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Spring 2020

My Mama

I've known my mama for such a long time. For my whole life, actually. My mama loves playing with me and my cars. I like that, as long as mama tidies up the cars afterwards. I’m good at… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • Dewey: [E]
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

Red Menace

A suspenseful and heartfelt story about an era whose uncertainties, controversies, and dangers will seem anything but distant to contemporary readers. If thirteen-year-old Marty Rafner had… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

Beautiful Shades of Brown: The Art of Laura Wheeler Waring

Growing up in the late 19th century, Laura Wheeler Waring didn't see any artists who looked like her. She didn't see any paintings of people who looked like her, either. As a young woman… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
Spring 2020

Mrs. Paddington and the Silver Mousetraps: A Hair-Raising History of Women's Hairstyles in 18th-century London

History is full of fascinating stories of colorful characters, but some of the most interesting parts of history are really odd. You have probably seen scenes of government officials with… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2020

Roosevelt Banks, Good-Kid-in-Training

When ten-year-old Roosevelt Banks discovers that his two best friends are planning a bike and camping trip, he wants more than anything to go along. There's just one problem—he doesn't have a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2020

The Deadening: Book 1

From the Series Dead Max Comix

Derrick Hollis is a 7th grader at Zachary Taylor Middle School and an aspiring cartoonist, too shy to show his work to anybody but his best friend Doug. When his dog Max dies, Derrick is left… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • Dewey: 741.5
Fall 2019

Fugly

A wrenchingly honest, thought-provoking exploration of a girl judged and dismissed by society who must break the cycle of shaming that traps her in her real life and comforts her in her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Red Dove, Listen to the Wind

Abandoned by her white father, thirteen-year-old Red Dove faces another lean winter with her Lakota family on the Great Plains. Willful and proud, she is presented with a stark choice: leave… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

A Time Traveler's Theory of Relativity

He believes in science, but only magic can help his mom. Twelve-year-old Finn is used to people in his family disappearing. His twin sister, Faith, drowned when they were three years old. A… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Panic

A page-turning story about a teen's struggle to overcome her fears on her quest for truth, strength, and stardom. Madelaine loves music, loves the stage, and loves performing. When she finds… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Walk Till You Disappear

Raised a Catholic, when 12-year-old Miguel suddenly learns that his ancestors were Jewish, his world seems to turn upside down. Rushing from the house, he becomes lost in the desert. Captured… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Whale of a Tale

From the Series Scarlett and Sam

Scarlett and Sam are back again in a twist on the biblical adventure tale of Jonah and the whale. When the twins take Grandma Mina's special carpet to be cleaned and repaired, they encounter… Read More →

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

Blue Cat

A curious and playful young cat goes about its very cat-like day—purring, peeking, swatting, sneaking—when a sound in the distance sparks an exciting exploration. Get ready for a surprise… Read More →

  • Lexile: 160
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

Froggy Day

When the weather forecaster says it's going to be "very froggy," she means it! There are frogs on the streets, on the bus, in the supermarket, and even in school! Everything has gone hopping wild! Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 1.8
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

Hello

Some stories don't need words to make their meaning clear—and some friendships can transcend barriers. A wordless picture book shows that the power of friendship and communicating can span… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

Monkey & Robot: Friends and Neighbors

Using plays on words and humorous misunderstandings, Monkey & Robot tells stories that will delight the most reluctant reader. Catalanotto has created an unforgettable pair with the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

Not Yet a Yeti

Everyone in George's family is a yeti—everyone except George. When he asks why he is not yet a yeti, each family member tells George that he needs to be bigger, scarier, and more ferocious!… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 2.4
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

Shadow

In our old house, Ma told me there was nothing to be scared of. No monsters hiding behind doors, or in wardrobes, or under beds. She said there were no dark places at all. But in the new… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Super Sloth

Super Sloth isn't fast. He can't fly. But he is very, very good at moving slowly and looking just like a greenish bit of tree. When his archenemy Anteater makes off with some prize mangoes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

The Hairdo that Got Away

Once a month, Dad takes his son to the barbers, come rain or shine. But when Dad disappears, his little boy's hair grows big, ginormous, out of control—and so do his feelings. A touching and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: [E]