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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
Spring 2019

Women in the Military: From Drill Sergeants to Fighter Pilots

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

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

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

Charming

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

Seventeen-year-old Char loves music, but never considered a singing career until her singing went viral online. Now instead of participating in the Gay Lesbian Alliance, Char devotes herself… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

Cinders

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

After seventeen-year-old Ash's mother dies, Ash is left with her mother's boyfriend and his children. They bully her by posting embarrassing pictures and making her do their homework. Ash's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

My River: Cleaning up the LaHave River

Stella Bowles was in sixth grade when she became an environmental activist to campaign against sewage draining into the LaHave River. In this book, she tells the inspirational story of how… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • Dewey: 363.739'4092
Spring 2019

Rocket Rivals: Rockets

From the Series Makers Make It Work

Rocket Club is Erin's kind of club. All rockets. No glitter. Then she's paired with Lily, the glitteriest girl in the grade. Will their rocket go bust? Tying into the popular Makers Movement… Read More →

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

Save the Cake!: Long vowel a

From the Series Bright Owl Books

Kate and Nate baked a cake. Can they keep it safe from Snake? This fun photographic easy-to-read story features the long "a" vowel sound. Kane Press's new series of super simple… Read More →

  • Lexile: 340
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2019

Slime King: Chemistry

From the Series Makers Make It Work

Leo is the king of slime. He even has his own slime-making business! His parents just ask him to keep up his grades. The only problem? Science class! Tying into the popular Makers Movement… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

The Broken Bees' Nest: Beekeeping

From the Series Makers Make It Work

Arun and Keya find the perfect tree for a tree house. Too bad it comes with a battered bees' nest! These bees need a new home—right away! Tying into the popular Makers Movement, Makers Make… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

The Lost and Found Weekend: Sewing

From the Series Makers Make It Work

Gia's dad is always losing things. His glasses. His phone. It almost ruins their camping trip. Gia needs to figure out a way to fix her dad! Tying into the popular Makers Movement, Makers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

A Valentine for Frankenstein

Frankenstein isn't your typical monster. For starters, he only has one head, just two eyes, and no tail. And worst of all, he's sort of nice! Frankenstein quickly realizes his friendly… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2018

Girls on the Line

"An affecting and original thrill ride." Kirkus Reviews A powerful, dual-narrative coming-of-age story set in 2009 China. Luli has just turned sixteen and finally aged out of the orphanage… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

The Vast Wonder of the World: Biologist Ernest Everett Just

"A must-purchase picture book biography of a figure sure to inspire awe and admiration among readers."—School Library Journal (starred review) Extraordinary illustrations and lyrical text… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 570.92 [B]
Fall 2018

I, Claudia

A 2019 Michael L. Printz Honor Book Disaffected teen historian Claudia McCarthy never expected to be in charge of Imperial Day Academy, but by accident, design, or scheme, she is pulled into… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Love, Agnes: Postcards from an Octopus

Agnes has a beak that can crush bones and arms and stretch wide as a car—but that doesn't make her a monster! After she comes across a postcard, Agnes, a giant Pacific octopus, strikes up a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2018

The Flight of Swans

Based on the Brothers Grimm's fairy tale Six Swans, The Flight of Swans follows Ryn's journey to save her family and their kingdom. Princess Andaryn's six older brothers have always been her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Cook's Cook: The Cook Who Cooked for Captain Cook

Cook's Cook follows the 1768 journey of James Cook's H.M.S. Endeavour with his ship's cook, the one-handed John Thompson, as story teller. Through real recipes from the ship's galley, events… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
Fall 2018

Dear Professor Whale

Now that Professor Whale has retired, he writes many letters to "You, Whoever You Are, Who Lives on the Other Side of the Horizon". Seal and Pelican are busy delivering the letters and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

I Was Made For You

Cat was knitted out of the softest, fluffiest wool and wrapped in shiny paper and a big pink ribbon, but why was he made? In order to find out, he embarks on a journey that unravels him bit… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2018

Not Just A Book

A book is not just a book. It can be so many things: a hat or a building block, a flower press or a fly-swatter! But books are so much more than that. They can make you feel and can take you… Read More →

  • Lexile: 340
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2018

Rivers: A Visual History from River to Sea

This breathtaking journey along the most important rivers in the world takes us from the Nile to the Amazon, the Mekong Delta to the Mississippi, the Murray to the Waikato. Our seas and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
Fall 2018

Sing to the Moon

For one little Ugandan boy, no wish is too big. First he dreams of reaching the stars and then of riding a supernova straight to Mars. But on a rainy day at his grandfather's house, he is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

The Snowflake Mistake

In a palace high above the clouds, a magical machine chugs and churns, making beautiful, identical snowflakes. When the Snow Queen leaves her daughter, Princess Ellie, in charge everything… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: [E]