Elect Me!

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K-2, 948 words, 8 minutes audio time.

Miss Garcia’s class is getting ready to elect a class president. Will it be Davey, Nico, Julie, or Win-Li? Whose posters and speeches will bring in the most votes?

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The Bill of Rights in Translation: What It Really Means

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3-6, 2195 words, 18 minutes audio time.

How long is four score and seven years? Just what are unalienable rights? These translations make important historical documents meaningful. Each book translates the work of a primary source into a language you can understand.

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The Dollar Bill in Translation: What It Really Means

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3-6, 2021 words, 17 minutes audio time.

“Novus ordo seclorum” sounds like something from a magic spell, doesn’t it? So why is it on the back of the dollar bill? Here’s your chance to find out what the mysterious symbols and sayings on a dollar bill mean.

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The Gettysburg Address in Translation: What It Really Means

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3-6, 2042 words, 16 minutes audio time.

How long is four score and seven years? Just what are unalienable rights? These translations make important historical documents meaningful. Each book translates the work of a primary source into a language you can understand.

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The Star Spangled Banner in Translation: What It Really Means

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3-6, 2117 words, 17 minutes audio time.

How long is four score and seven years? Just what are unalienable rights? These translations make important historical documents meaningful. Each book translates the work of a primary source into a language you can understand.

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Float and Sting!: One Round with Muhammad Ali

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3-6, 3715 words, 29 minutes audio time.

余额宝在哪里领取红包 Davis Miller is a puny, little mouse at Mount Tabor High School in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. At least that’s what the other students call the 4′ 7″ senior. After years of being depressed, the sickly teen decides to take on an impossible dream. He decides to become a boxer. Then one day in 1975, Miller gets a chance to spar with Muhammad Ali, a bout that will change his life.

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The Creation of the U.S. Constitution

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3-9, 2529 words, 23 minutes audio time.

Tells the story of the debates, disagreements, and compromises that led to the formation of the U.S. Constitution during the Constitutional Convention of 1787. Written in graphic-novel format.

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The Lewis and Clark Expedition

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3-9, 2041 words, 15 minutes audio time.

Explains the dramatic story of Lewis and Clark’s exploration of the unmapped American west. Written in graphic-novel format.

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The Boston Tea Party

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3-9, 1339 words, 11 minutes audio time.

Tells the events of the Boston Tea Party, one of the acts by American Patriots that led to the American Revolution. Written in graphic-novel format.

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The Salem Witch Trials

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3-9, 1572 words, 14 minutes audio time.

Tells the story of the 1692 witchcraft trials in Salem, Massachusetts. Written in graphic-novel format.

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The Sinking of the Titanic

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3-9, 1371 words, 12 minutes audio time.

Tells the story of the 1912 sinking of the Titanic. Written in graphic-novel format.

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No Snow for Christmas

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K-2, 571 words, 7 minutes audio time.

Fawn Braun is worried. There is no snow, and Christmas Eve is tomorrow. Without snow, Christmas may silently pass by Pfeffernut County. With a little help and imagination, Fawn is ready to save Christmas.

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Hope!: A Story of Change in Obama’s America

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3-6, 3889 words, 29 minutes audio time.

When Anton Fox is sentenced to community service on Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, he thinks it’s just a punishment fit for someone who’ll never do any better. But as he learns more about his community, and watches the inauguration of the 44th President of the United States, he begins to realize that he, too, has the power to change the world and himself.

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Storm of the Century: A Hurricane Katrina Story

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3-6, 4378 words, 34 minutes audio time.

When a Hurricane Katrina threatens New Orleans, Louisiana, 14-year-old Ricky Thompson and his family must flee the city. Unfortunately, traffic is backed up for miles, and there’s no way out. As a last resort, the family takes shelter inside the Superdome.

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Cesar Chavez: Fighting for Farmworkers

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3-9, 2227 words, 20 minutes audio time.

A biography telling the life of labor leader Cesar Chavez and the boycotts that he led to gain fair working conditions for farmworkers. Written in graphic-novel format.

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Women’s Rights Pioneer

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3-9, 1953 words, 15 minutes audio time.

A biography telling the life of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, a staunch supporter of women’s rights including women’s right to vote. Written in graphic-novel format.

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Eleanor Roosevelt: First Lady of the World

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3-9, 1994 words, 15 minutes audio time.

A biography describing the childhood, private life, and years of public service of the popular First Lady, Eleanor Roosevelt. Written in graphic-novel format.

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Thomas Jefferson: Great American

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3-9, 2240 words, 18 minutes audio time.

