It’s a brand new year! Time to learn something new. Your students will love this month’s new releases, with fun topics and colorful illustrations to support close reading and 21st century skills. With levels ranging from aa to Y, this month’s collection of brand new leveled books covers interesting subjects like superheroes, plastics, cheerleading, and animal communication.
Adorable, detailed photographs of the ways different animals nap—along with a repetitive text structure—help early emergent readers feel confident in their reading. Students will also have the opportunity to compare and contrast.
Every kid loves toys! This book describes the ways different toys move, featuring fun photos and repetitive text to support early emergent readers. Students can work on decoding skills while connecting to prior knowledge to better understand the text.
Make a Superhero!
In this fun story about a boy who creates his own superhero, complete with special powers and a sidekick, repetitive text helps support early emergent readers. Students can also work on decoding skills and using visualization to better understand the story.
Zots Helps Out
Zots just wants to play, but Abby has chores to do. Zots offers to help—but will he only make things worse? With colorful illustrations and repetitive sentence patterns, this story teaches students to identify the problem and solution in a story.
Lice Aren't Nice
Levels: I, L, O
Nobody likes lice, but knowing how they grow and spread can help prevent all kinds of trouble and discomfort. This book dispels many commonly held misconceptions about lice and helps teach students about methods for prevention and treatment.
Animal Groups: Strength in Numbers
This book describes the many different ways animals can live in groups of up to thousands of members. For many animals, teaming up helps them survive. With detailed information and vivid photos, this book also teaches students about plural nouns.
Organized cheerleading dates back to the 1880s. Cheerleaders help people cheer on their favorite sports teams, while entertaining crowds with stunts and athletic displays. This book traces the sport over time, while teaching students to properly use verbs.
The more we understand about animal communication, the better we can appreciate the animal kingdom. This book offers a fascinating look into the unique ways various animals communicate, while helping students ask and answer questions.
The Story of Plastic
While plastic is useful, its negative effects on the natural world are becoming increasingly clear. This book demonstrates several of the pros and cons of plastic, while asking students to think about reducing the impact of plastic on the earth’s environment.