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From Power Plant to House

Colleen Hord (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634301183

Do you wonder why your light bulb turns on? Theres actually hidden wires that connect from your house to a power plant! There are many people in place to ensure that electricity gets to your home safely. From the electrician to the power plant manager to the worker, each person plays an important role in your light bulbs working! This title allows students to identify the connection between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.

Where is My Eraser?

Robert Rosen, Jin Lee (author) Marcin Piwowarski (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683428145

The boy has lost his eraser. He has to look all around the classroom for it. Can you help him find his eraser? Paired to the nonfiction title Peek Inside a Pencil.

So Many Classes

Robin Wells (author) Marcin Piwowarski (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683428251

See all the different classes. Sing with the students. How about counting from 1 to 10? Learning is so much fun. Paired to the nonfiction title Animals That Sing.

A Long Car Ride

Jenny Lamb (author) Marcin Piwowarski (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683428329

The boy’s family wants to go to travel, but they can’t decide where to go. We all want to go to different places. How can they decide and where will they go? Paired to the nonfiction title Earth’s Landforms.

A Year of Fun

Carl Nino (author) Chiara Fiorentino (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683428114

There are so many holidays in the year. Look at all the different holidays the children celebrate. Which one is your favorite? Paired to the nonfiction title The First Thanksgiving.

Billy's Camping Trip

Hannah Ko (author) Chiara Fiorentino (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683428428

Billy’s family goes out for camping. When they arrive at the camp ground, they know they forget to bring everything. The house is too far to go back. What should they do? Paired to the nonfiction title What's in the Woods.

Going to the Zoo

Michael Taylor (author) Brett Curzon (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683428176

The school bus is going to the zoo. On the way, it will pass many places. What places can you see? Which one is your favorite? Paired to the nonfiction title Animal Teeth.

A Trip to Grandma's House

 Carolyn Kisloski (author) Srimalie Bassani (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683428084

What do I need to bring for a sleepover? I open my red bag and put all the things I need. Look! I have a rainbow in my bag. Now let’s go to grandma’s house. Paired to the nonfiction title Do Animals Have Families?.

Eating Around the World

Craig Marks (author) Isabella Grott (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683428336

Come try the foods of the world. Mexican tacos, American steak, and Italian pizza. So many yummy foods to see. Paired to the nonfiction title What We Eat.

Where Do You Want to Travel?

Hannah Ko (author) Marcin Piwowarski (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683428466

The boy’s family wants to go travel, but they can’t decide where to go. We all want to go to different places. How can they decide and where will they go? Paired to the nonfiction title Transportation.

Trick or Treat

Robin Wells (author) Isabella Grott (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683428213

Knock, knock. Trick or treat! It’s Halloween. Come see all the different monsters and creatures looking for candy. Paired to the nonfiction title Celebrations Around the World.

Levi's Family

Elliot Riley (author) Srimalie Bassani (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683424833

Easy reader introduces a foster child and his foster parents, highlighting their family dynamics and adoption.

Amira's Family

Elliot Riley (author) Srimalie Bassani (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683424840

Easy reader introduces a refugee and her family, highlighting their family dynamics and celebrating diversity.

Ben's Family

Elliot Riley (author) Srimalie Bassani (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683424826

Easy reader introduces a young baseball player and his mother, highlighting their family dynamics and celebrating diversity.

Mia's Family

Elliot Riley (author) Srimalie Bassani (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683424819

Easy reader introduces a young girl and her two moms, highlighting their family dynamics, volunteer work, and celebrating diversity.

Johnny's Neighborhood

Hannah Ko (author) Nina de Polonia (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683428305

Mom talks about our neighbors, but Johnny can’t understand who they are. Mom takes him out and lets him meet his neighbors. Johnny likes all his neighbors. Paired to the nonfiction title People in the Neighborhood.

My Routine

Carl Nino (author) Brett Curzon (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683428091

Sam has a morning routine. Every morning he wakes up and gets ready to go out. Where is he going every day? Paired to the nonfiction title Brush Your Teeth.

