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Stick Insects: Masters of Defense

From the Series Insect World

Watch out for these masters of defense—stick insects! Their secret weapon is being able to hide in plain sight. To protect themselves from predators, they have developed long, narrow bodies… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 595.7'29

Sunjata: Warrior King of Mali [A West African Legend]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

A young hero who overcame the unthinkable rises to unite his people. Weak and silent, young Sunjata is unable to walk, unable even to pull a bow. But a prophesy foretold that his mother would… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

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 Conquests of Genghis Khan

From the Series Pivotal Moments in History

Can one man really change the world? If that man is Genghis Khan, the answer is yes. Born around 1161, Temujin, as he was named, grew up in humble surroundings. As a teenager, he fled from… Read More →

  • Dewey: 950'.21

The Fall of Constantinople

From the Series Pivotal Moments in History

How did the loss of one city change the history of Europe? In the Middle Ages, Constantinople’s perfect geographic location—positioned along a land trade route between Europe and Asia as well… Read More →

  • Dewey: 949.5'04

The Fire Station

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Community Buildings

Give beginning readers a peek inside a fire station and familiarize them with the objects and people commonly found there. Color photos directly correspond to the simple text on each page. Read More →

  • Dewey: 363.37

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 Hero Twins: Against the Lords of Death [A Mayan Myth]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

Can two young boys outsmart and outwit the lords of death? The Hero Twins, Hunahpu and Xbalanque, were blessed by the Mayan gods with special powers. But their incredible skill at playing… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 398.2089'9742

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 Laugh Stand: Adventures in Humor

Humor is on sale at the Laugh Stand, so step up and pick out the laugh of your choice. From Tom Swifties—"'These are my underpants,' Tom said briefly."—to daffinitions—"Benign: What you are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • Dewey: 817

The Time Travel Trap: Book 6

From the Series Twisted Journeys ®

You are caught in a time machine! How will you escape the perils of the past and the frights of the future? Every Twisted Journeys® graphic novel lets you control the action by choosing which… Read More →

  • Dewey: 741.5'973

The Tomb of King Tutankhamen

From the Series Unearthing Ancient Worlds

A royal treasure buried for 3,000 years … On November 4, 1922, a British archaeologist named Howard Carter unearthed a buried staircase in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings. At the bottom of the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 932'.014

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]

Thunderstorms

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Forces of Nature

What is a thunderstorm? What dangers do thunderstorms bring? How can people prepare for a thunderstorm? Read this book to discover the answers! Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 551.55'4

Tornadoes

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Forces of Nature

How do tornadoes form? Where do tornadoes strike? How can you stay safe during a tornado? Read this book to discover the answers! Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 551.55'3

Tristan & Isolde: The Warrior and the Princess [A British Legend]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

From an ancient legend comes a love story for all time. Strong and brave, Tristan is the nephew of King Mark of Cornwall and one of his finest English knights. Mark sends Tristan to Ireland… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Tuberculosis, 2nd Edition

From the Series Twenty-First Century Medical Library

One of the deadliest diseases healthcare workers fight today, tuberculosis (often called TB) infects the lungs of one-third of the world’s population and kills about 2 million people a year… Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.9'95

Valleys

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Landforms

An introduction to the basic characteristics of valleys. Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: 551.44'2

Venezuela

From the Series Country Explorers

Pack your bags! We’re headed to Venezuela. On this whirlwind tour, you’ll learn all about the country’s landscape, culture, people, and more. We’ll explore Venezuela’s tallest mountain and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 987

Volcanoes

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Forces of Nature

What is a volcano? What happens when a volcano erupts? How can volcanoes be helpful? Read this book to discover the answers! Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 551.21

Weight and Health

From the Series Twenty-First Century Medical Library

By some estimates, 25 percent of young people in the United States are either overweight or obese, a figure that has doubled in the last 30 years. In that time, the physical activities in our… Read More →

  • Dewey: 618.92'398