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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

Ulysses

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

Dubliners

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

Human.4

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]

Hunted

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Once every century, the barrier between the human world and the demon realm begins to break down. Creatures gather, anxiously waiting to cross the divide, to bring death and destruction from… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Information Insecurity: Privacy under Siege

Grade 7 - Grade 12

The Internet gives us information, communication options, shopping opportunities, entertainment, and much more—all at the touch of a fingertip and much of it for free. But in exchange for… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1280
  • ATOS: 8.8
  • Dewey: 323.44'8

Peter Pan (Peter and Wendy)

Grade 4 - Grade 8

Peter Pan is a mischievous boy who decided he would never grow up. When he convinces Wendy Darling and her brothers to fly away with him, they travel to the island of Neverland in an… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 7.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Raised by Wolves

Series

When Bryn was four years old, she watched a rogue werewolf brutally murder her parents. Alone in the world, she was taken in by the mysterious Callum, alpha of his werewolf pack. After… Read More →

Raised by Wolves

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Adopted by the alpha of a werewolf pack after a rogue wolf brutally killed her parents right before her eyes, fifteen-year-old Bryn knows only pack life, and the rigid social hierarchy that… Read More →

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

Skinned

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Filled with bloodcurdling twists and turns, this sequel to Hunted will draw readers into a world of… The Shadowing draws near . . . After learning that he is the last chime child, the Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Smart and Spineless: Exploring Invertebrate Intelligence

Grade 5 - Grade 12

When you think of smart animals, what comes to mind? Wise old owls? Problem-solving dolphins? Maybe you have heard of Koko the gorilla, who has mastered one thousand signs in American Sign… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1210
  • ATOS: 7.8
  • Dewey: 592.13

Swashbuckling Scoundrels: Pirates in Fact and Fiction

Grade 5 - Grade 12

You might be a fan of Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean movies. But did you know that real-life pirates were even more daring and charismatic? For example, Edward Teach, better… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1180
  • Dewey: 910.4'5

Tabula Rasa

Grade 7 - Grade 12

The Bourne Identity meets Divergent in this action-packed debut thriller with a Katniss-esque heroine fighting to regain her memories and stay alive, set against a dystopian hospital… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]