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Text Complexity Differentiation Report:
"Américas Award, 1993-2017"

In an effort to put the right book in each reader's hands, this report gives you the following insights into the books on this list.

Quantitative Measures

Below is the low, high, and average Lexile® levels for the books in this list. We hope this range shows the variety and differentiation that you want for these titles.

(261 of 425 titles have known Lexile® levels.)

Lexile® Average: 738 (Range: 120 - 1310)


Grade Band Lexile® ATOS Degrees of Reading Power® Flesch-Kincaid Fountas & Pinnell Reading Maturity SourceRater
2-3 420-820 2.75-5.14 42-54 1.98-5.34 I-P 3.53-613 0.05-2.48
4-5 740-1010 4.97-7.03 52-60 4.51-7.72 O-V 5.42-7.92 0.84-5.75
6-8 925-1185 7.00-9.98 57-67 6.51-10.34 U-Z 7.04-9.57 4.11-10.66
9-10 1050-1335 9.67-12.01 62-72 8.32-12.12 Z+ 8.41-10.81 9.02-13.93
11-12 1185-1385 11.20-14.10 67-74 10.34-14.20 Z+ 9.57-12.00 12.30-14.50
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Reading Level and Grade Band Crosswalk

Source: National Governors Association for Best Practices and Council of Chief State School Officers.[1]

Qualitative Measures (BETA)

This graph reveals the aggregated low, high, and average qualitative measures for the books in this list. We hope this range of information shows the variety and differentiation that you want for these titles.

(72 of 425 titles have known qualitative measurements.)

 

Qualitative Text Complexity Ranges

  • Slightly
  • Moderately
  • Very
  • Exceedingly
Meaning
Text Organization
Use of Visual Features
Conventionality
Vocabulary
Sentence Structure
Life Experience/Subject Knowledge
Cultural Knowledge/Intertextuality

= average of submitted values = low and high range of submitted values


Qualitative measures for each title are determined by professional educators who complete the literary or informational text complexity rubrics, and results are crowd sourced for each title. These are relatively new on TeachingBooks.net, so only a small percentage of all titles have currently been evaluated. Perhaps you can help?

Genre & Curricular Area Measures Summary

Below please find the most common Genres and Curricular Areas for the books in this list. We hope this information shows the variety and differentiation that you want for these titles.

(424 of 425 titles have genres or curricular ares.)

Genres
  • Realistic Fiction (131 books)
  • Nonfiction (105 books)
  • Poetry (62 books)
  • Biography (59 books)
  • Fairy Tales / Folklore (58 books)
  • Holiday (35 books)
  • Historical Fiction (22 books)
  • Sports (10 books)
  • Adventure (9 books)
  • Science Fiction / Fantasy (8 books)
  • Humor (5 books)
  • Graphic Novel (2 books)
  • Horror (2 books)
  • Mystery (1 books)
  • Drama (1 books)
Curricular Areas
  • English Language Arts (362 books)
  • Spanish (230 books)
  • Social Studies (122 books)
  • History (42 books)
  • Art (30 books)
  • Science (24 books)
  • Music (14 books)
  • Health (12 books)
  • STEAM (11 books)
  • Physical Education (7 books)
  • Math (4 books)
  • (1 books)
  • French (1 books)

Genre and Curricular Area categories are assigned by TeachingBooks.net based on professional reviews, authoritative sources, and company guidelines.

Instructional Materials Summary

Below please find a summary of available multimedia texts and instructional materials that enrich and deepen the discussion of the titles on this list.

  • 204 Videos
  • 165 Book Readings
  • 375 Lesson Plans
  • Total of 2637 resources

View List and then hover over or click on any book image to get resources for a specific title.

Details for Each Book

Below please find information about each book that reveals curricular areas, genres, Lexile® and Qualitative measures, along with a summary of the collection of online instructional materials available at TeachingBooks.net.


