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Skin

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Body Coverings

All kinds of animals have skin—even humans! Compare the many features of skin. Read More →

  • Lexile: 310
  • Dewey: 591.47'7

It's Sunny Today

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — What's the Weather Like?

The sun glows and glimmers. It casts warm light on the land and seas. Sunlight helps plants to grow. People enjoy being outside on sunny days. What happens when the weather is sunny? Read… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • Dewey: 551.5'271

Fur

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Body Coverings

Some mammals have a little fur or hair, others have a lot! Learn how fur helps these animals survive. Read More →

  • Lexile: 370
  • Dewey: 599.7'147

Shells

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Body Coverings

What animals have shells? See the wide variety, from armadillos and snails to crabs and turtles. Read More →

  • Lexile: 300
  • Dewey: 594.147'7

Scales

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Body Coverings

Compare different types of scales and discover how they protect the bodies of fish and reptiles. Read More →

  • Lexile: 260
  • Dewey: 591.47'7

Feathers

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Body Coverings

See how birds use feathers for flight, warmth, camouflage, and much more. Read More →

  • Lexile: 340
  • Dewey: 598.147

Exploring Stems

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Let's Look at Plants

What do stems do? Kids will see how stems are like straws, moving water and food throughout the plant. Read More →

  • Lexile: 270
  • Dewey: 581.4'95

Exploring Seeds

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Let's Look at Plants

What are seeds? Young readers will observe how seeds turn into plants and how seeds are distributed to different places. Read More →

  • Lexile: 400
  • Dewey: 581.4'67

Exploring Flowers

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Let's Look at Plants

Why do plants have flowers? Readers will discover how flowers can develop into fruits, vegetables, or seeds for producing more plants. Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • Dewey: 582.13

Exploring Leaves

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Let's Look at Plants

What do leaves do? Students will learn how leaves use air, water, and sunlight to make food for the plant. Read More →

  • Lexile: 190
  • Dewey: 581.4'8

Exploring Roots

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Let's Look at Plants

Why do plants need roots? Learners will see how roots take in water, anchor plants to the ground, and even become foods to eat. Read More →

  • Lexile: 310
  • Dewey: 581.4'98

Last Desserts

From the Series Night Fall ™

Ella loves to practice designs for the bakery she'll someday own. She's also one of the few people not to try the cookies and cakes made by a mysterious new baker. Soon, the people who ate… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Late Bus

From the Series Night Fall ™

Lamar takes the "late bus" home from school after practice each day. After the bus's beloved driver passes away, Lamar begins to see strange things—demonic figures, preparing to attack the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Investigating Heat

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — How Does Energy Work?

The sun, furnaces, and ovens all make heat. But have you ever watched matter expand when it is heated? Or seen how different kinds of matter conduct heat? Now you can! Explore heat with the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 536

Lock-In

From the Series Night Fall ™

The Fresh Start Lock-In was supposed to bring the students of Bridgewater closer together. Jackie didn't think it would work, but she didn't think she'd have to fight for her life, either. A… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Prank

From the Series Night Fall ™

Pranks make Jordan nervous. But when a group of popular kids invites her along on a series of practical jokes, she doesn't turn them down. As the pranks begin to go horribly wrong, Jordan and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Investigating Electricity

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — How Does Energy Work?

Electricity powers lights, computers, and television sets. But have you seen how electricity can make objects stick together? Or make other objects pull apart? Now you can! Explore… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 537

The Combination

From the Series Night Fall ™

Dante only thinks about football. Miranda's worried about applying to college. Neither one wants to worry about a locker combination too. But they'll have to learn their combos fast—if they… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Touchdown: The Power and Precision of Football's Perfect Play

From the Series Spectacular Sports

Touchdown: The Power and Precision of Football's Perfect Play takes readers beyond the record books and explores all aspects of bringing the ball into the end zone. From football's very… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 796.33

Foul

From the Series Night Fall ™

Rhino is one of Bridgewater's best basketball players—except when it comes to making free throws. It's not a big deal, until he begins receiving strange threats. If Rhino can't make his shots… Read More →

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

Escape from Planet Yastol

From the Series Way-Too-Real Aliens

Josh Higgins loves to make up stories about other planets. At least he thought he was making them up. After Josh publishes his first book, sinister blue aliens visit Earth! Josh quickly… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Exploring the International Space Station

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What's Amazing about Space?

What’s longer than a football field, weighs more than 450 cars, yet flies miles above Earth's surface? It’s the International Space Station. In this book, you'll learn how the station was… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 629.44'2

Fall Weather: Cooler Temperatures

From the Series Cloverleaf Books ™ — Fall's Here!

Brr! It'-s starting to get chilly! Find out how weather changes during fall. See how people and animals get ready for cooler temperatures. Let's grab our coats and mittens! What happens in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: 508.2

Put Screws to the Test

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — How Do Simple Machines Work?

What do jar tops and water-bottle lids have in common? Both of them are screws! Screws are simple machines. They help us to do jobs more easily. But don't take our word for it. Put screws to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • Dewey: 621.8