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Don't Call Me Grandma

Great-grandmother Nell eats fish for breakfast, she doesn't hug or kiss, and she does NOT want to be called grandma. Her great-granddaughter isn't sure what to think about her. As she slowly… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [E]

The Book Itch: Freedom, Truth & Harlem's Greatest Bookstore

In the 1930s, Lewis's dad, Lewis Michaux Sr., had an itch he needed to scratch—a book itch. How to scratch it? He started a bookstore in Harlem and named it the National Memorial African… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Dino-Swimming

From the Series Dino-Sports

The Land Sharks take on the Algae Eaters in a dino-swimming showdown! Raptor and Stegosaurus start it off in the individual medley, while the Ptero twins battle it out in the butterfly race… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Feeding the Flying Fanellis: And Other Poems from a Circus Chef

What do you feed a trapeze family to keep them up in the air? A fire eater with a penchant for hot sauce? Or a lion with a gourmet palate? How do you satisfy a sweet-toothed human cannonball… Read More →

  • Dewey: 811'.6

Game Changer: John McLendon and the Secret Game

When they piled into cars and drove through Durham, North Carolina, the members of the Duke University Medical School basketball team only knew that they were going somewhere to play… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1170
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 796.32307'7

The Christmas Coal Man

The Coal Man works hard all year, searching dark mines for the coal that Santa Claus drops into the stockings of naughty boys and girls. He's saving up money to take himself, his mule, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Anywhere but Paradise

Moving from Texas to Hawaii in 1960, 12-year-old Peggy Sue faces a difficult transition when she is bulled as one of the few haole (white) students in her school. This lyrical debut novel is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Hissy Fitz

Hissy Fitz lives with some two-legged creatures who are destined to serve him in every possible way and understand his every whim. Sadly, these creatures are sorely lacking in their skills… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Lug: Dawn of the Ice Age

From the Series Lug

A hilarious middle-grade novel about a misunderstood caveboy perfect for fans of Ice Age and Happy Feet. Lug is a caveboy who would rather paint than club other caveboys. The clan even… Read More →

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

My Zombie Hamster

A laugh-out-loud funny middle-grade debut with a scary twist, My Zombie Hamster will appeal to readers who like their animal stories mixed with chills. Matt Hunter is looking forward to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Scones and Sensibility

Seek tirelessly and you shall not find a contemporary heroine of middle-grade literature as refined and romantic as Miss Polly Madassa. Still swooning over the romantic conclusions of Pride &a Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Lost Prince

From the Series Seaborne

Middle-grade adventure readers will love this fresh take on classic pirate tropes. Dean Seaborne is thrown off his ship by the Pirate King and given one last chance to redeem himself before… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Valiant

Saville hates sewing. How can she not when her father, the Tailor, loves his bolts of velvet and silk far more than he's ever loved her? Yet, when he is struck ill shortly after they arrive… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Trash Mountain

This you should know: Gray squirrels are almost always larger, faster, and more aggressive than reds. They out-eat the reds and out-breed them. Science says the grays will eventually win… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Birthday Rules

When it comes to birthdays, no one knows how to party like Percy! Just follow his simple rules—like #2 "Happy times call for happy measures" and #9 "Be careful what you wish for"—to make the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: [E]

Choo Choo Clickety-Clack!

Boats, trains, cars, planes, bikes, buses, and balloons soar and race, taking people to faraway places. Bounce, zoom, and rattle along in this bright, playful book jam-packed with vehicles of… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Odd, Weird & Little

Readers will find this charming, funny, easy-to-read middle-grade novel from the beloved Patrick Jennings an absolute hoot! When the new kid joins his class, Woodrow agrees with his… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Ruby Valentine and the Sweet Surprise

From the Series Ruby Valentine

For Ruby Valentine, two pets means twice the love! There's a new addition in the Valentine house: a kitten! He's soft and sweet, and Ruby is happy to have him. But not everyone shares… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: [E]

Bug on a Bike

Are we there yet? The Bug on the Bike isn't saying. He just started riding his bike one day and invited his friends—from the athletic pickle to a surprisingly agile nickel—to follow behind… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [E]

Fat & Bones: And Other Stories

Welcome to Bald's farm. Well, perhaps it's not Bald's farm anymore. The old man has kicked the bucket, setting off a wave of conflict from the flooded farmhouse kitchen to the muddy pig pen… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Ghost Walls: The Story of a 17th-Century Colonial Homestead

In 1638, John Lewger made a home in the wilderness of the New World, in a place called Maryland. He named his house St. John's, and for nearly eighty years, it was the center of an ambitious… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • ATOS: 7.6
  • Dewey: 975.2'02

Sometimes You Barf

Everybody barfs. Dogs, cats, chickens, alligators, and even you. It happens to everyone, and sometimes it even happens . . . at school. With her characteristic humor and compassion, Nancy… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 2.0
  • Dewey: [E]

Dino-Boarding

From the Series Dino-Sports

Team Green Machine battles the Shredding Crew for dino-boarding domination! Allo and Diplo thrill the surfing crowd, while Compy comes up short on a short board. In the next round, Iguano… Read More →

  • Lexile: 430
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: [E]

Santa Clauses: Short Poems from the North Pole

"December 1: White envelopes float / from my overfilled mailbox— / December's first storm." You know that Santa can fly a sleigh, squeeze down chimneys, and circle the globe in a night. But… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 811'.6