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James Madison's Presidency

Grade 6 - Grade 12

By the time he became the fourth president of the United States in 1807, James Madison was already a legend. Although he was a short, slight man with a quiet voice, he had played an… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1140
  • ATOS: 8.3
  • Dewey: 973.5'1092

John F. Kennedy's Presidency

Grade 6 - Grade 12

When John F. Kennedy became the youngest person ever elected president of the United States in 1961, he stepped to the forefront of an invisible battleground. The Cold War standoff between… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1140
  • ATOS: 8.2
  • Dewey: 973.922092

Just My Type: Understanding Personality Profiles

Grade 7 - Grade 12

For thousands of years, philosophers and scientists have searched for the keys to human personality. Today, personality testing is a multibillion-dollar business. Many people take personality… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1190
  • Dewey: 155.2'8

Plants vs. Meats: The Health, History, and Ethics of What We Eat

Grade 7 - Grade 12

No one can live without food, but what you eat is a personal decision. Today many people are examining nutritional advice and choosing to eat more vegetables and fruits and less meat. But is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1250
  • Dewey: 641.5'636

Presidential Powerhouses


Examine the professional and personal lives of some of America's most influential presidents. Readers will investigate the key ideas behind their presidential platforms while running for… Read More →

Reproductive Rights: Who Decides?

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Throughout history, men and women have always found ways to control reproduction. In some ancient societies, people turned to herbs or traditional rituals. Others turned to methods that are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1270
  • ATOS: 9.3
  • Dewey: 363.9'609

Space Junk: The Dangers of Polluting Earth's Orbit

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Scientists have identified at least 100 million pieces of space debris--from paint chips to nonoperational zombie satellites--floating in Earth's orbit. And over 100 tons of those pieces… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1220
  • Dewey: 629.4'16

Star Wars: The Force Awakens: The Official Collector's Edition

Grade 6 - Grade 12

This official companion to the latest Star Wars film features behind-the-scenes interviews, movie stills, character profiles, and descriptions of iconic vehicles and weaponry. With 100 pages… Read More →

  • Dewey: TBD

The Collected Poems of Emily Dickinson

Grade 7 - Grade 12

This collection of Emily Dickinson's work contains 444 of the nearly 1,800 poems that the prolific yet reclusive American poet privately penned during her lifetime. Although her bold and… Read More →

  • Dewey: 811'.4

The Ebola Epidemic: The Fight, The Future

Grade 7 - Grade 12

An ordinary blue thermos holding blood samples from a sick nun in Zaire reached Belgium's Institute of Tropical Medicine in September 1976. From the samples, researchers discovered a new… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1160
  • ATOS: 8.6
  • Dewey: 614.5'7


Grade 7 - Grade 12

An extraordinary look at an ordinary day--June 16, 1904--in the life of a middle-aged Jewish man living in Dublin, Ireland. Leopold Bloom, who is sure that his wife is being unfaithful, must… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • ATOS: 7.5
  • Dewey: 823'.912

Either the Beginning or the End of the World

Grade 8 - Grade 12

For sixteen years, it's been just Sofie and her father, living on the New Hampshire coast. Her Cambodian immigrant mother has floated in and out of her life, leaving Sofie with a fierce… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Anatomy of Curiosity

Grade 8 - Grade 12

The follow-up to the acclaimed title The Curiosities: A Collection of Stories by Maggie Stiefvater, Tessa Gratton, and Brenna Yovanoff… In an unassuming corner of Brooklyn, a young woman lea Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 808.3

Last Night at the Circle Cinema

Grade 8 - Grade 12

Olivia, Bertucci, and Codman were the trio no one else in high school could quite figure out, an impenetrable triangle of friendship. Now they're graduating and about to start new lives away… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Out of Darkness

Grade 8 - Grade 12

A 2016 Michael L. Printz… "This is East Texas, and there's lines. Lines you cross, lines you don't cross. That clear?" New London, Texas. 1937. Naomi Vargas and Wash Fuller know abou Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Anne of Green Gables

Grade 4 - Grade 8

When brother and sister Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert decide to adopt an orphan child to help them on the Green Gables farm, Anne Shirley is not the kind of child they have in mind. Matthew… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • ATOS: 7.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Around the World in Eighty Days

Grade 5 - Grade 12

The eccentric, wealthy Englishman Phileas Fogg undertakes a daring wager that he can make it around the world in eighty days. Accompanied by Passepartout--his jack-of-all-trades French… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • ATOS: 9.6
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Bioluminescence: Nature and Science at Work

Grade 7 - Grade 12

What do giant squids, mantis shrimp, and fireflies have in common? These animals, along with a wide range of creatures, are able to give off light; this is called bioluminescence. Different… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1250
  • ATOS: 8.6
  • Dewey: 572'.4358

Dietary Supplements: Harmless, Helpful, or Hurtful?

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Are you looking for a healthy body? Quick weight loss with no dieting? Top athletic performance without breaking a sweat? Websites, infomercials, magazine ads, and celebrity tweets make an… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1180
  • Dewey: 615.1


Grade 7 - Grade 12

This collection of fifteen short stories by Irish author James Joyce examines how one's surroundings can shape and influence a person. Although initially considered too edgy for publication… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 8.2
  • Dewey: 823'.912

First Man: Reimagining Matthew Henson

Grade 8 - Grade 12

In this graphic novel, Simon Schwartz weaves biography and fiction together to explore the life of Arctic adventurer Matthew Henson. Moving between different time periods and incorporating… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 910.911'3

Fuel under Fire: Petroleum and Its Perils

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Every day, people on Earth use about 90 million barrels of petroleum (oil and natural gas) to fuel cars, buses, airplanes, farm equipment, and factories; to heat their homes; and to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1270
  • Dewey: 338.2’728

Heart of Darkness

Grade 7 - Grade 12

It is the late nineteenth century, and colonial powers have claimed various parts of the African continent. Marlow, a riverboat captain for a Belgian ivory trading firm, is traveling up the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • ATOS: 9.0
  • Dewey: 823'.912


Grade 7 - Grade 12

Kyle Straker volunteered to be hypnotized at the annual community talent show, expecting the same old lame amateur acts. But when he wakes up, his world will never be the… Televisions an Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]