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Thaw

Grade 6 - Grade 12

A July storm caused a major power outage in Bridgewater. Now a research project at the Institute for Cryogenic Experimentation has been ruined, and the thawed-out bodies of twenty-seven… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Absolute Value of -1

Grade 9 - Grade 12

Noah, Lily, and Simon have been a trio forever. But as they enter high school, their relationships shift and their world starts to fall apart. Privately, each is dealing with a family crisis—d Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Club

Grade 6 - Grade 12

The club started innocently enough. Bored after school, Josh and his friends decided to try out an old game Sabina had found in her basement. Called "Black Magic," it promised the players… Read More →

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

The Force Born of Truth: Mohandas Gandhi and the Salt March, India, 1930

Grade 9 - Grade 12

Gandhi's Salt March united all Indians in peaceful protest for independence. Yet British forces met them with violence and imprisonment. In this story of India's struggle for freedom, we'll… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • Dewey: 954.03'5092

The Freak Observer

Grade 9 - Grade 12

The Freak Observer is rich in family drama, theoretical physics, and an unusual, tough young woman—Loa Lindgren. For eight years, Loa Sollilja's world ran like one of those mechanical models… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Protectors

Grade 6 - Grade 12

Luke's life has never been "normal." How could it be, with his mother holding séances and his half-crazy stepfather working as Bridgewater's mortician? But living in a funeral home never… Read More →

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

Tupac Shakur: Hip-Hop Idol

Grade 6 - Grade 12

As USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper, puts it, "[Tupac] Shakur saw himself as both artist and urban soldier, battling the media, the law, the courts and rival rappers." Tupac overcame… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 782.421649092

Unthinkable

Grade 6 - Grade 12

Omar Phillips is Bridgewater High's favorite local teen author. His Facebook fans can't wait for his next horror story. But lately Omar's imagination has turned against him. Horrifying… Read More →

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

We Are Not Beasts of Burden: Cesar Chavez and the Delano Grape Strike, California, 1965-1970

Grade 9 - Grade 12

"The only way we could win was to keep fighting for a long time...the only way we could win was by staying with it."—Cesar… As the sun rose on September 8, 1965, in Delano, California, Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • ATOS: 9.1
  • Dewey: 331.892'83480979488

We Stand as One: The International Ladies Garment Workers Strike, New York, 1909

Grade 9 - Grade 12

"Girls, from the bottom of my heart, I beg you not to go back to work. We are all poor, many of us are suffering hunger, none of us can afford to lose a day's wages. But only by fighting for… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • Dewey: 331.892'88709747109041

Who Will Shout If Not Us?: Student Activists and the Tiananmen Square Protest, China, 1989

Grade 9 - Grade 12

In this gripping story of a historic clash between repressive government forces and individuals seeking freedom, we'll explore the reasons that led students in China to defy authority. We'll… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • ATOS: 8.4
  • Dewey: 378.1'981095109048

Green Energy: Crucial Gains or Economic Strains?

Grade 9 - Grade 12

This book examines the history of human energy use as well as the latest energy developments in the United States. It provides the opinions and perpsectives of government and business… Read More →

  • Dewey: 333.79'4

Internet Censorship: Protecting Citizens or Trampling Freedom?

Grade 9 - Grade 12

Americans are sharply divided on the issue of Internet censorship. This book examines the history of censorship in the United States as well as current federal, state, and local laws. It… Read More →

  • Dewey: 005.8

Legalized Gambling: Revenue Boom or Social Bust?

Grade 9 - Grade 12

This book examines the history of gambling as well as current federal, state, and local laws. It provides opinions and perspectives on both sides of the issue. It also presents the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 363.4'20973

Legalizing Drugs: Crime Stopper or Social Risk?

Grade 9 - Grade 12

This book looks at the history of drug laws in the United States, the modern-day War on Drugs, and the medical marijuana movement. It provides the opinions and perspectives of police… Read More →

  • Dewey: 364.1'77

The Horrors of Andersonville: Life and Death Inside a Civil War Prison

Grade 9 - Grade 12

The Confederate prison known as Andersonville existed for only the last fourteen months of the Civil War―but its well-documented legacy of horror has lived on in the diaries of its prisoners… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • ATOS: 7.8
  • Dewey: 973.7'82092

The Me Nobody Knew, 2nd Edition

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Shannon was 13 and she wanted to die. She hated her parents, her body, her friends - her life. She never felt pretty or popular enough. She struggled with drinking. She was sexually… Read More →

  • Dewey: 155.5'33092

The Dark Divine

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Grace Divine, daughter of the local pastor, always knew something terrible happened the night Daniel Kalbi disappeared—the night she found her brother Jude collapsed on the porch, covered in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Riot

Grade 7 - Grade 12

As the Civil War rages, another battle breaks out behind the lines. During a long hot July in 1863, the worst race riots the United States has ever seen erupt in New York City. Earlier that… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Mousetraps

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Back in grade school, Maxie and Rick were best friends. Rick would design crazy inventions, and Maxie, the artistic one, would draw them. Then something terrible happened to Rick, and he… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Digital Art: Painting with Pixels

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Digital art is all around us. It's in the magazines and books we read, it's on television and in the movies, it's in the games we play, and it hangs in art galleries around the world. Digital… Read More →

  • Dewey: 776

Johannes Gutenberg and the Printing Press

Grade 9 - Grade 12

Can one invention really change the world? Before the mid-fifteenth century, books were printed by hand, making them rare and expensive. Reading and learning remained a privilege of the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 686.2092

The Conquests of Genghis Khan

Grade 9 - Grade 12

Can one man really change the world? If that man is Genghis Khan, the answer is yes. Born around 1161, Temujin, as he was named, grew up in humble surroundings. As a teenager, he fled from… Read More →

  • Dewey: 950'.21

The Fall of Constantinople

Grade 9 - Grade 12

How did the loss of one city change the history of Europe? In the Middle Ages, Constantinople’s perfect geographic location—positioned along a land trade route between Europe and Asia as well… Read More →

  • Dewey: 949.5'04