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
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

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 Grandeナ.

Reading Level O
Grade 3
Product Code: WS-NS0018

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

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

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

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

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

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 mostナ.

Reading Level P
Grade 3
Product Code: WS-NS0021

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

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 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

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