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The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Dr. Henry Jekyll is a well-known gentleman living in London. He seems perfectly normal--that is, until he wills his estate to Mr. Edward Hyde, a wicked figure who had assaulted a young girl… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • ATOS: 9.4
  • Dewey: 821'.8

Uncle Tom's Cabin: or, Life among the Lowly

Grade 8 - Grade 12

Uncle Tom, a slave on a farm in Kentucky, is sold by his owner Arthur Shelby and forced to travel south down the Mississippi River. As he is sold from one owner to another, his strong faith… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • ATOS: 9.3
  • Dewey: 813'.3

Guitar Notes

Grade 7 - Grade 12

On odd days, Tripp uses a school practice room to let loose on a borrowed guitar. Eyes closed, strumming that beat-up instrument, Tripp escapes to a world where only the music… On eve Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Nobody

Grade 7 - Grade 12

There are people in this world who are Nobody. No one sees them. No one notices them. They live their lives under the radar, forgotten as soon as you turn… That's why they make the perfe Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Grade 3 - Grade 8

Bored with reading a book with no pictures, Alice looks up and sees a white rabbit in a waistcoat. Curious, she follows. Tumbling down a rabbit hole after him, Alice leaves the rational world… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 7.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Bombs over Bikini: The World's First Nuclear Disaster

Grade 6 - Grade 12

In 1946, as part of the Cold War arms race, the US military launched a program to test nuclear bombs in the Marshall Islands of the Pacific Ocean. From 1946 until 1958, the military detonated… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • Dewey: 623.4'5119

Jane Eyre

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Jane Eyre endures a harsh childhood as an orphan living first with her cruel aunt and later at a boarding school run by a callous headmaster. After completing school, Jane accepts a governess… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 7.9
  • Dewey: 823'.8

Little Women

Grade 5 - Grade 12

The four March sisters--Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy--face good times and bad while growing up in a small New England town. Their father is away, serving as a chaplain for the Union in the Civil… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • ATOS: 7.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave

Grade 7 - Grade 12

In 1817 or 1818, Frederick Douglass was born into slavery on a plantation in Maryland. As a young boy, he served in a household, but as he grew older, he faced increasingly brutal conditions… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • ATOS: 7.9
  • Dewey: 973.8

Romeo and Juliet

Grade 7 - Grade 12

For Romeo and Juliet, it's love at first sight. But there's a problem: Romeo belongs to the Montague family, while Juliet is a Capulet. In Verona, these noble families are constantly feuding… Read More →

  • ATOS: 8.6
  • Dewey: 822.3'3

Seven Billion and Counting: The Crisis in Global Population Growth

Grade 6 - Grade 12

October 31, 2011, marked an uneasy milestone for Planet Earth. On this day, the global population surpassed seven billion. What does that mean for a world that, until the nineteenth century… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1320
  • Dewey: 363.9'1

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Grade 5 - Grade 12

Huckleberry Finn has just been adopted by the Widow Douglass and her sister, and both are committed to changing Huck's "uncivilized" ways. Clean clothes, good manners, and steady church and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Grade 5 - Grade 12

Whether tricking other boys into doing his work or sneaking off to bury a dead cat, Tom Sawyer is a boy with a fondness for mischief. But things become grim when he and his pal Huck Finn… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • ATOS: 8.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Call of the Wild

Grade 5 - Grade 12

Buck is a big dog living a comfortable life in California. When gold is discovered in Canada, he is stolen from his home, taken up to the Klondike region, and forced to pull dog sleds. As… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1120
  • ATOS: 8.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Raven

Grade 5 - Grade 12

During a dark night in December, a man sits in his room sadly thinking about his lost love, Lenore. Suddenly, he hears a tapping on the door, but no one is there. The noise moves to the… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.1
  • Dewey: 811'.3

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Grade 3 - Grade 8

Dorothy lives a peaceful though dull life on the Kansas prairie with Aunt Em and Uncle Henry. When Dorothy and her dog Toto are carried off by a tornado to the land of Oz, magical adventures… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1030
  • ATOS: 7.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Traumatic Brain Injury: From Concussion to Coma

Grade 6 - Grade 12

Two soccer players collide on the field. A soldier in Afghanistan is thrown to the ground during a bomb explosion. A teen has an accident while riding her bike--and she isn't wearing her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • Dewey: 617.4'81044

Twelfth Night: or, What You Will

Grade 7 - Grade 12

In the kingdom of Illyria, a love triangle has everyone on edge. Orsino loves Olivia, a bereaved noblewoman who is in mourning for her dead brother. Olivia loves Cesario, who is actually a… Read More →

  • ATOS: 8.6
  • Dewey: 822.3'3

Sex & Violence

Grade 9 - Grade 12

Sex has always come without consequences for seventeen-year-old Evan. Until he hooks up with the wrong girl and finds himself in the wrong place at very much the wrong time. After an assault… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Shadowlark

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Ever since she escaped the city within the Wall, Lark Ainsley's wanted one thing: to find her brother Basil. She's always believed he would be the one to put an end to the constant fear and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Wounded Name

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Ophelia Castellan will never be just another girl at Elsinore Academy. Seeing ghosts is not a skill prized in future society wives. Even when she takes her pills, the bean sidhe beckon… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Believe

Grade 7 - Grade 12

When Janine Collins was six years old, she was the only survivor of a suicide bombing that killed her parents and dozens of others. Media coverage instantly turned her into a symbol of hope… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Bag of Marbles: The Graphic Novel

Grade 7 - Grade 12

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

Grade 6 - Grade 12

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