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Spring 2019

Let's Explore Needs and Wants

From the Series Bumba Books ® — A First Look at Money

Young readers will learn to distinguish between the things they really need (food and clothing) and the things they want (toys!) in this fun, fresh look at wants and needs. Read More →

  • Lexile: 310
  • Dewey: 332.024
Spring 2019

Little Monsters of the Ocean: Metamorphosis under the Waves

Everyone knows that butterflies and frogs go through metamorphosis. But a number of sea creatures do too! Experienced science writer Heather L. Montgomery explores wacky details in the life… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • Dewey: 591.77
Spring 2019

Living Simply: A Teen Guide to Minimalism

Twenty-first-century minimalism is an increasingly mainstream response to global environmental crises such as climate change, the garbage glut, fast fashion, and other manifestations of the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • Dewey: 646.700835
Spring 2019

Martin Luther King Jr.: Walking in the Light

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Martin Luther King Jr. was an influential and inspiring leader of the Civil Rights Movement in the 1950s and 1960s. His life, work, and death are brought to life for readers like never before. Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • Dewey: 323.092 [B]
Spring 2019

Never Again: The Parkland Shooting and the Teen Activists Leading a Movement

From the Series Gateway Biographies

This biography of a movement and the teen activists behind it delves into the quest for gun safety legislation in light of the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
Spring 2019

No More Excuses: Dismantling Rape Culture

Soon after the sexual misconduct allegations against film producer Harvey Weinstein became public in late 2017, the #MeToo movement went viral, opening up an explosive conversation about rape… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • Dewey: 362.883
Spring 2019

Pembroke Welsh Corgis

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Who's a Good Dog?

Did you know that Pembroke Welsh corgis were bred to herd livestock? Learn more fun facts about the history of this adorable breed, how to care for a corgi, and more. Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • Dewey: 636.737
Spring 2019

Pugs

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Who's a Good Dog?

Learn which American Kennel Club group pugs belong to, how to have a happy, healthy pug, and more. With fun facts and eye-catching photos, this title will be a hit with dog lovers. Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: 636.76
Spring 2019

Riptide

From the Series To the Limit

Big waves and competition with other surfers send friends Maya and Paige out to surf the notoriously dangerous and secluded Rippers Cove. Soon the big waves turn into a big storm, and a bad… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

Sincerely, Harriet

Harriet Flores struggles with boredom and an unrequited crush while learning to manage her chronic illness through a long, hot, 1990s summer in Chicago. She uses her imagination to cope… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: 741.5/973
Spring 2019

Solutions for a Cleaner, Greener Planet: Environmental Chemistry

Many of the most toxic materials on Earth—from arsenic to plutonium—occur naturally, but manufacturers have also used them in products such as paints, plumbing, pesticides, nuclear fuel, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • Dewey: 577.27
Spring 2019

Super Potato's Galactic Breakout: Book 2

From the Series Super Potato

Super Potato is kidnapped by Zort, a space slug who collects rare creatures from across the galaxy. But with the help of Zort's put-upon robot helper, Super Potato stages an outer-space jailbreak. Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

Taylor Swift: Superstar Singer and Songwriter

From the Series Gateway Biographies

From her early career in country music to her chart-topping pop hits, learn more about singer-songwriter Taylor Swift, one of the best-selling musical artists of all time. Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • Dewey: 782.421642092 [B]
Spring 2019

The Global Refugee Crisis: Fleeing Conflict and Violence

According to a UN tally, more than 1 million people fled violence and persecution in 2015. Of these, more than half were children. Thousands died along the way. The Syrian civil war as well… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • Dewey: 362.87
Spring 2019

The Invisible War: A World War I Tale on Two Scales

One Nurse. Trillions of microbes. A deadly WWI battle. In France of 1916, battlefield nurse Sister Annie Barnaby encounters a strain of lethal bacteria while treating a patient with… Read More →

  • Dewey: 741.5/994
Spring 2019

The NBA Playoffs: In Pursuit of Basketball Glory

From the Series Spectacular Sports

Do you know:… • Which team won the first NBA championship? • Why Michael Jordan felt awful during one of his greatest playoff performances? • How the Golden State Warriors built a playoff dyna Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • Dewey: 796.323/64
Spring 2019

The Unofficial Guide to Minecraft Construction

From the Series My Minecraft (Alternator Books ® )

Minecraft construction is the ultimate way to get creative. Players build castles, famous structures, and even entire cities with the game's construction materials. Filled with fun tips… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • Dewey: 794.8
Spring 2019

The Unofficial Guide to Minecraft Mining and Farming

From the Series My Minecraft (Alternator Books ® )

Mining and farming are at the heart of the Minecraft experience. Players use mined and farmed materials to build structures, from the simplest shelter to entire cities. Learn about mining and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • Dewey: 794.8
Spring 2019

The Unofficial Guide to Minecraft Mods

From the Series My Minecraft (Alternator Books ® )

Minecraft is known as a platform for creativity, and with mods, players can take their gaming experience to another creative level. Mods, short for "modifications," are any software that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • Dewey: 794.8
Spring 2019

The Unofficial Guide to Minecraft Survival

From the Series My Minecraft (Alternator Books ® )

Survival mode is the ultimate test of a Minecraft player's skills. Can you get enough to eat, gather the resources you need to build a shelter, and win battles against vicious mobs? Learn… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • Dewey: 794.8
Spring 2019

The Wolf in Underpants

From the Series The Wolf in Underpants

In this witty graphic novel, a community of forest animals trades scary rumors about a nearby wolf. Some critters have even gone into business selling wolf traps and anti-wolf fences. But… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • Dewey: 741.5/973
Spring 2019

The Woolly Monkey Mysteries: The Quest to Save a Rain Forest Species

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

In the cloud forests of the Amazon Basin, scientists are installing extraordinary numbers of camera traps in the hopes of learning more about an elusive species—woolly… No one knows f Read More →

  • Lexile: 1160
  • Dewey: 599.8/58
Spring 2019

Warrior Zone

From the Series Reality Show

When Fiona enters a physical feats TV competition, she is excited to see how she matches up against other athletes from around the country. She works hard and beats out many of her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

When Plants Attack: Strange and Terrifying Plants

Science writer and plant expert Rebecca E. Hirsch presents fun and gross facts about a variety of plants along with explaining the science behind why they do what they do. Featured plants… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 581.6/59