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Books in Blastoff Readers. Level 1 series

  • Anacondas

    Colleen Sexton

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Jan. 1, 2010)
    Weighing in at more than 400 pounds, anacondas are the world's heaviest snakes! This book explores how these massive creatures look, where they live, and the way they stalk prey.
  • Graders

    Mary Lindeen

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Sept. 1, 2007)
    A new road needs to be built, but first a grader must flatten the dirt underneath. A grader uses a blade to push the dirt down and prepare the way for a new road. Students will discover other jobs this powerful machine performs in this early introduction.
  • Toads

    Kari Schuetz

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Jan. 1, 2012)
    Toads are masters of self-defense. When they face predators, they have several survival strategies. They can ooze poison, puff up their bodies, or play dead! This book introduces young readers to toads creatures with warty skin, long, sticky tongues, and a unique life cycle.
  • Life in a Forest

    Laura Hamilton Waxman

    Paperback (Bellwether Media, Jan. 1, 2016)
    For millions of years, forests have hosted complex life forms. Trees reach toward the sun as creatures of all shapes and sizes interact with their environment. Birds nestle on sturdy branches while non-flyers search for food and rest in the underbrush. This title will show young readers the importance of forests and how life thrives in these wooded areas!
  • Life in a Tropical Rain Forest

    Kari Schuetz

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Jan. 1, 2016)
    Scientists believe more than half of Earths plants and animals reside in tropical rain forests. Many species have yet to be discovered! These wet, humid forests are found near the equator, where its warm year-round. Discover the importance of tropical rain forests in this fun title for exploring minds.
  • Leopards

    Megan Borgert-Spaniol

    Library Binding (Blastoff Reader, Aug. 1, 2012)
    "Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces leopards to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--Provided by publisher.
  • Diggers

    Derek Zobel

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Jan. 15, 2009)
    Diggers come in all sizes and can dig very deep holes. The biggest digger weighs more than one million pounds! Find out how the different parts of this machine work together to dig into the ground.
  • DK Readers: A Day in a Life of a Builder

    Linda Hayward

    Paperback (DK Children, March 28, 2001)
    Jack Dale is building five new houses. One is for the Wilson family. Will the Wilsons like their new house? This unique Level 1 series accurately portrays real-life situations that help young children identify with and learn from, while helping them improve their reading skills.Stunning photographs combine with lively illustrations and engaging, age-appropriate stories in DK Readers, a multilevel reading program guaranteed to capture children's interest while developing their reading skills and general knowledge. With DK Readers, children will learn to read—then read to learn!
  • Gophers

    Derek Zobel

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Aug. 1, 2011)
    Gophers are known for their puffy faces. They often stuff food into their cheek pouches and carry it back to their burrows. Young children will enjoy learning how gophers gather food and dig vast underground tunnels.
  • DK Readers L1: The LEGO Movie: Calling All Master Builders!

    Helen Murray

    Paperback (DK Children, Dec. 30, 2013)
    Who are the Master Builders? Do they have what it takes to stop an evil LEGO® tyrant from ending the LEGO world? This all-new Level 1 reader from DK's levelled reading program follows the adventures of The LEGO® Movie, assembling in February 2014. DK Readers are a multi-level reading program guaranteed to capture a child's interest while developing reading skills and general knowledge — compatible with the framework for teaching literacy.
  • Sheep

    Emily K. Green

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Jan. 30, 2007)
    Wool keeps sheep warm on cool days. On winter days, wool sweaters keep people warm. Beginning readers will learn how a flock of wooly sheep lives.
  • Trucks

    Mary Lindeen

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Jan. 30, 2007)
    Did you know that some big trucks have 18 wheels? All different kinds of trucks travel the roads daily. Young readers will learn about pickup trucks, big rigs, and monster trucks in this simple introduction.