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Arthur & Lancelot: The Fight for Camelot [An English Legend]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

King Arthur rules his realm from the shining castle of Camelot. Arthur relies on the wisdom of his wife, Guinivere, and on the bravery of his Knights of the Round Table. But dark forces are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 741.5'352

Art Is...

From the Series Bob Raczka's Art Adventures

When you think of art, do you think of painting and sculpture? Bob Raczka shows us that even these traditional artistic mediums can be created in untraditional ways. Art can also be draped… Read More →

  • Dewey: 701

ArtRageous!

From the Series DIY Series

This colorful and quirky book introduces young artists to a variety of art techniques through 25 dynamic step-by-step projects, including canvas paintings, collages, doodled drawings, wall… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: 745.5

A Shogun's Guide

From the Series How-To Guides for Fiendish Rulers

I am a fearless shogun, the military ruler of Japan. People are afraid of me—and they should be. I have even more power than the emperor. I followed the rules to achieve my high position—and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 952/.02

A Side of Sabotage: A Quinnie Boyd Mystery

From the Series Quinnie Boyd Mysteries

For decades, Gusty's Café has been a beloved staple in Maiden Rock, Maine. Quinnie Boyd's dad runs the café, just like Quinnie's granddad before him. But the family business has new… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Assassins, Traitors, and Spies

From the Series ShockZone ™ — Villains

James Bond may be one of the good guys, but the spies in this book definitely aren't—nor are the traitors and assassins! Crack open this book to uncover more secrets about history's most… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 327.12092'2

Assess and Select Your Sources

From the Series Info Wise

How do you find the right information sources for your research project? Learn how to use search engines, library catalogs, and databases to find information. What makes a source reliable?… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 001.4/2

Asteroid Hunters

From the Series Get to Work with Science and Technology

A powerful telescope has discovered a giant object speeding through our solar system. Is it an asteroid? Will its orbit bring it close to Earth? Is there a chance it could one day collide… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 5.7

Asthma

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

More than twenty million people in the United States suffer from asthma, a disease of the lungs. In fact, asthma is the most common serious chronic disease among American children. Any person… Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.2'38

A Story to Tell: Traditions of a Tlingit Community

From the Series We Are Still Here: Native Americans Today

Frances Nannauck Kraus takes her eleven-year-old granddaughter, Marissa, to Kake, Alaska--the place of much of their family history. On one of their walks, they climb up a hill to the tallest… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 979.8'004972

Astronauts: A Space Discovery Guide

From the Series Space Discovery Guides

Did you know that astronauts work on Earth and in space to study places beyond our planet's atmosphere? But there's a lot more to space travel than just research. With no gravity, a wild… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 629.45009

A Study in Scarlet

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Dr. John Watson, recently returned from military service in Afghanistan, doesn't know what to make of his new roommate. Sherlock Holmes has profound knowledge of soil composition and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • ATOS: 7.3
  • Dewey: 823'.8

A Summer of Sundays

A sweet middle-grade title about getting lost in a big family and unlikely friendship. Almost-twelve-year-old Sunday Fowler is a middle-of-the-middle child, and it's the absolute worst. Her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Atalanta: The Race against Destiny [A Greek Myth]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

Atalanta is the best hunter, swiftest runner, and the all-around most eligible bachelorette in ancient Greece. She’s also a woman with a secret: a fortune-teller has given her a stern warning… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

A Tale of Two Cities

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

After rescuing her father from prison in Paris, Lucie Manette brings him back home to London. There, she is wooed by two similar-looking men: Charles Darney is a Frenchman recently acquitted… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1130
  • ATOS: 9.7
  • Dewey: 823'.8

At All Costs

From the Series The Red Zone

Kyle and Mike share a dream of playing college football. They're both members of the Central High Trojans. And lately their dream is in danger, because Mike has taken some serious hits. A… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Timeline History of Early American Indian Peoples

From the Series Timeline Trackers: America's Beginnings

Hundreds, even thousands, of years before Europeans arrived in North America, American Indians had made their homes here. These many groups adapted to the varied lands and climates of what… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • ATOS: 6.9
  • Dewey: 970.004'97

A Timeline History of the California Gold Rush

From the Series Timeline Trackers: Westward Expansion

In 1848, a carpenter named James Marshall discovered that there was gold in the riverbeds of the Sacramento Valley. Gold fever quickly spread across the country and around the world. By the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 979.4'04

A Timeline History of the Declaration of Independence

From the Series Timeline Trackers: America's Beginnings

By the 1760s, most American colonists had become fed up with British rule. They were tired of the unfair taxes and not being able to create their own laws, and cries for revolution were… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 973.3'13

A Timeline History of the Early American Republic

From the Series Timeline Trackers: America's Beginnings

In September 1783, the United States signed a peace treaty with Great Britain. This event officially ended the Revolutionary War. More importantly, it proclaimed the United States an… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 973.2

A Timeline History of the Mexican-American War

From the Series Timeline Trackers: Westward Expansion

By the early and mid-nineteenth century, many US citizens were moving westward. Some of them settled in the territories of Texas and California, which belonged to Mexico at that time. In 1835… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 973.6'2

A Timeline History of the Thirteen Colonies

From the Series Timeline Trackers: America's Beginnings

In the spring of 1607, an English ship landed at modern-day Virginia. The ship's passengers quickly built shelters and a fort. Their settlement, Jamestown, was the first permanent English… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 973.2

A Timeline History of the Trail of Tears

From the Series Timeline Trackers: Westward Expansion

In the early nineteenth century, the United States was growing quickly, and many people wanted to set up homes and farms in new areas. For centuries, American Indian nations—including the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 975.004'97557

A Timeline History of the Transcontinental Railroad

From the Series Timeline Trackers: Westward Expansion

In the early nineteenth century, much of the land west of the Mississippi River was not yet part of the United States. Many people dreamed of settling this huge area, but the journey to get… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 385.0978'09034