The books on this page are listed by Lexile Measure number from lowest (600L) to highest (890L). Books with Lexile numbers of 900L and higher are shown on the next page.
To find a book in the library, look for the library call number (example: 813.54 ALEXIE) shown after the book title. Books are arranged in the library by call number and then by author last name. Ask a librarian if you need help locating a book.
Alexie, Sherman, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, 813.54 ALEXIE, 229 pages.
Budding cartoonist Junior leaves his troubled school on the Spokane Indian Reservation to attend an all-white farm town school where the only other Indian is the school mascot.
Steinbeck, John, Of Mice and Men, 813.52 STEINBE, 107 pages.
Tells a story about the strange relationship of two migrant workers, who are able to realize their dreams of an easy life until one of them succumbs to his weakness for soft, helpless creatures and strangles the farmer's wife. This is the tragic tale of a retarded man and the friend who loves and tries to protect him.
White, E.B., Charlotte’s Web, 813.52 WHITE, 282 pages.
Wilbur, the pig, is desolate when he discovers that he is destined to be the farmer's Christmas dinner until his spider friend, Charlotte decides to help him.
Saint-Exupery, Antoine de, The Little Prince, 843.912 SAINT-E, 91 pages.
No story is more beloved by children and grown-ups alike than this wise, enchanting fable. One day, the author reminisces, when his plane was forced down in the Sahara, a thousand miles from help, he encountered a most extraordinary small person. "If you please, " said the stranger, "draw me a sheep." And thus begins the remarkable history of the Little Prince.
L’Engle, Madeleine, A Wrinkle in Time, 813.54 LENGLE, 211 pages.
When an atomic physicist disappears on a secret mission, his son, daughter and their friend search for him, going on an interplanetary journey through time and space.
McCullers, Carson,The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, 813.52MCCULLE, 273 pages.
With its profound sense of moral isolation and its compassionate glimpses into its characters' inner lives, the novel is consideredMcCullers' finest work. At its center is the deaf-mute John Singer, who becomes the confidant for various types of misfits in a Georgia mill town during the1930s.
Montgomery, Lucy Maud, Anne of Green Gables, 813.54 MONTGOM, 287 pages.
Anne, an eleven-year-old orphan, is sent by mistake to live with a lonely middle-aged brother and sister on a Prince Edward Island farm and proceeds to make an indelible impression on everyone around her.
Golding, William, The Lord of the Flies, 823.914 GOLDING, 243 pages.
Classic study of human nature which depicts the degeneration of a group of schoolboys marooned on a desert island.
Kingsolver, Barbara, Animal Dreams, 813.54 KINGSOL, 342 pages.
Hallie Nodine fights for justice in Nicaragua while her sister, Codi, returns to Arizona to confront her dying father, as myths, dreams, and flashbacks blend to examine life's commitments.
Lewis, C.S., The Chronicles of Narnia: The Magician’s Nephew, 823.912 LEWIS, 202 pages.
In the first book of The Chronicles of Narnia, C.S. Lewis shows us how it all began -- the glorious birth of Narnia at the hand of its unforgettable King. It is followed by six more books that collectively tell the history of a world that has become as real as our own.
Collins, Suzanne, Mockingjay, 813.54 COLLINS, 390 pages.
Katniss Everdeen's having survived the Hunger games twice makes her a target of the Capitol and President Snow, as well as a hero to the rebels who will succeed only if Katniss is willing to put aside her personal feelings and serve as their pawn.
Steinbeck, John, The Red Pony, 813.52 STEINBE, 100 pages.
Raised on a ranch in northern California, Jody is well-schooled in the hard work and demands of a rancher's life. He is used to the way of horses, too; but nothing has prepared him for the special connection he will forge with Gabilan, the hot-tempered pony his father gives him. With Billy Buck, the hired hand, Jody tends and trains his horse, restlessly anticipating the moment he will sit high upon Gabilan's saddle. But when Gabilan falls ill, Jody discovers there are still lessons he must learn about the ways of nature and, particularly, the ways of man.
Collins, Suzanne, The Hunger Games, 813.54 COLLINS, 374 pages.
In a future North America, where the rulers of Panem maintain control through an annual televised survival competition pitting young people from each of the twelve districts against one another, sixteen-year-old Katniss's skills are put to the test when she voluntarily takes her younger sister's place.
Tolkien, J.R.R., The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, 823.912 TOLKIEN, 352 pages.
This is the second volume of The Lord of the Rings. Frodo and his Companions of the Ring have been beset by danger during their quest to prevent the Ruling Ring from falling into the hands of the Dark Lord by destroying it in the Cracks of Doom.
Collins, Suzanne, Catching Fire, 813.54 COLLINS, 391 pages.
