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Engineer Ari and the Rosh Hashanah Ride

A Rosh Hashanah story based on the first historic train ride from Jaffa to Jerusalem in 1892, shortening the journey between the two cities from 3 days to 3 hours. Engineer Ari's train is… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: [E]

Harvest of Light

The olive harvest in Israel is a special time. See how the tiny spring flowers blossom into green fruit, then ripen into shiny black olives. Watch the olives as they’re gathered, sorted, and… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: [E]

Hush Harbor: Praying in Secret

In the early nineteenth century, enslaved Africans are not allowed to gather together in groups. For Simmy and his family, that means they must worship in secret. If they are caught, the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [E]

I Know an Old Teacher

Meet Miss Bindley—an ordinary teacher with an unusual appetite. Miss Bindley doesn’t eat the usual fare like tuna melts and meatloaf. Instead, when her stomach grumbles, it’s the class pets… Read More →

  • Lexile: 370
  • ATOS: 2.4
  • Dewey: [E]

Jodie's Hanukkah Dig

When Jodie begs her dad to take her on an archaeological dig, he agrees to take her to Modi’in, the ancient home of the Maccabees. And when she volunteers to explore an underground cave, she… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: [E]

Mousetraps

Back in grade school, Maxie and Rick were best friends. Rick would design crazy inventions, and Maxie, the artistic one, would draw them. Then something terrible happened to Rick, and he… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

My Cousin, the Alien

From the Series Alien Agent

In this first book of the Alien Agent series, we meet Zack, a normal kid with a crazy cousin, Ethan, who thinks he's an alien. But is Ethan really crazy? And why do the same bald, odd-looking… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Pigling: A Cinderella Story [A Korean Tale]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

From a life filled with heartache and hardship, comes an unmatched beauty destined for a fairy-tale ending: Pear Blossom, a young Korean girl, leads a happy life with her parents—until her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Rebecca's Journey Home

A Jewish family adopts a baby from Vietnam and her new brothers eagerly await her homecoming. Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: [E]

The Princess and the Ziz

Called on to watch over King Solomon's daughter, the Ziz takes Magda on a joyful trip around the world. But when she falls in love with a handsome young man, the Ziz's jealousy gets the giant… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

The Wedding That Saved a Town

When Ziske's klezmer band is invited to play at a wedding in Pinsk, they arrive to discover many of the people in the town very sick. But tradition says that if two orphans get married in a… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: [E]

97 Things to Do Before You Finish High School

Being in high school is about a lot more than going to high school. It's about discovering new places, new hobbies, and new people—and opening your eyes to the world. This book is about the… Read More →

A Boy Named Beckoning: The True Story of Dr. Carlos Montezuma, Native American Hero

This story reveals the remarkable life of a Native American boy named Wassaja, or "Beckoning," who was kidnapped from his Yavapai tribe and sold as a slave. Adopted by an Italian photographer… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 970.004'97

Dazzling Dragonflies: A Life Cycle Story

From the Series Linda Glaser's Classic Creatures

A dragonfly lays her clutch of eggs and the life cycle of dragonflies has begun. Watch as the little nymphs change over time into beautiful adults who can move through the air like an acrobat. Read More →

  • Lexile: 450
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 595.7'33

Digital Art: Painting with Pixels

Digital art is all around us. It's in the magazines and books we read, it's on television and in the movies, it's in the games we play, and it hangs in art galleries around the world. Digital… Read More →

  • Dewey: 776

Electric Eels

From the Series Early Bird Nature Books

In this Early Bird title, readers learn about the physical characteristics, habitat, and behavior of the electric eel. Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 597'.48

Environmental Disasters

From the Series Disasters Up Close

From chemical leaks and oil spills to toxic pollution and nuclear accidents, environmental disasters are devastating for the people and animals in their wake. Such disasters can destroy the… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 363.7'02

Fashion 101: A Crash Course in Clothing

We spend hours shopping and dressing, but do we think about what we're wearing? What's the style of your shirt called? Who made your baby-doll nightie famous? There is a story behind every… Read More →

From Alice to Zen and Everyone in Between

Alice enjoys playing soccer and working on her go-kart. But when she moves to the suburbs, Zen, the boy down the street tells her she has no hope of fitting in at her new middle school unless… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Gila Monsters

From the Series Early Bird Nature Books

In this Early Bird title, readers learn about the physical characteristics, habitat, and behavior of the gila monster. Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 597.95'952

Hornets: Incredible Insect Architects

From the Series Insect World

Take a closer look at nature’s amazing insect architect—the hornet! Each year, a young female hornet queen selects just the right spot and designs a nest of six-sided cells. Every cell is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 595.79'8

Keeping Israel Safe: Serving in the Israel Defense Forces

Meet four Israeli teens as they make their choices to join one of the many branches of the Israel Defense Forces, and learn about the various branches of the IDF. As we get to know the four… Read More →

  • Dewey: 355.0095694

Luna Moths: Masters of Change

From the Series Insect World

See for yourself one of the most amazing masters of change in the insect kingdom—the luna moth! Hatching from a tiny egg, the luna moth begins its life as a caterpillar just 0.11 inch (3… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 595.78

Monkey with a Tool Belt

From the Series Monkey with a Tool Belt

Whether you need a beebersaw or a chisel, Chico Bon Bon's your monkey. He can build or fix just about anything—from a dock for the ducks to a clock for the Clucks, even a small roller coaster… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: [E]