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Human Travel to the Moon and Mars: Waste of Money or Next Frontier?

From the Series USA TODAY's Debate: Voices and Perspectives

Americans are divided over the future of the U.S. space program. Some say it's time to send astronauts back to the Moon, as well as to Mars for the first time. They believe that exploring… Read More →

  • Dewey: 629.45'4

Iceberg, Right Ahead!: The Tragedy of the Titanic

"Iceberg, Right Ahead!" Only 160 minutes passed between the time a sailor on lookout duty uttered these chilling words and the moment when the mighty ocean liner Titanic totally disappeared… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • ATOS: 8.1
  • Dewey: 910.9163'4

In Trouble

Jamie and Elaine have been best friends forever, and now they're finally juniors in high school. Elaine has a steady boyfriend, and Jamie could have one—if she'd just open her eyes and see… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Is the End of the World Near?: From Crackpot Predictions to Scientific Scenarios

At one time or another, just about everyone has talked about the end of the world. But what does this phrase really mean? Does it mean the end of the human race? The end of planet Earth? The… Read More →

  • Dewey: 001.9

Last Desserts

From the Series Night Fall ™

Ella loves to practice designs for the bakery she'll someday own. She's also one of the few people not to try the cookies and cakes made by a mysterious new baker. Soon, the people who ate… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Lock-In

From the Series Night Fall ™

The Fresh Start Lock-In was supposed to bring the students of Bridgewater closer together. Jackie didn't think it would work, but she didn't think she'd have to fight for her life, either. A… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

My Boyfriend Bites: Book 3

From the Series My Boyfriend Is a Monster

Vanessa Shingle has a knack for choosing boyfriends who need fixing—the juvenile delinquent, the school cheat, the slacker….Then she meets Jean-Paul McClellan—the perfect project! Vanessa… Read More →

  • Lexile: 360
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Organic Agriculture: Protecting Our Food Supply or Chasing Imaginary Risks?

From the Series USA TODAY's Debate: Voices and Perspectives

Once embraced only by environmentalists and "health nuts," the organic agriculture movement is flourishing in the United States. With this popularity has come a heated national debate… Read More →

  • Dewey: 631.5'84

Osama bin Laden: The Life and Death of the 9/11 al-Qaeda Mastermind

Nearly ten years after the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States, an elite team of U.S. special forces stunned the world with a dramatic and daring feat. Shortly after midnight on May… Read More →

  • Dewey: 900

Same-Sex Marriage: Granting Equal Rights or Damaging the Status of Marriage?

From the Series USA TODAY's Debate: Voices and Perspectives

Same-sex marriage is a sharply divisive issue in the United States. Yet in the twenty-first century, cities and states across the nation are beginning to make available a range of legal… Read More →

  • Dewey: 306.84'8

Savannah Grey

Savannah Grey needs to keep moving. She doesn't know why, but she can't let herself get tied down by too many people. It's almost like she's being chased by something. And now something… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Combination

From the Series Night Fall ™

Dante only thinks about football. Miranda's worried about applying to college. Neither one wants to worry about a locker combination too. But they'll have to learn their combos fast—if they… Read More →

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

The Late Bus

From the Series Night Fall ™

Lamar takes the "late bus" home from school after practice each day. After the bus's beloved driver passes away, Lamar begins to see strange things—demonic figures, preparing to attack the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Prank

From the Series Night Fall ™

Pranks make Jordan nervous. But when a group of popular kids invites her along on a series of practical jokes, she doesn't turn them down. As the pranks begin to go horribly wrong, Jordan and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Ultraviolet

“Once upon a time there was a girl who was special. This is not her story. Unless you count the part where I killed her.” Sixteen-year-old Alison wakes up in a mental institution. As she… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Under His Spell: Book 4

From the Series My Boyfriend Is a Monster

Bethany Farmer's life is a boring high school routine, and she likes it that way. Soccer, coffee, homework, more coffee, and no goofy romance. That is, until foreign exchange student Allein… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Underwater

Twelve-year-old Gabe has ambitions to be the next Jacques Cousteau...or Bill Gates...or who? Gabe's anxiety about growing up is matched by his fear that he'll be crazy (like his brother). But… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Family

I have always been broken. I could have died. And maybe it would have been better if i had. It is a day like any other when seventeen-year-old Melinda hits the road for San Francisco… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Drought

A young girl thirsts for love and freedom, but at what cost? Ruby dreams of escaping the Congregation. Escape from slaver Darwin West and his cruel Overseers. Escape from the backbreaking… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

87 Ways to Throw a Killer Party

Want an excuse to get friends together? Or are you looking for an idea for a party your friends will never forget? This ultimate party-planning book for teens includes eighty-seven original… Read More →

Bad Deal

From the Series Surviving Southside

It's not going to hurt anyone. Fish hates having to take ADHD medication. It helps him concentrate, but it also makes him feel weird. So when his crush, Ella, needs a boost to study for… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Beaten

From the Series Surviving Southside

Are they really the perfect couple? Paige, cheerleading captain at Southside High, and Ty, star running back, appear to be the perfect couple. But when they have their first fight, Ty… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Benito Runs

From the Series Surviving Southside

Running away is the only option. Benito's father, Xavier, had been in Iraq for more than a year. When he returns, Benito's family life is not the same. Xavier suffers from PTSD—post-traumatic Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Derek Jeter: Spectacular Shortstop

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

Earning five World Series rings and a slew of other awards, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is on top of the world. Few Major League Baseball players ever come close to this level of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • Dewey: 796.357092