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Spring 2019

The Big Book of Disney Top 10s: Fun Facts and Cool Trivia

Grade 1 - Grade 4

What are some of the top 10 best moments, quotes, and jokes from your favorite Disney and Pixar movies? Check out everything from: • The top 10 features of an Incredibles… • The top Read More →

  • Dewey: 384/.80979494
Spring 2019

It's a Girl Thing!: Smart, Fierce, and Leading the Way

Kindergarten - Grade 3

What do girls like to do? What can they be? This fun and inspiring book answers those questions and stands as a reminder to girls that they are strong and capable. Illustrated with adorable… Read More →

  • Dewey: 331.4/024/055
Spring 2019

Let 'Er Buck!: George Fletcher, the People's Champion

Grade 3 - Grade 6

"Nelson plaits her narrative with Western lingo and homespun similes. . . . James' painterly oils swirl with energy, visible daubs creating the dusty, monumental landscape and equally… Read More →

  • Dewey: 791.8/4092 [B]
Spring 2019
Spring 2019

Coco Top 10s: The Power of Music

Grade 1 - Grade 4

  • Dewey: 791.43/72
Spring 2019

Disney Princess Top 10s: From Ariel to Rapunzel

Grade 1 - Grade 4

  • Dewey: 791.43/6528621
Spring 2019

Exposing Hate: Prejudice, Hatred, and Violence in Action

Grade 8 - Grade 12

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 →

  • Dewey: 305.5/68
Spring 2019

Fake News: Separating Truth from Fiction

Grade 8 - Grade 12

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 →

  • Dewey: 070.4/3
Spring 2019
Spring 2019

Living Simply: A Teen Guide to Minimalism

Grade 8 - Grade 12

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 →

  • Dewey: 646.700835
Spring 2019

No More Excuses: Dismantling Rape Culture

Grade 8 - Grade 12

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 →

  • Dewey: 362.883
Spring 2019

Surviving Antarctica: Ernest Shackleton

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Explorer Ernest Shackleton and his crew hoped to be first to cross Antarctica from sea to sea, until their ship became trapped in the ice and began to sink. Survivors endured more than… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 919.89 [B]
Spring 2019

Surviving a Canyon: Aron Ralston

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Aron Ralston went for a normal hike on a normal day. But he slipped, got stuck in a canyon for five days, and wound up amputating his own arm to survive. Filled with suspense as well as… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • Dewey: 796.522/30979259
Spring 2019

Surviving a Shark Attack: Bethany Hamilton

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Surfer Bethany Hamilton paddled out into the ocean for a early morning session with friends. Suddenly, she was attacked by a tiger shark and badly wounded. Learn how Bethany managed to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 797.3/2092 [B]
Spring 2019

Surviving a Shipwreck: The Titanic

Grade 3 - Grade 6

In 1912, more than 2,200 people sailed aboard the maiden voyage of the Titanic. Four days into its Atlantic crossing, the mammoth vessel sank. More than two-thirds of the passengers perished… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • Dewey: 910.9163/4
Spring 2019

Surviving a Space Disaster: Apollo 13

Grade 3 - Grade 6

The Apollo 13 mission began smoothly. But an explosion on the spacecraft changed everything. Instead of landing on the moon, the astronauts were fighting for their lives. This true story… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • Dewey: 629.45/4
Spring 2019

Surviving a World War II Prison Camp: Louis Zamperini

Grade 3 - Grade 6

During World War II, Louis Zamperini survived a plane crash, 46 days stranded on a life raft at sea, and two years in a prisoner-of-war camp. Discover how his strong will and positive… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 940.54/7252092 [B]
Spring 2019

The Global Refugee Crisis: Fleeing Conflict and Violence

Grade 8 - Grade 12

According to a UN tally, more than 1 million people fled violence and persecution in 2015. Of these, more than half were children. Thousands died along the way. The Syrian civil war as well… Read More →

  • Dewey: 362.87
Spring 2019

The Incredibles Top 10s: No Guts, No Glory

Grade 1 - Grade 4

  • Dewey: 791.43/72
Spring 2019

Toy Story Top 10s: To Infinity and Beyond

Grade 1 - Grade 4

  • Dewey: 791.43/72
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 →

  • Dewey: 355.0092/520973
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

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

Dominican Republic

Preschool - Grade 3

Dominican Republic is a close neighbor to the United States. Readers will discover how Dominican Republic and the US are alike and how they differ as they read about the land and people… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • Dewey: 972.93