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The Mummy's Curse

From the Series The Code Busters Club

Egyptian secrets take center stage in this interactive mystery where boys and girls can solve codes and puzzles right along with the multicultural cast of characters. Cody, Quinn, Luke, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Beetle Boy

When he was seven, Charlie Porter never intended to become the world's youngest published author. He just wanted his father to stop crying. So he told him a story about a talking beetle—a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Santa Clauses: Short Poems from the North Pole

"December 1: White envelopes float / from my overfilled mailbox— / December's first storm." You know that Santa can fly a sleigh, squeeze down chimneys, and circle the globe in a night. But… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 811'.6

Dappled Annie and the Tigrish

A beautiful story of nature, family, bravery, and a touch of something magical. There are faces in the hedge at the end of the garden, and a nest of tiny fantails, and that's where… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • Dewey: [Fic]

My Heart is Laughing

From the Series My Happy Life

Dani's been trying her best to stay happy ever since her best friend Ella moved away. But when some girls in Dani's class start being cruel to her, it starts a chain of rather unhappy events… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Alice + Freda Forever: A Murder in Memphis

In 1892, America was obsessed with a teenage murderess, but it wasn't her crime that shocked the nation—it was her motivation. Nineteen-year-old Alice Mitchell had planned to pass as a man in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1210

An Unspeakable Crime: The Prosecution and Persecution of Leo Frank

Was an innocent man wrongly accused of murder? On April 26, 1913, thirteen-year-old Mary Phagan planned to meet friends at a parade in Atlanta, Georgia. But first she stopped at the pencil… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1210
  • ATOS: 8.8
  • Dewey: 364.152'3092

BirdCatDog

From the Series Three-Story Books

Look out! A bird escapes from its cage and flies out the window. A napping cat wakes up hungry and tries to catch a snack. A dog stands guard in his backyard, ready to bark at anything that… Read More →

  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Bridge

From the Series The Alternative

José can't keep up. As the only English speaker in a family of undocumented immigrants, he handles everything from taking family members to the doctor to bargaining with the landlord. Plus he… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Chernobyl's Wild Kingdom: Life in the Dead Zone

After the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear explosion in Ukraine, scientists believed radiation had created a vast and barren wasteland in which life could never resurface. But the Dead Zone, as the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1190
  • ATOS: 8.2
  • Dewey: 590.9477'8

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]

Daisy to the Rescue: True Stories of Daring Dogs, Paramedic Parrots, and Other Animal Heroes

With their love and companionship, animals of all species help to make human lives better every day. But sometimes, to our utter amazement and everlasting gratitude, animals literally save… Read More →

Dear Wandering Wildebeest: And Other Poems from the Water Hole

Welcome wildebeest / and beetle, / Oxpecker and lion. / This water hole is yours. / It offers you oasis / beside its shrinking shores. Spend a day at a water hole on the African grasslands… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 811'.6

Ghostly Evidence: Exploring the Paranormal

It's late at night, and you're on a tour of a so-called haunted house. You see something out of the corner of your eye and quickly snap a photo. Your hands tremble as you lower the camera… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1030
  • ATOS: 6.8
  • Dewey: 133.1

Girls vs. Guys: Surprising Differences between the Sexes

Is it true that guys believe they're smarter than they really are? Or that girls talk more than guys? Do mosquitoes bite guys more than girls? Which sex is better at diapering babies… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • Dewey: 155.3'3

Goldie Takes a Stand: Golda Meir's First Crusade

Even at the age of nine, little Golda Meir was known for being a leader. As the president of the American Young Sisters Society, she organizes her friends to raise money to buy textbooks for… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 956.94053092aB

I Remember Beirut

Zeina Abirached, author of the award-winning graphic novel A Game for Swallows, returns with a powerful collection of wartime memories. Abirached was born in Lebanon in 1981. She grew up in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 741.5'95692

Knockout Games

For Kalvin Barnes, the only thing that comes close to the rush of playing the knockout game is watching videos of the knockout game. Kalvin's crew always takes videos of their KOs, but… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Ode to a Commode: Concrete Poems

From the Series Poetry Adventures

Is that a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's a poem! Concrete poems are shaped like their subjects. They can look like objects, animals, or even people. You won't find many straight lines here!… Read More →

  • Dewey: 811'.54

Outburst

From the Series The Alternative

After serving time for assault, Jada lands in foster care and a new school to try to turn her life around. She knows she has to control her bursts of anger if she wants to go home to her mom… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Remaking the John: The Invention and Reinvention of the Toilet

Did you know that about 40 percent of the world's population lives without toilets? That's more than two billion people, most of whom live in rural areas or crowded urban slums. And according… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1110
  • Dewey: 644'.6

Target

From the Series The Alternative

Moving off the reservation and enrolling at Rondo Alternative High School is supposed to give Frankie a new start. But leaving gang life proves harder than Frankie ever imagined, as his… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Case of the Vanishing Little Brown Bats: A Scientific Mystery

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

Little brown bats do us a big favor. They eat huge numbers of insects! That helps limit the spread of diseases and the damage that insects do to farm crops. But in recent years, large… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1030
  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 599.4'72

Tomboy: A Graphic Memoir

Growing up, Liz Prince wasn’t a girly girl, but she wasn’t exactly one of the guys either (as she learned when her little league baseball coach exiled her to the distant outfield). She was… Read More →