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George Washington Carver

From the Series On My Own Biography

Born a slave near the end of the Civil War, George Washington Carver was a small and sickly child. Too frail to work in the fields of the Missouri farm where he grew up, George did chores… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 630'.92

Hillary to the Rescue

Hillary's drama club has planned a trip to the theater on a cold, snowy day. Always prepared, Hillary bundles up in her warmest clothes and her super-duper warm snow boots. On the long van… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Jellies: The Life of Jellyfish

"Exceptionally handsome photographs light up the pages of this well-designed introduction to jellyfish. A few sentences or fragments, closely tied to the illustrations, appear on each spread… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 593.5'3

Mary Anning: Fossil Hunter

From the Series On My Own Biography

In the early 1800s, very few girls were allowed to learn about science. Yet Mary Anning spent her life hunting for fossils on the cliffs of Lyme Regis, England. When she was still a girl… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 560'.92

Nick's Secret

In this exciting mystery, thirteen-year-old Nick and his faithful dog, Wags, are mixed up in a scheme even more exciting, and dangerous, than they have ever been in before. Daryl, a school… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Sybil Ludington's Midnight Ride

From the Series On My Own History

On a dark, cold, and rainy night in April 1777, Sybil Ludington sets out on a journey to warn American soldiers that danger is headed their way. The British are coming! They have already… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 973.3'33

Aunt Clara Brown: Official Pioneer

From the Series On My Own Biography

As a successful former slave, Clara Brown used her money to help other freed slaves get a new start in life. In 1859 Clara bought her own freedom and headed west to Colorado to find her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 978.8'00496073'0092

Dandelions: Stars in the Grass

In Dandelions, Mia Posada brings to life the beauty of the flower better known as a weed and a nuisance. This book invites readers to discover and watch the life cycles of dandelions with… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: 583'.99

Giant Octopuses

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

How do octopuses swim? Why can they change to fit into any shape? Young readers can learn the answers to these and many other questions in the Pull Ahead Books title Giant Octopuses. Engaging… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: 594'.56

Hairy, Scary, Ordinary: What Is an Adjective?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

Simple, rhyming text and colorful cartoon cats help children expand their vocabularies and gain an appreciation for the rhythm of language in this lighthearted book of rhyming verse… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 428.2

Pablo Picasso

From the Series On My Own Biography

This biography for new readers tells Pablo Picasso's story by describing the evolution of his art--from his Blue Period to his Rose Period to cubism. As a child in Spain, Picasso drew… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 709'.2

The Girl Who Struck Out Babe Ruth

From the Series On My Own History

Jackie Mitchell has always wanted to be a great pitcher, and she finally has the chance to become one! In her first minor league game, she is up against two of the greatest home-run hitters… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 796.357'092

100 Days of School

From the Series Math Is Fun!

How many ways are there to count to 100? Lots! The funny rhymes in this book will show you some different ways to count to 100 using a clown's nose, piggy toes, and other groups of things. It… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: 513.2'11

A Mink, a Fink, a Skating Rink: What Is a Noun?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

What is a noun? It's easier to show than explain—and this book is brimming with examples. Author Brian Cleary and illustrator Jenya Prosmitsky creatively clarify the concept of nouns for… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 428.2

Girl Power in the Classroom: A Book About Girls, Their Fears, and Their Future

From the Series Girl Power

Girl Power in the Classroom focuses on the confidence girls need to succeed in school. This down-to-earth book explores the many reasons that keep girls from speaking up in class, asking… Read More →

  • Dewey: 373.1822

Girl Power in the Family: A book about Girls, Their Rights, and Their Voice

From the Series Girl Power

In a twist that makes this book unlike any other, Girl Power in the Family talks directly to girls about how they can collaberate with their families to gain the support they need. This book… Read More →

  • Dewey: 306.874

Girl Power in the Mirror: A Book about Girls, Their Bodies, and Themselves

From the Series Girl Power

This book tackles the questions girls have about their bodies and their looks. Author Helen Cordes asked dozens of girls around the country how they feel about themselves. She shares their… Read More →

  • Dewey: 306.4

Girl Power on the Playing Field: A Book about Girls, Their Goals, and Their Struggles

From the Series Girl Power

Girls around the country speak out about the problems and stereotypes they face when it comes to sports. Girl Power on the Playing Field also discusses how sports can affect girls' minds as… Read More →

  • Dewey: 796'.082

Little Wolf's Book of Badness

From the Series Little Wolf Adventures

Little Wolf has been brushing his teeth without being growled at, he's been going to bed early, and he's been far too nice to his baby brother, Smellybreff. His parents, concerned they will… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Spectacular Spiders

From the Series Linda Glaser's Classic Creatures

With simple text and full-color illustrations, Spectacular Spiders describes the physical characteristics, habits, and environment of the garden spider. Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 595.4'4

Smiling

From the Series Small World

With simple, rhyming text, Smiling takes young readers all around the world to find out what makes people smile, from a sunny spring day to colored leaves in the fall. A Book-of-the-Month… Read More →

  • Dewey: 153.6'9

The Kids' Invention Book

From the Series Kids' Ventures

Turning dreams into inventions can be a challenge, but lots of kids do it every day. The Kids' Invention Book takes kids step-by-step through the creative process, from finding the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 608

Totally Uncool

What would you do if your dad found a new girlfriend--one who was completely, totally uncool? No one could be worse than Dad's new girlfriend, whom he calls (ugh) "Sweet Potato." Totally… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Dan and Dan

From the Series Real Kids Readers — Level 1

Dan and his grandfather are not alike—but they still have fun doing things together! Read More →

  • Lexile: 200
  • ATOS: 0.6
  • Dewey: [E]