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Bold Composer: A Story about Ludwig van Beethoven

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Famous 19th century composer Ludwig van Beethoven compsed hundreds of works in his lifetime, including the well-known Moonlight Sonata and Symphony No. 5 and Symphony No. 9. He remains among… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 780.92

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

Farmland Innovator: A Story about Cyrus McCormick

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Cyrus McCormick patented and manufactured the reaper, an important 19th century invention that dramatically improved the efficiency of wheat farming. While McCormick did not invent the reaper… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 681'.7631092

Fires

From the Series Disasters Up Close

Fire is one of the earth’s most devastating forces. Fire has many causes—from a stroke of lightning to a carelessly dropped match. And once a fierce blaze begins, it can swallow forests… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 363.37

Living with the Senecas: A Story about Mary Jemison

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Mary Jemison was born in 1743 as her parents emigrated from Ireland to Pennsylvania. When she was fifteen years old, a group of raiding Shawnee Indians and French soldiers captured her and… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 974.7'8803092

Sometimes Love Isn't Enough

From the Series Lurlene McDaniel Books

"Junior high will be a blast," promises Andrea Manetti's best friend. But while exciting things are happening at school—new friends, boys, and a chance to star in the musical—Andrea's home… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

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]

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

Voice of the Paiutes: A Story about Sarah Winnemucca

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Sarah Winnemucca, a Northern Plains Indian, lived in the last half of the nineteenth century when white settlers were moving west into land the Paiutes had inhabited for thousands of years… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 979.004'9745769'0092

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

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

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

Pasta, Fried Rice, and Matzoh Balls: Immigrant Cooking in America

From the Series Cooking Through Time

From 1565 to 1920, waves of European and Asian immigrants reached American shores and spiced up the country’s diet. Learn about their contributions and tempt your taste buds with recipes for… Read More →

  • Dewey: 394.1'2'0973

Rhyme and PUNishment: Adventures in Wordplay

Ready to laugh until you’re horse? Brian P. Cleary, author of the best-selling Words Are CATegorical™ series and the poetry collection Rainbow Soup, is off on a gnu hilarious adventure in… Read More →

  • Dewey: 811'.54

A Hunger for Learning: A Story about Booker T. Washington

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

When nine-year-old Booker T. Washington was finally freed from slavery, he soon discovered that freedom had a price, and that he had to work, and work hard, to make his way in the world… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 370'.92

Cooking the Central American Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

The seven countries of Central America share many culinary traditions, while offering their own unique specialty dishes. The region is home to a wide range of resources, including various… Read More →

  • Dewey: 641.59728

First Son and President: A Story about John Quincy Adams

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

America’s sixth president and son of America’s second president, John Quincy Adams lived an extraordinary life. Beginning as a young boy as secretary for his father during the peace talks… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 973.5'5'092

Jazz Age Poet: A Story about Langston Hughes

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

The author of such poems as I, To; Sing America; and The Negro Speaks of Rivers, Langston Hughes combined his experiences and emotions with the rhythms and themes he found in jazz music to… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 818'.5209

Sometimey Friend

Sylvia Freeman is ready to start fifth grade at Fork Hollow Elementary. Being the new kid will be a challenge, but she's counting on her great-grandmother and best friend, Miz Lula Maye, to… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Firehills

It’s been a year since Sam defeated the Malifex, and ever since that day, Sam has felt different—alone. When he gets the chance to visit his Wiccan friend Charly and the wizard Amergin, Sam… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

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]

Words of Promise: A Story about James Weldon Johnson

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

A teacher and principal, a lawyer, an entertainer, a diplomat, and a writer, James Weldon Johnson spent his entire life working to help African Americans gain the rights and respect they… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 818'.5209

Cooking the Mediterranean Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

The area around the Mediterranean Sea is rich with natural beauty and has a fascinating history and culture. With its mild climate and fertile soil, this region produces a wealth of fresh… Read More →

  • Dewey: 641.59'1822