Back Ages 9-12 | July Newsletter

SelectReads News
Simple News Pro
  Ages 9-12  
Vermont

Jennifer Hackett · Children's Press

Vermont is fiercely independent, but also welcoming to new people. Its a beautiful place to live or visit, especially for people who love spending time in nature. Readers will get an insiders view of this remarkable state as they learn about its history
Read More check catalog
 
 
National Geographic Kids Everything Vikings: All the Incredible Facts and Fierce Fun You Can Plunder

Nadia Higgins · National Geographic Children's Books
Format: Print book

Hats with horns, flying dragons...you may think you know everything there is to know about Vikings, but think again! With stunning visuals and energetic, impactful design, and full of fun facts and surprises, readers won't stop until they've learned everything about Vikings.From...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Protest Movements: Then and Now

Eric Braun · Capstone Press
Pages: 64
Format: Hardcover(Library Binding)

Discusses the main concerns of the protest movements of the 1960s, and how those have evolved since; what's changed for the better, what might be worse, and where do we go from here.
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Unbreakable Code

Jennifer Chambliss Bertman · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

Mr. Quisling is definitely up to something mysterious, and Emily and James are on high alert. First, there's the coded note he drops at a book event. Then, they uncover a trail of encrypted messages in Mark Twain-penned books hidden through Book Scavenger. What's most suspicious is that...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Cheating in E-sports

Marcia Amidon Lusted · Norwood House Pr
Pages: 48
Format: Library Binding

Examines how players use everything from software to match-fixing to skew competitive video game competitions, whether for victories or for money.
Read More check catalog
 
 
Life Cycle of a Snake

Karen Latchana Kenney · Jump!, Inc.
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

In this book, readers will learn about the incredible transformation of an egg into a snake, and every phase in between. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage readers as they learn more about every stage of the life cycle of a snake.
Read More check catalog
 
 
Dr. Critchlore's School for Minions: Book 1

Sheila Grau · Amulet Books
Pages: 276
Format: Print book

Welcome to Dr. Critchlore?s School for Minions, the premier trainer of minions for Evil Overlords everywhere. No student is prouder to be at Dr. Critchlore?s than Runt Higgins, a twelve-year-old werewolf. (At least he thinks he?s twelve. He was abandoned at the school as a baby, so he can?t...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Fluffy Strikes Back

Ashley Spires · Kids Can Press Ltd.
Pages: 72
Format: Print book

Fluffy Vandermere, the cat sergeant in charge of P.U.R.S.T. (Pets of the Universe Ready for Space Travel) , works tirelessly to protect the world from alien (aka bug) domination. It's a big job. ?The whole planet is Fluffy's space station. All the people in the world are his humans....
Read More check catalog
 
 
A Riddle in Ruby

Kent Davis · Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Pages: 425
Format: Print book

Ruby is a thief-in-training and a keeper of secrets - ones she doesn't even know herself. A Riddle in Ruby is the first book in a witty and fast-paced fantasy-adventure trilogy for fans for Jonathan Stroud, Septimus Heap, and The Very Nearly Honorable League of Pirates.Ruby Teach, daughter...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Dark Underground

E Merwin · Bearport Publishing
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

The elevator sinks down until you're deep underground. When the doors open, you stare into the silent darkness. Then a phantom girl holding a candle appears out of nowhere. She whispers your name. Will you follow her into the dark underground? Get ready to read four terrifying tales...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Reconstruction: Outcomes of the Civil War

Amanda Kolpin · Fact Finders
Format: Paperback

When the American Civil War ended, the country faced the huge challenge of rebuilding and healing. How would the war-torn South be rebuilt? What new laws were needed to protect the rights of the newly freed slaves? With vivid details about how the trying Reconstruction period affected peoples...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Big Bad Fox

Benjamin Renner · First Second
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

Who's afraid of the Big Bad Fox? No one, it seems.The fox dreams of being the terror of the barnyard. But no one is intimidated by him, least of all the hens -- when he picks a fight with one, he always ends up on the losing end. Even the wolf, the most fearsome beast of the forest, can't...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Online Identity and Privacy: 12 Things You Need to Know

Jill Roesler · 12-Story Library
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Provides 12 informative questions and answers about online gaming. Exciting, full-color spreads present related facts and tips and tricks you need to know to stay smart with technology.
Read More check catalog
 
 
What Does an Infielder Do?

Paul Challen · PowerKids Press
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Baseball is a game of fast reflexes and quick decisions, and nowhere is that more evident than on the infield. This book takes readers inside the heads of players diving in the infield dirt and turning double plays to help their team defensively. Whether exploring the differences between...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Rescue

Nelson Yomtov · Bellwether Media
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

The risks are high, and the probabilities of success are low, but soldiers on rescue missions lay their lives on the line to save others. Every year people are rescued from natural disasters, accidents, and casualties of war. Get inspired by the selfless soldiers of daring rescue missions...
Read More check catalog