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Fall 2020

A Light in the Darkness, a Lock in the Door: Book 2

From the Series A House Divided

Henrietta Achilles, the heir of a legendary wizard, has a serious plumbing problem. When flooding from the wizard's house threatens to destroy everything around it, Henrietta must rally a… Read More →

  • Dewey: 741.5/973
Fall 2020

Folding Tech: Using Origami and Nature to Revolutionize Technology

Space probes, self-assembling robots, crash-absorbing cars, and designer proteins all have one thing in common: their use of folding technologies. To develop these technologies, engineers are… Read More →

  • Dewey: 736/.982
Fall 2020

Cryptocurrencies and the Blockchain Revolution: Bitcoin and Beyond

In January 2009, a mysterious software developer, Satoshi Nakamoto, exchanged a specially designed code with another developer. The code was a digital currency that Nakamoto had proposed… Read More →

  • Dewey: 332.4
Fall 2020

How to Do It Now Because It's Not Going Away: An Expert Guide to Getting Stuff Done

Procrastination is especially tough for young adults. Getting started is overwhelming, not knowing how long things take messes up planning, and distractions are everywhere. We are all wired… Read More →

  • Dewey: 787.87/192
Fall 2020

Undecided, 2nd Edition: Navigating Life and Learning after High School

For high school students all over the country, deciding what to do after graduation can be overwhelming. How do you know if college is your best choice? If it is, how do you plan for student… Read More →

  • Dewey: 331.702/33
Fall 2020

Ever After

Vivi and Eva are two travelers in a countryside filled with the undead. After a train breaks down, stranding them between safe zones, the young women partner up to stay alive. Vivi is… Read More →

  • Dewey: 741.5/973
Fall 2020

Genomics: A Revolution in Health and Disease Discovery

Over the past 50 years, scientists have made incredible progress in the application of genetic research to human health care and disease treatment. Innovative tools and techniques, including… Read More →

  • Dewey: 572.8/6
Fall 2020

Kiyo Sato: From a WWII Japanese Internment Camp to a Life of Service

"Our camp, they tell us, is now to be called a 'relocation center' and not a 'concentration camp.' We are internees, not prisoners. Here's the truth: I am now a non-alien, stripped of my… Read More →

  • Dewey: 940.53/1779172092 [B]
Fall 2020

Like Spilled Water

Nineteen-year-old Na has always lived in the shadow of her younger brother, Bao-bao, her parents' cherished son. Years ago, Na's parents left her in the countryside and went to work in the… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2020

She Represents: 44 Women Who Are Changing Politics . . . and the World

In a complicated political era when the United States feels divided, this book celebrates feminism and female contributions to politics, activism, and communities. Each of the forty-four… Read More →

  • Dewey: 320.082/0973
Fall 2020

How to Live on the Edge

Eighteen-year-old Cayenne barely remembers her mother, who died of breast cancer when Cayenne was four. The women in her family have a history of dying young. Cayenne figures she'll meet the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2020

Into the Streets: A Young Person's Visual History of Protest in the United States

This lively book guides readers through the art and history of significant protests, sit-ins, and collective acts of resistance throughout US history. Photos, artwork, signs, and other visual… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1240
  • Dewey: 303.48/40973
Fall 2020

Lizard in a Zoot Suit

Los Angeles, 1943. It's the era of the Zoot Suit Riots, and Flaca and Cuata have a problem. It's bigger than being grounded by their strict mother. It's bigger than tensions with the soldiers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • Dewey: 741.5/973
Fall 2020

Ace of Hearts

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

Everyone around Alvin seems to be obsessed with one thing—sex. Alvin finds it uncomfortable to think and talk about it and he knows he isn't ready. His friends, however, think that all Alvin… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2020

P.K. Subban: Fighting racism to become a hockey superstar and role model for athletes of colour

From the Series Lorimer Recordbooks

P.K. Subban is a remarkable athlete and role model. Initially drafted in 2007 to the Montreal Canadiens, P.K. now plays for the New Jersey Devils. He's set records and won the Norris Trophy… Read More →

  • Dewey: 920
Fall 2020

Prom Kings

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

When the queer prom committee asks Charlie to join them, Charlie figures it'll be a good way to get closer to cute new guy Andre. The only problem is that Charlie has competition for Andre's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2020

We Three

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

Jasbina "Jassie" Dhillon is at summer camp to address concerns over her struggles at school and her lack of close friends. To Jasbina's surprise, she quickly makes two new friends, Ams and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2020

What Makes You Beautiful

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

Logan knows he likes boys, but has not come out, and no one knows that he likes to sometimes wear girls' clothes and makeup. Then Logan starts at a school for the arts. There he meets Kyle… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

Into the Deep: Science, Technology, and the Quest to Protect the Ocean

Containing 97 percent of Earth's water supply, the ocean plays a huge role in regulating global temperatures, supporting plant and animal life, and contributing to the livelihoods of millions… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1200
  • Dewey: 551.46
Spring 2020

Somebody Told Me

A novel of trauma, identity, and survival. After an assault, bigender seventeen-year-old Aleks/Alexis is looking for a fresh start—so they voluntarily move in with their uncle, a Catholic… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

The Accursed Inheritance of Henrietta Achilles: Book 1

From the Series A House Divided

The life of Henrietta Achilles is about to change. After years of living as an orphan, she receives a summons to the strange town of Malrenard. To her surprise, she's the only living relative… Read More →

  • Lexile: 250
  • Dewey: 741.5/973
Spring 2020

The Wide World of Coding: The People and Careers behind the Programs

The best part about coding is that anyone with a computer can learn how to do it. From education to healthcare to entertainment, software touches almost every aspect of twenty-first century… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1210
  • Dewey: 005.1023
Spring 2020

Apollo 13: A Successful Failure

"Houston, we've had a problem." On April 13, 1970, the three astronauts aboard the Apollo 13 spacecraft were headed to the moon when a sudden explosion rocked the ship. Oxygen levels began… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • Dewey: 629.45/4
Spring 2020

Distant Stars: Book 3

From the Series Life on Earth

In the final volume of the Life on Earth trilogy, celebrated cartoonist MariNaomi concludes her tale of growing up, falling in and out of love, and possible alien interventions. Shy… Read More →

  • Lexile: 420
  • Dewey: 741.5/973