Tells the life story of President Thomas Jefferson, the individual who authored the Declaration of Independence. Written in graphic-novel format.

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Eli Whitney and the Cotton Gin

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3-9, 2253 words, 19 minutes audio time.

Tells the story of how Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin, and the effects it had on the Southern United States. Written in graphic-novel format.

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Isaac Newton and the Laws of Motion

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3-9, 1779 words, 14 minutes audio time.

Tells the story of how Isaac Newton developed the laws of motion and the law of universal gravitation. Written in graphic-novel format.

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Jonas Salk and the Polio Vaccine

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3-9, 1877 words, 18 minutes audio time.

Tells the story of Jonas Salk’s involvement in the development of a polio vaccine. Written in graphic-novel format.

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Louis Pasteur and Pasteurization

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3-9, 1783 words, 16 minutes audio time.

Tells the story of French scientist Louis Pasteur and his invention of the pasteurization process. Written in graphic-novel format.

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Marie Curie and Radioactivity

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3-9, 1822 words, 17 minutes audio time.

Tells the story of Marie Curie’s discovery of radium and radioactivity. Written in graphic-novel format.

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Samuel Morse and the Telegraph

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3-9, 2530 words, 23 minutes audio time.

Tells the story of how Samuel Morse developed a working telegraph in 1844 that changed the way people communicated. Written in graphic-novel format.

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Thomas Edison and the Lightbulb

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3-9, 1542 words, 13 minutes audio time.

Tells the story of Thomas Edison’s involvement in the development of the incandescent light bulb. Written in graphic-novel format.

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Leaves in Fall

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PreK-2, 105 words, 1 minutes audio time.

In fall, many green leaves turn orange, yellow, and red. See how much fun you can have with leaves after they fall off the tree.

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People in Fall

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PreK-2, 108 words, 1 minutes audio time.

In fall, people play and get ready for winter. See how they celebrate this fun season.

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Christmas

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PreK-2, 142 words, 2 minutes audio time.

Snow falls, animals hibernate, and people bundle up, it’s winter! Check out all the changes that come with longer nights and colder temperatures.

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People in Winter

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PreK-2, 116 words, 1 minutes audio time.

Snow falls, animals hibernate, and people bundle up, it’s winter! Check out all the changes that come with longer nights and colder temperatures.

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A Day

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PreK-2, 138 words, 2 minutes audio time.

Simple text and photographs present information about the parts of a day including morning, afternoon, and evening.

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A Week

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PreK-2, 129 words, 2 minutes audio time.

Simple text and photographs present information about the week including the names of the days and the number of weeks in a year.

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Months

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PreK-2, 187 words, 2 minutes audio time.

Simple text and photographs present information about the months including the length of each month, and brief highlights of each month.

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Avalanches

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PreK-2, 180 words, 2 minutes audio time.

Provide young readers with a better understanding of what causes these weather events and how to stay safe should a dangerous situation arise. With simple text and large, outstanding photos, readers will not only be informed, but also gain an appreciation of these awesome phenomenons.

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Earthquakes

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PreK-2, 192 words, 2 minutes audio time.

Provide young readers with a better understanding of what causes these weather events and how to stay safe should a dangerous situation arise. With simple text and large, outstanding photos, readers will not only be informed, but also gain an appreciation of these awesome phenomenons.

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Hurricanes

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PreK-2, 183 words, 2 minutes audio time.

Provide young readers with a better understanding of what causes these weather events and how to stay safe should a dangerous situation arise. With simple text and large, outstanding photos, readers will not only be informed, but also gain an appreciation of these awesome phenomenons.

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Tornadoes

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PreK-2, 183 words, 2 minutes audio time.

Provide young readers with a better understanding of what causes these weather events and how to stay safe should a dangerous situation arise. With simple text and large, outstanding photos, readers will not only be informed, but also gain an appreciation of these awesome phenomenons.

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Tsunamis

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PreK-2, 206 words, 2 minutes audio time.

Provide young readers with a better understanding of what causes these weather events and how to stay safe should a dangerous situation arise. With simple text and large, outstanding photos, readers will not only be informed, but also gain an appreciation of these awesome phenomenons.

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Volcanoes

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PreK-2, 183 words, 2 minutes audio time.

Provide young readers with a better understanding of what causes these weather events and how to stay safe should a dangerous situation arise. With simple text and large, outstanding photos, readers will not only be informed, but also gain an appreciation of these awesome phenomenons.

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Birthday Cakes

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PreK-2, 158 words, 2 minutes audio time.

How many candles will be on your birthday cake this year? What flavor of cake will you eat? Learn all about cakes you can enjoy on your special day.

