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Fall 2019

The Life Heroic: How To Unleash Your Most Amazing Self

Heroes are superhuman. Or at least it's easy to assume that when you read ripped-from-the-news stories of derring-do. But in reality, almost anyone who's motivated can be a hero, and the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
Fall 2019

Vote!: Women's Fight for Access to the Ballot Box

August 18, 2020, marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution, which prohibited states and the US government from denying citizens the right to vote on the basis… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • Dewey: 324.6/230973
Fall 2019

Anne Frank: Out of the Shadows

From the Series Gateway Biographies

While her family hid during the Holocaust, Anne Frank recorded her personal reflections as well as the harrowing circumstances she faced in her diary. Read about her life before and after the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 940.53/18092 [B]
Fall 2019

Chelm for the Holidays

Celebrating Jewish holidays has never been sillier than in Chelm, the Village of Fools! While the Chelmites try to solve problems—like outsmarting bees to get Rosh Hashanah honey, and keeping… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Colin Kaepernick: From Free Agent to Change Agent

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick drew positive and negative attention for kneeling during the national anthem to protest police violence against minorities in 2016. Two years later, he… Read More →

  • Dewey: 796.332092 [B]
Fall 2019

Dalai Lama: A Leader in Exile

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Forced into exile in India after Tibet's attempted revolt against occupying Chinese forces, the Dalai Lama launched a nonviolent campaign against the occupation that earned him a Nobel Peace… Read More →

  • Dewey: 294.3/923092 [B]
Fall 2019

Detained

From the Series AI High

After getting caught while vandalizing his school, Max, an android student, is sent to detention. Tensions run high between the androids and humans there, but when a human boy, Oliver, stands… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Family Ties

From the Series AI High

When android teens join humans in high school, nothing will ever be the same. Julie's family is very much anti-android. Her parents don't want androids in her school or even in their town… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Lin-Manuel Miranda: Revolutionary Playwright, Composer, and Actor

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Playwright and Broadway star Lin-Manuel Miranda is best known as the mind behind the smash-hit musical Hamilton. This title explores Hamilton and Miranda's other works, as well as his life off-stage. Read More →

  • Dewey: 792.02/8092 [B]
Fall 2019

Star-Crossed

From the Series AI High

When android teens join humans in high school, nothing will ever be the same. When Alyssa, a human, and Reid, an android, are partnered to work on a class project, neither is happy. They’ve… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Team Player

From the Series AI High

When android teens join humans in high school, nothing will ever be the same. After years of hard work, Danny is finally the starting quarterback for the Fitzgerald Flash. But his senior… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

The Ghost Runner

From the Series League of the Paranormal

There's more than just team superstition at play here. Ollie's best friend, Nate, has always been one step ahead of him—literally—on their cross country team. At the start of senior year… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

The Paranormal Playbook

From the Series League of the Paranormal

No matter how hard they work, Mary Joy's basketball team can't win a game. But after one of their losses, she and some of her teammates find an old playbook. They use a few of the new plays… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

The Rookie Trap

From the Series League of the Paranormal

Molly is thrilled when she makes the varsity soccer team. One day before practice, the coach asks her to grab something from the equipment shed, which is on the other side of the school. On… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

The Team Curse

From the Series League of the Paranormal

For as long as Isaac could remember, the Middleton High baseball team hasn't won a single game. So when he tries out as a sophomore and makes the team, he's excited but not surprised. After… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Cold Grab

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Sixteen-year-old Angelo moved to Toronto from the Philippines to join his mother, who has been living and working in Canada for most of his life. Adjusting to a new country isn't easy, but… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Freedom of Expression: Deal with it before you're censored

From the Series Lorimer Deal with It

Can you say anything you want? Should you? Everyone has rights but navigating your rights can be difficult. You have the right to freedom of expression but there are many places where this… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
Fall 2019

Haunts and Horrors

From the Series Death Uncovered

Imagine stepping into an old farmhouse. You hear noises—banging and knocking sounds, chains being dragged across the floor—but nothing is there. You hear an old woman's voice . . . but you… Read More →

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 →

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 →

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 →