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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

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

Pulleys

From the Series Early Bird Physics

How does a pulley work? What is it? Colorful diagrams and fun-to-do experiments help you explore the many ways this simple machine can help make work easier and faster. Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 621.8'11

Relativity and Quantum Mechanics: Principles of Modern Physics

From the Series Secrets of the Universe

Do you ever wonder why it seems like you are not moving even though you are standing on a planet that moves through space? How does matter turn into energy? From Lavoisier to Einstein… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.2
  • Dewey: 530.11

Screws

From the Series Early Bird Physics

We've all seen screws, but how do they work? Why is it easier to screw something into something than to simply push it in? With basic hands-on experiments and clear descriptions, this simple… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 621.8'8

The Hardest Word: A Yom Kippur Story

The Ziz, a wonderful bird who lived long ago, is so big and clumsy that he can't keep from bumping into things. When a tree he knocks over destroys the children's garden, he seeks God's help… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

The Shabbat Box

It's finally Ira's turn to take home the Shabbat Box from school. But a bad storm blows open his book bag and the box is lost. What will Ira do? A warm introduction to Shabbat for preschoolers. Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Trick-or-Treat on Milton Street

Halloween is going to be a disaster! Charley has to go trick-or-treating with his goofy new stepfather on boring old Milton Street, where he doesn't know anyone. Charley soon discovers that… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: [E]

Wheels and Axles

From the Series Early Bird Physics

Of the six simple machines, the wheel and axle is probably the most recognized. But how does it help you work? Simple and fun experiments illustrate the basic concepts explained in the text… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 621.8'11