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Browse by Lexile: 700L - 790L

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Catwings

by Ursula K. Le Guin and Ken Geist

The bestselling Catwings series!

Mrs. Jane Tabby can't explain why her four precious kittens were born with wings, but she's grateful that they are able to use their flying skills to soar away from the dangerous city slums where they were born. However, once the kittens escape the big city, they learn that country life can be just as difficult!

Date Added: 07/20/2018


Category: 700L

The Snow Day from the Black Lagoon

by Mike Thaler and Jared Lee

When a blizzard hits, Hubie knows that doesn't mean a snow day, it means a no day-nothing moves, nothing happens. After spending all day zipping zippers, snapping snaps, and bucking buckles, he's finally ready to explore the winter wonderland. Can Hubie plow through the snow-venture or will he be left out in the cold?

Date Added: 07/20/2018


Category: 700L

Mr. Klutz Is Nuts!

by Dan Gutman and Jim Paillot

Never before has school been this mixed up-or this much fun!

Principal Klutz was hanging upside down from the school flagpole! He kissed a pig on the lips and painted his bald head orange! And now he wants to bungee jump off the roof of the school dressed as Santa Claus!

Date Added: 07/20/2018


Category: 700L

Trouble According to Humphrey

by Betty G. Birney

Humphrey loves to solve problems for his classmates in Room 26, but he never meant to create one!

Golden-Miranda, one of his favorite students, gets blamed when Humphrey is caught outside of his cage while she's in charge.

Since no one knows about his lock-that-doesn't-lock, he can't exactly squeak up to defend her.

Humphrey really has his paws full when Don't-Complain- Mandy-Payne and her family stir up more big trouble.

Humphrey manages to help Pay-Attention-Art and Sit-Still-Seth and even survives a trip to the vet, but can he clear Miranda's name without giving up his freedom forever?

Date Added: 07/20/2018


Category: 700L

Summer According to Humphrey

by Betty G. Birney

In his sixth adventure, Humphrey heads off for the great outdoors.

When Humphrey hears that school is ending, he panics. School ends? What's a classroom hamster to do if he's not in school?

But as it turns out, there's something thrilling in store for Humphrey and Og the frog: going to Camp Happy Hollow with Ms. Mac and lots of the kids from Room 26!

Camper Humphrey meets a friendly wild mouse, tracks down Og when he gets lost by the lake, and uses his wily charm to help kids adjust to cabin life and make new friends.

There are many fun things to do at the end of the story. Everyone's favorite classroom pet keeps entertaining kids across the nation, and his books have won eight state awards and were nominated for fourteen others.

Date Added: 07/20/2018


Category: 700L

Happy New Year, Mallory!

by Laurie Friedman

New Year's Eve is just around the corner and Mallory's camp friends are coming to Fern Falls for a reunion. She can't wait! Mallory and Mary Ann have planned out every last detail for the perfect reunion, but Mallory doesn't count on having a bad stomachache that turns out to be appendicitis. Poor Mallory has to go to the hospital and misses out on the reunion and the New Year's Eve Party. Is this the beginning of the worst year ever, or will her friends find a way to save the day?

Date Added: 07/20/2018


Category: 710L

Mallory Goes Green

by Laurie Friedman

MALLORY McDONALD IS GOING GREEN! As an official member of the Fern Falls Elementary Environmental Committee, Mallory is super excited to make her school and home more environmentally friendly. She's even selected to be class representative for the all-school Green Fair. But the minute Mallory goes green, everything goes wrong. No one wants her "expert" opinion on how to help the environment. Her classmates don't want to participate in the Green Fair project she's created. And worst of all, by the time the fair rolls around, many of them aren't even speaking to Mallory. Can Mallory find a way to save the planet and her friendships?

Date Added: 07/20/2018


Category: 710L

Captain Underpants and the Big, Bad Battle of the Bionic Booger Boy Part 2

by Dav Pilkey

Tra-la-laaa!! The NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY bestselling Captain Underpants series is now available in ebook edition, featuring Flip-E-Rama, bonus content, and more!

Just when they thought they were out, it pulls them back in! Our heroes beat the Bionic Booger Boy, but they forgot about those rascally Robo-Boogers. Join George, Harold, Mr. Krupp, Melvin Sneedly, and Sulu the Bionic Hamster on an adventure that will take them into the deepest regions of outer space and back through time to the mysterious and uncharted world of the day before yesterday! It's a monster-mashin', robo-wranglin', time-travelin', brain-switchin', nose-pickin' good time!

Date Added: 07/20/2018


Category: 710L

Captain Underpants and the Perilous Plot of Professor Poopypants

by Dav Pilkey

When Professor Pippy P. Poopypants becomes George and Harold's science teacher, the entire planet is almost overtaken by the mad scientist!

