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Fall 2019

Legends of the Afterlife

From the Series Death Uncovered

A soul travels to the ancient Egyptian underworld. There, it is weighed by Osiris, the god of the underworld. If the soul is light enough, it will live forever in the Field of Reeds. But if… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 4.7
Fall 2019

Locked Up

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

When he was fifteen, Kevin took a car for a joyride and got in an accident that seriously injured a pedestrian. Now known as "Strider" in juvie, he has spent more than two years incarcerated… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Near-Death Experiences

From the Series Death Uncovered

A man wakes up—only to discover he is not in his bed. It is dark, and he is having trouble moving. He's in a bag of some kind. He kicks his legs but cannot get free. Eventually, someone… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 4.9
Fall 2019

On the Run

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

In and out of juvie since he was thirteen, Ryan is running out of chances. This time, Ryan is determined to stay out for good. Being just a few months shy of eighteen means that next time… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Push Back

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Sixteen-year-old Zaine Wyatt's mother walked out of his life when he was twelve, and he was kicked out of his aunt's house. After living on the streets and getting badly beaten up, he is back… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Rituals and Traditions

From the Series Death Uncovered

Hundreds of years ago, Vikings had many elaborate traditions and rituals for funerals. Sometimes these rituals involved the burning of entire ships—and even human sacrifice. And if something… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 5.1
Fall 2019

Surviving in Space

From the Series Iron Will

Imagine being part of a three-man crew, hurtling through space on the way to the Moon, when something goes terribly wrong. You have limited supplies, limited fuel, and absolutely no way for… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 5.2
Fall 2019

Surviving the Cave

From the Series Iron Will

A young Thai soccer team and their coach entered a cave complex on June 23, only expecting to be inside a short while. But it was monsoon season in Thailand, and while the group was still… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 5.2
Fall 2019

Surviving the Ice

From the Series Iron Will

About 400 miles from the North Pole, a plane crashes, stranding its passengers in the freezing cold. There is little shelter, and temperatures dip dozens of degrees below freezing. With an… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 5.0
Fall 2019

Surviving the Storm

From the Series Iron Will

On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina reached New Orleans. It was a Category 5 hurricane, with winds up to 175 miles per hour. The entire city had been ordered to evacuate. But those who… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.2
Fall 2019

The Courage of Elfina

Twelve-year-old Elfina lives with her grandmother in Paraguay. When a distant relative offers to have Elfina come live with her in the city so she can attend school, Elfina's grandmother… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
Spring 2019

Escape!

From the Series Reality Show

Four high school friends sign up for a TV escape-room competition, but they're assigned to a set that's actually a series of rooms. They have twelve hours to find a way out, but the faster… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

Off Road

From the Series To the Limit

Wyatt has spent most of the summer mountain biking with his best friend Tanka. But when the friends decide to test out a new trail, they face potentially deadly challenges. After a crash… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

On Edge

From the Series To the Limit

Trevor and Micah set out on what they think will be a fun day of rock climbing and hiking. But after Micah takes a bad fall, injuring himself in the process, the trip is off to a bad start… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

Riptide

From the Series To the Limit

Big waves and competition with other surfers send friends Maya and Paige out to surf the notoriously dangerous and secluded Rippers Cove. Soon the big waves turn into a big storm, and a bad… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

The Accident

From the Series The Do-Over

When Daniel's friends invite him to a house party, he thinks it's a bad idea. But after some convincing, he agrees to go. On the way there, they get into a car accident and one of his friends… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

The Cheat

From the Series The Do-Over

Ted and his friends are upset about an upcoming history test. He is nervous about getting a bad grade, and his friends have other priorities. When one friend sees the answer key, Ted is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

The Date

From the Series The Do-Over

On the last day of school, Maribel attempts to ask her crush, Evan, out on a date to the bonfire party that night. After multiple failed attempts—including an embarrassing moment caused by a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

The Game

From the Series The Do-Over

Marcus and his best friend Taj have never been great at basketball. But during the final game of the season, their coach finally gives them the chance to play. As the minutes count down… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

The Island

From the Series Reality Show

When you love a show, you jump at the chance to be on it, right? That's how Ethan felt when he signed up for a survival reality TV competition. But once he and the other nine contestants are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

The Lie

From the Series The Do-Over

Leanna thinks she's doing the right thing when she encourages her best friend, Jenny, to try out for the high school tennis team. But when Jenny makes a complete fool of herself at tryouts… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

The One

From the Series Reality Show

Her friend signed her up for a reality dating show as a joke, but when Charlotte is selected, she decides to go ahead with it, in the hopes of winning a scholarship. The four contestants have… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

The Prank

From the Series The Do-Over

Audrey and her friends only wanted to get back at Hope Barcomb for being a bully. But soon their prank blog post about Hope's father, the dean of students at their high school, gets out of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

The Right Note

From the Series Reality Show

Eve and Ryan have been a music duo ever since they were little. Eve's voice contrasts with Ryan's creative and edgy musical style, making them a perfect pairing. They decide to audition for… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]