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101 Questions about Blood and Circulation, 2nd Edition: With Answers Straight from the Heart

Grade 7 - Grade 12

As in previous books in this critically acclaimed series, Brynie polled hundreds of high school students across the country to find out what they wanted to know most about blood and… Read More →

  • Dewey: 612.1

101 Questions about Muscles, 2nd Edition: to Stretch Your Mind and Flex Your Brain

Grade 7 - Grade 12

How much of a person's body weight is made up of muscle? Can you learn to control your heart rate using your mind? How does taking steroids affect muscles--and why are steroids dangerous?… Read More →

  • Dewey: 612.7'4

101 Questions about Reproduction, 2nd Edition: Or How 1 + 1 = 3 or 4 or More

Grade 7 - Grade 12

How do living things reproduce? How do twins, triplets, and other multiple births happen? How does fertilization occur? Find out in this frank and accessible look at reproduction. Set up in a… Read More →

  • Dewey: 612.6

101 Questions about Sex and Sexuality, 2nd Edition: With Answers for the Curious, Cautious, and Confused

Grade 7 - Grade 12

As in previous books in this critically acclaimed series, Brynie polled hundreds of high school students across the country to find out what they wanted to know most about sex and sexuality… Read More →

  • Dewey: 306.7

101 Questions about Sleep and Dreams, 2nd Edition: That Kept You Awake Nights...until Now

Grade 7 - Grade 12

As in previous books in this critically acclaimed series, Brynie polled hundreds of high school students across the country to find out what they wanted to know most about sleep and dreams… Read More →

  • Dewey: 612.8'21

101 Questions about Your Immune System, 2nd Edition: You Felt Defenseless to Answer...Until Now

Grade 7 - Grade 12

As in previous books in this critically acclaimed series, Brynie polled hundreds of high school students across the country to find out what they wanted to know most about their immune… Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.07'9
Fall 2017

3D Printing: The Revolution in Personalized Manufacturing

Grade 8 - Grade 12

3D printing was once only known through science fiction, such as Star Trek, the popular 1960s TV series. But inventors and engineers on Earth began experimenting in real life with 3D printing… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • Dewey: 621.9/88

A Bag of Marbles: The Graphic Novel

Grade 7 - Grade 12

In 1941 in occupied Paris, brothers Maurice and Joseph play a last game of marbles before running home to their father's barbershop. This is the day that will change their lives forever. With… Read More →

  • Lexile: 390
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 741.5'944

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Hank, a 19th-Century New England factory manager, suffers a blow to the head that sends him back in time to medieval England. Determined to make the best of the situation, the Yankee attempts… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • ATOS: 9.2
  • Dewey: 800

A Game for Swallows: To Die, To Leave, To Return

Grade 7 - Grade 12

When Zeina was born, the civil war in Lebanon had been going on for six years, so it's just a normal part of life for her and her parents and little brother. The city of Beirut is cut in two… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 741.5

A Little Princess

Grade 3 - Grade 8

Young Sara Crewe grew up with her rich father in India, surrounded by servants and luxury. She's not royalty, but when she arrives at Miss Minchin's boarding school in London, everyone… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Marked Man: The Assassination of Malcolm X

Grade 6 - Grade 12

February 21, 1965. Controversial civil rights leader Malcolm X is gunned down during a speech in… Few were shocked by the news of Malcolm X's death. Since 1952 the former member of Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • Dewey: 320.54'6092

A Match Made in Heaven: Book 8

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Life isn't exactly paradise for aspiring artist Morning Glory Conroy. Anxious about an upcoming comics festival and worried about her best friend Julia's deteriorating home life, Glory has… Read More →

  • Lexile: 330
  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Late 19th-century Ireland is full of social, political, and religious turmoil. It is in the midst of this strife that Stephen Dedalus grows up. From his struggles with his classmates as a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1120
  • ATOS: 8.7
  • Dewey: 823'.912

A Princess of Mars

Grade 7 - Grade 12

The American Civil War has just ended and John Carter, a former Confederate soldier, is searching for gold in the West. Instead of discovering riches, he breathes in a strange gas in a cave… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1390
  • ATOS: 9.0
  • Dewey: 800

A Study in Scarlet

Grade 5 - Grade 12

Dr. John Watson, recently returned from military service in Afghanistan, doesn't know what to make of his new roommate. Sherlock Holmes has profound knowledge of soil composition and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • ATOS: 7.3
  • Dewey: 823'.8

A Wounded Name

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Ophelia Castellan will never be just another girl at Elsinore Academy. Seeing ghosts is not a skill prized in future society wives. Even when she takes her pills, the bean sidhe beckon… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

ADHD

Grade 6 - Grade 12

ADHD haunts children into adulthood," claimed a headline in USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper. The inability to focus, sit still, or complete tasks makes it very difficult for people… Read More →

  • Dewey: 618.92'8589

AIDS

Grade 6 - Grade 12

In the United States and around the world, AIDS remains a critical health issue. Statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that 1.1 million people in the United… Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.97'92

Abraham Lincoln's Presidency

Grade 6 - Grade 12

Abraham Lincoln was born to poor parents, in a log cabin on the western frontier of a young nation. The unity of the United States, which had been built on the ideal that all people are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1120
  • Dewey: 973.7092
Fall 2017

Addiction and Overdose: Confronting an American Crisis

Grade 8 - Grade 12

Drug overdosing and death from prescription painkillers and heroin are at epidemic levels in the United States. How do people become addicted to opioids and other dangerous drugs, and why?… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1160
  • Dewey: 362.290973

Adele: Soul Music's Magical Voice

Grade 6 - Grade 12

USA TODAY, The Nation's No. 1 Newspaper, perfectly captures the way fans feel about Adele and her music: "Adele doesn't just sing; she changes your life, makes you feel like you're not alone… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • Dewey: 782.42164092

Albania in Pictures

Grade 5 - Grade 12

Albania maintains a distinct national identity despite a violent history of many different ruling groups. In one of Europe's poorest nations, resourceful Albanians fight harsh terrain to make… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.2
  • Dewey: 949.65

Alchemy

Grade 7 - Grade 12

In the thirteenth century, William, heir to the Earl of Mercia, was attacked and turned into a vampire. For 750 years, Will has spent his life in the shadows. Until he met… Together, W Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • Dewey: [Fic]