• Compact view
  • Normal view
  • Grid view

Search Results

363 records found. Displaying 241 - 264.

Believe

When Janine Collins was six years old, she was the only survivor of a suicide bombing that killed her parents and dozens of others. Media coverage instantly turned her into a symbol of hope… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Fourth Down and Inches: Concussions and Football's Make-or-Break Moment

When the 1905 football season ended, nineteen players were dead and countless others were critically injured. The public was outraged. The game had reached a make-or-break moment—fourth down… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • ATOS: 7.9
  • Dewey: 617.4'81044

Don't Spill the Milk!

Over the uppy downy dunes, across the dark, wide river and up the steep, steep mountain, Penda lovingly carries a bowl of milk to her father in the grasslands. But will she manage to get it… Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: [E]

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

How Not to Be a Dick: An Everyday Etiquette Guide

On the one hand, nobody wants to be a dick. On the other hand, dicks are everywhere! They cut in line, talk behind our backs, recline into our seats, and even have the power to morph into… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810

Ick! Yuck! Eew!: Our Gross American History

Kids study US history, but do they know what life long ago was really like? The past was full of yuckiness. The sounds, smells, filth, bugs, rats, poor hygiene, lack of dental and medical… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 973

Rifka Takes a Bow

Rifka's parents are actors in the Yiddish Theater in New York, but one day Rifka finds herself center stage in a special role! A slice of immigrant life on New York's Second Avenue, this is… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

The Case of the Vanishing Honeybees: A Scientific Mystery

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

Honeybees are a crucial part of our food chain. As they gather nectar from flowers to make sweet honey, these bees also play an important role in pollination, helping some plants produce… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 595.79'9

Waluk

Young Waluk is all alone. His mother has abandoned him, as is the way of polar bears, and now he must fend for himself. But he doesn't know much about the world—and unfortunately, his Arctic… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 741.5'946

Wild Animal Neighbors: Sharing Our Urban World

What would you do if you found an alligator in your garage? Or if you spotted a mountain lion downtown? In cities and suburbs around the world, wild creatures are showing up where we least… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • ATOS: 7.5
  • Dewey: 591.75'6

Notes from the Blender

Declan loves death metal—particularly from Finland. And video games—violent ones. And internet porn—any kind, really. He goes to school with Neilly Foster and spends most of his classroom… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Loners

From the Series Quarantine

It was just another ordinary day at McKinley High—until a massive explosion devastated the school. When loner David Thorpe tried to help his English teacher to safety, the teacher convulsed… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Twelve-Fingered Boy

From the Series The Twelve-Fingered Boy Trilogy

Fifteen-year-old Shreve Cannon doesn't mind juvie. He's got a good business dealing contraband candy, and three meals a day are more than his drunk mother managed to provide. In juvie, the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Ant Attack

From the Series S.W.I.T.C.H.

Danny and Josh were having a great day until Tarquin, the most annoying boy in the neighborhood, came over to play. He dresses like he's 55, doesn't do anything fun, and pulls the legs off of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Deadly Adorable Animals

From the Series ShockZone ™ — Deadly and Dangerous

Imagine a creature that would gnaw on the tail of a crocodile or crush a seal's skull with its razor-sharp teeth. Are you picturing a grizzly or other tough-looking critter? If so, you're… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 591.47

Deadly High-Risk Jobs

From the Series ShockZone ™ — Deadly and Dangerous

Imagine yourself parachuting from a plane straight into a raging forest fire, or racing against the clock to disarm a ticking bomb while enemy forces lurk around you. For some people, this is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 331.702

Figuring Out Fossils

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Do You Dig Earth Science?

Fossils give us a window to the past. Water, sediments, and pressure work together over time to preserve the shape of things that lived long ago. Studying these ancient plants and animals… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 560

Fly Frenzy

From the Series S.W.I.T.C.H.

Danny and Josh are trying their best to stay away from Petty Potts. They don't want anything to do with her crazy top-secret experiments, and they certainly don't want to get turned into bugs… Read More →

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

Grasshopper Glitch

From the Series S.W.I.T.C.H.

Danny and Josh thought that today would be just like any other school day—wake up, eat breakfast, and go to school. Of course, they didn't expect to accidentally turn into grasshoppers in the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Hoop Genius: How a Desperate Teacher and a Rowdy Gym Class Invented Basketball

Taking over a rowdy gym class right before winter vacation is not something James Naismith wants to do at all. The last two teachers of this class quit in frustration. The students—a bunch of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 796.323'2

Marveling at Minerals

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Do You Dig Earth Science?

Minerals are fascinating resources that have a variety of uses. A diamond is a mineral that is sought after for its beauty. Salt is a useful mineral that adds flavor. But do you know what… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 549

Researching Rocks

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Do You Dig Earth Science?

Rocks can be made of many different minerals. By looking at rocks closely, we can tell where they were formed and what conditions they were created in. How do we know these things? And how do… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 522

Something to Prove: The Great Satchel Paige vs. Rookie Joe DiMaggio

In 1936, the New York Yankees wanted to test a hot prospect named Joe DiMaggio to see if he was ready for the big leagues. They knew just the ballplayer to call—Satchel Paige, the best… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 796.3570922

Spider Stampede

From the Series S.W.I.T.C.H.

All Josh and Danny Phillips want to do is play in the yard with their dog, like regular eight-year-olds. Unfortunately, their crazy neighbor Miss Potts makes sure that they never have any… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]