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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

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

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