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Laura Ingalls Wilder

From the Series On My Own Biography

Laura Ingalls Wilder grew up listening to her Pa's fascinating tales about living on the prairies, in the woods, and on the plains. When she was 65 years old, Laura began to write down her… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 813'.52

The Flight of the Union

From the Series On My Own History

In 1847 the people of Niagara Falls, New York and their neighbors in Canada wanted to build a bridge across the river that separated them. The first step was to get a line from one side to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Kids' Invention Book

From the Series Kids' Ventures

Turning dreams into inventions can be a challenge, but lots of kids do it every day. The Kids' Invention Book takes kids step-by-step through the creative process, from finding the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 608

Totally Uncool

What would you do if your dad found a new girlfriend--one who was completely, totally uncool? No one could be worse than Dad's new girlfriend, whom he calls (ugh) "Sweet Potato." Totally… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Dan and Dan

From the Series Real Kids Readers — Level 1

Dan and his grandfather are not alike—but they still have fun doing things together! Read More →

  • Lexile: 200
  • ATOS: 0.6
  • Dewey: [E]

Get the Ball, Slim

From the Series Real Kids Readers — Level 1

Tim and Jim like to play ball with their dog, Slim. But when Jim hits the ball hard, look out! Read More →

  • Lexile: 40
  • ATOS: 0.6
  • Dewey: [E]

Hop, Skip, Run

From the Series Real Kids Readers — Level 1

Hop, hop, hop! Skip, skip, skip! Run, run, run! There's a boy who loves to hop—high and low, forward and backward. And another one who loves to skip—over the fields, in town, all around… Read More →

  • Lexile: 120
  • ATOS: 0.5
  • Dewey: [E]

I Like Mess

From the Series Real Kids Readers — Level 1

Messy Tess cleans up her room to please Mom and Dad. Read More →

  • Lexile: 170
  • ATOS: 0.6
  • Dewey: [E]

Spots

From the Series Real Kids Readers — Level 1

What happens when a girl goes gaga over spots? Big spots and little spots, spots of all colors, on her lamp and on her rug, on her toys and on her mug, on her hats and on her dresses -- she… Read More →

  • Lexile: 160
  • ATOS: 0.8
  • Dewey: [E]

The New Kid

From the Series Real Kids Readers — Level 1

Look out! There is a new boy in Miss Hall's class. His name is Sid, and he is one silly kid. Read More →

  • Lexile: 200
  • ATOS: 0.9
  • Dewey: [E]

The Tin Can Man

From the Series Real Kids Readers — Level 1

Nan had a plan and one tin can. She got more and more cans. Then just see what she and her dad made! Read More →

  • Lexile: 220
  • ATOS: 1.2
  • Dewey: [E]

What Is a Scientist?

From the Series What Is...?

Simple text and full-color photographs depict children engaged in various activities that make up the scientific process. Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 502.3

The Play's the Thing: A Story about William Shakespeare

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

The year was 1569 and the place was Stratford-on-Avon. A little boy watched a company of traveling actors perform on a makeshift stage. No one could have known that the child, whose name was… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 822.3'3

All About Rosh Hashanah

With its delightful folktales, songs, and blessings, this illustrated introduction to Rosh Hashanah captures the essence of the holiday of renewal. Read More →

  • Dewey: 296.4'315

Booker T. Washington

From the Series On My Own Biography

More than anything, nine-year-old Booker T. Washington longed to go to school, but he had to get a job to earn money for his family. Though the Civil War had freed them from slavery, Booker's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 370'.92

Cracking the Wall: The Struggles of the Little Rock Nine

From the Series On My Own History

In 1957, nine teenagers were chosen to be the first black students to attend all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. A small group of people in Little Rock, including the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 379.2'63'0976773

Double Trouble in Walla Walla

It was an ordinary Monday morning in Walla Walla—until Lulu walked up to her English teacher's desk. "Mrs. Bell, I feel like a nit-wit. My homework is all higgledy-piggledy. Last night it was… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: [E]

Sammy Spider's First Shabbat

Sammy Spider yearns to celebrate Shabbat. He watches Josh set the festive table, and is especially fascinated when Mrs. Shapiro braids the challah. As the family gather's to welcome Shabbat… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

The Copper Lady

From the Series On My Own History

The boat creaked and moaned as the storm's waves smashed into the ship. Down in the hold, Andre‚ sat between crates that held the great copper lady, the Statue of Liberty. They were on their… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: [E]

Sammy Spider's First Rosh Hashanah

Sammy Spider wants to taste the golden honey the Shapiros set out for a sweet New Year. Mom tells him to stick to spinning webs, but will curious Sammy listen? Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

The Snow Walker

From the Series On My Own History

One morning in March 1888, twelve-year-old Milton Daub awoke to find the world buried in snow. The blizzard was like nothing Milton and his neighbors in the Bronx had ever seen. No one dared… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 974.7'275

Everybody Bakes Bread

In this sequel to the enormously popular Everybody Cooks Rice, young Carrie is sent on a mission by her mother: to search the neighborhood for a "three-handled rolling pin." While on her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: [E]

Songs from the Loom: A Navajo Girl Learns to Weave

From the Series We Are Still Here: Native Americans Today

Jaclyn Roessel live in Kayenta, Arizona, on the Navajo reservation. Like most young girls, Jaclyn has many interests. She likes her math class, she plays basketball and volleyball, and she… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 746.1'089'972

Chocolate by Hershey: A Story about Milton S. Hershey

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Milton Hershey loved candy. As a boy, he saved his hard-earned pennies for the candy store. He soon discovered that he had a gift for making delicious treats and, after years of trying… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 338.7'664153'092