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Matter and Energy: Principles of Matter and Thermodynamics

From the Series Secrets of the Universe

Have you ever seen a magician make something disappear and question if anything could really just vanish? Do you know why the periodic table is set up the way it is? From Lavoisier and Joule… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.0
  • Dewey: 530.11

Objects in Motion: Principles of Classical Mechanics

From the Series Secrets of the Universe

Have you ever wondered why things drop to the ground instead of float or fly? Or how a heavy satellite can orbit Earth without crashing into it? From Copernicus and Kepler to Galileo and… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.3
  • Dewey: 531

Pattern Bugs

From the Series Math Is Fun!

Patterns are found in math, reading, science, music, art, dance, and poetry—and in the world all around us. They are also found in this delightful book written by educator Trudy Harris… Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.4
  • Dewey: 152.14'23

Prudence Crandall: Teacher for Equal Rights

From the Series On My Own Biography

When Prudence Crandall opened a school for young girls in 1831, she didn't expect trouble. But that is just what she got when she allowed African American girls to attend. A Quaker and… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 371.1'0092

Pulleys

From the Series Early Bird Physics

How does a pulley work? What is it? Colorful diagrams and fun-to-do experiments help you explore the many ways this simple machine can help make work easier and faster. Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 621.8'11

Relativity and Quantum Mechanics: Principles of Modern Physics

From the Series Secrets of the Universe

Do you ever wonder why it seems like you are not moving even though you are standing on a planet that moves through space? How does matter turn into energy? From Lavoisier to Einstein… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.2
  • Dewey: 530.11

Sammy Spider's First Tu B'Shevat

Spring is in the air and Sammy Spider watches as Josh Shapiro lowers the roots of a small tree into the ground. As spring turns to summer and summer to fall, Sammy watches Josh nurture the… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Sammy Spider's Hanukkah Fun Book

An activity book full of rhymes, with mazes, matching, dot-to-dot, pages to color and more! The best Hanukkah present for Sammy Spider fans. Read More →

The Hardest Word: A Yom Kippur Story

The Ziz, a wonderful bird who lived long ago, is so big and clumsy that he can't keep from bumping into things. When a tree he knocks over destroys the children's garden, he seeks God's help… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

The Shabbat Box

It's finally Ira's turn to take home the Shabbat Box from school. But a bad storm blows open his book bag and the box is lost. What will Ira do? A warm introduction to Shabbat for preschoolers. Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

The Skies

From the Series Vanishing from

What do masked bobwhites, Hawaiian hawks, harpy eagles, and Kitti's hog-nosed bats have in common? They, along with many other birds, are endangered species. They are close to becoming… Read More →

  • Dewey: 598

Trick-or-Treat on Milton Street

Halloween is going to be a disaster! Charley has to go trick-or-treating with his goofy new stepfather on boring old Milton Street, where he doesn't know anyone. Charley soon discovers that… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: [E]

Waterways

From the Series Vanishing from

Chinese egrets, humpback whales, Chinook salmon, and manatees might seem to have little in common, but they do--they are all close to extinction. They, and several other animals, have… Read More →

  • Dewey: 591.76

Waves: Principles of Light, Electricity, and Magnetism

From the Series Secrets of the Universe

Did you know that both electricity and light move in waves, like water does? What does electricity have to do with magnets? From Benjamin Franklin and Charles de Coulomb to Georg Ohm and… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.3
  • Dewey: 539.2

What Can You Do?: A Book About Discovering What You Do Well

From the Series Shelley Rotner's Early Childhood Library

What Can You Do? is a book to help children discover their own special talents. Inspired by Dr. Howard Gardner's Frames of Mind, in which he outlines seven different kinds of intelligence… Read More →

  • Dewey: 153.9

Wheels and Axles

From the Series Early Bird Physics

Of the six simple machines, the wheel and axle is probably the most recognized. But how does it help you work? Simple and fun experiments illustrate the basic concepts explained in the text… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 621.8'11

Where Is My Continent?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Where Am I?

A basic introduction to the concept of continents for emergent readers. Color photographs reflect the short, easy-to-understand sentences that improve vocabulary and comprehension. Read More →

  • Dewey: 910'.02141

Where Is My Country?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Where Am I?

A basic introduction to the concept of countries for emergent readers. Color photographs reflect the short, easy-to-understand sentences that improve vocabulary and comprehension. Read More →

  • Dewey: 910

Where Is My State?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Where Am I?

A basic introduction to the concept of states for emergent readers. Color photographs reflect the short, easy-to-understand sentences that improve vocabulary and comprehension. Read More →

  • Dewey: 917.3

Work

From the Series Early Bird Physics

What is work? You may think work is doing chores or going to a job, but you do work every time you move something from one place to another. With experiments that demonstrate these… Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 531'.6

Writing for Freedom: A Story about Lydia Maria Child

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Lydia Maria Child grew up in the 1800s reading countless books. She defied the idea that girls weren't supposed to fill their minds with ideas and stories. They weren't supposed to write… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 818'.309

A Walk in the Boreal Forest

From the Series Biomes of North America

Take a walk in the boreal forest. This biome of tall conifer trees and shaded, cool paths has long winters and very short summers. How do the plants and animals of the boreal forest live?… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 577.3'7

A Walk in the Deciduous Forest

From the Series Biomes of North America

Take a walk in the deciduous forest. In this biome of leafy trees and fast changing weather, there are four very different seasons. As you walk through this incredible biome, discover how all… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 577.3

A Walk in the Rain Forest

From the Series Biomes of North America

Take a walk in the rain forest. This hot and humid biome is home to countless trees, animals, plants, and insects. Each and every insect, plant, and animal of the rain forest is dependent on… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 577.34