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Fall 2020

The One Great Gnome

In the spirit of Alice in Wonderland and The Wizard of Oz, this story introduces readers to the hidden magical—and mysterious—world of gnomes, elves, and trolls. Eleven-year-old Sarah moves… Read More →

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

Cesar Chavez: Friend to Farm Workers

From the Series Beginner Biography (LOOK! Books ™)

As a child, Cesar Chavez worked on farms with his family. He felt the workers were not treated well. Cesar used his voice to become a leader in making sure farm workers were paid better and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: 331.88
Fall 2020

Daniel Inouye: World War II Hero and Senator

From the Series Beginner Biography (LOOK! Books ™)

Daniel Inouye was born in Hawaii to parents who came from Japan. He had a happy life as a child until 1941 when the Japanese military bombed Pearl Harbor in his hometown. As war broke out… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 328.73
Fall 2020

Easy Out

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Westlock is a small town with a long baseball history. But registrations are down, and there are only enough kids in town to fill one team. So Mo Montpetit's team is entered into the Baseball… Read More →

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

Fashion Rules!: A Closer Look at Clothing in the Middle Ages

During the Middle Ages, your position in life was based on birth. This position would follow you throughout your life. To make it easy for others to know your social class, rules about what… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2020

Long Bomb

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Ed used to dream of being a receiver. At fourteen, Ed wishes he could play for his High Mustangs team—but he worries that he's too tall and too skinny. Tyrone, the quarterback, teases Ed… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2020

Maria Tallchief: Native America's Prima Ballerina

From the Series Beginner Biography (LOOK! Books ™)

Maria Tallchief was inspired to dance while watching Osage dancers as a child in Oklahoma. For tribal ceremonies only men were allowed to dance. But, Maria went on to become America's first… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • Dewey: 792.8
Fall 2020

Noodle Helps Gabriel Say Goodbye

From the Series Helper Hounds

After losing her first two forever homes, Noodle the goldendoodle knows all about the sadness of goodbyes. But in her new home with Andrea and as an official Helper Hound, Noodle helps… Read More →

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

P.K. Subban: Fighting racism to become a hockey superstar and role model for athletes of colour

From the Series Lorimer Recordbooks

P.K. Subban is a remarkable athlete and role model. Initially drafted in 2007 to the Montreal Canadiens, P.K. now plays for the New Jersey Devils. He's set records and won the Norris Trophy… Read More →

  • Dewey: 920
Fall 2020

Robot Helps Max and Lily Deal with Bullies

From the Series Helper Hounds

Max and his sister Lily are staying with relatives while their mom is away getting her own emotional help. Max and Lily are being teased and bullied at school. Their Aunt Eileen calls the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2020

Rugby Rivals

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Sam's grandfather, Pops, always taught Sam that the most important aspects of rugby are sportsmanship and teamwork. Things are not great at home, but Sam's struggles really begin when his… Read More →

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

Sequoyah: Man of Many Words

From the Series Beginner Biography (LOOK! Books ™)

Sequoyah created a way of writing the Cherokee language 200 years ago. Thanks to Sequoyah, the Cherokee today know more about their history and native language than almost any other tribe in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • Dewey: 975
Fall 2020

Silent Journey

Scott Schroeder dreams of a day when he and his father can have a home of their own. Following an accident that took his mother's life eight years before, doctors discovered Scott was… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2020

The Case of the Clicking Clock: Solving Mysteries Through Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math

From the Series Jesse Steam Mysteries

A summer trip to her grandparents' house was going great until Jesse gets caught up in a mystery in the attic. When she encounters a pair of spooky green eyes during a lightning storm, Jesse… Read More →

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

The Clue in the Painted Pattern: Solving Mysteries Through Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math

From the Series Jesse Steam Mysteries

While on a camping trip, Jesse finds a curious piece of stone with an interesting pattern on it. With research and the help of Professor Peach, she learns that it's a piece of broken pottery… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2020

The Comeback

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

On the surface, fourteen-year-old Chris is pretty average, playing hockey and having friends. But underneath it all, Chris is depressed. He quits his hockey team, but his doctor suggests that… Read More →

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

The Conundrum of the Crooked Crayon: Solving Mysteries Through Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math

From the Series Jesse Steam Mysteries

While doing spring cleaning in her room, Jesse comes across a crayon on her window sill that is curiously bent over. She recalls that the crayon was there all winter and not bent at all… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2020

The Riddle of the Spinning Sycamore Seed: Solving Mysteries Through Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math

From the Series Jesse Steam Mysteries

While playing in her tree house, Jesse is intrigued by a falling sycamore seed that slowly spins to the ground. But when she sees acorns falling fast directly down to the ground, she must… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2020

The Secret in the Jelly Bean Jar: Solving Mysteries Through Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math

From the Series Jesse Steam Mysteries

Jesse is having problems with her bike, but luckily, there's a local contest to win a bike taking place. To win, Jesse must use math skills to guess how many jelly beans are in a big jar… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • Dewey: [Fic]
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

ABCs at the Beach

From the Series ABC Adventures

Come along to the beach. How many letters of the alphabet can you find in the sand and sun? Remember your sunscreen! Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2020

ABCs in the Forest

From the Series ABC Adventures

Do you like to take a walk in nature? The forest is a great place to find all the letters of the alphabet. Be sure to look high and low! Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • 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]