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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

The Case of the Vanishing Golden Frogs: A Scientific Mystery

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

Panamanian golden frogs aren't just cute, little, and yellow. They're also the national symbol of Panama. But they started to disappear about fifteen years ago. What's killing them? Could it… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 597.8'7

The Combination

From the Series Night Fall ™

Dante only thinks about football. Miranda's worried about applying to college. Neither one wants to worry about a locker combination too. But they'll have to learn their combos fast—if they… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Girl-Son

From the Series Adventures in Time

"What a pity she isn't a boy!" sighed Induk Pahk's father when he saw his new baby daughter. "Born under the powerful signs of the dragon and the tiger, a boy could have changed the world!… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Late Bus

From the Series Night Fall ™

Lamar takes the "late bus" home from school after practice each day. After the bus's beloved driver passes away, Lamar begins to see strange things—demonic figures, preparing to attack the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Little Black Dress and Zoot Suits: Depression and Wartime Fashions from the 1930s to the 1950s

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

What would you have worn if you lived during the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s? It depends on who you were! For 1930s high fashion, nothing beat Coco Chanel's women's suit—a slim, straight skirt… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • Dewey: 391.00973

The Prank

From the Series Night Fall ™

Pranks make Jordan nervous. But when a group of popular kids invites her along on a series of practical jokes, she doesn't turn them down. As the pranks begin to go horribly wrong, Jordan and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Ultraviolet

“Once upon a time there was a girl who was special. This is not her story. Unless you count the part where I killed her.” Sixteen-year-old Alison wakes up in a mental institution. As she… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Underwater

Twelve-year-old Gabe has ambitions to be the next Jacques Cousteau...or Bill Gates...or who? Gabe's anxiety about growing up is matched by his fear that he'll be crazy (like his brother). But… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Watch Over Our Water

From the Series Cloverleaf Books ™ — Planet Protectors

Earth has a water problem. People need water to live. But only a little of Earth's water is usable. How can you help? Join Trina to find out how to care for Earth’s water. Do your part to be… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: 333.91'16

What to Expect When You're Expecting Joeys: A Guide for Marsupial Parents (and Curious Kids)

From the Series Expecting Animal Babies

Congratulations, marsupial parents-to-be! You're about to meet your tiny bundles of joy. They're called joeys. Some are as small as a grain of rice when they're born! Read this book to find… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 599.2'139

With Open Hands: A Story about Biddy Mason

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Born a slave in Georgia in 1818, Bridget "Biddy" Mason learned to survive in a harsh world. Taken from her parents as a young child, Biddy grew up to be self-reliant and hard working. When… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 973'.0496073'0092

You Will Call Me Drog

Parker is a normal sixth grader—or he was normal before the puppet. It’s just an old hand puppet, sticking out of a garbage can, and even though Parker’s best friend says leave it, Parker… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Zombie Cows!

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: 840
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: [E]

I Want a Party!

From the Series Little Princess

It's not Christmas or even her birthday, but the Little Princess wants a party! She sets out to organize the best party ever, with invitations, cake, games, and goodie bags. But when she… Read More →

  • Lexile: 430
  • ATOS: 2.4
  • Dewey: [E]

I'm Sure I Saw a Dinosaur

"One foggy, groggy morning by the salty, splashy sea, I'm sure I saw a dinosaur and I'm sure that he saw me." A dinosaur is coming ashore! Tell everyone you know! Gather at the beach to see… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: [E]

The Lonely Beast

Have you heard of the Beasts? No? Well, I'm not surprised. Not many people have. That's because the Beasts are very rare. This is the tale of one Beast, the rarest of the rare, a Beast who… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: [E]

Warduff and the Corncob Caper

Warduff is a cat who loves naps and fish cakes. It's a tough job being a lazy, hungry cat, but somebody has to do it. One evening, his aftersnack snooze is disturbed by a call from… Read More →

  • Lexile: 410
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: [E]

Guinea Dog

From the Series Guinea Dog

Rufus has been dreaming of getting a dog. His best friend has one. His worst friend has one. But his dad has a few objections: They whine. They gnaw. They bark. They scratch. They beg. They… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Bad Deal

From the Series Surviving Southside

It's not going to hurt anyone. Fish hates having to take ADHD medication. It helps him concentrate, but it also makes him feel weird. So when his crush, Ella, needs a boost to study for… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Beaten

From the Series Surviving Southside

Are they really the perfect couple? Paige, cheerleading captain at Southside High, and Ty, star running back, appear to be the perfect couple. But when they have their first fight, Ty… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Benito Runs

From the Series Surviving Southside

Running away is the only option. Benito's father, Xavier, had been in Iraq for more than a year. When he returns, Benito's family life is not the same. Xavier suffers from PTSD—post-traumatic Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Big Bouffant

“Ponytails and braids! Ponytails and braids! I don’t see anything but ponytails and braids! This class needs some fashion. This class needs some fun. I’ll find a hairdo to impress everyone.”… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: [E]

Click!: A Story about George Eastman

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

When George Eastman decided to make photography his hobby, "simple" was hardly the word to describe the pastime. He had to lug 50 pounds of camera equipment around with him, including the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 338.7'6177