1) Gray wolves
"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to gray wolves. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--
"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to greathorned owls. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--
Whales are huge ocean mammals! Beginning readers can learn about these awe-inspiring animals through literacy-focused text and crisp photos in this low-level title. Special features introduce different types of whales, while a diagram highlights important body parts to reinforce the text. Young students new to independent reading will have a whale of a time with this engaging title!
Sharks are ferocious predators! They hunt fish, seals, and even turtles! This title offers beginning readers basic facts about these ocean animals through simple, predictable text and bright photos. Features call out kinds of sharks and different body parts to support the text. Young students new to independent reading will love to sink their teeth into this title!
Something prickly is moving in the forest! What could it be? People often confuse hedgehogs and porcupines, but there are a lot of differences between these cute critters! From spines to diets, this title explores what sets hedgehogs and porcupines apart with low-level text, colorful photos, and a side-by-side comparison.
Squeak! A dolphin calls to a friend. It is time to play! These ocean mammals love to have fun. Beginning readers can learn about these playful animals with easy, predictable text and colorful photos in this low-level title. Simple features show different dolphin species and highlight favorite foods. Students new to independent reading will love this fun title!
Fish can be showy pets. But some take a lot of work! This title introduces beginning readers to pet fish through low-level text and bright photos. A fish tank diagram and labeled photos of different species support the text and reinforce content for students just starting to read independently.
8) Sea Turtles
Sea turtles are long-distance swimmers! These travelers cross oceans every year. Young students can learn basic facts about these marine reptiles through easy-to-read text and vibrant photos in this fun title. Simple features highlight different species and call out body parts to reinforce concepts. This title is perfect for students beginning their journey of learning to read!
From pushing down trees to moving piles of rocks and dirt, bulldozers have a lot of jobs! Beginning readers can learn basic facts about these powerful machines through easy-to-read text and action-packed photos in this title. Features call out bulldozer parts and jobs to aid in reader comprehension. This title gives readers who are just starting out a push in the right direction!
10) Guinea Pigs
Guinea pigs are cuddly pets! These furry rodents like to snuggle with their owners. Young students can learn about the care and lives of these favorite pets through simple, predictable text and vibrant photos in this fun title. Features showcase a guinea pig's home and types of guinea pigs to support and reinforce the text.
Look at those big cheeks! A chipmunk is getting ready for winter! This low-level title introduces readers to basic facts about these charming critters through literacy-focused text and bright photos. Features such as a diagram and photo labels reinforce the text to support students.
With their long arms and their ability to squirt ink, octopuses and squids are hard to tell apart! This title dives deep into the physical and behavioral differences between the two ocean animals, exploring their body parts, where they live, and more. A side-by-side feature lets readers review and compare the creatures on their own.
Cats are popular pets around the world! In this title, young readers can learn about pet cats, from the care they need to the toys they like, through simple, predictable text and bright photos. Features highlight needed supplies and different cat breeds to support and reinforce the text. Students just starting to read independently can determine if they're a cat person with this fun title!
Tweet, tweet! Birds can be rewarding pets! This low-level title introduces beginning readers to the joys and basic care of owning a pet bird through easy-to-read text and colorful photos. Features include a diagram of a pet bird's home and favorite toys. Young students practicing independent reading can find out if a pet bird is right for them!
Dogs are commonly called man's best friend! In this title, beginning readers can learn all about the care and needs of these favorite pets. Features highlight dog breeds and favorite toys to support the text. Literacy-focused text and colorful photos make this a friendly introduction for students just starting to read independently.
Can you tell if that is a butterfly or a moth fluttering by? Physical traits like antennae and colors give clues, as well as certain behaviors. Leveled text and bright photos walk beginning readers through the differences of these big-winged insects. Side-by-side features let students compare the two on their own and aid in comprehension.
17) Rabbit or Hare?
From tall ears to fluffy tails, rabbits and hares are easy to confuse. Simple text, matching photos, and side-by-side comparisons help young readers spy the differences between these common animals. Peeking into rabbit burrows and hare nests, this title digs deep into these lookalikes!
An ancient, scaly beast slides through the water, searching for a snack. But is it an alligator or a crocodile? This low-level book uses simple text, bright photos, and helpful labels to walk readers through the physical and behavioral differences between these often mixed-up reptiles. Readers can dive in and see if they can tell which is which!
19) Llama or Alpaca?
Llamas and alpacas can be hard to tell apart. But between face shape and hair length, these human helpers have subtle traits that make them unique! Side-by-side comparisons support simple text and stunning photos to help readers identify these Andean animals.
20) Sea Horses
Clinging below the ocean's surface are small creatures with horse heads and monkey tails. Sea horses may have parts that look like other animals, but they are their own unique specimen. In fact, sea horses are so extraordinary that the males give birth! Although sea horses are extremely slow swimmers, they will quickly enter the hearts and minds of curious, young readers!