Books at Guided Reading Level Q

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Age
8-12
Grade
3-7

Yona Zeldis McDonough, Who HQ, Lauren Mortimer

What Was the Underground Railroad?

Paperback (Dec. 26, 2013)
No one knows where the term Underground Railroad came from--there were no trains or tracks, only "conductors" who helped escaping slaves to freedom. Including real stories about "passengers" on the "Railroad," this book chronicles slaves' close calls with bounty hunters, exhausting struggles on the road, and what they sacrificed for freedom. With 80 black-and-white illustrations throughout and a sixteen-page black-and-white photo insert, the Underground Railroad comes alive! More
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Age
8-12
Grade
3-4

Lulu Mayo

How to Draw a Unicorn and Other Cute Animals with Simple Shapes in 5 Steps

Paperback (Sept. 11, 2018)
Anyone can learn to draw adorable unicorns and other cute creatures using simple shapes in 5 easy steps.This book will show readers how to draw quirky, kawaii (super cute) animals in a wonderfully easy and inspiring way. Step by step, illustrator Lulu Mayo will explain how to draw various creatures by using simple shapes, such as circles, ovals, rectangles, and triangles, and how to personalize them by adding your own, adorable details.The book contains 30 of these doodling exercises, featuring … More
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Age
8-12
Grade
3-7

Liz Lee Heinecke

Kitchen Science Lab for Kids

Flexibound (June 11, 2019)
Kitchen Science Lab for Kids: EDIBLE EDITION gives you 52 delicious ways to explore food science in your own kitchen by making everything from healthy homemade snacks to scrumptious main dishes and mind-boggling desserts.When you step into your kitchen to cook or bake, you put science to work. Physics and chemistry come into play each time you simmer, steam, bake, freeze, boil, puree, saute, or ferment food. Knowing something about the physics, biology, and chemistry of food will give you … More
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Age
8-12
Grade
3-7

Lauren Tarshis

I Survived the Nazi Invasion, 1944

Paperback (Feb. 25, 2014) , 1 edition
One of the darkest periods in history...In a Jewish ghetto, Max Rosen and his sister Zena struggle to live after their father is taken away by the Nazis. With barely enough food to survive, the siblings make a daring escape from Nazi soldiers into the nearby forest.Max and Zena are brought to a safe camp by Jewish resistance fighters. But soon, bombs are falling all around them. Can Max and Zena survive the fallout of the Nazi invasion? More
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Age
8-12
Grade
3-7

Lee J. Ames

Draw 50 Buildings and Other Structures: The Step-by-Step Way to Draw Castles and Cathedrals, Skyscrapers and Bridges, and So Much More...

Paperback (Feb. 12, 2013) , Reprint edition
Draw 50 Buildings and Other Structures teaches aspiring artists how to draw with ease by following simple, step-by-step instructions. Celebrated author Lee J. Ames shows readers how to draw famous structures from all over the world, as well as an igloo, a barn and silo, a windmill, and even a teepee. Ames's illustration style and renowned drawing method has made him a leader in the step-by-step drawing manual, and the 31 books in his Draw 50 series have sold more … More
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Age
7-11
Grade
2-6

Simon Hugo, Alice Finch

365 Things to Do with LEGO Bricks: Lego Fun Every Day of the Year

Hardcover (Oct. 4, 2016) , Har/Toy edition

Winner of the Best Book category Creative Play Awards 2016.This superb LEGO® building book inspires you to look at your LEGO bricks in new and exciting ways and enjoy LEGO fun every day of the year.Featuring imaginative play and building ideas, from LEGO games that take just a few minutes and require a handful of bricks, to inspirational build ideas and activities to keep you occupied for hours. 365 Things to Do with LEGO® Bricks is packed with fun and …

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Age
7-10
Grade
2-5

Geronimo Stilton

Island of Dragons

Hardcover (Sept. 3, 2019)
Geronimo Stilton is needed for the twelfth time in the Kingdom of Fantasy!The five princesses of The Kingdom of Lotus Flowers have been kidnapped by a terrible witch. The King and Queen believe I am the brave knight from the Prophecy of Dragonia who that will save them.The prophecy says that I must visit the Island of Dragons to find the bravest, the wisest, the silliest, and the wittiest, and the most sincere. Together, we were the only ones who … More
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Age
8-12
Grade
3-7

National Geographic Kids

Weird But True Human Body: 300 Outrageous Facts about Your Awesome Anatomy

Paperback (March 28, 2017)
Get ready to have your mind blown with some hair-raising, eye-popping facts! This latest addition to the crazy popular Weird but True series is all about YOU! It's an exciting internal journey through your own wacky, weird, sometimes gross, but always fascinating human body. Did you know that your stomach is shaped like the letter J? Or that if you lined up all your blood vessels they'd circle the Earth twice? Or that your body gives off a light you … More
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Age
7-10
Grade
2-5

Lauren Tarshis

I Survived the Joplin Tornado, 2011

Paperback (Aug. 25, 2015)
A destructive force is about to hit the city of Joplin... Eleven-year-old Dexter has always wanted to see a tornado. So when he gets the incredible opportunity to go storm chasing with the famous Dr. Norman Rays, he has to say yes! Dr. Rays is the host of Tornado Mysteries, the show that Dex and his older brother, Jeremy, watched every night until Jeremy joined the U.S. Navy SEALs and left Joplin. Dex certainly knows how deadly tornadoes can be, … More
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Age
8-12
Grade
4-7

Laura Ingalls Wilder, Garth Williams

Little House in the Big Woods

Paperback (March 15, 1971) , 1 edition

Based on the real-life adventures of Laura Ingalls Wilder, Little House in the Big Woods is the first book in the award-winning Little House series, which has captivated generations of readers. This edition features the classic black-and-white artwork from Garth Williams.

Little House in the Big Woods takes place in 1871 and introduces us to four-year-old Laura, who lives in a log cabin on the edge of the Big Woods of Wisconsin. She shares the cabin with her Pa, her …

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Age
8-12
Grade
3-7

PopularMMOs, Dani Jones

PopularMMOs Presents A Hole New Activity Book: Mazes, Puzzles, Games, and More!

Paperback (May 7, 2019)

New York Times bestselling authors and YouTube sensations Pat and Jen from the Minecraft-inspired channel PopularMMOs need YOU. Help them complete an epic quest by battling your way through 128 pages of fun-filled, full-color activities!

YouTube sensations Pat and Jen from PopularMMOs are on a quest for fun! But they need YOUR help to complete it. Fight your way through mazes, climb your way out of word searches, and fall into a hole new world of awesome activities as you …

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Age
7-10
Grade
2-5

DK

Where on Earth?: The Ultimate Atlas of What's Where in the World

Hardcover (March 18, 2013)
Where are the world's tallest buildings? Where are earthquakes most likely to occur? Where can you find animals that glow? Showcasing the most fascinating places on the planet, Where on Earth? is a collection of more than 75 3-D maps that show not only where everything is, but also why it's there.

This children's atlas is divided into six chapters: Geography, Nature, People, History, Arts & Entertainment, and Science & Technology. Where on Earth? brings an instant understanding to a …

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