BISAC Subject JNF045000

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Readers / Beginner

South America

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Continents

South America is home to the world’s largest rain forest. The Amazon River runs through it. More than 350 millions people and a huge variety of plants and animals live there. Learn more about… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 980

Spinning

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Balance and Motion

Acquaint emergent readers with different objects that spin—think tops, fans, and more! Read More →

  • Dewey: 531'.113
Fall 2019

Spring Flowers

From the Series Seasons All Around Me (Pull Ahead Readers — Nonfiction)

Watch spring bloom and discover where flowers grow—on trees and bushes as well as in fields and gardens. Pair this photo-driven nonfiction title with its companion illustrated fiction book… Read More →

  • Lexile: 180
  • Dewey: 508.2

Stag Beetle

In this title, join a tiny stag beetle as he grows from a larva that lives underground, to an adult insect. Watch as the stag beetle emerges from the dirt and flies through the forest, ready… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: 595

Staying Still

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Balance and Motion

This easy text presents the concept of staying still by examining trees, rocks, and other stationary objects. Read More →

  • Dewey: 531'.12

Stay Safe Online

From the Series Library Smarts

Which Web sites are fun and safe for kids? What is cyberbullying? What information is dangerous to share with strangers online? Find out how to protect yourself in this book about using… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • Dewey: 004.67'80289

Swim, Fish!: Explore the Coral Reef

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

Bright photos and easy-to-read descriptions examine the various animals who live in the warm waters around a coral reef. Read More →

  • Dewey: 591.778

Swimming Is Fun!

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Sports Are Fun!

From learning the crawl to doing the backstroke, swimming is fun! Learn the basics of the sport while building reading skills with these supportive texts. Read More →

  • Lexile: 410
  • ATOS: 1.9
  • Dewey: 797.2'1

Swing, Sloth!: Explore the Rain Forest

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

"This quality read-along early reader will introduce children to much more than the sloths of the rain forest, and will encourage them to continue exploring with other books in the series."—Sc Read More →

  • Dewey: 591.734
Fall 2019

The Snow Is Fun

From the Series Let's Look at Weather (Pull Ahead Readers — Nonfiction)

Through bright photos and simple text, kids describe what snow looks and feels like. Pair this nonfiction title with its companion fiction book, The Snow Is Fun. Read More →

  • Lexile: -110
  • Dewey: 551.57/84
Fall 2019

The Sun Shines Everywhere

From the Series Let's Look at Weather (Pull Ahead Readers — Nonfiction)

Look at where the sun shines--from farms and highways to cities and parks. Pair this photo-illustrated nonfiction title with its companion fiction story, Turtles in the Sun. Read More →

  • Lexile: -90
  • Dewey: 551.5/271

Toad

In this title, join a tiny toad as she embarks on a long journey to lay her eggs in a pond. Along the way, she must avoid inquisitive pet dogs, a hungry snake, and a busy road. The book… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: 597

T Sounds

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Hard Consonants

Motivate readers in this book of words that lead with T, such as toys and table. Read More →

  • Dewey: 428.1'3

Used Any Numbers Lately?

Have you used any numbers this week? You might be trying to remember when you last did a math problem—but think again! Have you made a phone call? Have you written someone’s address? Have you… Read More →

  • Dewey: 513

Vibrations Make Sound

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Light and Sound

Young readers will learn how vibrations make sound that we can hear in this accessible, photo-filled book. Simple text and vibrant photos bring basic science concepts to life and encourage… Read More →

  • Lexile: 320
  • ATOS: 1.4
  • Dewey: 534

Volcanoes

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

Photographs and text introduce different kinds of volcanoes, where they are located, how and why they erupt, and other interesting data about volcanoes. Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 551.21

Weather Robots

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Robots Everywhere!

Robots help us understand our weather and climate. Some fly into storms to measure wind. Others dive into the ocean to learn about weather patterns. And some drive across frigid polar regions… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 629.8'92
Fall 2019

We Like the Summer

From the Series Seasons All Around Me (Pull Ahead Readers — Nonfiction)

What do you like best about summer? Watch these kids enjoy nature and their favorite activities. Pair this nonfiction title with its illustrated fiction companion book, Maya Likes the Beach. Read More →

  • Lexile: -60
  • Dewey: 508.2

What Does a Hammer Do?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Tools at Work

Beginning readers will explore how hammers pound in and pull out nails. A back matter spread explains how hammers are one kind of simple machine: a lever. Read More →

  • Lexile: 420
  • Dewey: 621.9'73

What Does a Level Do?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Tools at Work

Students will see how levels indicate whether objects are flat or straight. A back matter spread explains why people use levels. Read More →

  • Lexile: 410
  • Dewey: 526.3'6

What Does a Saw Do?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Tools at Work

Learners will understand how saws have sharp teeth that cut through wood. A back matter spread explains how saws are a kind of simple machine: a wedge. Read More →

  • Lexile: 330
  • Dewey: 621.9'34

What Does a Screwdriver Do?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Tools at Work

Curious readers will discover how screwdrivers tighten screws using different kinds of tips. A back matter spread explains how screws are simple machines used to fasten objects together. Read More →

  • Lexile: 440
  • Dewey: 621.9'72

What Does a Wrench Do?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Tools at Work

Kids will find out how wrenches tighten bolts in many types of situations. A back matter spread explains how a wrench is another type of lever. Read More →

  • Lexile: 430
  • Dewey: 621.9'72

What Does Sunlight Do?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Let's Watch the Weather

What heats our planet? What also helps plants and animals to live and grow? Sunlight! Readers will learn the ins and outs of what sunlight does in this book. Accessible text and appealing… Read More →

  • Lexile: 310
  • ATOS: 1.4
  • Dewey: 551.5'271