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The Only Alex Addleston in All These Mountains

Alex Addleston and Alex Addleston do everything together. They chase Flatt Mountain fireflies. They code secret messages. They collect crawdads named Mr. and Mrs. Sassafras Jorgensen. But… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: [E]

Mumbet's Declaration of Independence

"All men are born free and equal." Everybody knows about the Founding Fathers and the Declaration of Independence in 1776. But the founders weren't the only ones who believed that everyone… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 306.3'62092

Hey, Charleston!: The True Story of the Jenkins Orphanage Band

What happened when a former slave took beat-up old instruments and gave them to a bunch of orphans? Thousands of futures got a little brighter and a great American art form was born. In… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 784.4'4060757915

Dino-Wrestling

From the Series Dino-Sports

The Dino-Wrestling Jamboree is ON! Dinos compete in all styles of wrestling at this gigantic event. Allo and Ankylo grapple in a folkstyle match. Lucha Libre fans go wild as the masked… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • ATOS: 2.4
  • Dewey: [E]

What I Came to Tell You

Since his mother died earlier this year, Grover Johnston (named after a character in Thomas Wolfe's Look Homeward Angel) has watched his family fall to pieces as his father throws himself… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Fourth Down and Inches: Concussions and Football's Make-or-Break Moment

When the 1905 football season ended, nineteen players were dead and countless others were critically injured. The public was outraged. The game had reached a make-or-break moment—fourth down… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • ATOS: 7.9
  • Dewey: 617.4'81044

The Bramble

In this beautifully illustrated and mostly wordless book, Cameron isn't small, but he's not exactly big. He's not slow, but he's also not quick. He wants friends, but it never quite seems to… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Cookie, the Walker

Cookie the dog doesn't walk like other dogs. She walks on her hind legs, and what a sight that is! Cookie's walking catches the attention of a show producer, who turns her into a star. And… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: [E]

Hoop Genius: How a Desperate Teacher and a Rowdy Gym Class Invented Basketball

Taking over a rowdy gym class right before winter vacation is not something James Naismith wants to do at all. The last two teachers of this class quit in frustration. The students—a bunch of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 796.323'2

My Crocodile Does Not Bite

Ernest's crocodile does not bite! It's very well trained. But when Ernest brings the crocodile to the school's pet show, his rival Cindy Lou gets very rude. Cindy Lou is sure her poodle Fifi… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: [E]

Something to Prove: The Great Satchel Paige vs. Rookie Joe DiMaggio

In 1936, the New York Yankees wanted to test a hot prospect named Joe DiMaggio to see if he was ready for the big leagues. They knew just the ballplayer to call—Satchel Paige, the best… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 796.3570922

H.O.R.S.E.

One day at the basketball court, two kids, a familiar challenge—H.O.R.S.E.? But this isn't your grandmother's game of hoops. Not when a layup from the other side of the court, standing on one… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Born in the Year of Courage

From the Series Adventures in Time

It is the mid-1800s and Manjiro, a young fisherman, is shipwrecked far off the coast of his native Japan. At this time in history, Japan is an isolated country that allows its citizens no… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

Dino-Football

From the Series Dino-Sports

The Greenblades and the Redscales face off in the Mega-Bowl! Sacks and hand-offs. Touchdowns and interceptions. When dinos don shoulder pads, the action is sure to be epic. But as the clock… Read More →

  • Lexile: 280
  • ATOS: 2.0
  • Dewey: [E]

Infinity and Me

When I looked up, I shivered. How many stars were in the sky? A million? A billion? Maybe the number was as big as infinity. I started to feel very, very small. How could I even think about… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: [E]

Oopsy, Teacher!

Even the best teachers can have an oopsy day. Sometimes things just don't go their way. Uh-oh! Mr. Bungles drips jam on his tie at breakfast. His students play a trick on him at school. And… Read More →

  • Lexile: 450
  • ATOS: 1.8
  • Dewey: [E]

The Girl Who Owned a City

A deadly plague has devastated Earth, killing all the adults. Lisa and her younger brother Todd are struggling to stay alive in a world where no one is safe. Other children along Grand Avenue… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Normal Kid

Sylvan has been angry ever since his parents split up. And now that an embarrassing photo has appeared in the paper, he's stuck with a lame nickname too. Charity is back in the United States… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Their Skeletons Speak: Kennewick Man and the Paleoamerican World

On July 28, 1996, two young men stumbled upon human bones in the shallow water along the shore of the Columbia River near Kennewick, Washington. Was this an unsolved murder? The remnants of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1140
  • ATOS: 8.7
  • Dewey: 970.01'1

Waga's Big Scare

Waga isn't the biggest or hairiest or slimiest monster. But Waga is the trickiest monster with the biggest scare. . . until one night, the scare is missing! If Waga doesn't find the scare… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 1.8
  • Dewey: [E]

A Secret Keeps

Before a weekend visit to his grandparents' farm, a little boy discovers that his grandpa has a secret waiting for him. "Grampa, what’s the secret," he asks, but all Grampa will say is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: [E]

Arnie Goes to Camp

Arnie is sure that he won't survive summer sleepaway camp; but when he arrives he is surprised to find that camp is not at all what he expected. Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Arnie and the Skateboard Gang

When Arnie is challenged to skateboard down a dangerous hill, he has to decide how far he is willing to go to be "cool." Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Beep and Bah

Beep is a robot who hungers for adventure. Bah is a goat who wants to stay out of trouble. When Bah discovers a single sock, Beep knows there’s only one thing to do: find its match! Together… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 1.2
  • Dewey: [E]