Kindergarten

The Story of Milk: It Starts with Grass

From the Series Step by Step

Where does milk come from? Cows eat grass. They make milk in their bodies. Next a farmer uses a machine to take milk from the cows. Then what happens? Follow the story of milk step by step. Read More →

  • Lexile: 130
  • Dewey: 636.2/142

The Story of Peanut Butter: It Starts with Peanuts

From the Series Step by Step

How does a peanut become creamy peanut butter? A farmer grows peanuts. The sun dries the plants. The peanuts are picked and sorted. Machines remove shells. Follow the process step by step as… Read More →

  • Lexile: 240
  • Dewey: 664/.8056596

The Story of Salt: It Starts with the Sea

From the Series Step by Step

How does salt go from the sea to flavoring your food? Workers pump seawater into ponds. Salt crystals form as the water dries up. See what happens step by step in the process of making salt. Read More →

  • Lexile: 290
  • Dewey: 664.4
Fall 2021

The Story of Syrup: It Starts with a Maple Tree

From the Series Step by Step

From the trunk of a maple tree to the syrup on a stack of pancakes, discover how this sweet treat is made through leveled text and detailed photos. Read More →

  • Lexile: 260
  • Dewey: 664/.132

The Sunflower Sword

In a land filled with fire and smoke and endless fighting, where knights fight dragons, there lives a little knight who wants to be big like the others, and fight like the others, and have a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [E]

The Sunrise Band: Cooperating

From the Series Funny Bone Readers ™ — Being a Friend

Owl and Lizard are as different as night and day. Can they work out their differences and band together? Concept: Cooperating. Book features: Big Words and Big Questions; original illustrations. Read More →

  • Lexile: 450
  • ATOS: 2.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Sun Shines Everywhere

From the Series Let's Look at Weather (Pull Ahead Readers — Nonfiction)

Look at where the sun shines--from farms and highways to cities and parks. Pair this photo-illustrated nonfiction title with its companion fiction story, Turtles in the Sun. Read More →

  • Lexile: -90
  • Dewey: 551.5/271

The Sun: The Star of Our Solar System

Did you know that the Sun is so enormous that one million Earths could fit inside it? Or that light from the Sun travels across space for eight and a half minutes before it reaches us? These… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 523.7

The Talent Show

Four friends decide to enter a talent show. A tiny red bird asks to join them, but they laugh and tell him he’s too small. But then a mysterious, tall stranger arrives to audition for lead… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2022

The Tale of the Tiny Man

A classic picture book from Sweden with a very happy ending about feeling lonely and finding friends. It is possible, after all, to have more than one friend! There was once a tiny man. One… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Thing About Bees: A Love Letter

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

An exploration of the importance of bees in our world is offered through the author's lyrical observations to his young sons, often with analogies between the insects and children, and always Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Thing on the Wing Can Sing: A Short Vowel Sounds Book with Consonant Digraphs

From the Series Sounds Like Reading ®

Come along with me and learn all about reading! Brian P. Cleary's wacky sentences and Jason Miskimins's colorful art will make phonics fun! Find activities, games, and more at www.brianpcleary.com. Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: 428.1'3

The Three Bears

From the Series Step Up — Math

Join Little Bear, Bigger Bear, and Biggest Bear as they go fishing, fetch carrots, and get water to make delicious soup. Who gets to eat the biggest bowl of soup? Children will find out as… Read More →

  • Lexile: 280
  • ATOS: 1.2
  • Dewey: 511
Fall 2021

The Three Latkes

When three Hanukkah latkes fight over which of them tastes the best, the winner is decided by the family cat. Which will he choose? The excited latkes can’t wait to find out, but perhaps they Read More →

  • Dewey: 818/.602

The Three Little Pigs

From the Series World Classics

Featuring pigs with personalities, this favorite tale is delightfully drawn. We all know how it ends, but it is so much fun getting there, as the Three Little Pigs' idyllic world is nearly… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Tickle Test

Could you pass the test to join the Tickle Squad? One brave mouse is willing to give it a go! It's easy to tickle a giraffe and fun to tickle a bear. An octopus is trickier (underwater with… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: [E]

The Tigon and the Liger

Have you ever felt like you don’t fit in? Tyler the Tigon certainly did…until he met Lyla the Liger. Tyler the tigon has never fit in. Neither a tiger like his dad nor a lion like his mom,… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Tin Can Man

From the Series Real Kids Readers — Level 1

Nan had a plan and one tin can. She got more and more cans. Then just see what she and her dad made! Read More →

  • Lexile: 220
  • ATOS: 1.2
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2021

The Tiny Woman's Coat

A small and cozy book leaving preschoolers snug as a bug, from award-winning author, Joy Cowley. The tiny woman makes a coat of leaves with the help of her animal friends. The trees, geese, Read More →

  • Lexile: 360
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2022

The Topsy-Turvy Bus

Reuse, recycle, renew, and rethink! Climb aboard the Topsy-Turvy Bus with Maddy and Jake as it travels around the country teaching communities the importance of taking care of the earth and… Read More →

  • Dewey: 363.72/8

The T-Rex Who Lost His Specs!

Meet the accident-prone T-Rex. First he loses his glasses, then he has one disaster after another: he can't tell his breakfast toast from a slipper, then he mistakes a prehistoric owl for his Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: [E]

The Two Houses

From the Series My Bible Stories

This book retells the bible story of the two men who each built a house. "Whenever wind whistled through the windows, the house built on rock stood firm, but the house built on sand shook and Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Universe Ate My Homework

Abby hates doing homework. In fact, she'll do just about anything to get out of it. So when she discovers an amazing scientific recipe for creating a parallel universe where she'll never have Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: [E]

The Upside-Down Boy and the Israeli Prime Minister

Daniel likes to do things backwards and upside down. He walks on his hands, walks backwards, and eats cereal for dinner. His teacher reminds him that when he visits the Prime Minister's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • Dewey: [E]