Level 3: Reading Alone From the earliest stages of sounding out words to the excitement of reading a whole book without help, Ready-to-Read books open up a world of possibilities to children at three different levels: Level 1: Starting to Read Level 2: Reading Together Level 3: Reading Alone John Walsh thinks he has the best job there is. He goes where there are bombs and fires. He wades through floods and climbs volcanoes. For the past thirty-five years, he has risked his life to save animals in need. These are the true stories of his brave animal rescues.