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Books in Blastoff Readers. Level 1 series

  • Philippines, The

    Derek Zobel

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Aug. 1, 2011)
    An archipelago of over 7,100 islands in Southeast Asia, the Philippines sits near the Pacific Ring of Fire, an area often affected by earthquakes and volcanoes. With a long coastline and many rain forests, the country contains a variety of plant and animal life. Children will find out what else makes the Philippines unique in this informative title!
  • Dalmatians

    Mari Schuh

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Aug. 1, 2017)
    Dalmatians have been tied to firefighters ever since they first guided fire carriages to fiery scenes. Though they are retired from the job today, these spotted dogs remain beloved firehouse mascots. Think Sparky the Fire Dog! This book puts Dalmatians in the spotlight for beginning readers.
  • Caves

    Emily K. Green

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Aug. 1, 2006)
    There are many different kinds of caves found all around the world. Many are millions of years old! Students will explore the many different kinds of caves, their unique features, and the difference between stalactites and stalagmites.
  • Airplanes

    Mary Lindeen

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Jan. 30, 2007)
    Airplanes come in all shapes and sizes, from small to jumbo. Some airplanes can fly as fast as 2,000 miles per hour. Take a first look at the parts of an airplane, and hold on tight for take off!
  • Puppies

    Colleen Sexton

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Feb. 1, 2008)
    Puppies are born with a fully developed sense of smell. Get a first look at how these lovable household pets grow up, eat, and play.
  • Thomas Jefferson: A Life of Patriotism

    Tonya Leslie

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Sept. 1, 2007)
    Look on a nickel and you'll find the face of Thomas Jefferson! This book introduces young readers to Thomas Jefferson, a patriot and president who deeply loved his country.
  • Tigers

    Derek Zobel

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Aug. 1, 2011)
    Tigers are ferocious cats that hunt large prey and aggressively defend their territory. Unlike other big cats, they lead very independent lives. This title teaches about the lifestyle of the highly feared tiger as it offers beginning readers a face-to-face encounter.
  • DK Readers L1: The LEGO Movie: Meet Unikitty!

    Shari Last

    Paperback (DK Children, Dec. 15, 2014)
    Relive all the fun of The LEGO® Movie with the adorable Unikitty and the rest of the The LEGO Movie characters! DK Reader Level 1: The LEGO Movie: Meet Unikitty! features all of the popular characters from The LEGO Movie. Step into the crazy world of Cloud Cuckoo Land as Unikitty and her friends work together to save the day. Unikitty only likes happy, good ideas but Lord Business has other plans. Unikitty and the rest of the Master Builders must stop him before it is too late!
  • The Czech Republic

    Walter Simmons

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Jan. 1, 2012)
    Located in Eastern Europe, the Czech Republic has only been a country since 1993. It is home to over 2,000 castles, although some of them are in ruins. The capital, Prague, is called the city of 100 spires because of its architectural history. Discover the beautiful countryside, cuisine, and other distinct features that make the Czech Republic a wonderful nation!
  • Koalas

    Kari Schuetz

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Aug. 1, 2011)
    The koala is a symbol of Australia. This marsupial is known for chewing on leaves from the country's eucalyptus trees and for carrying its young in a pouch. Expect facts about this furry creature's physical features, diet, and habitat to interest children who pick up this book!
  • Wasps

    Martha E. H. Rustad

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Sept. 1, 2007)
    Did you know that wasps chew plants and wood to make a paste that hardens into paper? They use this paste to make the nests in which they live. Eager readers will learn how wasps help protect plants, use their stingers, and build different kinds of nests.
  • DK Readers: First Day at Gymnastics

    Anita Ganeri

    Paperback (DK Children, Aug. 1, 2002)
    Written by children's authors and compiled by leading experts in the field of literacy, DK READERS capture children's interest and help them learn. DK Readers is a multi-level learning-to-read program combining DK's highly visual style with appealing stories at four graduated levels. Stunning photographs and engaging, age-appropriate stories are guaranteed to capture a child's interest while developing reading skills and general knowledge. DK Readers allow progression from stories for beginning readers with simple sentences and word repetition through to stories with rich vocabulary and more challenging sentence structure for proficient readers.