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Kindergarten to 3rd Grade Collection Option 1

Animals in My Yard

What animals do you see out your window? This series for beginning readers introduces these critters through simple, predictable text. Features including labeled diagrams and food graphics reinforce content while bright, colourful photos aid in comprehension and keep readers engaged. Get ready to explore the animals in your yard with this fun series!

Bellwether Media © 2022

Binding Type
Hardcover
Reading Level
K

First Experiences

First experiences can be intimidating, and children may have a hard time navigating their emotions and reactions to these situations. In First Experiences, beginning readers will follow young characters who are experiencing new situations or relationships for the first time. Social and emotional learning (SEL) concepts aid the reader in understanding the specific emotions and body sensations that can accompany each and help them prepare for the experience, while sight words, tightly controlled vocabulary, and repetitive text patterns and sounds help develop reading skills.

Jump! © 2023

Binding Type
Library
Reading Level
PK-K

My Life With...

Who better to talk about experiences with disabilities and disorders than the kids who have them? These narrative nonfiction picture books feature real kids and their lives. Beautiful illustrations and a dyslexic friendly font foster inclusivity.

Amicus (Amicus Illustrated) © 2023

Binding Type
Hardcover
Reading Level
2

Our Planet Earth

Animals chatter throughout rain forests. Sand whirls across deserts. Currents course down rivers. Earth is covered in breathtaking landforms that play a special role in making our planet unique. In this series, readers will learn about each landform, including what sets them apart, what plants and animals call them home, and how people use them. Special features such as diagrams, landform profiles, and more guide readers as they discover each natural wonder!

Bellwether Media © 2022

Binding Type
Hardcover
Reading Level
3

Unofficial Guides Junior

The Unofficial Guides Junior series explores the various aspects of the enormously popular Minecraft program for younger readers. This collection covers topics across the Minecraft game in a clear and concise way. This series is perfect for the younger hands-on techie. Includes table of contents, glossary, and index--as well as sources for further reading.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2021

Binding Type
Reinforced Binding
Reading Level
3

Weird Fish

Discover some of the most unique animals in the water with the Weird Fish series, which explores unusual fish and how they live.

AV2 © 2022

Binding Type
Hardcover
Reading Level
3

Kindergarten to 3rd Grade Collection Option 2

Curious about Wild Animals

Why are pandas black and white? Are narwhals related to unicorns? Get ready for a wild adventure as elementary readers explore fascinating high interest animals up close. A Q&A format engages kids’ natural curiosity about behaviour, diet, special adaptations, and communication. A Stay Curious! feature models research skills while simple infographics support visual literacy.

Amicus © 2023

Binding Type
Hardcover
Reading Level
2

Dogs on Duty

Dogs on Duty introduces beginning readers to different kinds of working dogs, including herding dogs, military dogs, search and rescue dogs, and even service dogs. Learn about the duties and responsibilities of these dogs as well as the special skills they are trained to do with this fun series!

Jump! © 2022

Binding Type
Reinforced Binding
Reading Level
K

Journey into Space

Climb into your spaceship and blastoff for an adventure through our solar system! This exciting nonfiction series uses narrative text and colourful illustrations to inform early readers about the different planets, moons, and other celestial bodies in the solar system. On their journeys, they’ll discover volcanic moons, mysterious dwarf planets, and much more! Features such as question prompts, fun facts, and summary infographics further engage young readers with this out-of-this-world series!

Bellwether Media © 2023

Binding Type
Library
Reading Level
1 - 2

Machines at Work

Start your engine and get ready for a day of work! In this fun nonfiction series, narrative text and colourful illustrations come together to tell about a day in the life of different machines. Emerging readers can race through city streets with a fire truck, plant crops with a tractor, and travel the world with an airplane. Question prompts, fun facts, summary infographics, and other features further engage young readers with these high-interest books!

Bellwether Media © 2023

Binding Type
Library
Reading Level
1 - 2

Mighty Dinosaurs

Learn all about dinosaurs, the remarkable reptiles that went extinct millions of years ago, in the Mighty Dinosaurs series.

AV2 © 2022

Binding Type
Hardcover
Reading Level
1

My Emergency

There are all kinds of emergencies, and for some people being ready for an emergency is part of their everyday life. Follow along with a day in the life of a child who lives with a potential emergency. Learn about the condition, the warning signs, and what you can do to help in an emergency.

Bearport Publishing © 2023

Binding Type
Reinforced Library
Reading Level
2-3

Kindergarten to 6th Grade Collection Option 1

Animal Battles

It’s an all-out brawl between some of nature’s top predators in this high-interest series! Venture deep into the rain forest and to the bottom of the ocean to learn about some of the world’s fiercest fighters. Readers will find out about the weapons each animal has, from sharp teeth to super senses, and the moves that finish enemies off. In each title, an action-packed narrative scene imagines a fight between the animals, while profiles offering statistics and charts make comparisons between the competitors. Reluctant readers will love their front-row seats to action with this series!

Bellwether Media © 2023

Binding Type
Library
Reading Level
3

Life Cycles

Life Cycles introduces beginning readers to the incredible life cycles of a diverse set of animals. Learn about the unique life stages of butterflies, dolphins, frogs, and more in this engaging series!

