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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

Cooking the Middle Eastern Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

The Middle East boasts a long, intricate history and a vibrant modern culture that is reflected in their cuisine. Lamb is the most commonly used meat and locally grown beans, rice, dates, and… Read More →

  • Dewey: 641.5956

Cooking the Southern African Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Southern Africa is a diverse land. It is home to many groups of native Africans, each with its own traditions, culture, and foods, as well as European and Asian settlers that arrived in the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 641.5968

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

Beyond Little Women: A Story about Louisa May Alcott

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

More than a century after Louisa May Alcott wrote them, classics such as Little Women, Little Men, and Jo’s Boys continue to be read and treasured by readers around the world. Alcott began… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 813'.4

Cooking the Australian Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

As a part of the British Commonwealth, Australia's culture shares many similarities with British culture--and their menu is no exception. Paired with the cuisine of the Aboriginal peoples… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • Dewey: 641.5994

Cooking the Austrian Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Over the centuries, Austria was settled by many different groups and became the center of a large empire. Each group brought its own customs and cuisine, eventually mixing to create the rich… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • Dewey: 641.59436

Desserts around the World

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Featuring recipes from twenty countries around the world, this tasty sampler presents brief descriptions of where, what time of year, and why certain desserts are prepared. With recipes for… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • Dewey: 641.8'6

Father of the Constitution: A Story about James Madison

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

James Madison loved to debate--as long as he wasn't in public! Painfully shy, Madison was content to listen and absorb ideas rather than to speak them. But when he saw a newly independent… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 973.5'1'092

Fighting for Equal Rights: A Story about Susan B. Anthony

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Born a Quaker, Susan B. Anthony grew up being taught that women were equal to men. During her lifetime, she was a teacher, a newspaperwoman, and an activist. She worked to further many causes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 324.6'23'092

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

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

Play-By-Play Football

From the Series Play-By-Play

With sacks, punts, touchdowns, and tackles, this fun step-by-step guide to football is packed with action photos, easy instructions, and basic rules. Discover the moves and techniques you… Read More →

  • Dewey: 796.332

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]