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The Club

From the Series Night Fall ™

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

From the Series Civil Rights Struggles around the World

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

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

From the Series Night Fall ™

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

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

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

From the Series Night Fall ™

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

From the Series Civil Rights Struggles around the World

"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 Chavez 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

From the Series Civil Rights Struggles around the World

"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

From the Series Civil Rights Struggles around the World

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?

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

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?

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

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?

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

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?

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

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

Skin: The Bare Facts

In the story of your life, your skin plays a starring role. It’s the part of you that is most exposed to the world, so it sees everything- windy weather, ski trips, beach days, swim meets… Read More →

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

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

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

Reel Culture: 50 Movies You Should Know About (So You Can Impress Your Friends)

Reel Culture is for the young person who is curious about film history and wants to be the one at the party who knows what Casablanca was about or who made the LBD (little black dress) hot in… Read More →

Riot

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]

Girls Against Girls: Why We Are Mean to Each Other and How We Can Change

Girls Against Girls is a must-read for today's strong, smart, and capable generation of young women. Now, more than ever, young women need to stand together and not tear each other down, and… Read More →

Split in Two: Keeping it Together When Your Parents Live Apart

Tackling an under-addressed but common difficulty for teens in split families, Split in Two is a valuable resource guide to help teens feel less crazed and confused, and more self-confident… Read More →

Mousetraps

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]

97 Things to Do Before You Finish High School

Being in high school is about a lot more than going to high school. It's about discovering new places, new hobbies, and new people—and opening your eyes to the world. This book is about the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 646.700835

Fashion 101: A Crash Course in Clothing

We spend hours shopping and dressing, but do we think about what we're wearing? What's the style of your shirt called? Who made your baby-doll nightie famous? There is a story behind every… Read More →

Johannes Gutenberg and the Printing Press

From the Series Pivotal Moments in History

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