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

Books for Young Learners organized by F/P levels

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Item#: 2721
Alexander and the Stallion

Author: Elizabeth Westra
Illustrated by Kenneth Robert Ampel

Description:
A perceptive young boy tames a spirited stallion.

(Historical Fiction)

F/P Level:                M
Grade Level:            2-3      
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:        
INT Level:                23
Page Count:            16   
Word Count:            434

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Item#: 2723
Armadillo

Author: Marjorie Jackson
Illustrated by Marilyn Henry

Description:
An armadillo escapes her predators and fills her burrow with life.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                M
Grade Level:            2-3      
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:        
INT Level:                21
Page Count:            16    
Word Count:            134

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Item#: 2727
Cakewalk

Author: Candy Grant Helmso
Illustrated by Stephen Taylor

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

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                 M
Grade Level:            2-3       2-3
Reading Stage:       Fluent 
RR / DLL Level:                    18 
INT Level:                20       
Page Count:            16         16
Word Count:            252       271

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Item#: 2728
Caribbean Cats

Author: Susan Giles
Illustrated by Susan Giles

Description:
Nine homeless kitties go island-hopping in the Caribbean Sea.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                M
Grade Level:            2-3      
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:        
INT Level:                23
Page Count:            16    
Word Count:            636

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Item#: 2736
Diving for Treasure

Author: John Christopher Fine
Photographer: John Christopher Fine

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

(Informational)

F/P Level:                M
Grade Level:            2-3       2-3
Reading Stage:       Fluent 
RR / DLL Level:                    24 
INT Level:                21       
Page Count:            16         16
Word Count:            271       278

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Item#: 2733
Dream Catcher
Author: E. Barrie Kavasch
Illustrated by Gay W. Holland

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

(Informational)

F/P Level:               M
Grade Level:           2-3   
Reading Stage:      Fluent
RR / DLL Level:      16         
INT Level:                
Page Count:           16        
Word Count:           159

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Item#: 2737
Escape From Death Valley

Author: Aldo P. Biagiotti
Photographer: Aldo P. Biagiotti

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

(Informational)

F/P Level:                M
Grade Level:            2-3       2-3
Reading Stage:       Fluent 
RR / DLL Level:                    22 
INT Level:                23       
Page Count:            16        16
Word Count:            419      424

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Item#: 2744
Freedom Quilt

Author: Candy Grant Helmso
Illustrated by Joanne Friar

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

(Historical Fiction)

F/P Level:                M
Grade Level:            2-3      
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:        
INT Level:                22
Page Count:            16    
Word Count:           300

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Item#: 2754
Log Garfish

Author: R. Hugh Rice
Illustrated by Bruce MacDonald

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

(Traditional Literature)

F/P Level:                M
Grade Level:            2-3      
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:        
INT Level:                20
Page Count:            16   
Word Count:            114

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Item#: 2761
Pigeon Feathers

Author: Sherry H. Bowen
Illustrated by Kathleen Kuchera

Description:
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.

(Traditional Literature)

F/P Level:                M
Grade Level:            2-3      
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:        
INT Level:                20
Page Count:            16   
Word Count:            473

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Item#: 2773
Springs
Author: Mary J. Guhl

Description:
Springs can be found in unexpected places, and they can do amazing things.

(Informational)

F/P Level:                M
Grade Level:            2-3   
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:              
INT Level:                24
Page Count:            16        
Word Count:            245

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Item#: 2784
The Stone Hat

Author: Douglas Hood
Illustrated by Tom Simonton

Description:
A story of how the ancient, underground army of the first emperor of China was found.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                M
Grade Level:            2-3      
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:       20
INT Level:                  
Page Count:            16    
Word Count:            849

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Item#: 2783
The Wild Parrots of San Francisco
Author: Ellen Leroe
Illustrated by Kathy O’Malley

Description:
Wild parrots enliven the streets and parks of San Francisco, California.

(Informational)

F/P Level:               M
Grade Level:           2-3   
Reading Stage:      Fluent
RR / DLL Level:              
INT Level:               21
Page Count:           16        
Word Count:           570

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