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High Interest-Low Level / Reading Level 2

It's All True! Level 2

by Lisa Benjamin


This high-interest nonfiction series includes reading experiences in five content areas: Life Science, Earth and Space Science, History/Social Studies, Technology, and Careers. It introduces grades 4–8 content-area vocabulary in a medium that struggling readers can master.

Read-UP! with 3 levels of readability. Each level (set of 5 books) contains a book from the five content areas, so a student can keep reading in one content area if he or she prefers.

It's All True! Level 1: Most frequent 950 words
It's All True! Level 2: Most frequent 1200 words
It's All True! Level 3: Most frequent 1450 words

FREE Teacher's Guide and Comprehension Questions are aligned with the Common Core State Standards. (see link on this page)

Weird Science (content area: Living Things)
Scavengers, deep-sea monsters, and two-headed flatworms are just a few of the weird creatures, large and small, that live in our world. Beware of the eyelash mites!
Lexile: 490

Earth Gets Weird (content area: Earth and Space)
Black holes and blue holes, chocolate hills and solar explosions. Earth and space have some real surprises!
Lexile: 520

Final Resting Places (content area: History)
Readers visit famous and unusual tombs around the world, learning about the leaders who are buried in them and their plans for the afterlife.
Lexile: 450

Invented by Mistake (content area: Technology)
How are pacemakers, potato chips, penicillin, and Silly Putty alike? They and many other inventions were invented by mistake!
Lexile: 500

Weird Jobs (content area: Careers)
Some people have weird jobs. In this book you'll meet workers who design roller coasters, study garbage, make fake food, and act like aliens for a living!
Lexile: 530

Special Price when purchasing all 3 levels of this series!

Digital Versions

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Reviews & Comments:

"Young readers need books to read that are interesting to them. If we can also get them interested in science, it is a win–win situation."
---National Science Teachers Association
Review of Weird Science - 2014

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Reading Level

Interest Level

2nd Grade Readability

Grades 4-9+

Subject/Genre: Nonfiction in the Content Areas

Ratings: Lexile: 450-530

Recommended Ages: 9-14+

Pages: 48 pp., 5 x 7, 12 pt. type, softcover

ISBN: 978-1-57128-887-5

Publisher:  HNB


Item No.






1 set of 5 books, 48 pp. each


Classroom Sets and Special Offers!

Item No.






Discounted Pricing on Classroom Set
Classroom Set (5 sets of 5 books)



Discounted Pricing on the Complete Series
Level 1, 2 and 3 (15 titles)


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