Grade 5

Walking Sticks and Other Amazing Camouflage

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Animal Superpowers

Did you know that some animals can hide right out in the open? They use camouflage to blend in with their habitat to protect themselves from predators. Some animals can even change how they… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 591.47/2

Walking the Road to Freedom: A Story about Sojourner Truth

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Sojourner Truth was born into slavery in New York in 1797 or 1798. She never knew for sure which year she was born or even whether it was summer or winter. By the time she was a young woman… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 305.5'67'0924

Walk Till You Disappear

Raised a Catholic, when 12-year-old Miguel suddenly learns that his ancestors were Jewish, his world seems to turn upside down. Rushing from the house, he becomes lost in the desert. Captured… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Waluk

Young Waluk is all alone. His mother has abandoned him, as is the way of polar bears, and now he must fend for himself. But he doesn't know much about the world—and unfortunately, his Arctic… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 741.5'946
4 titles

Warriors! — eBook Set

From the Series Warriors!

Warriors! features the most triumphant, fearless, and powerful fighters from around the globe and throughout history, focusing on their lethal weaponry and ruthless tactics. Meet Saladin and… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $170.60
  • Your Price: $127.95
  • 4 titles
4 titles

Warriors! — Paperback Set

From the Series Warriors!

Warriors! features the most triumphant, fearless, and powerful fighters from around the globe and throughout history, focusing on their lethal weaponry and ruthless tactics. Meet Saladin and… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $30.36
  • Your Price: $30.36
  • 4 titles

"Washing Adam's Jeans" and Other Painless Tricks for Memorizing Social Studies Facts

From the Series Adventures in Memory ™

Need a sure-fire way to memorize everything you need to know for your next social studies test? Brian P. Cleary can help! He's made up acronyms, poems, riddles, songs, raps, and more to help… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • Dewey: 300.71

Was There Really a Gunfight at the O.K. Corral?: And Other Questions about the Wild West

From the Series Is That a Fact?

Villains in the Wild West tied their victims to railroad tracks. Native Americans had a use for every part of the buffalo they hunted. The West had haunted ghost towns. You may have heard… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 978'.02

Waterfowl Hunting: Duck, Goose, and More

From the Series Great Outdoors Sports Zone

It's early morning, and you're in your blind waiting for ducks or geese to fly near. Soon, a small flock appears. You get ready to take your shot. Hunting waterfowl requires good eyesight and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 799.2'44

Waterways

From the Series Vanishing from

Chinese egrets, humpback whales, Chinook salmon, and manatees might seem to have little in common, but they do--they are all close to extinction. They, and several other animals, have… Read More →

  • Dewey: 591.76
Spring 2021

Waves of Mystery

From the Series Scoop McLaren

Feisty detective editor, Scoop McLaren, is back and this time the mystery has her sailing into uncharted waters! When Scoop's childhood friend Fletcher enters the Higgity Harbor top surfing… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

Wayne Gretzky

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

Think you know all there is to know about Wayne Gretzky? Well, did you know that: He started playing hockey professionally at age seventeen? He scored at least one goal in each of the first… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 796.962092
3 titles

Way-Too-Real Aliens — Audisee®—Fluent Set

From the Series Way-Too-Real Aliens

Middle-grade and reluctant older readers will have fun reading this series about Josh, a young writer who learns that the alien worlds and creatures from his stories actually exist. Josh and… Read More →

  • Audisee®—Fluent
  • List Price: $159.96
  • Your Price: $119.97
  • 3 titles
3 titles

Way-Too-Real Aliens — eBook Set

From the Series Way-Too-Real Aliens

Middle-grade and reluctant older readers will have fun reading this series about Josh, a young writer who learns that the alien worlds and creatures from his stories actually exist. Josh and… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $71.97
  • Your Price: $53.98
  • 3 titles

Weather and Climate through Infographics

From the Series Super Science Infographics

Trying to breeze through weather and climate facts just might cause a brain freeze! You're showered with details about extreme temperatures (Earth's record high is 134°F and record low is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 551.6

Weather in 30 Seconds

From the Series Kids 30 Seconds

This book takes readers on a whirlwind tour of our planet's weather and climate, with explanatory artworks, exciting mini-missions and quick, bite-sized summaries to guide and inform them. 30… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 500
Fall 2020

Weird and Wonderful Sharks

From the Series In Focus: Sharks

From the cookie-cutter shark to the megamouth shark, this book reveals amazing facts about the ocean's top predators. With amazing, up-close photographs and jaw-dropping facts, learn all… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990

Weird Jobs

From the Series No Way!

Sniffing armpits. Scuba diving for golf balls. Building secret passageways. For some lucky people, these strange tasks are all in a day's work. Want to learn about the men and women who… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 331.702

Weird & Wonderful Science Experiments Volume 4: The World Around Us: Get dirty outdoors, test your brain, and more!

From the Series Weird & Wonderful Science

Volume 4 of the ultimate lab series for kids! Each of the experiments features safety precautions, materials needed, step-by-step instructions with illustrations, fun facts, and ways to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 508.7

Welcome to the Tribe!: Book 1

From the Series Tib & Tumtum

All of the grownups in Tib's prehistoric tribe know that the dinosaurs disappeared ages ago. So of course they don't believe that Tib has made friends with one. But Tumtum the dinosaur is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: 741.5'944

We'll Race You, Henry: A Story about Henry Ford

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Henry Ford loved mechanical things: springs and gears, cogs and wheels, and things that clicked and ticked and turned. One hot summer day in 1876, Henry and his father were riding to Detroit… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 338.7'6292'0924

Were Early Computers Really the Size of a School Bus?: And Other Questions about Inventions

From the Series Is That a Fact?

Henry Ford invented the automobile. The first video game was created in a science research lab. A melted candy bar inspired the invention of microwave ovens. You may have heard these beliefs… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 600

Were Potato Chips Really Invented by an Angry Chef?: And Other Questions about Food

From the Series Is That a Fact?

Adding salt to water makes it boil faster. Eating turkey makes you sleepy. Organic food is best for the environment. You may have heard these common sayings and beliefs before. But are they… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 641.3

We're the Center of the Universe!: Science's Biggest Mistakes about Astronomy and Physics

From the Series Science Gets It Wrong

Does the universe circle around Earth? Do creatures live on the sun? Can you tell the future by looking at the stars? At one time, science supported wild notions like these! But later studies… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 520