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Birthday Party Games

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PreK-2, 148 words, 2 minutes audio time.

What kind of games will you play at your birthday party? From musical chairs to sack racing, games make birthdays fun. Learn about indoor and outdoor games to play on your special day.

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Birthday Parties and Celebrations

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PreK-2, 144 words, 2 minutes audio time.

How do you celebrate your birthday? Do you have a party? Do you go out to eat? Learn all about fun things to do on your special day.

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Birthday Customs around the World

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PreK-2, 149 words, 2 minutes audio time.

Do you crack open a pinata on your birthday? Do you eat long noodles? Learn all about different birthday customs of children around the world.

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A Trip to the Zoo

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PreK-3, 64 words, 1 minutes audio time.

Judy goes on a field trip to the zoo with her first grade class.

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Birthdays

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K-3, 452 words, 4 minutes audio time.

Briefly discusses the history and customs connected to the celebration of birthdays.

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Easter

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K-3, 425 words, 4 minutes audio time.

Briefly discusses the history and customs connected to the celebration of Easter.

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Halloween

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K-3, 363 words, 4 minutes audio time.

Briefly discusses the history and customs connected to the celebration of Halloween.

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St. Patrick’s Day

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K-3, 408 words, 4 minutes audio time.

Briefly discusses the history and customs connected to the celebration of St. Patrick’s Day.

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Thanksgiving

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K-3, 410 words, 4 minutes audio time.

Briefly discusses the history and customs connected to the celebration of Thanksgiving in the United States.

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Valentine’s Day

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K-3, 439 words, 4 minutes audio time.

Briefly discusses the history and customs connected to the celebration of Valentine’s Day.

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The First American Flag

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1-3, 648 words, 6 minutes audio time.

The legend says that Betsy Ross sewed the first U.S. flag in 1776. But the facts say someone else did. Who was it? And how has the flag changed since then? Here’s the story.

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The Boston Tea Party

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1-3, 523 words, 5 minutes audio time.

Boston Harbor is full of British tea! But the Colonists aren’t drinking it. They aren’t having a party for fun. They’re sending an angry message to King George III. Here’s the story.

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The First Independence Day Celebration

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1-3, 486 words, 5 minutes audio time.

In the United States, the Fourth of July means picnics, parades, and fireworks. But it wasn’t always so. The First Independence Day happened during a time of war. Here’s the story.

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President George Washington

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1-3, 599 words, 5 minutes audio time.

He was a quiet landowner from Virginia. So how did George Washington become the first U.S. president? How did he earn a place in the hearts of all Americans? Here’s the story.

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Paul Revere’s Ride

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1-3, 635 words, 5 minutes audio time.

The British are coming! And only one man can warn the Colonists Paul Revere! But will Paul and his horse sound the alarm in time? Here’s the story.

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Writing the U.S. Constitution

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1-3, 684 words, 6 minutes audio time.

The men argued all summer in the hot room. The United States needed a new government. But would the Founding Fathers be able to agree on a plan? Here’s the story.

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Oil Spills

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1-3, 730 words, 7 minutes audio time.

The Gulf oil spill off the coast of Louisiana has captured the interest and concern of students across the country. With this accessible introduction to oil spills, young students learn about how they happen, their effects, and how people work to clean them up. Clear text and outstanding photos offer readers context to current events and this important environmental issue.

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Deltas

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PreK-2, 230 words, 3 minutes audio time.

Rushing rivers meet the sea, dropping dirt, soil, and clay. Deltas form, in all shapes and sizes. Read Deltas to learn about these flat, fertile landforms.

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Glaciers

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PreK-2, 205 words, 3 minutes audio time.

Large masses of ice move slowly across the land. Over thousands of years, glaciers greatly shaped the land. Read Glaciers to find out how this landform continues to change earth.

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Islands

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PreK-2, 215 words, 3 minutes audio time.

Next to a continent or in the middle of the ocean, all islands are surrounded by water. These landforms can be rock, sand, or even coral. Read Islands to learn about life on these isolated places.

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Mountains

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PreK-2, 194 words, 2 minutes audio time.

Rocky peaks rise above earth’s surface. Mountains come in all shapes and sizes. Read Mountains to learn how these landforms take shape.

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Rivers

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PreK-2, 193 words, 2 minutes audio time.

Flowing water twists and turns across the land. Rivers make new pathways on earth. Read Rivers to learn about the importance of these water highways.

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Waterfalls

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PreK-2, 162 words, 2 minutes audio time.

