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101 Questions about Your Immune System, 2nd Edition: You Felt Defenseless to Answer...Until Now

From the Series 101 Questions...

As in previous books in this critically acclaimed series, Brynie polled hundreds of high school students across the country to find out what they wanted to know most about their immune… Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.07'9

A Girl's Guide to Fitting in Fitness

Whether you’re the MVP of your basketball team, an occasional jogger, or a self-acknowledged couch potato, A Girl's Guide to Fitting in Fitness has practical advice that you can really use… Read More →

A Marked Man: The Assassination of Malcolm X

February 21, 1965. Controversial civil rights leader Malcolm X is gunned down during a speech in Manhattan. Few were shocked by the news of Malcolm X‘s death. Since 1952 the former member of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • Dewey: 320.54'6092

A Match Made in Heaven: Book 8

From the Series My Boyfriend Is a Monster

Life isn't exactly paradise for aspiring artist Morning Glory Conroy. Anxious about an upcoming comics festival and worried about her best friend Julia's deteriorating home life, Glory has… Read More →

  • Lexile: 330
  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Adele: Soul Music’s Magical Voice

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

USA TODAY, The Nation's No. 1 Newspaper, perfectly captures the way fans feel about Adele and her music: "Adele doesn't just sing; she changes your life, makes you feel like you're not alone… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • Dewey: 782.42164092

Atomic Structure, 2nd Edition

From the Series Great Ideas of Science

What is matter made of? Scientists have been trying to answer this question for thousands of years. The concept of the atom—the tiniest fragment of a substance that still retains the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 539.7

Cell Biology, 2nd Edition

From the Series Great Ideas of Science

What are cells made of? Biologists have been studying cells since the mid-1600s, when Robert Hooke viewed a slice of cork through a microscope and coined the word "cell" to describe the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 571.6

Classification of Life, 2nd Edition

From the Series Great Ideas of Science

How are polar bears related to pandas? For thousands of years, philosophers and scientists have tried to organize and understand, or classify, the relationships among Earth's animals and… Read More →

  • Dewey: 578.01'2

Drugs 101, 2nd Edition: An Overview for Teens

From the Series Teen Overviews

What are illicit drugs? Why do people use them? What are the effects on the body of using drugs? Are some drugs more dangerous than others? What is addiction? Why are some people able to stop… Read More →

  • Dewey: 362.29'0835

Electricity and Magnetism, 2nd Edition

From the Series Great Ideas of Science

Since prehistoric times, people have been fascinated by electricity and magnetism. Ancient people marveled at the auroras—streaks of colored light that appear in the night sky near the poles… Read More →

  • Dewey: 537

Evolution, 2nd Edition

From the Series Great Ideas of Science

Outraged people claimed that Darwin's theory had made humans the relatives of monkeys. Scientists were sure that species changed over time, but no one could explain how. In the 1800s, Charles… Read More →

  • Dewey: 500

Genetics, 2nd Edition

From the Series Great Ideas of Science

If a black dog and a white dog have puppies, what color will the puppies be? Genetic scientists have been trying to answer this question for hundreds of years. Genetics is the science of… Read More →

  • Dewey: 576.5

Genocide, 2nd Edition: Modern Crimes against Humanity

Genocide has become the human rights issue of our time. This book focuses on the genocides of the twentieth century, explaining what genocide is and discussing it in light of international… Read More →

  • Dewey: 304.6'630904

Germ Theory Edition, 2nd Edition

From the Series Great Ideas of Science

Since prehistoric times, people have wondered what causes disease. Early people blamed evil spirits. Later, disease was thought to be caused by an imbalance of bodily fluids. By trial and… Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.9'041

He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not: Book 7

From the Series My Boyfriend Is a Monster

Serena Stevens is already popular in her new school in the tiny Texas town of Rojo—so popular she has two guys interested in her. Self-assured Lance is a football star, and introverted Cam is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 340
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Jay-Z: CEO of Hip-Hop

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

As USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper, puts it, "anyone who has followed Jay-Z's career knows [that] the superstar born Shawn Corey Carter has long defied anyone who tried to pigeonhole… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1030
  • Dewey: 782.421649092

Make the Grade: Everything You Need to Study Better, Stress Less, and Succeed in School

Every teacher, school, and class is unique, but there are certain things that successful students have in common no matter what. Make the Grade helps students everywhere stay on top of… Read More →

Meth, 2nd Edition: America's Drug Epidemic

Once considered the “poor man’s cocaine,” methamphetamine has seeped into the mainstream in the United States. It is estimated that more than 12 million people have tried the drug, and 1.4… Read More →

  • Dewey: 362.29'9

Nicki Minaj: Conquering Hip-Hop

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

As USA TODAY, The Nation's No. 1 Newspaper, puts it, Nicki Minaj is a "hip-hop comet...a talented rhyme-spitter who fluidly shifts from hard-core grit to Barbie-doll cute." Growing up poor… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • Dewey: 782.421649092

Plate Tectonics, 2nd Edition

From the Series Great Ideas of Science

For hundreds of years, people found the fossils of ancient sea creatures at the tops of tall mountains. Scientists puzzled over this problem. A fish couldn't have swum up a mountain. And how… Read More →

  • Dewey: 551.1'36

Quicksilver

Back home Tori was the girl who had everything a sixteen-year-old could want—popularity, money, beauty. Everything. Including a secret. That secret made her very valuable. Now she's left… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Relativity, 2nd Edition

From the Series Great Ideas of Science

Since prehistoric times, people have wondered how the universe works. Early scientists studied how forces affect objects and watched how heavenly bodies move. In 1687 Isaac Newton published a… Read More →

  • Dewey: 530.11

Shaking the Foundation: Charles Darwin and the Theory of Evolution

"I cannot think that the world, as we see it, is the result of chance; & yet I cannot look at each separate thing as the result of design." English naturalist Charles Darwin wrote this in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • Dewey: 576.8'2

Super Pop!: Pop Culture Top Ten Lists to Help You Win at Trivia, Survive in the Wild, and Make It Through the Holidays

Super Pop! offers a maximum-pleasure, minimum-effort way to become smarter, happier, and more likely to survive your next family function (or a shark attack). This hilarious and wide-ranging… Read More →