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Spring 2020

On the Coast

From the Series In Focus: Oceans

From seashells to sea lions, gannets to penguins, learn about the huge range of creatures supported by the coastal seas in this new title from the exciting In Focus: Oceans series. Did you… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
Spring 2020

Racing Car Driver

From the Series Math Adventures (Step 2)

As a top race car driver you can travel the world, meet lots of people, and live in luxury. However, to be successful and win championships you need hard work and dedication and . . . all of… Read More →

Spring 2020

Roller Coaster Ride: Acceleration and Motion

From the Series Amusement Park Science

You know that funny feeling you get in your stomach on an amusement park ride? That's caused by the speed and steep drops the ride takes. Learn more about forces and motion by examining the… Read More →

Spring 2020

Roosevelt Banks, Good-Kid-in-Training

When ten-year-old Roosevelt Banks discovers that his two best friends are planning a bike and camping trip, he wants more than anything to go along. There's just one problem—he doesn't have a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2020

Run and Gun

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Fourteen-year-old Griffin Finch attends school on scholarship and is struggling to stay on the basketball team. Griffin spends the summer playing basketball on a street court for the Running… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

Scary Bugs

From the Series In Focus: Bugs

From wood-eating beetles to spitting spiders, meet the scariest bugs and insects in the world in this new title from the exciting In Focus: Bugs & Insects series. Did you know that the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
Spring 2020

Sports of the Paralympic Games

From the Series Gold Medal Games

The first official Paralympic Games were held in 1960 in Rome with 400 athletes competing from 23 countries. Then in 1976, the first Winter Paralympic Games were held in Sweden. The 2018… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • Dewey: 796.087
Spring 2020

Stunt Performer

From the Series Math Adventures (Step 2)

Be a stunt performer using your math skills. It’s no ordinary job! Performing high falls on a movie set needs your attention to the grid reference, and fire scenes require some special… Read More →

Spring 2020

Switchback Turns: Forces in Motion

From the Series Amusement Park Science

A roller coaster ride takes twists and turns at speed, creating a dizzy feeling that adds to the fun. Learn about the science of switchback turns, including rotational energy, pendulum… Read More →

Spring 2020

Taking the Lead

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Jonas is captain of his school track team. He runs to win, and his specialty is the 100m sprint. Mistakenly entered in the 400m at a meet, Jonas is angry that he's not guaranteed a win. When… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

Team Sports of the Summer Games

From the Series Gold Medal Games

Only a few countries were represented by athletes at the first modern Olympic Games in 1896 in Athens. But now, more than 10,000 athletes from more than 200 countries compete in the Summer… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • Dewey: 796.48
Spring 2020

Team Sports of the Winter Games

From the Series Gold Medal Games

At the first Winter Games in Chamonix, France in 1924 only a few countries were represented by a dozen or more athletes. Today, about 3,000 athletes from nearly 100 countries compete in the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • Dewey: 796.68
Spring 2020

The Deadening: Book 1

From the Series Dead Max Comix

Derrick Hollis is a 7th grader at Zachary Taylor Middle School and an aspiring cartoonist, too shy to show his work to anybody but his best friend Doug. When his dog Max dies, Derrick is left… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • Dewey: 741.5
Spring 2020

The Open Ocean

From the Series In Focus: Oceans

From flying fish to peculiar sunfish, bottlenose dolphins to basking sharks, learn about the enormous underwater world of the open ocean in this new title from the exciting In Focus: Oceans… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
Spring 2020

Tough Call

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

In need of money to pay her basketball fees, fourteen-year old Malia King registers for a refereeing course at her middle school. Refereeing gives her a whole new perspective on the game, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

Vertical Drop: Gravity in Motion

From the Series Amusement Park Science

Roller coasters with a vertical drop are stomach wrenching and not for the faint of heart. Study the science behind these rides, and discover how engineering and science make them work… Read More →

Spring 2020

What Are Shadows?: Shadow

From the Series Science Storybooks

A boy wants to know what shadows are. Discover interesting facts about shadows along with him: what makes a shadow, how does a shadow get bigger, what the colors of a shadow mean, and more. Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • Dewey: 535
Spring 2020

Zion Williamson: The Road to New Orleans

Jump onto the court with New Orleans Pelicans star Zion Williamson in this first-look biography! Discover how hard work and a drive for success led him to become the number-one pick in the… Read More →

Spring 2020

Zoo Vet

From the Series Math Adventures (Step 2)

Who wouldn’t want to be a zookeeper? What an amazing job. Use your math skills to experience what it would be like if you were a keeper for a day. You will need to solve problems to find what… Read More →

Fall 2019

Red Dove, Listen to the Wind

Abandoned by her white father, thirteen-year-old Red Dove faces another lean winter with her Lakota family on the Great Plains. Willful and proud, she is presented with a stark choice: leave… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

A Time Traveler's Theory of Relativity

He believes in science, but only magic can help his mom. Twelve-year-old Finn is used to people in his family disappearing. His twin sister, Faith, drowned when they were three years old. A… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Eek, You Reek!: Poems about Animals That Stink, Stank, Stunk

Eek, you reek, You make a funk. Where you have been Things stink, stank, stunk. You've left a path, A swath of smell, And—yuk! You did it very well. Readers will be delighted by the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 591.47
Fall 2019

Garfield's ® Guide to Creating Your Own Comic Strip

Readers will learn what goes into making a comic strip—from creating characters to adding visual details and lettering—all while enjoying examples from Garfield comic strips and hilarious… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • Dewey: 741.5/1
Fall 2019

Whale of a Tale

From the Series Scarlett and Sam

Scarlett and Sam are back again in a twist on the biblical adventure tale of Jonah and the whale. When the twins take Grandma Mina's special carpet to be cleaned and repaired, they encounter… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • Dewey: [Fic]