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Ambushed! : the assassination plot against President Garfield [Medical Fiascoes]by Jarrow, Gail 

BTSB Prebound(Calkins Creek, 2021)

BTSB #: 489952 Available

Dewey: 973.8/BAges: 10-14   
AR: 7.6 MG Lexile: 1020

Subjects: Garfield, James A.|q(James Abram),|d1831-1881 - Assassination Presidents - Biography Presidents - United States - History Medicine - History|y19th century

Summary: Blends science, history, and medical mysteries to tell the story of the assassination and ultimately horrible death of President James Garfield the 20th President of the United States.

Button pusher by Page, Tyler 

BTSB Prebound(First Second, 2022)

BTSB #: 695291 Available

Dewey: 618.92/AAges: 12-16   
AR: 3.6 MG+

Subjects: Page, Tyler,|d1976- Attention deficit disorder - Biography Hyperactive children - Biography Family problems - Comic books, strips, etc Identity (Psychology) Autobiographies

Summary: A memoir-driven realistic graphic novel about Tyler, a child who is diagnosed with ADHD and has to discover for himself how to best manage it. In graphic novel format.

20.48 *

Fallout : spies, superbombs, and the ultimate Cold War showdown by Sheinkin, Steve 

BTSB Prebound(Roaring Brook Press, 2021)

BTSB #: 809545 Available

Dewey: 972.9106/NAges: 10-14   
AR: 6.6 MG+ Lexile: 890

Subjects: Cold War Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962 American espionage - Soviet Union - History|y20th century Soviet espionage - United States - History|y20th century United States - Foreign relations - Soviet Union Soviet Union - Foreign relations - United States

Summary: As World War II comes to a close, the United States and the Soviet Union emerge as the two greatest world powers on extreme opposites of the political spectrum. The Cold War game grows more precarious as weapons are pointed towards each other, with fingers literally on the trigger. The decades-long showdown culminates in the Cuban Missile Crisis, the world's close call with the third-and final-world war.

23.98 *

Genius under the table : growing up behind the Iron Curtain by Yelchin, Eugene 

BTSB Prebound(Candlewick Press, 2021)

BTSB #: 972839 Available

Dewey: 947/BAges: 10-14   
AR: 4.9 MG F&P: Y

Subjects: Yelchin, Eugene Russian authors - Biography Jews - Russia - Biography Family life Wit and humor

Summary: Recounts in hilarious detail the author's childhood in Cold War Russia as a young boy desperate to understand his place in his family.

How to build a human : in seven evolutionary steps by Turner, Pamela S. 

BTSB Prebound(Charlesbridge, 2022)

BTSB #: 894258 Available

Dewey: 599.93/NAges: 10-14   
Lexile: 990 F&P: Z

Subjects: Evolution Human beings Human origins Fossil hominids

Summary: A celebrated science writer draws upon the most recent discoveries in paleoanthropology and evolutionary biology to present the seven most important steps leading to Homo sapiens.

Lady Icarus : balloonomania and the brief, bold life of Sophie Blanchard by Noyes, Deborah 

BTSB Prebound(Random House Studio, 2022)

BTSB #: 683926 Available

Dewey: 629/BAges: 8-12   
Lexile: 1300 F&P: Z

Subjects: Blanchard, Sophie Women balloonists - Biography Women air pilots - Biography Aeronautics - Flights

Summary: Before Amelia Earhart, there was Sophie Blanchard, the first woman to earn her living in the air. As the first woman to be a professional aeronaut, Blanchard made nearly 70 spectacular flights, survived a revolution, and became a court favorite of the emperor Napoleon, before a terrified crowd of thousands looked on as she met her end in a tragic blaze of glory over the streets of Paris in 1819.

22.58 *

Master of his fate : Roosevelt's rise from polio to the presidency by Tobin, James 

BTSB Prebound(Holt, 2021)

BTSB #: 883664 Available

Dewey: 973.917/BAges: 9-14   
Lexile: 1060

Subjects: Roosevelt, Franklin D.|q(Franklin Delano),|d1882-1945 Presidents - United States - Biography Poliomyelitis - Patients - United States - Biography Presidents - United States - Election|y1932

Summary: A biography of Franklin D. Roosevelt, focusing on his battle with polio and how he triumphed despite the disease.

23.98 *

Star child : a biographical constellation of Octavia Estelle Butler by Zoboi, Ibi Aanu 

BTSB Prebound(Dutton Children's Books, 2023)

BTSB #: 924671 Available

Dewey: 813/BAges: 10-14   
AR: 7 MG

Subjects: Butler, Octavia E American fiction - African American authors - Biography Science fiction - Women authors - Biography African American novelists - Biography African American women authors - Biography

Summary: Illuminates the young life of the visionary storyteller Octavia E. Butler in poems and prose. Born into the Space Race, the Red Scare, and the dawning Civil Rights Movement, Butler experienced an American childhood that shaped her into the groundbreaking science-fiction storyteller whose novels continue to challenge and delight readers fifteen years after her death.

16.79 *

Woman who split the atom : Lise Meitner by Moss, Marissa 

BTSB Prebound(Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2022)

BTSB #: 661684 Available

Dewey: 539.092/BAges: 10-14   
F&P: Z

Subjects: Meitner, Lise,|d1878-1968 Physicists - Germany - Biography Women physicists - Germany - Biography Nuclear fusion

Summary: As a female Jewish physicist in Berlin during the early 20th century, Lise Meitner had to fight for an education, a job, and equal treatment in her field. She made groundbreaking strides in the study of radiation, but when Hitler came to power in Germany, she suddenly had to face not only sexism, but also life-threatening anti-Semitism. After she discovered the splitting of the atom, a male colleague won the Nobel Prize for her work and the race to build the atom bomb began, much to her horror.

23.98 *

Yummy : a history of desserts by Elliott, Victoria Grace 

BTSB Prebound(RH Graphic, 2021)

BTSB #: 307144 Available

Dewey: 641.86/NAges: 8-12   
Lexile: 690 GN F&P: W

Subjects: Desserts - Cartoons and caricatures Food - History Eating customs

Summary: Food sprite Peri travels the world to explore the history of desserts with facts, legends, and recipes for readers to try at home. In graphic novel format.

19.08 *

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