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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 →

  • Dewey: 599.665/71568
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

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

Red Menace

A suspenseful and heartfelt story about an era whose uncertainties, controversies, and dangers will seem anything but distant to contemporary readers. If thirteen-year-old Marty Rafner had… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

Albert Einstein: Relativity Rock Star

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Albert Einstein rewrote the rules of physics and changed how scientists see space and time forever. Learn how a boy who struggled in school became one of history's most renowned scientists. Read More →

  • Dewey: 530.092 [B]
Spring 2020

Alexander Hamilton: The Story of a Statesman

From the Series Gateway Biographies

A founder of the United States turned cultural phenomenon thanks to the hit Broadway musical Hamilton, Alexander Hamilton helped create American democracy. Follow his story from orphaned… Read More →

  • Dewey: 973.4092 [B]
Spring 2020

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Political Headliner

From the Series Gateway Biographies

American politician Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the youngest woman ever to serve in the US Congress. Learn about her young life, her work as an activist, and her career in the House of… Read More →

  • Dewey: 328.73/092 [B]
Spring 2020

Frida Kahlo: Artist and Activist

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Decades after her death, Mexican artist Frida Kahlo remains an icon for Chicanos as well as for the feminist and LGBTQ+ movements. Read about her life as an artist and political activist. Read More →

  • Dewey: 700.92
Spring 2020

Nancy Pelosi: Political Powerhouse

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Nancy Pelosi is the first woman to serve as Speaker of the House—and she's done it twice. Learn how the most powerful woman in US politics is redefining leadership for future generations. Read More →

  • Dewey: 328.73/092
Spring 2020

Queen Elizabeth II: Modern Monarch

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Queen Elizabeth II is the longest-reigning British monarch. Discover the engaging details of her life and how she brought the royal family into the twenty-first century. Read More →

  • Dewey: 941.085092 [B]
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

Roosevelt Banks, Good-Kid-in-Training

When ten-year-old Roosevelt Banks discovers that his two best friends are planning a bike and camping trip, he wants more than anything to go along. There's just one problem—he doesn't have a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • 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]