Grade 3

Ariana Grande: From Actress to Chart-Topping Singer

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You may know Ariana Grande became a household name after acting and singing in the hit TV show Victorious. But did you know that she: • called Nickelodeon studios when she was four years… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 782.42164092
Fall 2020

Ariana Grande: Music Superstar

From the Series Boss Lady Bios (Alternator Books ®)

Ariana Grande always wanted to be a star. After honing her voice in community theater, Grande landed her first big role in a Broadway musical. On the Nickelodeon show Victorious, her dream of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • Dewey: 782.42164092 [B]
Spring 2020

Arlo, Mrs. Ogg, and the Dinosaur Zoo

From the Series Class X

Things aren't looking good for Class X. With another teacher running away screaming (literally), Arlo wonders how long the new substitute teacher will survive. When Mrs. Ogg takes the class… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Armored Ankylosaurus

From the Series When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth

Ankylosaurus was a heavily armored dinosaur that could knock down other dinosaurs with its tail club. Read this book to discover more about it and other fascinating dinosaurs. Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 567.915

Armored Dinosaurs

From the Series Meet the Dinosaurs

"Dino" Don Lessem brings readers face-to-face with various dinosaur species, detailing their habitats, way of life and how they became extinct. An acclaimed dinosaur expert, Don Lessem has… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 567.915

Army Delta Force: Elite Operations

From the Series Military Special Ops

The most secret and elite of special forces groups, U.S. Army Delta Force fights terrorism, hunts down war criminals, and performs dangerous surveillance missions. Delta Force soldiers cannot… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 356'.167

Army Rangers: Elite Operations

From the Series Military Special Ops

As the first fighters into battle, U.S. Army Rangers are skilled in outdoor survival, leading raids against the enemy, and defending key territory. With extensive training, Rangers learn to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 356'.1670973

Army Special Forces: Elite Operations

From the Series Military Special Ops

Hunting down terrorists. Rescuing prisoners of war. The highly trained U.S. Army Special forces carry out these and other secret missions around the world. Skilled in fighting as well as… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 356'.160973

A Royal Mess

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

Queen Fluff takes a trip to see the other bunnies in the kingdom. She expects ten course meals and beautiful burrows. Will they meet her lavish demands, or will she get a slice of humble pie… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 428.6/2

Art Is...

From the Series Bob Raczka's Art Adventures

When you think of art, do you think of painting and sculpture? Bob Raczka shows us that even these traditional artistic mediums can be created in untraditional ways. Art can also be draped… Read More →

  • Dewey: 701

ArtRageous!

From the Series DIY Series

This colorful and quirky book introduces young artists to a variety of art techniques through 25 dynamic step-by-step projects, including canvas paintings, collages, doodled drawings, wall… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: 745.5

A Savanna Food Chain: A Who-Eats-What Adventure in Africa

From the Series Follow That Food Chain

Welcome to an African Savanna! As you walk through the tall grass, the Savanna seems flat and empty. But it is full of life, from a tortoise munching on some green leaves to a lion prowling… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 577.4'8096

A Scarf and a Half

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

Granny Mutton loves to knit, but her grandson Little Lionel is not impressed by his overly long scarf. Luckily Lionel's friends find lots of fun things they can do with a scarf and a half!… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: 428.6/2

A Scarf for Keiko

It's 1942. Sam's class is knitting socks for soldiers and Sam is a terrible knitter. Keiko is a good knitter, but some kids at school don't want anything to do with her because the Japanese… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: [E]

A Second, a Minute, a Week with Days in It: A Book about Time

From the Series Math Is CATegorical ®

The zany CATegorical cats introduce the measurement of time, from seconds, minutes, and hours up to decades. Brian P. Cleary and Brian Gable bring their winning teamwork to this playful, fun… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 529

A Secret Keeps

Before a weekend visit to his grandparents' farm, a little boy discovers that his grandpa has a secret waiting for him. "Grampa, what’s the secret," he asks, but all Grampa will say is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: [E]

A Seder for Tu B'Shevat

This celebration traces the history of the New Year for Trees and highlights the importance of conservation. Features stories, seed-planting, and music. Read More →

  • Dewey: 296.4'39

A Shogun's Guide

From the Series How-To Guides for Fiendish Rulers

I am a fearless shogun, the military ruler of Japan. People are afraid of me—and they should be. I have even more power than the emperor. I followed the rules to achieve my high position—and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 952/.02

Asia

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Continents

Describes the landscapes, geology, weather, oceans, coastlines, air, soil, plants, animals, and people of the continent of Asia. Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 915

Ask Mia: Pictographs

From the Series Math Matters ®

Mia's bossy attitude causes a staff revolt at the school newspaper! Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: [E]

A Slave's Education in Courage: The Life of Frederick Douglass

From the Series Setting the Stage for Fluency

In 1845, Frederick Douglass’s first autobiography became a bestseller. Many readers could not believe that such a brilliant writer was ever a slave. When Douglass wrote the book, slavery had… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 812

A Snowstorm Shows Off: Blizzards

From the Series Bel the Weather Girl

Wow! A snowstorm on a school day turns into a blizzard. Cody is afraid he could be stuck in school until summer! Bel the Weather Girl helps her friends understand what makes some snowstorms… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 551.55'5

A Spectacular Selection of Sea Critters: Concrete Poems

What might you see if you swam in the sea? Dive on in to encounter everything from dolphins and octopuses to sea turtles and squirrel fish. This clever book features concrete poems about a… Read More →

  • Dewey: 811'.54

A Spiny Back and Green Scaly Skin (Iguana)

From a leathery, white egg, a tiny snout appears. Then a bright green head, skinny body, and long, thin tail emerge. Who does this adorable little baby belong to? With stunning photographs… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 597