Ages 4-8; PrK-Gr.3; Theodor Geisel Honor Book, 2022.
This Level C book about a boy and his grandma is perfect for kindergarten readers.A boy hops around town on his pogo stick. I get cheese. I get bread I get apples.
Ages 6-9; Gr.1-2.
A celebration of the magical bonds that unite children! When her two big sisters embark on an adventure to explore a mysterious island, the youngest one doesn't want to be left behind. What shines through from this funny story's gut-wrenchingly scary beginning ("There was a terrible plane crash!") to its sweet and satisfying ending is LINIERS's admiration for the imaginative powers of childhood.
Ages 4-8; Gr.2-3.
Goat likes to lead. Goat also likes Frog to follow. When Goat jumps on it, Frog does, too. Soon Goat and Frog are on it, along it, above it, inside it, beside it, around it, and under it--phew! How can their friendship get through it?
Ages 4-8; K-Gr.2; Theodor Seuss Geisel Award, 2021.
Spoofing classic primers, Max the Dog talks back to the book in a twist that will have fans of funny early readers howling. See Max. Max is not a cat--Max is a dog. But much to Max's dismay, the book keeps instructing readers to "see the cat." How can Max get through to the book that he is a DOG?
Lexile measure AD310L; Ages 4-8; PrK-Gr.3; Theodore Suess Geisel Book Award winner, 2021.
Tiger is BIG. Tiger is BRAVE. And Tiger is NOT afraid of anything . . . except WORMS! Are Tiger's worm worries worse than worms?
Ages 4-8; Prk-Gr.3; Geisel award honor book, 2021.
Ty can't wait to ride his brand-new scooter at the park. Other kids zip and zoom by like race cars, but all Ty can do is wobble! Ty wants to give up, but a new friend helps Ty give it another try.
Lexile measure GN500L; Ages 6-10; Gr.1-4.
King of the Birds is the first in a new early graphic chapter book series about the friendship between Arlo, an arrogant crow, and a sarcastic little bird named Pips.
Ages 5-8; PrK-Gr.1.
When the introspective Frank meets the gregarious Bean, can they find a way to make beautiful music together? Frank likes peace and quiet. He likes his tent, his pencil, and writing in his secret notebook. Bean likes noise. He likes his bus, his trumpet -- toot, toot! -- and making music. Loud music. But Bean is missing something: he does not have words.
Lexile measure 360; Ages 4-8; Gr.1-4.
Join Charlie and Mouse as they: choose the best pancakes, hunt for presents, decorate with snakes, distract someone with hugs, and save the day. Charlie and Mouse are getting ready for Mom's birthday and things are not going exactly as planned . . . but with plenty of humour and imagination, they'll prove that sometimes when things are not perfect, what they turn out to be is even better.
Lexile measure 270; Ages 5-8; Gr.1-3.
Hog is careful. Harold is not. Harold cannot help smiling. Hog can. Hog worries so that Harold does not have to. Harold and Hog are best friends. But can Harold and Hog's friendship survive a game of pretending to be Elephant & Piggie?
Lexile measure 450; Ages 4-6; PrK-K.
Why does the Pigeon have to go to school? He already knows everything! And what if he doesn't like it? What if the teacher doesn't like him? What if he learns TOO MUCH!?! Ask not for whom the school bell rings; it rings for the Pigeon!
Lexile measure 400; Ages 5-8; K-Gr.3.
In the second book of this lauded series, Fox and Chick are off on three new adventures involving a boat ride, a mysterious box, and an early morning trip to see the sunrise. Despite the antics ensuing from their different personalities, the contradictory duo always manages to have fun together.
Lexile measure 210; Ages 4-8; PrK-Gr.1.
Who is Baby Monkey? He is a baby. He is a monkey. He has a job. He is Baby Monkey, Private Eye! Lost jewels? Missing pizza? Stolen spaceship? Baby Monkey can help!
Lexile measure 500; Ages 6-8; Gr.1-3
Bunjitsu Bunny vs. Bunjitsu Bunny, the fourth book in this series by John Himmelman, follows Isabel as she makes friends, faces her fears, and fights her toughest opponent yet--herself!
