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The Baseball Adventure of Jackie Mitchell, Girl Pitcher vs. Babe Ruth

Grade 3 - Grade 5

During the biggest game of her life . . . a girl pitches to the world’s best… Chattanooga, Tennessee, 1931. Jackie Mitchell is a girl pitcher on a minor-league baseball team, the Chat Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 796.357092

The Ferret's a Foot: Book 3

Grade 2 - Grade 5

Mr. Venezi has put up a “help wanted” sign in the pet shop. He needs someone to keep track of the animals. But more help might mean he sells more pets, and the animals will have to leave… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 2.4
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

The Maltese Mummy: Book 2

Grade 4 - Grade 8

A friend has vanished, a mummy's amulet is missing, and there's a weirdo out there looking for human brains and hearts. The Chicagoland Detective Agency—run by Megan, Raf, and his talking dog… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

The Prison-Ship Adventure of James Forten, Revolutionary War Captive

Grade 3 - Grade 5

Captured at sea . . . a young man must choose between his country and his… The Atlantic Ocean, 1781. James Forten is a free African American sailor on an American ship, the Royal Loui Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 973.3'71

The Rescue Adventure of Stenny Green, Hindenburg Crash Eyewitness

Grade 3 - Grade 5

On an airfield in New Jersey . . . a boy witnesses… Lakehurst, New Jersey, 1937. Stenny Green loves to build model airships. He’s excited to learn the Hindenburg will land in his tow Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

The Rooftop Adventure of Minnie and Tessa, Factory Fire Survivors

Grade 3 - Grade 5

When fire breaks out at the factory . . . two friends must… New York, New York, 1911. Best friends Minnie and Tessa work together at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory. Suddenly, a fire b Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 974.7'041

What a Team!: Book 3

Kindergarten - Grade 3

Is teamwork impossible for these brothers and sisters? Badger brothers Grub and Bristle want to build a boat with their friends, but their new fox sister Ginger always tries to take charge… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.0
  • Dewey: 741.5'944

A Hubbub: Book 2

Kindergarten - Grade 3

Now that Ginger Fox and her mother are living with the Badgers, life just isn't the same… Ginger's new badger brothers like to argue. Her new badger baby sister takes up all of Mrs. Fox's ti Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Agent Mongoose and the Attack of the Giant Insects: Book 15

Grade 4 - Grade 7

As Agent Mongoose, the world's greatest super-spy, you've saved the planet more than once. But when giant insects attack, will your martial arts training and high-tech gear be enough to… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

And Then There Were Gnomes: Book 2

Grade 2 - Grade 5

Sasspants, PI(G), the world's fluffiest detective, is back on the case―or she will be, if her sidekick Hamisher can convince her there's really a mystery afoot. Hamisher has made up so many… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Changing Moon: Book 1

Grade 6 - Grade 9

In Alta Donna, the weather is great, the sunsets are super, and the stars twinkle brightly. Perfect, right? No! It’s super boring. Nothing real ever happens. Everybody says I spend too much… Read More →

  • Lexile: 370
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 741.5'944

Even for a Dreamer Like Me: Book 3

Grade 6 - Grade 9

Library books. They look so innocent and helpful. But did you know there’s a border keeping the world of stories apart from the real-life world? And that the border must be guarded at all… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 741.5'944

Ferrets and Ferreting Out: Book 2

Grade 6 - Grade 9

“It’s a little known fact, but ferrets secretly run the world.” I thought my biology report started out great. But did the teacher let me finish? No! No one ever lets me finish. They think I… Read More →

  • Lexile: 350
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 741.5'944

Sherlock Holmes and a Scandal in Bohemia: Case 1

Grade 4 - Grade 6

Has Sherlock Holmes met his match? Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are asked to help the King of Bohemia find a very important photograph. It won’'t be easy. The King's former love, Irene… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure at the Abbey Grange: Case 2

Grade 4 - Grade 6

After a murder, lies run wild at the Abbey Grange. Will the truth be told? Scotland Yard calls in Holmes and Watson to investigate the murder of Sir Eustace Brackenstall. But the evidence… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Blue Gem: Case 3

Grade 4 - Grade 6

A hat, a goose, and a priceless blue gem...Can Sherlock Holmes add up the clues? When countess's blue gem is stolen and winds up inside a goose, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson jump on the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Dancing Men: Case 4

Grade 4 - Grade 6

Can Holmes decode the message of the dancing men? When Hilton Cubitt finds strange messages around his house, he is puzzled. When his wife sees them, she is terrified! Cubitt turns to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Speckled Band: Case 5

Grade 4 - Grade 6

"It was the band. The speckled band!" After her sister Julia dies suddenly, Helen Stoner worries that she is the killer's next target. With her last words, Julia insisted that the "speckled… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Sussex Vampire: Case 6

Grade 4 - Grade 6

A mother sucks the blood from her baby's neck! Could she be a vampire? Do vampires really exist? Robert Ferguson thinks so. In fact, he believes his wife is one! He calls upon Holmes and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

The Ancient Formula: A Mystery with Fractions

Grade 3 - Grade 5

A puzzle left behind by Sifu Faiza's grandfather has everyone stumped. A circle divided into wedges shows part of the formula for an ancient medicine. But some of the wedges are blank, and no… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

The Book Bandit: A Mystery with Geometry

Grade 3 - Grade 5

The science club has created a big "book bandit" sculpture in the public library. But how did they get the sculpture in through the tiny library window? The librarians offer a prize to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

The Drained Brains Caper: Book 1

Grade 4 - Grade 8

Raf knows Megan is trouble from the moment she steps into his mom's pet food store asking for a tarantula. But there's one thing you can count on in Chicagoland: weird things happen several… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Fishy Fountain: A Mystery with Multiplication and Division

Grade 3 - Grade 5

It's Stacy's turn to take care of her school's pet fish when somebody pulls a prank. The trickster dumped a complicated concoction of chemicals from the science lab into the fountain, and now… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

The Lifesaving Adventure of Sam Deal, Shipwreck Rescuer

Grade 3 - Grade 5

When a ship begins to sink . . . a boy and his pony rise to the… Pea Island, North Carolina, 1896. Sam Deal loves horses, especially his little pony, Ginger. The men at the lifesavin Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 363.12'3810916348