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Sammy Spider's First Haggadah

Sammy leads young children through the steps of the Passover seder, telling the story of the Exodus, asking and answering the Four Questions, and sampling the traditional foods. Includes… Read More →

  • Dewey: 296.4'5371

Shipwreck Search: Discovery of the H. L. Hunley

From the Series On My Own Science

What a discovery! Deep under the Atlantic Ocean, divers found a shipwreck like no other. It was the H. L. Hunley, a submarine that had sunk during the Civil War! A team of scientists from… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 973.7'57

Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal is undoubtedly one of the most spectacular buildings of the world, renowned for its architectual magnificence and aesthetic beauty. It is a rare book that can do justice to such… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: [E]

Tennis, Anyone?

What kind of birthday present is a TENNIS RACKET? For the boy who tells this winning story, it seems awfully boring at first. It doesn't beep or buzz or do anything cool. And who plays… Read More →

  • ATOS: 1.8
  • Dewey: [E]

The Chumash

From the Series Native American Histories

For thousands of years, the Chumash people have made their home on California’s rich coast. Their story is one of survival and strength. Forced to work in Spanish missions in the 1700s, the… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 979.4004'9758

The Secret of Priest's Grotto: A Holocaust Survival Story

According to legend, a group of Jewish families survived the Holocaust by hiding out for months in the 77 miles of caves in Ukraine known as Priest's Grotto. Cavers Taylor and Nicola… Read More →

  • ATOS: 8.0
  • Dewey: 940.53'180922477

Washington Is Burning

From the Series On My Own History

Fifteen-year-old Paul Jennings looked out the window of the President's House. America was at war with Britain, and British soldiers were marching toward Washington. Terrified people were… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 973.5'2'092

What Is Government?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Government

This title offers emergent readers an introduction to the levels and duties of government in the United States. Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 320

What Is a Gas?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — States of Matter

What Is a Gas? offers emergent readers a simple explanation of matter, a discription of gases, and examples of how gases can change into different states of matter. Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: 530.4'3

What Is a Liquid?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — States of Matter

What Is a Liquid? offers emergent readers a simple explanation of matter, a description of liquids, and examples of how liquids can change into different states of matter. Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: 530.4'2

What Is a Solid?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — States of Matter

What Is a Solid? offers emergent readers a simple explanation of matter, a description of solids, and examples of how solids can change into different states of matter. Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.6

Wilma Rudolph

From the Series Yo solo: Biografías (On My Own Biographies)

In 1946, six-year-old Wilma Rudolph dreamed of walking and playing like other children, but a sickness called polio had damaged her left leg. Wilma spent hours each week doing painful… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 796.42092

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]

Woolly Mammoths

From the Series On My Own Science

Mammoths roamed Earth for more than two million years. They lived in Europe, Asia, and North America. Then ten thousand years ago, the mammoths vanished. What caused them to die out?… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 569'.67

Yu the Great: Conquering the Flood [A Chinese Legend]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

This graphic novel tells the legend of Yu the Great, a Chinese hero from the twenty-first century B.C. Some scholars believe Yu actually existed and that he founded the Xia Dynasty, the first… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 398.2'0951'02

A Library Story: Building a New Central Library

What do a children’s librarian, a city council member, a construction worker, and a world-famous architect have in common? They all worked together to create an amazing place: a public… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 727'.8'09776579

A Lime, a Mime, a Pool of Slime: More about Nouns

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

One book couldn't possibly be enough to cover the topic of nouns. The cats are back with their comical examples to drive home to readers just what a noun is. Specific types of nouns—such as… Read More →

  • Dewey: 428.1

African Elephants

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

Do you know....How African elephants use their trunks? What African elephants do with their front teeth? What baby African elephants are called? Read this book to discover the answers! Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: 599.67'4

All New Crafts for Kwanzaa

From the Series All New Holiday Crafts for Kids

The family Kwanzaa celebration can be made even more special when children contribute to the festive air. Youngsters can enhance their family's Kwanzaa celebration with a "Light the Candles… Read More →

  • Dewey: 745.594'1612

Botones para el general Washington (Buttons for General Washington)

From the Series Yo solo: Historia (On My Own History)

Fourteen-year-old John Darragh was a spy. But British-occupied Philadelphia in 1777 was not a safe place for an American spy. If he were captured, John knew he would be hanged. In this… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3

Calamity Jane

From the Series On My Own Folklore

Calamity Jane was always in search of adventure. Nothing scared her—not rattlesnakes or wild horses or even Wild Bill Hickok. Quicksand could not keep her down. As an army scout, Calamity… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 978.02'092

Colorful Peacocks

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

Do you know....How a peacock makes its beautiful fan? Where peacocks live? What peacocks eat? Read this book to discover the answers! Read More →

  • ATOS: 1.9
  • Dewey: 598.6'17

Count Your Way through Afghanistan

From the Series Count Your Way

Count your way from one (yao) to ten (lahs) in Pashto! Using simple text, authors Jim Haskins and Kathleen Benson introduce readers to the Afghan culture. Learn about everything from… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 958.1

Count Your Way through Iran

From the Series Count Your Way

Count your way from one (yek) to ten (dah) in Farsi! Using simple text, authors Jim Haskins and Kathleen Benson introduce readers to the Iranian culture. Learn about everything from Omar… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 955