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Pavel and the Tree Army

Pavel is a new American, excited about his new country. When his rabbi tells him that the Civilian Conservation Corps is hiring young people, Pavel is thrilled. As a member of the Corps, he… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • Dewey: [E]

30-Minute Sustainable Science Projects

From the Series 30-Minute Makers

What can you do with recycled materials found in your home or at school in 30 minutes or less? How about making a pizza box oven? Clear step-by-step instructions and photos make these… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • Dewey: 620

Captain Barbosa and the Pirate Hat Chase

In this wordless graphic novel, Captain Barbosa sails the seven seas with his trusty shipmates: a fly, an alligator, and an elephant. A seagull steals his treasured hat, and Barbosa and his… Read More →

  • Dewey: 741.5/973

Exposing Hate: Prejudice, Hatred, and Violence in Action

Experts have documented an explosive rise in the number of hate groups since the turn of the century, driven by anger over immigration and demographic projections showing that whites will no… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1180
  • Dewey: 305.5/68

Fake News: Separating Truth from Fiction

While popularized by President Donald Trump, the term "fake news" actually originated toward the end of the 19th century, in an era of rampant yellow journalism. Since then, it has come to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1190
  • ATOS: 8.7
  • Dewey: 070.4/3

Never Again: The Parkland Shooting and the Teen Activists Leading a Movement

From the Series Gateway Biographies

This biography of a movement and the teen activists behind it delves into the quest for gun safety legislation in light of the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 371.7/820975935

No More Excuses: Dismantling Rape Culture

Soon after the sexual misconduct allegations against film producer Harvey Weinstein became public in late 2017, the #MeToo movement went viral, opening up an explosive conversation about rape… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • Dewey: 362.883

Sincerely, Harriet

Harriet Flores struggles with boredom and an unrequited crush while learning to manage her chronic illness through a long, hot, 1990s summer in Chicago. She uses her imagination to cope… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: 741.5/973

Solutions for a Cleaner, Greener Planet: Environmental Chemistry

Many of the most toxic materials on Earth—from arsenic to plutonium—occur naturally, but manufacturers have also used them in products such as paints, plumbing, pesticides, nuclear fuel, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • Dewey: 577.27

The Global Refugee Crisis: Fleeing Conflict and Violence

According to a UN tally, more than 1 million people fled violence and persecution in 2015. Of these, more than half were children. Thousands died along the way. The Syrian civil war as well… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • Dewey: 362.87

The Woolly Monkey Mysteries: The Quest to Save a Rain Forest Species

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

In the cloud forests of the Amazon Basin, scientists are installing extraordinary numbers of camera traps in the hopes of learning more about an elusive species—woolly monkeys. No one knows… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1160
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 599.8/58

When Plants Attack: Strange and Terrifying Plants

Science writer and plant expert Rebecca E. Hirsch presents fun and gross facts about a variety of plants along with explaining the science behind why they do what they do. Featured plants… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 581.6/59

Women in the Military: From Drill Sergeants to Fighter Pilots

In December 2015, the Pentagon changed a rule to allow American women to serve for the first time ever in front-line ground combat troops. Women have fulfilled many military roles throughout… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1100
  • Dewey: 355.0092/520973

Girls on the Line

"An affecting and original thrill ride." Kirkus Reviews A powerful, dual-narrative coming-of-age story set in 2009 China. Luli has just turned sixteen and finally aged out of the orphanage… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Vast Wonder of the World: Biologist Ernest Everett Just

"A must-purchase picture book biography of a figure sure to inspire awe and admiration among readers."—School Library Journal (starred review) Extraordinary illustrations and lyrical text… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 570.92 [B]

I, Claudia

A 2019 Michael L. Printz Honor Book Disaffected teen historian Claudia McCarthy never expected to be in charge of Imperial Day Academy, but by accident, design, or scheme, she is pulled into… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Flight of Swans

Based on the Brothers Grimm's fairy tale Six Swans, The Flight of Swans follows Ryn's journey to save her family and their kingdom. Princess Andaryn's six older brothers have always been her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Sing to the Moon

For one little Ugandan boy, no wish is too big. First he dreams of reaching the stars and then of riding a supernova straight to Mars. But on a rainy day at his grandfather's house, he is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

You're Snug With Me

At the start of winter, two bear cubs are born, deep in their den in the frozen north. "Mama, what lies beyond here?" they ask. "‘Above us is a land of ice and snow." "What lies beyond the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Magic of Melwick Orchard

After more moves than they can count, Isa's family finally puts down roots. People in town are afraid of the abandoned orchard behind their home, but Isa and her sister Junie are happy to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Inside the Villains

Everyone will want to get their hands on this book to lift the flaps, peek in pockets, and reveal all of these fairy-tale villains' secrets! For a twist on well-known tales, the giant, the… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

Peace and Me

What does peace mean to you? This collection of inspirational ideas about peace is based on the lives of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates of the 20th and 21st centuries, among them Nelson Mandela… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • ATOS: 6.5

Stories of the Night

"Tell me three good night stories, please, please, please," says Little Bear. "Three!?" says her mother. "Yes—I said please three times!" First, Little Bear hears the story of the Night… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Tomorrow

Yazan no longer goes to the park to play, and he no longer sees his friend who lives next door. Everything around him is changing. His parents sit in front of the television with the news… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]