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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]

Praying Mantises: Hungry Insect Heroes

From the Series Insect World

Look quickly and you might just see one of nature’s insect heroes on the hunt—praying mantises! With their incredible hunting skills, mantises help rid farms and gardens of insect pests that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 595.7'27

Sammy Spider's First Shavuot

"What's a recipe?" Sammy Spider asks his mother as he watches Mrs. Shapiro make blintzes for Shavuot. As Sammy follows the holiday preparations, young readers will learn how the Torah, which… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Senses in the City

From the Series Shelley Rotner's Early Childhood Library

See the tall buildings. Hear a train speeding by. Smell the nuts roasting at a street stand. The city stimulates all of our senses in exciting ways. This book is a wonderful discussion and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • Dewey: 612.8

Termites: Hardworking Insect Families

From the Series Insect World

Watch one of nature’s hardest-working insect families in action—termites! Hundreds of thousands of termites can live together in one nest. The termite queen spends her life laying eggs. The… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 595.7'36

The Bat-Chen Diaries

In 1996, on her 15th birthday, Bat-Chen Shahak was killed by a suicide bomber in Tel Aviv's Dizengoff Center. But the gifted teenager left behind a rich legacy of diaries, letters, poems and… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 956.9405'4092

The Flyer Flew!: The Invention of the Airplane

From the Series On My Own Science

Tells the story of the Wright Brothers’ invention of the airplane, climaxing in the triumphant first flight of the Flyer at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, in 1903. Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 629.13'0092'273

The Iranian Revolution

From the Series Pivotal Moments in History

In the Middle Eastern nation of Iran, discontent simmered for decades. The Iranian people despised their leader, Reza Shah, who catered to foreign businesses while ruling Iran as a dictator… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • ATOS: 8.0
  • Dewey: 955.05'42

The Vowel Family: A Tale of Lost Letters

Meet an unusual family with some very special children: Alan, Ellen, Iris, Otto, and Ursula. Sometimes they're visited by their very special aunt, Cyndy. As each child is born, the family… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

Beowulf: Monster Slayer [A British Legend]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

Beowulf is a brave and mighty warrior, known to have the strength of thirty men. At home in Geatland, Beowulf hears about the terrible troubles of his father's friend, Hrothgar, the king of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 741.5'973