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Detective Gordon: A Case in Any Case

From the Series Detective Gordon

Gordon is on vacation, and Buffy is the sole detective at the small police station in the forest. It is not easy for a police officer to be alone. Especially when there are strange noises… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • Dewey: [Fic]

My Pictures after the Storm

With its funky format, clever rhymes, and funny images, My Pictures after the Storm is a witty and inventive take on "before" and… What happens to a lion after a storm? His mane is sw Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

Yours Sincerely, Giraffe

Giraffe is bored, as usual. He'd love a friend to share things with. So he writes a letter and sends it as far as possible across the other side of the horizon. There he finds a pen pal—Pengui Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Strange Fruit: Billie Holiday and the Power of a Protest Song

The audience was completely silent the first time Billie Holiday performed a song called "Strange Fruit." In the 1930s, Billie was known as a performer of jazz and blues music, but this song… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 782.42165

A Concert in the Sand

A grandma and her little grandson take a walk along a Tel-Aviv street and encounter the conductor and musicians of the Israel Philharmonic gathering for their first performance. This… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • Dewey: [E]

Astronauts: A Space Discovery Guide

From the Series Space Discovery Guides

Did you know that astronauts work on Earth and in space to study places beyond our planet's atmosphere? But there's a lot more to space travel than just research. With no gravity, a wild… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 629.45009

Garbage in Space: A Space Discovery Guide

From the Series Space Discovery Guides

Did you know that companies and governments send more than one hundred satellites into space every year? And that most of those satellites continue to orbit Earth—even after they have stopped… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • ATOS: 6.9
  • Dewey: 363.72/80919

Mars Missions: A Space Discovery Guide

From the Series Space Discovery Guides

Have you ever dreamed of walking on Mars? Or maybe even living there? Ever since Mars was discovered, people have wondered if there could be life on this mysterious red planet. For years… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 523.43

Private Space Travel: A Space Discovery Guide

From the Series Space Discovery Guides

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to go into outer space? Soon you might be able to find out! For years, only trained astronauts were allowed to travel through space, but now lots… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1030
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 910.919

Racial Profiling: Everyday Inequality

In the United States, racial profiling affects thousands of Americans every day. Both individuals and institutions—such as law enforcement agencies, government bodies, and schools—routinely… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1310
  • ATOS: 9.6
  • Dewey: 363.2/308900973

Sea Otter Heroes: The Predators That Saved an Ecosystem

A Robert F. Sibert Informational Honor… A Green Earth Book Award Winner This up-close look at a fascinating scientific discovery highlights the critical role predators such as sea otters Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • ATOS: 6.9
  • Dewey: 599.769/5

The Search for Olinguito: Discovering a New Species

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

In the dark, Kristofer Helgen and a group of scientists peered up into the treetops of the Ecuadorian cloud forest. Staring back at them was a furry, four-legged creature. Could it be the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 599.76/3

A Spy Called James: The True Story of James Lafayette, Revolutionary War Double Agent

Told for the first time in picture book form is the true story of James Lafayette—a slave who spied for George Washington's army during the American Revolution. But while America celebrated… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 973.3'85092

Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor's Story

This striking work of narrative nonfiction tells the true story of six-year-old Sachiko Yasui's survival of the Nagasaki atomic bomb on August 9, 1945, and the heartbreaking and lifelong… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • Dewey: 940.54/252244092

The Secret of Goldenrod

When Trina and her father move into an abandoned wreck of a mansion called Goldenrod, Trina thinks her life is finally coming together. She can put down roots at last. Maybe she'll even have… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Like a Bird: The Art of the American Slave Song

Enslaved African Americans longed for freedom, and that longing took many forms—including music. Drawing on biblical imagery, slave songs both expressed the sorrow of life in bondage and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 782.25/3

Monkey with a Tool Belt and the Maniac Muffins

From the Series Monkey with a Tool Belt

Clark's baking project is not going as planned. Now gigantic maniac muffins are on the loose! To stop them, Chico Bon Bon needs a plan . . . and his tool belt, of course. With the right tools… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [E]

Naked '76

London, 1976: A summer of creation, destruction, and blistering heat… Lili Garcia stands at the edge of London's growing punk scene, playing bass with one of city's wildest bands. The group' Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Wired Man and Other Freaks of Nature

Ben Wireman is partially deaf and completely insecure. The only two things that make him feel normal are being a soccer goalie and hanging out with his best friend, Tyler Nuson. Tyler is the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Life According to Dani

From the Series My Happy Life

A standalone follow-up to the acclaimed and beloved chapter books that began with NY Times Notable Book My Happy Life… It's Dani's first summer vacation—and the best ever! She is staying on Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Hanukkah with Mazel

Misha, a poor artist, has no one to celebrate Hanukkah with until he discovers a hungry cat in his barn. The lucky little cat, whom Misha names Mazel, inspires Misha to turn each night of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: [E]

LGBTQ+ Athletes Claim the Field: Striving for Equality

In 2015, the world watched as soccer star Abby Wambach kissed her wife after the US women's World Cup victory. Milwaukee Brewers' minor league first baseman David Denson came out as gay. And… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1230
  • ATOS: 8.6
  • Dewey: 796.086/64

Legalizing Marijuana: Promises and Pitfalls

With the increase in states legalizing marijuana, understanding the debate about marijuana is more important than ever. Learn about the movement to legalize, the arguments on each side, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1310
  • ATOS: 9.1
  • Dewey: 345.73/0277

Plants Can't Sit Still

Do plants really move? Absolutely! You might be surprised by all ways plants can move. Plants might not pick up their roots and walk away, but they definitely don't sit still! Discover the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • Dewey: 580