Guided Reading Levels

Holiday House is pleased to offer an extensive reference of our books and accompanying Guided Reading Levels based on the Fountas and Pinnell text leveling system.

Access the Excel spreadsheet below for

  • Guided Reading Levels
  • Lexile Bands
  • Accelerated Reader (AR) Quiz Numbers, Points, and more
  • Scholastic Reading Counts (SRC) Quiz Numbers and Points

as well as word counts and grade levels.

 Excel Spreadsheet

Book leveling takes time, but if there are titles you are looking for which are not yet leveled, please contact us to let us know.

A Child’s Calendar

By John Updike
Illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman
Formats: Hardcover, eBook, Paperback
Size: 8.5 x 7.5
USD $18.99
ISBN: 9780823439560
Themes: Classics, Concepts, Family & Relationships, Poetry, Weather
Recommendations: A,BL,C,H,K,PW,SLJ*,WC
Age: All-ages
Guided Reading Level: X
Publication Date: January 15, 2019
Season: Spring 2019
Pages: 32

An Indian Winter

By Russell Freedman
Illustrated by Karl Bodmer
Size: 10 X 9
Themes: Native American Interest
Recommendations: A,BL,C,CE,CS,E,H,K*,NC,R*,SLJ*,TE
Age: 10-up
Guided Reading Level: X

Pages: 88

Animal School

By Michelle Lord
Illustrated by Michael Garland
Formats: Hardcover, eBook
Size: 11 X 9
USD $16.95
ISBN: 9780823430451
Themes: Animals/Nonfiction, Poetry, Rhyme & Alliteration, Science & Nature
Recommendations: A,K*,LMC,SLJ
Age: 4-8
Guided Reading Level: X
Publication Date: August 31, 2014
Season: Fall 2014
Pages: 32

Bobby Lee Claremont and the Criminal Element

By Jeannie Mobley
Formats: Hardcover, eBook
Size: 5-1/2 X 8-1/4
USD $16.95
ISBN: 9780823437818
Themes: 20th Century, Adventure, Historical Fiction, Making Choices
Recommendations: A*,K,SLJ
Age: 8-12
Guided Reading Level: X
Publication Date: September 28, 2017
Season: Fall 2017
Pages: 246

Circles

By David A. Adler
Illustrated by Edward Miller
Formats: Paperback, Hardcover, eBook
Size: 8-1/2 X 10
USD $7.99
ISBN: 9780823438839
Themes: Measurement, Science & Nature, Shapes
Recommendations: K,PW,SLJ
Age: 6-9
Guided Reading Level: X
Publication Date: September 5, 2017
Season: Summer 2017
Pages: 32

Cock-a-doodle-doo, Creak, Pop-Pop, Moo

By Jim Aylesworth
Illustrated by Brad Sneed
Formats: eBook
Size: 10 X 10
USD $7.99
ISBN: 9780823430154

Age: 3-6
Guided Reading Level: X
Publication Date: August 15, 2013
Season: Fall 2013
Pages: 32

Frederick Douglass

By David A. Adler
Formats: Hardcover
Size: 8-1/2 X 9-1/4
USD $21.95
ISBN: 9780823420568
Themes: Biography, Civil War, Determination, Racism & Prejudice
Recommendations: A*,C,K,SLJ*
Age: 10-up
Guided Reading Level: X
Publication Date: January 15, 2010
Season: Spring 2010
Pages: 144

Freedom Walkers

By Russell Freedman
Formats: Paperback, Hardcover
Size: 7-1/2 X 9-1/4
USD $14.95
ISBN: 9780823421954
Themes: 20th Century, African American Interest, Contemporary Issues/Social Problems, Human & Civil Rights
Recommendations: A*,C*,H*,K*,SLJ*
Age: 10-up
Guided Reading Level: X
Publication Date: February 28, 2009
Season: Spring 2009
Pages: 112

