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LEVELS 11-15
Reading Recovery Package: 16-20 (32 Books)

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#: 2733
Dream Catcher
Author: E. Barrie Kavasch
Illustrated by Gay W. Holland

Description:
Loving relatives weave a dream catcher to hang above the bed of a little girl.

(Informational)

F/P Level:               M
Grade Level:           2-3   
Reading Stage:      Fluent
RR / DLL Level:      16         
INT Level:                
Page Count:           16        
Word Count:           159

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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#: 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#: 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#: 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#: 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#: 2731
Dad Still Smiles

Author: Lisa Brochu
Illustrated by Ned Butterfield

Description:
Though things may change on the outside, the love that a child and her father have for each other will never change.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                L
Grade Level:            2-3       2-3
Reading Stage:      Fluent 
RR / DLL Level:       17        20
INT Level:                 
Page Count:            12        12
Word Count:            212      206

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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#: 2750
Jeepers

Author: Craig Rondinone
Illustrated by Tom Simonton

Description:
A true story of a needy and active former racing dog that becomes a beloved and admired pet.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:               L
Grade Level:            2-3      
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:       17
INT Level:                
Page Count:            16    
Word Count:            1021

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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#: 2762
Raven’s Gift

Author: Janice Kuharski
Illustrated by Jo-Ann E. Kitchel

Description:
Clever Raven tricks the Chief of the Sky into sharing the light with all the creatures of the earth.

(Traditional Literature)

F/P Level:                L
Grade Level:            2-3     2-3
Reading Stage:      Fluent 
RR / DLL Level:       17       18 
INT Level:                
Page Count:            16      16
Word Count:            160    173

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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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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#: 2756
Moonbeam Cow

Author: Sharma Krauskopf
Illustrated by Noami Howland

Description:
A tale of how one foggy night in the Highlands of Scotland the unique color combination of the Belted Galloway cow came to be.

(Traditional Literature)

F/P Level:                K
Grade Level:            2      
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:       18
INT Level:                
Page Count:            16     
Word Count:            228

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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#: 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#: 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#: 2428
Bat’s Night Out

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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Item#: 2743
Goodbye, Goose

Author: Patricia Nikolina Clark
Illustrated by Cathy Diez-Luckie

Description:
A goose discovers why she needs to fly away with her friends.

(Fiction)

F/P Level:                L
Grade Level:            2-3      
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:       19
INT Level:                
Page Count:            16    
Word Count:            264

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Item#: 2764
The Legend of Scarface
Author: Charles Perry
Photographer: Charles Perry

Description:
The writing of an original legend about a brave mustang stallion.

(Informational)

F/P Level:               Q
Grade Level:           4   
Reading Stage:      Fluent
RR / DLL Level:      19    
INT Level:                
Page Count:           12        
Word Count:           900

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Item#: 2765
The Red-Tailed Hawk

Author: Lola Schaefer
Illustrated by Stephen Taylor

Description:
An injured hawk is rescued, healed, and then returned to the wild.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                L
Grade Level:            2-3       2-3
Reading Stage:      Fluent 
RR / DLL Level:       19        18 
INT Level:                
Page Count:            16        16
Word Count:            196      201

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Item#: 2768
Sea Lights

Author: R. Hugh Rice
Illustrated by Shane Reiswig

Description:
An introduction to some fascinating, mysterious creatures that share this planet with us but live in a watery world.

(Informational)

F/P Level:                L
Grade Level:            2-3      
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:       19
INT Level:                
Page Count:            12     
Word Count:           130

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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#: 2766
A Day at the Fair
Author: Judyann Grant

Description:
Animals, games, rides, food, and exhibits entertain a family at a country fair.

(Informational)

F/P Level:               N
Grade Level:           3   
Reading Stage:      Fluent
RR / DLL Level:       20     
INT Level:               
Page Count:           16        
Word Count:           603

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Item#: 2424
Bacon Saturday Mornings

Author: Cassia McClain
Illustrated by Deborah White

Description:
It’s more than just bacon that makes the kitchen such a special place on Saturday mornings.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                K
Grade Level:            2      
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:       20
INT Level:                
Page Count:            16     
Word Count:            363

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Item#: 2440
Cool

Author: Steven Morse
Illustrated by Susan Banta

Description:
There are many ways to feel cool, look cool, and be cool, and they’re all fun.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                L
Grade Level:            2-3      
Reading Stage:       Early
RR / DLL Level:       20
INT Level:                 
Page Count:            16     
Word Count:            137

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Item#: 2769
Hidden in the Midden
Author: Martha S. Campbell
Illustrated by Chad Wallace

Description:
Pack rats in the southwest United States preserve bits of history and prehistory.

(Informational)

F/P Level:                N
Grade Level:            3   
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:       20     
INT Level:               
Page Count:            16        
Word Count:            392

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Item#: 2746
Hoops and Me

Author: Dr. L. David Furr
Illustrated by Tom Simonton

Description:
A young boy meets a basketball legend.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                K
Grade Level:            2      
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:       20
INT Level:                
Page Count:            16     
Word Count:            929

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Item#: 2726
The Birds at My Barn

Author: Kathleen Hardcastle Moeller
Illustrated by Rosi Lusardi

Description:
A child notices and enjoys different birds that visit a horse barn throughout the day.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                L
Grade Level:            2-3      2-3
Reading Stage:       Fluent 
RR / DLL Level:       20 
INT Level:                
Page Count:            16      16
Word Count:            230   213

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Item#: 2724
The Coral Reef

Author: Janet and George Robinson
Photographer: Janet and George Robinson

Description:
The beauty and importance of coral reefs portrayed in words and photographs.

(Informational)

F/P Level:                 L
Grade Level:            2-3      
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:       20
INT Level:                
Page Count:            16     
Word Count:           557

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Item#: 2784
The Stone Hat

Author: Douglas Hood
Illustrated by Tom Simonton

Description:
A story of how the ancient, underground army of the first emperor of China was found.

(Realistic Fiction)

F/P Level:                M
Grade Level:            2-3      
Reading Stage:       Fluent
RR / DLL Level:       20
INT Level:                  
Page Count:            16    
Word Count:            849

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LEVELS 11-15