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Sneaky Sheep

Blossom and Rocky are sheep—very sneaky sheep. And they are not very good decision makers. Poor Murphy, the sheep dog, has rescued them from many adventures, like cliff diving and sunbathing… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: [E]

Vacation's Over!: Return of the Dinosaurs

The worst part of vacation is coming home. There's laundry to do, mail to pick up, and photos to develop. It's such a hassle. So when the dinosaurs return from their vacation (they're not… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: [E]

Dino-Baseball

From the Series Dino-Sports

When the plant-eating Green Sox face the meat-eating Rib-Eye Reds, baseball will never be the same. Tied zip to zip, the game is a pitchers' duel until the Green Sox's hothead manager goes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • ATOS: 2.1
  • Dewey: [E]

Noah's Bark

Noah's trying to build an ark, but with the snakes quacking, the beavers crowing, and the pigs howling, he can't even hear himself think, much less make a giant boat. Pretty soon Noah's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: [E]

The Me Nobody Knew, 2nd Edition

Shannon was 13 and she wanted to die. She hated her parents, her body, her friends - her life. She never felt pretty or popular enough. She struggled with drinking. She was sexually… Read More →

  • Dewey: 155.5'33092

Looking Like Me

When you look in a mirror, who do you see? A boy? A girl? A son? A daughter? A runner? A dancer? Whoever and whatever you see―just put out your fist and give yourself an "I am" BAM! This… Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal

Coretta Scott King Author Award Read about the fascinating life of Bass Reeves, who escaped slavery to become the first African American Deputy U.S. Marshal west of the Mississippi. Sitting… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 363.28'2092

Breathe: A Ghost Story

Jack is not a normal boy. He can talk to ghosts. In his new home, an aging farmhouse, he meets the Ghost Mother, a grief-stricken spirit who becomes very attached to him…too attached. He… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Dino-Soccer

From the Series Dino-Sports

When veggie-nibbling Grazers and meat-munching Biters take to the soccer field, it's a showdown of prehistoric proportions. Diplodocus shows an herbivore's soft touch and strikes first for… Read More →

  • Lexile: 450
  • ATOS: 2.0
  • Dewey: [E]

Druscilla's Halloween

Did witches always ride brooms? No! In fact, long, long ago, witches crept about on tiptoe. On Halloween, they would scare children and cast spells . . . but always from the ground. No witch… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: [E]

How the Guinea Fowl Got Her Spots: A Swahili Tale of Friendship

The Guinea Fowl and Cow are best friends. Both of them keep an eye out for Lion. When Lion threatens, each must intervene to save the other. Beautiful watercolors transform this tale into a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 398.24'528618'096

Not Enough Beds!: A Christmas Alphabet Book

When Zachary's relatives show up for the family Christmas, there aren't enough beds to hold them all. So they end up sleeping in the craziest places--like the bathtub and the porch swing--and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: [E]

Thanksgiving Rules

Percy Isaac Gifford's Official Thanksgiving Decree: I officially command you to eat EVERYTHING you see! Percy knows just what to do to get the most out of this delicious holiday. And so will… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: [E]

The Steel Pan Man of Harlem

Once upon a time in the city of Harlem, there was a terrible problem. Rats had taken over the city. They were everywhere―subways, restaurants, even people’s homes! The mayor didn’t know what… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [E]

Why the Crab Has No Head

Nzambi Mpungu, creator of the earth and sky, has spent a long hard day making the Elephant. By nightfall, Nzambi still hasn't finished her next creation, the Crab, and she tells the little… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 398.2

Monkey with a Tool Belt and the Noisy Problem

From the Series Monkey with a Tool Belt

Chico Bon Bon has a problem . . . a noisy problem. He wants to fix it. BUT HE CAN'T FIND IT! What's a monkey to do? Use his tools, of course. With his tool belt, Chico can do anything! Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: [E]

Think Happy!

Feeling sad? Think happy! You can cheer yourself up in lots of ways. Try being friendly to someone in need of a friend. Do something you think is fun, like riding a bike or putting on a show… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • Dewey: 646.7083

Written in Bone: Buried Lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland

Bright white teeth. Straight leg bones. Awkwardly contorted arm bones. On a hot summer day in 2005, Dr. Douglas Owsley of the Smithsonian Institution peered into an excavated grave, carefully… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1140
  • ATOS: 9.0
  • Dewey: 614'.17

Hush Harbor: Praying in Secret

In the early nineteenth century, enslaved Africans are not allowed to gather together in groups. For Simmy and his family, that means they must worship in secret. If they are caught, the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [E]

I Know an Old Teacher

Meet Miss Bindley—an ordinary teacher with an unusual appetite. Miss Bindley doesn’t eat the usual fare like tuna melts and meatloaf. Instead, when her stomach grumbles, it’s the class pets… Read More →

  • Lexile: 370
  • ATOS: 2.4
  • Dewey: [E]

Late for School!

Oh no! Mr. Bungles has overslept and he’s going to be late for school. Teachers aren’t supposed to be late! Poor Mr. Bungles tries rushing off in his car, the train, and even a hot air… Read More →

  • Lexile: 390
  • ATOS: 1.1
  • Dewey: [E]

Mousetraps

Back in grade school, Maxie and Rick were best friends. Rick would design crazy inventions, and Maxie, the artistic one, would draw them. Then something terrible happened to Rick, and he… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Boy Named Beckoning: The True Story of Dr. Carlos Montezuma, Native American Hero

This story reveals the remarkable life of a Native American boy named Wassaja, or "Beckoning," who was kidnapped from his Yavapai tribe and sold as a slave. Adopted by an Italian photographer… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 970.004'97

From Alice to Zen and Everyone in Between

Alice enjoys playing soccer and working on her go-kart. But when she moves to the suburbs, Zen, the boy down the street tells her she has no hope of fitting in at her new middle school unless… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]