Ages 4-8; K-Gr.2.
Tate likes to draw. He draws 10 cats on the couch, 10 bugs in the garden, and 10 birds in the park. Pup, who craves attention, is never in Tate's pictures. Pup is very upset, so he runs away to join the circus.
Lexile measure 170; Ages 4-8; PrK-Gr.1; Guided reading E
Introducing Horse and Buggy, the hilarious new characters from Theodor Seuss Geisel Medalist Ethan Long! Horse and Buggy are best friends, but they don't always see eye to eye. When Buggy sees Horse dancing, he asks, "What are you doing?" "I am dancing," Horse replies. "I am the best dancer. I have the best dances!" "You are not dancing. You are just moving around." Can Horse convince the reluctant Buggy to lighten up and join in?
Lexile measure 100; Ages 4-8; PrK-Gr.1; Guided reading D
Two friends, Mike, an elephant, and Pat, a fish in a fishbowl, are in a rowboat. While Mike naps, Pat jumps into the ocean, where he meets other fish. When a shark appears, Pat and his new fish friends are in trouble...until two chubby gray legs appear near the surface. Mike lands on the shark and frightens the toothy fish away. Mike has a great time underwater until he realizes he is out of air. Now the fish help Mike.
Lexile measure 340; Ages 5-7; PrK-gr.2.
Triceratops has an itch. . . so does Pterodactyl. . . and Brontosaurus. . . and T-Rex! But DINOSAURS DO NOT SCRATCH. There is a rule written in stone. What is an itchy dinosaur to do?!
Lexile measure 250; Ages 4-8; PrK-Gr.1; Guided reading E
Min wants to play, but Ann and Bess say it's too hot. Using a pipe, a tube, and some glue, Min makes an Archimedes screw, a device that draws water, to get water from a well into a swimming pool.
Lexile measure 340; Ages 5-7; K-Gr.2; Geisel award honor book, 2018.
Loud and in-charge Big Duck, quiet and clever Little Duck, and friendly and gentle Porcupine return in another delightful trio of stories. First, Big Duck and Porcupine are so busy building her lemonade stand that they forget one very important ingredient. Next, when Porcupine and Little Duck make a new friend Big Duck feels left out.
Lexile measure 370; Ages 5-8; PrK-Gr.2
Join the dynamic, yet opposite duo as they learn to appreciate differences among friends: Fox and Chick don't always agree, but Fox and Chick are always friends. With sly humor and companionable warmth, Sergio Ruzzier deftly captures the adventures of these seemingly opposite friends.
Lexile measure 330; Ages 8-10; Gr.1-3
Polly loves words. And she loves writing stories. So when a magic book appears on her doorstep that can make everything she writes happen in real life, Polly is certain all of her dreams are about to come true. But she soon learns that what you write and what you mean are not always the same thing!
Lexile measure AD190L; Ages 3-5; PrK-K.
Zip has zapped a bot. Zip tells the bot what to do. Will the bot listen? (Spoiler alert: The bot does not listen and Zip learns an important lesson, complete with a pie being thrown in his face!)
Lexile measure 150; PrK-K; Ages 3-5; Guided reading C; Theodor Geisel award honor, 2019.
See Tweet fly. Fly, Tweet, fly. Pip wants to fly too--flap, flap, flap! Can Otto help Pip find a way to soar in the sky? This Pre-level 1 Ready-to-Read with bright illustrations and minimal text is perfect for the true emergent reader.
Lexile measure 500; Ages 4-8; PrK-Gr.2.
"It is a very nice day," said Vernon. Porcupine agreed. "I do not remember a day as nice as this." "Except for maybe yesterday," offered Skunk. Vernon, Skunk, and Porcupine are back!
Lexile measure 480; Ages 4-8; 1-Gr.4.
Meet Barkus. Barkus is loyal. Barkus is generous. Barkus is family. The exuberant Barkus and his lucky young owner whirl and twirl across the pages of this delightful pre-chapter book series from award-winning author Patricia MacLachlan.
Lexile measure 400; Ages 4-8; K-Gr. 2.
