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20 Games to Create with Scratch

Grade 2 - Grade 4

Learn how to code your very own computer games using Scratch software. With easy-to-follow, illustrated step-by-step instructions, create all types of popular games from Snake and Brick… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • Dewey: 005.1
Fall 2017

3D Printing: The Revolution in Personalized Manufacturing

Grade 8 - Grade 12

3D printing was once only known through science fiction, such as Star Trek, the popular 1960s TV series. But inventors and engineers on Earth began experimenting in real life with 3D printing… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • Dewey: 621.9/88

A Leaf Can Be . . .

Kindergarten - Grade 2

A leaf can be a...shade spiller, mouth filler, tree topper, rain stopper. Find out about the many roles leaves play in this poetic exploration of leaves throughout the year. Read More →

  • Lexile: 260
  • Dewey: [E]

A Party for Clouds: Thunderstorms

Preschool - Grade 3

Boom! A crash of thunder follows a flash of lightning. Bel the Weather Girl and Dylan are having a slumber party, but now he's hiding under the covers! Bel tells Dylan that thunderstorms… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 551.55'4

A Rock Can Be . . .

Kindergarten - Grade 2

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

A Snowstorm Shows Off: Blizzards

Preschool - Grade 3

Wow! A snowstorm on a school day turns into a blizzard. Cody is afraid he could be stuck in school until summer! Bel the Weather Girl helps her friends understand what makes some snowstorms… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 551.55'5

A World of Programming

Grade 1 - Grade 4

How do you connect with the digital world? Your computer is the machine that gets you there. Discover what digital content is and how it's made, stored, and used. Then use the link in this… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • Dewey: 005.1
Fall 2017

Addiction and Overdose: Confronting an American Crisis

Grade 8 - Grade 12

Drug overdosing and death from prescription painkillers and heroin are at epidemic levels in the United States. How do people become addicted to opioids and other dangerous drugs, and why?… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1160
  • Dewey: 362.290973

Aerospace Engineer Aprille Ericsson

Grade 2 - Grade 5

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

Grade 2 - Grade 4

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

Ah, I Am Full!: Food Chain

Kindergarten - Grade 4

The leaves of the bellflower are eaten by the grasshopper who is eaten by the spider. But who will eat the spider? Discover the food chain of eating and being eaten, that unfolds in this book. Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: 570
Fall 2017

All About Systems

Grade 1 - Grade 3

Join Space Cat on an exploration of systems in both the natural world and in the human-made world. Readers discover how STEM skills keep systems working. Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • Dewey: 501

All Kinds of Nests!: Birds

Kindergarten - Grade 4

Birds make nests to suit their way of living. Each nest is the best for the bird who made it. A grebe's nest floats on water. A skylark's nest is on the ground. Find out about different birds… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 500

Alternate Reality Game Designer Jane McGonigal

Grade 2 - Grade 5

Do you like the challenge and adventure of video games? As Jane McGonigal was growing up, she had fun playing early video games. As an adult, she saw games as an outlet for problem solving… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 794.8'1526

Amazing Autumn

Preschool - Grade 1

The fall season can be truly amazing with colorful leaves in big soft piles, Halloween pumpkins and pumpkin pie. Oh my, what an Amazing Autumn. Read More →

  • Lexile: 370
  • Dewey: 508.2
Fall 2017

Amazing Science Experiments

Series

Science comes alive through simple experiments that demonstrate scientific concepts including electricity, forces and motion, and states of matter. Simple step-by-step instructions describe… Read More →

Ambulances on the Go

Preschool - Grade 1

Carefully leveled text and fresh, vibrant photos engage young readers in learning about how ambulances work. Age-appropriate critical thinking questions and a photo glossary help build… Read More →

  • Lexile: 420
  • ATOS: 1.5
  • Dewey: 629.222/34

Ambulancias en acción (Ambulances on the Go)

Preschool - Grade 1

Las ambulancias son importantes porque ayudan a la gente. ¿Cómo trabajan? Aprenda acerca de las ambulancias y los EMT que trabajan en ellos en esta introducción a la no ficción para los… Read More →

  • Lexile: 430
  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: 629.222/34

American Alligators: Armored Roaring Reptiles

Grade 2 - Grade 4

Find out what an American alligator has in common with a frilled lizard. Discover what sets an American alligator apart from an eastern coral snake. Readers will compare and contrast key… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 597.98'4

Animal Scientist and Activist Jane Goodall

Grade 2 - Grade 5

Do you enjoy visiting animals at the zoo or playing with pets? As a child, Jane Goodall loved watching and interacting with animals. As an adult, she became a scientist working with… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 599.8092

Animal Talk: Animal Communication

Kindergarten - Grade 4

The story reveals the different ways that animals communicate with each other and how it differs depending on each species. This helps readers understand and encourages them to think in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 420
  • Dewey: 500

Arctic Thaw: Climate Change and the Global Race for Energy Resources

Grade 6 - Grade 12

Ice in the Arctic is disappearing--and opportunity is calling. As climate change transforms the top of the world, warmer conditions are exposing a treasure trove of energy resources… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1200
  • ATOS: 8.0
  • Dewey: 333.790911'3
Fall 2017

Artificial Intelligence: Building Smarter Machines

Grade 8 - Grade 12

In 2011 a computer named Watson outscored two human competitors on the TV quiz show Jeopardy! and snagged the million-dollar prize. Watson isn't the only machine keeping up with humans. The… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1170
  • ATOS: 8.6
  • Dewey: 006.3
Fall 2017

Astronaut Ellen Ochoa

Grade 2 - Grade 5

When Ellen Ochoa was young, male American astronauts walked on the moon. But girls were not allowed to be astronauts. Girls didn't often study science either--but Ochoa didn't let that stop… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 629.450092 [B]