Jump! © 2023

Binding Type
Library
Reading Level
K

Math Adventures

Math Adventures introduces beginning readers to early math concepts with familiar themes, bright illustrations, and visual equations. Readers will learn the concepts of telling time, counting money, measuring, recognizing shapes and patterns, and solving word problems along with relatable main characters. With a focus on math curriculum standards, sight words, tightly controlled vocabulary, repetitive text patterns and sounds, and vibrant illustrations to match the storylines, children will learn key math concepts and develop reading skills.

Jump! © 2023

Binding Type
Library
Reading Level
1

Olive Oh

Olive Oh is going to be a famous artist when she grows up. Right now, she’s in third grade, using her creative thinking to find solutions to all kinds of problems. Her ideas often lead to unexpected adventures for her family and friends. But as any good artist knows, messiness is often part of the process.

Flux (Jolly Fish Press) © 2022

Binding Type
Hardcover
Reading Level
2 - 3

Regions of the United States

How many regions does the United States have? Which region has the most populated city in the entire country? Readers will find these answers and more as they learn about the location, geography, history, climate, wildlife, landmarks, cities, and other defining features of America’s regions. Real-life photographs take readers on a trip, while a Quick Facts feature lists additional information on each region.

Jump! © 2023

Binding Type
Library
Reading Level
2

True Survival Stories

Would you survive a shark attack? How far would you go to survive a plane crash? In this thrilling graphic nonfiction series, readers meet true survivors of these deadly situations. They’ll learn what it took to battle the elements, outlast enemies, and make it to safety. Detailed illustrations and engaging dialogue relate each journey, and actual quotes help survivors tell the story in their own words. Maps, timelines, and additional facts highlight even more details of these amazing stories of true survival!

Bellwether Media © 2022

Binding Type
Library
Reading Level
3 - 4

What's Inside Me?

Our bodies are super machines that keep us moving, learning, and having fun. But how do they work? The secret is inside! Explore different body systems, what they do for us, and how to keep them healthy. Each book pairs colorful illustrations and photographs with engaging text and fun facts.

Bearport Publishing © 2022

Binding Type
Hardcover
Reading Level
2

Kindergarten to 6th Grade Collection Option 2

American Presidents

Who has been the Commander in Chief? In this series for young readers, levelled text and engaging images combine to create a portrait of famous American presidents. From George Washington to Joseph Biden, readers will learn about some of the most well-known presidents in American history.

Bellwether Media © 2023

Binding Type
Library
Reading Level
1 - 2

Awesome, Disgusting Careers

They're gross, smelly, and often dangerous. From collecting roadkill to hazmat diving, there's a variety of disgusting jobs that demand iron stomachs and guts of steel. Invite readers to explore the careers that keep their world running through levelled text with a witty, conversational tone and a design that combines in-yourÚ face photos with humorous illustrations.

Black Rabbit Books © 2023

Binding Type
Hardcover
Reading Level

Backyard Birds

Chirp! Tweet! Backyard birds have busy lives. In this beginning series, simple text and vibrant photos help young readers learn all about where these birds live, what they eat, and how they survive when the weather gets cold. Visual features further illustrate these birds’ relatives, foods, and calls. This engaging series will inspire readers to look out for their favourite birds!

Bellwether Media © 2023

Binding Type
Library
Reading Level
1

Icons of America

This series introduces young readers to some of the many places, people, and symbols that helped shape America’s identity.

AV2 © 2022

Binding Type
Hardcover
Reading Level
4

Picture Books

Sleeping Bear Press © 2020

Binding Type
Hardcover
Reading Level
1

Saving Our Planet

Human actions have had a large impact on the world around us. This series explores how people have harmed our planet in the past, and how we can make changes to protect Earth in the future.

Focus Readers © 2022

Binding Type
Hardcover
Reading Level
1 - 2

The Eastside Extra

Anika, Benny, and Libby are neighbourhood friends-and known to be relentlessly curious. They’re always asking questions, and their interest in sharing the answers has led them to start an online newsletter. Encouraged by their parents, they venture out into the community to investigate the most engaging mysteries.

Flux (Jolly Fish Press) © 2023

Binding Type
Hardcover
Reading Level
3 - 4

You Can Draw

AV2 © 2023

Binding Type
Library Binding
Reading Level
4

4th to 8th Grade Preview Collection Option 1

Ancient Civilizations

With vivid images and unique facts, this series explores the history of some of the most fascinating early civilizations of the world.

AV2 © 2022

Binding Type
Hardcover
Reading Level
4

Declassified: The ET Files

The truth is out there, and the Star Gazers is looking for it! Follow friends Erin, Mateo, and Noel as they follow clues that lead them through Area 51, deep under the sea, and even into outer space. On the way, they meet some out-of-this-world aliens and learn that Earth holds more than meets the eye. This graphic novel series includes STEM-focused sidebars and callouts, activity, character profiles, and original illustrations.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2022

Binding Type
Reinforced Library
Reading Level
3

Icons of America

This series introduces young readers to some of the many places, people, and symbols that helped shape America’s identity.

AV2 © 2022

Binding Type
Hardcover
Reading Level
4

Stand Alone Title

Topics on race in America have been avoided in children's education for too long--allowing racist systems to continue to thrive. Racial Justice in America: Topics for Change explores current questions around race in comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate ways. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and author Kelisa Wing to reach children of all races and encourage them to approach race issues with open eyes and minds.

