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The Six-Day Hero

Motti knows that war is coming. Israel is only nineteen years old—the same age as Motti's brave older brother, Gideon—and the tiny country is surrounded by enemies. It's only a matter of time… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Yaffa and Fatima: Shalom, Salaam

Two neighbors—one Jewish, one Muslim—have always been best friends. When they both fall on hard times, can they find a way to help each other? In Fawzia Gilani's retelling of this folktale—whi Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • Dewey: [E]

Yossi and the Monkeys: A Shavuot Story

Yossi has no money to buy the food and flowers his family needs for Shavuot. He tries selling the kippahs his wife sewed, but he has no luck—until a mischievous monkey shows up. The monkey's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: [E]

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

Dino-Racing

From the Series Dino-Sports

In this installment of dino competition, meat eaters face off against plant eaters in three high-speed auto events: drag racing, off-road racing, and stock-car racing. Lisa Wheeler's rhymes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 440
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: [E]

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

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]

Top Prospect

Travis Gardner lives to play quarterback. He's a standout QB by the middle school, and he's prepared to put everything he has into the game. Then Gainesville University's head coach makes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • 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]

All Aboard for the Bobo Road

All aboard for the Bobo Road! Fatima and Galo load the luggage while their dad Big Ali drives the bus. Help count bikes, sacks of rice, melons and even goats and chickens as the bus travels… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: [E]

Bicycling to the Moon

Purdy the cat and Barker the dog live together in a sky-blue house on a hill. But while the two friends share a house, they are as different as cat and dog can be. Purdy has big dreams, while… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • 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]

Tickle My Ears

From the Series Little Rabbit

It's getting late and time for little rabbit to go to bed. Can you help him with this new bedtime ritual: Clap your hands, plump the pillow, tickle little rabbit's ears, stroke his back, pull… Read More →

  • Lexile: 360
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Birds vs. Blades?: Offshore Wind Power and the Race to Protect Seabirds

It's a chilly winter evening. A northern gannet lets out a loud graaak. Swiftly and carefully, a scientist scoops the bird off the surface of the water into a net so that a team of experts… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 578.77

Chicken Soup, Chicken Soup

Two grandmas. Two delicious recipes. And one granddaughter caught in the middle! Sophie loves Bubbe's Jewish chicken soup, made with kreplach. She also loves Nai Nai's Chinese chicken soup… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • Dewey: [E]

Gabriel's Horn

A mysterious soldier appears at the door hands Gabriel a tarnished horn, and disappears. As the years go by, Gabriel's family prospers and they, in turn, help their neighbors. Could their… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • 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

Mind-Boggling Numbers

If you could hike to the moon, how long would it take? Just how many glasses of lemonade would you need to fill an Olympic-size swimming pool? If everyone on Earth owned exactly the same… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • Dewey: 510

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

Rescues!

A woman is buried in an avalanche. Miners are trapped underground. A sailor's boat capsizes in the ocean. A powerful tsunami sweeps people out to sea. Who will come to their rescue? And how… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.0
  • Dewey: 363.34'81

Taking Action for Civil and Political Rights

From the Series Who's Changing the World?

Do you ever worry about people being treated unfairly? Do you wish you could help make things better? The civil rights activists profiled in this book do that every day. One teenager… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • ATOS: 7.1
  • Dewey: 323

Taking Action to Help the Environment

From the Series Who's Changing the World?

Do you ever worry about the environment? Do you wish you could help make things better? The environmental activists profiled in this book do that every day. One eleven-year-old sold drawings… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • ATOS: 7.0
  • Dewey: 363.7