Grade 3

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

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

A Spy Called James: The True Story of James Lafayette, Revolutionary War Double Agent

Told for the first time in picture book form is the true story of James Lafayette—a slave who spied for George Washington's army during the American Revolution. After his resounding defeat… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 973.3'85092

As Quiet as a Mouse

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

Edgar keeps waking up his new baby sister, but he can't help being noisy. Luckily, his friend Ruby has an idea! Can Edgar learn to be as quiet as a mouse? This story about Edgar the elephant… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • ATOS: 2.0
  • Dewey: 428.6/2

Asteroid Hunters

From the Series Get to Work with Science and Technology

A powerful telescope has discovered a giant object speeding through our solar system. Is it an asteroid? Will its orbit bring it close to Earth? Is there a chance it could one day collide… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 629

A Story to Tell: Traditions of a Tlingit Community

From the Series We Are Still Here: Native Americans Today

Frances Nannauck Kraus takes her eleven-year-old granddaughter, Marissa, to Kake, Alaska--the place of much of their family history. On one of their walks, they climb up a hill to the tallest Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 979.8'004972

Astrological Signs: Facts, Trivia, and Quizzes

From the Series Mind Games

What's your astrological sign? Could it influence your decision-making, your personality, or your future? Horoscopes, birth charts, and other zodiac tools can tell you a lot about who you… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • Dewey: 133.5/4

Astronaut and Physicist Sally Ride

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever dreamed of going to outer space? When Sally Ride was a little girl, she watched on TV as astronaut John Glenn launched into space. Twenty years later, she became the first… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 629.45/0092 [B]

Astronaut Ellen Ochoa

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

When Ellen Ochoa was young, male American astronauts walked on the moon. But girls were not allowed to be astronauts. Girls didn't often study science either—but Ochoa didn't let that stop… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 629.450092 [B]

Astronaut: Life as a Scientist and Engineer in Space

From the Series Get to Work with Science and Technology

Imagine working in a laboratory that's 200 miles above Earth. You perform experiments on microbes, radiation, new types of metals, and even your own body. You travel to work on a spacecraft,… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 629

Astronaut Mae Jemison

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

While watching Star Trek on television as a child, Mae Jemison was certain she would one day visit space. As an adult, she made this dream a reality when she became the first black female… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 629.450092

Astrophysicist and Space Advocate Neil deGrasse Tyson

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever stared into the night sky, full of stars and planets? As a kid, Neil deGrasse Tyson was star-struck when he first visited a planetarium. The universe was calling him. Tyson… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 523.01092

A Style All Her Own

Isabelle Ashley Parker McBride has a style all her own. She wears special outfits for every event, from going to the dentist to having tea, and everyone admires her unique sense of style.… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: [E]

A Summer of Sundays

A sweet middle-grade title about getting lost in a big family and unlikely friendship. Almost-twelve-year-old Sunday Fowler is a middle-of-the-middle child, and it's the absolute worst. Her Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2020

A Super Sticky Mistake: The Story of How Harry Coover Accidentally Invented Super Glue!

Everyone makes mistakes, and Harry Coover is no different. A brilliant scientist, Harry keeps making the same extra-sticky mistake, but he begins to wonder whether it's not such a mistake… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • Dewey: [E]

A Tale of Two Seders

When her parents get divorced, a little girl is worried about many things, including how she will celebrate the Jewish holidays in two different households. The holiday of Passover gives her… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: [E]

A Temperate Forest Food Chain: A Who-Eats-What Adventure in North America

From the Series Follow That Food Chain

Welcome to a North American temperate forest! As you walk along a shady trail, the forest seems cool and quiet. But it is full of life, from a butterfly flitting over a flower to a gray wolf… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 577.3097
Fall 2020 4 titles

Athletes Who Made a Difference — Hardcover Set

From the Series Athletes Who Made a Difference

This graphic nonfiction series presents true sports stories of grit, leadership, and resistance. Dynamic visuals highlight impactful events on and off the field, as legendary athletes inspire Read More →

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

A Tiger Cub Grows Up

From the Series Baby Animals

Tara is a tiger cub. What is it like to grow up in a wild animal park? If you look closely, you will discover how Tara grows from a tiny newborn cub to a pouncing, full-grown tiger there.… Read More →

  • ATOS: 1.8
  • Dewey: 599.756