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JUVENILE & YOUNG PEOPLE NONFICTION

 

LEVEL 1

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Wallace, Karen. A DAY AT SEAGULL BEACH. A seagull flies over the sea looking for something before returning to its nest.

 

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Wallace, Karen. A day at Seagull beach. A seagull flies over the sea looking for something before returning to its nest. c1999.

 

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Wallace, Karen. TALE OF A TADPOLE. Level 1.Describes the development of a tadpole into a frog.

 

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Wallace, Karen. DUCKLING DAYS. A mother duck builds her nest, lays her eggs, hatches six ducklings, and teaches them about life on their own.

 

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Royston, Angela. TRUCK TROUBLE. Describes a truck driver's rig and some of the problems he encounters as he picks up and delivers his cargo.

 

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Royston, Angela. Fire fighter! Describes a day in the life of a fire fighter. c1998.

 

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Nicholson, Sue. A DAY AT GREENHILL FARM. Introduces the animals on a farm, including the chickens, ducks, cows, and pigs.

 

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Walker-Hodge, Judith. Animal hospital. When two children find an injured duck and take it to a

veterinarian at an animal hospital, they learn about the work of the hospital and of the doctor as she cares for the duck and other animals. c1999.

 

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Hodge, Judith. SURPRISE PUPPY! Describes what is involved when a puppy comes to stay with a family.

 

LEVEL 2

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Davis, Lee. DINOSAUR DINNERS. Follows a baby Maiasaurus on its first day out of the nest, describing the habits and behavior of the many other dinosaurs it meets.

 

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Dussling, Jennifer. SLINKY, SCALY SNAKES. An introduction to the physical characteristics and habits of snakes.

 

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Dussling, Jennifer. BUGS! BUGS! BUGS. Describes the hunting activities of various bugs, including the praying mantis, wood ant, and dragonfly.

 

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Royston, Angela. FIRE FIGHTER! Describes a day in the life of a fire fighter.

 

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Grindley, Sally. THE LITTLE BALLERINA. Follows the activities of a group of young students in their ballet class as they prepare for a show.

 

LEVEL 3

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Yorke, Malcolm. BEASTLY TALES: YETI, BIGFOOT, AND THE LOCH NESS MONSTER. An account of famous monsters including the one at Loch Ness in Scotland, the Yeti or Abominable Snowman of the Himalayas, and Bigfoot or Sasquatch of Canada and the Pacific Northwest.

 

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Brooks, Philip. INVADERS FROM OUTER SPACE: REAL-LIFE STORIES OF UFOS. Examines the phenomena of unidentified flying objects and encounters with alien beings.

 

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Dubowski, Mark. TITANIC : THE DISASTER THAT SHOCKED THE WORLD! Describes, in easy-to-read text, the disastrous 1912 sinking of the world's largest ocean liner after colliding with an iceberg during its maiden voyage.

 

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Dubowski, Cathy East. SHARK ATTACK. Describes the nearly disastrous encounter of a spear-fisherman with a shark off the coast of Australia.

 

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Wilkinson, Philip. SPACEBUSTERS: THE RACE TO THE MOON. Describes the voyage of Apollo 11, its three astronauts, and details of the mission that put the first man on the moon in 1969.

 

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Cottringer, Anne. MOVIE: A STAR IS BORN. Follows a girl as she auditions for a part in a science fiction movie, spends a day filming at a movie studio, meets all the people involved in the making of a film, and attends the gala opening to see the results.

 

LEVEL 4

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Griffey, Harriet. SECRETS OF THE MUMMIES. Discusses the Egyptian preservation of dead bodies, stories associated with mummies, and mummies from different cultures, including Incan and Sicilian.

 

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Griffey, Harriet. VOLCANOES: AND OTHER NATURAL DISASTERS. Describes natural disasters which have occurred in various places throughout the world including the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 A.D., the Yellow River flood in 1887, and the Australian bush fires in 1983.

 

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Clement-Davies, David. TROJAN HORSE: THE WORLDS GREATEST ADVENTURE. A retelling of how the Greeks used a wooden horse to win the ten-year-long Trojan War.

 

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Walker-Hodge, Judith. ANIMAL HOSPITAL. When two children find an injured duck and take it to a

veterinarian at an animal hospital, they learn about the work of the hospital and of the doctor as she cares for the duck and other animals.

 

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Petty, Kate. HORSE HEROES: TRUE STORIES OF AMAZING HORSES. Tells seven stories of heroic and amazing horses.

 

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Maynard, Christopher. PIRATES!: RAIDERS OF THE HIGH SEAS. Describes the lives and activities of pirates.

 

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Maynard, Christopher. DAYS OF THE KNIGHTS: A TALE OF CASTLES AND BATTLES. Presents a day in the life of a medieval lord as he runs the land over which he holds power.

 

Created by Donna Wallach,  May 2006

  

                                                                     

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