)

Reading Level: Fluent 3
Grade Level:   2    
 
RR Level:       21  
 
Page Count:   16     

Word Count:  551    
 
 



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Item#
2737
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Escape From Death Valley
Salvados del Valle de la Muerte

A recounting of how two wild, desert burros found a home.

(nonfiction)
Reading Level: Fluent 3
Grade Level:    2   
    1-2
RR Level:        23   
  22
Page Count:    16     
16
Word Count:  419     
424


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Item#
2751
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Meeting Squawky

A marine biologist relates his encounter with a persistent young cormorant.

(nonfiction)
Reading Level: Fluent 3
Grade Level:    2    
RR Level:        n/a   
 
Page Count:    16     

Word Count:    846     


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Item#
2777
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Treasures

A story of the changes in the life of a family who lived by the sea. 

(fiction)
Reading Level: Fluent 3
Grade Level:    2    
 
RR Level:        23   
 
Page Count:    16     

Word Count:    263    
 
 


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Item#
2788
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Two Fables of Aesop

A clever fox outwits a vain crow and a gullible goat.

(Fiction)
Reading Level: Fluent 3
Grade Level:    2    
 
RR Level:        n/a   
 
Page Count:    16     

Word Count:   411    
 

 



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Item#
2793
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Why Animals Never Got Fire

Dog never completes his mission.

(Fiction)
Reading Level: Fluent 3
Grade Level:    2    
 
RR Level:         n/a   
 
Page Count:     12     

Word Count:     237   
 


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Item#
2795
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Zemti

Spilled purple  grapes + hot Egyptian sun = raisins


(Fiction)
Reading Level: Fluent 3
Grade Level:    2    
 
RR Level:        n/a   
 
Page Count:    16     

Word Count:    590    
 

For more instructional use see Book Note (PDF)
 

      

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