When Messy Bessey decides to clean out her school desk, she asks her classmates to follow her example. Is there a reward for such excellent leadership? Series Information Rookie Readers have provided entertaining, high-quality introductions to reading for more than a generation. Each title features full-color, often hilarious illustrations and engaging stories that always involve a young child figuring out concepts or solving problems on his or her own. Every new title contains a Word List and a color-coded reading-level key on the back cover.