Jump into Genre Leveled Books

24 folktales and classic tales from around the world engage young students and increase enthusiasm for reading.

Build genre understanding with books at Levels J-P that meet the new standards for Grades 2-3.

  • Genres include myths and legends, fables, fairy tales, and tall tales.
  • Beautiful illustrations engage students and directly support the text.
  • Built-in teaching tips and activities improve reading and writing skills.
  • Teaching Cards for each title develop literary and genre analysis.
Jump into Genre Leveled Books

  • Inside Front & Back Cover: Pecos Bill and Sluefoot Sue
  • Teaching Card: Pecos Bill and Sluefoot Sue
  • Pecos Bill and Sluefoot Sue, Level O
  • The Hodja and the Soup, Level L
  • The Fox and the Racoon-Dog, Level O
King Midas and the Golden Touch - 6 Pack

In this retelling of the Greek myth, King Midas loves gold more than anything else in the whole world! Or at least, he thinks he loves gold the mostï¾….

Reading Level P
Grade 3
Product Code: WS-NS0021

PRICE $32.00

Paul Bunyan - 6 Pack

Paul Bunyan was the biggest baby boy ever born! At one week old he had to wear this father's clothes! And he continued to grow!

Reading Level J
Grade 2
Product Code: WS-NS0004

PRICE $32.00

Why the Sky Is Far Away - 6 Pack

In the African pourquoi tale, long ago people could take bites of the delicious sky whenever they wanted to. People gobbled and gobbled and gobbled the sky. Soon the sky had to make some changes.

Reading Level J
Grade 2
Product Code: WS-NS0009

PRICE $32.00

How Rabbit Lost His Tail - 6 Pack

Have you ever seen a fluffy bunny tail? They are puffy like cotton balls. Did you know rabbits used to have long tails like squirrels?

Reading Level N
Grade 3
Product Code: WS-NS0014

PRICE $32.00

The Fox and the Raccoon-Dog - 6 Pack

Who is the best trickster in Japan? Let the games begin!

Reading Level O
Grade 3
Product Code: WS-NS0019

PRICE $32.00

The Ugly Duckling - 6 Pack

The ugly duckling is a baby duck that doesn't look like his brothers and sisters. In fact, some of the animals call him "ugly" and bully him. But one day everything changes for the ugly duckling.

Reading Level P
Grade 3
Product Code: WS-NS0024

PRICE $32.00

The Hodja and the Soup - 6 Pack

A poor, hungry man has to pay for simply smelling soup! Here comes the wise Turkish folk hero Hodja to the rescue. What will he do to help?

Reading Level L
Grade 2
Product Code: WS-NS0002

PRICE $32.00

Rapunzel - 6 Pack

A mean old woman puts a young girl in a tower with no door or stairs! How will she get visitors? How will she escape?

Reading Level L
Grade 2
Product Code: WS-NS0007

PRICE $32.00

Neptune and Minerva - 6 Pack

What happens when two gods from Greek mythology want to rule a town? The townspeople are afraid of a fight between two powerful gods. A contest is set to decide the winner.

Reading Level M
Grade 2
Product Code: WS-NS0012

PRICE $32.00

Kanchil and the Crocodiles - 6 Pack

Can Kanchil, the little mouse deer, trick a few crafty crocodiles with giant teeth?

Reading Level O
Grade 3
Product Code: WS-NS0017

PRICE $32.00

Little Red Riding Hood - 6 Pack

After arriving for a visit, Little Red Riding Hood discovers her grandmother doesn't look like herself. She kind of looks like a wolf!

Reading Level P
Grade 3
Product Code: WS-NS0022

PRICE $32.00

How Chipmunk Got Its Stripes - 6 Pack

Do you know why all chipmunks have three stripes down their backs? This pourquoi tale gives a creative explanation as to how this happened. This tale originated with the Seneca Indians.

Reading Level K
Grade 2
Product Code: WS-NS0005

PRICE $32.00

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