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Why Did Cherokees Move West?: And Other Questions about the Trail of Tears

From the Series Six Questions of American History

On May 26, 1838, U.S. soldiers surrounded Cherokee villages across Georgia. The soldiers came to force Cherokee families to move to a new territory in Oklahoma. The Cherokees had little time… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 975.004'97557

Why Did the Pilgrims Come to the New World?: And Other Questions about the Plymouth Colony

From the Series Six Questions of American History

In December 1620, a group of English settlers stepped out of their boats and climbed up the shore to a point overlooking a small harbor. Known as the Pilgrims, they had traveled far on the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 974.4'02

Willie Mays

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

Think you know all there is to know about Willie Mays? Well, did you know that:•He once batted .477 in the minor leagues?•He won twelve straight Gold Glove awards?•He was the first African… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 796.357092

Wilt Chamberlain

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

Think you know all there is to know about Wilt Chamberlain? Well, did you know that:•He holds the record for most rebounds in a single NBA game? •He is a member of the Volleyball Hall of Fame? Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.8
  • Dewey: 796.323092

Wounded Brains: True Survival Stories

From the Series Powerful Medicine

• A triathlon athlete has part of her skull removed to relieve the pressure on her injured brain after a car accident. • A soldier, wounded by a mortar explosion in Iraq, works with doctors… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 617.4'81044

The Jaguar Stones — Paperback Set

From the Series The Jaguar Stones

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In order to avoid the end of the world, pizza-loving videogamer Max Murphy must set out on a quest to track down the five Maya Jaguar Stones before the ancient Lords of Death wage war. Max… Read More →

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  • List Price: $29.97
  • Your Price: $28.47
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Goal!: The Fire and Fury of Soccer's Greatest Moment

From the Series Spectacular Sports

What goal caused the most legendary celebration in soccer history? Who invented the bicycle kick? Who was the first player to score 1,000 goals? Get the full story on scoring goals in soccer… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 796.334'26

Jewish Comedy Stars: Classic to Cutting Edge

From vaudeville to viral comedy on the web, here are more than 40 short biographies of Jewish comedians who heavily influenced the entertainment industry in the twentieth and early… Read More →

  • Dewey: 792.702'80923924073

Michael Jackson: Ultimate Music Legend

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Michael Jackson's journey to fame began in 1966 at age eight, when he started singing with his brothers in the Jackson 5. In the early 1970s, he launched a solo career, accumulating a dozen… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 782.42166092

Seven Wonders of Architecture

From the Series Seven Wonders

In every age, science and technology have played an important role in advancing human civilization. From architecture to engineering, communication to transportation, humans have invented and… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 720

Seven Wonders of Communication

From the Series Seven Wonders

In every age, science and technology have played an important role in advancing human civilization. From architecture to engineering, communication to transportation, humans have invented and… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 621.382

Seven Wonders of Engineering

From the Series Seven Wonders

In every age, science and technology have played an important role in advancing human civilization. From architecture to engineering, communication to transportation, humans have invented and… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 624

Seven Wonders of Exploration Technology

From the Series Seven Wonders

In every age, science and technology have advanced human civilization. From architecture to engineering, medicine to transportation, humans have invented extraordinary wonders. Explorers long… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.9
  • Dewey: 500

Seven Wonders of Green Building Technology

From the Series Seven Wonders

In every age, science and technology have advanced human civilization. From architecture to engineering, medicine to transportation, humans have invented extraordinary wonders. People have… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 720'.47

Seven Wonders of Medicine

From the Series Seven Wonders

In every age, science and technology have advanced human civilization. From architecture to engineering, medicine to transportation, humans have invented extraordinary wonders. Over the… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 610

Seven Wonders of Transportation

From the Series Seven Wonders

In every age, science and technology have advanced human civilization. From architecture to engineering, medicine to transportation, humans have invented extraordinary wonders. Transportation… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 629.04

Sonia Sotomayor: First Hispanic U.S. Supreme Court Justice

From the Series Gateway Biographies

When President Barack Obama nominated Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court of the United States, the country celebrated. Not only would the Supreme Court welcome its third woman justice but… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 347.73'2634

Where's My Stuff?: The Ultimate Teen Organizing Guide

Where's My Stuff? gives comprehensive advice on how to organize school work, lockers, bedrooms, and even your schedule. With fun and useful illustrations, easy-to-follow charts, and ample… Read More →

"Super-Hungry Mice Eat Onions" and Other Painless Tricks for Memorizing Geography Facts

From the Series Adventures in Memory ™

How in the world will you memorize everything you need to know for your next geography test? Brian P. Cleary can help! He’s made up acronyms, poems, riddles, songs, and more to help those… Read More →

  • Dewey: 910

Breathe: A Ghost Story

Jack is not a normal boy. He can talk to ghosts. In his new home, an aging farmhouse, he meets the Ghost Mother, a grief-stricken spirit who becomes very attached to him…too attached. He… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Count Your Way through Brazil

From the Series Count Your Way

Count your way, from one to ten, through Brazil, home of the Amazon rain forest and the exciting city of Rio de Janeiro, a land of music and dancing, and people of all races. Readers are… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 981

Count Your Way through Canada

From the Series Count Your Way

Count your way, from one to ten, through Canada, land of the five-pointed maple leaf and two official languages. Readers learn to count in French in this fascinating look at Canada's history… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 971

Count Your Way through France

From the Series Count Your Way

Count your way, from one to ten, through France, a land of glorious cathedrals and charming countryside, crepes and croissants, and hundreds of cheeses. Readers are introduced to France as… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 944

Count Your Way through Germany

From the Series Count Your Way

Well-known author Jim Haskins takes children on a journey of ethnic discovery as he counts his way, one to ten, through Germany. Readers learn about three famous German composers and six… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 943