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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
Fall 2019

The Truth Is

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 has time for love. She's still… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
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

Cornelia and the Jungle Machine

Cornelia and her parents move in to a new house. Bored, she is sent to play "outside." She discovers a hidden treehouse and a boy her own age. "Do you really live here all alone?" she asks… Read More →

  • Lexile: 370
  • 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

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

Old Man of the Sea

Every Sunday, Grandpa waited for me in his room, and I took my place at the foot of the bed. There were days when Grandpa wanted to talk, and days when we sat in silence. Then one day… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Oscar Seeks a Friend

What if you could turn the world the other way around and take a peek at what's on the other side? Perhaps you'll find something you never expected. Such as friendship. The sad little… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Otto Goes North

Far up in the north is a blueberry-blue house with a grass roof, where Lisa and Nils live. One day a tourist arrives: Otto has cycled for months, maybe years, to visit his friends. Otto… Read More →

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

The Pirate Tree

The gnarled tree on the hill sometimes turns into a pirate ship. A rope serves as an anchor, a sheet as a sail, and Sam is its fearless captain. But one day another sailor approaches, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • Dewey: [Fic]
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… 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

Encyclopedia of Grannies

Why do grannies always tell us to speak up? Why do they have creases on their faces? Are grannies flexible? How do you cheer up a sad granny? How old are grannies, actually? Eric Veillé… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Song of the River

In this resonant story, Cam the mountain boy follows the river from its trickling source in the mountain snow all the way to the coast. The river leads him through forest, farms, and towns to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Two for Me, One for You

Bear finds three tasty mushrooms on her way home through the woods. Her friend Weasel cooks them up in the frying pan. But the friends have a problem: how to share three between two? Bear… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • 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 series It's 1881, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • 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 →

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

Marie Curie: A Life of Discovery

In her intensely researched, inventively drawn exploration of Marie Curie's life, artist Alice Milani follows the celebrated Polish scientist from Curie's time as a struggling governess to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 400
  • Dewey: 540.92 [B]
Fall 2019

Mindfulness and Meditation: Handling Life with a Calm and Focused Mind

From hormones to homework, parents to peers, health issues to bad habits, life can be a pressure cooker leading to anxiety and even thoughts of suicide. How can we find relief? Author Whitney… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • Dewey: 155.5/182
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

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 →

  • Lexile: 1080
Fall 2019

Vote!: Women's Fight for Access to the Ballot Box

August 18, 2020, marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution, which prohibited states and the US government from denying citizens the right to vote on the basis… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • Dewey: 324.6/230973
Fall 2019

Chelm for the Holidays

Celebrating Jewish holidays has never been sillier than in Chelm, the Village of Fools! While the Chelmites try to solve problems—like outsmarting bees to get Rosh Hashanah honey, and keeping… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • Dewey: [Fic]