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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

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