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What Is a Solid?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — States of Matter

What Is a Solid? offers emergent readers a simple explanation of matter, a description of solids, and examples of how solids can change into different states of matter. Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.6

Wilma Rudolph

From the Series Yo solo: Biografías (On My Own Biographies)

In 1946, six-year-old Wilma Rudolph dreamed of walking and playing like other children, but a sickness called polio had damaged her left leg. Wilma spent hours each week doing painful… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 796.42092

Woolly Mammoths

From the Series On My Own Science

Mammoths roamed Earth for more than two million years. They lived in Europe, Asia, and North America. Then ten thousand years ago, the mammoths vanished. What caused them to die out?… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 569'.67

Yu the Great: Conquering the Flood [A Chinese Legend]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

This graphic novel tells the legend of Yu the Great, a Chinese hero from the twenty-first century B.C. Some scholars believe Yu actually existed and that he founded the Xia Dynasty, the first… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 398.2'0951'02

A Library Story: Building a New Central Library

What do a children’s librarian, a city council member, a construction worker, and a world-famous architect have in common? They all worked together to create an amazing place: a public… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 727'.8'09776579

A Lime, a Mime, a Pool of Slime: More about Nouns

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

One book couldn't possibly be enough to cover the topic of nouns. The cats are back with their comical examples to drive home to readers just what a noun is. Specific types of nouns—such as… Read More →

  • Dewey: 428.1

Abraham Lincoln: A Life of Respect

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Biographies

Do you know… • whose face is on the penny? • how slavery ended in the United States? • what jobs Abraham Lincoln had before he became president? Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 973.7'092

African Elephants

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

Do you know....How African elephants use their trunks? What African elephants do with their front teeth? What baby African elephants are called? Read this book to discover the answers! Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: 599.67'4

All New Crafts for Kwanzaa

From the Series All New Holiday Crafts for Kids

The family Kwanzaa celebration can be made even more special when children contribute to the festive air. Youngsters can enhance their family's Kwanzaa celebration with a "Light the Candles… Read More →

  • Dewey: 745.594'1612

Calamity Jane

From the Series On My Own Folklore

Calamity Jane was always in search of adventure. Nothing scared her—not rattlesnakes or wild horses or even Wild Bill Hickok. Quicksand could not keep her down. As an army scout, Calamity… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 978.02'092

Casey Jones

From the Series On My Own Folklore

Casey Jones was the most famous railroad engineer there ever was. Casey had one hang up. He had to be on time. He expected his trains to be on time too. One night Casey was asked to drive a… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 385.36092

Colorful Peacocks

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

Do you know....How a peacock makes its beautiful fan? Where peacocks live? What peacocks eat? Read this book to discover the answers! Read More →

  • ATOS: 1.9
  • Dewey: 598.6'17

Count Your Way through Afghanistan

From the Series Count Your Way

Count your way from one (yao) to ten (lahs) in Pashto! Using simple text, authors Jim Haskins and Kathleen Benson introduce readers to the Afghan culture. Learn about everything from… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 958.1

Count Your Way through Egypt

From the Series Count Your Way

Count your way from one (WA-hid) to ten (AH-shah-rah) in Arabic! With simple text, award-winning authors Jim Haskins and Kathleen Benson introduce readers to the Egyptian culture. Learn about… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 962

Count Your Way through Iran

From the Series Count Your Way

Count your way from one (yek) to ten (dah) in Farsi! Using simple text, authors Jim Haskins and Kathleen Benson introduce readers to the Iranian culture. Learn about everything from Omar… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 955

Count Your Way through Kenya

From the Series Count Your Way

Count your way from one, or moja (MO-jah), to ten, or kumi (KOO-mee), in Swahili! Using simple text, authors Jim Haskins and Kathleen Benson introduce readers to the Kenyan culture. Learn… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 967.62

Count Your Way through South Africa

From the Series Count Your Way

Count your way from one, or kunye (KOO-nyeh), to ten, or ishumi (ee-SHOO-mee), in Zulu! Using simple text, authors Jim Haskins and Kathleen Benson introduce South African culture. Learn about… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 968

Count Your Way through Zimbabwe

From the Series Count Your Way

Count your way from one (POE-she) to ten (GOO-mee) in Shona—Zimbabwe’s most common African language. Using simple text, award-winning authors Jim Haskins and Kathleen Benson introduce… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 968.91

Crafts for Kids Who Are Learning about Transportation

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

Hands-on learning fun aimed straight at the first-grade curriculum. Twenty-two crafts introduce transportation modes ranging from a baby carriage to a rocket ship. Among the projects are a… Read More →

  • Dewey: 745.5

Cranes

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Mighty Movers

Do you know… - What cranes do? - How cranes help people do their work? - Which part of a crane is called the jib? Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 621.8'73

De la cera al crayón (From Wax to Crayon)

From the Series De principio a fin (Start to Finish)

How are crayons made? Clear wax is melted in a factory. Once it's melted, color is added to it, it is poured into crayon-shaped molds, cooled, and wrapped in a paper label. Sorted into sets… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.5

De la idea al libro (From Idea to Book)

From the Series De principio a fin (Start to Finish)

How is a book made? A writer thinks of a story and writes it down. After a publishing company edits it, an artist will illustrate the story and a designer will put the two together on a… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.7

De muchas maneras (Many Ways): Cómo las familias practican sus creencias y religiones

Through vivid, full-color photographs and easily understood sentences, see how children from around the world practice their religious beliefs. Looking at the rich diversity as well as the… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 200

Del cemento al puente (From Cement to Bridge)

From the Series De principio a fin (Start to Finish)

How is a bridge built? Cement is mixed with water and rocks to make concrete. The concrete is poured into holes and into blocks that are stacked to make a bridge. Once fences and lights are… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 624.2