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
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

Iktomi and Muskrat - 6 Pack

This is a Lakota Indian tale about Iktomi, a lazy trickster who cannot be bothered to hunt for himself. Instead, he plays tricks and steals rather than earn an honest living. Will Muskrat teach him a lesson?

Reading Level M
Grade 2
Product Code: WS-NS0010

PRICE $32.00

Keelboat Annie - 6 Pack

Keelboat Annie does not like bullies! She does not like bullies one bit! Find out how this tall tale heroine brings her own brand of justice to the South.

Reading Level N
Grade 3
Product Code: WS-NS0015

PRICE $32.00

Why Hummingbirds Drink Nectar - 6 Pack

Legend has it that hummingbirds ate fish. In this pourquoi American Indian tale, you'll hear an explanation of why hummingbirds dine only on nectar today.

Reading Level O
Grade 3
Product Code: WS-NS0020

PRICE $32.00

Town Mouse and Country Mouse - 6 Pack

This Aesop's fable retelling is about two cousins who live in two very different places: the city and the country. They visit each other to try to decide which place is better. Which do you think is better?

Reading Level K
Grade 2
Product Code: WS-NS0003

PRICE $32.00

The Princess and the Pea - 6 Pack

The poor prince can't seem to find a TRUE princess. Will a tiny green legume save the day?

Reading Level L
Grade 2
Product Code: WS-NS0008

PRICE $32.00

Belling the Cat - 6 Pack

The mice must try to figure out how to protect themselves from the house cat. One young mouse has a great idea. But will he have the courage to bell the cat?

Reading Level N
Grade 3
Product Code: WS-NS0013

PRICE $32.00

Pecos Bill and Sluefoot Sue - 6 Pack

Cowboy hero Pecos Bill has one true love and that is Sluefoot Sue. He first sees her when she is riding a catfish down the Rio Grandeļ¾….

Reading Level O
Grade 3
Product Code: WS-NS0018

PRICE $32.00

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

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