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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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 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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