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

Books for Young Learners organized by F/P levels

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Item#: 2725
The Author on My Street

Author: Lisa Broadie Cook
Illustrated by Joanne Friar

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

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                J
Grade Level:            2      
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:       16
INT Level:                
Page Count:            16     
Word Count:            260

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Item#: 2730
The Children of Sierra Leone

Author: Arama Christiana
Illustrated by Stephen Taylor

Description:
Children share the joy of childhood and their love for their country.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                J
Grade Level:            2      
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:       18
INT Level:                
Page Count:            16     
Word Count:            142

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Item#: 2738
A Family of Beavers

Author: Marjoire Jackson
Illustrated by Gay W. Holland

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

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                J
Grade Level:            2      
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:       15
INT Level:                
Page Count:            12     
Word Count:            147

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Item#: 2739
Farmer Brown and Dapple Gray

Author: Craig Brown
Illustrated by Craig Brown

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

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                J
Grade Level:            2      
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:       17
INT Level:                
Page Count:            16     
Word Count:            166

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Item#: 2465
The Little Frogs of Puerto Rico
Author: Sheila Wegryn
Illustrated by Richard Martin

Description:
A boy and his grandmother remember the little frogs that sing back home in their native land.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                J
Grade Level:            1-2      1-2
Reading Stage:       Early 
RR / DLL Level:                    12   
INT Level:                16
Page Count:            12        12
Word Count:            140      134

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Item#: 2755
Mama’s Llamas
Author: Janice Kuharski
Illustrated by Bruce MacDonald

Description:
A little girl’s mama really loves llamas.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                J
Grade Level:            2          2
Reading Stage:       Fluent 
RR / DLL Level:                    12   
INT Level:                18
Page Count:            16        16
Word Count:            159      136

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Item#: 2472
Mother Octopus

Author: R. Hugh Rice
Illustrated by Jo-Ellen Bosson

Description:
A good mother raises an underwater family.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                J
Grade Level:            2      
Reading Stage:       Early
RR / DLL Level:       
INT Level:                18
Page Count:            12     
Word Count:            123

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Item#: 2759
My Favorite Bear

Author: Peter Ackerman
Photographer: Rhonda Cox

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

(Informational)

F/P Level:                J
Grade Level:            2      
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:       17
INT Level:                
Page Count:            12     
Word Count:            144

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Item#: 2771
My Favorite Place

Author: Maryellen Heller
Illustrated by Joanne Friar

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

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                J
Grade Level:            2      
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:       18
INT Level:                
Page Count:            16     
Word Count:            464

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Item#: 2763
New Beginnings

Author: Tracy Monaghan
Illustrated by Deborah White

Description:
A lonely girl and her father help each other through loss and sadness.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                J
Grade Level:            2      
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:       
INT Level:                17
Page Count:            12     
Word Count:            277

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Item#: 2757
Pat and Pea Soup

Author: Billy Mark Stegall
Illustrated by Matthew Archambault

Description:
A little girl lends a helping hand to her dad at a soup kitchen for the homeless.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                J
Grade Level:            2          2
Reading Stage:      Fluent 
RR / DLL Level:       16        17   
INT Level:                 
Page Count:            12        12
Word Count:            187      190

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Item#: 2498
Solar-Powered Sam

Author: V. M. Caldwell
Illustrated by Cathy Morrison

Description:
Where does Sam get all her energy?

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                J
Grade Level:            2      
Reading Stage:       Early
RR / DLL Level:       
INT Level:                16
Page Count:            12     
Word Count:            148

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Item#: 2788
Two Fables of Aesop

Author: M. Hamilton and M. Weiss
Illustrated by Bruce MacDonald

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

(Traditional Literature)

F/P Level:                J
Grade Level:            2      
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:       14
INT Level:                
Page Count:            16     
Word Count:            409

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Item#: 2534
Walking Home Alone

Author: Ginger Baker
Illustrated by Pamela R. Levy

Description:
A little boy is anxious about walking home alone from school.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                J
Grade Level:            2      
Reading Stage:       Early
RR / DLL Level:       16
INT Level:                
Page Count:            16     
Word Count:            327

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Item#: 2540
Watermelon

Author: Rhonda Cox
Photographer: Rhonda Cox

Description:
A watermelon grows from a little seed into a juicy red feast for two.

(Informational)

F/P Level:                J
Grade Level:            2        2
Reading Stage:      Early 
RR / DLL Level:                  7   
INT Level:                15
Page Count:            12      12
Word Count:            62      54

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Item#: 2793
Why Animals Never Got Fire

Author: M. Hamilton and M. Weiss
Illustrated by Bruce MacDonald

Description:
Dog never completes his mission.

(Traditional Literature)

F/P Level:                J
Grade Level:            2      
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:       19
INT Level:                
Page Count:            12     
Word Count:            237

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Item#: 2790
Wolf Song

Author: Margo Lemieux
Illustrated by Stephen Taylor

Description:
A young wolf helps her mate learn the responsibilities and joys of fatherhood and family life.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                 J
Grade Level:            2      
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:       17
INT Level:                
Page Count:            16     
Word Count:            130

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