Grade 5

US Culture through Infographics

From the Series Super Social Studies Infographics

Exploring the culture of the United States can be exhausting! You need to know about popular national pastimes (from ball fields to Broadway stages), different ethnic backgrounds of Americans… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • Dewey: 306.0973

US Geography through Infographics

From the Series Super Social Studies Infographics

Navigating US geography can leave you feeling lost and all over the map. You need to know about all 50 states (Wisconsin has more than 600 kinds of cheese!), different landscapes and climates… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 917.3

US Government through Infographics

From the Series Super Social Studies Infographics

Trying to comprehend the US government can almost make your mind shut down. You need to understand how it stacks up to governments around the world (from democracy to dictatorship), how… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 320.473

US History through Infographics

From the Series Super Social Studies Infographics

Wrapping your head around centuries of American history can make you dizzy. You need to know about the land (828,000 acres from the Louisiana Purchase alone), the people (from the earliest… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 973

Using Climate Maps

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What Do You Know about Maps?

Ever wonder which states are the cloudiest? Or what city gets the most snow? Climate maps can tell you. They show average weather conditions—in your neighborhood, around the world, or even on… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 912.01/4

Using Economic and Resource Maps

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What Do You Know about Maps?

Ever wonder what crops grow in North Carolina? Or which state park is nearest to your home? Economic and resource maps show what natural resources are in a place and how people in that place… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 912.01/4

Using Physical Maps

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What Do You Know about Maps?

Have you ever wondered which countries have the most lakes? Or where the highest point in your state is? Physical maps show landscape features. They also often show land elevation, or how… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 912.01/4

Using Political Maps

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What Do You Know about Maps?

Ever wonder what the capital of Alaska is? Or how many states share a border with New York? Political maps show state and national boundaries. They include major cities and places created by… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 912.01/4

Using Road Maps and GPS

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What Do You Know about Maps?

Ever wonder what route would get you from coast to coast the fastest? Or where to find camping spots on a road trip? Road maps and GPS give details about routes and sites. But how do you… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 910.285

Using Topographic Maps

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What Do You Know about Maps?

Want to know just how tall Mount Everest is? Or what the city of Denver's elevation is? Then look at a topographic map! These maps use lines to show the height and shape of Earth's surface… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 912.01/4

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

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


Saville hates sewing. How can she not when her father, the Tailor, loves his bolts of velvet and silk far more than he's ever loved her? Yet, when he is struck ill shortly after they arrive… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Vampire Hunt: Book 7

From the Series Twisted Journeys ®

Vampire hunters are creeping through an ancient castle with garlic, stakes, and holy water—hunting for you! Every Twisted Journeys® graphic novel lets YOU control the action by choosing which… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

Vampires on the Run: A Quinnie Boyd Mystery

From the Series Quinnie Boyd Mysteries

In the months after Quinnie Boyd cracked the mystery of her missing teacher, she expected life in her small Maine town to snap back to normal. But two writers from New York City have arrived… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Vapor, Rain, and Snow: The Science of Clouds and Precipitation

From the Series Weatherwise

How does a cloud form? When is the best time to see a rainbow in the sky? Why do ice cubes shrink in the freezer? The answers to these questions all involve water. So do the reasons why… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 551.57'6

Vegetarian Cooking around the World

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

With savory vegetarian recipes from around the world, this versatile cookbook provides a wealth of dishes that are exciting, easy-to-prepare, and delicious. Take a taste-filled trip to… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.2
  • Dewey: 641.5'636


Beware! Poisonous things are all around you. Author Marilyn Singer brings kids the coolest info on creatures that can harm or even kill with a bite or sting Read More →

  • Lexile: 1100
  • ATOS: 7.8
  • Dewey: 592


From the Series Early Bird Astronomy

This book describes Venus, the second planet from the Sun. The text discusses Venus' distinguishing characteristics, its position in the solar system, its composition and atmospheric… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 523.42

Venus & Serena Williams, 3rd Edition

From the Series Amazing Athletes

The Williams sisters have been close since growing up together on the tough streets of southern California. But when Venus and Serena face each other on the tennis court, they each play to… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 796.3420922

Vertical Takeoff Aircraft: From Drones to Jump Jets

From the Series Feats of Flight

Action-packed photos and engaging text explore the varied world of vertical takeoff aircraft, from jump jets launching off a ski jump on an aircraft carrier in the middle of the ocean to the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • Dewey: 629.133/35

Victoria Justice: Television's It Girl

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You may know that Victoria Justice rose to fame on the hit Nickelodeon TV show Victorious. But did you know that she: • is a talented model in addition to being a great actor and singer? •… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 791.4502'8092
Fall 2020 4 titles

Vidcode Coding Hacks — Library Bound Set

From the Series Vidcode Coding Hacks

Readers learn how to code with quick, customizable projects! Create filters and memes, use special effects, animate stories, and more while learning important building blocks of code. Page… Read More →

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

Viper Attack

From the Series Mission Alert

Tom and Zilla go undercover to protect a classmate who's being targeted by kidnappers. He's the son of an important physician with powerful enemies. But can Tom and Zilla keep him safe… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]