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Ivanka Trump: A Brand of Her Own

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Ivanka Trump may have come to fame as the daughter of prominent businessman, TV personality, and President Donald Trump—but she has plenty to be proud of on her own. In establishing herself… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • Dewey: 973.933092 [B]

Locked Up for Freedom: Civil Rights Protesters at the Leesburg Stockade

In 1963, more than 30 African-American girls ages 11 to 16 were arrested for taking part in Civil Rights protests in Americus, Georgia. They were taken without their families' knowledge to a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 323.1196/07307580904

Robots, Drones, and Radar: Electronics Go to War

From the Series STEM on the Battlefield

In 2011 unmanned drones flew high over Pakistan. Before anyone even knew the drones were there, missiles fired by these drones took out key terrorist targets. These drones were steered… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 623/.043

STEM on the Battlefield — Library Bound Set

From the Series STEM on the Battlefield

Set

Combining historical information with STEM concepts, STEM on the Battlefield introduces readers to the ways in which science and math have been used in warfare. Including codes, weaponry, and… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $191.94
  • Your Price: $143.95
  • 6 titles

STEM on the Battlefield — eBook Set

From the Series STEM on the Battlefield

Set

Combining historical information with STEM concepts, STEM on the Battlefield introduces readers to the ways in which science and math have been used in warfare. Including codes, weaponry, and… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $287.94
  • Your Price: $215.96
  • 6 titles

Smoke Screens and Gas Masks: Chemistry Goes to War

From the Series STEM on the Battlefield

In the 1960s during the Vietnam War, US forces used a chemical substance called napalm to burn away the jungle in search of enemy soldiers. But when napalm came in contact with human skin, it… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 355/.07

Space Discovery Guides Audisee® eBooks with Audio Bundle (Multi-User) — Audisee® eBook with Audio Set

From the Series Space Discovery Guides

Set

Inspired by science headlines, this series reveals new discoveries and technological achievements in space exploration. Covering everything from the latest Mars rover findings to recent… Read More →

  • Audisee® eBook with Audio
  • List Price: $319.92
  • Your Price: $239.94
  • 6 titles

The Great Penguin Rescue: Saving the African Penguins

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

African penguins waddle around nesting colonies in lower numbers than ever before. Despite South African government efforts to protect the penguin colonies and their ocean fish supply, young… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 598.47

The Super Bowl: Chasing Football Immortality

From the Series Spectacular Sports

The National Football League (NFL) is the most popular sports league in the United States, and the Super Bowl is its grandest stage. The incredible runs, the gutsy defensive stands, and the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 796.332/648

Torpedoes, Missiles, and Cannons: Physics Goes to War

From the Series STEM on the Battlefield

In 1878 tiny Russian speedboats raced toward a huge enemy warship in the Black Sea. The speedboats carried new weapons called torpedoes. The Russian torpedoes struck the Turkish warship, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 623.4

Truthers

Katie Wallace has never given much thought to 9/11. She was only a year old when terrorists struck American soil. But now her dad has landed in a mental institution after claiming to know… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Zoo Scientists to the Rescue

Zoos take care of animals and welcome visitors of all ages, but that's not all zoos do. Author Patricia Newman and photographer Annie Crawley bring readers behind the scenes at three zoos to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • ATOS: 7.1
  • Dewey: 333.95/4

Follow Your Heart

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

Nisha has always been a good Tamil daughter. She tries to keep her grades up to meet her parents' high expectations to become a doctor. And of course she's not allowed to be in a romantic… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Rez Rebel

Floyd Twofeathers has always trusted his mom, a traditional healer, and his dad, chief of their band, to take care of the people on their reserve. But when kids start to take their own lives… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Ice Sea Pirates

Ten-year-old Siri and her little sister Miki live with their elderly father in an Arctic archipelago. One day, while they are out gathering snowberries, Miki is abducted by Captain Whitehead… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Pointe, Claw

Jessie Vale dances in an elite ballet program. She has to be perfect to land a spot with the professional company. When Jessie is cast in an animalistic avant-garde production, her careful… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Strangers in Atlantis

From the Series Seaborne

After breaking ties with the deadly Pirate King, Dean Seaborne thought he had left his life of spying and pirating behind. But when the merciless thief Captain Skinner threatens Dean's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

What Girls Are Made Of

A 2017 National Book Award for Young People's Literature Finalist When Nina Faye was fourteen, her mother told her there was no such thing as unconditional love. Nina believed her. Now she'll… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Splinter

Sixteen-year-old Sami hasn't seen her mother in ten years—and neither has anyone else. The police suspect Sami's father had something to do with her mom's disappearance, but Sami's never… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Astronauts: A Space Discovery Guide

From the Series Space Discovery Guides

Did you know that astronauts work on Earth and in space to study places beyond our planet's atmosphere? But there's a lot more to space travel than just research. With no gravity, a wild… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 629.45009

Black Holes: A Space Discovery Guide

From the Series Space Discovery Guides

Black holes are one of the greatest mysteries of outer space. No visible light can escape the strong gravity of a black hole. This makes black holes invisible—and very difficult to study. But… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • ATOS: 6.8
  • Dewey: 523.8/875

Children of the Past: Archaeology and the Lives of Kids

Do you have much in common with kids from long ago? Sure, their clothes and homes looked different. They ate different food and might not have ever gone to school. But they also made art—just… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 305.2309/01

Donald Trump: Outspoken Personality and President

From the Series Gateway Biographies

On June 16, 2015, Donald Trump announced his candidacy for president of the United States. The celebrity businessman and reality TV show host went on to win the presidency in 2016. Trump has… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 973.932092 [B]

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