Level 5

  • Book 5-13 ‘One Man and a Donkey’

    The true story of Jack Simpson, who used a donkey to bring injured men off the field of battle at Gallipoli to the Red Cross tents on the beach.

    By Betsy Sewell – 1596 words

    $11.00 + GST
    Note: Order 4 or more copies of a book title for a 15% discount.
  • Book 5-07 ‘The Godwits’

    The story of the godwits’ incredible flight to the tundra in Alaska, and back to New Zealand.

    By Betsy Sewell – 938 words

    $9.00 + GST
    Note: Order 4 or more copies of a book title for a 15% discount.
  • Level 5 Senior kit

    This kit contains:

    • Manual
    • 18 laminated Fluency and Challenge sheets
    • Appropriate sliders
    • 18 books suitable for Yrs 7 – 10
    • Set of whiteboard markers
    • 60 second sand timer
    • USB with resources for printing.
    • Letter tiles are not routinely included in this kit. You will need either letter tiles, wordchain licences or preferably both.
    • The letter tiles at all levels are identical. Relevant activities are included in the manual.
    • Go to the Extra Components to purchase the letter tiles.
    • for wordchain licences visit https://play.wordchain.co.nz
    $350.00 + GST
  • Book 5-20 ‘Getting to the Summit’

    The story reads as if a man is making his way to the summit of a mountain, negotiating the obstacles. But by the end, the reader realises that interpretation is quite wrong.

    By Betsy Sewell – 1395 words

    $10.00 + GST
    Note: Order 4 or more copies of a book title for a 15% discount.
  • Book 5-06 ‘The Hut’

    Boys build and furnish a hut in the plum tree, only to have it taken over by a possum.

    By Betsy Sewell – 804 words

    $9.00 + GST
    Note: Order 4 or more copies of a book title for a 15% discount.
  • Book 5-09 ‘The Chest in the River’

    A chest is found in the river. The children try many ways to retrieve it, expecting riches and treasure. In the end, they find something unexpected.

    By Betsy Sewell – 1005 words

    $10.00 + GST
    Note: Order 4 or more copies of a book title for a 15% discount.
  • Book 5-08 ‘The Shag’

    How the shag fishes, how it brings up its young, and how traditional fishermen in Japan trained shags to bring in their catch.

    By Betsy Sewell – 762 words

    $9.00 + GST
    Note: Order 4 or more copies of a book title for a 15% discount.
  • Book 5-12 ‘The Robins’

    The story of the incredible little New Zealand robin.

    By Betsy Sewell – 1476 words

    $10.00 + GST
    Note: Order 4 or more copies of a book title for a 15% discount.
  • Book 5-14 ‘My Days in a Skidder Gang’

    Logging in mid-19th century Canada, its dangers, and using the ice on the tracks to bring the logs down.

    By Betsy Sewell – 1277 words

    $10.00 + GST
    Note: Order 4 or more copies of a book title for a 15% discount.
  • Book 5-17 ‘River Otter, Sea Otter’

    Otters that have taken to living in the sea must live and raise their young quite differently to their cousins living on the land.

    By Betsy Sewell – 2611 words

    $11.00 + GST
    Note: Order 4 or more copies of a book title for a 15% discount.
  • Book 5-15 ‘My Days as a River Pig’

    Sequel to My Days in the Skidder Gang. The logs are stacked on a frozen river, and when the ice melts, the river pigs must ride the logs down the river to prevent tangles and log jams.

    By Betsy Sewell – 1645 words

    $10.00 + GST
    Note: Order 4 or more copies of a book title for a 15% discount.
  • Book 5-04 ‘Mumps’

    Gran comes to look after a child in bed with mumps, and explains about being sick in her childhood.

    By Betsy Sewell – 485 words

    $8.00 + GST
    Note: Order 4 or more copies of a book title for a 15% discount.
  • Level 5 Junior kit

    This kit contains:

    • Manual
    • 18 laminated Fluency and Challenge sheets
    • Appropriate sliders
    • 21 books suitable for Yrs 4 – 6
    • Set of whiteboard markers
    • 60 second sand timer
    • USB with resources for printing.
    • Letter tiles are not routinely included in this kit. You will need either letter tiles, wordchain licences or preferably both.
    • The letter tiles at all levels are identical. Relevant activities are included in the manual.
    • Go to the Extra Components to purchase the letter tiles.
    • for wordchain licences visit https://play.wordchain.co.nz
    $370.00 + GST
  • Book 5-18 ‘Jin the Otter’

    When Jin the Otter escaped from the (Auckland) zoo, the public, the police, the army were called in to help track her down. Her ability to evade them all gripped the nation.

