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Death on Sacred Ground

In the deep woods of Pikes Landing, New York, on a Seneca reservation a girl is found murdered with an arrow through her heart. When they hear about the shocking death, Vivi and her father… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Natural Writer: A Story about Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings dreamt of becoming a famous writer from the time that she was a young girl. After several years of searching for adventure and success, Marjorie finally found… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 813'.52

Voice of Freedom: A Story about Frederick Douglass

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Born a slave, Frederick Douglass grew up facing hunger, hard work, and terrible beatings. After overhearing that reading was the key to freedom, Frederick became determined to learn to read… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 973.8'092

Asteroids, Comets, and Meteors

From the Series Worlds Beyond

During the formation of the solar system, not all of the materials in the vast could of dust and gas were used. What happened to the remaining ice, metal, and rock? It formed what became… Read More →

  • Dewey: 523.5

Jellies: The Life of Jellyfish

"Exceptionally handsome photographs light up the pages of this well-designed introduction to jellyfish. A few sentences or fragments, closely tied to the illustrations, appear on each spread… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 593.5'3

Nick's Secret

In this exciting mystery, thirteen-year-old Nick and his faithful dog, Wags, are mixed up in a scheme even more exciting, and dangerous, than they have ever been in before. Daryl, a school… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Remember the Ladies: A Story about Abigail Adams

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Abigail Adams lived through the Revolutionary War and became the First Lady of the second president of the United States. Though women of her time could not vote, govern, or own property… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 973.4'4'092

When the River Ran Backward

From the Series Adventures in Time

Fifteen-year-old Laurel Mawston has just moved to the Mississippi River town of New Madrid with her parents and brother when disaster strikes. A series of terrible earthquakes devastate New… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Girl Power in the Classroom: A Book About Girls, Their Fears, and Their Future

From the Series Girl Power

Girl Power in the Classroom focuses on the confidence girls need to succeed in school. This down-to-earth book explores the many reasons that keep girls from speaking up in class, asking… Read More →

  • Dewey: 373.1822

Girl Power in the Family: A book about Girls, Their Rights, and Their Voice

From the Series Girl Power

In a twist that makes this book unlike any other, Girl Power in the Family talks directly to girls about how they can collaberate with their families to gain the support they need. This book… Read More →

  • Dewey: 306.874

Girl Power in the Mirror: A Book about Girls, Their Bodies, and Themselves

From the Series Girl Power

This book tackles the questions girls have about their bodies and their looks. Author Helen Cordes asked dozens of girls around the country how they feel about themselves. She shares their… Read More →

  • Dewey: 306.4

Girl Power on the Playing Field: A Book about Girls, Their Goals, and Their Struggles

From the Series Girl Power

Girls around the country speak out about the problems and stereotypes they face when it comes to sports. Girl Power on the Playing Field also discusses how sports can affect girls' minds as… Read More →

  • Dewey: 796'.082

The Play's the Thing: A Story about William Shakespeare

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

The year was 1569 and the place was Stratford-on-Avon. A little boy watched a company of traveling actors perform on a makeshift stage. No one could have known that the child, whose name was… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 822.3'3

Ordinary Genius: The Story of Albert Einstein

From the Series Trailblazer Biographies

What do you think of when you hear the name Albert Einstein? Perhaps you picture an old man with rumpled clothing, a halo of wild white hair, and an impish grin. You might know that he… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 530'.092

Chocolate by Hershey: A Story about Milton S. Hershey

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Milton Hershey loved candy. As a boy, he saved his hard-earned pennies for the candy store. He soon discovered that he had a gift for making delicious treats and, after years of trying… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 338.7'664153'092

Oh, The Places He Went: A Story about Dr. Seuss

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Dr. Seuss is known as the creator of some of the most beloved children's books of all time. Journey to the fantastic world he created in this appealing story about the author/illustrator… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 813'.52

A Fairy-Tale Life: A Story about Hans Christian Anderson

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Young Hans Christian knew how life should be--just like a fairy tale. But, while he was growing up in Odense, Denmark, his life didn't seem much like a fairy tale. Although everyone was… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 839.8'136

Listening to Crickets: A Story about Rachel Carson

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

From the time she was a very young girl, Rachel Carson felt a bond with nature. Growing up in Pennsylvania, she spent hours exploring meadows and woods, dreaming of seeing the ocean. As… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 574'.092

Tornado

From the Series Nature in Action

The day is hot and muggy, but cool weather is moving in. All at once, there's a thunderous rumble that sounds like an approaching freight train. The sky darkens and the wind picks up. A… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 551.55'3

Fine Print: A Story about Johann Gutenberg

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Although he is credited with changing history through his invention of printing, Johann Gutenberg remains mysterious. In Fine Print, author Joann Johansen Burch pieces together Gutenberg's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 686.1'092

Mr. Blue Jeans: A Story about Levi Strauss

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

In 1847 an eighteen-year-old immigrant arrived in New York. He had little in his pockets and no knowledge of English. However, by 1874, people throughout the United States knew him as the man… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 338.7'687'092

Arctic Explorer: The Story of Matthew Henson

From the Series Trailblazer Biographies

Through howling snowstorms and over treacherous sheets of ice, Matthew Henson and Robert Peary raced against other explorers and death itself to be the first to reach the North Pole. After… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 910'.92

Frontier Surgeons: A Story about the Mayo Brothers

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

In the 1870s, surgery was a crude affair performed on the patient's kitchen table. In the frontier town of Rochester, Minnesota, Dr. W. W. Mayo brought his young sons, Will and Charlie, to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 610'.92'273

Go Free or Die: A Story about Harriet Tubman

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

For the first twenty-eight years of her life. Harriet Tubman lived as a slave on a southern plantation. Finally, with the help of a Quaker woman, she was able to escape to Philadelphia by way… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 305.5'67'0924