Guided Reading Level G / DRA Level 12 Books

Below are the best Guided Reading Level G / DRA Level 12 books. (It's the same level--just some schools use the one book leveling system and others use the other.)  In general, kids read books on Guided Reading Level G / DRA Level 12 around the middle to end of first grade (although every child is different, so check with your child's teacher to determine his/her exact level). We hope this list will help you get your reader stocked up for hours of reading fun. If you find a book below that you want to know more about, click the link to see the book on Amazon.com. Please note that if you purchase an item from Amazon, they give us a small referral fee (which helps pay for site hosting costs).

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 Guided Reading G book sets  -or-  DRA Level 12 book sets




Best Picture Books
at Guided Reading Level G / DRA 12 Books



Yuck! Stuck
in the Muck!
(a dog and a duck
set off a muddy
chain of events)

There's a Mouse
in the House!

(a mouse comes to
stay -- how will the
family react?)

I Really
Like
Slop

(Gerald isn't terribly
fond of Piggie's new
concoction--slop!)

Please Write
Back

(a cute alligator writes
letter to grandma)

My Dog,
Buddy

(a little dog can't seem
to follow directions)

The Chick that
Wouldn't Hatch
(an unhatched egg
goes on an adventure)

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David Goes
to School
(a little boy has a hard
time following the rules.
Great discussion starter!)

David Gets
in Trouble

(mischievous boy learns
to say sorry instead of
"it's not my fault")

A Big Guy
Took
My Ball

(can Gerald help Piggie
get her ball back?
VERY popular series)

There is a Bird
on Your Head
(Gerald learns what
is worse than one
bird on your head)

Brand New
Pencils, Brand
New Books

(first day of school tale)

Hondo & Fabian
(a sweet 'day in the
life' book about two
pets--Caldecott winner)

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Draw Me a Star
(a celebration
of imagination
by Eric Carle)

Kitten's First
Full Moon
(kitten mistakes the
moon for a bowl of
milk. Caldecott winner!)

The Pigeon Has
Feelings, Too

(Pigeon runs through
his signature gamut
of emotions -- funny!)

If You Give a
Pig a Party

(next installment in
this series about
unending requests)

The Best
Mouse Cookie
(mouse bakes
cookies in his
little mouse house)

The Carrot Seed
(classic story about
the patience needed
when planting)

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Naughty Little
Monkeys
(a rhyming ABC book
full of monkey
misbehavior)

The Fat Cat Sat
on the Mat
(can anyone get
the cat off the mat --
good early reader)

The Great
Race

(who will win when
the animals on the
farm have a race?)

Polar Bear,
Polar Bear, What

Do You Hear?

(animal sounds -- really
for preschoolers but
good reading practice)

Marvin K.
Mooney,
Will You
Please
Go Now?

(via funny, crazy means
of transportation)

Buzz Said
the Bee
(hilarious tale that
results in a big
pile of animals!)


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Mittens
(a scared kitty is
rescued and taken
to a new home)

Pete the Cat and
the Bad Banana

(will a rotten bite ruin
Pete's love of bananas?)

The Cows are
in the Corn
(story about animals
running amok)

Little Big Horse:
Where's My Bike?
(what will horse do when
his friend breaks his bike?)

Why Benny
Barks

(cute story about
a dog that barks
all the time!)

Who Wears
Glasses

(safari animals wear
glasses with style!)

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First Grade
Friends: The
Class Trip

(being safe on a
trip to the zoo)

I'm a
Caterpillar

(a caterpillar shares
the stages of the life
cycle. Nice collages!
)

My New Boy
(story from a dog's
point of view about
finding the right kid)

First Grade
Friends: Lunch
Box Surprise

(uh-oh...Sam's mom
forgot to pack lunch)

More Spaghetti,
I Say!
(rhyming story about
a monkey who
LOVES spaghetti)

Sir Small and
the Dragonfly
(a tiny knight rescues
the kidnapped princess
in the town of PeeWee)


Popular Book Series
at Guided Reading Level G / DRA 12 Books


Noodles series: Not every book, but many of the books in the Noodles series are written at level 12 / level G. This includes: I Lost My Tooth, I Love School!, Don't Cut My Hair, I Love Christmas! , I Love Colors!, and I Can Help.

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Biscuit series: Some of the books in the Biscuit series are written at level 12 / level G. This includes: Biscuit Wins a Prize, Happy Birthday Biscuit, Biscuit and the Baby, Biscuit's Valentine's Day, and Happy Easter Biscuit. 

Most of the other books in the series are level F. You can see those books shown here.

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