African American English Collection Grades PreK-2 - AF-EN-LL-COL

This collection includes stories that support literacy learning content for beginning and soon-to-be readers featuring African American characters. Appealing texts and pictures by outstanding authors and illustrators of diverse backgrounds engage young readers and support their efforts as they begin their journey to become successful, independent readers.

African American English Collection Grades PreK-2 (27 Books): $335.65

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Themes

Identity/Self Esteem/Confidence, Friendship, Childhood Experiences and Memories, African/African American Interest, Beginning Concepts, Jazz

Included formats shown below in BOLD

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Bein' with You This Way

By Nikola-Lisa

Illustrated by Bryant

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: K
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: PreK - 3
Intervention: 19

AR Level: 1.8 - 0.5
Lexile Level: NP
SRC: 3.9
DRA: 20

PB: $9.95
CD: $12.95
6PK: $59.70
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Black All Around

By Hubbell

Illustrated by Tate

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: I
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: K - 3
Intervention: 16

AR Level: 1.9 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD410L
SRC: 2.4
DRA: 16

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Sunday Shopping

By Derby

Illustrated by Strickland

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: M
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: K - 3
Intervention: 21

AR Level: 3.4 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD600L
SRC: 3.7
DRA: 28

HC: $17.95
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David's Drawings

By Falwell

Illustrated by Falwell

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: I
Grade Level: 1
Interest Level: K - 2
Intervention: 15

AR Level: 1.9 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD460L
SRC: 1.8
DRA: 16

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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Saturday at The New You

By Barber

Illustrated by Rich

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: N
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 4
Intervention: 22

AR Level: 3.8 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD710L
SRC: 3.1
DRA: 30

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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The Palm of My Heart

By Adedjouma

Illustrated by Christie

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: M
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: 1 - 6
Intervention: 21

Lexile Level: NP
SRC: 2.8
DRA: 28

PB: $10.95
6PK: $65.70
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DeShawn Days

By Medina

Illustrated by Christie

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: M
Grade Level: 1
Interest Level: 2 - 6
Intervention: 21

AR Level: 4.2 - 0.5
Lexile Level: NP
SRC: 3.7
DRA: 28

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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Christmas Makes Me Think

By Medina

Illustrated by Cox

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: J
Grade Level: 1
Interest Level: K - 4
Intervention: 17

AR Level: 2.8 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD750L
DRA: 18

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Janna and the Kings

By Smith

Illustrated by Boyd

Interviews

Guided Reading: O
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 4
Intervention: 23

AR Level: 4.5 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD830L
SRC: 5.4
DRA: 34

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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A House by the River

By Miller

Illustrated by Hu / Wright

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: P
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: K - 3
Intervention: 22

AR Level: 3.9 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 700L
DRA: 30

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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Allie's Basketball Dream

By Barber

Illustrated by Ligasan

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: K
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: 1 - 4
Intervention: 19

AR Level: 2.8 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 530L
SRC: 2.8
DRA: 20

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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Destiny's Gift

By Tarpley

Illustrated by Burrowes

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: P
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 4
Intervention: 24

AR Level: 4.0 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD690L
DRA: 38

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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No Mush Today

By Derby

Illustrated by Tadgell

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: K
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: PreK - 3
Intervention: 20

AR Level: 1.7 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD470L
DRA: 20

HC: $17.95
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Rainbow Joe and Me

By Strom

Illustrated by Strom

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: L
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: K - 3
Intervention: 21

AR Level: 2.6 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD490L
SRC: 3.2
DRA: 24

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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Rainbow Stew

By Falwell

Illustrated by Falwell

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: K
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: PreK - 3
Intervention: 20

AR Level: 2.6 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD540L
DRA: 20

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Singing with Momma Lou

By Altman

Illustrated by Johnson

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: R
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: 1 - 4
Intervention: 26

AR Level: 3.8 - 0.5
Lexile Level: N/A
DRA: 40

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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Sweet Potato Pie

By Lindsey

Illustrated by Riley-Webb

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: O
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: K - 3
Intervention: 23

AR Level: 3.9 - 0.5
Lexile Level: NC690L
SRC: 5.6
DRA: 34

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The Bus Ride

By Miller

Illustrated by Ward

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: O
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: 1 - 5
Intervention: 23

AR Level: 3.2 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 540L
SRC: 4.8
DRA: 34

PB: $10.95
6PK: $65.70
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Knockin' On Wood

By Barasch

Illustrated by Barasch

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: Q
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 5
Intervention: 25

AR Level: 4.4 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD880L
SRC: 4.7
DRA: 40

PB: $10.95
6PK: $65.70
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Little Melba and Her Big Trombone

By Russell-Brown

Illustrated by Morrison

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: Q
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 5
Intervention: 25

AR Level: 4.7 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD780L
DRA: 40

HC: $18.95
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Baby Flo

By Schroeder

Illustrated by Wright / Hu

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: P
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 6
Intervention: 24

AR Level: 4.5 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 640L
SRC: 3.7
DRA: 38

HC: $18.95
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The Jones Family Express

By Steptoe

Illustrated by Steptoe

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: O
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: 1 - 4
Intervention: 23

AR Level: 3.4 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD640L
DRA: 34

PB: $10.95
6PK: $65.70
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Up the Learning Tree

By Vaughan

Illustrated by Blanks

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: R
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: 1 - 4
Intervention: 26

AR Level: 3.4 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD660L
SRC: 4.2
DRA: 40

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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The Hula-Hoopin' Queen

By Godin

by Brantley-Newton

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: P
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: 1 - 5
Intervention: 24

AR Level: 3.4 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD600L
SRC: 2.4
DRA: 38

PB: $10.95
6PK: $65.70
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Zora Hurston and the Chinaberry Tree

By Miller

Photographed by Wright / Hu

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: R
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 4
Intervention: 26

AR Level: 3.9 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 540L
SRC: 3.5
DRA: 40

PB: $9.95
HC: $16.95
6PK: $59.70
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Poems in the Attic

By Grimes

Illustrated by Zunon

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: N
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 1 - 6
Intervention: 22

AR Level: 3.9 - 0.5
Lexile Level: NP
DRA: 30

HC: $19.95
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Love to Langston

By Medina

Illustrated by Christie

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: S
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: 2 - 6
Intervention: 27

AR Level: 4.5 - 0.5
Lexile Level: NP
SRC: 3.7
DRA: 40

PB: $10.95
6PK: $65.70