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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

What Is Taste?

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Your Amazing Senses

Salty popcorn. Sweet watermelon. Your tongue lets you taste these things and more. But how does your sense of taste work? And how does it help you? Read this book to find out! Learn all about… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: 612.8'7

What Is Touch?

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Your Amazing Senses

A furry dog. A scaly lizard. Your sense of touch lets you feel these things and more. But how does your sense of touch work? And how does it help you? Read this book to find out! Learn all… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: 612.8'8

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