When prankster Miles Murphy moves to sleepy Yawnee Valley, he challenges the local mystery prankster in an epic battle of tricks, but soon the two join forces to pull off the biggest prank ever seen. (Read a staff review of this title!) [Lexile: 620]
Eight-year-old Emma and her little dog, Tristan, take a magic carpet ride to the distant land of Barakash to help a genie recover his stolen magical nose ring. (Read a staff review of this title!) [Lexile: 770]
Dory, the youngest in her family, is a girl with a very active imagination, and she spends the summer playing with her imaginary friend, pretending to be a dog, battling monsters and generally driving her family nuts. [Lexile: 550]
Two brothers in a family of superheroes are forced to reexamine everything they know about being super when the powers they receive are total duds and their enemy is revealed to be just like they are. [Lexile: 590]
The school lunch lady is a secret crime fighter who uncovers an evil plot to replace all the popular teachers with robots. [Lexile: GN240]
After he falls into a pool of radioactive green goo behind Bogie's Burger Barn, nerdy Fern Goldberg develops superhero skills when he comes into contact with condiments. [Lexile: 660]
Fearful Alvin Ho goes on a trip to China with his family. [Lexile: 560]
Nathaniel Harlow, who lives with his grandfather in a trailer park in Franklin County, Florida, has always been unluckybut when he is struck by lightning on his 11th birthday and survives, it seems like his luck starts to change.
Wilhelmina Silver's world is golden. Living half-wild on an African farm, she feels that every day is beautiful. But when her home is sold and she is sent away to boarding school in England, the world becomes impossibly difficult. [Lexile: 720]
In Grandpa Al's garage workshop, child genius Frank Einstein tries to invent a robot that can learn on its own. After an accident brings Klink and Klank to life, they set about helping Frank perfect his Antimatter Motor. That is, until the robots are stolen by Frank's archnemesis. [Lexile: 730]
A biracial girl finally gets the chance to meet the African American side of her family. [Lexile: 670]
While vacationing with their widowed father in the Berkshire Mountains, four lovable sisters, ages four through 12, share adventures with a local boy, much to the dismay of his snobbish mother. [Lexile: 800]
Peter describes the highs and lows of life with his younger brother, Fudge. [Lexile: 560]
When he decides to turn his fifth grade teacher's love of the dictionary around on her, clever Nick Allen invents a new word and begins a chain of events that quickly moves beyond his control. [Lexile: 830]
Ten-year-old India Opal Buloni describes her first summer in the town of Naomi, Florida, and all the good things that happen to her because of her big, ugly dog Winn-Dixie. [Lexile: 610]
In 1943, during the German occupation of Denmark, 10-year-old Annemarie learns how to be brave and courageous when she helps shelter her Jewish friend from the Nazis. [Lexile: 670]
A country cricket, who unintentionally arrives in New York, is befriended by Tucker Mouse and Harry Cat. [Lexile: 780]
What are fossil fuels, and how did they come to exist? [Lexile: NC860]
Often regarded as "the original cowgirl," Lucille Mulhall was an early 1900s Wild West performer whose skills were as considerable as her male counterparts. [Lexile: AD810]
For shy, young Peter Mark Roget, books were the best companionsand it wasn't long before Peter began writing his own. But he didn't write stories; he wrote lists. His lists grew and grew, eventually turning into one of the most important reference books of all time. [Lexile: 590]
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.