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Circle the Truth

Strange things are happening in Rith's house at night. First a spiral staircase replaces the regular stairs. The new stairs lead to a living room that isn't his, a cat that isn't his either… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: [E]

Dino-Hockey

From the Series Dino-Sports

In a hockey match unrivaled in prehistory, the Meat-Eaters take on the Veggiesaurs. Fans go wild in the stands as T. Rex and Triceratops face off, and the game is off to a rip-roaring start… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • ATOS: 2.0
  • Dewey: [E]

Hanukkah Moon

When Isobel is invited to Aunt Luisa’s for Hanukkah, she’s not sure what to expect. Aunt Luisa has recently arrived from Mexico. “At Aunt Luisa’s you’ll get to celebrate the Hanukkah Moon,”… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: [E]

Honestly, Mallory!

From the Series Mallory

Everyone seems to know what they want to be for Career Day at school—that is, everyone except Mallory. She can’t seem to find anything she’s good at. When she finally decides to be a fashion… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]

How Long or How Wide?: A Measuring Guide

From the Series Math Is CATegorical ®

Brian Cleary and Brian Gable bring their trademark sense of humor to the subject of measuring length. A rhyming text filled with funny examples explains how to use and compare metric and U.S… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 530.8

Nancy Pelosi: First Woman Speaker of the House

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Mother of five, grandmother of six, and Speaker of the House! Nancy Pelosi made history when she became the first woman Speaker of the House in January 2007. As second in the line of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 328.73092

Nature's Paintbox: A Seasonal Gallery of Art and Verse

How would you capture winter’s crispness, spring’s softness, summer’s freshness, and autumn’s richness? In this inspiring title, poet Patricia Thomas imagines each season rendered in a… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 811'.54

Papa Jethro

With warm watercolor artwork and a gentle storyline, this picture book sensitively looks at the issue of interfaith families. "Why can't you be Jewish like me? Why can't I be Christian like… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: [E]

Punished!

Logan and his friend Benedict run into the wrong guy at the library--literally. When Logan slams into the reference guy in the basement and gives hima little lip, Logan gets punished, really… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Real-Life Sea Monsters

From the Series On My Own Science

Long ago, sailors told tales about terrible monsters that lurked in the sea. Many of their stories may have been based on amazing—but real—sea creatures. Giant squid catch their food with… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 591.77

Rockets

From the Series Space Innovations

The most futuristic of humankind’s inventions is also one of the oldest. Author Ron Miller tells the story of rockets, from their humble beginnings as toys one thousand years ago to their… Read More →

  • Dewey: 621.43'56

Saving the Whooping Crane

From the Series On My Own Science

Whooping cranes once lived all over North America. But by the 1940s, only one tiny flock was left. These beautiful birds were in danger of dying out. Scientists decided to start a second… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 598.3

Seeing Sky-Blue Pink

Plenty of things make eight-year-old Maddie nervous: her too-small feet, climbing high places, not always knowing what to say, and especially her new home in the Virginia countryside with… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

All-Star Season

Reuven is quiet and thoughtful. His younger brother Avi is outgoing and impulsive. As irritating as they can be to each other, the boys have two strong bonds-the solidity of their Jewish… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

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