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Cool! Whoa! Ah and Oh!: What Is an Interjection?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

What is an interjection? Oh, my! You’ll find the answer inside this book—it’s packed with interjections. Dear me! Brian P. Cleary’s playful rhymes and Brian Gable’s humorous illustrations… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • Dewey: 428.2

Elephant Talk: The Surprising Science of Elephant Communication

On a hot day in the African savannah, a group of elephants searches for food. While foraging they often lose sight of one another. Yet at the end of the day, in one coordinated movement, the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1220
  • ATOS: 8.8
  • Dewey: 599.67'4159

Equal Rights Is Our Minimum Demand: The Women's Rights Movement in Iran, 2005

From the Series Civil Rights Struggles around the World

“We want to live, we do not want to face persecution for expressing our political opinion; as women we don’t want to walk on the street with the constant horror that we could be intimidated… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1030
  • Dewey: 323.3'40955090511

Everything I Was

“My walls were stripped, and all that was left in the room was a pile of boxes and my mattress propped against the wall.” So begins Irene’s journey from an Upper West Side penthouse to—well, Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Freshman: Tales of 9th Grade Obsessions, Revelations, and Other Nonsense

Annie has just started high school and she's a mess. Her older brother told her that her freshman year will strongly affect the rest of her life, and if that's true her future is looking grim: Read More →

Gay Power!: The Stonewall Riots and the Gay Rights Movement, 1969

From the Series Civil Rights Struggles around the World

"Come out for freedom! Come out now! Power to the people! Gay power to gay people! Come out of the closet before the door is nailed shut!" —Come Out! magazine, November 14, 1969 On the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • ATOS: 7.8
  • Dewey: 306.76'60973

I Love Him to Pieces: Book 1

From the Series My Boyfriend Is a Monster

Can love survive the zombie apocalypse? Maybe Dicey's first chance at a real relationship was dead from the start. She's the star of her high school baseball team, and Jack's the star of the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 260
  • ATOS: 2.4
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

It's Shofar Time!

It's Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. It's time to learn new things, wear new clothes and taste new fruits. It's time to toss crumbs into the water and say, "I'm sorry." It's time to hear… Read More →

  • Dewey: 296.4'315

Kathy Ross Crafts Letter Shapes

From the Series Learning Is Fun!

Hands-on craft projects can make remembering the shape of each letter lots of fun and also help children associate a sound with each letter. In this book designed to supplement the teaching… Read More →

  • Dewey: 745.5

Lemonade for Sale

From the Series Real Kids Readers — Level 3

Kate wants to buy her dad a birthday present. She sets up a lemonade stand to earn the money, and her friends all help. But things keep going wrong. Will she ever have enough money to buy a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 2.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Lost in the River of Grass

"I don't realize I'm crying until he glances at me. For a moment, I see the look of anguish in his eyes, then he blinks it away and slips off into the water. I immediately think of the gator… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]


"Rain's gone! Time to play!" commands the queen. Well, she's not really a queen—just an ordinary girl who has an extraordinary day. She meets Mudkin, a friendly creature who whips up a robe… Read More →

  • Lexile: 160
  • Dewey: [E]

My Pal Al

From the Series Real Kids Readers — Level 1

A girl and her favorite stuffed animal, a bunny named Al, spend a busy, happy day together. Read More →

  • Lexile: 100
  • ATOS: 0.6
  • Dewey: [E]

Oil Spill!: Disaster in the Gulf of Mexico

The oil spill was the largest in U.S. history. In April 2010, the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded and sank. Oil gushed into the Gulf of Mexico from a deep ocean well. For months, the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 363.738'20916364

On Sukkot and Simchat Torah

A family celebrates the fall holidays of Sukkot and Simchat Torah by building a sukkah, dancing with the Torah and other Jewish holiday customs. Chagall-like illustrations by Melanie Hall. Read More →

  • Dewey: 296.4'33

Plan B

From the Series Surviving Southside

Is this happily ever after? Lucy has her life planned out: she'll graduate and then join her boyfriend, Luke, at college in Austin. She'll become a Spanish teacher and of course they'll get… Read More →

  • Lexile: 430
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Play Ball, Jackie!

Batter up! It's Jackie Robinson's first game in the major leagues. April 15, 1947, is a big day for ten-year-old Matty Romano. His dad is taking him to see his favorite team—the Brooklyn… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: [E]

President of the Underground Railroad: A Story about Levi Coffin

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Growing up in a Quaker family in the South in 1830, Levi Coffin did not support slavery, but he was exposed to its atrocities. Convinced that every person deserved to be free, Levi began… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 973.7'115'092


From the Series Surviving Southside

He's destined for the NFL. Kadeem Jones is a star quarterback for Southside High. He is thrilled when college scouts seek him out. His visit to Teller College is amazing. College… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Seven Wonders of the Gas Giants and Their Moons

From the Series Seven Wonders

From earliest times, humans have wondered about the sky above them. Simple telescopes in the 1600s made possible descriptions of the wonders of Earth's Moon and the closer planets. It took… Read More →

  • Dewey: 523.4

Shattered Star

From the Series Surviving Southside

What's the price of fame? Cassie is the best singer in Southside High's Glee Club and dreams of being famous. She skips school to try out for a national talent competition. But her hopes sink… Read More →

  • Lexile: 390
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Shoes, Shoes, Shoes

From the Series Real Kids Readers — Level 2

Shoes, shoes, shoes, shoes. So many kinds at the shoe store - how can you choose? Read More →

  • ATOS: 1.4
  • Dewey: [E]

Show and Tell

From the Series Real Kids Readers — Level 2

It's just not a good day when you've forgotten about Show and Tell. All the other kids have something neat to show, and you have...nothing. But if you think really hard, you just might come… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • ATOS: 1.9
  • Dewey: [E]

Six Sheep Sip Thick Shakes: And Other Tricky Tongue Twisters

From best-selling author Brian P. Cleary, Six Sheep Sip Thick Shakes is a real mouthful! Presenting readers with twenty-four challenging and hilarious tongue twisters, Cleary's inventive… Read More →

  • Dewey: 398.8