All texts currently on this website were created to support various versions of Focus on First, the first-grade curriculum of the Boston Public Schools. These texts were specifically written and illustrated to be culturally relevant and empowering to children in Boston.

Text topics include "nature" and "animals."

Text topics include "life in the city", "animals", and "community leaders"

Text are all about animals, their features, and their habitats.

*We also include consonant digraphs and suffix -s ending.

Text are all about needs/wants, trade, community helpers, and the weather

Texts are about economics, innovations, and inventors (and other persistent characters)

Also includes the beginning of the text series, Genius Gia, following one main character, Gia, as she learns about light, sound, and scientists/innovators