Grade 5

World War II Spies and Secret Agents

From the Series Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ® )

Under cover and in secret during World War II, Allied spies and secret agents worked behind the scenes to send messages, take pictures, and find out about the enemy's plans. These spies broke… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 940.54/860922

Wounded Brains: True Survival Stories

From the Series Powerful Medicine

• A triathlon athlete has part of her skull removed to relieve the pressure on her injured brain after a car accident. • A soldier, wounded by a mortar explosion in Iraq, works with doctors… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 617.4'81044

Write and Record Your Own Songs

From the Series Digital Makers (Alternator Books ® )

Perhaps you've always dreamed about performing your music for others. Grab a mic and let's get going! Share your music with family, friends, or even the whole world by writing a song and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • Dewey: 782.42/13

Write and Revise Your Project

From the Series Info Wise

You're ready to write your research paper or presentation. Learn how to create a convincing argument, support your opinions using facts and figures from reliable sources, and edit and revise… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 371.30281

Writer of the Plains: A Story about Willa Cather

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

From the time she was a young child, Willa Cather had a gift with words and she loved stories. As a child on the Nebraska prairie, she heard many stories from her neighbors, many of them… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 813'.52

Writing for Freedom: A Story about Lydia Maria Child

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Lydia Maria Child grew up in the 1800s reading countless books. She defied the idea that girls weren't supposed to fill their minds with ideas and stories. They weren't supposed to write… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 818'.309

Written in Bone: Buried Lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland

Bright white teeth. Straight leg bones. Awkwardly contorted arm bones. On a hot summer day in 2005, Dr. Douglas Owsley of the Smithsonian Institution peered into an excavated grave, carefully… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1140
  • ATOS: 9.0
  • Dewey: 614'.17

Yao Ming, 2nd Edition

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

Yao Ming is a force on the basketball court. The center, born in Shanghai, China, towers over opponents at 7-foot-6. His strength, agility, and hard work have made him one of the most… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 796.323092

Yellowstone: America's First National Park

From the Series Core Content Social Studies — Let's Celebrate America

As the flagship of the National Park Service, Yellowstone National Park has a special place in the hearts and minds of conservationists. Thanks to the leadership of far-sighted President… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • Dewey: 978.7

Yom Kippur: A Family Service

A creative and affordable prayer book built around concepts of tefillah (prayer), teshuvah (repentance), and tzedakah (sharing). Services include readings to challenge older children and… Read More →

  • Dewey: 296.4'32

Your Cat's Superhero Skills

From the Series It's a Fact: Real Life Reads

Kitty may look like a fluffy, purring bundle of fur, but beneath that cuddly exterior lurks a skillful predator with incredible senses of hearing, sight, and smell. A predator with the grace… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 636

Your Circulatory System

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — How Does Your Body Work?

The circulatory system is made up of the heart, the blood, and strong tubes called blood vessels. But what does the circulatory system do? And how do its parts work together to keep your body… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 612.1

Your Digestive System

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — How Does Your Body Work?

The digestive system is made up of the tongue, the esophagus, the stomach, the intestines, and other parts. But what does the digestive system do? And how do its parts work together to keep… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 612.3
4 titles

You're in Business! — eBook Set

From the Series You're in Business!

For kids too old for a lemonade stand and too young for most service-industry jobs, this series offers an abundance of money-making ideas just right for middle schoolers and junior high… Read More →

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

You're the Chef — eBook Set

From the Series You're the Chef

You’re the Chef is a fun, basic cooking series for beginning cooks. Simple recipes are presented with illustrated step-by-step instructions and a photograph of each finished dish. The focus… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $479.88
  • Your Price: $359.91
  • 12 titles

Your Head Shape Reveals Your Personality!: Science's Biggest Mistakes about the Human Body

From the Series Science Gets It Wrong

Do your eyes send out light like headlights? Does your liver create blood? Do bumps on your head tell what's inside your brain? At one time, science supported wild notions like these! But… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 610.9

Your Muscular System

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — How Does Your Body Work?

The muscular system is made up of three different kinds of muscles: skeletal muscles, smooth muscle, and heart muscle. But what does each kind of muscle do? And where in the body are they… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 612.7

Your Nervous System

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — How Does Your Body Work?

The nervous system is made up of the brain, the nerves, and the spinal cord. But what does the nervous system do? And how do its parts work together to help your body function? Explore the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 612.8

Your Respiratory System

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — How Does Your Body Work?

The respiratory system is made up of the nose, the throat, the lungs, and other parts. But what does the respiratory system do? And how do its parts work together to keep your body healthy?… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 612.2

Your Skeletal System

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — How Does Your Body Work?

The skeletal system is made up of about two hundred and six bones. But what exactly is a bone? And how do bones help your body function? Explore the skeletal system in this engaging and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 611'.71

YouTube Founders Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, and Jawed Karim

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever watched a home video that went viral on the Internet? Then you've probably heard of the company YouTube. YouTube was created by Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, and Jawed Karim in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 384.3'3

You've Got Spirit!: Cheers, Chants, Tips, and Tricks Every Cheerleader Needs to Know

Gooooooo team! Do you want to learn more about cheerleading? Or are you already a cheerleader? Either way, this is the book for you! You'll find tips about everything from cheer gear and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 791.6'4

You Will Call Me Drog

Parker is a normal sixth grader—or he was normal before the puppet. It’s just an old hand puppet, sticking out of a garbage can, and even though Parker’s best friend says leave it, Parker… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Yummy Soup and Salad Recipes

From the Series You're the Chef

Are you ready to cook up some yummy soups and salads? You can be the chef with these easy-to-follow recipes for dishes such as chicken wonton soup, fruity dessert soup, crunchy taco salad… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • Dewey: 641.81'3