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BISAC Subject JNF038020

JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / Asia

South Korea

From the Series Country Explorers

Pack your bags! We’re headed to South Korea. On this whirlwind tour, you’ll learn all about the country’s landscape, culture, people, and more. We’ll explore coastal islands and mountain… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 951.95

Tales from the Top of the World: Climbing Mount Everest with Pete Athans

The journey up Mount Everest is never easy. Climbers risk their lives as they struggle around jagged towers of ice, over snow-covered boulders, and across gaping crevasses. Pete Athans knows… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 796.522095496

Thailand

From the Series Country Explorers

Pack your bags! We're headed to Thailand. On this whirlwind tour, you'll learn all about the country's landscape, culture, people, and more. We'll explore Thailand's beaches and rain forests… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • Dewey: 959.3

The World of the Samurai Warrior

From the Series It's a Fact: Real Life Reads

Enter the fascinating world of the Samurai and discover how these highly skilled warriors lived and served their masters, the nobility of medieval Japan. Understand the way of the warrior… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.5

Tools and Treasures of Ancient China

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What Can We Learn from Early Civilizations?

Have you ever worn silk? Eaten Rice? Used a calendar? All these things came from ancient China. More than two thousand years ago, the ancient Chinese invented tools and treasures that still… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 931

Tools and Treasures of Ancient Mesopotamia

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What Can We Learn from Early Civilizations?

How often do you write or read? Do you live in or near a city? Writing and cities both began in ancient Mesopotamia. Six thousand years ago, the ancient Mesopotamians created tools and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 935

Typhoon Holidays: Taiwan

From the Series Global Kids Storybooks

Typhoon Holidays is about the times school is out because of severe typhoons in Taiwan. Every summer there are four to five typhoons in the country. Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 915
Fall 2019

Welcome to Mandarin Chinese with Sesame Street ®

From the Series Sesame Street ® Welcoming Words

Sesame characters help readers learn Mandarin so they can connect with friends who speak the language. Welcoming words relating to everyday life and friendship give readers new language tools… Read More →

  • Lexile: 230
  • Dewey: 495.183/421

Where Are You, Sun Bear?: Malaysia

From the Series Global Kids Storybooks

In Malaysia there is a dense forest called "Asia's Amazon." This story concerns Rajana, a girl of the Iban tribe who lives near the forest. Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 915

Where the Winds Meet: Mongolia

From the Series Global Kids Storybooks

This is the story of a wind that wanders over Mongolia, a country that is well known for its deserts and grasslands. Travel with the wind and discover traditional Mongolian life. Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 915