The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz


They're off to read the Wizard--the original, imaginative American tale written by Frank L. Baum just over a century ago. All the beloved characters are here, along with the splendid Emerald City and the heartwarming motto: "There's no place like home."

Author: Baum, L. Frank

Language: English | Copyright: 1899 | Age Range: 5 to 7

Vocabulary Words

The Lexile "Power V™" Word Selector identifies up to 10 challenging words in each book that are important for students to know. Read more about the PowerV Word Selector.

  • emerald
  • brilliancy
  • abounding
  • emeralds
  • mishap
  • buttercups
  • brocaded
  • gingham
  • dismally
  • grindstone

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Within a range from 100L below to 50L above his or her Lexile measure, a reader is expected to comprehend the text well enough to understand it, while still experiencing some reading challenge.

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