Grade 9

10 titles

Civil Rights Struggles around the World — eBook Set

From the Series Civil Rights Struggles around the World

At certain moments in the struggle to achieve civil rights, an iconic gesture or event can galvanize a people to make a leap toward their goal. This series begins with just such gestures or… Read More →

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Classification of Life, 2nd Edition

From the Series Great Ideas of Science

How are polar bears related to pandas? For thousands of years, philosophers and scientists have tried to organize and understand, or classify, the relationships among Earth's animals and… Read More →

  • Dewey: 578.01'2

Climate Migrants: On the Move in a Warming World

Around the world, from US coastal towns to island nations of the Pacific and the deserts of Africa, people are in danger of losing their homes. Some have already fled. Others know they are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1230
  • ATOS: 8.3
  • Dewey: 304.8

Cliques: Deal with it using what you have inside

From the Series Lorimer Deal with It

As long as there have been girls in schools, there have been cliques—a particularly malicious and subtle form of bullying that isn't always recognized for what it is. And with the growing… Read More →

  • Dewey: 300

Cold Grab

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Sixteen-year-old Angelo moved to Toronto from the Philippines to join his mother, who has been living and working in Canada for most of his life. Adjusting to a new country isn't easy, but… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Collateral Damage

From the Series Support and Defend

Having a parent return from military duty is a dream come true. But sometimes, coming home comes with problems. Tyshawn can't wait to show off his three-pointers. His dad, a former… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Combat Zone

From the Series Support and Defend

Having a parent return from military duty is a dream come true. But sometimes, coming home comes with problems. Justin's got it all planned out. He's going to graduate high school, enroll at… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Common Sense and Other Works by Thomas Paine

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Known as the Father of the American Revolution, English-American author Thomas Paine became famous for two pamphlets that inspired the colonists to fight for their independence. Common Sense… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1250
  • Dewey: 320.51

Communication Smarts: How to Express Yourself Best in Conversations, Texts, E-mails, and More

From the Series USA TODAY Teen Wise Guides: Lifestyle Choices

Email, cell phones, Facebook, texts, letters … even good old-fashioned face-to-face conversation. Teens today have all kinds of choices when it comes to communication. But did you know that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • Dewey: 302.2

Competition: Deal with it from start to finish

From the Series Lorimer Deal with It

A competitive streak can be the driving force behind excellence in school, sports, and other pursuits. Some young people take competition too far, however, or fear competition and avoid it at… Read More →

  • Dewey: 300

Conflict Resolution Smarts: How to Communicate, Negotiate, Compromise, and More

From the Series USA TODAY Teen Wise Guides: Time, Money, and Relationships

Conflict—nobody likes it. And from the hallways of your school to the family dinner table, conflict can be hard to avoid. But conflict doesn't have to be all bad. If you handle a conflict… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: 303.6'9
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Consent: Deal with it before boundaries get crossed

From the Series Lorimer Deal with It

Consent isn't just about sex. From an early age, kids are taught to respect personal space. They learn to express themselves and how they feel. While they must be taught that kissing… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
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Contaminated

From the Series Contaminated

After the Contamination—an epidemic caused by the super-trendy diet drink SlimPro that turned ordinary citizens into shambling creatures unable to control their violent impulses—the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]
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Contaminated — Paperback Set

From the Series Contaminated

A diet drink has just contaminated a large population of the United States, and chaos is rapidly spreading throughout the country. The government decides to corral the contaminated into dog… Read More →

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Controlled

From the Series The Alternative

Rachel's junior year is going to be perfect—she's taking AP classes, is first-chair viola, and is busy planning her college visits. Then Misty, Rachel's wild and unpredictable cousin, lands… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Cooking the Australian Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

As a part of the British Commonwealth, Australia's culture shares many similarities with British culture--and their menu is no exception. Paired with the cuisine of the Aboriginal peoples… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • Dewey: 641.5994

Cooking the Austrian Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Over the centuries, Austria was settled by many different groups and became the center of a large empire. Each group brought its own customs and cuisine, eventually mixing to create the rich… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • Dewey: 641.59436

Cooking the Brazilian Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

The fifth largest country in the world, Brazil stretches across nearly half of South America. Home to a vibrant blend of indigenous, African, European, and immigrant cultures, Brazil boasts a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1110
  • Dewey: 641.5981

Cooking the Caribbean Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

With abundant textures and tastes that differ from island to island, the food of the Caribbean is a delicious blend of traditions. Reflecting the cultures of a diverse population, Caribbean… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.1
  • Dewey: 641.59729

Cooking the Central American Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

The seven countries of Central America share many culinary traditions, while offering their own unique specialty dishes. The region is home to a wide range of resources, including various… Read More →

  • Dewey: 641.59728

Cooking the Chinese Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

The oldest continuing civilization in the world, China is not much larger in area than the United States. However, its population is over four times as large. With only 13 percent of its land… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.3
  • Dewey: 641.5951

Cooking the Cuban Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Combining the cultural traditions of Spain, indigenous Cubans, Africans, and various other immigrants, Cuban cuisine is simple and filled with flavor. Rich spices such as garlic, oregano, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • Dewey: 641.597291

Cooking the East African Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Featuring the cooking of several East African countries--Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania--discover the significance of the two main meals eaten daily in each of these countries. Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 641.59676

Cooking the English Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

English cuisine is often regared as unexciting, but with flavorful dishes such as tender roast beef and Yorkshire pudding, buttery scones, tasty fish and chips, and sweet triflees, it's… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.8
  • Dewey: 641.5942