In this adorable book from the funny and talented Laurel Snyder and Emily Hughes, Charlie & Mouse & Grumpy explore the process of getting big, pouncing, making a fort, and tenderly saying goodbye.
Lexile measure 580; Ages 5-8; K-Gr.3.
Fergus loves being the class pet in Miss Maxwell's classroom. He does everything the students do, until the teacher plans a field trip to the museum - without Fergus! He doesn't want to miss the fun, so he stows away in a backpack and sets off for an adventure. When he arrives at the museum, Fergus finds it a little overwhelming - huge and full of exciting things to see. Luckily, he meets a new friend, Zeke, who knows the ropes, and together they explore everything from moon rocks to butterflies to a giant dinosaur skeleton.
Lexile measure 210; PrK-Gr.1.
Yellow Bird has a button. It does . . . nothing! It is a good for nothing button. Red Bird and Blue Bird are excited to try the button. But when they press it, they discover that the button makes them happy.
Lexile measure BR50; Ages 4-8: PrK-Gr.1; Geisel Award Honor, 2018.
When a housebound dog spies a cat, a bird, and other animals outside a glass door, he is excited: I see a cat. I see a bird. I see a squirrel. When the dog's beloved boy comes home from school, the two pals dash outside, determined to get up close and personal with all the backyard wildlife!
Lexile measure 560; Ages 6-10; Gr.1-3; Guided reading O
Eager to do something her big sister has not done first, Jasmine Toguchi, eight, decides to pound mochi with the men and boys when her family gets together for New Year's.
Lexile measure GN400L; Ages 6-10; K-Gr.3; Geisel Award honor, 2018.
Although Mac and Mac are as hollow-headed as, well, noodles, they're always coming up with brilliant schemes. For instance, they're absolutely certain Mom will bake them a cake if they gather some firewood for her. But when their friend Meatball offers to trade them a handful of firewood seeds, the gullible brothers can't foresee what will happen next. . .
Lexile measure 370; ages 5-7; Gr.1-4; Geisel award honor book, 2018.
Geisel Honor Winner In this silly sequel to Snail and Worm, the dynamic duo are back for more fun and giggles in three new comic shorts brimming with quirky humor and unflappable friendship.
Lexile measure GN510L; Ages 5-8; Gr.1-3.
Join Super Narwhal and sidekick Jelly Jolt as they take on three SUPER new stories in this early graphic novel series. Happy-go-lucky Narwhal and no-nonsense Jelly find their inner superheroes in three new under-the-sea adventures.
Lexile measure 300; Ages 6-8; Gr.1-3.
Cork is a short muskrat who likes to clean. Fuzz is a tall possum who would rather play than tidy. When Cork tells Fuzz to help with chores, Fuzz says, "You are not the boss of me!" Can the two friends find a way to have fun and clean up?
Lexile measure 500; Ages 6-8; Gr.1-3.
Ever since Dory met Rosabelle, a real true friend whose imagination and high spirits match her own, school has been pretty good. But now the class is learning to read, and it's proving to be a challenge for Dory. While Rosabelle can read chapter books in her head, Dory is stuck with baby books about a happy little farm. Dory wishes for a potion to turn her into a reader but things don't go as planned.
Lexile measure 350; Ages 6-8; Gr.1-3.
Baseball season has arrived and Mo is all set to play with his team, the Lions. But Mo always bats last, and he always plays right field--and no balls ever come to right field. Will Mo ever get his chance to help the Lions win? Geisel Award.
Lexile measure 410; Ages 5-7; PrK-gr.1; Guided reaidng H; Geisel Award Winner, 2017.
Will Owl ever get a good night's sleep? He's ready for bed, but as soon as he settles in, he hears a strange noise. He looks everywhere--in his cupboard, underneath the floorboards -- even in his walls. He'll never get to sleep unless he can figure out what's going on!
Lexile measure 660; Ages 6-10.
Seven-year-old Lola Levine is fierce on the soccer field. She can do a slide tackle (although she's not supposed to) and even likes gooey worms. Nothing scares Lola! That is, until she is auditioning in front of EVERYONE for her class play.
