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Why Did English Settlers Come to Virginia?: And Other Questions about the Jamestown Settlement

From the Series Six Questions of American History

In December 1606, three ships carrying 105 men and boys set sail from Dover, England. The ships headed for the eastern shores of North America. There the men planned to establish a new colony… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 973.2'1

Wolf Spiders: Mothers on Guard

From the Series Arachnid World

Make way for that arachnid with babies on its back—it is a wolf spider mother protecting her young! In this book, you will learn how wolf spiders are similar to and different from other… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 595.4'4

Black Beans and Lamb, Poached Eggs and Ham: What Is in the Meat and Beans Group?

From the Series Food Is CATegorical ™

What is in the meat and beans group? Hamburgers, turkey, tuna, peanuts, and much more. Brian P. Cleary's goofy verse and Martin Goneau's humorous illustrations give young readers oodles of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 641.3'06

Brett Favre

From the Series Amazing Athletes

When NFL quarterback Brett Favre joined the Green Bay Packers in 1992, no one knew the impact he would have on the game. In 1997 Favre lead the Packers to victory in Super Bowl XXXI, and he… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 796.332092

Danica Patrick, 2nd Edition

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Danica Patrick is the most popular driver in the Indy Racing League (IRL). She has won fans with her skill, toughness, and charm. In 2008, Danica rewarded her fans by doing something that no… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 796.72092

Earthmovers on the Move

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Vroom-Vroom

It digs up dirt. It packs earth down hard. This earthmover is on the move! How do earthmovers work? And what kinds of jobs do earthmovers do? Read this book to find out! Learn all about… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 2.1
  • Dewey: 621.8'65

Give It a Push! Give It a Pull!: A Look at Forces

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Exploring Physical Science

You push a swing. Your brother pulls a wagon. Forces are at work all around you. But what exactly is a force? And how do forces act on different objects? Read this book to find out! Learn all… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • Dewey: 531'.6

How Did Tea and Taxes Spark a Revolution?: And Other Questions about the Boston Tea Party

From the Series Six Questions of American History

On a cold evening in December 1773, a group of men climbed aboard three ships docked in Boston Harbor. Armed with hatchets, the men began breaking into the ships’ valuable cargo—342 crates of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 973.3'115

I'm and Won't, They're and Don't: What's a Contraction?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

What's a contraction? You'll find the answer inside this book―it's brimming with contractions! Brian P. Cleary's playful rhymes and Brian Gable's humorous illustrations don't shy away from… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • Dewey: 421'.54

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

Let's Look at Armadillos

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Animal Close-Ups

What animal has a hard shell, sharp claws, and a long tongue? An armadillo! But do you know what armadillos eat? Or how armadillos protect themselves from predators? Read this book to find… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: 599.3'12

Let's Look at Earthworms

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Animal Close-Ups

What animal has a long body, slimy skin, and no backbone? An earthworm! But do you know where earthworms live? Or which end of an earthworm is its head? Read this book to find out! Learn… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 592'.64

Let's Look at Sea Otters

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Animal Close-Ups

What animal has thick fur, strong paws, and likes to swim on its back? Sea otters! But do you know where sea otters live? Or how they stay warm in cold water? Read this book to find out!… Read More →

  • Lexile: 450
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: 599.769'5

Ruby Valentine Saves the Day

From the Series Ruby Valentine

It's Valentine's Day and Ruby won't let anything spoil the celebration! In this follow-up to the popular Love, Ruby Valentine, Ruby's favorite day of the year rolls around again, and she and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: [E]

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]

Sherlock Holmes and a Scandal in Bohemia: Case 1

From the Series On the Case with Holmes and Watson

Has Sherlock Holmes met his match? Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are asked to help the King of Bohemia find a very important photograph. It won’'t be easy. The King's former love, Irene… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Sitting for Equal Service: Lunch Counter Sit-Ins, United States, 1960s

From the Series Civil Rights Struggles around the World

"We were hoping [the sit-in] would catch on and it would spread throughout the country, but it went even beyond our wildest imagination."―Ezell Blair Jr., North Carolina Agricultural &… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1100
  • Dewey: 323.1196'073

The Club

From the Series Night Fall ™

The club started innocently enough. Bored after school, Josh and his friends decided to try out an old game Sabina had found in her basement. Called "Black Magic," it promised the players… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Force Born of Truth: Mohandas Gandhi and the Salt March, India, 1930

From the Series Civil Rights Struggles around the World

Gandhi's Salt March united all Indians in peaceful protest for independence. Yet British forces met them with violence and imprisonment. In this story of India's struggle for freedom, we'll… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • Dewey: 954.03'5092

The Protectors

From the Series Night Fall ™

Luke's life has never been "normal." How could it be, with his mother holding séances and his half-crazy stepfather working as Bridgewater's mortician? But living in a funeral home never… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Statue of Liberty

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Famous Places

Have you ever seen an eye the size of a doorway? What about a finger bigger than a grown-up? Get ready to check out the Statue of Liberty! This statue stands for American freedom. Just… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 974.7'1

United Kingdom

From the Series Country Explorers

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

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 941

Unthinkable

From the Series Night Fall ™

Omar Phillips is Bridgewater High's favorite local teen author. His Facebook fans can't wait for his next horror story. But lately Omar's imagination has turned against him. Horrifying… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

What Can Live in the Ocean?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Animal Adaptations

Discover how adaptations make the ocean a perfect habitat for whales, lobsters, sea horses, and many, many more animals. Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: 591.77