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Spring 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 →

  • Dewey: 741.5/973
Spring 2020

Follow Those Zebras: Solving a Migration Mystery

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

Every year in Namibia, about two thousand zebras suddenly disappear from their grazing area along the Chobe River. Months later, the herd returns. Where do they go? And why? Thanks to… Read More →

  • Dewey: 599.665/71568
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 →

  • Dewey: 741.5/973
Spring 2020

The Stanley Cup Playoffs: The Quest for Hockey's Biggest Prize

From the Series Spectacular Sports

Hockey is a thrilling, fast-paced sport, and the action gets even more intense during the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Fans can't get enough of the booming slap shots, the devastating body checks… Read More →

  • Dewey: 796.962/648
Spring 2020

Too Far From Home

"There's an Ethiopian; there's an Ethiopian!" I heard them shouting. I looked behind me, but I couldn't see any Ethiopian. Children began crowding round me, and I still didn't realize that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

Tracking Pythons: The Quest to Catch an Invasive Predator and Save an Ecosystem

Burmese pythons are native to Southeast Asia, so when one showed up dead along the side of a Florida highway in 1979, scientists wondered where it came from. No one knew the snakes had… Read More →

  • Dewey: 597.96/7809759
Spring 2020

Red Menace

A suspenseful and heartfelt story about an era whose uncertainties, controversies, and dangers will seem anything but distant to contemporary readers. If thirteen-year-old Marty Rafner had… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

Albert Einstein and the Theory of Relativity

From the Series Graphic Science Biographies

Albert Einstein's restless intelligence drove him to ponder the biggest topics the universe has to offer: light, time, mass, energy, and more. His conclusions changed the way people thought… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • Dewey: 530.092 [B]
Spring 2020

Albert Einstein: Relativity Rock Star

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Albert Einstein rewrote the rules of physics and changed how scientists see space and time forever. Learn how a boy who struggled in school became one of history's most renowned scientists. Read More →

  • Dewey: 530.092 [B]
Spring 2020

Alexander Hamilton: The Story of a Statesman

From the Series Gateway Biographies

A founder of the United States turned cultural phenomenon thanks to the hit Broadway musical Hamilton, Alexander Hamilton helped create American democracy. Follow his story from orphaned… Read More →

  • Dewey: 973.4092 [B]
Spring 2020

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Political Headliner

From the Series Gateway Biographies

American politician Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the youngest woman ever to serve in the US Congress. Learn about her young life, her work as an activist, and her career in the House of… Read More →

  • Dewey: 328.73/092 [B]
Spring 2020

Charles Darwin and the Theory of Evolution

From the Series Graphic Science Biographies

Charles Darwin's scientific work transformed the way people think about life on Earth. From his childhood in England to his pivotal ocean voyages, he took every opportunity to study the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 350
  • Dewey: 576.8/2092 [B]
Spring 2020

Frida Kahlo: Artist and Activist

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Decades after her death, Mexican artist Frida Kahlo remains an icon for Chicanos as well as for the feminist and LGBTQ+ movements. Read about her life as an artist and political activist. Read More →

  • Dewey: 700.92
Spring 2020

Isaac Newton and the Laws of Motion

From the Series Graphic Science Biographies

Isaac Newton's youth was marked by constant curiosity. As he began a life of research and experiments, he turned this curiosity into major insights about the workings of Earth and the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 450
  • Dewey: 530.092 [B]
Spring 2020

Marie Curie and Radioactivity

From the Series Graphic Science Biographies

At the start of the twentieth century, Marie Curie, a Polish physicist and chemist, stunned the scientific world. Her research led to the discovery of two elements, polonium and radium. She… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • Dewey: 540.92 [B]
Spring 2020

Nancy Pelosi: Political Powerhouse

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Nancy Pelosi is the first woman to serve as Speaker of the House—and she's done it twice. Learn how the most powerful woman in US politics is redefining leadership for future generations. Read More →

  • Dewey: 328.73/092
Spring 2020

Queen Elizabeth II: Modern Monarch

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Queen Elizabeth II is the longest-reigning British monarch. Discover the engaging details of her life and how she brought the royal family into the twenty-first century. Read More →

  • Dewey: 941.085092 [B]
Fall 2019

Nature's Ninja: Animals with Spectacular Skills

Did you know that some animals have natural ninja-like talents? In this book, you'll learn all about them, including geckos, sea urchins, bombardier beetles, and more. For example, geckos can… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 591.47
Fall 2019

Queer, 2nd Edition: The Ultimate LGBTQ Guide for Teens

Teen life is hard enough, but for teens who are LGBTQ, it can be even harder. When do you decide to come out? Will your friends accept you? And how do you meet people to date? Queer is a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1030
  • Dewey: 306.76/6
Fall 2019

Room for One More

For twelve-year-old Rosetta Wolfson, the war in Europe seems very far off from her home in Canada. Then Mr. Schwartzberg comes to tea and asks Rosetta's parents if they will take in a young… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

The Great Shark Rescue: Saving the Whale Sharks

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

Top-selling science author Sandra Markle presents the story of whale sharks—the largest fish on the planet. Facing threats from commercial fishing as well as climate change, they were… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1120
  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 597.3/3
Fall 2019

Topside

A wild outer-space fantasy about fixing your mistakes and the friends you meet along the way. When Jo, a headstrong maintenance technician, makes an error that destabilizes her planet's core… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • Dewey: 741.5/973
Fall 2019

Walk Till You Disappear

Raised a Catholic, when 12-year-old Miguel suddenly learns that his ancestors were Jewish, his world seems to turn upside down. Rushing from the house, he becomes lost in the desert. Captured… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Monstrous: The Lore, Gore, and Science behind Your Favorite Monsters

Could Dr. Frankenstein's machine ever animate a body? Why should vampires drink from veins and not arteries? What body parts are best for zombies to eat? (It's not brains.) This fascinating… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1100
  • Dewey: 001.944