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Fall 2018

You're You

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

Freyja, leader on her school's Gay-Straight Alliance, is a politically active 17-year-old who has always identified as a lesbian. When her girlfriend breaks up with her, she is upset and has… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500

Troublemakers

When she was three, Alena's activist mother died. She's been raised by her half-brother and his boyfriend in East London, which is being targeted by a lone bomber. Alena desperately wants to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Without Refuge

Thirteen-year-old Ghalib wishes his life could go back to normal. He wishes he could still hang out at the market with his friends, root for his favorite soccer team, even go to school. But… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Seeing into Tomorrow: Haiku by Richard Wright

A remarkable celebration of Richard Wright, poetry, and contemporary black boys at… From walking a dog to watching a sunset to finding a beetle, Richard Wright's haiku puts everyday momen Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 811/.52

The Disturbed Girl's Dictionary

A 2019 YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults… A 2018 New York Public Library Best Book for Teens Macy's school officially classifies her as "disturbed," but Macy isn't interested in how Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Astronaut and Physicist Sally Ride

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever dreamed of going to outer space? When Sally Ride was a little girl, she watched on TV as astronaut John Glenn launched into space. Twenty years later, she became the first… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 629.45/0092 [B]

Can I Touch Your Hair?: Poems of Race, Mistakes, and Friendship

Two poets, one white and one black, explore race and childhood in this must-have collection tailored to provoke thought and conversation… How can Irene and Charles work together on their fift Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 811/.6

Code-Breaker and Mathematician Alan Turing

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever wished that you could do something heroic to help your country? When Alan Turing was a boy, he was fascinated by math and science. Later, Turing's math skills would help Great… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 510.92 [B]

Economic Inequality: The American Dream under Siege

Millions of Americans don't earn enough money to pay for decent housing, food, health care, and education. Increasingly, families and young people aren't doing better than their parents and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1110
  • Dewey: 339.2/20973

Environmental Activist Wangari Maathai

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever tried to come up with ways to solve a problem in your community? Wangari Maathai worked to solve an environmental crisis and help people at the same… When Maathai was young Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 333.72096762

Gateway Biographies — Library Bound Set: New for Spring 2018

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Set

Discover the human side of key newsworthy and historical figures. Each biography in this easy-reading series is peppered with quotes and childhood stories, accounts of successes and failures… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $63.98
  • Your Price: $47.99
  • 2 titles

Google Cybersecurity Expert Parisa Tabriz

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you like to compete against other people? So did cybersecurity engineer Parisa Tabriz. She turned her toughness and her competitive spirit into a job as Google's top security… As a Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 005.8/092 [B]

John Lewis: Courage in Action

From the Series Gateway Biographies

John Lewis is known as one of the most courageous leaders of the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s. Inspired as a boy by the words of Martin Luther King, Jr., Lewis would go on to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • Dewey: 328.73/092 B

Life on Earth — Library Bound Set

From the Series Life on Earth

Set

A sci-fi-tinged YA graphic novel trilogy from acclaimed cartoonist MariNaomi. A group of teenagers struggles with early romances and fraying friendships against the backdrop of a classmate's… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $58.64
  • Temporarily out of stock
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Life on Earth — eBook Set

From the Series Life on Earth

Set

A sci-fi-tinged YA graphic novel trilogy from acclaimed cartoonist MariNaomi. A group of teenagers struggles with early romances and fraying friendships against the backdrop of a classmate's… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $87.98
  • Your Price: $65.99
  • 2 titles

Losing the Girl: Book 1

From the Series Life on Earth

Claudia Jones is missing. Her classmates are thinking the worst . . . or at least the weirdest. It couldn't be an alien abduction, right?… None of Claudia's classmates at Blithedale High know Read More →

  • Lexile: 180
  • Dewey: [Fic]

NASA Astronomer Nancy Grace Roman

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever looked up at the twinkling stars in the night sky? Nancy Grace Roman looked up and never looked… Roman was fascinated with the stars ever since her mother showed her the co Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 520.92 [B]

STEM Trailblazer Bios — Library Bound Set: New for Spring 2018

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Set

Read about the life stories and significant contributions of some of today's most accomplished figures in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields. Narrative nonfiction text… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $159.90
  • Your Price: $119.93
  • 6 titles

Science Educator and Advocate Bill Nye

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you think science is fun and exciting? Bill Nye does. In fact, he wanted to become an astronaut, but NASA rejected his applications. Instead, Nye has spent his career helping other people… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 509.2 [B]

Tying the Knot: A World History of Marriage

For thousands of years, marriage was a business transaction between two families. Fathers chose husbands for their daughters to build power, wealth, and social status. Rules about acceptable… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • Dewey: 306.810973

Golden Game

From the Series Soccer United: Team Refugee

Abbas is a Syrian refugee and a striker on a junior high soccer team of refugee and immigrant players. He is excited when his team is sponsored to play a big tournament, where he can… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Golden Goal

From the Series Soccer United: Team Refugee

When Dylan doesn't get off to a good start at his new school and gets in trouble for fighting, he has to join the soccer team with a group of immigrant and refugee students who play on a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Soccer United: Team Refugee — Library Bound Set

From the Series Soccer United: Team Refugee

Set

Give reluctant readers insight into the lives of young refugees from war-torn areas of the world with these novels. United by the world's most popular sport—soccer—the characters in these… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $111.96
  • Your Price: $83.97
  • 4 titles

Team Fugee

From the Series Soccer United: Team Refugee

Two years after his birth parents disappeared from their home in Nigeria, newly adopted Ozzie moves to Canada. At his new school, Ozzie and the other Nigerian kids compete for time on the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • Dewey: [Fic]