Preschool

Surprising Spring

From the Series Seasons

Suddenly the Earth warms up from a long winter nap. Green appears all around. Nature comes alive and spring surprises us all as robins hatch and flowers bloom, beginning a new cycle of surprises. Read More →

  • Lexile: 370
  • Dewey: 508.2

Sweet Summer

From the Series Seasons

The warm summer sun means time for a splashing good time. Picnics with friends and family, sand castles at the beach. Fireworks in the night sky, and ice pop treats in Sweet Summer. Read More →

  • Lexile: 380
  • Dewey: 508.2

Swim, Fish!: Explore the Coral Reef

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

Bright photos and easy-to-read descriptions examine the various animals who live in the warm waters around a coral reef. Read More →

  • Dewey: 591.778

Swimming Time!

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Sports Time!

Carefully leveled text and fresh, vibrant photos engage young readers in learning about the basics of the sport of swimming. Age-appropriate critical thinking questions and a photo glossary… Read More →

  • Lexile: 350
  • ATOS: 1.4
  • Dewey: 797.2/1

Swing, Sloth!: Explore the Rain Forest

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

"This quality read-along early reader will introduce children to much more than the sloths of the rain forest, and will encourage them to continue exploring with other books in the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 591.734

Sylvia's Spinach

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

Sylvia Spivens always says no to spinach. But one day Sylvia's teacher gives her a packet of spinach seeds to plant for the school garden. Overcoming her initial reluctance and giving the… Read More →

Tag! & In Pip's Bag

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

Introduce reading to young students with age-appropriate stories that follow a game of tag and a fun picnic. Adorable illustrations and a comprehension activity help make learning fun! Read More →

  • Lexile: 130
  • Dewey: 428.6/2
Spring 2021

Taking Care of Me: Healthy Habits with Sesame Street ®

What is a habit? How do we make habits that are good for us? With help from their Sesame Street friends, young readers learn about the good choices they can make every day, such as eating… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • Dewey: 613

Talia and the Haman-tushies

It's almost Purim, and Talia's sure that Grandma said they're going to bake "haman-tushies." Eww! But as Talia helps Grandma with the recipe and learns the story of Purim—from the bravery of Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: [E]

Talia and the Very YUM Kippur

When Grandma begins her preparations for breaking the Yom Kippur fast, Talia mishears the holiday as "Yum" Kippur, setting off a topsy-turvy series of misunderstandings. Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • Dewey: 200

Tamar's Sukkah

Tamar calls on her neighborhood friends to help her build a sukkah in this Kar-Ben favorite back by popular demand with full-color illustrations. Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • Dewey: 200

Teacher Tools

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Community Helpers Tools of the Trade

Vibrant photos, carefully leveled text, and critical-thinking questions engage young readers in learning about the tools teachers use to serve their communities. A photo glossary help build… Read More →

  • Lexile: 410
  • Dewey: 371.33

Ted's Surprise: A lesson on working together

From the Series Problem Solved! Readers

It's Ted's birthday and everyone's forgotten the important date! How do the friends save the day and come up with the perfect gift? It's a surprise you'll have to discover. Read More →

  • Lexile: 440
  • ATOS: 1.8
  • Dewey: [E]

Ted's Week: A lesson on bullying

From the Series Problem Solved! Readers

Every day the blue jays find a way to bother Ted. Will these bully birds keep Ted inside or will his friends find a way to help? Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 2.1
  • Dewey: [E]

Terrible, Terrible!: A Folktale Retold

When Abigail and her mom move in with her new stepfather and siblings, the house is too crowded. She turns to the rabbi, the wisest person she knows, but even Abigail isn't prepared for what… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • Dewey: 398.2'084'924

Tess the Tractor

From the Series Whizzy Wheels Academy

Join Tess the tractor as she learns all about becoming a farm vehicle at the Whizzy Wheels Academy. The story explores her journey of discovery—she learns not just about her purpose but about Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 3.0

Thank You, God!: A Jewish Child's Book of Prayers

A first prayer book for young children, with 21 traditional prayers in simple Hebrew, transliteration, and English. Contains blessings for a new day, bounty of our food, Sabbath, and holiday rituals. Read More →

  • Dewey: 296.7'2

Thank You, Trees!

Happy Tu B/Shevat! On Tu B'Shevat, we plant a tree / Baskets of fruit for you and me This is a lovely rhyming story about giving thanks for the gifts trees provide on the occasion of Tu… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

That's Not a Hippopotamus!

A class trip to the zoo descends into a chaotic hunt for the missing hippopotamus. Teacher, zookeeper and all the children join the search. The noise and drama reaches a pitch, and no one… Read More →

  • Lexile: 390
  • Dewey: [Fic]

That's Not Funny!

The most action-packed banana-peel gag ever! What happens when mischievous Hyena puts a banana peel on unsuspecting Giraffe's path? A lot of hilarious chaos, it turns out. Kids will laugh and Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2020

The Abba Tree

Hannah and Abba—Hebrew for "Dad"—are spending time together in nature on Tu B'Shevat, the Jewish Arbor Day. As Abba rests under a carob tree, Hannah declares that she wants to climb a tree.… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2020

The ABC of Musical Instruments

Join a cast of lovable animals as they make music on instruments from A to Z. Jane Austen, the world-famous author, spent most of her life in Hampshire, England. Its houses, countryside and… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Apple Tree's Discovery

A little apple tree in a forest of oaks begs God for stars like those glimmering on the branches of the great oak trees beside her. As the seasons pass, she learns to appreciate her own gifts Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: [E]

The Art Lesson: A Shavuot Story

Shoshana loves spending time at Grandma Jacobs' art studio and for Shavuot, Grandma Jacobs has a very special art project in mind! Shoshana learns how to make papercuts by carefully folding… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • Dewey: [E]