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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

Bionic Beasts: Saving Animal Lives with Artificial Flippers, Legs, and Beaks

What happens when a young elephant steps on a buried land mine? What happens when a sea turtle’s flipper is injured by a predator? Thanks to recent advances in technology, we have new ways to… Read More →

  • Dewey: 636.089/7
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

Living Fossils: Survivors from Earth's Distant Past

In the history of life on this planet, 99.9 percent of all species have gone extinct. But a few have survived almost unchanged. Author Rebecca E. Hirsch introduces readers to six living… Read More →

  • Dewey: 591.3/8
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

Timeline Science and Technology

A visual introduction to our planet and society told through the history of our greatest inventions and the technology that has changed the world. In his signature playful style, Peter Goes… Read More →

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

The Rocking Dead: Book 2

From the Series Dead Max Comix

Seventh grader Derrick's "Dead Max Comix" are such a hit in the school paper that he and Max start an advice column. Derrick and Doug should have asked for advice before they started a band… Read More →

  • Lexile: 230
  • Dewey: 741.5
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

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

Out on a Limb: Book 2

From the Series Cassandra: Animal Psychic

Cassandra's life keeps changing, and she's learning that her unusual gift can't fix everything. Her first dates with her maybe-boyfriend Tristan weren't exactly what she dreamed they would… Read More →

  • Lexile: 420
  • Dewey: 741.5/944
Fall 2020

Greta Thunberg: Climate Crisis Activist

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Appalled by government apathy regarding climate change, 15-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg started a protest in front of the her country's parliament building in August 2018. She… Read More →

  • Dewey: 363.70092 [B]
Fall 2020

Impeachment: Donald Trump and the History of Presidents in Peril

From the Series Gateway Biographies

On December 18, 2019, Donald Trump became the third president in US history to be impeached by the House of Representatives. He was later acquitted by the Senate. Earlier that summer, Trump… Read More →

  • Dewey: 973.933092
Fall 2020

Lizzo: Breakout Artist

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Melissa Vivianne Jeffersion, known professionally as Lizzo, started singing and rapping at age 10 and performed with several musical groups in her hometowns of Houston and Minneapolis. With… Read More →

  • Dewey: 782.421649092 [B]
Fall 2020

Stephen Hawking: Celebrated Physicist

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Stephen Hawking is one of the world's most celebrated and inspiring physicists, known for his theories on relativity, black holes, and quantum mechanics. He wrote the bestseller A Brief… Read More →

  • Dewey: 530.092 [B]
Fall 2020

50 Animals That Have Been to Space

From the Series Beginner's Guide to Space

Since the early days of flight, animals have helped researchers learn how to survive in the sky, and their role continues as humanity voyages into outer space. In 1783, a rooster, a duck, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1110
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

Behind the Scenes with Marsai Martin

From the Series Teen Strong

At age five, Marsai Martin started acting in commercials. Before long, she earned a role on the TV show Black-ish, which has earned her awards and national attention. The next steps were to… Read More →