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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]

Mudkin

"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

Recruited

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

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]