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The Statue of Liberty

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — American Symbols

One of the most famous American symbols, the Statue of Liberty stands for freedom and opportunity. Standing on Liberty Island at the tip of New York City, the statue welcomed immigrants from… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 974.7'1

The Washington Monument

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — American Symbols

The Washington Monument is a beautiful marble memorial that honors America's first president. But, did you know that the monument was supposed to be built on top of a domed building? Or that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 975.3

The Winter Solstice

From the Series Traditions of the Seasons

The winter solstice—the shortest day of the year—marks the beginning of the coldest, darkest season. Discover the scientific reasons for this phenomenon and learn how cultures past and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 394.2'683

Things to Make for Your Doll

From the Series Girl Crafts

Playing with a doll is all about imagination. Here are twenty creative craft projects to make play situations a lot more fun! They range from a doll bathing suit and beach bag made from a… Read More →

  • Dewey: 700

Too Much of a Good Thing

You can never have too much of a good thing--or can you? Roman King Antoninus loves observing Shabbat so much, he proclaims that his kingdom will celebrate every day of the week instead of… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

Transportation Then and Now

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Then and Now

Presents a brief look at how transportation has changed over the years. Read More →

  • Dewey: 388'.0973

Uranus and Neptune

From the Series Worlds Beyond

Two of the most mysterious planets in our solar system are the cold, beautiful blue worlds of Uranus and Neptune. They lie so far from the Sun that they appear only as small dots in even the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 523.47

Benjamin Banneker: Pioneering Scientist

From the Series On My Own Biography

Gazing up at the stars, Benjamin Banneker longed to understand how and why things worked as they did. In a time when most black Americans were slaves, Banneker lived a life of freedom and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 520'.92

Bessie Coleman: Daring to Fly

From the Series On My Own Biography

High in the sky, Bessie Coleman could soar like a bird. She was free--at least until she landed. As a black woman in the 1920s, she wasn't allowed to learn how to fly. Forced to travel to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 629.13'092

Dearly, Nearly, Insincerely: What Is an Adverb?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

Bursting with adverbs, this addition to the Words Are CATegorical® series creatively clarifies the concept of adverbs for young readers with delightfully playful rhymes and extremely humorous… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 428.2

Germ Hunter: A Story about Louis Pasteur

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Growing up in the 1830s, Louis Pasteur saw the horrifying effects of diseases like rabies and tuberculosis. Filled with curiosity and imagination, Pasteur began a lifelong search for answers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 579'.092

Heirloom Cookbook: Recipes Handed Down by Jewish Mothers

Enjoy over 475 time-honored family recipes from traditional Passover dishes like "Best Matzo Balls," to creative casseroles, soups, desserts, and more. A section on Sephardic cooking is also included. Read More →

  • Dewey: 641.5'676

Hungry Ladybugs

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

Black, bumpy, hairy, and hungry larvae grow into beautiful red and black ladybugs. Ladybugs are a type of beetle. They munch on aphids and molt four times before becoming pupae and then… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • ATOS: 2.4
  • Dewey: 595.76'9

Loudmouth George and the Sixth-Grade Bully, 2nd Edition

The first day of school can be scary enough as it is without a bully stealing your lunch! And that's just what happens to poor George when he runs into Big Mike, the sixth-grade bully, on the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: [E]

Swing around the Sun

Four renowned children's book artists--Cheng-Khee Chee, illustrator of Old Turtle; Janice Lee Porter, illustrator of Hope; Mary GrandPre, illustrator of the U.S. editions of the Harry Potter… Read More →

  • Dewey: 811'.54

Thank You, God!: A Jewish Child's Book of Prayers

A first prayer book for young children, with 21 traditional prayers in simple Hebrew, transliteration, and English. Contains blessings for a new day, bounty of our food, Sabbath, and holiday rituals. Read More →

  • Dewey: 296.7'2

The Mouse in the Matzah Factory

Journey with a curious little mouse as he travels from a wheat field in the country to a big city factory where harvested wheat is baked into matzah. Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

The Shapes of My Jewish Year

From the Series Very First Board Books

Preschoolers can explore the Jewish holidays with familiar shapes--like a triangle, "a Purim hamantasch brimming over with sweet filling...," and more. Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

The Sounds of My Jewish Year

From the Series Very First Board Books

Preschoolers can explore the Jewish holidays with familiar sounds--the "sizzle, sizzle" of potato latkes on Hanukkah, the "crunch, crunch" of matzah on Passover, and more. Read More →

  • Dewey: 296.4/3

The Water Cycle

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Water

Summarizes how Earth's water changes to vapor and rises into the sky where it turns into rain, and introduces related concepts such as the shape of raindrops and the presence of pollutants in… Read More →

  • Dewey: 551.48

A Mexican Christmas

In Oaxaca, Mexico, Christmas lasts for more than one day--it lasts almost an entire month! All month long, children and their families celebrate with parades, fiestas, fireworks, dancing, and… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 394.2663'0972

Africa Is Not a Country

Enter into the daily life of children in the many countries of modern Africa. Countering stereotypes, Africa Is Not a Country celebrates the extraordinary diversity of this vibrant continent… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 960

Cooking the French Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Cooking is a fine art in France. With savory recipes and interesting background information on French regions, peoples, and traditions, readers are introduced to the sutleties of French culture. Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 641.5944

Cooking the Hungarian Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Completely landlocked, Hungary has endured many invasions by foreign powers and has lived under many kinds of government. Through it all, music and food have remained important parts of… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.8
  • Dewey: 641.59439