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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

A Walk in the Desert

From the Series Biomes of North America

Take a walk through the desert. This hot, dry biome of the southwest is full of life. How do plants and animals of the desert live? As you wander through the desert, discover how each and… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 577.54

A Walk in the Prairie

From the Series Biomes of North America

Take a walk through the prairie. This biome of tall grass and open sky is teeming with life. How do the plants and animals of the prairie survive? As you travel through the prairie, watch… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 577.4'4

All About Passover

Features the history and customs of Passover, including the story of the Exodus, all about chametz and matzah, the tradition of tzedakah at Passover, and an introduction to the seder… Read More →

  • Dewey: 296.4'37

Asteroids, Comets, and Meteors

From the Series Worlds Beyond

During the formation of the solar system, not all of the materials in the vast could of dust and gas were used. What happened to the remaining ice, metal, and rock? It formed what became… Read More →

  • Dewey: 523.5

Babe Didrikson Zaharias: All-Around Athlete

From the Series On My Own Biography

Babe Didrikson was running and jumping hedges at the age of eight. Her dedication to training and practicing resulted in her becoming one of the greatest woman athletes of the century… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 796.352'092

Clinging Sea Horses

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

Do you know why sea horses cling to underwater objects with their tails? Or did you know that sea horses grow in a pouch on their father's body, not their mother's? In Clinging Sea Horses… Read More →

  • Lexile: 380
  • ATOS: 2.1
  • Dewey: 597'.6798

Cottontail Rabbits

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

In this exciting edition beginning readers can peek into the secret life of the cottontail rabbit. It may be small, but the cottontail is an expert survivor that can live in almost any… Read More →

  • Lexile: 400
  • ATOS: 2.4
  • Dewey: 599.32'4

Danger at Sand Cave

From the Series On My Own History

When Arly's friend Floyd Collins is trapped by falling rocks in Sand Cave, Arly rushes to help. Arly runs errands for the workers, but he feels that he should be doing more. It is a race… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: [E]

George Washington Carver

From the Series On My Own Biography

Born a slave near the end of the Civil War, George Washington Carver was a small and sickly child. Too frail to work in the fields of the Missouri farm where he grew up, George did chores… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 630'.92

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