Grade 2

Under the Ground

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Animal Homes

Foxes, worms, and mice live underground. What else lives under the ground? Vibrant wildlife photographs with direct picture-to-text correspondence make this book an excellent choice for the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 590

Under the Sabbath Lamp

When Izzy and Olivia Bloom invite their neighbors over for Shabbat dinner, everyone is shocked to find out that the Blooms don't have Shabbat candles. Instead, they have something much more… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Un día soleado (A Sunny Day)

From the Series Mi primer paso al mundo real — El estado del tiempo (First Step Nonfiction — Weather)

This book summarizes the signs and effects of a sunny day, as well as activities. Read More →

United Kingdom

From the Series Country Explorers

Pack your bags! We’re headed to the United Kingdom. On this whirlwind tour, you’ll learn all about the country’s landscape, culture, people, and more. We’ll explore green valleys and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 941

Unlikely Pairs: Fun with Famous Works of Art

From the Series Bob Raczka's Art Adventures

Museums have very logical ways of displaying works of art. Usually they group works by artist, by movement, or by time period, so that impressionist works or classical works can be viewed… Read More →

  • Dewey: 750'.1'1
Fall 2019

Unplug with Science Buddies ® — eBook Set

From the Series Unplug with Science Buddies ®

Set

It’s time to turn off your device! This fun, maker-focused series features projects from project database creators Science Buddies® and encourages readers to step away from the screen and… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $170.60
  • Your Price: $127.95
  • 4 titles
Fall 2019

Unplug with Science Buddies ® — Library Bound Set

From the Series Unplug with Science Buddies ®

Set

It’s time to turn off your device! This fun, maker-focused series features projects from project database creators Science Buddies® and encourages readers to step away from the screen and… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $111.96
  • Your Price: $83.97
  • 4 titles
Fall 2019

Unplug with Science Buddies ® — Paperback Set

From the Series Unplug with Science Buddies ®

Set

It’s time to turn off your device! This fun, maker-focused series features projects from project database creators Science Buddies® and encourages readers to step away from the screen and… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $35.96
  • Your Price: $34.16
  • 4 titles

Unusual Traits: Tongue Rolling, Special Taste Sensors, and More

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — What Traits Are in Your Genes?

Can you roll your tongue into a U-shape? Some people can. But other people's tongues stay flat. What determines whether you can roll your tongue? Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 599.93'5

Up and Down: Surrounding Environment

From the Series Step Up — Life

This book will help children to have new perspectives of their surrounding environment. Let's look up and down at various places in the community in a different way. Read More →

  • Lexile: 370
  • Dewey: 818

Up Close — Library Bound Set

From the Series Up Close

Set

Discover aspects of this amazing world through curious and fascinating up-close photography! Transform the ordinary into something extraordinary with exciting micro and macro photos. This… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $111.96
  • Your Price: $83.97
  • 4 titles

Upside Down Babies

Once when the world tipped upside down, The earth went blue and the sky went brown. All the baby animals tumbled out of bed And ended up with very funny mums instead... Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: [E]

Uranus

From the Series Early Bird Astronomy

Uranus is the seventh planet from the sun and the third largest in the solar system. Along with Jupiter, Saturn, and Neptune, it is classified as a gas giant - the large planets made mostly… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 523.47

Uranus: The Sideways-Spinning Planet

Did you know that scientists think this planet spins sideways because at some time during its life, it collided with another giant space object that knocked it onto its side? Or that a year… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 523.47

Urban Biologist Danielle Lee

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

After earning degrees studying animal behavior, Danielle Lee wanted to share her love of science with young people. Through urban outreach she has brought budding scientists into professional… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 570.92

Usain Bolt

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Usain Bolt has been the fastest runner in the world since the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China. Back then, the Jamaican sprinter won gold medals and set world records in three running… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 796.42092

Use a Pulley: Simple Machines–Pulleys

From the Series Science Storybooks

Grandfather gave some jobs to a lazy boy. The clever boy came up with ideas to make the jobs easier. Let's find out how the boy used pulleys. Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • Dewey: 530

Used Any Numbers Lately?

Have you used any numbers this week? You might be trying to remember when you last did a math problem—but think again! Have you made a phone call? Have you written someone’s address? Have you… Read More →

  • Dewey: 513

U. S. Symbols

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Government

This social studies text offers emergent readers an introduction to the symbols of the United States. Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 929.90973

US Women's National Team: Soccer Champions

From the Series Champion Soccer Clubs

The US Women's National Team has won more Olympic gold medals and Women's World Cup titles than any other team. Learn how the team got started and meet some of the biggest superstars in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 796.3340973
Fall 2019

Vacation on Venus (Book 6)

From the Series Funny Bone Books ™ First Chapters — The Jupiter Twins

When it looks like their vacation is going to be really boring, space racers save the day until the race comes to a roadblock! Can the Twins pull out all the stops to rescue the race? Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: [E]

Vacation's Over!: Return of the Dinosaurs

The worst part of vacation is coming home. There's laundry to do, mail to pick up, and photos to develop. It's such a hassle. So when the dinosaurs return from their vacation (they're not… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: [E]

Vaccine Innovators Pearl Kendrick and Grace Eldering

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever been vaccinated against a particular disease? As children, Pearl Kendrick and Grace Eldering both suffered from whooping cough, a life-threatening illness. As adults, they… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 579.30922

Valleys

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Landforms

An introduction to the basic characteristics of valleys. Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: 551.44'2