Below are the titles on . If you wish to see the curricular areas, genres, Lexile® and Qualitative measures, along with the collection of ready-to-use instructional materials, go online to TeachingBooks at: https://www.teachingbooks.net/qlo9o8g


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Ada's Violin by
Lexile: 820

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Moderately Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Moderately Complex
  • Intertextuality: Moderately Complex
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Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by
Lexile: 380

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Moderately Complex
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Barrio by
Lexile: 920

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Moderately Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Moderately Complex
  • Intertextuality: Very Complex
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Becoming Naomi Leon by
Lexile: 830

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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Biblioburro by
Lexile: 540

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Moderately Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Moderately Complex
  • Intertextuality: Moderately Complex
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Book Fiesta! by
Lexile: 490

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Slightly Complex
  • Text Organization: Slightly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Moderately Complex
  • Conventionality: Slightly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Moderately Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Moderately Complex
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Burn Baby Burn by
Lexile: 680

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
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Chato's Kitchen by
Lexile: 740

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Moderately Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Moderately Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Moderately Complex
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The Circuit by
Lexile: 880

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Very Complex
  • Intertextuality: Very Complex
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The Color of My Words by
Lexile: 840

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Slightly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Slightly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Slightly Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Moderately Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Moderately Complex
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Cool Salsa by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Slightly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Moderately Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Moderately Complex
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Cuba 15 by
Lexile: 750

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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Cuban Kids by

Cuban Kids

by
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A Day's Work by
Lexile: 560

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Slightly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Moderately Complex
  • Conventionality: Slightly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Moderately Complex
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Dear Primo by
Lexile: 610

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Moderately Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Moderately Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Moderately Complex
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Diego by
Lexile: 760

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Exceedingly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Very Complex
  • Conventionality: Exceedingly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Exceedingly Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
  • Intertextuality: Exceedingly Complex
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The Distance Between Us by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Moderately Complex
  • Intertextuality: Moderately Complex
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The Dreamer by
Lexile: 650

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Very Complex
  • Intertextuality: Very Complex
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Drum Dream Girl by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Slightly Complex
  • Text Organization: Slightly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Moderately Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Moderately Complex
  • Intertextuality: Moderately Complex
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Echo by
Lexile: 680

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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Enchanted Air by
Lexile: 1120

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Exceedingly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
  • Intertextuality: Exceedingly Complex
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Enrique's Journey by
Lexile: 770

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Very Complex
  • Intertextuality: Moderately Complex
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Esperanza Rising by
Lexile: 750

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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The Faithful Friend by
Lexile: 910

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Slightly Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Moderately Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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Finding the Music / En pos de la musica by
Lexile: 660

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Slightly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Moderately Complex
  • Conventionality: Slightly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Moderately Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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Funny Bones by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Very Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Moderately Complex
  • Intertextuality: Very Complex
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Gathering the Sun by
Lexile: 650

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Slightly Complex
  • Text Organization: Slightly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Moderately Complex
  • Intertextuality: Moderately Complex
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The Golden Flower by
Lexile: 580

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Slightly Complex
  • Text Organization: Slightly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Slightly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Moderately Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Moderately Complex
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Good News! by

Good News!

by
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Grandma's Gift by
  • Grades Used:

    k, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
  • Curricular Areas:

    Art
  • Genres:

    Holiday

Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Moderately Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Moderately Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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Green Is a Chile Pepper by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Slightly Complex
  • Text Organization: Slightly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Slightly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Slightly Complex
  • Life Experiences : Moderately Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Moderately Complex
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Harvesting Hope by
Lexile: 880

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Moderately Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Moderately Complex
  • Intertextuality: Moderately Complex
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I Have a News: Rhymes from the Caribbean by

I Have a News: Rhymes from the Caribbean

by and Jacqueline Mair
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I Lived on Butterfly Hill by
Lexile: 770

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Exceedingly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Exceedingly Complex
  • Life Experiences : Exceedingly Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
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I'm Jose and I'm Okay: Three Stories from Bolivia by

I'm Jose and I'm Okay: Three Stories from Bolivia

by and Yatiyawi Studios
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In Darkness by
Lexile: 800

