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SuperCroc Found

From the Series On My Own Science

110 million years ago, a lush river flowed through the heart of what is now a desert in Africa. Lurking in the depths of the river, a humungous monster waited for its prey to come to the… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 567.9'8

Volcanoes Inside and Out

From the Series On My Own Science

Why does a volcano erupt? How many different kinds of volcanoes are there? Once believed to be the work of a fire god named Vulcan, volcanoes have long fascinated people. Looking at three… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 551.21

Why Does It Rain?

From the Series On My Own Science

Where does rain come from? What are clouds made of? Follow water as it makes its way through the entire water cycle. Then go back in time to the very first rainfall millions of years ago… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 551.57'7

Yo solo: Biografías (On My Own Biographies) — eBook Set

From the Series Yo solo: Biografías (On My Own Biographies)

Set

Engage readers’ interests and imaginations. These award-winning biographies feature the breathtaking, full-page illustrations On My Own series are known for. Written in story format, pivotal… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $154.60
  • Your Price: $115.95
  • 4 titles

Yo solo: Festividades (On My Own Holidays) — eBook Set

From the Series Yo solo: Festividades (On My Own Holidays)

Set

Encourage understanding of diverse cultures. Featuring full-page illustrations On My Own series are known for, this look at the history and customs of various holidays presents early readers… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $270.55
  • Your Price: $202.91
  • 7 titles

Yo solo: Historia (On My Own History) — eBook Set

From the Series Yo solo: Historia (On My Own History)

Set

With striking, full-page illustrations, real and fictionalized characters, and stories featuring events that really happened, these histories engage readers’ interests and imaginations Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $425.15
  • Your Price: $318.86
  • 11 titles

Cesar Chavez

From the Series On My Own Biography

During the Great Depression, many people had to work long hours and were barely paid enough to survive. Cesar Chavez felt this treatment was unfair and worked to secure more rights. He formed… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 331.88'13'092

Chinese New Year

From the Series On My Own Holidays

Chinese New Year begins each January or February on the first day of the new year in China’s traditional calendar. This 15-day celebration is the most important holiday in Chinese communities… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 394.261

Cinco de Mayo

From the Series On My Own Holidays

It’s fiesta time! Cinco de Mayo is a fiesta day in Mexico and the United States. It’s celebrated on the fifth of May. This colorful holiday honors Mexico’s victory over the French army at… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 394.262

Easter around the World

From the Series On My Own Holidays

Easter is celebrated in many different ways around the world. In Sweden, children dress up as Easter witches and go door to door, hoping for candy. Egyptian children have egg-rolling… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 394.2667

Leif Eriksson

From the Series On My Own Biography

As a young man growing up in Greenland, Leif Ericsson had heard stories about a land to the west across the Atlantic Ocean. One day, he gathered a crew and set off to explore the land… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 970.01'3'092

Sojourner Truth

From the Series On My Own Biography

Isabella changed her name to Sojourner Truth because she “was to travel up an’ down this land…to declare truth to the people.” Her strong voice and faith forced people to listen to her, in… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 306.3'62'092

Veterans Day

From the Series On My Own Holidays

Veteran’s Day is a day set aside to thank the men and women who risk their lives protecting America. Each year on November 11, we celebrate what they have done for our country. Learn more… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 394.264

Saving the Liberty Bell

From the Series On My Own History

Eleven-year-old Johnny Mickley longed to be a hero and have some part in helping America gain its independence. The British Army was just miles away from colonial Philadelphia, planning to… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 974.811'03

The Star-Spangled Banner

From the Series On My Own History

It was September 14, 1814, and America and Great Britain were at war. Francis Scott Key watched from the deck of a British ship, where he was being held captive, as cannons exploded around… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 929.9'2'0973

Willie McLean and the Civil War Surrender

From the Series On My Own History

Eleven-year-old Willie McLean knows that General Lee will defeat the Yankees and win the Civil War, he just knows it. When a battle moves to the fields near his home in Appomattox, Virginia… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 973.7'38

Bronco Charlie and the Pony Express

From the Series On My Own History

Bronco Charlie longs for a life of adventure. By the time he turned eleven, he’d been a sailor, a cowboy, and could tame wild bucking broncos. But Charlie was always itching for new… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 383'.143'092

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]

Christmas around the World, 2nd Edition

From the Series On My Own Holidays

In Mexico at Christmas time, children carry candles in nine nights of parades. German children listen for Kris Kringle to bring presents on Christmas Eve. Families in Australia like a picnic… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 394.2663

Day of the Dead

From the Series On My Own Holidays

The Day of the Dead is a special holiday celebrated in many places like Mexico and parts of the United States to honor people who have died. It's celebrated between October 31 and November 2… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 394.266

Earth Day, 2nd Edition

From the Series On My Own Holidays

Earth Day is celebrated on April 22 each year to remind people about the dangers of pollution. Senator Gaylord Nelson organized the first Earth Day in 1970. On that day, peope marched… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 333.7'2

Hanukkah

From the Series On My Own Holidays

The story of Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, takes readers back more than two thousand years in history. Understand why Jews gather to light candles for eight nights each year. Discover… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 296.4'35

Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 2nd Edition

From the Series On My Own Holidays

On January 20, 1986, church bells rang in New York City, world leaders gathered in Atlanta, and thousands paraded in Chicago. It was the first annual celebration of a new national holiday… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 323'.092

On My Own Holidays — Paperback Set

From the Series On My Own Holidays

Set

Encourage understanding of diverse cultures. Featuring full-page illustrations, these beautiful editions look at the history and customs associated with various holidays and present early… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $45.54
  • Your Price: $45.54
  • 6 titles