Preschool

A Party for Clouds: Thunderstorms

From the Series Bel the Weather Girl

Boom! A crash of thunder follows a flash of lightning. Bel the Weather Girl and Dylan are having a slumber party, but now he's hiding under the covers! Bel tells Dylan that thunderstorms… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 551.55'4

A Party with Joe

From the Series My Reading Neighborhood: First-Grade Sight Word Stories

Joe wants to have a party for everyone on First Street. Who will help him? This simple story incorporates words from the first grade-level Dolch Sight Word List to build literacy skills. Read More →

  • Dewey: 428.1

A Picnic with Kit

From the Series My Reading Neighborhood: Kindergarten Sight Word Stories

Kit plans a picnic with her friends. What will they eat? This simple story incorporates words from the Kindergarten-level Dolch Sight Word List to build literacy skills. Read More →

  • Dewey: 428.1

A Place to Call Home

When we think of home, we might think of living in an apartment or a house, but not everyone lives in a home like this. Some children grow up on a houseboat in a floating village. Others live… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 643

Apple Days: A Rosh Hashanah Story

Katy's favorite holiday is Rosh Hashanah, when she gets to pick apples and make applesauce with her mother. But what happens when the tradition is interrupted by the early arrival of her baby cousin? Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • Dewey: [E]

Apples

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

"Curious about apples?... Bonnie Kelley Young reads the text slowly so that listeners can absorb all the facts and instructions and peruse the bright illustrations... A good choice for… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.0

Apple Seeds

From the Series Science All Around Me (Pull Ahead Readers — Nonfiction)

Where do apples come from? Look at an apple seed, tree, blossom, and finally fruit. Pair this nonfiction title with its illustrated fiction companion book, Emily's Pumpkin. Read More →

  • Lexile: 70
  • Dewey: 634/.11

A Queen in Jerusalem

In Jerusalem, in the early 20th century, a little girl named Malka—"queen" in Hebrew—dreams of dressing up as Queen Esther. It is the festival of Purim, and all the kids are looking forward… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • 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]

A Seder for Grover

A Seder for Grover introduces very young readers to Passover traditions with friends from Sesame Street. Big Bird, Moishe Oofnik, and Avigail join their friend Grover to celebrate the spring… Read More →

  • Lexile: 450
  • Dewey: [E]

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 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
Fall 2020

A Super Sticky Mistake: The Story of How Harry Coover Accidentally Invented Super Glue!

Everyone makes mistakes, and Harry Coover is no different. A brilliant scientist, Harry keeps making the same extra-sticky mistake, but he begins to wonder whether it's not such a mistake… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • Dewey: [E]

A Teeny Tiny Halloween

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

Children love jump tales and this one is perfectly sized for even the littlest to remember after hearing a few times. Every fall the leaves drift down until the teeny tiny woman's house is… Read More →

A Tiny Beak and Spiky Feathers (Cockatiel)

Cozy in his nest, a tiny chick waits for his parents to arrive with food. With his tiny pink beak and sparse, spiky feathers, who does this adorable little baby belong to? With stunning… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 598

At School: School

From the Series Step Up — Life

This cute picture book shows the day of a child at school. Let's see what she wants to do at school. Read More →

  • Lexile: 250
  • Dewey: 818

Attack of the Bully Bug

From the Series Funny Bone Readers ™ — Living Healthy

The bugs in Bugville have had it with bullies! How will they solve the problem? Bullying: Helping Through Teamwork. Read More →

  • Lexile: 440
  • Dewey: [E]

A Visit to the Fire Station

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Places We Go

Ring, ring! That's the fire station alarm signaling there is a fire! Fire stations play an important part in alerting firefighters to fires, and they have many other features too. Discover… Read More →

  • Lexile: 400
  • ATOS: 1.4
  • Dewey: 363.37

A Visit to the Library

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Places We Go

A library is a vibrant place with books, people, computers, meeting spaces, and more! Come visit the library through carefully leveled text and fresh, colorful photos. Critical thinking… Read More →

  • Lexile: 430
  • ATOS: 1.4
  • Dewey: 027

A Visit to the Museum

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Places We Go

What do you know about history? A museum is a place where you can learn more about history, art, and culture. Discover what a museum has to offer with carefully leveled text and full-color… Read More →

  • Lexile: 430
  • ATOS: 1.4
  • Dewey: 069

A Visit to the Nature Center

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Places We Go

Where can you go to learn about animals and plants in their natural habitats? The nature center offers an exciting experience of what is happening in nature when no one is looking. From bird… Read More →

  • Lexile: 400
  • ATOS: 1.3
  • Dewey: 333.720973

A Visit to the Orchard

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Places We Go

Come along and pick some apples at the orchard! There is plenty of fall fun to be had by all. You can pick apples from the groves of trees and maybe even share a cup of apple cider! Readers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 390
  • ATOS: 1.2
  • Dewey: 634/.11

A Visit to the Zoo

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Places We Go

Do you like to see animals up close and personal? If so, then the zoo is the place for you! From exotic animals to amazing marine life, the zoo is a great place for learning about animals and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 310
  • ATOS: 1.2
  • Dewey: 590.74