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Exceedingly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
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Just a Minute! by
Lexile: 540

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Moderately Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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Just in Case by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Slightly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Moderately Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Moderately Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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La Mariposa by
Lexile: 750

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Slightly Complex
  • Text Organization: Slightly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Moderately Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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Laughing Tomatoes and Other Spring Poems / Jitomates pisuenos y otros poemas de primavera by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Slightly Complex
  • Text Organization: Exceedingly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Very Complex
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Exceedingly Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Very Complex
  • Intertextuality: Moderately Complex
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The Lightning Dreamer by
Lexile: 1070

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Very Complex
  • Intertextuality: Very Complex
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The Little Painter of Sabana Grande by

The Little Painter of Sabana Grande

by and Robert Casilla
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Mama and Papa Have a Store by
Lexile: 810

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Moderately Complex
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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Marcelo in the Real World by
Lexile: 700

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Exceedingly Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
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Maria Had a Little Llama / Maria tenia una llamita by
  • Grades Used:

    pk, k, 1, 2
  • Curricular Areas:

    Spanish
  • Genres:

    Poetry

Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Slightly Complex
  • Text Organization: Slightly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Slightly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Slightly Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Slightly Complex
  • Life Experiences : Slightly Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Moderately Complex
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Martin de Porres by
Lexile: 640

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Moderately Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Moderately Complex
  • Intertextuality: Very Complex
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Martina the Beautiful Cockroach by
Lexile: 610

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Slightly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Moderately Complex
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Moderately Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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Me, Frida by
Lexile: 660

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Very Complex
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Moderately Complex
  • Intertextuality: Very Complex
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Mexico's Marvelous Corn by

Mexico's Marvelous Corn

by
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Migrant by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Miro in the Kingdom of the Sun by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Movie in My Pillow, A / Una pelicula en mi almohada by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Muchacho by
Lexile: 1250

Qualitative Measures:

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Murals by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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My Abuelita by
Lexile: 540

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Moderately Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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My Colors, My World / Mis colores, mi mundo by
Lexile: 460

Qualitative Measures:

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My Daughter, My Son, the Eagle, the Dove by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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My Diary from Here to There / Mi diario de aqui hasta alla by
Lexile: 780

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Slightly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Slightly Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Moderately Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Moderately Complex
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My Feet Are Laughing by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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My First Book of Proverbs / Mi primer libro de dichos by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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My Little Car / Mi Carrito by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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My Mexico / Mexico mio by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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My Name Is Celia by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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My Name Is Gabito by
Lexile: 750

Qualitative Measures:

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My Papa Diego and Me by
Lexile: 900

Qualitative Measures:

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My Tata's Remedies / Los remedios de mi Tata by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Slightly Complex
  • Text Organization: Slightly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Moderately Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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My Two Worlds by

My Two Worlds

by and Martha Cooper
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My Very Own Room / Mi propio cuartito by
Lexile: 700

Qualitative Measures:

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N is for Navidad by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Nana's Big Surprise / Nana, que sorpresa! by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Napi Goes to the Mountain / Napi va a la montana by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Napi Makes a Village / Napi funda un pueblo by
Lexile: 670

Qualitative Measures:

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Nina Bonita by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Nochecita by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Not a Copper Penny in Me House: Poems from the Caribbean by

Not a Copper Penny in Me House: Poems from the Caribbean

by and Frane Lessac
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Novio Boy by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Old Dog by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Old Letivia and the Mountain of Sorrows by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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The Old Man and His Door by
Lexile: 700

Qualitative Measures:

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The Only Road by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Out of Darkness by
Lexile: 660

Qualitative Measures:

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Over Here It's Different: Carolina's Story by

Over Here It's Different: Carolina's Story

by and George Ancona
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Pablo by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Pablo Neruda by
Lexile: 740

Qualitative Measures:

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Pablo's Tree by
Lexile: 480

Qualitative Measures:

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Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote by
Lexile: 590

