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Books in Green Light Readers Level 1 series

  • Buster the Very Shy Dog and the Great Bone Game

    Lisze Bechtold

    Paperback (HMH Books for Young Readers, June 14, 2016)
    When Buster comes to live at Roger's house as a shy puppy, he has a lot to learn. Thank goodness Phoebe, an older and wiser dog, is there to teach him a few tricks. Top dog Phoebe has a plan to teach Buster how to collect and train bones to stay. Why then are Buster's bones mysteriously disappearing? Buster may be young and somewhat gullible, but he's also good-hearted, generous, and smart enough to figure out the mystery on his own. He also learns a lesson on making and keeping friends.
  • Six Silly Foxes

    Alex Moran, Keith Baker

    Paperback (HMH Books for Young Readers, Aug. 1, 2003)
    Silly or sad, happy or mad, these six silly foxes find fun things to do! Keith Baker's expressive family of foxes hilariously illustrates the many moods and colors of any fox's--or any child's--day.
  • The Chick That Wouldn't Hatch

    Claire Daniel, Lisa Campbell Ernst

    Paperback (HMH Books for Young Readers, July 1, 2003)
    There are six eggs in Mother Hen’s nest, but--Chip! Chip! Chip! Chip! Chip!--only five eggs hatch! The sixth egg goes on a high-rolling adventure across the barnyard, past the pig and the tomato patch, and, finally, into Mother Hen’s waiting wings. What a wild ride! Lisa Campbell Ernst’s bold, energetic illustrations transform a short trip across the barnyard into a rollicking good time.
  • Lost!

    Alex Moran, Daniel Moreton

    Paperback (Green Light Readers, July 1, 2003)
    Gil the ant can't figure out where he is! But Gil--and clever readers--will pick up clues so that he won't be lost for long. Daniel Moreton's pictures add a high-tech twist to this companion to What Day Is It?
  • Best Friends

    Anna Michaels, G. Brian Karas

    Paperback (Green Light Readers, Aug. 1, 2004)
    Join Dan and Zack for a surprise and a snack--some tasty red apples and a small snail. Which is which? Read and find out!
  • Farmers Market/Dia de mercado

    Carmen Parks, Edward Martinez, Alma Flor Ada, F. Isabel Campoy

    Paperback (HMH Books for Young Readers, July 12, 2010)
    Colorful vegetables, delicious fruits, and lots of friends. . . . The farmers market is always fun! Includes a note from the translators.
  • The Big, Big Wall

    Reginald Howard, Ariane Dewey, Jose Aruego

    Paperback (Sandpiper, Aug. 1, 2003)
    Humpty Dumpty sits on his wall. How can he avoid a big, big fall? Maybe his friends can help! Reginald Howard gives a bright new spin to a familiar tale.
  • Sometimes

    Keith Baker

    Paperback (Green Light Readers, July 1, 2003)
    Happy or sad? Hot or cold? Up or down? Sometimes you may feel every which way, and that’s just fine. Keith Baker uses opposites and an irresistible banjo-playing, cake-baking alligator to remind us all of one of life’s simplest--and most important--lessons: Anything is possible if you like who you are and you like what you do.
  • Big Brown Bear

    David McPhail

    School & Library Binding (Turtleback, July 1, 2003)
    FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. A big brown bear turns blue while painting because a little bear playing with her baseball bat accidentally knocks him off his ladder.
  • La niñera dijo: “Es hora de ir a la cama”

    Peggy Perry Anderson

    Paperback (HMH Books for Young Readers, Jan. 10, 2017)
    Young Joe the Frog does all he can to avoid bed time in this amusing Spanish edition of a popular Level 1 Green Light Reader that rings true for beginning readers . . .and their bleary-eyed babysitters and parents. El joven Joe el Sapo hace todo lo posible para evitar la hora de ir a la cama en esta divertida edición en español de una edición popular de Colección Luz Verde nivel 1 que le resuena a los lectores principiantes . . . y a sus soñolientos niñeros y padres.
  • My Robot

    Eve Bunting, Dagmar Fehlau

    Paperback (HMH Books for Young Readers, March 1, 2006)
    A robot can do a lot of things. But what is the very best thing this robot can do?
  • Boots for Beth

    Alex Moran, Lisa Campbell Ernst

    Paperback (Green Light Readers, Aug. 1, 2003)
    Beth's favorite boots are too small. Maybe her friends can help her find a new pair! Lisa Campbell Ernst's whimsical illustrations will entertain young readers while teaching them the importance of friendship and sharing.