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Great Reads in Lexile Range 400

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by J. Angelique Johnson Details
Simple text and full-color photos explain the habitat, life cycle, range, and behavior of bats. Lexile 430
Bones and the Dinosaur Mystery
by David A. Adler Details
Detective Jeffrey Bones solves crimes-but this time the crime is personal. He's at a science museum and his blue Tyrannosaurus rex is missing. Could someone have stolen it? Lexile 420
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Horton Hears a Who!
by Dr. Seuss Details
A city of Whos on a speck of dust are threatened with destruction until the smallest Who of all helps convince Horton's friends that Whos really exist.
Ivy and Bean Take Care of the Babysitter
by Annie Barrows Details
When Bean's parents leave her in the care of her older sister Nancy for the afternoon, she enlists her neighbor and best friend Ivy to come over and teach Nancy how to be a really good babysitter. Lexile 440
My Name is Stilton, Geronimo Stilton
by Geronimo Stilton Details
Enter the world of Geronimo Stilton, where another funny adventure is always right around the corner. Lexile 450
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Ride, Fly Guy, Ride!
by Tedd Arnold Details
While riding in the car with Buzz and his father, Fly Guy gets blown out of the window and finds himself riding in a truck, then a boat, a train, an airplane, and maybe even a rocket. Lexile 470
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The Berenstain Bears' Class Trip
by Jan Berenstain Details
Brother Bear is all set for the big class trip to a honey farm. With Mama Bear, Papa Bear, and Sister Bear in tow for the sweet ride, there is bound to be a sticky adventure ahead! Lexile 410
The Good Dog
by  Avi Details
McKinley, a malamute, is torn between the domestic world of his human family and the wild world of Lupin, a wolf that is trying to recruit dogs to replenish the dwindling wolf pack.
The Orange Outlaw
by Ron Roy Details
While visiting Dink's uncle in New York City, Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose help uncover who is responsible for stealing a very valuable painting.
Time Traveler
by Angela Bull Details
Sophie and Jake, who don't find history interesting, test a computer program that shows what life was like in ancient Rome, Viking times, the Renaissance, the Gold Rush era, World War Two, and into the space age. Lexile 460
Wolf Pie
by Brenda Seabrooke Details
When Wilfong the wolf fails to blow down the house of the Pygg brothers, he stays outside their door all winter learning their games and listening to their jokes and stories, but although he claims to be reformed, the pigs are reluctant to offer friendship. Lexile 430
Updated 08/27/2013

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