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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]

Studying Soil

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

Soil can be found almost everywhere on Earth. Sand is a soft soil that is found in deserts. Loam is soil that is great for growing plants. But how are these types of soils different? And how… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 577.5'7

The Long, Long Journey: The Godwit’s Amazing Migration

Crackle! Crackle! Crunch! What's hatching from that egg? It's a young bar-tailed godwit. She will spend the summer in Alaska learning to fly, find her own food, and escape from scary… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 598.3'3

The Sin-Eater's Confession

People in Merit, Wisconsin, always said Jimmy was . . . you know. But people said all sorts of stupid stuff. Nobody really knew anything. Nobody really knew Jimmy. I guess you could say I… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Tillie Pierce: Teen Eyewitness to the Battle of Gettysburg

Imagine being fifteen years old, facing the bloodiest battle ever to take place on U.S. soil: the Battle of Gettysburg. In July 1863, this is exactly what happened to Tillie Pierce, a normal… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • ATOS: 7.0
  • Dewey: 973.7'349

Mister Whistler

A hilarious, lively picture book. Mister Whistler always has a song in his head and a dance in his legs. But when he has to catch the train, he is so distracted he loses his ticket—and has to… Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

My Happy Life

From the Series My Happy Life

A sweet, funny illustrated chapter book about a young girl with a lot of optimism—even if sometimes life makes it hard to be happy. Dani is probably the happiest person she knows. She's… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Noisy Book

The owl goes hoo hoo, the cat goes meow, the raindrop goes plop, the door goes knock knock... With over 100 pages, this unique board book is full of bright, bold illustrations and lots of… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

H.O.R.S.E.

One day at the basketball court, two kids, a familiar challenge—H.O.R.S.E.? But this isn't your grandmother's game of hoops. Not when a layup from the other side of the court, standing on one… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Ashes

From the Series The Ashes Trilogy

An electromagnetic pulse flashes across the sky, destroying every electronic device, wiping out every computerized system, and killing billions. When it happens, Alex was hiking in the woods… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Game for Swallows: To Die, To Leave, To Return

When Zeina was born, the civil war in Lebanon had been going on for six years, so it's just a normal part of life for her and her parents and little brother. The city of Beirut is cut in two… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 741.5