Sleeping Bear Press © 2021

Binding Type
Hardcover
Reading Level
5

Two Sides of an Argument: Speech and Debate

There are always two sides to every argument. Advocating for issues that matter to you is important but what's equally as important is understanding those issues from the other perspective. The Two Sides of an Argument: Speech and Debate series provides readers with the tools and strategies to think critically and analyze highly debated topics through an unbiased lens. Readers will learn how to use logic and facts to defend and argue against both stances while also learning how to stay empathetic and civil. Books encourage, promote, and help build social-emotional learning (SEL) and highlight key 21st Century Skills and Content.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2022

Binding Type
Reinforced Library
Reading Level
5

What on Earth? Climate Change

Climate is the usual weather found in a place, from how much rain it gets in a year to a change in temperature during a certain month or season. Earth's climate is always changing, but what does that really mean? Let's investigate the problem of climate change and explore its impact on our planet, the animals around us, and ourselves. Readers will learn the problems of the present, what they might face in the future, and what they can do to help.

Bearport Publishing © 2022

Binding Type
Hardcover
Reading Level
4

X-treme Facts: Engineering

Have you heard of the dam so massive it actually added a fraction of a second to every day? Or seen the bridge that literally disappears below the ocean? Explore these extreme feats of engineering and more through an engaging design and lively text written with a sense of humour. A hands-on activity at the end of each book brings learning about engineering concepts to life. This series features STEM curriculum made fun and is especially wonderful for reluctant readers.

Bearport Publishing © 2023

Binding Type
Reinforced Library
Reading Level
4

4th to 8th Grade Preview Collection Option 2

Animal Battles

It’s an all-out brawl between some of nature’s top predators in this high-interest series! Venture deep into the rain forest and to the bottom of the ocean to learn about some of the world’s fiercest fighters. Readers will find out about the weapons each animal has, from sharp teeth to super senses, and the moves that finish enemies off. In each title, an action-packed narrative scene imagines a fight between the animals, while profiles offering statistics and charts make comparisons between the competitors. Reluctant readers will love their front-row seats to action with this series!

Bellwether Media © 2022

Binding Type
Hardcover
Reading Level
3

Country Profiles

Adventure abroad! This series takes young explorers on a world tour. Readers will stop at famous landmarks, meet new people groups, and experience unique customs and holidays. To further celebrate cultural diversity, these books teach how to speak foreign words, cook staple foods, and play traditional games.

Bellwether Media © 2023

Binding Type
Library
Reading Level
4

Econo-Graphics

In the Econo-Graphics series, readers will examine economy-related issues from many angles, all portrayed through visual elements. Income, budgeting, investing, supply and demand, global markets, inflation, and more are covered. Each book highlights pandemic-era impacts as well. Charts, graphs, maps, and infographics provide key content in an engaging and accessible way.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2022

Binding Type
Reinforced Library
Reading Level
4

Focus on Media Bias

This timely series investigates how the media report on several important issues, and how that reporting affects the information that people receive. Each book in the series examines a different aspect of media bias, enabling readers to think critically about where their news comes from.

Focus Readers © 2022

Binding Type
Hardcover
Reading Level
5 - 6

I Am America

It’s the storytellers that preserve a nation’s history. But what happens when some stories are silenced? The I Am America series features fictional stories based on important historical events from people whose voices have been under represented, lost, or forgotten over time.

Flux (Jolly Fish Press) © 2021

Binding Type
Hardcover
Reading Level
3 - 7

I Am America

It’s the storytellers that preserve a nation’s history. But what happens when some stories are silenced? The I Am America series features fictional stories based on important historical events about people whose voices have been underrepresented, lost, or forgotten over time.

Flux (Jolly Fish Press) © 2022

Binding Type
Hardcover
Reading Level
3 - 7

Makers and Artisans

Around the world, makers and artisans craft awe-inspiring creations, from flower sculptures to forged blades. This series introduces readers to these fascinating careers. Books provide a peek into the life of an artisan, while also covering the history behind each career, the process for making their art, and what experience is needed to become a master of the craft. Aligned with curriculum standards, these books also highlight key 21st Century content including global awareness, business literacy, and learning and innovation skills.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2021

Binding Type
Reinforced Binding
Reading Level
4

Supercars

Learn how today’s supercars bring the thrill of a race car right to the road in the Supercars series. From classic models to the newest exciting technologies, this series introduces readers to the most celebrated car companies in the world.

AV2 © 2022

Binding Type
Hardcover
Reading Level
3

The Chronicles of Gwendolyn Gray

Flux (Jolly Fish Press) © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3 - 7

Spot Wild Cats

Animal lovers will pounce on these leveled readers about furry, fantastic wildcats. A search-and-find feature helps early readers learn new vocabulary about body parts, habitat, and behavior. Support visual literacy with awesome photography, photo clues, and an answer key.

Amicus © 2021

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
K
Accelerated Reader
0.9 (Quiz #508912)

Baby Animals

From finding food to how to play, baby animals have a lot to learn. Readers will learn right along with them through levelled text, charts and other infographics, and up-close photography.

Black Rabbit Books © 2020

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
1-2
Accelerated Reader
1.8 (Quiz #506631)

Spot African Animals

Take a safari and read about popular animals native to Africa. The search-and-find feature highlights interesting characteristics of these animals while guiding early readers to learn about adaptations and habitats of these animals.

