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TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers

Featuring informational text from TIME® and TIME FOR KIDS®, these books from Teacher Created Materials include science, math, and social studies themes. They feature high-interest graphics, a variety of text structures, increasingly complex text, and academic vocabulary.

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Game Changers: Kwame Alexander

Grade: 8

$9.99
Game Changers: Kwame Alexander

Grade: 8

  • Lexile: 990L
  • Guided Reading Level: X
  • Interest Level: 8
  • ISBN: 9781493839322

Price: $9.99

This intriguing biography examines the life of the author of The Crossover, which won the Newbery Medal in 2015. Featuring TIME content, this nonfiction reader builds critical literacy skills while engaging students and enriching content-area instruction.

Power of Patterns: Cryptography

Grade: 8

$10.99
Power of Patterns: Cryptography

Grade: 8

  • Lexile: 1030L
  • Guided Reading Level: W
  • Interest Level: 8
  • ISBN: 9781493836246

Price: $10.99

Cryptography is a mighty tool that has shaped the history of the world. The techniques to encode messages have evolved over time. Learn about the history of cryptography and its modern uses with this high-interest nonfiction book!

Power of Patterns: Coding

Grade: 8

$10.99
Power of Patterns: Coding

Grade: 8

  • Lexile: 990L
  • Guided Reading Level: Z
  • Interest Level: 8
  • ISBN: 9781493836253

Price: $10.99

Imagine creating a useful tool simply by writing words on a page. With computer programming, you can make this happen! This leveled text guides students to increased fluency and comprehension as they read nonfiction text about computer programming.

Power of Patterns: Fractals

Grade: 8

$10.99
Power of Patterns: Fractals

Grade: 8

  • Lexile: 980L
  • Guided Reading Level: Z
  • Interest Level: 8
  • ISBN: 9781493836260

Price: $10.99

Fractals are defined as shapes that exhibit self-similarity and high complexity. This high-interest reader introduces students to fractals, and teaches them new concepts and vocabulary terms, while increasing fluency and comprehension of nonfiction text.

Safe & Sound: Social Media

Grade: 8

$10.99
Safe & Sound: Social Media

Grade: 8

  • Lexile: 1000L
  • Guided Reading Level: Y
  • Interest Level: 8
  • ISBN: 9781493836284

Price: $10.99

Explore the history of the Internet and social media while learning how to safely navigate them! This high-interest informational text covers important topics including cyberbullying, phishing, copyright infringement, plagiarism, spam, viruses and more.

Safe & Sound: Our Health

Grade: 8

$10.99
Safe & Sound: Our Health

Grade: 8

  • Lexile: 1020L
  • Guided Reading Level: Z
  • Interest Level: 8
  • ISBN: 9781493836291

Price: $10.99

How can you live a happy and healthy life? This book shows you the right foods to eat and why you should be eating them as well as why exercise is good for both your body and your mind. Learn how to manage stress, relationships, and so much more!

True Life: Frederick Douglass

Grade: 8

$10.99
True Life: Frederick Douglass

Grade: 8

  • Lexile: 1040L
  • Guided Reading Level: X
  • Interest Level: 8
  • ISBN: 9781493836345

Price: $10.99

This is the true-life story of Frederick Douglass, as seen through his eyes and the eyes of those who influenced and inspired him along the way. This purposefully leveled text guides students to increased fluency and comprehension of nonfiction text.

True Life: Alice Paul

Grade: 8

$10.99
True Life: Alice Paul

Grade: 8

  • Lexile: 980L
  • Guided Reading Level: Z
  • Interest Level: 8
  • ISBN: 9781493836352

Price: $10.99

Alice Paul dedicated her entire life to women's rights. She was one of the greatest activists, social-justice advocates, and civil rights leaders in history. This leveled reader guides students to increased fluency and comprehension of nonfiction text.

Surprising Things We Do for Beauty

Grade: 8

$11.99
Surprising Things We Do for Beauty

Grade: 8

  • Lexile: 1030L
  • Guided Reading Level: Z
  • Interest Level: 8
  • ISBN: 9781493836369

Price: $11.99

The perception of beauty varies from person to person and culture to culture. This high-interest text teaches students about other cultures' interpretations of what makes people beautiful and gives meaningful insight into those cultures' ways of life.

Surprising Things We Eat

Grade: 8

$11.99
Surprising Things We Eat

Grade: 8

  • Lexile: 1080L
  • Guided Reading Level: U
  • Interest Level: 8
  • ISBN: 9781493836376

Price: $11.99

Sink your teeth into delicacies from different places and cultures and discover the stories behind the food from around the world that people love to eat. This leveled reader guides students to increased fluency and comprehension of nonfiction text.

Surprising Things We Do for Fun

Grade: 8

$11.99
Surprising Things We Do for Fun

Grade: 8

  • Lexile: 1010L
  • Guided Reading Level: Y
  • Interest Level: 8
  • ISBN: 9781493836383

Price: $11.99

From chess boxing to worm charming, our planet is filled with some peculiar pastimes. With this high-interest, leveled nonfiction reader, teach students about the strange and unusual ways that people from around the world choose to pass the time.

Game Changers: A Biography of J. K. Rowling

Grade: 8

$9.99
Game Changers: A Biography of J. K. Rowling

Grade: 8

  • Lexile: 1030L
  • Guided Reading Level: X
  • Interest Level: 8
  • ISBN: 9781493839315

Price: $9.99

This intriguing biography examines the life of the writer who brought us the magical world of Harry Potter. Featuring TIME content, this nonfiction reader builds critical literacy skills while engaging students and enriching content-area instruction.

