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Where Did Sacagawea Join the Corps of Discovery?: And Other Questions about the Lewis and Clark Expedition

From the Series Six Questions of American History

When President Thomas Jefferson purchased the Louisiana Territory in 1803, the size of the United States almost doubled. Suddenly, the country stretched from the Atlantic Ocean all the way to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 917.804'2

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

Adrian Peterson

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Running back Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings didn't waste any time proving that he belonged in the National Football League (NFL). During his first season in 2007, Adrian set the… Read More →

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

Attract and Repel: A Look at Magnets

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Exploring Physical Science

A colorful magnet holds a drawing to a fridge. Paperclips stick to a magnet. Magnetic forces are at work all around you. But what exactly is a magnet? And how do magnets work? Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • Dewey: 538

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

Chile

From the Series Country Explorers

Pack your bags! We’re headed to Chile. On this whirlwind tour, you’ll learn all about the country’s landscape, culture, people, and more. We’ll explore Chile’s dry deserts, visit a volcano… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 983

Civil Rights Struggles around the World — Library Bound Set

From the Series Civil Rights Struggles around the World

Set

At certain moments in the struggle to achieve civil rights, an iconic gesture or event can galvanize a people to make a leap toward their goal. This series begins with just such gestures or… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $154.60
  • Your Price: $115.95
  • 4 titles

Cuba

From the Series Country Explorers

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

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 972.91

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

Dwight Howard

From the Series Amazing Athletes

As the first player taken in the 2004 National Basketball Association (NBA) draft, Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard created high expectations. He has more than lived up to the hype. Dwight… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 796.323092

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

Enrique Esparza and the Battle of the Alamo

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

In early 1836, trouble broke out in Texas. Texas was part of Mexico, yet many of its settlers wanted to fight for independence. Mexican General Santa Anna and his army came to battle the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 976.4'03

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

Home

From the Series Shelley Rotner's Early Childhood Library

A home is more than a house. There are many different kinds of homes. What do they have in common? Colorful and diverse photographs show how people make a home as they eat, sleep, work, play… Read More →

  • Lexile: 330
  • Dewey: 640

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

Lightning Bolt Books ™ — Exploring Physical Science — Library Bound Set

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Exploring Physical Science

Set

This informative series introduces young readers to basic physics concepts, from gravity and friction to floating and sinking. Bright photos and accessible text clarify each concept and bring… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $223.92
  • Your Price: $167.94
  • 8 titles

Many Ways to Move: A Look at Motion

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Exploring Physical Science

An airplane soars through the sky. A wind gust blows through the leaves. Objects are in motion all around you. But what makes objects move? And what are some different ways that objects move?… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • Dewey: 531'.11