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

50 Things You Didn't Know About — eBook Set

From the Series 50 Things You Didn't Know About

Set

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

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

From the Series 50 Things You Didn't Know About

Set

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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Spring 2020

A Bowl Full of Peace: A True Story

In this deeply moving nonfiction picture book, award-winning author Caren Stelson brings Sachiko Yasui's story of surviving the atomic bombing of Nagasaki and her message of peace to a young… 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

Africa

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Continents

Africa is home to the world’s longest river, the Nile, as well as the great pyramids of Egypt, and over eight million people. Learn more about this fascinating continent, it’s cultures… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 916

Africa Is Not a Country

Enter into the daily life of children in the many countries of modern Africa. Countering stereotypes, Africa Is Not a Country celebrates the extraordinary diversity of this vibrant continent… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 960

A Girl's Guide to Fitting in Fitness

Whether you’re the MVP of your basketball team, an occasional jogger, or a self-acknowledged couch potato, A Girl's Guide to Fitting in Fitness has practical advice that you can really use… Read More →

AIDS

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

In the United States and around the world, AIDS remains a critical health issue. Statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that 1.1 million people in the United… Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.97'92

Air Commandos: Elite Operations

From the Series Military Special Ops

Parachuting from planes to rescue wounded soldiers. Providing supplies to fighters on the ground. Dropping behind enemy lines for surprise attacks. These missions are the work of the U.S. Air… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 356'.16