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The Other Way Around

Andrew has seen a flash of his future. (Dad: unfinished PhD. Mom: unfulfilling career. Their marriage: unsuccessful.) Based on what he's seen, he's uninspired to put a foot on the well-worn… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Story of Owen: Dragon Slayer of Trondheim

Listen! For I sing of Owen Thorskard: valiant of heart, hopeless at algebra, last in a long line of legendary dragon slayers. Though he had few years and was not built for football, he stood… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Pom and Pim

Pom and Pim go outside. It’s hot. The sun is shining. What luck! Pom and Pim’s day is full of ups and downs, and luck both good and bad. Is eating a huge ice cream truly a good idea? Is it… Read More →

  • ATOS: 0.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Mumbet's Declaration of Independence

"All men are born free and equal." Everybody knows about the Founding Fathers and the Declaration of Independence in 1776. But the founders weren't the only ones who believed that everyone… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 306.3'62092

Guitar Notes

On odd days, Tripp uses a school practice room to let loose on a borrowed guitar. Eyes closed, strumming that beat-up instrument, Tripp escapes to a world where only the music matters. On… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Scar Boys

A severely burned teenager. A guitar. Punk rock. The chords of a rock 'n' roll road trip in a coming-of-age novel that is a must-read story about finding your place in the world . . . even if… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Boho Fashion

From the Series What's Your Style?

Is your style… • flowy and ultrafeminine? • super eclectic, with lots of mixing and matching? • earthy and a little laid-back? Then you are clearly boho chic! And so are lots of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • Dewey: 746.9'2

Bombs over Bikini: The World’s First Nuclear Disaster

In 1946, as part of the Cold War arms race, the US military launched a program to test nuclear bombs in the Marshall Islands of the Pacific Ocean. From 1946 until 1958, the military detonated… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • Dewey: 623.4'5119

Curiosity's Mission on Mars: Exploring the Red Planet

Could life have previously flourished on Mars? Will humans be able to travel there one day? Can humans one day colonize the red planet? NASA scientists have been interested in answering… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1140
  • Dewey: 523.43

Edgy Fashion

From the Series What's Your Style?

Is your style… • always one step ahead of the crowd? • sophisticated but never overdone? • a reflection of your rebellious side? Then you have all the makings of an edgy style maven. And… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • Dewey: 646.4'06

Every Body's Talking: What We Say without Words

Are you nervous about your presentation at school tomorrow? Or about going onstage for the school play? What about trying out for the baseball team? Try standing like a superhero for a few… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • Dewey: 153.6'9

Handle with Care: An Unusual Butterfly Journey

Some farms grow vegetables or grains, and some raise cows, sheep, chickens, or pigs. But have you ever heard of a butterfly farm? How do you raise a butterfly? On a farm in Costa Rica… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 595.78'9

Hipster Fashion

From the Series What's Your Style?

Is your style… • quirky and clever but relaxed? • a combo of flowy and structured pieces? • an unconventional mix of patterns, accessories, cuts, and textures? Then you've got that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • Dewey: 746.9'2

If It Rains Pancakes: Haiku and Lantern Poems

From the Series Poetry Adventures

What is a haiku? It sounds like a sneeze. And isn't a lantern a light source? Actually, they are two types of ancient Japanese poetry. Award-winning author Brian P. Cleary explains how each… Read More →

  • Dewey: 811'.54

Plastic, Ahoy!: Investigating the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Plastic: it's used to make everything from drink bottles and bags to toys and toothbrushes. But what happens when it ends up where it doesn't belong—like in the Pacific Ocean? How does it… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 363.738

Preppy Fashion

From the Series What's Your Style?

Is your style • crisp and put-together? • a creative mix of solid colors and lively patterns? • equally suited to the classroom and the beach? Then you're a follower of the preppy look!… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • Dewey: 746.9'2

Secrets of the Sky Caves: Danger and Discovery on Nepal's Mustang Cliffs

What's more dangerous than scaling Mount Everest? For mountaineer Pete Athans, the answer lies in the ancient kingdom of Mustang, a remote part of the Asian nation of Nepal. Long-abandoned… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 796.522095496

Sticky Fingers: DIY Duct Tape Projects — Easy to Pick Up, Hard to Put Down

Sticky Fingers is a vibrant, easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide to creating amazing projects with the hottest crafting material on the market today—duct tape! The book includes tons of… Read More →

Streetwear Fashion

From the Series What's Your Style?

Is your style… • low-key and flexible? • a creative spin on everyday clothing? • all about being comfortable, even at its most eye-catching? Then you're ready to rock the streetwear look! Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • Dewey: 746.9'2

The Patchwork Torah

As a child, David watches his grandfather, a Torah scribe or sofer, finish a Torah scroll for the synagogue. "A Torah is not something to be thrown away," his Grandfather explains. David's… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

The Whispering Town

The dramatic story of neighbors in a small Danish fishing village who, during the Holocaust, shelter a Jewish family waiting to be ferried to safety in Sweden. It is 1943 in Nazi-occupied… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: [E]

Hey, Charleston!: The True Story of the Jenkins Orphanage Band

What happened when a former slave took beat-up old instruments and gave them to a bunch of orphans? Thousands of futures got a little brighter and a great American art form was born. In… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 784.4'4060757915

BZRK Reloaded

From the Series BZRK

From best-selling author Michael Grant comes the highly anticipated, terrifying, and mind-bending second book in the BZRK trilogy. The entire BZRK cell—including Noah and Sadie—has been left… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Haunted Lighthouse

From the Series The Code Busters Club

An infamous prison may hold a secret only the Code Busters can uncover. Cody, Quinn, Luke, and M.E. may all have different talents, but they share one thing in common: they love playing… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]