5KN: Narrative Nonfiction

Spring 2020

Ruby Bridges: A Brave Child Who Made History

From the Series Beginner Biography (LOOK! Books ™)

Ruby Bridges just wanted to go to a good school. She did not ask to be a hero, but she knew how to be strong. Her bravery made it possible for classrooms today to be safe places for children… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 3.1
Spring 2020

Run, Sea Turtle, Run: A Hatchling's Journey

"Can you hear me? Scritch, scratch. I'm a little sea turtle inside an egg." Follow a hatchling's treacherous journey from nest to sea. Longtime science writer Stephen Swinburne creates an… Read More →

  • Lexile: 380
  • Dewey: 597.92/89156

Russell Westbrook

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

Point guard Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder is one of the toughest and most skilled players in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He scores, grabs rebounds, and dishes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 796.332092 [B]
Fall 2020

Russell Wilson

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

Russell Wilson is the all-star quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks. A six-time Pro Bowl pick, he has led the Seahawks to two Super Bowls and in April 2019 became the highest paid player in… Read More →

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

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 2nd Edition: Iconic Supreme Court Justice

From the Series Gateway Biographies

In 1993 Ruth Bader Ginsburg became the second female to serve on the United States Supreme Court. This honor for Ginsburg also marked a turning point for women in the field of law. Ginsburg… Read More →

  • Dewey: 347.73/2634 [B]

Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor's Story

This striking work of narrative nonfiction tells the true story of six-year-old Sachiko Yasui's survival of the Nagasaki atomic bomb on August 9, 1945, and the heartbreaking and lifelong… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • Dewey: 940.54/252244092
11 titles

Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries — Audisee®—Fluent Set

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

Join award-winning science author Sandra Markle as she sheds light on some of the most fascinating scientific investigations in the animal kingdom. Solve real-life science mysteries alongside… Read More →

  • Audisee®—Fluent
  • List Price: $586.52
  • Your Price: $439.89
  • 11 titles
12 titles

Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries — eBook Set

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

Join award-winning science author Sandra Markle as she sheds light on some of the most fascinating scientific investigations in the animal kingdom. Solve real-life science mysteries alongside… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $575.88
  • Your Price: $431.91
  • 12 titles
11 titles

Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries — eBook Set

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

Join award-winning science author Sandra Markle as she sheds light on some of the most fascinating scientific investigations in the animal kingdom. Solve real-life science mysteries alongside… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $527.89
  • Your Price: $395.92
  • 11 titles
13 titles

Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries — Library Bound Set

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

Join award-winning science author Sandra Markle as she sheds light on some of the most fascinating scientific investigations in the animal kingdom. Solve real-life science mysteries alongside… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $415.87
  • Your Price: $311.90
  • 13 titles
Fall 2020

Sandy Koufax: Lefty Legend

From the Series Epic Sports Bios (Lerner ™ Sports)

Sandy Koufax went from dreaming of playing in the NBA to pitching perfect games for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Learn how the left-handed Koufax honed his throwing arm, brought the Dodgers a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • Dewey: 796.357092 [B]
Spring 2020

Saquon Barkley

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

New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley ended his record-breaking first season as the NFL's 2018 Offensive Rookie of the Year. Find out how Barkley trains and spends his time off the field. Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 796.332092 [B]

Science Educator and Advocate Bill Nye

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you think science is fun and exciting? Bill Nye does. In fact, he wanted to become an astronaut, but NASA rejected his applications. Instead, Nye has spent his career helping other people… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 509.2 [B]

Sea Otter Heroes: The Predators That Saved an Ecosystem

A Robert F. Sibert Informational Honor Book A Green Earth Book Award Winner This up-close look at a fascinating scientific discovery highlights the critical role predators such as sea… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • ATOS: 6.9
  • Dewey: 599.769/5
Fall 2020

Sequoyah: Man of Many Words

From the Series Beginner Biography (LOOK! Books ™)

Sequoyah created a way of writing the Cherokee language 200 years ago. Thanks to Sequoyah, the Cherokee today know more about their history and native language than almost any other tribe in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • Dewey: 975
Fall 2020

Serena Williams

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

Tennis legend Serena Williams has been competing for more than 20 years and continues to dominate the court while inspiring young tennis fans around the world. Learn about her 23 singles… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • Dewey: 796.342092 [B]
Fall 2020

She Represents: 44 Women Who Are Changing Politics . . . and the World

In a complicated political era when the United States feels divided, this book celebrates feminism and female contributions to politics, activism, and communities. Each of the forty-four… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1240
  • Dewey: 320.082/0973

Simone Biles

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

Simone Biles joined the US women's gymnastics team to compete at the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 2016. Along with her teammates, she sailed through her events to claim… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 796.44092 [B]
Spring 2020

Sloane Stephens

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

All-court tennis phenom Sloane Stephens is ranked fourth in the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) with six singles titles and one US Open Championship. Read all about this WTA superstar! Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 796.342089/96073

Snowy Owl Invasion!: Tracking an Unusual Migration

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

Late in 2013, snowy owls started showing up in places no one expected to find them—including Florida. What had caused so many of these majestic birds to leave their Arctic home and fly to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 598.9/7
Spring 2020

Sojourner Truth: Fighting for Freedom

From the Series Beginner Biography (LOOK! Books ™)

Sojourner Truth was born to slaves. She had no choice. But when she grew to be a young mother herself, she ran away with her child looking for freedom. She used her voice to speak for all… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.8

Sonia Sotomayor: A Biography

Arguably one of the most prominent US Supreme Court Justices at the moment, Sonia Sotomayor has paved her own way to enact profound changes and reforms, despite the obstacles that stood in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040

SpaceX and Tesla Motors Engineer Elon Musk

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Are you a fan of computers? When Elon Musk was growing up, he taught himself computer programming so he could design his own games. As an adult, he set out to design much more complex tech… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 338.7'6292293092
13 titles

Spectacular Sports — Audisee®—Fluent Set

From the Series Spectacular Sports

Sports fans will cheer for these exciting titles, which capture some of the most thrilling moments in college and professional sports. From buzzer-beater basketball shots and amazing trick… Read More →

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