Grade 5

Two Strikes

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

KaLeah has just moved from Halifax to the small town of Trail, B.C. KaLeah's a natural at baseball, and it's what she loves to do most. But she is excluded and bullied by Nikki and her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • Dewey: [Fic]
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Ugly Kicks

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Ashley Rivera's single mom can't afford to buy her new basketball shoes—she doesn't even have enough for the registration fee when Ashley makes the city basketball team. So Ashley takes on… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • Dewey: [Fic]
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Ultimate Fighting: The Brains and Brawn of Mixed Martial Arts

From the Series Spectacular Sports

What if a boxer and a wrestler fought? Who would win? What if a fighter skilled in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tangled with a foe trained in traditional judo? These were questions that fans of combat… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 796.8

Uncommon Revolutionary: A Story about Thomas Paine

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Thomas Paine believed that American liberty was not only possible but worth dying for. He was dissatisfied with his quiet life until he traveled to the American colonies. There, the cause of… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 320.51'092

Uncovering Earth's Crust

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Do You Dig Earth Science?

The outside layer of our planet is an active place. Earth's crust is always growing and changing. But do you know how Earth's crust forms? And what happens when its plates shift suddenly?… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 551.1'3

Undead Monsters: From Mummies to Zombies

From the Series Monster Mania

For centuries vampires have been known for sleeping in coffins and using their fangs to drink the blood of their victims. Ancient mummies were said to be cursed to come after the living. The… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • Dewey: 001.944

Undercover Operations

From the Series On the Radar: Defend and Protect

The world's security and safety depend on the top-secret agents who carry out undercover operations. Make sure this force is on your radar!Inside you'll find these features:Real-Life… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • ATOS: 7.2
  • Dewey: 327.12

Underneath My Bed: List Poems

From the Series Poetry Adventures

When is a list also a poem? When it's a list poem! List poems can be funny or serious, rhymed or unrhymed. Award-winning author Brian P. Cleary explains how these types of poems work—and… Read More →

  • Dewey: 811/.54

Under, Over, By the Clover: What Is a Preposition?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

In this fun-filled book, playful puns and comical cartoon cats combine to show, not tell, readers what prepositions are all about. Each preposition in the text, like under, over, by the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 420
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 428.2

Understanding Credit

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — How Do We Use Money?

It is easy to spend money when you have a credit card or a loan. But it is also easy to spend or borrow more than you can afford. How can you use credit responsibly? How can you avoid going… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 332.7
Fall 2019 6 titles

Unexplained (Alternator Books ® ) — eBook Set

From the Series Unexplained (Alternator Books ® )

This absorbing series explores high-interest paranormal topics for middle grade readers. From ghostly specters to spontaneous human combustion, each title searches for answers to explain… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $263.94
  • Your Price: $197.96
  • 6 titles
Fall 2019 6 titles

Unexplained (Alternator Books ® ) — Library Bound Set

From the Series Unexplained (Alternator Books ® )

This absorbing series explores high-interest paranormal topics for middle grade readers. From ghostly specters to spontaneous human combustion, each title searches for answers to explain… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $175.92
  • Your Price: $131.94
  • 6 titles
Fall 2019 6 titles

Unexplained (Alternator Books ® ) — Paperback Set

From the Series Unexplained (Alternator Books ® )

This absorbing series explores high-interest paranormal topics for middle grade readers. From ghostly specters to spontaneous human combustion, each title searches for answers to explain… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $59.94
  • Your Price: $56.94
  • 6 titles

Unlikely Pairs: Fun with Famous Works of Art

From the Series Bob Raczka's Art Adventures

Museums have very logical ways of displaying works of art. Usually they group works by artist, by movement, or by time period, so that impressionist works or classical works can be viewed… Read More →

  • Dewey: 750'.1'1
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Fall 2019 4 titles

Unplug with Science Buddies ® — eBook Set

From the Series Unplug with Science Buddies ®

It’s time to turn off your device! This fun, maker-focused series features projects from project database creators Science Buddies® and encourages readers to step away from the screen and… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $170.60
  • Your Price: $127.95
  • 4 titles
Fall 2019 4 titles

Unplug with Science Buddies ® — Library Bound Set

From the Series Unplug with Science Buddies ®

It’s time to turn off your device! This fun, maker-focused series features projects from project database creators Science Buddies® and encourages readers to step away from the screen and… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $111.96
  • Your Price: $83.97
  • 4 titles
Fall 2019 4 titles

Unplug with Science Buddies ® — Paperback Set

From the Series Unplug with Science Buddies ®

It’s time to turn off your device! This fun, maker-focused series features projects from project database creators Science Buddies® and encourages readers to step away from the screen and… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $35.96
  • Your Price: $34.16
  • 4 titles

Until the Cows Come Home: And Other Expressions about Animals

From the Series It's Just an Expression

Hold your horses! Don't let the cat out of the bag. Don't count your chickens before they're hatched. Have you ever heard these crazy expressions? People use them even when there aren't any… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 428.1
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Up Close — Library Bound Set

From the Series Up Close

Discover aspects of this amazing world through curious and fascinating up-close photography! Transform the ordinary into something extraordinary with exciting micro and macro photos. This… Read More →

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

Up from Slavery: An Autobiography

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

In this acclaimed autobiography, Booker T. Washington makes a case for lifting up his race through education. Washington uses his personal story as the example, from his birth to slave… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1260
  • Dewey: 370.92 [B]

Up in the Air: The Story of Bessie Coleman

From the Series Trailblazer Biographies

When she was growing up in Waxahachie, Texas, in the early 1900s, young Bessie Coleman had to do without a lot of things. Because she was black, she went to inferior schools. Because her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • Dewey: 629.13'092

Upland Bird Hunting: Wild Turkey, Pheasant, Grouse, Quail, and More

From the Series Great Outdoors Sports Zone

You've just flushed an upland bird. What do you do next? Hunting upland birds, such as pheasants, quail, and grouse, requires quick thinking and accurate shooting skill. These birds fly away… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 799.2'4

Uranus

From the Series Early Bird Astronomy

Uranus is the seventh planet from the sun and the third largest in the solar system. Along with Jupiter, Saturn, and Neptune, it is classified as a gas giant - the large planets made mostly… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 523.47

Urban Biologist Danielle Lee

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

After earning degrees studying animal behavior, Danielle Lee wanted to share her love of science with young people. Through urban outreach she has brought budding scientists into professional… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 570.92