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Saving Grad

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Vienna, a mixed-race teen and her mother experience racism and domestic violence while living with her stepfather. They try to escape the situation by moving to a big city where they begin to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610

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]

Trombone Shorty

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

The stunning story and exquisite illustrations in this Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King Award–winning book can now be savored along with Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews reading the words… Read More →

Blink

When Josh was four, a little girl named Rachel was kidnapped and never found. Twelve years later, Chatham Clairborne appears, apparently on the hunt for her runaway sister. But Josh suspects… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Irving Berlin: The Immigrant Boy Who Made America Sing

Irving Berlin came to the United States as a refugee from Tsarist Russia, escaping a pogrom that destroyed his village. Growing up on the streets of the lower East Side, the rhythms of jazz… Read More →

  • Dewey: 782.42164092

All Out of Pretty

Andrea knows what it's like to be pretty. Thanks to her gorgeous, drug-addicted mother, she also knows where pretty can lead... At 16, Andrea is yanked from the safety of her Gram's home and… Read More →

  • 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]

Without Refuge

Thirteen-year-old Ghalib wishes his life could go back to normal. He wishes he could still hang out at the market with his friends, root for his favorite soccer team, even go to school. But… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • 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]

A Side of Sabotage: A Quinnie Boyd Mystery

From the Series Quinnie Boyd Mysteries

For decades, Gusty's Café has been a beloved staple in Maiden Rock, Maine. Quinnie Boyd's dad runs the café, just like Quinnie's granddad before him. But the family business has new… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • 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]

The Stone Bird

It might look like a pebble from the beach, but Eliza knows this is an egg. And one night when she hears cracking, she discovers the Stone Bird. It might still look like a stone to her mom… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: [E]

Honk! Splat! Vroom!

Five mice race down a road, eager to cross the finish line. But first they must overcome all sorts of messy obstacles, including mud and one very hungry cat! Luckily, a friendly goose saves… Read More →

  • 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]

Can I Touch Your Hair?: Poems of Race, Mistakes, and Friendship

Two poets, one white and one black, explore race and childhood in this must-have collection tailored to provoke thought and conversation. How can Irene and Charles work together on their… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 811/.6

Dig In!: 12 Easy Gardening Projects Using Kitchen Scraps

Grow your own fruits and vegetables from nothing but kitchen scraps! Rather than throwing away leftovers from food in your kitchen, you can use them to grow more. Learn how to turn a single… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • Dewey: 635

Economic Inequality: The American Dream under Siege

Millions of Americans don't earn enough money to pay for decent housing, food, health care, and education. Increasingly, families and young people aren't doing better than their parents and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1110
  • Dewey: 339.2/20973

Fossil by Fossil: Comparing Dinosaur Bones

What dinosaur would you be if you had a bony ridge rising from the back of your skull and three horns poking up from the front? Answer: a triceratops! This picture book will keep you… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 567.9

Losing the Girl: Book 1

From the Series Life on Earth

Claudia Jones is missing. Her classmates are thinking the worst . . . or at least the weirdest. It couldn't be an alien abduction, right? None of Claudia's classmates at Blithedale High know… Read More →

  • Lexile: 180
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Outrageous Animal Adaptations: From Big-Eared Bats to Frill-Necked Lizards

A fish that walks on land, a frog that makes its own sunscreen, and an insect that can become invisible? Whether to avoid predators, to stalk prey, or to withstand extreme temperatures… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1100
  • Dewey: 578.4

Snowy Owl Invasion!: Tracking an Unusual Migration

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

Late in 2013, snowy owls started showing up in places no one expected to find them—including Florida. What had caused so many of these majestic birds to leave their Arctic home and fly to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 598.9/7

The Captain

From the Series Kick!

Malik's senior soccer season is off to a great start. He's the team captain, he plays with his best friend, and Coach Washington treats him more like a coach than player. But everything… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Heir

From the Series Kick!

Rob Briggs is known for two things: being the son of a former soccer pro and being a varsity soccer star. He had plans to follow in his dad's footsteps, but after joining his friend's band… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]