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Books in Blastoff Readers. Level 1 series

  • DK Readers L1: LEGO® Women of NASA: Space Heroes

    Hannah Dolan

    Paperback (DK Children, Feb. 13, 2018)
    Meet four fantastic women from NASA!Learn about two of the first female astronauts to fly to space. Discover how a computer scientist sent a spacecraft to the moon. Be inspired to become a future space hero!Engaging topics and fun, interactive pages build reading skills in this Level 1 Reader - just right for children who are learning to read. A fun quiz at the end of the book helps to develop reading comprehension skills. Each title in the DK Readers series is developed in consultation with leading literacy experts to help children build a lifelong love of reading.©2018 The LEGO Group.
  • Skid Steer Loaders

    Kay Manolis

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Aug. 1, 2008)
    Skid steer loaders are small construction machines that can do many different jobs. They are very useful for working in small places. Follow a skid steer loader as it drills a hole, lifts up a tree, or moves dirt.
  • Bull Snakes

    Ellen Frazel

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Aug. 1, 2011)
    Known for its fierce attitude, the bull snake is very defensive when threatened. Its main method of defense is to move its tail quickly in leaves and flatten its head so it looks like a rattlesnake. Read more about the bull snake's amazing rattlesnake impression and other methods of intimidation in this exciting book!
  • DK Readers L2: Fire Fighter!

    Angela Royston

    Paperback (DK Children, May 16, 2011)
    Featuring redesigned jackets, interiors, and up-to-date vocabulary throughout, DK Readers now have a fresh new look! Stunning photographs combine with lively illustrations and engaging, age appropriate stories in DK Readers, a multilevel reading program guaranteed to capture children's interests while developing their reading skills and general knowledge. With DK Readers, children will learn to read-and read to learn! Ring! Ring! Ring! It's the fire alarm! A house is on fire! The fire fighters are on their way!
  • DK Readers L1: Born to Be a Butterfly

    Karen Wallace

    Paperback (DK Children, May 17, 2010)
    Children who are just learning to read will love to discover the changes that turn a caterpillar into a butterfly. Experience the exciting journey from the cocoon to the skies! 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!
  • Sea Snakes

    Colleen Sexton

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Jan. 1, 2010)
    Sea snakes are skilled underwater breathers able to spit out stored saltwater with their tongues. Kids will learn what these ocean creatures look like, how they swim and thrive in water, and how they hunt near the ocean floor.
  • Cows

    Emily K. Green

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Jan. 30, 2007)
    Early in the morning, farmers wake up to milk their dairy cows. People need milk to make cheese and ice cream. Young readers will learn how cows live on the farm and give people milk.
  • Giraffes

    Kari Schuetz

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Aug. 1, 2011)
    Giraffes are the tallest land mammals on Earth! They're tall enough to reach the leaves of trees, which they eat with their 20-inch tongues. In this book, children will learn how a giraffe's height is both an advantage and a disadvantage.
  • DK Readers L1: Diving Dolphin

    Karen Wallace

    Paperback (DK Children, June 2, 2015)
    Re-jacketed, refreshed, and now with expanded content and interactive spreads to appeal to the newest generation of readers. A young dolphin's life is full of adventure — but danger lurks! Can he survive the killer whales? Level 1 books are stories for children just beginning to learn to read. They use short, simple sentences, simple vocabulary, word repetition, and large type. Strong visual clues help children with new words. Lively stories feature characters and topics that are familiar to young children. Whether your child is learning how to read or wants to practice and improve his or her reading skills, DK Readers have the right story for developmentally appropriate reading at home. This innovative range of graded readers combines a highly visual approach with stories that children will want to read. Easy-to-read stories for beginning readers with word repetition progress to stories with rich vocabulary and more challenging sentence structure. There's a DK Reader for every child!
  • Chimpanzees

    Derek Zobel

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Aug. 1, 2011)
    Though they usually walk on all fours, chimpanzees are very similar to humans. They can stand and walk on just two limbs and are known to use tools. Young readers will be fascinated by the intelligent behaviors of chimpanzees.
  • Giant Pandas

    Kari Schuetz

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Aug. 1, 2011)
    Giant pandas are large bears that love to eat bamboo. Only found in small numbers in China, they are considered endangered animals. In this book, young readers will learn about the look, diet, and habits of these rare black and white bears.
  • Bucket Trucks

    Derek Zobel

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Jan. 15, 2009)
    When you lose electricity during a storm, a bucket truck may come to the rescue. Bucket trucks help people reach things high up like power lines, trees, or traffic lights. Discover a bucket truck's different uses and how this machine works.