Date Added: 07/20/2018


Category: 720L

The Littles and the Surprise Thanksgiving Guests (The Littles )

by Joel Peterson

The Little family are small people with long tails, so small they live behind the walls of a house and are never noticed by the people who live there, though they have made friends with the old house cat. It's all Tom and Lucy, the Little children, can do to carry a turkey leg between them. This year they've planned a very special Thanksgiving with aunts and uncles and two tiny families from the country coming to visit. But now they have a very big problem—dangerous mice are about to spoil the fun. Can the Littles save their lives and home by driving the mice away and keeping them out? Bookshare has many more books in the Littles series.

Date Added: 07/20/2018


Category: 720L

Catwings Return

by Ursula K. Le Guin

Wishing to visit their mother, two winged cats leave their new country home to return to the city, where they discover a winged kitten in a building about to be demolished. Book 2 in the Catwings series.

Date Added: 07/20/2018


Category: 730L

Step Fourth, Mallory!

by Laurie Friedman

Mallory McDonald enters the fourth grade, but her high hopes for the new school year tumble when she finds herself on the wrong foot of her new teacher. To make matters worse, both she and her best friend are interested in the same boy.

Date Added: 07/20/2018


Category: 730L

Adventure According to Humphrey

by Betty G. Birney

Humphrey is in for his biggest adventure yet!

When his friends begin studying the ocean and sailing, he not only discovers the new and exciting world of the library, but also stows away aboard a model boat and takes a very perilous sail on Potter's Pond.

Even with all this excitement, he finds time to smooth rough waters between Gail and her free-spirited mom, help competitive Kirk see that winning isn't everything, and investigate whether his pal Aldo is really planning to become a pirate and sail the high seas.

Date Added: 07/20/2018


Category: 730L

The Emperor's Code

by Gordon Korman

Tensions run high in the explosive 8th book of 39 Clues, the #1 New York Times bestselling series.

As the race to find the 39 Clues builds to its explosive finish, Amy and Dan must explore an ancient culture and steal a Clue guarded by thousands of the world's best-trained soldiers. It's the most dangerous Clue search yet. As their enemies crowd in, Amy and Dan find themselves separated for the first time ever. The choice lies before them - find the next Clue, or find their way back to each other.

Date Added: 07/20/2018


Category: 730L

Captain Underpants and the Invasion of the Incredibly Naughty Cafeteria Ladies from Outer Space

by Dav Pilkey

Tra-la-laaa!! The NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY bestselling Captain Underpants series is now available in ebook edition, featuring Flip-E-Rama, bonus content, and more!

He defeated the diabolical Dr. Diaper . . . He terminated the terrible talking toilets . . . Now he's in for the fight of his life. Can Captain Underpants and his drawers hold up under the pressure from three massive, tentacled space aliens (in disguise) who are on a mission to enslave the whole planet?

It's time to probe a little further and find out in this WEDGIER alien adventure of Captain Underpants!

Date Added: 07/20/2018


Category: 730L

Mallory on Board

by Laurie Friedman

Despite her fears of being a "third wheel," Mallory goes on a cruise for the wedding of the mother and father of her two best friends.

Date Added: 07/20/2018


Category: 740L

Ramona's World

by Beverly Cleary and Tracy Dockray

Ramona Quimby is sure fourth grade will be "the best year of her life, so far." She can show off her calluses from swinging on the rings in the park, sit across the aisle from the boy she calls Yard Ape, and enjoy her cheerful new teacher, Mrs. Meacham. Most exciting of all, Ramona has a new best friend, Daisy.

Fourth grade doesn't turn out quite the way Ramona has hoped. Mrs. Meacham wants her to improve her spelling. Ramona also must be a good role model for her baby sister, Roberta.

And Mrs. Quimby wants her to spend more time with, the super-perfect Susan. Fourth-grade life isn't always easy, but it's full of adventure, and at the end of it all- a "zeroteenth" birthday to celebrate!

Fountas and Pinnell Level: O
Lexile: 691L - 770L
Reading Recovery: 34
DRA: 34
PM Readers: 24 Silver
Grade: 3
Ages: 8 - 9
Learning A to Z Level: S
Accelerated Reader (ATOS): 3.9 - 5.1

Date Added: 07/20/2018


Category: 750L

Misty of Chincoteague

by Marguerite Henry and Wesley Dennis

Nobody could capture the Phantom. She was the wildest mare on Assateague Island. They said she was like the wind, that the white "map" on her shoulders was her mark of freedom.

Paul and Maureen Beebe had their hearts set on owning her. They were itching to buy and tame her, and worked hard to earn the money that she would cost. But the roundup men had tried to capture her and for two years she had escaped them....

Pony Penning Day holds a surprise for everyone, for Paul not only brings in the Phantom, but her newborn colt as well. Can Paul and Maureen possibly earn enough to buy them both?

