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Spring 2020

Stunt Performer

From the Series Math Adventures (Step 2)

Be a stunt performer using your math skills. It’s no ordinary job! Performing high falls on a movie set needs your attention to the grid reference, and fire scenes require some special… Read More →

Spring 2020

Switchback Turns: Forces in Motion

From the Series Amusement Park Science

A roller coaster ride takes twists and turns at speed, creating a dizzy feeling that adds to the fun. Learn about the science of switchback turns, including rotational energy, pendulum… Read More →

Spring 2020

Team Sports of the Summer Games

From the Series Gold Medal Games

Only a few countries were represented by athletes at the first modern Olympic Games in 1896 in Athens. But now, more than 10,000 athletes from more than 200 countries compete in the Summer… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • Dewey: 796.48
Spring 2020

Team Sports of the Winter Games

From the Series Gold Medal Games

At the first Winter Games in Chamonix, France in 1924 only a few countries were represented by a dozen or more athletes. Today, about 3,000 athletes from nearly 100 countries compete in the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • Dewey: 796.68
Spring 2020

The Deadening: Book 1

From the Series Dead Max Comix

Derrick Hollis is a 7th grader at Zachary Taylor Middle School and an aspiring cartoonist, too shy to show his work to anybody but his best friend Doug. When his dog Max dies, Derrick is left… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • Dewey: 741.5
Spring 2020

Vertical Drop: Gravity in Motion

From the Series Amusement Park Science

Roller coasters with a vertical drop are stomach wrenching and not for the faint of heart. Study the science behind these rides, and discover how engineering and science make them work… Read More →

Spring 2020

Wilma Rudolph: Fastest Woman on Earth

From the Series Beginner Biography (LOOK! Books ™)

Wilma Rudolph wanted to run and jump like other children, but she had a serious disease that kept her leg from growing well. She did not give up and went on to one day win Olympic gold medals. Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
Spring 2020

Zoo Vet

From the Series Math Adventures (Step 2)

Who wouldn’t want to be a zookeeper? What an amazing job. Use your math skills to experience what it would be like if you were a keeper for a day. You will need to solve problems to find what… Read More →

Fall 2019

A Frozen Guide to Music: Explore Rhythm, Keys, and More

From the Series Disney Learning Let's Explore Music

Begin your musical journey with Anna, Elsa, Olaf, Kristoff, and Sven. You'll celebrate music from the world of Frozen while learning first musical concepts. Learn about notes, rhythm, chords… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • Dewey: 781.2
Fall 2019

Body 2.0: The Engineering Revolution in Medicine

Scientists are on the verge of a revolution in biomedical engineering that will forever change the way we think about medicine, even life itself. Cutting-edge researchers are working to build… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1170
  • Dewey: 610.28
Fall 2019

Breaking Out the Devil: Book 3

From the Series The Stone Man Mysteries

The blazing conclusion to the Stone Man Mysteries trilogy. In the climactic final volume of the Stone Man Mysteries series, the demon-turned-gargoyle Silex and his human helper Craig make the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 380
  • Dewey: 741.5/973
Fall 2019

Fugly

A wrenchingly honest, thought-provoking exploration of a girl judged and dismissed by society who must break the cycle of shaming that traps her in her real life and comforts her in her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

You Do You: Figuring Out Your Body, Dating, and Sexuality

Teen sex. STIs. Sexting. Rape. Sexual harassment. #MeToo and #YesAllWomen. Today's teens launch into their sexual lives facing challenging issues but with little if any formalized learning… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • Dewey: 306.70835
Fall 2019

Red Dove, Listen to the Wind

Abandoned by her white father, thirteen-year-old Red Dove faces another lean winter with her Lakota family on the Great Plains. Willful and proud, she is presented with a stark choice: leave… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

A Map into the World

"Filled with wonder and sorrow and happiness." —Alison McGhee, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Someday A heartfelt story of a young girl seeking beauty and connection in a busy world… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

A Time Traveler's Theory of Relativity

He believes in science, but only magic can help his mom. Twelve-year-old Finn is used to people in his family disappearing. His twin sister, Faith, drowned when they were three years old. A… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Baby's Blessings

In this charming board book, a Jewish family celebrates the arrival of a baby! Blessings in our house abound, Newest is the wondrous sound, Of baby whom we hold so dear, Crying out with joy… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

Eek, You Reek!: Poems about Animals That Stink, Stank, Stunk

Eek, you reek, You make a funk. Where you have been Things stink, stank, stunk. You've left a path, A swath of smell, And—yuk! You did it very well. Readers will be delighted by the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 591.47
Fall 2019

Garfield's ® Guide to Creating Your Own Comic Strip

Readers will learn what goes into making a comic strip—from creating characters to adding visual details and lettering—all while enjoying examples from Garfield comic strips and hilarious… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • Dewey: 741.5/1
Fall 2019

Giraffe Extinction: Using Science and Technology to Save the Gentle Giants

Quietly, without most people noticing, the population of giraffes in the wild has decreased by nearly 40 percent since 1985. Giraffes have disappeared entirely from seven countries where they… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1120
  • Dewey: 599.638
Fall 2019

Gun Violence: Fighting for Our Lives and Our Rights

In early 2018, teen-led March for Our lives events across the United States protested gun violence, demanded change to save lives, and registered voters toward that end. This authoritative… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • Dewey: 363.330973
Fall 2019

Hack Your Cupboard: Make Great Food with What You've Got

It's not always easy to try out a new recipe, but sticking to what you know and love can get pretty boring. After a discussion of what food storage areas typically have (and what they ought… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • Dewey: 641.5/52
Fall 2019

I See Sea Food: Sea Creatures That Look Like Food

Meet some of the wackiest creatures under the sea—creatures that look like food—through eye-catching photos and engaging text. This funny, informative book introduces readers to the egg yolk… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 591.77
Fall 2019

In the Jerusalem Forest

A child and her mother take a walk in the forest near Jerusalem, gazing at their reflections in a rippling pond and appreciating their time together. Inspired by the poem “The Pond” by Hayim… Read More →

  • Lexile: 410
  • ATOS: 1.4
  • Dewey: [E]