5KN: Narrative Nonfiction

Fall 2020

Fighting Climate Change with Greta Thunberg

From the Series Teen Strong

When Greta Thunberg learned about climate change, she was deeply troubled. The young woman then took action. Through protests and outspoken speeches, she has taken the world by storm… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760

Flickr Cofounder and Web Community Creator Caterina Fake

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you like to take pictures and share them online? Do you like to share comments on photos, places you've been, or articles? If so, you've probably heard of Flickr and other websites that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 005.1092
Spring 2020

Follow Those Zebras: Solving a Migration Mystery

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

Every year in Namibia, about two thousand zebras suddenly disappear from their grazing area along the Chobe River. Months later, the herd returns. Where do they go? And why? Thanks to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • Dewey: 599.665/71568
Spring 2020

Frida Kahlo: Artist and Activist

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Decades after her death, Mexican artist Frida Kahlo remains an icon for Chicanos as well as for the feminist and LGBTQ+ movements. Read about her life as an artist and political activist. Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 700.92

Gal Gadot: Soldier, Model, Wonder Woman

From the Series Gateway Biographies

In 2017 the movie Wonder Woman became a box-office hit, breaking records and earning hundreds of millions of dollars. Israeli actor Gal Gadot played Wonder Woman—a fierce and compassionate… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • Dewey: 792.02/8092 [B]

Game Changer: John McLendon and the Secret Game

When they piled into cars and drove through Durham, North Carolina, the members of the Duke University Medical School basketball team only knew that they were going somewhere to play… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1170
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 796.32307'7
27 titles

Gateway Biographies — eBook Set

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Discover the human side of key newsworthy and historical figures. Each biography in this easy-reading series is peppered with quotes and childhood stories, accounts of successes and failures… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $1,295.73
  • Your Price: $971.80
  • 27 titles
Fall 2020 4 titles

Gateway Biographies Fall 2020 New Releases — Library Bound Set

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Discover the human side of key newsworthy and historical figures. Each biography in this easy-reading series is peppered with quotes and childhood stories, accounts of successes and failures… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $127.96
  • Your Price: $95.97
  • 4 titles
30 titles

Gateway Biographies — Library Bound Set

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Discover the human side of key newsworthy and historical figures. Each biography in this easy-reading series is peppered with quotes and childhood stories, accounts of successes and failures… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $959.70
  • Your Price: $719.78
  • 30 titles
10 titles

Gateway Biographies — Paperback Set

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Discover the human side of key newsworthy and historical figures. Each biography in this easy-reading series is peppered with quotes and childhood stories, accounts of successes and failures… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $99.90
  • Your Price: $94.91
  • 10 titles

Genetics Expert Joanna L. Kelley

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever solved a tricky puzzle? As kids, Joanna Kelley and her siblings had fun solving the math and science challenges their parents invented at the dinner table. Later, Kelly's love… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 576.5092

Genius Physicist Albert Einstein

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever used your imagination to solve a problem? When Albert Einstein was young, he was fascinated by the way magnetism made a compass work. As an adult, he used thought experiments to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 530.092 [B]

Giancarlo Stanton

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

Giancarlo Stanton is a New York Yankees outfielder. Fans know him as one of the most powerful hitters in baseball. He crushes the ball with so much force that he led Major League Baseball (MLB Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 796.357092 [B]

Giannis Antetokounmpo

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

Giannis Antetokounmpo is known to basketball fans as "The Greek Freak." Through dynamic photos and text, readers will learn more fun information about Antetokounmpo, from his childhood in… Read More →

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

Google Cybersecurity Expert Parisa Tabriz

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you like to compete against other people? So did cybersecurity engineer Parisa Tabriz. She turned her toughness and her competitive spirit into a job as Google's top security expert. As a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 005.8/092 [B]

Google Glass and Robotics Innovator Sebastian Thrun

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever wished you could use technology to improve people's lives? Ever since he was a teenager, Sebastian Thrun wanted to build machines that helped people. So far, Thrun has… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 629.8'92092

GoPro Inventor Nick Woodman

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you enjoy snapping photos or taking movies of your adventures? So does Nick Woodman—but when he was growing up, most of his activities weren't camera-safe. Woodman was a diehard surfer. He… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 600
Fall 2020

Greta Thunberg: Climate Crisis Activist

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Appalled by government apathy regarding climate change, 15-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg started a protest in front of the her country's parliament building in August 2018. She… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • Dewey: 363.70092 [B]

Growing Up Gorilla: How a Zoo Baby Brought Her Family Together

This heartwarming true story chronicles what happened after a mother gorilla gave birth for the first time and then walked away from her newborn baby at Seattle's Woodland Park. The dedicated… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 599.884

Harriet Tubman: Union Spy

From the Series Hidden History — Spies

The story of Harriet Tubman and her role in leading slaves to freedom along the Underground Railroad is well-known. But did you know that during the Civil War Harriet would often dress in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 973.7
5 titles

Hidden History — Spies — eBook Set

From the Series Hidden History — Spies

History books teach us important facts about big events that made a difference in the world. But as time passes, we discover some of the interesting hidden mysteries of history. With this… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $199.95
  • Your Price: $149.96
  • 5 titles
5 titles

Hidden History — Spies — Library Bound Set

From the Series Hidden History — Spies

History books teach us important facts about big events that made a difference in the world. But as time passes, we discover some of the interesting hidden mysteries of history. With this… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $133.25
  • Your Price: $99.94
  • 5 titles
5 titles

Hidden History — Spies — Paperback Set

From the Series Hidden History — Spies

History books teach us important facts about big events that made a difference in the world. But as time passes, we discover some of the interesting hidden mysteries of history. With this… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $44.95
  • Your Price: $42.70
  • 5 titles

Historical Heartthrobs: 50 Timeless Crushes — From Cleopatra to Camus

This book compiles photos and life stories of fifty of the sexiest men and women from history and asks the essential question: Would you really want to date them? Some are artists, some are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1280