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Dinosaur Babies

By: Lucille Recht Penner
illustrated by: Peter Barrett

A newly updated leveled reader including the latest scientific information on dinosaurs, for children who recognize familiar words and sound out new words with help.   With revised illustrations...

Dinosaur Days

By: Joyce Milton
illustrated by: Franco Tempesta

Illus. in full color. Difficult dinosaur names are simplified with phonics.  

The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia

By: Candace Fleming

“[A] superb history.... In these thrilling, highly readable pages, we meet Rasputin, the shaggy, lecherous mystic...; we visit the gilded ballrooms of the doomed aristocracy; and we pause in the...


In New York: Interactive Edition

By: Marc Brown

This enhanced ebook brings New York City vividly to life with interactive photo galleries on each page, which correspond to Marc Brown’s gorgeous illustrations. Featuring over 60 photos packed...

Secrets of the Seasons: Orbiting the Sun in Our Backyard

By: Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
illustrated by: Priscilla Lamont

The family from Secrets of the Garden are back in a new book about backyard science that explains why the seasons change.Alice and her friend Zack explore the reasons for the seasons. Alice's narrative...

Secrets of the Seasons: Orbiting the Sun in Our Backyard

By: Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
illustrated by: Priscilla Lamont

The family from Secrets of the Garden are back in a new book about backyard science that explains why the seasons change.Alice and her friend Zack explore the reasons for the seasons. Alice's narrative...


Secrets of the Garden: Food Chains and the Food Web in Our Backyard

By: Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
Illustrated by: Priscilla Lamont

Perfect for spring planting season--an outstanding book about backyard science the whole family will appreciate.Alice's family plants a vegetable garden each spring, and this budding naturalist reports...

In New York

By: Marc Brown

Marc Brown now calls New York City home, and with In New York, he shares his love for all that the city has to offer and all that it stands for, including the way it's always changing and evolving. From...

Cause

By: Tonya Bolden

After the destruction of the Civil War, the United States faced the immense challenge of rebuilding a ravaged South and incorporating millions of freed slaves into the life of the nation. On April 11,...


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Cause Educator Guide with CCSS tie-ins

By: Tonya Bolden

After the destruction of the Civil War, the United States faced the immense challenge of rebuilding a ravaged South and incorporating millions of freed slaves into the life of the nation. On April 11,...

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Youngifications Guide

By: Random House

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Outcasts United

By: Warren St. John

BOOK TALK
Refugee families from countries such as Albania, Bosnia, Somali, Liberia, Burundi, and Sudan are being relocated to Clarkston, Georgia. The local citizens are not happy with the influx of...


Discovering Wes Moore

By: Wes Moore

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How can two similar lives end up so differently? Wes Moore’s life started off well with two loving parents and a nice home. However, after the unexpected death of his father, Wes’s life...

Black Gold

By: Albert Marrin

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Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart

By: Candace Fleming

From the acclaimed author of The Great and Only Barnum—as well as The Lincolns, Our Eleanor, and Ben Franklin's Almanac—comes the thrilling story of America's most celebrated flyer, Amelia...

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Magic Tree House Fact Trackers

By: Will Osborne and Mary Pope Osborne
illustrated by: Sal Murdocca

Magic Tree House Research Guides are now Magic Tree House Fact Trackers! Track the facts with Jack and Annie!

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #1: Dinosaurs...

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Andrew Zimmern’s Bizarre World of Food: Brains, Bugs, and Blood Sausage

By: Andrew Zimmern

Book Talk
Are you hungry?  No, I mean really hungry?  Are you so hungry you’d eat just about anything put in front of you?  If so, I have just the meal for you.  How about some aged cheese from...

The Genius of Islam

By: Bryn Barnard

Book Talk
Do you know which society was the first to mass-produce paper?  What about who the first people to turn numbers into the symbols we use now?  By the sixteenth century, the Islamic religion...


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China: Land of Dragons and Emperors

By: Adeline Yen Mah

A fascinating book about the history and culture of China.

The history of China spans thousands of years. Journey through China in this fascinating and absorbing book: discover the land of dragons...

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