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Fall 2020

Folding Tech: Using Origami and Nature to Revolutionize Technology

Space probes, self-assembling robots, crash-absorbing cars, and designer proteins all have one thing in common: their use of folding technologies. To develop these technologies, engineers are… Read More →

  • Dewey: 736/.982
Fall 2020

Cryptocurrencies and the Blockchain Revolution: Bitcoin and Beyond

In January 2009, a mysterious software developer, Satoshi Nakamoto, exchanged a specially designed code with another developer. The code was a digital currency that Nakamoto had proposed… Read More →

  • Dewey: 332.4
Fall 2020

How to Do It Now Because It's Not Going Away: An Expert Guide to Getting Stuff Done

Procrastination is especially tough for young adults. Getting started is overwhelming, not knowing how long things take messes up planning, and distractions are everywhere. We are all wired… Read More →

  • Dewey: 787.87/192
Fall 2020

Undecided, 2nd Edition: Navigating Life and Learning after High School

For high school students all over the country, deciding what to do after graduation can be overwhelming. How do you know if college is your best choice? If it is, how do you plan for student… Read More →

  • Dewey: 331.702/33
Fall 2020

Ever After

Vivi and Eva are two travelers in a countryside filled with the undead. After a train breaks down, stranding them between safe zones, the young women partner up to stay alive. Vivi is… Read More →

  • Dewey: 741.5/973
Fall 2020

Genomics: A Revolution in Health and Disease Discovery

Over the past 50 years, scientists have made incredible progress in the application of genetic research to human health care and disease treatment. Innovative tools and techniques, including… Read More →

  • Dewey: 572.8/6
Fall 2020

Kiyo Sato: From a WWII Japanese Internment Camp to a Life of Service

"Our camp, they tell us, is now to be called a 'relocation center' and not a 'concentration camp.' We are internees, not prisoners. Here's the truth: I am now a non-alien, stripped of my… Read More →

  • Dewey: 940.53/1779172092 [B]
Fall 2020

She Represents: 44 Women Who Are Changing Politics . . . and the World

In a complicated political era when the United States feels divided, this book celebrates feminism and female contributions to politics, activism, and communities. Each of the forty-four… Read More →

  • Dewey: 320.082/0973
Fall 2020

How to Live on the Edge

Eighteen-year-old Cayenne barely remembers her mother, who died of breast cancer when Cayenne was four. The women in her family have a history of dying young. Cayenne figures she'll meet the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

Into the Streets: A Young Person's Visual History of Protest in the United States

What does it mean to resist? Throughout our nation's history, discrimination and unjust treatment of all kinds have prompted people to make their objections and outrage known. Some protests… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1240
  • Dewey: 303.48/40973
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Spring 2020

Into the Deep: Science, Technology, and the Quest to Protect the Ocean

Containing 97 percent of Earth's water supply, the ocean plays a huge role in regulating global temperatures, supporting plant and animal life, and contributing to the livelihoods of millions… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1200
  • Dewey: 551.46
Spring 2020

Somebody Told Me

A novel of trauma, identity, and survival. After an assault, bigender seventeen-year-old Aleks/Alexis is looking for a fresh start—so they voluntarily move in with their uncle, a Catholic… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

The Wide World of Coding: The People and Careers behind the Programs

The best part about coding is that anyone with a computer can learn how to do it. From education to healthcare to entertainment, software touches almost every aspect of twenty-first century… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1210
  • Dewey: 005.1023
Spring 2020

Apollo 13: A Successful Failure

"Houston, we've had a problem." On April 13, 1970, the three astronauts aboard the Apollo 13 spacecraft were headed to the moon when a sudden explosion rocked the ship. Oxygen levels began… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • Dewey: 629.45/4
Spring 2020

Distant Stars: Book 3

From the Series Life on Earth

In the final volume of the Life on Earth trilogy, celebrated cartoonist MariNaomi concludes her tale of growing up, falling in and out of love, and possible alien interventions. Shy… Read More →

  • Lexile: 420
  • Dewey: 741.5/973
Spring 2020

Earth Day and the Environmental Movement: Standing Up for Earth

On April 22, 1970, an estimated twenty million people held in a teach-in to show their support for environmental protections. This new celebration, Earth Day, brought together previously… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1190
  • Dewey: 394.262
Spring 2020

Open Fire

A dramatic page-turner that captures the devastating toll of war and the impact of women's struggles and solidarity, through the lens of a little-known slice of history. In 1917, Russia is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

Votes of Confidence, 2nd Edition: A Young Person's Guide to American Elections

Every two years, media coverage of American elections turns into a horse-race story about who's leading the polls and who said what when. Give young adult readers clear explanations about how… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1310
  • Dewey: 324.60973
Spring 2020

Theodosia Burr: Teen Eyewitness to the Founding of the New Nation

Theodosia Burr, daughter of Vice President Aaron Burr, came of age in New York City when the New Nation was growing up. She attended the inauguration of President George Washington in 1789… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1110
  • Dewey: 973.4/6092 [B]
Spring 2020

Where Have All the Bees Gone?: Pollinators in Crisis

Apples, blueberries, peppers, cucumbers, coffee, and vanilla. Do you like to eat and drink? Then you might want to thank a bee. Bees pollinate 75 percent of the fruits, vegetables, and nuts… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • Dewey: 595.79/9
Spring 2020

Where's My Stuff? 2nd Edition: The Ultimate Teen Organizing Guide

A comprehensive guide for young adults on how to organize schoolwork, lockers, bedrooms, and even schedules. Take a quiz to identify your organizing style and get great advice about making… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • Dewey: 640
Fall 2019

Body 2.0: The Engineering Revolution in Medicine

Scientists are on the verge of a revolution in biomedical engineering that will forever change the way we think about medicine, even life itself. Cutting-edge researchers are working to build… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1170
  • Dewey: 610.28
Fall 2019

Breaking Out the Devil: Book 3

From the Series The Stone Man Mysteries

The blazing conclusion to the Stone Man Mysteries trilogy. In the climactic final volume of the Stone Man Mysteries series, the demon-turned-gargoyle Silex and his human helper Craig make the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 380
  • Dewey: 741.5/973
Fall 2019

Fugly

A wrenchingly honest, thought-provoking exploration of a girl judged and dismissed by society who must break the cycle of shaming that traps her in her real life and comforts her in her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • Dewey: [Fic]