Sam and Dave are sure they will discover something exciting if they just keep digging their hole. [Lexile: 310]
An imaginative and wordless story in which two children are tasked with rescuing a kidnapped king and restoring peace to a fantastical world.
What would a convention for sloths look like? Like a Snoozefest! Snuggleford Cuddlebun, the sleepiest sloth in all of Snoozeville, is in for a sluggishly good time at this drowsy event. [Lexile: AD810]
When Bella's dog and her friend Ben disappear into the gutter of a mischievous book, it may take some ingenuity to get them back out again. Will the reader be able to save them?
Marshall refuses to believe that gingerbread men can run, even after a series of clues leads his class on a riddle-filled gingerbread cookie hunt.
Red Crayon struggles with everything he is expected to draw, until realizing that perhaps his label should be re-evaluated. [Lexile: AD120]
This book with no pictures has a sneaky sense of humor, forcing the reader to say all kinds of babble and nonsense, making for a laugh-out-loud, funny read-aloud.
Mouse has baked a special treat for Little Bird's birthday, but delivering it to his friend isn't easynot when everyone he meets along the way offers to trade something for a piece of cake. [Lexile: AD480]
Beekle is born on an island where he waits to be picked as a friend for a human child. When he's passed over again and again, he decides to journey to the city to find his friend for himself. [Lexile: AD480]
Chewandswallow is a normal small town, except for the fact that it rains juice and snows mashed potatoes. This is just fine with the townsfolk, until the weather takes a turn for the worse. [Lexile: AD730]
This is the tale of a worm, who is much like a human child, except that he gets to eat his homework, hopscotch could put him in mortal peril and it is impossible for him to do the Hokey Pokey. [Lexile: AD360]
When Corduroy, a bear who lives with other toys at a department store, realizes he is missing a button from his overalls, he searches throughout the store for a new one. [Lexile: 600]
When Lilly's purse causes too many disruptions, it's confiscated by her teacher, and Lilly must cope with feeling mad, and later, remorseful. [Lexile: 540]
A mama duck finally finds a quiet place to make her nest on the Charles River, but after her ducklings hatch, it will take some help from a friendly police officer to escort them safely across the city. [Lexile: AD630]
Sylvester finds a magical, wish-granting pebble, but when a hungry lion scares him into accidentally wishing himself into a rock, will he ever be able to turn back into himself again? [Lexile: AD700]
An over-eager pigeon uses a variety of persuasive tactics to convince readers that he is an excellent bus driver. [Lexile: 120]
Did you know that birds' feathers are not just for flying? Discover how birds use their feathers for cushioning, shade and warmth. [Lexile: 910]
These short poems with colorful visuals are a great introduction to poetry and imagination for young children.
Fed up with everyone making such a fuss over butterflies, Fly decides to show a class of kids which insect is really the coolest.
Vasya Kandinsky was a polite and proper painter, until the colors of his paint box began singing to him, and he found a new kind of creativity. [Lexile: AD 630]
This is the story of how one inspired woman changed her community by recycling discarded plastic bags into something useful and beautiful.
Strongheart, a former police dog, was the first canine to star in silent movies.
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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.