Newbery Medal Honors book

Date Added: 07/20/2018


Category: 750L

Stormy, Misty's Foal

by Marguerite Henry

A raging storm slashes across Assateague and Chincoteague islands. Water is everywhere! The wild ponies and the people must battle for their lives. In the midst of the storm, Misty--the famous mare of Chincoteague is about to give birth. Paul and Maureen are frantic with worry as the storm rages. Will Misty and her colt survive?

This is the thrilling story of the hurricane that destroyed the wild herds of Assateague, and how they were rebuilt.

The story is a true one, and Marguerite Henry fills it with understanding. Here, side by side, are humor and pathos, elation and despair, and victory arising from defeat.

Date Added: 07/20/2018


Category: 760L

Sea Star

by Marguerite Henry

Movie men have come to Chincoteague to film the annual Pony Penning, and Paul and Maureen are thrilled--until they learn that the producers want to buy their beloved Misty. Reluctantly, they agree to sell in order to send their uncle to college. But how will they ever fill the lonely place that Misty leaves behind? Finding an orphaned colt helps Paul and Maureen deal with their loss, and they soon discover that little Sea Star needs them just as much as they need him.

Winner of Pacific Northwest Library Association’s Young Reader’s Choice Award

Date Added: 07/20/2018


Category: 760L

The People of Sparks

by Jeanne Duprau

A modern-day classic. This highly acclaimed adventure series about two friends desperate to save their doomed city has captivated kids and teachers alike for almost fifteen years and has sold over 3.5 MILLION copies! Lina and Doon have led the citizens of Ember to an exciting new world. When they discover a village called Sparks, they are welcomed, fed, and given places to sleep. But the town's resources are limited and it isn't long before resentment begins to grow between the two groups. When mysterious acts of vandalism cause tempers to erupt, putting everyone's lives in danger, it's up to our two heroes to find the courage to stop the conflict and bring peace.

Date Added: 07/20/2018


Category: 760L

The Prophet of Yonwood

by Jeanne Duprau

A prequel to the modern-day classic The City of Ember. This highly acclaimed adventure series has captivated kids and teachers alike for almost fifteen years and has sold over 3.5 MILLION copies! Nickie will grow up to be one of the first citizens of the city of Ember. But for now, she's an eleven-year-old girl whose father was sent away on some mysterious government project. So when the opportunity to move presents itself, Nickie seizes it. But her new town of Yonwood, North Carolina, isn't what she'd anticipated. It's a place full of suspicion and mistrust, where one person's visions of fire and destruction have turned the town's citizens against each other. Nickie explores the oddities around her--her great-grandfather's peculiar journals, a reclusive neighbor who studies the heavens, a strange boy who is fascinated with snakes--all while keeping an eye out for ways to help the world. Or is it already too late to avoid a devastating war?

Date Added: 07/20/2018


Category: 760L

Captain Underpants and the Preposterous Plight of the Purple Potty People

by Dav Pilkey

Tra-la-laaa!! The NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY bestselling Captain Underpants series is now available in ebook edition, featuring Flip-E-Rama, bonus content, and more!

Have George and Harold completely lost their minds? Their time-traveling Purple Potty has landed them in a crazy place where the teachers are always nice, the cafeteria serves delicious food, and the school principal, Mr. Krupp, actually thinks they're funny. Something is very, very wrong -- and it gets even WRONGER when the boys' pet pterodactyl, Crackers, and Sulu the Bionic Hamster are kidnapped by George and Harold's evil-twin look-alikes. Now George and Harold must face their cleverest enemies yet: THEMSELVES! Could this be another job for the amazing Captain Underpants?

Date Added: 07/20/2018


Category: 760L

3 Below

by Patrick Carman

Charlie had his chocolate factory. Stanley Yelnats had his holes. Leo has the wacky, amazing Whippet Hotel.

Now that Leo has uncovered a few secrets behind the wacky Whippet Hotel, he'll have to save it!

Leo has explored the zany, wonderful Whippet Hotel from basement to top floor, with trains, flying goats, and mazes (among other things) in between. But even Leo doesn't know every secret of the Whippet - and when he discovers that there's more beneath the hotel than he'd thought, it doesn't take long for more adventures to unfold!

Date Added: 07/20/2018


Category: 770L

Captain Underpants and the Attack of the Talking Toilets

by Dav Pilkey

Tra-la-laaa!! The NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY bestselling Captain Underpants series is now available in ebook edition, featuring Flip-E-Rama, bonus content, and more!

George and Harold are usually RESPONSIBLE kids . . . whenever anything bad happens, George and Harold are usually responsible!

And it looks like they're up to their old tricks again! First, they ruined the school's science fair with a series of silly pranks. Then, they accidentally created an army of evil, vicious, talking toilets, intent on taking over the world. Who will stop the carnivorous commodes?!!? This looks like a job for Captain Underpants!

Date Added: 07/20/2018


Category: 780L


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