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Bad Burns: True Survival Stories

From the Series Powerful Medicine

• A man pulled from an explosion undergoes forty surgeries to treat burns on 80 percent of his body. • A girl rescued from a burning car receives donor skin grafts to heal injuries all over… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 617.1'1

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

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

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

Josh Gibson

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

Think you know all there is to know about Josh Gibson? Well, did you know that Gibson made 75 home runs in 1931? Did you know that Gibson's home runs often soared more than 500 feet? In spite… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.2
  • Dewey: 796.358092

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

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

Lost Sight: True Survival Stories

From the Series Powerful Medicine

• A father who was blind has an eye tissue transplant that lets him see for the first time. • A man whose own body attacked parts of his eye receives artificial coreneascorneas and is able to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 617.7

Pelé

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

Think you know all there is to know about Pelé? Well, did you know that Pelé played in his first World Cup tournament at the age of seventeen? Did you know that in 1967, both sides in… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 796.334092

Score!: The Action and Artistry of Hockey's Magnificent Moment

From the Series Spectacular Sports

Do you know: Who once scored 10 goals in a single hockey game? How the Stanley Cup came to be hockey's greatest prize? Why the United States' victory over the Soviet Union at the 1980 Winter… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 796.355

Shattered Bones: True Survival Stories

From the Series Powerful Medicine

• An injured motocross star has pins, screws, and a metal rod inserted into broken bones in his legs and feet to help them heal. • A softball pitcher has her face rebuilt after being hit… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 617.4'71044

Six Questions of American History — eBook Set

From the Series Six Questions of American History

Set

Explore pivotal moments in US history, from colonial times to the Civil War. Discover the who, what, where, when, why, and how of important events such as the Pilgrims settling at Plymouth… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $839.70
  • Your Price: $629.78
  • 18 titles

The African 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 African American Experience shines a spotlight on African Americans and their many exciting… Read More →

  • Dewey: 973'.0496073

The American Indian Experience

From the Series USA TODAY Cultural Mosaic

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

  • Dewey: 970.004'97

The Asian Pacific 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 Asian Pacific American Experience shines a spotlight on Asian Pacific Americans and their many… Read More →

  • Dewey: 973'.0495

The European 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 European American Experience shines a spotlight on European Americans and their many exciting… Read More →

  • Dewey: 973'.0409

The Hispanic 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 Hispanic American Experience shines a spotlight on Hispanic Americans and their many exciting… Read More →

  • Dewey: 973'.0468

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

USA TODAY Cultural Mosaic — eBook Set

From the Series USA TODAY Cultural Mosaic

Set

Published collaboratively with USA TODAY, one of the most widely read newspapers in the world and the No. 1 newspaper in the United States, this series examines the customs, traditions… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $303.90
  • Your Price: $227.93
  • 6 titles

What Difference Could a Waterway Make?: And Other Questions about the Erie Canal

From the Series Six Questions of American History

In the early 1800s, many Americans living in the eastern states wanted to explore the western frontier. Vast amounts of land and resources lay to the west—but the Appalachian Mountains formed… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 386'.4809747

When Were the First Slaves Set Free during the Civil War?: And Other Questions about the Emancipation Proclamation

From the Series Six Questions of American History

When Abraham Lincoln became president in March 1861, the United States was on the brink of the Civil War. Six states had already left the Union. The North and the South fought over the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 973.7'14

Who Wrote the U.S. Constitution?: And Other Questions about the Constitutional Convention of 1787

From the Series Six Questions of American History

In May 1787, men from all over the United States arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on serious business. Just eleven years earlier, colonial leaders had met in Philadelphia to declare… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 320.973

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

Why Did the Pilgrims Come to the New World?: And Other Questions about the Plymouth Colony

From the Series Six Questions of American History

In December 1620, a group of English settlers stepped out of their boats and climbed up the shore to a point overlooking a small harbor. Known as the Pilgrims, they had traveled far on the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 974.4'02