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Dearly, Nearly, Insincerely: What Is an Adverb?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

Bursting with adverbs, this addition to the Words Are CATegorical® series creatively clarifies the concept of adverbs for young readers with delightfully playful rhymes and extremely humorous… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 428.2

Florence Nightingale

From the Series On My Own Biography

Growing up in a wealthy family that believed nursing wasn't a respectable job, Florence Nightingale was determined to help others. After more than sixty years of service as a nurse, she had… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 610.73'092

Germ Hunter: A Story about Louis Pasteur

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Growing up in the 1830s, Louis Pasteur saw the horrifying effects of diseases like rabies and tuberculosis. Filled with curiosity and imagination, Pasteur began a lifelong search for answers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 579'.092

Swing around the Sun

Four renowned children's book artists--Cheng-Khee Chee, illustrator of Old Turtle; Janice Lee Porter, illustrator of Hope; Mary GrandPre, illustrator of the U.S. editions of the Harry Potter… Read More →

  • Dewey: 811'.54

Thank You, God!: A Jewish Child's Book of Prayers

A first prayer book for young children, with 21 traditional prayers in simple Hebrew, transliteration, and English. Contains blessings for a new day, bounty of our food, Sabbath, and holiday rituals. Read More →

  • Dewey: 296.7'2

A Mexican Christmas

In Oaxaca, Mexico, Christmas lasts for more than one day--it lasts almost an entire month! All month long, children and their families celebrate with parades, fiestas, fireworks, dancing, and… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 394.2663'0972

Africa Is Not a Country

Enter into the daily life of children in the many countries of modern Africa. Countering stereotypes, Africa Is Not a Country celebrates the extraordinary diversity of this vibrant continent… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 960

It's Challah Time!

A preschool class demonstrates the steps of making challah—a special ritual of Shabbat. Read More →

  • Dewey: 641.5'676

No One Saw: Ordinary Things through the Eyes of an Artist

From the Series Bob Raczka's Art Adventures

With a simple, rhyming text and beautifully reproduced paintings, No One Saw explores modern art. Each painting highlights the way in which the artist looked at the world in his or her own… Read More →

  • Dewey: 759.06
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Our Big Home: An Earth Poem

Young children usually think of their home as the structure in which they live. In Our Big Home, the author and illustrator present a much larger vision of home as the planet Earth. Linda… Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: [E]

Sammy Spider's First Trip to Israel

Join Sammy Spider on his stow-away adventure as he tours Israel and learns the many meanings of "shalom." Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Smile a Lot!

When facing down a bully, a trip to the dentist, or your mom's prune oatmeal, there's only one thing you can do—smile a lot! And you'll pull through! In this appealing new offering from… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: [E]

Firestorm

From the Series Adventures in Time

It's September 1, 1894, and 13-year-old Maggie Grant and her family are about to face a terror like none they've ever experienced. Having recently moved to the newly constructed town of… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

Ladybugs: Red, Fiery, and Bright

Enter the magical realm of ladybugs to see how they grow into bright flying beetles with vivid red coats and shiny black spots. From Mia Posada, the author/illustrator of the acclaimed… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 595.76'9

Rescue on the Outer Banks

From the Series On My Own History

On October 11, 1896, 10-year-old Sam Deal and his horse, Ginger, watch as the brave surfmen of Pea Island struggle to save the lives of nine people stranded on a shipwreck. Sam has dreamt of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: [E]

Sylvia & Miz Lula Maye

When 10-year-old Sylvia Freeman moves to Wakeview, South Carolina, she's sure that her summer is going to be plain ol' boring—that is until she meets her 99-year-old neighbor, Miz Lula Maye… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Daring Escape of Ellen Craft

From the Series On My Own History

On December 21, 1848, Ellen Craft and her husband, William, slipped out into the cold, dark night and took their first steps towards freedom. They were runaway slaves. Posing as a white man… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 306.3'62'092273

Under, Over, By the Clover: What Is a Preposition?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

In this fun-filled book, playful puns and comical cartoon cats combine to show, not tell, readers what prepositions are all about. Each preposition in the text, like under, over, by the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 420
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 428.2

Annie Quinn in America

From the Series Adventures in Time

Annie Quinn knows that a new life in America is her only chance. In 1847, the only sure way to survive the potato famine is to leave Ireland. With her younger brother Thomas, twelve-year-old… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Harriet and George's Christmas Treat

Christmas is coming, and for Harriet and George that can only mean one thing: Ms. Hoozit is making fruitcake! Terrible memories of last year's treat flash before their eyes. They just can't… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: [E]

Horse Sense: The Story of Will Sasse, His Horse Star, and the

From the Series Adventures in Time

Will Sasse is sick of his pa's slow, careful ways. Pa says only sturdy workhorses are worth raising out in farm country. Will wants to raise beautiful pleasure horses like his mare, Star. So… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Inclined Planes and Wedges

From the Series Early Bird Physics

What is an inclined plane? How do you use a wedge? Using easy-to-understand examples and fun-to-do experiments, discover how these two simple machines work and make the work that you do easier. Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 621.8'11

Johnny Appleseed

From the Series On My Own Biography

John Chapman loved all forms of nature, and he worked throughout his lifetime to improve it by planting apple trees. Known as the folk hero Johnny Appleseed, John helped to build America--not… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 634'.11'092

Objects in Motion: Principles of Classical Mechanics

From the Series Secrets of the Universe

Have you ever wondered why things drop to the ground instead of float or fly? Or how a heavy satellite can orbit Earth without crashing into it? From Copernicus and Kepler to Galileo and… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.3
  • Dewey: 531