Kiki and Jacques

By Susan Ross
Formats: Hardcover, eBook, Paperback
Size: 5-1/2 X 8-1/4
USD $16.95
ISBN: 9780823434275
Themes: Bullies, Community, Family & Relationships, Friendship, Immigrant Experience
Recommendations: PW
Age: 8-12
Guided Reading Level: X
Publication Date: July 1, 2015
Season: Fall 2015
Pages: 128

Mending Horses

By M.P. Barker
Formats: Paperback, eBook, Hardcover
Size: 5-1/2 X 8-1/4
USD $7.99
ISBN: 9780823440047
Themes: 19th Century, Historical Fiction, Immigrant Experience
Recommendations: A*,K*,LMC,SLJ
Age: 10-up
Guided Reading Level: X
Publication Date: June 12, 2018
Season: Spring 2018
Pages: 320

Mysterious Bones

By Katherine Kirkpatrick
Illustrated by Emma Stevenson
Formats: Hardcover
Size: 10 X 9
USD $18.95
ISBN: 9780823421879
Themes: Ancient Worlds, Science & Nature
Recommendations: A,C,K,SLJ*
Age: 8-12
Guided Reading Level: X
Publication Date: April 1, 2011
Season: Spring 2011
Pages: 64

Revenge of the Star Survivors

By Michael Merschel
Formats: Paperback, Hardcover, eBook
Size: 5-1/2 x 8-1/4
USD $7.99
ISBN: 9780823440412
Themes: Acceptance & Belonging, Bullies, Courage & Honor, Friendship, Humor, Science Fiction
Recommendations: A,C,K,SLJ
Age: 10-up
Guided Reading Level: X
Publication Date: October 16, 2018
Season: Fall 2018
Pages: 320

Surrounded By Sea

By Gail Gibbons
Illustrated by Gail Gibbons
Formats: Hardcover, Paperback
Size: 10-1/4 X 9
USD $17.95
ISBN: 9780823419418
Themes: Contemporary Issues/Social Problems, Ecology & Conservation, Science & Nature
Recommendations: SLJ
Age: 4-8
Guided Reading Level: X
Publication Date: March 1, 2006
Season: Spring 2006
Pages: 32

The Buk Buk Buk Festival

By Mary Jane Auch
Illustrated by Mary Jane Auch
Formats: Hardcover, eBook
Size: 8-1/2 X 11
USD $16.95
ISBN: 9780823432011

Age: 4-8
Guided Reading Level: X
Publication Date: February 1, 2015
Season: Spring 2015
Pages: 32

The Girls of Gettysburg

By Bobbi Miller
Formats: Hardcover, eBook
Size: 5-1/2 X 8-1/4
USD $16.95
ISBN: 9780823431632
Themes: African American Interest, Civil War, Courage & Honor
Recommendations: A,K,LMC,SLJ
Age: 8-12
Guided Reading Level: X
Publication Date: August 31, 2014
Season: Fall 2014
Pages: 160

The Shadow Collector’s Apprentice

By Amy Gordon
Formats: Hardcover
Size: 5-1/2 X 8-1/4
USD $16.95
ISBN: 9780823423590

Age: 8-12
Guided Reading Level: X
Publication Date: February 1, 2012
Season: Spring 2012
Pages: 208

The Story of Hanukkah

By David A. Adler
Illustrated by Jill Weber
Formats: Board, Hardcover, Paperback
Size: 5-1/4 x 6-1/2
USD $7.99
ISBN: 9780823440320
Themes: Customs Traditions, Hanukkah, Judaica, Religious Stories
Recommendations: H,K,PW,SLJ
Age: 0-3
Guided Reading Level: X
Publication Date: September 18, 2018
Season: Fall 2018
Pages: 24

Your Friend in Fashion, Abby Shapiro

By Amy Axelrod
Formats: Hardcover
Size: 5-1/2 X 8-1/4
USD $17.95
ISBN: 9780823423408
Themes: Coming Of Age, Family & Relationships, Historical Fiction, Humor, Self Discovery
Recommendations: A,C,K,SLJ
Age: 8-12
Guided Reading Level: X
Publication Date: February 1, 2011
Season: Spring 2011
Pages: 288