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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

The Big Bang Book

The Big Bang presents the mystery of how the universe began in a way we can all understand. Written by an astrophysicist, the pages describe what we know—and what we don't—in a compelling… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
Spring 2020

The Bug Collector

After George visits the Museum of Wildlife with Grandad, all he can think about is bugs! The very next day he goes out hunting, but he soon finds there are no more insects left in the garden… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2020

The House of Madame M

Are you lost? Come in! You’re in luck—there’s no one here just now. Shhh . . . Be as quiet as you can, and very, very careful! In The House of Madame M, we explore a strange house: hallway… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2020

The Stone Giant

When her father leaves to save people from a giant who turns them to stone with his gaze, a child in a red dress is left alone. Many days and many nights go by. Every evening the girl says… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

Wishes, Dares, and How to Stand Up to a Bully

In this poignant novel, Jack is worried about his father, missing in action in Vietnam. His family, new best friend, and a bully unexpectedly all help Jack find the courage to do the right… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

Apollo 13: A Successful Failure

"Houston, we've had a problem." On April 13, 1970, the three astronauts aboard the Apollo 13 spacecraft were headed to the moon when a sudden explosion rocked the ship. Oxygen levels began… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • Dewey: 629.45/4
Spring 2020

Buen Shabat, Shabbat Shalom

With a Ladino word introduced on each page, a Sephardic Jewish family prepares to celebrate Shabbat. Read More →

  • Lexile: 310
  • Dewey: 296.4/1
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

Earth Day and the Environmental Movement: Standing Up for Earth

On April 22, 1970, an estimated twenty million people held in a teach-in to show their support for environmental protections. This new celebration, Earth Day, brought together previously… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1190
  • Dewey: 394.262
Spring 2020

Flash and Gleam: Light in Our World

The soft glow of a candle, the blink of a firefly, a burst of fireworks—light is everywhere in our world! Rhyming text and luminous illustrations follow four children as they experience many… Read More →

  • Dewey: 535
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

Havdalah Is Coming!

The ninth in the popular Jewish holiday board book series by Newman and Garofoli, a family and their puppy celebrate Havdalah, the weekly ritual celebrating the end of Shabbat and welcoming… Read More →

  • Lexile: 350
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2020

I See 1, 2, 3: Count Your Community with Sesame Street ®

Count along with Sesame Street! The Count enlists his friends to demonstrate many ways to count: forwards, backwards, and by 2s, 5s, and 10s. Elmo and others also present simple addition and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • Dewey: 513.2
Spring 2020

If We Were Gone: Imagining the World without People

Water, air, sunlight, plants . . . we need these elements to live in this world. But does the world need us? And what would happen to the world if humans were gone? This is the premise of a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • Dewey: 304.2
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

Run, Sea Turtle, Run: A Hatchling's Journey

"Can you hear me? Scritch, scratch. I'm a little sea turtle inside an egg." Follow a hatchling's treacherous journey from nest to sea. Longtime science writer Stephen Swinburne creates an… Read More →

  • Lexile: 380
  • Dewey: 597.92/89156
Spring 2020

Shalom Bayit

A home's a cozy, restful place, a safe and loving family space. Read More →

  • Lexile: 400
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2020

The Wolf in Underpants Freezes His Buns Off

From the Series The Wolf in Underpants

In the second tale of The Wolf in Underpants, winter has arrived and the whole forest is freezing! As animals stock up on nuts, bread, and cheese wheels, they notice the Wolf is in a frosty… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • Dewey: 741.5/973
Spring 2020

Too Far From Home

"There's an Ethiopian; there's an Ethiopian!" I heard them shouting. I looked behind me, but I couldn't see any Ethiopian. Children began crowding round me, and I still didn't realize that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

Tracking Pythons: The Quest to Catch an Invasive Predator and Save an Ecosystem

Burmese pythons are native to Southeast Asia, so when one showed up dead along the side of a Florida highway in 1979, scientists wondered where it came from. No one knew the snakes had… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1110
  • Dewey: 597.96/7809759
Spring 2020

Votes of Confidence, 2nd Edition: A Young Person's Guide to American Elections

Every two years, media coverage of American elections turns into a horse-race story about who's leading the polls and who said what when. Give young adult readers clear explanations about how… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1310
  • Dewey: 324.60973
Spring 2020

A Bear Named Bjorn

Bjorn lives in a cave. The walls are soft, the ground is comfortable, and just in front there is new grass and a rough tree, perfect for back-scratching. A Bear Named Bjorn takes us into the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

All the Dear Little Animals

"One summer's day we started a business called Funerals Ltd., to help all the poor dead animals in the world. Esther did the digging, I wrote the poems, and Esther's little brother, Puttie… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: [Fic]