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Spring 2019

Castle of Lies

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Thelia isn't in line to inherit the crown, but she's been raised to take power however she can. She's been friends with Princess Corene her whole life, and she's scheming to marry Bayled, the… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

The Manic Pixie Dream Boy Improvement Project

Grade 6 - Grade 12

Riley lives in TropeTown, where everyone plays stock roles in novels. Riley, a Manic Pixie Dream Boy, is sent to group therapy after going off-script. Riley knows that breaking the rules… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

Flight of a Starling

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Best friends and sisters Lo and Rita have spent their lives flying through the air on the trapeze under the lights in the big top. The nomadic circus community is a close-knit family, but… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

Bartleby, the Scrivener: And Other Piazza Tales

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Considered one of the greatest American writers, Herman Melville leaves the sea behind in this short story collection to write about Wall Street offices, the Galapagos Islands, a sinister… Read More →

  • Dewey: 813/.3
Spring 2019

Common Sense and Other Works by Thomas Paine

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Known as the Father of the American Revolution, English-American author Thomas Paine became famous for two pamphlets that inspired the colonists to fight for their independence. Common Sense… Read More →

  • Dewey: 320.51
Spring 2019

Escape!

Grade 6 - Grade 12

Four high school friends sign up for a TV escape-room competition, but they're assigned to a set that's actually a series of rooms. They have twelve hours to find a way out, but the faster… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

Exposing Hate: Prejudice, Hatred, and Violence in Action

Grade 8 - Grade 12

Experts have documented an explosive rise in the number of hate groups since the turn of the century, driven by anger over immigration and demographic projections showing that whites will no… Read More →

  • Dewey: 305.5/68
Spring 2019

Fake News: Separating Truth from Fiction

Grade 8 - Grade 12

While popularized by President Donald Trump, the term "fake news" actually originated toward the end of the 19th century, in an era of rampant yellow journalism. Since then, it has come to… Read More →

  • Dewey: 070.4/3
Spring 2019

Forest Talk: How Trees Communicate

Grade 8 - Grade 12

Trees are essential. They provide water, shelter, and food for millions of plant and animal species, including humans. They deliver proven health benefits, and they capture and store carbon… Read More →

  • Dewey: 581.7/14
Spring 2019

Gravity's Pull: Book 2

Grade 9 - Grade 12

When Claudia Jones returns to her high school after a mysterious disappearance, she exerts a strange effect on the classmates around her. Meanwhile, her fellow students also struggle with the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 741.5/973
Spring 2019

Living Simply: A Teen Guide to Minimalism

Grade 8 - Grade 12

Twenty-first-century minimalism is an increasingly mainstream response to global environmental crises such as climate change, the garbage glut, fast fashion, and other manifestations of the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 646.700835
Spring 2019

No More Excuses: Dismantling Rape Culture

Grade 8 - Grade 12

Soon after the sexual misconduct allegations against film producer Harvey Weinstein became public in late 2017, the #MeToo movement went viral, opening up an explosive conversation about rape… Read More →

  • Dewey: 362.883
Spring 2019

Off Road

Grade 6 - Grade 12

Wyatt has spent most of the summer mountain biking with his best friend Tanka. But when the friends decide to test out a new trail, they face potentially deadly challenges. After a crash… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

On Edge

Grade 6 - Grade 12

Trevor and Micah set out on what they think will be a fun day of rock climbing and hiking. But after Micah takes a bad fall, injuring himself in the process, the trip is off to a bad start… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

Riptide

Grade 6 - Grade 12

Big waves and competition with other surfers send friends Maya and Paige out to surf the notoriously dangerous and secluded Rippers Cove. Soon the big waves turn into a big storm, and a bad… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

Solutions for a Cleaner, Greener Planet: Environmental Chemistry

Grade 8 - Grade 12

Many of the most toxic materials on Earth—from arsenic to plutonium—occur naturally, but manufacturers have also used them in products such as paints, plumbing, pesticides, nuclear fuel, and… Read More →

  • Dewey: 577.27
Spring 2019

The Accident

Grade 6 - Grade 12

When Daniel's friends invite him to a house party, he thinks it's a bad idea. But after some convincing, he agrees to go. On the way there, they get into a car accident and one of his friends… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

The Cheat

Grade 6 - Grade 12

Ted and his friends are upset about an upcoming history test. He is nervous about getting a bad grade, and his friends have other priorities. When one friend sees the answer key, Ted is… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button: And Other Tales of the Jazz Age

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Tales of the Jazz Age is a collection of eleven short stories by American writer F. Scott Fitzgerald. Divided into three thematic parts, the anthology highlights Fitzgerald's signature… Read More →

  • Dewey: 813/.52
Spring 2019

The Date

Grade 6 - Grade 12

On the last day of school, Maribel attempts to ask her crush, Evan, out on a date to the bonfire party that night. After multiple failed attempts—including an embarrassing moment caused by a… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

The Game

Grade 6 - Grade 12

Marcus and his best friend Taj have never been great at basketball. But during the final game of the season, their coach finally gives them the chance to play. As the minutes count down… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

The Global Refugee Crisis: Fleeing Conflict and Violence

Grade 8 - Grade 12

According to a UN tally, more than 1 million people fled violence and persecution in 2015. Of these, more than half were children. Thousands died along the way. The Syrian civil war as well… Read More →

  • Dewey: 362.87
Spring 2019

The Invisible Man

Grade 7 - Grade 12

A strange and reclusive scientist takes a room at a village inn. Griffin keeps his face wrapped in bandages and exhibits peculiar behaviors, such as turning his room into a laboratory… Read More →

  • Dewey: 823/.8
Spring 2019

The Invisible War: A World War I Tale on Two Scales

Grade 8 - Grade 12

One Nurse. Trillions of microbes. A deadly WWI battle. In France of 1916, battlefield nurse Sister Annie Barnaby encounters a strain of lethal bacteria while treating a patient with… Read More →

  • Dewey: 741.5/994