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100 Most . . . — Trade Hardcover Set

From the Series 100 Most . . .

Set

Full of fascinating facts in bite-sized chunks, each entry includes ratings to show the most awesome, scary, and disgusting things on the planet. It's the perfect nonfiction series to… Read More →

  • Trade Hardcover
  • List Price: $106.60
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100 Most Awesome Things on the Planet

From the Series 100 Most . . .

This fun, fact-filled book allows you to explore the most awesome natural, and man-made, sights and experiences on our planet. You'll find mind-boggling mountains and caves, giant waterfalls… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • ATOS: 6.9
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100 Most Dangerous Things on the Planet

From the Series 100 Most . . .

Learn how to face and survive the most disastrous things that could possibly happen! From terrifying natural disasters to dangerous weather, from getting lost in the wild to fighting off… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 6.2
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100 Most Disgusting Things on the Planet

From the Series 100 Most . . .

Can you face the most disgusting things the world has to offer? From nauseating foods and revolting habits to jungle crawlers and stomach worms, this is your ultimate guide to maggots, giant… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • ATOS: 6.4
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100 Most Feared Creatures on the Planet

From the Series 100 Most . . .

Dare to discover the world's most ferocious creatures and uncover the deadliest of facts. How does the slender deep-sea gulper swallow prey twice its size? Who sprays acid-filled blood from… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 6.6
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Worthy of Love

Adrian Carter is a young mixed-race teen struggling with poor self-image, but he's tired of being bullied for his weight. Adrian decides to shed the pounds, no matter what it takes. When he… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Girls on the Line

"An affecting and original thrill ride." Kirkus Reviews A powerful, dual-narrative coming-of-age story set in 2009 China. Luli has just turned sixteen and finally aged out of the orphanage… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Lessons from Underground

From the Series Master Diplexito and Mr. Scant

Young Oliver Diplexito and his family's trusted valet, Mr. Scant, live a comfortable life, thwarting robberies and getting home in time for tea. But when arch anarchist Aurelian Binns… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • Dewey: [Fic]

I, Claudia

A 2019 Michael L. Printz Honor Book Disaffected teen historian Claudia McCarthy never expected to be in charge of Imperial Day Academy, but by accident, design, or scheme, she is pulled into… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Open Mic Night at Westminster Cemetery

When Lacy wakes up dead in Westminster Cemetery, final resting place of Edgar Allan Poe, she's confused. It's the job of Sam, a young soldier who died in 1865, to teach her the rules of the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Magic of Melwick Orchard

After more moves than they can count, Isa's family finally puts down roots. People in town are afraid of the abandoned orchard behind their home, but Isa and her sister Junie are happy to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Beyoncé: The Queen of Pop

From the Series Gateway Biographies

From scoring hit after hit on the R & B and pop music charts to slaying it onscreen as an actor, Beyoncé does it all. Explore the personal and professional life of Queen Bey and follow… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 782.42164092 [B]

Coming Up Clutch: The Greatest Upsets, Comebacks, and Finishes in Sports History

From the Series Spectacular Sports

The sports world is full of epic comebacks, upsets, chokes, and clutch performances. The most memorable buzzer-beating baskets, double-digit comebacks, and unexpected meltdowns are all here… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 796.0973

Death Eaters: Meet Nature's Scavengers

What happens to the bodies of animals and humans after death? Nature's army of death eaters steps in to take care of clean up. Without these masters of decomposition, our planet would be… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • ATOS: 6.9
  • Dewey: 591.7/14

Eavesdropping on Elephants: How Listening Helps Conservation

Can understanding how forest elephants communicate help scientists find ways to protect this vulnerable species? Researcher Katy Pane and others involved with Cornell University's Elephant… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • ATOS: 7.0
  • Dewey: 599.67/4

Gal Gadot: Soldier, Model, Wonder Woman

In 2017 the movie Wonder Woman became a box-office hit, breaking records and earning hundreds of millions of dollars. Israeli actor Gal Gadot played Wonder Woman—a fierce and compassionate… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880

Gateway Biographies Fall 2018 New Releases — Library Bound Set

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: $191.94
  • Your Price: $143.95
  • 6 titles

John McCain: The Courage of Conviction

From the Series Gateway Biographies

This timely title examines the remarkable life and death of John McCain, from his time as a decorated war veteran to elder statesman. Accessible text and plentiful photos cover McCain's early… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 328.73/092 [B]

Markus "Notch" Persson: Minecraft Mogul

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson has always loved programming. Find out how he translated his childhood passion for writing code into a multi-million dollar career as the mind behind… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 794.8092 [B]

Neil deGrasse Tyson: Star Astrophysicist

From the Series Gateway Biographies

In addition to speaking about challenging scientific topics for a variety of news sources, Neil deGrasse Tyson is director of a New York planetarium, hosts a science podcast, and has a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 523.01092 [B]

Prince Harry & Meghan: Royals for a New Era

From the Series Gateway Biographies

American actress Meghan Markle is not a typical royal. Upon hearing the news of her engagement to Prince Harry, royal watchers cheered the addition of a woman of color to the royal family… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 941.086092/2 [B]

Reshma Saujani: Girls Who Code Founder

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Reshma Saujani is an attorney and the first Indian American woman to run for US Congress. She later founded Girls Who Code to help close the gender gap in technology. This inspiring biography… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 340.092 [B]

The Great Rhino Rescue: Saving the Southern White Rhinos

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

Southern white rhinos are in trouble. For years, a rumor has been spreading that their horns can be used to cure cancer, and poachers have been targeting these gentle creatures. Sandra Markle… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 599.66/80968

Jarome Iginla: How the NHL's First Black Captain Gives Back

From the Series Lorimer Recordbooks

There's much more to Jarome Iginla's story than being the first black captain of an NHL team. He is also renowned for his social commitment and generosity off the ice. "Iggy" grew up in a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 920