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Spring 2020

Alexander Hamilton: The Story of a Statesman

From the Series Gateway Biographies

A founder of the United States turned cultural phenomenon thanks to the hit Broadway musical Hamilton, Alexander Hamilton helped create American democracy. Follow his story from orphaned… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • Dewey: 973.4092 [B]
Fall 2019

Cookie Monster's Foodie Truck: A Sesame Street ® Celebration of Food

Introduce readers to food literacy with the help of Sesame Street's Cookie Monster, Chef Gonger, and their foodie truck! Browseable layout includes recipes, the basics of healthy eating… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 641.5
Fall 2019

Lin-Manuel Miranda: Revolutionary Playwright, Composer, and Actor

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Playwright and Broadway star Lin-Manuel Miranda is best known as the mind behind the smash-hit musical Hamilton. This title explores Hamilton and Miranda's other works, as well as his life off-stage. Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 792.02/8092 [B]
Fall 2019

The Lion King Quizzes: Hakuna Matata

From the Series Disney Quiz Magic

How well do you know The Lion King? Put your knowledge to the test with these quizzes! Take multiple choice, true/false, and personality quizzes to learn: Which Pride Lands animal would… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • Dewey: 791.43/72
Fall 2019

Wreck-It Ralph Quizzes: When the Game Is Over, the Fun Begins

From the Series Disney Quiz Magic

Are you a superfan of Wreck-It Ralph? Could you race your way through Slaughter Race no sweat? Test your Wreck-It Ralph knowledge with these quizzes! Multiple choice, true/false, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: 791.43/75

Taylor Swift: Superstar Singer and Songwriter

From the Series Gateway Biographies

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
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 782.421642092 [B]

The Unofficial Guide to Minecraft Construction

From the Series My Minecraft (Alternator Books ®)

Minecraft construction is the ultimate way to get creative. Players build castles, famous structures, and even entire cities with the game's construction materials. Filled with fun tips… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • Dewey: 794.8

The Unofficial Guide to Minecraft Mining and Farming

From the Series My Minecraft (Alternator Books ®)

Mining and farming are at the heart of the Minecraft experience. Players use mined and farmed materials to build structures, from the simplest shelter to entire cities. Learn about mining and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • Dewey: 794.8

Beyoncé: The Queen of Pop

From the Series Gateway Biographies

From scoring hit after hit on the R & B and pop music charts to slaying it onscreen as an actor, Beyoncé does it all. Explore the personal and professional life of Queen Bey and follow… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 782.42164092 [B]

John McCain: The Courage of Conviction

From the Series Gateway Biographies

This timely title examines the remarkable life and death of John McCain, from his time as a decorated war veteran to elder statesman. Accessible text and plentiful photos cover McCain's early… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 328.73/092 [B]

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]

Incredible Science Trivia: Fun Facts and Quizzes

From the Series Trivia Time! (Alternator Books ® )

Did you know that astronauts get taller when they go to outer space? Or that some people can see as many as 100 million colors? Read these fun facts and many more in this incredible… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: 500

Incredible Tech Trivia: Fun Facts and Quizzes

From the Series Trivia Time! (Alternator Books ® )

Did you know that surgeons who play video games make fewer mistakes? Or that Egyptians were building robots way back in 3,000 BCE? Amazing facts like these await in this page-turning… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • Dewey: 600

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 back. Roman was fascinated with the stars ever since her mother showed her the… Read More →

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

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]

The World of Angry Birds

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — The World of Gaming

Do you know the names of the most famous Angry Birds characters? Or why they are so angry? Read on to learn more about the Angry Birds games, movies, and TV shows, and find out the scientific… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • Dewey: 794.8

The World of Minecraft

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — The World of Gaming

Do you know all the different ways that video game fans can play Minecraft? Do you know where the inventor of Minecraft got the idea for the game? This book explores the history and culture… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: 794.8

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]

Locked Up for Freedom: Civil Rights Protesters at the Leesburg Stockade

In 1963, more than 30 African-American girls ages 11 to 16 were arrested for taking part in Civil Rights protests in Americus, Georgia. They were taken without their families' knowledge to a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 323.1196/07307580904

NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

What do you want to be when you grow up? When Katherine Johnson was young, women weren't expected to go into the math and science fields. Johnson loved math, but she never thought she could… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 510.92 [B]

Super Soaker Inventor Lonnie Johnson

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

As a kid, Lonnie Johnson liked to invent things. He often faced prejudice as an African American growing up in the segregated southern United States, but he eventually became an engineer for… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 338.7/68872 [B]

Theodore Roosevelt's Presidency

From the Series Presidential Powerhouses

Theodore Roosevelt was thrust into the presidency after William McKinley's assassination in 1901. He led the country into the Progressive Era, which meant stronger government controls over… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • Dewey: 973.91'1092

Adele: Soulful Singer

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You probably know Adele as the powerful, Grammy Award-winning soul singer of hits like "Rolling in the Deep" and "Set Fire to the Rain." But did you know that she: • was almost expelled… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 782.42164092

Idina Menzel: Vocal Superpower

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You probably know Idina Menzel as the amazing singer of "Let It Go" and the voice of Elsa in the movie Frozen. But did you know that she: • dreamed of playing the title character in the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 782.42164092