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T-Boy of the Bayou

Lying on the grassy edge of the Louisiana bayou, T-Boy makes a wish to help his daddy. His daddy's a shrimper, but the shrimp have disappeared. When a marsh heron offers to grant his wish… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Cooking the Greek Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Greek cuisine is both exciting and rich in tradition. Influenced by both western European and Middle Eastern foods, contemporary Greek dishes reflect an interesting combination of old and new… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 641.59495

Cooking the Norwegian Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Norwegian cooking has been shaped by its climate, many natural resources, and landscape, with long coastline surrounding over two-thirds of the country and hundreds of fjords jutting inland… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 641.59481

Cooking the Vietnamese Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Vietnam's warm climate allows for an abundance of rice, fresh fruits, and vegetables that are the mainstays of Vietnamese meals. Its seas yield the fish that produce the fish sauce that is a… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.3
  • Dewey: 641.59597

Elf Night

In this enchanting bedtime tale, a young boy is carried through the magical world of elves. Elves dance through his imagination--riding on crickets and skipping in starlight, spinning on… Read More →

  • ATOS: 1.3
  • Dewey: [E]

Everybody Brings Noodles

Carrie has worked hard to organize her neighborhood's 4th of July block party. Excitement hangs in the air as she makes sure that every last detail—from the food to the talent show--is ready… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Firestorm

From the Series Adventures in Time

It's September 1, 1894, and 13-year-old Maggie Grant and her family are about to face a terror like none they've ever experienced. Having recently moved to the newly constructed town of… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

Ladybugs: Red, Fiery, and Bright

Enter the magical realm of ladybugs to see how they grow into bright flying beetles with vivid red coats and shiny black spots. From Mia Posada, the author/illustrator of the acclaimed… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 595.76'9

Rescue on the Outer Banks

From the Series On My Own History

On October 11, 1896, 10-year-old Sam Deal and his horse, Ginger, watch as the brave surfmen of Pea Island struggle to save the lives of nine people stranded on a shipwreck. Sam has dreamt of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: [E]

Sylvia & Miz Lula Maye

When 10-year-old Sylvia Freeman moves to Wakeview, South Carolina, she's sure that her summer is going to be plain ol' boring—that is until she meets her 99-year-old neighbor, Miz Lula Maye… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Daring Escape of Ellen Craft

From the Series On My Own History

On December 21, 1848, Ellen Craft and her husband, William, slipped out into the cold, dark night and took their first steps towards freedom. They were runaway slaves. Posing as a white man… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 306.3'62'092273

Under, Over, By the Clover: What Is a Preposition?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

In this fun-filled book, playful puns and comical cartoon cats combine to show, not tell, readers what prepositions are all about. Each preposition in the text, like under, over, by the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 420
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 428.2

A Harbor Seal Pup Grows Up

From the Series Baby Animals

What happens when a harbor seal pup is abandoned like Sidney was? She was on the verge of starvation when some helpful humans stepped in to make sure she would live to become a healthy, happy… Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.0
  • Dewey: 599.79'23

A Rainy Day

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Weather

This book provides activities for a rainy day, and summarizes the signs and effects of rain. Read More →

  • Dewey: 551.57'7

A Snowy Day

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Weather

This book provides activities for a snowy day, and summarizes the signs and effects of snow. Read More →

  • Dewey: 551.57'84

A Sunny Day

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Weather

This book summarizes the signs and effects of a sunny day, as well as activities. Read More →

  • Lexile: 430
  • Dewey: 551.5'271

A Tiger Cub Grows Up

From the Series Baby Animals

Tara is a tiger cub. What is it like to grow up in a wild animal park? If you look closely, you will discover how Tara grows from a tiny newborn cub to a pouncing, full-grown tiger there… Read More →

  • ATOS: 1.8
  • Dewey: 599.756

Alexander Graham Bell

From the Series On My Own Biography

Growing up, Alexander Graham Bell was fascinated with music, speech, and sounds. He worked hard to invent things that would not only help those with impaired hearing, but also bring people… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 621.385'092

Annie Quinn in America

From the Series Adventures in Time

Annie Quinn knows that a new life in America is her only chance. In 1847, the only sure way to survive the potato famine is to leave Ireland. With her younger brother Thomas, twelve-year-old… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Cooking the East African Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Featuring the cooking of several East African countries--Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania--discover the significance of the two main meals eaten daily in each of these countries. Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 641.59676

Cooking the Italian Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Before modern transportation methods, the people of Italy were isolated into regions that each developed its own customs--especially when it came to cooking. For this reason, Italians have… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.9
  • Dewey: 641.5945

Cooking the Japanese Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Employing only the freshest foods, Japanese cooks strive to show their deep respect for nature. By using principles of freshness, simplicity, and beauty, Japanese cooks prepare and serve food… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.0
  • Dewey: 641.5952

Cooking the Mexican Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Mexico is a large, rich, and culturally diverse country. Over the years, a combination of ancient native foods combined with European customs to produce the authentic, delicious dishes that… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.0
  • Dewey: 641.5'972

Cooking the Spanish Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Isolation, landscape, climate, and availability of ingredients all contributed to the development of the many distinctive styles of cooking in Spain. To use the freshest possible ingredients… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.8
  • Dewey: 641.5946