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

Books for Young Learners organized by F/P levels

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Item#: 2426
At the Lake
Author: Alvin Robert Cunningham
Illustrated by Heather Daylight

Description:
Throughout the day and all through the night, interesting visitors come to the lake.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                 I
Grade Level:            1-2      
Reading Stage:       Early
RR / DLL Level:      
INT Level:                15   
Page Count:            16    
Word Count:            176 

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Item#: 2427
Baron: Rescue Dog
Author: Lola Schaefer
Illustrated by Ned Butterfield

Description:
Baron helps his master Ted rescue a lost girl.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                I
Grade Level:           1-2      1-2
Reading Stage:      Early
RR / DLL Level:      16         9
INT Level:               
Page Count:           16         16
Word Count:           121      149

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Item#: 2431
Bunny Magic
Author: Suzanne Hardin
Illustrated by Linda Finch

Description:
A classroom pet plays a trick. 

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                I
Grade Level:           1-2      1-2
Reading Stage:      Early
RR / DLL Level:      14        16
INT Level:               
Page Count:           12         12
Word Count:           176      178

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Item#: 2433
The Cat with No Tail
Author: Peggy Teeters
Illustrated by Naomi Howland

Description:
A determined cat loses her tail during a big storm.

(Traditional Literature)

F/P Level:                 I
Grade Level:            1-2      
Reading Stage:       Early
RR / DLL Level:       14
INT Level:               
Page Count:            16     
Word Count:            137

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Item#: 2732
Coyote Plants a Peach Tree
Author: Mary L. Brown
Illustrated by Patrick Soper

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

(Traditional Literature)

F/P Level:                I
Grade Level:           1-2      1-2
Reading Stage:      Fluent
RR / DLL Level:      17         20
INT Level:               
Page Count:           16         16
Word Count:           232      247

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Item#: 2443
Crabbing Time
Author: Rebecca Smith
Illustrated by Joanne Friar

Description:
Two friends go out onto the dock to catch crabs.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                 I
Grade Level:            1-2      
Reading Stage:       Early
RR / DLL Level:       
INT Level:                15
Page Count:            12     
Word Count:            76 

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Item#: 2447
Dogs Love to Play Ball
Author: Suzanne Hardin
Illustrated by Joanne Friar

Description:
Max and Toby go to a ball game.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                 I
Grade Level:            1-2      
Reading Stage:       Early
RR / DLL Level:       13
INT Level:                
Page Count:            16     
Word Count:            155 

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Item#: 2742
Goha and His Donkey
Author: Amany F. Hassanein
Illustrated by Valeri Gorbachev

Description:
Goha learns that you cannot please everyone.

(Traditional Literature)

F/P Level:                 I
Grade Level:            1-2      
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:       13
INT Level:                
Page Count:            16     
Word Count:            114 

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Item#: 2745
Hoketichee and the Manatee
Author: Kathleen Hardcastle Moeller
Illustrated by Patrick Soper

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

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                I
Grade Level:           1-2      1-2
Reading Stage:      Fluent
RR / DLL Level:                    10
INT Level:               15
Page Count:           16         16
Word Count:           114      121

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Item#: 2749
How Fox Became Red
Author: M. Hamilton and M. Weiss
Illustrated by Kathy O’Malley

Description:
When outdistanced by yummy geese, Fox fills with rage.

(Traditional Literature)

F/P Level:                 I
Grade Level:            1-2      
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:       18
INT Level:                
Page Count:            12     
Word Count:            162

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Item#: 2748
The Hungry Sea Star
Author: Sherry Shahan
Illustrated by Gary Torrisi

Description:
A hungry sea star searches the ocean floor for food.

(Informational)

F/P Level:                I
Grade Level:           1-2      1-2
Reading Stage:      Fluent
RR / DLL Level:                    12
INT Level:               14
Page Count:           12         12
Word Count:           69         62

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Item#: 2464
I Ride the Waves
Author: Rhonda Cox
Photographer: Rhonda Cox

Description:
A short ride on a small raft gives a little boy much joy.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                 I
Grade Level:            1-2      
Reading Stage:       Early
RR / DLL Level:       
INT Level:                14
Page Count:            8     
Word Count:            75

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Item#: 2458
Little Critters
Author: Betsy Menson Sio
Illustrated by Hank Richter

Description:
Mom thinks about her children in different ways.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                 I
Grade Level:            1-2      
Reading Stage:       Early
RR / DLL Level:       14
INT Level:                
Page Count:            16     
Word Count:            127

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Item#: 2772
My Mom’s Apron
Author: Claudia Moore O’Brien
Illustrated by Joanne Friar

Description:
A child and her mother enjoy helping each other.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                 I
Grade Level:            1-2      
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:       13
INT Level:                
Page Count:            12     
Word Count:            216

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Item#: 2489
Our Polliwogs
Author: Claire Livesey
Illustrated by Viki Woodworth

Description:
Children observe tiny tadpoles change into leaping frogs.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                I
Grade Level:           1-2      1-2
Reading Stage:      Early
RR / DLL Level:       14             
INT Level:               
Page Count:            12      12
Word Count:            91      101

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Item#: 2760
Perlitas
Author: Judith A. Chamberlain
Illustrated by Erin McGonigle Brammer

Description:
Pretty pearls and beads help neighbors overcome the language barrier.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                 I
Grade Level:            1-2      1-2
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:                 10       
INT Level:                18
Page Count:            12      12
Word Count:            98      101

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Item#: 2770
Shintaro’s Umbrellas
Author: Marjorie Jackson
Illustrated by Linda Finch

Description:
Shintaro helps his grandfather create umbrellas for many uses.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                I
Grade Level:           1-2      1-2
Reading Stage:      Fluent
RR / DLL Level:      16      8   
INT Level:                
Page Count:            16      16
Word Count:            95      116

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Item#: 2496
A Small Sailboat
Author: Shawny Bennett
Illustrated by Laura Freeman-Hines

Description:
A small sailboat is caught in a wild, wet, windy storm.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                 I
Grade Level:            1-2      
Reading Stage:       Early
RR / DLL Level:       
INT Level:                16
Page Count:            16     
Word Count:            135

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Item#: 2512
The Super-Duper Sandwich
Author: Bernice Myers
Illustrated by Judy Ziegler

Description:
Adam makes a great big sandwich.

(Fiction)

F/P Level:                I
Grade Level:           1-2      
Reading Stage:      Early
RR / DLL Level:      15 
INT Level:                
Page Count:            16     
Word Count:            202

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Item#: 2520
Termites
Author: Mary Bach
Illustrated by Tammie Speer-Lyon

Description:
A girl tells of the fun she had becoming a member of the hockey team.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                I
Grade Level:           1-2      1-2
Reading Stage:      Early 
RR / DLL Level:      15        
INT Level:                
Page Count:            16        16
Word Count:            143      146

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Item#: 2786
Tricky Rabbit
Author: M. Hamilton and M. Weiss
Illustrated by Pat Paris

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

(Traditional Literature)

F/P Level:                 I
Grade Level:            1-2      
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:       18
INT Level:                
Page Count:            12     
Word Count:            198

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Item#: 2545
Who Cleans the Museum
Author: Lisa Brochu
Illustrated by Monica Loomis

Description:
A boy and his mom have fun keeping the museum exhibits clean and tidy.

(Realistic Fiction)

FP Level: I
Grade Level:            1-2      
Reading Stage:       Early
RR / DLL Level:        
INT Level:                14
Page Count:            12     
Word Count:            85

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