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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

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]

Yours Sincerely, Giraffe

Giraffe is bored, as usual. He'd love a friend to share things with. So he writes a letter and sends it as far as possible across the other side of the horizon. There he finds a pen pal—Pengui Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Strange Fruit: Billie Holiday and the Power of a Protest Song

The audience was completely silent the first time Billie Holiday performed a song called "Strange Fruit." In the 1930s, Billie was known as a performer of jazz and blues music, but this song… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 782.42165

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

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

Pluto: A Space Discovery Guide

From the Series Space Discovery Guides

Did you know that Pluto has mountains, glaciers, and even blue skies? In July 2015 a spacecraft called New Horizons finally reached Pluto—almost ten years after it had launched! The… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 523.49/22

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

The Six-Day Hero

Motti knows that war is coming. Israel is only nineteen years old—the same age as Motti's brave older brother, Gideon—and the tiny country is surrounded by enemies. It's only a matter of time… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Yaffa and Fatima: Shalom, Salaam

Two neighbors—one Jewish, one Muslim—have always been best friends. When they both fall on hard times, can they find a way to help each other? In Fawzia Gilani's retelling of this folktale—whi Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • Dewey: [E]

Yossi and the Monkeys: A Shavuot Story

Yossi has no money to buy the food and flowers his family needs for Shavuot. He tries selling the kippahs his wife sewed, but he has no luck—until a mischievous monkey shows up. The monkey's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: [E]

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

Dino-Racing

From the Series Dino-Sports

In this installment of dino competition, meat eaters face off against plant eaters in three high-speed auto events: drag racing, off-road racing, and stock-car racing. Lisa Wheeler's rhymes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 440
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: [E]

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

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]

Top Prospect

Travis Gardner lives to play quarterback. He's a standout QB by the middle school, and he's prepared to put everything he has into the game. Then Gainesville University's head coach makes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • 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]