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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

Fossil by Fossil: Comparing Dinosaur Bones

What dinosaur would you be if you had a bony ridge rising from the back of your skull and three horns poking up from the front?… Answer: a triceratops! This picture book will keep you guessin Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 567.9

Outrageous Animal Adaptations: From Big-Eared Bats to Frill-Necked Lizards

A fish that walks on land, a frog that makes its own sunscreen, and an insect that can become invisible? Whether to avoid predators, to stalk prey, or to withstand extreme temperatures… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1100
  • Dewey: 578.4

Snowy Owl Invasion!: Tracking an Unusual Migration

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

Late in 2013, snowy owls started showing up in places no one expected to find them—including Florida. What had caused so many of these majestic birds to leave their Arctic home and fly to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 598.9/7

The Captain

From the Series Kick!

Malik's senior soccer season is off to a great start. He's the team captain, he plays with his best friend, and Coach Washington treats him more like a coach than player. But everything… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Heir

From the Series Kick!

Rob Briggs is known for two things: being the son of a former soccer pro and being a varsity soccer star. He had plans to follow in his dad's footsteps, but after joining his friend's band… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Monarchs Are Missing: A Butterfly Mystery

Why are monarch butterflies disappearing? Scientists are racing to find answers. These iconic orange, black, and white butterflies flutter across much of the North American continent, and are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • ATOS: 6.8
  • Dewey: 595.78/9

The Recruit

From the Series Kick!

Tessa knows a soccer scholarship is her best chance at going to college. She's the best player on her small-town high school team—but that doesn't mean much in the big world of college… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The World Cup: Soccer's Global Championship

From the Series Spectacular Sports

The World Cup is international soccer's championship tournament, and it rules the global sports stage. Award-winning author Matt Doeden explores the history of international soccer and covers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 796.334/66809

Underneath It All: A History of Women's Underwear

For most of human history, the garments women wore under their clothes were hidden. The earliest underwear provided warmth and protection. But eventually, women's undergarments became complex… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • Dewey: 687/.2209

Vaccination Investigation: The History and Science of Vaccines

Vaccines are biological substances that cause the human immune system to build up its defenses against specific diseases. Public health officials recommend a series of vaccines for all… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1160
  • Dewey: 615.3/72

Bim Bam Boom

A pot and two wooden spoons—BIM BAM—little owl makes music! Canary, sparrow, chick, and raven join her. What a joy to create sound and rhythm with pots and pans! Two saucepan lids—TISH TISH—a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 170
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Dragon Dancer

It is the eve of Chinese New Year. Lanterns are hung in the shopping malls and Yao is preparing to wake the ancient sky dragon, Shen Long, from his year-long sleep. From the moment Shen Long… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Old Man

Day breaks over the town. Get up, everybody! It's time to go to school. For the old man too, it's time to wake up. The night was icy and he's hungry. His name? He doesn't know . … This is t Read More →

  • Lexile: 440
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Yark

A very funny and cheerfully subversive chapter book about a monster who eats children—until one day he makes a… The Yark loves children . . . with the love of a gourmand! This hairy mo Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Wolfy

This masterful picture book about a rabbit and a wolf who want to be best friends has sold over a million copies worldwide and is now available in the U.S… Once upon a time there was a rabbi Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Paper Butterflies

June's life at home with her stepmother and stepsister is a dark one—and a secret one. Not even her dad knows the truth, and she can't find the words to tell anyone else. She's trapped like a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Notations of Cooper Cameron

Eleven-year-old Cooper Cameron likes things to be in order. When he eats, he chews every bite three times on each side. Sometimes he washes his hands in the air with invisible water. He… Read More →

  • Lexile: 450
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Sleep Well, Siba and Saba

Forgetful sisters Siba and Saba are always losing something. Sandals, slippers, sweaters—you name it, they lose it. When the two sisters fall asleep each night, they dream about the things… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Wooden Camel

Etabo dreams of being a camel racer. One day he might even beat his older brother when they race. But with the price of water rising, Etabo's father must sell the camels, and his siblings… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Dangerous Magic

Fifteen-year-old Frank Sampson has a hard time following the rules. He's smart-mouthed and not so good with people. He also happens to be a highly gifted forensic sorcerer. So when the Bishop… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Auma's Long Run

Auma loves to run. In her small Kenyan village, she's a track star with big dreams. A track scholarship could allow her to attend high school and maybe even become a doctor. But a strange new… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Dazzle Ships: World War I and the Art of Confusion

A visually stunning look at innovative and eye-popping measures used to protect ships during World War… During World War I, British and American ships were painted with bold colors and craz Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 940.4/5941

Merry Christmas, Mary Christmas!

Every year, the Christmas family puts up the biggest Christmas tree. They hang up the most lights. And their dog, Rudy, barks "Jingle Bells" for the entire neighborhood to hear. The Christmas… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: [E]