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How the Guinea Fowl Got Her Spots: A Swahili Tale of Friendship

The Guinea Fowl and Cow are best friends. Both of them keep an eye out for Lion. When Lion threatens, each must intervene to save the other. Beautiful watercolors transform this tale into a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 398.24'528618'096

Menorah Under the Sea

December is summer in Antarctica, and the warmer temperatures and constant daylight make it the best time for scientists to work. Diving for sea urchins at the bottom of the frigid sea… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 296.4'35

Sukkot Treasure Hunt

In Israel, before the holiday of Sukkot, you can buy a lulav and etrog at a roadside market stand. But Arava and her family want to find and pick their own. Join them as they hike and picnic… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

The Secret Shofar of Barcelona

Symphony conductor Don Fernando longs to hear the sounds of the shofar. Like other conversos during the Spanish Inquisition, he has to hide his Jewish religion and pretend to follow the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Steel Pan Man of Harlem

Once upon a time in the city of Harlem, there was a terrible problem. Rats had taken over the city. They were everywhere―subways, restaurants, even people’s homes! The mayor didn’t know what… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [E]

What I Had Was Singing: The Story of Marian Anderson

From the Series Trailblazer Biographies

Even as a little child, Marian Anderson knew what she wanted to do. More than anything in the world, she wanted to sing. From the age of six, Marian amazed her listeners with the beauty of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 782.1'092

When I First Held You: A Lullaby from Israel

This vibrant picture book is a lyrical lullaby capturing the instant bond between children and parents at the moment of birth. Filled with evocative art, When I First Held You will become a… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Jackson and Bud's Bumpy Ride: America's First Cross-Country Automobile Trip

Dr. Horatio Jackson wasn’t necessarily a betting man. But in 1903, he overheard a stranger saying that it was just not possible to drive across the United States in one of those unreliable… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 917.3

Monkey with a Tool Belt and the Noisy Problem

From the Series Monkey with a Tool Belt

Chico Bon Bon has a problem . . . a noisy problem. He wants to fix it. BUT HE CAN'T FIND IT! What's a monkey to do? Use his tools, of course. With his tool belt, Chico can do anything! Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: [E]

Nachshon, Who Was Afraid to Swim: A Passover Story

For generations Nachshon’s family has been enslaved by the Egyptian Pharaoh. Nachshon is afraid it will be his destiny too. Then Moses confronts the fearsome Pharaoh, and Nachshon’s dream of… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

The Vermeer Interviews: Conversations with Seven Works of Art

From the Series Bob Raczka's Art Adventures

In this innovative look at seven paintings by Jan Vermeer, author Bob Raczka takes on the role of interviewer and the people in the paintings become his willing subjects. From The Milkmaid to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 759.9492

Written in Bone: Buried Lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland

Bright white teeth. Straight leg bones. Awkwardly contorted arm bones. On a hot summer day in 2005, Dr. Douglas Owsley of the Smithsonian Institution peered into an excavated grave, carefully… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1140
  • ATOS: 9.0
  • Dewey: 614'.17

"Mrs. Riley Bought Five Itchy Aardvarks" and Other Painless Tricks for Memorizing Science Facts

From the Series Adventures in Memory ™

They say elephants never forget. Once you read this book, neither will you! Brian P. Cleary has tips for tackling all types of tricky science facts. This book is bursting with acrostics… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 372.35'044

Animal Heroes: True Rescue Stories

A guide dog leads its owner to safety down seventy-seven flights of stairs in the World Trade Center before the building collapses. A female gorilla in a zoo picks up and protects an… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 636.088'7

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]