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Books in Green Light Readers Level 1 series

  • Out to Lunch

    Peggy Perry Anderson

    Paperback (HMH Books for Young Readers, Oct. 6, 2015)
    "Mind your manners well today, we're out to lunch, not out to play!" When the babysitter calls at the last minute to cancel, Joe's parents take him out to lunch at a restaurant with neither crayons nor a play area. Mischievous Joe just can't stop wiggling and misbehaving. His amusing antics turn a quiet lunch at a fancy restaurant into a spectacle that ends with an unexpected treat!
  • Celebrating Louisiana: 50 States to Celebrate

    Jane Kurtz, C.B. Canga

    Paperback (HMH Books for Young Readers, April 26, 2016)
    Say hello to Mr. Geo, everybody's favorite geography teacher! Today he's visiting Louisiana, the Pelican State. His first stop is New Orleans for the Mardi Gras parade. He's going to sample Cajun cooking, listen to jazz, ride riverboats and tour eery swamps and beautiful mansions too. Together, you will discover what makes Louisiana a state to celebrate. Includes maps and learning activities. Colorful, you-are-there illustrations and easy-to-read text are great for beginning and newly independent readers!
  • Get That Pest!

    Erin Douglas, Wong Herbert Yee

    Paperback (Sandpiper, Aug. 1, 2003)
    At first Mom and Pop Nash have ten eggs, then five--and soon they have none! Mom and Pop Nash want to surprise that tricky wolf who's stealing their eggs, but he surprises them first!
  • Fourth of July Mice!

    Bethany Roberts, Doug Cushman

    Hardcover (Clarion Books, June 3, 2014)
    “A light, rhymed romp through the holiday.”—Publishers Weekly Hooray! It's the Fourth of July, and the parade is ready to start! The Holiday Mice lead the way to a day full of nonstop fun, including a picnic, a baseball game, a sack race, and a splashy-sploshy dip in the stream. The best part comes at the end of the day when fireworks go BOOM! BOOM! BOOM! Level 1 beginners will delight in the wordplay, rhyme, and repetition. Three cheers for the red, white, and blue!
  • Favorite Stories from Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa Partners

    Erica Silverman, Betsy Lewin

    Paperback (HMH Books for Young Readers, June 4, 2013)
    Howdy, partners! Time to laugh along with Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa in two easy-to-read stories. In the first, Cocoa does his best to negotiate for new shoes. But he wants cowboy boots instead of horseshoes! Next, the comical pair learn what it really means to work together "through thick and thin" when a wayward calf is on the loose. Familiar words, simple sentences, and lots of spirited banter keep Level 2 readers moving right along.
  • Todd's Box

    Paula Sullivan, Nadine Bernard Wetcott

    School & Library Binding (Rebound By Sagebrush, April 1, 2004)
    FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Todd surprises his mother with a box full of objects that he has collected while walking with her to catch a bus. A Level 1 Green Light Reader.
  • Cookies: A Mr. and Mrs. Green Adventure

    Keith Baker

    Paperback (HMH Books for Young Readers, Aug. 7, 2012)
    Packed with picture clues and fun wordsto keep eager readers moving along, thissnack-filled adventure finds Mr. Greeninvestigating a “terrible” batch of cookiesby eating every last one. Crunchity-crunch!Chewity-chew!
  • Catch Me If You Can!

    Bernard Most

    Paperback (Green Light Readers, July 1, 2003)
    He has huge claws and enormous feet. He has a big tail and great big teeth. He’s fierce, and everyone runs and hides from the biggest dinosaur of them all. But one little dinosaur doesn’t hide--she knows her gargantuan grandpa is the sweetest dinosaur of them all. Beloved author-illustrator Bernard Most adds an irresistible pair of larger-than-life creatures to his wild and wonderful dinosaur menagerie.
  • Celebrating Arizona: 50 States to Celebrate

    Marion Dane Bauer, C.B. Canga

    Paperback (HMH Books for Young Readers, Oct. 8, 2013)
    Say hello to Mr. Geo, everybody’s favorite geography teacher! He's on a mission to visit all fifty states. Today he is visiting Arizona, the Grand Canyon State. His first stop is the Grand Canyon for a mule ride to the bottom, where he'll board a raft and row the mighty rapids of the Colorado River. Then he will visit the Navajo Nation, a town from the Wild West, and the Painted Desert. Join Mr. Geo on his travels around Arizona. Together, you will discover what makes this a state to celebrate.This entertaining and educational mix of travel, geography, history, and pop culture includes maps and learning activities. Great for beginning readers!
  • Favorite Stories from Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa: Rain or Shine

    Erica Silverman, Betsy Lewin

    Paperback (HMH Books for Young Readers, Oct. 8, 2013)
    Splish-splash, buckaroos! Stormy weather can't stop best friends Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa from having a good time in these two easy-to-read stories about prancing in the rain and chasing rainbows. With short sentences, simple dialogue, and delightful illustrations by the Caldecott Honor winner Betsy Lewin, this book is perfect for beginning readers, rain or shine!
  • Rabbit and Turtle Go To School/Conejo y tortuga van a la escuela

    Lucy Floyd, Christopher Denise, Alma Flor Ada, F. Isabel Campoy

    Hardcover (HMH Books for Young Readers, July 12, 2010)
    Rabbit and Turtle repeat their famous race--this time on their way to school. Rabbit runs; Turtle takes the bus. Who will win? Includes a note from the translators.
  • Bradford Street Buddies: Springtime Blossoms

    Jerdine Nolen, Michelle Henninger

    Paperback (HMH Books for Young Readers, March 14, 2017)
    CHIRP! CHIRP! CHIRP! It’s springtime on Bradford Street. Jada and Jamal are searching for signs of spring. So are their best friends, Carlita Garcia and Josh Cornell. But the most surprising sign of spring awaits them at school the next day . . . a surprise that blossoms into a colorful plan to beautify the schoolyard just in time for Earth Day. Get set to dig in and join the neighborhood fun with the Bradford Street Buddies!