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Spring 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]
Spring 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
  • 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
Spring 2020

The Bug Collector

After George visits the Museum of Wildlife with Grandad, all he can think about is bugs! The very next day he goes out hunting, but he soon finds there are no more insects left in the garden… Read More →

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

The House of Madame M

Are you lost? Come in! You’re in luck—there’s no one here just now. Shhh . . . Be as quiet as you can, and very, very careful! In The House of Madame M, we explore a strange house: hallway… Read More →

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

The Stone Giant

When her father leaves to save people from a giant who turns them to stone with his gaze, a child in a red dress is left alone. Many days and many nights go by. Every evening the girl says… Read More →

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

The Wondrous Dinosaurium

Danny wants a new pet, but he doesn't want a boring pet. He wants a dinosaur! Luckily, The Wondrous Dinosaurium has just opened in town and its proprietor Mr. Ree is more than happy to help… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • Dewey: [E]
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

Boundless Sky

Nobody knew, nobody dreamed, nobody even considered the possibility that a bird that fits in your hand might fly halfway around the world looking for a place to nest . . . or that a young… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: [Fic]
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

I Am Brown

I am brown. I am beautiful. I am perfect. I designed this computer. I ran this race. I won this prize. I wrote this book. A joyful celebration of the skin you're in—of being brown, of being… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
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

My Mama

I've known my mama for such a long time. For my whole life, actually. My mama loves playing with me and my cars. I like that, as long as mama tidies up the cars afterwards. I’m good at… Read More →

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

No Steps Behind: Beate Sirota Gordon's Battle for Women's Rights in Japan

Discover the unlikely story of Beate Sirota Gordon, a young woman who grew up in Japan and returned as a translator working for the American military after WWII. Fluent in Japanese language… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
Spring 2020

Numbers in Motion: Sophie Kowalevski, Queen of Mathematics

Sophie Kowalevski was both a brilliant mathematician and a talented writer. Creative work nurtured her mathematical research, giving her a flexibility of thought she treasured. A wonderful… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
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