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The American Indian Rights Movement

From the Series Movements That Matter (Alternator Books ® )

What do you know about the American Indian rights movement? You may have heard about modern pipeline protests, but this resistance has its roots in the early years of the United States, when… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1120
  • ATOS: 7.1
  • Dewey: 323.1197

The Civil Rights Movement

From the Series Movements That Matter (Alternator Books ® )

Civil rights have been in the news with the rise of Black Lives Matter, Colin Kaepernick taking a knee during the national anthem at NFL games, and more. Yet civil rights activists have many… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 323.1196/0730904

The Edelweiss Pirates

In Germany in 1938, playing and dancing to jazz music is forbidden. The Hitler Youth patrol the night streets looking for anyone who breaks the rules. Albert is a member of the Edelweiss… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Gay Rights Movement

From the Series Movements That Matter (Alternator Books ® )

A lot has changed throughout the history of the gay rights movement. In 1969, the Stonewall Riots brought light to a movement that would later establish gay pride parades and persist in the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • ATOS: 7.1
  • Dewey: 323.3/2640973

The Pacific Islands: A Moana Discovery Book

From the Series Disney Learning Discovery Books

Join Moana and friends as they explore the colorful history and culture of the Pacific Islands. Learn about flora and fauna, village life, wayfaring, and more important STEM topics with the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 919.5

The Women's Rights Movement

From the Series Movements That Matter (Alternator Books ® )

Women have come a long way since the first women's rights convention took place in Seneca Falls, New York, in 1848—but women's rights activists are still working to expand rights today. What… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 323.3/4

A Calf Named Brian Higgins: An Adventure in Rural Kenya

Thirteen-year-old Hannah Higgins is convinced her summer is ruined when she is forced to travel to Africa and work in a remote village in Kenya with her mom and uncle. Never having been to a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Bad Shot

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

12-year-old Cody loves basketball. When a new well-off kid Nick arrives at school and starts giving Cody pointers, Cody lands a spot on the team. Despite Nick's help, Cody still feels anxious… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570

Freerunner

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

14-year-old Patrick and his mother leave their small town for the city. Out of boredom and frustration, he steals a pair of headphones. When he's caught, the police officer, Constable Jack… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520

Just Julian

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

After years of bullying at school, 19-year-old Julian is depressed. He sees a glimmer of hope after meeting the similarly out-of-place Romeo at a party and sharing a kiss with him. The only… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660

Lorimer Real Love Fall 2018 New Releases — Library Bound Set

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

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Real Love is a new collection of high/low YA novels that focus on realistic teen relationships. The novels feature diverse teen characters in contemporary settings as they experience love… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $111.96
  • Your Price: $83.97
  • 4 titles

Lorimer Real Love — Paperback Set

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

Set

Real Love is a new collection of high/low YA novels that focus on realistic teen relationships. The novels feature diverse teen characters in contemporary settings as they experience love… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $35.96
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Lorimer Sports Stories Fall 2018 New Releases — Library Bound Set

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Set

Realistic, action-packed sports stories for reluctant middle-grade readers. Each book covers a contemporary theme—like bullying, friendship or prejudice—set against the backdrop of a specific… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $111.96
  • Your Price: $83.97
  • 4 titles

Lorimer Sports Stories — Paperback Set

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Set

Realistic, action-packed sports stories for reluctant middle-grade readers. Each book covers a contemporary theme—like bullying, friendship or prejudice—set against the backdrop of a specific… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $35.96
  • Temporarily out of stock
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Romeo for Real

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

On the surface, Romeo has it all: success on the basketball court, a group of friends, and the beautiful Rosie. Deep down he knows something is missing: all he feels for Rosie is friendship… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600

Sliding Home

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Miguel hasn't missed El Salvador since arriving in North America with his mother and sister. But with his father still in El Salvador and gangs shaking down the old neighborhood, life isn't… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530

Stick Pick

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Star player Janine leads her hockey team to victory at the provincial championships. But on the way home from the game, a car accident leaves her paralyzed from the waist down. Her best… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590

True to You

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

After a fight at school leaves him expelled, Jorge Gomez starts training to become a pro wrestler and finds that he has the talent to make it a promising career. At his first wrestling show… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550

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

Life on Earth — Paperback Set

From the Series Life on Earth

Set

In this sci-fi-tinged YA graphic novel trilogy from acclaimed cartoonist MariNaomi, a group of teenagers struggles with early romances and fraying friendships against the backdrop of a… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $23.98
  • Your Price: $22.78
  • 2 titles

Without Refuge

Thirteen-year-old Ghalib wishes his life could go back to normal. He wishes he could still hang out at the market with his friends, root for his favorite soccer team, even go to school. But… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Seeing into Tomorrow: Haiku by Richard Wright

A remarkable celebration of Richard Wright, poetry, and contemporary black boys at play. From walking a dog to watching a sunset to finding a beetle, Richard Wright's haiku puts everyday… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 811/.52

The Disturbed Girl's Dictionary

A 2019 YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults Selection A 2018 New York Public Library Best Book for Teens Macy's school officially classifies her as "disturbed," but Macy isn't interested in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Can I Touch Your Hair?: Poems of Race, Mistakes, and Friendship

Two poets, one white and one black, explore race and childhood in this must-have collection tailored to provoke thought and conversation. How can Irene and Charles work together on their… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 811/.6