Grade 5

A Journey with Henry Hudson

From the Series Primary Source Explorers

In 1607 Henry Hudson set sail in search of the Northwest Passage. He turned up empty-handed after two attempts. The following year, the Dutch East India Company hired him to find the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • Dewey: 910.92

A Journey with Hernán Cortés

From the Series Primary Source Explorers

In 1504 Hernán Cortés left Spain for the Caribbean. Once there, he was given land, a home, and a good job. Eventually, he was given the opportunity to explore Mexico, which led to his… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: 972.02092

A Journey with Juan Ponce de León

From the Series Primary Source Explorers

In 1493 Juan Ponce de León joined Christopher Columbus on his second voyage to the New World. Thus began a lifetime of exploration for Ponce de León, who traveled to Puerto Rico in 1506, the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • Dewey: 910.92

A Journey with Sieur de La Salle

From the Series Primary Source Explorers

In 1666 Sieur de La Salle left France and sailed across the Atlantic Ocean to New France, a colony in present-day Canada. He wanted to explore new lands and even sail to China. On La Salle's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • Dewey: 910.92 [B]

A King's Guide

From the Series How-To Guides for Fiendish Rulers

I am a powerful medieval king. I have an impressive castle, I like to be entertained by music and jesters, and I'm not afraid of an intense battle. But being a king isn't easy. There are a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 321/.60940902
Fall 2020

A Lasting Impact

From the Series COVID-19

In early 2020, the United States lost about 25 billion dollars a day during the economic shutdown caused by COVID-19. Millions of people lost their jobs as thousands of businesses shut down… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • Dewey: 616.2/414

Albania in Pictures

From the Series Visual Geography Series, Second Series

Albania maintains a distinct national identity despite a violent history of many different ruling groups. In one of Europe's poorest nations, resourceful Albanians fight harsh terrain to make… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.2
  • Dewey: 949.65

Albert Einstein and the Theory of Relativity

From the Series Graphic Science Biographies

Albert Einstein's restless intelligence drove him to ponder the biggest topics the universe has to offer: light, time, mass, energy, and more. His conclusions changed the way people thought… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • Dewey: 530.092 [B]

Albert Einstein: Relativity Rock Star

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Albert Einstein rewrote the rules of physics and changed how scientists see space and time forever. Learn how a boy who struggled in school became one of history's most renowned scientists. Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 530.092 [B]

Alexander Hamilton: The Story of a Statesman

From the Series Gateway Biographies

A founder of the United States turned cultural phenomenon thanks to the hit Broadway musical Hamilton, Alexander Hamilton helped create American democracy. Follow his story from orphaned… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 973.4092 [B]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Political Headliner

From the Series Gateway Biographies

American politician Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the youngest woman ever to serve in the US Congress. Learn about her young life, her work as an activist, and her career in the House of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • ATOS: 6.8
  • Dewey: 328.73/092 [B]

Alex Morgan

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

Alex Morgan plays for the US National Team and for the Orlando Pride of the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL). She is one of the top 10 goal scorers in US women's soccer history and won… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 796.334092 [B]

Alex Morgan

From the Series Amazing Athletes

When Alex Morgan was eight years old, she dreamed of becoming an Olympian. In 2012, that dream came true when she helped the United States Women's National Team (USWNT) win the soccer gold… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 796.334092

Alex Ovechkin

From the Series Amazing Athletes

When Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin entered the NHL for the 2005-2006 season, he didn’t waste any time. He immediately became one of the game’s best players. Alex scored 52 goals… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 796.962092

Alex Ovechkin

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

Alex Ovechkin is a hockey star for the Washington Capitals. Since entering the league in 2005, Ovechkin has led the National Hockey League (NHL) in goals seven times. He is a seven-time… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 796.962092 [B]

Alex Rodriguez, 2nd Edition

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

Alex Rodriguez was born in New York City, only a few miles from Yankee Stadium. He grew up in the Dominican Republic and Miami, Florida, playing baseball whenever he could. Since he was… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 796.357'092

Alex vs. the Four-Headed Gargantuan

From the Series Lorimer Illustrated Humor

Alex gets a paper route, dreaming of the money he will make and how he will spend it. But it's more work than he bargained for. Not only does he have to figure out how much money he gets to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Ali Baba: Fooling the Forty Thieves [An Arabian Tale]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

From the pages of Arabian Nights comes an amazing tale of chance and adventure. Ali Baba, a poor man who makes his living selling wood, stumbles upon a secret cave where 40 bandits have been… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 398'.352

A Library Story: Building a New Central Library

What do a children’s librarian, a city council member, a construction worker, and a world-famous architect have in common? They all worked together to create an amazing place: a public… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 727'.8'09776579

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Bored with reading a book with no pictures, Alice looks up and sees a white rabbit in a waistcoat. Curious, she follows. Tumbling down a rabbit hole after him, Alice leaves the rational world… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 7.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]
6 titles

Alien Agent — Audisee®—Fluent Set

From the Series Alien Agent

Middle-grade and reluctant older readers will have fun reading the series about Zack, a young, likable boy who considers himself quite ordinary, until he finds out he’s really an Alien Agent… Read More →

  • Audisee®—Fluent
  • List Price: $279.90
  • Your Price: $209.93
  • 6 titles

Alien Contact

From the Series Alien Agent

Most humans know that scientists are combing outer space for evidence of intelligent life in the universe. And most aliens know that the Galactic Union has been diligently jamming those… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Alien Encounter

From the Series Alien Agent

Zack’s back at work again, as an Alien Agent. His assignment: find an alien kid who hijacked a spaceship to Roswell, New Mexico. Sound easy? Not quite. Because Zack’s dad is going too. And he’ Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Alien Envoy

From the Series Alien Agent

Alien Agent Zack Gaither has spent his whole life on planet Earth. His assignment: to protect humans from the knowledge of life on other planets. Finally, the time is right, and Zack has the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]