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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

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

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

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

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

John McCain: The Courage of Conviction

Grade 4 - Grade 8

This timely title examines the remarkable life of John McCain, from his time as a decorated war veteran to elder statesman. Accessible text and plentiful photos cover McCain's early life, his… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • Dewey: 328.73/092 [B]
Fall 2018

Markus "Notch" Persson: Minecraft Mogul

Grade 4 - Grade 8

Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson has always loved programming. Find out how he translated his childhood passion for writing code into a multi-million dollar career as the mind behind… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • Dewey: 794.8092 [B]
Fall 2018

Neil deGrasse Tyson: Star Astrophysicist

Grade 4 - Grade 8

In addition to speaking about challenging scientific topics for a variety of news sources, Neil deGrasse Tyson is director of a New York planetarium, hosts a science podcast, and has a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • Dewey: 523.01092 [B]
Fall 2018

Prince Harry & Meghan: Royals for a New Era

Grade 4 - Grade 8

American actress Meghan Markle is not a typical royal. Upon hearing the news of her engagement to Prince Harry, royal watchers cheered the addition of a woman of color to the royal family… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • Dewey: 941.086092/2 [B]
Fall 2018

Reshma Saujani: Girls Who Code Founder

Grade 4 - Grade 8

Reshma Saujani is an attorney and the first Indian American woman to run for US Congress. She later founded Girls Who Code to help close the gender gap in technology. This inspiring biography… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: 340.092 [B]
Fall 2018

Spectacular Sports: New for Fall 2018

Series

Sports fans will cheer for these exciting titles, which capture some of the most thrilling moments in college and professional sports. From buzzer-beater basketball shots and amazing trick… Read More →

Fall 2018

The Great Rhino Rescue: Saving the Southern White Rhinos

Grade 4 - Grade 6

Southern white rhinos are in trouble. For years, a rumor has been spreading that their horns can be used to cure cancer, and poachers have been targeting these gentle creatures. Sandra Markle… Read More →

  • Dewey: 599.66/80968
Fall 2018

Jarome Iginla: How the NHL's First Black Captain Gives Back

Grade 7 - Grade 12

There's much more to Jarome Iginla's story than being the first black captain of an NHL team. He is also renowned for his social commitment and generosity off the… "Iggy" grew up in a sin Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 920
Fall 2018

Lorimer Recordbooks

Series

Recordbooks are high/low nonfiction books for reluctant readers that help teens understand social issues through the stories of sports heroes. These four books detail the experiences of… Read More →

Fall 2018

Ranger Rick Kids' Guide to Camping: All you need to know about having fun in the outdoors

Grade 3 - Grade 5

If you're like most kids who love the outdoors, you want to do more than go on picnics or hike a nature trail. You don't want to go home at the end of the day. You want to stay out in the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
Fall 2018

Ranger Rick Kids' Guide to Fishing: The young angler's guide to catching more and bigger fish

Grade 3 - Grade 5

If you're like most young anglers, you don't care what kind of fish you catch as long as you get something. After all, while it's fun just to be outside spending time away from home (chores)… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
Fall 2018

Ranger Rick Kids' Guide to Hiking: All you need to know about having fun while hiking

Grade 3 - Grade 5

If you're like most kids who love the outdoors, you want to do more than go on a picnic or play in your neighborhood park. If you find yourself wanting to explore more of the wilderness, then… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
Fall 2018

Ranger Rick Kids' Guide to Paddling: All you need to know about having fun while paddling

Grade 3 - Grade 5

If you like hiking, camping, or fishing, you're sure to love kayaking, canoeing, or paddle boarding! With this guide, you'll learn all about small watercraft and how to paddle them, what gear… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
Fall 2018

Ranger Rick Kids' Guides

Series

If you love the outdoors, then the Ranger Rick Kids' Guides are perfect for you! Featuring tons of tips for exploring the wilderness, these guides will teach you how to stay safe while you… Read More →