Amicus © 2020

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
K
Accelerated Reader
0.9 (Quiz #503014)

Animal Battles

It's an all-out brawl between some of nature's top predators in this high-interest series! Venture deep into the rain forest and to the bottom of the ocean to learn about some of the world's fiercest fighters. Readers will find out about the weapons each animal has, from sharp teeth to super senses, and the moves that finish enemies off. In each title, an action-packed narrative scene imagines a fight between the animals, while profiles offering statistics and charts make comparisons between the competitors. Reluctant readers will love their front-row seats to action with this series!

Bellwether Media © 2020

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
3

Animal Builders

From bird nests to beehives, this illustrated narrative nonfiction series explains how animals use their special skills to make a home that fits their needs. Range maps show where each animal lives and a hands-on activity in each book encourages kids to try the animals’ building techniques for themselves.

Amicus © 2018

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
2
Accelerated Reader
2.1 (Quiz #190368)

Animals in My Yard

Bellwether Media © 2021

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
K
Accelerated Reader
1 (Quiz #509004)

Animals of the Grasslands

The sun beats down on the African savanna, while icy winds whip across the Great Plains in North America. There's nothing to shelter the animals that live in this wide-open biome from the harshness of these elements, so they must find other ways to survive. Profiles, maps, and other features support low-level text telling all about how animals have adapted to the grassland biome they call home.

Bellwether Media © 2020

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
1
Accelerated Reader
2.2 (Quiz #502267)

Animals of the Rain Forest

The hot, humid rain forest is habitat to more than half of the world's plant and animal species! From colorful toucans to enormous anacondas, this informative series explores how the animals adapt to survive in the world's most diverse biome.

Bellwether Media © 2019

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
1
Accelerated Reader
2.4 (Quiz #500367)

Favorite Cat Breeds

A cat is a cat...but not all cats are created equally! Each breed has characteristics that make it unique. For cat lovers and potential pet owners alike, these books will provide young readers with excellent reading practice.

Amicus (High Interest) © 2020

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
2

Favorite Dog Breeds

A dog might be your best friend, but all dogs are not created equally. Read about your favorite breeds to find out the unique differences. Whether your students are dog lovers or trying to pick out a new pet, these books provide good nonfiction reading practice for those in the lower grades.

Amicus © 2018

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
2
Accelerated Reader
2.0 (Quiz #192375)

Favorite Horse Breeds

Giddy up! Horses come in all kinds of breeds and working types, from quarter horses to paint horses to Appaloosas. Readers will learn about ranch working horses, therapy horses, and more about these friendly creatures while gaining nonfiction reading practice. Includes a visual breed identification guide.

Amicus © 2019

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
2
Accelerated Reader
2.2 (Quiz #196609)

Lizards in the Wild

Read about lizards and learn how these reptiles are adapted to their varied environments. Find out how they find food, defend themselves, and have young, plus which ones are harmless and which require some caution if you meet them in the wild! A photo diagram in each book points out unique lizard characteristics.

Amicus © 2019

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
1
Accelerated Reader
1.9 (Quiz #199419)

North American Animals

From spiky to horned to feathered, the animals of North America come in all kinds! Readers will enjoy learning about the life cycles and survival tactics of these wild animals. Striking photographs capture the animals' behavior in nature, letting readers discover and explore North America's native wildlife. Includes a visual animal identification guide.

Amicus © 2019

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
1
Accelerated Reader
2.7 (Quiz #196608)

Spot African Animals

Take a safari and read about popular animals native to Africa. The search-and-find feature highlights interesting characteristics of these animals while guiding early readers to learn about adaptations and habitats of these animals.

Amicus © 2020

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
K
Accelerated Reader
0.9 (Quiz #503020)

Spot Arctic Animals

Bundle up! It's time to discover the unique animals that live at the top of the world. This search-and-find series lets young readers explore the arctic and the animals that live there. Find out how their bodies are adapted to the frigid climate and what they do to survive.

Amicus © 2020

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
K
Accelerated Reader
0.8 (Quiz #506107)

Spot Baby Animals

What's cuter than a baby animal? Another baby animal. In this super-cute series, a search-and-find feature guides early readers as they learn new vocabulary pertaining to different baby animals, their habitats, body parts, food, and more. Carefully chosen photos and words are sure to captivate kindergarteners and other readers alike!

Amicus © 2018

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
K
Accelerated Reader
1.1 (Quiz #194124)

Spot Baby Farm Animals

Every year on the farm, baby animals are born. What do they look like and how do they grow? The carefully levelled text in each book offers simple explanations along with stunning photographs to draw in readers. Spot Books' unique search-and-find feature encourages young readers to interact with these low-level nonfiction books.

Amicus © 2019

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
K
Accelerated Reader
0.8 (Quiz #199452)

Spot Backyard Animals

Introducing emergent readers to vocabulary has never been so fun! This series includes a search-and-find feature that's perfect for engaging even the youngest readers. From geckos to owls, Backyard Animals utilizes captivating photos to teach kindergarteners new words and simple facts about animal habitats, body parts, and behaviors.

Amicus © 2018

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
K
Accelerated Reader
0.8 (Quiz #190498)

Spot Creepy Crawlies

Let's learn about creepy, crawly critters! A perfectly age-appropriate introduction to reading, this series introduces simple facts and new vocabulary to emergent readers. From butterflies to spiders, up-close photographs and carefully levelled text provide basic information about these critter's body parts and behaviors. A search-and-find feature keeps even the youngest readers engaged and entertained.

Amicus © 2018

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
K
Accelerated Reader
0.9 (Quiz #190754)

Spot Pets

Want to learn more about the furry, scaly, and feathered animals we call pets? Find out why cats have whiskers and much more! The search-and-find feature in this series informs young readers about the unique characteristics of their pets.

