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An Unlikely Ballerina

Young Lily Marks loves to stand on her tiptoes. When her parents notice weakness in her legs, her doctor suggests dancing lessons to strengthen them. Lily falls in love with ballet—but can… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • Dewey: [E]

Cutting-Edge Computing with Raspberry Pi

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Cutting-Edge STEM

Computer coding sounds intimidating to many people, but what if there was an easy-to-use, affordable device that could help teach this skill in a fun, innovative way? There is! Raspberry Pi… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 004.165

Movie Monsters: From Godzilla to Frankenstein

From the Series Monster Mania

The first monster to appear in a movie was Frankenstein. Since then, Godzilla, King Kong, and others have taken over the screen, destroying cities and terrorizing crowds. These monsters… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 791.43/67

Sea Monsters: From Kraken to Nessie

From the Series Monster Mania

The ancient kraken was a huge squid that terrorized sailors at sea. The famous and mysterious monster of Scotland's Loch Ness has sparked people's curiosity since it was first photographed in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • Dewey: 001.944

Native Peoples of the Great Basin

From the Series North American Indian Nations

Long before Europeans came to the harsh landscape of the Great Basin, many nations of American Indians lived in the region. They had their own languages and cultures, and they knew how to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • Dewey: 979

Native Peoples of the Northwest

From the Series North American Indian Nations

A thin strip of land and islands makes up the Pacific Northwest coast of the United States and Canada. This region has long been home to many groups of native peoples who spoke different… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • Dewey: 979.5004/97

Native Peoples of the Plateau

From the Series North American Indian Nations

When explorers and traders moved west across the United States in the 1800s, they found many nations of American Indians already living in the Plateau region near the Columbia River. These… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • Dewey: 979.5/03

George Washington's Presidency

From the Series Presidential Powerhouses

In 1789, when George Washington took office as the nation's first president, the United States was an experiment that could easily fail. Only a few years earlier, the fledgling democracy had… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1160
  • ATOS: 8.4
  • Dewey: 973.4'1092

What's Your Story, Paul Revere?

From the Series Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans

Paul Revere is famous for alerting the patriots to the approach of the British troops before the battles of Lexington and Concord erupted. Cub Reporter interviews Paul to uncover the whole… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 973.3'311092

What's Your Story, Susan B. Anthony?

From the Series Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans

How did Susan B. Anthony gain more rights for women? How did her life and work make a difference? Cub Reporter interviews her to find out how she fought for fairness and equality. Learn how… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 305.42092

What's Your Story, Wilma Rudolph?

From the Series Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans

When did Wilma begin to run? What was the first important race she ever won? Cub Reporter interviews her to find out! Learn how Wilma overcame polio and became the first American woman to win… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 796.42092