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Spring 2019

Exposing Hate: Prejudice, Hatred, and Violence in Action

Experts have documented an explosive rise in the number of hate groups since the turn of the century, driven by anger over immigration and demographic projections showing that whites will no… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1180
  • Dewey: 305.5/68
Spring 2019

Fake News: Separating Truth from Fiction

While popularized by President Donald Trump, the term "fake news" actually originated toward the end of the 19th century, in an era of rampant yellow journalism. Since then, it has come to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1190
  • Dewey: 070.4/3
Spring 2019

Football Superstar Tom Brady

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Sports Superstars

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has won the Super Bowl five times. Young football fans will love this sports biography with carefully leveled text, exciting photos, and critical… Read More →

  • Lexile: 430
  • Dewey: 796.332092 [B]
Spring 2019

Forest Talk: How Trees Communicate

Trees are essential. They provide water, shelter, and food for millions of plant and animal species, including humans. They deliver proven health benefits, and they capture and store carbon… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • Dewey: 581.7/14
Spring 2019

German Shepherds

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

German shepherds are loyal and brave. Readers will learn all about this dog breed and what it's like to have one for a pet in this high-interest title. Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 636.737
Spring 2019

Golden Retrievers

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

Golden retrievers are one of the most popular dog breeds in America. Readers will learn all about them, from why they are so beloved to how to care for them, in this fun book. Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 636.752/7
Spring 2019

Gravity's Pull: Book 2

From the Series Life on Earth

When Claudia Jones returns to her high school after a mysterious disappearance, she exerts a strange effect on the classmates around her. Meanwhile, her fellow students also struggle with the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 741.5/973
Spring 2019

Gymnastics Superstar Simone Biles

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Sports Superstars

Gymnast Simone Biles won four Olympic gold medals in 2016, and she plans to compete at the Olympics again in 2020. This carefully leveled text with engaging photos and critical thinking… Read More →

  • Lexile: 410
  • Dewey: 796.44092
Spring 2019

Hair!: Animal Fur, Wool, and More

Why are humans and other mammals covered in hair, and why are there so many different types of it? Vivid photographs paired with a duo of quirky, illustrated hair guides serve to illuminate… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 591.47
Spring 2019

Labrador Retrievers

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

Labrador retrievers are playful, sweet, and supersmart. Readers will learn all about them, from the breed's history to labs' personality and physical traits, in this fun book. Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 636.752/7
Spring 2019

Let's Draw Aliens and Spaceships with Crayola ® !

From the Series Let's Draw with Crayola ® !

Simple shapes make drawing aliens and spaceships fun and easy. Step-by-step instructions feature shapes that combine to become flying saucers, rockets, space worms, and more. Back matter… Read More →

  • Lexile: 150
  • Dewey: 743/.8
Spring 2019

Let's Draw Bugs and Critters with Crayola ® !

From the Series Let's Draw with Crayola ® !

Simple shapes make drawing bugs and critters fun and easy. Color-coded instructions feature shapes that combine to become spotted ladybugs, spiky hedgehogs, slithering snakes, and more. Back… Read More →

  • Lexile: 150
  • Dewey: 743.6/57
Spring 2019

Let's Draw Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Beasts with Crayola ® !

From the Series Let's Draw with Crayola ® !

Drawing dinosaurs and prehistoric beasts is fun and easy with simple shapes! Step-by-step instructions feature shapes that combine to become velociraptors, triceratops, woolly mammoths, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 230
  • Dewey: 704.9/4329
Spring 2019

Let's Draw Kooky Characters with Crayola ® !

From the Series Let's Draw with Crayola ® !

Creating kooky characters is fun and easy when drawing with simple shapes! Color-coded steps feature shapes that combine to become pirates, mermaids, ninjas, and more. Back matter shows the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 160
  • Dewey: 741.2
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
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • 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
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • 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
  • ATOS: 6.7
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
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • 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
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • 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