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Spring 2020

Second Dad Summer

Jeremiah just wants a normal summer with his dad. But his dad has moved in with his new boyfriend Michael who serves weird organic food and is constantly nagging him. Worst of all, Michael… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

Follow Those Zebras: Solving a Migration Mystery

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

Every year in Namibia, about two thousand zebras suddenly disappear from their grazing area along the Chobe River. Months later, the herd returns. Where do they go? And why? Thanks to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • Dewey: 599.665/71568
Spring 2020

Small Matters: The Hidden Power of the Unseen

Can something small matter at all? Of course it can! In this book for young readers (who know a thing or two about being small), you can take a super close look at details too little to be… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: 611/.018
Spring 2020

Somebody Told Me

A novel of trauma, identity, and survival. After an assault, bigender seventeen-year-old Aleks/Alexis is looking for a fresh start—so they voluntarily move in with their uncle, a Catholic… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

The Stanley Cup Playoffs: The Quest for Hockey's Biggest Prize

From the Series Spectacular Sports

Hockey is a thrilling, fast-paced sport, and the action gets even more intense during the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Fans can't get enough of the booming slap shots, the devastating body checks… Read More →

  • Dewey: 796.962/648
Spring 2020

Open Fire

A dramatic page-turner that captures the devastating toll of war and the impact of women's struggles and solidarity, through the lens of a little-known slice of history. In 1917, Russia is… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

Votes of Confidence, 2nd Edition: A Young Person's Guide to American Elections

Every two years, media coverage of American elections turns into a horse-race story about who's leading the polls and who said what when. Give young adult readers clear explanations about how… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1310
  • Dewey: 324.60973
Spring 2020

Pop Flies, Robo-Pets, and Other Disasters

Thirteen-year-old Satoshi Matsumoto spent the last three years living in Atlanta where he was the star of his middle-school baseball team—a slugger with pro potential, according to his coach… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

Dictionary for a Better World: Poems, Quotes, and Anecdotes from A to Z

How can we make the world a better place? This inspiring resource for middle-grade readers is organized as a dictionary; each entry presents a word related to creating a better world, such as… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • Dewey: 170/.44
Spring 2020

Called Up

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

For thirteen-year-old David Timko, making the Bantam A hockey team is everything. So when he doesn't make the cut, his bad attitude soon gets him benched. Even worse, his new friend at… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

Dressed to Play

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Fourteen-year-old Jordan lives for basketball. Wyatt calls her Jordan the Jock. The players on her team want their new uniforms to be short, tight and sexy, rather than being functional. Her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Fighter for Women's Rights

From the Series Beginner Biography (LOOK! Books ™)

When Elizabeth Cady Stanton was a young girl she knew she could do anything her brothers could do. But the laws in the country said women were not equal to men. Elizabeth knew she had to make… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
Spring 2020

Empty Net

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Fourteen-year-old Madeline Snow is the star goalie and captain of her girls rep hockey team. When her father moves the family to a small town, she feels like she's losing a lot. Maddie is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

Mrs. Paddington and the Silver Mousetraps: A Hair-Raising History of Women's Hairstyles in 18th-century London

History is full of fascinating stories of colorful characters, but some of the most interesting parts of history are really odd. You have probably seen scenes of government officials with… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2020

Northern Star

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

It seems Peter Kuiksak's star just keeps rising. This young hockey hero is the top player in his league, being pursued by agents, and becoming something of a celebrity. But being the center… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

Penny Helps Portia Face Her Fears

From the Series Helper Hounds

Portia has overcome a lot in life. Born with Down syndrome, Portia has been through many surgeries, lots of doctor's appointments, and strange looks from people who want to limit what she can… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2020

Ruby Bridges: A Brave Child Who Made History

From the Series Beginner Biography (LOOK! Books ™)

Ruby Bridges just wanted to go to a good school. She did not ask to be a hero, but she knew how to be strong. Her bravery made it possible for classrooms today to be safe places for children… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
Spring 2020

Run and Gun

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Fourteen-year-old Griffin Finch attends school on scholarship and is struggling to stay on the basketball team. Griffin spends the summer playing basketball on a street court for the Running… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

Sojourner Truth: Fighting for Freedom

From the Series Beginner Biography (LOOK! Books ™)

Sojourner Truth was born to slaves. She had no choice. But when she grew to be a young mother herself, she ran away with her child looking for freedom. She used her voice to speak for all… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
Spring 2020

Sparky Helps Mary Make Friends

From the Series Helper Hounds

Mary's new in town. She’s worried about starting classes at her new school. That's why her mom calls the Helper Hounds—and why Sparkplug, the wildly handsome, wickedly smart, card-carrying… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2020

Taking the Lead

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Jonas is captain of his school track team. He runs to win, and his specialty is the 100m sprint. Mistakenly entered in the 400m at a meet, Jonas is angry that he's not guaranteed a win. When… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

The Playmaker

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

With no team in her rural town, Zoey tries out for Bantam girl's team the Barrie Sharks. She makes the cut and, knowing that the income from her family's farm won't cover the fees, pushes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

Tough Call

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

In need of money to pay her basketball fees, fourteen-year old Malia King registers for a refereeing course at her middle school. Refereeing gives her a whole new perspective on the game, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

Wilma Rudolph: Fastest Woman on Earth

From the Series Beginner Biography (LOOK! Books ™)

Wilma Rudolph wanted to run and jump like other children, but she had a serious disease that kept her leg from growing well. She did not give up and went on to one day win Olympic gold medals. Read More →

  • Lexile: 570