When Kitty's owners have finally had enough of her bad behavior, it's time to ship her off to obedience school. [Lexile: 630]
Rescuing a squirrel after an accident involving a vacuum cleaner, comic-reading cynic Flora Belle Buckman is astonished when the squirrel demonstrates astonishing powers of strength and flight after being revived. [Lexile: 520]
While picking up milk for his children's cereal, a father is abducted by aliens and finds himself on a wild adventure through time and space. [Lexile: 680] (Read a staff review of this title!)
Almost 12-year-old Siria, who chases fire trucks in the middle of the night to ensure her firefighter dad's safety, learns bravery one winter as she tries to mend a broken friendship.
Seven-year-old Billy Miller starts second grade with a bump on his head and a lot of worries, but by the end of the year he has developed good relationships with his teacher, his little sister and his parents, and has learned many important lessons. [Lexile: 620]
When ordinary third-grader Ed finds a coin with the words "strange" and "stranger" on both sides, weird things start happening around him. When his friends start blaming him for all the weirdness, Ed wonders if the coin is not too strange for comfort. [Lexile: 520]
A sad and silent nine-year-old boy finds his voice when he moves next door to a family that rescues dogs. [Lexile: 450]
A nine-year-old boy who receives a plastic Indian, cupboard and little key for his birthday finds himself involved in adventure when the Indian comes to life. [Lexile: 780]
Peter describes the highs and lows of life with his younger brother, Fudge. [Lexile: 560]
Ten-year-old India Opal Buloni describes her first summer in 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]
When their father invites a mail-order bride to come live with them in their prairie home, Caleb and Anna are captivated by their new mother and hope that she will stay. [Lexile: 560]
A young boy living in the Ozarks gets what he's always wanted when he becomes the owner of two redbone hounds and teaches them to be champion hunters. [Lexile: 700]
Tucker Mouse and Harry Cat befriend a country cricket who unintentionally arrives in New York. [Lexile: 780]
Wilbur the pig is desolate when he discovers that he is to be the farmer's Christmas dinner, until his spider friend, Charlotte, decides to help him. [Lexile: 680]
Paul Erdos, who loved numbers and thought about them all the time, became friends with other mathematicians all over the world. [Lexile: 550]
This adaptation of the Roberts' adult book highlights an engaging cast of revolutionary founding mothers, including Martha Washington, Abigail Adams and Dolley Madison.
Seek-and-find pictures accompany 10 fairy tales retold in rhyme.
This illustrated introduction to the life and work of artist Horace Pippin describes his childhood love for drawing and the World War I injury that challenged his career. [Lexile: 610]
An evocative picture book introduction to the 26th president traces his ambitions as a sickly youth, his considerable achievements and his enduring legacy.
revised May 2014
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.
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