Reading A-Z and Raz-Plus leveled book collections continue to grow with 31 new titles added this month. From levels aa to Z2, these books are great ways to personalize literacy instruction for a range of students. These new releases include informational texts about holidays and celebrations, fairy tales, and serial books.
This story familiarizes students with what they might see during Hanukkah while teaching them how to identify main ideas, details, and high frequency words.
Building with Blocks
This story demonstrates all the different ways that building blocks can be used. Students can identify with the main character as they connect to prior knowledge.
Every family celebrates Thanksgiving differently, and the colorful illustrations in this book encourage readers to visualize details and understand the sequence of events.
The Festival of Lights
Students will practice identifying author purpose and understanding sentence patterns as they learn about the meaning behind lighting Hanukkah candles.
This informational text introduces students to where cranberries grow and the different ways they can be eaten. Students can practice putting words in alphabetical order and identifying sentence structure.
Let’s Make a Bird Feeder
This how-to book guides students through each step of making a bird feeder. Colorful photos and easy instructions ensure that students will be able to follow along and create their own.
I Am Thankful
This collection of personal narratives outlines what makes other children thankful, and it can be a great introductory reading for students to write their own personal narratives in time for Thanksgiving.
The Sisters C
This story introduces students to the different sounds made by the letter "c" as they follow the story of two sisters who love things that begin with the letter "c".
A Look At Fossils
Students will love this in-depth look at what fossils are and how they are formed. With detailed photographs and high-frequency words, this book supports emergent reading skills.
This book introduces students to the process of voting and encourages them to practice identifying the main idea and connecting to prior knowledge.
The Sunflower Hut
After reading this story, students will be able to create a magical play space and understand how to sequence events.
Being a Leftie
How do left-handed people navigate a world that is predominantly right-handed? This book introduces students to some of the challenges of being left-handed and how lefties overcome them.
The Hard Frost
This realistic fiction book tells the story of a girl who tends to her plants as the seasons come and go. Students will practice identifying past-tense verbs and making inferences.
Multilevel: H, K, N
This classic fairy tale can be used to teach students how to analyze character and retell event sequences.
New Year Celebrations
Multilevel: L, O, R
Each country has its own way of celebrating the New Year, and this book gives students a colorful glimpse into multiple traditions from around the world.
Morty and Charming Theo
When a new student becomes immediately popular at school, Morty gets jealous. This book helps students consider issues like bullying and kindness as they read.
Morty the Meany
With detailed illustrations and relatable characters, this story encourages students to analyze characters and think about healthy ways to deal with anger and other emotions.
Captain Morty Commands the Sky
It's Morty's first time flying in a plane, and he's guiding his grandma through a day of travel. Students will practice identifying character point of view and recognizing articles.
The Nobel Prize
Multilevel: T, W, Z
This informational text provides students with opportunities to summarize and identify author point of view as they learn how the Nobel Prize has honored great thinkers throughout history.
Hungry Right Here?
Multilevel: V, Y, Z1
Students are introduced to the causes and effects of the hunger epidemic in the United States, and they will also practice summarizing information and connecting to prior knowledge.
Alien Collective II: The Link
Multilevel: Z. Z1, Z2
This science fiction text will appeal to students who love suspense, mystery, and aliens, and the fast-paced plot encourages students to determine character perspective and to retell the story.