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Stickmen's Guide to Watercraft

From the Series Stickmen's Guides to How Everything Works

How does a giant cruise ship stay upright? Just how big is an aircraft carrier? How are submarines powered? Join the Stickmen for a close look at how watercrafts work, though be careful—you… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 623.82

The Ebola Epidemic: The Fight, The Future

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

Votes of Confidence: A Young Person's Guide to American Elections

Every four years, coverage of the presidential election turns more into a horse-race story about who's leading the polls and who said what when. Younger readers, who might be old enough to… Read More →

Timeline: A Visual History of Our World

Take a journey through the history of our planet... A perfect introduction to history for young and old, Timeline travels the story of our world, through a lens that captures myths and… Read More →

  • Dewey: 909

See No Color

"Transracial adoption is never oversimplified, airbrushed, or sentimentalized, but instead, it's portrayed with bracing honesty as the messy institution it is: rearranging families, blending… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Book Itch: Freedom, Truth & Harlem's Greatest Bookstore

In the 1930s, Lewis's dad, Lewis Michaux Sr., had an itch he needed to scratch—a book itch. How to scratch it? He started a bookstore in Harlem and named it the National Memorial African… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Ada Byron Lovelace & the Thinking Machine

Ada Lovelace, the daughter of the famous romantic poet, Lord Byron, develops her creativity through science and math. When she meets Charles Babbage, the inventor of the first mechanical… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 510.92

Either the Beginning or the End of the World

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]

Game Changer: John McLendon and the Secret Game

When they piled into cars and drove through Durham, North Carolina, the members of the Duke University Medical School basketball team only knew that they were going somewhere to play… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1170
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 796.32307'7

The Anatomy of Curiosity

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… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 808.3

The Way Back from Broken

Rakmen Cannon's life is turning out to be one sucker punch after another. His baby sister died in his arms, his parents are on the verge of divorce, and he's flunking out of high school. The… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Out of Darkness

A 2016 Michael L. Printz Honoree "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… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Nutcracker Comes to America: How Three Ballet-Loving Brothers Created a Holiday Tradition

Every December, The Nutcracker comes to life in theaters all across the United States. But how did this 19th-century Russian ballet become such a big part of the holidays in 21st-century… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Big Book of Animals of the World

A large format board book of animals from all over the world, illustrated with charm and humor. Each spread in this big book focuses on a continent or ocean and features animals unique to… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

The King and the Sea

These stunningly illustrated, ultra-short stories are seemingly simple but ultimately profound tales. In each story, the king has an encounter which he tries to rule over. But of course the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

When Dad Showed Me the Universe

Tonight Dad wants to show Ulf something very special: the universe. Of course, they can't possibly embark on such a daring adventure unprepared, so they wrap up warm, gather provisions, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Cut Too Far

From the Series Suspended

I may be in trouble...but there's more to my story. School has never been fun for Chace. Because of his huge jaw and crooked teeth, he rarely gets through a day of classes without bullies… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Really Awesome Mess

Two teenagers. Two very bumpy roads taken that lead to Heartland Academy. After his parents' divorce, Justin is on rocky mental ground. But when a handful of Tylenol lands him in the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Bioluminescence: Nature and Science at Work

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

Ebola: Fears and Facts

Ebola is a deadly contagious disease. From 1975 to 2013, it killed about 1,500 people. But a 2014 epidemic killed more than six times that number. At first the outbreak was contained to one… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • ATOS: 7.2
  • Dewey: 616.9'1

Fuel under Fire: Petroleum and Its Perils

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

Human.4

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 same. Televisions… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Over the Tracks

From the Series Suspended

For most of Lucy's life, it's just been her and her mom, and Lucy's been okay with that. But when a serious illness strikes Lucy's mother, Lucy has to grow up faster than she expected. As the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Plotted: A Literary Atlas

This incredibly wide-ranging collection of maps—all inspired by literary classics—offers readers a new way of looking at their favorite fictional worlds. Andrew DeGraff's stunningly detailed… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
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