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Let's Go on a Picnic: The Art of Millet

Grade 3 - Grade 5

French artist Jean Francois Millet was deeply moved by the ordinary life of the people in Barbizon, who were poor yet always maintaining a heart of gratitude. This story aims to show what he… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 750

Patterns from Nature: The Art of Klimt

Grade 3 - Grade 5

This story illustrates how Klimt, an Austrian painter, expressed the inspiration from nature in his own style of the gold colored decoration in his paintings. Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 750

Putting Faces to Names: The Art of Raphael

Grade 3 - Grade 5

The story reveals the secrets of The School of Athens that Raphael, the famous Renaissance artist, painted in the Vatican. Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 750

The People in the Paintings: The Art of Bruegel

Grade 3 - Grade 5

Pieter Bruegel, a Netherlandish Renaissance painter, was famous for paintings of peasant scenes. Let's look at his paintings closely and discover the hidden stories and messages in his artwork. Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 750

The Quiet Observer: The Art of Degas

Grade 3 - Grade 5

A French painter Edgar Degas enjoyed capturing the small moments in life by observing people with an attentive eye. This story weaves Degas' paintings into the story, while also illustrating… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 750

This Hole, That Hole: Different Holes Found in Nature

Kindergarten - Grade 4

Explore the mystery of holes in nature made by various creatures. Who make these holes? How do they make the holes? Why do they make the holes? Read More →

  • Lexile: 330
  • Dewey: 591.5

Welcome to the Seashore: Seashore Creatures

Kindergarten - Grade 4

The seashore is densely populated with a variety of sea creatures, relying on their environment.This book provides fascinating information how these creatures feed and interact. Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • Dewey: 577.7

What Can Tails Do?: Tails

Kindergarten - Grade 4

Why do animals have tails? This book answers that question in an easy and enjoyable way by examining the various ways animals use their tails for survival. It also shows how humans can do all… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • Dewey: 591.4

Where Are You From?: Oviparous/Viviparous Animals

Kindergarten - Grade 4

How are baby animals born? This story tells about two different types of animal birth with easy text and beautiful illustrations. Read More →

  • Lexile: 400
  • Dewey: 571.8

A Spy Called James: The True Story of James Lafayette, Revolutionary War Double Agent

Grade 2 - Grade 5

Told for the first time in picture book form is the true story of James Lafayette—a slave who spied for George Washington's army during the American Revolution. But while America celebrated… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 973.3'85092

Dino-Racing

Kindergarten - Grade 3

In this installment of dino competition, meat eaters face off against plant eaters in three high-speed auto events: drag racing, off-road racing, and stock-car racing. Lisa Wheeler's rhymes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 440
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: [E]

Black Beauty

Preschool - Grade 3

Black Beauty's story improved the lives of horses all over the world. Seen through his own eyes, young horse lovers will be swept up in his incredible journey from a peaceful paddock to the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • Dewey: [E]

Nara and the Island

Preschool - Grade 3

Nara lives with her father on a tiny island and dreams of visiting the island across the waves. So when she gets the opportunity to visit the mysterious island, an amazing adventure unfolds… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: [E]

Like a Bird: The Art of the American Slave Song

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Enslaved African Americans longed for freedom, and that longing took many forms—including music. Drawing on biblical imagery, slave songs both expressed the sorrow of life in bondage and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 782.25/3

Monkey with a Tool Belt and the Maniac Muffins

Preschool - Grade 2

Clark's baking project is not going as planned. Now gigantic maniac muffins are on the loose! To stop them, Chico Bon Bon needs a plan . . . and his tool belt, of course. With the right tools… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [E]

All Aboard for the Bobo Road

Preschool - Grade 3

All aboard for the Bobo Road! Fatima and Galo load the luggage while their dad Big Ali drives the bus. Help count bikes, sacks of rice, melons and even goats and chickens as the bus travels… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: [E]

Elmer and the Race

Preschool - Grade 3

The young elephants want to have a race to prove who is fastest, so Elmer and Wilbur organize a course. With each racer decorated a different color, they set off around the course and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • Dewey: [E]

I Want a Bedtime Story!

Preschool - Grade 3

Every bedtime the King tells the Little Princess a story before she falls asleep. When he's away on royal business, everyone tries to make up a bedtime story for the Little Princess, but no… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: [E]

A Hanukkah with Mazel

Preschool - Grade 2

Misha, a poor artist, has no one to celebrate Hanukkah with until he discovers a hungry cat in his barn. The lucky little cat, whom Misha names Mazel, inspires Misha to turn each night of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: [E]

Chicken Soup, Chicken Soup

Preschool - Grade 3

Two grandmas. Two delicious recipes. And one granddaughter caught in the middle! Sophie loves Bubbe's Jewish chicken soup, made with kreplach. She also loves Nai Nai's Chinese chicken soup… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • Dewey: [E]

Gabriel's Horn

Preschool - Grade 3

A mysterious soldier appears at the door hands Gabriel a tarnished horn, and disappears. As the years go by, Gabriel's family prospers and they, in turn, help their neighbors. Could their… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: [E]

L'Dor Vador: A Keepsake Coloring Book

Kindergarten - Grade 12

A keepsake collection of beautiful black-and-white coloring pages for parents, children and grandparents to color together and share, featuring Hebrew letters and Judaica images by well-known… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Maya Prays for Rain

Preschool - Grade 3

It's a sunny fall day in Maya's neighborhood, and all her neighbors are busy with outdoor activities, from releasing some young butterflies to organizing a birthday scavenger hunt. But Maya… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: 296.7/2

Mind-Boggling Numbers

Grade 2 - Grade 5

If you could hike to the moon, how long would it take? Just how many glasses of lemonade would you need to fill an Olympic-size swimming pool? If everyone on Earth owned exactly the same… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • Dewey: 510