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Willie McLean and the Civil War Surrender

From the Series On My Own History

Eleven-year-old Willie McLean knows that General Lee will defeat the Yankees and win the Civil War, he just knows it. When a battle moves to the fields near his home in Appomattox, Virginia… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 973.7'38

Bronco Charlie and the Pony Express

From the Series On My Own History

Bronco Charlie longs for a life of adventure. By the time he turned eleven, he’d been a sailor, a cowboy, and could tame wild bucking broncos. But Charlie was always itching for new… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 383'.143'092

Cooking the Brazilian Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

The fifth largest country in the world, Brazil stretches across nearly half of South America. Home to a vibrant blend of indigenous, African, European, and immigrant cultures, Brazil boasts a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1110
  • Dewey: 641.5981

Cooking the Cuban Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Combining the cultural traditions of Spain, indigenous Cubans, Africans, and various other immigrants, Cuban cuisine is simple and filled with flavor. Rich spices such as garlic, oregano, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • Dewey: 641.597291

Cooking the Indonesian Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

The world’s largest archipelago, Indonesia is made up of over seventeen thousand islands. Located along the lines of ancient trade routes, Indonesian culture has been saturated by the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • Dewey: 641.59598

Cooking the Turkish Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Bordering the Mediterranean, the Middle East, Europe, and Asia, Turkey draws on the cuisine traditions of each different area. The resulting combination of fruits, savory spices, meats, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1130
  • Dewey: 641.59561

I and You and Don't Forget Who: What Is a Pronoun?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

The latest addition to the best-selling Words Are CATegorical® series, this fun-filled guide uses playful puns and humorous illustrations to creatively clarify the concept of pronouns. Key… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 428.2

Musical Genius: A Story about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

A musical prodigy, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart began playing the piano and composing when he was just three years old. Able to play multiple instruments, among them the piano and violin, Mozart… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 780'.92

No Rules for Michael

Michael thinks school would be more fun without rules and gets his wish. But is it exactly what he was hoping for? Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Polar Bears

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

Living in the icy cold of the Arctic, polar bears keep warm because they have thick white fur all over their bodies—even on the bottoms of their feet! They hunt and eat other animals, mostly… Read More →

  • Lexile: 430
  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: 599.786

Quiet Owls

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

Gliding quietly through the night sky on silent wings, owls search for their prey. Swooping down, they grab small animals like mice or squirrels to eat and feed to their young. Tiny… Read More →

  • Lexile: 380
  • ATOS: 2.1
  • Dewey: 598.9'7

Rainbow Soup: Adventures in Poetry

Come romp with me amongst the words/Come play amongst the phrases/Swing and climb from pun to rhyme/And hop through versey mazes. Swim through rivers thick with thought/Rejoice from head to… Read More →

  • Dewey: 808.1

Red Foxes

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

Moving slowly and quietly through the forest, a red fox stalks a mouse. With a leap, it pounces on its prey and eats it. Red foxes use their pointy ears and sharp eyes to help them hunt. Baby… Read More →

  • Lexile: 440
  • ATOS: 1.7
  • Dewey: 599.775

Robins: Songbirds of Spring

As springtime approaches, the air fills with the sound of robins singing. Discover how these cheerful little birds with red feathers and gray fluttering wings live and grow. Rhyming verse and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 598.8'42

Sail Away, Little Boat

Through charming illustrations and rhyming verse, readers follow a toy sailboat on its journey from brook to river to sea. Along the way, the boat passes by a variety of habitats and… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: [E]

The Schoolchildren's Blizzard

From the Series On My Own History

When nine-year-old Sarah and her little sister, Annie, set out on their way to school on January 12, 1888, they have no idea what their day will hold. The weather’s so warm they go outside to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: [E]

Almost to Freedom

Lindy and her doll Sally are best friends - wherever Lindy goes, Sally stays right by her side. They eat together, sleep together, and even pick cotton together. So, on the night Lindy and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Art Is...

From the Series Bob Raczka's Art Adventures

When you think of art, do you think of painting and sculpture? Bob Raczka shows us that even these traditional artistic mediums can be created in untraditional ways. Art can also be draped… Read More →

  • Dewey: 701

Communication Then and Now

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Then and Now

Briefly describes how communication in the United States has changed through the years. Read More →

  • Dewey: 302.2'0973

Day of the Dead

From the Series On My Own Holidays

The Day of the Dead is a special holiday celebrated in many places like Mexico and parts of the United States to honor people who have died. It's celebrated between October 31 and November 2… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 394.266

Demanding Justice: A Story about Mary Ann Shadd Cary

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Mary Ann Shadd Cary spent her entire lifetime fighting for justice and equality for African Americans. Born a free African American in the 1820s, Cary started schools for black children and… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 305.48'896073'0092

Earth Cycles

From the Series Cycles

The Earth is round like a ball and it moves in circular motions. It changes in patterns that go round and round like the wheels of a bike. So begins EARTH CYCLES, a book that describes three… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 525

From Clay to Bricks

From the Series Start to Finish

How are bricks made? Clay is dug up, crushed, shaped into bricks, and baked. Then, the bricks sent on trucks to builders to use to make beautiful homes, schools, and more. Read More →

  • Lexile: 370
  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: 666'.737

Harriet and the Roller Coaster, 2nd Edition

Hang on—Harriet's on her way up! For days, George has been taunting Harriet about the roller coaster at the amusement park. "It's so big, you can't see the top...It goes so fast, you might… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 1.7
  • Dewey: [E]