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Spring 2019

Surviving Antarctica: Ernest Shackleton

Grade 3 - Grade 6

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

Grade 3 - Grade 6

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

Grade 3 - Grade 6

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 Shipwreck: The Titanic

Grade 3 - Grade 6

In 1912, more than 2,200 people sailed aboard the maiden voyage of the Titanic. Four days into its Atlantic crossing, the mammoth vessel sank. More than two-thirds of the passengers perished… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • Dewey: 910.9163/4
Spring 2019

Surviving a Space Disaster: Apollo 13

Grade 3 - Grade 6

The Apollo 13 mission began smoothly. But an explosion on the spacecraft changed everything. Instead of landing on the moon, the astronauts were fighting for their lives. This true story… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • Dewey: 629.45/4
Spring 2019

Surviving a World War II Prison Camp: Louis Zamperini

Grade 3 - Grade 6

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

Grade 4 - Grade 8

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
  • Dewey: 782.421642092 [B]
Spring 2019

The Accident

Grade 6 - Grade 12

When Daniel's friends invite him to a house party, he thinks it's a bad idea. But after some convincing, he agrees to go. On the way there, they get into a car accident and one of his friends… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

The Cheat

Grade 6 - Grade 12

Ted and his friends are upset about an upcoming history test. He is nervous about getting a bad grade, and his friends have other priorities. When one friend sees the answer key, Ted is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button: And Other Tales of the Jazz Age

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Tales of the Jazz Age is a collection of eleven short stories by American writer F. Scott Fitzgerald. Divided into three thematic parts, the anthology highlights Fitzgerald's signature… Read More →

  • Dewey: 813/.52
Spring 2019

The Date

Grade 6 - Grade 12

On the last day of school, Maribel attempts to ask her crush, Evan, out on a date to the bonfire party that night. After multiple failed attempts—including an embarrassing moment caused by a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

The Dog and the Fox

Preschool - Grade 2

This charming story about a dog and a fox is a perfect entry point for young readers! Children will hone their reading skills with fun illustrations and age-appropriate, accessible text. Read More →

  • Lexile: 150
  • Dewey: 428.6/2
Spring 2019

The Game

Grade 6 - Grade 12

Marcus and his best friend Taj have never been great at basketball. But during the final game of the season, their coach finally gives them the chance to play. As the minutes count down… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

The Global Refugee Crisis: Fleeing Conflict and Violence

Grade 8 - Grade 12

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 Incredibles Top 10s: No Guts, No Glory

Grade 1 - Grade 4

What are the Top 10 Features of a Supersuit? What are the Top 10 Tools of a Super Villain? Dive into your favorite quotes, scenes, and more from The Incredibles movies, including scenes from… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: 791.43/72
Spring 2019

The Invisible Man

Grade 7 - Grade 12

A strange and reclusive scientist takes a room at a village inn. Griffin keeps his face wrapped in bandages and exhibits peculiar behaviors, such as turning his room into a laboratory… Read More →

  • Dewey: 823/.8
Spring 2019

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

Grade 8 - Grade 12

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 →

  • Dewey: 741.5/994
Spring 2019

The Island

Grade 6 - Grade 12

When you love a show, you jump at the chance to be on it, right? That's how Ethan felt when he signed up for a survival reality TV competition. But once he and the other nine contestants are… Read More →

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

The Island of Doctor Moreau

Grade 7 - Grade 12

When Edward Prendick is shipwrecked on a mysterious island in the South Pacific, he meets the infamous Dr. Moreau, a physiologist who was forced to leave England because of his repulsive… Read More →

  • Dewey: 823/.8
Spring 2019

The Lie

Grade 6 - Grade 12

Leanna thinks she's doing the right thing when she encourages her best friend, Jenny, to try out for the high school tennis team. But when Jenny makes a complete fool of herself at tryouts… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

The Man in the Iron Mask

Grade 7 - Grade 12

The courageous musketeers—Athos, D'Artagnan, Aramis, and Porthos—return to sword fighting in the final installment of the D'Artagnan Romances. When Aramis visits the Bastille, an infamous… Read More →

  • Dewey: 843/.7
Spring 2019

The NBA Playoffs: In Pursuit of Basketball Glory

Grade 5 - Grade 12

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 dyna Read More →

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

The One

Grade 6 - Grade 12

Her friend signed her up for a reality dating show as a joke, but when Charlotte is selected, she decides to go ahead with it, in the hopes of winning a scholarship. The four contestants have… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

The Phantom of the Opera

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Amidst rumors that the Paris opera house is haunted, Christine Daaé, a young Swedish girl, performs at a gala and attracts attention from both her childhood sweetheart, Raoul, and the… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]