The fiction library consists of 6 theme-connected, leveled books for each of the 8 units (48 titles total). This set includes 1 copy of each of the 48 fiction titles:
An Immigrant Community of the 1900s
Fina’s Story: From Mexico to Texas
Erik’s Story: From Sweden to Minnesota
Our New Life in America
The Johnstown Flood
Each year, racers compete in an amazing race across Australia. What makes the race so amazing? The cars are all powered by the sun.
What should we be doing now to meet our future energy needs? Learn about the many kinds of power we use and how everyone can conserve energy.
Learn about the long and bitter anti-slavery movement that lead to the Civil War. From the Underground Railroad to the fierce debates in Congress, discover how the history of this time was shaped by people such as Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, and Harriet Beecher Stowe.
In this chapter book, learn about Frederick Douglass, a former slave who became a powerful voice against slavery.
From 1955 to 1975, African Americans, Latinos, Native Americans, and women battled discrimination and fought for equal rights. Read about each group's victories and the challenges they face today.From 1955 to 1975, African Americans, Latinos, Native Americans, and women battled discrimination and fo... more
See how rivers and lakes form borders, feed people, provide power, and are used for travel and trade. Use bar graphs to compare the lengths of rivers and the depths of lakes.
People have left the Ukraine for the United States since the 1870s. Learn about the reasons why they choose to leave their homes and about the challenges they faced when they came to America.
Before there were trains, people used horses and carts to travel across the land. Discover how the invention of the railroad changed the face of westward expansion.
Lewis and Clark opened the doors for westward expansion when they set out in 1804 to discover what lay beyond the Mississippi. By the middle of the century, mass migration to the west had begun. In the 1880s, many people moved west to seek their fortunes. Find out what happened along the way, and learn about oth... more
Discover how plastic is made and used, and how plastic waste affects the environment, how plastic can be reused and recycled, and how to reduce your own plastic waste.
Children around the world are working to preserve the environment. Learn more about what everyone can do to help.
This book explores some of the reasons people immigrate to the U.S. from Mexico, the challenges they face, and how they influence the life and culture of their new society.
Composting turns trash into fertile soil. Discover how composting works and learn how anyone can turn garbage into something good.
All over the world, young people can and do take action to take care of the planet. In this book, students will read more about what harms the planet and things they can do to heal their home and work toward a sustainable future.
Kids share ideas on how to earn, spend, and save money. A step-by-step model shows kids how to create their own plan to raise money for a charitable cause.
Learn about how Milton Hershey's passion for candy helped him to create one of the largest candy companies in the world.
What was life like before electricity or telephones? How did these inventions change our world? What other inventions changed how we live and work? Read about the time from 1870 to 1910 when new machines and new ways of producing goods and services altered life and the way we do business.
Thomas Edison is best remembered for inventing a light bulb, but he had many other bright ideas.
Discover why and how many Jewish people left Germany to start a new life in America.
Discover more about the sun and its importance in supporting life on Earth.