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BYL Spanish Collection – Early

Spanish Collection

Item#: 2856
En la exhibición equina
Author: Rhonda Cox
Photographer: Rhonda Cox

Description:
A girl and her horse enjoy a day at the horse show.

(Informational)

F/P Level:                D
Grade Level:            1        1 
Reading Stage:       Early
RR / DLL Level:                 3
INT Level:                 6
Page Count:             8       8
Word Count:            24     22

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Item#: 2893
Rabos de gato
Author: Kittie Boss
Illustrated by Erin Marie Mauterer

Description:
What do most cats and a tall plant have in common?

(Informational)

F/P Level:                D
Grade Level:            1        1 
Reading Stage:       Early
RR / DLL Level:                  
INT Level:                 6
Page Count:             8       8
Word Count:            40     35

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Item#: 2891
Pollos
Author: Rhonda Cox
Photographer: Rhonda Cox

Description:
Chickens enjoy a natural feast.

(Informational)

F/P Level:                D
Grade Level:            1        1 
Reading Stage:       Early
RR / DLL Level:                  
INT Level:                 8
Page Count:             8       8
Word Count:            23     24

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Item#: 2825
Arañas por todas partes
Author: Betty L Baker
Illustrated by Judith Pfeiffer

Description:
Creepy, crawly spiders invade a boy’s space.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                D
Grade Level:            1      1 
Reading Stage:      Early
RR / DLL Level:        9       4
INT Level:                    
Page Count:             8       8
Word Count:            36     44

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Item#: 2839
¡Clic!
Author: Rhonda Cox
Photographer: Trey Cox

Description:
A young photographer visits a zoo and finds the perfect subject for his camera.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                E
Grade Level:            1       1 
Reading Stage:       Early
RR / DLL Level:                 3
INT Level:                 9  
Page Count:             8       8
Word Count:            41     43

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Item#: 2866
Henry
Author: Donna Beveridge
Illustrated by Brock Nicol

Description:
Henry the puppy learns table manners.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                 E
Grade Level:            1      1 
Reading Stage:       Early
RR / DLL Level:        7       6
INT Level:                    
Page Count:            12     12
Word Count:            77     83

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Item#: 2877
Mi caja de insectos
Author: P. Blanchard and J. Suhr
Illustrated by Teri Sloat

Description:
Collecting bugs is interesting and fun, but not for the bugs when they share space with a toad.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                 E
Grade Level:            1      1 
Reading Stage:       Early
RR / DLL Level:        7      7
INT Level:                    
Page Count:            12     12
Word Count:            98     93

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Item#: 2826
El artista
Author: Lois Podoshen
Illustrated by Linda Finch

Description:
Uncle Josh paints a purple surprise.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                F
Grade Level:            1      1 
Reading Stage:       Early
RR / DLL Level:        9       5
INT Level:                    
Page Count:            12       12
Word Count:            83      88

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Item#: 2895
El regalo de cumpleaños
Author: Lois Podoshen
Illustrated by Sally Schaedler

Description:
A birthday gift makes Mom happy, eventually.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                 F
Grade Level:            1      1 
Reading Stage:      Early
RR / DLL Level:      10        5
INT Level:                    
Page Count:            12      12
Word Count:            82      96

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Item#: 2861
Gatos por todas partes
Author: Patricia Gangas
Illustrated by Bruce MacDonald

Description:
Wherever one looks there are cats to be seen both inside and outside a house.

(Fiction)

F/P Level:                F
Grade Level:            1      1 
Reading Stage:      Early
RR / DLL Level:       9        7
INT Level:                    
Page Count:            12      12
Word Count:            51      54

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Item#: 2887
Perros en la escuela
Author: Suzanne Hardin
Illustrated by Joanne Friar

Description:
Max and Toby find lots of things to do at school.

