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Grade 12

Charged

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Craig is raising his little brother while his mother and her drug-dealing boyfriend ruin their lives. Manda's parents are teetering on the edge of divorce. How will Craig and Manda learn to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

Charming

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

Seventeen-year-old Char loves music, but never considered a singing career until her singing went viral online. Now instead of participating in the Gay Lesbian Alliance, Char devotes herself… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Chart Topper

From the Series The Opportunity

Beth didn't think that the song she posted on YouTube would be noticed by more than a few classmates at Clinton High. She was wrong. Harmon Holt noticed, and now she's an intern at his… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Chasing the Storm: Tornadoes, Meteorology, and Weather Watching

Huge, towering clouds build up in the sky—it's a super cell. The Doppler radar indicates that the system is rotating. But is there a funnel? Is it touching the ground? Only a storm chaser can… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1110
  • Dewey: 551.55'3

Che Guevara: You Win or You Die

October 9, 1967. World-renowned revolutionary Che Guevara is dead at the age of thirty-nine. The charismatic Argentinian revolutionary had been leading guerilla fighters in the jungles of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • ATOS: 8.3
  • Dewey: 980.03'5092

Chernobyl's Wild Kingdom: Life in the Dead Zone

After the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear explosion in Ukraine, scientists believed radiation had created a vast and barren wasteland in which life could never resurface. But the Dead Zone, as the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1190
  • ATOS: 8.2
  • Dewey: 590.9477'8

Choice of Colours: The pioneering African-American quarterbacks who changed the face of football

From the Series Lorimer Recordbooks

Until a mere generation ago, black football players were largely unproven as quarterbacks since they were excluded from a position that demanded strategic thinking instead of brute force. So… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • Dewey: 920
Spring 2019

Cinders

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

After seventeen-year-old Ash's mother dies, Ash is left with her mother's boyfriend and his children. They bully her by posting embarrassing pictures and making her do their homework. Ash's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Circle the Truth

Strange things are happening in Rith's house at night. First a spiral staircase replaces the regular stairs. The new stairs lead to a living room that isn't his, a cat that isn't his either… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: [E]

Civil Rights Struggles around the World — eBook Set

From the Series Civil Rights Struggles around the World

Set

At certain moments in the struggle to achieve civil rights, an iconic gesture or event can galvanize a people to make a leap toward their goal. This series begins with just such gestures or… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $573.20
  • Your Price: $429.90
  • 10 titles

Civil Rights Struggles around the World — Library Bound Set

From the Series Civil Rights Struggles around the World

Set

At certain moments in the struggle to achieve civil rights, an iconic gesture or event can galvanize a people to make a leap toward their goal. This series begins with just such gestures or… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $154.60
  • Your Price: $115.95
  • 4 titles

Classification of Life, 2nd Edition

From the Series Great Ideas of Science

How are polar bears related to pandas? For thousands of years, philosophers and scientists have tried to organize and understand, or classify, the relationships among Earth's animals and… Read More →

  • Dewey: 578.01'2

Climate Migrants: On the Move in a Warming World

Around the world, from US coastal towns to island nations of the Pacific and the deserts of Africa, people are in danger of losing their homes. Some have already fled. Others know they are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1230
  • ATOS: 8.3
  • Dewey: 304.8
Fall 2019

Cold Grab

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Sixteen-year-old Angelo moved to Toronto from the Philippines to join his mother, who has been living and working in Canada for most of his life. Adjusting to a new country isn't easy, but… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Collateral Damage

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. Tyshawn can't wait to show off his three-pointers. His dad, a former… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Combat Zone

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. Justin's got it all planned out. He's going to graduate high school, enroll at… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Coming Up Clutch: The Greatest Upsets, Comebacks, and Finishes in Sports History

From the Series Spectacular Sports

The sports world is full of epic comebacks, upsets, chokes, and clutch performances. The most memorable buzzer-beating baskets, double-digit comebacks, and unexpected meltdowns are all here… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 796.0973
Spring 2019

Common Sense and Other Works by Thomas Paine

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Known as the Father of the American Revolution, English-American author Thomas Paine became famous for two pamphlets that inspired the colonists to fight for their independence. Common Sense… Read More →

  • Dewey: 320.51

Communication Smarts: How to Express Yourself Best in Conversations, Texts, E-mails, and More

From the Series USA TODAY Teen Wise Guides: Lifestyle Choices

Email, cell phones, Facebook, texts, letters … even good old-fashioned face-to-face conversation. Teens today have all kinds of choices when it comes to communication. But did you know that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • Dewey: 302.2

Conflict Resolution Smarts: How to Communicate, Negotiate, Compromise, and More

From the Series USA TODAY Teen Wise Guides: Time, Money, and Relationships

Conflict—nobody likes it. And from the hallways of your school to the family dinner table, conflict can be hard to avoid. But conflict doesn't have to be all bad. If you handle a conflict… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: 303.6'9

Contaminated

From the Series Contaminated

After the Contamination—an epidemic caused by the super-trendy diet drink SlimPro that turned ordinary citizens into shambling creatures unable to control their violent impulses—the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Contaminated — Paperback Set

From the Series Contaminated

Set

A diet drink has just contaminated a large population of the United States, and chaos is rapidly spreading throughout the country. The government decides to corral the contaminated into dog… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $19.98
  • Your Price: $18.98
  • 2 titles

Controlled

From the Series The Alternative

Rachel's junior year is going to be perfect—she's taking AP classes, is first-chair viola, and is busy planning her college visits. Then Misty, Rachel's wild and unpredictable cousin, lands… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Cooking the Australian Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

As a part of the British Commonwealth, Australia's culture shares many similarities with British culture--and their menu is no exception. Paired with the cuisine of the Aboriginal peoples… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • Dewey: 641.5994