Amicus © 2019

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
K
Accelerated Reader
0.9 (Quiz #196959)

Spotting Differences

The animal kingdom is full of look-alikes! Young readers will dig into physical and behavioral traits of each animal to spot the differences between each pair. Full spread side-by-side comparisons point out special characteristics of each animal, while labeled photos and picture glossaries visually define difficult vocabulary words within the low-level text. Beginning readers will be able to tell these animals apart in no time!

Bellwether Media © 2020

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
1
Accelerated Reader
1.9 (Quiz

Weird and Unusual Animals

Sea cucumbers? Flying dragons? Students will be shocked and amazed by these unusual creatures! Amazing photographs and informative text provide reading practice and enjoyable learning for elementary readers on eight unique animals. The inclusion of fun facts and additional resources ensure that every curious kid's questions will be answered.

Amicus © 2018

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
1
Accelerated Reader
2.5 (Quiz #191780)

Animal Attacks

Though most wild animals aren't looking for trouble, they will attack anyone they view as a threat. And in a fight, they usually have the advantage. Hear stories of people who survived wild brawls in this action-packed series.

Bellwether Media © 2013

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
3-5
Accelerated Reader
3.4 (Quiz #153984)

Animal Classes

Take a trip to the zoo and you'll see how distinctly different animals are. You'll see animals of all sizes and colors, animals on land and in water, and animals with fur, scales, and feathers. In this series, discover how members of the animal kingdom are grouped into classes based on their similar characteristics.

Bellwether Media © 2013

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
2-3
Accelerated Reader
3.1 (Quiz #154004)

Animal Colors

Animals paint the world with color! Readers of this series will discover what gives birds, mammals, and other creatures their vivid hues. Learn how animals use their color to blend in, stand out, and survive in the wild!

Bellwether Media © 2019

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
1
Accelerated Reader
1.8 (Quiz #197116)

Animal Tag Teams

The animal kingdom is full of unlikely friendships! From the grasslands of Africa to the middle of the ocean, animals across the world team up to trade food, protection, and much more to help one another survive. This series about symbiotic relationships proves that opposites attract!

Bellwether Media © 2019

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
1-2
Accelerated Reader
2.9 (Quiz #500368)

Animals of the Mountains

Thin, cold air and steep slopes make mountaintops formidable to most animals. But some species thrive at these high altitudes! This low-level series examines alpine animals and how they adapt to their high-up homes. Features illustrate the range, diet, and adaptations of each animal to support levelled text. Young readers can find out what life is like on top of the world!

Bellwether Media © 2020

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
1
Accelerated Reader
2.6 (Quiz #502232)

Animals of the Wetlands

Swamps, marshes, and other wetlands are home to some of the world's most interesting animals. But life isn't always easy for these creatures. They must adapt to escape predators, find food, and build shelter in their watery habitats. Packed with features such as animal profiles and range maps, this low-level series will give readers a sneak peek into the lives of the animals that make homes in the wetlands biome.

Bellwether Media © 2020

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
1
Accelerated Reader
2.5 (Quiz #502241)

Animals on the Farm

Which animals will you see on the farm? Woolly sheep may be grazing in the pasture while tiny ducklings paddle across the pond. Maybe you can collect milk from a cow or eggs from a chicken. Young readers will explore the characteristics and lives of common farm animals in this low-level series.

Bellwether Media © 2018

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
1
Accelerated Reader
1.5 (Quiz #193188)

Animals on the Move

Each season, animals embark on incredible migrations that test their strength and stamina. This exciting series invites readers to soar, scuttle, and swim alongside them! Junior globetrotters will explore migration routes and identify dangerous obstacles. Along the way, they witness the special skills and adaptations that help each animal reach its destination!

Bellwether Media © 2019

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
1-2
Accelerated Reader
2.9 (Quiz #196460)

Birds of Prey

The skies are full of fierce predators looking for their next meal. While hunting, raptors are capable of incredible feats, from spotting prey two miles away to reaching speeds that no animal has ever matched. Find out about the special adaptations that make birds of prey such powerful hunters in this action-packed series!

Bellwether Media © 2019

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
2
Accelerated Reader
3.0 (Quiz #197854)

Extremely Weird Animals

The animals in these books look as strange as their names sound. Enter the weird world of narwhals, aye-ayes, star-nosed moles, and others in this series. Find out how their strange appearances help them survive in their environments.

Bellwether Media © 2014

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
4-5
Accelerated Reader
4.7 (Quiz #166035)

North American Animals

The North American continent is home to animals of all sizes and appetites. There are raccoons scavenging through trash cans, moose chomping on leaves, ruby-throated hummingbirds beating their wings just to name a few. Meet your wild neighbors in this series for young readers!

Bellwether Media © 2017

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
2
Accelerated Reader
2.7 (Quiz #185819)

Pet Care Library

Pets make great companions-as long as you treat them with love and care! From a cuddly rabbit to a colorful parakeet, children will learn what kinds of food to feed their pets, how to give them exercise, and how to keep them healthy. Readers will discover what pet is right for them and how to build a lasting companionship with that pet.

