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Fall 2020

Parents Like Mine

From the Series Many Ways

A child's parents can be a mom and dad, dad and dad, single parents, stepparents, and more. Explore the many ways that different parents care for their children. Read More →

  • Dewey: 306.874
Fall 2020

Stephen Hawking: Celebrated Physicist

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Stephen Hawking is one of the world's most celebrated and inspiring physicists, known for his theories on relativity, black holes, and quantum mechanics. He wrote the bestseller A Brief… Read More →

  • Dewey: 530.092 [B]
Fall 2020

Ace of Hearts

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

Everyone around Alvin seems to be obsessed with one thing—sex. Alvin finds it uncomfortable to think and talk about it and he knows he isn't ready. His friends, however, think that all Alvin… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2020

Cesar Chavez: Friend to Farm Workers

From the Series Beginner Biography (LOOK! Books ™)

As a child, Cesar Chavez worked on farms with his family. He felt the workers were not treated well. Cesar used his voice to become a leader in making sure farm workers were paid better and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: 331.88
Fall 2020

Consent: Deal with it before boundaries get crossed

From the Series Lorimer Deal with It

Consent isn't just about sex. From an early age, kids are taught to respect personal space. They learn to express themselves and how they feel. While they must be taught that kissing… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
Fall 2020

Daniel Inouye: World War II Hero and Senator

From the Series Beginner Biography (LOOK! Books ™)

Daniel Inouye was born in Hawaii to parents who came from Japan. He had a happy life as a child until 1941 when the Japanese military bombed Pearl Harbor in his hometown. As war broke out… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 328.73
Fall 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
Fall 2020

Maria Tallchief: Native America's Prima Ballerina

From the Series Beginner Biography (LOOK! Books ™)

Maria Tallchief was inspired to dance while watching Osage dancers as a child in Oklahoma. For tribal ceremonies only men were allowed to dance. But, Maria went on to become America's first… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • Dewey: 792.8
Fall 2020

Prom Kings

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

When the queer prom committee asks Charlie to join them, Charlie figures it'll be a good way to get closer to cute new guy Andre. The only problem is that Charlie has competition for Andre's… Read More →

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

Sequoyah: Man of Many Words

From the Series Beginner Biography (LOOK! Books ™)

Sequoyah created a way of writing the Cherokee language 200 years ago. Thanks to Sequoyah, the Cherokee today know more about their history and native language than almost any other tribe in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • Dewey: 975
Fall 2020

Silent Journey

Scott Schroeder dreams of a day when he and his father can have a home of their own. Following an accident that took his mother's life eight years before, doctors discovered Scott was… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2020

We Three

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

Jasbina "Jassie" Dhillon is at summer camp to address concerns over her struggles at school and her lack of close friends. To Jasbina's surprise, she quickly makes two new friends, Ams and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2020

What Makes You Beautiful

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

Logan knows he likes boys, but has not come out, and no one knows that he likes to sometimes wear girls' clothes and makeup. Then Logan starts at a school for the arts. There he meets Kyle… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

Into the Streets: A Young Person's Visual History of Protest in the United States

What does it mean to resist? Throughout our nation's history, discrimination and unjust treatment of all kinds have prompted people to make their objections and outrage known. Some protests… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1240
  • Dewey: 303.48/40973
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

Somebody Told Me

A novel of trauma, identity, and survival. After an assault, bigender seventeen-year-old Aleks/Alexis is looking for a fresh start—so they voluntarily move in with their uncle, a Catholic… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • Dewey: [Fic]
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

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

Distant Stars: Book 3

From the Series Life on Earth

In the final volume of the Life on Earth trilogy, celebrated cartoonist MariNaomi concludes her tale of growing up, falling in and out of love, and possible alien interventions. Shy… Read More →

  • Lexile: 420
  • Dewey: 741.5/973
Spring 2020

Fly Back, Agnes

A heartfelt story that sensitively tackles the everyday inner turmoil of growing up and staying true to oneself. Twelve-year-old Agnes hates everything about her life: her name, her parents… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

Open Fire

A dramatic page-turner that captures the devastating toll of war and the impact of women's struggles and solidarity, through the lens of a little-known slice of history. In 1917, Russia is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • Dewey: [Fic]
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

If I Go Missing

If I Go Missing is derived from excerpts of a letter that went viral and was also the basis of a documentary film. In her letter, Jonnie calls out the authorities for neglecting to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1100
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Spring 2020

Lantana Global Picture Books Spring 2020 New Releases — Trade Hardcover Set

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Lantana Global Picture Books open up the world to young readers. These modern fables represent the best of contemporary writing, created by prize-winning authors and illustrators from around… Read More →

  • Trade Hardcover
  • List Price: $71.96
  • Temporarily out of stock
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