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Amaterasu: Return of the Sun [A Japanese Myth]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

This graphic novel tells the story of Amaterasu, the Japanese Shinto goddess of the sun. Amaterasu’s parents create the first eight islands of Japan. Amaterasu’s father later puts his… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 299.5'6113

Double Cheeseburgers, Quiche, and Vegetarian Burritos: American Cooking from the 1920s through Today

From the Series Cooking Through Time

This book covers America's eating habits from 1920 up to the present. Not only did the twentieth century see a woman's role in the kitchen change from backbreaking durdgery to easy meal… Read More →

  • Dewey: 394.1'0973

Guess What Is Growing Inside This Egg

Crack, crack...animal babies are hatched all over the place. Can you figure out who's who? Watercolor and collage illustrations depict close-up scenes of an egg or eggs about to hatch. The… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 591.4'68

Mendel's Accordion

A boy finds his great grandfather's accordion in the attic and with it the sweet history of klezmer music and the role the old accordion played in Jewish life through the years. Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 781.62'924

Packed with Poison!: Deadly Animal Defenses

From the Series On My Own Science

In the ocean, a box jellyfish dangles tentacles covered with venom-filled stingers. The jellyfish uses its stingers to kill its prey. But its venom can also kill humans within minutes. The… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 591.6'5

Passover Around the World

Introduces children to the many different ways of celebrating Passover around the world, including customs that can be adopted for use in the child's own family seder. Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 296.4'3709

Shipwreck Search: Discovery of the H. L. Hunley

From the Series On My Own Science

What a discovery! Deep under the Atlantic Ocean, divers found a shipwreck like no other. It was the H. L. Hunley, a submarine that had sunk during the Civil War! A team of scientists from… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 973.7'57

Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal is undoubtedly one of the most spectacular buildings of the world, renowned for its architectual magnificence and aesthetic beauty. It is a rare book that can do justice to such… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: [E]

Tennis, Anyone?

What kind of birthday present is a TENNIS RACKET? For the boy who tells this winning story, it seems awfully boring at first. It doesn't beep or buzz or do anything cool. And who plays… Read More →

  • ATOS: 1.8
  • Dewey: [E]

The Secret of Priest's Grotto: A Holocaust Survival Story

According to legend, a group of Jewish families survived the Holocaust by hiding out for months in the 77 miles of caves in Ukraine known as Priest's Grotto. Cavers Taylor and Nicola… Read More →

  • ATOS: 8.0
  • Dewey: 940.53'180922477

What Is a Gas?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — States of Matter

What Is a Gas? offers emergent readers a simple explanation of matter, a discription of gases, and examples of how gases can change into different states of matter. Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: 530.4'3

What Is a Liquid?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — States of Matter

What Is a Liquid? offers emergent readers a simple explanation of matter, a description of liquids, and examples of how liquids can change into different states of matter. Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: 530.4'2

What Is a Solid?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — States of Matter

What Is a Solid? offers emergent readers a simple explanation of matter, a description of solids, and examples of how solids can change into different states of matter. Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.6

Wolf's Coming!

As a distant howl echoes through the forest, animals quickly stop what they're doing and run for home. Look out—Wolf's coming! As the shadowy figure gets closer and closer and the day draws… Read More →

  • Lexile: 390
  • ATOS: 1.2
  • Dewey: [E]

Yu the Great: Conquering the Flood [A Chinese Legend]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

This graphic novel tells the legend of Yu the Great, a Chinese hero from the twenty-first century B.C. Some scholars believe Yu actually existed and that he founded the Xia Dynasty, the first… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 398.2'0951'02

African Elephants

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

Do you know....How African elephants use their trunks? What African elephants do with their front teeth? What baby African elephants are called? Read this book to discover the answers! Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: 599.67'4

Love, Ruby Valentine

From the Series Ruby Valentine

Deep in the heart of Heartland lives Ruby Valentine and her trusty parrot Lovebird. Ruby's favorite day of the year is Valentine's Day—she loves to say "I love you" and make cards and treats… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: [E]

Tales of the Cryptids: Mysterious Creatures That May or May Not Exist

Everyone loves the stories of legendary creatures that just might really exist. This book relies on the latest information from cryptozoologists, experts who study these mysterious beings… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1160
  • ATOS: 8.0
  • Dewey: 001.944

What DO Teachers Do (after YOU Leave School)?

This humorous picture book answers the question all kids want to know―what do teachers do when the bell rings at three? Once the students go home, teachers finally have the run of the school… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: [E]

With All Your Heart Shabbat: A Shabbat and Festival Prayer Book

With All Your Heart: A Shabbat and Festival Companion. This book is the companion to With All Your Heart: A Weekday Prayer Book published by the Minneapolis Jewish Day School. Read More →

A Fruit Is a Suitcase for Seeds

"Many seeds travel inside fruits. The fruit is like a suitcase for the seeds. It protects them on their trip." Readers will learn how fruits are designed to protect a plant's seeds and also… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 581.4'67

A Grandma Like Yours/A Grandpa Like Yours

Portrays, through whimsical animal illustrations and rhymes, the characteristics of a wonderful assortment of Jewish grandmothers and grandfathers. Read about grandmas, bubbes, and saftas… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

A Star in My Orange: Looking for Nature's Shapes

Have you ever seen a star in an orange? Or branches in a feather? Or the swirl of a wave? Or little shapes on a fish's scales? Look closely at the shapes you'll discover in this book. Then… Read More →

  • ATOS: 1.8
  • Dewey: 516

Battle Cry

Two boys, best friends, are torn between opposing sides of bloody war in 1862. Johnny is white, and Chaska is part Dakota. The boys have seen whites treat the Dakota with injustice and… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]