Bellwether Media © 2011

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
K-3
Accelerated Reader
3.5 (Quiz #140223)

Spotlight on Nature

Books about animals have nearly universal appeal-especially when the spotlight is placed on the wild families that make up the natural world. Spotlight on Nature is tailored for readers wanting to know more about their favorite creatures than a simple picture book or encyclopedia article can tell them, and the narrative feature interspersed throughout the informational text will attract fans of classic nature shows. Each title also underscores the importance of conservation, pointing out where people can see the animal in both captivity and the wild.

Creative Education © 2021

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
4

Starting Out

Celebrating the life, growth, and development of baby animals, Starting Out narrates the tale of growing up in the wild. This series employs simple language and a unique first-person perspective to introduce foundational biological concepts as it follows the adorable animal through the start of its young life. The straightforward text and large photos of the animal in its natural environment will both entertain and enlighten as readers learn how the animal's physical features, diet, habitat, and familial relationships play a role in its growth and development.

Creative Education © 2021

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
K
Accelerated Reader
1.3 (Quiz #508987)

Arts & Crafts

Make Your Own Fun

Rocket makerspace to a whole new level with this series as it details how to make awesome crafts and explores all of the fun that goes with them. With friendly, step-by-step instructions, clear imagery, and helpful hints, this series will lead readers to finished products they'll be proud of.

Black Rabbit Books © 2020

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
2-3
Accelerated Reader
NQ

You Can Draw It!

Young readers will gain artistic confidence and discover the satisfaction in following simple steps as they watch their drawings come to life!

Bellwether Media © 2013

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
4-5
Accelerated Reader
5.0 (Quiz #153949)

Biographies

Sequence Change Maker Biographies

Who are some of women who changed the course of history? From freeing slaves to being the first American woman astronaut, these incredible women stood up for what they believed and inspired others to do the same.

Amicus (Sequence) © 2020

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
3
Accelerated Reader
3.6 (Quiz #503100)

Sequence Change Maker Biographies

Who are some of women who changed the course of history? From freeing slaves to being the first American woman astronaut, these incredible women stood up for what they believed and inspired others to do the same.

Amicus (Sequence) © 2020

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
3
Accelerated Reader
3.5 (Quiz #503099)

Tech Icons

This series explores the lives of the people behind some of technology’s greatest innovations. As small start-ups in garages grow into Internet giants, young students may be inspired to come up with some inventions of their own.

Bellwether Media © 2015

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
4-5
Accelerated Reader
4.9 (Quiz #169991)

Careers

When I Grow Up

What do you want to be when you grow up? This series invites children to imagine, learn, and pretend what jobs are like and the many possibilities they can choose from when they grow up. Young readers will enjoy learning about community helpers in this popular series.

Amicus © 2019

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
2
Accelerated Reader
2.9 (Quiz #196877)

Cool Careers

What's your dream job? Certain careers capture the hearts and imaginations of people from a young age. But what do astronauts and race car drivers really do? This high-interest series digs into the daily life of these careers, from tasks and goals to experience and training. Sidebars profile famous people in each career, and outline career paths and day-to-day tasks. Find out if your dream career is really as cool as it seems!

Bellwether Media © 2020

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
3
Accelerated Reader
4.1 (Quiz #503127)

Character Education

Mindful Mentality

Learn how to actively practice empathy, patience, perseverance, respect, tolerance, and good listening skills and apply them to everyday situations with Mindful Mentality. All six titles present engaging and motivating introductions to the importance of these positive character traits and illustrate how shaping these social and emotional learning (SEL) skills can build mindfulness and social awareness. "Try This!" and "Grow with Goals" activities in each title help readers actively reflect on the subject matter and set their own goals to promote a growth mindset and a mindful mentality. Each title includes Side Bars, a table of contents, Glossary, Index, and tips for educators and caregivers.

Jump! © 2021

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
2

Character Education

Kindness, honesty, respect, and responsibility: we value all these traits in ourselves and in others. This series helps young readers understand each of these qualities and learn how to use them in their everyday lives. With second-person opening narratives that place the reader into a relevant situation and examples of how they can exhibit each trait, these books can help young students build positive character!

Bellwether Media © 2019

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
1

Communities

Field Trips, Let's Go!

Why wait for the school to organize a field trip? These books are ready for a field trip every day! This beginning reader series takes students to familiar places for behind-the-scenes tours. Read about the people who work there and explore things kids love. Carefully chosen vocabulary blends with site-specific photos for a series of very special trips from the comfort of the couch!

Amicus © 2018

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
K-2
Accelerated Reader
1.0 (Quiz #194138)

Real-life Superheroes

Look! Up in the sky! It's the people who help make our lives better and safer every day! No, they don't wear capes, but the people young readers will meet in this colorful series play a big part in all of our lives. Using carefully chosen text and pictures, readers will learn how these people do their jobs, what those jobs mean, and perhaps how they inspire the readers themselves!

Amicus © 2018

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
K-2
Accelerated Reader
1.0 (Quiz #194071)

Computer Technology

Coding is Everywhere

Our lives are filled with computers! We use them to work, play games, learn, and even drive our cars and heat our homes! At the heart of each of these computers is millions of lines of code telling it what to do. But how does that code work? This series introduces young readers to the power of code and how it impacts our daily lives.

Bellwether Media © 2019

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
1
Accelerated Reader
2.5 (Quiz #197117)

Countries

Discover the Continents

Can you locate Africa on a world map and identify what makes it special? This beautiful series will help early readers do both! It introduces the geography, landmarks, wildlife, and more of Earth's major landmasses. Use these map-rich titles to explore the seven continents of the world!

