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The Quiet Observer: The Art of Degas

From the Series Stories of Art

A French painter Edgar Degas enjoyed capturing the small moments in life by observing people with an attentive eye. This story weaves Degas' paintings into the story, while also illustrating… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 750

This Hole, That Hole: Different Holes Found in Nature

From the Series Science Storybooks

Explore the mystery of holes in nature made by various creatures. Who make these holes? How do they make the holes? Why do they make the holes? Read More →

  • Lexile: 330
  • Dewey: 591.5

Welcome to the Seashore: Seashore Creatures

From the Series Science Storybooks

The seashore is densely populated with a variety of sea creatures, relying on their environment.This book provides fascinating information how these creatures feed and interact. Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • Dewey: 577.7

What Can Tails Do?: Tails

From the Series Science Storybooks

Why do animals have tails? This book answers that question in an easy and enjoyable way by examining the various ways animals use their tails for survival. It also shows how humans can do all… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • Dewey: 591.4

Where Are You From?: Oviparous/Viviparous Animals

From the Series Science Storybooks

How are baby animals born? This story tells about two different types of animal birth with easy text and beautiful illustrations. Read More →

  • Lexile: 400
  • Dewey: 571.8

A Spy Called James: The True Story of James Lafayette, Revolutionary War Double Agent

Told for the first time in picture book form is the true story of James Lafayette—a slave who spied for George Washington's army during the American Revolution. But while America celebrated… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 973.3'85092

Dino-Racing

From the Series Dino-Sports

In this installment of dino competition, meat eaters face off against plant eaters in three high-speed auto events: drag racing, off-road racing, and stock-car racing. Lisa Wheeler's rhymes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 440
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: [E]

Black Beauty

Black Beauty's story improved the lives of horses all over the world. Seen through his own eyes, young horse lovers will be swept up in his incredible journey from a peaceful paddock to the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • Dewey: [E]

Nara and the Island

Nara lives with her father on a tiny island and dreams of visiting the island across the waves. So when she gets the opportunity to visit the mysterious island, an amazing adventure unfolds… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: [E]

Like a Bird: The Art of the American Slave Song

Enslaved African Americans longed for freedom, and that longing took many forms—including music. Drawing on biblical imagery, slave songs both expressed the sorrow of life in bondage and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 782.25/3

Monkey with a Tool Belt and the Maniac Muffins

From the Series Monkey with a Tool Belt

Clark's baking project is not going as planned. Now gigantic maniac muffins are on the loose! To stop them, Chico Bon Bon needs a plan . . . and his tool belt, of course. With the right tools… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [E]

All Aboard for the Bobo Road

All aboard for the Bobo Road! Fatima and Galo load the luggage while their dad Big Ali drives the bus. Help count bikes, sacks of rice, melons and even goats and chickens as the bus travels… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: [E]

Elmer and the Race

From the Series Elmer

The young elephants want to have a race to prove who is fastest, so Elmer and Wilbur organize a course. With each racer decorated a different color, they set off around the course and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • Dewey: [E]

I Want a Bedtime Story!

From the Series Little Princess

Every bedtime the King tells the Little Princess a story before she falls asleep. When he's away on royal business, everyone tries to make up a bedtime story for the Little Princess, but no… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: [E]

A Hanukkah with Mazel

Misha, a poor artist, has no one to celebrate Hanukkah with until he discovers a hungry cat in his barn. The lucky little cat, whom Misha names Mazel, inspires Misha to turn each night of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: [E]

Chicken Soup, Chicken Soup

Two grandmas. Two delicious recipes. And one granddaughter caught in the middle! Sophie loves Bubbe's Jewish chicken soup, made with kreplach. She also loves Nai Nai's Chinese chicken soup… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • Dewey: [E]

Gabriel's Horn

A mysterious soldier appears at the door hands Gabriel a tarnished horn, and disappears. As the years go by, Gabriel's family prospers and they, in turn, help their neighbors. Could their… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: [E]

Maya Prays for Rain

It's a sunny fall day in Maya's neighborhood, and all her neighbors are busy with outdoor activities, from releasing some young butterflies to organizing a birthday scavenger hunt. But Maya… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: 296.7/2

Mind-Boggling Numbers

If you could hike to the moon, how long would it take? Just how many glasses of lemonade would you need to fill an Olympic-size swimming pool? If everyone on Earth owned exactly the same… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • Dewey: 510

Plants Can't Sit Still

Do plants really move? Absolutely! You might be surprised by all ways plants can move. Plants might not pick up their roots and walk away, but they definitely don't sit still! Discover the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • Dewey: 580

Potatoes at Turtle Rock

Annie leads her family on a nighttime journey around their farm to celebrate the first night of Hanukkah. At each stop along the way—the Old Log, Squeezy Cave, and Billy Goat's Bridge—Annie… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: [E]

Sammy Spider's First Bar Mitzvah

Josh's cousin Ben is having his bar mitzvah, and Sammy accidentally ends up coming along! He gets an up-close view of the Torah readings, the blessings . . . and one tradition that gets this… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • Dewey: [E]

The Carp in the Bathtub

On its 30th anniversary of publication, Kar-Ben brings back the classic story of Leah and her brother, who hatch a plan to save the Passover carp from the cooking pot. Read More →

  • Dewey: 200

The Cricket and the Ant: A Shabbat Story

The fun-loving Cricket neglects his Shabbat tasks while the industrious Ant does hers, but Cricket surprises her by coming to the rescue just in time to save her Shabbat celebration… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: [E]