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Fall 2020

The Abba Tree

Hannah and Abba—Hebrew for "Dad"—are spending time together in nature on Tu B'Shevat, the Jewish Arbor Day. As Abba rests under a carob tree, Hannah declares that she wants to climb a tree… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2020

Sammy Spider's First Book of Prayers

A first Jewish prayer book introduces children to daily and Shabbat prayers, plus special prayers. Sammy Spider watches Josh Shapiro and his family as they recite standard prayers for a… Read More →

  • Dewey: 296.4/5
Fall 2020

A Garden in Your Belly: Meet the Microbes in Your Gut

“A Garden in Your Belly's colorful world helped me wake up…This book is as powerful as it is beautiful!” —Eric Carle, author of The Very Hungry Caterpillar Your belly is full of tiny… Read More →

  • Dewey: 612.3/2
Fall 2020

The Most Beautiful Thing

A warmhearted and tender true story about a young girl finding beauty where she never thought to look. Drawn from author Kao Kalia Yang's childhood experiences as a Hmong refugee, this… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • Dewey: 305.8959/72073
Fall 2020

Bear Was There

Love is the first thing Mouse feels as he lies in the warmth of his mother's fur. Then one day, Mouse meets Bear. He feels frightened, but what if Bear is not as scary as he seems? A gentle… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2020

Dino-Thanksgiving

From the Series Dino-Holidays

Lisa Wheeler's bouncy, rhyming text and Barry Gott's energetic illustrations invite readers to celebrate a dino-style Thankgiving! Follow along as dinos travel over the river and through the… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2020

Eye by Eye: Comparing How Animals See

From the Series Animal by Animal

An innovative look at animal eyes from the creators of Bone by Bone, Tooth by Tooth, and Fossil by Fossil. What kind of animal would you be if you had eight eyes? Or if your pupils were the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: 573.8/8
Fall 2020

There Was a Young Rabbi: A Hanukkah Tale

Hanukkah is a very busy time! Join the young rabbi as she makes festive preparations—spinning the dreidel, cooking a tasty meal, lighting the menorah, and more—in this cumulative, rhyming… Read More →

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

A Bowl Full of Peace: A True Story

In this deeply moving nonfiction picture book, award-winning author Caren Stelson brings Sachiko Yasui's story of surviving the atomic bombing of Nagasaki and her message of peace to a young… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • Dewey: 940.54/252244092 [B]
Fall 2020

Monkey with a Tool Belt Blasts Off!

From the Series Monkey with a Tool Belt

Come along on an out-of-this-world journey with Chico Bon Bon in this rollicking new adventure from author and illustrator Chris Monroe. Oh no, the Moon Malt machine at the Superstar Space… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2020

School Days

Get ready for the first day of school—and beyond—in this reassuring photo book. From bus rides to reading and math to recess and field trips, simple text and bright photos offer young… Read More →

  • Lexile: 340
  • Dewey: 372
Fall 2020

I Didn't Do It!

Quick, quick! The Big Cycle Race is coming to town, and Milo does not want to miss it. On his way to the finish line, Milo unwittingly causes havoc that follows him all along the route . . … Read More →

  • Lexile: 270
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2020

Hillel Builds a House

All year, Hillel builds treehouses and forts. His structures—in the backyard, under the stairs and even in the living room—can get in the way when the family is busy with holiday… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2020

Nicanor's Gate

Set in biblical times, the story of Nicanor's Gate—one of the entrances to the Temple in Jerusalem—shows how a man's faith is important to living a happy, fulfilled life. Nicanor, a wealthy… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2020

I'll Believe You When . . .: Unbelievable Idioms from Around the World

You've probably heard the expression "when pigs fly," but have you heard the Spanish phrase "when frogs grow hair" or the Yoruba saying "when chicken have teeth"? This fun-filled collection… Read More →

  • Lexile: 280
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]
Spring 2020

Clarence's Topsy-Turvy Shabbat

Is Clarence confused and will he create chaos on Shabbat? His special Shabbat challah recipe calls for flour, oil, honey, yeast and water, and his neighbors eagerly await their loaves. But… Read More →

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

Dads

Celebrate all that fathers do: building, fixing, cooking, cleaning, laughing, crying, hugging, playing and more! John Coy and Wing Young Huie—the author and photographer behind Their Great… Read More →

  • Lexile: 180
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2020

Judah Touro Didn't Want to be Famous

Setting out from Boston to New Orleans in 1801, Judah Touro dreamed of becoming a successful shopkeeper. Through his skill in business, he earned a great fortune. But the harrowing experience… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2020

My Sister Is Sleeping

A big sister in an Israeli family draws pictures as she eagerly anticipates her baby sister waking from her nap. She lovingly describes the baby, imagining all the things she will do when the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 430
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2020

A Story About Afiya

Some people have dresses for every occasion but Afiya needs only one. Her dress records the memories of her childhood, from roses in bloom to pigeons in flight, from tigers at the zoo to… Read More →

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

Gnome

Mr. Gnome is a grumpy little fellow. He's really quite rude and he is definitely NOT cute. So when Miss Witch asks him to kindly stop fishing in her pond, Mr. Gnome is in danger of finding… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2020

Taking Time

Taking time to listen to a bird's song on the breeze. Taking time to gather up the blossom dancing free. Taking time to imagine the deep sounds of the sea. Taking time to cherish you . . … Read More →

  • Lexile: 430
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

The Big Bang Book

The Big Bang presents the mystery of how the universe began in a way we can all understand. Written by an astrophysicist, the pages describe what we know—and what we don't—in a compelling… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500