Grade 12

All You Are

From the Series The Gift

Da'Quan would do anything to be in with "them"—the ones having the best time at lunch, going to the best parties, and getting the hottest girls, like Ashantay. When the mysterious guy gives… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Alternative Medicine

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

The increasing cost of health care in the United States and disappointment with conventional, or Western, medical practices has led people to seek different, more natural ways to maintain a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • Dewey: 616

Always Faithful

From the Series Support and Defend

Having a parent return from military duty is a dream come true. But sometimes, coming home comes with problems. For Rosie, life is nearly perfect. She has the perfect ROTC boyfriend and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Marked Man: The Assassination of Malcolm X

February 21, 1965. Controversial civil rights leader Malcolm X is gunned down during a speech in Manhattan. Few were shocked by the news of Malcolm X‘s death. Since 1952 the former member of Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • Dewey: 320.54'6092

A Match Made in Heaven: Book 8

From the Series My Boyfriend Is a Monster

Life isn't exactly paradise for aspiring artist Morning Glory Conroy. Anxious about an upcoming comics festival and worried about her best friend Julia's deteriorating home life, Glory has… Read More →

  • Lexile: 330
  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

A Matter of Souls

From the shores of Africa to the bowels of a transatlantic ship to a voting booth in Mississippi to the jungles of Vietnam, all human connection is a matter of souls. In this stirring… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

American Country: Bluegrass, Honky-Tonk, and Crossover Sounds

From the Series American Music Milestones

A singer belts out a lonesome song. A guitarist plucks out a twangy lead. A fiddle player brings out a sweet melody. These are the sounds of country. Country music rose out of the folk… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • Dewey: 781.6420973

American Hip-Hop: Rappers, DJs, and Hard Beats

From the Series American Music Milestones

A rapper spits rhymes into a microphone. A DJ scratches a record back and forth against a turntable needle. Fans' feet stomp along to a stiff beat. These are the sounds of hip-hop.… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • Dewey: 782.42164909
Fall 2021

American Jaguar: Big Cats, Biogeography, and Human Borders

In the borderlands between the United States and Mexico, America's largest cat—the jaguar—is fighting to regain its kingdom. Added to the endangered species list in 1997, the jaguar has… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1170
  • Dewey: 333.95/9755

American Latin Music: Rumba Rhythms, Bossa Nova, and the Salsa Sound

From the Series American Music Milestones

The crowd sways to the melodic strumming of a bossa nova guitarist. A vocalist belts out lyrics that blend English and Spanish. Couples dance to salsa's syncopated rhythms. These are the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • Dewey: 781.64089'68073
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American Music Milestones — Audisee®—Fluent Set

From the Series American Music Milestones

This high-interest series looks at key musical landscapes in American music. Each book takes a peek at the key events, performers, albums, and songs in the evolution of a specific musical genre. Read More →

  • Audisee®—Fluent
  • List Price: $319.92
  • Your Price: $239.94
  • 6 titles

American Pop: Hit Makers, Superstars, and Dance Revolutionaries

From the Series American Music Milestones

Throbbing disco beats boom at the club. Crowds move to the lively beat of dance pop hits. Fans scream and cheer for teen idols. These are the sounds of pop. After Elvis hit the scene in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • Dewey: 781.640973

American R & B: Gospel Grooves, Funky Drummers, and Soul Power

From the Series American Music Milestones

A singer calls out to the crowd. An electric bass thumps out a beat. Horns blare and strings swirl. These are the sounds of R & B. Rhythm and blues music evolved from all sorts of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 781.644

American Rock: Guitar Heroes, Punks, and Metalheads

From the Series American Music Milestones

A guitarist fires off riffs. A drummer pounds out primal rhythms. Fans scream along to a booming chorus. These are the sounds of rock. When rock 'n' roll first shook up young audiences,… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: 781.660973

America's Founding Documents: The Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, the United States Constitution, the Federalist Papers, and the Bill of Rights

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Soon after the start of the American Revolutionary War in 1775, the Thirteen Colonies proclaimed their independence from British rule and became the United States of America. The written word Read More →

  • Lexile: 1400
  • Dewey: 342.7302/3

A Midsummer Night's Dream

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Hermia's father has given her a seemingly impossible decision: marry Demetrius, a man she doesn't love, or die. Instead, she decides to take fate into her own hands and run off with her true… Read More →

  • ATOS: 10.9
  • Dewey: 822.3'3


Here is a house of ruin and rage, of death and deliverance. Here is where I live, not living. Here is always mine. When Connor's family moves to Amity, a secluded house on the peaceful banks Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Ancient Agricultural Technology: From Sickles to Plows

From the Series Technology in Ancient Cultures

Did you know . . . • Ancient Romans invented a machine to harvest grain? • Farmers in ancient China destroyed the pests that harmed crops by bringing in their natural predators? • The… Read More →

  • Dewey: 630.93

Ancient Communication Technology: From Hieroglyphics to Scrolls

From the Series Technology in Ancient Cultures

Did you know that people first used road signs more than 2,000 years ago? Did you know that Ancient Rome had its own postal service? Did you know that Egyptian writers used flakes of… Read More →

  • Dewey: 302.2'2209

Ancient Computing Technology: From Abacuses to Water Clocks

From the Series Technology in Ancient Cultures

Did you know . . . • Ancient cultures measured time accurately with water clocks? • An engineer in the first century B.C. designed an odometer to calculate distance traveled? • People… Read More →

  • Dewey: 510.28'4

Ancient Construction Technology: From Pyramids to Fortresses

From the Series Technology in Ancient Cultures

Did you know . . . • The ancient Maya built magnificent pyramid-temples? • Ancient Chinese builders created central home heating systems? • One ancient Greek monument was taller than a… Read More →

  • Dewey: 690.093

Ancient Machine Technology: From Wheels to Forges

From the Series Technology in Ancient Cultures

Did you know . . . • Ancient people used bows to drill holes and start fires? • The ancient Chinese built a machine to detect earthquakes? •The ancient Romans operated a factory for milling… Read More →

  • Dewey: 621.8093

Ancient Medical Technology: From Herbs to Scalpels

From the Series Technology in Ancient Cultures

Did you know . . . • Doctors in ancient Peru performed brain surgery? • Ancient Greek doctors ran medical schools? • The ancient Indians knew how to protect people from smallpox? Medical… Read More →

  • Dewey: 610.938

Ancient Transportation Technology: From Oars to Elephants

From the Series Technology in Ancient Cultures

Did you know . . . • People first used skis more than 8,000 years ago? • The first wheels were used in pottery—not for transportation? • Traffic jams often clogged the streets of ancient… Read More →

  • Dewey: 629.04093