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Jellies: The Life of Jellyfish

"Exceptionally handsome photographs light up the pages of this well-designed introduction to jellyfish. A few sentences or fragments, closely tied to the illustrations, appear on each spread… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 593.5'3

Jesse Owens

From the Series On My Own Biography

From the time he was a young boy on a farm in Alabama until he received his fourth Olympic gold medal in Berlin in 1936, all Jesse Owens wanted to do was run. Overcoming sickness, poverty… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 796.42'092

Magnificent Monarchs

From the Series Linda Glaser's Classic Creatures

Describes, in simple text and full-color illustrations, the physical characteristics, habits, and life cycle of the monarch butterfly. Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.4
  • Dewey: 595.78'9

Mary Anning: Fossil Hunter

From the Series On My Own Biography

In the early 1800s, very few girls were allowed to learn about science. Yet Mary Anning spent her life hunting for fossils on the cliffs of Lyme Regis, England. When she was still a girl… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 560'.92

Remember the Ladies: A Story about Abigail Adams

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Abigail Adams lived through the Revolutionary War and became the First Lady of the second president of the United States. Though women of her time could not vote, govern, or own property… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 973.4'4'092

Sybil Ludington's Midnight Ride

From the Series On My Own History

On a dark, cold, and rainy night in April 1777, Sybil Ludington sets out on a journey to warn American soldiers that danger is headed their way. The British are coming! They have already… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 973.3'33

Aunt Clara Brown: Official Pioneer

From the Series On My Own Biography

As a successful former slave, Clara Brown used her money to help other freed slaves get a new start in life. In 1859 Clara bought her own freedom and headed west to Colorado to find her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 978.8'00496073'0092

Building Beavers

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

Who built the first dam in North America? A beaver! Learn how beavers--much like humans--change the landscape to suit their needs. Stunning photos and engaging text show beavers eating… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: 599.37

Buzzing Rattlesnakes

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

What animal talks with its tail, smells with its tongue, hears with its body, and finds its prey by sensing body heat? A rattlesnake! Learn how these amazing animals give birth, hunt and eat… Read More →

  • Lexile: 420
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: 597.96

Dandelions: Stars in the Grass

In Dandelions, Mia Posada brings to life the beauty of the flower better known as a weed and a nuisance. This book invites readers to discover and watch the life cycles of dandelions with… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: 583'.99

Giant Octopuses

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

How do octopuses swim? Why can they change to fit into any shape? Young readers can learn the answers to these and many other questions in the Pull Ahead Books title Giant Octopuses. Engaging… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: 594'.56

Hairy, Scary, Ordinary: What Is an Adjective?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

Simple, rhyming text and colorful cartoon cats help children expand their vocabularies and gain an appreciation for the rhythm of language in this lighthearted book of rhyming verse… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 428.2

Pablo Picasso

From the Series On My Own Biography

This biography for new readers tells Pablo Picasso's story by describing the evolution of his art--from his Blue Period to his Rose Period to cubism. As a child in Spain, Picasso drew… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 709'.2

Spinning Spiders

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

Did you know that spiders aren't bugs or insects? They are called arachnids because they have a different number of body parts and legs than insects have. Through startling photographs, learn… Read More →

  • Lexile: 450
  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: 595.4'4

Squeaking Bats

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

Bats use their voices to find food like a ship uses radar to find its way. They squeak out calls, and when the noise bounces off of a bug, the bat knows it is there and can catch it! Although… Read More →

  • Lexile: 400
  • ATOS: 2.0
  • Dewey: 599.4

The Girl Who Struck Out Babe Ruth

From the Series On My Own History

Jackie Mitchell has always wanted to be a great pitcher, and she finally has the chance to become one! In her first minor league game, she is up against two of the greatest home-run hitters… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 796.357'092

Watchful Wolves

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

Wolves are a lot like people. They are mammals, they live in families, or packs, and they live and hunt in a certain territory, or home. Wolves must have very good hearing and a strong sense… Read More →

  • Lexile: 450
  • ATOS: 2.0
  • Dewey: 599.773

Wilma Rudolph

From the Series On My Own Biography

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 →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 796.42'092

A Mink, a Fink, a Skating Rink: What Is a Noun?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

What is a noun? It's easier to show than explain—and this book is brimming with examples. Author Brian Cleary and illustrator Jenya Prosmitsky creatively clarify the concept of nouns for… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 428.2

All About Hanukkah

The story of Hanukkah complete with candle blessings, rules for playing dreidel and other games, recipes, songs, and thoughts on miracles, giving, and more. Read More →

  • Dewey: 296.4'35

Girl Power in the Classroom: A Book About Girls, Their Fears, and Their Future

From the Series Girl Power

Girl Power in the Classroom focuses on the confidence girls need to succeed in school. This down-to-earth book explores the many reasons that keep girls from speaking up in class, asking… Read More →

  • Dewey: 373.1822

Girl Power in the Family: A book about Girls, Their Rights, and Their Voice

From the Series Girl Power

In a twist that makes this book unlike any other, Girl Power in the Family talks directly to girls about how they can collaberate with their families to gain the support they need. This book… Read More →

  • Dewey: 306.874

Girl Power in the Mirror: A Book about Girls, Their Bodies, and Themselves

From the Series Girl Power

This book tackles the questions girls have about their bodies and their looks. Author Helen Cordes asked dozens of girls around the country how they feel about themselves. She shares their… Read More →

  • Dewey: 306.4

Girl Power on the Playing Field: A Book about Girls, Their Goals, and Their Struggles

From the Series Girl Power

Girls around the country speak out about the problems and stereotypes they face when it comes to sports. Girl Power on the Playing Field also discusses how sports can affect girls' minds as… Read More →

  • Dewey: 796'.082