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Fall 2018

Willie O'Ree: The Story of the First Black Player in the NHL

From the Series Lorimer Recordbooks

Willie O'Ree made NHL history at the Montreal Forum on January 18, 1958, when he became the first black player to take to the ice. There was a round of applause when O'Ree stepped onto the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • Dewey: 920
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

Blink

When Josh was four, a little girl named Rachel was kidnapped and never found. Twelve years later, Chatham Clairborne appears, apparently on the hunt for her runaway sister. But Josh suspects… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • Dewey: [Fic]

All Out of Pretty

Andrea knows what it's like to be pretty. Thanks to her gorgeous, drug-addicted mother, she also knows where pretty can lead... At 16, Andrea is yanked from the safety of her Gram's home and… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

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
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Honor Code

Sam knows how lucky she is to be part of the elite Edwards Academy. As she dreams of getting into Harvard one day, she's willing to do anything to fit in and excel at the private high school… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • Dewey: [Fic]

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]

Antony and Cleopatra

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Two years after the assassination of Julius Caesar in 44 BC, three men—Octavius Caesar, Lepidus, and Mark Antony—rule the Roman Republic. Antony should be in Rome, helping to stop Pompey's… Read More →

  • Dewey: 822.3/3

Behind the Screen

From the Series Mason Falls Mysteries

Hannah's sister, Alexis, has been acting different lately. For one thing, she's constantly on her phone when she never used to care that much about it. But after Hannah discovers that Alexis… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

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

Fandom: Fic Writers, Vidders, Gamers, Artists, and Cosplayers

Have you ever finished a book or TV series and wished for more? Created stories, art, or videos based on a game? Dressed up as your favorite character? If so, you've entered fandom. Fan… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1210
  • Dewey: 302.23

Faust

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Faust, a once-godly scholar, is beginning to suspect that his efforts to learn the secrets of the universe will never be successful. Desperate, frustrated, and suicidal, he makes a deal with… Read More →

  • Dewey: 832/.6

Leviathan

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

During the upheaval of the English Civil War in the seventeenth century, political philosopher Thomas Hobbes composed his masterwork, Leviathan. It was first published in 1651, between the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1130
  • Dewey: 320.1

Lighting Up the Brain: The Science of Optogenetics

What if neuroscientists could look inside the human brain and watch individual brain cells send signals to one another? What if they could then control these brain cells to direct thoughts… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1120
  • Dewey: 612.8/2

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]

Mind over Matter

From the Series Superhuman

On his sixteenth birthday, Parker discovers he's developed the power of telekinesis. He's excited to use his new ability to stop some high school bullies, forming a ragtag crew with his… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Now You See Me

From the Series Superhuman

Tony has preferred to fly under the radar for most of his life. He doesn't even notice he's developed the ability to turn invisible until he walks into school the day after his sixteenth… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

On the Origin of Species

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

In 1831 British naturalist Charles Darwin joined a five-year expedition on the ship HMS Beagle. As the crew explored the southern hemisphere, Darwin took extensive notes on the organisms he… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1450
  • Dewey: 576.8

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

Picking up Speed

From the Series Superhuman

Natalie has never been a fast runner. She's only on the track team because her sister, a varsity runner, put in a good word with the coach. So Natalie's shocked when her speed suddenly… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Sanctuary: Book 2

From the Series The Stone Man Mysteries

A demon seeking redemption, Silex has kept vigil over Edinburgh for countless years atop a local church as a gargoyle. With the help of his human assistant Craig, Silex solves the mysteries… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • Dewey: 741.5/973

Shakespeare's Sonnets

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Along with writing comedic and dramatic plays, William Shakespeare was also a master poet. Using the sonnet structure (three quatrains and a final couplet composed in iambic pentameter), he… Read More →

  • ATOS: 12.1
  • Dewey: 821/.3

Stretched Too Thin

From the Series Superhuman

Evan has always dreamed of being a superhero, and on his sixteenth birthday he discovers the ability to stretch and bend his body in impossible ways. He decides that's it's time to make the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Stronghold

From the Series Superhuman

On her sixteenth birthday, Aisha suddenly can't touch anything without breaking it. With the help of a friend, she's able to get a handle on her new super strength. But Aisha is determined to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]