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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

Ultraviolet

“Once upon a time there was a girl who was special. This is not her story. Unless you count the part where I killed her.” Sixteen-year-old Alison wakes up in a mental institution. As she… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Under His Spell: Book 4

From the Series My Boyfriend Is a Monster

Bethany Farmer's life is a boring high school routine, and she likes it that way. Soccer, coffee, homework, more coffee, and no goofy romance. That is, until foreign exchange student Allein… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Underwater

Twelve-year-old Gabe has ambitions to be the next Jacques Cousteau...or Bill Gates...or who? Gabe's anxiety about growing up is matched by his fear that he'll be crazy (like his brother). But… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Drought

A young girl thirsts for love and freedom, but at what cost? Ruby dreams of escaping the Congregation. Escape from slaver Darwin West and his cruel Overseers. Escape from the backbreaking… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

87 Ways to Throw a Killer Party

Want an excuse to get friends together? Or are you looking for an idea for a party your friends will never forget? This ultimate party-planning book for teens includes eighty-seven original… Read More →

AIDS

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

In the United States and around the world, AIDS remains a critical health issue. Statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that 1.1 million people in the United… Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.97'92

Asthma

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

More than twenty million people in the United States suffer from asthma, a disease of the lungs. In fact, asthma is the most common serious chronic disease among American children. Any person… Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.2'38

Autism Spectrum Disorders

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

Every year, one out of every 100 children in the United States—or six out of every 1,000 young people worldwide—is diagnosed with autism. Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are a neurologically… Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.85'882

Depression

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

Depression is a mental health disorder that affects the lives of millions. Statistics from the World Health Organization show that about 121 million people worldwide are clinically depressed… Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.85'27