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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 I. During World War I, British and American ships were painted with bold colors and… Read More →

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

Chicken in the Kitchen

What would you do if you woke up one night to find the shadow of a giant chicken passing your bedroom door? Go and investigate, of course! When Anyaugo follows a giant chicken into her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Belinda the Unbeatable

From the Series Game for Adventure

Belinda's upbeat. Her best friend, Barbara, is shy. But both of them are joining a magical game of musical chairs! When the music starts, the girls' school gym becomes a tricky, colorful… Read More →

  • Dewey: 741.5/973

Marco Polo: Dangers and Visions

The son of a traveling merchant, Marco Polo spent his early years among the ports of Venice, Italy. As a young man, he headed eastward with his father and his uncle toward the lands of the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • Dewey: 915.04/2092

The Great Penguin Rescue: Saving the African Penguins

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

African penguins waddle around nesting colonies in lower numbers than ever before. Despite South African government efforts to protect the penguin colonies and their ocean fish supply, young… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 598.47

The Super Bowl: Chasing Football Immortality

From the Series Spectacular Sports

The National Football League (NFL) is the most popular sports league in the United States, and the Super Bowl is its grandest stage. The incredible runs, the gutsy defensive stands, and the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 796.332/648

Truthers

Katie Wallace has never given much thought to 9/11. She was only a year old when terrorists struck American soil. But now her dad has landed in a mental institution after claiming to know… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Niko Draws a Feeling

Niko loves to draw his world: the ring-a-ling of the ice cream truck, the warmth of sun on his face. But no one appreciates his art. Until one day, Niko meets Iris . . . This imaginative… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: [E]

Noah Webster's Fighting Words

Noah Webster, famous for writing the first dictionary of the English language as spoken in the United States, was known in his day for his bold ideas and strong opinions about, well… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 423.092 [B]

Pointe, Claw

Jessie Vale dances in an elite ballet program. She has to be perfect to land a spot with the professional company. When Jessie is cast in an animalistic avant-garde production, her careful… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • Dewey: [Fic]

What Girls Are Made Of

A 2017 National Book Award for Young People's Literature Finalist When Nina Faye was fourteen, her mother told her there was no such thing as unconditional love. Nina believed her. Now she'll… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Bruno: Some of the More Interesting Days in My Life So Far

Bruno, the cat in the checkered cap, takes life as it comes. When it's too rainy to go outside, his friends come around for breakfast. When a fish invites him into the river, he follows it… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Camp So-and-So

The letters went out in mid-February. Each letter invited its recipient to spend a week at Camp So-and-So, a lakeside retreat for girls nestled high in the Starveling Mountains. Each letter… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 6.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Day with Dogs

Dogs in cars, dogs on skis, dogs in the kitchen, dogs at the doctor. What do dogs do all day? This rich and playful homage to Richard Scarry features a cast of funny dog characters living… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Detective Gordon: A Case in Any Case

From the Series Detective Gordon

Gordon is on vacation, and Buffy is the sole detective at the small police station in the forest. It is not easy for a police officer to be alone. Especially when there are strange noises… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • Dewey: [Fic]

My Pictures after the Storm

With its funky format, clever rhymes, and funny images, My Pictures after the Storm is a witty and inventive take on "before" and "after." What happens to a lion after a storm? His mane is… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

Yours Sincerely, Giraffe

Giraffe is bored, as usual. He'd love a friend to share things with. So he writes a letter and sends it as far as possible across the other side of the horizon. There he finds a pen pal—Pengui Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Strange Fruit: Billie Holiday and the Power of a Protest Song

The audience was completely silent the first time Billie Holiday performed a song called "Strange Fruit." In the 1930s, Billie was known as a performer of jazz and blues music, but this song… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 782.42165

A Concert in the Sand

A grandma and her little grandson take a walk along a Tel-Aviv street and encounter the conductor and musicians of the Israel Philharmonic gathering for their first performance. This… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • Dewey: [E]

Astronauts: A Space Discovery Guide

From the Series Space Discovery Guides

Did you know that astronauts work on Earth and in space to study places beyond our planet's atmosphere? But there's a lot more to space travel than just research. With no gravity, a wild… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 629.45009

Garbage in Space: A Space Discovery Guide

From the Series Space Discovery Guides

Did you know that companies and governments send more than one hundred satellites into space every year? And that most of those satellites continue to orbit Earth—even after they have stopped… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • ATOS: 6.9
  • Dewey: 363.72/80919

Mars Missions: A Space Discovery Guide

From the Series Space Discovery Guides

Have you ever dreamed of walking on Mars? Or maybe even living there? Ever since Mars was discovered, people have wondered if there could be life on this mysterious red planet. For years… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 523.43

Private Space Travel: A Space Discovery Guide

From the Series Space Discovery Guides

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to go into outer space? Soon you might be able to find out! For years, only trained astronauts were allowed to travel through space, but now lots… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1030
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 910.919