Grade 2

All the Dear Little Animals

"One summer's day we started a business called Funerals Ltd., to help all the poor dead animals in the world. Esther did the digging, I wrote the poems, and Esther's little brother, Puttie,… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: [Fic]

All Year Long

When robins sing, you know its spring. When summer’s come, campfires light the dark of night. When days grow short and cool, and leaves turn gold, it must be fall. When winter’s welcomed,… Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: [E]

Almost to Freedom

Lindy and her doll Sally are best friends - wherever Lindy goes, Sally stays right by her side. They eat together, sleep together, and even pick cotton together. So, on the night Lindy and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Alternate Reality Game Designer Jane McGonigal

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you like the challenge and adventure of video games? As Jane McGonigal was growing up, she had fun playing early video games. As an adult, she saw games as an outlet for problem solving… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 794.8'1526

Always an Olivia: A Remarkable Family History

An elderly black grandmother passes on the story of the family’s Jewish origins to her young granddaughter, Carol Olivia. As family members flee the Spanish Inquisition, are kidnapped by… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 813'.54
Fall 2021

A Maker's Guide to Axles

From the Series A Maker's Guide to Simple Machines

What is an axle, and how does it make life easier for us Earthlings? Join Maker, a supersmart alien engineer, in a deep dive into axles, from wind turbines to rolling pins. Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: 621.8/2
Fall 2021

A Maker's Guide to Levers

From the Series A Maker's Guide to Simple Machines

A smart but silly alien companion and toy-making activity make learning about levers tons of fun! Readers can discover how levers work and the types of levers we see in our everyday lives. Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • Dewey: 621.8
Fall 2021

A Maker's Guide to Pulleys

From the Series A Maker's Guide to Simple Machines

Inquisitive makers will love learning about pulleys and how they work thanks to Maker, a wacky alien with a passion for simple machines! A hands-on back matter activity adds to the fun. Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: 621.8
Fall 2021

A Maker's Guide to Screws

From the Series A Maker's Guide to Simple Machines

From lightbulbs and bottle caps to water taps and peanut butter lids, screws are everywhere! Learn about screws and make your own spinning top with the help of an alien engineer. Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • Dewey: 621.8/82
Fall 2021 6 titles

A Maker's Guide to Simple Machines — Hardcover Set

From the Series A Maker's Guide to Simple Machines

Learn about axles, screws, wedges and more with a silly alien engineer who guides readers through hands-on projects that demonstrate the use of simple machines. Read More →

  • Hardcover
  • List Price: $159.90
  • Your Price: $119.93
  • 6 titles
Fall 2021

A Maker's Guide to Wedges

From the Series A Maker's Guide to Simple Machines

Join Maker, an alien who knows all about machines, for a look at wedges. Readers will learn about different types of wedges and how they help make life on Earth easier. Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • Dewey: 621.8
Fall 2021

A Maker's Guide to Wheels

From the Series A Maker's Guide to Simple Machines

What is a wheel and how is it used? Readers will learn the answer to these questions and more in this title all about wheels. A project where readers make a toy car adds opportunity for… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: 621.8

A Map into the World

"Filled with wonder and sorrow and happiness." —Alison McGhee, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Someday A heartfelt story of a young girl seeking beauty and connection in a busy… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2021

A Map into the World (Chinese Edition)

"Filled with wonder and sorrow and happiness." —Alison McGhee, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Someday A heartfelt story of a young girl seeking beauty and connection in a busy world, Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]
7 titles

Amazing Athletes — Audisee®—On Level Set

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Inspire sports fans with the success stories of Amazing Athletes. These attractive high-interest biographies include a description of an athlete's career from the beginning through his or her Read More →

  • Audisee®—On Level
  • List Price: $326.55
  • Your Price: $244.91
  • 7 titles
17 titles

Amazing Athletes — eBook Set

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Inspire sports fans with the success stories of Amazing Athletes. These attractive high-interest biographies include a description of an athlete's career from the beginning through his or her Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $679.83
  • Your Price: $509.87
  • 17 titles
7 titles

Amazing Athletes — Interactive Books Set

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Inspire sports fans with the success stories of Amazing Athletes. These attractive high-interest biographies include a description of an athlete's career from the beginning through his or her Read More →

  • Interactive Book
  • List Price: $279.93
  • Your Price: $251.94
  • 7 titles

Amazing Bugs

From the Series In Focus: Bugs

From mantids to grasshoppers, scarab beetles to water bugs, meet the most amazing bugs and insects in the world in this exciting new title. Did you know that locusts can live in swarms of up… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 5.6
6 titles

Amazing Life Cycles — eBook Set

From the Series Amazing Life Cycles

Meet some amazing animals—from caring crocodile mothers to meat eating plants, from the tallest parents in the woods to sea horse fathers looking after their young—with the occasional odd… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $263.94
  • Your Price: $197.96
  • 6 titles
6 titles

Amazing Life Cycles — Hardcover Set

From the Series Amazing Life Cycles

Meet some amazing animals—from caring crocodile mothers to meat eating plants, from the tallest parents in the woods to sea horse fathers looking after their young—with the occasional odd… Read More →

  • Hardcover
  • List Price: $175.92
  • Your Price: $131.94
  • 6 titles

Ambulances on the Move

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Vroom-Vroom

Its lights flash. Its sirens blare. This ambulance is on the move! What are an ambulance’s lights and sirens for? And who rides in the back of an ambulance? Read this book to find out! Learn… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 629.222'34

American Alligators: Armored Roaring Reptiles

From the Series Comparing Animal Traits

Find out what an American alligator has in common with a frilled lizard. Discover what sets an American alligator apart from an eastern coral snake. Readers will compare and contrast key… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 597.98'4

American Pharoah

From the Series Amazing Athletes

In 2015, racehorse American Pharoah won the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes, and finally the Belmont Stakes to become the first Triple Crown winner since 1978. The three-year-old horse… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 798.4/50929

American Shorthairs Are the Best!

From the Series The Best Cats Ever

What’s that friendly cat with the round face, muscular body and glossy coat? It’s the American shorthair! American shorthairs are curious, playful, cuddly cats. Their owners think they are Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 636.8'22