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Africa

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Continents

Africa is home to the world’s longest river, the Nile, as well as the great pyramids of Egypt, and over eight million people. Learn more about this fascinating continent, it’s cultures… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 916

Antarctica

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Continents

Antarctica is the coldest place on Earth. The average temperature is –58 degrees F. Brrr! That’s why no one lives there. But there are lots of animals. Penguins, Walruses and Polar Bears are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 2.0
  • Dewey: 919.8'9

Australia

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Continents

Australia is the smallest continent, and the only continent that is also made up of only one country. It is home to over twenty million people, as well as a large variety of plants and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: 994

Blackberry Stew

Hope is sad and angry that her Grandpa Jack has passed away. As she and Aunt Poogee sit on the porch sharing memories of the special times they shared with Grandpa Jack, Hope learns one of… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: [E]

Cesar Chavez

From the Series On My Own Biography

During the Great Depression, many people had to work long hours and were barely paid enough to survive. Cesar Chavez felt this treatment was unfair and worked to secure more rights. He formed… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 331.88'13'092

Chinese New Year

From the Series On My Own Holidays

Chinese New Year begins each January or February on the first day of the new year in China’s traditional calendar. This 15-day celebration is the most important holiday in Chinese communities… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 394.261

Cinco de Mayo

From the Series On My Own Holidays

It’s fiesta time! Cinco de Mayo is a fiesta day in Mexico and the United States. It’s celebrated on the fifth of May. This colorful holiday honors Mexico’s victory over the French army at… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 394.262

Cooking the Middle Eastern Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

The Middle East boasts a long, intricate history and a vibrant modern culture that is reflected in their cuisine. Lamb is the most commonly used meat and locally grown beans, rice, dates, and… Read More →

  • Dewey: 641.5956

Easter around the World

From the Series On My Own Holidays

Easter is celebrated in many different ways around the world. In Sweden, children dress up as Easter witches and go door to door, hoping for candy. Egyptian children have egg-rolling… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 394.2667

Feathered Dinosaurs

From the Series Meet the Dinosaurs

"Dino" Don Lessem brings readers face-to-face with various dinosaur species, detailing their habitats, way of life and how they became extinct. An acclaimed dinosaur expert, Don Lessem has… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 567.912

Flying Giants of Dinosaur Time

From the Series Meet the Dinosaurs

"Dino" Don Lessem brings readers face-to-face with various dinosaur species, detailing their habitats, way of life and how they became extinct. An acclaimed dinosaur expert, Don Lessem has… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 567.912

From Idea to Book

From the Series Start to Finish

How is a book made? A writer thinks of a story and writes it down. After a publishing company edits it, an artist will illustrate the story and a designer will put the two together on a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: 002

It's Purim Time!

In the fifth of Kar-Ben's popular holiday series, preschoolers dress up and act out the story of Purim, make groggers (noise makers) and hamentaschen (three-cornered cookies), and deliver… Read More →

  • Dewey: 296.4'36

Jumping Kangaroos

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

Did you know that some kangaroos live in high, rocky places, and spend most of their time in trees? However, most kangaroos live in the wide, open plains of Australia. They have powerful legs… Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: 599.2'223

Leif Eriksson

From the Series On My Own Biography

As a young man growing up in Greenland, Leif Ericsson had heard stories about a land to the west across the Atlantic Ocean. One day, he gathered a crew and set off to explore the land… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 970.01'3'092

Mallory vs. Max

From the Series Mallory

Spunky, eight-year-old Mallory McDonald is very unhappy when her parents decide to get her older brother Max a dog. Why would her parents agree to such a thing? Dogs are smelly and bark and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Noah and the Ziz

The Ziz is back! The loveable but clumsy Ziz, giant king of the birds, tries to help Noah round up the animals for the ark. Ziz fans will also enjoy The Hardest Word and The Ziz and the… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Pitch and Throw, Grasp and Know: What Is a Synonym?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

“Word-Nerd” Brian P. Cleary and highly-acclaimed illustrator Brian Gable collaborate to clarify the concept of synonyms for young readers with playful, lively, and whimsical rhymes and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 428.1

Police Officers

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Community Helpers

Police officers help keep the community safe. They stop people that are not driving safely, help when people get in car accidents and stop criminals. Discover more about what police officers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: 363.2

School Bus Drivers

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Community Helpers

Every morning and afternoon, kids get on the school bus. The bus driver drives them to school and then takes them home. They follow the same route every day and the driver makes sure the kids… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 371.8'72

Sea Giants of Dinosaur Time

From the Series Meet the Dinosaurs

"Dino" Don Lessem brings readers face-to-face with various dinosaur species, detailing their habitats, way of life and how they became extinct. An acclaimed dinosaur expert, Don Lessem has… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 567.9

Secrets of a Civil War Submarine: Solving the Mysteries of the H. L. Hunley

On February 17, 1864, the H.L. Hunley made history as the first submarine to sink a ship in battle. Soldiers on the shore waited patiently after seeing the submarine’s return signal. But… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • ATOS: 8.2
  • Dewey: 973.7'57

Six Million Paper Clips: The Making of a Children's Holocaust Memorial

At a middle school in a small, all white, all Protestant town in Tennessee, a special after-school class was started to teach the kids about the Holocaust, and the importance of tolerance… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 940.53'18'071276879

Sojourner Truth

From the Series On My Own Biography

Isabella changed her name to Sojourner Truth because she “was to travel up an’ down this land…to declare truth to the people.” Her strong voice and faith forced people to listen to her, in… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 306.3'62'092