Transitional Readers

Transitional readers fill the gap for young readers who have mastered the highest level of Juvenile Easy Readers (JERs) but find the majority of children's fiction too difficult to read.

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Meet Yasmin!
Artist/Author/Cast:
Faruqi, Saadia; Aly, Hatem (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Faruqi
Description:

Yasmin, a young Pakistani American girl, learns to cope with problems at school and at home.

Mercy Watson to the Rescue
Artist/Author/Cast:
DiCamillo, Kate; Van Dusen, Chris (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF DiCamillo
Description:

Mercy the pig and the Watsons awaken with the bed teetering on the edge of a hole in the floor.

The Paint Brush Kid
Artist/Author/Cast:
Bulla, Clyde Robert; Beier, Ellen (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Bulla
Description:

Nine-year-old Gregory paints a picture representing the life of the old man known as Uncle Pancho.

Pinky and Rex
Artist/Author/Cast:
Howe, James; Sweet, Melissa (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Howe
Description:

Best friends Pinky, who adores the color pink, and Rex, who loves dinosaurs, visit the museum.

The Princess in Black
Artist/Author/Cast:
Hale, Shannon; Hale, Dean; Pham, LeUyen (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Hale
Description:

Princess Magnolia has a big secret!

Ruby Lu, Brave and True
Artist/Author/Cast:
Look, Lenore; Wilsdorf, Anne (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Look
Description:

Seven-year-old Ruby Lu practices magic tricks, attends Chinese school on Saturdays, and prepares for the arrival of relatives from China.

Squirrel's World
Artist/Author/Cast:
Moser, Lisa; Gorbachev, Valeri (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Moser
Description:

Squirrel can sometimes be a little too helpful, as readers will discover in these four funny stories.

Stink: The Incredible Shrinking Kid
Artist/Author/Cast:
McDonald, Megan; Reynolds, Peter H. (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF McDonald
Description:

Little is the word for James "Stink" Moody; he's the shortest kid in his second-grade class.  Is he shrinking?

Tippy Lemmey
Artist/Author/Cast:
McKissack, Patricia C.; Keeter, Susan (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF McKissack
Description:

When Tippy Lemmey, the scary neighborhood dog, gets in trouble, the children have to help him.

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