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An Ambush of Tigers: A Wild Gathering of Collective Nouns

Have you ever heard of a prickle of porcupines? Or a tower of giraffes? What about a parcel of penguins? This fun-filled romp through the animal kingdom introduces collective nouns for… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • Dewey: 372.61

A Rock Can Be . . .

From the Series Can Be . . . Books

Rocks may seem like boring, static objects—until you discover that a rock can spark a fire, glow in the dark, and provide shelters of all shapes and sizes. Laura Purdie Salas's lyrical… Read More →

  • Dewey: 552

Infandous

"Once there was a mermaid who dared to love a wolf. Her love for him was so sudden and so fierce that it tore her tail into legs." Sephora Golding lives in the shadow of her unbelievably… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Prairie Fire

Listen! For the song of Owen Thorskard has a second verse. Every dragon slayer owes the Oil Watch a period of service, and young Owen was no exception. What made him different was that he… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Bunker Diary

I can't believe I fell for it. It was still dark when I woke up this morning. As soon as my eyes opened I knew where I was. A low-ceilinged rectangular building made entirely of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Detective Gordon: The First Case

From the Series Detective Gordon

Someone's stealing nuts from the forest, and it's up to Detective Gordon to catch the thief! Unfortunately, solving this crime means standing in the snow and waiting for a long time.... If… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Elephants Can't Jump!

When the other baby animals laugh at Elephant for not being able to jump, he sets out to prove them wrong. Hard as he tries, he just can't jump. But then he realizes that he can do something… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: [E]

One Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of the Gambia

The inspiring true story of how one African woman began a movement to recycle the plastic bags that were polluting her community. Plastic bags are cheap and easy to use. But what happens… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 363.72880966

Aerospace Engineer Aprille Ericsson

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever built a cool science project? In middle school, Aprille Ericsson won second place in a science fair. She knew she wanted to keep creating amazing science projects. As an adult… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 629.4092

African Elephants: Massive Tusked Mammals

From the Series Comparing Animal Traits

Find out what an African elephant has in common with a wildebeest. Learn what sets an African elephant apart from a snow leopard. Readers will compare and contrast key traits of African… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 599.67'4

Computer Engineer Ruchi Sanghvi

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever scrolled through a news feed on Facebook? Ruchi Sanghvi helped design this and other Facebook features. She joined Facebook—then a small Silicon Valley startup company—after… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 621.39092

Experiment with What a Plant Needs to Grow

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Plant Experiments

Sunlight, air, water, and minerals help keep plants alive. But do you know how much water is needed for a seed to sprout? Or what a plant will do to find the light it needs? Let's experiment… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: 571.8'2

FishFishFish

From the Series Three-Story Books

Look out! A little yellow fish swims alone in a big ocean. A hungry barracuda searches for something to eat. A school of fish bands together and finds strength in numbers. Under the waves… Read More →

  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Genetics Expert Joanna L. Kelley

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever solved a tricky puzzle? As kids, Joanna Kelley and her siblings had fun solving the math and science challenges their parents invented at the dinner table. Later, Kelly's love… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 576.5092

Gray Wolves: Howling Pack Mammals

From the Series Comparing Animal Traits

Find out what a gray wolf has in common with a red fox or an African lion. Discover what sets a gray wolf apart from a manatee or a giant panda. Readers will compare and contrast key traits… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 599.773

Grizzly Bears: Huge Hibernating Mammals

From the Series Comparing Animal Traits

Discover what a grizzly bear has in common with a jaguar. Find out what sets a grizzly bear apart from an armadillo. Readers will compare and contrast key traits of grizzlies—their… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 599.784

Humpback Whales: Musical Migrating Mammals

From the Series Comparing Animal Traits

Discover what a humpback whale has in common with a gibbon or a caribou. Learn what sets a humpback whale apart from a hedgehog or a sloth. Readers will compare key traits of humpback whales—t Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 599.5'25

Mountain Gorillas: Powerful Forest Mammals

From the Series Comparing Animal Traits

Learn what a mountain gorilla has in common with a hippopotamus. Find out what sets a mountain gorilla apart from a raccoon or a mountain lion. Readers will compare key traits of mountain… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 599.884

Odd, Weird & Little

Readers will find this charming, funny, easy-to-read middle-grade novel from the beloved Patrick Jennings an absolute hoot! When the new kid joins his class, Woodrow agrees with his… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Place Hacking: Venturing Off Limits

Leaping from the Eiffel Tower in a wingsuit. Scaling Shanghai Tower, one of the world's tallest buildings. Camping on the roof of Philadelphia's abandoned Eastern State Penitentiary. These… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1110
  • Dewey: 910.9173'2

Platypuses: Web-Footed Billed Mammals

From the Series Comparing Animal Traits

Find out what a platypus has in common with a beaver or a dolphin. Learn what sets a platypus apart from a giraffe or a wild dog. Readers will compare key traits of platypuses—their… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 599.2'9

Raising Heaven

From the Series Locked Out

Deja's mom has never been there when Deja needed her. She's lied, run off, and gotten into trouble with the law more times than anyone can count. She always promises to change―and always… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Running Dry: The Global Water Crisis

As the planet's human population explodes, so does the demand for water. About one out of every nine people in the world does not have access to safe drinking water, while one out of every… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1230
  • Dewey: 333.91'16

Siberian Tigers: Camouflaged Hunting Mammals

From the Series Comparing Animal Traits

Learn what a Siberian tiger has in common with an elk. Discover what sets a Siberian tiger apart from a Tasmanian devil. Readers will compare and contrast key traits of Siberian tigers—their… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 599.756