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Whose Hands Are These?: A Community Helper Guessing Book

If your hands can mix and mash, what job might you have? What if your hands reach, wrench, yank, and crank? The hands in this book—and the people attached to them—do all sorts of helpful… Read More →

  • Lexile: 420
  • Dewey: 331.7

Infinity and Me

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

When I looked up, I shivered. How many stars were in the sky? A million? A billion? Maybe the number was as big as infinity. I started to feel very, very small. How could I even think about… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: [E]

See No Color

"Transracial adoption is never oversimplified, airbrushed, or sentimentalized, but instead, it's portrayed with bracing honesty as the messy institution it is: rearranging families, blending… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Book Itch: Freedom, Truth & Harlem's Greatest Bookstore

In the 1930s, Lewis's dad, Lewis Michaux Sr., had an itch he needed to scratch—a book itch. How to scratch it? He started a bookstore in Harlem and named it the National Memorial African… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Ada Byron Lovelace & the Thinking Machine

Ada Lovelace, the daughter of the famous romantic poet, Lord Byron, develops her creativity through science and math. When she meets Charles Babbage, the inventor of the first mechanical… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 510.92

A Spectacular Selection of Sea Critters: Concrete Poems

What might you see if you swam in the sea? Dive on in to encounter everything from dolphins and octopuses to sea turtles and squirrel fish. This clever book features concrete poems about a… Read More →

  • Dewey: 811'.54

Either the Beginning or the End of the World

For sixteen years, it's been just Sofie and her father, living on the New Hampshire coast. Her Cambodian immigrant mother has floated in and out of her life, leaving Sofie with a fierce… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Feeding the Flying Fanellis: And Other Poems from a Circus Chef

What do you feed a trapeze family to keep them up in the air? A fire eater with a penchant for hot sauce? Or a lion with a gourmet palate? How do you satisfy a sweet-toothed human cannonball… Read More →

  • Dewey: 811'.6

Game Changer: John McLendon and the Secret Game

When they piled into cars and drove through Durham, North Carolina, the members of the Duke University Medical School basketball team only knew that they were going somewhere to play… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1170
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 796.32307'7

The Way Back from Broken

Rakmen Cannon's life is turning out to be one sucker punch after another. His baby sister died in his arms, his parents are on the verge of divorce, and he's flunking out of high school. The… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A 52-Hertz Whale

"It appears to be the only individual emitting a call at this frequency and hence, has been described as the world's loneliest whale."—Wikipedia So here's how it all starts: James, a high… Read More →

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

Last Night at the Circle Cinema

Olivia, Bertucci, and Codman were the trio no one else in high school could quite figure out, an impenetrable triangle of friendship. Now they're graduating and about to start new lives away… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Out of Darkness

A 2016 Michael L. Printz Honoree "This is East Texas, and there's lines. Lines you cross, lines you don't cross. That clear?" New London, Texas. 1937. Naomi Vargas and Wash Fuller know… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Nutcracker Comes to America: How Three Ballet-Loving Brothers Created a Holiday Tradition

Every December, The Nutcracker comes to life in theaters all across the United States. But how did this 19th-century Russian ballet become such a big part of the holidays in 21st-century… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The King and the Sea

These stunningly illustrated, ultra-short stories are seemingly simple but ultimately profound tales. In each story, the king has an encounter which he tries to rule over. But of course the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

When Dad Showed Me the Universe

Tonight Dad wants to show Ulf something very special: the universe. Of course, they can't possibly embark on such a daring adventure unprepared, so they wrap up warm, gather provisions, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

When I am Happiest

From the Series My Happy Life

A standalone follow-up to the acclaimed and beloved chapter books My Happy Life and My Heart is Laughing. Dani is very happy—it's the last day of school, and summer is about to start. But… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Anywhere but Paradise

Moving from Texas to Hawaii in 1960, 12-year-old Peggy Sue faces a difficult transition when she is bulled as one of the few haole (white) students in her school. This lyrical debut novel is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Ebola: Fears and Facts

Ebola is a deadly contagious disease. From 1975 to 2013, it killed about 1,500 people. But a 2014 epidemic killed more than six times that number. At first the outbreak was contained to one… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • ATOS: 7.2
  • Dewey: 616.9'1

Forgotten Bones: Uncovering a Slave Cemetery

Imagine you're watching a backhoe dig up the ground for a construction project when a round object rolls down a pile of dirt and stops at your feet. You pick it up, brush off some dirt, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1030
  • ATOS: 6.9
  • Dewey: 306.3'620974

Guinea Dog 3

From the Series Guinea Dog

When Rufus, Murphy, Lurena, and their pets go camping, they meet Pedro, a shy boy who seems afraid of just about everything—especially the water. One thing leads to another and the kids go… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Human.4

Kyle Straker volunteered to be hypnotized at the annual community talent show, expecting the same old lame amateur acts. But when he wakes up, his world will never be the same. Televisions… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Kill Me Softly

Mirabelle's past is shrouded in secrecy, from her parents' tragic deaths to her guardians' half-truths about why she can't return to her birthplace, Beau Rivage. Desperate to see the town… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

My Name is Aviva

"My name is Aviva, not Amoeba!" shouts Aviva at her teasing classmates. Aviva is determined to change her name until she discovers where her name comes from and why her parents chose that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: [E]