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
Pandora - 6 Pack

What if you were given a locked box as a gift and told to never open it? Pandora received this gift from Zeus, the head of the Greek gods. What could be so important that it needs to be padlocked shut?

Reading Level P
Grade 3
Product Code: WS-NS0023

PRICE $32.00

The Lion and the Mouse - 6 Pack

This is a fable about kindness and mercy. The mouse is feeling playful and wakes up the lion. At first the lion is angry. But the lion shows mercy on the mouse. And that kindness is returned one day.

Reading Level J
Grade 2
Product Code: WS-NS0001

PRICE $32.00

John Henry - 6 Pack

This African American tall tale tells of John Henry, who was as big as an oak tree in overalls! He is famous as the strongest railroad worker in the East, West, North, and South. Read about the hardest worker that ever was!

Reading Level K
Grade 2
Product Code: WS-NS0006

PRICE $32.00

Medusa - 6 Pack

Medusa brags and brags about her beauty. She loves to look in the mirror. She loves to tell others that she is the prettiest. Find out what happens when a young lady spends all of her time bragging.

Reading Level M
Grade 2
Product Code: WS-NS0011

PRICE $32.00

The Dog and the Wolf - 6 Pack

Is it better to be a dog without freedom who has his meals provided or a wolf who is free and captures his own food? Read this Aesop's tale and decide.

Reading Level N
Grade 3
Product Code: WS-NS0016

PRICE $32.00

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

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