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The Perfect Shot

Someone murdered Brian's girfriend, Amanda. The police think it was her father. Brian isn’t so sure. But everyone he knows is telling him to move on, get over it, focus on the present. Focus… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Unlikely Pairs: Fun with Famous Works of Art

From the Series Bob Raczka's Art Adventures

Museums have very logical ways of displaying works of art. Usually they group works by artist, by movement, or by time period, so that impressionist works or classical works can be viewed… Read More →

  • Dewey: 750'.1'1

Words of Promise: A Story about James Weldon Johnson

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

A teacher and principal, a lawyer, an entertainer, a diplomat, and a writer, James Weldon Johnson spent his entire life working to help African Americans gain the rights and respect they… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 818'.5209

Cooking the Mediterranean Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

The area around the Mediterranean Sea is rich with natural beauty and has a fascinating history and culture. With its mild climate and fertile soil, this region produces a wealth of fresh… Read More →

  • Dewey: 641.59'1822

Cooking the Middle Eastern Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

The Middle East boasts a long, intricate history and a vibrant modern culture that is reflected in their cuisine. Lamb is the most commonly used meat and locally grown beans, rice, dates, and… Read More →

  • Dewey: 641.5956

Cooking the Southern African Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Southern Africa is a diverse land. It is home to many groups of native Africans, each with its own traditions, culture, and foods, as well as European and Asian settlers that arrived in the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 641.5968

Secrets of a Civil War Submarine: Solving the Mysteries of the H. L. Hunley

On February 17, 1864, the H.L. Hunley made history as the first submarine to sink a ship in battle. Soldiers on the shore waited patiently after seeing the submarine’s return signal. But… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • ATOS: 8.2
  • Dewey: 973.7'57

Beyond Little Women: A Story about Louisa May Alcott

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

More than a century after Louisa May Alcott wrote them, classics such as Little Women, Little Men, and Jo’s Boys continue to be read and treasured by readers around the world. Alcott began… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 813'.4

Cooking the Australian Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

As a part of the British Commonwealth, Australia's culture shares many similarities with British culture--and their menu is no exception. Paired with the cuisine of the Aboriginal peoples… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • Dewey: 641.5994

Cooking the Austrian Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Over the centuries, Austria was settled by many different groups and became the center of a large empire. Each group brought its own customs and cuisine, eventually mixing to create the rich… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • Dewey: 641.59436

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

Why Did She Have to Die?

From the Series Lurlene McDaniel Books

For thirteen years, Elly has been in Kathy's shadow, always second best. Even so, the two of them understand each other as only sisters can. Jealousy, anger, and resentment give way to guilt… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

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