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Influenza

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

With the 2009 outbreak of the deadly H1N1 flu, popularly known as "swine flu," people across the globe crowded emergency rooms and clinics for treatment. During outbreaks, schools shut down… Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.2'03

Josh Gibson

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

Think you know all there is to know about Josh Gibson? Well, did you know that Gibson made 75 home runs in 1931? Did you know that Gibson's home runs often soared more than 500 feet? In spite… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.2
  • Dewey: 796.358092

Journey into the Deep: Discovering New Ocean Creatures

Have you ever wondered what mysteries the ocean holds? Prepare to explore the ocean from sunlit shallows to the deepest, darkest depths. Along the way, you'll meet many incredible creatures… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 591.77

Leukemia: True Survival Stories

From the Series Powerful Medicine

• A young girl receives injections of chemotherapy to kill the cancerous white blood cells in her body. • An eleven-year-old boy undergoes a transplant of stem cells to help his body make… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 616.99'419

Lightning, Hurricanes, and Blizzards: The Science of Storms

From the Series Weatherwise

What causes thunderstorms and lightning? Where and why do hurricanes form? How are blizzards more dangerous than other snowstorms? To answer these questions, you’ll need to know about… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 551.55

Lost Sight: True Survival Stories

From the Series Powerful Medicine

• A father who was blind has an eye tissue transplant that lets him see for the first time. • A man whose own body attacked parts of his eye receives artificial coreneascorneas and is able to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 617.7

Lurlene McDaniel Books — eBook Set

From the Series Lurlene McDaniel Books

Set

More than 2 million copies sold! Best-selling author Lurlene McDaniel creates inspirational stories that follow teens through some very tough challenges. Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $263.89
  • Your Price: $197.92
  • 11 titles

Messages from Beyond

From the Series Night Fall ™

Some guy named Ethan Davis has been texting Cassie. He seems to know all about her—but she can't place him. He's not in Bridgewater High's yearbook either. Cassie thinks one of her friends is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Netherlands in Pictures

From the Series Visual Geography Series, Second Series

The Netherlands was an early trading center for much of Europe. Still home to one of the world's busiest ports, this coastal country is also one of the most densely populated nations in Europe. Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.5
  • Dewey: 949.2

Night Fall ™ — eBook Set

From the Series Night Fall ™

Set

Taking cues from horror films and video games, Night Fall™ is high-interest contemporary horror fiction that is perfect for reluctant and striving readers. Featuring YA themes and a highly… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $511.80
  • Your Price: $383.85
  • 12 titles

Open the Jail Doors — We Want to Enter: The Defiance Campaign against Apartheid Laws, South Africa, 1952

From the Series Civil Rights Struggles around the World

"The Defiance Campaign marked a new chapter in the struggle...going to prison became a badge of honor among Africans."―Nelson Mandela, 1952 On June 26, 1952, twenty-five men and five women… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • Dewey: 323.168

Pelé

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

Think you know all there is to know about Pelé? Well, did you know that Pelé played in his first World Cup tournament at the age of seventeen? Did you know that in 1967, both sides in… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 796.334092

Score!: The Action and Artistry of Hockey's Magnificent Moment

From the Series Spectacular Sports

Do you know: Who once scored 10 goals in a single hockey game? How the Stanley Cup came to be hockey's greatest prize? Why the United States' victory over the Soviet Union at the 1980 Winter… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 796.355

Sergey Brin and Larry Page: Founders of Google

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

As USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper, noted, "Google has infiltrated the daily lives of millions of people." But this giant company had very humble beginnings. In 1996 Sergey Brin and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • Dewey: 005.1092'2

Shattered Bones: True Survival Stories

From the Series Powerful Medicine

• An injured motocross star has pins, screws, and a metal rod inserted into broken bones in his legs and feet to help them heal. • A softball pitcher has her face rebuilt after being hit… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 617.4'71044

Sitting for Equal Service: Lunch Counter Sit-Ins, United States, 1960s

From the Series Civil Rights Struggles around the World

"We were hoping [the sit-in] would catch on and it would spread throughout the country, but it went even beyond our wildest imagination."―Ezell Blair Jr., North Carolina Agricultural &… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1100
  • Dewey: 323.1196'073

Skin

From the Series Night Fall ™

It looks like a pizza exploded on Nick Barry's face. But bad skin is the least of his problems. His bones feel like living ice. A strange rash―like scratches―seems to be some sort of ancient… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Skin Cancer

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

Each year, more than one million Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer, and it affects people of all ages. Indeed, a headline from USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper, says, "Milder… Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.99'477

Slovakia in Pictures

From the Series Visual Geography Series, Second Series

Slovakia sits at the very center of the European continent. Fighting pollution today, this largely rural country fights to protect its many undeveloped forests and endangered wildlife. Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.3
  • Dewey: 943.73

Stephenie Meyer: Dreaming of Twilight

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

As USA TODAY, The Nation's No. 1 Newspaper, puts it, Stephenie Meyer is "one of those rare success stories that inspire unpublished writers." In 2003, Meyer was a 29-year-old mother of three… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • Dewey: 813'.6

Thaw

From the Series Night Fall ™

A July storm caused a major power outage in Bridgewater. Now a research project at the Institute for Cryogenic Experimentation has been ruined, and the thawed-out bodies of twenty-seven… Read More →

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

The Absolute Value of -1

Noah, Lily, and Simon have been a trio forever. But as they enter high school, their relationships shift and their world starts to fall apart. Privately, each is dealing with a family crisis—d Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The African American Experience

From the Series USA TODAY Cultural Mosaic

Supplemented with quotes and engaging articles from USA TODAY, the Nation’s No. 1 Newspaper, The African American Experience shines a spotlight on African Americans and their many exciting… Read More →

  • Dewey: 973'.0496073

The American Indian Experience

From the Series USA TODAY Cultural Mosaic

Supplemented with quotes and engaging articles from USA TODAY, the Nation’s No. 1 Newspaper, The American Indian Experience shines a spotlight on American Indians and their many exciting… Read More →

  • Dewey: 970.004'97