5KN: Narrative Nonfiction

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
Spring 2020

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
Spring 2020

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]

One Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of the Gambia

The inspiring true story of how one African woman began a movement to recycle the plastic bags that were polluting her community. Plastic bags are cheap and easy to use. But what happens… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 363.72880966

Patrick Mahomes

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

Patrick Mahomes is the star quarterback for the Kansas City Chiefs. In his first full season in the National Football League (NFL), he threw for 5,097 yards and scored 50 touchdowns. He also… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 796.332092 [B]
Fall 2020

Pete Alonso

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

New York Mets first baseman Pete Alonso hit it out of the park during his 2019 rookie season playing Major League Baseball (MLB). The slugger won the Home Run Derby and also hit the most… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 796.357092 [B]
11 titles

Picture Book Favorites — Audisee®—On Level Set

Finding meaningful connections between picture books and struggling readers is the key to unlocking a new world full of an ever-increasing vocabulary and a deeper understanding of the content… Read More →

  • Audisee®—On Level
  • List Price: $513.15
  • Your Price: $384.86
  • 11 titles
Fall 2020

P.K. Subban: Fighting Racism to Become a Hockey Superstar and Role Model for Athletes of Colour

From the Series Lorimer Recordbooks

P.K. Subban is a remarkable athlete and role model. Initially drafted in 2007 to the Montreal Canadiens, P.K. now plays for the New Jersey Devils. He's set records and won the Norris Trophy… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: 920

Plastic, Ahoy!: Investigating the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Plastic: it's used to make everything from drink bottles and bags to toys and toothbrushes. But what happens when it ends up where it doesn't belong—like in the Pacific Ocean? How does it… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 363.738

Prince Harry & Meghan: Royals for a New Era

From the Series Gateway Biographies

American actress Meghan Markle is not a typical royal. Upon hearing the news of her engagement to Prince Harry, royal watchers cheered the addition of a woman of color to the royal family… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 941.086092/2 [B]

Prince: The Man, the Symbol, the Music

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Prince Rogers Nelson wrote his first song at age seven, and soon taught himself to play the piano, drums, and guitar. In the early 1980s, Prince wondered how to make his music—a mix of pop… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 781.66092 [B]

Programming Pioneer Ada Lovelace

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you enjoy playing computer games or learning programming code? As a child, Ada Lovelace loved learning about math and science. As an adult, she used that knowledge to create the first… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 510.92
Spring 2020

Queen Elizabeth II: Modern Monarch

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Queen Elizabeth II is the longest-reigning British monarch. Discover the engaging details of her life and how she brought the royal family into the twenty-first century. Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 941.085092 [B]

Reshma Saujani: Girls Who Code Founder

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Reshma Saujani is an attorney and the first Indian American woman to run for US Congress. She later founded Girls Who Code to help close the gender gap in technology. This inspiring biography… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 340.092 [B]

Rob Gronkowski

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

Rob "Gronk" Gronkowski plays for the New England Patriots. In 2016, he became the all-time leader in career touchdown catches in the National Football League (NFL). He's been voted to the Pro… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 796.332092 [B]

Rose Greenhow: Confederate Spy

From the Series Hidden History — Spies

No one expected Rose Greenhow to be a war hero. But when the American Civil War split the nation apart, this beautiful and popular hostess played an important role in the Confederate South's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 973.78/6/0924