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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]
Fall 2019

Happy Hair

African American girls and their beautiful hair are celebrated in this bright, joyful read-together picture book that will have girls everywhere repeating the book's chorus: "I love being me!" Read More →

Fall 2019

Red Dove, Listen to the Wind

Abandoned by her white father, thirteen-year-old Red Dove faces another lean winter with her Lakota family on the Great Plains. Willful and proud, she is presented with a stark choice: leave… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Mama Mable's All-Gal Big Band Jazz Extravaganza!

Debut author-illustrator Annie Sieg takes young readers on an inspiring trip to the music halls of the 1940s, when groups of young female musicians broke racial and gender barriers—and… Read More →

Fall 2019

A Map into the World

"Filled with wonder and sorrow and happiness." —Alison McGhee, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Someday A heartfelt story of a young girl seeking beauty and connection in a busy world… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

Queer, 2nd Edition: The Ultimate LGBTQ Guide for Teens

Teen life is hard enough, but for teens who are LGBTQ, it can be even harder. When do you decide to come out? Will your friends accept you? And how do you meet people to date? Queer is a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1030
  • Dewey: 306.76/6
Fall 2019

Topside

A wild outer-space fantasy about fixing your mistakes and the friends you meet along the way. When Jo, a headstrong maintenance technician, makes an error that destabilizes her planet's core… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • Dewey: 741.5/973
Fall 2019

Walk Till You Disappear

Raised a Catholic, when 12-year-old Miguel suddenly learns that his ancestors were Jewish, his world seems to turn upside down. Rushing from the house, he becomes lost in the desert. Captured… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Trailblazers — Library Bound Set

From the Series Trailblazers

Set

Meet history's game changers! This biography series celebrates amazing pioneers of the past and present from all over the world. Trace the lives and careers of well-known figures and discover… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $51.96
  • Your Price: $46.76
  • 4 titles
Fall 2019

Trailblazers: Harriet Tubman: A Journey to Freedom

From the Series Trailblazers

Meet history's game changers! This biography series is for kids who loved Who Was? and are ready for the next level. In 1849, Harriet Tubman crossed a very important line—the Mason-Dixon… Read More →

Fall 2019

Trailblazers: Jackie Robinson: Breaking Barriers in Baseball

From the Series Trailblazers

Meet history's game changers! This biography series is for kids who loved Who Was? and are ready for the next level. When Jackie Robinson stepped up to the plate for the Brooklyn Dodgers on… Read More →

Fall 2019

Paper Son: The Inspiring Story of Tyrus Wong, Immigrant and Artist

An inspiring picture-book biography of animator Tyrus Wong, the Chinese American immigrant responsible for bringing Disney's Bambi to life. Before he became an artist named Tyrus Wong, he… Read More →

Fall 2019

What Is a Refugee?

An accessible picture book that oh-so-simply and graphically introduces the term "refugee" to curious young children to help them better understand the world in which they live. Who are… Read More →

Fall 2019

Cassandra Steps Out: Book 1

From the Series Cassandra: Animal Psychic

Cassandra has a gift. Animals can show her what they're thinking. And she's done keeping her talent a secret. In the first volume of the Cassandra: Animal Psychic series, Cassandra sets out… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 741.5/944
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 →

  • Lexile: 980
  • Dewey: 306.4/83
Fall 2019

Stage Dreams

In this rollicking queer western adventure, acclaimed cartoonist Melanie Gillman (Stonewall Award Honor Book As the Crow Flies) puts readers in the saddle alongside Flor and Grace, a Latinx… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • Dewey: 741.5/973
Fall 2019

The Dozier School for Boys: Forensics, Survivors, and a Painful Past

Some true crimes reveal themselves in bits and pieces over time. One such case is the Florida School for Boys, a.k.a. the Dozier School, a place where—rather than reforming the children in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • Dewey: 365/.975993
Fall 2019

The Truth Is

A Bustle Book Club Selection A powerful exploration of love, identity, and self-worth through the eyes of a fierce, questioning Puerto Rican teen. Fifteen-year-old Verdad doesn't think she… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: [Fic]
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

RHCB Nonfiction Picture Books — Library Bound Set

Set

Learn about remarkable historical figures and timely social topics with this nonfiction picture book collection. Explore today's issues through the stories of Thurgood Marshall, Tyrus Wong… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $125.94
  • Your Price: $113.35
  • 6 titles
Fall 2019

Thurgood

Thurgood Marshall—the first black justice on the Supreme Court and a giant of the civil rights movement—jumps to life in this inspiring picture-book biography from an award-winning author and… Read More →

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

Colin Kaepernick: From Free Agent to Change Agent

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick drew positive and negative attention for kneeling during the national anthem to protest police violence against minorities in 2016. Two years later, he… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 796.332092 [B]
Fall 2019

Dalai Lama: A Leader in Exile

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Forced into exile in India after Tibet's attempted revolt against occupying Chinese forces, the Dalai Lama launched a nonviolent campaign against the occupation that earned him a Nobel Peace… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • Dewey: 294.3/923092 [B]