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Spring 2019

Sweet Dreams, Sarah

Sarah E. Goode was one of the first African-American women to get a US patent. Working in her furniture store, she recognized a need for a multi-use bed and through hard work, ingenuity, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • Dewey: 684.1/5--dc23
Spring 2019

Martin & Anne: The Kindred Spirits of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Anne Frank

Anne Frank and Martin Luther King Jr. were born the same year a world apart. Both faced ugly prejudices and violence, which both answered with words of love and faith in humanity. This is the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: 323.092/2 B
Fall 2018

STEM Trailblazer Bios — Audisee® eBook with Audio Set

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Set

Read about the life stories and significant contributions of some of today's most accomplished figures in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields. Narrative nonfiction text… Read More →

  • Audisee® eBook with Audio
  • List Price: $419.85
  • Your Price: $314.89
  • 9 titles

Troublemakers

When she was three, Alena's activist mother died. She's been raised by her half-brother and his boyfriend in East London, which is being targeted by a lone bomber. Alena desperately wants to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Seeing into Tomorrow: Haiku by Richard Wright

A remarkable celebration of Richard Wright, poetry, and contemporary black boys at… From walking a dog to watching a sunset to finding a beetle, Richard Wright's haiku puts everyday momen Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 811/.52

The Disturbed Girl's Dictionary

A 2019 YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults… A 2018 New York Public Library Best Book for Teens Macy's school officially classifies her as "disturbed," but Macy isn't interested in how Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Astronaut and Physicist Sally Ride

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever dreamed of going to outer space? When Sally Ride was a little girl, she watched on TV as astronaut John Glenn launched into space. Twenty years later, she became the first… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 629.45/0092 [B]

Can I Touch Your Hair?: Poems of Race, Mistakes, and Friendship

Two poets, one white and one black, explore race and childhood in this must-have collection tailored to provoke thought and conversation… How can Irene and Charles work together on their fift Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 811/.6

Code-Breaker and Mathematician Alan Turing

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever wished that you could do something heroic to help your country? When Alan Turing was a boy, he was fascinated by math and science. Later, Turing's math skills would help Great… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 510.92 [B]

Environmental Activist Wangari Maathai

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever tried to come up with ways to solve a problem in your community? Wangari Maathai worked to solve an environmental crisis and help people at the same… When Maathai was young Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 333.72096762

Google Cybersecurity Expert Parisa Tabriz

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you like to compete against other people? So did cybersecurity engineer Parisa Tabriz. She turned her toughness and her competitive spirit into a job as Google's top security… As a Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 005.8/092 [B]

NASA Astronomer Nancy Grace Roman

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever looked up at the twinkling stars in the night sky? Nancy Grace Roman looked up and never looked… Roman was fascinated with the stars ever since her mother showed her the co Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 520.92 [B]

STEM Trailblazer Bios — Library Bound Set: New for Spring 2018

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Set

Read about the life stories and significant contributions of some of today's most accomplished figures in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields. Narrative nonfiction text… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $159.90
  • Your Price: $119.93
  • 6 titles

Science Educator and Advocate Bill Nye

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you think science is fun and exciting? Bill Nye does. In fact, he wanted to become an astronaut, but NASA rejected his applications. Instead, Nye has spent his career helping other people… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 509.2 [B]

Tying the Knot: A World History of Marriage

For thousands of years, marriage was a business transaction between two families. Fathers chose husbands for their daughters to build power, wealth, and social status. Rules about acceptable… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • Dewey: 306.810973

Paper Butterflies

June's life at home with her stepmother and stepsister is a dark one—and a secret one. Not even her dad knows the truth, and she can't find the words to tell anyone else. She's trapped like a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Notations of Cooper Cameron

Eleven-year-old Cooper Cameron likes things to be in order. When he eats, he chews every bite three times on each side. Sometimes he washes his hands in the air with invisible water. He… Read More →

  • Lexile: 450
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Auma's Long Run

Auma loves to run. In her small Kenyan village, she's a track star with big dreams. A track scholarship could allow her to attend high school and maybe even become a doctor. But a strange new… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

All Kinds of Friends

Friends can come in many different colors, shapes, and sizes. Through bright photographs and simple text, young readers will discover the many ways to be a friend and how to celebrate all the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 340
  • Dewey: 177/.62

Astronaut Ellen Ochoa

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

When Ellen Ochoa was young, male American astronauts walked on the moon. But girls were not allowed to be astronauts. Girls didn't often study science either—but Ochoa didn't let that stop… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 629.450092 [B]

Bumba Books ® — It's a Holiday! — Audisee® eBook with Audio Set

From the Series Bumba Books ® — It's a Holiday!

Set

How do we celebrate together? Carefully leveled text and fresh, vibrant photos engage young readers in learning about the holiday traditions we celebrate throughout the year. Age-appropriate… Read More →

  • Audisee® eBook with Audio
  • List Price: $559.80
  • Your Price: $419.85
  • 12 titles

Cloverleaf Books ™ — Alike and Different — Audisee® eBook with Audio Set

From the Series Cloverleaf Books ™ — Alike and Different

Set

Explore the ways in which people and cultures are similar and how they're unique in the Alike and Different series, part of the Cloverleaf Books™ collection. Diverse young narrators explore… Read More →

  • Audisee® eBook with Audio
  • List Price: $279.90
  • Your Price: $209.93
  • 6 titles

Genius Physicist Albert Einstein

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever used your imagination to solve a problem? When Albert Einstein was young, he was fascinated by the way magnetism made a compass work. As an adult, he used thought experiments to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 530.092 [B]

Inventor, Engineer, and Physicist Nikola Tesla

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever tried to invent something? As a child, Nikola Tesla saw a picture of a waterfall and imagined an invention that would turn the water's energy into electricity. Later, he… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 621.3092 [B]