Lucy is a small dog without a home. She had one once, but she remembers it only in her dreams. Eleanor is a little girl who looks forward to feeding the stray dog that appears faithfully beneath her window each day. Eleanor's father is a juggler with stage fright. The overlapping stories of three delightful characters, offering a slightly different perspective each time, come together in a truly original, beautifully illustrated book for dog (and underdog) lovers of all ages.
Lexile measure 510; Ages 5 to 8; K-Gr.3; Guided reading M.
It's a case of monstrous cuteness as the Princess in Black encounters her biggest challenge yet: a field overrun by adorable bunnies. Princess Magnolia and her unicorn, Frimplepants, are on their way to have brunch with Princess Sneezewort, an occasion Frimplepants enjoys more than anything in the world. But just when he can smell the freshly baked bread and the heaping platters of sugar-dusted doughnuts, Princess Magnolia's glitter-stone ring rings.
Lexile measure 270; Ages 5-8; K-Gr.2; Geisel Award winner, 2017.
Walt and his friends are growing up fast! Everyone is the something-est. But . . . what about Walt? He is not the tallest, or the curliest, or the silliest. He is not the anything-est! As a BIG surprise inches closer, Walt discovers something special of his own!
Lexile measure 490; Ages 5-10; K-Gr.3.
Baby Lincoln's older sister, Eugenia, is very fond of telling Baby what to do, and Baby usually responds by saying "Yes, Sister." But one day Baby has had enough. She decides to depart on a Necessary Journey, even though she has never gone anywhere without Eugenia telling her what to take and where to go. And in fact Baby doesn't know where she is headed - only that she was entirely happy in the previous night's dream, sitting aboard a train with a view of shooting stars.
Lexile measure 270; Ages 4-7; K-2.
Winner of the 2016 Theodor Seuss Geisel Award Mo is the youngest kid on the Robins, his football team. His classmates don't mind, but the kids on their rival team tease him for being a "butterfingers" who's too tiny to catch the ball. But Mo's coach has a plan to turn Mo's little size into a big win for the Robins!
Lexile measure 510; Ages 6-8; Gr.1-3.
Dory is heading to school. Her older siblings, Luke and Violet, warn her to leave her imaginary friend, Mary, at home--or better yet, leave her whole imagination at home! But on her very first day she meets a new friend, a girl whose imagination and style are just about as wild as her own.
K-Gr.2; Guided reading M
During their trail ride on all-terrain vehicles, Hot Rod Hamster and his friends stop to help Grandpa Dog and two puppies, whose vehicle has tipped over and gotten stuck in the mud.
Ages 6-9; Gr.2-4
Leroy Ninker has a hat, a lasso, and boots. What he doesn't have is a horse--until he meets Maybelline, that is, and then it's love at first sight. Join Leroy, Maybelline, and everyone's favorite porcine wonder, Mercy, for some hilarious and heartfelt horsing around on Deckawoo Drive.
Ages 4-6; PrK-Gr.1.
Ling and Ting like to be silly in the fourth book in this irresistible early reader series. The beloved twins from the Geisel Honor early reader series are back to share their favorite funny stories with beginning readers, now in paperback.
Ages 6-8; Gr.1-3.
Lola Levine likes writing in her diario, sipping her mom's cafe con leche, eating her dad's matzo ball soup, and playing soccer with her team, the Orange Smoothies. So what if she doesn't always fit in? Lola is fierce on the field, but when a soccer game during recess gets too competitive, she accidentally hurts her classmate Juan Gomez.
Lexile measure 20; Ages 4-6; K-Gr.1; Guided reading E
This level 1 reader uses funny dogs to introduce opposite words. There's a dirty dog and a clean dog, a mean dog and a nice dog, and many more! Plus, there's an extremely long dog who keeps popping into the story.
Lexile measure 590; Ages 6-9; Gr.1-4.
Mr. Putter wants Mrs. Teaberry's birthday to be extra special this year. So how about a trip to the Conservatory to see the beautiful trees and plants and flowers? It will be heavenly.