By winning the annual Hunger Games, District 12 tributes Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark have secured a life of safety and plenty for themselves and their families, but because they won by defying the rules, they unwittingly become the faces of an impending rebellion.
Cormier, Robert, Chocolate War, 813.54 CORMIER, 253 pages.
A high school freshman discovers the devastating consequences of refusing to join in the school's annual fund raising drive and arousing the wrath of the school bullies.
Soto, Gary, Baseball in April, 813.54 SOTO, 111 pages.
A collection of eleven short stories focusing on the everyday adventures of Hispanic young people growing up in Fresno, California. In this unique collection of short stories, the small events of daily life reveal big themes-love and friendship, youth and growing up, success and failure. Calling on his own experiences of growing up in California's Central Valley, poet Gary Soto brings to life the joys and pains of young people everywhere. The smart, tough, vulnerable kids in these stories are Latino, but their dreams and desires belong to all of us.
Lewis, C.S., The Chronicles of Narnia: The Silver Chair, 823.912 LEWIS, 243 pages.
Two English children undergo hair-raising adventures as they go on a search and rescue mission for the missing Prince Rilian, who is held captive in the underground kingdom of the Emerald Witch.
Tolkien, J.R.R., The Lord of the Ring: The Fellowship of the Ring, 823.912 TOLKIEN, 423 pages.
This is the first volume of The Lord of the Rings. Frodo the hobbit and his companions set out to destroy the Ring of Power before the evil Sauron grasps control.
Cisneros, Sandra, The House on Mango Street, 813.54 CISNEROS, 110 pages.
Esperanza Cordero, a girl coming of age in the Hispanic quarter of Chicago, uses poems and stories to express thoughts and emotions about her oppressive environment.
Gibbons, Kaye, Ellen Foster, 813.54 GIBBONS, 126 pages.
Having suffered abuse and misfortune for much of her life, a young child searches for a better life and finally gets a break in the home of a loving woman with several foster children.
Lee, Harper,To Kill a Mockingbird, 813.43 LEE, 323 pages.
The explosion of racial hate in an Alabama town is viewed by a little girl whose father defends a black man accused of rape.
Lewis, C.S., The Chronicles of Narnia: The Prince Caspian: The Return to Narnia, 823.912 LEWIS, 223 pages.
Four children help Prince Caspian and his army of Talking Beasts to free Narnia from evil. Troubled times have come to Narnia as it is gripped by civil war. Prince Caspian is forced to blow The Great Horn of Narnia, summoning the help of past hero Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy. Now they must overthrow Caspian's uncle, King Miraz, to restore peace to Narnia.
Schaefer, Jack, Shane, 813.54 SCHAEFE, 214 pages.
Shane, a stranger the Starretts take into their home in Wyoming in 1889, becomes involved in a feud between the cattle ranger and the local homesteaders.
Rowling, J.K., Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, 823.914 ROWLING, 309 pages.
Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry.
Rowling, J.K., Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, 823.914 ROWLING, 448 pages.
During his third year at Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry, Harry Potter must confront the devious and dangerous wizard responsible for his parents' deaths.
Rowling, J.K., Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, 823.914 ROWLING, 752 pages.
A teenager pitching headfirst into the world of near-adulthood, Harry returns to Hogwarts for his fourth year where he competes in the Triwizard Tournament.
Rowling, J.K., Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, 823.914 ROWLING, 759 pages.
Burdened with the dark, dangerous, and seemingly impossible task of locating and destroying Voldemort's remaining Horcruxes, Harry, feeling alone and uncertain about his future, struggles to find the inner strength he needs to follow the path set out before him.
Watson, Larry, Montana 1948, 813.54 WATSON, 175 pages.
David 12, comes of age during 1948 when his uncle is accused of molesting and murdering Native Americans in his small Montana town.
Lewis, C.S., The Chronicles of Narnia: The Last Battle, 823.912 LEWIS, 211 pages.
When evil comes to Narnia, Jill and Eustace help fight the great last battle and Aslan leads his people to a glorious new paradise.
Bradbury, Ray, Fahrenheit 451, 813.54 BRADBUR, 179 pages.
A novel set in the (perhaps near) future when "firemen" burn books forbidden by a totalitarian "brave new world" regime.
Is 600 a good Lexile level? ›
2nd Grade: 451L-600L
2nd grade Lexile levels: 451-500L: best level J books. 501-550L: best level K books. 551-600L: best level L books.
