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YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / General

Kanye West: Soul-Fired Hip-Hop

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

On his record My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, hip-hop superstar Kanye West "unleashes an array of flavors—old school hip-hop, progressive rock, R&B, classical music—and mixes and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • Dewey: 782.421649092

LeBron James: King of Shots

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

Whether he's soaring through the air for a powerful slam dunk, threading the ball to a teammate for a key shot, or launching a new pair of Nikes, the Miami Heat's LeBron James is one of the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • Dewey: 796.323092

Osama bin Laden: The Life and Death of the 9/11 al-Qaeda Mastermind

Nearly ten years after the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States, an elite team of U.S. special forces stunned the world with a dramatic and daring feat. Shortly after midnight on May… Read More →

  • Dewey: 900

Suzanne Collins: Words on Fire

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

"[The Hunger Games trilogy] spread like wildfire," says Annmarie Powers, a teacher in Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y., in a statement to USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper. The teacher explained… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1100
  • Dewey: 813'.6

The Glee Cast: Inspiring Gleek Mania

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

As USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper, puts it about the television megahit Glee, "There have been few shows as rousing, promising, perplexing and potentially heartbreaking as this high… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • Dewey: 791.4502'80922

The Me Nobody Knew, 2nd Edition

Shannon was 13 and she wanted to die. She hated her parents, her body, her friends - her life. She never felt pretty or popular enough. She struggled with drinking. She was sexually… Read More →

  • Dewey: 155.5'33092