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Darkness Everywhere: The Assassination of Mohandas Gandhi

On January 30, 1948, Mohandas Gandhi, the world's most revered champion of nonviolent civil disobedience, was murdered in cold blood by a man he'd never met. Gandhi was legendary—in his… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • Dewey: 954.03'5092

For the Good of Mankind?: The Shameful History of Human Medical Experimentation

Experiment: A child is deliberately infected with the deadly smallpox disease without his parents' informed consent. Result: The world's first vaccine. Experiment: A slave woman is forced… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1160
  • ATOS: 9.5
  • Dewey: 174.2'8

Historical Heartthrobs: 50 Timeless Crushes — From Cleopatra to Camus

This book compiles photos and life stories of fifty of the sexiest men and women from history and asks the essential question: Would you really want to date them? Some are artists, some are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1280

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

Little Fish: A Memoir from a Different Kind of Year

Told through real-life journals, collages, lists, and drawings, this coming-of-age story illustrates the transformation of an 18-year-old girl from a small-town teenager into an independent… Read More →

Recentering the Universe: The Radical Theories of Copernicus, Kepler, Galileo, and Newton

In the sixth century B.C.E., the Greek philosopher Anaximander theorized that Earth was at the center of the cosmos. That idea became ingrained in scientific thinking and Christian religious… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • ATOS: 7.8
  • Dewey: 523.1

Spending Spree: The History of American Shopping

Ka-ching! Ever stop to think how our modern-day shopping culture came to be? In the early 1800s, stores were few and far between in the United States. General stores supplied everything from… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1140
  • Dewey: 381'.10973

Taken by Storm

From the Series Raised by Wolves

The third and final fast-paced installment in the popular Raised by Wolves series, called "the most compelling YA werewolf series out there" by New York Times best-selling author Melissa… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • 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]

The Twelve-Fingered Boy Trilogy — Library Bound Set

From the Series The Twelve-Fingered Boy Trilogy

Set

There are forces at work in the world beyond mere human understanding, and when those forces coalesce, the only solution may be a post-human solution. Juvenile inmates Shreveport Justice… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $54.89
  • Your Price: $41.17
  • 0 titles

The Twelve-Fingered Boy Trilogy — eBook Set

From the Series The Twelve-Fingered Boy Trilogy

Set

There are forces at work in the world beyond mere human understanding, and when those forces coalesce, the only solution may be a post-human solution. Juvenile inmates Shreveport Justice… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $80.97
  • Your Price: $60.73
  • 3 titles

Every Other Day

Every other day, Kali D'Angelo is a normal sixteen-year-old girl. She goes to public high school. She attends pep rallies (reluctantly). She's human. And every other day in between . . … Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

101 Questions about Blood and Circulation, 2nd Edition: With Answers Straight from the Heart

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 blood and… Read More →

  • Dewey: 612.1

101 Questions about Muscles, 2nd Edition: to Stretch Your Mind and Flex Your Brain

From the Series 101 Questions...

How much of a person’s body weight is made up of muscle? Can you learn to control your heart rate using your mind? How does taking steroids affect muscles—and why are steroids dangerous? What… Read More →

  • Dewey: 612.7'4

101 Questions about Reproduction, 2nd Edition: Or How 1 + 1 = 3 or 4 or More

From the Series 101 Questions...

How do living things reproduce? How do twins, triplets, and other multiple births happen? How does fertilization occur? Find out in this frank and accessible look at reproduction. Set up in a… Read More →

  • Dewey: 612.6

101 Questions about Sex and Sexuality, 2nd Edition: With Answers for the Curious, Cautious, and Confused

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 sex and sexuality… Read More →

  • Dewey: 306.7

101 Questions about Sleep and Dreams, 2nd Edition: That Kept You Awake Nights...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 sleep and dreams… Read More →

  • Dewey: 612.8'21

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