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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 →

Digital Art: Painting with Pixels

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

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

The Conquests of Genghis Khan

From the Series Pivotal Moments in History

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

From the Series Pivotal Moments in History

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

The Iranian Revolution

From the Series Pivotal Moments in History

In the Middle Eastern nation of Iran, discontent simmered for decades. The Iranian people despised their leader, Reza Shah, who catered to foreign businesses while ruling Iran as a dictator… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • ATOS: 8.0
  • Dewey: 955.05'42

Circle the Truth

Strange things are happening in Rith's house at night. First a spiral staircase replaces the regular stairs. The new stairs lead to a living room that isn't his, a cat that isn't his either… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: [E]

Date Book: A Girl's Guide to Going Out with Someone New

Date Book sheds light on the teen girl dating experience and empowers girls to be safe and confident when dating. Written in a funny, shoot-from-the-hip voice, it's full of creative date… Read More →

Uncool: A Girl's Guide to Misfitting In

So you didn’t make the cheerleading squad. You wouldn’t be caught dead in one of those too-short pleated skirts anyway. Fact is, you’re not the same as everyone else. So what’s wrong with… Read More →

Crush: A Girl's Guide to Being Crazy in Love

Face it: Falling for your flame is exhilarating, but it can also be downright confusing and, sometimes, even painful. Crush guides you through the whole experience, giving advice on all… Read More →

Dumped: A Girl's Guide to Happiness after Heartbreak

Dating is fun . . . when you're not getting dumped. But breaking up is not the end of the world, and Dumped will get you through it. A compact read with invaluable advice, Dumped teaches you… Read More →

Hunter's Heart

Simon, age 14, is obsessed with weaponry, survival tactics, and hunting. Against his mother's wishes, he secretly orders a BB gun over the Internet and begins to practice with it. During a… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Jeaneology: Crafty Ways to Reinvent Your Old Blues

What to do with all those old jeans? They no longer fit, or they’re no longer fashionable, but you can't bring yourself to toss them. Jeaneology is the solution. From cool flapper skirts and… Read More →

Battle Cry

Two boys, best friends, are torn between opposing sides of bloody war in 1862. Johnny is white, and Chaska is part Dakota. The boys have seen whites treat the Dakota with injustice and… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Over a Thousand Hills I Walk with You

Before one fateful April day, Jeanne lived the life of a typical Rwandan girl. She fought with her little sister, went to school, and teased her brother. Then, in one horrifying night… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 833'.92

Traitor

An enemy is hiding in Anna's barn―a Russian prisoner of war on the run from the Nazis. Only Anna knows he's there. If she turns him in, he'll be shot. Anna can't bring herself to cause… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Stars and Galaxies

From the Series Worlds Beyond

Each night, millions of stars light up the dark skies. Galaxies throughout the universe encompass thousands of stars. The appearance of stars in the sky have intrigued and enthralled humans… Read More →

  • Dewey: 523.8

The Perfect Shot

Someone murdered Brian's girfriend, Amanda. The police think it was her father. Brian isn’t so sure. But everyone he knows is telling him to move on, get over it, focus on the present. Focus… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Mars

From the Series Worlds Beyond

Known as the red planet, Mars is the closest planet to the sun. Easily seen from Earth, Mars has intrigued thousands of people throughout history. Many have wondered whether the planet could… Read More →

  • Dewey: 523.43

Saturn

From the Series Worlds Beyond

Saturn is the crown jewel of the solar system. Admired for centuries for its beauty--a pale gold ball surrounded by gleaming white rings--modern astronomers have discovered that Saturn is one… Read More →

  • Dewey: 523.46

Uranus and Neptune

From the Series Worlds Beyond

Two of the most mysterious planets in our solar system are the cold, beautiful blue worlds of Uranus and Neptune. They lie so far from the Sun that they appear only as small dots in even the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 523.47