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Strange Fruit: Billie Holiday and the Power of a Protest Song

The audience was completely silent the first time Billie Holiday performed a song called "Strange Fruit." In the 1930s, Billie was known as a performer of jazz and blues music, but this song… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 782.42165

A Concert in the Sand

A grandma and her little grandson take a walk along a Tel-Aviv street and encounter the conductor and musicians of the Israel Philharmonic gathering for their first performance. This… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • Dewey: [E]

A Different Kind of Passover

Jessica loves spending Passover with her grandparents. But this year, Grandpa is sick and can't lead the seder like he always does. Jessica knows Passover won't be the same. But maybe she can… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: [E]

Passover Scavenger Hunt

Rachel's uncle is terrible at hiding the afikomen. It's always too easy to find! So this year, Rachel decides to take over. She finds the perfect hiding spot and creates a series of clues for… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • Dewey: [E]

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]

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]

Under the Sabbath Lamp

When Izzy and Olivia Bloom invite their neighbors over for Shabbat dinner, everyone is shocked to find out that the Blooms don't have Shabbat candles. Instead, they have something much more… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: [Fic]

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]

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]

Animal Talk: Animal Communication

From the Series Science Storybooks

The story reveals the different ways that animals communicate with each other and how it differs depending on each species. This helps readers understand and encourages them to think in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 420
  • Dewey: 500

How Does It Protect Itself?: Animal Defenses

From the Series Science Storybooks

Animals have their own way of protecting themselves when they are in danger. Some use camouflage, while others try to scare the enemy. Some run away or pretend to be dead, while others… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • Dewey: 500

Joining the Dots: The Art of Seurat

From the Series Stories of Art

Georges-Pierre Seurat was a French painter known for creating artwork with unusual techniques. The story guides readers through Seurat's thoughts as he pursues a new style of art. Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 750

Let's Go on a Picnic: The Art of Millet

From the Series Stories of Art

French artist Jean Francois Millet was deeply moved by the ordinary life of the people in Barbizon, who were poor yet always maintaining a heart of gratitude. This story aims to show what he… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 750

Patterns from Nature: The Art of Klimt

From the Series Stories of Art

This story illustrates how Klimt, an Austrian painter, expressed the inspiration from nature in his own style of the gold colored decoration in his paintings. Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 750

Putting Faces to Names: The Art of Raphael

From the Series Stories of Art

The story reveals the secrets of The School of Athens that Raphael, the famous Renaissance artist, painted in the Vatican. Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 750

The People in the Paintings: The Art of Bruegel

From the Series Stories of Art

Pieter Bruegel, a Netherlandish Renaissance painter, was famous for paintings of peasant scenes. Let's look at his paintings closely and discover the hidden stories and messages in his artwork. Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 750

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


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]