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John Henry

From the Series On My Own Folklore

Some folks say John Henry was born with a hammer in his hand. He sure loved to pound things and his muscles were harder than rocks. At work, John laid down tracks for the railroad company… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 398.2'0973'02

La Dama de Cobre (The Copper Lady)

From the Series Yo solo: Historia (On My Own History)

The boat creaked and moaned as the storm's waves smashed into the ship. Down in the hold, Andre‚ sat between crates that held the great copper lady, the Statue of Liberty. They were on their… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.2

Mike Fink

From the Series On My Own Folklore

Mike Fink was the best keelboater on the river, and he was the first to admit it. He knew the river’s tricks. He could ride a waterfall like a bucking bronco, and he even wrestled… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 398.2'0973'02

On My Own Folklore — eBook Set

From the Series On My Own Folklore

Set

Folklore characters come to life in these magically illustrated titles. Each story shares both the facts and the fiction behind the tall tale and explains how the story became a part of folklore. Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $579.75
  • Your Price: $434.81
  • 15 titles

On My Own Science — Paperback Set

From the Series On My Own Science

Set

Readers will discover the appeal of science in action through the newest edition to our On My Own brand. Featuring scientifically accurate, visually outstanding illustrations, this appealing… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $22.77
  • Your Price: $22.77
  • 3 titles

Paul Bunyan

From the Series On My Own Folklore

Growing up, Paul Bunyan was always too big. Too big for the furniture. Too big for regular clothes. Too big to play with the other kids. But out among the tall trees in the great northern… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 398.20973'02

Pecos Bill

From the Series On My Own Folklore

Folks might think Pecos Bill was nothing but trouble. After all, he was raised by coyotes in the Wild West. And he made friends with a gang of outlaws. But Bill had a heart of gold. All he… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 398.2

Will y Orv (Will and Orv)

From the Series Yo solo: Historia (On My Own History)

Johnny Moore watched as the amazing airplane moved along the track. He wondered if the Flyer would make it off the ground and if the pilot would be able to stay in control. then suddenly it… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3

Juneteenth

From the Series On My Own Holidays

June 19th, 1865, began as another hot day in Texas. African American slaves worked in fields, in barns, and in the homes of the white people who owned them. Then a message arrived. Freedom! Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 394.263

Passover

From the Series On My Own Holidays

The book describes the origins of the Passover story in the story of Moses and the Israelites’ escape from Egypt. It also explains how the holiday is celebrated today and includes a… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 296.4'37

Robert Smalls Sails to Freedom

From the Series On My Own History

Quickly and quietly, Robert Smalls headed the ship out of the Charleston Harbor. Across the wide river was the Northern Army and freedom for slaves like him. On Robert’s side of the river was… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 973.8'092

Bronco Charlie y el Pony Express (Bronco Charlie and the Pony Express)

From the Series Yo solo: Historia (On My Own History)

Bronco Charlie longs for a life of adventure. By the time he turned eleven, he’d been a sailor, a cowboy, and could tame wild bucking broncos. But Charlie was always itching for new… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 383'.143'092

César Chávez

From the Series Yo solo: Biografías (On My Own Biographies)

During the Great Depression, many people had to work long hours and were barely paid enough to survive. Cesar Chavez felt this treatment was unfair and worked to secure more rights. He formed… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.2

El Cinco de Mayo (Cinco de Mayo)

From the Series Yo solo: Festividades (On My Own Holidays)

It’s fiesta time! Cinco de Mayo is a fiesta day in Mexico and the United States. It’s celebrated on the fifth of May. This colorful holiday honors Mexico’s victory over the French army at the… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 300

El Día de los Veteranos (Veterans Day)

From the Series Yo solo: Festividades (On My Own Holidays)

Veteran’s Day is a day set aside to thank the men and women who risk their lives protecting America. Each year on November 11, we celebrate what they have done for our country. Learn more… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 300

Jackie Robinson

From the Series Yo solo: Biografías (On My Own Biographies)

The first African American to break the color barrier in modern major league baseball, Jackie Robinson was one of the greatest players of all time. Forced to put up with angry, hateful fans… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 796.357'092

Kate Shelley y el tren de medianoche (Kate Shelley and the Midnight Express)

From the Series Yo solo: Historia (On My Own History)

Kate miró el destartalado puente de madera. Había tablones sueltos en su estrecha pasarela. No había ninguna barandilla para sostener. Tenía miedo de cruzar este puente incluso a la luz del dí Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

La Bandera de Estrellas Centelleantes (The Star-Spangled Banner): el himno nacional

From the Series Yo solo: Historia (On My Own History)

It was September 14, 1814, and America and Great Britain were at war. Frances Scott Key watched from the deck of a British ship, where he was being held captive, as cannons exploded around… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

La Navidad alrededor del mundo (Christmas around the World)

From the Series Yo solo: Festividades (On My Own Holidays)

In Mexico at Christmastime, children carry candles in nine nights of parades. German children listen for Kris Kringle to bring presents on Christmas Eve. Families in Australia like a picnic… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 300

Mantén las luces encendidas, Abbie (Keep the Lights Burning, Abbie)

From the Series Yo solo: Historia (On My Own History)

Abbie tenía miedo. Nunca había tenido que mantener las luces encendidas por sí misma. Pero muchas vidas dependían del faro, y papá dependía de Abbie. Esta es la emocionante historia real de… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Mystery Fish: Secrets of the Coelacanth

From the Series On My Own Science

In 1938, off the coast of South Africa, a woman found a strange blue fish with four stubby fins, pointed spines, and a funny looking tail—it was a coelacanth! Until that very moment, the… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 597.3'9

On My Own Science — eBook Set

From the Series On My Own Science

Set

Readers will discover the appeal of science in action through the newest edition to our On My Own brand. Featuring scientifically accurate, visually outstanding illustrations, this appealing… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $502.45
  • Your Price: $376.84
  • 13 titles

Saber-Toothed Cats

From the Series On My Own Science

Do you know which ice-age animal had a body similar to a bear’s, a short stubby tail, and razor-sharp, 7-inch teeth? A Smilodon! Fierce predators, Smilodons were large saber-toothed cats that… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 569'.74

Salvar a la Campana de la Libertad (Saving the Liberty Bell)

From the Series Yo solo: Historia (On My Own History)

Eleven-year-old Johnny Mickley longed to be a hero and have some part in helping America gain its independence. The British Army was just miles away from colonial Philadelphia, planning to… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]