Grade 5

Voice of Freedom: A Story about Frederick Douglass

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Born a slave, Frederick Douglass grew up facing hunger, hard work, and terrible beatings. After overhearing that reading was the key to freedom, Frederick became determined to learn to read… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 973.8'092

Voice of the Paiutes: A Story about Sarah Winnemucca

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Sarah Winnemucca, a Northern Plains Indian, lived in the last half of the nineteenth century when white settlers were moving west into land the Paiutes had inhabited for thousands of years… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 979.004'9745769'0092

Volcanoes

From the Series Early Bird Earth Science

This book introduces young readers to volcanoes—what they are, how they form, and how they affect people. Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 551.21

Von Miller

From the Series Sports All-Stars (Lerner ™ Sports)

Von Miller is a talented football player for the Denver Broncos. He was selected by the Broncos as the second overall pick in the 2011 National Football League (NFL) Draft, and he's been a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 796.332092 [B]

Wacky Inventions of the Future: Weird inventions that seem too crazy to be real!

From the Series Wacky Things

Have you ever heard of armpit air conditioners? Or a toilet paper hat? Wacky Inventions Throughout History describes some of the wackiest inventions that seem too crazy to be true—but are!… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 600

Wacky Inventions Throughout History: Weird inventions that seem too crazy to be real!

From the Series Wacky Things

Have you ever heard of a bike TV? Or a bird diaper? Wacky Inventions Throughout History describes some of the wackiest inventions that seem too crazy to be true—but are! Whether useful… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 600

Wacky Sports

From the Series No Way!

Sure, you know baseball, soccer, and basketball. But have you heard about kiiking, the Estonian swinging competition? Or chess boxing, the perfect combination of brains and brawn? What about… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 796

Wacky Things About Animals—Volume 1: Weird and amazing animal facts!

From the Series Wacky Things

Young animal lovers will delight in all the crazy things animals do that seem too crazy to believe, but are really true! This book describes real animals and their wacky quirks, whether… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 590

Wacky Things About Animals—Volume 2: Weird and amazing animal facts!

From the Series Wacky Things

Young animal lovers will delight in all the crazy things animals do that seem too crazy to believe, but are really true! This book describes real animals and their wacky quirks, whether… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 590

Wacky Things About the Human Body: Weird and amazing facts about our bodies!

From the Series Wacky Things

Did you know that a sneeze moves at about 100 mph? These unbelievably weird things about the human body seem too crazy to be true, but are! Whether amazing, silly, or just plain gross, these… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 612

Wacky Things Humans Do: Weird and amazing facts about our bodies!

From the Series Wacky Things

Did you know that an average person sheds up to 500 million skin cells a day? These unbelievably weird things about the human body that seem too crazy to be true, but are! Whether amazing… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 612
8 titles

Wacky Things — Library Bound Set

From the Series Wacky Things

With this series, readers will discover the weirdest and wackiest things from inventions throughout time to the human body and its functions. Some are gross, some are funny, and some are… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $223.92
  • Your Price: $167.94
  • 8 titles

Wacky Things Pets Do—Volume 1: Weird and amazing things pets do!

From the Series Wacky Things

Young pet lovers will delight in all the crazy things that their pets do that seem to crazy to believe, but are really true! This book describes some of our pets' wacky quirks, whether… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 636.088/7

Wacky Things Pets Do—Volume 2: Weird and amazing things pets do!

From the Series Wacky Things

Young pet lovers will delight in all the crazy things that their pets do that seem to crazy to believe, but are really true! This book describes some of our pets' wacky quirks, whether… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 636.088/7
4 titles

Wacky Things Spring 2019 New Releases — Library Bound Set

From the Series Wacky Things

With this series, readers will discover the weirdest and wackiest things from inventions throughout time to the human body and its functions. Some are gross, some are funny, and some are… Read More →

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

Wake Up, Spring: Book 1

From the Series Hotel Strange

The calendar says it's spring, but winter weather won't end. What's happening? The quirky residents of Hotel Strange go on a quest to find out. Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • ATOS: 2.1
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

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
Fall 2019

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
  • Temporarily out of stock
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"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