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Books for Young Learners (F/P Level: L)

Books for Young Learners organized by F/P levels

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Item#: 2428
Bat’s Night Out

Author: Buffy Silverman
Illustrated by Judith Prowse Buskirk

Description:
A bat has a busy night hunting for insects.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                L
Grade Level:            2-3      2-3
Reading Stage:       Early 
RR / DLL Level:       19      11   
INT Level:              
Page Count:            16      16
Word Count:            172   168

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Item#: 2726
The Birds at My Barn

Author: Kathleen Hardcastle Moeller
Illustrated by Rosi Lusardi

Description:
A child notices and enjoys different birds that visit a horse barn throughout the day.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                L
Grade Level:            2-3      2-3
Reading Stage:       Fluent 
RR / DLL Level:       20 
INT Level:                
Page Count:            16      16
Word Count:            230   213

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Item#: 2440
Cool

Author: Steven Morse
Illustrated by Susan Banta

Description:
There are many ways to feel cool, look cool, and be cool, and they’re all fun.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                L
Grade Level:            2-3      
Reading Stage:       Early
RR / DLL Level:       20
INT Level:                 
Page Count:            16     
Word Count:            137

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Item#: 2724
The Coral Reef

Author: Janet and George Robinson
Photographer: Janet and George Robinson

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

(Informational)

F/P Level:                 L
Grade Level:            2-3      
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:       20
INT Level:                
Page Count:            16     
Word Count:           557

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Item#: 2731
Dad Still Smiles

Author: Lisa Brochu
Illustrated by Ned Butterfield

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

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                L
Grade Level:            2-3       2-3
Reading Stage:      Fluent 
RR / DLL Level:       17        20
INT Level:                 
Page Count:            12        12
Word Count:            212      206

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Item#: 2741
Evening Song

Author: Nathan Zimelman
Illustrated by Cathy Morrison

Description:
Children with silver harmonicas fill the summer evening with music.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                L
Grade Level:            2-3      
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:        
INT Level:                18
Page Count:            12    
Word Count:            115

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Item#: 2453
A Fishy Story

Author: Nathan Zimelman
Illustrated by Kathleen O’Malley

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

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                L
Grade Level:            2-3      
Reading Stage:       Early
RR / DLL Level:       14
INT Level:                
Page Count:            16    
Word Count:            174

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Item#: 2747
Frozen Music

Author: Adel Wignell
Illustrated by Tom Barrett

Description:
What froze during a coachman’s journey through the snowy German mountains long ago.

(Traditional Literature)

F/P Level:                L
Grade Level:            2-3      
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:       
INT Level:               20
Page Count:            16     
Word Count:            432

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Item#: 2743
Goodbye, Goose

Author: Patricia Nikolina Clark
Illustrated by Cathy Diez-Luckie

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

(Fiction)

F/P Level:                L
Grade Level:            2-3      
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:       19
INT Level:                
Page Count:            16    
Word Count:            264

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Item#: 2750
Jeepers

Author: Craig Rondinone
Illustrated by Tom Simonton

Description:
A true story of a needy and active former racing dog that becomes a beloved and admired pet.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:               L
Grade Level:            2-3      
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:       17
INT Level:                
Page Count:            16    
Word Count:            1021

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Item#: 2752
Jump the Broom

Author: Candy Grant Helmso
Illustrated by Joanne Friar

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

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                L
Grade Level:            2-3       2-3
Reading Stage:       Fluent 
RR / DLL Level:                    6   
INT Level:                15
Page Count:            16        16
Word Count:            122     140

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Item#: 2753
Mirounga’s Pup

Author: Sherry Shahan
Illustrated by Chad Wallace

Description:
A northern elephant seal pup grows up.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                L
Grade Level:            2-3      
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:        
INT Level:                20
Page Count:            16    
Word Count:            467

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Item#: 2762
Raven’s Gift

Author: Janice Kuharski
Illustrated by Jo-Ann E. Kitchel

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

(Traditional Literature)

F/P Level:                L
Grade Level:            2-3     2-3
Reading Stage:      Fluent 
RR / DLL Level:       17       18 
INT Level:                
Page Count:            16      16
Word Count:            160    173

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Item#: 2765
The Red-Tailed Hawk

Author: Lola Schaefer
Illustrated by Stephen Taylor

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

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                L
Grade Level:            2-3       2-3
Reading Stage:      Fluent 
RR / DLL Level:       19        18 
INT Level:                
Page Count:            16        16
Word Count:            196      201

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Item#: 2768
Sea Lights

Author: R. Hugh Rice
Illustrated by Shane Reiswig

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

(Informational)

F/P Level:                L
Grade Level:            2-3      
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:       19
INT Level:                
Page Count:            12     
Word Count:           130

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Item#: 2775
Strange Things

Author: Claire Violet
Illustrated by Susan Havice

Description:
What could be causing strange things to happen throughout the house.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                 L
Grade Level:            2-3      
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:        
INT Level:                23
Page Count:            16    
Word Count:            289

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Item#: 2776
And Then There Were Birds

Author: Casey Lynn Allen
Illustrated by Gregory G. Newson

Description:
A retelling of a Native American tale about the creation of birds.

(Traditional Literature)

F/P Level:                L
Grade Level:            2-3      
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:        
INT Level:                19
Page Count:            12   
Word Count:            175

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Item#: 2782
Tides

Author: Carolyn Ford
Illustrated by: Marnie Webster

Description:
How the tides are created by the position of the moon.

(Informational)

F/P Level:                L
Grade Level:            2-3      
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:       15
INT Level:                
Page Count:            12     
Word Count:           277

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Item#: 2777
Treasures

Author: Susan and David Shane
Illustrated by Paul Casale

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

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                L
Grade Level:            2-3      
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:        
INT Level:                23
Page Count:            16    
Word Count:            264

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Item#: 2795
Zemti

Author: Sherry Bowen
Illustrated by Pat Paris

Description:
Spilled purple  grapes + hot Egyptian sun = raisins.

(Traditional Literature)

F/P Level:                L
Grade Level:            2-3      
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:        
INT Level:                20
Page Count:            16   
Word Count:            590

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