Preschool

Fall 2020

A First Look at Mermaids

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Fantastic Creatures

Dive into the world of mermaids through carefully leveled text and appealing images. Emergent readers will learn about stories about mermaids from around the world. Read More →

  • Lexile: 440
  • Dewey: 398.21
Fall 2020

A First Look at Monsters

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Fantastic Creatures

Introduce beginning readers to three monsters that have captured the imaginations of humans for centuries: griffins, krakens, and centaurs. Carefully leveled text is paired with images that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • Dewey: 001.944
Fall 2020

A First Look at Trolls

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Fantastic Creatures

Beginning readers will be fascinated by trolls and stories about them from around the world. Reading is supported by close text-to-image match and carefully leveled text. Read More →

  • Lexile: 390
  • Dewey: 398.21
Fall 2020

A First Look at Unicorns

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Fantastic Creatures

Where do stories about unicorns come from? Emergent readers will love learning about how we imagine unicorns through carefully leveled text and engaging images. Read More →

  • Lexile: 400
  • Dewey: 398.24/54

A Fruit Is a Suitcase for Seeds

"Many seeds travel inside fruits. The fruit is like a suitcase for the seeds. It protects them on their trip." Readers will learn how fruits are designed to protect a plant's seeds and also… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 581.4'67

A Giant Egg and Fluffy Feathers (Ostrich)

Tap! Tap! Tap! Crack! Using his beak, a baby bird breaks out of an egg that's nearly the size of a cantaloupe. With his spindly legs and long, thin neck, who does this adorable little baby… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 598
Fall 2019

A Good Nut

From the Series Let's Look at Animal Habitats (Pull Ahead Readers — Fiction)

A clever squirrel hunts for nuts in its woodland home. Pair this fiction story featuring charming illustrations and simple text with its nonfiction companion book, Little Woodland Animals. Read More →

  • Lexile: -50
  • Dewey: 428.6/2

A Hanukkah with Mazel

Misha, a poor artist, has no one to celebrate Hanukkah with until he discovers a hungry cat in his barn. The lucky little cat, whom Misha names Mazel, inspires Misha to turn each night of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: [E]

A Heart Just Like My Mother's

Shy Anna doesn't think she is anything like her outgoing, funny, clever mother. One day Anna sees a hungry man on the street and decides to find a way to help. When she uses her tzedakah… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2020

A Home for Luna

When Luna washes up on a strange shore, she is scared and lonely. She soon discovers there is beauty in her new land, and along the way makes unexpected friends. But will she ever feel at… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Hoopoe Says Oop!: Animals of Israel

Ibexes on crater ledges Call out, "Maa!" and walk the edges. A rhyming introduction to some of Israel's unique animals like the hoopoe (the national bird of Israel), hyrax, and sand cats. Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2020

A Is for Another Rabbit

A rabbit-obsessed narrator makes an owl increasingly irate by refusing to play by the rules of a conventional alphabet book. Every entry is about bunnies, from "delightful, dynamic, daredevil… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: [E]

Albert Adds Up!: Adding/Taking Away

From the Series Mouse Math ®

Wanda has brought home an awesome new book from the library—and Albert would trade anything for it! But will adding toy after toy get him any closer to the book? (Math topic: Simple Addition/S Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • ATOS: 2.0
  • Dewey: [E]

Albert Adds Up! (Chinese Edition): Adding/Taking Away

From the Series Mouse Math ® (Chinese Edition)

Wanda has brought home an awesome new book from the library—and Albert would trade anything for it! But will adding toy after toy get him any closer to the book? (Math topic: Simple Addition/S Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Albert Doubles the Fun: Adding Doubles

From the Series Mouse Math ®

Albert is going to the Mouse County Fair! But when his best friend, Leo, isn't home, Albert decides to have fun for both of them. Double the fun! Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: [E]

Albert Doubles the Fun (Chinese Edition): Adding Doubles

From the Series Mouse Math ® (Chinese Edition)

Albert is going to the Mouse County Fair! But when his best friend, Leo, can't go with him, Albert decides to have fun for both of them. Double the fun! Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Albert Helps Out (Chinese Edition): Counting Money

From the Series Mouse Math ® (Chinese Edition)

What could be better than a Captain Slime penny? Albert needs two quarters to use the library's new penny-smashing machine. Luckily, Wanda has a great idea for how Albert can earn the money. Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Albert Helps Out: Counting Money

From the Series Mouse Math ®

What could be better than a Captain Slime penny? Albert needs two quarters to use the library's new penny-smashing machine. Luckily, Wanda has a great idea for how Albert can earn the money. Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: [E]

Albert Is NOT Scared (Chinese Edition): Direction Words

From the Series Mouse Math ® (Chinese Edition)

It's Albert's first trip to the amousement park. He says he's not "afraid" to go on rides—he just doesn't like ones that go up and down. Or left and right. Or around and around! But what… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Albert Is NOT Scared: Direction Words

From the Series Mouse Math ®

It’s Albert’s first trip to the amousement park. He says he’s not “afraid” to go on rides—he just doesn’t like ones that go up and down. Or left and right. Or around and around! But what… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: [E]

Albert Keeps Score (Chinese Edition): Comparing Numbers

From the Series Mouse Math ® (Chinese Edition)

Albert wants to make sure that his big sister, Wanda, never gets more of anything than he does. So he carefully keeps score and discovers that sometimes 0 is better than 1! Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Albert Keeps Score: Comparing Numbers

From the Series Mouse Math ®

Albert wants to make sure that his big sister, Wanda, never gets more of anything than he does. So he carefully keeps score and discovers that sometimes 0 is better than 1! Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: [E]

Alberto comienza la escuela (Albert Starts School): Días de la semana (Days of the Week)

From the Series Ratón Matemático (Mouse Math ®)

Albert can't wait for his very first day of school. But when Monday arrives, he finds that being at school is a lot different from being at home. Albert is in for a week full of surprises! (Ma Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Alberto el ayudante (Albert Helps Out): Contar dinero (Counting Money)

From the Series Ratón Matemático (Mouse Math ®)

What could be better than a Captain Slime penny? Albert needs two quarters to use the library's new penny-smashing machine. Luckily, Wanda has a great idea for how Albert can earn the money. Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]