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Fall 2019

Fugly

A wrenchingly honest, thought-provoking exploration of a girl judged and dismissed by society who must break the cycle of shaming that traps her in her real life and comforts her in her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

You Do You: Figuring Out Your Body, Dating, and Sexuality

Teen sex. STIs. Sexting. Rape. Sexual harassment. #MeToo and #YesAllWomen. Today's teens launch into their sexual lives facing challenging issues but with little if any formalized learning… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • Dewey: 306.70835
Fall 2019

A Map into the World

"Filled with wonder and sorrow and happiness." —Alison McGhee, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Someday A heartfelt story of a young girl seeking beauty and connection in a busy world… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

Eek, You Reek!: Poems about Animals That Stink, Stank, Stunk

Eek, you reek, You make a funk. Where you have been Things stink, stank, stunk. You've left a path, A swath of smell, And—yuk! You did it very well. Readers will be delighted by the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 591.47
Fall 2019

In the Jerusalem Forest

A child and her mother take a walk in the forest near Jerusalem, gazing at their reflections in a rippling pond and appreciating their time together. Inspired by the poem “The Pond” by Hayim… Read More →

  • Lexile: 410
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

Nature's Ninja: Animals with Spectacular Skills

Did you know that some animals have natural ninja-like talents? In this book, you'll learn all about them, including geckos, sea urchins, bombardier beetles, and more. For example, geckos can… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • Dewey: 591.47
Fall 2019

The Great Shark Rescue: Saving the Whale Sharks

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

Top-selling science author Sandra Markle presents the story of whale sharks—the largest fish on the planet. Facing threats from commercial fishing as well as climate change, they were… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1120
  • Dewey: 597.3/3
Fall 2019

Hello

Some stories don't need words to make their meaning clear—and some friendships can transcend barriers. A wordless picture book shows that the power of friendship and communicating can span… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

Monstrous: The Lore, Gore, and Science behind Your Favorite Monsters

Could Dr. Frankenstein's machine ever animate a body? Why should vampires drink from veins and not arteries? What body parts are best for zombies to eat? (It's not brains.) This fascinating… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1100
Fall 2019

Stage Dreams

In this rollicking queer western adventure, acclaimed cartoonist Melanie Gillman (Stonewall Award Honor Book As the Crow Flies) puts readers in the saddle alongside Flor and Grace, a Latinx… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • Dewey: 741.5/973
Fall 2019

The Dozier School for Boys: Forensics, Survivors, and a Painful Past

Some true crimes reveal themselves in bits and pieces over time. One such case is the Florida School for Boys, a.k.a. the Dozier School, a place where—rather than reforming the children in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
Fall 2019

Wait, Rest, Pause: Dormancy in Nature

Captivating photos of animals accompany simple, engaging text to explain dormancy in nature. This highly curricular book teaches young readers about different kinds of dormancy and which… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: 571.7/8
Fall 2019

Old Man of the Sea

Every Sunday, Grandpa waited for me in his room, and I took my place at the foot of the bed. There were days when Grandpa wanted to talk, and days when we sat in silence. Then one day… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Oscar Seeks a Friend

What if you could turn the world the other way around and take a peek at what's on the other side? Perhaps you'll find something you never expected. Such as friendship. The sad little… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Summer Green to Autumn Gold: Uncovering Leaves' Hidden Colors

This nonfiction picture book, written and illustrated by Mia Posada, beautifully explains why leaves change color in fall. It highlights both the eye-catching colors of the season and the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • Dewey: 581.4/8
Fall 2019

The American Dream?: A Journey on Route 66 Discovering Dinosaur Statues, Muffler Men, and the Perfect Breakfast Burrito

As a child growing up in Malaysia, Shing Yin Khor had two very different ideas of what "America" meant. The first looked a lot like Hollywood, full of beautiful people, sunlight, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • Dewey: 917.804/34
Spring 2019

The Spacesuit: How a Seamstress Helped Put Man on the Moon

There is a competition to make the spacesuit for the first moon landing! Ellie, an ordinary woman, is asked to lead a team of other talented seamstresses. No one believes they can win, but… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2019

Last of the Name

Twelve-year-old Danny O'Carolan and his sister, Kathleen, arrive in New York City in 1863. Kathleen refuses to be parted from her only remaining relative, so she finds a job in domestic… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

Lion of the Sky: Haiku for All Seasons

you gasp as I roar, my mane exploding, sizzling— lion of the sky! Haiku meet riddles in this wonderful collection from Laura Purdie Salas. The poems celebrate the seasons and describe… Read More →

  • Dewey: 811/.6
Spring 2019

I Am So Clever

The big bad wolf is hungry and on today's menu is Grandma, with Red Riding Hood for dessert. But no one is home at Grandma's house, only a nightdress lying on the bed. The wolf puts on the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

Mira's Curly Hair

Mira doesn't like her hair. It curls at the front. It curls at the back. It curls everywhere! She wants it to be straight and smooth, just like her Mama's. But then something unpredictable… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • ATOS: 1.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

Oink

A comical story akin to Five Minutes' Peace about a very busy bath. Pig is having a lovely bath. In come Sheep, Cow, Horse....They are very noisy! What can Pig do to make them go away? Pig… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2019

Stubby: A True Story of Friendship

Stubby was a brave soldier, a loyal friend . . . and a dog. From an army training camp to the trenches in France, this is the incredible true story of Sergeant Stubby, the dog who served… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2019

The Runaways

The Runaways is an inter-generational adventure filled with warmth and humor from one of the world's great writers for children. Grandpa hates being in hospital. He thinks only of the place… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]