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Genetics, 2nd Edition

From the Series Great Ideas of Science

If a black dog and a white dog have puppies, what color will the puppies be? Genetic scientists have been trying to answer this question for hundreds of years. Genetics is the science of… Read More →

  • Dewey: 576.5

Genocide, 2nd Edition: Modern Crimes against Humanity

Genocide has become the human rights issue of our time. This book focuses on the genocides of the twentieth century, explaining what genocide is and discussing it in light of international… Read More →

  • Dewey: 304.6'630904

Germ Theory Edition, 2nd Edition

From the Series Great Ideas of Science

Since prehistoric times, people have wondered what causes disease. Early people blamed evil spirits. Later, disease was thought to be caused by an imbalance of bodily fluids. By trial and… Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.9'041

He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not: Book 7

From the Series My Boyfriend Is a Monster

Serena Stevens is already popular in her new school in the tiny Texas town of Rojo—so popular she has two guys interested in her. Self-assured Lance is a football star, and introverted Cam is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 340
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

In Too Deep

From the Series Robyn Hunter Mysteries

Robyn should be having the time of her life. She has a great summer job, and it's just a boat ride away from her friend Morgan's lakeside house. But she misses her boyfriend, Nick. Suddenly… Read More →

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

Jay-Z: CEO of Hip-Hop

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

As USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper, puts it, "anyone who has followed Jay-Z's career knows [that] the superstar born Shawn Corey Carter has long defied anyone who tried to pigeonhole… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1030
  • Dewey: 782.421649092

Marco Polo's Journey to China. 2nd Edition

From the Series Pivotal Moments in History

Can one book really change the world? A handwritten manuscript by Marco Polo in 1288 did. Polo, son of a wealthy Italian merchant, wrote about his incredible experiences traveling to China… Read More →

  • Dewey: 910.4

Meth, 2nd Edition: America's Drug Epidemic

Once considered the “poor man’s cocaine,” methamphetamine has seeped into the mainstream in the United States. It is estimated that more than 12 million people have tried the drug, and 1.4… Read More →

  • Dewey: 362.29'9

Nicki Minaj: Conquering Hip-Hop

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

As USA TODAY, The Nation's No. 1 Newspaper, puts it, Nicki Minaj is a "hip-hop comet...a talented rhyme-spitter who fluidly shifts from hard-core grit to Barbie-doll cute." Growing up poor… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • Dewey: 782.421649092

Offside

From the Series Counterattack

Between finishing late school projects and looking after her brothers and sister, Faith Patel barely has time to play soccer. And when she's at practice, surrounded by girls who can afford to… Read More →

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

Out of Sync

From the Series Counterattack

Since they were six-year-olds, Madison and Dayton have had soccer sync. Maddie doesn't have to see her best friend on the field to know where she'll be. Her passes to Dayton are perfect, as… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Overexposed

From the Series Surviving Southside

"Send me a pic?" Daisy Garcia's not afraid of putting on a show. So when her boyfriend Simon asks Daisy for some sexy pictures, she sends him a couple. But when Daisy and Simon have a bad… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Plate Tectonics, 2nd Edition

From the Series Great Ideas of Science

For hundreds of years, people found the fossils of ancient sea creatures at the tops of tall mountains. Scientists puzzled over this problem. A fish couldn't have swum up a mountain. And how… Read More →

  • Dewey: 551.1'36

Quicksilver

Back home Tori was the girl who had everything a sixteen-year-old could want—popularity, money, beauty. Everything. Including a secret. That secret made her very valuable. Now she's left… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Relativity, 2nd Edition

From the Series Great Ideas of Science

Since prehistoric times, people have wondered how the universe works. Early scientists studied how forces affect objects and watched how heavenly bodies move. In 1687 Isaac Newton published a… Read More →

  • Dewey: 530.11

Shaking the Foundation: Charles Darwin and the Theory of Evolution

"I cannot think that the world, as we see it, is the result of chance; & yet I cannot look at each separate thing as the result of design." English naturalist Charles Darwin wrote this in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • Dewey: 576.8'2

The Alliance

From the Series Surviving Southside

"One Down . . . You're Next." Or so said the note Carmen Mendoza found in her locker. Carmen is out, loud, and proud, so the threat doesn't faze her . . . much. Jamie was Scott King's best… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Arab Conquests of the Middle East, 2nd Edition

From the Series Pivotal Moments in History

Can one man’s religious experience change the whole world? In the A.D. 600s, in the Arabian city of Mecca, a merchant named Muhammad began to receive and share messages from God. Muhammad… Read More →

  • Dewey: 956'.013

The Beast

From the Series Counterattack

Alyssa Duncan is a beast on the soccer field. As the Copperheads' starting goalie, she might be the difference between a state title and total defeat—and she likes it that way. When a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Big Bang, 2nd Edition

From the Series Great Ideas of Science

Where did our universe come from? People have been trying to answer this question for thousands of years. The twentieth century brough new discoveries in physics and astronomy that led… Read More →

  • Dewey: 523.1'8

The Black Death, 2nd Edition

From the Series Pivotal Moments in History

Could a few fleas really change the world? In the early 1300s, the world was on the brink of change. New trade routes in Europe and Asia brought people in contact with different cultures and… Read More →

  • Dewey: 614.5'732

The Conquests of Alexander the Great, 2nd Edition

From the Series Pivotal Moments in History

As legend has it, a young prince, Alexander, once subdued a wild stallion others couldn’t control. Impressed by the youngster’s bravery, his father, King Philip of Macedonia, predicted that… Read More →

  • Dewey: 938'.07

The End of the Shoguns and the Birth of Modern Japan, 2nd Edition

From the Series Pivotal Moments in History

How did the end of the shoguns pave the way for modern Japan? Between the eighth and twelfth centuries, emperors ruled Japan. But powerful families gained the loyalty of the samurai - the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 952'.025

The Fall of the Roman Empire, 2nd Edition

From the Series Pivotal Moments in History

Can the demise of a government 1,500 years ago have repercussions felt around the globe centuries later? If that government is the powerful Roman Empire, it can. From first century B.C… Read More →

  • Dewey: 937'.06