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Unbarred — eBook Set

From the Series Unbarred

Set

Once you've been in, it's tough to stay out of jail. That's the hard fact that characters face in these gritty modern-day Shakespeare adaptations, which reimagine the classics with… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $170.60
  • Your Price: $127.95
  • 4 titles

Unbarred — Paperback Set

From the Series Unbarred

Set

Once you've been in, it's tough to stay out of jail. That's the hard fact that characters face in these gritty modern-day Shakespeare adaptations, which reimagine the classics with… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $30.36
  • Your Price: $30.36
  • 4 titles

Uncle Tom's Cabin: or, Life among the Lowly

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Uncle Tom, a slave on a farm in Kentucky, is sold by his owner Arthur Shelby and forced to travel south down the Mississippi River. As he is sold from one owner to another, his strong faith… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • ATOS: 9.3
  • Dewey: 813'.3

Uncool: A Girl's Guide to Misfitting In

So you didn’t make the cheerleading squad. You wouldn’t be caught dead in one of those too-short pleated skirts anyway. Fact is, you’re not the same as everyone else. So what’s wrong with… Read More →

Undecided: Navigating Life and Learning After High School

For high school students all over the country, figuring out what to do after graduation is a major question. For many, the logical answer is continuing their education, whether in a training… Read More →

Under His Spell: Book 4

From the Series My Boyfriend Is a Monster

Bethany Farmer's life is a boring high school routine, and she likes it that way. Soccer, coffee, homework, more coffee, and no goofy romance. That is, until foreign exchange student Allein… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Underneath It All: A History of Women's Underwear

For most of human history, the garments women wore under their clothes were hidden. The earliest underwear provided warmth and protection. But eventually, women's undergarments became complex… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • Dewey: 687/.2209

Under Pressure

From the Series Counterattack

Elise comes from a long line of college athletes. More than anything else, she wants to wear the University of North Carolina uniform and play for the college where her parents went. It's a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Understanding Suicide: A National Epidemic

Suicide is among the top three causes of death for young people ages 15 to 24. In fact, this global epidemic claims 41,000 lives per year in the United States alone. Suicide touches people of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1200
  • ATOS: 8.3
  • Dewey: 362.28

Underwater

Twelve-year-old Gabe has ambitions to be the next Jacques Cousteau...or Bill Gates...or who? Gabe's anxiety about growing up is matched by his fear that he'll be crazy (like his brother). But… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Unlikely Pairs: Fun with Famous Works of Art

From the Series Bob Raczka's Art Adventures

Museums have very logical ways of displaying works of art. Usually they group works by artist, by movement, or by time period, so that impressionist works or classical works can be viewed… Read More →

  • Dewey: 750'.1'1

UnSlut: A Diary and a Memoir

When Emily Lindin was eleven years old, she was branded a “slut” by the rest of her classmates. For the next few years of her life, she was bullied incessantly at school, after school, and… Read More →

Unthinkable

From the Series Night Fall ™

Omar Phillips is Bridgewater High's favorite local teen author. His Facebook fans can't wait for his next horror story. But lately Omar's imagination has turned against him. Horrifying… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Up for Sale: Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery

"Trafficking thrives in the shadows. And it can be easy to dismiss it as something that happens to someone else, somewhere else. But that is not the case. Trafficking is a crime that involves… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • Dewey: 306.3'62
Spring 2019

Up from Slavery: An Autobiography

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

In this acclaimed autobiography, Booker T. Washington makes a case for lifting up his race through education. Washington uses his personal story as the example, from his birth to slave… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1260
  • Dewey: 370.92 [B]

Uranus and Neptune

From the Series Worlds Beyond

Two of the most mysterious planets in our solar system are the cold, beautiful blue worlds of Uranus and Neptune. They lie so far from the Sun that they appear only as small dots in even the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 523.47

Vaccination Investigation: The History and Science of Vaccines

Vaccines are biological substances that cause the human immune system to build up its defenses against specific diseases. Public health officials recommend a series of vaccines for all… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1160
  • Dewey: 615.3/72

Valiant

Saville hates sewing. How can she not when her father, the Tailor, loves his bolts of velvet and silk far more than he's ever loved her? Yet, when he is struck ill shortly after they arrive… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Vegas Tryout

From the Series Lorimer Podium Sports Academy

Toronto synchro swimmer Carrie Munroe is Podium Sports Academy's team flyer and the school's best prospect for making it at the upcoming Vegas tryouts—fulfilling her dreams of being in a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Vegetarian Cooking around the World

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

With savory vegetarian recipes from around the world, this versatile cookbook provides a wealth of dishes that are exciting, easy-to-prepare, and delicious. Take a taste-filled trip to… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.2
  • Dewey: 641.5'636

Venom

Beware! Poisonous things are all around you. Author Marilyn Singer brings kids the coolest info on creatures that can harm or even kill with a bite or sting Read More →

  • Lexile: 1100
  • ATOS: 7.8
  • Dewey: 592

Volunteering Smarts: How to Find Opportunities, Create a Positive Experience, and More

From the Series USA TODAY Teen Wise Guides: Lifestyle Choices

Volunteering. So you want to get out there and do something? Help someone in need, make a difference, change the world? There are numerous volunteering opportunities out there. Did you know… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • Dewey: 302'.14

Vortex

From the Series Day of Disaster

Blair and her brothers are driving home from a disastrous road trip when their day suddenly gets a whole lot worse. After facing down a tornado, their car is barely functioning, and the same… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Votes of Confidence: A Young Person's Guide to American Elections

Every four years, coverage of the presidential election turns more into a horse-race story about who's leading the polls and who said what when. Younger readers, who might be old enough to… Read More →