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Gracie the Lighthouse Cat

One stormy night Grace, the lighthouse keeper's daughter, spots a ship in trouble on the rocks. At the same time, the lighthouse cat, Gracie, discovers that one of her kittens has strayed… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: [E]

Wish You Were Dead

I'll begin with Lucy. She is definitely first on the list. You can't believe how it feels to be in the cafeteria and turn around and there she is staring at me like I'm some disgusting bug or… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Annie Shapiro and the Clothing Workers' Strike

From the Series History Speaks: Picture Books Plus Reader's Theater

Life wasn’t easy for Annie Shapiro and the other clothing workers in Chicago in 1910. Bosses could be mean and the hours were long. When the workers’ pay was cut, Annie had to take a stand… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 331.892'887097731109041

Danica Patrick: Racing's Trailblazer

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

As USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper, puts it, "Danica Patrick shattered several records...at the storied Indianapolis 500. Even more lasting will be the point she made." During the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • Dewey: 796.72092

Draw the Dark

There are things the people of Winter, Wisconsin, would rather forget. The year the Nazis came to town, for one. That fire, for another. But what they'd really like to forget is Christian… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Frozen Secrets: Antarctica Revealed

Studying Antarctica has never been for the fainthearted. "Hereabouts died a very gallant gentleman, Captain L. E. G. Oates of the Inniskilling Dragoons. In March 1912, returning from the… Read More →

  • ATOS: 8.6
  • Dewey: 919.8'9

I, Emma Freke

I, Emma Freke is a charming search-for-identity story about Emma—the only "normal" member of her quirky family. While Emma desperately tries to find her niche, she discovers that perhaps it's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

John Greenwood's Journey to Bunker Hill

From the Series History Speaks: Picture Books Plus Reader's Theater

In mid-May 1775, the American Revolution was barely a month old. Many British soldiers were in Boston, Massachusetts. The American troops were nearby. The next battle could break out at any… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 973.3'312

Journey into the Deep: Discovering New Ocean Creatures

Have you ever wondered what mysteries the ocean holds? Prepare to explore the ocean from sunlit shallows to the deepest, darkest depths. Along the way, you'll meet many incredible creatures… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 591.77

Lizzie Newton and the San Francisco Earthquake

From the Series History Speaks: Picture Books Plus Reader's Theater

In the early morning on April 18, 1906, a terrible earthquake struck San Francisco, California. Lizzie Newton, who had been staying with her grandmother, woke up frightened but unhurt. She… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 979.4'61051

Ruth and the Green Book

Ruth was so excited to take a trip in her family's new car! In the early 1950s, few African Americans could afford to buy cars, so this would be an adventure. But she soon found out that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: [E]

Sneaky Sheep

Blossom and Rocky are sheep—very sneaky sheep. And they are not very good decision makers. Poor Murphy, the sheep dog, has rescued them from many adventures, like cliff diving and sunbathing… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: [E]

Stephenie Meyer: Dreaming of Twilight

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

As USA TODAY, The Nation's No. 1 Newspaper, puts it, Stephenie Meyer is "one of those rare success stories that inspire unpublished writers." In 2003, Meyer was a 29-year-old mother of three… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • Dewey: 813'.6

Tupac Shakur: Hip-Hop Idol

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

As USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper, puts it, "[Tupac] Shakur saw himself as both artist and urban soldier, battling the media, the law, the courts and rival rappers." Tupac overcame… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 782.421649092

Are You Ready for Fall?

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Our Four Seasons

Leaves are changing colors. The days are getting cooler. Farmers harvest crops. It’s time to carve a pumpkin! Do you know what season is here? It’s fall! What else happens in fall? Read this… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • Dewey: 508.2

Are You Ready for Spring?

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Our Four Seasons

The days are getting warmer. And they’re getting longer. Baby birds are hatching. The grass is turning green. Do you know what season is here? It’s spring! What else happens in spring? Read… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • Dewey: 508.2

Benno and the Night of Broken Glass

A neighborhood cat observes the changes in German and Jewish families in Berlin during the period leading up to Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass. This cat's-eye view introduces the… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [E]

The Meeting: Book 1

From the Series Mr. Badger and Mrs. Fox

Grub, Bristle, and Ginger agree on only one thing: badgers and foxes cannot be friends. But when hunters chase Ginger and her mother out of their den, Mr. Badger and Mrs. Fox decide they… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: [E]

Looking Like Me

When you look in a mirror, who do you see? A boy? A girl? A son? A daughter? A runner? A dancer? Whoever and whatever you see―just put out your fist and give yourself an "I am" BAM! This… Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal

Coretta Scott King Author Award Read about the fascinating life of Bass Reeves, who escaped slavery to become the first African American Deputy U.S. Marshal west of the Mississippi. Sitting… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 363.28'2092

Name That Style: All about Isms in Art

From the Series Bob Raczka's Art Adventures

How many art styles can you name? Can you tell the difference between Naturalism and Realism? How about Cubism and Impressionism? In this book, art lover Bob Raczka clearly explains the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 709

Riot

As the Civil War rages, another battle breaks out behind the lines. During a long hot July in 1863, the worst race riots the United States has ever seen erupt in New York City. Earlier that… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Steel Pan Man of Harlem

Once upon a time in the city of Harlem, there was a terrible problem. Rats had taken over the city. They were everywhere―subways, restaurants, even people’s homes! The mayor didn’t know what… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [E]

What Is Sight?

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Your Amazing Senses

A green frog. An orange Popsicle. A flashing “walk” sign. Your eyes let you see everything around you. But how do your eyes work? And how does your sense of sight help you? Read this book to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • Dewey: 612.8'4