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Spring 2020

How to Live on the Edge

Eighteen-year-old Cayenne barely remembers her mother, who died of breast cancer when Cayenne was four. The women in her family have a history of dying young. Cayenne figures she'll meet the… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

Lizard in a Zoot Suit

Los Angeles, 1943. It's the era of the Zoot Suit Riots, and Flaca and Cuata have a problem. It's bigger than being grounded by their strict mother. It's bigger than tensions with the soldiers… Read More →

  • Dewey: 741.5/973
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 Accursed Inheritance of Henrietta Achilles: Book 1

From the Series A House Divided

The life of Henrietta Achilles is about to change. After years of living as an orphan, she receives a summons to the strange town of Malrenard. To her surprise, she's the only living relative… Read More →

  • Lexile: 250
  • Dewey: 741.5/973
Spring 2020

Flash and Gleam: Light in Our World

The soft glow of a candle, the blink of a firefly, a burst of fireworks—light is everywhere in our world! Rhyming text and luminous illustrations follow four children as they experience many… Read More →

  • Dewey: 535
Spring 2020

Fly Back, Agnes

A heartfelt story that sensitively tackles the everyday inner turmoil of growing up and staying true to oneself. Twelve-year-old Agnes hates everything about her life: her name, her parents… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

If We Were Gone: Imagining the World without People

Water, air, sunlight, plants . . . we need these elements to live in this world. But does the world need us? And what would happen to the world if humans were gone? This is the premise of a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • Dewey: 304.2
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

Run, Sea Turtle, Run: A Hatchling's Journey

"Can you hear me? Scritch, scratch. I'm a little sea turtle inside an egg." Follow a hatchling's treacherous journey from nest to sea. Longtime science writer Stephen Swinburne creates an… Read More →

  • Lexile: 380
  • Dewey: 597.92/89156
Spring 2020

The Wolf in Underpants Freezes His Buns Off

From the Series The Wolf in Underpants

In the second tale of The Wolf in Underpants, winter has arrived and the whole forest is freezing! As animals stock up on nuts, bread, and cheese wheels, they notice the Wolf is in a frosty… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • Dewey: 741.5/973
Spring 2020

Clem and Crab

Clem is an explorer, a collector, a protector of the seas! Treasure hunting on her beloved beach, she stumbles across Crab, whose claw is stuck in a plastic bag. Crab will be much safer and… Read More →

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

It's MY Sausage

There are five cats but just one sausage! Which cat will get the yummy, scrummy sausage? Read More →

  • Lexile: 180
  • Dewey: [E]
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

A Girl Like Me

"Once I dreamed I swam / the ocean / and saw everything deep, cool / and was part of the waves. / I swam on by the people / onshore / hollering, / 'A girl like you needs to / stay out of the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • Dewey: 811/.54
Spring 2020

All of a Sudden and Forever: Help and Healing after the Oklahoma City Bombing

A profoundly moving nonfiction picture book about tragedy, hope, and healing from award-winning author Chris Barton. Sometimes bad things happen, and you have to tell everyone. Sometimes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: 363.325/140976638
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 →

  • Lexile: 790
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

Where Have All the Bees Gone?: Pollinators in Crisis

Apples, blueberries, peppers, cucumbers, coffee, and vanilla. Do you like to eat and drink? Then you might want to thank a bee. Bees pollinate 75 percent of the fruits, vegetables, and nuts… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • Dewey: 595.79/9
Spring 2020

Where's My Stuff? 2nd Edition: The Ultimate Teen Organizing Guide

A comprehensive guide for young adults on how to organize schoolwork, lockers, bedrooms, and even schedules. Take a quiz to identify your organizing style and get great advice about making… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • Dewey: 640
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

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

The Deadening: Book 1

From the Series Dead Max Comix

Derrick Hollis is a 7th grader at Zachary Taylor Middle School and an aspiring cartoonist, too shy to show his work to anybody but his best friend Doug. When his dog Max dies, Derrick is left… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • Dewey: 741.5
Fall 2019

Body 2.0: The Engineering Revolution in Medicine

Scientists are on the verge of a revolution in biomedical engineering that will forever change the way we think about medicine, even life itself. Cutting-edge researchers are working to build… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1170
  • Dewey: 610.28