This set includes 6 copies each of 24 fiction books and the Teacher's Guide on CD-ROM. 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
Jenna laughs at her mother's silly suggestions for a pet, and then chooses a suitable animal - a fish.
A brother and sister help pick strawberries, make a pie, and are rewarded with a gift from Grandma.
Mr. Greg protects his garden from unwanted pests and does a good deed in the process.
A grandfather reminisces about life in his town in the past and present.
A crossing guard and community workers are the focus of this story with a funny ending.
A playful family - Ryan, Ben, Carmen, and Dad - measure themselves to see who is the tallest. They mark their heights on a chart.
The comparison of sizes will make readers think as they enjoy this simple story about survival in nature.
A sister uses her telescope to introduce her younger brother to the wonders of the night sky. They see stars, planets, the moon, and a meteor.
A class writes and illustrates a rhyming book about space, including interesting space facts.
Friends and neighbors ride bikes, skate, and run at the opening of a community fitness trail.
In this poem about the senses, a girl describes what she feels, smells, hears, and sees at the beach.
A boy's ambition and his sister inspire him to exercise in new ways.
Ari and his dad drive across the country to visit Ari's cousin Paul. Along the way, they send postcards to Paul of all the things they see and places they visit.
Two brothers compare their old and new houses and decide they are happy with their family's move.
A family visits an animal exhibit and has the most fun learning about the weight of a hippo.
Mrs. Lee teaches her students counting and other math skills while designing the class's perfect pizza.
All five senses are highlighted in this story as Jake cares for a surprise from his mother - a new pet kitten.
A resourceful little brother uses his wagon to pull bats and balls to his big brother's baseball game.
Children make a game for the school fair using magnets and paper fish.
6 Copies of Camping is Fun. Despite daily mishaps, the characters in this humorous story have fun on a family camping trip.
A boy plays his trumpet with a mariachi band on a festival day. Learn about the part music plays in his culture.
Farmer Kay's corn goes from farm to store to home and becomes a tasty meal for a family.
Dad loves to make pizza and considers opening a pizza restaurant. The family thinks about all the things they would need and how to get them.
A zany zookeeper gives rhyming clues that keep children guessing the identities of mystery zoo animals.