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
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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