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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

Racial Profiling: Everyday Inequality

In the United States, racial profiling affects thousands of Americans every day. Both individuals and institutions—such as law enforcement agencies, government bodies, and schools—routinely… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1310
  • ATOS: 9.6
  • Dewey: 363.2/308900973

Sea Otter Heroes: The Predators That Saved an Ecosystem

A Robert F. Sibert Informational Honor Book A Green Earth Book Award Winner This up-close look at a fascinating scientific discovery highlights the critical role predators such as sea… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • ATOS: 6.9
  • Dewey: 599.769/5

The Search for Olinguito: Discovering a New Species

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

In the dark, Kristofer Helgen and a group of scientists peered up into the treetops of the Ecuadorian cloud forest. Staring back at them was a furry, four-legged creature. Could it be the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 599.76/3

A Spy Called James: The True Story of James Lafayette, Revolutionary War Double Agent

Told for the first time in picture book form is the true story of James Lafayette—a slave who spied for George Washington's army during the American Revolution. But while America celebrated… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 973.3'85092

Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor's Story

This striking work of narrative nonfiction tells the true story of six-year-old Sachiko Yasui's survival of the Nagasaki atomic bomb on August 9, 1945, and the heartbreaking and lifelong… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • Dewey: 940.54/252244092

The Secret of Goldenrod

When Trina and her father move into an abandoned wreck of a mansion called Goldenrod, Trina thinks her life is finally coming together. She can put down roots at last. Maybe she'll even have… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Like a Bird: The Art of the American Slave Song

Enslaved African Americans longed for freedom, and that longing took many forms—including music. Drawing on biblical imagery, slave songs both expressed the sorrow of life in bondage and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 782.25/3

Monkey with a Tool Belt and the Maniac Muffins

From the Series Monkey with a Tool Belt

Clark's baking project is not going as planned. Now gigantic maniac muffins are on the loose! To stop them, Chico Bon Bon needs a plan . . . and his tool belt, of course. With the right tools… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [E]

Naked '76

London, 1976: A summer of creation, destruction, and blistering heat. Lili Garcia stands at the edge of London's growing punk scene, playing bass with one of city's wildest bands. The… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Wired Man and Other Freaks of Nature

Ben Wireman is partially deaf and completely insecure. The only two things that make him feel normal are being a soccer goalie and hanging out with his best friend, Tyler Nuson. Tyler is the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Life According to Dani

From the Series My Happy Life

A standalone follow-up to the acclaimed and beloved chapter books that began with NY Times Notable Book My Happy Life. It's Dani's first summer vacation—and the best ever! She is staying on… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Hanukkah with Mazel

Misha, a poor artist, has no one to celebrate Hanukkah with until he discovers a hungry cat in his barn. The lucky little cat, whom Misha names Mazel, inspires Misha to turn each night of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: [E]

LGBTQ+ Athletes Claim the Field: Striving for Equality

In 2015, the world watched as soccer star Abby Wambach kissed her wife after the US women's World Cup victory. Milwaukee Brewers' minor league first baseman David Denson came out as gay. And… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1230
  • ATOS: 8.6
  • Dewey: 796.086/64

Legalizing Marijuana: Promises and Pitfalls

With the increase in states legalizing marijuana, understanding the debate about marijuana is more important than ever. Learn about the movement to legalize, the arguments on each side, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1310
  • ATOS: 9.1
  • Dewey: 345.73/0277

Plants Can't Sit Still

Do plants really move? Absolutely! You might be surprised by all ways plants can move. Plants might not pick up their roots and walk away, but they definitely don't sit still! Discover the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • Dewey: 580

Rescues!

A woman is buried in an avalanche. Miners are trapped underground. A sailor's boat capsizes in the ocean. A powerful tsunami sweeps people out to sea. Who will come to their rescue? And how… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.0
  • Dewey: 363.34'81

The Great Leopard Rescue: Saving the Amur Leopards

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

In 2007 only thirty Amur leopards remained in the wild. Scientists knew they needed to do more to help these big cats. However, details of the leopards' wild lives in their high-altitude… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1110
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 599.75/54

Underneath My Bed: List Poems

From the Series Poetry Adventures

When is a list also a poem? When it's a list poem! List poems can be funny or serious, rhymed or unrhymed. Award-winning author Brian P. Cleary explains how these types of poems work—and… Read More →

  • Dewey: 811/.54

Cinderella and the Vampire Prince

From the Series Scary Tales Retold

You may know the story of the downtrodden girl who meets her Prince Charming. But our Cinder-Ella rules the dark night with her new Prince. Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Scar Girl

When The Scar Boys ended, the band has fallen apart. Harry and Johnny are barely speaking, and Cheyenne is feeling desperate about Johnny, who has retreated into silence. It's only through… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Bolds

From the Series The Bolds

The Bold family seems fairly normal: they live in a nice house, the parents have good jobs, and they all love to have fun. One slight difference: they're hyenas. That's right—they're covered… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 823.92