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Matter and Energy: Principles of Matter and Thermodynamics

From the Series Secrets of the Universe

Have you ever seen a magician make something disappear and question if anything could really just vanish? Do you know why the periodic table is set up the way it is? From Lavoisier and Joule… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.0
  • Dewey: 530.11

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

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

Seneca Chief, Army General: A Story about Ely Parker

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Ely Parker grew up on the Tonawanda Reservation in New York in the 1830s. There he learned the ways of his people, the Seneca Indians. Ely worked many years to save his reservation from a… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 974.7004'9755

The Skies

From the Series Vanishing from

What do masked bobwhites, Hawaiian hawks, harpy eagles, and Kitti's hog-nosed bats have in common? They, along with many other birds, are endangered species. They are close to becoming… Read More →

  • Dewey: 598

Waterways

From the Series Vanishing from

Chinese egrets, humpback whales, Chinook salmon, and manatees might seem to have little in common, but they do--they are all close to extinction. They, and several other animals, have… Read More →

  • Dewey: 591.76

Waves: Principles of Light, Electricity, and Magnetism

From the Series Secrets of the Universe

Did you know that both electricity and light move in waves, like water does? What does electricity have to do with magnets? From Benjamin Franklin and Charles de Coulomb to Georg Ohm and… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.3
  • Dewey: 539.2

Writing for Freedom: A Story about Lydia Maria Child

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Lydia Maria Child grew up in the 1800s reading countless books. She defied the idea that girls weren't supposed to fill their minds with ideas and stories. They weren't supposed to write… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 818'.309

Dance of the Swan: A Story about Anna Pavlova

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Born in St. Petersburg, Russia, in 1881, Anna Pavlova grew up dreaming of becoming a prima ballerina. Throughout her lifetime, Anna inspired and encouraged people around the world with her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • ATOS: 6.8
  • Dewey: 792.8'028'092

Natural Writer: A Story about Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings dreamt of becoming a famous writer from the time that she was a young girl. After several years of searching for adventure and success, Marjorie finally found… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 813'.52

Voice of Freedom: A Story about Frederick Douglass

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Born a slave, Frederick Douglass grew up facing hunger, hard work, and terrible beatings. After overhearing that reading was the key to freedom, Frederick became determined to learn to read… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 973.8'092

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

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]

Remember the Ladies: A Story about Abigail Adams

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Abigail Adams lived through the Revolutionary War and became the First Lady of the second president of the United States. Though women of her time could not vote, govern, or own property… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 973.4'4'092

When the River Ran Backward

From the Series Adventures in Time

Fifteen-year-old Laurel Mawston has just moved to the Mississippi River town of New Madrid with her parents and brother when disaster strikes. A series of terrible earthquakes devastate New… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

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

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

The Play's the Thing: A Story about William Shakespeare

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

The year was 1569 and the place was Stratford-on-Avon. A little boy watched a company of traveling actors perform on a makeshift stage. No one could have known that the child, whose name was… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 822.3'3

Songs from the Loom: A Navajo Girl Learns to Weave

From the Series We Are Still Here: Native Americans Today

Jaclyn Roessel live in Kayenta, Arizona, on the Navajo reservation. Like most young girls, Jaclyn has many interests. She likes her math class, she plays basketball and volleyball, and she… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 746.1'089'972

Caves

From the Series Nature in Action

Bit by bit, over thousands or even millions of years, water carves and shapes rock into designs only nature could create. Deep in limestone or under a few feet of hardened lava, on an ocean… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 551.4'47

Ordinary Genius: The Story of Albert Einstein

From the Series Trailblazer Biographies

What do you think of when you hear the name Albert Einstein? Perhaps you picture an old man with rumpled clothing, a halo of wild white hair, and an impish grin. You might know that he… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 530'.092