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Spring 2019

Martin & Anne: The Kindred Spirits of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Anne Frank

Anne Frank and Martin Luther King Jr. were born the same year a world apart. Both faced ugly prejudices and violence, which both answered with words of love and faith in humanity. This is the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: 323.092/2 B
Spring 2019

I Am Farmer: Growing an Environmental Movement in Cameroon

Discover the true story of how environmentalist Farmer Tantoh is transforming the landscape in his home country of Cameroon. When Tantoh Nforba was a child, his fellow students mocked him… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 338.1096711
Spring 2019

Let 'Er Buck!: George Fletcher, the People's Champion

"Nelson plaits her narrative with Western lingo and homespun similes. . . . James' painterly oils swirl with energy, visible daubs creating the dusty, monumental landscape and equally… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • Dewey: 791.8/4092 [B]
Spring 2019

A Scarf for Keiko

It's 1942. Sam's class is knitting socks for soldiers and Sam is a terrible knitter. Keiko is a good knitter, but some kids at school don't want anything to do with her because the Japanese… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2019

Exposing Hate: Prejudice, Hatred, and Violence in Action

Experts have documented an explosive rise in the number of hate groups since the turn of the century, driven by anger over immigration and demographic projections showing that whites will no… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1180
  • Dewey: 305.5/68
Spring 2019

Gateway Biographies Spring 2019 New Releases — Library Bound Set: New for Spring 2019

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Set

Discover the human side of key newsworthy and historical figures. Each biography in this easy-reading series is peppered with quotes and childhood stories, accounts of successes and failures… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $159.95
  • Your Price: $119.96
  • 5 titles
Spring 2019

Gravity's Pull: Book 2

From the Series Life on Earth

When Claudia Jones returns to her high school after a mysterious disappearance, she exerts a strange effect on the classmates around her. Meanwhile, her fellow students also struggle with the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 741.5/973
Spring 2019

Kim Jong Un: Secretive North Korean Leader

From the Series Gateway Biographies

In 2017 the secretive Asian country of North Korea publicly demonstrated its arsenal of new bombs, missiles, and cyber and chemical weapons. For years, North Korea had isolated itself from… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • Dewey: 951.9305/2092 [B]
Spring 2019

Martin Luther King Jr.: Walking in the Light

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Martin Luther King Jr. was an influential and inspiring leader of the Civil Rights Movement in the 1950s and 1960s. His life, work, and death are brought to life for readers like never before. Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • Dewey: 323.092 [B]
Spring 2019

No More Excuses: Dismantling Rape Culture

Soon after the sexual misconduct allegations against film producer Harvey Weinstein became public in late 2017, the #MeToo movement went viral, opening up an explosive conversation about rape… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • Dewey: 362.883
Spring 2019

Sincerely, Harriet

Harriet Flores struggles with boredom and an unrequited crush while learning to manage her chronic illness through a long, hot, 1990s summer in Chicago. She uses her imagination to cope… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: 741.5/973
Spring 2019

The Global Refugee Crisis: Fleeing Conflict and Violence

According to a UN tally, more than 1 million people fled violence and persecution in 2015. Of these, more than half were children. Thousands died along the way. The Syrian civil war as well… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • Dewey: 362.87
Spring 2019

Charming

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

Seventeen-year-old Char loves music, but never considered a singing career until her singing went viral online. Now instead of participating in the Gay Lesbian Alliance, Char devotes herself… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

Cinders

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

After seventeen-year-old Ash's mother dies, Ash is left with her mother's boyfriend and his children. They bully her by posting embarrassing pictures and making her do their homework. Ash's… Read More →

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

Lorimer Real Love Spring 2019 New Releases — Library Bound Set: New for Spring 2019

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

Set

Real Love is a new collection of high/low YA novels that focus on realistic teen relationships. The novels feature diverse teen characters in contemporary settings as they experience love… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $55.98
  • Your Price: $41.99
  • 2 titles
Fall 2018

Girls on the Line

"An affecting and original thrill ride." Kirkus Reviews A powerful, dual-narrative coming-of-age story set in 2009 China. Luli has just turned sixteen and finally aged out of the orphanage… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

The Vast Wonder of the World: Biologist Ernest Everett Just

"A must-purchase picture book biography of a figure sure to inspire awe and admiration among readers."—School Library Journal (starred review) Extraordinary illustrations and lyrical text… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 570.92 [B]
Fall 2018

I, Claudia

A 2019 Michael L. Printz Honor Book Disaffected teen historian Claudia McCarthy never expected to be in charge of Imperial Day Academy, but by accident, design, or scheme, she is pulled into… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

A Dog Named Haku: A Holiday Story from Nepal

It's the Festival of Lights in Nepal, and today is the day to honor dogs! Brothers Alu and Bhalu wander the streets of Kathmandu, passing by twirling kites and bamboo swings, looking for a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1250
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2018

An Unlikely Ballerina

Young Lily Marks loves to stand on her tiptoes. When her parents notice weakness in her legs, her doctor suggests dancing lessons to strengthen them. Lily falls in love with ballet—but can… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2018

Disney Learning Discovery Books — Library Bound Set

From the Series Disney Learning Discovery Books

Set

Some things seem like magic—until we find the science behind them. Favorite Disney and Pixar characters bring STEAM to life. Engaging nonfiction text delivers the facts for report writers… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $127.96
  • Your Price: $95.97
  • 4 titles
Fall 2018

Disney Learning Discovery Books — Paperback Set

From the Series Disney Learning Discovery Books

Set

Some things seem like magic—until we find the science behind them. Favorite Disney and Pixar characters bring STEAM to life. Engaging nonfiction text delivers the facts for report writers… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $39.96
  • Your Price: $37.96
  • 4 titles
Fall 2018

Disney Learning Discovery Books — eBook Set

From the Series Disney Learning Discovery Books

Set

Some things seem like magic—until we find the science behind them. Favorite Disney and Pixar characters bring STEAM to life. Engaging nonfiction text delivers the facts for report writers… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $191.96
  • Your Price: $143.97
  • 4 titles
Fall 2018

Holiday Time (Early Bird Stories ™) — Library Bound Set

From the Series Holiday Time (Early Bird Stories ™)

Set

Follow the fun as a variety of families celebrate all types of holidays. Each book describes the origin of the holiday in simple terms and highlights special customs. Critical thinking and… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $167.94
  • Your Price: $125.96
  • 6 titles