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A Midsummer Night's Dream

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Hermia's father has given her a seemingly impossible decision: marry Demetrius, a man she doesn't love, or die. Instead, she decides to take fate into her own hands and run off with her true… Read More →

  • ATOS: 10.9
  • Dewey: 822.3'3

A Really Awesome Mess

Grade 9 - Grade 12

Two teenagers. Two very bumpy roads taken that lead to Heartland… After his parents' divorce, Justin is on rocky mental ground. But when a handful of Tylenol lands him in the hospital Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Tale of Two Cities

Grade 5 - Grade 12

After rescuing her father from prison in Paris, Lucie Manette brings him back home to London. There, she is wooed by two similar-looking men: Charles Darney is a Frenchman recently acquitted… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1130
  • ATOS: 9.7
  • Dewey: 823'.8
Spring 2018

America's Founding Documents: The Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, the United States Constitution, the Federalist Papers, and the Bill of Rights

Grade 5 - Grade 12

Soon after the start of the American Revolutionary War in 1775, the Thirteen Colonies proclaimed their independence from British rule and became the United States of America. The written word… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1400
  • Dewey: 342.7302/3

Amity

Grade 9 - Grade 12

Here is a house of ruin and rage, of death and… Here is where I live, not living. Here is always mine. When Connor's family moves to Amity, a secluded house on the peaceful banks Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

An Unspeakable Crime: The Prosecution and Persecution of Leo Frank

Grade 9 - Grade 12

Was an innocent man wrongly accused of murder? On April 26, 1913, thirteen-year-old Mary Phagan planned to meet friends at a parade in Atlanta, Georgia. But first she stopped at the pencil… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1210
  • ATOS: 8.8
  • Dewey: 364.152'3092

Animal Rights: Noble Cause or Needless Effort?

Grade 9 - Grade 12

The animal rights debate is filled with passion and emotion. Some people think that animals deserve many of the same basic rights and protections that people have, such as freedom from… Read More →

  • Dewey: 179'.3
Spring 2018

Antony and Cleopatra

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Two years after the assassination of Julius Caesar in 44 BC, three men--Octavius Caesar, Lepidus, and Mark Antony--rule the Roman Republic. Antony should be in Rome, helping to stop Pompey's… Read More →

  • Dewey: 822.3/3

As You Like It

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Members of the royal court escape their problems by running away, only to find themselves in complicated love triangles. Upon the death of their father, Oliver is charged with taking care of… Read More →

  • ATOS: 9.2
  • Dewey: 822.3'3

Ashes

Grade 9 - Grade 12

An electromagnetic pulse flashes across the sky, destroying every electronic device, wiping out every computerized system, and killing billions. When it happens, Alex was hiking in the woods… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Augusto Pinochet's Chile, 2nd Edition

Grade 9 - Grade 12

Augusto Pinochet, commander-in-chief of Chile's army, rose to power in 1973 when he participated in a military coup to overthrow the president, Salvador Allende. Allende was a Socialist, and… Read More →

  • Dewey: 983.06'5

BZRK

Series

In the not-so-distant future, a war is being fought for control of the human mind. Charles and Benjamin Armstrong, conjoined twins and owners of the Armstrong Fancy Gifts Corporation… Read More →

BZRK

Grade 9 - Grade 12

Love The Hunger Games? Action-adventure thrillers with a dystopian twist? BZRK (Berserk) by Michael Grant, New York Times best-selling author of the GONE series, ramps up the action and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

BZRK Apocalypse

Grade 9 - Grade 12

The Matrix meets Inner Space in this third book in the BZRK trilogy from New York Times best-selling author Michael… The members of BZRK are preparing for their final stand. Noah and Sa Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]

BZRK Origins

Grade 9 - Grade 12

Grey McLure, having turned to science after his wife was diagnosed with lung cancer, realizes it is too late to save her life and the nanotechnology he has created has given birth to a war on… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

BZRK Reloaded

Grade 9 - Grade 12

From best-selling author Michael Grant comes the highly anticipated, terrifying, and mind-bending second book in the BZRK trilogy. The entire BZRK cell--including Noah and Sadie--has been… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Beowulf

Grade 7 - Grade 12

King Hrothgar of Denmark has a problem: though his land prospers, his great mead-hall is plagued nightly by a horrible beast, Grendel, that pillages and kills his men. Leaving his home in… Read More →

  • ATOS: 10.4
  • Dewey: 829'.3

Blood on My Hands

Grade 9 - Grade 12

All it takes is one second. One stupid move. One click of a cell… When Callie discovers Katherine sprawled on the ground, she bends down to help her. It's only natural--the party's been Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Burn Out

Grade 9 - Grade 12

Most people want to save the world; seventeen-year-old Tora just wants to get off of it. One of the last survivors in Earth's final years, Tora yearns to escape the wasteland her planet has… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Civil Rights Struggles around the World

Series

At certain moments in the struggle to achieve civil rights, an iconic gesture or event can galvanize a people to make a leap toward their goal. This series begins with just such gestures or… Read More →

Dante's Inferno: The Vision of Hell from The Divine Comedy

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Inferno is the first part of Italian poet Dante Alighieri's epic poem Divine Comedy. The allegory describes Dante's journey through the depths of Hell. He is led by the Roman poet Virgil down… Read More →

  • Dewey: 851'.1

Dante's Paradiso: The Vision of Paradise from The Divine Comedy

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Paradiso is the third and final part of Italian poet Dante Alighieri's epic poem Divine Comedy and describes Dante's journey through heaven. He is now led by Beatrice, who joined him at the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 800

Dante's Purgatorio: The Vision of Purgatory from The Divine Comedy

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Purgatorio is the second part of Italian poet Dante Alighieri's epic poem Divine Comedy and describes Dante's climb up the Mount of Purgatory. As in the Inferno, the Roman poet Virgil is… Read More →

  • Dewey: 800

Death Penalty: Fair Solution or Moral Failure?

Grade 9 - Grade 12

One of the most hotly debated topics in the United States is the death penalty. Some people think it's a fair and just punishment. They say that people who commit murder deserve the ultimate… Read More →

  • Dewey: 364.66