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Fall 2018

Heroes of Dunkirk

Grade 3 - Grade 6

In 1940 Allied soldiers fled France as Nazi armies swept across the country. More than 300,000 soldiers escaped across the English Channel. Learn about the people and strategies behind the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • Dewey: 940.54/21428
Fall 2018

Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ™): New for Fall 2018

Series

Discover heroic, untold stories of World War II. Engaging narrative text reveals what life was like for people fighting in the war or living in its wake on the home front. STEM-focused… Read More →

Fall 2018

Movements That Matter (Alternator Books ™)

Series

This series features timely explorations of activist movements with a valuable historical perspective. Engaging text and a vibrant, photo-driven design highlight key leaders and moments from… Read More →

Fall 2018

The American Indian Rights Movement

Grade 3 - Grade 6

What do you know about the American Indian rights movement? You may have heard about modern pipeline protests, but this resistance has its roots in the early years of the United States, when… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1120
  • Dewey: 323.1197
Fall 2018

The Civil Rights Movement

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Civil rights have been in the news with the rise of Black Lives Matter, Colin Kaepernick taking a knee during the national anthem at NFL games, and more. Yet civil rights activists have many… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • Dewey: 323.1196/0730904
Fall 2018

The Gay Rights Movement

Grade 3 - Grade 6

A lot has changed throughout the history of the gay rights movement. In 1969, the Stonewall Riots brought light to a movement that would later establish gay pride parades and persist in the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • Dewey: 323.3/2640973
Fall 2018

The Manhattan Project

Grade 3 - Grade 6

The Manhattan Project produced the world's first nuclear weapons. The US military later dropped two atomic bombs on Japan, effectively ending World War II. Find out about the people and the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • Dewey: 355.8/25119/0973
Fall 2018

The Women's Rights Movement

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Women have come a long way since the first women's rights convention took place in Seneca Falls, New York, in 1848--but women's rights activists are still working to expand rights today. What… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • Dewey: 323.3/4
Fall 2018

Tuskegee Airmen

Grade 3 - Grade 6

The Tuskegee Airmen were the first African American combat pilots in US military history. Ride along with these brave pilots on the dangerous military missions that changed the course of history. Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • Dewey: 940.54/4973
Fall 2018

Women Pilots of World War II

Grade 3 - Grade 6

World War II marked the first time women pilots were trained to fly military planes in the United States. Although most were not allowed to fly combat missions, they provided great service to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • Dewey: 940.54/4973082
Fall 2018

World War II Code Breakers

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Discover the true stories of code breakers who worked behind the scenes during World War II. Men and women cracked enemy codes in order to gain information that helped the Allies win the war. Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • Dewey: 940.54/86
Fall 2018

World War II Escapes and Rescues

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Many daring escapes and rescues took place during World War II. Troops often faced harrowing conditions, including being captured by the enemy and getting lost at sea. Find out how they… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • Dewey: 940.54/72
Spring 2018

Attack on Pearl Harbor

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Early on the morning of December 7, 1941, Japanese aircraft and ships attacked the US military base at Pearl Harbor in Oahu, Hawaii. Following the attack, the United States would officially… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 940.54/26693
Spring 2018

Create Your Own Blog

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Do you love to write? Are you into self-expression? Blogging is a great way to share your obsession with travel, your passion for reading, or your unique thoughts about the world. The… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • Dewey: 006.7/52
Spring 2018

D-Day Invasion

Grade 3 - Grade 6

On June 6, 1944, Allied bombers flew overhead as a huge naval fleet landed on the beaches of Normandy, France. Under a hail of gunfire, thousands of Allied troops fought their way onto the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 940.54/21421
Spring 2018

Design and Build Your Own Website

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Are you really into cooking? Playing football? Doing fun and fancy crafts? You can design a website around whatever it is you love most! Learn how to set up a website of your very own in just… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • Dewey: 006.7
Spring 2018

Digital Makers (Alternator Books ™)

Series

Learn how to create, launch, perfect, and safely share digital works of art, including videos, songs, blogs, and websites. This series capitalizes on the popularity of both digital technology… Read More →

Spring 2018

Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ™)

Series

Discover heroic, untold stories of World War II. Engaging narrative text reveals what life was like for people fighting in the war or living in its wake on the home front. STEM-focused… Read More →

Spring 2018

Incredible Animal Trivia: Fun Facts and Quizzes

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Did you know that there is a kind of jellyfish that can live forever? Or that pigs can learn to play video games? Test your trivia knowledge and learn loads of incredible facts in this… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • Dewey: 590.2
Spring 2018

Incredible History Trivia: Fun Facts and Quizzes

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Did you know that the longest-ruling monarch's reign lasted for more than 82 years? Or that President Abraham Lincoln used to hide important documents inside his hat? Fun facts like these… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • Dewey: 030
Spring 2018

Incredible Science Trivia: Fun Facts and Quizzes

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Did you know that astronauts get taller when they go to outer space? Or that some people can see as many as 100 million colors? Read these fun facts and many more in this incredible… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: 500
Spring 2018

Incredible Sports Trivia: Fun Facts and Quizzes

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Did you know soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo's legs are insured for about $148 million? Or that Seattle Seahawks fans have cheered so loudly they've actually caused an earthquake? Fun facts… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • Dewey: 796
Spring 2018

Incredible Tech Trivia: Fun Facts and Quizzes

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Did you know that surgeons who play video games make fewer mistakes? Or that Egyptians were building robots way back in 3,000 BCE? Amazing facts like these await in this page-turning… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
Spring 2018

Japanese American Internment Camps

Grade 3 - Grade 6

During World War II, the United States was battling Japan. In 1942 the president of the United States signed an executive order, forcing more than one hundred thousand Japanese Americans to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 940.53/1773089956