Children's Literature

Sleep Soundly at Beaver's Inn

Sleep Soundly at Beaver's Inn

Author: Rachelle Burk

Readers are invited into Beaver's Inn that was known for fine service and peaceful nights...that is until the animals check in. Readers will be entertained reading about how each animal tries to get to sleep without the sounds of nature they are used to hearing.

Illustrated by Elle Doh

Lexile Level 510L

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The Three Little Pigs' Sledding Adventure

The Three Little Pigs' Sledding Adventure

Author: Stephen Krensky

Readers will follow the three little pigs as they go out to play in the snow and ride on their sleds. Before long, the three little pigs discover that the Big Bad Wolf is out too, and if they are not careful, they could end up in big trouble.

Illustrated by Michele Shortly

Lexile Level 570L

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Malarkey and the Big Trap

Malarkey and the Big Trap

Author: Stephen Krensky

Readers will follow this crazy cat's antics while he tries to build a better mousetrap. During the fun, readers will explore the behaviors of different components and how launch position can affect the whole process, similar to a pinball machine with ball traps and bumpers.

Illustrated by Michele Shortly

Lexile Level 500L

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Once Upon a Time in the Woods

Once Upon a Time in the Woods

Author: Stephen Krensky

Readers will learn the ways in which seeds are dispersed in nature, including how the wind propels them, how wind speed and seed weight affect the distance they travel.

Illustrated by Michele Shortly

Lexile Level 860L

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The Rocket Age Takes Off

The Rocket Age Takes Off

Author: Stephen Krensky

Readers explore the whimsical world of Robert Goddard and learn about the father of modern rocketry. This book follows Dr. Goddard's exciting journey to build the world's first liquid-fueled rocket and describes how his inventions advanced space exploration.

Illustrated by Michele Shortly.

Lexile Level 900L

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