TitleAuthorLexileWord Count
Series K Consolidated620L7,772
Series K, Volume One540L2,177
CorneliusLeo Lionni440L278
Big Wolf and Little WolfNadine Brun-Cosme630L1,004
Jamaica’s Blue MarkerJuanita Havill460L895
The Stray Cat (poem)Eve MerriamNA*63
Series K, Volume Two530L2,948
The Three WishesMargot Zemach750L685
Me FirstMax Kornell410L619
The Fire CatEsther Averill470L1,644
Every Time I Climb a Tree (poem)David McCordNA*158
Series K, Volume Three750L2,647
Screen of FrogsSheila Hamanaka810L928
Down the RoadAlice Schertle730L1,347
The Tin ForestHelen Ward730L372
Where Would You Be? (poem)Karla KuskinNA*105
Series 1 Consolidated640L9,766
Series 1, Volume One710L2,944
City Mouse and Country MouseAesop950L756
Under the Lemon MoonEdith Hope Fine520L1,238
Those ShoesMaribeth Boelts680L950
The Land of Nod (poem)Robert Louis StevensonNA*106
Series 1, Volume Two570L2,716
Stone SoupMarcia Brown530L1,080
The Big Orange SplotDaniel Pinkwater650L754
The Mud FamilyBetsy James500L882
Blue (poem)Claudia LewisNA*59
Series 1, Volume Three630L4,106
Skunny-Wundy’s Skipping StoneJoseph Bruchac580L1,522
Best Friends for FrancesRussell Hoban650L1,646
Yoshi’s FeastKimiko Kajikawa690L938
Dinky (poem)Theodore RoethkeNA*131

*Lexile measures are not applied to poetry.

TitleAuthorLexileWord Count
Series 2, Book One790L14,150
The Happy LionLouise Fatio910L980
Miss MaggieCynthia Rylant920L977
Anancy and Dog and Puss and FriendshipWest Indian folktale as told by James Berry630L1,738
Catalog Cats/Our GardenAnn Cameron610L1,582
Carlos and the CornfieldJan Romero Stevens850L1,469
The Wedding BasketWest African folktale as told by Donna L. Washington630L1,586
The Jade StoneChinese folktale as told by Caryn Yacowitz700L1,308
The Girl and the ChenooNative American folktale as told by Joseph Bruchac and Gayle Ross770L2,082
Jack and the BeanstalkEnglish folktale as told by Joseph Jacobs990L2,428
Series 2, Book Two870L15,301
Erandi’s BraidsAntonio Hernández Madrigal500L1,266
The Invisible HuntersNicaraguan folktale as told by Harriett Rohmer620L1,337
Fishing DayAndrea Davis Pinkney690L1,611
Perfect CraneAnne Laurin830L1,390
Hurricane FlowersEthel Pochocki880L1,642
My Great-Grandmother’s GourdCristina Kessler770L2,017
The Wise Little ToadRosario Ferré1150L1,131
Doodle FluteDaniel Pinkwater310L1,031
The Velveteen RabbitMargery Williams1110L3,876
TitleAuthorLexileWord Count
Series 3, Book One790L17,104
Boundless GraceMary Hoffman650L1,106
The ScarebirdSid Fleischman550L1,517
Chin Yu Min and the Ginger CatJennifer Armstrong790L2,164
The Gold CoinAlma Flor Ada710L2,146
The Magic Listening CapJapanese folktale as told by Yoshiko uchida830L1,847
The Mushroom ManEthel Pochcocki960L2,035
The BanzaHaitian folktale as told by Diane Wolkstein590L1,106
The Upside-Down BoyJuan Felipe Herrerra640L1,187
The Ugly DucklingHans Christian Andersen900L2,428
Series 3, Book Two850L14,141
White WaveChinese folktale as told by Diane Wolkstein610L1,270
Luba and the WrenUkrainian folktale as told by Patricia Polacco670L1,711
Basho and the River StonesTim Myers750L1,311
The Monster Who Grew SmallJoan Grant970L2,245
The Buffalo StormKatherine Applegate880L1,225
Pierre’s DreamJennifer Armstrong840L1,196
The Dream WeaverConcha Castroviejo990L1,971
The Man Whose Trade Was TricksGeorgian folktale as told by George and Helen Papashvily820L1,474
The Emperor’s New ClothesHans Christian Andersen940L1,717
TitleAuthorLexileWord Count
Series 4, Book One790L17,588
Thank You M’amLangston Hughes800L1,348
Crow CallLois Lowry750L1,851
FreshPhilippa Pearce680L3,487
Shrewd Todie and Lyzer the MiserUkrainian folktale as told by Isaac Bashevis Singer920L1,753
On Sand IslandJacqueline Briggs Martin870L1,420
The Green ManGail E. Haley820L1,591
Song of HopePeggy Duffy700L2,049
Jean Labadie’s Big Black DogFrench-Canadian folktale as told by Natalie Savage Carlson770L2,256
Thunder, Elephant, and DoroboAfrican folktale as told by Humphrey Harman940L1,830
Series 4, Book Two780L18,173
Tuesday of the Other JuneNorma Fox Mazer750L3,460
Doesn’t Fall Off His HorseVirginia A. Stroud820L2,504
The Cello of Mr. OJane Cutler750L1,499
The No-Guitar BluesGary Soto800L2,315
The Fire on the MountainEthiopian folktale as told by Harold Courlander and Wolf Leslau920L1,398
Ooka and the Honest ThiefJapanese folktale as told by I.G. Edmonds890L1,105
The Old Woman and the WaveShelley Jackson820L1,227
Letting Swift River GoJane Yolen900L1,074
The Apple and the EnvelopeHerbert Montgomery630L3,578
TitleAuthorLexileWord Count
Series 5, Book One770L18,451
CharlesShirley Jackson710L1,599
The Special Powers of Blossom CulpRichard Peck780L2,565
The Peddler’s GiftMaxine Rose Schur680L2,297
In the Time of DrumsGullah folktale as told by Kim L. Siegelson840L1,913
Learning the GameFrancisco Jiménez650L2,389
The Invisible ChildTove Jansson670L2,847
The Coming of the SufrmanPeter Collington780L2,796
All Summer in a DayRay Bradbury850L1,936
A Game of CatchRichard Wilbur1040L1,444
Series 5, Book Two770L25,446
Kamau’s FinishMuthoni Muchemi710L2,046
Ghost CatDonna Hill550L3,438
The Hemulen Who Loved SilenceTove Jansson830L3,832
The Enchanted SticksSteven J. Myers790L2,389
Kaddo’s WallWest African folktale as told by Harold Courlander and George Herzog760L2,092
The Prince and the Goose GirlElinor Mordaunt930L4,642
A Bad Road for CatsCynthia Rylant710L1,558
Lenny’s Red-Letter DayBernard Ashley790L2,990
Through the Mickle WoodsValiska Gregory650L2,447