Immigrating to America
This engaging primary source book dives into history to explore immigration during the twentieth century. Learn about the journey millions of immigrants faced trying to seek freedom and better lives in the United States.
Will You Sign My Petition?
With the power of petition at their fingertips, Americans have the ability to make a difference. This nonfiction book explains the purpose of petitions and how they can be used to create change. Includes a related fiction piece, glossary, and other tools.
Creativity in Communities
In this nonfiction book, students will learn how creativity and volunteerism go together. With a related fiction story, glossary, and other features, this book shows students how communities across the United States creatively solve problems.
What Is an Election?
Teach students about the process of electing government leaders! This nonfiction book's vibrant images, fiction story related to the topic, helpful index, and other key features will help explain elections and civic duties in an easy-to-follow way.
American Indian Leaders Today
American Indian tradition is an important part of American culture! In this nonfiction book, students will learn about American Indian changemakers and their interactions with government. Includes a related fiction piece, glossary, and other key features.
Civic Duty: Working Together
Show students that small actions can make a big difference! This nonfiction book explains why civic duties are important and gives examples of American heroes. Includes a glossary, a related short fiction story, and more exciting features.
Clean Air to Share
Teach students about the environment and how to protect it! This nonfiction book explains what individuals and the government can do to keep Earth's air clean. Includes a fiction story related to the topic, a glossary, and a "Civics in Action" activity.
The Preamble: The Spirit of America
Teach students the history behind the phrase "We the people" with this nonfiction book! Students can examine the Preamble to the Constitution in a fun and meaningful way. Includes a fiction story related to the topic and other key features.
Everyone Pays Taxes
Help students understand how taxes work, the different types of taxes, and why taxes exist! This nonfiction reader includes a short fiction piece related to the topic, exciting images and text features, and a meaningful "Civics in Action" activity.
What Is Media?
Connect media to students' daily lives! With this nonfiction book, students can learn to tell fact from opinion when examining media in all its forms. Includes key text features, a related short fiction piece, and a meaningful "Civics in Action" activity.
John Lewis: Making Good Trouble
Explore the story of a civil rights icon! This reader's meaningful text features, exciting images, related short fiction piece, and "Civics in Action" activity will inspire students as they learn about John Lewis and his fight for justice in America.
Adventure at the Reef
Fifth grade students will enjoy this adventure story about a girl who gets separated from her dad on a scuba dive. This book features vivid illustrations, compelling text, and chapter format to build reading comprehension, vocabulary, and fluency.
Fifth grade students will enjoy this adventure story about some siblings who get lost in the woods on a camping trip and must work together to find their way back to safety. This illustrated fiction reader builds comprehension, fluency, and vocabulary.
The Headless Hall Monitor
Readers will be "haunted" by this spooky, modern spin on The Legend of Sleepy Hollow that explores the theme of bullying. Students who enjoy suspenseful stories will not be able to put this one down.
Hive Mind: Part One
A teen's life changes forever when a mysterious datapad is delivered to his home with an invitation to Sci Hi, the galaxy's Universal High School for the Sciences. Students who enjoy science fiction will not be able to put this book down!
Hive Mind: Part Three
At Sci Hi, students are shrinking themselves so they can study bees up close. But when a visit to a live hive gets downright dangerous, will the students make it out alive? Science fiction fans will not be able to put this one down.
The Egg Salad Sandwich Incident
In this fiction reader, the new kid at school gets pressured by the popular kids into pulling pranks on other students. This book features full-color illustrations, compelling text, and chapter format to build reading comprehension and fluency.
Under the Bridge
Nina, Maricela, and Alejandro decide to help some homeless people living near their school in Los Angeles in this illustrated, realistic fiction book. The compelling text and chapter format help build reading comprehension, vocabulary, and fluency.
The Boy and the Bayonet
This historical fiction book is based on a story by the African-American poet and playwright, Paul Laurence Dunbar. It features full-color illustrations, compelling text, and chapter format to build reading comprehension.
The Story of My Life
Things aren't going well for Lexi. She's stuck in remedial gym class and suffering from writer's block. But when some girls find and read her diary, things get surprisingly better. This realistic fiction book is written in a compelling diary format.
Practice Makes Perfect
Baseball fans will love this illustrated fiction reader about two friends--one who's good at math and one who's good at sports--who must collaborate in order to beat the best team in the league.
The End of Chocolate
In this realistic fiction book, in Zoe's and Joey's family, baking chocolate chip cookies every weekend is a tradition. But when the Earth's cocoa trees are decimated by mealybugs, will they be able to adapt to a world without chocolate?
A World without Blue
In this science fiction book, Taj and Tessa work as Color Mixers at a secret lab in Antarctica. When Tessa accidentally deletes the color blue, her mistake reverberates across the planet. Will they find a way to bring blue back to the world?
The Day the World Stopped Rhyming
In the magical town of Fable, the nursery rhyme characters who live there have one job, and that's to rhyme. But when the town loses its license to rhyme, Little Miss Muffet must team up with Spider to fix it in this humorous fiction reader.