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Preschool

Why We Eat Vegetables

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Nutrition Matters

Learn about the wonderful things vegetables can do for your body! Veggies such as carrots, peas, corn, and broccoli are important for a balanced diet. Carefully leveled text and colorful… Read More →

  • Lexile: 390
  • ATOS: 1.9
  • Dewey: 613.2/8

Why We Exercise

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Health Matters

Playing games and going outside is fun, but did you know it's also good for you? Learn more about how exercise helps your body and mind grow! Lively, carefully leveled text, age-appropriate… Read More →

  • Lexile: 410
  • Dewey: 613.7/1

Why We Go to the Dentist

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Health Matters

Teeth need lots of brushing and flossing to stay healthy—but why? Going to the dentist helps us learn more about the importance of clean teeth! Lively, carefully leveled text, age-appropriate… Read More →

  • Lexile: 390
  • Dewey: 617.6

Why We Go to the Doctor

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Health Matters

Germs sometimes make us sick, and sometimes we get hurt. Where do you go when that happens? The doctor! Find out how a doctor's visit keeps you healthy. Lively, carefully leveled text… Read More →

  • Lexile: 370
  • Dewey: 610.69/6

Why We Go to the Hospital

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Health Matters

The hospital has lots of doctors and nurses who can help you. Do you know what they do? Learn more about how the hospital takes care of you! Learn more about how the hospital takes care of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 400
  • Dewey: 362.11

Why We Keep Clean

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Health Matters

How important is washing your hands and other body parts? Find out how keeping clean helps us stay healthy! Lively, carefully leveled text, age-appropriate critical thinking questions, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 360
  • Dewey: 391.6/409
Fall 2019

Winter Fun

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

What can you do in the winter? Make a snow hill, snowball, snow fort, snow person, and snow angel. Pair this photo-driven nonfiction title with its companion fiction book, Snow Clothes. Read More →

  • Lexile: 70
  • Dewey: 508.2

Winter Is Fun!

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Season Fun

Carefully leveled text and fresh, vibrant photos engage young readers in learning about winter and its changes and adaptations. Age-appropriate critical thinking questions and a photo… Read More →

  • Lexile: 340
  • ATOS: 1.3
  • Dewey: 508.2

With All Your Heart Shabbat: A Shabbat and Festival Prayer Book

With All Your Heart: A Shabbat and Festival Companion. This book is the companion to With All Your Heart: A Weekday Prayer Book published by the Minneapolis Jewish Day School. Read More →

With All Your Heart Weekday: A Weekday Prayer Book

Created to enhance the prayer experience for learners of all ages, this revised edition of the book, published by the Minneapolis Jewish Day School,now includes the Hallel and the counting of… Read More →

Wolf's Coming!

As a distant howl echoes through the forest, animals quickly stop what they're doing and run for home. Look out—Wolf's coming! As the shadowy figure gets closer and closer and the day draws… Read More →

  • Lexile: 390
  • ATOS: 1.2
  • Dewey: [E]

Wonderful Winter

From the Series Seasons

Winter is the time for bundling up, playing in the snow with a new snowman friend. And catching snowflakes on your tongue before they disappear as Wonderful Winter fades into Spring. Read More →

  • Lexile: 340
  • Dewey: 508.2

Woolly Mammoth

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Beasts

What if elephants were covered with thick hair? Such a creature existed until about 4,000 years ago! Learn more about the giant, tusked woolly mammoth, which coexisted with humans until it… Read More →

  • Lexile: 440
  • ATOS: 1.6
  • Dewey: 569/.67

Worm and Farmer Maguire: Teamwork/Working Together

From the Series Funny Bone Readers ™ — Being a Friend

The farmer loves his garden. Worm loves to work in her home. Can the two learn to work together? Concept: Working together. Book features: Big Words and Big Questions; original illustrations. Read More →

  • Lexile: 440
  • ATOS: 2.3
  • 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]

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]

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]

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'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]

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]