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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]

Butternut Hollow Pond

In the course of a full day at Butternut Hollow Pond, readers will meet water striders, snapping turtles, herons, woodchucks, and other animals that live in the pond. Readers will learn how… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 591.763

Hello, Squirrels!: Scampering through the Seasons

From the Series Linda Glaser's Classic Creatures

Scamper alongside gray squirrels as throughout the seasons of the year-- as helpless newborns in the spring, as playful youngsters in the summer, as busy gatherers in the autumn, and as… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 599.36'2

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

Over a Thousand Hills I Walk with You

Before one fateful April day, Jeanne lived the life of a typical Rwandan girl. She fought with her little sister, went to school, and teased her brother. Then, in one horrifying night… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 833'.92

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

Sam Bennett's New Shoes

Sam Bennett needs new shoes. His old ones are full of holes. And Sam is growing up. With new shoes, he will now be able to help his pa plow the fields and sheer the sheep. Yet when Sam’s new… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: [E]

Traitor

An enemy is hiding in Anna's barn―a Russian prisoner of war on the run from the Nazis. Only Anna knows he's there. If she turns him in, he'll be shot. Anna can't bring herself to cause… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Will and Squill

A sweetly told tale about the friendship between a boy named Will and a squirrel named Squill. They do just about everything together until Will's parents surprise him with a kitten, and she… Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.1
  • Dewey: [E]

Written Anything Good Lately?

Have you ever thought about all the different types of writing you can do? You may write papers for school and e-mails to your friends. Some of you might enjoy writing stories and poems… Read More →

  • Dewey: 808