Book Collection Discovery Tool

A Bike Like Sergio's
Author:Boelts, Maribeth
Collection2nd Mentor Text
Grade LevelGrade 1, Grade 2
Fiction/NonfictionFiction
GenreRealistic
Comprehension StrategiesMaking Connections
Story ElementsCharacter development, Central message or moral
Classroom CultureFeeling and Showing Empathy, Making Responsible Decisions
A Bird is a Bird
Author:Rockwell, Lizzy
Writing and LanguageLabeling (PreK&K)
OtherAuthor Study
Info Txt StructuresDescription
Grade LevelK, Grade 1
GenreInformational Text
Fiction/NonfictionNonfiction
Content AreasScience
Comprehension StrategiesAsking Questions
Collection1st Mentor Text
A Chicken Followed Me Home!
Author:Page, Robin
CollectionK Mentor Text
Grade LevelK, Grade 1, Grade 2
Fiction/NonfictionNonfiction
OtherAuthor Study
GenreInformational Text
Comprehension StrategiesAsking Questions, Visualizing
Content AreasScience
Writing and LanguageGreat Beginnings, Descriptive Language, Labeling (PreK&K), Vocabulary
Info Txt StructuresDescription
Info Txt FeaturesKey Words, Headings
A Rock is Lively
Author:Aston, Diana Hutts and Long, Sylvia
Writing and LanguageLabeling (PreK&K), Figurative Language, Vocabulary
Info Txt StructuresDescription
Info Txt FeaturesKey Words, Headings, Captions
Grade LevelK, Grade 2, Grade 1
GenreInformational Text
Fiction/NonfictionNonfiction
Content AreasScience
Comprehension StrategiesAsking Questions
CollectionK Read Aloud Small
Classroom CultureCitizenship
A Tree for all Seasons
Author:Bernard, Robin
CollectionK Read Aloud Small
Grade LevelK, Grade 1, Grade 2
Fiction/NonfictionNonfiction
GenreConcept, Informational Text
Comprehension StrategiesMaking Connections, Synthesizing
Content AreasScience
Info Txt StructuresDescription, Compare & Contrast, Cause & Effect
Info Txt FeaturesKey Words
A Tree is a Plant
Author:Bulla, Clyde Robert
Collection1st Read Aloud Small
Grade LevelGrade 1, Grade 2
Fiction/NonfictionNonfiction
GenreInformational Text
Comprehension StrategiesInferring, Asking Questions, Summarizing
Content AreasScience
Info Txt StructuresDescription, Sequence & Order
Info Txt FeaturesCaptions
Aesop's Fables
Author:Pirotta, Saviour
Collection2nd Read Aloud Small
Grade LevelGrade 2, Grade 3
Fiction/NonfictionFiction
GenreFairy Tale/Folk Tale/Fable/Myth
Comprehension StrategiesInferring
Story ElementsCentral message or moral
Classroom CultureFeeling and Showing Empathy, Teamwork and Cooperation
Agua
Author:Ferrada, Maria Jose
Classroom CultureFeeling and Showing Empathy
Collection1st Mentor Text
Comprehension StrategiesInferring, Visualizing
Fiction/NonfictionFiction
GenreRealistic
Grade LevelGrade 1, Grade 2
OtherFull Text also in Spanish
Story ElementsMain Idea/Theme, Point of view, Setting
Writing and LanguageDescriptive Language
All the Way to Havana
Author:Engle, Margarita
Collection3rd Mentor Text
Grade LevelGrade 3
Fiction/NonfictionFiction
GenreRealistic
Comprehension StrategiesSummarizing
Story ElementsSetting
Writing and LanguageFigurative Language, Vocabulary
Classroom CultureSetting and Achieving Goals
An Orange in January
Author:Aston, Diana Hutts
CollectionK Mentor Text
Grade LevelK, Grade 1
Fiction/NonfictionFiction, Nonfiction
GenreRealistic, Narrative Nonfiction
Comprehension StrategiesSummarizing
Story ElementsSequencing
Content AreasScience
Writing and LanguageGreat Beginnings
Anything But Ordinary Addie
Author:Rockliff, Mara
Collection2nd Read Aloud Small
Grade LevelGrade 2, Grade 3
Fiction/NonfictionNonfiction
GenreMemoir/Biography
Story ElementsCharacter development
Content AreasSocial Studies
Classroom CultureTaking Risks and Making Mistakes
Info Txt StructuresDescription
Apex Predators
Author:Jenkins, Steve
Collection2nd Mentor Text
Grade LevelGrade 2, Grade 3
Fiction/NonfictionNonfiction
OtherAuthor Study
GenreInformational Text
Comprehension StrategiesAsking Questions
Content AreasScience
Info Txt StructuresDescription, Compare & Contrast
Info Txt FeaturesKey Words, Headings, Captions
Around the World Who's Been Here?
