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No More Excuses: Dismantling Rape Culture

Soon after the sexual misconduct allegations against film producer Harvey Weinstein became public in late 2017, the #MeToo movement went viral, opening up an explosive conversation about rape… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • Dewey: 362.883

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

Underneath It All: A History of Women's Underwear

For most of human history, the garments women wore under their clothes were hidden. The earliest underwear provided warmth and protection. But eventually, women's undergarments became complex… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • Dewey: 687/.2209

Pointe, Claw

Jessie Vale dances in an elite ballet program. She has to be perfect to land a spot with the professional company. When Jessie is cast in an animalistic avant-garde production, her careful… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • Dewey: [Fic]

At Top Speed

From the Series Quartz Creek Ranch

For Ella, winning has always been the goal, and at Quartz Creek Ranch, she's pretty sure she'll ace horseback riding too. There's just one hitch in her plan: Figure Eight, the beautiful… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • Dewey: [Fic]

One Brave Summer

From the Series Quartz Creek Ranch

Paley Dixon is not excited about six weeks on a horse ranch without access to the virtual world of Dragonfyre. In-game, she's the Blue Elf, strong and powerful. In the real world, she's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Shy Girl & Shy Guy

From the Series Quartz Creek Ranch

For every kid, there's a horse that can help. At least, that's the idea at Quartz Creek Ranch. But Hanna doubts it will be true for her. Going to Quartz Creek was her mother's idea; Hanna's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Long Trail Home

From the Series Quartz Creek Ranch

Rivka can't wait to get away from her family for the summer. Since that terrible day last year, she wants no part in their Jewish community. At least at Quartz Creek Ranch, she feels worlds… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Way Back from Broken

Rakmen Cannon's life is turning out to be one sucker punch after another. His baby sister died in his arms, his parents are on the verge of divorce, and he's flunking out of high school. The… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Sneaker Century: A History of Athletic Shoes

Whether you call them kicks or sneakers, runners or gutties, you probably have a pair of athletic shoes in your closet. The earliest sneakers debuted in the 1800s and weren't much more than a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1180
  • ATOS: 7.6
  • Dewey: 685.31