5KN: Narrative Nonfiction

Mars Science Lab Engineer Diana Trujillo

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

When Diana Trujillo was little, working for NASA was her greatest dream. She loved to gaze at the stars in the sky. She also enjoyed math and art. Then she learned that engineers use math and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 629.43092

Martin & Anne: The Kindred Spirits of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Anne Frank

Anne Frank and Martin Luther King Jr. were born the same year a world apart. Both faced ugly prejudices and violence, which both answered with words of love and faith in humanity. This is the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 323.092/2 B

Martin Luther King Jr.: Walking in the Light

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Martin Luther King Jr. was an influential and inspiring leader of the Civil Rights Movement in the 1950s and 1960s. His life, work, and death are brought to life for readers like never before. Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 323.092 [B]

Mathematician and Computer Scientist Grace Hopper

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever taken something apart to see how it works? As a child, Grace Hopper took apart five alarm clocks in a row, trying to figure out how all the pieces fit together. As an adult, she… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 004.092

Matt Ryan

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

Matt Ryan is known for staying cool under pressure. He's been one of the world's best quarterbacks since he started playing for the National Football League (NFL) in 2008. In 2016, he won… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 796.33092 [B]
Fall 2020

Megan Rapinoe

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

Megan Rapinoe lends her tremendous soccer talents to both the United States Women's National Team and Reign FC of the National Women's Soccer League. Learn about her training regimen, her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • Dewey: 796.334092 [B]
Fall 2020

Michael Jordan: Flying High

From the Series Epic Sports Bios (Lerner ™ Sports)

The Chicago Bulls drafted Michael Jordan without knowing he would raise the standard for how basketball is played forever. Learn all about Jordan's life and explore what makes him a living legend. Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: 796.323092/2 [B]

Michael Phelps

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

Michael Phelps had already competed in four Olympic Games and won more Olympic medals than any other athlete, but in 2016 he decided to compete one last time. At the Summer Olympic Games in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 797.2/1092 [B]
Fall 2020

Michelle Obama: Political Icon

From the Series Boss Lady Bios (Alternator Books ®)

Growing up on Chicago's South Side, Michelle LaVaughn Robinson loved school and her family. Driven by her parents' passion for education and her own desire to succeed, she graduated first… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 973.932092
Spring 2020

Mike Trout

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

Center fielder Mike Trout has racked up more home runs and stolen bases faster than any player in MLB history. Follow this Los Angeles Angels star as he continues to rise. Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 796.357092 [B]

Minecraft Creator Markus "Notch" Persson

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you play computer games? If you do, you've probably played Minecraft. When Minecraft creator Markus Persson was young, he wasn't very interested in the games themselves. He was more… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 794.8092
Fall 2020

Misty Copeland: Principal Ballerina

From the Series Boss Lady Bios (Alternator Books ®)

Misty Copeland is an author, global volunteer, and principal ballerina. But her path to success was not a straight one. Discover how Copeland used perseverance and talent to achieve her dream. Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: 792.802/8092 [B]

Moe Berg: Spy Catcher

From the Series Hidden History — Spies

Some people call him the smartest baseball player of all time. Moe Berg could speak twelve languages—and make up signs on the baseball diamond. How did this major league catcher go on to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 940.54/86/0924

Momcilo Gavric's World War I Story

From the Series Narrative Nonfiction: Kids in War

In August 1914, Austro-Hungarian troops attacked eight-year-old Momcilo Gavric's village in Serbia. With his home destroyed and his family missing, Momcilo set off on his own to seek help… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 940.4/124971092 [B]
Spring 2020

Mookie Betts

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

Right fielder Mookie Betts is the only player in Major League Baseball (MLB) history to win a Gold Glove, a Silver Slugger, an American League Most Valuable Player (MVP), and the World Series… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 796.357 [B]

More Than a Game: Race, Gender, and Politics in Sports

Sports has never been only about what takes place on the playing field. Author and sports fan Matt Doeden explores past and current controversies including black boxer Jack Johnson's fight… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • ATOS: 6.9
  • Dewey: 306.4/83
Fall 2020

Muhammad Ali: I Am the Greatest

From the Series Epic Sports Bios (Lerner ™ Sports)

Cassius Clay began boxing at age twelve to protect himself from bullies. He spent endless hours training and dreaming of becoming the heavyweight champion of the world. In 1964, his dream… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • Dewey: 796.83092 [B]

Muhammad Ali: The Greatest

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Muhammad Ali, born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr., was known for his battles in the ring as well as his achievements outside of it. An outspoken activist, he joined the Nation of Islam and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 796.83092 [B]
Spring 2020

Nancy Pelosi: Political Powerhouse

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Nancy Pelosi is the first woman to serve as Speaker of the House—and she's done it twice. Learn how the most powerful woman in US politics is redefining leadership for future generations. Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 328.73/092
6 titles

Narrative Nonfiction: Kids in War — eBook Set

From the Series Narrative Nonfiction: Kids in War

Meet real-life kid heroes ages eight to sixteen who helped military forces during times of war. These exciting, illustrated narratives tell true stories of young people who bravely faced… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $255.90
  • Your Price: $191.93
  • 6 titles
6 titles

Narrative Nonfiction: Kids in War — Library Bound Set

From the Series Narrative Nonfiction: Kids in War

Meet real-life kid heroes ages eight to sixteen who helped military forces during times of war. These exciting, illustrated narratives tell true stories of young people who bravely faced… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $167.94
  • Your Price: $125.96
  • 6 titles
4 titles

Narrative Nonfiction: Kids in War — Paperback Set

From the Series Narrative Nonfiction: Kids in War

Meet real-life kid heroes ages eight to sixteen who helped military forces during times of war. These exciting, illustrated narratives tell true stories of young people who bravely faced… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $39.96
  • Your Price: $37.96
  • 4 titles

NASA Astronomer Nancy Grace Roman

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever looked up at the twinkling stars in the night sky? Nancy Grace Roman looked up and never looked back. Roman was fascinated with the stars ever since her mother showed her the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 520.92 [B]

NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

What do you want to be when you grow up? When Katherine Johnson was young, women weren't expected to go into the math and science fields. Johnson loved math, but she never thought she could… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 510.92 [B]