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Fall 2019

Me and the Sky: Captain Beverley Bass, Pioneering Pilot

The groundbreaking female pilot featured in the hit Broadway musical Come from Away tells her story in this high-flying and inspiring picture-book autobiography! When Beverley Bass was a… Read More →

Fall 2019

Ella McKeen, Kickball Queen

In her debut picture book, Beth Mills offers a pitch-perfect look at recess, friendship, and being a good sport. First grader Ella McKeen is the undisputed kickball queen until a new girl… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • Dewey: [E]
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

AdoraBULL

Alfred is a bull, and bulls are reliable and dependable. When his best friend Tom wants to bring home a new, adorable pet, Alfred realizes he may need to up his game if he wants to stay… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • Dewey: [E]
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

Elmer's Birthday

From the Series Elmer

The elephants decide it's their turn to play a trick on Elmer: all of the animals must pretend to forget his birthday tomorrow! But when the day comes the trick doesn't quite go according to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: [E]
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

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 Blotter, Bird Spotter

The Blotter family are famous bird spotters, who stay in their hideout all day. All except for Otto—he'd rather go out and have big adventures. When he follows the BIGGEST footprints he's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • Dewey: [E]
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

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

Kugel for Hanukkah?

As each of Hanukkah's first seven nights brings an unusual new present to a little girl, the mystery deepens. While the gifts grandma receives add up to a delicious Hanukkah treat, her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: [E]
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

Jump!

A frog jumps. Boing! A kitten jumps. Boi-ing! A dog jumps. Boi-oi-oi-oi-oing! . . . "And I jump too—BOING!" This joyful book gets children joining in the fun of each animal's jump—sharing… Read More →

  • Lexile: 140
  • Dewey: [E]
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

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

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

Francesco Tirelli's Ice Cream Shop

Francesco Tirelli loved to eat gelato from his uncle's cart. So when he moves from Italy to Hungary, Francesco decides to open his own ice cream store. There young Peter learns to love ice… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

Kol Hakavod: Way to Go!

What is "kavod"? It's "gee!" It's "wow." It's honor, respect. It's "whoa, holy cow!" Even the littlest acts of kindness and the smallest good deeds can be hugely important in the world. Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

The Elephant in the Sukkah

Henry, once a happy circus elephant, feels lonely and sad at the farm for old elephants, where nobody wants to hear him sing. One evening, he follows the sound of music and singing to the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

The Key from Spain: Flory Jagoda and Her Music

When Flory's ancestors are forced to leave Spain during the time of the Spanish Inquisition, they take with them their two most precious possessions—the key to their old house and the Ladino… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: [E]