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It's Falling, Falling!: Gravity

From the Series Science Storybooks

Gravity is a force that pulls objects toward the earth. We cannot feel gravity. But it affects everything on the planet. Because of gravity we can walk. Apples fall off trees. Let's find out… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • Dewey: 530

Light Finds Color: Light and Color

From the Series Science Storybooks

Color is hidden in white sunlight. It has red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet. All the colors in light bring beauty to the earth. How do we see the colors in sunlight? And… Read More →

  • Lexile: 420
  • Dewey: 530

One Snowy Night: Measuring With Body Parts

From the Series Math Storybooks

Grandma has knitted scarves, preparing for winter. The scarves are just the right size for the children of the town. On a snowy night Grandma has some surprise visitors that are cold. She… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 510

Running an Errand: Addition

From the Series Math Storybooks

Luke the piglet loves to run errands. His errand for mom to the store to buy her an egg turns into an errand for several neighbors! It seems everybody needs eggs today. Luke needs to do some… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 2.1
  • Dewey: 510

Seen from a Distance: The Art of Monet

From the Series Stories of Art

Using sketches and paintings by Monet, Seen from a Distance explains how the artist developed his methods for rendering the effects of light, and how he created works that were in many ways… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: 750

Surprising Spring

From the Series Seasons

Suddenly the Earth warms up from a long winter nap. Green appears all around. Nature comes alive and spring surprises us all as robins hatch and flowers bloom, beginning a new cycle of surprises. Read More →

  • Lexile: 370
  • Dewey: 508.2

Sweet Summer

From the Series Seasons

The warm summer sun means time for a splashing good time. Picnics with friends and family, sand castles at the beach. Fireworks in the night sky, and ice pop treats in Sweet Summer. Read More →

  • Lexile: 380
  • Dewey: 508.2

That's Not a Hippopotamus!

A class trip to the zoo descends into a chaotic hunt for the missing hippopotamus. Teacher, zookeeper and all the children join the search. The noise and drama reaches a pitch, and no one… Read More →

  • Lexile: 390
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Artist and His Models: The Art of Rembrandt

From the Series Stories of Art

Rembrandt painted some of the most extraordinary portraits ever made. This story reveals how Rembrandt endured poverty and misfortune but continued to paint startling portraits, even when he… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 750

The Bathtub: Growing

From the Series Step Up — Life

Wilbur's blue bathtub is too small for him to bathe in. But he can't let it go. Thanks to his parents, he can still keep the bathtub and enjoy wonderful time with it. Read More →

  • Lexile: 300
  • Dewey: 818

The Best Food in the Forest: Picture Graphs

From the Series Math Storybooks

Chef Bear wants to make a meal for all his forest friends. He wants to please as many of his friends as possible. He asks for their suggestions. He uses picture graphs to organize the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 510

The Friendly Postman: The Art of Van Gogh

From the Series Stories of Art

Vincent Van Gogh was a troubled soul. Yet he produced some of the most vibrant and uplifting paintings in history. The Friendly Postman is the story of the postman who brought Vincent letters… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 750

Up and Down: Surrounding Environment

From the Series Step Up — Life

This book will help children to have new perspectives of their surrounding environment. Let's look up and down at various places in the community in a different way. Read More →

  • Lexile: 370
  • Dewey: 818

Use a Pulley: Simple Machines–Pulleys

From the Series Science Storybooks

Grandfather gave some jobs to a lazy boy. The clever boy came up with ideas to make the jobs easier. Let's find out how the boy used pulleys. Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • Dewey: 530

We Need Soil!: Soil

From the Series Science Storybooks

Many kinds of living things need soil. Different creatures live in soil. Soil contains nutrients that plants use to grow. And when living things die, they become part of the soil. It is a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: 550

Wheels Go Round and Round: Simple Machines–Wheels

From the Series Science Storybooks

Big wheels and little wheels travel around the world. They come to a country where there are no wheels. How do people live without wheels? Soon wheels come to help the people. Find out how… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • Dewey: 530

When Mom's Away: The Art of Renoir

From the Series Stories of Art

When Mom's Away captures a young girl's delight in dressing up as some of the people in portraits by Auguste Renoir. Her joy and her observations highlight the brilliance and verve of the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 750

When the Wind Blows: Wind

From the Series Science Storybooks

Some days, the wind is as gentle as a butterfly. Other days, the wind pushes black clouds our way and brings rain. What makes wind and what does it do? Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • Dewey: 550

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

Lola Goes to School

From the Series Lola

The lovable therapy dog from Lola Goes to Work has her first day at Doggy Daycare. Like anyone new to preschool or kindergarten, she's a little bit nervous, a little bit scared, and very… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

The Girl Who Saved Yesterday

When the girl, Silence, is sent by the trees to save Yesterday, she doesn't know what her task is, only that it is important. Returning to the village that cast her out, Silence recognizes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Luis Paints the World

Luis wishes Nico wasn't leaving for the Army. To show Nico he doesn't need to go, Luis begins a mural on the alleyway wall. Their house, the river, the Parque de las Ardillas—it's the world… Read More →

  • Lexile: 450
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: [E]

Elmer and Grandpa Eldo

From the Series Elmer

Elmer is on his way to visit his Grandpa Eldo. He has great fun reminding Eldo of all the things they used to do together, but is Eldo quite as forgetful as Elmer thinks? He may be old, but… Read More →

  • Lexile: 450
  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: [E]

I Didn't Do It!

From the Series Little Princess

When things start going wrong around the castle, everyone blames the Little Princess. No matter how much she cries, "I didn't do it!", no one believes her. Upset, the Little Princess goes off… Read More →

  • Lexile: 420
  • Dewey: [E]