5KN: Narrative Nonfiction

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]

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]

Lin-Manuel Miranda: Revolutionary Playwright, Composer, and Actor

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Playwright and Broadway star Lin-Manuel Miranda is best known as the mind behind the smash-hit musical Hamilton. This title explores Hamilton and Miranda's other works, as well as his life off-stage. Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 792.02/8092 [B]

Lionel Messi

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

Lionel Messi is one of the best soccer players in the world. He's led his team—Fútbol Club (FC) Barcelona—to several championships, he's won the FIFA Ballon d'Or award five times, and he's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 796.334092 [B]
Fall 2020

Lizzo: Breakout Artist

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Melissa Vivianne Jeffersion, known professionally as Lizzo, started singing and rapping at age 10 and performed with several musical groups in her hometowns of Houston and Minneapolis. With… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • Dewey: 782.421649092 [B]

Locked Up for Freedom: Civil Rights Protesters at the Leesburg Stockade

In 1963, more than 30 African-American girls ages 11 to 16 were arrested for taking part in Civil Rights protests in Americus, Georgia. They were taken without their families' knowledge to a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 323.1196/07307580904
5 titles

Lorimer Recordbooks — Library Bound Set

From the Series Lorimer Recordbooks

Lorimer Recordbooks is a high/low nonfiction series that helps teens understand social issues through the stories of sports heroes. These books feature trailblazing NHL athletes who have… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $139.95
  • Your Price: $104.96
  • 5 titles
Fall 2020

Luka Doncic

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

In 2019 Luka Doncic became the second basketball player from Europe ever to win the National Basketball Association (NBA) Rookie of the Year Award. This Slovenian phenom's rise to stardom… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • Dewey: 796.323092 [B]

Luke Kuechly

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

Luke Kuechly of the Carolina Panthers is one of the National Football League (NFL)'s hardest-hitting defenders. The star linebacker led the NFL with 164 tackles in 2012, his first season in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 796.332092 [B]
Fall 2020

Malala Yousafzai: Heroic Education Activist

From the Series Boss Lady Bios (Alternator Books ®)

Malala Yousafzai's activism has placed her in grave danger from the Taliban, but she remains determined to defend girls' right to an education around the world. Follow Yousafzai from young… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: 371.822095491

March of the Suffragettes: Rosalie Gardiner Jones and the March for Voting Rights

March of the Suffragettes tells the forgotten, real-life story of "General" Rosalie Gardiner Jones, who in the waning days of 1912 mustered and marched an all-women army nearly 200 miles to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1250
Fall 2020

Maria Tallchief: Native America's Prima Ballerina

From the Series Beginner Biography (LOOK! Books ™)

Maria Tallchief was inspired to dance while watching Osage dancers as a child in Oklahoma. For tribal ceremonies only men were allowed to dance. But, Maria went on to become America's first… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • Dewey: 792.8

Markus "Notch" Persson: Minecraft Mogul

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson has always loved programming. Find out how he translated his childhood passion for writing code into a multi-million dollar career as the mind behind… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 794.8092 [B]