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Uranus and Neptune

From the Series Worlds Beyond

Two of the most mysterious planets in our solar system are the cold, beautiful blue worlds of Uranus and Neptune. They lie so far from the Sun that they appear only as small dots in even the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 523.47

Benjamin Banneker: Pioneering Scientist

From the Series On My Own Biography

Gazing up at the stars, Benjamin Banneker longed to understand how and why things worked as they did. In a time when most black Americans were slaves, Banneker lived a life of freedom and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 520'.92

Bessie Coleman: Daring to Fly

From the Series On My Own Biography

High in the sky, Bessie Coleman could soar like a bird. She was free--at least until she landed. As a black woman in the 1920s, she wasn't allowed to learn how to fly. Forced to travel to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 629.13'092

Dearly, Nearly, Insincerely: What Is an Adverb?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

Bursting with adverbs, this addition to the Words Are CATegorical® series creatively clarifies the concept of adverbs for young readers with delightfully playful rhymes and extremely humorous… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 428.2

Florence Nightingale

From the Series On My Own Biography

Growing up in a wealthy family that believed nursing wasn't a respectable job, Florence Nightingale was determined to help others. After more than sixty years of service as a nurse, she had… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 610.73'092

Germ Hunter: A Story about Louis Pasteur

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Growing up in the 1830s, Louis Pasteur saw the horrifying effects of diseases like rabies and tuberculosis. Filled with curiosity and imagination, Pasteur began a lifelong search for answers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 579'.092

Heirloom Cookbook: Recipes Handed Down by Jewish Mothers

Enjoy over 475 time-honored family recipes from traditional Passover dishes like "Best Matzo Balls," to creative casseroles, soups, desserts, and more. A section on Sephardic cooking is also included. Read More →

  • Dewey: 641.5'676

Hungry Ladybugs

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

Black, bumpy, hairy, and hungry larvae grow into beautiful red and black ladybugs. Ladybugs are a type of beetle. They munch on aphids and molt four times before becoming pupae and then… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • ATOS: 2.4
  • Dewey: 595.76'9

Martha Washington

From the Series On My Own Biography

Martha Dandridge Custis was twenty-seven years old when she married George Washington. She worked by her husband's side to help keep their family, home, and country running smoothly. Whether… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 973.4'1'092

Swing around the Sun

Four renowned children's book artists--Cheng-Khee Chee, illustrator of Old Turtle; Janice Lee Porter, illustrator of Hope; Mary GrandPre, illustrator of the U.S. editions of the Harry Potter… Read More →

  • Dewey: 811'.54

The Mouse in the Matzah Factory

Journey with a curious little mouse as he travels from a wheat field in the country to a big city factory where harvested wheat is baked into matzah. Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

A Mexican Christmas

In Oaxaca, Mexico, Christmas lasts for more than one day--it lasts almost an entire month! All month long, children and their families celebrate with parades, fiestas, fireworks, dancing, and… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 394.2663'0972

Africa Is Not a Country

Enter into the daily life of children in the many countries of modern Africa. Countering stereotypes, Africa Is Not a Country celebrates the extraordinary diversity of this vibrant continent… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 960

Cooking the Chinese Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

The oldest continuing civilization in the world, China is not much larger in area than the United States. However, its population is over four times as large. With only 13 percent of its land… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.3
  • Dewey: 641.5951

Cooking the English Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

English cuisine is often regared as unexciting, but with flavorful dishes such as tender roast beef and Yorkshire pudding, buttery scones, tasty fish and chips, and sweet triflees, it's… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.8
  • Dewey: 641.5942

Cooking the French Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Cooking is a fine art in France. With savory recipes and interesting background information on French regions, peoples, and traditions, readers are introduced to the sutleties of French culture. Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 641.5944

Cooking the German Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

With its appealing sausages and roasts, savory dumplings and spaetzle, and rich pastries and tortes, Germany has been known for its delicious cuisine. Focusing on the food and traditions… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 641.5943

Cooking the Hungarian Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Completely landlocked, Hungary has endured many invasions by foreign powers and has lived under many kinds of government. Through it all, music and food have remained important parts of… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.8
  • Dewey: 641.59439

Cooking the Korean Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Korea is a land where ancient and modern traditions coexist. Although split politically, North and South Korea continue to share a varied cuisine that is both healthy and delicious. Often… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.9
  • Dewey: 641.59519

Cooking the Lebanese Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Lebanon is a tiny country found in the very heart of the Middle East. Especially famous for a cuisine that emphasizes fruits, vegetables, and grains, Lebanese cooking is as delicious as it is… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.3
  • Dewey: 641.595692

Cooking the Russian Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Once a part of the vast Soviet Union, life in Russia has seen many changes. One thing that has remained the same is the varied and interesting food found there. Rich, filling, and most of… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.3
  • Dewey: 641.5947

Cooking the South American Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

With twelve independent countries, the Falkland Islands, and French Guiana, the many cultures of South America feature a variety of dishes. Focusing on recipes from countries like Argentina… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.0
  • Dewey: 641.598

Earthmovers

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Mighty Movers

There are differnt types of earthmovers, and each kind has a different job to do. Whether they push, scoop, spread, pack, smooth, or flatten, earthmovers do important work. Read More →

  • Lexile: 450
  • ATOS: 2.1
  • Dewey: 624.1'52

Farm Tractors

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Mighty Movers

Farm tractors help farmers do all kinds of things--like tow a plow, a seed drill, or a mower. Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: 631.3'72