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The Mayhem on Mohawk Avenue

From the Series The Paranormalists

A dark, shiny poster was spread across the board, crowding out school lunch menus and events calendars: NEED TO BANISH A GHOST? CALL THE PARANORMALATOR. I SEEK KNOWLEDGE AND FIND THE SOURCE… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Race to Discover the AIDS Virus: Luc Montagnier vs Robert Gallo

From the Series Scientific Rivalries and Scandals

In the early 1980s, doctors sounded the alarm. A mysterious new disease—acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, or AIDS—was spreading around the world. While many of the first AIDS patients were… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1140
  • ATOS: 9.0
  • Dewey: 614.5'99392

The Terror of Black Eagle Tavern

From the Series The Paranormalists

Jinx looked at the bar, then back at Devon and Todd. "You may want to duck, is all I'm saying." As the words left her mouth, three glasses came shooting from the bar, straight toward the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Volunteering Smarts: How to Find Opportunities, Create a Positive Experience, and More

From the Series USA TODAY Teen Wise Guides: Lifestyle Choices

Volunteering. So you want to get out there and do something? Help someone in need, make a difference, change the world? There are numerous volunteering opportunities out there. Did you know… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • Dewey: 302'.14

War of the Currents: Thomas Edison vs Nikola Tesla

From the Series Scientific Rivalries and Scandals

In the early 1880s, only a few wealthy people had electric lighting in their homes. Everyone else had use more dangerous lighting, such as gas lamps. Eager companies wanted to be the first to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • Dewey: 333.793'2

Wrapped Up in You: Book 6

From the Series My Boyfriend Is a Monster

Staci Glass feels cursed—whenever there's a crisis, she's stuck in the middle. Now her best friend, Faith, has a new hobby, and against her better judgment, Staci conjures up the courage to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 410
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

BZRK

From the Series BZRK

Love The Hunger Games? Action-adventure thrillers with a dystopian twist? BZRK (Berserk) by Michael Grant, New York Times best-selling author of the GONE series, ramps up the action and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Alex Rodriguez: Hot Corner, Hot Shot

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

In 2010 Alex Rodriquez achieved a major milestone. He became the seventh person in Major League Baseball (MLB) history—and the youngest—to hit 600 home runs. The previous year had also been… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • Dewey: 796.357'092

BZRK Origins

From the Series BZRK

Grey McLure, having turned to science after his wife was diagnosed with lung cancer, realizes it is too late to save her life and the nanotechnology he has created has given birth to a war on… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

Budgeting Smarts: How to Set Goals, Save Money, Spend Wisely, and More

From the Series USA TODAY Teen Wise Guides: Time, Money, and Relationships

Budgeting. That sounds like a lot of work! But actually, budgeting is easy. You just need to make sure the money you have coming in is equal to or greater than the money you have going out… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • Dewey: 332.024

Catch & Release

I should have died quick. But I didn't. I'm a miracle of modern medicine, only the medicine doesn't get much credit, I notice. People say I'm lucky, or I'm blessed, and then they turn away… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Conflict Resolution Smarts: How to Communicate, Negotiate, Compromise, and More

From the Series USA TODAY Teen Wise Guides: Time, Money, and Relationships

Conflict—nobody likes it. And from the hallways of your school to the family dinner table, conflict can be hard to avoid. But conflict doesn't have to be all bad. If you handle a conflict… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: 303.6'9

Death of a Dreamer: The Assassination of John Lennon

New York, December 8, 1980: The announcement shocked the world. Beatles founder and legendary musician John Lennon had been murdered in front of his New York home. With no warning, a lone… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 782.42166092

Drowning Instinct

There are stories where the girl gets her prince, and they live happily ever after. (This is not one of those stories.) Jenna Lord's first sixteen years were not exactly a fairy tale. Her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Forced Out

From the Series Travel Team

Zack Waddell's baseball IQ makes him one of the Roadrunners' most important players. When a new kid, Dustin, immediately takes their catcher's spot, Zack is puzzled. Dustin doesn't have the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Friend Me!: 600 Years of Social Networking in America

Anyone who texts recognizes "LOL," "2G2BT," and "PRW" as shorthand for "laughing out loud," "too good to be true," and "parents are watching." But did you know that in the 1800s—when your… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • Dewey: 302.3

High Heat

From the Series Travel Team

Pitcher Seth Carter had Tommy John surgery on his elbow in hopes of being able to throw harder. Now his fastball cuts through batters like a 90-mph knife through butter. But one day, Seth's… Read More →

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

I Date Dead People: Book 5

From the Series My Boyfriend Is a Monster

Nora Reilly is an old soul. Her idea of fun is reading a Jane Austen novel in her family's Victorian home. She didn't expect to find a kindred spirit in the house's oldest occupant, Tom… Read More →

  • Lexile: 230
  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Job Smarts: How to Find Work or Start a Business, Manage Earnings, and More

From the Series USA TODAY Teen Wise Guides: Time, Money, and Relationships

Low on cash? Tired of being the only one who's too broke to go out? Maybe it's time for a job. Think about it—with your own paycheck, you’ll have money to spend and money to save, and you'll… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • Dewey: 650.14

Lady Gaga: Pop's Glam Queen

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

As USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper, noted, Lady Gaga is an "Overnight sensation who went from a Yonkers [New York] lounge act to, well, a fame monster." The meteoric rise of Stefani… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • Dewey: 782.42164092

Last Chance

From the Series Robyn Hunter Mysteries

Robyn's scared of dogs—like, really scared. But she agrees to spend her summer working at an animal shelter anyway. (It's a long story.) Robyn soon discovers that many juvenile offenders also… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Meltdown!: The Nuclear Disaster in Japan and Our Energy Future

Japan. March 11, 2011. 2:46 P.M. The biggest earthquake in Japan's history—and one of the world's five most powerful since 1900—devastated the Tohoku region, 320 kilometers (200 miles)… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • ATOS: 7.4
  • Dewey: 363.17'990952117

No Crystal Stair: A Documentary Novel of the Life and Work of Lewis Michaux, Harlem Bookseller

"You can't walk straight on a crooked line. You do you'll break your leg. How can you walk straight in a crooked system?" Lewis Michaux was born to do things his own way. When a white… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 381'.45002097471

Nothing to Lose

From the Series Robyn Hunter Mysteries

Robyn is excited to hang out with her sorta-boyfriend Nick after weeks apart. Nick has a dark history, but Robyn's sure he has reformed—until she notices suspicious behavior during their trip… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]