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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

Captured by Pirates: Book 1

From the Series Twisted Journeys ®

Match your wits against a band of pirates on the high seas and try to defeat them—or join them! Every Twisted Journeys® graphic novel lets YOU control the action by choosing which path to… Read More →

  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Circle the Truth

Strange things are happening in Rith's house at night. First a spiral staircase replaces the regular stairs. The new stairs lead to a living room that isn't his, a cat that isn't his either… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: [E]

Dino-Hockey

From the Series Dino-Sports

In a hockey match unrivaled in prehistory, the Meat-Eaters take on the Veggiesaurs. Fans go wild in the stands as T. Rex and Triceratops face off, and the game is off to a rip-roaring start… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • ATOS: 2.0
  • Dewey: [E]

Hanukkah Moon

When Isobel is invited to Aunt Luisa’s for Hanukkah, she’s not sure what to expect. Aunt Luisa has recently arrived from Mexico. “At Aunt Luisa’s you’ll get to celebrate the Hanukkah Moon,”… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: [E]

Honestly, Mallory!

From the Series Mallory

Everyone seems to know what they want to be for Career Day at school—that is, everyone except Mallory. She can’t seem to find anything she’s good at. When she finally decides to be a fashion… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]

How Long or How Wide?: A Measuring Guide

From the Series Math Is CATegorical ®

Brian Cleary and Brian Gable bring their trademark sense of humor to the subject of measuring length. A rhyming text filled with funny examples explains how to use and compare metric and U.S… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 530.8

Nancy Pelosi: First Woman Speaker of the House

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Mother of five, grandmother of six, and Speaker of the House! Nancy Pelosi made history when she became the first woman Speaker of the House in January 2007. As second in the line of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 328.73092

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]