New Reading A-Z and Raz-Plus Leveled Books – September 2017

25 Titles Added

Welcome your students back to school with new leveled books from Raz-Plus and Reading A-Z! We’ve added 25 new books for September that are sure to get students excited about reading this school year. From levels A to Z2, students will be engaged as they learn about fun places to visit, why we sleep, and life during the Great Depression.

Where To Go

Where To Go

Level: A
In this book, students will learn the proper use of nouns and how to classify information as they discover a variety of fun places to visit.

Amazing Caves

Amazing Caves

Level: B
Emergent readers learn about the beauty of caves and the wonders that can be discovered inside them while learning to use high-frequency words and repetitive sentences.

We Make Good Choices

We Make Good Choices

Level: C
Help your students recognize good choices in day-to-day situations while teaching students to determine author’s purpose as well as to connect to prior knowledge.

Hatching Eggs

Hatching Eggs

Level: K
This book follows a classroom through the step-by-step process of helping chicks hatch. Students learn about sequencing events and how to use commas.

On the Roof

On the Roof

Level: G
Students learn to identify the setting and recognize the use of nouns as they explore life in a city and how a roof can be used for family gatherings, stargazing, or hanging laundry.

The Loser

The Loser

Level: I, L, O
Teach students to identify and use contractions in this story about Jae, who turns his bad luck of losing his belongings into good luck through developing new relationships with those around him.

Maria Tallchief: Prima Ballerina

Maria Tallchief: Prima Ballerina

Level: O, R, U
Students learn about the first American prima ballerina and her journey to success through this biographical book, while also getting the opportunity to summarize text and determine the authors' point of view.

Why We Sleep

Why We Sleep

Level: P, S, V
In this nonfiction book, readers learn about the importance of sleep as they also learn to make inferences and draw conclusions using clues found in the text.

Morty and the Monster Truck Madness

Morty and the Monster Truck Madness

Level: R
This serial book follows the misadventures of Morty the mouse as his determination to attend a monster truck rally leads to a poor decision that leaves him to face serious consequences.

The Treasure of El Dorado

The Treasure of El Dorado

Level: U, X, Z1
In this realistic fiction book, Andre documents his adventures through a series of blogs and video blogs while searching for treasure. Use this book to promote higher-order thinking for small groups or whole class.

Ancient Mesopotamia

Ancient Mesopotamia

Level: W, Z, Z1
Students learn to identify adjectives in this informational, nonfiction book about the early, civilized society of ancient Mesopotamia.

The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County

The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County

Level: Z
In this classic American short story adapted from the writings of Mark Twain, readers can practice the strategy of making, revising, and confirming predictions before and during reading and understanding the use of colloquial phrases.

By Hook or by Crook

By Hook or by Crook

Level: Z1
Readers learn about life during the Great Depression through the misfortune and tragedy faced by Ruth and her little brother Charlie. Students learn to analyze characters as they also learn about a devastating era in American history.

Nellie Bly

Nellie Bly

Level: Z2
In this biography about Nellie Bly, an American journalist who fought for the rights of women and disadvantaged people, students learn about compound sentences and practice making inferences and drawing conclusions.

Ready for Rising Seas?

Ready for Rising Seas?

Level: Z2
Students learn about the implications of rising sea levels and what efforts humans can make to reverse the damage.


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