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The Executioner's Daughter

All her life, Moss has lived in the Tower of London with her father, who serves as the executioner for King Henry VIII. Prisoners condemned to death must face Pa and his axe—and Moss catches… Read More →

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

The Island of Beyond

Eleven-year-old Martin can hardly imagine a worse summer. Martin's dad wants him to like "normal" boy things—playing sports and exploring the outdoors—so he sends Martin to his great-aunt… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Bolds

From the Series The Bolds

The Bold family seems fairly normal: they live in a nice house, the parents have good jobs, and they all love to have fun. One slight difference: they're hyenas. That's right—they're covered… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 823.92

The Midnight War of Mateo Martinez

Life is confusing for Mateo Martinez. He and Johnny Ramirez don't hang out anymore, even though they used to be best friends. He and his new friend Ashwin try to act like brave, old-time… Read More →

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

Their Great Gift: Courage, Sacrifice, and Hope in a New Land

With lyrical text and thought-provoking photography, Their Great Gift explores the experiences of immigrants in the twenty-first century, focusing on the lives of children. Images of families… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: 305.9/06912

Timber Creek Station

Danny Dawson lives on a cattle station in the Australian outback. Usually the annual cattle muster excites Danny, but everything is different now. Because Danny's beloved older brother died… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Detective Gordon: A Complicated Case

From the Series Detective Gordon

The detective lay in bed with his eyes closed. But he couldn't sleep. He was thinking. He always thought best in bed. Especially with his eyes closed. Something is going on in the forest:… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Have You Seen Elephant?

Elephant wants to play hide and seek. See if you can help the others find him—he's very good at hiding! This tale of absurdity is perfect for sharing with children who will love finding… Read More →

  • Lexile: 240
  • ATOS: 0.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Don't Call Me Grandma

Great-grandmother Nell eats fish for breakfast, she doesn't hug or kiss, and she does NOT want to be called grandma. Her great-granddaughter isn't sure what to think about her. As she slowly… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [E]

Build, Beaver, Build!: Life at the Longest Beaver Dam

The first year of a beaver kit's life is full of new discoveries and dangers. But the most important lesson the kit learns is how to take care of his family's home. The lodge where he lives… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: [E]

Feminism: Reinventing the F-Word

While most people say they believe in equal rights, the word feminism—America's new F-word—makes people uncomfortable. Explore the history of US feminism through pioneers such as Elizabeth… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1170
  • Dewey: 305.42

Floodwaters and Flames: The 1913 Disaster in Dayton, Ohio

March 25, 1913, began as a typical day in Dayton, Ohio. Downtown bustled with streetcars, carriages, and automobiles. By 8:10 a rush of water from the Great Miami River flooded the city… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 977.1/73

Just My Type: Understanding Personality Profiles

For thousands of years, philosophers and scientists have searched for the keys to human personality. Today, personality testing is a multibillion-dollar business. Many people take personality… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1190
  • Dewey: 155.2'8

Loretta Lynch: First African American Woman Attorney General

From the Series Gateway Biographies

On April 27, 2015, a packed Senate gallery watched as Loretta Lynch became the first African American woman to be named US attorney general. Long before Lynch became attorney general, she… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • ATOS: 7.0
  • Dewey: 349.73092

Masters of Disguise: Amazing Animal Tricksters

In the animal kingdom, survival is the name of the game—and not everything is as it seems. A number of animals rely on particularly clever tricks to fool predators or prey. A baby bird mimics… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 591.47/3

On One Foot

An impatient young man comes to Jerusalem looking for someone to teach him the Torah - while standing on one foot! The city is full of learned rabbis, but none of them can help him until he… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Reproductive Rights: Who Decides?

Throughout history, men and women have always found ways to control reproduction. In some ancient societies, people turned to herbs or traditional rituals. Others turned to methods that are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1270
  • ATOS: 9.3
  • Dewey: 363.9'609

Stickmen's Guide to Aircraft

From the Series Stickmen's Guides to How Everything Works

How do planes stay in the air? What is vertical takeoff? How does a pilot control altitude in a hot-air balloon? Join the Stickmen to find out how mechanisms work. Get an insider's view of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 629.133

Stickmen's Guide to Gigantic Machines

From the Series Stickmen's Guides to How Everything Works

Join the Stickmen on a fascinating tour of monster vehicles, transporters, and construction tools. You'll discover some of the largest machines in existence and see the Stickmen (accidentally) Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 621

Stickmen's Guide to Trains and Automobiles

From the Series Stickmen's Guides to How Everything Works

Join the savvy Stickmen on a fun tour of modern cars and locomotives. See the inner and outer workings of these vehicles. The Stickmen share facts (and jokes), explain functions, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 629.222

Stickmen's Guide to Watercraft

From the Series Stickmen's Guides to How Everything Works

How does a giant cruise ship stay upright? Just how big is an aircraft carrier? How are submarines powered? Join the Stickmen for a close look at how watercrafts work, though be careful—you… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 623.82

Tooth by Tooth: Comparing Fangs, Tusks, and Chompers

From the Series Animal by Animal

What animal would you be if a few of your teeth grew so long that they stuck out of your mouth even when it was closed? What would you be if your top canine teeth grew almost all the way down… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 599.9'43

Urban Biologist Danielle Lee

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

After earning degrees studying animal behavior, Danielle Lee wanted to share her love of science with young people. Through urban outreach she has brought budding scientists into professional… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 570.92

When the Sun Shines on Antarctica: And Other Poems about the Frozen Continent

Icebergs brighten as the sky peels itself of darkness and stretches awake. . . . Welcome, Summer. We've been waiting for you. Experience summer like you've never experienced it… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1110
  • Dewey: 508.989