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Johnny Appleseed

From the Series On My Own Biography

John Chapman loved all forms of nature, and he worked throughout his lifetime to improve it by planting apple trees. Known as the folk hero Johnny Appleseed, John helped to build America--not… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 634'.11'092

Life on a Cattle Farm

From the Series Life on a Farm

What's the difference between a bull and a steer? How are calves born? Adam Smith could tell you. He lives on a beef cattle farm and describes in vivid detail what makes working and playing… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 636.2'22

Life on a Crop Farm

From the Series Life on a Farm

How big can a pumpkin grow? When is the best time to plant corn? Melissa Lehman knows. She lives on a crop farm and tells readers about the fun, and work, that goes into planting, growing… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 630

Life on a Goat Farm

From the Series Life on a Farm

Did you know that many people around the world drink goat milk instead of cow milk? Jimmy Search could have told you. He lives on a dairy goat farm and explains the work and fun that go into… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 636.3'9142

Life on a Horse Farm

From the Series Life on a Farm

Do you know the difference between a filly and a colt? How do you file a horse's teeth? Just ask Sarah Mills. She lives on a horse farm and describes the fun and hard work involved with… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 636.1'2

Life on a Pig Farm

From the Series Life on a Farm

Did you know that baby pigs can run minutes after they're born? Or that pigs aren't really dirty animals? Alisha Eberly could have told you! She lives on a pig farm and talks about the hard… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 636.4

Liquids and Gases: Principles of Fluid Mechanics

From the Series Secrets of the Universe

Do you know why a 10-ton boat floats but a tiny pebble sinks? Or why a hot air balloon will rise, but when you inflate a balloon it drops to the ground? From Archimedes and Boyle to Pascal… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 532

Matter and Energy: Principles of Matter and Thermodynamics

From the Series Secrets of the Universe

Have you ever seen a magician make something disappear and question if anything could really just vanish? Do you know why the periodic table is set up the way it is? From Lavoisier and Joule… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.0
  • Dewey: 530.11

Months

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Calendars

An introduction to calendars and the days of the week. Read More →

  • ATOS: 1.4
  • Dewey: 529'.2

Objects in Motion: Principles of Classical Mechanics

From the Series Secrets of the Universe

Have you ever wondered why things drop to the ground instead of float or fly? Or how a heavy satellite can orbit Earth without crashing into it? From Copernicus and Kepler to Galileo and… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.3
  • Dewey: 531

Prudence Crandall: Teacher for Equal Rights

From the Series On My Own Biography

When Prudence Crandall opened a school for young girls in 1831, she didn't expect trouble. But that is just what she got when she allowed African American girls to attend. A Quaker and… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 371.1'0092

Pulleys

From the Series Early Bird Physics

How does a pulley work? What is it? Colorful diagrams and fun-to-do experiments help you explore the many ways this simple machine can help make work easier and faster. Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 621.8'11

Relativity and Quantum Mechanics: Principles of Modern Physics

From the Series Secrets of the Universe

Do you ever wonder why it seems like you are not moving even though you are standing on a planet that moves through space? How does matter turn into energy? From Lavoisier to Einstein… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.2
  • Dewey: 530.11

Screws

From the Series Early Bird Physics

We've all seen screws, but how do they work? Why is it easier to screw something into something than to simply push it in? With basic hands-on experiments and clear descriptions, this simple… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 621.8'8

Seneca Chief, Army General: A Story about Ely Parker

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Ely Parker grew up on the Tonawanda Reservation in New York in the 1830s. There he learned the ways of his people, the Seneca Indians. Ely worked many years to save his reservation from a… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 974.7004'9755

Spring

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Seasons

A basic overview of the spring season. Color photographs reflect the short, easy-to-understand sentences that improve vocabulary and comprehension. Read More →

  • ATOS: 0.7
  • Dewey: 508.2

Summer

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Seasons

A basic overview of the summer season. Color photographs reflect the short, easy-to-understand sentences that improve vocabulary and comprehension. Read More →

  • ATOS: 0.7
  • Dewey: 508.2

The Skies

From the Series Vanishing from

What do masked bobwhites, Hawaiian hawks, harpy eagles, and Kitti's hog-nosed bats have in common? They, along with many other birds, are endangered species. They are close to becoming… Read More →

  • Dewey: 598

Waterways

From the Series Vanishing from

Chinese egrets, humpback whales, Chinook salmon, and manatees might seem to have little in common, but they do--they are all close to extinction. They, and several other animals, have… Read More →

  • Dewey: 591.76

Waves: Principles of Light, Electricity, and Magnetism

From the Series Secrets of the Universe

Did you know that both electricity and light move in waves, like water does? What does electricity have to do with magnets? From Benjamin Franklin and Charles de Coulomb to Georg Ohm and… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.3
  • Dewey: 539.2

What Can You Do?: A Book About Discovering What You Do Well

From the Series Shelley Rotner's Early Childhood Library

What Can You Do? is a book to help children discover their own special talents. Inspired by Dr. Howard Gardner's Frames of Mind, in which he outlines seven different kinds of intelligence… Read More →

  • Dewey: 153.9

Wheels and Axles

From the Series Early Bird Physics

Of the six simple machines, the wheel and axle is probably the most recognized. But how does it help you work? Simple and fun experiments illustrate the basic concepts explained in the text… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 621.8'11

Where Is My Continent?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Where Am I?

A basic introduction to the concept of continents for emergent readers. Color photographs reflect the short, easy-to-understand sentences that improve vocabulary and comprehension. Read More →

  • Dewey: 910'.02141

Where Is My Country?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Where Am I?

A basic introduction to the concept of countries for emergent readers. Color photographs reflect the short, easy-to-understand sentences that improve vocabulary and comprehension. Read More →

  • Dewey: 910