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.
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!
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?
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.