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Circle the Truth

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Strange things are happening in Rith's house at night. First a spiral staircase replaces the regular stairs. The new stairs lead to a living room that isn't his, a cat that isn't his either… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: [E]

Pocket Babies (and Other Amazing Marsupials)

Grade 5 - Grade 12

Kangaroos, koalas, and opossums, oh my! Most marsupials live in Australia, but a few are here in the U.S. Find out how these fascinating and unusual "other" mammals evolved and live. Read More →

  • Lexile: 1030
  • ATOS: 7.0
  • Dewey: 599

Rockets

Grade 6 - Grade 8

The most futuristic of humankind’s inventions is also one of the oldest. Author Ron Miller tells the story of rockets, from their humble beginnings as toys one thousand years ago to their… Read More →

  • Dewey: 621.43'56

Space Exploration

Grade 6 - Grade 8

For hundreds of years scientists have sought and studied new worlds beyond Earth. Author Ron Miller describes the long, hard trek from the first tentative attempts to fly rocket-powered… Read More →

  • Dewey: 629.41

Earth's Outer Atmosphere: Bordering Space

Grade 6 - Grade 8

Earth’s outer atmosphere is the transition zone between the planet and outer space. This sphere begins at the upper levels of the atmosphere and stretches out thousands of miles from Earth… Read More →

  • Dewey: 551.51'4

Gerald R. Ford

Grade 6 - Grade 12

In the aftermath of the Watergate scandal, then Vice President Gerald Ford became the first person to succeed a president who had resigned from office. Although Ford’s presidency lasted only… Read More →

  • Dewey: 973.925092

Hunter's Heart

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Simon, age 14, is obsessed with weaponry, survival tactics, and hunting. Against his mother's wishes, he secretly orders a BB gun over the Internet and begins to practice with it. During a… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Last Dance

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Rachel Deering has her eyes on her toes: she wants to become a world-class ballerina. As a 14-year-old, she is already one of the best dancers in the country. Just as she prepares for an… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Traitor

Grade 7 - Grade 12

An enemy is hiding in Anna's barn―a Russian prisoner of war on the run from the Nazis. Only Anna knows he's there. If she turns him in, he'll be… Anna can't bring herself to cause anothe Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Mother, Please Don't Die

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Feisty, thirteen-year-old Megan McCaffery is proud to be a tomboy, and she just can't relate to the "southern belles" in her hometown of Charleston, South Carolina. Her older sister, Audrey… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Stars and Galaxies

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Each night, millions of stars light up the dark skies. Galaxies throughout the universe encompass thousands of stars. The appearance of stars in the sky have intrigued and enthralled humans… Read More →

  • Dewey: 523.8

Bob Dylan: Voice of a Generation

Grade 6 - Grade 12

Born Bobby Zimmerman in the small town of Hibbing, Minnesota, Bob Dylan overcame many obstacles to become one of the most revered musicians of his time. Though he has written over 500 songs… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.9
  • Dewey: 782.42164'092

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Grade 6 - Grade 12

Dwight D. Eisenhower spent almost his entire lifetime serving his country. After attending West Point, he began a celebrated military career highlighted by becoming supreme commander of the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: 973.921'092

Why Did She Have to Die?

Grade 7 - Grade 12

For thirteen years, Elly has been in Kathy's shadow, always second best. Even so, the two of them understand each other as only sisters can. Jealousy, anger, and resentment give way to guilt… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

If I Should Die Before I Wake

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Deanne doesn't want to spend her summer on silly debutante activities, like hanging out at the country club and flirting with the rich boys. She'd rather spend time with the kids in the… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

My Secret Boyfriend

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Jordan Sterling has had a boring summer, unlike the other girls at her high school. When she hears story after story of fun summer romances, Jordan decides she has to come up with her own… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

I Want to Live: The Dawn Rochelle Series, Book Two

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Fourteen-year-old Dawn Rochelle has had a busy year. She's been to summer camp and she's helped her brother make plans for his wedding. And Dawn has been in remission from the leukemia that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Lurlene McDaniel Books

Series

More than 2 million copies sold! Best-selling author Lurlene McDaniel creates inspirational stories that follow teens through some very tough challenges. Read More →

Mars

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Known as the red planet, Mars is the closest planet to the sun. Easily seen from Earth, Mars has intrigued thousands of people throughout history. Many have wondered whether the planet could… Read More →

  • Dewey: 523.43

No Time to Cry: The Dawn Rochelle Series, Book Four

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Being sixteen means all kinds of freedom--driving on your own, going to the mall with friends, dating. But Dawn Rochelle can't feel free because of the fear that her cancer will return. Maybe… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Picture Perfect

Grade 5 - Grade 12

When Ian Slater's best friend, Teddy, suddenly vanishes, it's up to Ian to find out what happened. He and Teddy were supposed to take photographs together on the day Teddy disappeared--but… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Saturn

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Saturn is the crown jewel of the solar system. Admired for centuries for its beauty--a pale gold ball surrounded by gleaming white rings--modern astronomers have discovered that Saturn is one… Read More →

  • Dewey: 523.46

Six Months to Live: The Dawn Rochelle Series, Book One

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Thirteen is supposed to be a great age--dances, cheerleading, boys--but she never thought it would also include cancer. Dawn Rochelle is about to face the toughest fight of her life--a fight… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

So Much to Live For: The Dawn Rochelle Series, Book Three

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Fifteen-year-old Dawn Rochelle has survived cancer not once, but twice. No one knows the battle better than she does. That's why Dawn agrees to be a camp counselor for young kids with… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]