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Written in Bone: Buried Lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland

Bright white teeth. Straight leg bones. Awkwardly contorted arm bones. On a hot summer day in 2005, Dr. Douglas Owsley of the Smithsonian Institution peered into an excavated grave, carefully… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1140
  • ATOS: 9.0
  • Dewey: 614'.17

The Case of the Stinky Socks (Book 1)

From the Series The Milo & Jazz Mysteries ®

The high school’s star pitcher is missing his lucky socks, and his pitching is going to pieces! Can detective duo Milo and Jazz find the thief—before the big game? Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Boy Named Beckoning: The True Story of Dr. Carlos Montezuma, Native American Hero

This story reveals the remarkable life of a Native American boy named Wassaja, or "Beckoning," who was kidnapped from his Yavapai tribe and sold as a slave. Adopted by an Italian photographer… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 970.004'97

Nigeria

From the Series Country Explorers

Pack your bags! We’re headed to Nigeria. On this whirlwind tour, you’ll learn all about the country’s landscape, culture, people, and more. We’ll explore Nigeria’s vast grasslands and long… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 966.9

Punished!

Logan and his friend Benedict run into the wrong guy at the library--literally. When Logan slams into the reference guy in the basement and gives hima little lip, Logan gets punished, really… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Coriander the Contrary Hen

Coriander is a contrary, stubborn hen, with a mind of her own. When she decides to plant herself in the middle of the road causing a chaotic traffic jam of cars, trucks, and buses, Farmer… Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: [E]

Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal is undoubtedly one of the most spectacular buildings of the world, renowned for its architectual magnificence and aesthetic beauty. It is a rare book that can do justice to such… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: [E]

The Secret of Priest's Grotto: A Holocaust Survival Story

According to legend, a group of Jewish families survived the Holocaust by hiding out for months in the 77 miles of caves in Ukraine known as Priest's Grotto. Cavers Taylor and Nicola… Read More →

  • ATOS: 8.0
  • Dewey: 940.53'180922477

Wolf's Coming!

As a distant howl echoes through the forest, animals quickly stop what they're doing and run for home. Look out—Wolf's coming! As the shadowy figure gets closer and closer and the day draws… Read More →

  • Lexile: 390
  • ATOS: 1.2
  • Dewey: [E]

Over a Thousand Hills I Walk with You

Before one fateful April day, Jeanne lived the life of a typical Rwandan girl. She fought with her little sister, went to school, and teased her brother. Then, in one horrifying night… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 833'.92

The Perfect Shot

Someone murdered Brian's girfriend, Amanda. The police think it was her father. Brian isn’t so sure. But everyone he knows is telling him to move on, get over it, focus on the present. Focus… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Unlikely Pairs: Fun with Famous Works of Art

From the Series Bob Raczka's Art Adventures

Museums have very logical ways of displaying works of art. Usually they group works by artist, by movement, or by time period, so that impressionist works or classical works can be viewed… Read More →

  • Dewey: 750'.1'1

Secrets of a Civil War Submarine: Solving the Mysteries of the H. L. Hunley

On February 17, 1864, the H.L. Hunley made history as the first submarine to sink a ship in battle. Soldiers on the shore waited patiently after seeing the submarine’s return signal. But… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • ATOS: 8.2
  • Dewey: 973.7'57

Love and Roast Chicken: A Trickster Tale from the Andes Mountains

One day, high in the Andes Mountains, Cuy the Guinea Pig is searching for wild spinach to eat when Tío Antonio the Fox comes in search of Cuy to eat! Tío Antonio thinks he's found dinner, but… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 398.2'098'045293592

Swing around the Sun

Four renowned children's book artists--Cheng-Khee Chee, illustrator of Old Turtle; Janice Lee Porter, illustrator of Hope; Mary GrandPre, illustrator of the U.S. editions of the Harry Potter… Read More →

  • Dewey: 811'.54

Aunt Clara Brown: Official Pioneer

From the Series On My Own Biography

As a successful former slave, Clara Brown used her money to help other freed slaves get a new start in life. In 1859 Clara bought her own freedom and headed west to Colorado to find her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 978.8'00496073'0092

Little Wolf's Book of Badness

From the Series Little Wolf Adventures

Little Wolf has been brushing his teeth without being growled at, he's been going to bed early, and he's been far too nice to his baby brother, Smellybreff. His parents, concerned they will… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Keep the Lights Burning, Abbie

From the Series On My Own History

Abbie was afraid. She had never had to keep the lights burning by herself. But many lives depended on the lighthouse, and Papa was depending on Abbie. This is the exciting true story of Abbie… Read More →

  • Lexile: 260
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: 387.1'55