Would you believe these are the same Tom and Ricky stories that teachers know and love? We’ve selected the best stories from this classic series and repackaged them into new sets. Each story has been slightly revised to reflect current times, and the content has been leveled to an even more consistent 1st grade reading level, with:
• 75% decodable text
• 20% sight words (Fry 100-200 and Dolch Preprimer-First word lists)
• 5% challenge words
New artwork by noted artist Patrick Faricy ensures a combination of high interest and low readability for beginning and struggling readers!
Titles in the Tom & Ricky Set#1 include:
The Gold Mine Mystery
Tom and Ricky explore an old gold mine. But why are strange people there? Will the boys be able to escape?
The Secret Staircase
When Tom and Ricky decide to help an old man, they learn about a treasure hidden in his house.
The Unlucky Number
Why is someone calling Ricky and saying, ‘The cherries are ripe’? Is this connected to some recently stolen items in town?
The Treasure Map Mystery
Tom and Ricky are excited to find an old treasure map, but soon realize that a strange man is also looking for it.
The Falling Star Mystery
When Tom and Ricky see a falling star, they go to see where it landed, but someone else is looking for the falling star, too, and wants the boys out of his way.
Titles in the Tom & Ricky Set#2 include:
Mystery at Bear Lake
Tom and Ricky see a strange light from an empty house at Bear Lake and decide to check it out. But is someone following them?
The Birthday Present
When Tom get a brand new Go-Player from Uncle Jack, he thinks it's strange because he doesn't have an Uncle Jack.
Diamonds in the Sky
When Tom and Ricky decide to learn about airplanes, they end up taking the ride of their life.
The Hau... (more)