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Assassins, Traitors, and Spies

From the Series ShockZone ™ — Villains

James Bond may be one of the good guys, but the spies in this book definitely aren't—nor are the traitors and assassins! Crack open this book to uncover more secrets about history's most… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 327.12092'2

Deadly High-Risk Jobs

From the Series ShockZone ™ — Deadly and Dangerous

Imagine yourself parachuting from a plane straight into a raging forest fire, or racing against the clock to disarm a ticking bomb while enemy forces lurk around you. For some people, this is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 331.702

Meth, 2nd Edition: America's Drug Epidemic

Once considered the “poor man’s cocaine,” methamphetamine has seeped into the mainstream in the United States. It is estimated that more than 12 million people have tried the drug, and 1.4… Read More →

  • Dewey: 362.29'9

Taylor Lautner: Twilight's Fearless Werewolf

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You may know that Taylor Lautner stole the hearts of many Twihards when he played Jacob Black in the Twilight Saga films. But did you know that Taylor: • is a karate expert and earned a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 791.4302'8092

Beyoncé: R & B Superstar

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You may know that Beyoncé is a gifted R & B star who has made a splash in the worlds of music, dance, and acting. But did you know that Beyoncé: • was super shy as a child, yet she loved… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 782.42164092

American Quarter Horses Are My Favorite!

From the Series My Favorite Horses

Do you like horses? Then you'll love learning all about the American quarter horse. American quarter horses are nimble and well-built. Did you know that these horses are famous for their calm… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 636.1'33

Appaloosas Are My Favorite!

From the Series My Favorite Horses

Do you like horses? Then you'll love learning all about the Appaloosa. Many Appaloosas have colorful, spotted coats—and these horses are useful as well as beautiful. Did you know that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 636.1'3

Arabians Are My Favorite!

From the Series My Favorite Horses

Do you like horses? Then you'll love learning all about the Arabian. Arabians are proud and graceful animals, and they have plenty of spirit. Did you know that Arabians served as war horses… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 636.1'12

Lipizzans Are My Favorite!

From the Series My Favorite Horses

Do you like horses? Then you'll love learning all about the Lipizzan. Lipizzans have beautiful white coats and flowing manes. But did you know that Lipizzans aren't born white? They often… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 636.1'38

Morgan Horses Are My Favorite!

From the Series My Favorite Horses

Do you like horses? Then you'll love learning all about the Morgan horse. Morgan horses are fast and strong, and they have a rich and captivating history. Did you know that the breed was… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 636.1'77

Shetland Ponies Are My Favorite!

From the Series My Favorite Horses

Do you like ponies? Then you'll love learning all about the Shetland. Shetland ponies have small, broad heads and stocky bodies, and they're known for being hard workers. Did you know that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 636.1'6

The President, Vice President, and Cabinet: A Look at the Executive Branch

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — How Does Government Work?

What is the executive branch? It's the part of government that's led by our president. But who else is part of the executive branch? And just what does this branch do? Read this book to find out. Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 352.230973

Osama bin Laden: The Life and Death of the 9/11 al-Qaeda Mastermind

Nearly ten years after the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States, an elite team of U.S. special forces stunned the world with a dramatic and daring feat. Shortly after midnight on May… Read More →

  • Dewey: 900

American Shorthairs Are the Best!

From the Series The Best Cats Ever

What’s that friendly cat with the round face, muscular body and glossy coat? It’s the American shorthair! American shorthairs are curious, playful, cuddly cats. Their owners think they are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 636.8'22

Egyptian Maus Are the Best!

From the Series The Best Cats Ever

What’s that cat with the silky, spotted coat and pale green eyes? It’s the Egyptian mau! Egyptian maus are intelligent, loving, and loyal. Their owners think they are the best cats ever—and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 636.8'2

Great Danes Are the Best!

From the Series The Best Dogs Ever

What's that dog with the handsome looks, graceful walk, and body the size of a pony? It's the Great Dane! Great Danes are quiet dogs with gentle personalities and hearts of gold. Their owners… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 636.73

Irish Wolfhounds Are the Best!

From the Series The Best Dogs Ever

What's that huge dog with the shaggy coat and easygoing nature? It's the Irish wolfhound! Irish wolfhounds are handsome, faithful, loving dogs. Despite their size, they are peaceful… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 636.753'5

Maine Coons Are the Best!

From the Series The Best Cats Ever

What's that cat with big paws, shaggy fur, and a charming spirit? It's the Maine coon! Maine coons are active and friendly cats that love to play. Their owners think they are the best cats… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 636.8'3

Manx Are the Best!

From the Series The Best Cats Ever

What's that tailless cat with the thick fur and big eyes? It's the Manx! Manx are charming and playful, and they sometimes act more like dogs than cats. Their owners think they are the best… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 636.8'22

Mastiffs Are the Best!

From the Series The Best Dogs Ever

What's that huge dog with the short, coarse coat and mellow personality? It's the mastiff! Mastiffs are gentle giants with a calm and easygoing temperament. Their owners think they are the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 636.73

Newfoundlands Are the Best!

From the Series The Best Dogs Ever

What's that dog with the big-boned body, giant head, and thick coat? It's the Newfoundland! Newfoundlands are caring dogs with a protective streak, and they're equally at home on land and in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 636.73

Oil Spill!: Disaster in the Gulf of Mexico

The oil spill was the largest in U.S. history. In April 2010, the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded and sank. Oil gushed into the Gulf of Mexico from a deep ocean well. For months, the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 363.738'20916364

Persians Are the Best!

From the Series The Best Cats Ever

What's that cat with the stocky body, short legs, and flat face? It's the Persian! Persians are fancy felines with glamorous long coats, and their personalities are just as appealing as their… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 636.8'32

Pit Bulls Are the Best!

From the Series The Best Dogs Ever

What’s that dog with the broad head, stocky frame, and tough but tender attitude? It's a pit bull! Pit bulls are hardy dogs with lots of smarts and a great desire to please. Their owners… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 636.755'9