Grade 3

Benedict Arnold: Hero or Enemy Spy?

From the Series Hidden History — Spies

He was popular with his troops. And he was such a good soldier that Benedict Arnold became a major general in the Colonial Army. So how did a Revolutionary hero become known as one of the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 973.3092

Ben Franklin's Big Shock

From the Series On My Own Science

Describes Ben Franklin’s interest in and experiments with electricity, what he learned about electricity, and his famous experiment with lightning. Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 537'.078

Benjamin and the Silver Goblet

Drought has come to Canaan and Jacob’s sons must travel to Egypt to look for food, including youngest son Benjamin. Their brother Joseph, now governor of the land, wonders if his brothers… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 222'.1109505

Benjamin Banneker

From the Series History Maker Biographies

True or False? Benjamin Banneker used a telescope and mathematics to predict a solar eclipse. True! In 1789, Banneker calculated when the moon would pass between the earth and sun. And he did… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 520.92

Benjamin Banneker: Pioneering Scientist

From the Series On My Own Biography

Gazing up at the stars, Benjamin Banneker longed to understand how and why things worked as they did. In a time when most black Americans were slaves, Banneker lived a life of freedom and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 520'.92

Benjamin Brown and the Great Steamboat Race

From the Series History Speaks: Picture Books Plus Reader's Theater

In the summer of 1870, Thomas Leathers was captain of the Natchez. Captain Leathers believed it was the fastest steamboat on the Mississippi River. Captain Cannon of the Robert E. Lee offered… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 797.12'5

Benno and the Night of Broken Glass

A neighborhood cat observes the changes in German and Jewish families in Berlin during the period leading up to Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass. This cat's-eye view introduces the… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [E]

Bessie Coleman: Daring to Fly

From the Series On My Own Biography

High in the sky, Bessie Coleman could soar like a bird. She was free--at least until she landed. As a black woman in the 1920s, she wasn't allowed to learn how to fly. Forced to travel to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 629.13'092

Beware the Mighty Bitey

Deep in the jungle, in the still waters of the Nippy Pool, listening, lurking, waiting, live the Mighty Bitey Piranhas! Mouse, Goat, and Bear are on their way to Cougar's party and offer to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: [E]

Beyoncé: R & B Superstar

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You may know that Beyoncé is a gifted R & B star who has made a splash in the worlds of music, dance, and acting. But did you know that Beyoncé: • was super shy as a child, yet she loved… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 782.42164092

Bicycling to the Moon

Purdy the cat and Barker the dog live together in a sky-blue house on a hill. But while the two friends share a house, they are as different as cat and dog can be. Purdy has big dreams, while… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Big Game Jitters

From the Series The Secret Games of Maximus Todd

This fast-paced, humorous story for early readers features Maximus Todd, the kid with big fidgety, wiggly problems. Max's soccer team has a chance to defeat their rivals, but then a case of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 813'.6
Fall 2019

Big Hero 6 Idea Lab

From the Series Disney STEAM Projects

Explore fun science, technology, engineering, art, and math projects inspired by Big Hero 6. Make a colorful spinning disc, learn how to bounce bubbles, create a laser rainbow, and so much… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 745.5

Big Rigs on the Move

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Vroom-Vroom

It hauls heavy cargo. It travels long distances. This big rig is on the move! What kind of cargo do big rigs carry? And how do big rig drivers talk to one another? Read this book to find out!… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: 629.224

Biomes of North America — Paperback Set

From the Series Biomes of North America


Kids can grab their notebooks and take a virtual tour through each biome, exploring the life cycles of plants and animals through this highly visual, unique series. Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $53.94
  • Your Price: $51.24
  • 6 titles


From the Series Three-Story Books

Look out! A bird escapes from its cage and flies out the window. A napping cat wakes up hungry and tries to catch a snack. A dog stands guard in his backyard, ready to bark at anything that… Read More →

  • Dewey: 741.5'973
Fall 2019


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 odd hairy… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 4.3
Fall 2019

Birds—Field Guide & Drawing Book: Learn how to identify and draw birds from the great outdoors!

From the Series Ranger Rick's Wildlife Around Us

With Birds: Field Guide & Drawing Book, you can learn more about these wild animals and become a naturalist-in-training! In this book you will find the habitat, diet, and common behaviors… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • Dewey: 333.95/816

Birthday Rules

When it comes to birthdays, no one knows how to party like Percy! Just follow his simple rules—like #2 "Happy times call for happy measures" and #9 "Be careful what you wish for"—to make the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: [E]

Bizarre Vehicles

From the Series No Way!

Can you imagine traveling to school in a flying saucer? What about on a bike-like contraption that looks like a giant donut? People invent all kinds of interesting ways to get around. Some… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 629.04'6

Black Beans and Lamb, Poached Eggs and Ham, 2nd Edition: What Is in the Protein Foods Group?

From the Series Food Is CATegorical ™

What is in the protein foods group? Hamburgers, turkey, tuna, peanuts, and much more. Brian P. Cleary's goofy verse and Martin Goneau's humorous illustrations give young readers oodles of… Read More →

  • Dewey: 600

Black Beans and Lamb, Poached Eggs and Ham: What Is in the Meat and Beans Group?

From the Series Food Is CATegorical ™

What is in the meat and beans group? Hamburgers, turkey, tuna, peanuts, and much more. Brian P. Cleary's goofy verse and Martin Goneau's humorous illustrations give young readers oodles of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 641.3'06

Black Beauty

Black Beauty's story improved the lives of horses all over the world. Seen through his own eyes, young horse lovers will be swept up in his incredible journey from a peaceful paddock to the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • Dewey: [E]

Blackberry Stew

Hope is sad and angry that her Grandpa Jack has passed away. As she and Aunt Poogee sit on the porch sharing memories of the special times they shared with Grandpa Jack, Hope learns one of… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: [E]