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Spring 2019

Solutions for a Cleaner, Greener Planet: Environmental Chemistry

Many of the most toxic materials on Earth—from arsenic to plutonium—occur naturally, but manufacturers have also used them in products such as paints, plumbing, pesticides, nuclear fuel, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • Dewey: 577.27
Spring 2019

Super Potato's Galactic Breakout: Book 2

From the Series Super Potato

Super Potato is kidnapped by Zort, a space slug who collects rare creatures from across the galaxy. But with the help of Zort's put-upon robot helper, Super Potato stages an outer-space jailbreak. Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

Surviving Antarctica: Ernest Shackleton

From the Series They Survived (Alternator Books ® )

Explorer Ernest Shackleton and his crew hoped to be first to cross Antarctica from sea to sea, until their ship became trapped in the ice and began to sink. Survivors endured more than… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 919.89 [B]
Spring 2019

Surviving a Canyon: Aron Ralston

From the Series They Survived (Alternator Books ® )

Aron Ralston went for a normal hike on a normal day. But he slipped, got stuck in a canyon for five days, and wound up amputating his own arm to survive. Filled with suspense as well as… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • Dewey: 796.522/30979259
Spring 2019

Surviving a Shark Attack: Bethany Hamilton

From the Series They Survived (Alternator Books ® )

Surfer Bethany Hamilton paddled out into the ocean for a early morning session with friends. Suddenly, she was attacked by a tiger shark and badly wounded. Learn how Bethany managed to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 797.3/2092 [B]
Spring 2019

Surviving a World War II Prison Camp: Louis Zamperini

From the Series They Survived (Alternator Books ® )

During World War II, Louis Zamperini survived a plane crash, 46 days stranded on a life raft at sea, and two years in a prisoner-of-war camp. Discover how his strong will and positive… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 940.54/7252092 [B]
Spring 2019

Taylor Swift: Superstar Singer and Songwriter

From the Series Gateway Biographies

From her early career in country music to her chart-topping pop hits, learn more about singer-songwriter Taylor Swift, one of the best-selling musical artists of all time. Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 782.421642092 [B]
Spring 2019

The Global Refugee Crisis: Fleeing Conflict and Violence

According to a UN tally, more than 1 million people fled violence and persecution in 2015. Of these, more than half were children. Thousands died along the way. The Syrian civil war as well… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • Dewey: 362.87
Spring 2019

The Invisible War: A World War I Tale on Two Scales

One Nurse. Trillions of microbes. A deadly WWI battle. In France of 1916, battlefield nurse Sister Annie Barnaby encounters a strain of lethal bacteria while treating a patient with… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 741.5/994
Spring 2019

The NBA Playoffs: In Pursuit of Basketball Glory

From the Series Spectacular Sports

Do you know: • Which team won the first NBA championship? • Why Michael Jordan felt awful during one of his greatest playoff performances? • How the Golden State Warriors built a playoff… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 796.323/64
Spring 2019

The Unofficial Guide to Minecraft Construction

From the Series My Minecraft (Alternator Books ® )

Minecraft construction is the ultimate way to get creative. Players build castles, famous structures, and even entire cities with the game's construction materials. Filled with fun tips… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • Dewey: 794.8
Spring 2019

The Unofficial Guide to Minecraft Mining and Farming

From the Series My Minecraft (Alternator Books ® )

Mining and farming are at the heart of the Minecraft experience. Players use mined and farmed materials to build structures, from the simplest shelter to entire cities. Learn about mining and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • Dewey: 794.8
Spring 2019

The Unofficial Guide to Minecraft Mods

From the Series My Minecraft (Alternator Books ® )

Minecraft is known as a platform for creativity, and with mods, players can take their gaming experience to another creative level. Mods, short for "modifications," are any software that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • Dewey: 794.8
Spring 2019

The Unofficial Guide to Minecraft Survival

From the Series My Minecraft (Alternator Books ® )

Survival mode is the ultimate test of a Minecraft player's skills. Can you get enough to eat, gather the resources you need to build a shelter, and win battles against vicious mobs? Learn… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • Dewey: 794.8
Spring 2019

The Wolf in Underpants

From the Series The Wolf in Underpants

In this witty graphic novel, a community of forest animals trades scary rumors about a nearby wolf. Some critters have even gone into business selling wolf traps and anti-wolf fences. But… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • Dewey: 741.5/973
Spring 2019

The Woolly Monkey Mysteries: The Quest to Save a Rain Forest Species

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

In the cloud forests of the Amazon Basin, scientists are installing extraordinary numbers of camera traps in the hopes of learning more about an elusive species—woolly monkeys. No one knows… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1160
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 599.8/58
Spring 2019

Warrior Zone

From the Series Reality Show

When Fiona enters a physical feats TV competition, she is excited to see how she matches up against other athletes from around the country. She works hard and beats out many of her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

When Plants Attack: Strange and Terrifying Plants

Science writer and plant expert Rebecca E. Hirsch presents fun and gross facts about a variety of plants along with explaining the science behind why they do what they do. Featured plants… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 581.6/59
Spring 2019

Women in the Military: From Drill Sergeants to Fighter Pilots

In December 2015, the Pentagon changed a rule to allow American women to serve for the first time ever in front-line ground combat troops. Women have fulfilled many military roles throughout… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1100
  • Dewey: 355.0092/520973
Spring 2019

Yorkshire Terriers

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Who's a Good Dog?

Yorkshire terriers, also called Yorkies, are pint-sized dynamos! Readers will learn about Yorkie history, behavior, and how to best care for them in this engaging title. Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 636.76
Spring 2019

Charming

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

Seventeen-year-old Char loves music, but never considered a singing career until her singing went viral online. Now instead of participating in the Gay Lesbian Alliance, Char devotes herself… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

Cinders

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

After seventeen-year-old Ash's mother dies, Ash is left with her mother's boyfriend and his children. They bully her by posting embarrassing pictures and making her do their homework. Ash's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

First Day of School (Book 5)

From the Series Funny Bone Books ™ First Chapters — Ick and Crud

It's time for Ick and Crud to start school. But who is really learning the lessons? Bob or the boys? Readers will relate to the setbacks and successes of the first day at school. Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2019

My River: Cleaning up the LaHave River

Stella Bowles was in sixth grade when she became an environmental activist to campaign against sewage draining into the LaHave River. In this book, she tells the inspirational story of how… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • Dewey: 363.739'4092