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Forensics

From the Series Origins: Whodunnit

A thief touches a doorknob, leaving behind fingerprints as clues to the crime. A woman is mysteriously killed, and only an autopsy can explain how and why. Many crimes have been solved—and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 5.3

Heists

From the Series Origins: Whodunnit

The Mona Lisa is stolen from the Louvre, but people still line up to see the spot where it used to hang. Diamond thieves steal millions of dollars' worth of jewels, but how do they sell them… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 5.3

Law Enforcement

From the Series Origins: Whodunnit

Even the most iconic law enforcement organizations began with the need to serve and protect. Some started out as neighborhood patrols, while others began while settlers tried to tame the wild… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 5.1

Liftoff!: Space Exploration

From the Series Flash Points

In 1957, the USSR sent its first man-made satellite into space. This began the Space Race between the USSR and the United States. The US quickly became the world leader in space exploration… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 4.6

Organized Crime

From the Series Origins: Whodunnit

The crime organizations most often portrayed in movies and on television are interesting, but they've got nothing on the real world of organized crime. Who really controls certain parts of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 5.4

Origins: Whodunnit — Library Bound Set

From the Series Origins: Whodunnit

Set

In this nonfiction high/low series, students will learn about the origins of crimes and criminal organizations. Each title highlights exciting crime-fighting topics and includes extras like… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $111.96
  • Your Price: $83.97
  • 4 titles

Power On!: Life-Changing Technology

From the Series Flash Points

Phones have come a long way since Alexander Graham Bell's first telephone call in 1876, a moment that changed the course of technology's history. President Franklin D. Roosevelt's series of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.9

Stand Up!: Fighting for Civil Rights

From the Series Flash Points

Jackie Robinson plays his first game for the Dodgers in 1947. Hundreds of people boycott buses in Montgomery, Alabama. Seventeen people are killed in a march for voting equality. Two athletes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 5.4

Superstitions

From the Series Origins: Urban Legends

A broken mirror means seven years of bad luck. Spooky events are more likely to happen on Friday the 13th. A black cat is a sign of trouble to come. Knock on wood if you don't want something… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 4.7