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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

Cooking the Korean Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Korea is a land where ancient and modern traditions coexist. Although split politically, North and South Korea continue to share a varied cuisine that is both healthy and delicious. Often… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.9
  • Dewey: 641.59519

Cooking the Lebanese Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Lebanon is a tiny country found in the very heart of the Middle East. Especially famous for a cuisine that emphasizes fruits, vegetables, and grains, Lebanese cooking is as delicious as it is… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.3
  • Dewey: 641.595692

Cooking the South American Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

With twelve independent countries, the Falkland Islands, and French Guiana, the many cultures of South America feature a variety of dishes. Focusing on recipes from countries like Argentina… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.0
  • Dewey: 641.598


From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Mighty Movers

There are differnt types of earthmovers, and each kind has a different job to do. Whether they push, scoop, spread, pack, smooth, or flatten, earthmovers do important work. Read More →

  • Lexile: 450
  • ATOS: 2.1
  • Dewey: 624.1'52

Harriet's Halloween Candy, 2nd Edition

It's Halloween, and although sharing might be okay the rest of the year, on this day Harriet's determined not to share her treats with her little brother, Walt. She is running out of places… Read More →

  • ATOS: 1.8
  • Dewey: [E]

Helen Keller

From the Series On My Own Biography

Trapped in silence and darkness, Helen Keller longed to communicate with the world. Both deaf and blind, she struggled to express the thoughts locked in her mind. When Annie Sullivan became… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 362.4'1'092

It's Challah Time!

A preschool class demonstrates the steps of making challah—a special ritual of Shabbat. Read More →

  • Dewey: 641.5'676

It's Winter!

From the Series Celebrate the Seasons

Simple text and bold, beautiful paper sculpture convey the animal life, plant life, weather, colors, clothing, and feelings associated with the winter season. Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: [E]

No One Saw: Ordinary Things through the Eyes of an Artist

From the Series Bob Raczka's Art Adventures

With a simple, rhyming text and beautifully reproduced paintings, No One Saw explores modern art. Each painting highlights the way in which the artist looked at the world in his or her own… Read More →

  • Dewey: 759.06

Our Big Home: An Earth Poem

Young children usually think of their home as the structure in which they live. In Our Big Home, the author and illustrator present a much larger vision of home as the planet Earth. Linda… Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: [E]


From the Series On My Own Biography

As the young daughter of a powerful Powhatan leader, Pocahontas befriended the English settlers in Jamestown, Virginia. Although she helped them survive their difficult first years, and she… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 975.5'01'092

Pouncing Bobcats

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

With furry, tufted ears, spotted coats, and short knobby tails, bobcats are distinctive wild cats. Found in forests, grasslands, mountains, swamps, or even deserts, bobcats hunt and grow from… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: 599.75'36

Presidents' Day

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — American Holidays

A simple introduction to why we celebrate Presidents' Day. Color photographs reflect the short, easy-to-understand sentences that improve vocabulary and comprehension. Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.4
  • Dewey: 394.261

Prickly Porcupines

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

What kind of animal looks like a hairbrush, but feels like a cactus? A porcupine! With sharp, prickly quills to help keep them safe, porcupines live and grow in forests where they can find… Read More →

  • Lexile: 440
  • ATOS: 2.0
  • Dewey: 599.35'974

Sammy Spider's First Trip to Israel

Join Sammy Spider on his stow-away adventure as he tours Israel and learns the many meanings of "shalom." Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Smile a Lot!

When facing down a bully, a trip to the dentist, or your mom's prune oatmeal, there's only one thing you can do—smile a lot! And you'll pull through! In this appealing new offering from… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: [E]

Swimming Salmon

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

Salmon are born in freshwater streams and rivers, but spend most of their lives in saltwater oceans. After eggs are laid in freshwater, they hatch and baby salmon swim and grow until they… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: 597.5'6