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Spring 2020

Light and Sound: What Makes Stuff Bright and Loud . . .

From the Series Stickmen's Science Stars

The friendly science-mad Stickmen characters, are here to accompany you through your first steps in science, with a fascinating and fun look at what makes stuff bright and loud! Looking at… Read More →

Spring 2020

Materials: What Is Stuff Made From . . .

From the Series Stickmen's Science Stars

The friendly science-mad Stickmen characters, are here to accompany you through your first steps in science, with a fascinating and fun look at what stuff is made of! Discover what are… Read More →

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

On the Coast

From the Series In Focus: Oceans

From seashells to sea lions, gannets to penguins, learn about the huge range of creatures supported by the coastal seas in this new title from the exciting In Focus: Oceans series. Did you… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
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

Racing Car Driver

From the Series Math Adventures (Step 2)

As a top race car driver you can travel the world, meet lots of people, and live in luxury. However, to be successful and win championships you need hard work and dedication and . . . all of… Read More →

Spring 2020

Roller Coaster Ride: Acceleration and Motion

From the Series Amusement Park Science

You know that funny feeling you get in your stomach on an amusement park ride? That's caused by the speed and steep drops the ride takes. Learn more about forces and motion by examining the… Read More →

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

Scary Bugs

From the Series In Focus: Bugs

From wood-eating beetles to spitting spiders, meet the scariest bugs and insects in the world in this new title from the exciting In Focus: Bugs & Insects series. Did you know that the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
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

Sports of the Paralympic Games

From the Series Gold Medal Games

The first official Paralympic Games were held in 1960 in Rome with 400 athletes competing from 23 countries. Then in 1976, the first Winter Paralympic Games were held in Sweden. The 2018… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • Dewey: 796.087
Spring 2020

Stunt Performer

From the Series Math Adventures (Step 2)

Be a stunt performer using your math skills. It’s no ordinary job! Performing high falls on a movie set needs your attention to the grid reference, and fire scenes require some special… Read More →

Spring 2020

Switchback Turns: Forces in Motion

From the Series Amusement Park Science

A roller coaster ride takes twists and turns at speed, creating a dizzy feeling that adds to the fun. Learn about the science of switchback turns, including rotational energy, pendulum… Read More →

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

Team Sports of the Summer Games

From the Series Gold Medal Games

Only a few countries were represented by athletes at the first modern Olympic Games in 1896 in Athens. But now, more than 10,000 athletes from more than 200 countries compete in the Summer… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • Dewey: 796.48
Spring 2020

Team Sports of the Winter Games

From the Series Gold Medal Games

At the first Winter Games in Chamonix, France in 1924 only a few countries were represented by a dozen or more athletes. Today, about 3,000 athletes from nearly 100 countries compete in the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • Dewey: 796.68
Spring 2020

Tess the Tractor

From the Series Whizzy Wheels Academy

Join Tess the tractor as she learns all about becoming a farm vehicle at the Whizzy Wheels Academy. The story explores her journey of discovery—she learns not just about her purpose but about… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
Spring 2020

The Great Pumpkin Smash: Engineering

From the Series Makers Make It Work

For Luke, autumn in Florida feels weird. There are no changing leaves, no cider, and worst of all, no pumpkin chucking! But maybe he can engineer a way to bring pumpkin spice to the south… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

The Open Ocean

From the Series In Focus: Oceans

From flying fish to peculiar sunfish, bottlenose dolphins to basking sharks, learn about the enormous underwater world of the open ocean in this new title from the exciting In Focus: Oceans… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
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

Time to Shine!: Solar Energy

From the Series Makers Make It Work

Boom! Thunder crashes, and the electricity goes out. Sammi is crushed. Her parents had a fancy dinner planned! But no lights doesn't mean no power. Can Sammi use sun power to save the day?… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • 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]