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Fall 2019

What Are Hoaxes and Lies?

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Fake News

Read about hoaxes and lies that have been spread in both the past and present, and learn how they have deceived people. Readers will discover tips on how to identify a hoax and learn to think… Read More →

Fall 2019

What Are Satire and Parody?

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Fake News

Satire and parody existed long before modern times. Readers will get an invaluable overview of how to identify satire and parody and how to think critically about current events. Read More →

Fall 2019

What Is Propaganda?

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Fake News

Introduce readers to the concept of propaganda by analyzing examples from the past and present. This approachable overview includes tips on how to spot propaganda and how to respond to fake news. Read More →

  • Dewey: 303.3/75
Fall 2019

Wreck-It Ralph Quizzes: When the Game Is Over, the Fun Begins

From the Series Disney Quiz Magic

Are you a superfan of Wreck-It Ralph? Could you race your way through Slaughter Race no sweat? Test your Wreck-It Ralph knowledge with these quizzes! Multiple choice, true/false, and… Read More →

  • Dewey: 791.43/75
Fall 2019

Freedom of Expression: Deal with it before you're censored

From the Series Lorimer Deal with It

Can you say anything you want? Should you? Everyone has rights but navigating your rights can be difficult. You have the right to freedom of expression but there are many places where this… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
Fall 2019

Haunts and Horrors

From the Series Death Uncovered

Imagine stepping into an old farmhouse. You hear noises—banging and knocking sounds, chains being dragged across the floor—but nothing is there. You hear an old woman's voice . . . but you… Read More →

Fall 2019

Legends of the Afterlife

From the Series Death Uncovered

A soul travels to the ancient Egyptian underworld. There, it is weighed by Osiris, the god of the underworld. If the soul is light enough, it will live forever in the Field of Reeds. But if… Read More →

Fall 2019

Near-Death Experiences

From the Series Death Uncovered

A man wakes up—only to discover he is not in his bed. It is dark, and he is having trouble moving. He's in a bag of some kind. He kicks his legs but cannot get free. Eventually, someone… Read More →

Fall 2019

Rituals and Traditions

From the Series Death Uncovered

Hundreds of years ago, Vikings had many elaborate traditions and rituals for funerals. Sometimes these rituals involved the burning of entire ships—and even human sacrifice. And if something… Read More →

Fall 2019

Surviving in Space

From the Series Iron Will

Imagine being part of a three-man crew, hurtling through space on the way to the Moon, when something goes terribly wrong. You have limited supplies, limited fuel, and absolutely no way for… Read More →

Fall 2019

Surviving the Cave

From the Series Iron Will

A young Thai soccer team and their coach entered a cave complex on June 23, only expecting to be inside a short while. But it was monsoon season in Thailand, and while the group was still… Read More →

Fall 2019

Surviving the Ice

From the Series Iron Will

About 400 miles from the North Pole, a plane crashes, stranding its passengers in the freezing cold. There is little shelter, and temperatures dip dozens of degrees below freezing. With an… Read More →

Fall 2019

Surviving the Storm

From the Series Iron Will

On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina reached New Orleans. It was a Category 5 hurricane, with winds up to 175 miles per hour. The entire city had been ordered to evacuate. But those who… Read More →

Fall 2019

We Go on a City Bus

From the Series Ways We Go (LOOK! Books ™)

With age-appropriate text and large engaging photos young readers are shown how people go places on a city bus. "Good to Know" facts give higher-level details. Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • Dewey: 388 [E]
Fall 2019

We Go on a Ferry

From the Series Ways We Go (LOOK! Books ™)

With age-appropriate text and large engaging photos young readers are shown how people go places on a ferry. "Good to Know" facts give higher-level details. Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • Dewey: 388 [E]
Fall 2019

We Go on a School Bus

From the Series Ways We Go (LOOK! Books ™)

With age-appropriate text and large engaging photos young readers are shown how kids go places on a school bus. "Good to Know" facts give higher-level details. Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • Dewey: 388 [E]
Fall 2019

We Go on a Subway

From the Series Ways We Go (LOOK! Books ™)

With age-appropriate text and large engaging photos young readers are shown how people go places on a subway. "Good to Know" facts give higher-level details. Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • Dewey: 388 [E]
Fall 2019

We Go on a Train

From the Series Ways We Go (LOOK! Books ™)

With age-appropriate text and large engaging photos young readers are shown how people go places on a train. "Good to Know" facts give higher-level details. Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • Dewey: 388 [E]
Fall 2019

We Go on an Airplane

From the Series Ways We Go (LOOK! Books ™)

With age-appropriate text and large engaging photos young readers are shown how people go places on an airplane. "Good to Know" facts give higher-level details. Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • Dewey: 388 [E]
Spring 2019

Toy Story Quizzes: Giddyup, Partner!

From the Series Disney Quiz Magic

Superfans of Toy Story are invited to test their knowledge in this quiz book. Nonfiction features highlighting social-emotional learning, the elements of storytelling, and character… Read More →

  • Dewey: 791.43/72
Spring 2019

The Big Book of Disney Top 10s: Fun Facts and Cool Trivia

From the Series My Top 10 Disney

What are some of the top 10 best moments, quotes, and jokes from your favorite Disney and Pixar movies? Check out everything from: • The top 10 features of an Incredibles' supersuit • The top… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • Dewey: 384/.80979494
Spring 2019

It's a Girl Thing!: Smart, Fierce, and Leading the Way

What do girls like to do? What can they be? This fun and inspiring book answers those questions and stands as a reminder to girls that they are strong and capable. Illustrated with adorable… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • Dewey: 331.4/024/055
Spring 2019

Let 'Er Buck!: George Fletcher, the People's Champion

"Nelson plaits her narrative with Western lingo and homespun similes. . . . James' painterly oils swirl with energy, visible daubs creating the dusty, monumental landscape and equally… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • Dewey: 791.8/4092 [B]
Spring 2019

Cars Top 10s: It's Drive Time!

From the Series My Top 10 Disney

What are the top 10 races in Cars? What are Mater’s Top 10 Funniest Lines? Cruise through your favorite quotes, scenes, and more from the Cars movies. When you’re ready to put the pedal to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680