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Spiky, Slimy, Smooth: What Is Texture?

From the Series Jane Brocket's Clever Concepts

Soft, gooey, fluffy, prickly—textures are all around us. What clever words will you use to describe the textures pictured in this book? Jane Brocket's appealing photography and simple… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: 612.8'8

That's Hard, That's Easy

From the Series Real Kids Readers — Level 2

Can you climb a tree or fly a kite? Can you sing or play a drum? Some things are hard and some are easy - for everyone. Read More →

  • Lexile: 380
  • ATOS: 1.6
  • Dewey: [E]

The Best Pet Yet

From the Series Real Kids Readers — Level 2

Today Jay is getting his first pet. But what will it be - a dog, a cat, a bird, or some fish? It's so hard to choose - until he finds the best pet yet! Read More →

  • Lexile: 300
  • ATOS: 2.0
  • Dewey: [E]

The Ferret's a Foot: Book 3

From the Series Guinea PIG, Pet Shop Private Eye

Mr. Venezi has put up a “help wanted” sign in the pet shop. He needs someone to keep track of the animals. But more help might mean he sells more pets, and the animals will have to leave… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 2.4
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

The Great Moon Hoax

New Telescope Sees All! Amazing Secrets to Be Revealed! So the headlines read in the New York Sun one day in the summer of 1835. For a week straight, the newspaper printed stories and… Read More →

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

The Many Faces of George Washington: Remaking a Presidential Icon

"No picture accurately resembled him in the minute traits of his person . . . there was an expression of his face that no painter had succeeded in taking."—London's New Monthly Magazine in… Read More →

  • ATOS: 8.2
  • Dewey: 973.4'1092

Ticks: Dangerous Hitchhikers

From the Series Arachnid World

Avoid these tiny, disease-carrying hitchhikers—they are ticks! In this book, you will learn how ticks are similar to and different from other arachnids. Close-up photographs and diagrams… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 595.4'29

Today the World Is Watching You: The Little Rock Nine and the Fight for School Integration, 1957

From the Series Civil Rights Struggles around the World

On September 4, 1957, nine African American teenagers made their way toward Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. They didn’t make it very far. Armed soldiers of the Arkansas National… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1110
  • Dewey: 379.2'630976773

What Can't Wait

“Another day finished,gracias a Dios.” Seventeen-year-old Marisa’s mother has been saying this for as long as Marisa can remember. Her parents came to Houston from Mexico. They work hard… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 7.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

What to Expect When You're Expecting Larvae: A Guide for Insect Parents (and Curious Kids)

From the Series Expecting Animal Babies

Congratulations, insect parents-to-be! You’re about to meet your squirmy, wormy bundles of joy. They’re called larvae. Read this book to find out where to lay your eggs, how many babies to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 595.713'9

Who Was Sitting Bull?: And Other Questions about the Battle of Little Bighorn

From the Series Six Questions of American History

By the mid-1800s, thousands of white settlers were traveling westward through the Great Plains. Pioneers built farms and ranches, and companies laid railroads and dug mines. But the plains… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 978.004'9752

You Are Now on Indian Land: The American Indian Occupation of Alcatraz Island, California, 1969

From the Series Civil Rights Struggles around the World

On the night of November 20, 1969, ninety-two Native Americans sailed silently across the San Francisco Bay toward the island of Alcatraz. They intended to reclaim the land for Indian people… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1030
  • ATOS: 8.1
  • Dewey: 323.1197

Yuvi's Candy Tree

In Ethiopia, Yuvi dreams of a land where water flows, bread is plentiful, and candy grows on trees. But it is only after a difficult journey that she arrives in Israel, where it appears that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: [E]

Gracie the Lighthouse Cat

One stormy night Grace, the lighthouse keeper's daughter, spots a ship in trouble on the rocks. At the same time, the lighthouse cat, Gracie, discovers that one of her kittens has strayed… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: [E]

The Sunflower Sword

In a land filled with fire and smoke and endless fighting, where knights fight dragons, there lives a little knight who wants to be big like the others, and fight like the others, and have a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [E]

The Talent Show

Four friends decide to enter a talent show. A tiny red bird asks to join them, but they laugh and tell him he’s too small. But then a mysterious, tall stranger arrives to audition for lead… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: [E]

Candor

In the model community of Candor, Florida, every teen wants to be like Oscar Banks. The son of the town's founder, Oscar earns straight As and is student-body president. But Oscar has a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 350
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Wish You Were Dead

I'll begin with Lucy. She is definitely first on the list. You can't believe how it feels to be in the cafeteria and turn around and there she is staring at me like I'm some disgusting bug or… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A-B-A-B-A—a Book of Pattern Play

From the Series Math Is CATegorical ®

In this playful look at patterns, Brian P. Cleary and Brian Gable provide many examples of repeating sequences of shapes, colors, objects, and more. The comical cats of the wildly popular… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: 003'.52

ADHD

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

ADHD haunts children into adulthood," claimed a headline in USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper. The inability to focus, sit still, or complete tasks makes it very difficult for people… Read More →

  • Dewey: 618.92'8589

And Then There Were Gnomes: Book 2

From the Series Guinea PIG, Pet Shop Private Eye

Sasspants, PI(G), the world's fluffiest detective, is back on the case―or she will be, if her sidekick Hamisher can convince her there's really a mystery afoot. Hamisher has made up so many… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Anorexia and Bulimia

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

"Anorexia, bulimia signal a troubled body and soul" cried a headline in USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper. These serious eating disorders plague people of all ages, but mostly… Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.85'26

Battling Malaria: On the Front Lines against a Global Killer

In North America, mosquito bites are usually only a nuisance. But in areas such as Africa and Southeast Asia, the bite can be deadly. There, many mosquitoes transmit a disease called malaria—a Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.9'362

Draw the Dark

There are things the people of Winter, Wisconsin, would rather forget. The year the Nazis came to town, for one. That fire, for another. But what they'd really like to forget is Christian… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]