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Prudence Crandall: Teacher for Equal Rights

From the Series On My Own Biography

When Prudence Crandall opened a school for young girls in 1831, she didn't expect trouble. But that is just what she got when she allowed African American girls to attend. A Quaker and… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 371.1'0092

Pulleys

From the Series Early Bird Physics

How does a pulley work? What is it? Colorful diagrams and fun-to-do experiments help you explore the many ways this simple machine can help make work easier and faster. Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 621.8'11

Sammy Spider's First Tu B'Shevat

Spring is in the air and Sammy Spider watches as Josh Shapiro lowers the roots of a small tree into the ground. As spring turns to summer and summer to fall, Sammy watches Josh nurture the… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Screws

From the Series Early Bird Physics

We've all seen screws, but how do they work? Why is it easier to screw something into something than to simply push it in? With basic hands-on experiments and clear descriptions, this simple… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 621.8'8

Spring

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Seasons

A basic overview of the spring season. Color photographs reflect the short, easy-to-understand sentences that improve vocabulary and comprehension. Read More →

  • ATOS: 0.7
  • Dewey: 508.2

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 Hardest Word: A Yom Kippur Story

The Ziz, a wonderful bird who lived long ago, is so big and clumsy that he can't keep from bumping into things. When a tree he knocks over destroys the children's garden, he seeks God's help… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

The Shabbat Box

It's finally Ira's turn to take home the Shabbat Box from school. But a bad storm blows open his book bag and the box is lost. What will Ira do? A warm introduction to Shabbat for preschoolers. Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Trick-or-Treat on Milton Street

Halloween is going to be a disaster! Charley has to go trick-or-treating with his goofy new stepfather on boring old Milton Street, where he doesn't know anyone. Charley soon discovers that… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: [E]

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

Family

In this heartwarming sequel to the highly acclaimed Hope, Aunt Poogee and Hope return with their delightful, multiculutural family for a special dinner at Aunt Poogee's farm. The whole… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: [E]

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

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

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

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