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The Jamestown Colony Disaster: A Cause-and-Effect Investigation

From the Series Cause-and-Effect Disasters

In 1607, settlers from England established the Jamestown colony in North America. Unfamiliar with the land, they struggled to find food, and many fell victim to disease. As tension grew… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 975.5/4251

Surviving Accidents and Crashes

From the Series ShockZone ™ — True Survival Stories

Most people don't have to worry about being buried alive or falling into a sinkhole. And when you travel by plane, you don't usually end up plunging to the ground after takeoff. But accidents… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 613.6'9

Surviving Natural Disasters

From the Series ShockZone ™ — True Survival Stories

Earthquakes. Hurricanes. Meteorites. Tsunamis. The natural world is full of powerful forces that can kill you in an instant. Hiding in your closet won't save you. Clinging to your roof is a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 363.34

Air Commandos: Elite Operations

From the Series Military Special Ops

Parachuting from planes to rescue wounded soldiers. Providing supplies to fighters on the ground. Dropping behind enemy lines for surprise attacks. These missions are the work of the U.S. Air… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 356'.16

Army Delta Force: Elite Operations

From the Series Military Special Ops

The most secret and elite of special forces groups, U.S. Army Delta Force fights terrorism, hunts down war criminals, and performs dangerous surveillance missions. Delta Force soldiers cannot… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 356'.167

Army Rangers: Elite Operations

From the Series Military Special Ops

As the first fighters into battle, U.S. Army Rangers are skilled in outdoor survival, leading raids against the enemy, and defending key territory. With extensive training, Rangers learn to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 356'.1670973

Marine Force Recon: Elite Operations

From the Series Military Special Ops

Performing search-and-seizure missions, investigating enemy coastlines, and gathering secret information are just some of the duties that Marine Force Recon members take on. These soldiers go… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 359.9'84

Booboo Stewart: Twilight's Breakout Idol

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You may know that Booboo Stewart made a name for himself playing Seth Clearwater in the Twilight Saga films. But did you know that Booboo: • completed high school early and took part in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 791.4302'8092

One Direction: Breakout Boy Band

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You may know that the U.K. pop group One Direction broke records when it hit the U.S. music scene. The singers' album Up All Night debuted at number one on the U.S. Billboard charts. But did… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 782.42164092'2

Suzanne Collins: Words on Fire

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

"[The Hunger Games trilogy] spread like wildfire," says Annmarie Powers, a teacher in Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y., in a statement to USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper. The teacher explained… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1100
  • Dewey: 813'.6