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Spring 2019

Jane Doe and the Cradle of All Worlds

Grade 5 - Grade 8

John Doe and his infant daughter, Jane, appeared on the steps of the Manor the night the earthquakes started and the gateway to the Otherworlds closed. The people on the remote island of… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

Last of the Name

Grade 5 - Grade 8

Twelve-year-old Danny O'Carolan and his sister, Kathleen, arrive in New York City in 1863. Kathleen refuses to be parted from her only remaining relative, so she finds a job in domestic… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

Seventh Grade vs. the Galaxy

Grade 4 - Grade 7

PSS 118 is just your typical school--except that it's a rickety old spaceship orbiting Jupiter. When the school is mysteriously attacked, thirteen-year-old Jack receives a cryptic message… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

The Manic Pixie Dream Boy Improvement Project

Grade 6 - Grade 12

Riley lives in TropeTown, where everyone plays stock roles in novels. Riley, a Manic Pixie Dream Boy, is sent to group therapy after going off-script. Riley knows that breaking the rules… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

Aly Raisman: Athlete and Activist

Grade 4 - Grade 8

US Olympian Aly Raisman is a leader on and off the mat. She is an outspoken voice against sexual assault. Learn about the most fascinating details of her life as a gold-winning gymnast. Read More →

  • Dewey: 796.44092 [B]
Spring 2019

Kim Jong Un: Secretive North Korean Leader

Grade 4 - Grade 8

In 2017 the secretive Asian country of North Korea publicly demonstrated its arsenal of new bombs, missiles, and cyber and chemical weapons. For years, North Korea had isolated itself from… Read More →

Spring 2019

Martin Luther King Jr.: Walking in the Light

Grade 4 - Grade 8

Martin Luther King Jr. was an influential and inspiring leader of the Civil Rights Movement in the 1950s and 1960s. His life, work, and death are brought to life for readers like never before. Read More →

  • Dewey: 323.092 [B]
Spring 2019

Never Again: The Parkland Shooting and the Teen Activists Leading a Movement

Grade 4 - Grade 8

This biography of a movement and the teen activists behind it delves into the quest for gun safety legislation in light of the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in… Read More →

Spring 2019

Taylor Swift: Superstar Singer and Songwriter

Grade 4 - Grade 8

From her early career in country music to her chart-topping pop hits, learn more about singer-songwriter Taylor Swift, one of the best-selling musical artists of all time. Read More →

  • Dewey: 782.421642092 [B]
Spring 2019

The NBA Playoffs: In Pursuit of Basketball Glory

Grade 5 - Grade 12

Few sporting events are as thrilling and fast-paced as NBA games, and in the playoffs, the excitement gets cranked up to a whole new level. The raucous crowd that sits right on top of the… Read More →

Spring 2019

100 Most Awesome Things on the Planet

Grade 5 - Grade 8

This fun, fact-filled book allows you to explore the most awesome natural, and man-made, sights and experiences on our planet. You'll find mind-boggling mountains and caves, giant waterfalls… Read More →

Spring 2019

100 Most Dangerous Things on the Planet

Grade 5 - Grade 8

Learn how to face and survive the most disastrous things that could possibly happen! From terrifying natural disasters to dangerous weather, from getting lost in the wild to fighting off… Read More →

Spring 2019

100 Most Disgusting Things on the Planet

Grade 5 - Grade 8

Can you face the most disgusting things the world has to offer? From nauseating foods and revolting habits to jungle crawlers and stomach worms, this is your ultimate guide to maggots, giant… Read More →

Spring 2019

100 Most Feared Creatures on the Planet

Grade 5 - Grade 8

Dare to discover the world's most ferocious creatures and uncover the deadliest of facts. How does the slender deep-sea gulper swallow prey twice its size? Who sprays acid-filled blood from… Read More →

Fall 2018

Girls on the Line

Grade 8 - Grade 12

"An affecting and original thrill ride." — Kirkus Reviews… A powerful, dual-narrative coming-of-age story set in 2009 China. Luli has just turned sixteen and finally aged out of the orp 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
  • Dewey: 782.42164092 [B]
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 →