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BISAC Subject JNF029000

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Language Arts / General

A Bat Cannot Bat, a Stair Cannot Stare: More about Homonyms and Homophones

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

Do you think there's no more to know about homonyms and homophones? This book will prove you wrong! With dozens of laughs per second, the value of the lesson doesn't lessen the second time… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • Dewey: 428'.1

Ada Byron Lovelace & the Thinking Machine

Ada Lovelace, the daughter of the famous romantic poet, Lord Byron, develops her creativity through science and math. When she meets Charles Babbage, the inventor of the first mechanical… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 510.92

A Lime, a Mime, a Pool of Slime: More about Nouns

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

One book couldn't possibly be enough to cover the topic of nouns. The cats are back with their comical examples to drive home to readers just what a noun is. Specific types of nouns—such as… Read More →

  • Dewey: 428.1

All Pooped Out: And Other Gross Expressions

From the Series It's Just an Expression

Farting around. Foaming at the mouth. Coughing up a lung. Have you ever heard these crazy expressions? People use them even when no one's really farting, dealing with a foamy face, or losing… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 428.1

A Mink, a Fink, a Skating Rink: What Is a Noun?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

What is a noun? It's easier to show than explain—and this book is brimming with examples. Author Brian Cleary and illustrator Jenya Prosmitsky creatively clarify the concept of nouns for… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 428.2

Analyze and Define the Assignment

From the Series Info Wise

You've been assigned a research project. What should you do first? This book will help you analyze and define your assignment. What's your purpose? Who is your audience? Is your topic too… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • Dewey: 371.30281

Assess and Select Your Sources

From the Series Info Wise

How do you find the right information sources for your research project? Learn how to use search engines, library catalogs, and databases to find information. What makes a source reliable?… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 001.4/2

At the Eleventh Hour: And Other Expressions about Money and Numbers

From the Series It's Just an Expression

On cloud nine. A pretty penny. The sixty-four-thousand-dollar question. Have you heard these crazy expressions? People use them even when the sky is cloud-free and there are no pennies in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 428.1

Bow-Tie Pasta: Acrostic Poems

From the Series Poetry Adventures

Acrostic? What kind of stick is that? Actually, it's a poem! Acrostic poems are created from a word or phrase written vertically down the page. Each letter becomes part of a line in the poem… Read More →

  • Dewey: 811'.54

Breezier, Cheesier, Newest, and Bluest: What Are Comparatives and Superlatives?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

What are comparatives and superlatives? After reading this book, you'll have a much clearer idea and will be the best at forming these descriptive words! Brian P. Cleary and Brian Gable… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: 428.1

B Sounds

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Hard Consonants

Introduce beginning readers to words that start with the letter B, such as ball and bat. Read More →

  • Dewey: 428.1'3

But and For, Yet and Nor: What Is a Conjunction?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

What is a conjunction? You'll find the answer inside this book—because it's chock-full of conjunctions! Brian P. Cleary's playful yet informative rhymes and Brian Gable's humorous but helpful… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: 425

Chips and Cheese and Nana's Knees: What Is Alliteration?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

What is alliteration? You'll find the answer inside this book—it's packed with wonderful and wacky words that start with similar sounds. Brian P. Cleary's remarkable rhymes and Martin… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 421'.58
Spring 2019

Complex Vowels

From the Series Sound It Out (LOOK! Books ™)

Vowel teams can make both long and complex vowel sounds. The special complex vowel teams can be spelled many different ways. They can be used to build common words we use everyday. Let's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 450
  • Dewey: 428.13
Spring 2019

Consonants

From the Series Sound It Out (LOOK! Books ™)

The alphabet has 26 letters—21 of them are consonants. They can be combined with vowels to build words. Let's discover what some of the most common consonants can do. Read More →

  • Lexile: 290
  • Dewey: 428.13

Cool as a Cucumber: And Other Expressions about Food

From the Series It's Just an Expression

In a pickle. Apple of my eye. Take the cake. Have you ever heard these crazy expressions? People use them even when no pickles, apples, or cakes are around! That's because these sayings are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 428.1

Cool! Whoa! Ah and Oh!: What Is an Interjection?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

What is an interjection? Oh, my! You’ll find the answer inside this book—it’s packed with interjections. Dear me! Brian P. Cleary’s playful rhymes and Brian Gable’s humorous illustrations… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • Dewey: 428.2

Crafts from Your Favorite Children's Stories

From the Series Storytime Crafts

Crafts that convert a story into a hands-on experience are a wonderful way to involve young readers and listeners. Making a Pinocchio whose nose actually grows, staging a race between the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 745.5

Crafts from Your Favorite Nursery Rhymes

From the Series Storytime Crafts

Children never tire of hearing their favorite nursery rhymes, even though they have learned them by heart. This collection of crafts is a way to enhance the comforting familiarity of the old… Read More →

  • Dewey: 745.5
Spring 2019

Crunch and Crack, Oink and Whack!: An Onomatopoeia Story

Rhyming verse from Brian P. Cleary presents the fictional Clip-Clop Elementary School's celebration of "Onomatopoeia Day." Enthusiastic young students make their way from band room (Rattle!… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: [E]

C Sounds

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Hard Consonants

Engage new readers in this book that teachers C words, such as cat and candy. Read More →

  • Dewey: 428.1'3

Dearly, Nearly, Insincerely: What Is an Adverb?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

Bursting with adverbs, this addition to the Words Are CATegorical® series creatively clarifies the concept of adverbs for young readers with delightfully playful rhymes and extremely humorous… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 428.2
Spring 2019

Digraphs and Blends

From the Series Sound It Out (LOOK! Books ™)

Consonants can team up to do many things. Some blend their sounds together. Some make new sounds. These consonant blends and digraphs can be used to build simple words we use everyday. Let's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • Dewey: 428.13

D Sounds

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Hard Consonants

The letter D takes center stage in this book, with a story about Dan and his dad. Read More →

  • Dewey: 428.1'3