5KN: Narrative Nonfiction

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]

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]

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
Spring 2021

Naomi Osaka

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

Born in the US and raised in a Haitian and Japanese household, Naomi Osaka is the first Asian player to hold the top ranking for singles tennis. Learn how she became a rising star in the tennis world. Read More →

  • Dewey: 796.342092 [B]
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 — Hardcover 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 →

  • 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]
Spring 2021

Natan Sharansky: Freedom Fighter for Soviet Jews

This graphic novel biography is the story of Soviet Jewry “refusenik” and human rights activist Anatoly “Natan” Sharansky. Born in 1948 to a Jewish family in Ukraine, at that time part of the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • Dewey: 741.5/973

Nathan Hale: America's First Spy

From the Series Hidden History — Spies

The American colonies had just declared independence from the British. But General George Washington knew things were not going the Americans' way. When Gen. Washington needed someone to spy… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 973.3850924

Neil deGrasse Tyson: Star Astrophysicist

From the Series Gateway Biographies

In addition to speaking about challenging scientific topics for a variety of news sources, Neil deGrasse Tyson is director of a New York planetarium, hosts a science podcast, and has a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 523.01092 [B]

Never Again: The Parkland Shooting and the Teen Activists Leading a Movement

From the Series Gateway Biographies

This biography of a movement and the teen activists behind it delves into the quest for gun safety legislation in light of the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 371.7/820975935

Neymar

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

Neymar plays for the French soccer club Paris Saint-Germain and the Brazil national team. Readers will discover how this soccer superstar stays in shape and what he does for fun off the field. Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 796.334092 [B]

Nintendo Video Game Designer Shigeru Miyamoto

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you play video games? If you do, you've probably played a game designed by Shigeru Miyamoto. Miyamoto pioneered a new kind of game based on story and characters, rather than competition… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 794.8

Noah Webster's Fighting Words

Noah Webster, famous for writing the first dictionary of the English language as spoken in the United States, was known in his day for his bold ideas and strong opinions about, well… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 423.092 [B]
13 titles

Nonfiction — Grades 4-8 — Audisee®—Fluent Set

Engage reluctant readers in high-interest nonfiction. Sentence highlighting with professional narration bring these award-winning eBooks to life. Read More →

  • Audisee®—Fluent
  • List Price: $693.16
  • Your Price: $519.87
  • 13 titles

No Steps Behind: Beate Sirota Gordon's Battle for Women's Rights in Japan

Discover the unlikely story of Beate Sirota Gordon, a young woman who grew up in Japan and returned as a translator working for the American military after WWII. Fluent in Japanese language… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 320.082/0952

Nuclear Physicist Chien-Shiung Wu

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you enjoy performing experiments or studying how the universe works? Growing up in China, Chien-Shiung Wu enjoyed learning about science. As an adult, she earned her PhD in physics and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 530.092

Numbers in Motion: Sophie Kowalevski, Queen of Mathematics

Sophie Kowalevski was both a brilliant mathematician and a talented writer. Creative work nurtured her mathematical research, giving her a flexibility of thought she treasured. A wonderful… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840

Odell Beckham Jr.

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

Odell Beckham Jr. is a star wide receiver for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League (NFL). Beckham made a name for himself in the NFL with an amazing one-handed catch in his… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 796.332092 [B]