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Moderately Complex
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Parrot in the Oven by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Parrots Over Puerto Rico by
Lexile: 890

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Exceedingly Complex
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Very Complex
  • Intertextuality: Very Complex
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Pascual's Magic Pictures by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Peacejam by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Pedrito's Day by
Lexile: 670

Qualitative Measures:

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Pedro and Me by
Lexile: 520

Qualitative Measures:

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Pedro Fools the Gringo by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Pele, King of Soccer / Pele, El Rey del Futbol by
Lexile: 620

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Slightly Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Moderately Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Moderately Complex
  • Intertextuality: Moderately Complex
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People of Corn by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Perfect Season for Dreaming, A / Un tiempo perfecto para sonar by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Petty Crimes by
Lexile: 800

Qualitative Measures:

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A Pinata in a Pine Tree by
Lexile: Unknown

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Platero and I / Platero y yo by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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The Poet Slave of Cuba by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Exceedingly Complex
  • Text Organization: Exceedingly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Moderately Complex
  • Conventionality: Exceedingly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Exceedingly Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Exceedingly Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
  • Intertextuality: Exceedingly Complex
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Portraits of Hispanic American Heroes by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Very Complex
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Moderately Complex
  • Intertextuality: Moderately Complex
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The Pot That Juan Built by
Lexile: 1150

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Moderately Complex
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Very Complex
  • Intertextuality: Very Complex
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Prietita and the Ghost Woman / Prietita y la llorona by
Lexile: 600

Qualitative Measures:

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The Princess and the Warrior by
Lexile: 770

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Slightly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Moderately Complex
  • Conventionality: Slightly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Moderately Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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The Queen of Water by
Lexile: 890

Qualitative Measures:

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Rabbit Wishes by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Radiant Child by
Lexile: 1050

Qualitative Measures:

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Radio Man by
Lexile: 560

Qualitative Measures:

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Rainbow of Poetry / Arco iris de poesia by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Rainbow Weaver / Tejedora del Arcoiris by
Lexile: 580

Qualitative Measures:

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Raining Sardines by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Ransom for a River Dolphin by

Ransom for a River Dolphin

by
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Rata-Pata-Scata-Fata by
Lexile: 530

Qualitative Measures:

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Reaching Out by
Lexile: 910

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Very Complex
  • Intertextuality: Moderately Complex
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The Red Comb by
Lexile: 860

Qualitative Measures:

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Red Glass by
Lexile: 800

Qualitative Measures:

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Red Hot Salsa by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Red Ridin' in the Hood by
Lexile: 700

Qualitative Measures:

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The Remembering Stone by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Rene Has Two Last Names / Rene tiene dos apellidos by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Return to Sender by
Lexile: 890

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Exceedingly Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
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The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano by
Lexile: 720

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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Rice Pudding by
Lexile: 510

Qualitative Measures:

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Rio Grande Stories by
Lexile: 930

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Slightly Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Moderately Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Moderately Complex
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Roadrunner's Dance by
Lexile: 600

Qualitative Measures:

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Roberto Clemente by
Lexile: 800

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Slightly Complex
  • Text Organization: Slightly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Slightly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Very Complex
  • Intertextuality: Moderately Complex
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Round Is a Tortilla by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Running the Road to ABC by
Lexile: 710

Qualitative Measures:

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Sacred Leaf by
Lexile: 770

Qualitative Measures:

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The Sad Night by
Lexile: 950

Qualitative Measures:

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Salsa Stories by
Lexile: 760

Qualitative Measures:

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Salsa by
Lexile: 610

Qualitative Measures:

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Sammy and Juliana in Hollywood by
Lexile: 390

Qualitative Measures:

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The Santero's Miracle by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Saturday Market by
Lexile: 720

Qualitative Measures:

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Saturday Sancocho by
Lexile: 870

Qualitative Measures:

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The School the Aztec Eagles Built by
Lexile: 1170

Qualitative Measures:

