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Fall 2018

Girls on the Line

Grade 8 - Grade 12

Sixteen-year-old Luli has just aged out of the orphanage where she grew up, and her childhood friend Yun helps her get a job at the factory where Yun works. Both girls enjoy the freedom of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

I, Claudia

Grade 8 - Grade 12

Disaffected teen historian Claudia McCarthy never expected to be in charge of Imperial Day Academy, but by accident, design, or scheme, she is pulled into the tumultuous and high-profile… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Open Mic Night at Westminster Cemetery

Grade 8 - Grade 12

When Lacy wakes up dead in Westminster Cemetery, final resting place of Edgar Allan Poe, she's confused. It's the job of Sam, a young soldier who died in 1865, to teach her the rules of the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

A Noble Cause

Grade 6 - Grade 12

For as long as she can remember, Alix has dreamed of being a pop star. But near her eighteenth birthday, she learns she is already famous--her parents, who died long ago, were members of the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Animals Go to War: From Dogs to Dolphins

Grade 8 - Grade 12

In the twenty-first century, military marine mammals detect lost equipment and underwater mines. Large rats are trained to find land mines in more than 80 countries. Military working dogs… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1120
  • Dewey: 355.4/24
Fall 2018

Becoming Prince Charming

Grade 6 - Grade 12

Seventeen-year-old Mason is content with his slacker lifestyle. That is, until he learns his absentee mother is a member of the Evonian royal family. Suddenly, everything changes--Mason… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Deserted

Grade 6 - Grade 12

Aliens attacked Earth, and Leo had no idea. He may or may not have been out in the woods skipping class. When he returns to town only to find it's been evacuated, Leo realizes he's in bigger… Read More →

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

Diet for a Changing Climate: Food for Thought

Grade 8 - Grade 12

The United Nations supports a compelling solution to world hunger: eat insects! Explore the vast world of unexpected foods that may help solve the global hunger crisis. Weeds, wild plants… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • Dewey: 613.2
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

Family Business

Grade 6 - Grade 12

Mel has never known who her father is. When she finds out he's a member of the Evonian royal family, she's stunned but eager to meet him. Mel goes to visit him in his European home country… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Getting Home

Grade 6 - Grade 12

Bailey and her brother, Blake, are traveling to their dad's house when aliens attack earth. After their bus breaks down, it's up to Bailey to get them home--but first she must figure out… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Jane Austen: Her Heart Did Whisper

Grade 8 - Grade 12

In a time of formal dances, courtyard courtships, and strict ideas about a woman's role in the world, Jane Austen looked at the England around her and created unforgettable art. Before she… Read More →

  • Lexile: 250
  • Dewey: 823/.7 [B]
Fall 2018

Lockdown

Grade 6 - Grade 12

After aliens attack Earth, Sanjay is trapped inside his high school. A local group puts the school on lockdown, claiming they're looking out for the students. But when the teachers start to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Next in Line

Grade 6 - Grade 12

It's junior year and Carly's been worried about what she'll do after graduating from high school. That is, until she learns that she's a member of the Evonian royal family and will someday be… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Pandemic: How Climate, the Environment, and Superbugs Increase the Risk

Grade 8 - Grade 12

How close are we to having another worldwide health crisis? Epidemiologists predict that another pandemic is coming--one that could kill hundreds of millions of people. Learn about factors… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • Dewey: 614.4
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

Royal Treatment

Grade 6 - Grade 12

Grace is floored to learn that she is royalty. When this unpopular nobody from America arrives in the European country of Evonia, she finds herself at the center of a crowd of young nobility… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Self-Driving Cars: The New Way Forward

Grade 8 - Grade 12

Self-driving cars mark the next great shift in mass transportation. Learn about early attempts at self-driving technology, the benefits of driverless cars, controversies surrounding the new… Read More →

  • Dewey: 629.2
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
Fall 2018

Snakebite!: Antivenom and a Global Health Crisis

Grade 8 - Grade 12

Every year, more than half a million people worldwide either die or lose limbs from venomous snakebites. See how a global crisis has emerged due to inadequate supplies of antivenom. Examine… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1110
  • Dewey: 597.96/165
Fall 2018

Take Shelter

Grade 6 - Grade 12

Several days after the aliens attacked Earth, Austin and his mom have reached an emergency shelter. But even the most prepared shelters weren't ready for an invasion like this. Overcrowding… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

The Fallout

Grade 6 - Grade 12

Nina doesn't have the best timing--she breaks up with her boyfriend, Steve, the day before aliens attack Earth. Now she and Steve are the only two left, trapped together in the local shopping… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

The Field Trip

Grade 6 - Grade 12

On a flight back home from her school choir trip, Kayla's airplane makes a sudden landing in a small airport. Only then does everyone find out this mysterious landing was because of the alien… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Carey Price: How a First Nations Kid Became a Superstar Goaltender

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Twenty years ago, Carey Price was flying hundreds of miles across the country so he could play on the nearest organized hockey team. Today, he is the highest-paid goalie in the NHL. But he's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • Dewey: 920