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"Miss Pell Would Never Misspell" and Other Painless Tricks for Memorizing How to Spell and Use Wily Words

Grade 4 - Grade 6

Need a fail-proof way to memorize everything you need to know for your next spelling test? Brian P. Cleary can help! He's made up oodles of clever sayings to help those wily words stick in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • Dewey: 428.1

"Mrs. Riley Bought Five Itchy Aardvarks" and Other Painless Tricks for Memorizing Science Facts

Grade 4 - Grade 6

They say elephants never forget. Once you read this book, neither will you! Brian P. Cleary has tips for tackling all types of tricky science facts. This book is bursting with acrostics… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 372.35'044

"Super-Hungry Mice Eat Onions" and Other Painless Tricks for Memorizing Geography Facts

Grade 4 - Grade 6

How in the world will you memorize everything you need to know for your next geography test? Brian P. Cleary can help! He's made up acronyms, poems, riddles, songs, and more to help those… Read More →

  • Dewey: 910

"Washing Adam's Jeans" and Other Painless Tricks for Memorizing Social Studies Facts

Grade 4 - Grade 6

Need a sure-fire way to memorize everything you need to know for your next social studies test? Brian P. Cleary can help! He's made up acronyms, poems, riddles, songs, raps, and more to help… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • Dewey: 300.71

50 American Heroes Every Kid Should Meet, 3rd Edition

Grade 6 - Grade 12

Heroes come in all sizes, colors, and ages, and 50 American Heroes Every Kid Should Meet (2nd Revised Edition) introduces readers to a diverse cast of great Americans. The remarkable stories… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 7.4
  • Dewey: 920.073

A 52-Hertz Whale

Grade 8 - Grade 12

"It appears to be the only individual emitting a call at this frequency and hence, has been described as the world's loneliest… So here's how it all starts: James, a high sc Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas

Grade 5 - Grade 12

One night, the old money-lender Ebenezer Scrooge receives four visitors. The first is the ghost of his business partner, Jacob Marley, who warns Scrooge of the night ahead. The next three… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 800
Fall 2017

A Dangerous Magic

Grade 5 - Grade 12

Fifteen-year-old Frank Sampson has a hard time following the rules. He's smart-mouthed and not so good with people. He also happens to be a highly gifted forensic sorcerer. So when the Bishop… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Doll's House

Grade 7 - Grade 12

It's Christmastime in Norway, and Norma Helmer is preparing her lovely home for the holidays. A dainty, jovial woman, Norma is adored by her husband, Torvald, and their three children. But… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 839.822'6

A Fairy-Tale Life: A Story about Hans Christian Anderson

Grade 4 - Grade 8

Young Hans Christian knew how life should be--just like a fairy tale. But, while he was growing up in Odense, Denmark, his life didn't seem much like a fairy tale. Although everyone was… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 839.8'136

A Head Full of Notions: A Story about Robert Fulton

Grade 4 - Grade 8

Robert Fulton was an American inventor born in 1765. Some of his accomplishments include designing some of the first submarines and designing the first commercially successful steamboat, the Clemont. Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • ATOS: 6.8
  • Dewey: 623.8'24'092

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

Grade 4 - Grade 8

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

A Matter of Souls

Grade 6 - Grade 12

From the shores of Africa to the bowels of a transatlantic ship to a voting booth in Mississippi to the jungles of Vietnam, all human connection is a matter of souls… In this stirring collec Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Picture Book of George Washington Carver

Kindergarten - Grade 5

With an emphasis on his early life and the hardships he overcame, this informative biography offers a clear, authentic introduction to one of the country's most important scientists. Read More →

A Picture Book of Thomas Jefferson

Kindergarten - Grade 3

A package with simple language and detailed drawings conveys information about the life and accomplishments of Thomas Jefferson. Read More →

A Pocketful of Goobers: A Story about George Washington Carver

Grade 4 - Grade 8

There wasn't anything that George Washington Carver couldn't grow. He took the common goober--today's peanut--and created hundreds of useful products from it, turning goobers into a very… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 630'.92'4

A Story to Tell: Traditions of a Tlingit Community

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Frances Nannauck Kraus takes her eleven-year-old granddaughter, Marissa, to Kake, Alaska--the place of much of their family history. On one of their walks, they climb up a hill to the tallest… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 979.8'004972

A Timeline History of Early American Indian Peoples

Grade 5 - Grade 8

Hundreds, even thousands, of years before Europeans arrived in North America, American Indians had made their homes here. These many groups adapted to the varied lands and climates of what… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • ATOS: 6.9
  • Dewey: 970.004'97

A Timeline History of the California Gold Rush

Grade 5 - Grade 8

In 1848, a carpenter named James Marshall discovered that there was gold in the riverbeds of the Sacramento Valley. Gold fever quickly spread across the country and around the world. By the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 979.4'04

A Timeline History of the Declaration of Independence

Grade 5 - Grade 8

By the 1760s, most American colonists had become fed up with British rule. They were tired of the unfair taxes and not being able to create their own laws, and cries for revolution were… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 973.3'13

A Timeline History of the Early American Republic

Grade 5 - Grade 8

In September 1783, the United States signed a peace treaty with Great Britain. This event officially ended the Revolutionary War. More importantly, it proclaimed the United States an… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 973.2

A Timeline History of the Mexican-American War

Grade 5 - Grade 8

By the early and mid-nineteenth century, many US citizens were moving westward. Some of them settled in the territories of Texas and California, which belonged to Mexico at that time. In 1835… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 973.6'2

A Timeline History of the Thirteen Colonies

Grade 5 - Grade 8

In the spring of 1607, an English ship landed at modern-day Virginia. The ship's passengers quickly built shelters and a fort. Their settlement, Jamestown, was the first permanent English… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 973.2

A Timeline History of the Trail of Tears

Grade 5 - Grade 8

In the early nineteenth century, the United States was growing quickly, and many people wanted to set up homes and farms in new areas. For centuries, American Indian nations--including the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 975.004'97557