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Green Energy: Crucial Gains or Economic Strains?

From the Series USA TODAY's Debate: Voices and Perspectives

This book examines the history of human energy use as well as the latest energy developments in the United States. It provides the opinions and perpsectives of government and business… Read More →

  • Dewey: 333.79'4

Internet Censorship: Protecting Citizens or Trampling Freedom?

From the Series USA TODAY's Debate: Voices and Perspectives

Americans are sharply divided on the issue of Internet censorship. This book examines the history of censorship in the United States as well as current federal, state, and local laws. It… Read More →

  • Dewey: 005.8

Jewish Comedy Stars: Classic to Cutting Edge

From vaudeville to viral comedy on the web, here are more than 40 short biographies of Jewish comedians who heavily influenced the entertainment industry in the twentieth and early… Read More →

  • Dewey: 792.702'80923924073

Legalized Gambling: Revenue Boom or Social Bust?

From the Series USA TODAY's Debate: Voices and Perspectives

This book examines the history of gambling as well as current federal, state, and local laws. It provides opinions and perspectives on both sides of the issue. It also presents the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 363.4'20973

Legalizing Drugs: Crime Stopper or Social Risk?

From the Series USA TODAY's Debate: Voices and Perspectives

This book looks at the history of drug laws in the United States, the modern-day War on Drugs, and the medical marijuana movement. It provides the opinions and perspectives of police… Read More →

  • Dewey: 364.1'77

Michael Jackson: Ultimate Music Legend

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Michael Jackson's journey to fame began in 1966 at age eight, when he started singing with his brothers in the Jackson 5. In the early 1970s, he launched a solo career, accumulating a dozen… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 782.42166092

Seven Wonders of Architecture

From the Series Seven Wonders

In every age, science and technology have played an important role in advancing human civilization. From architecture to engineering, communication to transportation, humans have invented and… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 720

Seven Wonders of Communication

From the Series Seven Wonders

In every age, science and technology have played an important role in advancing human civilization. From architecture to engineering, communication to transportation, humans have invented and… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 621.382

Seven Wonders of Engineering

From the Series Seven Wonders

In every age, science and technology have played an important role in advancing human civilization. From architecture to engineering, communication to transportation, humans have invented and… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 624

Seven Wonders of Exploration Technology

From the Series Seven Wonders

In every age, science and technology have advanced human civilization. From architecture to engineering, medicine to transportation, humans have invented extraordinary wonders. Explorers long… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.9
  • Dewey: 500

Seven Wonders of Green Building Technology

From the Series Seven Wonders

In every age, science and technology have advanced human civilization. From architecture to engineering, medicine to transportation, humans have invented extraordinary wonders. People have… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 720'.47

Seven Wonders of Medicine

From the Series Seven Wonders

In every age, science and technology have advanced human civilization. From architecture to engineering, medicine to transportation, humans have invented extraordinary wonders. Over the… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 610

Seven Wonders of Transportation

From the Series Seven Wonders

In every age, science and technology have advanced human civilization. From architecture to engineering, medicine to transportation, humans have invented extraordinary wonders. Transportation… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 629.04

Skin: The Bare Facts

In the story of your life, your skin plays a starring role. It’s the part of you that is most exposed to the world, so it sees everything- windy weather, ski trips, beach days, swim meets… Read More →

Sonia Sotomayor: First Hispanic U.S. Supreme Court Justice

From the Series Gateway Biographies

When President Barack Obama nominated Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court of the United States, the country celebrated. Not only would the Supreme Court welcome its third woman justice but… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 347.73'2634

The Horrors of Andersonville: Life and Death Inside a Civil War Prison

The Confederate prison known as Andersonville existed for only the last fourteen months of the Civil War―but its well-documented legacy of horror has lived on in the diaries of its prisoners… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • ATOS: 7.8
  • Dewey: 973.7'82092

The Me Nobody Knew, 2nd Edition

Shannon was 13 and she wanted to die. She hated her parents, her body, her friends - her life. She never felt pretty or popular enough. She struggled with drinking. She was sexually… Read More →

  • Dewey: 155.5'33092

Breathe: A Ghost Story

Jack is not a normal boy. He can talk to ghosts. In his new home, an aging farmhouse, he meets the Ghost Mother, a grief-stricken spirit who becomes very attached to him…too attached. He… Read More →

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

Name That Style: All about Isms in Art

From the Series Bob Raczka's Art Adventures

How many art styles can you name? Can you tell the difference between Naturalism and Realism? How about Cubism and Impressionism? In this book, art lover Bob Raczka clearly explains the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 709

Reel Culture: 50 Movies You Should Know About (So You Can Impress Your Friends)

Reel Culture is for the young person who is curious about film history and wants to be the one at the party who knows what Casablanca was about or who made the LBD (little black dress) hot in… Read More →

Up in the Air: The Story of Bessie Coleman

From the Series Trailblazer Biographies

When she was growing up in Waxahachie, Texas, in the early 1900s, young Bessie Coleman had to do without a lot of things. Because she was black, she went to inferior schools. Because her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • Dewey: 629.13'092

What I Had Was Singing: The Story of Marian Anderson

From the Series Trailblazer Biographies

Even as a little child, Marian Anderson knew what she wanted to do. More than anything in the world, she wanted to sing. From the age of six, Marian amazed her listeners with the beauty of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 782.1'092

Book One: The Shadow Door

From the Series The ElseWhere Chronicles

It’s bad enough when Max, Rebecca, Noah, and Theo just think Grandpa Gabe’s house is haunted. But then the old movie projector in the library opens a passageway to a world of monsters and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Book Three: The Master of Shadows

From the Series The ElseWhere Chronicles

Rebecca, Max, Noah, and Theo are reunited and on the run. The Master of Shadows himself is close behind. Nowhere is safe - monsters lurk in the water and on land, and the Shadow Spies strike… Read More →

  • Lexile: 360
  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: 741.5'973