Preschool

Fall 2020

Why?: A Sciencey, Rhymey Guide to Rainbows

Dad is quite confident in explaining how a rainbow is made to his curious daughter, but when she keeps repeating "why?" his explanation spirals deep into sciencey lingo that has his brow… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • Dewey: [E]

Why We Eat Dairy

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Nutrition Matters

Calcium in dairy helps us grow strong bones and teeth! Dairy products such as milk, cheese, and yogurt are part of a well-balanced diet. Carefully leveled text and colorful photographs help… Read More →

  • Lexile: 400
  • ATOS: 1.8
  • Dewey: 613.2/8

Why We Eat Fruits

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Nutrition Matters

From apples and grapes to pears and bananas, learn about the wonderful things fruits can do for your body! Carefully leveled text and colorful photographs teach early readers about nutrition… Read More →

  • Lexile: 430
  • ATOS: 1.7
  • Dewey: 613.2/8

Why We Eat Grains

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Nutrition Matters

Grains contain fiber and vitamins for a healthy body! Wheat, oats, rice, and other grains are part of a balanced diet. Carefully leveled text and colorful photographs teach early readers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 400
  • ATOS: 1.8
  • Dewey: 613.2/8

Why We Eat Healthy Foods

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Health Matters

Do you know what foods are good for you? It's not just vegetables! Find out more about eating healthy and why it's important. Lively, carefully leveled text, age-appropriate critical thinking Read More →

  • Lexile: 380
  • Dewey: 613.2

Why We Eat Protein

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Nutrition Matters

Meat, poultry, seafood, nuts and eggs too, learn about the amazing things protein can do! Our bodies need protein to give us energy and make our muscles strong. Carefully leveled text and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 420
  • ATOS: 1.8
  • Dewey: 613.2/82

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 2020

Wild Style: Amazing Animal Adornments

Check out these cool critters and learn how their wacky adornments help them survive! What do a crab waving pom-poms, a bug with a backpack of dead ants, and a mud-spattered vulture have in Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • Dewey: 591.4
Fall 2021

Will You Be My Friend?

Bush Baby is so lonely—nobody wants to be her friend. Giraffe thinks she's too small. She's not pink enough for Flamingo. Lion, however, thinks she is just right to be his friend. And he'd… Read More →

  • Lexile: 440
  • Dewey: [Fic]

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
Fall 2021

Working with Others

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

Support young readers as they learn the key skill of working with others every day on a variety of projects. Pairs with the fiction title Lola and Lupe's House. Read More →

  • Lexile: 90
  • Dewey: 155.4/192

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]