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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

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 →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
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 →

  • 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

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]
Spring 2020

Clem and Crab

Clem is an explorer, a collector, a protector of the seas! Treasure hunting on her beloved beach, she stumbles across Crab, whose claw is stuck in a plastic bag. Crab will be much safer and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2020

If I Go Missing

If I Go Missing is derived from excerpts of a letter that went viral and was also the basis of a documentary film. In her letter, Jonnie calls out the authorities for neglecting to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1100
Spring 2020

It's MY Sausage

There are five cats but just one sausage! Which cat will get the yummy, scrummy sausage? Read More →

  • Lexile: 180
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2020

Letter to Pluto

From the Series Penpals on Pluto

"Mrs. Hall says we have to keep writing, it is a dying art. 'Good, let it die,' I said, and then she said, 'You are staying in at break Jon Fisher.'" Jon's teacher has started an… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

No Steps Behind: Beate Sirota Gordon's Battle for Women's Rights in Japan

Discover the unlikely story of Beate Sirota Gordon, a young woman who grew up in Japan and returned as a translator working for the American military after WWII. Fluent in Japanese language… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
Spring 2020

Numbers in Motion: Sophie Kowalevski, Queen of Mathematics

Sophie Kowalevski was both a brilliant mathematician and a talented writer. Creative work nurtured her mathematical research, giving her a flexibility of thought she treasured. A wonderful… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
Spring 2020

Pop Flies, Robo-Pets, and Other Disasters

Thirteen-year-old Satoshi Matsumoto spent the last three years living in Atlanta where he was the star of his middle-school baseball team—a slugger with pro potential, according to his coach… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

Tell Me: What Children Really Want to Know about Bodies, Sex, and Emotions

How much sex education do children need? As much as they ask for, say the experts. And exactly what do children want to know? Ask them! This book collects real questions asked by children… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • Dewey: 306.7
Spring 2020

A Girl Like Me

"Once I dreamed I swam / the ocean / and saw everything deep, cool / and was part of the waves. / I swam on by the people / onshore / hollering, / 'A girl like you needs to / stay out of the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • Dewey: 811/.54
Spring 2020

All of a Sudden and Forever: Help and Healing after the Oklahoma City Bombing

A profoundly moving nonfiction picture book about tragedy, hope, and healing from award-winning author Chris Barton. Sometimes bad things happen, and you have to tell everyone. Sometimes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: 363.325/140976638
Spring 2020

Dictionary for a Better World: Poems, Quotes, and Anecdotes from A to Z

How can we make the world a better place? This inspiring resource for middle-grade readers is organized as a dictionary; each entry presents a word related to creating a better world, such as… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • Dewey: 170/.44
Spring 2020

Miriam at the River

The biblical story of baby Moses as told by his big sister. Giving her baby brother a kiss, brave little Miriam places Moses's basket into the river. With one quick push, she sends him into… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2020

On a Snow-Melting Day: Seeking Signs of Spring

Snowmen droop / Cardinals swoop, Rabbits bounce / Foxes pounce In the early days of spring when the snow begins to melt, plants and animals stir to life. High-impact photos and simple… Read More →

  • Lexile: 110
  • Dewey: 508.2