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What's Your Story, Harriet Tubman?

From the Series Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans

How did Harriet Tubman escape from slavery? How did she lead others to freedom? Cub Reporter interviews her to find out! Learn how Harriet risked her life to help runaway slaves by being a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 306.3'62092

What's Your Story, Jackie Robinson?

From the Series Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans

When did Jackie Robinson become well-known? What did he do? Cub Reporter interviews him to find out! Discover how Jackie fought against prejudice to become the first African American to play… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 796.357092

What's Your Story, Sacagawea?

From the Series Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans

How did Sacagawea help the explorers Lewis and Clark? Where did she guide the expedition? Cub Reporter interviews her to find out! Learn how Sacagawea helped a group of explorers navigate… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 978.0049745740092

One Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of the Gambia

The inspiring true story of how one African woman began a movement to recycle the plastic bags that were polluting her… Plastic bags are cheap and easy to use. But what happens when Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 363.72880966

I Remember Beirut

Zeina Abirached, author of the award-winning graphic novel A Game for Swallows, returns with a powerful collection of wartime memories… Abirached was born in Lebanon in 1981. She grew up in Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 741.5'95692

Knockout Games

For Kalvin Barnes, the only thing that comes close to the rush of playing the knockout game is watching videos of the knockout… Kalvin's crew always takes videos of their KOs, but Kalvin Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Malala Yousafzai: Shot by the Taliban, Still Fighting for Equal Education

From the Series Gateway Biographies

On October 9, 2012, Malala Yousafzai was on her way home from school in Swat Valley, Pakistan, when she was shot in the head by members of the Taliban. Though she was only fifteen years old… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 371.822095491

Nelson Mandela: World Leader for Human Rights

From the Series Gateway Biographies

On December 5, 2013, former South African President Nelson Mandela passed away at the age of 95. People around the world mourned the death of this human rights activist. Thousands of South… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 968.06'5092

Spectacular Sports — Audisee® eBook with Audio Set

From the Series Spectacular Sports

Set

Sports fans will cheer for these exciting titles, which capture some of the most thrilling moments in college and professional sports. From buzzer-beater basketball shots and amazing trick… Read More →

  • Audisee® eBook with Audio
  • List Price: $693.16
  • Your Price: $519.87
  • 13 titles

Transgender Lives: Complex Stories, Complex Voices

"I didn't hear the word transgender until I was eighteen, when a person I was dating came out as trans. My boyfriend came out as my girlfriend, and I thought, 'What . . . is that?' She said… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1160
  • Dewey: 306.76'8

A Matter of Souls

From the shores of Africa to the bowels of a transatlantic ship to a voting booth in Mississippi to the jungles of Vietnam, all human connection is a matter of souls… In this stirring collec Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Mumbet's Declaration of Independence

"All men are born free and equal… Everybody knows about the Founding Fathers and the Declaration of Independence in 1776. But the founders weren't the only ones who believed that everyone h Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 306.3'62092

The Scar Boys

A severely burned teenager. A guitar. Punk rock. The chords of a rock 'n' roll road trip in a coming-of-age novel that is a must-read story about finding your place in the world . . . even if… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

STEM Trailblazer Bios — Library Bound Set

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Set

Read about the life stories and significant contributions of some of today's most accomplished figures in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields. Narrative nonfiction text… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $986.05
  • Your Price: $739.54
  • 37 titles

STEM Trailblazer Bios — Paperback Set

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Set

Read about the life stories and significant contributions of some of today's most accomplished figures in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields. Narrative nonfiction text… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $341.62
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STEM Trailblazer Bios — eBook Set

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Set

Read about the life stories and significant contributions of some of today's most accomplished figures in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields. Narrative nonfiction text… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $1,519.62
  • Your Price: $1,139.71
  • 38 titles

Hey, Charleston!: The True Story of the Jenkins Orphanage Band

What happened when a former slave took beat-up old instruments and gave them to a bunch of orphans? Thousands of futures got a little brighter and a great American art form was born… In 1891 Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 784.4'4060757915

A Bag of Marbles: The Graphic Novel

In 1941 in occupied Paris, brothers Maurice and Joseph play a last game of marbles before running home to their father’s barbershop. This is the day that will change their lives forever. With… Read More →

  • Lexile: 390
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 741.5'944

Darkness Everywhere: The Assassination of Mohandas Gandhi

On January 30, 1948, Mohandas Gandhi, the world's most revered champion of nonviolent civil disobedience, was murdered in cold blood by a man he'd never met. Gandhi was legendary—in his… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • Dewey: 954.03'5092

Gateway Biographies — Library Bound Set

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Set

Discover the human side of key newsworthy and historical figures. Each biography in this easy-reading series is peppered with quotes and childhood stories, accounts of successes and failures… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $735.77
  • Your Price: $551.83
  • 23 titles

Gateway Biographies — eBook Set

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Set

Discover the human side of key newsworthy and historical figures. Each biography in this easy-reading series is peppered with quotes and childhood stories, accounts of successes and failures… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $1,103.77
  • Your Price: $827.83
  • 23 titles

A Marked Man: The Assassination of Malcolm X

February 21, 1965. Controversial civil rights leader Malcolm X is gunned down during a speech in… Few were shocked by the news of Malcolm X‘s death. Since 1952 the former member of Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • Dewey: 320.54'6092

Something to Prove: The Great Satchel Paige vs. Rookie Joe DiMaggio

In 1936, the New York Yankees wanted to test a hot prospect named Joe DiMaggio to see if he was ready for the big leagues. They knew just the ballplayer to call—Satchel Paige, the best… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 796.3570922

The Sin-Eater's Confession

People in Merit, Wisconsin, always said Jimmy was . . . you know. But people said all sorts of stupid stuff. Nobody really knew anything. Nobody really knew Jimmy… I guess you could say I kn Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]