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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

Where Is My Home?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Where Am I?

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

  • Dewey: 392.3'6

Where Is My State?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Where Am I?

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

  • Dewey: 917.3

Where Is My Town?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Where Am I?

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

  • Dewey: 307.76

Work

From the Series Early Bird Physics

What is work? You may think work is doing chores or going to a job, but you do work every time you move something from one place to another. With experiments that demonstrate these… Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 531'.6

Writing for Freedom: A Story about Lydia Maria Child

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Lydia Maria Child grew up in the 1800s reading countless books. She defied the idea that girls weren't supposed to fill their minds with ideas and stories. They weren't supposed to write… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 818'.309

A Walk in the Boreal Forest

From the Series Biomes of North America

Take a walk in the boreal forest. This biome of tall conifer trees and shaded, cool paths has long winters and very short summers. How do the plants and animals of the boreal forest live?… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 577.3'7
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A Walk in the Deciduous Forest

From the Series Biomes of North America

Take a walk in the deciduous forest. In this biome of leafy trees and fast changing weather, there are four very different seasons. As you walk through this incredible biome, discover how all… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 577.3

A Walk in the Rain Forest

From the Series Biomes of North America

Take a walk in the rain forest. This hot and humid biome is home to countless trees, animals, plants, and insects. Each and every insect, plant, and animal of the rain forest is dependent on… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 577.34
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A Walk in the Tundra

From the Series Biomes of North America

Take a walk on the tundra. In this cold, harsh biome on the top of the world, summer is short. How do plants and animals of the tundra live? Discover how they depend on each other for… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 577.5'86
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Dance of the Swan: A Story about Anna Pavlova

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Born in St. Petersburg, Russia, in 1881, Anna Pavlova grew up dreaming of becoming a prima ballerina. Throughout her lifetime, Anna inspired and encouraged people around the world with her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • ATOS: 6.8
  • Dewey: 792.8'028'092

Floating Jellyfish

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

Have you ever avoided stepping on a jellyfish so that it wouldn't sting you? Uncover why jellyfish sting, how they clone themselves and glow in the dark, and how they hide from predators… Read More →

  • Lexile: 380
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: 593.5'3

Levers

From the Series Early Bird Physics

Do you know what a lever is? How can a lever help you? Through simple experiments and clear explanations, understand how this simple machine functions and how it can make the work that you do easier. Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 621.8'11

Natural Writer: A Story about Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings dreamt of becoming a famous writer from the time that she was a young girl. After several years of searching for adventure and success, Marjorie finally found… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 813'.52

Soaring Bald Eagles

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

Did you kow that bald eagles are not really bald? They have bright white feathers that cover their heads. From down-covered eaglet to flying eagle, get to know this majestic bird as it soars… Read More →

  • Lexile: 420
  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: 598.9'43

To Root, to Toot, to Parachute: What Is a Verb?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

What is a verb? It's easier to show than explain! In this fun and animated introduction to grammar, rhyming verse is used to creatively clarify the concept of verbs. Chock-full of colorful… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 428.2

Voice of Freedom: A Story about Frederick Douglass

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Born a slave, Frederick Douglass grew up facing hunger, hard work, and terrible beatings. After overhearing that reading was the key to freedom, Frederick became determined to learn to read… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 973.8'092