From Pizza to Pisa

Alicia Klepeis (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634305938

The Nylund kids are experienced world travelers thanks to their mom. Having a mom who works for the UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, means they get to tag along for amazing world adventures. They each record their trips in their travel journals so that can always have the memories… and because they have to share what they learned with their teachers and classmates! The family is packing up and shipping out to Italy! Excited and desperate to leave Chicago’s winter weather, the Nylund family meets one obstacle after another. A huge ice storm in New York before their flight, losing Ollie in the Roman Catacombs, a crab taking a chunk out of Samal’s foot, and an encounter with a viper threaten to terminate this trip. Will their luck ever turn around so they can enjoy their time in Italy? Adventure books with longer, complex sentences, rich vocabulary, and minimal illustrations are perfect for fluent readers. Paired to the nonfiction title STEM Guides to Maps.

Grand Theft Safari

Precious McKenzie (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634305853

Having parents who travel the world for work has its benefits. Twins, Tomas and Marisol, are able to tag along on many or their parents’ trips exploring new cultures, making new friends, and maybe a few adventures. Tomas and Marisol never thought such a beautiful place would be so dangerous. The twins are eager to see all the animals they can but they never considered poachers invading their camp, stampedes, or the hot savannah sun. Are Tomas and Marisol cut out for Kenya? What did the poachers want from a bunch of researchers? Will the Perez family make it out of the African savannah safely? Adventure books with longer, complex sentences, rich vocabulary, and minimal illustrations are perfect for fluent readers. Paired to the nonfiction title STEM Guides to Travel.

Mountains, Monsoons, and Mules

Alicia Klepeis (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634305921

Twins, Anara and Samal, love to travel with their mom and little brother, Oliver. Having a mom that works for UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, means the family gets to travel to the coolest places. Sometimes their dad or their grandma from Finland, Vovo, are able to tag along and visit the most amazing places. India is totally better than spending all summer at camp. Traveling through busy citifies and India’s countryside, the Nylund’s experience rickshaws, spicy foods, and, Ollie’s favorite, history. Things get complicated when the kids encounter the many homeless children, mistreatment of Anara’s beloved elephants, and 13 hour “surprise” trip. Can the Nylunds survive India’s hot, humid weather? Will they make it through the mountains to the Valley of Flowers? Can they help all the homeless children wandering in India? These adventure books are perfect for your fluent reader. They develop independent reading through longer, complex sentences, rich vocabulary, and minimal illustrations. Paired to the nonfiction title A Listen to World Music.

The Hospital

David and Patricia Armentrout

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781615907205

Hospitals are the focus of this book. Included is information about who works in hospitals, how they help us, and why people have to stay there.

From Accident to Hospital

Anastasia Suen (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634301152

Do you hear a siren? Well, pull over and learn about the chronological timeline of events just after an accident is discovered to the time it takes to transport the victim(s) to the hospital. 9-1-1- operators, police, EMTs and paramedics, and emergency room staff are all described with the duties they perform. This title will help kids sequence and order events. Filled with photographs and captions, informational sidebars, and clear, precise text, it will be a must read for kids. This title will allow students to describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.

The Mayor's Office

David and Patricia Armentrout

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781615907212

Provides information about a Mayor's Office, including why we might go there, who works there, and the services it provides.

Milkshakes with Maria Mitchell

Jessica Anderson (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681914572

Fiona and Finley bake up a storm in their parent's Sweet Shop, but nothing's sweeter than the magic that happens when their parrot, Tick Tock, squawks: Look at the time! That means a special customer has arrived, and a new adventure is set to begin. Each title features a notbale figure from US history, who takes the siblings along for an adventure, and tells them a bit about him or herself in the process.

Brownies with Benjamin Franklin

Jessica Anderson (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681914589

Fiona and Finley bake up a storm in their parent's Sweet Shop, but nothing's sweeter than the magic that happens when their parrot, Tick Tock, squawks: Look at the time! That means a special customer has arrived, and a new adventure is set to begin. Each title features a notbale figure from US history, who takes the siblings along for an adventure, and tells them a bit about him or herself in the process.