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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


From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Early Math Set II

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  • Dewey: 513.2'11

Air Disasters

From the Series Disasters Up Close

Air disasters don’t happen often, but when they do, they take a terrible toll. Airplane crashes usually lead to death and destruction. But quick thinking on the part of pilots, passengers… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 363.12'4

Ali Baba: Fooling the Forty Thieves [An Arabian Tale]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

From the pages of Arabian Nights comes an amazing tale of chance and adventure. Ali Baba, a poor man who makes his living selling wood, stumbles upon a secret cave where 40 bandits have been… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 398'.352

Animals and the Environment

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Ecology

An engaging look at the ways that animals interact with people and plants. Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: 591.7

Benjamin Banneker

From the Series History Maker Biographies

True or False? Benjamin Banneker used a telescope and mathematics to predict a solar eclipse. True! In 1789, Banneker calculated when the moon would pass between the earth and sun. And he did… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 520.92


From the Series Disasters Up Close

A winter snowfall can be beautiful. But if conditions call for dense snow, freezing temperatures, and bone-chilling wind, you are in for a dangerous blizzard. These blinding, swirling storms… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 551.55'5


From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Community Buildings

Give beginning readers a peek inside a clinic and familiarize them with the objects and people commonly found there. Color photos directly correspond to the simple text on each page. Read More →

  • Dewey: 362.12


From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Landforms

An introduction to the basic characteristics of a coast. Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 2.4
  • Dewey: 551.45'7


From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Solid Shapes

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  • Dewey: 516'.156

Coretta Scott King

From the Series History Maker Biographies

Question: Who was known as the First Lady of the U.S. civil rights movement? Answer: Coretta Scott King. She helped her husband, Martin Luther King Jr., fight for equal rights for African… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 323.092

Crafts for Kids Who Are Learning about Dinosaurs

From the Series Crafts for Kids Who Are Learning about...

The prehistoric age of dinosaurs was a mysterious land of flying, swimming, and running giants. Yet there were also dinosaurs the size of chickens. With this book, the dinosaur kingdom comes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • Dewey: 745.5083


From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Solid Shapes

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  • Dewey: 516'.156

Dazzling Dragonflies: A Life Cycle Story

From the Series Linda Glaser's Classic Creatures

A dragonfly lays her clutch of eggs and the life cycle of dragonflies has begun. Watch as the little nymphs change over time into beautiful adults who can move through the air like an acrobat. Read More →

  • Lexile: 450
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 595.7'33

Digital Art: Painting with Pixels

Digital art is all around us. It's in the magazines and books we read, it's on television and in the movies, it's in the games we play, and it hangs in art galleries around the world. Digital… Read More →

  • Dewey: 776

Disasters at Sea

From the Series Disasters Up Close

For thousands of years, the perils of the sea have claimed uncountable numbers of victims. Bad weather, rocks and icebergs, equipment failures, human error, and many more types of tragedies… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 910.4'52

Diving Beetles: Underwater Insect Predators

From the Series Insect World

Check out the action at a nearby pond where a master predator is on the hunt—a diving beetle! This skillful insect is after larvae, small fish, salamanders, and other prey. Key body parts… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 595.76'2


From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Forces of Nature

Why does the ground shake during an earthquake? What machine draws wiggly lines to measure ground movement? How can you stay safe in an earthquake? Read this book to discover the answers! Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 551.22


From the Series Country Explorers

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

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 962

Electric Eels

From the Series Early Bird Nature Books

In this Early Bird title, readers learn about the physical characteristics, habitat, and behavior of the electric eel. Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 597'.48

Emperor Qin's Terra Cotta Army

From the Series Unearthing Ancient Worlds

A dead emperor guarded by his army for 2,000 years… One day in 1974, a group of farmers in rural China found a life-size clay statue of a man’s head buried deep in a field. When government… Read More →

  • Dewey: 931'.04

Environmental Disasters

From the Series Disasters Up Close

From chemical leaks and oil spills to toxic pollution and nuclear accidents, environmental disasters are devastating for the people and animals in their wake. Such disasters can destroy the… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 363.7'02

Fairy World Crafts

From the Series Girl Crafts

With this book, girls can create a magical realm filled with toadstools, dragonflies, and of course, flying fairies—all crafted with no-cost or low-cost materials. Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • Dewey: 745.5

Fashion 101: A Crash Course in Clothing

We spend hours shopping and dressing, but do we think about what we're wearing? What's the style of your shirt called? Who made your baby-doll nightie famous? There is a story behind every… Read More →