Lexile measure 170; Gr.K-2
Meet different kinds of snakes! Find out where they live and what they do. Through engaging text features, such as the vocabulary tree and the wrap-up activity, kids will be introduced to vocabulary in concept groups--helping them make connections between words and expanding their understanding of the world.
Ages 6-7; Gr.1-2
In the style of Mo Willems, Jonathan Fenske tells three humorous stories of two friends, Pig and Fox, and their shenanigans with a cardboard box (all of which involved Pig accidentally crushing Fox in the box).
Lexile measure 500; Ages 5-8; K-Gr.3; Guided reading L.
Inconvenient monster alarms, a sparkly array of princess guests, and spot-on slapstick pacing make for a party readers will celebrate.Today is Princess Magnolia's birthday party, and she wants everything to be perfect. But just as her guests are arriving . . . Brring! Brring! The monster alarm!
Lexile measure NC750L; Ages 6-8, Gr.1-3.
Diva, a small yet brave dog, and Flea, a curious streetwise cat, develop an unexpected friendship in this unforgettable tale of discovery. For as long as she could remember, Diva lived at 11 avenue Le Play in Paris, France. For as long as he could remember, Flea also lived in Paris, France-but at no fixed address. When Flea flâneurs past Diva's courtyard one day, their lives are forever changed.
Ages 4-8; Prk-Gr.3.
What this story needs is a pig in a wig, on a boat in a moat with a frog, a dog, and a goat on a log... As a panda in a blouse, a skunk on a trunk, and more hop on board, it becomes clear that what this story really needs is a bigger boat!
Lexile measure 560; Ages 6-9; Gr.2-4.
Alvin, an Asian American second grader who's afraid of everything, is taking his fears to a whole new level-or should we say, continent. On a trip to introduce brand-new baby Ho to relatives in China, Alvin's anxiety is at fever pitch.
Lexile measure 660; Ages 5-8.
Nothing's been easy since Amp crash-landed his spaceship through Zack McGee's bedroom window. Now Amp has built a quantum radio to alert his commanders to call off the invasion of Earth. Unfortunately, instead of contacting Erdian Central Command, Amp's radio accidentally broadcasts Amp's messages all over Zack's hometown.
Lexile measure 530; Ages 6-8.
Everyone loves dogs, right? That seems to be the one thing that Sidney, Sydney, Gomez, and Harley can agree on. What they can't agree on is how to run their new dog walking business. From who makes the posters to who picks up the poop, the foursome is off to a slow start. Big dog decisions must be made, but what will the end result be?
Lexile measure 490; Ages 5-7; K-Gr2.
Zack is surprised when he discovers that his best friend Drake doesn't know how to swim! With a little patience and some help, Zack has Drake splashing around in the water in no time. But swimming is another matter.
Lexile measure 10; PrK-gr.2.
Gerald is careful. Piggie is not. Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can. Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to. Gerald and Piggie are best friends. In My New Friend Is So Fun!, Piggie has found a new friend! But is Gerald ready to share?
Lexile measure 710; Ages 6-9; Gr.2-4.
Gavin wants to make a good impression at Carver Elementary, where no one knows he excels at soccer and skateboarding, but an annoying big sister, a bully, and his great aunt's Pomeranian are not helping.
Ages 6-8; Gr.1-3
Starting from the northern United States and southern Canada, millions of Monarchs converge every fall in one region in central Mexico. It's not only an amazing sight to behold for the lucky residents of the area, but also a true miracle of nature. This easy reader follows the 2,500 mile-long journey of the Monarchs, with both full color illustrations and photographs.
Lexile measure 530; Ages 4-7; Prk-Gr.2.
When Penny spots a marble in Mrs. Goodwin's front yard, she picks it up, puts it in her pocket, and takes it home. It's a beautiful marble--it's big, shiny, blue, smooth, and fast, and Penny loves it. But does the marble really belong to Penny?
Lexile measure 620; Ages 6-9; Gr.2-4;
A 2014 Newbery Honor Book.
Kevin Henkes introduces second-grader Billy Miller in this fast-paced and funny story about friendship, sibling rivalry, and elementary school.
Lexile measure 350L; Ages 3-6; PrK-Gr.3.
