Books for Level 8/Level E
with links to buy on Amazon

Below are books that are perfect for kids reading on DRA Level 8 / Guided Reading Level E. (It's the same level--just some schools use the one book leveling system and others use the other.) All of the book titles below are linked to that book on Amazon (or to our review page of that book, which also includes a link to buy on Amazon).  Please note that if you purchase an item from Amazon, they give us a small referral fee. This helps pay for site hosting costs, thus allowing us to keep everything free for site visitors!

David Smells
(funny, simple board
book about the senses)

DRA: 8 / Guided Rdg: E



Go, Dog. Go!
(Dr. Seuss beginner
book about fun dogs)

DRA: 8 / Guided Rdg: E



Dinosaurs Dance
(cute and very simple--
two words per spread)

DRA: 8 / Guided Rdg: E



Kipper's A to Z
(traditional ABC
format -- cute!)

DRA: 8 / Guided Rdg: E



Pete the Cat: Too
Cool for School

(we've yet to meet a kid
who doesn't love Pete!)

DRA: 8 / Guided Rdg: E



The Adventures
of Taxi Dog
(a homeless NYC dog
makes a new friend
who drives a taxi, and
soon he's seeing the
city from the front seat!)

DRA: 8 / Guided Rdg: E



The Cat and the
Bird in the Hat
(a cat and his pet bird
learn to get along)

DRA: 8 / Guided Rdg: E



Wake Up, Sun!
(a cute early reader
about some barnyard
animals who think the
sun forgot to come up)

DRA: 8 / Guided Rdg: E



Cat's Colors
(cat explores the
colors around him)

DRA: 8 / Guided Rdg: E



Oh Cats!
(early reader about
girl playing with cats)

DRA: 8 / Guided Rdg: E



Sid and Sam
(simple early reader --
two friends singing)
DRA: 8 / Guided Rdg: E



Picky Nicky
(easy reader about
a finicky eater)

DRA: 8 / Guided Rdg: E



The Nose Book
(Dr. Seuss beginner
book about noses)

DRA: 8 / Guided Rdg: E



The Foot Book
(Dr. Seuss beginner
book about feet)

DRA: 8 / Guided Rdg: E



The Eye Book
(Dr. Seuss beginner
book about eyes)

DRA: 8 / Guided Rdg: E



The Ear Book
(Dr. Seuss beginner
book about ears)

DRA: 8 / Guided Rdg: E



I Am Water
(explores water
uses and forms)
DRA: 8 / Guided Rdg: E



Tiny Goes to
the Library
(early reader)
DRA: 8 / Guided Rdg: E



When Tiny
Was Little
(early reader)
DRA: 8 / Guided Rdg: E



Tiny's Bath
(cute early reader about
bathing this huge dog!)

DRA: 8 / Guided Rdg: E