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Mao Zedong's China, 2nd Edition

From the Series Dictatorships

In 1949, Mao Zedong came to power in China after a long and brutal civil war. He and his Chinese Communist Party immediately set out to transform their nation into a Communist state. They… Read More →

  • Dewey: 951.05092

Muammar al-Qaddafi's Libya, 2nd Edition

From the Series Dictatorships

Muammar al-Qaddafi led a group of young army officers who overthrew the government of King Idris I in 1961. After the officers seized control, Qadaffi emerged as head of the ruling council… Read More →

  • Dewey: 961.204'2

Nowhere to Turn

From the Series Robyn Hunter Mysteries

Robyn has sworn that she's over her ex, Nick. After all, he ditched town without a word to her. But when she hears he needs help, she's too curious about why he went missing to say no. Nick… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Omar al-Bashir's Sudan, 2nd Edition

From the Series Dictatorships

Omar al-Bashir came into power in 1989. Sudan was gripped by famine caused by drought as well as a devastating civil war between the north and south. Its economy was in shambles. Bashir… Read More →

  • Dewey: 962.404'3092

Out of the Cold

From the Series Robyn Hunter Mysteries

After a homeless man dies during a cold winter night, Robyn and her friends work to uncover who the man was before his time on the streets. They have only two clues to guide them: a class… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Pig City

From the Series After the Dust Settled

To survive in this rough new world, Malik, Beckley, Emma, and Wendell try to avoid cities and stay on the move. But when a winter storm sets in, they decide to risk finding shelter rather… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Plague Riders

From the Series After the Dust Settled

Shep Greenfield is a plague rider. When his parents disappeared after an attack on their home, he agreed to deliver medicine for the sinister Doctor St. John. The doctor runs the camp of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Pol Pot's Cambodia, 2nd Edition

From the Series Dictatorships

Pol Pot, one of the world’s most infamous dictators, rose to power in the 1960s in the Southeast Asian country of Cambodia. In the mid-1900s, Cambodia had been chafing for centuries under… Read More →

  • Dewey: 959.604'2

River Run

From the Series After the Dust Settled

All Freya can remember is her sister, the basement, and the Man Upstairs. She has no memory of the world outside or of being warm or of not feeling hungry. And now her sister is gone. An… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Robert Mugabe's Zimbabwe, 2nd Edition

From the Series Dictatorships

Robert Mugabe, one of the world’s most infamous dictators, rose to power in Rhodesia, the southern African region now known as independent Zimbabwe. As a leader in Rhodesia’s nationalist… Read More →

  • Dewey: 968.9105'1

Saddam Hussein's Iraq, 2nd Edition

From the Series Dictatorships

Saddam Hussein, one of the world’s most infamous dictators, rose to power through Iraq’s powerful Baath Party and became the nation’s president in 1979. His goals included achieving… Read More →

  • Dewey: 956.7044

Safety Smarts: How to Manage Threats, Protect Yourself, Get Help, and More

From the Series USA TODAY Teen Wise Guides: Lifestyle Choices

Safety. In a perfect world, everyone would be safe all the time: in the car, at home, at school, and online. Well, we all know the world's not perfect. Cars sometimes crash, burglars break… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: 613.6083'5

Shadow of Doubt

From the Series Robyn Hunter Mysteries

Robyn's new substitute teacher Ms. Denholm is cool, pretty, and possibly the target of a stalker. When Denholm receives a threatening package, Robyn wonders who's responsible. But Robyn has a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Shot Down

From the Series After the Dust Settled

When a bullet knocks Malik and the Captain's hot-air balloon out of the sky, Malik goes into wilderness survival mode. Actually, he's been in survival mode ever since the world fell apart… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Skylark

From the Series The Skylark Trilogy

Vis in magia, in vita vi. In magic there is power, and in power, life. For fifteen years, Lark Ainsley waited for the day when her Resource would be harvested and she would finally be an… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Slobodan Milosevic's Yugoslavia, 2nd Edition

From the Series Dictatorships

In the 1990s, Slobodan Milosevic served as president of Serbia (a republic of Yugoslavia) and then president of Yugoslavia itself. He ruled as a dictator, using his secret security forces to… Read More →

  • Dewey: 949.703092

Snakebite

From the Series After the Dust Settled

Ever since the last of their parents died at the Frontier Motel, Malik, Beckley, Hector, Martin, and Emma have been on the move. Gene Matterhorn's Wilderness Survival Guidebook helps them… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Suzanne Collins: Words on Fire

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

"[The Hunger Games trilogy] spread like wildfire," says Annmarie Powers, a teacher in Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y., in a statement to USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper. The teacher explained… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1100
  • Dewey: 813'.6

Than Shwe's Burma, 2nd Edition

From the Series Dictatorships

Than Shwe was part of a military coup that took over Burma in the 1960s. The British had granted Burma independence in 1948, but the country, with its many ethnic groups, had trouble building… Read More →

  • Dewey: 959.105'3

The Assads' Syria, 2nd Edition

From the Series Dictatorships

Hafez al-Assad became president of Syria in 1971, following a long line of military leaders. At first, his goals included achieving pan-Arabism, more evenly distributing the nation’s oil… Read More →

  • Dewey: 956.9104'2092

The Bridge of Death

From the Series The Paranormalists

"Believe me, I don't like this any more than you do, but you're the only one who has the expertise and equipment. There's something going on at St. John's Bridge, and I want to hire you to… Read More →

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

The Curiosities: A Collection of Stories

From acclaimed and New York Times best-selling YA authors Maggie Stiefvater, Tessa Gratton, and Brenna Yovanoff comes The Curiosities: A Collection of Stories. • A vampire locked in a cage… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Glee Cast: Inspiring Gleek Mania

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

As USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper, puts it about the television megahit Glee, "There have been few shows as rousing, promising, perplexing and potentially heartbreaking as this high… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • Dewey: 791.4502'80922

The Haunting of Apartment 101

From the Series The Paranormalists

Jinx felt something rumble through the room. She began to shake and moved closer to Jackson. "Do you feel that?" she whispered. Jackson nodded. When Jinx glanced at him, his face had turned… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]