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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

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

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

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

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

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]
Spring 2020

Sojourner Truth: Fighting for Freedom

From the Series Beginner Biography (LOOK! Books ™)

Sojourner Truth was born to slaves. She had no choice. But when she grew to be a young mother herself, she ran away with her child looking for freedom. She used her voice to speak for all… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
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

Taking the Lead

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Jonas is captain of his school track team. He runs to win, and his specialty is the 100m sprint. Mistakenly entered in the 400m at a meet, Jonas is angry that he's not guaranteed a win. When… Read More →

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

The Playmaker

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

With no team in her rural town, Zoey tries out for Bantam girl's team the Barrie Sharks. She makes the cut and, knowing that the income from her family's farm won't cover the fees, pushes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

Tough Call

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

In need of money to pay her basketball fees, fourteen-year old Malia King registers for a refereeing course at her middle school. Refereeing gives her a whole new perspective on the game, and… Read More →

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

Wilma Rudolph: Fastest Woman on Earth

From the Series Beginner Biography (LOOK! Books ™)

Wilma Rudolph wanted to run and jump like other children, but she had a serious disease that kept her leg from growing well. She did not give up and went on to one day win Olympic gold medals. Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
Fall 2019

A Time Traveler's Theory of Relativity

He believes in science, but only magic can help his mom. Twelve-year-old Finn is used to people in his family disappearing. His twin sister, Faith, drowned when they were three years old. A… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

The Life Heroic: How To Unleash Your Most Amazing Self

Heroes are superhuman. Or at least it's easy to assume that when you read ripped-from-the-news stories of derring-do. But in reality, almost anyone who's motivated can be a hero, and the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • Dewey: 170/.44