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Documents of Freedom: A Look at the Declaration of Independence, the Bill of Rights, and the U.S. Constitution

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — How Does Government Work?

What are the Declaration of Independence, the Bill of Rights, and the U.S. Constitution? They're important documents that helped to shape our country. But what's the story behind how these… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 973.3'13

Civil Rights Pioneer: A Story about Mary Church Terrell

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Mary Church Terrell grew up after the Civil War with many opportunities. Although she received an excellent education and had a distinguished teaching career, Mary grew up African American in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 323'.092

The Road to Seneca Falls: A Story about Elizabeth Cady Stanton

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

When Elizabeth Cady Stanton was a little girl in the early 1800s, she realized that most people seemed to think that boys were better than girls. As Stanton grew up, she saw that women had… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 305.42'092

President of the Underground Railroad: A Story about Levi Coffin

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Growing up in a Quaker family in the South in 1830, Levi Coffin did not support slavery, but he was exposed to its atrocities. Convinced that every person deserved to be free, Levi began… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 973.7'115'092

A Hunger for Learning: A Story about Booker T. Washington

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

When nine-year-old Booker T. Washington was finally freed from slavery, he soon discovered that freedom had a price, and that he had to work, and work hard, to make his way in the world… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 370'.92

Sojourner Truth

From the Series On My Own Biography

Isabella changed her name to Sojourner Truth because she “was to travel up an’ down this land…to declare truth to the people.” Her strong voice and faith forced people to listen to her, in… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 306.3'62'092

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

Get Dressed!

From the Series Small World

Children around the world get dressed in different ways. Turn getting dressed into an adventure with Get Dressed! Read More →

  • Dewey: 305.23

Tidy Up!

From the Series Small World

Around the world, people tidy up in many ways. This charming look at how children help keep things clean shows beginning readers how kids like themselves tidy up! Read More →

  • Dewey: 648.5

Johnny Appleseed

From the Series On My Own Biography

John Chapman loved all forms of nature, and he worked throughout his lifetime to improve it by planting apple trees. Known as the folk hero Johnny Appleseed, John helped to build America--not… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 634'.11'092

Carrying

From the Series Small World

This book takes readers around the world to find out what people carry, from a backpack full of books to a baby sister or brother. Read More →

  • Dewey: 179'.9

Celebrating

From the Series Small World

What do people celebrate in different parts of the world? A winning soccer game? Holidays or birthdays? Young readers will find out in Celebrating. A Book-of-the-Month Club Featured Alternate… Read More →

  • Lexile: 90
  • Dewey: 394.26

Eating

From the Series Small World

Children throughout the world have all kinds of favorite foods, from cornflakes with milk to couscous. Eating shows readers what kinds of food people enjoy in different places. Read More →

  • Dewey: 641.3

Smiling

From the Series Small World

With simple, rhyming text, Smiling takes young readers all around the world to find out what makes people smile, from a sunny spring day to colored leaves in the fall. A Book-of-the-Month… Read More →

  • Dewey: 153.6'9