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A Matter of Souls

Grade 6 - Grade 12

From the shores of Africa to the bowels of a transatlantic ship to a voting booth in Mississippi to the jungles of Vietnam, all human connection is a matter of souls… In this stirring collec Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Coming Up Clutch: The Greatest Upsets, Comebacks, and Finishes in Sports History

Grade 5 - Grade 12

The sports world is full of epic comebacks, upsets, chokes, and clutch performances. The most memorable buzzer-beating baskets, double-digit comebacks, and unexpected meltdowns are all here… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • Dewey: 796.0973
Fall 2018

Death Eaters: Meet Nature's Scavengers

Grade 4 - Grade 8

What happens to the bodies of animals and humans after death? Nature's army of death eaters steps in to take care of clean up. Without these masters of decomposition, our planet would be… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • Dewey: 591.7/14

Duck, Duck, Goose

Preschool - Grade 1

Mimi is on a field trip to a farm. There are so many animals. Young readers will help Mimi discover patterns as she encounters all the animals on the farm. Read More →

  • Lexile: 240
  • ATOS: 1.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Eavesdropping on Elephants: How Listening Helps Conservation

Grade 4 - Grade 8

Can understanding how forest elephants communicate help scientists find ways to protect this vulnerable species? Researcher Katy Pane and others involved with Cornell University's Elephant… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • Dewey: 599.67/4
Fall 2018

Extreme Longevity: Discovering Earth's Oldest Organisms

Grade 8 - Grade 12

Meet the science experts who study specimens of extreme longevity in both the plant and animal kingdoms, such as the 80,000-year-old root system of Pando (a colony of male quaking aspens)… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1100
  • Dewey: 571.8/79
Fall 2018

Royal Pain

Grade 6 - Grade 12

When Noah's grandfather dies, he finds out that there is much more to this mysterious side of his family than he's ever known--Noah belongs to the royal family of the European country of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Shark Quest: Protecting the Ocean's Top Predators

Grade 8 - Grade 12

Sharks are in trouble. Fifty shark species are at high risk of extinction, and another sixty-three are threatened. Discover the work of scientists and conservationists as they study shark… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1120
  • Dewey: 597.3

Splinter

Grade 8 - Grade 12

Sixteen-year-old Sami hasn't seen her mother in ten years--and neither has anyone else. The police suspect Sami's father had something to do with her mom's disappearance, but Sami's never… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

The Epic Origin of Super Potato: Book 1

Grade 2 - Grade 5

Super Max has it all. He's a superhero with a flashy uniform and a great head of hair. Sure, sometimes the evil Dr. Malevolent pops up to cause trouble. But Super Max has defeated the villain… Read More →

  • Dewey: 741.5/973
Fall 2018

The Great Rhino Rescue: Saving the Southern White Rhinos

Grade 4 - Grade 6

Southern white rhinos are in trouble. For years, a rumor has been spreading that their horns can be used to cure cancer, and poachers have been targeting these gentle creatures. Sandra Markle… Read More →

  • Dewey: 599.66/80968
Fall 2017

The Super Bowl: Chasing Football Immortality

Grade 5 - Grade 12

The National Football League (NFL) is the most popular sports league in the United States, and the Super Bowl is its grandest stage. The incredible runs, the gutsy defensive stands, and the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 796.332/648
Spring 2018

The World Cup: Soccer's Global Championship

Grade 5 - Grade 12

The World Cup is international soccer's championship tournament, and it rules the global sports stage. Award-winning author Matt Doeden explores the history of international soccer and covers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • Dewey: 796.334/66809