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Grade 1

Worms

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Animal Life Cycles

A basic overview of the life cycle of a worm. Read More →

  • Lexile: 400
  • ATOS: 2.0
  • Dewey: 592'.3

Worth the Wait: A Growing-Up Story of Self-Esteem

From the Series Growing Up

"I wish I was taller." "I can't wait to be old enough to . . ." "If only I could dance like her." We've all had feelings like these. But in time it becomes clear our unique talents and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Wreck-It Ralph Quizzes: When the Game Is Over, the Fun Begins

From the Series Disney Quiz Magic

Are you a superfan of Wreck-It Ralph? Could you race your way through Slaughter Race no sweat? Test your Wreck-It Ralph knowledge with these quizzes! Multiple choice, true/false, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: 791.43/75

Written Anything Good Lately?

Have you ever thought about all the different types of writing you can do? You may write papers for school and e-mails to your friends. Some of you might enjoy writing stories and poems… Read More →

  • Dewey: 808

Xavier Ox's Xylophone Experiment

From the Series Animal Antics A to Z ®

Xavier Ox loves music. But sometimes his drumming is rather EXPLOSIVE! So Alpha Betty and Xavier's classmates start an exciting experiment to build an extra-strong xylophone—just for Xavier Ox. Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: [E]

X Marks the Spot!: Coordinate Graphing

From the Series Math Matters ®

After Jake and Leo reluctantly move into their grandfather's old house, they receive a mysterious postcard about treasure maps in the attic. Following the clues on the maps, Jake and Leo… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • ATOS: 2.0
  • Dewey: [E]

Yaffa and Fatima: Shalom, Salaam

Two neighbors—one Jewish, one Muslim—have always been best friends. When they both fall on hard times, can they find a way to help each other? In Fawzia Gilani's retelling of this folktale—whi Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • Dewey: [E]

¿Ya te enteraste? (Did You Hear about Jake?)

From the Series Lecturas para niños de verdad — Nivel 2 (Real Kids Readers — Level 2)

Jake tells his friend Hank that he's learning to bake, but Hank misunderstands and begins a chain of misinformation that spreads throughout school. Somehow Jake's news gets sillier and sillier! Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Yellow

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Colors

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  • Dewey: 535.6

Yellow Everywhere

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Colors Everywhere

Look around you. Do you see tall sunflowers? A bunch of ripe bananas? A yellow traffic light? A puppy’s yellow fur? The color yellow is found in nature, at home, in the community, and in many… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: 535.6

Yellowstone National Park

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Famous Places

Did you know that Yellowstone National Park has more geysers and hot springs than anywhere else on Earth? The geyser called Old Faithful shoots boiling water 130 feet (40 meters) into the air! Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 978.7'52

Yes I Can!: A Story of Grit

From the Series Cloverleaf Books ™ — Stories with Character

Jada's working on her science project. She's finding out whether plants grow best in water, milk, juice, or soda. There's just one problem—she keeps getting interrupted! From her cousin… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • ATOS: 1.9
  • Dewey: 179/.9

Yogurt and Cheeses and Ice Cream That Pleases, 2nd Edition: What Is in the Dairy Group?

From the Series Food Is CATegorical ™

What is in the dairy group? Cheese, yogurt, pudding, and much more. Brian P. Cleary's goofy verse and Martin Goneau's humorous illustrations give young readers gallons of examples from the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 600

Yoko Yak's Yakety Yakking

From the Series Animal Antics A to Z ®

Yodel-odel-odel, yak yak yak! Yoko Yak can’t seem to stop chatting! And it makes her classmates wonder—what do you do with a yakety yak? Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: [E]

Yom Kippur: A Family Service

A creative and affordable prayer book built around concepts of tefillah (prayer), teshuvah (repentance), and tzedakah (sharing). Services include readings to challenge older children and… Read More →

  • Dewey: 296.4'32
Spring 2019

Yorkshire Terriers

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Who's a Good Dog?

Yorkshire terriers, also called Yorkies, are pint-sized dynamos! Readers will learn about Yorkie history, behavior, and how to best care for them in this engaging title. Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 636.76

Yossi and the Monkeys: A Shavuot Story

Yossi has no money to buy the food and flowers his family needs for Shavuot. He tries selling the kippahs his wife sewed, but he has no luck—until a mischievous monkey shows up. The monkey's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2019

You Can't Dance to These Rhythms: What Are Algorithms?

From the Series Coding Is CATegorical ™

Do you know how to create an algorithm? These cats sure do! Author Brian P. Cleary and illustrator (and coding hobbyist) Martin Goneau offer a fun and accessible introduction to algorithms… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1100
  • Dewey: 005.1

Your Bones

From the Series Science in Action: The Human Body

How many bones are in your body? Which bone protects your brain? What are bones made of? Find out everything you need to know about your bones! Discover which bone protects your brain… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 571

Your Brain

From the Series Science in Action: The Human Body

What does your brain do? What are nerves? How do you keep your brain healthy? Learn all about the weird and wonderful brain! From what foods are good for your brain, to how it sends… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 571

Your Digestive System

From the Series Science in Action: The Human Body

What is your digestive system? What happens once your food reaches the large intestine? Find out everything from how long your small intestine is to which part of your body stores the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 571

You're in Big Trouble, Brad!

From the Series Real Kids Readers — Level 3

Brad loved playing tricks on people. So he got very nervous when the principal called him to her office. The only question was, which trick had gotten him in trouble? Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: [E]

You're Safe With Me

When the moon rises high and the stars twinkle, it is bedtime for the baby animals of the Indian forest. But tonight, when the skies turn dark and the night grows stormy, the little ones… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 2.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

You're Snug With Me

At the start of winter, two bear cubs are born, deep in their den in the frozen north. "Mama, what lies beyond here?" they ask. "‘Above us is a land of ice and snow." "What lies beyond the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]