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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 →

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 →

  • Dewey: 306.4/83
Fall 2019

Owl's Outstanding Donuts

Robin Yardi, author of The Midnight War of Mateo Martinez, tells a story full of mystery, feathers, and sprinkles. After Mattie Waters loses her mother, she goes to live with her aunt, the… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
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

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
  • Dewey: 571.7/8
Fall 2019

AdoraBULL

Alfred is a bull, and bulls are reliable and dependable. When his best friend Tom wants to bring home a new, adorable pet, Alfred realizes he may need to up his game if he wants to stay… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

Elmer's Birthday

From the Series Elmer

The elephants decide it's their turn to play a trick on Elmer: all of the animals must pretend to forget his birthday tomorrow! But when the day comes the trick doesn't quite go according to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

Idriss and His Marble

When war threatens their home, Idriss and his mother must flee. He clutches his lucky charm—a single marble—throughout their journey, walking over hazardous terrain, crawling under barbed… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: [Fic]
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

Otto Blotter, Bird Spotter

The Blotter family are famous bird spotters, who stay in their hideout all day. All except for Otto—he'd rather go out and have big adventures. When he follows the BIGGEST footprints he's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

Zanzibar

Achille LeBlab, special correspondent, knocks at Zanzibar’s door. He wants to write an article about an exceptional character. Is Zanzibar exceptional?… The lizard seems to doubt it. “Aside f Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

A Dreidel in Time: A New Spin on an Old Tale

Devorah and Benjamin are excited to open their Hanukkah present from Bubbe and Zayde, which turns out to be an ugly old dreidel. It's a big disappointment—until the dreidel transports them… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Kugel for Hanukkah?

As each of Hanukkah's first seven nights brings an unusual new present to a little girl, the mystery deepens. While the gifts grandma receives add up to a delicious Hanukkah treat, her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

Trevor Lee and the Big Uh Oh!

If there's one thing everyone knows, it's that Trevor Lee and school don't mix. Like pickles and peanut butter. When his new teacher announces all the third graders must read in front of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Cardslinger

"An epic quest full of action and mystery. A big adventure with a big heart, Cardslinger is aces!" —Michael Northrop, New York Times bestselling author of the TombQuest… It's 1881, and Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Dino-Halloween

From the Series Dino-Holidays

Trick or treat! Join your favorite dinosaurs as they visit a haunted house, carve pumpkins, make costumes, and more! Lisa Wheeler and Barry Gott come together again to show how these… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]
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

Super Potato's Mega Time-Travel Adventure: Book 3

From the Series Super Potato

For Super Potato's future...he must travel to the past! After an evil villain turned the handsome crime fighter Super Max into Super Potato, our hero got used to life as a tiny tuber. He even… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • Dewey: 741.5/973
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 →

Fall 2019

A Box of Socks

From the Series Early Bird Readers — Orange (Early Bird Stories ™)

Granny Mutton has made a box full of socks for Little Lionel's friends. But Little Lionel gets all the socks mixed up and has to find out which pair goes where! Carefully leveled text and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 450
  • Dewey: 428.6/2
Fall 2019

A Gold Star for George

From the Series Early Bird Readers — Orange (Early Bird Stories ™)

The Wildlife Park is awarding gold stars to the animals, and George the giraffe has the perfect spot on his fence for one. But will George win a gold star? George and his animal friends… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • Dewey: 428.6/2
Fall 2019

A Royal Mess

From the Series Early Bird Readers — Purple (Early Bird Stories ™)

Queen Fluff takes a trip to see the other bunnies in the… She expects ten course meals and beautiful burrows. Will they meet her lavish demands, or will she get a slice of humble pie i Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • Dewey: 428.6/2