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Outrageous Animal Adaptations: From Big-Eared Bats to Frill-Necked Lizards

A fish that walks on land, a frog that makes its own sunscreen, and an insect that can become invisible? Whether to avoid predators, to stalk prey, or to withstand extreme temperatures… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1100
  • Dewey: 578.4

Picking up Speed

From the Series Superhuman

Natalie has never been a fast runner. She's only on the track team because her sister, a varsity runner, put in a good word with the coach. So Natalie's shocked when her speed suddenly… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Sanctuary: Book 2

From the Series The Stone Man Mysteries

A demon seeking redemption, Silex has kept vigil over Edinburgh for countless years atop a local church as a gargoyle. With the help of his human assistant Craig, Silex solves the mysteries… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • Dewey: 741.5/973

Shakespeare's Sonnets

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Along with writing comedic and dramatic plays, William Shakespeare was also a master poet. Using the sonnet structure (three quatrains and a final couplet composed in iambic pentameter), he… Read More →

  • ATOS: 12.1
  • Dewey: 821/.3

Stretched Too Thin

From the Series Superhuman

Evan has always dreamed of being a superhero, and on his sixteenth birthday he discovers the ability to stretch and bend his body in impossible ways. He decides that's it's time to make the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Stronghold

From the Series Superhuman

On her sixteenth birthday, Aisha suddenly can't touch anything without breaking it. With the help of a friend, she's able to get a handle on her new super strength. But Aisha is determined to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Take to the Skies

From the Series Superhuman

Cassie wakes up on her sixteenth birthday only to realize she's been floating in her sleep. With her brother's help, Cassie learns how to control her new flying power, but she's afraid people… Read More →

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

The Age of Innocence

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Newland Archer could not dream of anyone better suited to be his fiancée than his beloved, May Welland. She's innocent and beautiful and comes from a well-regarded aristocratic family. So why… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1170
  • ATOS: 8.8
  • Dewey: 813/.52

The Captain

From the Series Kick!

Malik's senior soccer season is off to a great start. He's the team captain, he plays with his best friend, and Coach Washington treats him more like a coach than player. But everything… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Communist Manifesto

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

The Communist Manifesto is one of the most influential political books in the world, despite being over one hundred years old. German philosophers Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels authored the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1360
  • Dewey: 335.4/22

The Craft-a-Day Book: 30 Projects to Make with Recycled Materials

Reduce, reuse, and recycle with ideas from The Craft-a-Day Book. You can put the three Rs to work with these thirty awesome crafts! Using recycled and reusable materials from around the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • Dewey: 745.5

The Freshman

From the Series Kick!

As the only freshman to make varsity, Iggy Baptiste is excited to play on his high school's top soccer team. He's less thrilled that his best friend Malcolm is stuck on junior varsity. But… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Heir

From the Series Kick!

Rob Briggs is known for two things: being the son of a former soccer pro and being a varsity soccer star. He had plans to follow in his dad's footsteps, but after joining his friend's band… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The House

From the Series Mason Falls Mysteries

The old, abandoned house at the end of Grace's street is a local legend. All the neighbors say it's haunted, but every Halloween someone leaves candy on the front porch. Grace and her friends… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Natural

From the Series Kick!

Kamal is used to being the top dog on his soccer team, until Justin joins. Justin is what you'd call a "natural". He is talented, athletic, and has all the making of a star. Although he… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Recruit

From the Series Kick!

Tessa knows a soccer scholarship is her best chance at going to college. She's the best player on her small-town high school team—but that doesn't mean much in the big world of college… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Superstar

From the Series Kick!

Daniela is looking forward to soccer season. Not only are the Bay Park Rams a great team, she gets to play alongside her best friend, Rinad. And then there's Kennedy—the newest member of the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Time Machine

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

The Time Traveller, a mysterious and brilliant inventor, makes a journey to the year 802,701 AD. Earth is a lush paradise inhabited by two humanoid species—the Eloi and the Morlocks. But he… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • ATOS: 7.4
  • Dewey: 823/.912

The Turnaround

From the Series Mason Falls Mysteries

Justin has always been a big fan of Mason Falls High School's baseball team, the Lions—even though they are the worst in their division. But this season, the Lions are playing surprisingly… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Things We Haven't Said: Sexual Violence Survivors Speak Out

A powerful collection of poems, essays, letters, and interviews written by a diverse group of adults who survived sexual violence as children and adolescents. This anthology is a valuable… Read More →

Tracks

From the Series Mason Falls Mysteries

Nick and Ava have become friends over the fact that they're the only upper classmen who still ride the bus to school. And every day, they see the same boy—who they call The Kid—walking along… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Tying the Knot: A World History of Marriage

For thousands of years, marriage was a business transaction between two families. Fathers chose husbands for their daughters to build power, wealth, and social status. Rules about acceptable… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • Dewey: 306.810973

Underneath It All: A History of Women's Underwear

For most of human history, the garments women wore under their clothes were hidden. The earliest underwear provided warmth and protection. But eventually, women's undergarments became complex… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • Dewey: 687/.2209

Vaccination Investigation: The History and Science of Vaccines

Vaccines are biological substances that cause the human immune system to build up its defenses against specific diseases. Public health officials recommend a series of vaccines for all… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1160
  • Dewey: 615.3/72