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The Flyer Flew!: The Invention of the Airplane

From the Series On My Own Science

Tells the story of the Wright Brothers’ invention of the airplane, climaxing in the triumphant first flight of the Flyer at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, in 1903. Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 629.13'0092'273

The Hero Twins: Against the Lords of Death [A Mayan Myth]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

Can two young boys outsmart and outwit the lords of death? The Hero Twins, Hunahpu and Xbalanque, were blessed by the Mayan gods with special powers. But their incredible skill at playing… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 398.2089'9742

The Iranian Revolution

From the Series Pivotal Moments in History

In the Middle Eastern nation of Iran, discontent simmered for decades. The Iranian people despised their leader, Reza Shah, who catered to foreign businesses while ruling Iran as a dictator… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • ATOS: 8.0
  • Dewey: 955.05'42

The Laugh Stand: Adventures in Humor

Humor is on sale at the Laugh Stand, so step up and pick out the laugh of your choice. From Tom Swifties—"'These are my underpants,' Tom said briefly."—to daffinitions—"Benign: What you are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • Dewey: 817

The Tomb of King Tutankhamen

From the Series Unearthing Ancient Worlds

A royal treasure buried for 3,000 years … On November 4, 1922, a British archaeologist named Howard Carter unearthed a buried staircase in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings. At the bottom of the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 932'.014

Thunderstorms

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Forces of Nature

What is a thunderstorm? What dangers do thunderstorms bring? How can people prepare for a thunderstorm? Read this book to discover the answers! Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 551.55'4

Tornadoes

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Forces of Nature

How do tornadoes form? Where do tornadoes strike? How can you stay safe during a tornado? Read this book to discover the answers! Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 551.55'3

Tristan & Isolde: The Warrior and the Princess [A British Legend]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

From an ancient legend comes a love story for all time. Strong and brave, Tristan is the nephew of King Mark of Cornwall and one of his finest English knights. Mark sends Tristan to Ireland… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Tuberculosis, 2nd Edition

From the Series Twenty-First Century Medical Library

One of the deadliest diseases healthcare workers fight today, tuberculosis (often called TB) infects the lungs of one-third of the world’s population and kills about 2 million people a year… Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.9'95

Valleys

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Landforms

An introduction to the basic characteristics of valleys. Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: 551.44'2

Volcanoes

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Forces of Nature

What is a volcano? What happens when a volcano erupts? How can volcanoes be helpful? Read this book to discover the answers! Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 551.21

Weight and Health

From the Series Twenty-First Century Medical Library

By some estimates, 25 percent of young people in the United States are either overweight or obese, a figure that has doubled in the last 30 years. In that time, the physical activities in our… Read More →

  • Dewey: 618.92'398

Working Then and Now

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Then and Now

Briefly describes how working in the United States has changed through the years. Read More →

  • Lexile: 440
  • Dewey: 306.3'6

African Lions

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

Do you know. . . What lions eat? Where baby lions are born? How lions hunt? Read this book to discover the answers! Read More →

  • Lexile: 440
  • ATOS: 2.1
  • Dewey: 599.757

Anansi and the Box of Stories: [A West African Folktale]

From the Series On My Own Folklore

The sky god Nyame owns all the stories in the world. He keeps them to himself in a box in his kingdom in the clouds. But Anansi thinks the stories should be shared by all creatures. So one… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 398.2

Arthur & Lancelot: The Fight for Camelot [An English Legend]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

King Arthur rules his realm from the shining castle of Camelot. Arthur relies on the wisdom of his wife, Guinivere, and on the bravery of his Knights of the Round Table. But dark forces are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 741.5'352

Australia

From the Series Country Explorers

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

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 994

Beowulf: Monster Slayer [A British Legend]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

Beowulf is a brave and mighty warrior, known to have the strength of thirty men. At home in Geatland, Beowulf hears about the terrible troubles of his father's friend, Hrothgar, the king of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Date Book: A Girl's Guide to Going Out with Someone New

Date Book sheds light on the teen girl dating experience and empowers girls to be safe and confident when dating. Written in a funny, shoot-from-the-hip voice, it's full of creative date… Read More →

El caballo de Troya (The Trojan Horse): La caída de Troya [Un mito griego] (The Fall of Troy [A Greek Myth])

From the Series Mitos y leyendas en viñetas (Graphic Myths and Legends)

For ten years, the battle raged. Thousands of ancient Greece's best warriors battled their enemies, the Trojans, in a desperate attempt to win back King Meneleus's beautiful wife, Helen… Read More →

  • Dewey: 741.5'973

El calor (Heat)

From the Series Libros de energía para madrugadores (Early Bird Energy)

Why do some things heat up quickly while others don’t? How can heat cause matter to change form—from solid to liquid to gas and back again? Heat cannot be seen, but it can easily be felt… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 536

Halloween

From the Series Yo solo: Festividades (On My Own Holidays)

Filled with tricks and treats, fun and food, Halloween is a day that children look forward to. At one time two separate festivals, the traditions of each gradually blended into the holiday we… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 394.2646

How Long or How Wide?: A Measuring Guide

From the Series Math Is CATegorical ®

Brian Cleary and Brian Gable bring their trademark sense of humor to the subject of measuring length. A rhyming text filled with funny examples explains how to use and compare metric and U.S… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 530.8

Hércules (Hercules): Los doce trabajos [Un mito griego] (The Twelve Labors [A Greek Myth])

From the Series Mitos y leyendas en viñetas (Graphic Myths and Legends)

Famous for his superhuman strength, Hercules is the most popular hero in Greek mythology. The son of Zeus—king of the gods—and a mortal mother, Hercules faces the wrath of Zeus’s wife Hera… Read More →

  • Dewey: 741.5'973