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When Lunch Fights Back: Wickedly Clever Animal Defenses

The octopus spies a nice, tasty mantis shrimp. It swims over for a closer look at the small creature. Then—WHAM!—the mantis shrimp strikes a nasty blow with its hammer-like forelimb. The… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 591.47

Looking Like Me

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

"Dion Graham's confident, enthusiastic narration powerfully depicts a young African-American boy who is beginning to identify who he is in the world. Quincy Tyler Bernstine adds a dynamic… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: [E]

The Saints

From the Series Quarantine

A cross between the Gone series and Lord of the Flies, Quarantine #2: The Saints continues this frenetically paced and scary young adult series that illustrates just how deadly high school… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Oblivion

One year ago, Callie was found in an abandoned apartment, scrawling words on the wall: "I KILLED HIM. His blood is on my hands. His heart is in my soul. I KILLED HIM." But she remembers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Matter of Souls

From the shores of Africa to the bowels of a transatlantic ship to a voting booth in Mississippi to the jungles of Vietnam, all human connection is a matter of souls. In this stirring… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Water Can Be . . .

From the Series Can Be . . . Books

Water can be a . . . • Thirst quencher • Kid drencher • Cloud fluffer • Fire snuffer Find out about the many roles water plays in this poetic exploration of water throughout the year. Read More →

  • Lexile: 310
  • Dewey: 553.7

The Other Way Around

Andrew has seen a flash of his future. (Dad: unfinished PhD. Mom: unfulfilling career. Their marriage: unsuccessful.) Based on what he's seen, he's uninspired to put a foot on the well-worn… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Shibboleth

From the Series The Twelve-Fingered Boy Trilogy

"There are certain shibboleths to our condition." At the end of the first book of The Twelve-Fingered Boy Trilogy, Jack and Shreve are incarcerado―physically locked up. Shreve's back in the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Story of Owen: Dragon Slayer of Trondheim

Listen! For I sing of Owen Thorskard: valiant of heart, hopeless at algebra, last in a long line of legendary dragon slayers. Though he had few years and was not built for football, he stood… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Pom and Pim

Pom and Pim go outside. It’s hot. The sun is shining. What luck! Pom and Pim’s day is full of ups and downs, and luck both good and bad. Is eating a huge ice cream truly a good idea? Is it… Read More →

  • ATOS: 0.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Mumbet's Declaration of Independence

"All men are born free and equal." Everybody knows about the Founding Fathers and the Declaration of Independence in 1776. But the founders weren't the only ones who believed that everyone… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 306.3'62092

The Scar Boys

A severely burned teenager. A guitar. Punk rock. The chords of a rock 'n' roll road trip in a coming-of-age novel that is a must-read story about finding your place in the world . . . even if… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Chasing the Storm: Tornadoes, Meteorology, and Weather Watching

Huge, towering clouds build up in the sky—it's a super cell. The Doppler radar indicates that the system is rotating. But is there a funnel? Is it touching the ground? Only a storm chaser can… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1110
  • Dewey: 551.55'3

Every Body's Talking: What We Say without Words

Are you nervous about your presentation at school tomorrow? Or about going onstage for the school play? What about trying out for the baseball team? Try standing like a superhero for a few… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • Dewey: 153.6'9

Handle with Care: An Unusual Butterfly Journey

Some farms grow vegetables or grains, and some raise cows, sheep, chickens, or pigs. But have you ever heard of a butterfly farm? How do you raise a butterfly? On a farm in Costa Rica… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 595.78'9

If It Rains Pancakes: Haiku and Lantern Poems

From the Series Poetry Adventures

What is a haiku? It sounds like a sneeze. And isn't a lantern a light source? Actually, they are two types of ancient Japanese poetry. Award-winning author Brian P. Cleary explains how each… Read More →

  • Dewey: 811'.54

Secrets of the Sky Caves: Danger and Discovery on Nepal's Mustang Cliffs

What's more dangerous than scaling Mount Everest? For mountaineer Pete Athans, the answer lies in the ancient kingdom of Mustang, a remote part of the Asian nation of Nepal. Long-abandoned… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 796.522095496

Seder in the Desert

Join a group of families as they follow Rabbi Jamie into Moab, Utah to celebrate a most unusual Passover seder in the desert. Read More →

  • Dewey: 296.4'5371

The Patchwork Torah

As a child, David watches his grandfather, a Torah scribe or sofer, finish a Torah scroll for the synagogue. "A Torah is not something to be thrown away," his Grandfather explains. David's… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

The Whispering Town

The dramatic story of neighbors in a small Danish fishing village who, during the Holocaust, shelter a Jewish family waiting to be ferried to safety in Sweden. It is 1943 in Nazi-occupied… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: [E]

Traumatic Brain Injury: From Concussion to Coma

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

BZRK Reloaded

From the Series BZRK

From best-selling author Michael Grant comes the highly anticipated, terrifying, and mind-bending second book in the BZRK trilogy. The entire BZRK cell—including Noah and Sadie—has been left… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Sex & Violence

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

From the Series The Skylark Trilogy

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]