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A Season for Mangoes by
Lexile: 760

Qualitative Measures:

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The Secret Legacy by
Lexile: 890

Qualitative Measures:

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The Secret of Two Brothers by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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The Secret Side of Empty by
Lexile: 610

Qualitative Measures:

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The Secret Stars by
Lexile: 480

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Moderately Complex
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Slightly Complex
  • Life Experiences : Moderately Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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Selavi, That Is Life by
Lexile: 590

Qualitative Measures:

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Senderos fronterizos by
Lexile: 750

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Moderately Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Moderately Complex
  • Intertextuality: Moderately Complex
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Senor Cat's Romance by
Lexile: 610

Qualitative Measures:

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Separate Is Never Equal by
Lexile: 870

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Moderately Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Very Complex
  • Intertextuality: Very Complex
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Serafina's Promise by
Lexile: 590

Qualitative Measures:

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Shame the Stars by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Silver People by
Lexile: 1310

Qualitative Measures:

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A Small Nativity by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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The Smell of Old Lady Perfume by
Lexile: 730

Qualitative Measures:

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So Loud a Silence by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Somos Como Las Nubes / We Are Like the Clouds by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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The Song of El Coqui by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Sonia Sotomayor by
Lexile: 840

Qualitative Measures:

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The Spirit of Tio Fernando by
Lexile: 560

Qualitative Measures:

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Spirits of the High Mesa by
Lexile: 740

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Exceedingly Complex
  • Life Experiences : Exceedingly Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
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Star in the Forest by
Lexile: 780

Qualitative Measures:

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The Story of Dona Chila by

The Story of Dona Chila

by
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Storyteller's Candle, The / La velita de los cuentos by
Lexile: 730

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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The Stowaway by
Lexile: 820

Qualitative Measures:

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Strike! by
Lexile: 1220

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Very Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Very Complex
  • Intertextuality: Very Complex
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Summer on Wheels by
Lexile: 750

Qualitative Measures:

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A Sunburned Prayer by
Lexile: 910

Qualitative Measures:

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Surprising Cecilia by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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The Surrender Tree by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Very Complex
  • Intertextuality: Very Complex
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Sweet Fifteen by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Sweet, Sweet Fig Banana by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Sylvia & Aki by
Lexile: 760

Qualitative Measures:

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The Tale of Rabbit and Coyote by
Lexile: 520

Qualitative Measures:

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Talking with Mother Earth / Hablando con madre tierra by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Tan to Tamarind by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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The Tangerine Tree by
Lexile: 590

Qualitative Measures:

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Tap-Tap by
Lexile: 560

Qualitative Measures:

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The Tequila Worm by
Lexile: 830

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Moderately Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
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Tio Armando by
Lexile: 590

Qualitative Measures:

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Tito Puente, Mambo King / Tito Puente, rey del mambo by
Lexile: 620

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Slightly Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Moderately Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Slightly Complex
  • Intertextuality: Moderately Complex
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To Go Singing Through the World by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Tomás and the Library Lady by
Lexile: 500

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Slightly Complex
  • Text Organization: Slightly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Slightly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Moderately Complex
  • Intertextuality: Moderately Complex
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Tonight, by Sea by
Lexile: 750

Qualitative Measures:

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Tonio's Cat by
Lexile: 470

Qualitative Measures:

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The Tortilla Factory by
Lexile: 1050

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Slightly Complex
  • Text Organization: Slightly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Moderately Complex
  • Conventionality: Slightly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Slightly Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Slightly Complex
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Touching Snow by
Lexile: 920

Qualitative Measures:

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Toussaint L'Ouverture by
Lexile: 930

Qualitative Measures:

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The Tree is Older Than You Are by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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The Tree That Rains by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Tricycle by
Lexile: 480

Qualitative Measures:

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Tropical Secrets by
Lexile: 1170

Qualitative Measures:

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Tukama Tootles the Flute by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Two Days in May by
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Two White Rabbits by
Lexile: 490

Qualitative Measures: