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A 52-Hertz Whale

"It appears to be the only individual emitting a call at this frequency and hence, has been described as the world's loneliest whale."—Wikipedia So here's how it all starts: James, a high… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Last Night at the Circle Cinema

Olivia, Bertucci, and Codman were the trio no one else in high school could quite figure out, an impenetrable triangle of friendship. Now they're graduating and about to start new lives away… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Out of Darkness

A 2016 Michael L. Printz Honoree "This is East Texas, and there's lines. Lines you cross, lines you don't cross. That clear?" New London, Texas. 1937. Naomi Vargas and Wash Fuller know… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Nutcracker Comes to America: How Three Ballet-Loving Brothers Created a Holiday Tradition

Every December, The Nutcracker comes to life in theaters all across the United States. But how did this 19th-century Russian ballet become such a big part of the holidays in 21st-century… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The King and the Sea

These stunningly illustrated, ultra-short stories are seemingly simple but ultimately profound tales. In each story, the king has an encounter which he tries to rule over. But of course the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

When Dad Showed Me the Universe

Tonight Dad wants to show Ulf something very special: the universe. Of course, they can't possibly embark on such a daring adventure unprepared, so they wrap up warm, gather provisions, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

When I am Happiest

From the Series My Happy Life

A standalone follow-up to the acclaimed and beloved chapter books My Happy Life and My Heart is Laughing. Dani is very happy—it's the last day of school, and summer is about to start. But… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Summer of Sundays

A sweet middle-grade title about getting lost in a big family and unlikely friendship. Almost-twelve-year-old Sunday Fowler is a middle-of-the-middle child, and it's the absolute worst. Her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Anywhere but Paradise

Moving from Texas to Hawaii in 1960, 12-year-old Peggy Sue faces a difficult transition when she is bulled as one of the few haole (white) students in her school. This lyrical debut novel is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Ebola: Fears and Facts

Ebola is a deadly contagious disease. From 1975 to 2013, it killed about 1,500 people. But a 2014 epidemic killed more than six times that number. At first the outbreak was contained to one… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • ATOS: 7.2
  • Dewey: 616.9'1

Forgotten Bones: Uncovering a Slave Cemetery

Imagine you're watching a backhoe dig up the ground for a construction project when a round object rolls down a pile of dirt and stops at your feet. You pick it up, brush off some dirt, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1030
  • ATOS: 6.9
  • Dewey: 306.3'620974

Guinea Dog 3

From the Series Guinea Dog

When Rufus, Murphy, Lurena, and their pets go camping, they meet Pedro, a shy boy who seems afraid of just about everything—especially the water. One thing leads to another and the kids go… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Human.4

Kyle Straker volunteered to be hypnotized at the annual community talent show, expecting the same old lame amateur acts. But when he wakes up, his world will never be the same. Televisions… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

My Name is Aviva

"My name is Aviva, not Amoeba!" shouts Aviva at her teasing classmates. Aviva is determined to change her name until she discovers where her name comes from and why her parents chose that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: [E]

Plotted: A Literary Atlas

This incredibly wide-ranging collection of maps—all inspired by literary classics—offers readers a new way of looking at their favorite fictional worlds. Andrew DeGraff's stunningly detailed… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090

Raised by Wolves

From the Series Raised by Wolves

Adopted by the alpha of a werewolf pack after a rogue wolf brutally killed her parents right before her eyes, fifteen-year-old Bryn knows only pack life, and the rigid social hierarchy that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

SheHeWe

From the Series Three-Story Books

Alex hosts a tea party and makes new friends. Drew soars through the sky, searching for adventure. Two kids play in a park, imagining they're somewhere else. In one afternoon, the worlds of… Read More →

  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Smart and Spineless: Exploring Invertebrate Intelligence

When you think of smart animals, what comes to mind? Wise old owls? Problem-solving dolphins? Maybe you have heard of Koko the gorilla, who has mastered one thousand signs in American Sign… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1210
  • ATOS: 7.8
  • Dewey: 592.13

Tabula Rasa

From the Series The Tabula Rasa Saga

The Bourne Identity meets Divergent in this action-packed debut thriller with a Katniss-esque heroine fighting to regain her memories and stay alive, set against a dystopian hospital… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Tear You Apart

If you want to live happily ever after, first you have to stay alive. Viv knows there's no escaping her fairy-tale curse. One day her beautiful stepmother will feed her a poison apple or… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Burnouts

From the Series Quarantine

Readers of The Maze Runner and Divergent will devour this dark survival series that's Lord of the Flies in a 21st-century high school setting. In the third Quarantine book, David and Will… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Dark Divine

From the Series The Dark Divine

Grace Divine, daughter of the local pastor, always knew something terrible happened the night Daniel Kalbi disappeared—the night she found her brother Jude collapsed on the porch, covered in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The False Princess

Princess and heir to the throne of Thorvaldor, Nalia has led a privileged life at court. But everything changes when she learns, just after her sixteenth birthday, that she is a false… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Great Monkey Rescue: Saving the Golden Lion Tamarins

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

Golden lion tamarins are found only in Brazilian forests. These small, remarkable monkeys once had plenty of space to roam and claim family territories. But years of deforestation caused… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 639.97'984