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Spring 2019

100 Most Awesome Things on the Planet

From the Series 100 Most...

This fun, fact-filled book allows you to explore the most awesome natural, and man-made, sights and experiences on our planet. You'll find mind-boggling mountains and caves, giant waterfalls… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
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Spring 2019

100 Most Dangerous Things on the Planet

From the Series 100 Most...

Learn how to face and survive the most disastrous things that could possibly happen! From terrifying natural disasters to dangerous weather, from getting lost in the wild to fighting off… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
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Spring 2019

100 Most Disgusting Things on the Planet

From the Series 100 Most...

Can you face the most disgusting things the world has to offer? From nauseating foods and revolting habits to jungle crawlers and stomach worms, this is your ultimate guide to maggots, giant… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
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Spring 2019

100 Most Feared Creatures on the Planet

From the Series 100 Most...

Dare to discover the world's most ferocious creatures and uncover the deadliest of facts. How does the slender deep-sea gulper swallow prey twice its size? Who sprays acid-filled blood from… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
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Spring 2019

100 Most... — Trade Hardcover Set

From the Series 100 Most...

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Full of fascinating facts in bite-sized chunks, each entry includes ratings to show the most awesome, scary, and disgusting things on the planet. It's the perfect nonfiction series to… Read More →

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101 Questions about Blood and Circulation, 2nd Edition: With Answers Straight from the Heart

From the Series 101 Questions...

As in previous books in this critically acclaimed series, Brynie polled hundreds of high school students across the country to find out what they wanted to know most about blood and… Read More →

  • Dewey: 612.1

101 Questions about Muscles, 2nd Edition: to Stretch Your Mind and Flex Your Brain

From the Series 101 Questions...

How much of a person’s body weight is made up of muscle? Can you learn to control your heart rate using your mind? How does taking steroids affect muscles—and why are steroids dangerous? What… Read More →

  • Dewey: 612.7'4

101 Questions about Reproduction, 2nd Edition: Or How 1 + 1 = 3 or 4 or More

From the Series 101 Questions...

How do living things reproduce? How do twins, triplets, and other multiple births happen? How does fertilization occur? Find out in this frank and accessible look at reproduction. Set up in a… Read More →

  • Dewey: 612.6

101 Questions about Sex and Sexuality, 2nd Edition: With Answers for the Curious, Cautious, and Confused

From the Series 101 Questions...

As in previous books in this critically acclaimed series, Brynie polled hundreds of high school students across the country to find out what they wanted to know most about sex and sexuality… Read More →

  • Dewey: 306.7

101 Questions about Sleep and Dreams, 2nd Edition: That Kept You Awake Nights...until Now

From the Series 101 Questions...

As in previous books in this critically acclaimed series, Brynie polled hundreds of high school students across the country to find out what they wanted to know most about sleep and dreams… Read More →

  • Dewey: 612.8'21

101 Questions about Your Immune System, 2nd Edition: You Felt Defenseless to Answer...Until Now

From the Series 101 Questions...

As in previous books in this critically acclaimed series, Brynie polled hundreds of high school students across the country to find out what they wanted to know most about their immune… Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.07'9

3D Printing: The Revolution in Personalized Manufacturing

3D printing was once only known through science fiction, such as Star Trek, the popular 1960s TV series. But inventors and engineers on Earth began experimenting in real life with 3D printing… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • Dewey: 621.9/88

47 Things You Can Do for the Environment

Sure, we all know the planet is in trouble. We hear talk all the time about climate change, air pollution from cars, oil spills into oceans, trash overflowing into waterways, and toxic… Read More →

50 American Heroes Every Kid Should Meet, 3rd Edition

Heroes come in all sizes, colors, and ages, and 50 American Heroes Every Kid Should Meet (2nd Revised Edition) introduces readers to a diverse cast of great Americans. The remarkable stories… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 7.4
  • Dewey: 920.073

87 Ways to Throw a Killer Party

Want an excuse to get friends together? Or are you looking for an idea for a party your friends will never forget? This ultimate party-planning book for teens includes eighty-seven original… Read More →

97 Things to Do Before You Finish High School

Being in high school is about a lot more than going to high school. It's about discovering new places, new hobbies, and new people—and opening your eyes to the world. This book is about the… Read More →

A 52-Hertz Whale

"It appears to be the only individual emitting a call at this frequency and hence, has been described as the world's loneliest whale."—Wikipedia So here's how it all starts: James, a high… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Bag of Marbles: The Graphic Novel

In 1941 in occupied Paris, brothers Maurice and Joseph play a last game of marbles before running home to their father’s barbershop. This is the day that will change their lives forever. With… Read More →

  • Lexile: 390
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 741.5'944

A Book is a Book

Ask a child "What is a book?" and you may get some unexpected answers - like those included in this whimsically philosophical tribute to reading. Lovely to share with a child, and a perfect… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Abraham Lincoln: Friend of the People

From the Series Great Leaders and Events

The life of Abraham Lincoln, America's greatest president, in a new, illustrated edition of the Newbery Honor classic. Clara Ingram Judson's Newbery Honor Book is a richly drawn biography of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 7.3
  • Dewey: 973.7

Abraham Lincoln's Presidency

From the Series Presidential Powerhouses

Abraham Lincoln was born to poor parents, in a log cabin on the western frontier of a young nation. The unity of the United States, which had been built on the ideal that all people are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1120
  • Dewey: 973.7092

A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

One night, the old money-lender Ebenezer Scrooge receives four visitors. The first is the ghost of his business partner, Jacob Marley, who warns Scrooge of the night ahead. The next three… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 800

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Hank, a 19th-Century New England factory manager, suffers a blow to the head that sends him back in time to medieval England. Determined to make the best of the situation, the Yankee attempts… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • ATOS: 9.2
  • Dewey: 800

A Cut Too Far

From the Series Suspended

I may be in trouble...but there's more to my story. School has never been fun for Chace. Because of his huge jaw and crooked teeth, he rarely gets through a day of classes without bullies… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]