Reading A-Z and Raz-Plus’ collection of leveled books is expanding this month with 24 new titles. From levels aa-Z2, every student can find a new and engaging book to enjoy. These new releases include fiction books about summer camp and animal adventures, as well as nonfiction books about rock climbing and political leaders. And just in time for May, we are also featuring books especially for Mother’s Day and Teacher Appreciation.
Emergent readers can practice visualizing and classifying information as they read about the fun activities that take place at summer camp.
This book shows examples of all the things children love doing for their moms, and it helps students practice classifying information and identifying verbs.
Students explore what makes a good teacher and have opportunities to determine author purpose and identify the proper use of periods.
This nonfiction book takes students on a journey into the world of climbing while challenging them to identify fact from opinion and understand subject-verb agreement.
Peace and Quiet
Students will enjoy detailed illustrations in this fantasy book and seeing what happens when a tree finds two kittens and mistakenly names them "Peace" and "Quiet."
This nonfiction book shows students how many bones are in the human body and introduces them to the importance of adjectives.
The Animal Bridge
Level: I, L, O
With colorful illustrations and humorous dialogue, this book shows what happens when humans meet animals in an unexpected construction project.
Level: O, R, U
This informational book introduces students to the elements of a biography while describing Clinton’s career achievements. It is also available in Spanish.
Level: P, S, V
Students have opportunities to summarize and identify the elements of a biography with this retelling of the most important events in Galileo’s life.
The Kingdom of Happiness
Level: Q, T, W
This informational text gets students thinking about what happiness means while describing how Bhutan, one of the happiest countries in the world, ensures the happiness of its citizens.
Level: S, V, Y
With colorful photos and descriptions of astronauts in space, this book encourages students to think about what it would be like to go to Space Camp and to practice summarizing information.
Level: Y, Z1, Z2
This classic folktale describes what happens when an unassuming woodcutter finds a secret stash of treasure, and it gives students opportunities to practice character analysis.