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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]
Fall 2018

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]
Fall 2019

You're Strong With Me

The rain clouds are long gone and the dry season scorches the land. Everything is new for the baby giraffe. As she bounds ahead and lags behind, her mother patiently explains the ways of the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Your Heart & Lungs

From the Series Science in Action: The Human Body

Where is your heart? How do your lungs work? What does your heart pump around your body? Find the answers to these questions and much, much more in this picture-packed introduction to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 571

Yours Sincerely, Giraffe

Giraffe is bored, as usual. He'd love a friend to share things with. So he writes a letter and sends it as far as possible across the other side of the horizon. There he finds a pen pal—Pengui Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • Dewey: [Fic]

You Want Me to Eat That?: A kids' guide to eating right

From the Series Start Smart ™ — Health

Have you ever been told, "Eat your vegetables"? Some of the orange ones are okay; even the yellow ones are fine. Give it a chance and discover why eating a variety of foods is good for… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 610
Fall 2019

Yuck! Said the Yak

From the Series Early Bird Readers — Green (Early Bird Stories ™)

Alfie does not seem too worried when a yak appears at his house on a bicycle, but when the yak says "Yuck!" to everything that Alfie offers him, Alfie thinks he’s very rude! This charmingly… Read More →

  • Lexile: 230
  • Dewey: 428.6/2

Yum! MmMm! Que Rico!: Americas' Sprouting

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

Chocolate, papaya, corn, and potatoes - these are only a taste of the many delicious foods native to the Americas and celebrated in this delightful collection. Imaginative, evocative poems… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 811.54

Yuvi's Candy Tree

In Ethiopia, Yuvi dreams of a land where water flows, bread is plentiful, and candy grows on trees. But it is only after a difficult journey that she arrives in Israel, where it appears that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: [E]

Zachary Zebra's Zippity Zooming

From the Series Animal Antics A to Z ®

ZIP! ZAP! ZOOM! Zachary is usually a zippity zooming zebra! But today he snoozes through his alarm clock and has a blitz of bad luck at school. What’s making Zachary’s zippity zooming fizzle out? Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • ATOS: 2.4
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

Zanzibar

Achille LeBlab, special correspondent, knocks at Zanzibar’s door. He wants to write an article about an exceptional character. Is Zanzibar exceptional? The lizard seems to doubt it. “Aside… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • Dewey: [Fic]