    By Betsy Sewell – 1576 words

    $11.00 + GST
    Note: Order 4 or more copies of a book title for a 15% discount.
  • Book 5-16 ‘Ndotto The Elephant’

    Ndotto is a tiny, premature baby elephant orphaned at birth. How the staff at the elephant orphanage care for him, and give him the skills to live as an adult in the wild.

    By Betsy Sewell – 1670 words

    $11.00 + GST
    Note: Order 4 or more copies of a book title for a 15% discount.
  • Book 5-03 ‘Agnes and Mrs. Smith’

    Agnes the spider and Mrs. Smith live in the same house. When both have mothers coming to stay, the conflict begins.

    By Betsy Sewell – 623 words

    $9.00 + GST
    Note: Order 4 or more copies of a book title for a 15% discount.
  • Book 5-02 ‘Me with the Paddles’

    What sort of creature am I? The clues come, and the child must put the clues together to identify the creature.

    By Betsy Sewell – 1265 words

    $9.00 + GST
    Note: Order 4 or more copies of a book title for a 15% discount.
  • Book 5-01 ‘Camping’

    Children reluctantly go camping with Dad, but discover its joys and do not want to go home.

    By Betsy Sewell – 413 words

    $8.00 + GST
    Note: Order 4 or more copies of a book title for a 15% discount.
  • Book 5-19 ‘A Jar of Jam’

    Mum loses the jar of jam she has just bought, and it is found by one person in need of sustenance after another, until Mum finds it just where she left it, containing nothing but a fat slug with a single red foot. What does Mum think has happened?

    By Betsy Sewell – 1137 words

    $10.00 + GST
    Note: Order 4 or more copies of a book title for a 15% discount.
  • Book 5-11 ‘Mum’s Garden Plan’

    Mum wants a new garden, and begins by taking the rubbish to the dump. But the kids have plans of their own for the garden, and find what they need at the dump.

    By Betsy Sewell – 830 words

    $9.00 + GST
    Note: Order 4 or more copies of a book title for a 15% discount.
  • Book 5-10 ‘Sally Mon’

    The story of a salmon, and her challenge to get past the (hydro) dam in the river to get to the spot where she must lay her eggs.

    By Betsy Sewell – 981 words

    $9.00 + GST
    Note: Order 4 or more copies of a book title for a 15% discount.
  • Books, Level 5 Composite selection

    Complete set of Level 5 titles, in a journal box.

    Price for 1-3 sets

    $204.00 + GST
    Note: Order 4 or more copies of a book title for a 15% discount.
  • Level 5 Composite kit

    This kit contains:

    • Manual
    • 18 laminated Fluency and Challenge sheets
    • Appropriate sliders
    • 21 books – some suitable for Years 4 – 6, others for Years 7 – 10, and some that work for all ages
    • Set of whiteboard markers
    • 60 second sand timer
    • USB with resources for printing.
    • Letter tiles are not routinely included in this kit. You will need either letter tiles, wordchain licences or preferably both.
    • The letter tiles at all levels are identical. Relevant activities are included in the manual.
    • Go to the Extra Components to purchase the letter tiles.
    • for wordchain licences visit https://play.wordchain.co.nz
    $370.00 + GST
  • Book 5-21 ‘Whiskers Black’

    Who is this terrifying bearded stranger, and is he really as terrifying as he looks? Why does he choose to live like this, carrying his swag from farm to farm? What do his songs tell us about his life? A glimpse into social history through the story of one man.

    By Betsy Sewell – 2508 words

    $11.00 + GST
    Note: Order 4 or more copies of a book title for a 15% discount.
  • Book 5-05 ‘Under the Bed’

    A girl makes friends with a ghost trapped under her bed.

    By Betsy Sewell – 1006 words

    $10.00 + GST
    Note: Order 4 or more copies of a book title for a 15% discount.

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