Social Studies

47 Things You Can Do for the Environment

Sure, we all know the planet is in trouble. We hear talk all the time about climate change, air pollution from cars, oil spills into oceans, trash overflowing into waterways, and toxic… Read More →

Spring 2020

50 Things You Didn't Know about Ancient Egypt

From the Series 50 Things You Didn't Know About

Learn all about Pharaohs and daily life (and death) in Ancient Egypt. Discover 3,000 years of an ancient civilization through amazing and amusing facts about daily life, afterlife, and how… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1120
  • Dewey: 932.01
Spring 2020

50 Things You Didn't Know about Ancient Greece

From the Series 50 Things You Didn't Know About

Explore vending machines and flushing toilets in Ancient Greece. Discover the amazing and amusing marvels this fascinating ancient civilization has given us from democracy to geometry. Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • Dewey: 938.01
Spring 2020

50 Things You Didn't Know about Ancient Rome

From the Series 50 Things You Didn't Know About

Explore daily life in Ancient Rome from the Colosseum to commode and how this powerful empire ruled much of the world for more than 1,000 years. Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • Dewey: 937
Spring 2020

50 Things You Didn't Know about Colonial America

From the Series 50 Things You Didn't Know About

Toothless at twenty in Colonial America? Discover some of the most amazing and amusing facts about life in Colonial America and how the pilgrims survived it all. Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • Dewey: 973.2
Spring 2020 6 titles

50 Things You Didn't Know About — eBook Set

From the Series 50 Things You Didn't Know About

This fun and engaging series lets readers explore a new topic, broaden their knowledge on a favorite subject, or just have a few laughs. Each book in this series is filled with facts and… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $255.90
  • Your Price: $191.93
  • 6 titles
Spring 2020 6 titles

50 Things You Didn't Know About — Library Bound Set

From the Series 50 Things You Didn't Know About

This fun and engaging series lets readers explore a new topic, broaden their knowledge on a favorite subject, or just have a few laughs. Each book in this series is filled with facts and… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $167.94
  • Your Price: $125.96
  • 6 titles
Spring 2020

50 Things You Didn't Know about the Middle Ages

From the Series 50 Things You Didn't Know About

From castles and knights to the danger of bathroom breaks in the Middle Ages, readers discover amazing and amusing facts about cleaning up–or not–during the Middle Ages. Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • Dewey: 940.1
Spring 2020

50 Things You Didn't Know about the Old West

From the Series 50 Things You Didn't Know About

The American West was once an unexplored frontier and the home of thousands of American Natives. Explore the Old West—from fool's gold to buckaroos—with amazing facts about Cowboys and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • Dewey: 978.02

77 Things You Absolutely Have to Do Before You Finish College

College is about way more than just frats and finals. It's a time to learn new skills, encounter different cultures, test out potential careers, and take a stab at something new just because… Read More →

87 Ways to Throw a Killer Party

Want an excuse to get friends together? Or are you looking for an idea for a party your friends will never forget? This ultimate party-planning book for teens includes eighty-seven original… Read More →

97 Things to Do Before You Finish High School

Being in high school is about a lot more than going to high school. It's about discovering new places, new hobbies, and new people—and opening your eyes to the world. This book is about the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 646.700835

Above and Below

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Location

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Fall 2020

A Bowl Full of Peace: A True Story

A heartbreaking but essential perspective on war and survival.—starred, Kirkus Reviews In this deeply moving nonfiction picture book, award-winning author Caren Stelson brings Sachiko… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • Dewey: 940.54/252244092 [B]

A Day at an Airport

From the Series Time Goes By

Tickets please! Final boarding call! Check out these eight action-packed scenes to see what happens during a full day at a busy airport. In each picture, the airport buzzes with activity… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • Dewey: 387.7'36

A Day at a Zoo

From the Series Time Goes By

Monkeys! Seals! Tigers! Check out these eight action-packed scenes to see what happens during a full day at a busy zoo. In each picture, the zoo buzzes with activity. Visitors, zookeepers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • Dewey: 590.73

A Day in a City

From the Series Time Goes By

Traffic jams, news stands, and theater fans, oh my! Check out eight action-packed scenes to see what happens during a full day in a busy city. In each picture, the city buzzes with activity… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: [E]

Addiction and Overdose: Confronting an American Crisis

Drug overdosing and death from prescription painkillers and heroin are at epidemic levels in the United States. How do people become addicted to opioids and other dangerous drugs, and why?… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1160
  • Dewey: 362.290973

ADHD

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

ADHD haunts children into adulthood," claimed a headline in USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper. The inability to focus, sit still, or complete tasks makes it very difficult for people… Read More →

  • Dewey: 618.92'8589
Fall 2020

A First Look at Dragons

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Fantastic Creatures

Stories about dragons come from around the world. With carefully leveled text and close text-to-image match, this title provides emergent readers with a fun and accessible look at dragons. Read More →

  • Lexile: 390
  • Dewey: 398.24/54
Fall 2020

A First Look at Fairies

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Fantastic Creatures

Emergent readers will delight in learning the different stories people have told about fairies throughout history! Carefully leveled text and a close text-to-photo match supports readers as… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • Dewey: 398/.45
Fall 2020

A First Look at Mermaids

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Fantastic Creatures

Dive into the world of mermaids through carefully leveled text and appealing images. Emergent readers will learn about stories about mermaids from around the world. Read More →

  • Lexile: 440
  • Dewey: 398.21
Fall 2020

A First Look at Monsters

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Fantastic Creatures

Introduce beginning readers to three monsters that have captured the imaginations of humans for centuries: griffins, krakens, and centaurs. Carefully leveled text is paired with images that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • Dewey: 001.944
Fall 2020

A First Look at Trolls

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Fantastic Creatures

Beginning readers will be fascinated by trolls and stories about them from around the world. Reading is supported by close text-to-image match and carefully leveled text. Read More →

  • Lexile: 390
  • Dewey: 398.21