Kindergarten

Spring 2021

A Rainy Day Story

Rabbi Hanina feels sorry for himself when he becomes wet, cold and muddy from the rain. But when he goes inside his house—where he is warm, dry and happy—he feels selfish, knowing the parched Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • Dewey: [E]

Archie's Bag of Treasures

From the Series Story Corner

Archie's jealous because his big brother Oliver has returned from a party with a party bag full of goodies. When Mom suggests that Archie gather his own bag of treasures, he sets about… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Are You the Pirate Captain?

First Mate Hugh has the whole crew and the pirate ship ready, but they can't set sail until they find a captain! Come on this swashbuckling adventure as Hugh and his scurvy seadogs try to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: [E]

Argentinosaurus, Giant of Giants

From the Series When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth

Argentinosaurus is one of the biggest sauropods, a group of enormous, long-necked, and plant-eating dinosaurs. Read about this gentle giant and a range of other fascinating dinosaurs,… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 560

Armored Ankylosaurus

From the Series When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth

Ankylosaurus was a heavily armored dinosaur that could knock down other dinosaurs with its tail club. Read this book to discover more about it and other fascinating dinosaurs. Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 567.915

Arnie and the Skateboard Gang

When Arnie is challenged to skateboard down a dangerous hill, he has to decide how far he is willing to go to be "cool." Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Arnie Goes to Camp

Arnie is sure that he won't survive summer sleepaway camp; but when he arrives he is surprised to find that camp is not at all what he expected. Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

A Rock Can Be . . .

From the Series Can Be . . . Books

Rocks may seem like boring, static objects—until you discover that a rock can spark a fire, glow in the dark, and provide shelters of all shapes and sizes. Laura Purdie Salas's lyrical… Read More →

  • Dewey: 552

A Royal Mess

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

Queen Fluff takes a trip to see the other bunnies in the kingdom. She expects ten course meals and beautiful burrows. Will they meet her lavish demands, or will she get a slice of humble pie… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 428.6/2

Art Is...

From the Series Bob Raczka's Art Adventures

When you think of art, do you think of painting and sculpture? Bob Raczka shows us that even these traditional artistic mediums can be created in untraditional ways. Art can also be draped,… Read More →

  • Dewey: 701

A Scarf and a Half

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

Granny Mutton loves to knit, but her grandson Little Lionel is not impressed by his overly long scarf. Luckily Lionel's friends find lots of fun things they can do with a scarf and a half!… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: 428.6/2

A Scarf for Keiko

It's 1942. Sam's class is knitting socks for soldiers and Sam is a terrible knitter. Keiko is a good knitter, but some kids at school don't want anything to do with her because the Japanese… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: [E]

A Second, a Minute, a Week with Days in It: A Book about Time

From the Series Math Is CATegorical ®

The zany CATegorical cats introduce the measurement of time, from seconds, minutes, and hours up to decades. Brian P. Cleary and Brian Gable bring their winning teamwork to this playful, fun… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 529

A Secret Keeps

Before a weekend visit to his grandparents' farm, a little boy discovers that his grandpa has a secret waiting for him. "Grampa, what’s the secret," he asks, but all Grampa will say is,… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: [E]

Asia

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Continents

Describes the landscapes, geology, weather, oceans, coastlines, air, soil, plants, animals, and people of the continent of Asia. Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 915
Fall 2021

Asking for Help

From the Series Helpful Habits (Pull Ahead Readers People Smarts — Nonfiction)

Show young readers where and when to ask for help: when something is too heavy or sharp, while in a pool, or while crossing a street. Pairs with the fiction title Help, Please! Read More →

  • Lexile: 110
  • Dewey: 158.3

A Snowstorm Shows Off: Blizzards

From the Series Bel the Weather Girl

Wow! A snowstorm on a school day turns into a blizzard. Cody is afraid he could be stuck in school until summer! Bel the Weather Girl helps her friends understand what makes some snowstorms… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 551.55'5

A Snowy Day

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Weather

This book provides activities for a snowy day, and summarizes the signs and effects of snow. Read More →

  • Dewey: 551.57'84
Fall 2021

A Special Invitation: All Kinds of Religions

From the Series All Kinds of People (Early Bird Stories ™)

David visit his friend Zach's synagogue to celebrate his bar mitzvah. He keeps learning about his friends' religions and how to be respectful of them. Regardless of what you celebrate, we can Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • Dewey: 200

A Spiny Back and Green Scaly Skin (Iguana)

From a leathery, white egg, a tiny snout appears. Then a bright green head, skinny body, and long, thin tail emerge. Who does this adorable little baby belong to? With stunning photographs… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 597

As Quiet as a Mouse

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

Edgar keeps waking up his new baby sister, but he can't help being noisy. Luckily, his friend Ruby has an idea! Can Edgar learn to be as quiet as a mouse? This story about Edgar the elephant… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • ATOS: 2.0
  • Dewey: 428.6/2

A Star in My Orange: Looking for Nature's Shapes

Have you ever seen a star in an orange? Or branches in a feather? Or the swirl of a wave? Or little shapes on a fish's scales? Look closely at the shapes you'll discover in this book. Then… Read More →

  • ATOS: 1.8
  • Dewey: 516

A Story About Afiya

Every day, Afiya wakes to a brand new day and a clean white dress, ready for her adventures to begin… Some people have dresses for every occasion but Afiya needs only one. Her dress records… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Style All Her Own

Isabelle Ashley Parker McBride has a style all her own. She wears special outfits for every event, from going to the dentist to having tea, and everyone admires her unique sense of style.… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: [E]