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The Big Bang, 2nd Edition

From the Series Great Ideas of Science

Where did our universe come from? People have been trying to answer this question for thousands of years. The twentieth century brough new discoveries in physics and astronomy that led… Read More →

  • Dewey: 523.1'8

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]

Tim Tebow: Quarterback with Conviction

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

"Tim Tebow is a one-man cultural blitz," reports USA TODAY, The Nation's No. 1 Newspaper. A celebrity in the football world and a pop culture phenomenon, Tebow has become a household name. He… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • Dewey: 796.332092

William and the Lost Spirit

William knows his father is dead. Everyone knows it . . . everyone except William's sister, who hears him calling to her. Despite William's warnings, she disappears in the night to find their… Read More →

  • Lexile: 340
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 741.5'944

Zoo Station: The Story of Christiane F.

This incredible autobiography of Christiane F. provides a vivid portrait of teen friendship, drug abuse, and alienation in and around Berlin's notorious Zoo Station. Christiane's rapid… Read More →

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

Battle of the Dinosaur Bones: Othniel Charles Marsh vs Edward Drinker Cope

From the Series Scientific Rivalries and Scandals

In the 1880s, science witnessed a major shift: Charles Darwin proposed his theory of evolution. People dug up the first dinosaur fossils. And the field of paleontology—the study of ancient… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • ATOS: 7.5
  • Dewey: 560.97309'034

Book of Styling: An Insider's Guide to Creating Your Own Look

This guide explains the whats, whys, and hows of styling, whether you're looking to update your wardrobe or curate your closet. Accomplished stylist Somer Flaherty helps readers figure out… Read More →

Che Guevara: You Win or You Die

October 9, 1967. World-renowned revolutionary Che Guevara is dead at the age of thirty-nine. The charismatic Argentinian revolutionary had been leading guerilla fighters in the jungles of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • ATOS: 8.3
  • Dewey: 980.03'5092

Communication Smarts: How to Express Yourself Best in Conversations, Texts, E-mails, and More

From the Series USA TODAY Teen Wise Guides: Lifestyle Choices

Email, cell phones, Facebook, texts, letters … even good old-fashioned face-to-face conversation. Teens today have all kinds of choices when it comes to communication. But did you know that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • Dewey: 302.2

Dear Teen Me: Authors Write Letters to Their Teen Selves

Dear Teen Me includes advice from over 70 YA authors (including Lauren Oliver, Ellen Hopkins, and Nancy Holder, to name a few) to their teenage selves. The letters cover a wide range of… Read More →

Decoding Our DNA: Craig Venter vs the Human Genome Project

From the Series Scientific Rivalries and Scandals

In the mid-1980s, some geneticists proposed a daring project to sequence the human genome. That meant figuring out the exact order of the three billion chemical pairs that make up human DNA… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • ATOS: 8.5
  • Dewey: 611'.0181663

Food: The New Gold

Did you know starvation kills more people every year than AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis combined? Around the world, millions of people go to bed hungry every night. Farmers and ranchers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • Dewey: 338.1'9

Forensic Identification: Putting a Name and Face on Death

About 4,000 unidentified deceased persons are discovered in the United States every year. But forensic experts are successful in identifying about 3,000 of those bodies within a year. In… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1240
  • ATOS: 9.8
  • Dewey: 363.25

Four Secrets

"To you the idea to kidnap Chase Dobson might seem like a mistake. But to us... we were just trying to stop him from being so...evil. We just...we had to stop him. No one helps kids like us… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Health Smarts: How to Eat Right, Stay Fit, Make Positive Choices, and More

From the Series USA TODAY Teen Wise Guides: Lifestyle Choices

Health. It seems like a simple topic, but keeping up a healthful lifestyle can be challenging. Still, there are easy steps that you can take to make sure you're living the most healthful life… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: 613'.0433

Kanye West: Soul-Fired Hip-Hop

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

On his record My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, hip-hop superstar Kanye West "unleashes an array of flavors—old school hip-hop, progressive rock, R&B, classical music—and mixes and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • Dewey: 782.421649092

LeBron James: King of Shots

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

Whether he's soaring through the air for a powerful slam dunk, threading the ball to a teammate for a key shot, or launching a new pair of Nikes, the Miami Heat's LeBron James is one of the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • Dewey: 796.323092

Regine's Book: A Teen Girl's Last Words

Regine’s blog about living with Leukemia gained a huge following, and eventually became this book. She writes openly about emotional and physical aspects of her 15-month struggle to recover… Read More →

Safety Smarts: How to Manage Threats, Protect Yourself, Get Help, and More

From the Series USA TODAY Teen Wise Guides: Lifestyle Choices

Safety. In a perfect world, everyone would be safe all the time: in the car, at home, at school, and online. Well, we all know the world's not perfect. Cars sometimes crash, burglars break… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: 613.6083'5

Scandalous!: 50 Shocking Events You Should Know About (So You Can Impress Your Friends)

Do you love a good scandal? This book includes 50 juicy pop culture, political, and entertainment-related scandals complete with photos, event synopses, and a look at why each one went down… Read More →

Scientific Rivalries and Scandals — eBook Set

From the Series Scientific Rivalries and Scandals

Set

Bribery. Theft. Betrayals and lifelong feuds. Intense competition leading to bitter disputes has characterized the relationships among some of the world’s greatest scientific innovators. This… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $202.60
  • Your Price: $151.95
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Skylark

From the Series The Skylark Trilogy

Vis in magia, in vita vi. In magic there is power, and in power, life. For fifteen years, Lark Ainsley waited for the day when her Resource would be harvested and she would finally be an… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Suzanne Collins: Words on Fire

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

"[The Hunger Games trilogy] spread like wildfire," says Annmarie Powers, a teacher in Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y., in a statement to USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper. The teacher explained… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1100
  • Dewey: 813'.6