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No Crystal Stair: A Documentary Novel of the Life and Work of Lewis Michaux, Harlem Bookseller

"You can't walk straight on a crooked line. You do you'll break your leg. How can you walk straight in a crooked system?" Lewis Michaux was born to do things his own way. When a white… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 381'.45002097471

Queen Latifah: From Jersey Girl to Superstar

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

People who knew Queen Latifah as a kid in Newark, New Jersey, would never have guessed at the fame in her future. But Latifah always dreamed big. Her dreams—and hard work—paid off. While… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • Dewey: 782.421649092

Relationship Smarts: How to Navigate Dating, Friendships, Family Relationships, and More

From the Series USA TODAY Teen Wise Guides: Time, Money, and Relationships

Relationships. Sometimes they're great, and sometimes they're difficult—but the world would be a mighty lonely place without them. Did you know that humans are wired to have relationships?… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • Dewey: 158.2'50835

Russell Simmons: From Def Jam to Super Rich

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

As USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper, puts it, Russell Simmons "helped found the hip-hop movement and turn it into a huge money-making machine." He co-founded Def Jam Records, one of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • Dewey: 782.421649092

Scheduling Smarts: How to Get Organized, Prioritize, Manage Your Time, and More

From the Series USA TODAY Teen Wise Guides: Time, Money, and Relationships

Time management. It's a challenge for everyone. Between homework, family life, friendships, and after-school activities, most teens feel overscheduled and stressed out. But did you know you… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • Dewey: 640'.430835

Shopping Smarts: How to Choose Wisely, Find Bargains, Spot Swindles, and More

From the Series USA TODAY Teen Wise Guides: Time, Money, and Relationships

Shopping can be fun—but it can also be confusing. How do you know you’re buying the right brand and model, or getting the right price? How do you find the best deal? If you’re going to part… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • Dewey: 381.3'3

The Girl Who Owned a City: The Graphic Novel

A deadly virus killed every adult on Earth, leaving only the kids behind. With her parents gone, Lisa is responsible for her little brother, Todd. She has to make sure they stay alive. Many… Read More →

  • Lexile: 420
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

The Knife and the Butterfly

After a marijuana-addled brawl with a rival gang, 16-year-old Azael wakes up to find himself surrounded by a familiar set of concrete walls and a locked door. Juvie again, he thinks. But he… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Way

Fatherless Cody LeBeau is an American Indian boy who is starting high school with the usual trepidation. He fits into none of the cliques at the new school, but somehow keeps being noticed… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Tourette Syndrome

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

Thousands of young people are diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome (TS) each year. TS is a disorder of the neurological system, causing uncontrollable sounds or movements called tics. TS peaks… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • Dewey: 616.8'3

Trial by Fire

From the Series Raised by Wolves

There can only be one alpha. Bryn is finally settling into her position as alpha of the Cedar Ridge Pack—or at least, her own version of what it means to be alpha when you're a human leading… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Allergies

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

Allergens are all around us: in the air, on our pets, and in our food. According to USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper, accidental exposure to food allergens leads to fifty thousand… Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.97

Brooklyn, Burning

When you're sixteen and no one understands who you are, sometimes the only choice left is to run. If you're lucky, you find a place that accepts you, no questions asked. And if you're really… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Diabetes

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

Heart disease, hypertension, nerve damage, vision problems, liver damage…These are some of the complications of diabetes―a chronic and growing disease in which the body cannot use sugar… Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.4'62

How To Fight, Lie, and Cry Your Way to Popularity and a Prom Date: Lousy Life Lessons From 50 Teen Movies

Teen movies are a tremendous part of our culture. But does anyone really look at what these films are teaching us? Do black leather pants really lead to instant popularity (as they do for… Read More →

Iceberg, Right Ahead!: The Tragedy of the Titanic

"Iceberg, Right Ahead!" Only 160 minutes passed between the time a sailor on lookout duty uttered these chilling words and the moment when the mighty ocean liner Titanic totally disappeared… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • ATOS: 8.1
  • Dewey: 910.9163'4

In Trouble

Jamie and Elaine have been best friends forever, and now they're finally juniors in high school. Elaine has a steady boyfriend, and Jamie could have one—if she'd just open her eyes and see… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Is the End of the World Near?: From Crackpot Predictions to Scientific Scenarios

At one time or another, just about everyone has talked about the end of the world. But what does this phrase really mean? Does it mean the end of the human race? The end of planet Earth? The… Read More →

  • Dewey: 001.9

Leukemia

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

An estimated 245,225 people in the United States are currently living with leukemia or are in remission. More than forty-three thousand Americans are diagnosed with the disease each year. But… Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.99'419

My Boyfriend Bites: Book 3

From the Series My Boyfriend Is a Monster

Vanessa Shingle has a knack for choosing boyfriends who need fixing—the juvenile delinquent, the school cheat, the slacker….Then she meets Jean-Paul McClellan—the perfect project! Vanessa… Read More →

  • Lexile: 360
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Obesity

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

Two-thirds of adults and nearly one-third of children in the United States are overweight or obese. The rate of obesity in children and adolescents has reached epidemic proportions. USA… Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.3'98

Osama bin Laden: The Life and Death of the 9/11 al-Qaeda Mastermind

Nearly ten years after the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States, an elite team of U.S. special forces stunned the world with a dramatic and daring feat. Shortly after midnight on May… Read More →

  • Dewey: 900

Presidential Races, 2nd Edition: Campaigning for the White House

From the Series People's History

American presidents have come from all walks of life. Some have had a lot of experience campaigning for office, while others have had almost none. In fact, the nation's first president—George… Read More →

  • Dewey: 324.973

STDs

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper, reports that in the United States "about 19 million new [STD infections, other than AIDS] occur each year, about half in young people between ages 15… Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.95'1