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Beyond Little Women: A Story about Louisa May Alcott

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

More than a century after Louisa May Alcott wrote them, classics such as Little Women, Little Men, and Jo’s Boys continue to be read and treasured by readers around the world. Alcott began… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 813'.4

Cooking the Australian Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

As a part of the British Commonwealth, Australia's culture shares many similarities with British culture--and their menu is no exception. Paired with the cuisine of the Aboriginal peoples… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • Dewey: 641.5994

Cooking the Austrian Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Over the centuries, Austria was settled by many different groups and became the center of a large empire. Each group brought its own customs and cuisine, eventually mixing to create the rich… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • Dewey: 641.59436

Crocodiles

From the Series Animal Predators

Some of the fiercest and most skilled hunters in the world, crocodiles use stealth, power, and a strong sense of smell, hearing, and sight to stalk and kill their prey. Watch these deadly… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 597.98'2

Desserts around the World

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Featuring recipes from twenty countries around the world, this tasty sampler presents brief descriptions of where, what time of year, and why certain desserts are prepared. With recipes for… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • Dewey: 641.8'6

Don't Kid Yourself: Relatively Great (Family) Jokes

From the Series Make Me Laugh!

Perfect for beginning readers, this laugh-out-loud joke book about funny families will put a smile on your face! Read More →

  • Dewey: 818'.5402

Dwight D. Eisenhower

From the Series Presidential Leaders

Dwight D. Eisenhower spent almost his entire lifetime serving his country. After attending West Point, he began a celebrated military career highlighted by becoming supreme commander of the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: 973.921'092

Father of the Constitution: A Story about James Madison

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

James Madison loved to debate--as long as he wasn't in public! Painfully shy, Madison was content to listen and absorb ideas rather than to speak them. But when he saw a newly independent… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 973.5'1'092

Fighting for Equal Rights: A Story about Susan B. Anthony

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Born a Quaker, Susan B. Anthony grew up being taught that women were equal to men. During her lifetime, she was a teacher, a newspaperwoman, and an activist. She worked to further many causes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 324.6'23'092

Foul Play: Sports Jokes that Won't Strike Out

From the Series Make Me Laugh!

Perfect for beginning readers, this laugh-out-loud joke book about silly sports will put a smile on your face! Read More →

  • Lexile: 400
  • Dewey: 818'.5402

From Cement to Bridge

From the Series Start to Finish

How is a bridge built? Cement is mixed with water and rocks to make concrete. The concrete is poured into holes and into blocks that are stacked to make a bridge. Once fences and lights are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 450
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: 666'.893

Game-Day Gigglers: Winning Jokes to Score Some Laughs

From the Series Make Me Laugh!

Perfect for beginning readers, this laugh-out-loud joke book about silly sports will put a smile on your face! Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • Dewey: 818'.5402

Garbage Trucks

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Mighty Movers

Garbage trucks can weigh as much as five elephants. They can pick up garbage from 400 to 500 houses before they are full. That’s a lot of trash! Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: 628.4'42

Grandpa And Me on Tu B'Shevat

The tradition of planting on Tu B'Shevat, the Jewish New Year for Trees, is handed down from generation to generation in this warm tale. Using a shovel “shiny and new,” a little boy and his… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Helicopters

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Mighty Movers

Helicopters can fly very fast, they can even hover in one place, and land in very small areas. There are helicopters that work for news crews, the police and hospitals. Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: 629.133'352

Holiday Howlers: Jokes for Punny Parties

From the Series Make Me Laugh!

Perfect for beginning readers, this laugh-out-loud joke book about comical celebrations will put a smile on your face! Read More →

  • Dewey: 818'.5402

Horsing Around: Jokes to Make Ewe Smile

From the Series Make Me Laugh!

Perfect for beginning readers, this laugh-out-loud joke book about foolish farm animals will put a smile on your face! Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • Dewey: 818'.60208

I Have Not Yet Begun to Fight: A Story about John Paul Jones

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

The Father of the U.S. Navy, John Paul Jones spent most of his lifetime trying to prove his ideas about naval tactics and training. Born in Scotland, he chose a life of adventure as a sea… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 973.3'5'092

It's Test Day, Tiger Turcotte

Seven-year-old Tiger Turcotte has been dreading going to class because today is the day he has to take The Test. Armed with his lucky tiger-striped pencils, Tiger’s ready. The first five… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: [E]

Ivan to Make You Laugh: Jokes about Novel, Nifty, and Notorious Names

From the Series Make Me Laugh!

Perfect for beginning readers, this laugh-out-loud joke book about nifty names will put a smile on your face! Read More →

  • Lexile: 400
  • Dewey: 818'.60208

Kevin Garnett

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Kevin Garnett was the first player in twenty years to go straight from high school to the NBA. By his second season, he had become one of the NBA’s most popular players. The highest-paid… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 796.323'092

Life on a Chicken Farm

From the Series Life on a Farm

Do you know how long it takes for a soft yellow chick to grow into a chicken? Why is it important to always keep lights on in chicken houses? Just ask Loren, a young farmer who helps his… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 636.5'13

Life on a Dairy Farm

From the Series Life on a Farm

Do you know why a farmer would play music for cows? Or how long it takes to milk a cow? Just ask Robert, a young farmer who helps his family raise dairy cows. He’ll show you the fun and work… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 636.2'142

Life on a Sheep Farm

From the Series Life on a Farm

Do you know how long it takes to shear a sheep? What kind of food does a lamb eat? Just ask Diana, a young farmer who helps her family raise sheep. She’ll show you the fun and hard work it… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 636.3