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Spring 2019

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button: And Other Tales of the Jazz Age

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Tales of the Jazz Age is a collection of eleven short stories by American writer F. Scott Fitzgerald. Divided into three thematic parts, the anthology highlights Fitzgerald's signature… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • Dewey: 813/.52
Spring 2019

The Date

From the Series The Do-Over

On the last day of school, Maribel attempts to ask her crush, Evan, out on a date to the bonfire party that night. After multiple failed attempts—including an embarrassing moment caused by a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

The Game

From the Series The Do-Over

Marcus and his best friend Taj have never been great at basketball. But during the final game of the season, their coach finally gives them the chance to play. As the minutes count down… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

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
Spring 2019

The Invisible Man

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

A strange and reclusive scientist takes a room at a village inn. Griffin keeps his face wrapped in bandages and exhibits peculiar behaviors, such as turning his room into a laboratory… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • Dewey: 823/.8
Spring 2019

The Invisible War: A World War I Tale on Two Scales

One Nurse. Trillions of microbes. A deadly WWI battle. In France of 1916, battlefield nurse Sister Annie Barnaby encounters a strain of lethal bacteria while treating a patient with… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 741.5/994
Spring 2019

The Island

From the Series Reality Show

When you love a show, you jump at the chance to be on it, right? That's how Ethan felt when he signed up for a survival reality TV competition. But once he and the other nine contestants are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

The Island of Doctor Moreau

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

When Edward Prendick is shipwrecked on a mysterious island in the South Pacific, he meets the infamous Dr. Moreau, a physiologist who was forced to leave England because of his repulsive… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • Dewey: 823/.8
Spring 2019

The Lie

From the Series The Do-Over

Leanna thinks she's doing the right thing when she encourages her best friend, Jenny, to try out for the high school tennis team. But when Jenny makes a complete fool of herself at tryouts… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

The Man in the Iron Mask

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

The courageous musketeers—Athos, D'Artagnan, Aramis, and Porthos—return to sword fighting in the final installment of the D'Artagnan Romances. When Aramis visits the Bastille, an infamous… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • Dewey: 843/.7
Spring 2019

The One

From the Series Reality Show

Her friend signed her up for a reality dating show as a joke, but when Charlotte is selected, she decides to go ahead with it, in the hopes of winning a scholarship. The four contestants have… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

The Phantom of the Opera

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Amidst rumors that the Paris opera house is haunted, Christine Daaé, a young Swedish girl, performs at a gala and attracts attention from both her childhood sweetheart, Raoul, and the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

The Prank

From the Series The Do-Over

Audrey and her friends only wanted to get back at Hope Barcomb for being a bully. But soon their prank blog post about Hope's father, the dean of students at their high school, gets out of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

The Right Note

From the Series Reality Show

Eve and Ryan have been a music duo ever since they were little. Eve's voice contrasts with Ryan's creative and edgy musical style, making them a perfect pairing. They decide to audition for… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

Treasure Hunt

From the Series Reality Show

When Jazmine and Jason's younger brother's bike gets stolen, they team up to compete in a treasure hunt TV competition so they can use the prize money to replace it. But when they realize… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

Warrior Zone

From the Series Reality Show

When Fiona enters a physical feats TV competition, she is excited to see how she matches up against other athletes from around the country. She works hard and beats out many of her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

Whiteout

From the Series To the Limit

With dreams of becoming a professional snowboarder on her mind, Jessa drags her younger brother Pax up the tricky slopes of a mountain, ignoring warnings of an approaching storm. She’s having… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

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
Spring 2019

Charming

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

Seventeen-year-old Char loves music, but never considered a singing career until her singing went viral online. Now instead of participating in the Gay Lesbian Alliance, Char devotes herself… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

Cinders

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

After seventeen-year-old Ash's mother dies, Ash is left with her mother's boyfriend and his children. They bully her by posting embarrassing pictures and making her do their homework. Ash's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

Worthy of Love

Adrian Carter is a young mixed-race teen struggling with poor self-image, but he's tired of being bullied for his weight. Adrian decides to shed the pounds, no matter what it takes. When he… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • Dewey: [Fic]

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]

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]

Open Mic Night at Westminster Cemetery

When Lacy wakes up dead in Westminster Cemetery, final resting place of Edgar Allan Poe, she's confused. It's the job of Sam, a young soldier who died in 1865, to teach her the rules of the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: [Fic]