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Native Peoples of California

From the Series North American Indian Nations

California is a land of varied landscapes, climates, and cultures. Before Europeans arrived in North America, more than twenty independent American Indian groups lived in this region. Their… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • Dewey: 979.4004'97

Native Peoples of the Plains

From the Series North American Indian Nations

A long time ago, before the Plains region of the United States was divided up into states such as Nebraska, Colorado, and Wyoming, this land was home to American Indians. Twenty-eight unique… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • Dewey: 978.004'97

Native Peoples of the Southeast

From the Series North American Indian Nations

Who were the first people to call the southeastern United States home? Long before Europeans came to the region, American Indian nations lived off the rich and varied land. These peoples had… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • Dewey: 975.004'97

Native Peoples of the Southwest

From the Series North American Indian Nations

When Spanish explorers came to the Southwest region of the United States in the 1600s, they found over 20,000 American Indians already living in the region. These American Indians were part… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • Dewey: 979.004'97

Day of the Dead

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

The various activities and celebrations of the Mexican holiday that honors people who have died are introduced in this simple, festive beginning reader. The history of the holiday, as well as… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.7

Cinco de Mayo

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

In Mexico and the United States the fifth day of May is celebrated with the colorful holiday Cinco de Mayo. In this celebration of the fiesta day, the traditions and history of the holiday… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.8

El Día de los Muertos (The Day of the Dead)

From the Series Yo solo: Festividades (On My Own Holidays)

The Day of the Dead is a special holiday celebrated in many places like Mexico and parts of the United States to honor people who have died. It's celebrated between October 31 and November 2… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 300

The Chocolate Tree: [A Mayan Folktale]

From the Series On My Own Folklore

Ever wonder where chocolate came from? We have the Mayan king Kukulkán to thank. Kukulkán is more than a king—he is also a god. One day he brings his people an amazing gift: a chocolate tree!… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 398.2'0899742

The Tale of La Llorona: [A Mexican Folktale]

From the Series On My Own Folklore

AY-EEEE! A spooky howl pierces the dark night. Is it the wind? Or is it the ghost called La Llorona? La Llorona is said to haunt moonlit roads and riverbanks, crying for her lost children… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 398.2

Tía Clara Brown (Aunt Clara Brown): Pionera oficial

From the Series Yo solo: Biografías (On My Own Biographies)

As a successful former slave, Clara Brown used her money to help other freed slaves get a new start in life. In 1859 Clara bought her own freedom and headed west to Colorado to find her… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 978.8'00496073'0092

El Cinco de Mayo (Cinco de Mayo)

From the Series Yo solo: Festividades (On My Own Holidays)

It’s fiesta time! Cinco de Mayo is a fiesta day in Mexico and the United States. It’s celebrated on the fifth of May. This colorful holiday honors Mexico’s victory over the French army at the… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 300

Cinco de Mayo

From the Series On My Own Holidays

It’s fiesta time! Cinco de Mayo is a fiesta day in Mexico and the United States. It’s celebrated on the fifth of May. This colorful holiday honors Mexico’s victory over the French army at… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 394.262

Day of the Dead

From the Series On My Own Holidays

The Day of the Dead is a special holiday celebrated in many places like Mexico and parts of the United States to honor people who have died. It's celebrated between October 31 and November 2… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 394.266

Earth Day, 2nd Edition

From the Series On My Own Holidays

Earth Day is celebrated on April 22 each year to remind people about the dangers of pollution. Senator Gaylord Nelson organized the first Earth Day in 1970. On that day, peope marched… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 333.7'2

Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 2nd Edition

From the Series On My Own Holidays

On January 20, 1986, church bells rang in New York City, world leaders gathered in Atlanta, and thousands paraded in Chicago. It was the first annual celebration of a new national holiday… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 323'.092

Aunt Clara Brown: Official Pioneer

From the Series On My Own Biography

As a successful former slave, Clara Brown used her money to help other freed slaves get a new start in life. In 1859 Clara bought her own freedom and headed west to Colorado to find her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 978.8'00496073'0092

Pablo Picasso

From the Series On My Own Biography

This biography for new readers tells Pablo Picasso's story by describing the evolution of his art--from his Blue Period to his Rose Period to cubism. As a child in Spain, Picasso drew… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 709'.2