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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

Toys and Games Then and Now

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Then and Now

Briefly describes how toys and games have changed through the years, including such topics as how playgrounds differ and how today's toys relate to those of the past. Read More →

  • Dewey: 790.1'33

Transportation Then and Now

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Then and Now

Presents a brief look at how transportation has changed over the years. Read More →

  • Dewey: 388'.0973

A Mexican Christmas

In Oaxaca, Mexico, Christmas lasts for more than one day--it lasts almost an entire month! All month long, children and their families celebrate with parades, fiestas, fireworks, dancing, and… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 394.2663'0972

Africa Is Not a Country

Enter into the daily life of children in the many countries of modern Africa. Countering stereotypes, Africa Is Not a Country celebrates the extraordinary diversity of this vibrant continent… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 960

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

First Step Nonfiction — American Holidays — Paperback Set

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — American Holidays

Set

These content-rich resources give readers an understanding of why and how we celebrate our national holidays. A simple timeline in the back of each book clarifies how the holiday started and… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $73.05
  • Your Price: $73.05
  • 11 titles

Growing Up in the Great Depression 1929 to 1941

From the Series Our America

Confronted with starvation, lack of education, and homelessness, children of the Great Depression, like sixteen-year-old Clarence Lee, whose father asked him to leave home because he could no… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 973.91

Independence Day

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — American Holidays

A basic overview of Independence Day for emergent readers. Color photographs reflect the short, easy-to-understand sentences that improve vocabulary and comprehension. Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 394.2634

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — American Holidays

A basic overview of Martin Luther King Jr. Day for emergent readers. Color photographs reflect the short, easy-to-understand sentences that improve vocabulary and comprehension. Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.1
  • Dewey: 394.261

Memorial Day

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — American Holidays

A simple introduction to why and how we celebrate Memorial Day. Color photographs reflect the short, easy-to-understand sentences that improve vocabulary and comprehension. Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: 394.262

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

Our Big Home: An Earth Poem

Young children usually think of their home as the structure in which they live. In Our Big Home, the author and illustrator present a much larger vision of home as the planet Earth. Linda… Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: [E]

Presidents' Day

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — American Holidays

A simple introduction to why we celebrate Presidents' Day. Color photographs reflect the short, easy-to-understand sentences that improve vocabulary and comprehension. Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.4
  • Dewey: 394.261

Something's Different

From the Series Shelley Rotner's Early Childhood Library

"For as long as I could remember, my family lived in our house and we always did things together. But now things seem different with Mom and Dad..." So begins a child's first preception of… Read More →

  • Dewey: 362.82

Everybody Brings Noodles

Carrie has worked hard to organize her neighborhood's 4th of July block party. Excitement hangs in the air as she makes sure that every last detail—from the food to the talent show--is ready… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Firestorm

From the Series Adventures in Time

It's September 1, 1894, and 13-year-old Maggie Grant and her family are about to face a terror like none they've ever experienced. Having recently moved to the newly constructed town of… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

Get Dressed!

From the Series Small World

Children around the world get dressed in different ways. Turn getting dressed into an adventure with Get Dressed! Read More →

  • Dewey: 305.23

I Pledge Allegiance, 2nd Edition

From the Series On My Own History

In this inspiring and relevant book, discover how "The Pledge of Allegiance" has become one of the enduring symbols of America's pride. In 1888, a children's magazine announced that a new… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 323.6'5'0973

Rescue on the Outer Banks

From the Series On My Own History

On October 11, 1896, 10-year-old Sam Deal and his horse, Ginger, watch as the brave surfmen of Pea Island struggle to save the lives of nine people stranded on a shipwreck. Sam has dreamt of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: [E]

The Daring Escape of Ellen Craft

From the Series On My Own History

On December 21, 1848, Ellen Craft and her husband, William, slipped out into the cold, dark night and took their first steps towards freedom. They were runaway slaves. Posing as a white man… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 306.3'62'092273

Tidy Up!

From the Series Small World

Around the world, people tidy up in many ways. This charming look at how children help keep things clean shows beginning readers how kids like themselves tidy up! Read More →

  • Dewey: 648.5