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Fall 2019

Monstrous: The Lore, Gore, and Science behind Your Favorite Monsters

Could Dr. Frankenstein's machine ever animate a body? Why should vampires drink from veins and not arteries? What body parts are best for zombies to eat? (It's not brains.) This fascinating… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1100
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

Snack, Snooze, Skedaddle: How Animals Get Ready for Winter

There is more than one way for animals to prepare for winter. Some, such as mice, foxes, and moose, simply tolerate the cold. Of course black bears hibernate, but chipmunks, wood frogs, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • Dewey: 591.56
Fall 2019

Thanku: Poems of Gratitude

This poetry anthology, edited by Miranda Paul, explores a wide range of ways to be grateful (from gratitude for a puppy to gratitude for family to gratitude for the sky) with poems by a… Read More →

  • Dewey: 811/.60809282
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

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

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

Lola Goes to Work

From the Series Lola

Meet Lola, a little terrier with a big job. Children will identify with the feisty Lola as she struggles going to school, passing tests, and finally achieving her Big Dog dream. If Lola can… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • Dewey: [E]
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

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

Aladdin Idea Lab

From the Series Disney STEAM Projects

Explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math through fun projects inspired by Aladdin. Send Aladdin zooming down a zip line, mix up some molten lava, create a moving magnetic… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: 745.5
Fall 2019

Alex Morgan

From the Series Sports All-Stars (Lerner ™ Sports)

Alex Morgan plays for the US National Team and for the Orlando Pride of the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL). She is one of the top 10 goal scorers in US women's soccer history and won… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 796.334092 [B]
Fall 2019

Alex Ovechkin

From the Series Sports All-Stars (Lerner ™ Sports)

Alex Ovechkin is a hockey star for the Washington Capitals. Since entering the league in 2005, Ovechkin has led the National Hockey League (NHL) in goals seven times. He is a seven-time… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • Dewey: 796.962092 [B]
Fall 2019

Animals in the Hot Desert

From the Series Let's Look at Animal Habitats (Pull Ahead Readers — Nonfiction)

Meet animals that live in the desert, including camels, lizards, owls, snakes, spiders, and tortoises. Pair this photo-illustrated nonfiction title with its fiction companion book, No Bugs Here. Read More →

  • Lexile: 120
  • Dewey: 591.754
Fall 2019

Anne Frank: Out of the Shadows

From the Series Gateway Biographies

While her family hid during the Holocaust, Anne Frank recorded her personal reflections as well as the harrowing circumstances she faced in her diary. Read about her life before and after the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • Dewey: 940.53/18092 [B]
Fall 2019

Apple Seeds

From the Series Science All Around Me (Pull Ahead Readers — Nonfiction)

Where do apples come from? Look at an apple seed, tree, blossom, and finally fruit. Pair this nonfiction title with its illustrated fiction companion book, Emily's Pumpkin. Read More →

  • Lexile: 70
  • Dewey: 634/.11
Fall 2019

Auto Racing's G.O.A.T.: Dale Earnhardt, Jimmie Johnson, and More

From the Series Sports' Greatest of All Time (Lerner ™ Sports)

Start your engines and get in gear to learn about the greatest auto racers of all time! Exciting stats and information presented in a fun top-ten format will have readers turning the pages to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • Dewey: 796.720922 [B]
Fall 2019

Baseball's G.O.A.T.: Babe Ruth, Mike Trout, and More

From the Series Sports' Greatest of All Time (Lerner ™ Sports)

Who are the greatest baseball players of all time? Take a look at the careers of players past and present in this fun, fact-filled book. Readers are also invited to think critically about… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
Fall 2019

Basketball Superstar Kevin Durant

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Sports Superstars

Basketball forward Kevin Durant plays for the Golden State Warriors. This title's reader-friendly text, critical-thinking questions, and bright design will attract young fans of Durant and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 430
  • Dewey: 796.323092 [B]
Fall 2019

Basketball Superstar LeBron James

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Sports Superstars

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James has won gold medals, NBA championships, MVP awards, and more. Carefully leveled text, colorful photos, and age-appropriate critical-thinking questions… Read More →

  • Lexile: 410
  • Dewey: 796.323092 [B]