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Fire in the Sky

The Hindenberg was on its way! That was all nine-year old Stenny could think about as he pedaled his bike furiously toward the Naval Air Station on a rainy spring evening in 1937. Stenny knew… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Foul

From the Series Night Fall ™

Rhino is one of Bridgewater's best basketball players—except when it comes to making free throws. It's not a big deal, until he begins receiving strange threats. If Rhino can't make his shots… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Ghost Diamond!

From the Series Agent Amelia

Secret agent Amelia Kidd has saved the world loads of times from evil geniuses and criminal masterminds—thanks to her great disguises, gadgets (which sometimes work), and her brilliance at… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: [E]

Go Easy on Energy

From the Series Cloverleaf Books ™ — Planet Protectors

We use electricity and other types of energy every day. But did you know that some kinds of energy can make Earth dirty? Join Tyler to learn how we can use energy wisely. Do your part to be a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: 333.791'6

Healing Warrior: A Story about Sister Elizabeth Kenny

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

In 1942, polio epidemics raged out of control, and medical treatments were largely unsuccessful in fighting the disease. When Elizabeth Kenny, a self-taught nurse, boldly declared she had… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • Dewey: 362.1'96835'0092

Hope

For the young girl in Hope, weekends at her great-aunt Poogee's are the best. Aunt Poogee makes incredible fried chicken, tells great stories, and knows lots of interesting people. But this… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [E]

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]

Investigating Magnetism

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — How Does Energy Work?

You know that magnets hold pictures on a refrigerator. But have you ever found a magnet's north pole? Or turned an ordinary paper clip into a magnet? Now you can! Explore magnetism with the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 538

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

Kathy Ross Crafts Letter Sounds

From the Series Learning Is Fun!

Hands-on craft projects can make learning phonics lots of fun as well as help children remember what sound goes with what letter. In this book designed to supplement the teaching of letter… Read More →

  • Dewey: 745.5

Last Desserts

From the Series Night Fall ™

Ella loves to practice designs for the bakery she'll someday own. She's also one of the few people not to try the cookies and cakes made by a mysterious new baker. Soon, the people who ate… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Lily Renée, Escape Artist: From Holocaust Survivor to Comic Book Pioneer

In 1938, Lily Renée Wilheim is a 14-year-old Jewish girl living in Vienna. Her days are filled with art and ballet. Then the Nazis march into Austria, and Lily's life is shattered overnight… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 940.53'18092

Look Out for Litter

From the Series Cloverleaf Books ™ — Planet Protectors

Earth has a litter problem. How can you help? Join Trina to learn how little pieces of trash can become big problems. Find out safe ways to take care of litter. Do your part to be a planet… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 363.72'8

Mark T-W-A-I-N!: A Story about Samuel Clemens

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Samuel Clemens grew up in a child's paradise--Hannibal, Missouri. There, mischief added humor to everyday events as Sam encountered the folks who would one day reappear as Huck Finn, Aunt… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 818'.409

Petticoats and Frock Coats: Revolution and Victorian-Age Fashions from the 1770s to the 1860s

From the Series Dressing a Nation: The History of U.S. Fashion

What would you have worn if you lived during the American Revolution or the early 1800s? It depends on who you were! Women wore layers and layers of undergarments, including corsets… Read More →

  • Dewey: 391.00973

Power Up to Fight Pollution

From the Series Cloverleaf Books ™ — Planet Protectors

Earth has a pollution problem. How can you help? Join Tyler to learn what makes Earth's land, air, and water dirty. Find out cool ways to clean up our world. Do your part to be a planet… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 363.73

Punished!

Logan and his friend Benedict run into the wrong guy at the library―literally. When Logan slams into the reference guy in the basement and gives him a little lip, Logan gets punished, really… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Rally for Recycling

From the Series Cloverleaf Books ™ — Planet Protectors

Earth has a trash problem. How can you help? Join Tyler in learning about recycling. Find out what happens to things when they are recycled. Do your part to be a planet protector! Discover… Read More →

  • Lexile: 420
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: 363.72'82

Red Bird Sings: The Story of Zitkala-Ša, Native American Author, Musician, and Activist

"I remember the day I lost my spirit." So begins the story of Gertrude Simmons, also known as Zitkala-Ša, which means Red Bird. Born in 1876 on the Yankton Sioux reservation in South Dakota… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 978.004'975243

Rufus the Scrub Does Not Wear a Tutu

Rufus is tired of being yelled at by his football coach. Sure, he's the biggest guy in his class and he wants to be a better player, but he's doing the best he can. When his mom suggests he… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Say Something, Perico

P-p-p-paaak! Perico the parrot has something to say. But when he asks for agua, his new owner brings him to the opera. When he says he feels mal, another new owner takes him to the mall. Will… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: [E]

Science Fiction Pioneer: A Story about Jules Verne

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

When Jules Verne was born in 1828, his family had his future planned out for him. They expected him to become a lawyer, but he dreamed of writing. He started out writing more traditional… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 843'.8