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Death: An Oral History

In this illuminating collection of oral-history style interviews, Casey Jarman talks to a funeral industry watchdog about the (often shady) history of the death trade; he hears how songwriter… Read More →

High Five, Mallory!

From the Series Mallory

Mallory is excited to start fifth grade. She just got a cell phone, and Mary Ann's in her class. What could go wrong? For one thing, she gets off on the wrong foot with her new teacher. For… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]

March of the Suffragettes: Rosalie Gardiner Jones and the March for Voting Rights

March of the Suffragettes tells the forgotten, real-life story of "General" Rosalie Gardiner Jones, who in the waning days of 1912 mustered and marched an all-women army nearly 200 miles to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1250

The Secret of the Puzzle Box

From the Series The Code Busters Club

The Code Busters are excited for their class field trip to Angel Island, known as the Ellis Island of the West. One of Mika's ancestors passed through the island's immigration station in the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Don't Cross the Line!

The guard always follows the general's orders without question. This time, the order is that no one must cross the line! The right-hand page of this book must be kept blank for the general… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

Duck, Death and the Tulip

In a strangely heart-warming story, a duck strikes up an unlikely friendship with Death. Death, Duck and the Tulip will intrigue, haunt and enchant readers of all ages. Simple, warm, and… Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

If I Was a Banana

If I was a banana, I would be that one, so beautifully yellow and full of banana . . . If I was an elephant I think I would have to be very careful where I put my feet . . . If I was a spoon… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • Dewey: [Fic]

That's Not a Hippopotamus!

A class trip to the zoo descends into a chaotic hunt for the missing hippopotamus. Teacher, zookeeper and all the children join the search. The noise and drama reaches a pitch, and no one… Read More →

  • Lexile: 390
  • Dewey: [Fic]

What Dog Knows

When Wolf finds a fact-filled book in the library, he thinks he will at last outsmart his clever cousin Dog. The two cousins swap fascinating facts about mummies and skeletons; robots… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Lola Goes to School

From the Series Lola

The lovable therapy dog from Lola Goes to Work has her first day at Doggy Daycare. Like anyone new to preschool or kindergarten, she's a little bit nervous, a little bit scared, and very… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

The Girl Who Saved Yesterday

When the girl, Silence, is sent by the trees to save Yesterday, she doesn't know what her task is, only that it is important. Returning to the village that cast her out, Silence recognizes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • Dewey: [Fic]

California Dreaming

From the Series Mira's Diary

In the last book of the time-travel series, Mira explores the past of her familiar Bay Area, discovering layers of history in San Francisco and learning the real reason her mother has been… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Island of Beyond

Eleven-year-old Martin can hardly imagine a worse summer. Martin's dad wants him to like "normal" boy things—playing sports and exploring the outdoors—so he sends Martin to his great-aunt… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Elmer and Grandpa Eldo

From the Series Elmer

Elmer is on his way to visit his Grandpa Eldo. He has great fun reminding Eldo of all the things they used to do together, but is Eldo quite as forgetful as Elmer thinks? He may be old, but… Read More →

  • Lexile: 450
  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: [E]

I Didn't Do It!

From the Series Little Princess

When things start going wrong around the castle, everyone blames the Little Princess. No matter how much she cries, "I didn't do it!", no one believes her. Upset, the Little Princess goes off… Read More →

  • Lexile: 420
  • Dewey: [E]

The Zoomers' Handbook

This is not a handbook for farmers. Farmers look after chickens, cows, and pigs. Anyone can do that. This is not a handbook for zookeepers. Zookeepers look after monkeys, elephants, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • Dewey: [E]

Scar Girl

When The Scar Boys ended, the band has fallen apart. Harry and Johnny are barely speaking, and Cheyenne is feeling desperate about Johnny, who has retreated into silence. It's only through… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Are You the Pirate Captain?

First Mate Hugh has the whole crew and the pirate ship ready, but they can't set sail until they find a captain! Come on this swashbuckling adventure as Hugh and his scurvy seadogs try to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: [E]

Detective Gordon: A Complicated Case

From the Series Detective Gordon

The detective lay in bed with his eyes closed. But he couldn't sleep. He was thinking. He always thought best in bed. Especially with his eyes closed. Something is going on in the forest:… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Franky

Sam loves robots. He is certain they live in outer space among the stars. His family laughs at him, and no one seems to understand. No one except for Franky, that is. A story of a friendship… Read More →

  • Lexile: 360
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Have You Seen Elephant?

Elephant wants to play hide and seek. See if you can help the others find him—he's very good at hiding! This tale of absurdity is perfect for sharing with children who will love finding… Read More →

  • Lexile: 240
  • ATOS: 0.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Bath Monster

As your bath water drains, that slurping sound it makes is the Bath Monster—dirty bath water is his SECOND favorite food. No one wants to find out what his FIRST favorite food is . . . until… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • Dewey: [E]

Tufty

Tufty the duckling lives with his family on an island in the middle of a lake. But when the ducks fly south for the winter, Tufty gets left behind. Lost and alone, Tufty doesn't know what to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: [E]

Hildie Bitterpickles Needs Her Sleep

Hildie Bitterpickles is a witch who needs her sleep. Her quiet neighborhood has been turned upside down with the sudden arrival of the old woman in her shoe, big bad wolf, and other fairy… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]