Grade 7

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

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

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]

Up in the Air: The Story of Bessie Coleman

From the Series Trailblazer Biographies

When she was growing up in Waxahachie, Texas, in the early 1900s, young Bessie Coleman had to do without a lot of things. Because she was black, she went to inferior schools. Because her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • Dewey: 629.13'092

Upland Bird Hunting: Wild Turkey, Pheasant, Grouse, Quail, and More

From the Series Great Outdoors Sports Zone

You've just flushed an upland bird. What do you do next? Hunting upland birds, such as pheasants, quail, and grouse, requires quick thinking and accurate shooting skill. These birds fly away… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 799.2'4

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

Urban Gardening

From the Series Growing Green

School and community gardens are popping up around the United States, providing fresh produce even in the most crowded spaces in the country. So what exactly is a community or school garden… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1120
  • Dewey: 635.09173'2
6 titles

USA TODAY Cultural Mosaic — eBook Set

From the Series USA TODAY Cultural Mosaic

Published collaboratively with USA TODAY, one of the most widely read newspapers in the world and the No. 1 newspaper in the United States, this series examines the customs, traditions… Read More →

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  • List Price: $303.90
  • Your Price: $227.93
  • 6 titles

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]

Vampire Hunt: Book 7

From the Series Twisted Journeys ®

Vampire hunters are creeping through an ancient castle with garlic, stakes, and holy water—hunting for you! Every Twisted Journeys® graphic novel lets YOU control the action by choosing which… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

Vampires on the Run: A Quinnie Boyd Mystery

From the Series Quinnie Boyd Mysteries

In the months after Quinnie Boyd cracked the mystery of her missing teacher, she expected life in her small Maine town to snap back to normal. But two writers from New York City have arrived… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Vapor, Rain, and Snow: The Science of Clouds and Precipitation

From the Series Weatherwise

How does a cloud form? When is the best time to see a rainbow in the sky? Why do ice cubes shrink in the freezer? The answers to these questions all involve water. So do the reasons why… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 551.57'6

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

Viper Attack

From the Series Mission Alert

Tom and Zilla go undercover to protect a classmate who's being targeted by kidnappers. He's the son of an important physician with powerful enemies. But can Tom and Zilla keep him safe… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Voice of Freedom: A Story about Frederick Douglass

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Born a slave, Frederick Douglass grew up facing hunger, hard work, and terrible beatings. After overhearing that reading was the key to freedom, Frederick became determined to learn to read… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 973.8'092

Voice of the Paiutes: A Story about Sarah Winnemucca

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Sarah Winnemucca, a Northern Plains Indian, lived in the last half of the nineteenth century when white settlers were moving west into land the Paiutes had inhabited for thousands of years… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 979.004'9745769'0092

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]

Voters: From Primaries to Decision Night

From the Series Inside Elections

On election night, all eyes are on the ballot tallies to see which candidates come out on top. But the actual voting process begins much earlier. Years before an election, candidates recruit… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • ATOS: 7.5
  • Dewey: 324.973
Spring 2020

Votes of Confidence, 2nd Edition: A Young Person's Guide to American Elections

Every two years, media coverage of American elections turns into a horse-race story about who's leading the polls and who said what when. Give young adult readers clear explanations about how… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1310
  • Dewey: 324.60973

Vote!: Women's Fight for Access to the Ballot Box

August 18, 2020, marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution, which prohibited states and the US government from denying citizens the right to vote on the basis… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • Dewey: 324.6/230973