Grade 1

Africa

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Continents

Africa is home to the world’s longest river, the Nile, as well as the great pyramids of Egypt, and over eight million people. Learn more about this fascinating continent, it’s cultures… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 916

African Elephants

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

Do you know....How African elephants use their trunks? What African elephants do with their front teeth? What baby African elephants are called? Read this book to discover the answers! Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: 599.67'4

African Lions

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

Do you know. . . What lions eat? Where baby lions are born? How lions hunt? Read this book to discover the answers! Read More →

  • Lexile: 440
  • ATOS: 2.1
  • Dewey: 599.757
Fall 2019

A Frozen Guide to Music: Explore Rhythm, Keys, and More

From the Series Disney Learning Let's Explore Music

Begin your musical journey with Anna, Elsa, Olaf, Kristoff, and Sven. You'll celebrate music from the world of Frozen while learning first musical concepts. Learn about notes, rhythm, chords… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • Dewey: 781.2

A Fruit Is a Suitcase for Seeds

"Many seeds travel inside fruits. The fruit is like a suitcase for the seeds. It protects them on their trip." Readers will learn how fruits are designed to protect a plant's seeds and also… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 581.4'67

A Full Moon is Rising

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

All around the world people are affected by and in awe of a full moon. In this poetic exploration of the lunar wonder, places near and far provide the backdrop for discovering celebrations… Read More →

A Giant Egg and Fluffy Feathers (Ostrich)

Tap! Tap! Tap! Crack! Using his beak, a baby bird breaks out of an egg that's nearly the size of a cantaloupe. With his spindly legs and long, thin neck, who does this adorable little baby… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 598

A Giraffe Calf Grows Up

From the Series Baby Animals

Hobbs is a giraffe calf. He is growing up in a wild animal park with his mother. When he was born, he was 6 feet tall! He drinks his mother’s milk and slowly grows up until he can run, play… Read More →

  • ATOS: 1.9
  • Dewey: 599.638
Spring 2020

A Girl Like Me

"Once I dreamed I swam / the ocean / and saw everything deep, cool / and was part of the waves. / I swam on by the people / onshore / hollering, / 'A girl like you needs to / stay out of the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • Dewey: 811/.54
Fall 2019

A Gold Star for George

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

The Wildlife Park is awarding gold stars to the animals, and George the giraffe has the perfect spot on his fence for one. But will George win a gold star? George and his animal friends… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • ATOS: 2.1
  • Dewey: 428.6/2
Fall 2019

A Good Nut

From the Series Let's Look at Animal Habitats (Pull Ahead Readers — Fiction)

A clever squirrel hunts for nuts in its woodland home. Pair this fiction story featuring charming illustrations and simple text with its nonfiction companion book, Little Woodland Animals. Read More →

  • Lexile: -50
  • Dewey: 428.6/2

A Hanukkah with Mazel

Misha, a poor artist, has no one to celebrate Hanukkah with until he discovers a hungry cat in his barn. The lucky little cat, whom Misha names Mazel, inspires Misha to turn each night of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: [E]

A Harbor Seal Pup Grows Up

From the Series Baby Animals

What happens when a harbor seal pup is abandoned like Sidney was? She was on the verge of starvation when some helpful humans stepped in to make sure she would live to become a healthy, happy… Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.0
  • Dewey: 599.79'23

A Heart Just Like My Mother's

Shy Anna doesn't think she is anything like her outgoing, funny, clever mother. One day Anna sees a hungry man on the street and decides to find a way to help. When she uses her tzedakah… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: [E]

Ah, I Am Full!: Food Chain

From the Series Science Storybooks

The leaves of the bellflower are eaten by the grasshopper who is eaten by the spider. But who will eat the spider? Discover the food chain of eating and being eaten, that unfolds in this book. Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: 570
Fall 2020

A Home for Luna

When Luna washes up on a strange shore, she is scared and lonely. She soon discovers there is beauty in her new land, and along the way makes unexpected friends. But will she ever feel at… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Hubbub: Book 2

From the Series Mr. Badger and Mrs. Fox

Now that Ginger Fox and her mother are living with the Badgers, life just isn't the same. Ginger's new badger brothers like to argue. Her new badger baby sister takes up all of Mrs. Fox's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Aircraft Carriers

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Mighty Movers

How do airplanes take off from a ship in the middle of the ocean? How do they safely land? An aircraft carrier is like an airport in the ocean. From the captain in charge of the carrier to… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 623.825'5
Spring 2020

A Is for Another Rabbit

A rabbit-obsessed narrator makes an owl increasingly irate by refusing to play by the rules of a conventional alphabet book. Every entry is about bunnies, from "delightful, dynamic, daredevil… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: [E]

A Koala Joey Grows Up

From the Series Baby Animals

Mel is a koala joey. She is growing up in a park in Australia. She likes to ride on her mother’s belly. In less than a year, she grows from a tiny pink baby living in her mother’s pouch into… Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: 599.2'5139

Albert Adds Up!: Adding/Taking Away

From the Series Mouse Math ®

Wanda has brought home an awesome new book from the library—and Albert would trade anything for it! But will adding toy after toy get him any closer to the book? (Math topic: Simple Addition/S Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • ATOS: 2.0
  • Dewey: [E]

Albert Adds Up! (Chinese Edition): Adding/Taking Away

From the Series Mouse Math ® (Chinese Edition)

Wanda has brought home an awesome new book from the library—and Albert would trade anything for it! But will adding toy after toy get him any closer to the book? (Math topic: Simple Addition/S Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Albert Doubles the Fun: Adding Doubles

From the Series Mouse Math ®

Albert is going to the Mouse County Fair! But when his best friend, Leo, isn't home, Albert decides to have fun for both of them. Double the fun! Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: [E]

Albert Doubles the Fun (Chinese Edition): Adding Doubles

From the Series Mouse Math ® (Chinese Edition)

Albert is going to the Mouse County Fair! But when his best friend, Leo, can't go with him, Albert decides to have fun for both of them. Double the fun! Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]