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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

Lessons from Underground

Grade 5 - Grade 8

Young Oliver Diplexito and his family's trusted valet, Mr. Scant, live a comfortable life, thwarting robberies and getting home in time for tea. But when arch anarchist Aurelian Binns… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • 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

The Flight of Swans

Grade 4 - Grade 8

Based on the Brothers Grimm's fairy tale Six Swans, The Flight of Swans follows Ryn's journey to save her family and their… Princess Andaryn's six older brothers have always been her Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • 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

The Magic of Melwick Orchard

Grade 4 - Grade 8

After more moves than they can count, Isa's family finally puts down roots. People in town are afraid of the abandoned orchard behind their home, but Isa and her sister Junie are happy to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • 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

Attack on Earth

Series

After mysterious spaceships send an EMP pulse that fries all technology on Earth, teens must survive the chaos of an alien invasion relying mainly on their wits. Read More →

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

Beyoncé: The Queen of Pop

Grade 4 - Grade 8

From scoring hit after hit on the R & B and pop music charts to slaying it onscreen as an actor, Beyoncé does it all. Explore the personal and professional life of Queen Bey and follow… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
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
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

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

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

Gal Gadot: Soldier, Model, Wonder Woman

Grade 4 - Grade 8

In 2017 the movie Wonder Woman became a box-office hit, breaking records and earning hundreds of millions of dollars. Israeli actor Gal Gadot played Wonder Woman--a fierce and compassionate… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
Fall 2018

Gateway Biographies: New for Fall 2018

Series

Discover the human side of key newsworthy and historical figures. Each biography in this easy-reading series is peppered with quotes and childhood stories, accounts of successes and failures… Read More →

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

Grayfields

Grade 5 - Grade 8

Something suspicious is going on at Grayfields Nuclear Power Plant. Tom and Zilla need to find out what. Can they sneak into a camp of anti-nuclear protesters and foil the plans of a Russian… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Island X

Grade 5 - Grade 8

Tom and Zilla need to investigate one of their classmates. His dad is a billionaire who's up to something shady on his private island. But can Tom and Zilla get close enough to uncover the… Read More →

  • 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]