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Motorcycles

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Mighty Movers

There are all kinds of different motorcycles. Superbikes are sleek and fast for racing on tracks; dirt bikes have knobby tires made for dirt and mud tracks; street bikes are perfect for the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 270
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: 629.227'5

Polar Bears

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

Living in the icy cold of the Arctic, polar bears keep warm because they have thick white fur all over their bodies—even on the bottoms of their feet! They hunt and eat other animals, mostly… Read More →

  • Lexile: 430
  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: 599.786

Quiet Owls

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

Gliding quietly through the night sky on silent wings, owls search for their prey. Swooping down, they grab small animals like mice or squirrels to eat and feed to their young. Tiny… Read More →

  • Lexile: 380
  • ATOS: 2.1
  • Dewey: 598.9'7

Red Foxes

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

Moving slowly and quietly through the forest, a red fox stalks a mouse. With a leap, it pounces on its prey and eats it. Red foxes use their pointy ears and sharp eyes to help them hunt. Baby… Read More →

  • Lexile: 440
  • ATOS: 1.7
  • Dewey: 599.775

Stock Cars

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Mighty Movers

Stock cars are the cars that race in NASCAR races. They can drive more than 200 miles per hour! In case of crashes, there are special seat belts, steel bars, and padding to keep the drivers safe. Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 796.72

Mount Rushmore

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — American Symbols

Did you know that it took more than fourteen years to carve Mount Rushmore? Why were Washington, Jefferson, Teddy Roosevelt, and Lincoln chosen to be carved? Memorializing the first one… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 730'.92

Pull Ahead Books — American Symbols — Paperback Set

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — American Symbols

Set

Visit some of America's national monuments and investigate our most recognizable symbols. Historical photographs and illustrations provide background and perspective while modern images show… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $68.24
  • Your Price: $68.24
  • 9 titles

The Alamo

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — American Symbols

Did you know that the word Alamo means cottonwood in Spanish? Or that the first hospital in Texas was inside the Alamo? Go back in time to understand why hundreds of men lost their lives… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 976.4'03

The American Flag

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — American Symbols

Do you know why there are thirteen stripes and fifty stars on the American flag? Or how the American flag inspired Francis Scott Key to write "The Star Spangled Banner?" Find out the answers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 430
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 929.9'2'0973

The Bald Eagle

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — American Symbols

Did you know that Benjamin Franklin wanted a turkey to be the symbol of America instead of the bald eagle? Discover interesting facts about why the bald eagle is important to Americans, how… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 929.9'2'0973

The Liberty Bell

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — American Symbols

Do you know what the Liberty Bell is? Go back in history to understand why Americans fought for freedom from Britain, why the Liberty Bell was important to that time, and more in The Liberty Bell. Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 974.8'11

The Lincoln Memorial

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — American Symbols

The Lincoln Memorial looks like a Greek temple with thirty-six columns. Do you know why there are thirty-six of them? Or which of Lincoln's speeches are carved into the walls of the memorial?… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 973.7'092

The Statue of Liberty

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — American Symbols

One of the most famous American symbols, the Statue of Liberty stands for freedom and opportunity. Standing on Liberty Island at the tip of New York City, the statue welcomed immigrants from… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 974.7'1

The Washington Monument

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — American Symbols

The Washington Monument is a beautiful marble memorial that honors America's first president. But, did you know that the monument was supposed to be built on top of a domed building? Or that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 975.3

The White House

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — American Symbols

Did you know that the president doesn't just work in the White House, he also lives there? Or that the first White House was burned down by the British in the War of 1812? Take a tour through… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 975.3

Hungry Ladybugs

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

Black, bumpy, hairy, and hungry larvae grow into beautiful red and black ladybugs. Ladybugs are a type of beetle. They munch on aphids and molt four times before becoming pupae and then… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • ATOS: 2.4
  • Dewey: 595.76'9

Earthmovers

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Mighty Movers

There are differnt types of earthmovers, and each kind has a different job to do. Whether they push, scoop, spread, pack, smooth, or flatten, earthmovers do important work. Read More →

  • Lexile: 450
  • ATOS: 2.1
  • Dewey: 624.1'52

Farm Tractors

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Mighty Movers

Farm tractors help farmers do all kinds of things--like tow a plow, a seed drill, or a mower. Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: 631.3'72

Fire Trucks

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Mighty Movers

Bright red fire trucks with flashing lights and noisy sirens carry firemen, hoses, ladders, and more to fight fires. Find out how they work and what types of jobs they do. Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • ATOS: 1.8
  • Dewey: 628.9'259

Monster Trucks

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Mighty Movers

Monster trucks are big, noisy machines. They're so tall that their drivers have to climb to get into them! They can drive over cars, tow lots of heavy things, and more. Read More →

  • Lexile: 430
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: 796.7

Pouncing Bobcats

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

With furry, tufted ears, spotted coats, and short knobby tails, bobcats are distinctive wild cats. Found in forests, grasslands, mountains, swamps, or even deserts, bobcats hunt and grow from… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: 599.75'36
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Prickly Porcupines

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

What kind of animal looks like a hairbrush, but feels like a cactus? A porcupine! With sharp, prickly quills to help keep them safe, porcupines live and grow in forests where they can find… Read More →

  • Lexile: 440
  • ATOS: 2.0
  • Dewey: 599.35'974

Swimming Salmon

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

Salmon are born in freshwater streams and rivers, but spend most of their lives in saltwater oceans. After eggs are laid in freshwater, they hatch and baby salmon swim and grow until they… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: 597.5'6

Floating Jellyfish

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

Have you ever avoided stepping on a jellyfish so that it wouldn't sting you? Uncover why jellyfish sting, how they clone themselves and glow in the dark, and how they hide from predators… Read More →

  • Lexile: 380
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: 593.5'3