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Fall 2019

Trailblazers: Neil Armstrong: First Man on the Moon

From the Series Trailblazers

Meet history's game changers! This biography series is for kids who loved Who Was? and are ready for the next level. On July 20, 1969, the whole world was watching Neil Armstrong. He was the… Read More →

Fall 2019

16 Words: William Carlos Williams and "The Red Wheelbarrow"

This simple nonfiction picture book about the beloved American poet William Carlos Williams is also about how being mindful can result in the creation of a great poem like "The Red… Read More →

Fall 2019

Paper Son: The Inspiring Story of Tyrus Wong, Immigrant and Artist

An inspiring picture-book biography of animator Tyrus Wong, the Chinese American immigrant responsible for bringing Disney's Bambi to life. Before he became an artist named Tyrus Wong, he… Read More →

Fall 2019

What Is a Refugee?

An accessible picture book that oh-so-simply and graphically introduces the term "refugee" to curious young children to help them better understand the world in which they live. Who are… Read More →

Fall 2019

Me and the Sky: Captain Beverley Bass, Pioneering Pilot

The groundbreaking female pilot featured in the hit Broadway musical Come from Away tells her story in this high-flying and inspiring picture-book autobiography! When Beverley Bass was a… Read More →

Fall 2019

Cookie Monster's Foodie Truck: A Sesame Street ® Celebration of Food

Introduce readers to food literacy with the help of Sesame Street's Cookie Monster, Chef Gonger, and their foodie truck! Browseable layout includes recipes, the basics of healthy eating… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.9
Fall 2019

Crayola ® Team Colors: The Wonderful, Colorful World of Sports

Why are soccer balls black and white? What do the colors on a team's jersey mean? Explore colors in sports with Crayola! Photos and text celebrate colors in children's sports as well as… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • Dewey: 796
Fall 2019

Debunk It! Fake News Edition: How to Stay Sane in a World of Misinformation

We live in an era of misinformation, much of it spread by authority figures, including politicians, religious leaders, broadcasters, and, of course, apps and websites. In this second… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1240
  • Dewey: 121
Fall 2019

Growing Up Gorilla: How a Zoo Baby Brought Her Family Together

This heartwarming true story chronicles what happened after a mother gorilla gave birth for the first time and then walked away from her newborn baby at Seattle's Woodland Park. The dedicated… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 599.884
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
  • Dewey: 001.944
Fall 2019

More Than a Game: Race, Gender, and Politics in Sports

Sports has never been only about what takes place on the playing field. Author and sports fan Matt Doeden explores past and current controversies including black boxer Jack Johnson's fight… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • ATOS: 6.9
  • Dewey: 306.4/83
Fall 2019

Snack, Snooze, Skedaddle: How Animals Get Ready for Winter

There is more than one way for animals to prepare for winter. Some, such as mice, foxes, and moose, simply tolerate the cold. Of course black bears hibernate, but chipmunks, wood frogs, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • Dewey: 591.56
Fall 2019

Thanku: Poems of Gratitude

This poetry anthology, edited by Miranda Paul, explores a wide range of ways to be grateful (from gratitude for a puppy to gratitude for family to gratitude for the sky) with poems by a… Read More →

  • Dewey: 811/.60809282
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
  • Dewey: 365/.975993
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
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 571.7/8
Fall 2019

It's a Round, Round World!

We all know the earth is round. But HOW do we know? Join intrepid young scientist-adventurer Joulia Copernicus as she takes readers on a historical journey through time and space. From… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
Fall 2019

Lola Goes to Work

From the Series Lola

Meet Lola, a little terrier with a big job. Children will identify with the feisty Lola as she struggles going to school, passing tests, and finally achieving her Big Dog dream. If Lola can… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

Thurgood

Thurgood Marshall—the first black justice on the Supreme Court and a giant of the civil rights movement—jumps to life in this inspiring picture-book biography from an award-winning author and… Read More →

Fall 2019

Mindfulness and Meditation: Handling Life with a Calm and Focused Mind

From hormones to homework, parents to peers, health issues to bad habits, life can be a pressure cooker leading to anxiety and even thoughts of suicide. How can we find relief? Author Whitney… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • Dewey: 155.5/182
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
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
Fall 2019

Vote!: Women's Fight for Access to the Ballot Box

August 18, 2020, marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution, which prohibited states and the US government from denying citizens the right to vote on the basis… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • Dewey: 324.6/230973
Fall 2019

Aladdin Idea Lab

From the Series Disney STEAM Projects

Explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math through fun projects inspired by Aladdin. Send Aladdin zooming down a zip line, mix up some molten lava, create a moving magnetic… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: 745.5