Grade 7

Women in the Military: From Drill Sergeants to Fighter Pilots

In December 2015, the Pentagon changed a rule to allow American women to serve for the first time ever in front-line ground combat troops. Women have fulfilled many military roles throughout… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1100
  • Dewey: 355.0092/520973

Words of Promise: A Story about James Weldon Johnson

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

A teacher and principal, a lawyer, an entertainer, a diplomat, and a writer, James Weldon Johnson spent his entire life working to help African Americans gain the rights and respect they… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 818'.5209

Wounded Brains: True Survival Stories

From the Series Powerful Medicine

• A triathlon athlete has part of her skull removed to relieve the pressure on her injured brain after a car accident. • A soldier, wounded by a mortar explosion in Iraq, works with doctors… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 617.4'81044

Wrapped Up in You: Book 6

From the Series My Boyfriend Is a Monster

Staci Glass feels cursed—whenever there's a crisis, she's stuck in the middle. Now her best friend, Faith, has a new hobby, and against her better judgment, Staci conjures up the courage to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 410
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Writer of the Plains: A Story about Willa Cather

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

From the time she was a young child, Willa Cather had a gift with words and she loved stories. As a child on the Nebraska prairie, she heard many stories from her neighbors, many of them… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 813'.52
5 titles

Write This Way — eBook Set

From the Series Write This Way

Aspiring writers will be pointed in the right direction to start a variety of writing projects. Using a light tone and a step-by-step approach, each book guides readers through the process of… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $253.25
  • Your Price: $189.94
  • 5 titles

Writing Fantastic Fiction

From the Series Write This Way

Want to write a fantastic work of fiction? Sometimes getting started is the hardest part. This book takes you through the steps of writing a story from beginning to end. Learn how to gather… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • Dewey: 808.3

Writing for Freedom: A Story about Lydia Maria Child

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Lydia Maria Child grew up in the 1800s reading countless books. She defied the idea that girls weren't supposed to fill their minds with ideas and stories. They weren't supposed to write… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 818'.309

Writing Intriguing Informational Pieces

From the Series Write This Way

Want to write pieces that are informative and interesting? This book will guide you through the process of writing about topics such as animals, science discoveries, historical events… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: 808'.042

Writing Notable Narrative Nonfiction

From the Series Write This Way

Have you ever wanted to write a true story? Maybe you have an interesting experience to share from your life or from someone in your family. Or perhaps you'd like to write about a famous… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • Dewey: 808.02

Writing Outstanding Opinion Pieces

From the Series Write This Way

Want to write an outstanding opinion piece? From start to finish, this book takes you through the steps of writing a commentary, a letter to the editor, or a review. Learn how to select a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: 808.06'607

Writing Powerful Persuasive Pieces

From the Series Write This Way

Do you like to argue? Do you have any strong beliefs? Maybe you'd like to show other people your side of an issue—and you'd like to do it in writing. This book takes you through the steps of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • Dewey: 372.62'3

Written in Bone: Buried Lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland

Bright white teeth. Straight leg bones. Awkwardly contorted arm bones. On a hot summer day in 2005, Dr. Douglas Owsley of the Smithsonian Institution peered into an excavated grave, carefully… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1140
  • ATOS: 9.0
  • Dewey: 614'.17

Wuthering Heights

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Mr. Earnshaw, the owner of the Wuthering Heights manor, adopts a young orphan named Heathcliff to raise alongside his two children, Hindley and Catherine. Though Hindley hates him, Heathcliff… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • ATOS: 11.3
  • Dewey: 823'.8

Yao Ming, 2nd Edition

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

Yao Ming is a force on the basketball court. The center, born in Shanghai, China, towers over opponents at 7-foot-6. His strength, agility, and hard work have made him one of the most… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 796.323092

You Are Now on Indian Land: The American Indian Occupation of Alcatraz Island, California, 1969

From the Series Civil Rights Struggles around the World

On the night of November 20, 1969, ninety-two Native Americans sailed silently across the San Francisco Bay toward the island of Alcatraz. They intended to reclaim the land for Indian people… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1030
  • ATOS: 8.1
  • Dewey: 323.1197

You Can Run

From the Series Robyn Hunter Mysteries

Trisha Hanover has run away from home before. But this time, she hasn't come back. To make matters worse, Robyn blew up at Trisha the same morning she disappeared. Now Robyn feels… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]

You Do You: Figuring Out Your Body, Dating, and Sexuality

Teen sex. STIs. Sexting. Rape. Sexual harassment. #MeToo and #YesAllWomen. Today's teens launch into their sexual lives facing challenging issues but with little if any formalized learning… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • Dewey: 306.70835
4 titles

You're in Business! — eBook Set

From the Series You're in Business!

For kids too old for a lemonade stand and too young for most service-industry jobs, this series offers an abundance of money-making ideas just right for middle schoolers and junior high… Read More →

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

You Will Call Me Drog

Parker is a normal sixth grader—or he was normal before the puppet. It’s just an old hand puppet, sticking out of a garbage can, and even though Parker’s best friend says leave it, Parker… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

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
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

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