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You Are Now on Indian Land: The American Indian Occupation of Alcatraz Island, California, 1969

From the Series Civil Rights Struggles around the World

On the night of November 20, 1969, ninety-two Native Americans sailed silently across the San Francisco Bay toward the island of Alcatraz. They intended to reclaim the land for Indian people… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1030
  • ATOS: 8.1
  • Dewey: 323.1197

Yuvi's Candy Tree

In Ethiopia, Yuvi dreams of a land where water flows, bread is plentiful, and candy grows on trees. But it is only after a difficult journey that she arrives in Israel, where it appears that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: [E]

Gracie the Lighthouse Cat

One stormy night Grace, the lighthouse keeper's daughter, spots a ship in trouble on the rocks. At the same time, the lighthouse cat, Gracie, discovers that one of her kittens has strayed… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: [E]

The Sunflower Sword

In a land filled with fire and smoke and endless fighting, where knights fight dragons, there lives a little knight who wants to be big like the others, and fight like the others, and have a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [E]

The Talent Show

Four friends decide to enter a talent show. A tiny red bird asks to join them, but they laugh and tell him he’s too small. But then a mysterious, tall stranger arrives to audition for lead… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: [E]

Candor

In the model community of Candor, Florida, every teen wants to be like Oscar Banks. The son of the town's founder, Oscar earns straight As and is student-body president. But Oscar has a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 350
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Wish You Were Dead

I'll begin with Lucy. She is definitely first on the list. You can't believe how it feels to be in the cafeteria and turn around and there she is staring at me like I'm some disgusting bug or… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A-B-A-B-A—a Book of Pattern Play

From the Series Math Is CATegorical ®

In this playful look at patterns, Brian P. Cleary and Brian Gable provide many examples of repeating sequences of shapes, colors, objects, and more. The comical cats of the wildly popular… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: 003'.52

ADHD

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

ADHD haunts children into adulthood," claimed a headline in USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper. The inability to focus, sit still, or complete tasks makes it very difficult for people… Read More →

  • Dewey: 618.92'8589

And Then There Were Gnomes: Book 2

From the Series Guinea PIG, Pet Shop Private Eye

Sasspants, PI(G), the world's fluffiest detective, is back on the case―or she will be, if her sidekick Hamisher can convince her there's really a mystery afoot. Hamisher has made up so many… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Anorexia and Bulimia

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

"Anorexia, bulimia signal a troubled body and soul" cried a headline in USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper. These serious eating disorders plague people of all ages, but mostly… Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.85'26

Battling Malaria: On the Front Lines against a Global Killer

In North America, mosquito bites are usually only a nuisance. But in areas such as Africa and Southeast Asia, the bite can be deadly. There, many mosquitoes transmit a disease called malaria—a Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.9'362

Draw the Dark

There are things the people of Winter, Wisconsin, would rather forget. The year the Nazis came to town, for one. That fire, for another. But what they'd really like to forget is Christian… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Engineer Ari and the Sukkah Express

As Engineer Ari drives his train to Jerusalem, he stops as friends along the way help him gather branches and fruit for his backyard Sukkah. When the Sukkot holiday begins, he is sad that… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: [E]

Faulty Hearts: True Survival Stories

From the Series Powerful Medicine

• A woman with with a faulty heart muscle receives an electrical device that keeps her blood pumping. Months later, her heart is strong enough to pump on its own. • A man with a heart too… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 612.1

Food Poisoning and Foodborne Diseases

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

Tainted peanuts, deadly hamburgers, recalled tomatoes. Every year new problems erupt with the safety of the foods we eat and water we drink. Widespread recalls occur when food becomes… Read More →

  • Dewey: 615.9'54

Frozen Secrets: Antarctica Revealed

Studying Antarctica has never been for the fainthearted. "Hereabouts died a very gallant gentleman, Captain L. E. G. Oates of the Inniskilling Dragoons. In March 1912, returning from the… Read More →

  • ATOS: 8.6
  • Dewey: 919.8'9

Hepatitis

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

"The silent killer." That's how a headline in USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper, described hepatitis. This life-threatening liver disease can go undetected for decades because it often… Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.3'623

How Did Tea and Taxes Spark a Revolution?: And Other Questions about the Boston Tea Party

From the Series Six Questions of American History

On a cold evening in December 1773, a group of men climbed aboard three ships docked in Boston Harbor. Armed with hatchets, the men began breaking into the ships’ valuable cargo—342 crates of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 973.3'115

I, Emma Freke

I, Emma Freke is a charming search-for-identity story about Emma—the only "normal" member of her quirky family. While Emma desperately tries to find her niche, she discovers that perhaps it's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Influenza

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

With the 2009 outbreak of the deadly H1N1 flu, popularly known as "swine flu," people across the globe crowded emergency rooms and clinics for treatment. During outbreaks, schools shut down… Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.2'03

Journey into the Deep: Discovering New Ocean Creatures

Have you ever wondered what mysteries the ocean holds? Prepare to explore the ocean from sunlit shallows to the deepest, darkest depths. Along the way, you'll meet many incredible creatures… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 591.77

Kobe Bryant, 2nd Edition

From the Series Amazing Athletes

When Kobe Bryant went straight from high school to join the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA) in 1996, he was the youngest player in the league. That same year… Read More →

  • Dewey: 796.323'092

Leukemia: True Survival Stories

From the Series Powerful Medicine

• A young girl receives injections of chemotherapy to kill the cancerous white blood cells in her body. • An eleven-year-old boy undergoes a transplant of stem cells to help his body make… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 616.99'419