5KN: Narrative Nonfiction

Joel Embiid

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

Center Joel Embiid racks up points for the Philadelphia 76ers. Readers will learn how this All-Star National Basketball Association (NBA) player stays at the top of his game and how he spends… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 796.323092

John Cook's Civil War Story

From the Series Narrative Nonfiction: Kids in War

Gunfire rang out across the countryside as fifteen-year-old John Cook watched his unit struggle during the Battle of Antietam. Union troops were falling fast as they tried to push Confederate… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 973.7092 [B]

John Lewis: Courage in Action

From the Series Gateway Biographies

John Lewis was known as one of the most courageous leaders of the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s. Inspired as a boy by the words of Martin Luther King, Jr., Lewis would go on to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • Dewey: 328.73/092 B

John McCain: The Courage of Conviction

From the Series Gateway Biographies

This timely title examines the remarkable life and death of John McCain, from his time as a decorated war veteran to elder statesman. Accessible text and plentiful photos cover McCain's early… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 328.73/092 [B]

Johnny Clem's Civil War Story

From the Series Narrative Nonfiction: Kids in War

Bullets whizzed overhead, narrowly missing twelve-year-old Johnny Clem. The Confederate army was winning the Battle of Chickamauga, and Johnny's unit had begun to retreat. Although he had… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 973.7092 [B]
Fall 2020

JoJo Siwa: Fan Favorite

From the Series Boss Lady Bios (Alternator Books ®)

From the time she was two years old, JoJo Siwa spent hours a day working to achieve her dreams. Her hard work in her mom's dance studio led her to national TV, where her spunky personality… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • Dewey: 792.802/8092 [B]

Jordin Tootoo: The Highs and Lows in the Journey of the First Inuk to Play in the NHL

From the Series Lorimer Recordbooks

Jordin Tootoo is known for having to "fight his way through." Jordin had more than his fair share of fights both on and off the ice. He had to overcome the social problems that are associated… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • Dewey: 920

Jose Altuve

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

Jose Altuve is the superstar second baseman for the Houston Astros. But when he first tried out for the team, he was cut on the first day. People thought he was too short to be a professional… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 796.357092 [B]
Spring 2021

Kamala Harris: Madam Vice President

From the Series Gateway Biographies

A Timely Biography of the First Female Vice President of the United States Kamala Harris is known as a tough prosecutor. She rose to fame as California's attorney general who took on the big… Read More →

  • Dewey: 328.73092 [B]
Fall 2020

Katie Ledecky

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

Superstar swimmer Katie Ledecky has six Olympic medals and fifteen World Championship medals. Discover how this Olympian made history. Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • Dewey: 797.2/1092 [B]

Kawhi Leonard

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

Kawhi Leonard averaged 27 points per game in the 2016–2017 season. It was his best season yet in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Since joining the San Antonio Spurs in 2011… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 796.323092 [B]

Kevin Durant

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

Kevin Durant is a star basketball player for the Golden State Warriors. He's a top scorer and works hard to make sure the Warriors stay one of the best teams in the National Basketball… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 796.323092 [B]
Fall 2020

Khalil Mack

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

From playing college football at Buffalo to becoming the highest paid defensive player in National Football League (NFL) history with the Chicago Bears, Khalil Mack has always been a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • Dewey: 796.332092 [B]

Kim Jong Un: Secretive North Korean Leader

From the Series Gateway Biographies

In 2017 the secretive Asian country of North Korea publicly demonstrated its arsenal of new bombs, missiles, and cyber and chemical weapons. For years, North Korea had isolated itself from… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • ATOS: 7.0
  • Dewey: 951.9305/2092 [B]
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 →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • Dewey: 940.53/1779172092 [B]
Fall 2020

Kobe Bryant: NBA Champion

From the Series Epic Sports Bios (Lerner ™ Sports)

Kobe Bryant dominated the world of basketball as an 18-time NBA All-Star, a five-time NBA champion, and a two-time Olympic gold medalist. This biography details his life and his thrilling legacy. Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • Dewey: 796.323092 [B]

Kris Bryant

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

Kris Bryant helped the Chicago Cubs win the World Series after just two seasons with the team. In 2016 he hit thirty-nine home runs and was named National League Most Valuable Player. Bryant… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 796.357092 [B]
Fall 2020

Kylie Jenner: Makeup Mogul

From the Series Boss Lady Bios (Alternator Books ®)

Being a reality TV star meant that Kylie Jenner grew up with the world watching her. As her siblings modeled, started businesses, and took on Hollywood, Jenner wondered how to make her mark… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • Dewey: 791.4502/8092 [B

Kyrie Irving

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

Kyrie Irving helped the Cleveland Cavaliers win their first National Basketball Association (NBA) championship and the national team bring home the gold at the Olympic Games in 2016. In 2011… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 796.323092 [B
Fall 2020

Lamar Jackson

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

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson is a rising star in the National Football League (NFL). Readers will devour the life story of this athlete with a golden arm and cheetah-like speed! Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • Dewey: 796.332092 [B]

LeBron James

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

LeBron James is a basketball legend. In 2016 he led the Cleveland Cavaliers to win their first ever National Basketball Association (NBA) Championship. Before that, the basketball superstar—kn Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 796.323092 [B]
Spring 2021

LeBron James, 2nd Edition

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

LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers has wowed basketball fans throughout his career. Dig deeper into James's impressive play, discover how he stays on top, and learn more about his life… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • Dewey: 796.323092 [B]

Let 'Er Buck!: George Fletcher, the People's Champion

"Nelson plaits her narrative with Western lingo and homespun similes. . . . James' painterly oils swirl with energy, visible daubs creating the dusty, monumental landscape and equally… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 791.8/4092 [B]

Lindsey Vonn

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

Lindsey Vonn is one of the most successful skiers of all time. She's won seventy World Cups and holds records for the most victories in both downhill and super-G skiing. She is also known for… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 796.93092 [B]