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Studying Soil

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Do You Dig Earth Science?

Soil can be found almost everywhere on Earth. Sand is a soft soil that is found in deserts. Loam is soil that is great for growing plants. But how are these types of soils different? And how… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 577.5'7

The Long, Long Journey: The Godwit’s Amazing Migration

Crackle! Crackle! Crunch! What's hatching from that egg? It's a young bar-tailed godwit. She will spend the summer in Alaska learning to fly, find her own food, and escape from scary… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 598.3'3

The Sin-Eater's Confession

People in Merit, Wisconsin, always said Jimmy was . . . you know. But people said all sorts of stupid stuff. Nobody really knew anything. Nobody really knew Jimmy. I guess you could say I… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Tillie Pierce: Teen Eyewitness to the Battle of Gettysburg

Imagine being fifteen years old, facing the bloodiest battle ever to take place on U.S. soil: the Battle of Gettysburg. In July 1863, this is exactly what happened to Tillie Pierce, a normal… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • ATOS: 7.0
  • Dewey: 973.7'349

Mister Whistler

A hilarious, lively picture book. Mister Whistler always has a song in his head and a dance in his legs. But when he has to catch the train, he is so distracted he loses his ticket—and has to… Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

My Happy Life

From the Series My Happy Life

A sweet, funny illustrated chapter book about a young girl with a lot of optimism—even if sometimes life makes it hard to be happy. Dani is probably the happiest person she knows. She's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Noisy Book

The owl goes hoo hoo, the cat goes meow, the raindrop goes plop, the door goes knock knock... With over 100 pages, this unique board book is full of bright, bold illustrations and lots of… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

H.O.R.S.E.

One day at the basketball court, two kids, a familiar challenge—H.O.R.S.E.? But this isn't your grandmother's game of hoops. Not when a layup from the other side of the court, standing on one… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Ashes

From the Series The Ashes Trilogy

An electromagnetic pulse flashes across the sky, destroying every electronic device, wiping out every computerized system, and killing billions. When it happens, Alex was hiking in the woods… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Game for Swallows: To Die, To Leave, To Return

When Zeina was born, the civil war in Lebanon had been going on for six years, so it's just a normal part of life for her and her parents and little brother. The city of Beirut is cut in two… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 741.5

American R & B: Gospel Grooves, Funky Drummers, and Soul Power

From the Series American Music Milestones

A singer calls out to the crowd. An electric bass thumps out a beat. Horns blare and strings swirl. These are the sounds of R & B. Rhythm and blues music evolved from all sorts of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 781.644

Emanuel and the Hanukkah Rescue

Angry that his father is afraid to kindle the Hanukkah lights, Emanuel stows away on a whaling ship. When a storm overtakes the boat, it is his father’s change of heart and the family menorah… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [E]

Food: The New Gold

Did you know starvation kills more people every year than AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis combined? Around the world, millions of people go to bed hungry every night. Farmers and ranchers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • Dewey: 338.1'9

Four Secrets

"To you the idea to kidnap Chase Dobson might seem like a mistake. But to us... we were just trying to stop him from being so...evil. We just...we had to stop him. No one helps kids like us… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Infinity and Me

When I looked up, I shivered. How many stars were in the sky? A million? A billion? Maybe the number was as big as infinity. I started to feel very, very small. How could I even think about… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: [E]

Let's Make a Bar Graph

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Graph It!

Nan surveys her class to find out what types of pets they have. See how she creates a bar graph to share her results. Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • Dewey: 001.4'226

Let's Make a Circle Graph

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Graph It!

Mr. Hall surveys his class to find out how many people walk, take the bus, or take a car to get to school. Watch as he makes a circle graph with his data. Read More →

  • Lexile: 430
  • Dewey: 001.4'226

Little White Duck: A Childhood in China

The world is changing for two girls in China in the 1970s. Da Qin—Big Piano—and her younger sister, Xiao Qin—Little Piano—live in the city of Wuhan with their parents. For decades, China's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Their Skeletons Speak: Kennewick Man and the Paleoamerican World

On July 28, 1996, two young men stumbled upon human bones in the shallow water along the shore of the Columbia River near Kennewick, Washington. Was this an unsolved murder? The remnants of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1140
  • ATOS: 8.7
  • Dewey: 970.01'1

Zombie Makers: True Stories of Nature's Undead

Are zombies real? As far as we know, dead people do not come back to life and start walking around, looking for trouble. But there are things that can take over the bodies and brains of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 578.6'5

BZRK

From the Series BZRK

Love The Hunger Games? Action-adventure thrillers with a dystopian twist? BZRK (Berserk) by Michael Grant, New York Times best-selling author of the GONE series, ramps up the action and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Catch & Release

I should have died quick. But I didn't. I'm a miracle of modern medicine, only the medicine doesn't get much credit, I notice. People say I'm lucky, or I'm blessed, and then they turn away… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

No Crystal Stair: A Documentary Novel of the Life and Work of Lewis Michaux, Harlem Bookseller

"You can't walk straight on a crooked line. You do you'll break your leg. How can you walk straight in a crooked system?" Lewis Michaux was born to do things his own way. When a white… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 381'.45002097471

Our Farm

Told through the voices of the children, this inside view of life on their farm is authentic and sometimes surprising. Readers will learn about baling hay, tending cattle, work dogs, hunting… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 630'.9771'59