This bundle includes 2 reprinted hardcover Grade 1 readers from the Canadian Reading Development series PLUS our selection listed here of leveled readers or children’s well-loved classics – chosen for practice reading at this stage of skill (rather than for reason of matching with a weekly lesson theme). This set has a variety of genres represented.
Bundles will periodically change most likely.
Current Titles (to the best of our knowledge) include:
- A Fly Went By
- Journey of a Humpback Whale
- Fred and Ted Go Camping
- Leon’s Song
- Five Little Monkeys With Nothing To Do
- Come Along With Me
- It’s Story Time
- Billy and Blaze
- The Little Red Lighthouse (and the Great Gray Bridge)
- In Grandma’s Attic (novel)
- Astronaut: Living in Space
- A “Snipp, Snapp, Snurr” or a “Flicka, Dicka, Ricka” book (our choice of title although you may request in a note for a specific one for us to consider)
We reserve the right to substitute titles if necessary for ones of equal or greater value or refund you the difference.
A Fly Went By Mike McClintock “I sat by the lake. I looked at the sky, And as I looked, A fly went by…” Classic rhyming book tells the story of a line of animals, each scared of the one behind it, and a determined boy trying to get them to STOP! (This title as an example of an “ADD-ON” story in creative writing class!) Hard-cover – 64 pgs
Journey of a Humpback Whale Caryn Jenner Splash! Triton, the mighty whale, jumps out of the sea. He has spent the winter in the warm Caribbean Sea, but now he must swim thousands of miles home to the far north of the Atlantic… Follow the migration of a humpback whale as he escapes fishing nets and encounters whale-watchers on his way home, and learn many whale facts. Soft-cover – 32 pgs. DK READER level 2.
Fred and Ted Go Camping Peter A. Eastman Fred and Ted are off on a camping trip! Simple wording and humorous pictures teach the concept of opposites (antonyms) as they tell the story of the two friends and their camping escapades, from trying to fish and ending up in the water to a yummy meal of apples and nuts! (Hint: This book also helps to introduce and freshen up ordinary grammar lessons. Go ahead and chuckle!) Hardcover, 48 pgs.
Honeybees Joyce Milton In the late spring, gardens are filled with honeybees. They buzz from flower to flower looking for nectar. How do they bring the nectar to the hive? Find out how a bee tells the other bees where to find flowers! Read the amazing story of how these busy insects make honey for us to enjoy. Soft-cvr – 48 pgs. ALL ABOARD SCIENCE READER level 2.
Leon’s Song Stephanie McLellan Leon is an old lumpy bumpy frog. Other frogs have talents. One can sing beautifully, one can swim fast, and another takes gigantic leaps. Leon is okay with that… but what can he do? Then one day, a dark form lurks underneath the water…. Lower grades. Soft-cover – 32 pgs.
Five Little Monkeys With Nothing to Do Eileen Christelow “There’s nothing to do!” say the Five Little Monkeys. “Oh yes, there is,” says Mama, and sends them off on a variety of tasks to prepare for Grandma Bessie. Everything is spic-and-span when she drives up, but then… oh, no! . Preschool to lower grades. Soft-cover – 40 pgs
Come Along With Me – a traditional grade 1 Canadian story reader
It’s Story Time – a traditional grade 1 Canadian story reader
Snipp, Snapp and Snurr are triplets who live in Sweden. These stories about three active, and generous little boys or girls will be enjoyed by children, as they were a generation ago. Colourful pictures help tell the story by Maj Lindman. (This package includes ONE title only of Snipp, Snapp, and Snurr OR Flicka, Dicka, Ricka.)
Billy and Blaze C.W. Anderson What a surprise Billy has for his birthday! Just what he has always wanted – a horse! Together Billy and Blaze explore the forest. One day they find a dog caught in a trap and Billy rescues him. Can Blaze win a prize in the contest? 50 pgs
The Little Red Lighthouse (and the Great Gray Bridge) Hildegarde H. Swift The Little Red Lighthouse feels big and useful and important. After all it’s his job to warn the boats and ships on the river to keep away from danger! Then a Great Gray Bridge is built overhead with a big flashing light and he starts to feel smaller and smaller. Will his job be taken away from him? A classic story with a setting of rocky coastlands. Softcover, 64 pages.
In Grandma’s Attic (novel) Arleta Richardson Arleta’s grandmother was born over 100 years ago in Michigan. In the attic, the china cabinet, and the barn, items for stories could be found! Interest level – all ages. Chapter books with some drawings. Grandpa, dangling from a hook, was glad he was wearing his work apron! Mabel was mortified to wear her brother’s shoes to church, but she knew it was her fault! When Mabel wished for new buttons on her coat, she sure didn’t count on Nellie the horse to help her! 23 stories. Soft-cover – 142 pgs
Astronaut: Living in Space Kate Hayden Linda, an astronaut, needs to go out in space to fix a telescope. Find out how the astronauts train beforehand. How do they get used to having no gravity? What is life in space like, and how will she repair the telescope out in space without floating away? Soft-cover – 32 pgs.