BISAC Subject JNF052020

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Science / Customs, Traditions, Anthropology

¡Es Pascua! (It's Easter!)

From the Series Bumba Books ® en español — ¡Es una fiesta! (It's a Holiday!)

¡La Pascua ha llegado! Aprende sobre los símbolos de Pascua como los huevos, los conejos y las flores. También, aprende sobre las diferentes maneras en que la gente festeja esta celebración… Read More →

  • Lexile: 420
  • ATOS: 1.8
  • Dewey: 263/.93

¡Es Ramadán y Eid al-Fitr! (It's Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr!)

From the Series Bumba Books ® en español — ¡Es una fiesta! (It's a Holiday!)

Con texto cuidadosamente organizado en niveles y fotografias frescas y vibrantes capturamos la atención de los jóvenes lectores para que aprendan sobre las tradiciones y celebraciones de… Read More →

  • Lexile: 390
  • ATOS: 1.6
  • Dewey: 297.3/62
Fall 2020

Fashion Rules!: A Closer Look at Clothing in the Middle Ages

During the Middle Ages, your position in life was based on birth. This position would follow you throughout your life. To make it easy for others to know your social class, rules about what… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • Dewey: [E]

First Step Nonfiction — Then and Now — eBook Set

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Then and Now

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Historical and modern-day photographs interspersed throughout these books clearly illustrate how aspects of daily life change over time, while simple text shows readers how to compare and… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $143.96
  • Your Price: $107.97
  • 4 titles

First Step Nonfiction — Then and Now — Paperback Set

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Then and Now

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Historical and modern-day photographs interspersed throughout these books clearly illustrate how aspects of daily life change over time, while simple text shows readers how to compare and… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $33.20
  • Temporarily out of stock
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First Step Nonfiction — We Are Alike and Different — Paperback Set

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — We Are Alike and Different

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Discover the similarities in our differences and the differences in our similarities! This series shows readers how people live in their local communities. By focusing on everyday topics… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $9.48
  • Your Price: $9.48
  • 2 titles

From Assembly Lines to Home Offices: How Work Has Changed

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Comparing Past and Present

Many people use computers to work from home and other places. And special equipment makes work safer than in the past. But long ago, computers didn’t exist. Safety equipment hadn’t been… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • Dewey: 331

Halloween

From the Series Yo solo: Festividades (On My Own Holidays)

Filled with tricks and treats, fun and food, Halloween is a day that children look forward to. At one time two separate festivals, the traditions of each gradually blended into the holiday we… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 394.2646
Fall 2020

H Is for Home: A Sesame Street ® Guide to Homes around the World

Homes can be square or round or even stand on stilts. But no matter what a home looks like, home is where you are loved. The characters of Sesame Street take readers around the world to learn… Read More →

  • Dewey: 392.3/6

Holidays

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — We Are Alike and Different

Description coming soon... Read More →

  • Dewey: 394.26

Holiday Time (Early Bird Stories ™) — eBook Set

From the Series Holiday Time (Early Bird Stories ™)

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Follow the fun as a variety of families celebrate all types of holidays. Each book describes the origin of the holiday in simple terms and highlights special customs. Critical thinking and… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $255.90
  • Your Price: $191.93
  • 6 titles

Holiday Time (Early Bird Stories ™) — Library Bound Set

From the Series Holiday Time (Early Bird Stories ™)

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Follow the fun as a variety of families celebrate all types of holidays. Each book describes the origin of the holiday in simple terms and highlights special customs. Critical thinking and… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $167.94
  • Your Price: $125.96
  • 6 titles

Holiday Time (Early Bird Stories ™) — Paperback Set

From the Series Holiday Time (Early Bird Stories ™)

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Follow the fun as a variety of families celebrate all types of holidays. Each book describes the origin of the holiday in simple terms and highlights special customs. Critical thinking and… Read More →

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  • List Price: $47.94
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Homes Past and Present

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Past and Present

From candle-lit cottages to electricity-filled houses, this carefully leveled text compares and contrasts homes of the past to homes of the present. Colorful photographs engage young readers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 450
  • ATOS: 1.5
  • Dewey: 392.3/6

Home Then and Now

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Then and Now

Presents a brief look at how homes in the United States have changed over the years. Read More →

  • Dewey: 306.85'0973

How to Make an Egyptian Mummy

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

It's hard to believe when we see an ancient Egyptian mummy in a museum that it is the body of a real person who lived more than 5,000 years ago. But thanks to the skills of embalmers, or… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 932
Fall 2020

I'll Believe You When . . .: Unbelievable Idioms from Around the World

You've probably heard the expression "when pigs fly," but have you heard the Spanish phrase "when frogs grow hair" or the Yoruba saying "when chicken have teeth"? This fun-filled collection… Read More →

  • Lexile: 280

It's a Fact: Real Life Reads — eBook Set

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

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Unusual real-life topics, dramatic images, and sophisticated designs will have older readers reaching for these titles. The carefully controlled vocabulary, grammar, sentence construction… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $599.85
  • Your Price: $449.89
  • 15 titles

It's a Fact: Real Life Reads — Library Bound Set

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

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Unusual real-life topics, dramatic images, and sophisticated designs will have older readers reaching for these titles. The carefully controlled vocabulary, grammar, sentence construction… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $373.10
  • Your Price: $279.83
  • 14 titles

It's a Fact: Real Life Reads — Paperback Set

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

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Unusual real-life topics, dramatic images, and sophisticated designs will have older readers reaching for these titles. The carefully controlled vocabulary, grammar, sentence construction… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $71.92
  • Your Price: $68.32
  • 7 titles

Kinaaldá: A Navajo Girl Grows Up

From the Series We Are Still Here: Native Americans Today

Thirteen-year-old Celinda McKelvey is getting ready for her Kinaalda, a coming-of-age ceremony for Navajo girls. When Celinda finishes this ceremony, she will be a woman. As she tests her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 392'.14

Learning about Africa

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Do You Know the Continents?

Africa is an amazing continent, with its vast array of wildlife and its ancient monuments. But did you know that the world's longest river is in Africa? Or that Africa has more countries than… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 960

Learning about Antarctica

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Do You Know the Continents?

Antarctica is a fascinating continent, with its South Pole research station and its thick sheets of ice. But did you know that Antarctica has no cities? Or that daytime and nighttime last for… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 919.89

Learning about Asia

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Do You Know the Continents?

Asia is the world's largest continent, both in land area and in population. But did you know that in India alone, people speak more than 1,000 languages? Or that not everyone agrees about… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 950