If you have a particular title in mind and you are wondering what it's Lexile measure is, go to www.lexile.com and select the section for Parents & Students. Then click on "Find Books at the Right Level" and choose "Look Up a Book's Measure" from the resulting menu to search for its Lexile level.What are the ESL reading levels? ›
The descriptors for English as a second language (ESL) are divided into six educational functioning levels: Beginning ESL Literacy, Low Beginning ESL, High Beginning ESL, Low Intermediate ESL, High Intermediate ESL, and Advanced ESL.What grade level is 600 Lexile? ›
|Grade Level||Lexile Rating|
For example, if a reader has a Lexile measure of 600L (600 Lexile), the reader will be forecasted to comprehend approximately 75% of a book with the same Lexile measure (600L).What grade level is Lexile 890? ›
Lexile levels: 560- 740 - targeted at 3rd and 4th grade students. 750-890 - targeted at 5th and 6th grade students. 900-1040 - targeted at 7th and 8th grade students.What grade level is a 800 Lexile? ›
Looking at data acquired from a national sample of students, a typical 3rd grader will have a Lexile score of between 330L and 700L.What Lexile level should a 2nd grader be at? ›
2nd Grade: 425L - 795L.What is the Lexile level of Harry Potter? ›
A book, article or piece of text gets a Lexile text measure when it's analyzed by MetaMetrics®. For example, the first Harry Potter book measures 880L, so its Lexile text measure is 880L. The Lexile Framework measures students and texts on the same developmental scale to seamlessly match readers to targeted texts.
What score do you need to pass ESL? ›
The test features 80 questions, which are all in multiple-choice format, and the scoring range for the exam is 100 - 300. You will need a scaled score of 240 in order to pass.What is the passing grade for ESL? ›
It will also identify the most common grammatical and mechanical errors made by ESL students while providing opportunities to correct these errors through instruction and practice. The minimum passing grade is a “B”.What are the 5 levels of ESL students? ›
How many levels in ESL do you have? The school has five (5) levels: Beginner, Intermediate, High-Intermediate, Advanced and High-Advanced.What is a good Lexile for a 5th grader? ›
To achieve this, a Grade 5 student should aim to read texts that are rated between 830L and 1010L. However, studies show that many students in Grade 5 are reading books that fall within 730L and 850L.What is a good Lexile score for a 4th grader? ›
The average 4th grader will have a Lexile score of 445L to 810L. However, this is true for around 50% of students, with around 25% being below the average, while the other 25% are likely to be above the average. The same study showcased that students can be up to 250L above or below the average.What is a common Lexile score? ›
Lexile measures are represented by a number followed by an “L” (such as “800L”) and range from below 0L for beginning readers to above 1600L. Research shows that 1300L or above is the target Lexile measure for students to be ready for college and career in reading.What is considered a low Lexile score? ›
The two main criteria it tests are word frequency and sentence strength. A text's Lexile Framework works in increments of 10 with 10L being the lowest. Measures below 10L are classified as BR or Beginning Reader. The ideal for both reader and text is to match both their assessed Lexile measure.What Lexile score should a 6th grader have? ›
In the 6th grade, higher performers should be looking to achieve Lexile scores of around 1000L by the end of the year, with the average scores being over 665L. Yearly growth in the 6th grade falls under 100L typically, with expected growth at 1.7L per week.How do Lexile scores compare to grade level? ›
There is no direct equivalence between a specific Lexile level and a specific grade level, and it is important for both educators and students to note that there are no specific books that are 'optimal' for a specific grade, but instead ideal books for each specific reader.What Lexile score should a 7th grader have? ›
In the 7th grade, studies using a national sample of students have shown that typically readers will score at a Lexile level between 735L and 1065L over the course of the year.
What is the average Lexile score for a 12 year old? ›
|Grade Band||Age||Current Lexile Band|
|2-3||7-9 years old||450L-725L|
|4-5||9-11 years old||645L-845L|
|6-8||11-14 years old||860L-1010L|
|9-10||14-16 years old||960L-1115L|
Entering first graders should be able to: Read 80-100 Kindergarten Sight Words (see OCPS sight word list link) Identify all uppercase and lowercase letters. Identify all letters and their sounds.What level is a 900 Lexile? ›
These titles are suggested for third through eighth grade.What level should a 3rd grader be reading at? ›
3rd Grade Reading Level
3rd Graders are comfortable reading simple chapter books on their own. They continue to need lots of practice and time reading aloud as well. At the library look for books 2.2 – 3.9, Guided Reading level L-P, and Lexile 400-650.
Lexiles Measures & State Content Standards.
|Grade||College & Career Ready “Stretch” Lexile Bands|
|2||420L to 650L|
|3||520L to 820L|
|4||740L to 940L|
|5||830L to 1010L|
The ideal strategy to improve the Lexile scores of your class is to focus on weaker areas through inquiry-based and question-centered interactions and activities. Reading and comprehension can also be made more fun and engaging through online learning platforms.What level should a 7 year old read? ›
First and Second Grade (Ages 6–7)
use pictures and context to figure out unfamiliar words. use some common punctuation and capitalization in writing. self-correct when they make a mistake while reading aloud. show comprehension of a story through drawings.
