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Not Leveled Reading Recovery Packages 14-19

Not Leveled by Reading Recovery Books/Packages

Below are Books for Young Learners not on the official Reading Recovery
list that are also useful for intervention and classroom instruction.

Package Level: WL-12                Package Level: 14-19                Package Level: 20-24

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Intervention Levels 14-19 Package (25 Books)

Item#: 2420
Andi’s Wool
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#: 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#: 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#: 2452
The Lid
Author: Michael P. Di Gennaro
Illustrated by Bruce MacDonald

Description:
The wind blows a shiny new lid all around town and back.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                G
Grade Level:            1      
Reading Stage:       Early
RR / DLL Level:                 
INT Level:               14
Page Count:           12    
Word Count:           112     

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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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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#: 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#: 2735
Dragon Feet

Author: Marjorie Jackson
Illustrated by Mark Mitchell

Description:
Two children celebrate the Chinese New Year.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                K
Grade Level:            2         2
Reading Stage:       Fluent 
RR / DLL Level:                   8   
INT Level:                15
Page Count:            16       16
Word Count:            153     170

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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#: 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#: 2474
Moon
Author: Linda Simone
Illustrated by Jane Bowers

Description:
A child speaks to the moon.

(Informational)

F/P Level:                F
Grade Level:            1     
Reading Stage:      Early
RR / DLL Level:                  
INT Level:                15
Page Count:            8     
Word Count:           38     

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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#: 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#: 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#: 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#: 2729
Concrete
Author: Ellen Javernick
Photographer: Lynda Cohen / Janice Boland

Description:
A brief story about concrete, how it is made, and its many uses.

(Informational)

F/P Level:               H
Grade Level:           1-2   
Reading Stage:      Fluent
RR / DLL Level:                
INT Level:               17
Page Count:           16        
Word Count:           123

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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#: 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#: 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#: 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#: 2446
The Dollar

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#: 2780
Walking by the Rio

Author: Adrian Warren
Illustrated by Craig Brown

Description:
A boy and his dog discover the wonders of nature as they walk by the river.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                K
Grade Level:            2        2
Reading Stage:      Fluent 
RR / DLL Level:                  20   
INT Level:                18
Page Count:            16       16
Word Count:            118     141

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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#: 2779
My Name is Erica Montoya de la Cruz

Author: David Zirin
Illustrated by Deborah White

Description:
A young girl brightens the life of her lonely, hard-working mother.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                K
Grade Level:            2      
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:       
INT Level:                19
Page Count:            16     
Word Count:            804

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