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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

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]

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

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

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

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