A Lexile measure can be interpreted as the level of book that a student can read with 75% comprehension. It is a useful tool for teachers, parents, and students to help gauge where students are reading, where they should be, monitor their progress, and decide on a plan to help them move forward.What is the highest score on ESL test? ›
The four ACCUPLACER ESL tests (Language Use, Listening, Reading, and Sentence Skills) each have a score range from 20–120.How do I pass the ESL certification test? ›
- Brush up on your grammar. ESL placement tests deal more with the practical use of the English language. ...
- Take an ESL course. ...
- Work on practice tests. ...
- Relax. ...
- Get an English Language Partner.
How is the ESL test graded? ›
The ACCUPLACER ESL (English as a Second Language) exam contains four multiple choice sections, each graded on a scale from 20 to 120 points: Language Use, Listening, Reading, and Sentence Skills. There is also an essay section, called the ACCUPLACER WritePlacer Essay, which is graded on a scale from 0 to 8 points.What is level D in ESL? ›
Level D: Advanced study of reading and writing skills for ESL Learning. Intermediate Learning Skills of Critical Thinking on Reading and Writing. Advanced Listening and Speaking Lab. Advanced Grammar Learning. Level E: Intensive ESL learning on all kinds of academic requirements.Do ESL teachers give grades? ›
ELL students are not exempt from grades. All ELL students, including “newcomers,” should receive a grade based on the CAN-DO descriptors in all subjects for each grading period.What is a Level 4 ESL student? ›
The focus in College ESL Level 4 is on developing and supporting a thesis. Students use drafting, revising and editing techniques as they work through multiple drafts of their writing. They listen to and take notes on classroom presentations and participate in small and large group discussions.What are the 4 skills in ESL? ›
When we say that someone 'speaks' a language fluently, we usually mean that they have a high level in all four skills – listening, speaking, reading and writing.What does ESL Level 3 mean? ›
Level 3. Ability to use and understand a series of related sentences in oral discourse. Ability to use and understand simple written English but errors at times impede meaning. Ability to use general and some specialized vocabulary.What level is elementary ESL? ›
Learners in the A2 level are those who can communicate using full sentences, a wider array of vocabulary words, and common expressions related to topics that are simple and relevant to them.
|Grade 1||Lexile Range 200-350||Grade 7|
|Grade 2||Lexile Range 350-500||Grade 8|
|Grade 3||Lexile Range 500-750||Grade 9|
|Grade 4||Lexile Range 620-910||Grade 10|
|Grade 5||Lexile Range 730-960||Grade 11|
A text's Lexile Framework works in increments of 10 with 10L being the lowest. Measures below 10L are classified as BR or Beginning Reader. The ideal for both reader and text is to match both their assessed Lexile measure.What Lexile should a 7th grader have? ›
In the 7th grade, studies using a national sample of students have shown that typically readers will score at a Lexile level between 735L and 1065L over the course of the year. Growth of around 69L is generally achievable for 7th graders should students be progressing at around 1.3L per week.
What grade level is 890 Lexile? ›
Lexile levels: 560- 740 - targeted at 3rd and 4th grade students. 750-890 - targeted at 5th and 6th grade students. 900-1040 - targeted at 7th and 8th grade students.What is a good Lexile score for a 3rd grader? ›
Looking at data acquired from a national sample of students, a typical 3rd grader will have a Lexile score of between 330L and 700L. This rings true for at least 50% of the readers within this space.What is the average Lexile for a 1st grader? ›
1st Grade: 165L - 570L. 2nd Grade: 425L - 795L. 3rd Grade: 645L - 985L. 4th Grade: 850L - 1160L.What reading level should a 2nd grader be at? ›
Range of Typical reading Levels in Second Grade
In the fall, second graders typically independently read at a Level 18. By the end of second grade, a typical second grader will independently read at Level 28.
Your average reader in Grade 5 will fall between 565L and 910L, though there will be readers who fall below the average, and others who are reading at a more advanced level.What Lexile level is Harry Potter? ›
The series is written at a Lexile level of 870L, meaning that an average 8th grader should be able to read these books with moderate ease.What is a good Lexile for a 6th grader? ›
In the 6th grade, higher performers should be looking to achieve Lexile scores of around 1000L by the end of the year, with the average scores being over 665L. Yearly growth in the 6th grade falls under 100L typically, with expected growth at 1.7L per week.What is a good Lexile score? ›
Lexile measures are represented by a number followed by an “L” (such as “800L”) and range from below 0L for beginning readers to above 1600L. Research shows that 1300L or above is the target Lexile measure for students to be ready for college and career in reading.What level should a 10 year old be reading? ›
Elementary Level: Children ages 8 to 12, or 4th through 6th grades. These children read sentences of approximately 10 words, with the maximum number of words being 20. Most books written at this level range between 20,000 and 40,000 words.