5KN: Narrative Nonfiction

Chris Paul

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

Point guard Chris Paul not only led the NBA four times in assists and six times in steals—he also won two gold medals. Get to know this Houston Rockets hero! Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 796.323092 [B]

Christian Yelich

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

Outfielder Christian Yelich was a solid but unspectacular player for the Miami Marlins from 2013 to 2017. Then he joined the Milwaukee Brewers in 2018 and won the National League Most… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 796.357092 [B]
Spring 2021

Classified: The Secret Career of Mary Golda Ross, Cherokee Aerospace Engineer

Mary Golda Ross designed classified airplanes and spacecraft as Lockheed Aircraft Corporation's first female engineer. Find out how her passion for math and the Cherokee values she was raised… Read More →

  • Dewey: 629.1092 [B]
Spring 2021

Coco Gauff

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

At only sixteen years old, tennis prodigy Coco Gauff has played in the most prestigious tournaments in her sport. And she's just getting started! Learn all about tennis's newest star in this… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • Dewey: 796.342092/52

Code-Breaker and Mathematician Alan Turing

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever wished that you could do something heroic to help your country? When Alan Turing was a boy, he was fascinated by math and science. Later, Turing's math skills would help Great… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 510.92 [B]
Spring 2021

Cody Bellinger

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

In his first MLB season, Cody Bellinger of the Los Angeles Dodgers was unanimously voted the National League Rookie of the Year. Sports fans will love this action-packed look at a rising… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • Dewey: 796.357092 [B]

Colin Kaepernick: From Free Agent to Change Agent

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick drew positive and negative attention for kneeling during the national anthem to protest police violence against minorities in 2016. Two years later, he… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 796.332092 [B]

Coming Up Clutch: The Greatest Upsets, Comebacks, and Finishes in Sports History

From the Series Spectacular Sports

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
  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 796.0973

Computer Engineer Ruchi Sanghvi

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever scrolled through a news feed on Facebook? Ruchi Sanghvi helped design this and other Facebook features. She joined Facebook—then a small Silicon Valley startup company—after… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 621.39092

Computer Scientist Jean Bartik

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you love solving problems with mathematics? So did groundbreaking computer programmer Jean Bartik. She turned her passion for math into a successful career in what was then a brand-new… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 005.1092

Cook's Cook: The Cook Who Cooked for Captain Cook

Cook's Cook follows the 1768 journey of James Cook's H.M.S. Endeavour with his ship's cook, the one-handed John Thompson, as story teller. Through real recipes from the ship's galley, events… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860

Cristiano Ronaldo

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

Cristiano Ronaldo is a superstar soccer player for Spanish club Real Madrid. In 2015 he became the leading scorer in Champions League history with a career record 76 goals. He has claimed… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 796.334092 [B]

Dak Prescott

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

The NFL's 2016 Offensive Rookie of the Year, Dak Prescott, certainly earned his title as the starting quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys. Readers will learn about Prescott's career and how he… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 796.332092 [B]

Dalai Lama: A Leader in Exile

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Forced into exile in India after Tibet's attempted revolt against occupying Chinese forces, the Dalai Lama launched a nonviolent campaign against the occupation that earned him a Nobel Peace… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 294.3/923092 [B]

Danica Patrick

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

Danica Patrick zooms around the track in NASCAR's fastest races. Her rise to fame is littered with firsts. She was the first woman to take the lead position in the Indianapolis 500. And since… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 796.72092 [B]
Fall 2020

Daniel Inouye: World War II Hero and Senator

From the Series Beginner Biography (LOOK! Books ™)

Daniel Inouye was born in Hawaii to parents who came from Japan. He had a happy life as a child until 1941 when the Japanese military bombed Pearl Harbor in his hometown. As war broke out… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 328.73

Dazzle Ships: World War I and the Art of Confusion

A visually stunning look at innovative and eye-popping measures used to protect ships during World War I. During World War I, British and American ships were painted with bold colors and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 940.4/5941

Derek Carr

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

Derek Carr is a superstar quarterback for the Oakland Raiders. The Raiders have gotten better each year since Carr joined the team in 2014. In 2016 they made the National Football League (NFL) Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 796.332092 [B]

Dogs at War: Military Canine Heroes

While in a war zone, a military working dog (MWD) and its handler live together, eat together, play together, sleep together, and risk their lives for each other every day. The dogs work with… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1170
  • ATOS: 7.9
  • Dewey: 355.4/24

Donald Trump: Outspoken Personality and President

From the Series Gateway Biographies

On June 16, 2015, Donald Trump announced his candidacy for president of the United States. The celebrity businessman and reality TV show host went on to win the presidency in 2016. Trump has… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 973.932092 [B]

Drew Brees

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

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees wows football fans with his amazing passes. Full-color photos and action-packed text showcase his highlights playing in the National Football League (NFL). Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 796.332092 [B]

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

Eavesdropping on Elephants: How Listening Helps Conservation

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
  • ATOS: 7.0
  • Dewey: 599.67/4

Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Fighter for Women's Rights

From the Series Beginner Biography (LOOK! Books ™)

When Elizabeth Cady Stanton was a young girl she knew she could do anything her brothers could do. But the laws in the country said women were not equal to men. Elizabeth knew she had to make… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 3.2