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The Perfect Shot

Someone murdered Brian's girfriend, Amanda. The police think it was her father. Brian isn’t so sure. But everyone he knows is telling him to move on, get over it, focus on the present. Focus… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Why Does It Rain?

From the Series On My Own Science

Where does rain come from? What are clouds made of? Follow water as it makes its way through the entire water cycle. Then go back in time to the very first rainfall millions of years ago… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 551.57'7

Wolves

From the Series Animal Predators

Some of the fiercest and most skilled hunters in the world, wolves use intellect, teamwork, a strong sense of smell, hearing, and sight to track and kill their prey. Watch these powerful… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 599.773

A Style All Her Own

Isabelle Ashley Parker McBride has a style all her own. She wears special outfits for every event, from going to the dentist to having tea, and everyone admires her unique sense of style… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: [E]

Chinese New Year

From the Series On My Own Holidays

Chinese New Year begins each January or February on the first day of the new year in China’s traditional calendar. This 15-day celebration is the most important holiday in Chinese communities… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 394.261

Cinco de Mayo

From the Series 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… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 394.262

From Idea to Book

From the Series Start to Finish

How is a book made? A writer thinks of a story and writes it down. After a publishing company edits it, an artist will illustrate the story and a designer will put the two together on a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: 002

It's Purim Time!

In the fifth of Kar-Ben's popular holiday series, preschoolers dress up and act out the story of Purim, make groggers (noise makers) and hamentaschen (three-cornered cookies), and deliver… Read More →

  • Dewey: 296.4'36

Mallory vs. Max

From the Series Mallory

Spunky, eight-year-old Mallory McDonald is very unhappy when her parents decide to get her older brother Max a dog. Why would her parents agree to such a thing? Dogs are smelly and bark and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Pitch and Throw, Grasp and Know: What Is a Synonym?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

“Word-Nerd” Brian P. Cleary and highly-acclaimed illustrator Brian Gable collaborate to clarify the concept of synonyms for young readers with playful, lively, and whimsical rhymes and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 428.1

Secrets of a Civil War Submarine: Solving the Mysteries of the H. L. Hunley

On February 17, 1864, the H.L. Hunley made history as the first submarine to sink a ship in battle. Soldiers on the shore waited patiently after seeing the submarine’s return signal. But… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • ATOS: 8.2
  • Dewey: 973.7'57

Six Million Paper Clips: The Making of a Children's Holocaust Memorial

At a middle school in a small, all white, all Protestant town in Tennessee, a special after-school class was started to teach the kids about the Holocaust, and the importance of tolerance… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 940.53'18'071276879

Tooth Fairy's First Night

Sally has always longed to be a tooth fairy. On her seventh birthday, she is finally going off to get her first tooth, with the most important rule—“You must never wake a sleeping child!”… Read More →

  • Lexile: 280
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: [E]

All Year Long

When robins sing, you know its spring. When summer’s come, campfires light the dark of night. When days grow short and cool, and leaves turn gold, it must be fall. When winter’s welcomed… Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: [E]

Apples and Pomegranates: A Rosh Hashanah Seder

On Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, it is traditional to dip apples and honey in hopes of a sweet New Year. Jews around the world share other foods as well - such as pomegranates… Read More →

  • Dewey: 296.4'5315

Crocodiles

From the Series Animal Predators

Some of the fiercest and most skilled hunters in the world, crocodiles use stealth, power, and a strong sense of smell, hearing, and sight to stalk and kill their prey. Watch these deadly… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 597.98'2

I Have Not Yet Begun to Fight: A Story about John Paul Jones

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

The Father of the U.S. Navy, John Paul Jones spent most of his lifetime trying to prove his ideas about naval tactics and training. Born in Scotland, he chose a life of adventure as a sea… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 973.3'5'092

It's Not My Fault!

Poor George is in trouble again. He's been called to the principal's office. But before the principal can tell him why he's there...he confesses. He was late to class, didn't finish his math… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: [E]

It's Sukkah Time!

A preschool class demonstrates the steps of sukkah-building to celebrate the fall harvest festival of Sukkot. Blessings in Hebrew and English are included. Read More →

  • Dewey: 296.4'33

It's Test Day, Tiger Turcotte

Seven-year-old Tiger Turcotte has been dreading going to class because today is the day he has to take The Test. Armed with his lucky tiger-striped pencils, Tiger’s ready. The first five… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: [E]

Louanne Pig in The Perfect Family, 2nd Edition

Louanne’s an only child. She thinks that it would be fun to have a big family, just like her neighbor George. He has five sisters and four brothers—the perfect size. When her parents have to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: [E]

Love and Roast Chicken: A Trickster Tale from the Andes Mountains

One day, high in the Andes Mountains, Cuy the Guinea Pig is searching for wild spinach to eat when Tío Antonio the Fox comes in search of Cuy to eat! Tío Antonio thinks he's found dinner, but… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 398.2'098'045293592

Maker of Machines: A Story about Eli Whitney

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Eli Whitney’s love of inventing and pondering new ideas made him one of America’s greatest inventors. Best known for inventing the cotton gin, one of the most important American inventions of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 609.2

Mallory on the Move

From the Series Mallory

When eight-and-a-half-year-old Mallory McDonald’s parents tell her that they are moving, she’s mad—really mad! It’s not fair! How can they make her move away from Mary Ann, her best friend in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]