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Sacagawea

Taking a rare look beyond the myths and legends surrounding Sacagawea's life, this extraordinary illustrated history recounts the known facts about a remarkable woman and her contribution to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 978.004'9745'0092

Saturn

From the Series Worlds Beyond

Saturn is the crown jewel of the solar system. Admired for centuries for its beauty--a pale gold ball surrounded by gleaming white rings--modern astronomers have discovered that Saturn is one… Read More →

  • Dewey: 523.46

School Then and Now

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Then and Now

Briefly describes how school in the United States has changed through the years, including such topics as transportation, supplies, and subjects taught. Read More →

  • Dewey: 371'.00973

Squanto and the First Thanksgiving, 2nd Edition

From the Series 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 →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 394.2649

Tasty Bible Stories: A Menu of Tales & Matching Recipes

Enjoy food fit for the kings and queens of Israel with an innovative mix of Bible stories related to food and the recipes they inspire--from Adam and Eve's apples, to Noah's grapes and Queen… Read More →

  • Dewey: 221.9'505

The Alamo

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — American Symbols

Did you know that the word Alamo means cottonwood in Spanish? Or that the first hospital in Texas was inside the Alamo? Go back in time to understand why hundreds of men lost their lives… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 976.4'03

The American Flag

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — American Symbols

Do you know why there are thirteen stripes and fifty stars on the American flag? Or how the American flag inspired Francis Scott Key to write "The Star Spangled Banner?" Find out the answers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 430
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 929.9'2'0973

The Bald Eagle

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — American Symbols

Did you know that Benjamin Franklin wanted a turkey to be the symbol of America instead of the bald eagle? Discover interesting facts about why the bald eagle is important to Americans, how… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 929.9'2'0973

The Liberty Bell

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — American Symbols

Do you know what the Liberty Bell is? Go back in history to understand why Americans fought for freedom from Britain, why the Liberty Bell was important to that time, and more in The Liberty Bell. Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 974.8'11

The Lincoln Memorial

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — American Symbols

The Lincoln Memorial looks like a Greek temple with thirty-six columns. Do you know why there are thirty-six of them? Or which of Lincoln's speeches are carved into the walls of the memorial?… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 973.7'092

The Snowflake: A Water Cycle Story

With a double-page spread for each month, this book describes the journey of a single drop of water throughout the year. Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 551.48

The Statue of Liberty

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — American Symbols

One of the most famous American symbols, the Statue of Liberty stands for freedom and opportunity. Standing on Liberty Island at the tip of New York City, the statue welcomed immigrants from… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 974.7'1

The Washington Monument

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — American Symbols

The Washington Monument is a beautiful marble memorial that honors America's first president. But, did you know that the monument was supposed to be built on top of a domed building? Or that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 975.3

The White House

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — American Symbols

Did you know that the president doesn't just work in the White House, he also lives there? Or that the first White House was burned down by the British in the War of 1812? Take a tour through… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 975.3

The Winter Solstice

From the Series Traditions of the Seasons

The winter solstice—the shortest day of the year—marks the beginning of the coldest, darkest season. Discover the scientific reasons for this phenomenon and learn how cultures past and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 394.2'683

Things to Make for Your Doll

From the Series Girl Crafts

Playing with a doll is all about imagination. Here are twenty creative craft projects to make play situations a lot more fun! They range from a doll bathing suit and beach bag made from a… Read More →

  • Dewey: 700

Toys and Games Then and Now

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Then and Now

Briefly describes how toys and games have changed through the years, including such topics as how playgrounds differ and how today's toys relate to those of the past. Read More →

  • Dewey: 790.1'33

Transportation Then and Now

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Then and Now

Presents a brief look at how transportation has changed over the years. Read More →

  • Dewey: 388'.0973

Uranus and Neptune

From the Series Worlds Beyond

Two of the most mysterious planets in our solar system are the cold, beautiful blue worlds of Uranus and Neptune. They lie so far from the Sun that they appear only as small dots in even the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 523.47

Benjamin Banneker: Pioneering Scientist

From the Series On My Own Biography

Gazing up at the stars, Benjamin Banneker longed to understand how and why things worked as they did. In a time when most black Americans were slaves, Banneker lived a life of freedom and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 520'.92

Bessie Coleman: Daring to Fly

From the Series On My Own Biography

High in the sky, Bessie Coleman could soar like a bird. She was free--at least until she landed. As a black woman in the 1920s, she wasn't allowed to learn how to fly. Forced to travel to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 629.13'092

Butterflies

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Animal Life Cycles

A basic overview of the life cycle of a butterfly. Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: 595.78'9

Cloth

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Materials

An introduction to cloth and its uses in everyday life. Read More →

  • Dewey: 677

Dairy

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Food Groups

An introduction to different dairy products and the part they play in a healthy diet. Read More →

  • Dewey: 641.3'7