The story "Pinky and Rex" by James Howe is a favorite among first and second grade students. (see Preview for exact book cover, there are a few in the series).
Guided Reading: Level L
Grade Level Equivalent: 2.3
A comprehension sheet per chapter, with a focus on story elements
Questions that hit on literal, inferential and textual understandings
Enjoy reading about Pinky and Amanda's new pet and the trouble it gets into!