Bellwether Media © 2016

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
1-2
Accelerated Reader
3.2 (Quiz #181008)

Exploring Countries

What country would you most like to visit? Would you like to see the Great Wall of China, the Taj Mahal in India, or the Eiffel Tower in France? In this series, eager readers will pack their bags and explore different countries, visiting landmarks and trying out unique languages. Kids will experience what daily life is like in these countries—what other kids do for fun, what school is like, and the cultural activities that make up an integral part of life for the citizens of these countries.

Bellwether Media © 2011

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
2-3
Accelerated Reader
4.6 (Quiz #142756)

Dinosaurs

Sequence Discovering Dinosaurs

How long does it take to build a bridge or a roller coaster? Emphasizing the process of creation from idea to execution, these books illuminate the building sequence for young readers. A running timeline on each spread highlights each step. Carefully levelled text and thoughtfully chosen photographs make this series an excellent choice to support STEM topics.

Amicus © 2019

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
3
Accelerated Reader
3.5 (Quiz #196931)

The World of Dinosaurs

Movies and television shows have turned people of all ages into dinosaur fanatics. But what were these prehistoric creatures really like, and what wiped them out? This high-interest series explores the lives of world-famous dinosaurs, from diets to defenses, and examines what drove these great beasts to extinction. Maps, size comparisons, and other special features help bring the exciting world of dinosaurs to life!

Bellwether Media © 2020

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
1-2
Accelerated Reader
3.0 (Quiz #503126)

Disease & Disorders

My Life With . . .

Who better to talk about experiences with disabilities and disorders than the kids who have them? These narrative nonfiction picture books feature real kids and their lives. Beautiful illustrations and a dyslexic-friendly font foster inclusivity. Includes tips for kids about interacting with someone with a disability or disorder.

Amicus (Amicus Illustrated) © 2021

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
2

Earth Science

Ecosystem Food Webs

Discover the diversity of life in six different ecosystems and learn how plants and animals depend on each other to maintain a thriving food web in this narrative nonfiction series. Vibrant artwork illustrates the link between producers, consumers, and apex predators while carefully leveled text weaves a cohesive story that explains the importance of each element in the ecosystem. A food web model at the end of each book summarizes the information, making these an excellent resource for Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Perfect for animal lovers, nature enthusiasts, and budding science buffs.

Amicus (Amicus Illustrated) © 2021

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
2

Amazing Adventures

What's more fun than exploring? In this beginning reader series, young readers will dive deep, journey far, and discover new parts of their world. Colorful action photos and carefully chosen text makes reading these books truly an Amazing Adventure!

Amicus © 2018

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
K-2
Accelerated Reader
1.0 (Quiz #194133)

Animal Habitats at Risk

Animals face scary challenges every day! These narrative nonfiction books focus on describing the changes to animals habitats that affect the animal's way of life-or even puts their species at risk of dying out! Readers will learn about the reasons for changes in habitats that affect animals and small steps they can take to help protect them.

Amicus (Amicus Illustrated) © 2020

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
2
Accelerated Reader
3.1 (Quiz #503008)

Animals Measure Up

High in the sky or deep in the ocean, animals live in all kinds of habitats and travel amazing distances. This beautifully illustrated series of comparisons illuminates how animals have adapted to live at truly impressive heights and depths. A running ruler on each spread lets readers compare measurements.

Amicus © 2019

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
2
Accelerated Reader
2.0-2.9

Deadly Disasters

Disaster strikes! In this hi/lo series, reluctant readers will learn about both historic and recent natural disasters. Engaging text and photos introduce how these disasters came to be and their impact on the world around them.

Bellwether Media © 2022

Binding Type
Library
Reading Level
3

Spot Awesome Nature

The beautiful and complex natural world becomes understandable and accessible in this series for emergent readers. A search-and-find feature guides early readers as they learn new vocabulary pertaining to different parts of nature, including plants, biomes, weather, and more. Carefully chosen photos and words are sure to captivate kindergarteners and other readers alike!

Amicus © 2018

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
K
Accelerated Reader
1.0 (Quiz #194150)

Biomes Alive!

From hot desert plants to swaying sea grass, life blooms in some of the most magnificent places. Goats climb steep mountain slopes while colorful birds fly around tropical rain forests. Uncover the flora and fauna of the world's biomes in this stunning series for adventurous young readers!

Bellwether Media © 2016

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
1-2
Accelerated Reader
2.9 (Quiz #181266)

Earth Science Rocks!

What is a mineral? How are fossils made? Get the dirt on these questions and more in this series. Young learners are introduced to earth science as they read about the basic materials that make up our planet.

Bellwether Media © 2015

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
2-3
Accelerated Reader
2.9 (Quiz #169912)

Rocks & Minerals

Rocks and minerals are all around us! Not only are they on the ground at our feet, but they make up objects and technologies that we use every day. From granite countertops to tiny crystals found in electronic devices, rocks and minerals help our world run. This fascinating series uses diagrams, comparisons, and hands-on activities to help readers explore the formation and uses of different rocks and minerals.

Bellwether Media © 2020

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
4
Accelerated Reader
4.3 (Quiz #502202)

Financial Literacy

Money Matters

Knowing how to handle money is an important part of life. This series will teach the reader all the basics of why money matters. Learn to count, earn, save, and spend the different types of money in this series for young learners.

Bellwether Media © 2016

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
1
Accelerated Reader
A/R 2.0 / Lexile 330L

Food

Who Made My Lunch?

