Kindergarten

Worms

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Animal Life Cycles

A basic overview of the life cycle of a worm. Read More →

  • Lexile: 400
  • ATOS: 2.0
  • Dewey: 592'.3

Worried

From the Series Everybody Feels . . .

Have you ever felt worried about doing well at school? Do you ever feel anxious at the thought of doing new things? Read about Ava and Noah and what they did when they felt worried. This book Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Written Anything Good Lately?

Have you ever thought about all the different types of writing you can do? You may write papers for school and e-mails to your friends. Some of you might enjoy writing stories and poems.… Read More →

  • Dewey: 808

Yaffa and Fatima: Shalom, Salaam

Two neighbors—one Jewish, one Muslim—have always been best friends. When they both fall on hard times, can they find a way to help each other? In Fawzia Gilani's retelling of this… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • Dewey: [E]

Yam Uas Zoo Nkauj Tshaj Plaws (The Most Beautiful Thing)

A warmhearted and tender true story about a young girl finding beauty where she never thought to look, now in Hmong. Drawn from author Kao Kalia Yang's childhood experiences as a Hmong… Read More →

  • Dewey: 305.8959/72073

¿Ya te enteraste? (Did You Hear about Jake?)

From the Series Lecturas para niños de verdad — Nivel 2 (Real Kids Readers — Level 2)

Jake tells his friend Hank that he's learning to bake, but Hank misunderstands and begins a chain of misinformation that spreads throughout school. Somehow Jake's news gets sillier and sillier! Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Yellow

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Colors

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  • Dewey: 535.6

Yes I Can!: A Story of Grit

From the Series Cloverleaf Books ™ — Stories with Character

Jada's working on her science project. She's finding out whether plants grow best in water, milk, juice, or soda. There's just one problem—she keeps getting interrupted! From her cousin… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • ATOS: 1.9
  • Dewey: 179/.9

Yogurt and Cheeses and Ice Cream That Pleases, 2nd Edition: What Is in the Dairy Group?

From the Series Food Is CATegorical ™

What is in the dairy group? Cheese, yogurt, pudding, and much more. Brian P. Cleary's goofy verse and Martin Goneau's humorous illustrations give young readers gallons of examples from the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 600

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

Yossi and the Monkeys: A Shavuot Story

Yossi has no money to buy the food and flowers his family needs for Shavuot. He tries selling the kippahs his wife sewed, but he has no luck—until a mischievous monkey shows up. The monkey's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: [E]

You Can't Dance to These Rhythms: What Are Algorithms?

From the Series Coding Is CATegorical ™

Do you know how to create an algorithm? These cats sure do! Author Brian P. Cleary and illustrator (and coding hobbyist) Martin Goneau offer a fun and accessible introduction to algorithms… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1100
  • Dewey: 005.1

You're Safe With Me

A gentle bedtime tale to lull little ones to sleep, with artwork that twinkles like the night sky. When the moon rises high and the stars twinkle, it is bedtime for the baby animals of the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 2.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

You're Snug With Me

A stunning celebration of polar lands, follow up to the award-winning You’re Safe With Me. At the start of winter, two bear cubs are born, deep in their den in the frozen north. "Mama, what… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

You're Strong With Me

A mother giraffe and her young calf explore the African savanna. The rain clouds are long gone and the dry season scorches the land. Everything is new for the baby giraffe. As she bounds… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Yours Sincerely, Giraffe

New York Public Library, Top 10 2017 The international bestselling and award-winning illustrated chapter book for ages 6–8. Giraffe, who lives in Africa, is bored as usual. He’d love a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2022

Your Turn

From the Series Be a Good Sport (Pull Ahead Readers People Smarts — Fiction)

Are you a good teammate? Do you try your best? Do you follow rules and play fair? Explore these and other ways to be a good sport with these fun books! Lola and Lupe take turns going first… Read More →

  • Lexile: 180
  • Dewey: 177/.7

Yuck! Said the Yak

From the Series Early Bird Readers — Green (Early Bird Stories ™)

Alfie does not seem too worried when a yak appears at his house on a bicycle, but when the yak says "Yuck!" to everything that Alfie offers him, Alfie thinks he’s very rude! This charmingly… Read More →

  • Lexile: 230
  • ATOS: 1.0
  • Dewey: 428.6/2

Yum! MmMm! Que Rico!: Americas' Sprouting

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

Chocolate, papaya, corn, and potatoes - these are only a taste of the many delicious foods native to the Americas and celebrated in this delightful collection. Imaginative, evocative poems… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 811.54

Yuvi's Candy Tree

In Ethiopia, Yuvi dreams of a land where water flows, bread is plentiful, and candy grows on trees. But it is only after a difficult journey that she arrives in Israel, where it appears that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: [E]

Ziggy's Big Idea

Ziggy loves coming up with new inventions. Unfortunately, though, most of his inventions just don't work out, like the square 'Ziggyball' or the 'shulstilts' he makes for Rabbi Levi.… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Zip It!

XYZ! When Joe and his dad rush out the door to run errands on a Saturday morning, Joe notices that his motormouth father forgot a crucial detail when he got dressed. But will Joe’s dad… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2022

Zipp! Zapp!

From the Series Reading Gems Phonics

When the bugs’s rocket gets stuck on Planet Quip, will they be able to make it home to Planet Bug? Maybe Gop’s Zipp Zapp can help . . . A fun story about Gop and her Zipp Zapp that includes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 320

Zishe the Strongman

At the age of 3, Zishe was lifting a nine-pound hammer in his father's blacksmith shop. By the age of eleven, there was not a bar he couldn't bend or a chain he could not snap. This is the… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 974.7'1043092