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Toys and Games Then and Now

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Then and Now

Briefly describes how toys and games have changed through the years, including such topics as how playgrounds differ and how today's toys relate to those of the past. Read More →

  • Dewey: 790.1'33

Transportation Then and Now

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Then and Now

Presents a brief look at how transportation has changed over the years. Read More →

  • Dewey: 388'.0973

Uranus and Neptune

From the Series Worlds Beyond

Two of the most mysterious planets in our solar system are the cold, beautiful blue worlds of Uranus and Neptune. They lie so far from the Sun that they appear only as small dots in even the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 523.47

Benjamin Banneker: Pioneering Scientist

From the Series On My Own Biography

Gazing up at the stars, Benjamin Banneker longed to understand how and why things worked as they did. In a time when most black Americans were slaves, Banneker lived a life of freedom and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 520'.92

Bessie Coleman: Daring to Fly

From the Series On My Own Biography

High in the sky, Bessie Coleman could soar like a bird. She was free--at least until she landed. As a black woman in the 1920s, she wasn't allowed to learn how to fly. Forced to travel to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 629.13'092

Butterflies

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Animal Life Cycles

A basic overview of the life cycle of a butterfly. Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: 595.78'9

Cloth

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Materials

An introduction to cloth and its uses in everyday life. Read More →

  • Dewey: 677

Dairy

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Food Groups

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

  • Dewey: 641.3'7

Dearly, Nearly, Insincerely: What Is an Adverb?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

Bursting with adverbs, this addition to the Words Are CATegorical® series creatively clarifies the concept of adverbs for young readers with delightfully playful rhymes and extremely humorous… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 428.2

Fats, Oils, and Sweets

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Food Groups

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

  • Dewey: 641.3

Florence Nightingale

From the Series On My Own Biography

Growing up in a wealthy family that believed nursing wasn't a respectable job, Florence Nightingale was determined to help others. After more than sixty years of service as a nurse, she had… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 610.73'092

Freezing and Melting

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Water

Summarizes how water changes from a solid to a liquid and back again, and introduces related facts such as that water freezes at thirty-two degrees Fahrenheit and that ice floats. Read More →

  • Dewey: 536'.42

Frogs

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Animal Life Cycles

A basic overview of the life cycle of a frog. Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.1
  • Dewey: 597.8'9

Germ Hunter: A Story about Louis Pasteur

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Growing up in the 1830s, Louis Pasteur saw the horrifying effects of diseases like rabies and tuberculosis. Filled with curiosity and imagination, Pasteur began a lifelong search for answers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 579'.092

Heirloom Cookbook: Recipes Handed Down by Jewish Mothers

Enjoy over 475 time-honored family recipes from traditional Passover dishes like "Best Matzo Balls," to creative casseroles, soups, desserts, and more. A section on Sephardic cooking is also included. Read More →

  • Dewey: 641.5'676

Hungry Ladybugs

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

Black, bumpy, hairy, and hungry larvae grow into beautiful red and black ladybugs. Ladybugs are a type of beetle. They munch on aphids and molt four times before becoming pupae and then… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • ATOS: 2.4
  • Dewey: 595.76'9

Martha Washington

From the Series On My Own Biography

Martha Dandridge Custis was twenty-seven years old when she married George Washington. She worked by her husband's side to help keep their family, home, and country running smoothly. Whether… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 973.4'1'092

Meats and Proteins

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Food Groups

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

  • Dewey: 613.2'82

Metal

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Materials

An introduction to metal and its uses in everyday life. Read More →

  • Dewey: 620.1'6

Rabbits

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Animal Life Cycles

A basic overview of the life cycle of a rabbit and the behavior of young rabbits as they grow. Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.1
  • Dewey: 599.32

Snakes

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Animal Life Cycles

A basic overview of the life cycle of a snake and the behavior of young snakes as they grow. Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: 597.96

Swing around the Sun

Four renowned children's book artists--Cheng-Khee Chee, illustrator of Old Turtle; Janice Lee Porter, illustrator of Hope; Mary GrandPre, illustrator of the U.S. editions of the Harry Potter… Read More →

  • Dewey: 811'.54

Thank You, God!: A Jewish Child's Book of Prayers

A first prayer book for young children, with 21 traditional prayers in simple Hebrew, transliteration, and English. Contains blessings for a new day, bounty of our food, Sabbath, and holiday rituals. Read More →

  • Dewey: 296.7'2

The Water Cycle

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Water

Summarizes how Earth's water changes to vapor and rises into the sky where it turns into rain, and introduces related concepts such as the shape of raindrops and the presence of pollutants in… Read More →

  • Dewey: 551.48