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What Is a Scientist?

From the Series What Is...?

Simple text and full-color photographs depict children engaged in various activities that make up the scientific process. Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 502.3

All About Rosh Hashanah

With its delightful folktales, songs, and blessings, this illustrated introduction to Rosh Hashanah captures the essence of the holiday of renewal. Read More →

  • Dewey: 296.4'315

All About Yom Kippur

This comprehensive, illustrated introduction to Yom Kippur makes the concepts of forgiveness, repentance, and starting over easy to grasp, and complements each with words and music to holiday… Read More →

  • Dewey: 296.4'32

Booker T. Washington

From the Series On My Own Biography

More than anything, nine-year-old Booker T. Washington longed to go to school, but he had to get a job to earn money for his family. Though the Civil War had freed them from slavery, Booker's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 370'.92

Cracking the Wall: The Struggles of the Little Rock Nine

From the Series On My Own History

In 1957, nine teenagers were chosen to be the first black students to attend all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. A small group of people in Little Rock, including the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 379.2'63'0976773

Double Trouble in Walla Walla

It was an ordinary Monday morning in Walla Walla—until Lulu walked up to her English teacher's desk. "Mrs. Bell, I feel like a nit-wit. My homework is all higgledy-piggledy. Last night it was… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: [E]

Revolutionary Poet: A Story about Phillis Wheatley

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Taken from her family in Africa at the age of seven, Phillis Wheatley arrived in Boston as a slave in 1761. After she was purchased by the Wheatley family, Phillis quickly learned to speak… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 811'.1

Sammy Spider's First Shabbat

Sammy Spider yearns to celebrate Shabbat. He watches Josh set the festive table, and is especially fascinated when Mrs. Shapiro braids the challah. As the family gather's to welcome Shabbat… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

The Copper Lady

From the Series On My Own History

The boat creaked and moaned as the storm's waves smashed into the ship. Down in the hold, Andre‚ sat between crates that held the great copper lady, the Statue of Liberty. They were on their… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: [E]

Sammy Spider's First Rosh Hashanah

Sammy Spider wants to taste the golden honey the Shapiros set out for a sweet New Year. Mom tells him to stick to spinning webs, but will curious Sammy listen? Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

The Snow Walker

From the Series On My Own History

One morning in March 1888, twelve-year-old Milton Daub awoke to find the world buried in snow. The blizzard was like nothing Milton and his neighbors in the Bronx had ever seen. No one dared… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 974.7'275

Everybody Bakes Bread

In this sequel to the enormously popular Everybody Cooks Rice, young Carrie is sent on a mission by her mother: to search the neighborhood for a "three-handled rolling pin." While on her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: [E]

Songs from the Loom: A Navajo Girl Learns to Weave

From the Series We Are Still Here: Native Americans Today

Jaclyn Roessel live in Kayenta, Arizona, on the Navajo reservation. Like most young girls, Jaclyn has many interests. She likes her math class, she plays basketball and volleyball, and she… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 746.1'089'972

Caves

From the Series Nature in Action

Bit by bit, over thousands or even millions of years, water carves and shapes rock into designs only nature could create. Deep in limestone or under a few feet of hardened lava, on an ocean… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 551.4'47

Ordinary Genius: The Story of Albert Einstein

From the Series Trailblazer Biographies

What do you think of when you hear the name Albert Einstein? Perhaps you picture an old man with rumpled clothing, a halo of wild white hair, and an impish grin. You might know that he… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 530'.092

Chocolate by Hershey: A Story about Milton S. Hershey

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Milton Hershey loved candy. As a boy, he saved his hard-earned pennies for the candy store. He soon discovered that he had a gift for making delicious treats and, after years of trying… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 338.7'664153'092

Dear Bear

When Katie writes a letter to the bear she knows is living underneath the stairs, a surprising thing occurs. He writes back to say that he is taking a vacation and will be gone for a few days! Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: [E]

I Am an Artist

Are you an artist? Do you see the world around you in a special way? I Am an Artist shows you how simply observing the delights of nature can inspire you to create. Can you name the colors… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • Dewey: 701.15

Oh, The Places He Went: A Story about Dr. Seuss

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Dr. Seuss is known as the creator of some of the most beloved children's books of all time. Journey to the fantastic world he created in this appealing story about the author/illustrator… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 813'.52

A Fairy-Tale Life: A Story about Hans Christian Anderson

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Young Hans Christian knew how life should be--just like a fairy tale. But, while he was growing up in Odense, Denmark, his life didn't seem much like a fairy tale. Although everyone was… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 839.8'136

Clouds of Terror

From the Series On My Own History

Helga and Erik could not believe their eyes. There were grasshoppers everywhere, and they were eating the crops! In the 1870s, when grasshoppers destroyed farms in Minnesota and other… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: [E]

Matzah Ball: A Passover Story

Aaron is invited to a baseball game during Passover, and his mom sends him with a bag lunch of matzah and tuna. Aaron is embarrassed until his friends go off for snacks and something… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Sammy Spider's First Passover

Sammy Spider watches longingly as the Shapiro family celebrates Passover. He wants to help Josh find the afikomen (hidden matzah), but his mother reminds him, "Spiders don't celebrate… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Allen Jay and the Underground Railroad

From the Series On My Own History

Allen Jay's family farm is a stop on the Underground Railroad. Allen's parents give food and shelter to slaves escaping from the South. One day in 1842, Allen's father asks him to help a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]