(Fiction)

F/P Level:                F
Grade Level:            1      1 
Reading Stage:      Early
RR / DLL Level:      10        6
INT Level:                    
Page Count:            12       12
Word Count:            94      102

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Item#: 2867
La historia de Geco
Author: Kathleen Hardcastle Moeller
Illustrated by Joe Veno

Description:
A gecko outwits an owl with a survival trick.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                F
Grade Level:            1      1 
Reading Stage:      Early
RR / DLL Level:                  5
INT Level:                12    
Page Count:            12      12
Word Count:            60      70

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Item#: 2906
La sorpresa de Mai-Li
Author: Marjorie Jackson
Illustrated by Cheryl Kirk Noll

Description:
A sister helps her older brother make a beautiful kite.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                F
Grade Level:            1      1 
Reading Stage:       Early
RR / DLL Level:       7        5
INT Level:                  
Page Count:            16      16
Word Count:            64      59

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Item#: 2855
Los edificios de Nueva York
Author: Ann Mace
Photographer: Tim Holmstrom

Description:
Some of the world’s most fascinating urban architecture is in New York City.

(Informational)

F/P Level:                F
Grade Level:            1      1 
Reading Stage:       Early
RR / DLL Level:                 10    
INT Level:                12  
Page Count:            12      12
Word Count:            59      64

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Item#: 2833
Caminando por la noche
Author: Ann Kenny
Illustrated by Linda Finch

Description:
A girl and her mother have lots of company on their walk to the store.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                F
Grade Level:            1      1 
Reading Stage:       Early
RR / DLL Level:       
INT Level:                19
Page Count:            12     12
Word Count:            51      52

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Item#: 2886
No se permiten perros
Author: Suzanne Hardin
Illustrated by Joanne Friar

Description:
Two dogs spend a day at the beach.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                F
Grade Level:            1      1 
Reading Stage:       Early
RR / DLL Level:       10
INT Level:                
Page Count:            12      12
Word Count:            73      78

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Item#: 280
Nada en el buzón
Author: Carolyn Ford
Illustrated by Sally Schaedler

Description:
A boy’s letter writing has happy consequences.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                F
Grade Level:            1      1 
Reading Stage:       Early
RR / DLL Level:       9         8
INT Level:                
Page Count:            12      12
Word Count:            73      70

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Item#: 2914
El viejo tren
Author: Rich Latta
Illustrated by Stephen Taylor

Description:
A visit to an old train sparks a child’s imagination.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                 F
Grade Level:            1      1 
Reading Stage:       Early
RR / DLL Level:       10      8
INT Level:                
Page Count:            12      12
Word Count:            68      74

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Item#: 2820
El animal más fuerte
Author: Janice Boland
Illustrated by Gary Torrisi

Description:
A trip to the zoo turns into a revelation for one young boy.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                F
Grade Level:            1      1 
Reading Stage:       Early
RR / DLL Level:       7        5
INT Level:                
Page Count:            12      12
Word Count:            58      51

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Item#: 2827
Bajo mi sombrero

Author: Anne E. Schraff
Illustrated by Deborah Zemke

Description:
Too many friends want to share a little girl’s hat.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                F
Grade Level:            1      1 
Reading Stage:       Early
RR / DLL Level:        
INT Level:                9
Page Count:           12      12
Word Count:           79      73

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Item#: 2830
Los cambios de la oruga
Author: Sherry Shahanb
Photographer: Sherry Shahan

Description:
A caterpillar becomes a butterfly.

(Informational)

F/P Level:                G
Grade Level:            1      1
Reading Stage:      Early
RR / DLL Level:      15       7
INT Level:                  
Page Count:            8         8
Word Count:            51      60

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Item#: 2816
Un abrigo lleno de burbujas
Author: Sherry Shahan
Illustrated by Neesa Becker

Description:
A playful sea otter instinctively knows that air is the best insulation.

(Informational)

F/P Level:                G
Grade Level:            1        1
Reading Stage:       Early
RR / DLL Level:                  9
INT Level:                10  
Page Count:            12      12
Word Count:            72      78

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Item#: 2845
Currucucú

Author: Marianne Mitchell
Illustrated by Marilyn Henry

Description:
A cooing dove and her mate build a family home.

