This set includes 1 copy each of 24 fiction books. Each beautifully illustrated and carefully leveled title features essential content in science, social studies, or math. Pair with nonfiction to create a balanced approach to beginning literacy in your classroom. Science: Key concepts, vocabulary, problem solving strategies, and writing Social Studies: Diverse cultures, families, and communities Math: Key concepts, vocabulary, and real world applications
In this chapter book, Olivia and her cousins are ice skating when they see Uncle Terry's glasses stuck in the ice and decide to get them out.
Anna and her family learn all about their relatives' journey to America at the Immigration Museum when they find their family name, Kolokov, on the American Immigrant Wall of Honor.
Charlotte is a very curious girl indeed. What makes her now boots waterproof? Charlotte is off and running on a new quest for knowledge, with her dad and her computer to help her.
It is 1914, and George, Alice, and Mother try to convince a rather reluctant Father that the time has come to buy a Model T motor car.
Emily is helping her grandmother clean out the attic when she finds her great-great-grandmother's diary.
Enrico wants Grandpa to dance the flamenco for his class on Grandparents' Day. Grandpa needs new castanets, so Mom orders them on the Internet. The castanets must travel by plane, train, and truck.
Billy and his family have been searching for gold for six months, but not everyone finds their fortune in the gold fields of California.
Samantha loves to help her mom, Peggy, sell pickles at the weekend farmers' market. One day, a man tries their pickles and wants to sell them in his store.
Connor and his mom have just moved to a new town, and Connor has not yet met any kids. A detour on the bike trail helps him find what he needs the most.
In this simple retelling of an Ojibway legend about the formation of two islands and a special dune, children learn about the power and beauty of nature.
Lee has her own tree! She watches it grow and change from season to season - until one spring something surprising happens.
In this play, Hannah and her mom and dad are helping Grandpa clean out his basement when Hannah discovers a treasure map her dad made.
Maria and her parents buy a mixed-breed puppy at the animal shelter and name him Little Pip. The dog keeps growing taller, longer, and heavier.
In the play, Kapi and his parents are making soup. What does it take to turn regular soup into "neighborhood soup"?
When Jose' and Isabel work with their grandmother and aunts to make a quilt for their new baby brother or sister, they end up making a quilt big enough for two babies.
Charlene works with her dad to make a kite for the festival. All is going well until the kite dips to one side when Charlene takes it outside for a test flight.
Dean loves to sit on the hill overlooking the dinosaur dig, and he dreams of the day when he can join the paleontologists.
Jada is working on her diosaur project for school when, suddenly, her favorite dinosaur is alive and looking right at her! What is happening? Is Jada in danger?
While on a hike in a temperate rain forest, Jess hears a thud and then a rustling sound. Has an animal fallen to the ground?
Aaron takes his dog, Sam, with him when he visits his aunt and uncle, who are going to teach him how to sail.
On a very hot day, Paolo and Teresa learn about freezing and melting liquids by making cold slushes.
A bird drops a seed on Lenny's balcony. He plants it, watches it grow, and guesses what has grown from his "mystery" seed.
In this play based on an ancient Greek myth of Daedalus and Icarus, the son of a clever inventor flies too close to the sun, not heeding his father's warning, and ends up paying for his mistake.
Josh and his twin sister Alexis know that sea turtle hatchlings have only one chance to get from their nests on the beach to the sea.