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Spring 2019

The Unofficial Guide to Minecraft Survival

Grade 2 - Grade 5

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

Grade 3 - Grade 6

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

This Python Isn't a Snake: What Are Coding Languages and Syntax?

Kindergarten - Grade 3

Cats can code? These cats sure can! Playful rhyming verse and goofy illustrations introduce coding languages and syntax. Readers will learn why we need special languages for coding and see… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • Dewey: 005.2
Spring 2019

Toy Story Top 10s: To Infinity and Beyond

Grade 1 - Grade 4

What are the Top 10 Things You Need to Be a Cowboy Sheriff? What about Top 10 things you need to be a space ranger? What are the Top 10 Times Toy Story Made Us Cry? Read all about your… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • Dewey: 791.43/72
Spring 2019

Up from Slavery: An Autobiography

Grade 5 - Grade 12

In this acclaimed autobiography, Booker T. Washington makes a case for lifting up his race through education. Washington uses his personal story as the example, from his birth to slave… Read More →

  • Dewey: 370.92 [B]
Spring 2019

When Plants Attack: Strange and Terrifying Plants

Grade 4 - Grade 8

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
Spring 2019

Women in the Military: From Drill Sergeants to Fighter Pilots

Grade 8 - Grade 12

In December 2015, the Pentagon changed a rule to allow American women to serve for the first time ever in front-line ground combat troops. Women have fulfilled many military roles throughout… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1100
  • Dewey: 355.0092/520973
Spring 2019

Yorkshire Terriers

Grade 1 - Grade 3

Yorkshire terriers, also called Yorkies, are pint-sized dynamos! Readers will learn about Yorkie history, behavior, and how to best care for them in this engaging title. Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: 636.76
Spring 2019

You Can't Dance to These Rhythms: What Are Algorithms?

Kindergarten - Grade 3

Do you know how to create an algorithm? These cats sure do! Author Brian P. Cleary and illustrator (and coding hobbyist) Martin Goneau offer a fun and accessible introduction to algorithms… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1100
  • Dewey: 005.1
Spring 2019

100 Most Awesome Things on the Planet

Grade 5 - Grade 8

This fun, fact-filled book allows you to explore the most awesome natural, and man-made, sights and experiences on our planet. You'll find mind-boggling mountains and caves, giant waterfalls… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
Spring 2019

100 Most Dangerous Things on the Planet

Grade 5 - Grade 8

Learn how to face and survive the most disastrous things that could possibly happen! From terrifying natural disasters to dangerous weather, from getting lost in the wild to fighting off… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
Spring 2019

100 Most Disgusting Things on the Planet

Grade 5 - Grade 8

Can you face the most disgusting things the world has to offer? From nauseating foods and revolting habits to jungle crawlers and stomach worms, this is your ultimate guide to maggots, giant… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
Spring 2019

100 Most Feared Creatures on the Planet

Grade 5 - Grade 8

Dare to discover the world's most ferocious creatures and uncover the deadliest of facts. How does the slender deep-sea gulper swallow prey twice its size? Who sprays acid-filled blood from… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
Spring 2019

50 Things to See with a Telescope: A Young Stargazer's Guide

Grade 2 - Grade 5

This book explains everything needed to jumpstart a journey in astronomy. Readers will learn how to identify constellations, planets, stars, galaxies, nebulae, and more. Inquisitive… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
Spring 2019

Animal Antipodes

Grade 2 - Grade 3

A fun science book that introduces animals and places around the world that happen to be exactly opposite each other on the globe, with pages that literally have to be turned upside-down… Read More →

  • Dewey: 577--dc23
Spring 2019

Animal Friends: A step-by-step drawing & story book

Preschool - Grade 2

What could be better than reading or drawing? Reading and drawing at the same time! Young artists will follow along with the adorable story while they learn to draw their favorite pets, step… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
Spring 2019

Billions, Trillions, Quadrillions: Making Sense of Really Big Numbers

Grade 2 - Grade 4

Billions, Trillions, Quadrillions helps readers understand large numbers by relating them to everyday situations. It's hard to imagine what a crowd of one billion people would look like—but… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
Spring 2019

Canada

Preschool - Grade 3

Canada and the United States share the longest border in the world. Readers will discover how Canada and the United States are alike and how they differ as they read about the land and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • Dewey: 971
Spring 2019

Caterpillar to Butterfly

Preschool - Kindergarten

What do caterpillars eat? Where do butterflies lay their eggs? How long do butterflies live? Packed with fascinating facts, amazing photographs, and labelled diagrams to explain growth and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
Spring 2019

Complex Vowels

Preschool - Grade 3

Vowel teams can make both long and complex vowel sounds. The special complex vowel teams can be spelled many different ways. They can be used to build common words we use everyday. Let's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 450
  • Dewey: 428.13
Spring 2019

Consonants

Preschool - Grade 3

The alphabet has 26 letters—21 of them are consonants. They can be combined with vowels to build words. Let's discover what some of the most common consonants can do. Read More →

  • Lexile: 290
  • Dewey: 428.13
Spring 2019

Cuba

Preschool - Grade 3

Cuba is one of the nearest neighbors to the United States. Readers will discover how Cuba and the US are alike and how they differ as they read about the land and people, animals and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: 972.91
Spring 2019

Deadly Weapons

Grade 2 - Grade 4

Strong jaws, razor-sharp teeth, exploding gases! Discover some of the super weapons in Earth's animal kingdom. Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • Dewey: 591.47
Spring 2019

Digraphs and Blends

Preschool - Grade 3

Consonants can team up to do many things. Some blend their sounds together. Some make new sounds. These consonant blends and digraphs can be used to build simple words we use everyday. Let's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • Dewey: 428.13