5KN: Narrative Nonfiction

The Monarchs Are Missing: A Butterfly Mystery

Why are monarch butterflies disappearing? Scientists are racing to find answers. These iconic orange, black, and white butterflies flutter across much of the North American continent, and are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • ATOS: 6.8
  • Dewey: 595.78/9
Fall 2020

The Most Beautiful Thing

A warmhearted and tender true story about a young girl finding beauty where she never thought to look. Drawn from author Kao Kalia Yang's childhood experiences as a Hmong refugee, this… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • Dewey: 305.8959/72073

The NBA Playoffs: In Pursuit of Basketball Glory

From the Series Spectacular Sports

Do you know: • Which team won the first NBA championship? • Why Michael Jordan felt awful during one of his greatest playoff performances? • How the Golden State Warriors built a playoff… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 796.323/64

The Negro Leagues: Celebrating Baseball's Unsung Heroes

From the Series Spectacular Sports

When modern baseball fans think of African American players, they may think of Ken Griffey Jr. or Derek Jeter. But what about the black stars who didn't play Major League Baseball? In the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1030
  • ATOS: 6.8
  • Dewey: 796.357/640973

The Nutcracker Comes to America: How Three Ballet-Loving Brothers Created a Holiday Tradition

Every December, The Nutcracker comes to life in theaters all across the United States. But how did this 19th-century Russian ballet become such a big part of the holidays in 21st-century… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

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]

Theoretical Physicist Brian Greene

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever wondered how the universe began? Growing up, Brian Greene's father taught him to think about the world in different ways. Greene was curious about how it all worked. He set out… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 530.092

Theoretical Physicist Stephen Hawking

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you like to gaze at the stars? So did the young Stephen Hawking. Eventually, he turned his fascination with the night sky into a career of trying to figure out how the universe began and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 530.092

The Search for Olinguito: Discovering a New Species

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

In the dark, Kristofer Helgen and a group of scientists peered up into the treetops of the Ecuadorian cloud forest. Staring back at them was a furry, four-legged creature. Could it be the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 599.76/3
Spring 2021

The Singer and the Scientist

It's 1937, and Marian Anderson is one of the most famous singers in America. But after she gives a performance for an all-white audience, she learns that the nearby hotel is closed to African… Read More →

  • Dewey: 782.0092 [B]

The Stanley Cup Playoffs: The Quest for Hockey's Biggest Prize

From the Series Spectacular Sports

Hockey is a thrilling, fast-paced sport, and the action gets even more intense during the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Fans can't get enough of the booming slap shots, the devastating body checks… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • Dewey: 796.962/648

The Super Bowl: Chasing Football Immortality

From the Series Spectacular Sports

The National Football League (NFL) is the most popular sports league in the United States, and the Super Bowl is its grandest stage. The incredible runs, the gutsy defensive stands, and the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 796.332/648

The Vast Wonder of the World: Biologist Ernest Everett Just

"A must-purchase picture book biography of a figure sure to inspire awe and admiration among readers."—School Library Journal (starred review) Extraordinary illustrations and lyrical text… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 570.92 [B]

The Woolly Monkey Mysteries: The Quest to Save a Rain Forest Species

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

In the cloud forests of the Amazon Basin, scientists are installing extraordinary numbers of camera traps in the hopes of learning more about an elusive species—woolly monkeys. No one knows… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1160
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 599.8/58

The World Cup: Soccer's Global Championship

From the Series Spectacular Sports

The World Cup is international soccer's championship tournament, and it rules the global sports stage. Award-winning author Matt Doeden explores the history of international soccer and covers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 796.334/66809

The World Series: Baseball's Biggest Stage

From the Series Spectacular Sports

Baseball has long been dubbed America's national pastime. When the top teams face off in the World Series each season, team legacies and fans' hearts are on the line. Author Matt Doeden… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 796.357'646
6 titles

They Survived (Alternator Books ® ) — eBook Set

From the Series They Survived (Alternator Books ® )

Discover the harrowing details behind the most fascinating survival stories. Mesmerizing narrative text describes how ordinary people acted in extraordinary ways to overcome life-or-death… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $263.94
  • Your Price: $197.96
  • 6 titles
6 titles

They Survived (Alternator Books ® ) — Hardcover Set

From the Series They Survived (Alternator Books ® )

Discover the harrowing details behind the most fascinating survival stories. Mesmerizing narrative text describes how ordinary people acted in extraordinary ways to overcome life-or-death… Read More →

  • Hardcover
  • List Price: $175.92
  • Your Price: $131.94
  • 6 titles

Tiger Woods

From the Series Sports All-Stars (Lerner ™ Sports)

Tiger Woods is one of the most accomplished pro golfers of all time! Learn about his career highlights, life off the green, and more through action-packed text and full-color photographs. Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 796.352092 [B]
Fall 2020

Tiger Woods: Major Winner

From the Series Epic Sports Bios (Lerner ™ Sports)

Tiger Woods became a famous golfer when he was two. As an adult, he's won 81 PGA Tour events and 15 major tournaments (and counting). Read about one of the world's most recognizable athletes. Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • Dewey: 796.352092 [B]

Tillie Pierce's Civil War Story

From the Series Narrative Nonfiction: Kids in War

In July of 1863, the Battle of Gettysburg raged for three days. Fifteen-year-old Tillie Pierce found herself in the middle of the action when she went to stay with family friends on a farm… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 973.7/349

Tom Brady

From the Series Sports All-Stars (Lerner ™ Sports)

Tom Brady is the star quarterback for the New England Patriots. He's led his team to more division titles than any other quarterback in National Football League (NFL) history. He also has… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 796.332092 [B]

Tracking Pythons: The Quest to Catch an Invasive Predator and Save an Ecosystem

Burmese pythons are native to Southeast Asia, so when one showed up dead along the side of a Florida highway in 1979, scientists wondered where it came from. No one knew the snakes had… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1110
  • Dewey: 597.96/7809759
Spring 2021

Trae Young

From the Series Sports All-Stars (Lerner ™ Sports)

Atlanta Hawks point guard Trae Young is an up-and-coming basketball prodigy with elite offensive skills. Sports fans will love this action-packed book about one of basketball's newest stars. Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • Dewey: 796.323092 [B]