Fly Guy has learned a lot of new tricks, but when he shows off at dinnertime he and Buzz get into troublethough later they prove useful. [Lexile: 380]
The son of a famous paleontologist, young Michael Evans travels the world with his dino-huntin' dad. As Dad digs dino bones, Mike does some exploring on his own and winds up finding a live T. rex! [Lexile: 600]
American Ballet Theater soloist Misty Copeland encourages a young ballet student, with brown skin like her own, to keep practicing. Includes author's note about dancers who led her to find her voice.
All the barnyard animals are excited about the arrival of a new duckling, until the noisy little one refuses to go to sleep. [Lexile: AD80]
Pete the Cat grooves back in time to the Jurassic era where, under the guise of "Cavecat Pete," he helps his herbivore and carnivore friends learn to get along. [Lexile: AD350]
A young boy rides the bus across town with his grandmother, and learns to appreciate the beauty in everyday things. [Lexile: AD610]
Leroy Ninker has a hat, a lasso, and boots. What he doesn't have is a horseuntil he meets Maybelline, that is. Maybelline loves spaghetti and sweet nothings, and she loves Leroy, too. But when Leroy forgets an important rule of caring for Maybelline, disaster ensues. (Read a staff review of this title!) [Lexile: 500]
When trouble calls, Princess Magnolia trades her frilly dresses and glass slippers for a black mask and cape to become The Princess in Black. [Lexile: 400]
A down-on-his-luck painter with poor eyesight teams up with a dog with a knack for painting portraits. [Lexile: 570]
Sofia feels that because she looks so much like her older sisters, nobody notices herso when school picture day comes around, she comes up with a way to stand out. [Lexile: 310]
Katie Woo wants to learn an instrument, but she is having trouble deciding what kind of music suits her best. [Lexile: 380]
Director Billy Waddler is trying to film a documentary about moose, but the moose in question has no intention of spending his life in the woods. (Read a staff review of this title!)
In this book with no pictures, the reader has to say every silly word, no matter what.
With the help of her canine assistant, a little girl plans to make the most magnificent thing, but making it proves harder than she thinks. [Lexile: AD380]
Gerald the elephant and Snake fear that Piggie and Brian Bat will have so much fun together they will no longer need their best friends. [Lexile: 10]
Jeremy Jacob joins Braid Beard and his pirate crew, and finds out about pirate language, pirate manners and other aspects of their lives. [Lexile: 470]
Henry, feeling lonely on a street without any other children, finds companionship and love in a big dog named Mudge. [Lexile: 460]
Four orphaned children run away and live in a boxcar, until they are found by their grandfather. (Read a staff review of this title!) [Lexile: 490]
On a day when everything goes wrong for him, Alexander is consoled by the thought that other people have bad days too. [Lexile: 970]
Introduces dolphins and their behavior to new science readers. [Lexile: 740]
Fly Guy is buzzing around outside today learning about insects. [Lexile: 570]
Gibbons combines a clear, simple text with her signature paneled illustrations to present fruit facts galore.
This photo-illustrated book for early readers explains how to take care of a pet dog. [Lexile: AD80]
revised May 2015
Lexile measures indicate the difficulty of a text. The higher the number, the more difficult a text.
Students may take a test to learn their Lexile reader measure, which they can match against a text's measure to find books that they are more likely to understand.
Learn more about the The Lexile Framework for Reading.