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Desserts around the World

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Featuring recipes from twenty countries around the world, this tasty sampler presents brief descriptions of where, what time of year, and why certain desserts are prepared. With recipes for… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • Dewey: 641.8'6

Dwight D. Eisenhower

From the Series Presidential Leaders

Dwight D. Eisenhower spent almost his entire lifetime serving his country. After attending West Point, he began a celebrated military career highlighted by becoming supreme commander of the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: 973.921'092

Father of the Constitution: A Story about James Madison

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

James Madison loved to debate--as long as he wasn't in public! Painfully shy, Madison was content to listen and absorb ideas rather than to speak them. But when he saw a newly independent… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 973.5'1'092

Fighting for Equal Rights: A Story about Susan B. Anthony

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Born a Quaker, Susan B. Anthony grew up being taught that women were equal to men. During her lifetime, she was a teacher, a newspaperwoman, and an activist. She worked to further many causes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 324.6'23'092

I Have Not Yet Begun to Fight: A Story about John Paul Jones

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

The Father of the U.S. Navy, John Paul Jones spent most of his lifetime trying to prove his ideas about naval tactics and training. Born in Scotland, he chose a life of adventure as a sea… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 973.3'5'092

Maker of Machines: A Story about Eli Whitney

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Eli Whitney’s love of inventing and pondering new ideas made him one of America’s greatest inventors. Best known for inventing the cotton gin, one of the most important American inventions of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 609.2

Play-By-Play Football

From the Series Play-By-Play

With sacks, punts, touchdowns, and tackles, this fun step-by-step guide to football is packed with action photos, easy instructions, and basic rules. Discover the moves and techniques you… Read More →

  • Dewey: 796.332

Tigers

From the Series Nature Watch

The tiger is one of nature’s most perfect predators. With their long teeth,(up to 2.5 inches!) tigers have killed more people than any other mammal. They live in a wide variety of habitats… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1100
  • Dewey: 599.756

Uncommon Revolutionary: A Story about Thomas Paine

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Thomas Paine believed that American liberty was not only possible but worth dying for. He was dissatisfied with his quiet life until he traveled to the American colonies. There, the cause of… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 320.51'092

Cooking the Brazilian Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

The fifth largest country in the world, Brazil stretches across nearly half of South America. Home to a vibrant blend of indigenous, African, European, and immigrant cultures, Brazil boasts a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1110
  • Dewey: 641.5981

Cooking the Cuban Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Combining the cultural traditions of Spain, indigenous Cubans, Africans, and various other immigrants, Cuban cuisine is simple and filled with flavor. Rich spices such as garlic, oregano, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • Dewey: 641.597291

Cooking the Indonesian Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

The world’s largest archipelago, Indonesia is made up of over seventeen thousand islands. Located along the lines of ancient trade routes, Indonesian culture has been saturated by the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • Dewey: 641.59598

Cooking the Turkish Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Bordering the Mediterranean, the Middle East, Europe, and Asia, Turkey draws on the cuisine traditions of each different area. The resulting combination of fruits, savory spices, meats, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1130
  • Dewey: 641.59561

If I Should Die Before I Wake

From the Series Lurlene McDaniel Books

Deanne doesn't want to spend her summer on silly debutante activities, like hanging out at the country club and flirting with the rich boys. She’d rather spend time with the kids in the… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Musical Genius: A Story about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

A musical prodigy, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart began playing the piano and composing when he was just three years old. Able to play multiple instruments, among them the piano and violin, Mozart… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 780'.92

Art Is...

From the Series Bob Raczka's Art Adventures

When you think of art, do you think of painting and sculpture? Bob Raczka shows us that even these traditional artistic mediums can be created in untraditional ways. Art can also be draped… Read More →

  • Dewey: 701

Cooking the North African Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

The countries of North Africa--Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, and Egypt--feature delicious cuisine, rich in colorful spices. A variety of different peoples brought a mosaic of customs… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • Dewey: 641.5961

Demanding Justice: A Story about Mary Ann Shadd Cary

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Mary Ann Shadd Cary spent her entire lifetime fighting for justice and equality for African Americans. Born a free African American in the 1820s, Cary started schools for black children and… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 305.48'896073'0092

Freedom Seeker: A Story about William Penn

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

The son of a wealthy, repected admiral, William Penn did what was forbidden in seventeenth-century England--he openly practiced the Quaker religion. Penn dreamed of a place with freedom of… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 974.8'02'092

I Want to Live: The Dawn Rochelle Series, Book Two

From the Series Lurlene McDaniel Books

Fourteen-year-old Dawn Rochelle has had a busy year. She's been to summer camp and she's helped her brother make plans for his wedding. And Dawn has been in remission from the leukemia that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Liberty or Death: A Story about Patrick Henry

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

"Give me liberty, or give me death!" A passionate speaker, Patrick Henry mesmerized and motivated audiences with his powerful words. Henry believed that Britain had stolen America's freedom… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 973.3'092

Mars

From the Series Worlds Beyond

Known as the red planet, Mars is the closest planet to the sun. Easily seen from Earth, Mars has intrigued thousands of people throughout history. Many have wondered whether the planet could… Read More →

  • Dewey: 523.43

More Than Meets the Eye: Seeing Art with All Five Senses

From the Series Bob Raczka's Art Adventures

This book lets you do more than look at beautiful art. It shows you how to feel it, taste it, smell it, hear it, and touch it! Looking at art with the right attitude can let you hear a cannon… Read More →

  • Dewey: 759

No Time to Cry: The Dawn Rochelle Series, Book Four

From the Series Lurlene McDaniel Books

Being sixteen means all kinds of freedom—driving on your own, going to the mall with friends, dating. But Dawn Rochelle can't feel free because of the fear that her cancer will return. Maybe… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]