REBECCA STEAD reading levels

Rebecca Stead is a marvelous writer as you can see from her many, diverse starred reviews.  Her books are for Tweens on up.   Arranged by reading level.

bookcover of LIAR & SPY by Rebecca Stead

**Starred Review** PublishersWeekly 
**Starred Review** Kirkus
**Starred Review** School Library Journal
**Starred Review** HornBook

7th grader Georges (the S is silent) moves into a Brooklyn apartment building where he meets Safer, a twelve-year-old coffee-drinking loner and self-appointed spy. Georges becomes Safer's first spy recruit and his assignment is start tracking mysterious Mr. X. But as Safer becomes more demanding, Georges starts to wonder: how far is too far to go for your only friend?  Some Profanity.

Word Count: 38,293
Page Count: 192
Accelerated Reading level: 3.8 / points: 5.0
AR quiz: 152752


**Starred Review** Kirkus
**Starred Review** PublishersWeekly
**Starred Review** School Library Journal
**Starred Review** HornBook

In 1979, as her mother prepares to be a contestant on the THE $20,000 PYRAMID, a twelve-year-old New York City girl tries to make sense of a series of mysterious notes received from an anonymous source that seems to defy the laws of time and space.

Word Count: 39,253
Page Count: 208
Accelerated Reading level: 4.5 / points: 6.0
AR quiz: 131144
 Lexile: 750L 

Bookcover of FIRST LIGHT by Rebecca Stead

When Peter and his family follow his father's work to Greenland, he never imagines that he'll uncover a secret his mother has been hiding from him all his life, nor that this secret will lead to adventure.

Word Count:  65,686
Page Count:  336
Accelerated Reading level: 4.8 / points: 10.0
AR quiz: 115393