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Chicken in the Kitchen

What would you do if you woke up one night to find the shadow of a giant chicken passing your bedroom door? Go and investigate, of course! When Anyaugo follows a giant chicken into her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Artificial Intelligence: Building Smarter Machines

In 2011 a computer named Watson outscored two human competitors on the TV quiz show Jeopardy! and snagged the million-dollar prize. Watson isn't the only machine keeping up with humans. The… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1170
  • ATOS: 8.6
  • Dewey: 006.3

Belinda the Unbeatable

From the Series Game for Adventure

Belinda's upbeat. Her best friend, Barbara, is shy. But both of them are joining a magical game of musical chairs! When the music starts, the girls' school gym becomes a tricky, colorful… Read More →

  • Dewey: 741.5/973

Geoengineering Earth's Climate: Resetting the Thermostat

Most scientists agree that Earth is warming rapidly. Glaciers are melting and rising seawaters are submerging islands and coastal cities. In the coming decades, millions will likely have to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1140
  • ATOS: 8.2
  • Dewey: 551.68

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

Marco Polo: Dangers and Visions

The son of a traveling merchant, Marco Polo spent his early years among the ports of Venice, Italy. As a young man, he headed eastward with his father and his uncle toward the lands of the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • Dewey: 915.04/2092

The Crayola ® Patterns Book

From the Series Crayola ® Concepts

Zigzags, stripes, polka dots, and spirals—patterns are all around us! Be inspired by colorful patterns wherever you go, with a splash of Crayola color. What patterns are in your world? What… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • Dewey: 701/.8

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

Trashing the Planet: Examining Our Global Garbage Glut

On a global scale, humans create around 2.6 trillion pounds of waste every year. None of this trash is harmless—landfills and dumps leak toxic chemicals into soil and groundwater, while… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1200
  • ATOS: 8.6
  • Dewey: 363.72/85

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]

Whale Quest: Working Together to Save Endangered Species

Decades of commercial whaling nearly decimated a variety of whales considered a keystone species. Keystone species are indicators of the overall health of Earth's habitats. While whales have… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • ATOS: 8.0
  • Dewey: 599.5

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

Bathtime for Little Rabbit

From the Series Little Rabbit

Who enjoys having their ears washed? Little Rabbit doesn't like the idea, but it turns out to be not so bad after all. But he does need our help. When the dryer breaks, we have to blow his… Read More →

  • Lexile: 310
  • Dewey: [Fic]

My Dog Mouse

"Can I take Mouse for a walk?" I ask, and I'm always allowed. We set off, very slowly. Mouse walks at a snail's pace. He stops at lamp posts and fences and sniffs for a long time. Sometimes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • Dewey: [Fic]

See You When I See You

From the Series My Happy Life

A stand-alone follow-up to the acclaimed and beloved chapter book series that began with New York Times Notable Book My Happy Life. Dani is going on a school trip to the zoo, and the teacher… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Niko Draws a Feeling

Niko loves to draw his world: the ring-a-ling of the ice cream truck, the warmth of sun on his face. But no one appreciates his art. Until one day, Niko meets Iris . . . This imaginative… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: [E]

Noah Webster's Fighting Words

Noah Webster, famous for writing the first dictionary of the English language as spoken in the United States, was known in his day for his bold ideas and strong opinions about, well… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 423.092 [B]

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]

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]

Bruno: Some of the More Interesting Days in My Life So Far

Bruno, the cat in the checkered cap, takes life as it comes. When it's too rainy to go outside, his friends come around for breakfast. When a fish invites him into the river, he follows it… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Lost Kitten

When a tiny stray kitten turns up on the doorstep, Hina and her mother take the kitten in. Hina makes a home for it and learns all about caring for a living creature. Then one day the kitten… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Camp So-and-So

The letters went out in mid-February. Each letter invited its recipient to spend a week at Camp So-and-So, a lakeside retreat for girls nestled high in the Starveling Mountains. Each letter… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 6.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

If You Were the Moon

What would you do if you were the moon? Do you think you would rest quietly in the night sky? Oh, no. The moon does so much more than you might imagine! It spins like a twilight ballerina… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 523.3