(Fiction)

F/P Level:                G
Grade Level:            1      1 
Reading Stage:       Early
RR / DLL Level:                8
INT Level:               12
Page Count:           12      12
Word Count:           79      64

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Item#: 2875
Libélulas
Author: R. Hugh Rice
Illustrated by Gary Torrisi

Description:
Dragonflies are interesting insects. They use their special eyes to find their dinner.

(Informational)

F/P Level:                G
Grade Level:            1      1
Reading Stage:      Early
RR / DLL Level:      11      12
INT Level:                 
Page Count:            12      12
Word Count:            53      60

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Item#: 2858
Flip Flop
Author: R. Hugh Rice
Illustrated by Neesa Becker

Description:
A big walrus climbs on a little ice floe and earns his name in an icy splash.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                G
Grade Level:            1      1 
Reading Stage:       Early
RR / DLL Level:                 8
INT Level:               11
Page Count:           12      12
Word Count:           70      76

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Item#: 2869
El huerto de Paco
Author: Lois Podoshen
Illustrated by Buket

Description:
Paco and his grandmother plant a small salad garden.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                G
Grade Level:            1         1 
Reading Stage:       Early
RR / DLL Level:       12       12
INT Level:               
Page Count:            12       12
Word Count:            120     111

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Item#: 2912
La Tormenta
Author: Walter Sawyer
Illustrated by Kathleen O’Malley

Description:
When the lights go out, the fun begins.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                G
Grade Level:            1        1 
Reading Stage:       Early
RR / DLL Level:       14
INT Level:               
Page Count:             8        8
Word Count:            75      71

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Item#: 2911
Tobar
Author: Carter Boucher
Illustrated by Leo A. Dunbar

Description:
A seaside-dwelling tiger gets a watery surprise.

(Fiction)

F/P Level:                G
Grade Level:            1       1 
Reading Stage:       Early
RR / DLL Level:      
INT Level:                12  
Page Count:            8        8
Word Count:            33     35

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Item#: 2872
La lana de Andi
Author: Rhonda Cox
Photographer: Rhonda Cox

Description:
A sheep gets a haircut for spring.

(Informational)

F/P Level:               H
Grade Level:          1-2      1-2
Reading Stage:      Early
RR / DLL Level:                    9
INT Level:               14
Page Count:           12         12
Word Count:           107      132

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Item#: 2874
Mamá me cortó el pelo
Author: Lisa B. Wilkinson
Illustrated by Ann Barrow

Description:
A little girl gets a haircut.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                H
Grade Level:           1-2      1-2
Reading Stage:      Early
RR / DLL Level:      13       14
INT Level:               
Page Count:           16         16
Word Count:           134      177

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Item#: 2885
Panqueques para el desayuno
Author: Wendi J. Silvano
Illustrated by Susan Kathleen Hartung

Description:
Grandma’s pancakes are sure to please, except when blown away by a great big sneeze.

(Fiction)

F/P Level:                H
Grade Level:           1-2      1-2
Reading Stage:      Early
RR / DLL Level:       13        14
INT Level:               
Page Count:            12         12
Word Count:            99        109

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Item#: 2883
El nido de la tortuga
Author: Lola Schaefer
Illustrated by Neesa Becker

Description:
A turtle comes ashore to dig her nest and lay her eggs.

(Informational)

F/P Level:               H
Grade Level:           1-2      1-2
Reading Stage:      Early
RR / DLL Level:      13         9
INT Level:               
Page Count:           16         16
Word Count:           85         86

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Item#: 2828
Barón perro de rescate
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#: 2873
La magia de un conejito
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#: 2897
Los renacuajos
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#: 2910
Termitas
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#: 2902
Las ranitas de 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#: 2903
Sandía

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#: 2849
El dólar

Author: Nathan Zimelman
Illustrated by Deborah Zemke

Description:
Archie’s lucky find makes everyone smile.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                K
Grade Level:            2          2
Reading Stage:       Early 
RR / DLL Level:                    7   
INT Level:                18
Page Count:            16        16
Word Count:            167      165

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Item#: 2888
El paseo nocturno del murciélago

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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