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Books in Hello Reader!, Level 3 series

  • The Blind Men and the Elephant

    Karen Backstein, Annie Mitra

    Paperback (Cartwheel, Nov. 1, 1992)
    This is a retelling of the fable about six blind men who each get a limited understanding of what an elephant is by feeling only one part of it.
  • The Cows Are in the Corn

    James Young

    Library Binding (Demco Media, Feb. 1, 2002)
    Everyone in the family is upset when the farm animals get into the crops, but Mother remains calm and knows just what to do.
  • Ballerina Dreams

    Diana White, Jacqueline Rogers

    Paperback (Cartwheel Books, Aug. 1, 1998)
    Three-year-old Diana White commits herself to becoming a ballerina upon seeing a production of Sleeping Beauty and through hard work and practice becomes a dancer with the New York City Ballet. Original.
  • We Eat Dinner In The Bathtub

    Angela Shelf Medearis, Jacqueline Rogers

    Paperback (Cartwheel, March 1, 1999)
    Humorous watercolors accompany the wacky text about Harris and her family, who parks the car in the kitchen, bathes in the attic, and even eats dinner in the bathtub. Original.
  • Always Inventing: The Truestory Of Thomas Alva Edison

    Frank Murphy, Dan Brown

    Paperback (Cartwheel Books, Jan. 1, 1949)
    Learn about the fascinating life, from childhood on, of the great American inventor Thomas Alva Edison in this easy-to-read Level 3 Hello Reader.Starting in childhood, Thomas Alva Edison was full of curiosity (how did eggs hatch?) and always inventing (what science experiments could he do in the basement?) His interest in telegraphs helped him invent a transmitter to improve telephone communication, and his fascination with electricity led to the invention of the lightbulb--and networks of devices to send electricity throughout New York City. More than 1,000 of Edison's inventions, including the movie camera, movie projector, copy machine, and phonograph, have made our world a safer, brighter, and better place.
  • Pizza Pizzazz!

    Carol A. Losi, Jackie Snider, Marilyn Burns

    Paperback (Scholastic, March 15, 2002)
    Mario the Pizza Man uses outrageous toppings and his knowledge of fractions to make perfect pizzas that can be divided up. Includes related math activities.
  • Bart's Amazing Charts

    Dianne Ochiltree, Marilyn Burns, Martin Lemelman

    Paperback (Scholastic Paperbacks, Jan. 1, 2001)
    Introduces young readers to the concept of charts and graphs as young Bart sets out to make an impressive presentation to his class about his favorite things. Original.
  • Fluffy, The Secret Santa

    Kate McMullan, Mavis Smith

    Paperback (Scholastic Inc., Jan. 1, 1949)
    Who says pigs are selfish! Fluffy learns the value of giving in this humorous new tale about every classroom's favorite guinea pig.It is the Christmas season and everyone gets to be a Secret Santa - including Fluffy! But, is it better to give than to receive? Through hilarious circumstances, Fluffy learns that the act of giving can reap greater rewards than he ever thought possible.
  • Fluffy's School Bus Adventure

    Kate McMullan

    Hardcover (Scholastic Canada, Limited, Jan. 1, 2001)
    Indomitable Fluffy experiences a solo school bus ride, purple goo, a lollipop, glitter, and even a greasy bus engine, as he saves the day! When Jasmine forgets to bring Fluffy home with her for the weekend, the fun begins. On a school bus to Jasmine's house, Fluffy discovers purple goo, lollipops, and glitter, becoming Rock Star Fluffy! He even saves the day when the bus breaks down. By the time Fluffy arrives at Jasmine's doorstep, he's ready for dinner . . . and a bath! When Fluffy the guinea pig is accidentally put on the wrong school bus, he ends up having a wonderful time.
  • That's Not Santa

    Leonard Kessler

    Paperback (Cartwheel Books, Oct. 1, 1994)
    When Santa cannot find his red suit, he tries on a cowboy suit, a baseball uniform, and other clothes, but none seems right for his yearly rounds
  • The Frog Prince

    Edith H. Tarcov, James Marshall

    Paperback (Cartwheel, June 1, 1993)
    This humorous retelling of the classic fairy tale about the princess who kisses a frog and gets a prince is illustrated by the late Caldecott Medal-winning artist Marshall. A Level 2 Hello Reader! Full color.
  • Why Can't I Fly?

    Rita Golden Gelman, Jack Kent

    Paperback (Scholastic, Dec. 1, 1986)
    Determined to learn how to fly, Minnie the monkey asks advice from birds, a ladybug, and a butterfly