Kindergarten

What Happens When I Sleep?

We get warm and cozy under a quilt and drift off to sleep. As we rest, however, our bodies are still hard at work, processing dinner, repairing damaged skin, and growing bones and muscles… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 612.8

What Homework?: Plant Structure

From the Series Science Solves It! ®

Andy forgot to do his homework. He only has a few minutes to find out what he needs to complete the project. Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: [E]

What If It Never Stops Raining?

Tim is always worrying about something, but things never turn out as badly as he thinks they will. Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

What Is a Democracy?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Exploring Government

What is a democracy? What do fairness and equality mean? How are leaders of a democracy chosen? Accessible text and explanatory photos help students understand the key concepts of how a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: 321.8

What Is a Forecast?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Let's Watch the Weather

What does it mean to forecast the weather? How do weather forecasters do their jobs? Readers will learn the ins and outs of weather forecasting in this book. Accessible text and appealing… Read More →

  • Lexile: 450
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: 551.63

What Is a Gas?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — States of Matter

What Is a Gas? offers emergent readers a simple explanation of matter, a discription of gases, and examples of how gases can change into different states of matter. Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: 530.4'3

What Is a Liquid?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — States of Matter

What Is a Liquid? offers emergent readers a simple explanation of matter, a description of liquids, and examples of how liquids can change into different states of matter. Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: 530.4'2

What Is a Solid?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — States of Matter

What Is a Solid? offers emergent readers a simple explanation of matter, a description of solids, and examples of how solids can change into different states of matter. Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.6

What Is Citizenship?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Exploring Government

What is a citizen? How does someone become a citizen? What does it mean to be a responsible citizen? Accessible text and explanatory photos help students understand the key concepts of how to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 320
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: 323.60973

What Is Climate?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Let's Watch the Weather

Why is it hot in one part of the world and chilly in another? Readers will learn the ins and outs of climate in this book. Accessible text and appealing photos show different climate… Read More →

  • Lexile: 230
  • ATOS: 2.0
  • Dewey: 551.6

What Is Government?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Government

This title offers emergent readers an introduction to the levels and duties of government in the United States. Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 320

What Is Inside the Lincoln Memorial?

From the Series Cloverleaf Books ™ — Our American Symbols

Look at that giant statue! What did this person do to earn his own monument in Washington, DC? Join Mr. Williams's class on a field trip to the Lincoln Memorial to find out. Ranger May gives… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 975.3

What is in the Box?

From the Series Step Up — Math

When Teddy empties his toy box he finds things in all the colors of the rainbow. Good use of repetition makes this an excellent book for first readers and for memorizing the colors of the rainbow. Read More →

  • Lexile: 220
  • ATOS: 1.1
  • Dewey: 511

What Is It Made Of?: Noticing Types of Materials

From the Series Cloverleaf Books ™ — Nature's Patterns

Could window panes be made out of wood? Or a shirt out of glass? Go on a treasure hunt with Ms. Sampson's class as they search for different kinds of materials—cloth, rock, glass, metal, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 620.1'1

What Is Severe Weather?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Let's Watch the Weather

What are tornadoes? Blizzards? Hurricanes? Readers will learn the ins and outs of severe weather in this book. Accessible text and appealing photos show severe weather conditions and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • ATOS: 2.1
  • Dewey: 551.55

What Is Today's Weather?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Let's Watch the Weather

Is it rainy? Cloudy? Stormy? Readers will learn the ins and outs of observing weather conditions in this book. Accessible text and appealing photos show the different weather conditions and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 360
  • ATOS: 1.6
  • Dewey: 551.6

What Lives in the Sea?: Marine Life

From the Series Science Storybooks

The sea is full of life. Some creatures are very small and some are very big. Every sea creature hunts for food and tries to protect itself from enemies. Find out how they do this. Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: 500

What Noise Does a Rabbit Make?

As the sun came up, "COCK-A-DOODLE-DO!" trumpeted the rooster, and then all at once the farm rang out with the noises of the other animals. Amid the ruckus, Raggety-Taggle quietly nibbled the… Read More →

  • ATOS: 1.5
  • Dewey: [E]

What's Going On?

From the Series Real Kids Readers — Level 2

Someone is moving in next door. Josh sees a big truck. He sees lots of boxes. Then he sees something funny. What's going on? Read More →

  • Lexile: 320
  • ATOS: 1.4
  • Dewey: [E]

What Shape Is the Moon?

From the Series Science Storybooks

Learn about the real shape of the moon and about the lunar cycle in this cutely illustrated storybook. Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: 525

What's Next, Nina?: Patterns

From the Series Math Matters ®

Nina borrows her sister's necklace to wear to a big fancy party - and the unthinkable happens! Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: [E]

What's That Sound?: Sound

From the Series Science Solves It! ®

Amy and Tim go to the country for a few weeks. Dad loves the peace and quiet. But Tim is spooked because he thinks the house is full of scary noises. Read More →

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

What's the Buzz?: Honey for a Sweet New Year

Visit a bee farm, and follow the bees as they carry “kisses” from flower to flower and return to their hives with their tummies full of nectar. Learn how the honey is extracted from the combs… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [E]