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Volquetes (Dump Trucks)

From the Series Libros para avanzar — Potencia en movimiento (Pull Ahead Books — Mighty Movers)

Dump trucks do many jobs. They move rocks, snow, dirt, and more! They have cabs and loads, beds and levers. Find out how dump trucks work. Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3

Exercising

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Health

Do you know...How often to exercise? Why you should drink water when you exercise? How exercise keeps your muscles strong? Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: 613.7'1

Getting Rest

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Health

Do you know....Why your body needs so much sleep? How much sleep you should get each night? How to get ready for bed? Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.1
  • Dewey: 612.8'21

Killing Germs

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Health

What are germs and where are they found? Germs are everywhere, and they are always trying to get into people’s bodies. Killing germs keeps people healthy. Discover how killing germs on or… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 616.9'041

Matar los gérmenes (Killing Germs)

From the Series Libros para avanzar — La salud (Pull Ahead Books — Health)

An introduction to the concept of germs and their relation to illness, the body's defenses against germs, and how to prevent the spread of germs. Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 616

Playing Safely

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Health

It is fun to play, but it is also important to play safely. Things like rules, safety equipment, and adult supervision are important in keeping kids happy and safe when they play. Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: 796'.028'9

Rosa Parks: A Life of Courage

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Biographies

Why Rosa Parks was arrested in 1955? How sitting on a bus could require courage? Why Rosa Parks is called the mother of the civil rights movement? Read this book to discover the answers! Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 323'.092

Staying Happy

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Health

When people aren’t happy, how do they feel? For many people, sadness, loneliness, or stress replaces their feeling of happiness. It often takes the help of others to make them feel happy… Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: 152.4'2

Staying Safe in Emergencies

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Health

Do you know....What to do in an emergency? When to call 911? How to treat cuts? Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: 613'.0432

Aircraft Carriers

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Mighty Movers

How do airplanes take off from a ship in the middle of the ocean? How do they safely land? An aircraft carrier is like an airport in the ocean. From the captain in charge of the carrier to… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 623.825'5

Avoiding Drugs

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Health

All medicines are drugs—chemicals that change the way the body works. Some drugs help people, but when not taken properly they can be harmful. Illegal drugs are always harmful because they… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 362.29

Barbers

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Community Helpers

Barbers help people take care of their hair. They wash, cut, perm, and color hair, and even shave whiskers. Barbers work in many different types of stores—some work alone with room for just… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 646.7'24'092

El Águila Calva (The Bald Eagle)

From the Series Libros para avanzar — Símbolos estadounidenses (Pull Ahead Books — American Symbols)

Did you kow that Benjamin Franklin wanted a turkey to be the symbol of America instead of the bald eagle? Discover interesting facts about why the bald eagle is important to Americans, how it… Read More →

  • Dewey: 900

Evitar las drogas (Avoiding Drugs)

From the Series Libros para avanzar — La salud (Pull Ahead Books — Health)

Describes types of medicine, such as prescription and over the counter, and their proper use. Also provides an introduction to the dangers of tobacco and alcohol, and the illegal use of… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 362

Fighter Planes

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Mighty Movers

Who flies fighter planes? The U.S. military uses fighter planes to help protect our country. Featuring some of the most recognizable machines in the military, this book shows how these… Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: 623.74'64'0973

Grocers

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Community Helpers

Grocers work in stores selling food. Grocers choose the types of foods people will want to buy, then order products, put them on the shelves, and sell them to customers. Whether they work in… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 381'.456413

La Bandera Estadounidense (The American Flag)

From the Series Libros para avanzar — Símbolos estadounidenses (Pull Ahead Books — American Symbols)

Do you know why there are thirteen stripes and fifty stars on the American flag? Or how the American flag inspired Francis Scott Key to write "The Star Spangled Banner?" Find out the answers… Read More →

  • Dewey: 900

Staying Clean

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Health

Why is staying clean so important? Staying clean by washing hands, taking baths, brushing teeth, and keeping cuts clean helps prevent people from getting sick. Staying clean keeps people healthy. Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 613'.4

Submarines

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Mighty Movers

How do submarines sink and float? What do submarines do underwater? Looking at features from the top of the periscope to the end of the torpedo tubes, this book uncovers how and why… Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 623.825'7

Tanks

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Mighty Movers

Who uses tanks? What are the different types of tanks? Highlighting features from the top of the turret to the tracks that grip the ground, this book shows the many ways that tanks help people. Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.4
  • Dewey: 623.7'4752

Warships

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Mighty Movers

How many kinds of warships are made? Who lives and works on warships? Covering everything from prow to stern, this book reveals how these powerful ships help protect our country and our people. Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 623.825'0973

Africa

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Continents

Africa is home to the world’s longest river, the Nile, as well as the great pyramids of Egypt, and over eight million people. Learn more about this fascinating continent, it’s cultures… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 916

Antarctica

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Continents

Antarctica is the coldest place on Earth. The average temperature is –58 degrees F. Brrr! That’s why no one lives there. But there are lots of animals. Penguins, Walruses and Polar Bears are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 2.0
  • Dewey: 919.8'9

Asia

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Continents

Describes the landscapes, geology, weather, oceans, coastlines, air, soil, plants, animals, and people of the continent of Asia. Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 915