Rushing water drops off a cliff and crashes to the rocks below. Waterfalls create landmarks throughout the world. Read Waterfalls to discover the force and beauty of these landforms.

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Benny and the Birthday Gift

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PreK-3, 307 words, 3 minutes audio time.

Benny is going to his friend Maria’s birthday party. He wants to get the perfect gift, but that’s not easy. What will he give her?

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Albert Is Just Fine, Mrs. Einstein

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1-3, 284 words, 4 minutes audio time.

A song about Albert Einstein’s journey on a train and how it impacted his understanding of relativity.

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Marie Curie and Her Discovery

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1-3, 491 words, 4 minutes audio time.

A song about the life of Marie Curie and her contributions to modern science.

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Alabama

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3-6, 1235 words, 13 minutes audio time.

Take a trip through the Heart of Dixie! Learn about Alabama’s geography, weather, history, people, and more in this book that’s all about our 22nd state.

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Alaska

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3-6, 1303 words, 14 minutes audio time.

Come visit the Last Frontier! Learn about Alaska’s history, weather, geography, people, and more in this book that’s all about our 49th state.

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Arizona

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3-6, 1336 words, 15 minutes audio time.

Welcome to the Grand Canyon State! Learn about Arizona’s history, weather, geography, people, and more in this book that’s all about our 48th state.

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Arkansas

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3-6, 1262 words, 13 minutes audio time.

Take a trip through the Natural State! Learn about Arkansas’s history, geography, weather, people, and more in this book that’s all about our 25th state.

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California

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3-6, 1355 words, 15 minutes audio time.

Come visit the Golden State! Learn about California’s history, geography, weather, people, and more in this book that’s all about our 31st state.

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Colorado

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3-6, 1348 words, 15 minutes audio time.

Explore the Centennial State! Learn about Colorado’s history, geography, weather, people, and more in this book that’s all about our 38th state.

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Connecticut

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3-6, 1245 words, 13 minutes audio time.

Visit the Constitution State! Learn more about Connecticut’s geography, weather, history, people, and more in this book that’s all about our 5th state.

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Delaware

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3-6, 1287 words, 13 minutes audio time.

Welcome to the First State! Learn about Delaware’s history, weather, geography, people, and more in this book that’s all about our first state.

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Florida

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3-6, 1247 words, 13 minutes audio time.

Take a trip to the Sunshine State! Learn about Florida’s history, weather, geography, people, and more in this book that’s all about our 27th state.

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Georgia

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3-6, 1321 words, 14 minutes audio time.

Take a trip through the Peach State! Learn about Georgia’s history, weather, geography, people, and more in this book that’s all about our fourth state.

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Hawaii

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3-6, 1212 words, 13 minutes audio time.

Welcome to the Aloha State! Learn about Hawaii’s history, geography, weather, people, and more in this book that’s all about our 50th state.

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Idaho

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3-6, 1404 words, 14 minutes audio time.

Explore the Gem State! Learn about Idaho’s history, geography, weather, people, and more in this book that’s all about our 43rd state.

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Illinois

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3-6, 1359 words, 14 minutes audio time.

Take a trip through the Prairie State! Learn about Illinois’s history, geography, weather, people, and more in this book all about our 21st state.

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Indiana

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3-6, 1319 words, 15 minutes audio time.

Take a trip through the Hoosier State! Learn about Indiana’s history, geography, weather, people, and more in this book that’s all about our 19th state.

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Iowa

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3-6, 1282 words, 13 minutes audio time.

Welcome to the Hawkeye State! Learn about Iowa’s history, geography, weather, people, and more in this book that’s all about our 29th state.

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Kansas

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3-6, 1236 words, 14 minutes audio time.

Visit the Sunflower State! Learn about Kansas’ history, geography, weather, people, and more in this book that’s all about our 34th state.

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Kentucky

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3-6, 1223 words, 13 minutes audio time.

Welcome to the Bluegrass State! Learn about Kentucky’s history, geography, weather, people, and more in this book that’s all about our 15th state.

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Louisiana

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3-6, 1260 words, 14 minutes audio time.

Take a trip through the Pelican State! Learn about Louisiana’s history, geography, weather, people, and more in this book that’s all about our 18th state.

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Maine

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3-6, 1311 words, 13 minutes audio time.

Visit the Pine Tree State! Learn about Maine’s history, geography, weather, people, and more in this book that’s all about our 23rd state.

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Maryland

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3-6, 1272 words, 14 minutes audio time.

Explore the Old Line State! Learn about Maryland’s history, geography, weather, people, and more in this book that’s all about our seventh state.

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