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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]

Scar Girl

When The Scar Boys ended, the band has fallen apart. Harry and Johnny are barely speaking, and Cheyenne is feeling desperate about Johnny, who has retreated into silence. It's only through… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • 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
  • ATOS: 0.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Feminism: Reinventing the F-Word

While most people say they believe in equal rights, the word feminism—America's new F-word—makes people uncomfortable. Explore the history of US feminism through pioneers such as Elizabeth… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1170
  • Dewey: 305.42

Floodwaters and Flames: The 1913 Disaster in Dayton, Ohio

March 25, 1913, began as a typical day in Dayton, Ohio. Downtown bustled with streetcars, carriages, and automobiles. By 8:10 a rush of water from the Great Miami River flooded the city… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 977.1/73

Masters of Disguise: Amazing Animal Tricksters

In the animal kingdom, survival is the name of the game—and not everything is as it seems. A number of animals rely on particularly clever tricks to fool predators or prey. A baby bird mimics… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 591.47/3

Megafast Trucks

From the Series Megafast

Climb into the cabs of the world's fastest trucks. They may be big, but these machines can really move! Roar off in the three jet engines of the Shockwave—powered to 376 mph (605 km/h)! Ride… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 629.224

Plants vs. Meats: The Health, History, and Ethics of What We Eat

No one can live without food, but what you eat is a personal decision. Today many people are examining nutritional advice and choosing to eat more vegetables and fruits and less meat. But is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1250
  • Dewey: 641.5'636

Reproductive Rights: Who Decides?

Throughout history, men and women have always found ways to control reproduction. In some ancient societies, people turned to herbs or traditional rituals. Others turned to methods that are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1270
  • ATOS: 9.3
  • Dewey: 363.9'609

Space Junk: The Dangers of Polluting Earth's Orbit

Scientists have identified at least 100 million pieces of space debris—from paint chips to nonoperational zombie satellites—floating in Earth's orbit. And over 100 tons of those pieces enter… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1220
  • Dewey: 629.4'16

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