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Jarome Iginla: How the NHL's First Black Captain Gives Back

From the Series Lorimer Recordbooks

There's much more to Jarome Iginla's story than being the first black captain of an NHL team. He is also renowned for his social commitment and generosity off the ice. "Iggy" grew up in a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 920

Jordin Tootoo: The Highs and Lows in the Journey of the First Inuk to Play in the NHL

From the Series Lorimer Recordbooks

Jordin Tootoo is known for having to "fight his way through." Jordin had more than his fair share of fights both on and off the ice. He had to overcome the social problems that are associated… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • Dewey: 920

Ride or Die

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

When 15-year-old Kanika falls for Danny, an older guy she has always had a crush on, she becomes his "ride or die chick". Soon after establishing that she will do anything for him, Danny… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610

Saving Grad

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Vienna, a mixed-race teen and her mother experience racism and domestic violence while living with her stepfather. They try to escape the situation by moving to a big city where they begin to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610

Sliding Home

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Miguel hasn't missed El Salvador since arriving in North America with his mother and sister. But with his father still in El Salvador and gangs shaking down the old neighborhood, life isn't… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530

Stick Pick

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Star player Janine leads her hockey team to victory at the provincial championships. But on the way home from the game, a car accident leaves her paralyzed from the waist down. Her best… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590

Willie O'Ree: The Story of the First Black Player in the NHL

From the Series Lorimer Recordbooks

Willie O'Ree made NHL history at the Montreal Forum on January 18, 1958, when he became the first black player to take to the ice. There was a round of applause when O'Ree stepped onto the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • Dewey: 920

Astronaut and Physicist Sally Ride

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever dreamed of going to outer space? When Sally Ride was a little girl, she watched on TV as astronaut John Glenn launched into space. Twenty years later, she became the first… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 629.45/0092 [B]

Attack on Pearl Harbor

From the Series Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ® )

Early on the morning of December 7, 1941, Japanese aircraft and ships attacked the US military base at Pearl Harbor in Oahu, Hawaii. Following the attack, the United States would officially… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 940.54/26693

Code-Breaker and Mathematician Alan Turing

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever wished that you could do something heroic to help your country? When Alan Turing was a boy, he was fascinated by math and science. Later, Turing's math skills would help Great… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 510.92 [B]

Crayola ® Art of Color

From the Series Crayola ® Colorology ™

Shiny gold, bright yellow, soft green, and dark blue—artists use many different colors to create beautiful paintings. What do the colors mean? How do they make you feel? What stories do… Read More →

  • Lexile: 430
  • ATOS: 1.9
  • Dewey: 752

Crayola ® Color in Culture

From the Series Crayola ® Colorology ™

We can see colors all around the world! People everywhere use colors to decorate and to celebrate. Some colors even have special meanings. Encourage readers to explore the colors of the world… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • ATOS: 2.4
  • Dewey: 535.6

Crayola ® Color in Nature

From the Series Crayola ® Colorology ™

Bright blue, bold red, and pure white—plants and animals use many colors to help them survive. Sometimes they need to hide, and sometimes they need to stand out. Encourage readers to notice… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: 591.47/2

Crayola ® Science of Color

From the Series Crayola ® Colorology ™

The world is full of color—but what exactly is color? Where does it come from, and why can we see so many different colors? Learn all about light and color. Science colors your world!… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 1.9
  • Dewey: 535.6

Create Your Own Blog

From the Series Digital Makers (Alternator Books ® )

Do you love to write? Are you into self-expression? Blogging is a great way to share your obsession with travel, your passion for reading, or your unique thoughts about the world. The… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • Dewey: 006.7/52

D-Day Invasion

From the Series Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ® )

On June 6, 1944, Allied bombers flew overhead as a huge naval fleet landed on the beaches of Normandy, France. Under a hail of gunfire, thousands of Allied troops fought their way onto the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 940.54/21421

Design and Build Your Own Website

From the Series Digital Makers (Alternator Books ® )

Are you really into cooking? Playing football? Doing fun and fancy crafts? You can design a website around whatever it is you love most! Learn how to set up a website of your very own in just… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • Dewey: 006.7

Dwarf Rabbits

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Little Pets

Hop! Hop! Dwarf rabbits are super fluffy and are fun pets. But do you know how to make a dwarf rabbit feel safe? Or how big they can get? Read this book to learn all about these gentle, playful pets! Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 636.932/2

Environmental Activist Wangari Maathai

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever tried to come up with ways to solve a problem in your community? Wangari Maathai worked to solve an environmental crisis and help people at the same time. When Maathai was… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 333.72096762

Exploremos el Sol (Let's Explore the Sun)

From the Series Bumba Books ® en español — Una primera mirada al espacio (A First Look at Space)

¿Sabías que el sol es en realidad una estrella? Como la estrella más cercana a la Tierra, ¡el sol proporciona luz y calor a nuestro planeta todos los días! Obtenga más información sobre lo… Read More →

  • Lexile: 390
  • ATOS: 1.2
  • Dewey: 523.7

Exploremos la Luna (Let's Explore the Moon)

From the Series Bumba Books ® en español — Una primera mirada al espacio (A First Look at Space)

¿Por qué sale la luna de noche? ¿Y qué lo hace brillar? Ahora en español, este título presenta a los jóvenes lectores de la luna y por qué orbita alrededor del planeta Tierra. Texto en español Read More →

  • Lexile: 360
  • ATOS: 1.4
  • Dewey: 523.3

Exploremos la Tierra (Let's Explore Earth)

From the Series Bumba Books ® en español — Una primera mirada al espacio (A First Look at Space)

¡La Tierra es bastante increíble! Es el único planeta en nuestro sistema solar en el que los humanos podemos vivir. Desarrolle habilidades de no ficción y aprenda todo sobre nuestro planeta… Read More →

  • Lexile: 280
  • ATOS: 1.4
  • Dewey: 525

Exploremos las estrellas (Let's Explore the Stars)

From the Series Bumba Books ® en español — Una primera mirada al espacio (A First Look at Space)

¿Alguna vez te preguntaste qué hace brillar a una estrella? Ahora en español, este título atrae a los lectores jóvenes a descubrir cómo funcionan las estrellas, con fotos vibrantes y textos… Read More →

  • Lexile: 340
  • ATOS: 1.5
  • Dewey: 523.8

Fire Trucks on the Go

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Machines That Go

Carefully leveled text and fresh, vibrant photos engage young readers in learning about how fire trucks work. Age-appropriate critical thinking questions and a photo glossary help build… Read More →

  • Lexile: 430
  • ATOS: 1.5
  • Dewey: 628.9/259