Just in time for the new school year, we're excited to announce the newest addition to the Tales2go family; Capstone Press. Our new friends come bearing hundreds of titles covering nonfiction, fiction, and every genre! The first batch of books is already live in the library, so you can get into them right now, knowing more stories are on the way. Check out the full range of Capstone titles here. Below are some stories that are already on our To Listen Lists!
Great Asian Americans: Tammy Duckworth by Stephanie Cham
How did Tammy Duckworth become a Senator? Readers will learn all about this great Asian American politician and the significant events in her life in this low-leveled biography.
Friends with Disabilities: My Friend Has Dyslexia by Amanda Doering Tourville
My friend Darius has a disability called dyslexia. But that doesn't matter to us. We make our own comics, help each other with our homework, and volunteer at a nearby animal shelter. I'm glad Marius is my friend!
Seems as if everywhere you look, there are places to spend your money. How do you make sure that your money stretches to cover all of your needs and at least some of your wants? Smart shopping, setting up a budget, and building and managing your credit rating are all key skills to learn.
Hello Genius: Bunny Eats Lunch by Michael Dahl
Little Bunny learns to eat healthfully.
At the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany, the last thing Adolf Hitler expected was to see a black man compete and win. But Jesse Owens didn't just win. He was dominant in the track and field events, winning four gold medals and helping to set a world record. Now readers can witness one of the most iconic moments in sports history as Owens proves that people of all races can compete and win at the Olympic games.
Holidays Around the World: Diwali by Martha E. H. Rustad
It's time to celebrate Diwali! Light lamps. Exchange cards and presents. Dance and watch fireworks. Diwali, or the Festival of Lights, reminds Hindu people of the story of Rama and Sita. It is a story of how good beats evil.
Jason never turns down a dare, which has gotten him in trouble more than once. After he gives some classmates a hard time, they challenge him to a BMX competition. Jason can't say no. But BMX is way harder than he thought. If he can't learn to ride before the competition, this dare will be his last.