Mother cleaned high. Mother cleaned low. Mother cleaned the room for Joe. Joe is delighted with his newly cleaned room. Now he can find all of the toys he wants to play with. But with so much space and so many great toys, which ones will he choose?
Lexile measure 520; Ages 5-7; K-Gr.2.
Hamda feels left out. She wants to be like her four sisters. One evening she makes a decision, and nobody can change her mind. She wants to wear the veil like her sisters. Each sister puts forward her own suggestion based on what worked for her. But it is up to Hamda to work out her own unique way to wear the veil making it a part of her active and happy life.
Lexile measure 510
As a merchant makes his way to the market, he comes across a beautiful tiger that has fallen down a hole. The merchant is kind enough to help the tiger out of the hole, but once he does, the tiger wants to eat him!
Lexile measure 360; Ages 5-7; Gr.1-3.
Rabbit's carefully planned visit with Robot doesn't work out exactly as he imagined in this offbeat tale about two comically mismatched friends. Rabbit is excited: his friend Robot is coming to spend the night! Rabbit has left nothing to chance and has drawn up a list of all the things they will do.
In three laugh-out-loud situations, an irresistible cast of colorful birds illustrate the concepts of "up," "tall" and "high." First, a short peacock proves that he may not be tall, but he definitely isn't small. Then, a resourceful bird helps his penguin friend find a way to fly. Finally, two birds want to live in the same tree, but what goes up must come down!
Lexile measure AD 500L; Ages 5-8;
2012 Winner of the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award!
James is a very picky eater. His dad has to get creative--very creative--in order to get James to eat foods he thinks he doesn't like. He presents James with a series of outlandish scenarios packed with fanciful and gross kid-friendly details--like pre-chewed gum as an alternative to broccoli and lumpy oatmeal that grows so big it eats the dog--in an effort to get James to eat.
Lexile measure 310; Ages 5-8;
winner of the 2011 Theodor Seuss Geisel Award.
Meet Bink and Gollie, two precocious little girls -- one tiny, one tall, and both utterly irrepressible. Setting out from their super-deluxe tree house and powered by plenty of peanut butter (for Bink) and pancakes (for Gollie), they share three comical adventures involving painfully bright socks, an impromptu trek to the Andes, and a most unlikely marvelous companion.
Lexile measure 390; Ages 4-7; Book level 1.8; Gr. K-2.
Ling and Ting are twins. They have the same brown eyes. They have the same pink cheeks. They have the same happy smiles. Ling and Ting are two adorable identical twins, and they stick together, whether they are making dumplings, getting their hair cut, or practicing magic tricks. But looks are deceiving--people can be very different, even if they look exactly the same.
Ages 3-5; K-Gr.1; Guided reading F
For fans of Clifford and Spot, welcome everybody's favorite little yellow puppy, Biscuit, in an I Can Read adventure! Biscuit is walking to Grandpa's house, and he's having such a good time that he doesn't want the walk to end.
Lexile measure 460; Ages 4-8; K-Gr.2.
Nancy's class is going on a trip to the museum. Even after a bumpy bus ride, Nancy finds a way to make the day extra-fancy in this Fancy Nancy story from the beloved New York Times bestselling author-illustrator team Jane O'Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser.
Age 5-7; Gr.1-2; Spanish and English
At first Mom and Pop Nash have ten eggs, then five--and soon they have none! Mom and Pop want to surprise that tricky wolf who's stealing their eggs, but he surprises them first.
Lexile measure 590; Ages 5-8; K-Gr.2.
The first snow of winter has fallen, and Houndsley is very happy, as he loves the quiet time. Catina does not like the quiet time, however, and she does not enjoy being snowed in. What about all her plans for the day? What if their evening concert has to be canceled? With a bit of pretending, a few books and board games, a flourish of creativity, and some time to dream, Houndsley helps Catina let go of her worries and enjoy the snowy day, wherever it might take them.
Lexile measure 280; Age 3-5; PrK-K; Guided reading G
Mittens is a small kitten in a big, new house. Everything seems loud and unfamiliar and scary. The little kitten wants a special place all his own. Can a new friend help him find one?