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Fall 2019

Debunk It! Fake News Edition: How to Stay Sane in a World of Misinformation

We live in an era of misinformation, much of it spread by authority figures, including politicians, religious leaders, broadcasters, and, of course, apps and websites. In this second… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1240
  • Dewey: 121
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
  • ATOS: 2.4
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

Growing Up Gorilla: How a Zoo Baby Brought Her Family Together

This heartwarming true story chronicles what happened after a mother gorilla gave birth for the first time and then walked away from her newborn baby at Seattle's Woodland Park. The dedicated… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 599.884
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
  • Dewey: 001.944
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

Owl's Outstanding Donuts

Robin Yardi, author of The Midnight War of Mateo Martinez, tells a story full of mystery, feathers, and sprinkles. After Mattie Waters loses her mother, she goes to live with her aunt, the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]
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

Stage Dreams

In this rollicking queer western adventure, acclaimed cartoonist Melanie Gillman (Stonewall Award Honor Book As the Crow Flies) puts readers in the saddle alongside Flor and Grace, a Latinx… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • Dewey: 741.5/973
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
  • Dewey: 365/.975993
Fall 2019

The Truth Is

A Bustle Book Club Selection A powerful exploration of love, identity, and self-worth through the eyes of a fierce, questioning Puerto Rican teen. Fifteen-year-old Verdad doesn't think she… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: [Fic]
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
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 571.7/8
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
  • ATOS: 2.5
  • 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

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

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

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
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • 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
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • 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
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • 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

The Pirate Tree

The gnarled tree on the hill sometimes turns into a pirate ship. A rope serves as an anchor, a sheet as a sail, and Sam is its fearless captain. But one day another sailor approaches, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Zanzibar

Achille LeBlab, special correspondent, knocks at Zanzibar’s door. He wants to write an article about an exceptional character. Is Zanzibar exceptional? The lizard seems to doubt it. “Aside… Read More →

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

A Dreidel in Time: A New Spin on an Old Tale

Devorah and Benjamin are excited to open their Hanukkah present from Bubbe and Zayde, which turns out to be an ugly old dreidel. It's a big disappointment—until the dreidel transports them… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Barnyard Bubbe's Hanukkah

Neigh! Oink! Bah! Whimsical farm animals leave presents for Bubbe during Hanukkah. What will Bubbe do with these thoughtful gifts? Read More →

  • Lexile: 360
  • Dewey: [E]