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The Freak Observer

The Freak Observer is rich in family drama, theoretical physics, and an unusual, tough young woman—Loa Lindgren. For eight years, Loa Sollilja's world ran like one of those mechanical models… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Middle Eastern American Experience

From the Series USA TODAY Cultural Mosaic

Supplemented with quotes and engaging articles from USA TODAY, the Nation’s No. 1 Newspaper, The Middle Eastern American Experience shines a spotlight on Middle Eastern Americans and their… Read More →

  • Dewey: 973'.0494

Tony Romo

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has one of the most high-profile jobs in sports. As the starting quarterback for "America's team" since 2006, Tony has amassed impressive stats and wowed… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 796.332092

Tupac Shakur: Hip-Hop Idol

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

As USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper, puts it, "[Tupac] Shakur saw himself as both artist and urban soldier, battling the media, the law, the courts and rival rappers." Tupac overcame… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 782.421649092

Unthinkable

From the Series Night Fall ™

Omar Phillips is Bridgewater High's favorite local teen author. His Facebook fans can't wait for his next horror story. But lately Omar's imagination has turned against him. Horrifying… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

We Are Not Beasts of Burden: Cesar Chavez and the Delano Grape Strike, California, 1965-1970

From the Series Civil Rights Struggles around the World

"The only way we could win was to keep fighting for a long time...the only way we could win was by staying with it."—Cesar Chavez As the sun rose on September 8, 1965, in Delano, California… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • ATOS: 9.1
  • Dewey: 331.892'83480979488

We Stand as One: The International Ladies Garment Workers Strike, New York, 1909

From the Series Civil Rights Struggles around the World

"Girls, from the bottom of my heart, I beg you not to go back to work. We are all poor, many of us are suffering hunger, none of us can afford to lose a day's wages. But only by fighting for… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • Dewey: 331.892'88709747109041

Who Will Shout If Not Us?: Student Activists and the Tiananmen Square Protest, China, 1989

From the Series Civil Rights Struggles around the World

In this gripping story of a historic clash between repressive government forces and individuals seeking freedom, we'll explore the reasons that led students in China to defy authority. We'll… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • ATOS: 8.4
  • Dewey: 378.1'981095109048

Why Did Cherokees Move West?: And Other Questions about the Trail of Tears

From the Series Six Questions of American History

On May 26, 1838, U.S. soldiers surrounded Cherokee villages across Georgia. The soldiers came to force Cherokee families to move to a new territory in Oklahoma. The Cherokees had little time… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 975.004'97557

Zishe the Strongman

At the age of 3, Zishe was lifting a nine-pound hammer in his father's blacksmith shop. By the age of eleven, there was not a bar he couldn't bend or a chain he could not snap. This is the… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 974.7'1043092

Elmer and the Hippos

From the Series Elmer

Elmer, the patchwork elephant, has been a favorite of children around the world since the first book debuted in 1989. In Elmer and the Hippos, the elephants are not happy. The hippos' river… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: [E]

A Tale of Two Seders

When her parents get divorced, a little girl is worried about many things, including how she will celebrate the Jewish holidays in two different households. The holiday of Passover gives her… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: [E]

Alien Encounter

From the Series Alien Agent

Zack’s back at work again, as an Alien Agent. His assignment: find an alien kid who hijacked a spaceship to Roswell, New Mexico. Sound easy? Not quite. Because Zack’s dad is going too. And he’ Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Benno and the Night of Broken Glass

A neighborhood cat observes the changes in German and Jewish families in Berlin during the period leading up to Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass. This cat's-eye view introduces the… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [E]

Can an Old Dog Learn New Tricks?: And Other Questions about Animals

From the Series Is That a Fact?

Bats are blind. An old dog can’t learn new tricks. The early bird catches the worm. You may have heard some of these common sayings or beliefs before. But are they really true? Can they be… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 590

Death: Corpses, Cadavers, and Other Grave Matters

From the Series Discovery!

Everyone dies . . . but what happens inside the human body when death occurs? What body systems are key for holding on to life? And what value does studying death have for those of us still… Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.07'59

Dino-Baseball

From the Series Dino-Sports

When the plant-eating Green Sox face the meat-eating Rib-Eye Reds, baseball will never be the same. Tied zip to zip, the game is a pitchers' duel until the Green Sox's hothead manager goes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • ATOS: 2.1
  • Dewey: [E]

Does It Really Take Seven Years to Digest Swallowed Gum?: And Other Questions You've Always Wanted to Ask

From the Series Is That a Fact?

It takes seven years to digest swallowed gum. A penny placed on a train track can cause a train to derail. The average human consumes four spiders per year while sleeping. You may have heard… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 610

Does an Apple a Day Keep the Doctor Away?: And Other Questions about Your Health and Body

From the Series Is That a Fact?

An apple a day keeps the doctor away. Humans use only ten percent of their brains. If you cross your eyes, they’ll stay that way. You may have heard these common sayings and beliefs before… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 610

Feivel's Flying Horses

A loving father carves carousel horses that represent members of his family as he saves money to bring them from Europe to America. This book is a work of historical fiction based on the… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [E]

Garbage Helps Our Garden Grow: A Compost Story

What is that garbage doing next to the garden? It’s not garbage. It’s compost! Amazing things happen inside a compost bin. In go banana peels, grass clippings, and even an old jack-o’-lantern. Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 635'.048975

Hamster and Cheese: Book 1

From the Series Guinea PIG, Pet Shop Private Eye

There's a sandwich thief in Mr. Venezi's pet shop, and everyone is a suspect, from the chinchillas to the goldfish. Never fear! The world's fluffiest detective on the case: Sasspants, PI(G)… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 2.0
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Mallory Goes Green!

From the Series Mallory

Mallory McDonald is going green! As an official member of the Fern Falls Elementary Environmental Committee, Mallory is super excited to make her school and home more environmentally… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Noah's Bark

Noah's trying to build an ark, but with the snakes quacking, the beavers crowing, and the pigs howling, he can't even hear himself think, much less make a giant boat. Pretty soon Noah's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: [E]