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The Look Book: 50 Iconic Beauties and How to Achieve Their Signature Styles

Audrey Hepburn's winged eyes. Veronica Lake's peek-a-boo curls. Over the last century, celebrities have been at the forefront of fashion, introducing numerous classic hair and makeup looks to… Read More →

Tom Brady: Unlikely Champion

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

As quarterback of the New England Patriots, Tom Brady is the most important player on the NFL’s best team. As USA TODAY, the Nation’s No. 1 Newspaper, puts it, “Facts are facts. In winning… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • Dewey: 796.332092

What Can't Wait

“Another day finished,gracias a Dios.” Seventeen-year-old Marisa’s mother has been saying this for as long as Marisa can remember. Her parents came to Houston from Mexico. They work hard… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 7.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Candor

In the model community of Candor, Florida, every teen wants to be like Oscar Banks. The son of the town's founder, Oscar earns straight As and is student-body president. But Oscar has a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 350
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

ADHD

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

ADHD haunts children into adulthood," claimed a headline in USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper. The inability to focus, sit still, or complete tasks makes it very difficult for people… Read More →

  • Dewey: 618.92'8589

Albania in Pictures

From the Series Visual Geography Series, Second Series

Albania maintains a distinct national identity despite a violent history of many different ruling groups. In one of Europe's poorest nations, resourceful Albanians fight harsh terrain to make… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.2
  • Dewey: 949.65

Anorexia and Bulimia

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

"Anorexia, bulimia signal a troubled body and soul" cried a headline in USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper. These serious eating disorders plague people of all ages, but mostly… Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.85'26

Battling Malaria: On the Front Lines against a Global Killer

In North America, mosquito bites are usually only a nuisance. But in areas such as Africa and Southeast Asia, the bite can be deadly. There, many mosquitoes transmit a disease called malaria—a Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.9'362

Changing Moon: Book 1

From the Series Nola's Worlds

In Alta Donna, the weather is great, the sunsets are super, and the stars twinkle brightly. Perfect, right? No! It’s super boring. Nothing real ever happens. Everybody says I spend too much… Read More →

  • Lexile: 370
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 741.5'944

Danica Patrick: Racing's Trailblazer

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

As USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper, puts it, "Danica Patrick shattered several records...at the storied Indianapolis 500. Even more lasting will be the point she made." During the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • Dewey: 796.72092

Denmark in Pictures

From the Series Visual Geography Series, Second Series

The smallest Scandinavian country, Denmark was once home to Vikings who used the country's abundant coastline to raid nearby lands. Today, Danes enjoy one of the highest standards of living… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.1
  • Dewey: 948.9

Draw the Dark

There are things the people of Winter, Wisconsin, would rather forget. The year the Nazis came to town, for one. That fire, for another. But what they'd really like to forget is Christian… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Even for a Dreamer Like Me: Book 3

From the Series Nola's Worlds

Library books. They look so innocent and helpful. But did you know there’s a border keeping the world of stories apart from the real-life world? And that the border must be guarded at all… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 741.5'944

Ferrets and Ferreting Out: Book 2

From the Series Nola's Worlds

“It’s a little known fact, but ferrets secretly run the world.” I thought my biology report started out great. But did the teacher let me finish? No! No one ever lets me finish. They think I… Read More →

  • Lexile: 350
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 741.5'944

Finland in Pictures

From the Series Visual Geography Series, Second Series

Historically fought over by Sweden and Russia, Finland today is a thriving country whose forests are its most important natural resource. One of the world's northernmost nations, Finland… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.0
  • Dewey: 948.97

Food Poisoning and Foodborne Diseases

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

Tainted peanuts, deadly hamburgers, recalled tomatoes. Every year new problems erupt with the safety of the foods we eat and water we drink. Widespread recalls occur when food becomes… Read More →

  • Dewey: 615.9'54

France in Pictures

From the Series Visual Geography Series, Second Series

The largest nation in the European Union, France serves as one of the world's cultural centers. With a rich national history and world-renowned art, fashion, and food, France draws millions… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.8
  • Dewey: 944

Hepatitis

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

"The silent killer." That's how a headline in USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper, described hepatitis. This life-threatening liver disease can go undetected for decades because it often… Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.3'623

Influenza

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

With the 2009 outbreak of the deadly H1N1 flu, popularly known as "swine flu," people across the globe crowded emergency rooms and clinics for treatment. During outbreaks, schools shut down… Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.2'03

Lurlene McDaniel Books — eBook Set

From the Series Lurlene McDaniel Books

Set

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

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $263.89
  • Your Price: $197.92
  • 11 titles

Netherlands in Pictures

From the Series Visual Geography Series, Second Series

The Netherlands was an early trading center for much of Europe. Still home to one of the world's busiest ports, this coastal country is also one of the most densely populated nations in Europe. Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.5
  • Dewey: 949.2

Sergey Brin and Larry Page: Founders of Google

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

As USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper, noted, "Google has infiltrated the daily lives of millions of people." But this giant company had very humble beginnings. In 1996 Sergey Brin and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • Dewey: 005.1092'2

Skin Cancer

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

Each year, more than one million Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer, and it affects people of all ages. Indeed, a headline from USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper, says, "Milder… Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.99'477

Slovakia in Pictures

From the Series Visual Geography Series, Second Series

Slovakia sits at the very center of the European continent. Fighting pollution today, this largely rural country fights to protect its many undeveloped forests and endangered wildlife. Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.3
  • Dewey: 943.73