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Nature's Paintbox: A Seasonal Gallery of Art and Verse

How would you capture winter’s crispness, spring’s softness, summer’s freshness, and autumn’s richness? In this inspiring title, poet Patricia Thomas imagines each season rendered in a… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 811'.54

Papa Jethro

With warm watercolor artwork and a gentle storyline, this picture book sensitively looks at the issue of interfaith families. "Why can't you be Jewish like me? Why can't I be Christian like… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: [E]

Punished!

Logan and his friend Benedict run into the wrong guy at the library--literally. When Logan slams into the reference guy in the basement and gives hima little lip, Logan gets punished, really… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Real-Life Sea Monsters

From the Series On My Own Science

Long ago, sailors told tales about terrible monsters that lurked in the sea. Many of their stories may have been based on amazing—but real—sea creatures. Giant squid catch their food with… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 591.77

Rockets

From the Series Space Innovations

The most futuristic of humankind’s inventions is also one of the oldest. Author Ron Miller tells the story of rockets, from their humble beginnings as toys one thousand years ago to their… Read More →

  • Dewey: 621.43'56

Saving the Whooping Crane

From the Series On My Own Science

Whooping cranes once lived all over North America. But by the 1940s, only one tiny flock was left. These beautiful birds were in danger of dying out. Scientists decided to start a second… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 598.3

Seeing Sky-Blue Pink

Plenty of things make eight-year-old Maddie nervous: her too-small feet, climbing high places, not always knowing what to say, and especially her new home in the Virginia countryside with… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

All-Star Season

Reuven is quiet and thoughtful. His younger brother Avi is outgoing and impulsive. As irritating as they can be to each other, the boys have two strong bonds-the solidity of their Jewish… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Amaterasu: Return of the Sun [A Japanese Myth]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

This graphic novel tells the story of Amaterasu, the Japanese Shinto goddess of the sun. Amaterasu’s parents create the first eight islands of Japan. Amaterasu’s father later puts his… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 299.5'6113

Double Cheeseburgers, Quiche, and Vegetarian Burritos: American Cooking from the 1920s through Today

From the Series Cooking Through Time

This book covers America's eating habits from 1920 up to the present. Not only did the twentieth century see a woman's role in the kitchen change from backbreaking durdgery to easy meal… Read More →

  • Dewey: 394.1'0973

Guess What Is Growing Inside This Egg

Crack, crack...animal babies are hatched all over the place. Can you figure out who's who? Watercolor and collage illustrations depict close-up scenes of an egg or eggs about to hatch. The… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 591.4'68

Mendel's Accordion

A boy finds his great grandfather's accordion in the attic and with it the sweet history of klezmer music and the role the old accordion played in Jewish life through the years. Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 781.62'924

Packed with Poison!: Deadly Animal Defenses

From the Series On My Own Science

In the ocean, a box jellyfish dangles tentacles covered with venom-filled stingers. The jellyfish uses its stingers to kill its prey. But its venom can also kill humans within minutes. The… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 591.6'5

Passover Around the World

Introduces children to the many different ways of celebrating Passover around the world, including customs that can be adopted for use in the child's own family seder. Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 296.4'3709

Shipwreck Search: Discovery of the H. L. Hunley

From the Series On My Own Science

What a discovery! Deep under the Atlantic Ocean, divers found a shipwreck like no other. It was the H. L. Hunley, a submarine that had sunk during the Civil War! A team of scientists from… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 973.7'57

Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal is undoubtedly one of the most spectacular buildings of the world, renowned for its architectual magnificence and aesthetic beauty. It is a rare book that can do justice to such… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: [E]

Tennis, Anyone?

What kind of birthday present is a TENNIS RACKET? For the boy who tells this winning story, it seems awfully boring at first. It doesn't beep or buzz or do anything cool. And who plays… Read More →

  • ATOS: 1.8
  • Dewey: [E]

The Secret of Priest's Grotto: A Holocaust Survival Story

According to legend, a group of Jewish families survived the Holocaust by hiding out for months in the 77 miles of caves in Ukraine known as Priest's Grotto. Cavers Taylor and Nicola… Read More →

  • ATOS: 8.0
  • Dewey: 940.53'180922477

What Is a Gas?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — States of Matter

What Is a Gas? offers emergent readers a simple explanation of matter, a discription of gases, and examples of how gases can change into different states of matter. Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: 530.4'3

What Is a Liquid?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — States of Matter

What Is a Liquid? offers emergent readers a simple explanation of matter, a description of liquids, and examples of how liquids can change into different states of matter. Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: 530.4'2

What Is a Solid?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — States of Matter

What Is a Solid? offers emergent readers a simple explanation of matter, a description of solids, and examples of how solids can change into different states of matter. Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.6

Wolf's Coming!

As a distant howl echoes through the forest, animals quickly stop what they're doing and run for home. Look out—Wolf's coming! As the shadowy figure gets closer and closer and the day draws… Read More →

  • Lexile: 390
  • ATOS: 1.2
  • Dewey: [E]

Yu the Great: Conquering the Flood [A Chinese Legend]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

This graphic novel tells the legend of Yu the Great, a Chinese hero from the twenty-first century B.C. Some scholars believe Yu actually existed and that he founded the Xia Dynasty, the first… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 398.2'0951'02

African Elephants

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

Do you know....How African elephants use their trunks? What African elephants do with their front teeth? What baby African elephants are called? Read this book to discover the answers! Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: 599.67'4