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Spring 2019

The Baby Beast

When an egg arrives on his doorstep, Beast doesn't quite know what to do: feed it? Take it for a nice long walk? Drop it? Doctor Yoko tells him he must keep it warm and just wait, but exactly… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2019

The Night Bear

After dark, the Night Bear goes on the hunt for his favorite snack: delicious nightmares. But one night, he almost munches on a dream of unicorns and rainbows by mistake—yuck! It might not be… Read More →

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

Sammy Spider's First Wedding

Uh oh! Curious Sammy Spider slips from his web and accidentally accompanies the Shapiro family to a wedding. Sammy watches the Jewish ceremony as the bride and groom stand under the beautiful… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • Dewey: [E]
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… When Tantoh Nforba was a child, his fellow students mocked him for Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • 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

Matzah Belowstairs

Miriam Mouse's family always celebrates Passover Belowstairs, while the human Winklers celebrate Abovestairs. But this year Miriam is finding it hard to get a piece of matzah to use for the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2019

Pavel and the Tree Army

Pavel is a new American, excited about his new country. When his rabbi tells him that the Civilian Conservation Corps is hiring young people, Pavel is thrilled. As a member of the Corps, he… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2019

The Best Four Questions

Marcy is finally old enough to ask The Four Questions at her family's Passover seder. She's sure when it's her time to shine, her questions will be the best ever. Though her four (funny)… Read More →

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

The Golden Bell

In biblical times, Itamar, the tailor's son, has carefully carried the High Priest's robe—with its little golden bells sewn onto the hem—home for his father to mend. But one day, one of the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2019

Crunch and Crack, Oink and Whack!: An Onomatopoeia Story

Rhyming verse from Brian P. Cleary presents the fictional Clip-Clop Elementary School's celebration of "Onomatopoeia Day." Enthusiastic young students make their way from band room (Rattle!… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2019

Lola's Teddy Bear

From the Series Lola

Lola and her teddy bear do everything together from the time they wake up to when they go to bed. When Bear gets lost, Lola has to sleep without her cuddly friend. Despite her worries, she… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2019

The Absolutely, Positively No Princesses Book

Some kids like frills and sparkles and bows and lots of pink. And some don't. The girl who started "The Absolutely, Positively No Princess Book" is sure that she wants a story full of nature… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

A Valentine for Frankenstein

Frankenstein isn't your typical monster. For starters, he only has one head, just two eyes, and no tail. And worst of all, he's sort of nice! Frankenstein quickly realizes his friendly… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: [E]
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 pre Read More →

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

Love, Agnes: Postcards from an Octopus

Agnes has a beak that can crush bones and arms and stretch wide as a car—but that doesn't make her a monster! After she comes across a postcard, Agnes, a giant Pacific octopus, strikes up a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2018

Cook's Cook: The Cook Who Cooked for Captain Cook

Cook's Cook follows the 1768 journey of James Cook's H.M.S. Endeavour with his ship's cook, the one-handed John Thompson, as story teller. Through real recipes from the ship's galley, events… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
Fall 2018

I Was Made For You

Cat was knitted out of the softest, fluffiest wool and wrapped in shiny paper and a big pink ribbon, but why was he made? In order to find out, he embarks on a journey that unravels him bit… Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2018

Not Just A Book

A book is not just a book. It can be so many things: a hat or a building block, a flower press or a fly-swatter! But books are so much more than that. They can make you feel and can take you… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2018

Rivers: A Visual History from River to Sea

This breathtaking journey along the most important rivers in the world takes us from the Nile to the Amazon, the Mekong Delta to the Mississippi, the Murray to the… Our seas and river Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
Fall 2018

Rooster Wore Skinny Jeans

Rooster is so excited when his new skinny jeans arrive: the sparkling stitching, a striking gold hue, and the indigo denim, a dazzling blue! But what will the other animals think of his… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2018

Sing to the Moon

For one little Ugandan boy, no wish is too big. First he dreams of reaching the stars and then of riding a supernova straight to Mars. But on a rainy day at his grandfather's house, he is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

The Snowflake Mistake

In a palace high above the clouds, a magical machine chugs and churns, making beautiful, identical snowflakes. When the Snow Queen leaves her daughter, Princess Ellie, in charge everything… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2018

You're Snug With Me

At the start of winter, two bear cubs are born, deep in their den in the frozen north. "Mama, what lies beyond here?" they ask. "‘Above us is a land of ice and snow." "What lies beyond the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]