Safe & Sound: Stop Bullying

Grade: 8

$10.99
Safe & Sound: Stop Bullying

Grade: 8

  • Lexile: 990L
  • Guided Reading Level: Y
  • Interest Level: 8
  • ISBN: 9781493836277

Price: $10.99

This nonfiction book teaches the various types of bullying, the effects it can have on both victims and instigators, how to recognize bullying, and how to help put a stop to it. Guide students through an important topic with this leveled text.

You Are There! Gettysburg, July 1-3, 1863

Grade: 8

$9.99
You Are There! Gettysburg, July 1-3, 1863

Grade: 8

  • Lexile: 1080L
  • Guided Reading Level: Y
  • Interest Level: 8
  • ISBN: 9781493839278

Price: $9.99

Experience the Battle of Gettysburg through the eyes of a 14-year-old soldier serving as a drummer in the Confederate Army. Featuring TIME content, this nonfiction reader builds critical literacy skills while enriching content-area instruction.

You Are There! March on Washington, August 28,…

Grade: 8

$9.99
You Are There! March on Washington, August 28, 1963

Grade: 8

  • Lexile: 1000L
  • Guided Reading Level: Y
  • Interest Level: 8
  • ISBN: 9781493839292

Price: $9.99

On August 28, 1963, some 250,000 people marched peacefully from the Washington Monument to the Lincoln Memorial in the name of equality for African Americans. Teach students about the March on Washington with this leveled nonfiction reader.

20th Century Superstar: Curie

Grade: 7

$9.99
20th Century Superstar: Curie

Grade: 7

  • Lexile: 920L
  • Guided Reading Level: Y
  • Interest Level: 7
  • ISBN: 9781425851590

Price: $9.99

Marie Curie was one of the greatest scientists the world has ever known. This biography details the fascinating life of the first woman to win the Nobel Prize. Learn all about this 20th century superstar with this high-interest, purposely leveled text!

No Way! Spectacular Sports Stories

Grade: 7

$10.99
No Way! Spectacular Sports Stories

Grade: 7

  • Lexile: 1000L
  • Guided Reading Level: U
  • Interest Level: 7
  • ISBN: 9781493836093

Price: $10.99

Learn about legendary winning streaks, inconceivable comebacks, and games that stretched over days with this high-interest nonfiction reader! This text builds critical literacy skills as students read about spectacular sports moments from history.

No Way! Jolting Jumps

Grade: 7

$10.99
No Way! Jolting Jumps

Grade: 7

  • Lexile: 1010L
  • Guided Reading Level: Y
  • Interest Level: 7
  • ISBN: 9781493836109

Price: $10.99

Have you ever dreamed of bungee jumping, skydiving, or wingsuit flying? These activities require an abundance of creativity - and courage! This high-interest nonfiction reader builds literacy skills as students read about extreme sports.

FX! Lighting and Sound

Grade: 7

$11.99
FX! Lighting and Sound

Grade: 7

  • Lexile: 940L
  • Guided Reading Level: X
  • Interest Level: 7
  • ISBN: 9781493836123

Price: $11.99

Explore the history of lighting and sound on stage and screen! Featuring TIME content, this high-interest nonfiction reader builds critical literacy skills while students read about the history of theater, television, and movies.

FX! Costumes and Makeup

Grade: 7

$11.99
FX! Costumes and Makeup

Grade: 7

  • Lexile: 980L
  • Guided Reading Level: W
  • Interest Level: 7
  • ISBN: 9781493836130

Price: $11.99

Step behind the theater curtain and discover how costumes and are created from start to finish, and how makeup enhances the characters. Featuring TIME content, this high-interest nonfiction reader builds critical literacy skills and academic vocabulary.

FX! Computer-Generated Imagery

Grade: 7

$11.99
FX! Computer-Generated Imagery

Grade: 7

  • Lexile: 950L
  • Guided Reading Level: W
  • Interest Level: 7
  • ISBN: 9781493836147

Price: $11.99

From Avatar to Toy Story, this nonfiction title explores the history of special effects in movies and television. Featuring TIME content, this purposefully leveled text builds literacy skills while engaging students in reading high-interest content.

Stepping Into William Shakespeare's World

Grade: 7

$10.99
Stepping Into William Shakespeare's World

Grade: 7

  • Lexile: 920L
  • Guided Reading Level: Y
  • Interest Level: 7
  • ISBN: 9781493836185

Price: $10.99

Take a stroll back to 16th century England to see how Shakespeare's surroundings influenced his plays and poems. This title gives students a better understanding and appreciation of Shakespeare's works, and why they appeal to modern-day audiences.

Stepping Into Louisa May Alcott's World

Grade: 7

$10.99
Stepping Into Louisa May Alcott's World

Grade: 7

  • Lexile: 940L
  • Guided Reading Level: W
  • Interest Level: 7
  • ISBN: 9781493836192

Price: $10.99

Take a trip back to 19th century America to see how Louisa May Alcott's world shaped her writing. This high-interest, nonfiction title gives students a better understanding and appreciation of Alcott's works, and their relevance to modern-day audiences.

Stepping Into Mark Twain's World

Grade: 7

$10.99
Stepping Into Mark Twain's World

Grade: 7

  • Lexile: 940L
  • Guided Reading Level: X
  • Interest Level: 7
  • ISBN: 9781493836208

Price: $10.99

Take a trip back to 19th century America to learn how Mark Twain's world shaped his writing. This high-interest, nonfiction title gives students a better understanding and appreciation of Twain's works, and their relevance to modern-day audiences.

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