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Great Reads in Lexile Range 700

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Audacity Jones to the Rescue
by Kirby Larson Details
In 1910, Audacity Jones is an eleven-year-old orphan living a monotonous life at Miss Maisie's School for Wayward Girls, and wondering why nothing exciting ever happens--but when the mysterious Commodore Crutchfield whisks her away to Washington D.C., she finds herself involved in a sinister and dangerous plot against the president of the United States. Lexile 790.
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Audacity Jones
Forest of Wonders
by Linda Sue Park Details
When Raffa makes a cure from a rare crimson vine he finds deep in the forbidden forest, the bat he saves transforms into something much more. Lexile 700.
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Wing & Claw
Into the Lion's Den
by Linda Fairstein Details
"Twelve year old Devlin Quick is determined to bring a thief to justice when someone steals a page out of a rare maps book in the New York Public Library"-- Provided by publisher. Lexile 740.
Making Bombs for Hitler
by Marsha Skrypuch Forchuk Details
In 1943 ten-year-old Lida is torn away from her home in the Ukraine, separated from her little sister Larissa, and sent to a slave labor camp in Germany, but when she is moved and set to making bombs she sees a way to strike back at the Nazis. Lexile 760.
Nothing but Trouble
by Jacqueline Davies Details
Two smart girls in one small town use their combined genius to liven up their world--one prank at a time. Lexile 730.
Operation: Secret Recipe
by Geronimo Stilton Details
In Milan to attend the unveiling of a parchment that contains the original recipe for a traditional holiday bread, Geronimo Stilton is shocked when a thief posing as him steals the recipe, forcing him to catch the culprit and clear his name. Lexile 740.
by Stuart Gibbs Details
Teddy Fitzroy must solve the crime of the kidnapped rare and expensive panda, Li Ping. Lexile 780.
by Gordon Korman Details
Fighting for survival after being separated into pairs in the aftermath of a betrayal, the Project Osiris clones search for notorious mob boss Gus Alabaster while tracking down Eli's elusive DNA donor alongside a surprising new ally. Lexile 730.
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Pip Bartlett's Guide to Unicorn Training
by Jackson Pearce Details
Pip Bartlett has a way with the magical creatures at her Aunt Emma's clinic, but an extremely timid unicorn named Regent Maximus is testing even her abilities--particularly since it is Pip's assignment to get Regent ready for the Triple Trident show for magical animals where, to make matters worse, somebody is trying to win by sabotaging the other contestants. Lexile 740.
Robot Revolution
by James Patterson Details
"Robots on strike! Sammy's underappreciated mechanical helpers cause chaos in the house! It's up to Sammy and his disabled sister Maddie to keep the peace until his inventor mom reveals her secret project ... and why it was worth the wait." Lexile 700.
Talons of Power
by Tui Sutherland Details
Turtle the SeaWing dragon has long dreamed of being a hero, but when the companions inadvertently free Darkstalker, the oldest and most powerful dragon, from the spell that has trapped him, the best he can come up with is a spell that prevents the ancient dragon from seeing him or hearing his thoughts--Darkstalker claims he has changed, but Turtle suspects that he still plans to control dragonkind. Lexile 710.
The Bronze Key
by Holly Black Details
Things have been better for Callum Hunt since the evil Constantine Madden was "officially" destroyed, even his relations with his father have improved, so he is happy to get back to the Magisterium for his Bronze Year to continue his magical studies--but when one of the students is murdered, Call and his friends, Tamara and Aaron, must track down the killer, without revealing the fact that Call is Madden reborn. Lexile 740.
The Crooked Sixpence
by Jennifer Bell Details
Ivy Sparrow and her big brother Seb discover a city beneath London where ordinary objects have magical powers.
The Explorers : The Door in the Alley
by Adrienne Kress Details
A shy boy's life is sent spiraling into adventure after a fateful day when he discovers a pig in a small hat and returns it to its home at the mysterious Explorers Club. Lexile 790.
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Explorers ; 1
What was the Great Chicago Fire?
by Janet B. Pascal Details
"Did the Great Chicago Fire really start after a cow kicked over a lantern in a barn? Find out the truth in this addition to the What Was? series. On Sunday, October 8, 1871, a fire started on the south side of Chicago. A long drought made the neighborhood go up in flames. And practically everything that could go wrong did. Firemen first went to the wrong location. Fierce winds helped the blaze jump the Chicago River twice. The Chicago Waterworks burned down, making it impossible to fight the fire. Finally after two days, Mother Nature took over, with rain smothering the flames. This overview of a stupendous disaster not only covers the fire but explores the whole history of fire fighting"-- Provided by publisher. Lexile 720.
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What was--?
Updated 07/13/2017

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