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Cooking the West African Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Focusing on the cuisine of several West African countries--including Nigeria, Cote D'Ivoire, Sierra Leone, and Ghana--this book describes why most meals cooked in West Africa are either soups… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 641.5966

Forests & Jungles

From the Series Vanishing from

Giant pandas, timber wolves, African elephants, and Bengal tigers--what do all of these animals have in common? They, and many more animals, are all on the verge of extinction because of… Read More →

  • Dewey: 591.73

Grasslands & Deserts

From the Series Vanishing from

How are Utah prairie dogs, Asiatic lions, Galapagos tortises, and West African ostriches all alike? Over-hunting and changes to their habitats have pushed them, and many more animals, almost… Read More →

  • Dewey: 591.74

Harriet and George's Christmas Treat

Christmas is coming, and for Harriet and George that can only mean one thing: Ms. Hoozit is making fruitcake! Terrible memories of last year's treat flash before their eyes. They just can't… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: [E]

Holiday Cooking around the World

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Featuring foods, cultures, and holidays from around the world, go on a tour of international kitchens as cooks prepare traditional holiday dishes. With easy-to-follow recipes from many… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 641.5'68

Horse Sense: The Story of Will Sasse, His Horse Star, and the

From the Series Adventures in Time

Will Sasse is sick of his pa's slow, careful ways. Pa says only sturdy workhorses are worth raising out in farm country. Will wants to raise beautiful pleasure horses like his mare, Star. So… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Inclined Planes and Wedges

From the Series Early Bird Physics

What is an inclined plane? How do you use a wedge? Using easy-to-understand examples and fun-to-do experiments, discover how these two simple machines work and make the work that you do easier. Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 621.8'11

Johnny Appleseed

From the Series On My Own Biography

John Chapman loved all forms of nature, and he worked throughout his lifetime to improve it by planting apple trees. Known as the folk hero Johnny Appleseed, John helped to build America--not… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 634'.11'092

Life on a Cattle Farm

From the Series Life on a Farm

What's the difference between a bull and a steer? How are calves born? Adam Smith could tell you. He lives on a beef cattle farm and describes in vivid detail what makes working and playing… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 636.2'22

Life on a Goat Farm

From the Series Life on a Farm

Did you know that many people around the world drink goat milk instead of cow milk? Jimmy Search could have told you. He lives on a dairy goat farm and explains the work and fun that go into… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 636.3'9142

Life on a Horse Farm

From the Series Life on a Farm

Do you know the difference between a filly and a colt? How do you file a horse's teeth? Just ask Sarah Mills. She lives on a horse farm and describes the fun and hard work involved with… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 636.1'2

Life on a Pig Farm

From the Series Life on a Farm

Did you know that baby pigs can run minutes after they're born? Or that pigs aren't really dirty animals? Alisha Eberly could have told you! She lives on a pig farm and talks about the hard… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 636.4

Liquids and Gases: Principles of Fluid Mechanics

From the Series Secrets of the Universe

Do you know why a 10-ton boat floats but a tiny pebble sinks? Or why a hot air balloon will rise, but when you inflate a balloon it drops to the ground? From Archimedes and Boyle to Pascal… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 532

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]

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]