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Spring 2019

The Absolutely, Positively No Princesses Book

Some kids like frills and sparkles and bows and lots of pink. And some don't. The girl who started "The Absolutely, Positively No Princess Book" is sure that she wants a story full of nature… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

A Valentine for Frankenstein

Frankenstein isn't your typical monster. For starters, he only has one head, just two eyes, and no tail. And worst of all, he's sort of nice! Frankenstein quickly realizes his friendly… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2018

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 pre Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 570.92 [B]
Fall 2018

Love, Agnes: Postcards from an Octopus

Agnes has a beak that can crush bones and arms and stretch wide as a car—but that doesn't make her a monster! After she comes across a postcard, Agnes, a giant Pacific octopus, strikes up a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2018

Cook's Cook: The Cook Who Cooked for Captain Cook

Cook's Cook follows the 1768 journey of James Cook's H.M.S. Endeavour with his ship's cook, the one-handed John Thompson, as story teller. Through real recipes from the ship's galley, events… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
Fall 2018

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… Our seas and river Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
Fall 2018

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]
Fall 2018

A Dog Named Haku: A Holiday Story from Nepal

It's the Festival of Lights in Nepal, and today is the day to honor dogs! Brothers Alu and Bhalu wander the streets of Kathmandu, passing by twirling kites and bamboo swings, looking for a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1250
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2018

A Fall Ball for All

On the verge of winter, the autumn wind issues an invitation: "Come one, come all to the annual windfall ball!" Join all the animals in this beautifully illustrated rhyming picture book as… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2018

Dino-Christmas

From the Series Dino-Holidays

Have yourself a merry Dino-Christmas! Dinos big and small deck the halls and enjoy snowball fights, hot cocoa, a parade, and more. Share in the dinosaurs' delight as they eagerly await the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2018

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
Fall 2018

Tomorrow

Yazan no longer goes to the park to play, and he no longer sees his friend who lives next door. Everything around him is changing. His parents sit in front of the television with the news… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

All Eyes on Alexandra

Alexandra Crane is terrible at following her family in their flying Vee. She can't help it that the world is so full of interesting and distracting sights! When it's time for the Cranes to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2018

An Unlikely Ballerina

Young Lily Marks loves to stand on her tiptoes. When her parents notice weakness in her legs, her doctor suggests dancing lessons to strengthen them. Lily falls in love with ballet—but can… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2018

And There Was Evening, And There Was Morning

The world began when God said… 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 e Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2018

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
Fall 2018

The Edelweiss Pirates

In Germany in 1938, playing and dancing to jazz music is forbidden. The Hitler Youth patrol the night streets looking for anyone who breaks the rules. Albert is a member of the Edelweiss… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

The Ghostly Carousel: Delightfully Frightful Poems

A zombie family reunion, a "Jekyll lantern," a giggling undertaker, a telekinetic warlock . . . are you scared yet? Sure to induce shrieks and giggles in equal measure, Calef Brown's poems… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 811/.54
Fall 2018

The Universe Ate My Homework

Abby hates doing homework. In fact, she'll do just about anything to get out of it. So when she discovers an amazing scientific recipe for creating a parallel universe where she'll never have… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2018

The World Needs Beautiful Things

Young Bezalel is different from the other Israelite slaves in Egypt. He loves to collect stones, bugs, bits of string—these all seem beautiful to him. He keeps everything in his Beautiful… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2018

Where's the Potty on This Ark?

Uh-oh! The animals need to go. Not just on a journey on Noah's Ark, but to the potty, too! Noah's wife, Naamah, helps each animal—owl, giraffe, monkey, raccoon, and even elephant—go potty… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2018

Who's Got the Etrog?

Auntie Sanyu builds a sukkah in her Ugandan garden. Curious wildlife—the Warthog, the Lion, the Giraffe, the Elephant, and other animals—come to celebrate the Sukkot holiday. They all want to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2018

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]

Enough is Enough!

Every brother and sister has "enough is enough" moments. Saltzberg, the author of Beautiful Oops!, offers a creative solution for how to stop a fight by exploring space, time, and the… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]