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Grade 6

"Miss Pell Would Never Misspell" and Other Painless Tricks for Memorizing How to Spell and Use Wily Words

Grade 4 - Grade 6

Need a fail-proof way to memorize everything you need to know for your next spelling test? Brian P. Cleary can help! He's made up oodles of clever sayings to help those wily words stick in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • Dewey: 428.1

"Mrs. Riley Bought Five Itchy Aardvarks" and Other Painless Tricks for Memorizing Science Facts

Grade 4 - Grade 6

They say elephants never forget. Once you read this book, neither will you! Brian P. Cleary has tips for tackling all types of tricky science facts. This book is bursting with acrostics… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 372.35'044

"Super-Hungry Mice Eat Onions" and Other Painless Tricks for Memorizing Geography Facts

Grade 4 - Grade 6

How in the world will you memorize everything you need to know for your next geography test? Brian P. Cleary can help! He’s made up acronyms, poems, riddles, songs, and more to help those… Read More →

  • Dewey: 910

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

Grade 4 - Grade 6

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
Spring 2019

100 Most Awesome Things on the Planet

Grade 5 - Grade 8

This fun, fact-filled book allows you to explore the most awesome natural, and man-made, sights and experiences on our planet. You'll find mind-boggling mountains and caves, giant waterfalls… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
Spring 2019

100 Most Dangerous Things on the Planet

Grade 5 - Grade 8

Learn how to face and survive the most disastrous things that could possibly happen! From terrifying natural disasters to dangerous weather, from getting lost in the wild to fighting off… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
Spring 2019

100 Most Disgusting Things on the Planet

Grade 5 - Grade 8

Can you face the most disgusting things the world has to offer? From nauseating foods and revolting habits to jungle crawlers and stomach worms, this is your ultimate guide to maggots, giant… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
Spring 2019

100 Most Feared Creatures on the Planet

Grade 5 - Grade 8

Dare to discover the world's most ferocious creatures and uncover the deadliest of facts. How does the slender deep-sea gulper swallow prey twice its size? Who sprays acid-filled blood from… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
Spring 2019

25 Fun Things to Do for Your Neighbors

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Engage with the people in your community through 25 activities and projects designed to get you out into your neighborhood. Clean a neighbor's car, walk a dog, organize a block party, clean… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
Spring 2019

25 Fun Things to Do on a Rainy Day

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Expand the world inside without turning on a screen even on a rainy day. Twenty-five projects and activities will keep readers occupied as they make a comic book, learn sign language basics… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • Dewey: 793
Spring 2019

25 Fun Things to Do Outside

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Get ready to explore nature and get outside. Readers will discover 25 activities and projects to do in their backyard and beyond. Plan and eat a picnic, paint like Pollock, find the Great… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • Dewey: 796.083
Spring 2019

25 Fun Things to Do with Your Friends and Family

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Turn off the screens and reconnect in real life with friends and family. Readers will be inspired to host a tea party, draw a family tree, interview interesting people, and save the planet… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • Dewey: 790.1/91

26 Tips for Surviving Grade 6

Grade 5 - Grade 7

Forget social studies, math, and science—this hilarious novel is about surviving some of the real problems tween girls face in the sixth grade. Honest and heartwarming, the story follows… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • Dewey: [Fic]

28 Tricks for a Fearless Grade 6

Grade 5 - Grade 7

Dave Davidson's heart is in the right place. He believes it's his mission to cure his friends of their fears. But his solutions are hare-brained at best and often come with unintended and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: [Fic]

50 American Heroes Every Kid Should Meet, 3rd Edition

Grade 6 - Grade 12

Heroes come in all sizes, colors, and ages, and 50 American Heroes Every Kid Should Meet (2nd Revised Edition) introduces readers to a diverse cast of great Americans. The remarkable stories… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 7.4
  • Dewey: 920.073

A Book is a Book

Kindergarten - Grade 12

Ask a child "What is a book?" and you may get some unexpected answers - like those included in this whimsically philosophical tribute to reading. Lovely to share with a child, and a perfect… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Boy Named Beckoning: The True Story of Dr. Carlos Montezuma, Native American Hero

Grade 3 - Grade 6

This story reveals the remarkable life of a Native American boy named Wassaja, or "Beckoning," who was kidnapped from his Yavapai tribe and sold as a slave. Adopted by an Italian photographer… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 970.004'97
Fall 2018

A Calf Named Brian Higgins: An Adventure in Rural Kenya

Grade 4 - Grade 7

Thirteen-year-old Hannah Higgins is convinced her summer is ruined when she is forced to travel to Africa and work in a remote village in Kenya with her mom and uncle. Never having been to a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas

Grade 5 - Grade 12

One night, the old money-lender Ebenezer Scrooge receives four visitors. The first is the ghost of his business partner, Jacob Marley, who warns Scrooge of the night ahead. The next three… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 800

A Cut Too Far

Grade 6 - Grade 12

I may be in trouble...but there's more to my… School has never been fun for Chace. Because of his huge jaw and crooked teeth, he rarely gets through a day of classes without bullies lik Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Dangerous Magic

Grade 5 - Grade 12

Fifteen-year-old Frank Sampson has a hard time following the rules. He's smart-mouthed and not so good with people. He also happens to be a highly gifted forensic sorcerer. So when the Bishop… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Fairy-Tale Life: A Story about Hans Christian Anderson

Grade 4 - Grade 8

Young Hans Christian knew how life should be--just like a fairy tale. But, while he was growing up in Odense, Denmark, his life didn't seem much like a fairy tale. Although everyone was… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 839.8'136

A Family Haggadah II - Large Print Edition, 2nd Edition

Preschool - Grade 12

Features new commentary and discussion questions for pre-teens through adult, and a full birkat hamazon (blessing after the meal). The large-print edition is ideal for seder leaders, senior… Read More →

A Goal in Sight

Grade 4 - Grade 8

Aiden is the roughest player on his Calgary hockey team, as likely to be in the penalty box as on the… When he hits another player after a game, however, he's charged with assault and sen Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • Dewey: [Fic]