Grade 5

Yu the Great: Conquering the Flood [A Chinese Legend]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

This graphic novel tells the legend of Yu the Great, a Chinese hero from the twenty-first century B.C. Some scholars believe Yu actually existed and that he founded the Xia Dynasty, the first… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 398.2'0951'02

Zendaya: Capturing the Stage, Screen, and Modeling Scene

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You may know Zendaya from the Disney Channel's Shake It Up. But did you know that she: • danced in a hip-hop group when she was eight years old? • was the youngest contestant ever on… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 791.4302'8092
Fall 2020

Zion Williamson

From the Series Sports All-Stars (Lerner ™ Sports)

After one breakout season playing college basketball at Duke, Zion Williamson was drafted into the NBA (National Basketball League) by the New Orleans Pelicans. Learn about one of the NBA's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • Dewey: 796.323092 [B]
Spring 2020

Zion Williamson: The Road to New Orleans

Jump onto the court with New Orleans Pelicans star Zion Williamson in this first-look biography! Discover how hard work and a drive for success led him to become the number-one pick in the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • ATOS: 5.1

Zoë Kravitz: X-Men's Amazing Angel

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You may know that Zoë Kravitz made a splash when she starred as Angel Salvadore in X-Men: First Class. But did you know that Zoë: • has a passion for music and started her own band called… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 791.4302'8092

Zombie Cows!

From the Series Agent Amelia

Secret agent Amelia Kidd has saved the world loads of times from evil geniuses and criminal masterminds—thanks to her great disguises, gadgets (which sometimes work), and her brilliance at… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: [E]

Zombie-Gut Chili and Other Horrifying Dinners

From the Series Little Kitchen of Horrors

What can be as creepy and gruesome as it is tasty? Your dinner! Learn how to create a variety of dinner entrees that are both repulsive and good to eat. Cook up some maggot burgers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • Dewey: 641.5/4

Zombie Makers: True Stories of Nature's Undead

Are zombies real? As far as we know, dead people do not come back to life and start walking around, looking for trouble. But there are things that can take over the bodies and brains of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 578.6'5

Zoo Scientists to the Rescue

Zoos take care of animals and welcome visitors of all ages, but that's not all zoos do. Author Patricia Newman and photographer Annie Crawley bring readers behind the scenes at three zoos to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • ATOS: 7.1
  • Dewey: 333.95/4