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What's Great about Wisconsin?

From the Series Our Great States

What's so great about Wisconsin? Find out the top ten sites to see or things to do in the Badger State! Explore Wisconsin's dairy farms, pine forests, crystal blue lakes, and large cities… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 977.5

What's Great about Wyoming?

From the Series Our Great States

What's so great about Wyoming? Find out the top ten sites to see or things to do in the Cowboy State! We'll explore Wyoming's popular parks, exciting museums, thrilling action sports, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 978.7

What Shape Is the Moon?

From the Series Science Storybooks

Learn about the real shape of the moon and about the lunar cycle in this cutely illustrated storybook. Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: 525

What's Inside My Computer?

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Our Digital World

People use many kinds of computers. There are desktop computers, laptops, tablets, smartphones, and even some toys and cameras. Do you know what parts are similar in all computers? Or how… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 004

What's Next, Nina?: Patterns

From the Series Math Matters ®

Nina borrows her sister's necklace to wear to a big fancy party - and the unthinkable happens! Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: [E]

What's on My Plate?: Choosing from the Five Food Groups

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Healthy Eating

Eating a balanced diet is important. Healthy foods give you energy to learn and play. Do you know what the five food groups are? Or how much food from each group you need to stay healthy?… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 613.2

What's that Smell?: A kids' guide to keeping clean

From the Series Start Smart ™ — Health

Dogs do it. Birds do it. Even stinky skunks do it! Keeping your body clean is one of the most important ways we all get along. Learn why it's important to your health, and the health of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 610

What's That Sound?: Sound

From the Series Science Solves It! ®

Amy and Tim go to the country for a few weeks. Dad loves the peace and quiet. But Tim is spooked because he thinks the house is full of scary noises. Read More →

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

What's the Buzz?: Honey for a Sweet New Year

Visit a bee farm, and follow the bees as they carry “kisses” from flower to flower and return to their hives with their tummies full of nectar. Learn how the honey is extracted from the combs… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [E]

What's Your Personality?: Facts, Trivia, and Quizzes

From the Series Mind Games

Are you outgoing or quiet? Do you consider yourself daring, caring, witty, or wise? How would your friends and family describe you? Personality can teach you a lot about yourself! What are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • Dewey: 155.2

What's Your Story, Abraham Lincoln?

From the Series Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans

Why did Abraham Lincoln want to become president? How did he change America? Cub Reporter interviews him to find out! Learn about Abraham's simple beginnings and his strong leadership during… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 973.7092

What's Your Story, Amelia Earhart?

From the Series Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans

How did Amelia Earhart learn to fly? How was flying then different than it is today? Cub Reporter interviews Amelia Earhart to find out how she made a difference in the world of aviation and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 629.13092

What's Your Story, Cesar Chavez?

From the Series Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans

Why did Cesar Chavez want to help farm workers? How did he get people to care about farm workers' rights? Cub Reporter interviews him to find out! Learn how Cesar fought to make the United… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 331.88'13092

What's Your Story, Frederick Douglass?

From the Series Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans

How did Frederick Douglas escape from slavery? How did he make a difference during the abolition movement? Cub Reporter interviews the civil rights activist to find out how Frederick, a freed… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 973.8092

What's Your Story, Harriet Tubman?

From the Series Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans

How did Harriet Tubman escape from slavery? How did she lead others to freedom? Cub Reporter interviews her to find out! Learn how Harriet risked her life to help runaway slaves by being a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 306.3'62092

What's Your Story, Helen Keller?

From the Series Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans

How did Helen Keller become blind and deaf? How did she learn to read, write, and even speak? Cub Reporter interviews her to find out! Learn about Helen's amazing teacher, Annie Sullivan, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 362.4'1092

What's Your Story, Jackie Robinson?

From the Series Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans

When did Jackie Robinson become well-known? What did he do? Cub Reporter interviews him to find out! Discover how Jackie fought against prejudice to become the first African American to play… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 796.357092

What's Your Story, Paul Revere?

From the Series Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans

Paul Revere is famous for alerting the patriots to the approach of the British troops before the battles of Lexington and Concord erupted. Cub Reporter interviews Paul to uncover the whole… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 973.3'311092

What's Your Story, Sacagawea?

From the Series Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans

How did Sacagawea help the explorers Lewis and Clark? Where did she guide the expedition? Cub Reporter interviews her to find out! Learn how Sacagawea helped a group of explorers navigate… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 978.0049745740092

What's Your Story, Sequoyah?

From the Series Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans

How did Sequoyah create a Cherokee alphabet? How did he improve the lives of the Cherokee? Cub Reporter interviews him to find out! Learn how Sequoyah overcame adversity in his childhood, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 973.04975570092

What's Your Story, Susan B. Anthony?

From the Series Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans

How did Susan B. Anthony gain more rights for women? How did her life and work make a difference? Cub Reporter interviews her to find out how she fought for fairness and equality. Learn how… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 305.42092

What's Your Story, Wilma Rudolph?

From the Series Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans

When did Wilma begin to run? What was the first important race she ever won? Cub Reporter interviews her to find out! Learn how Wilma overcame polio and became the first American woman to win… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 796.42092

What to Expect When You're Expecting Hatchlings: A Guide for Crocodilian Parents (and Curious Kids)

From the Series Expecting Animal Babies

Congratulations, crocodilian parents-to-be! You have little ones on the way. They're called hatchlings. Read this book to find out where to lay your eggs, how you'll know when the babies are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 597.98'1392