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Palenque

From the Series Unearthing Ancient Worlds

Mysterious ancient ruins, hidden deep in the jungle of southern Mexico… In May 1840, explorers John Stephens and Frederick Catherwood road their mules along a steep, muddy jungle path. They… Read More →

  • Dewey: 972'.75

Plains

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Landforms

An introduction to the basic characteristics of plains. Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 551.45'3

Plateaus

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Landforms

An introduction to the basic characteristics of plateaus. Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 551.43'4

Police Station

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Community Buildings

Give beginning readers a peek inside a police station and familiarize them with the objects and people commonly found there. Color photos directly correspond to the simple text on each page. Read More →

  • Dewey: 363.2

Pompeii

From the Series Unearthing Ancient Worlds

An ancient city unearthed… In the 1730s, Charles of Bourbon, king of the area around present-day Naples, Italy, learned that local peasants were finding marble and other ancient objects when… Read More →

  • Dewey: 937'.7

Prisoner for Liberty

From the Series On My Own History

James Forten knew how important freedom was. He was a free African American born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. When the American Revolution started in 1776, James was too young to help fight… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 973.3'71092

Senses in the City

From the Series Shelley Rotner's Early Childhood Library

See the tall buildings. Hear a train speeding by. Smell the nuts roasting at a street stand. The city stimulates all of our senses in exciting ways. This book is a wonderful discussion and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • Dewey: 612.8

The Conquests of Genghis Khan

From the Series Pivotal Moments in History

Can one man really change the world? If that man is Genghis Khan, the answer is yes. Born around 1161, Temujin, as he was named, grew up in humble surroundings. As a teenager, he fled from… Read More →

  • Dewey: 950'.21

The Fall of Constantinople

From the Series Pivotal Moments in History

How did the loss of one city change the history of Europe? In the Middle Ages, Constantinople’s perfect geographic location—positioned along a land trade route between Europe and Asia as well… Read More →

  • Dewey: 949.5'04

The Fire Station

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Community Buildings

Give beginning readers a peek inside a fire station and familiarize them with the objects and people commonly found there. Color photos directly correspond to the simple text on each page. Read More →

  • Dewey: 363.37

The Iranian Revolution

From the Series Pivotal Moments in History

In the Middle Eastern nation of Iran, discontent simmered for decades. The Iranian people despised their leader, Reza Shah, who catered to foreign businesses while ruling Iran as a dictator… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • ATOS: 8.0
  • Dewey: 955.05'42

The Tomb of King Tutankhamen

From the Series Unearthing Ancient Worlds

A royal treasure buried for 3,000 years … On November 4, 1922, a British archaeologist named Howard Carter unearthed a buried staircase in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings. At the bottom of the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 932'.014

Valleys

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Landforms

An introduction to the basic characteristics of valleys. Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: 551.44'2

Working Then and Now

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Then and Now

Briefly describes how working in the United States has changed through the years. Read More →

  • Lexile: 440
  • Dewey: 306.3'6

The Bay School Blogger: Spread of Ideas

From the Series Social Studies Connects ®

Bay School has a mysterious new blogger, and everyone is taking notice! How long can Bailey keep her secret identity a secret? Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: [E]

The Ghost Town Mystery: Community Change

From the Series Social Studies Connects ®

A ghost town? Max doesn’t like the sound of that. What if Buzzard City is full of ghosts? What then? Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: [E]

Allen Jay y el Ferrocarril Subterráneo (Allen Jay and the Underground Railroad)

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

Allen Jay's family farm is a stop on the Underground Railroad. Allen's parents give food and shelter to slaves escaping from the South. One day in 1842, Allen's father asks him to help a… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 973.7'115

Australia

From the Series Country Explorers

Pack your bags! We’re headed to Australia. On this whirlwind tour, you’ll learn all about the country’s landscape, culture, people, and more. We’ll explore Australia’s busy cities, remote… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 994

Caminando bajo la nieve (The Snow Walker)

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

One morning in March 1888, twelve-year-old Milton Daub awoke to find the world buried in snow. The blizzard was like nothing Milton and his neighbors in the Bronx had ever seen. No one dared… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 974.7'04

Date Book: A Girl's Guide to Going Out with Someone New

Date Book sheds light on the teen girl dating experience and empowers girls to be safe and confident when dating. Written in a funny, shoot-from-the-hip voice, it's full of creative date… Read More →

Halloween

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

Filled with tricks and treats, fun and food, Halloween is a day that children look forward to. At one time two separate festivals, the traditions of each gradually blended into the holiday we… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 394.2646

La Pascua en todo el mundo (Easter around the World)

From the Series Yo solo: Festividades (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: 3.9
  • Dewey: 394.2667

La niña que ponchó a Babe Ruth (The Girl Who Struck Out Babe Ruth)

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

Jackie Mitchell has always wanted to be a great pitcher, and she finally has the chance to become one! In her first minor league game, she is up against two of the greatest home-run hitters… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 796.3570922

Squanto y el primer Día de Acción de Gracias (Squanto and the First Thanksgiving)

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

When the Pilgrims landed near Plymouth, Massachusetts, in 1620 they were unprepared for the challenges they would face. Many Pilgrims died until Squanto, a Patuxet Indian, taught them how to… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 394.2649