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Spring 2019

The Woolly Monkey Mysteries: The Quest to Save a Rain Forest Species

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

In the cloud forests of the Amazon Basin, scientists are installing extraordinary numbers of camera traps in the hopes of learning more about an elusive species—woolly monkeys. No one knows… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1160
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 599.8/58

Girls on the Line

"An affecting and original thrill ride." Kirkus Reviews A powerful, dual-narrative coming-of-age story set in 2009 China. Luli has just turned sixteen and finally aged out of the orphanage… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • Dewey: [Fic]

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… Read More →

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

I, Claudia

A 2019 Michael L. Printz Honor Book Disaffected teen historian Claudia McCarthy never expected to be in charge of Imperial Day Academy, but by accident, design, or scheme, she is pulled into… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Flight of Swans

Based on the Brothers Grimm's fairy tale Six Swans, The Flight of Swans follows Ryn's journey to save her family and their kingdom. Princess Andaryn's six older brothers have always been her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

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 Waikato. Our seas and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040

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]

Inside the Villains

Everyone will want to get their hands on this book to lift the flaps, peek in pockets, and reveal all of these fairy-tale villains' secrets! For a twist on well-known tales, the giant, the… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

Peace and Me

What does peace mean to you? This collection of inspirational ideas about peace is based on the lives of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates of the 20th and 21st centuries, among them Nelson Mandela… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • ATOS: 6.5

Stories of the Night

"Tell me three good night stories, please, please, please," says Little Bear. "Three!?" says her mother. "Yes—I said please three times!" First, Little Bear hears the story of the Night… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • Dewey: [Fic]

And There Was Evening, And There Was Morning

The world began when God said "Light," And changed the world from dark to bright. Gentle rhyming couplets tell the story of how God created the world, describing six days of work fashioning… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: [E]

Discover Mars

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Discover Planets

Vivid photos and up-to-date information teach readers about Mars, including details on climate and geography, how scientists have explored the planet, and what they hope to find out about… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • Dewey: 523.43

Light the Menorah!: A Hanukkah Handbook

In this Hanukkah manual for the contemporary Jewish family, holiday history, rituals, activities, songs, and recipes provide tools for creating meaningful family moments in the light of the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • Dewey: 296.4/35

My Beijing: Four Stories of Everyday Wonder

A 2019 Batchelder Honor Book Yu'er and her grandpa live in a small neighborhood in Beijing—and it's full of big personalities. There's a story around every corner, and each day has a hint of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 240
  • ATOS: 2.4
  • Dewey: 741.5/973

The Epic Origin of Super Potato: Book 1

From the Series Super Potato

Super Max has it all. He's a superhero with a flashy uniform and a great head of hair. Sure, sometimes the evil Dr. Malevolent pops up to cause trouble. But Super Max has defeated the villain… Read More →

  • Lexile: 250
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 741.5/973

The Great Rhino Rescue: Saving the Southern White Rhinos

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

Southern white rhinos are in trouble. For years, a rumor has been spreading that their horns can be used to cure cancer, and poachers have been targeting these gentle creatures. Sandra Markle… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 599.66/80968

Detective Gordon: A Case for Buffy

From the Series Detective Gordon

The final story in this big-hearted series takes on the most important case ever investigated in Detective Gordon's forest—where is Buffy's mother? Gordon faces his old nemesis, the fox, in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Queen Panda Can't Sleep

Queen Panda hasn't been able to sleep for days. Her subjects are worried and exhausted from serving her day and night. Something must be done! 
As news spreads throughout the kingdom that a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • Dewey: [E]

The Visitor

Elise was frightened—of spiders, people, even trees. So she never went out, night or day. One day a strange thing flies in through the window and lands at her feet. And then there comes a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Troublemakers

When she was three, Alena's activist mother died. She's been raised by her half-brother and his boyfriend in East London, which is being targeted by a lone bomber. Alena desperately wants to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

You're Safe With Me

When the moon rises high and the stars twinkle, it is bedtime for the baby animals of the Indian forest. But tonight, when the skies turn dark and the night grows stormy, the little ones… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 2.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

I Got a Chicken for My Birthday

All the birthday girl wants from her Abuela is a ticket to the amusement park. Instead, she gets a chicken. But this chicken is no ordinary chicken; it has plans! With a lot of hard work, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 320
  • ATOS: 1.6
  • Dewey: [E]

Seeing into Tomorrow: Haiku by Richard Wright

A remarkable celebration of Richard Wright, poetry, and contemporary black boys at play. From walking a dog to watching a sunset to finding a beetle, Richard Wright's haiku puts everyday… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 811/.52

The Disturbed Girl's Dictionary

A 2019 YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults Selection A 2018 New York Public Library Best Book for Teens Macy's school officially classifies her as "disturbed," but Macy isn't interested in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • Dewey: [Fic]