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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]

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]

47 Things You Can Do for the Environment

Sure, we all know the planet is in trouble. We hear talk all the time about climate change, air pollution from cars, oil spills into oceans, trash overflowing into waterways, and toxic… Read More →

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