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Rabbits on Mars

It's not easy being a rabbit nowadays. Carrots are hard to find, traffic is dangerous, and big rabbit-chasing dogs are plentiful! Where can a rabbit go to escape the chaos of modern life? For… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Ramadan

From the Series On My Own Holidays

Muslims around the world celebrate the month of Ramadan to honor Allah. During every day in that month, Muslims do not eat food between sunrise and sunset. Then, each night at sunset, they… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 297.3'62

Re-Cycles

From the Series Cycles

The soil decomposition cycle and the water cycle are two of the many kinds of cycles that occur in the natural world. But nature can use some help in these environmentally stressful times, so… Read More →

  • Dewey: 551.3'05

Read Anything Good Lately?

"A child's question prompts another's alphabetic reveries in this invitation to consider the many things and places to read: an atlas at the airport, a biography in bed. . . . In page-sized… Read More →

  • Dewey: 028'.9

Sacagawea

Taking a rare look beyond the myths and legends surrounding Sacagawea's life, this extraordinary illustrated history recounts the known facts about a remarkable woman and her contribution to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 978.004'9745'0092

Saturn

From the Series Worlds Beyond

Saturn is the crown jewel of the solar system. Admired for centuries for its beauty--a pale gold ball surrounded by gleaming white rings--modern astronomers have discovered that Saturn is one… Read More →

  • Dewey: 523.46

Secret Holes

Sylvia and Miz Lula Maye are back! And Sylvia is in for a big surprise when Miz Lula Maye tells her about secret holes. Secret holes, Miz Lula Maye explains, were places where people used to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Tasty Bible Stories: A Menu of Tales & Matching Recipes

Enjoy food fit for the kings and queens of Israel with an innovative mix of Bible stories related to food and the recipes they inspire--from Adam and Eve's apples, to Noah's grapes and Queen… Read More →

  • Dewey: 221.9'505

The Bald Eagle

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — American Symbols

Did you know that Benjamin Franklin wanted a turkey to be the symbol of America instead of the bald eagle? Discover interesting facts about why the bald eagle is important to Americans, how… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 929.9'2'0973

The Snowflake: A Water Cycle Story

With a double-page spread for each month, this book describes the journey of a single drop of water throughout the year. Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 551.48

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]