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Reading Recovery Package: 11-15 (34 Books)

Item#: 2445
Dragonflies
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#: 2449
Henry’s Tricks
Author: Donna Beveridge
Illustrated by Brock Nicol

Description:
Henry delights guests at a birthday party with his special tricks.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:               H
Grade Level:           1-2      
Reading Stage:      Early
RR / DLL Level:      11
INT Level:               
Page Count:           12     
Word Count:           162   

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Item#: 2451
Joe’s Blue Shoes
Author: Michelle Barone
Illustrated by Meryl Treatner

Description:
What will Joe do with and without his favorite shoes?

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                G
Grade Level:            1      
Reading Stage:       Early
RR / DLL Level:      11            
INT Level:               
Page Count:           16      
Word Count:           130      

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Item#: 2171
Kitty Goes Splash
Author: Merle Roddy Hill
Illustrated by Cathy Diez-Luckie

Description:
Curious Kitty is not like most cats, or is she?

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                E
Grade Level:            1      
Reading Stage:       Emergent
RR / DLL Level:       11      
INT Level:                    
Page Count:            12      
Word Count:            112     

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Item#: 2459
Little Panda
Author: Sherry Bowen
Illustrated by Chad Wallace

Description:
A hungry little panda discovers that lots of tasty treats are not always the best things for a little panda to eat.

(Fiction)

F/P Level:                G
Grade Level:            1      
Reading Stage:      Early
RR / DLL Level:      12            
INT Level:                    
Page Count:           12    
Word Count:           143

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Item#: 2491
Paco’s Garden
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#: 2454
A Little Green Dandelion
Author: Jane Scoggins Bauld
Illustrated by Cathy Morrison

Description:
A hardy little dandelion floats its fluff over a city sidewalk.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:               H
Grade Level:           1-2      
Reading Stage:      Early
RR / DLL Level:       13
INT Level:               
Page Count:            12     
Word Count:            191  

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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#: 2468
Looking for Bears
Author: Ann Mace
Illustrated by Judith Prowse Buskirk

Description:
How a teacher spent her summer vacation.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                H
Grade Level:            1-2      
Reading Stage:       Early
RR / DLL Level:       13
INT Level:               
Page Count:            12     
Word Count:            79 

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Item#: 2471
Mama Cut My Hair
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#: 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#: 2493
Pancakes for Breakfast
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#: 2429
The Bear’s Tale
Author: Rita Schlachter
Illustrated by Teri Sloat

Description:
Once both the fox and the bear had long, bushy tails. This folktale tells how the bear lost his.

(Traditional Literature)

F/P Level:               H
Grade Level:           1-2     
Reading Stage:      Early
RR / DLL Level:      13           
INT Level:                    
Page Count:           12    
Word Count:           163

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Item#: 2466
The Little Book of Street Rods
Author: Jule-Ann Lattimer
Photographer: Jule-Ann Lattimer

Description:
A child enjoys a day looking at cars with his dad.

(Informational)

F/P Level:               H
Grade Level:           1-2   
Reading Stage:      Early
RR / DLL Level:      13        
INT Level:               
Page Count:           12        
Word Count:           79

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Item#: 2525
Turtle Nest
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#: 2453
A Fishy Story

Author: Nathan Zimelman
Illustrated by Kathleen O’Malley

Description:
An encounter with a wish-granting fish gives a hungry fisherman and his wife a lot less than they expected.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                L
Grade Level:            2-3      
Reading Stage:       Early
RR / DLL Level:       14
INT Level:                
Page Count:            16    
Word Count:            174

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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#: 2734
Digging to China
Author: Katherine Goldsby
Illustrated by Viki Woodworth

Description:
A literal interpretation of the expression “digging to china.”

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:               H
Grade Level:           1-2      
Reading Stage:      Fluent
RR / DLL Level:      14
INT Level:               
Page Count:            12     
Word Count:           108   

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Item#: 2456
Jake’s First Word
Author: Jane Luongo
Illustrated by Patrick Kelley

Description:
Big sister assists in getting her little brother to talk.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:               H
Grade Level:           1-2      
Reading Stage:      Early
RR / DLL Level:      14
INT Level:               
Page Count:           16     
Word Count:           204   

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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#: 2467
Little Puffer Fish
Author: Amany F. Hassanein
Illustrated by Neesa Becker

Description:
How a frightened little fish avoids becoming a tasty snack for a bigger fish.

(Informational)

F/P Level:               H
Grade Level:           1-2   
Reading Stage:      Early
RR / DLL Level:      14        
INT Level:               
Page Count:           12        
Word Count:           133

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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#: 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#: 2504
The Storm
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#: 2524
Too Many Nuts
Author: Cheryl K. Herbst
Photographer: John W. Herbst

Description:
A hardy little dandelion floats its fluff over a city sidewalk.

(Realistic Fiction)

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

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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#: 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#: 2450
In Grandma Rita’s Garden

Author: Lyle Olsen
Illustrated by Marnie Webster

Description:
Grandma’s Rita’s garden is a nice place to be.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                K
Grade Level:            2      
Reading Stage:       Early
RR / DLL Level:       15
INT Level:                
Page Count:            12     
Word Count:            191

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Item#: 2758
Mrs. Murphy’s Crows
Author: Janice Boland
Illustrated by Susan Hartung

Description:
Some students come to the aid of their bird-loving teacher.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                 H
Grade Level:            1-2      1-2
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:       15        10
INT Level:               
Page Count:            12         12
Word Count:           122       144

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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#: 2435
The Changing Caterpillar
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#: 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#: 2782
Tides

Author: Carolyn Ford
Illustrated by: Marnie Webster

Description:
How the tides are created by the position of the moon.

(Informational)

F/P Level:                L
Grade Level:            2-3      
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:       15
INT Level:                
Page Count:            12     
Word Count:           277

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