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1932 records found. Displaying 1921 - 1944.

Spinning Spiders

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

Did you know that spiders aren't bugs or insects? They are called arachnids because they have a different number of body parts and legs than insects have. Through startling photographs, learn… Read More →

  • Lexile: 450
  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: 595.4'4

Squeaking Bats

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

Bats use their voices to find food like a ship uses radar to find its way. They squeak out calls, and when the noise bounces off of a bug, the bat knows it is there and can catch it! Although… Read More →

  • Lexile: 400
  • ATOS: 2.0
  • Dewey: 599.4

Wilma Rudolph

From the Series On My Own Biography

In 1946, six-year-old Wilma Rudolph dreamed of walking and playing like other children, but a sickness called polio had damaged her left leg. Wilma spent hours each week doing painful… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 796.42'092

Laura Ingalls Wilder

From the Series On My Own Biography

Laura Ingalls Wilder grew up listening to her Pa's fascinating tales about living on the prairies, in the woods, and on the plains. When she was 65 years old, Laura began to write down her… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 813'.52

The Flight of the Union

From the Series On My Own History

In 1847 the people of Niagara Falls, New York and their neighbors in Canada wanted to build a bridge across the river that separated them. The first step was to get a line from one side to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Allen Jay and the Underground Railroad

From the Series 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 →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]

An American Army of Two

From the Series On My Own History

The war of 1812 is raging, and from the lighthouse where their father works, Rebecca Bates and her sister Abigail can see a British ship coming. But the American troops are nowhere near!… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: [E]

Fire at the Triangle Factory

From the Series On My Own History

Six days a week Minnie and Tessa sit, shoulder to shoulder, bent over sewing machines in a big room overflowing with piles of fabric, patterns, and lace. There is no fresh air, the light is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: [E]

Will and Orv

From the Series On My Own History

Johnny Moore watched as the amazing airplane moved along the track. He wondered if the Flyer would make it off the ground and if the pilot would be able to stay in control. then suddenly it… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 629.13'0092'2

Kate Shelley and the Midnight Express

From the Series On My Own History

Kate stared at the rickety wooden bridge. There were boards loose on its narrow walkway. There was no railing to hold on to. She was afraid to cross this bridge even in daylight. But she had… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 921

Buttons for General Washington

From the Series On My Own History

Fourteen-year-old John Darragh was a spy. But British-occupied Philadelphia in 1777 was not a safe place for an American spy. If he were captured, John knew he would be hanged. In this… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 973.3'85

Keep the Lights Burning, Abbie

From the Series On My Own History

Abbie was afraid. She had never had to keep the lights burning by herself. But many lives depended on the lighthouse, and Papa was depending on Abbie. This is the exciting true story of Abbie… Read More →

  • Lexile: 260
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: 387.1'55