Sample Books

Kid Lit Narrative Text Sample

Spring will not come because the stubborn cold wind refuses to stop blowing! Learn how Star Boy, a superhero-type figure for the Lakota Native American tribe, comes to the rescue! This book has a nonfiction pair, Blowing in the Wind. (GRL D)

Star Boy and the Cold Wind is part of our Kid Lit Series:
  • Focuses on important moments in the life of a kindergartener
  • Each fiction story is paired with a nonfiction book to expand real-world knowledge
  • 8 themes: all about me, culture, community, explorations, health, interests, seasons & weather, and social-emotional
  • Diverse representation in illustrations and photos
  • 256 titles, 128 available in Spanish
  • Guided reading levels A–D
  • Ideal for kindergarten and beginning first grade