Author:George, Lindsay George
Collection3rd Read Aloud Small
Grade LevelGrade 3
Fiction/NonfictionNonfiction
Comprehension StrategiesAsking Questions
Story ElementsSetting
Content AreasScience, Social Studies
Writing and LanguageVocabulary
Info Txt StructuresDescription
Info Txt FeaturesKey Words, Captions
Arriba en el huerto y abajo en la tierra
Author:Messner, Kate
Classroom CultureSetting and Achieving Goals, Teamwork and Cooperation
Collection1st Mentor Text
Comprehension StrategiesInferring, Visualizing
Content AreasScience
Fiction/NonfictionFiction, Nonfiction
GenreNarrative Nonfiction, Realistic
Grade LevelGrade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3
Info Txt FeaturesGlossary
Info Txt StructuresCompare & Contrast, Description, Sequence & Order
OtherFull Text also in Spanish
Story ElementsSequencing, Setting
Writing and LanguageDescriptive Language, Great Beginnings, Vocabulary
Atentamente, Ricitos de oro
Author:Ada, Alma Flor
Collection2nd Read Aloud Small
Comprehension StrategiesAsking Questions, Inferring, Making Connections, Summarizing, Synthesizing
Fiction/NonfictionFiction
GenreFairy Tale/Folk Tale/Fable/Myth, Fantasy
Grade LevelGrade 2, Grade 3
OtherAuthor Study, Full Text also in Spanish
Story ElementsPoint of view
Aunt Flossie's Hats (and Crab Cakes Later)
Author:Howard, Elizabeth Fitzgerald
Collection1st Read Aloud Small
Grade LevelGrade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3
Fiction/NonfictionFiction
GenreHistorical
Comprehension StrategiesMaking Connections, Asking Questions
Story ElementsMain Idea/Theme
Content AreasSocial Studies
Writing and LanguageDescriptive Language
Classroom CultureMaintaining Positive Relationships
Baloney (Henry P.)
Author:Scieszka, Jon
Collection3rd Read Aloud Small
Grade LevelGrade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3
Fiction/NonfictionFiction
OtherAuthor Study
GenreFantasy
Comprehension StrategiesVisualizing, Synthesizing
Story ElementsProblem/Solution, Sequencing, Setting, Main Idea/Theme
Content AreasScience
Writing and LanguageOpinion/Argument, Descriptive Language, Word Play
Batman La historia del caballero oscuro
Author:Cosentino, Ralph
Collection2nd Mentor Text
Comprehension StrategiesSummarizing
Content AreasScience
Fiction/NonfictionFiction, Nonfiction
GenreFantasy, How To
Grade LevelGrade 2, Grade 3
Info Txt FeaturesHeadings
Info Txt StructuresCause & Effect, Description
Bats Around the Clock
Author:Appelt, Kathi
Collection1st Read Aloud Small
Grade LevelGrade 1
Fiction/NonfictionFiction
GenreFantasy, Concept
Comprehension StrategiesVisualizing
Story ElementsSequencing
Content AreasMath, Music
Writing and LanguageDescriptive Language, Rhyme, Alliteration, Word Play
Be My Neighbor
Author:Ajmera, Maya and Ivanko, John D.
Collection1st Read Aloud Small
Grade LevelK, Grade 1, Grade 2
Fiction/NonfictionNonfiction
OtherAuthor Study
GenreInformational Text
Comprehension StrategiesMaking Connections, Asking Questions
Content AreasSocial Studies
Classroom CultureCitizenship
Info Txt StructuresDescription
Info Txt FeaturesHeadings, Captions
Beastly Verse
Author:Yoon, Joohee
Collection3rd Read Aloud Small
Grade LevelGrade 2, Grade 3
Fiction/NonfictionFiction
GenrePoetry/Song
Comprehension StrategiesInferring, Visualizing
Content AreasScience, Art
Writing and LanguageDescriptive Language, Vocabulary, Rhyme, Word Play
Before John Was a Jazz Giant
Author:Weatherford, Carole Boston
CollectionK Read Aloud Small
Grade LevelK, Grade 1
Fiction/NonfictionNonfiction
GenreMemoir/Biography
Comprehension StrategiesMaking Connections, Inferring, Visualizing
Content AreasSocial Studies, Music
Writing and LanguageDescriptive Language, Vocabulary
Classroom CultureSetting and Achieving Goals
Info Txt StructuresDescription
Before She Was Harriet
Author:Cline-Ransome, Lesa
Collection3rd Mentor Text
Grade LevelGrade 2, Grade 3
Fiction/NonfictionNonfiction
OtherAuthor Study
GenrePoetry/Song, Memoir/Biography
Comprehension StrategiesMaking Connections
Content AreasSocial Studies
Classroom CultureCitizenship
Biggest, Strongest, Fastest
Author:Jenkins, Steve
CollectionK Read Aloud Small
Grade LevelK, Grade 1
Fiction/NonfictionNonfiction
OtherAuthor Study
GenreInformational Text
Comprehension StrategiesAsking Questions
Content AreasMath, Science
Info Txt StructuresDescription, Compare & Contrast
Info Txt FeaturesCaptions
Bippity Bop Barbershop
Author:Tarpley, Natasha Anastasia
CollectionK Mentor Text
Grade LevelK, Grade 1, Grade 2
Fiction/NonfictionFiction
GenreRealistic
Comprehension StrategiesMaking Connections, Summarizing
Story ElementsCharacter development, Setting, Main Idea/Theme
Content AreasSocial Studies
Writing and LanguageFigurative Language, Descriptive Language, Vocabulary
Classroom CultureUnderstanding and Managing Emotions