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Mind-Boggling Numbers

If you could hike to the moon, how long would it take? Just how many glasses of lemonade would you need to fill an Olympic-size swimming pool? If everyone on Earth owned exactly the same… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • Dewey: 510

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

Taking Action for Civil and Political Rights

From the Series Who's Changing the World?

Do you ever worry about people being treated unfairly? Do you wish you could help make things better? The civil rights activists profiled in this book do that every day. One teenager… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • ATOS: 7.1
  • Dewey: 323

Taking Action to Help the Environment

From the Series Who's Changing the World?

Do you ever worry about the environment? Do you wish you could help make things better? The environmental activists profiled in this book do that every day. One eleven-year-old sold drawings… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • ATOS: 7.0
  • Dewey: 363.7

Teen Incarceration: From Cell Bars to Ankle Bracelets

In the United States, the conversation about teen incarceration has moved from one extreme to another. For centuries, execution of juvenile offenders was legal. By the twenty-first century… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1260
  • ATOS: 8.9
  • Dewey: 364.60835/0973

The Alligator's Smile: And Other Poems

Get up close and personal with alligators in all their tooth-filled glory in this collection of poems by New York Times bestselling author Jane Yolen. Rhymes and rhythms reflect on how… Read More →

  • Dewey: 811/.54

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

The Human Microbiome: The Germs That Keep You Healthy

Trillions and trillions of microbial cells live on and inside your body. A small number of these microbes are unhealthy germs. But most belong on your body and perform essential jobs… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • ATOS: 8.7
  • Dewey: 612

The Secret of the Puzzle Box

From the Series The Code Busters Club

The Code Busters are excited for their class field trip to Angel Island, known as the Ellis Island of the West. One of Mika's ancestors passed through the island's immigration station in the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Truth in Sight: Book 2

From the Series Cici: A Fairy's Tale

Cici has a lot to figure out. She's learning how to make friends. She's learning how to be a better big sister. Oh, and she's learning how to use her fairy powers! Things look easy for… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 2.1
  • Dewey: 741.5/973

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]

Don't Cross the Line!

The guard always follows the general's orders without question. This time, the order is that no one must cross the line! The right-hand page of this book must be kept blank for the general… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

If I Was a Banana

If I was a banana, I would be that one, so beautifully yellow and full of banana . . . If I was an elephant I think I would have to be very careful where I put my feet . . . If I was a spoon… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Girl Who Saved Yesterday

When the girl, Silence, is sent by the trees to save Yesterday, she doesn't know what her task is, only that it is important. Returning to the village that cast her out, Silence recognizes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Luis Paints the World

Luis wishes Nico wasn't leaving for the Army. To show Nico he doesn't need to go, Luis begins a mural on the alleyway wall. Their house, the river, the Parque de las Ardillas—it's the world… Read More →

  • Lexile: 450
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: [E]

The Executioner's Daughter

All her life, Moss has lived in the Tower of London with her father, who serves as the executioner for King Henry VIII. Prisoners condemned to death must face Pa and his axe—and Moss catches… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Island of Beyond

Eleven-year-old Martin can hardly imagine a worse summer. Martin's dad wants him to like "normal" boy things—playing sports and exploring the outdoors—so he sends Martin to his great-aunt… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • 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

The Midnight War of Mateo Martinez

Life is confusing for Mateo Martinez. He and Johnny Ramirez don't hang out anymore, even though they used to be best friends. He and his new friend Ashwin try to act like brave, old-time… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Their Great Gift: Courage, Sacrifice, and Hope in a New Land

With lyrical text and thought-provoking photography, Their Great Gift explores the experiences of immigrants in the twenty-first century, focusing on the lives of children. Images of families… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: 305.9/06912

Timber Creek Station

Danny Dawson lives on a cattle station in the Australian outback. Usually the annual cattle muster excites Danny, but everything is different now. Because Danny's beloved older brother died… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Detective Gordon: A Complicated Case

From the Series Detective Gordon

The detective lay in bed with his eyes closed. But he couldn't sleep. He was thinking. He always thought best in bed. Especially with his eyes closed. Something is going on in the forest:… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Have You Seen Elephant?

Elephant wants to play hide and seek. See if you can help the others find him—he's very good at hiding! This tale of absurdity is perfect for sharing with children who will love finding… Read More →

  • Lexile: 240
  • Dewey: [Fic]