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Fall 2018

Family Business

From the Series Suddenly Royal

Mel has never known who her father is. When she finds out he's a member of the Evonian royal family, she's stunned but eager to meet him. Mel goes to visit him in his European home country… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Getting Home

From the Series Attack on Earth

Bailey and her brother, Blake, are traveling to their dad's house when aliens attack earth. After their bus breaks down, it's up to Bailey to get them home—but first she must figure out where… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Jane Austen: Her Heart Did Whisper

In a time of formal dances, courtyard courtships, and strict ideas about a woman's role in the world, Jane Austen looked at the England around her and created unforgettable art. Before she… Read More →

  • Lexile: 250
  • Dewey: 823/.7 [B]
Fall 2018

Lockdown

From the Series Attack on Earth

After aliens attack Earth, Sanjay is trapped inside his high school. A local group puts the school on lockdown, claiming they're looking out for the students. But when the teachers start to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Next in Line

From the Series Suddenly Royal

It's junior year and Carly's been worried about what she'll do after graduating from high school. That is, until she learns that she's a member of the Evonian royal family and will someday be… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Pandemic: How Climate, the Environment, and Superbugs Increase the Risk

How close are we to having another worldwide health crisis? Epidemiologists predict that another pandemic is coming—one that could kill hundreds of millions of people. Learn about factors… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • Dewey: 614.4
Fall 2018

Royal Pain

From the Series Suddenly Royal

When Noah's grandfather dies, he finds out that there is much more to this mysterious side of his family than he's ever known—Noah belongs to the royal family of the European country of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Royal Treatment

From the Series Suddenly Royal

Grace is floored to learn that she is royalty. When this unpopular nobody from America arrives in the European country of Evonia, she finds herself at the center of a crowd of young nobility… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Self-Driving Cars: The New Way Forward

Self-driving cars mark the next great shift in mass transportation. Learn about early attempts at self-driving technology, the benefits of driverless cars, controversies surrounding the new… Read More →

  • Dewey: 629.2
Fall 2018

Shark Quest: Protecting the Ocean's Top Predators

Sharks are in trouble. Fifty shark species are at high risk of extinction, and another sixty-three are threatened. Discover the work of scientists and conservationists as they study shark… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1120
  • Dewey: 597.3
Fall 2018

Snakebite!: Antivenom and a Global Health Crisis

Every year, more than half a million people worldwide either die or lose limbs from venomous snakebites. See how a global crisis has emerged due to inadequate supplies of antivenom. Examine… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1110
  • Dewey: 597.96/165
Fall 2018

Take Shelter

From the Series Attack on Earth

Several days after the aliens attacked Earth, Austin and his mom have reached an emergency shelter. But even the most prepared shelters weren't ready for an invasion like this. Overcrowding… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

The Fallout

From the Series Attack on Earth

Nina doesn't have the best timing—she breaks up with her boyfriend, Steve, the day before aliens attack Earth. Now she and Steve are the only two left, trapped together in the local shopping… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

The Field Trip

From the Series Attack on Earth

On a flight back home from her school choir trip, Kayla's airplane makes a sudden landing in a small airport. Only then does everyone find out this mysterious landing was because of the alien… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Carey Price: How a First Nations Kid Became a Superstar Goaltender

From the Series Lorimer Recordbooks

Twenty years ago, Carey Price was flying hundreds of miles across the country so he could play on the nearest organized hockey team. Today, he is the highest-paid goalie in the NHL. But he's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • Dewey: 920
Fall 2018

Epic Fail

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Epic Fail tells the story of Kenzie, a 16-year-old half Native American girl, and her two best friends, who have grown up in a multiracial, mixed-income suburb. Two years after a party where… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
Fall 2018

Gang Girl

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

When Sasha moves from Russia with her mother, she's eager to start a new life. At her new school she joins CREW (Confident, Remarkable, Excellent, Welcoming), a girls' volunteer group. But… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
Fall 2018

Jarome Iginla: How the NHL's First Black Captain Gives Back

From the Series Lorimer Recordbooks

There's much more to Jarome Iginla's story than being the first black captain of an NHL team. He is also renowned for his social commitment and generosity off the… "Iggy" grew up in a sin Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 920
Fall 2018

Jordin Tootoo: The Highs and Lows in the Journey of the First Inuk to Play in the NHL

From the Series Lorimer Recordbooks

Jordin Tootoo is known for having to "fight his way through." Jordin had more than his fair share of fights both on and off the ice. He had to overcome the social problems that are associated… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • Dewey: 920
Fall 2018

Just Julian

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

After years of bullying at school, 19-year-old Julian is depressed. He sees a glimmer of hope after meeting the similarly out-of-place Romeo at a party and sharing a kiss with him. The only… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
Fall 2018

Ride or Die

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

When 15-year-old Kanika falls for Danny, an older guy she has always had a crush on, she becomes his "ride or die chick". Soon after establishing that she will do anything for him, Danny… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
Fall 2018

Romeo for Real

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

On the surface, Romeo has it all: success on the basketball court, a group of friends, and the beautiful Rosie. Deep down he knows something is missing: all he feels for Rosie is friendship… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
Fall 2018

Saving Grad

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Vienna, a mixed-race teen and her mother experience racism and domestic violence while living with her stepfather. They try to escape the situation by moving to a big city where they begin to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
Fall 2018

True to You

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

After a fight at school leaves him expelled, Jorge Gomez starts training to become a pro wrestler and finds that he has the talent to make it a promising career. At his first wrestling show… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550