Kindergarten

Fall 2020

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]

Worth the Wait: A Growing-Up Story of Self-Esteem

From the Series Growing Up

"I wish I was taller." "I can't wait to be old enough to . . ." "If only I could dance like her." We've all had feelings like these. But in time it becomes clear our unique talents and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • 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

Xavier Ox's Xylophone Experiment

From the Series Animal Antics A to Z ®

Xavier Ox loves music. But sometimes his drumming is rather EXPLOSIVE! So Alpha Betty and Xavier's classmates start an exciting experiment to build an extra-strong xylophone—just for Xavier Ox. Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: [E]

X Marks the Spot!: Coordinate Graphing

From the Series Math Matters ®

After Jake and Leo reluctantly move into their grandfather's old house, they receive a mysterious postcard about treasure maps in the attic. Following the clues on the maps, Jake and Leo… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • ATOS: 2.0
  • Dewey: [E]

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 folktale—whi Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • Dewey: [E]

¿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

Yoko Yak's Yakety Yakking

From the Series Animal Antics A to Z ®

Yodel-odel-odel, yak yak yak! Yoko Yak can’t seem to stop chatting! And it makes her classmates wonder—what do you do with a yakety yak? Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: [E]

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

When the moon rises high and the stars twinkle, it is bedtime for the baby animals of the Indian forest. But tonight, when the skies turn dark and the night grows stormy, the little ones… Read More →

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

You're Snug With Me

At the start of winter, two bear cubs are born, deep in their den in the frozen north. "Mama, what lies beyond here?" they ask. "‘Above us is a land of ice and snow." "What lies beyond the… Read More →

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

You're Strong With Me

The rain clouds are long gone and the dry season scorches the land. Everything is new for the baby giraffe. As she bounds ahead and lags behind, her mother patiently explains the ways of the… Read More →

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

Yours Sincerely, Giraffe

Giraffe is bored, as usual. He'd love a friend to share things with. So he writes a letter and sends it as far as possible across the other side of the horizon. There he finds a pen pal—Pengui Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • Dewey: [Fic]

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]

Zachary Zebra's Zippity Zooming

From the Series Animal Antics A to Z ®

ZIP! ZAP! ZOOM! Zachary is usually a zippity zooming zebra! But today he snoozes through his alarm clock and has a blitz of bad luck at school. What’s making Zachary’s zippity zooming fizzle out? Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • ATOS: 2.4
  • Dewey: [E]

Zeely Zebra: Long Vowel e

From the Series Let's Read Together ®

Zeely Zebra dreams of making the All Star Racing Team; how will she achieve her goal? Read More →

  • Lexile: 320
  • ATOS: 1.6
  • 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]