Beginning Biography Series

Grades: K-2

Beginning Biography Series

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Who invented Famous Amos cookies? Who made Barbie a household name? The Beginning Biography Series features engaging topics that are relevant to today’s students. You’re sure to keep their attention as they practice reading informational text.

  • A total of 12 readers address the themes of inventors/entrepreneurs, leaders/explorers, and artists/authors. View all book titles
  • To align with today's standards and the Common Core, the books contain text features such as tables of contents, headings, captions, labels, and glossaries. View the Common Core correlation
  • Teacher support cards enrich lessons with phonics and word recognition activities, discussion questions, and extension activities. 
  • Winner of the Learning®  Magazine Teachers' Choice Award for the Classroom! Read the evaluation.
  • Approved by Reading Recovery® . 


Common Core State Standards Connections:
  • Reading: Informational Text 
  • Reading: Foundational Skills 
  • Language 
  • Speaking and Listening 
  • Writing
This series is great informational reading about familiar and new faces!
Book Dimensions: 5 1/2" x 7 1/2"
Page Count: 12
Guided Reading Level: M
Reading Recovery Level: 20
Seedling Level: Fluent
Type: Nonfiction

Title Notes: This series has been officially leveled by Reading Recovery®.

Click on the Preview Sample button(s) below to access interior pages or other program content. These files can be viewed with Adobe Acrobat Viewer, iTunes, or Windows Media Player.

Grades: K-2 Classroom Library Inventors/Entrepreneurs preview
Grades: K-2 Classroom Library Leaders/Explorers preview
Grades: K-2 Classroom Library Artists/Authors preview

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ISBN GRADE / LEVEL: FORMAT Quantity Price Each
7795-3Grades: K-2 : Classroom Library Complete Set1+$93.60
7799-1Grades: K-2 : Classroom Library Inventors/Entrepreneurs1+$31.60
7801-1Grades: K-2 : Classroom Library Leaders/Explorers1+$31.60
7797-7Grades: K-2 : Classroom Library Artists/Authors1+$31.60
7796-0Grades: K-2 : Guided Reading Complete Set1+$371.15
7800-4Grades: K-2 : Guided Reading Inventors/Entrepreneurs1+$126.10
7802-8Grades: K-2 : Guided Reading Leaders/Explorers1+$126.10
7798-4Grades: K-2 : Guided Reading Artists/Authors1+$126.10

The ordering information below is for New York City schools ordering through FAMIS. It can be printed for reference. Click here to view the complete FAMIS price list.

For FAMIS ordering, use the ISBNs listed below or contact Sussman Education: 800.350.7180 • info@sussmaneducation.com.

Product Pricing for NYC FAMIS Purchases
For FAMIS ordering, use the ISBNs listed above or contact Sussman Education: 800.350.7180 • info@sussmaneducation.com.

Continental Press Vendor Number: CON210000

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