Series Name: Space 8
The U.S. criminal justice system is designed to convict criminals, but sometimes innocent people are wrongfully accused and sentenced. Some are cases of mistaken identity. Some are due to poor police work. Many of these individuals live for years behind bars before being freed. Tragically, some have died before having their names cleared. What would you do if you were wrongly accused?
Space 8, a Hi-Lo nonfiction series for young adults, reads like an infinity of facts. This series is full of high-interest topics that grab readers from the first page. Each book features stories about fascinating people and places and engages readers with compelling information; full-color photographs and illustrations; and detailed graphic elements including charts, tables, and infographics. Readers will find these books both captivating and inspiring.
Grade Level: 9 to 12
Approximate Grade-Level Equivalent for Series: 2.0 to 3.5
Lexile Level: HL330L