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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

Isis y Osiris (Isis & Osiris): Hasta el fin del mundo [Un mito egipcio] (To the Ends of the Earth [An Egyptian Myth])

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

Osiris is the greatest king and god of the Land of the Nile. He is a generous ruler, and the people love and worship him--along with his wife and queen, the goddess Isis. But Osiris's jealous… Read More →

  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Janusz Korczak's Children

In the years between WWI and WWII, young Henryk Goldszmidt dreamed of creating a better world for children. As an adult, using the pen name Janusz Korczak, he became a writer, doctor, and an… Read More →

  • Dewey: 943.8'4

La Pascua en todo el mundo (Easter around the World)

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

Easter is celebrated in many different ways around the world. In Sweden, children dress up as Easter witches and go door to door, hoping for candy. Egyptian children have egg-rolling… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 394.2667

La electricidad (Electricity)

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

Where does electricity come from? How does it make a computer run or a light bulb shine? Electricity is a form of energy that can be used in many ways. Starting with the tiny particles that… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 537

La luz (Light)

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

Where does light come from? What do colors have to do with light? Light is a form of energy. Life on Earth is made possible because light from the sun carries heat to the earth. This book… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 535

La materia (Matter)

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

What is matter and where can it be found? Everything in the world is made of matter, whether it is a solid, a liquid, or a gas. Important ideas about matter such as volume, mass, and how… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 530.4

Los imanes (Magnets)

From the Series Mi primer paso al mundo real — Fuerzas y movimiento (First Step Nonfiction — Forces and Motion)

Magnets have a North and South Pole. Just like the earth! That’s because the earth is a giant magnet. Learn more about magnets in this informative book. Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 538'.4

Nancy Pelosi: First Woman Speaker of the House

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Mother of five, grandmother of six, and Speaker of the House! Nancy Pelosi made history when she became the first woman Speaker of the House in January 2007. As second in the line of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 328.73092

Odysseus: Escaping Poseidon's Curse [A Greek Legend]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

After finally winning the decade-long war against the Trojans, Odysseus, captain of the Greek Army, only has to guide his men back home, across the sea. Yet the journey will prove just as… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Quirky, Jerky, Extra Perky: More about Adjectives

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

One book is never enough to explore the wide range of amazing adjectives! The crazy cats deliver loads of additional examples to illustrate the potent power of adjectives to describe the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 428.2

Real-Life Sea Monsters

From the Series On My Own Science

Long ago, sailors told tales about terrible monsters that lurked in the sea. Many of their stories may have been based on amazing—but real—sea creatures. Giant squid catch their food with… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 591.77