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Santa's Secrets Revealed: All Your Questions Answered about Santa's Super Sleigh, His Flying Reindeer, and Other Wonders

Warning: Top Secret! You’re probably wondering about this Santa guy. Who is he, and how does he keep track of billions of children around the world? Well, I’ve got the answer. In fact, I’ve… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: [E]

The Warriors

When twelve-year-old Jake Forrest's mother gets a job in a new city, everything changes. He has to move away from the Iroquois reservation he's lived on his entire life—away from his aunt and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Tigers

From the Series Nature Watch

The tiger is one of nature’s most perfect predators. With their long teeth,(up to 2.5 inches!) tigers have killed more people than any other mammal. They live in a wide variety of habitats… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1100
  • Dewey: 599.756

Where Do People Go When They Die?

In this touching narrative, young children ask, "Where do people go when they die?" Each child asks an adult that they trust--a father, a mother, a grandfather, an aunt, a teacher--and… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Bronco Charlie and the Pony Express

From the Series On My Own History

Bronco Charlie longs for a life of adventure. By the time he turned eleven, he’d been a sailor, a cowboy, and could tame wild bucking broncos. But Charlie was always itching for new… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 383'.143'092

I and You and Don't Forget Who: What Is a Pronoun?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

The latest addition to the best-selling Words Are CATegorical® series, this fun-filled guide uses playful puns and humorous illustrations to creatively clarify the concept of pronouns. Key… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 428.2

Matzah Meals: A Passover Cookbook for Kids

This simple cookbook includes lots of great recipes for the young Passover cook. You'll also find instructions for preparing the seder and craft ideas for decorating the seder table. Read More →

  • Dewey: 641.5'676

Musical Genius: A Story about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

A musical prodigy, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart began playing the piano and composing when he was just three years old. Able to play multiple instruments, among them the piano and violin, Mozart… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 780'.92

Rainbow Soup: Adventures in Poetry

Come romp with me amongst the words/Come play amongst the phrases/Swing and climb from pun to rhyme/And hop through versey mazes. Swim through rivers thick with thought/Rejoice from head to… Read More →

  • Dewey: 808.1

The Schoolchildren's Blizzard

From the Series On My Own History

When nine-year-old Sarah and her little sister, Annie, set out on their way to school on January 12, 1888, they have no idea what their day will hold. The weather’s so warm they go outside to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: [E]

Almost to Freedom

Lindy and her doll Sally are best friends - wherever Lindy goes, Sally stays right by her side. They eat together, sleep together, and even pick cotton together. So, on the night Lindy and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Art Is...

From the Series Bob Raczka's Art Adventures

When you think of art, do you think of painting and sculpture? Bob Raczka shows us that even these traditional artistic mediums can be created in untraditional ways. Art can also be draped… Read More →

  • Dewey: 701

Demanding Justice: A Story about Mary Ann Shadd Cary

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Mary Ann Shadd Cary spent her entire lifetime fighting for justice and equality for African Americans. Born a free African American in the 1820s, Cary started schools for black children and… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 305.48'896073'0092

Earth Cycles

From the Series Cycles

The Earth is round like a ball and it moves in circular motions. It changes in patterns that go round and round like the wheels of a bike. So begins EARTH CYCLES, a book that describes three… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 525

Freedom Seeker: A Story about William Penn

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

The son of a wealthy, repected admiral, William Penn did what was forbidden in seventeenth-century England--he openly practiced the Quaker religion. Penn dreamed of a place with freedom of… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 974.8'02'092

It's Back to School We Go!: First Day Stories From Around the World

The first day of school is an event that brings mixed emotions to children everywhere. There is excitement in seeing old friends and it's nice to begin a new year with a new teacher and good… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 371.002

Liberty or Death: A Story about Patrick Henry

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

"Give me liberty, or give me death!" A passionate speaker, Patrick Henry mesmerized and motivated audiences with his powerful words. Henry believed that Britain had stolen America's freedom… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 973.3'092

Lots of Grandparents

From the Series Shelley Rotner's Early Childhood Library

In this charming photo-essay, authors Shelley Rotner and Sheila Kelly describes the roles grandparents play in their grandchildren’s lives. Read More →

  • Lexile: 400
  • Dewey: 306.874'5

Picture Perfect

When Ian Slater's best friend, Teddy, suddenly vanishes, it's up to Ian to find out what happened. He and Teddy were supposed to take photographs together on the day Teddy disappeared—but… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Respecting Others

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Citizenship

An introduction to respecting yourself, friends, parents, teachers, people you don't know, and the earth, with specific examples of how to show respect at home and at school. Read More →

  • Dewey: 179'.9

Sacagawea

Taking a rare look beyond the myths and legends surrounding Sacagawea's life, this extraordinary illustrated history recounts the known facts about a remarkable woman and her contribution to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 978.004'9745'0092

Secret Holes

Sylvia and Miz Lula Maye are back! And Sylvia is in for a big surprise when Miz Lula Maye tells her about secret holes. Secret holes, Miz Lula Maye explains, were places where people used to… Read More →

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

The Winter Solstice

From the Series Traditions of the Seasons

The winter solstice—the shortest day of the year—marks the beginning of the coldest, darkest season. Discover the scientific reasons for this phenomenon and learn how cultures past and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 394.2'683

Benjamin Banneker: Pioneering Scientist

From the Series On My Own Biography

Gazing up at the stars, Benjamin Banneker longed to understand how and why things worked as they did. In a time when most black Americans were slaves, Banneker lived a life of freedom and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 520'.92