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Explore Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics concepts by using these hands-on projects and games in our STEM kits!

Interested in a particular aspect of STEM? The listing below is categorized by concept….

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Historical Fiction Audiobooks: August 2023

Travel back in time with these great historical fiction audiobooks.

The house is on fire / Rachel Beanland
A riveting reimagining of one of early America’s deadliest tragedies, the Richmond Theater Fire of 1811, told from the perspectives of four characters whose lives are irrevocably altered in the aftermath of the inferno….

Found Family: Science Fiction and Fantasy. Image of a rocket ship blasting out of a heart-shaped cloud against a galaxy background.

Found Family Science Fiction & Fantasy

Found families are made of people who aren’t biologically related, but who protect and trust each other. In science fiction and fantasy, these are often spaceship crews, bands of mercenaries, or other groups who come together for a task and find themselves growing closer and closer.


Light from Uncommon Stars / Ryka Aoki –…

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Greek Heroines

Modernized retellings of classic mythological stories, told by the women who feature prominently within them – and who have gone voiceless for too long.



The Penelopiad / Margaret Atwood

Penelope’s slyly brilliant side of the story, from the Booker Prize-winning author of The Blind Assassin,…

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Books Showcasing Diverse Disability Representation: July 2023

Blind Vigil / Matt Coyle
Blinded by a gunshot wound to the face while working as a private investigator nine months ago, Rick Cahill is now sure of only one thing: he has to start a new life and leave his old one behind. He’s still trying to figure out what that life is when his onetime partner,…