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Rockets

From the Series Space Innovations

The most futuristic of humankind’s inventions is also one of the oldest. Author Ron Miller tells the story of rockets, from their humble beginnings as toys one thousand years ago to their… Read More →

  • Dewey: 621.43'56

Saving the Whooping Crane

From the Series On My Own Science

Whooping cranes once lived all over North America. But by the 1940s, only one tiny flock was left. These beautiful birds were in danger of dying out. Scientists decided to start a second… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 598.3

Sinbad: Sailing into Peril [An Arabian Tale]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

Sinbad, a rich young man who wastes his fortune, must set sail from his home in Baghdad to earn a living as a merchant at sea. In his travels, he encounters violent storms, fearsome whales… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Space Exploration

From the Series Space Innovations

For hundreds of years scientists have sought and studied new worlds beyond Earth. Author Ron Miller describes the long, hard trek from the first tentative attempts to fly rocket-powered… Read More →

  • Dewey: 629.41

Squanto y el primer Día de Acción de Gracias (Squanto and the First Thanksgiving)

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

When the Pilgrims landed near Plymouth, Massachusetts, in 1620 they were unprepared for the challenges they would face. Many Pilgrims died until Squanto, a Patuxet Indian, taught them how to… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 394.2649

The Dragon Emperor: [A Chinese Folktale]

From the Series On My Own Folklore

One night in ancient China, a special baby is born. He is an emperor, and he is also a dragon! The dragon emperor becomes a powerful ruler. But a warrior named Chi You is jealous. He plans to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 398.2

The Magic Pomegranate: [A Jewish Folktale]

From the Series On My Own Folklore

The contest has begun! Three brothers travel to different countries to find the most unusual gift. The oldest brother finds a looking glass that shows him places far away. The middle brother… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 398.2

The Search for Antarctic Dinosaurs

From the Series On My Own Science

Rocks, ice, and snow. That is all Dr. William Hammer and his crew can see when they look at the land around them on Earth’s coldest continent. But on top of a mountain, the scientists… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 567.909989

The Tale of La Llorona: [A Mexican Folktale]

From the Series On My Own Folklore

AY-EEEE! A spooky howl pierces the dark night. Is it the wind? Or is it the ghost called La Llorona? La Llorona is said to haunt moonlit roads and riverbanks, crying for her lost children… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 398.2

Theseus: Battling the Minotaur [A Greek Myth]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

Raised by his mother and tutor, young Theseus finally learns the truth of his birth: he is the son of King Aegeus, ruler of Athens. Armed with his father’s shield, he sets out to claim his… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Thor y Loki (Thor & Loki): En la tierra de los gigantes [Un mito escandinavo] (In the Land of Giants [A Norse Myth])

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

Out of the great halls of Asgard, home of the Norse Gods…came one of the greatest Norse legends. Thor, powerful god of thunder, and his brother Loki, the trickster, were eager to resolve an… Read More →

  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Uncool: A Girl's Guide to Misfitting In

So you didn’t make the cheerleading squad. You wouldn’t be caught dead in one of those too-short pleated skirts anyway. Fact is, you’re not the same as everyone else. So what’s wrong with… Read More →

Volcanoes

From the Series Early Bird Earth Science

This book introduces young readers to volcanoes—what they are, how they form, and how they affect people. Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 551.21

Wayne Gretzky

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

Think you know all there is to know about Wayne Gretzky? Well, did you know that: He started playing hockey professionally at age seventeen? He scored at least one goal in each of the first… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 796.962092

Alexander Graham Bell: A Life of Helpfulness

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Biographies

An introduction to the life of Alexander Graham Bell and how he demonstrated the value of invention and the character trait of inventiveness throughout his life. Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 621.385092

All New Crafts for Earth Day

From the Series All New Holiday Crafts for Kids

The world officially celebrates Earth Day on April 22, but for those who really care about the environment, every day is full of opportunities to recycle the earth’s resources! Best-selling… Read More →

  • Dewey: 745.5

All New Crafts for Mother's Day and Father's Day

From the Series All New Holiday Crafts for Kids

What better occasion for a hand-made gift than Mother's Day or Father's Day? The youngest children aren't able to go out and shop-but they can easily gather up materials in the house and… Read More →

  • Dewey: 745.594'1628

Amaterasu: Return of the Sun [A Japanese Myth]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

This graphic novel tells the story of Amaterasu, the Japanese Shinto goddess of the sun. Amaterasu’s parents create the first eight islands of Japan. Amaterasu’s father later puts his… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 299.5'6113

Atalanta: The Race against Destiny [A Greek Myth]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

Atalanta is the best hunter, swiftest runner, and the all-around most eligible bachelorette in ancient Greece. She’s also a woman with a secret: a fortune-teller has given her a stern warning… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Ben Franklin's Big Shock

From the Series On My Own Science

Describes Ben Franklin’s interest in and experiments with electricity, what he learned about electricity, and his famous experiment with lightning. Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 537'.078

Bending

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Changing Matter

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  • Dewey: 620.1'123

Between Two Worlds: A Story about Pearl Buck

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Growing up in China as the child of American missionaries, Pearl read and listened to stories from both the East and the West. A story, she thought, was a wonderful way to learn about people… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 921

Bold Composer: A Story about Ludwig van Beethoven

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Famous 19th century composer Ludwig van Beethoven compsed hundreds of works in his lifetime, including the well-known Moonlight Sonata and Symphony No. 5 and Symphony No. 9. He remains among… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 780.92

Citizenship

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Government

Citizenship offers emergent readers an introduction to the rules for being a good citizen and explains the basics about how someone becomes a U.S. citizen. Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: 323.60973