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Christmas around the World, 2nd Edition

From the Series On My Own Holidays

In Mexico at Christmas time, children carry candles in nine nights of parades. German children listen for Kris Kringle to bring presents on Christmas Eve. Families in Australia like a picnic… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 394.2663

Communication Then and Now

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Then and Now

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

  • Dewey: 302.2'0973

Cooking the North African Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

The countries of North Africa--Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, and Egypt--feature delicious cuisine, rich in colorful spices. A variety of different peoples brought a mosaic of customs… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • Dewey: 641.5961

Day of the Dead

From the Series On My Own Holidays

The Day of the Dead is a special holiday celebrated in many places like Mexico and parts of the United States to honor people who have died. It's celebrated between October 31 and November 2… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 394.266

Demanding Justice: A Story about Mary Ann Shadd Cary

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Mary Ann Shadd Cary spent her entire lifetime fighting for justice and equality for African Americans. Born a free African American in the 1820s, Cary started schools for black children and… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 305.48'896073'0092

Earth Cycles

From the Series Cycles

The Earth is round like a ball and it moves in circular motions. It changes in patterns that go round and round like the wheels of a bike. So begins EARTH CYCLES, a book that describes three… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 525

Earth Day, 2nd Edition

From the Series On My Own Holidays

Earth Day is celebrated on April 22 each year to remind people about the dangers of pollution. Senator Gaylord Nelson organized the first Earth Day in 1970. On that day, peope marched… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 333.7'2

Following Rules

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Citizenship

An introduction to following rules at school, at home, and in the community, with specific examples of how to follow rules at home and school. Read More →

  • Dewey: 170'.83'4

Franklin D. Roosevelt

From the Series History Maker Biographies

Franklin Delano Roosevelt made history by being the first United States President to run for a third term, and in fact, he was elected to the presidency four consecutive terms. Go back in… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 973.917'092

Freedom Seeker: A Story about William Penn

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

The son of a wealthy, repected admiral, William Penn did what was forbidden in seventeenth-century England--he openly practiced the Quaker religion. Penn dreamed of a place with freedom of… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 974.8'02'092

From Clay to Bricks

From the Series Start to Finish

How are bricks made? Clay is dug up, crushed, shaped into bricks, and baked. Then, the bricks sent on trucks to builders to use to make beautiful homes, schools, and more. Read More →

  • Lexile: 370
  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: 666'.737

From Wax to Crayon

From the Series 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 →

  • Lexile: 370
  • ATOS: 2.1
  • Dewey: 688

Hanukkah

From the Series On My Own Holidays

The story of Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, takes readers back more than two thousand years in history. Understand why Jews gather to light candles for eight nights each year. Discover… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 296.4'35

Home Then and Now

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Then and Now

Presents a brief look at how homes in the United States have changed over the years. Read More →

  • Dewey: 306.85'0973

It's Back to School We Go!: First Day Stories From Around the World

The first day of school is an event that brings mixed emotions to children everywhere. There is excitement in seeing old friends and it's nice to begin a new year with a new teacher and good… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 371.002

It's Fall!

From the Series Celebrate the Seasons

Simple text and bold, beautiful paper sculpture convey the animal life, plant life, weather, colors, clothing, and feelings associated with the fall season. Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: [E]

It's Spring!

From the Series Celebrate the Seasons

Simple text and bold, beautiful paper sculpture convey the animal life, plant life, weather, colors, clothing, and feelings associated with the spring season. Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: [E]

Keeping the Promise: A Torah's Journey

Follow the incredible journey of a small Torah scroll from a Dutch rabbi to a Bar Mitzvah boy during the Holocaust and finally to Ilan Ramon, the first Israeli astronaut, who died on space… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 296.4'615

Las carnes y las proteínas (Meats and Proteins)

From the Series Mi primer paso al mundo real — Los grupos de alimentos (First Step Nonfiction — Food Groups)

An introduction to different meats and proteins, and the part they play in a healthy diet. Read More →

  • Dewey: 613.2

Las frutas (Fruits)

From the Series Mi primer paso al mundo real — Los grupos de alimentos (First Step Nonfiction — Food Groups)

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

  • Dewey: 641.3

Las verduras (Vegetables)

From the Series Mi primer paso al mundo real — Los grupos de alimentos (First Step Nonfiction — Food Groups)

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

  • Dewey: 641.3

Liberty or Death: A Story about Patrick Henry

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

"Give me liberty, or give me death!" A passionate speaker, Patrick Henry mesmerized and motivated audiences with his powerful words. Henry believed that Britain had stolen America's freedom… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 973.3'092

Los cereales (Grains)

From the Series Mi primer paso al mundo real — Los grupos de alimentos (First Step Nonfiction — Food Groups)

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

  • Dewey: 641.3