Ice cream might be your favorite dessert, but do you know how it's made? This series explains just that. Come along on the journey as common household foods travel from farm to factory to table. Learn how grapes are made into jelly and peanuts are made into peanut butter. With clear process explanations and charming illustrations, this series answers the questions of curious and hungry kids.

Amicus © 2018

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
2
Accelerated Reader
2.9 (Quiz #191204)

Cook with Me

Take your taste buds around the world! Young chefs will discover recipes unique to specific countries and learn about the culture behind each cuisine. With bright, appetizing photographs and a variety of recipes, this series is sure to make your mouth water!

Bellwether Media © 2015

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
2-3
Accelerated Reader
4.5 (Quiz #169964)

General Interest

Sequence Developments in Technology

It is said that necessity is the mother of invention. But time is the driver of technological development. See how the inventions we use every day, from cars to cell phones, have evolved from their birth to today's technological advancements. A running timeline on each page makes this series perfect for supporting STEM topics in the elementary grades.

Amicus (Sequence) © 2020

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
3
Accelerated Reader
3.6 (Quiz #503272)

Where Does It Come From?

Eat up! Discover how different foods get from farms and gardens to our tables in this fun series. Real photos show the steps of the cycle or process, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Each book features a comprehensive diagram to illustrate each step. Bright, full-color photographs and photo labels complement the carefully leveled text to make reading for understanding easy and fun. Includes reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Jump! © 2021

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
K

It's the End of the World!

All things must come to an end. The clock is ticking, and our final days may be right around the corner! This series explores several scenarios that could lead to the end of life on Earth. Through engaging text and thought-provoking features, readers will discover the chain reaction of destruction, past catastrophes, how the media portrays the end, and much more! Can you survive the end of the world?

Bellwether Media © 2020

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
3
Accelerated Reader
309 (Quiz #502572)

Survival Zone

Face life-threatening events and escape death with this thrilling series. Young students will learn how to prepare for and act during extreme survival situations. True stories in each title follow people who have experienced the crises and lived to tell the tale. Would you survive?

Bellwether Media © 2017

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
3
Accelerated Reader
3.4 (Quiz #184943)

Sequence American Government

How does the U.S. government work? What processes are needed to create a new law, become a citizen, or elect a president? With a running timeline on each spread, each book in this series clearly explains the basic workings of our government to inspire our future leaders.

Amicus (Sequence) © 2020

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
3
Accelerated Reader
3.7 (Quiz #503056)

Health

The Sky's the Limit

The Sky's the Limit helps readers create constructive attitudes, build confidence, and foster positive peer networks. Each title empowers the reader, detailing specific practices and mindfulness activities they can participate in daily to help achieve their goals, while reinforcing the concepts of social and emotional learning (SEL). Try This! and Grow with Goals activities in each title help readers actively reflect on the subject matter and set their own goals to promote growth mindset. Each title includes sidebars, a table of contents, glossary, index, and tips for educators and caregivers.

Jump! © 2020

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
2
Accelerated Reader
2.5

Yoga for Everyone

Yoga for Everyone illustrates fun, simple yoga poses readers can do anywhere as part of their everyday routines. Step by step instructions, illustrations, and helpful tips and techniques make each pose fun and easy to learn. Titles also present wellness, mindfulness, and helpful breathing practices to introduce young readers to the basics of the practice. Try This! and Grow with Goals activities in each title help readers actively reflect on the subject matter and set their own goals to promote growth mindset. Each title includes sidebars, a table of contents, glossary, index, and tips for educators and caregivers.

Jump! © 2020

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
2
Accelerated Reader
3.0

Body Systems

How does blood circulate throughout your body? How does your brain make your body move? This series explores the many systems at work in the human body. Young readers will learn how each system works, the parts of each system, how the systems work together, and how to keep each system healthy.

Bellwether Media © 2009

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
2-3

Eating Right with MyPlate

Explore the components of a healthy lifestyle through MyPlate, this series introduces young readers to the five major food groups and how they fit in with the healthy choices that help kids perform at their best!

Bellwether Media © 2012

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
K-3
Accelerated Reader
2.6 (Quiz #148638)

The Five Senses

How do your eyes see? How do your ears hear? How does your nose smell? This series covers the basic structures and functions of the body's five sense organs. Young readers will learn how each sense provides the brain with information about their surroundings, and can test their new knowledge with sense-specific activities.

Bellwether Media © 2018

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
1-2
Accelerated Reader
2.7 (Quiz #193061)

The Senses

How do your eyes see? How do your ears hear? How does your nose smell? This series covers the basic structures and functions of the body's five sense organs. Young readers will learn how each sense provides the brain with information about their surroundings.

Bellwether Media © 2008

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
2-3

Your Body Systems

The human body is a complex being made up of systems that keep us alive and moving! In this series, readers will dive into the body's systems though engaging, levelled text and related diagrams that follow the parts and functions of each system. Geta microscopic view inside the body with "A Closer Look", and put new knowledge into action with a hands-on activity. Check out what is happening inside the body with each title!

Bellwether Media © 2020

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
1-2
Accelerated Reader
3.0 (Quiz #502246)

High Interest

Great Outdoors

Nature is calling. The outdoors is full of adventure. These books will help foster a love of the outdoors and give kids inspiration and ideas for successful and safe trips enjoying these outdoor sports.

Amicus © 2017

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
2
Accelerated Reader
3.1 (Quiz #183309)