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The Gingerbread Man

The Gingerbread Man,  a traditional storyA gingerbread man comes to life and runs away from many who want to eat him.  AGES: All LENGTH: 707 words, 15 pages ILLUSTRATIONS: heavily illustrated READABILITY: Flesch-Kincaid- grade 2.2; Gunning-Fog- 5.8  (0-2000) Highest Frequency Words: 99.3% Download: Cover —  Printer Spread — Reader View

Las fábulas de Esopo

Las fábulas de Esopo, a collection of Aesop talesA tortoise and hare race; a little mouse helps a big lion; a boy cries wolf; and other traditional stories by Aesop. AGES: ALL  LENGTH: 2,210 words, 23 pagesILLUSTRATIONS: heavily illustratedREADABILITY: Fernández Huerta–87.91; Gutiérrez-52.88 Download: Cover —  Printer Spread — Reader View

Outropistache

 Outropistache, a traditional storyAn elf helps a woman spin straw into gold, but he demands her baby as payment. AGES: ALLLENGTH: 1,223 words, 17 pagesILLUSTRATIONS: heavily illustratedREADABILITY:  Download: Cover —  Printer Spread — Reader View

Little Red Riding Hood

Little Red Riding Hood, a traditional storyA little girl meets a wolf on her way to Grandmother’s house. AGES: ALL LENGTH: 1,289 words, 17 pages ILLUSTRATIONS: heavily illustrated READABILITY: Flesch-Kincaid grade level 2.4 ; Gunning-Fog-4.6 Download:   Cover —  Printer Spread — Reader View

Caperucita Roja

Caperucita Roja, a traditional storyA girl meets a wolf on the way to Grandmother’s house. AGES: ALLLENGTH: 1,223 words, 17 pagesILLUSTRATIONS: heavily illustratedREADABILITY: Fernández Huerta–85.19; Gutiérrez-52.62 Download: Cover —  Printer Spread — Reader View

Jesse Owens

Jesse Owens, a true story An African American running legend and his journey to the 1936 Berlin Olympics.  AGES: All LENGTH: 2,095 words, 21 pages ILLUSTRATIONS: heavily illustrated READABILITY: Scolarius-41  Download: Cover —  Printer Spread — Reader View

Los músicos de Bremen

Los músicos de Bremen, a traditional storyAnimals are abandoned, so they go out on the road looking to become musicians in the big city, Bremen.  AGES: ALL LENGTH: 2,361 words, 26 pages ILLUSTRATIONS: heavily illustrated READABILITY: Fernández Huerta–86.79; Gutiérrez-51.15 Download: Cover —  Printer Spread — Reader View

The Little Prince

The Little Prince,  a story by Etienne de Saint-ExuperyA little prince lives on his planet with only one friend, his rose. When the little prince leaves and has adventures, he misses his rose.  AGES: All LENGTH: 1,557 words, 23 pages ILLUSTRATIONS: heavily illustrated READABILITY: Flesch-Kincaid- grade 2.5; Gunning-Fog- 5.1 |  (0-2000) Highest Frequency Words: 97.7% Download: …

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Die Bremer Stadtmusikanten

Die Bremer Stadtmusikanten, a traditional storyAnimals are abandoned, so they go out on the road looking to become musicians in the big city, Bremen. AGES: ALL LENGTH: 881 words, 21 pages ILLUSTRATIONS: heavily illustrated Download:   Cover —  Printer Spread — Reader View

Le Petit Chaperon Rouge

Le Petit Chaperon Rouge, a traditional story A girl meets a wolf on the way to Grandmother’s house. AGES: All LENGTH: 1,181 words, 17 pages ILLUSTRATIONS: heavily illustrated READABILITY: Scolarius (Flesch-Kincaid)-40  Download:  Cover —  Printer Spread — Reader View