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Spring 2019

100 Most Awesome Things on the Planet

Grade 5 - Grade 8

This fun, fact-filled book allows you to explore the most awesome natural, and man-made, sights and experiences on our planet. You'll find mind-boggling mountains and caves, giant waterfalls… Read More →

Spring 2019

100 Most Dangerous Things on the Planet

Grade 5 - Grade 8

Learn how to face and survive the most disastrous things that could possibly happen! From terrifying natural disasters to dangerous weather, from getting lost in the wild to fighting off… Read More →

Spring 2019

100 Most Disgusting Things on the Planet

Grade 5 - Grade 8

Can you face the most disgusting things the world has to offer? From nauseating foods and revolting habits to jungle crawlers and stomach worms, this is your ultimate guide to maggots, giant… Read More →

Spring 2019

100 Most Feared Creatures on the Planet

Grade 5 - Grade 8

Dare to discover the world's most ferocious creatures and uncover the deadliest of facts. How does the slender deep-sea gulper swallow prey twice its size? Who sprays acid-filled blood from… Read More →

101 Questions about Blood and Circulation, 2nd Edition: With Answers Straight from the Heart

Grade 7 - Grade 12

As in previous books in this critically acclaimed series, Brynie polled hundreds of high school students across the country to find out what they wanted to know most about blood and… Read More →

  • Dewey: 612.1

101 Questions about Muscles, 2nd Edition: to Stretch Your Mind and Flex Your Brain

Grade 7 - Grade 12

How much of a person's body weight is made up of muscle? Can you learn to control your heart rate using your mind? How does taking steroids affect muscles--and why are steroids dangerous?… Read More →

  • Dewey: 612.7'4

101 Questions about Reproduction, 2nd Edition: Or How 1 + 1 = 3 or 4 or More

Grade 7 - Grade 12

How do living things reproduce? How do twins, triplets, and other multiple births happen? How does fertilization occur? Find out in this frank and accessible look at reproduction. Set up in a… Read More →

  • Dewey: 612.6

101 Questions about Sex and Sexuality, 2nd Edition: With Answers for the Curious, Cautious, and Confused

Grade 7 - Grade 12

As in previous books in this critically acclaimed series, Brynie polled hundreds of high school students across the country to find out what they wanted to know most about sex and sexuality… Read More →

  • Dewey: 306.7

101 Questions about Sleep and Dreams, 2nd Edition: That Kept You Awake Nights...until Now

Grade 7 - Grade 12

As in previous books in this critically acclaimed series, Brynie polled hundreds of high school students across the country to find out what they wanted to know most about sleep and dreams… Read More →

  • Dewey: 612.8'21

101 Questions about Your Immune System, 2nd Edition: You Felt Defenseless to Answer...Until Now

Grade 7 - Grade 12

As in previous books in this critically acclaimed series, Brynie polled hundreds of high school students across the country to find out what they wanted to know most about their immune… Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.07'9

26 Tips for Surviving Grade 6

Grade 5 - Grade 7

Forget social studies, math, and science--this hilarious novel is about surviving some of the real problems tween girls face in the sixth grade. Honest and heartwarming, the story follows… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • Dewey: [Fic]

28 Tricks for a Fearless Grade 6

Grade 5 - Grade 7

Dave Davidson's heart is in the right place. He believes it's his mission to cure his friends of their fears. But his solutions are hare-brained at best and often come with unintended and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: [Fic]

50 American Heroes Every Kid Should Meet, 3rd Edition

Grade 6 - Grade 12

Heroes come in all sizes, colors, and ages, and 50 American Heroes Every Kid Should Meet (2nd Revised Edition) introduces readers to a diverse cast of great Americans. The remarkable stories… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 7.4
  • Dewey: 920.073

A Bag of Marbles: The Graphic Novel

Grade 7 - Grade 12

In 1941 in occupied Paris, brothers Maurice and Joseph play a last game of marbles before running home to their father's barbershop. This is the day that will change their lives forever. With… Read More →

  • Lexile: 390
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 741.5'944

A Book is a Book

Kindergarten - Grade 12

Ask a child "What is a book?" and you may get some unexpected answers - like those included in this whimsically philosophical tribute to reading. Lovely to share with a child, and a perfect… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

A Calf Named Brian Higgins: An Adventure in Rural Kenya

Grade 4 - Grade 7

Thirteen-year-old Hannah Higgins is convinced her summer is ruined when she is forced to travel to Africa and work in a remote village in Kenya with her mom and uncle. Never having been to a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas

Grade 5 - Grade 12

One night, the old money-lender Ebenezer Scrooge receives four visitors. The first is the ghost of his business partner, Jacob Marley, who warns Scrooge of the night ahead. The next three… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 800

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Hank, a 19th-Century New England factory manager, suffers a blow to the head that sends him back in time to medieval England. Determined to make the best of the situation, the Yankee attempts… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • ATOS: 9.2
  • Dewey: 800

A Cut Too Far

Grade 6 - Grade 12

I may be in trouble...but there's more to my… School has never been fun for Chace. Because of his huge jaw and crooked teeth, he rarely gets through a day of classes without bullies lik Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Dangerous Magic

Grade 5 - Grade 12

Fifteen-year-old Frank Sampson has a hard time following the rules. He's smart-mouthed and not so good with people. He also happens to be a highly gifted forensic sorcerer. So when the Bishop… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Doll's House

Grade 7 - Grade 12

It's Christmastime in Norway, and Norma Helmer is preparing her lovely home for the holidays. A dainty, jovial woman, Norma is adored by her husband, Torvald, and their three children. But… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 839.822'6

A Fairy-Tale Life: A Story about Hans Christian Anderson

Grade 4 - Grade 8

Young Hans Christian knew how life should be--just like a fairy tale. But, while he was growing up in Odense, Denmark, his life didn't seem much like a fairy tale. Although everyone was… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 839.8'136

A Family Haggadah II - Large Print Edition, 2nd Edition

Preschool - Grade 12

Features new commentary and discussion questions for pre-teens through adult, and a full birkat hamazon (blessing after the meal). The large-print edition is ideal for seder leaders, senior… Read More →

A Game for Swallows: To Die, To Leave, To Return

Grade 7 - Grade 12

When Zeina was born, the civil war in Lebanon had been going on for six years, so it's just a normal part of life for her and her parents and little brother. The city of Beirut is cut in two… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 741.5