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Fall 2019

Red Dove, Listen to the Wind

Abandoned by her white father, thirteen-year-old Red Dove faces another lean winter with her Lakota family on the Great Plains. Willful and proud, she is presented with a stark choice: leave… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

A Map into the World

"Filled with wonder and sorrow and… —Alison McGhee, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Someday A heartfelt story of a young girl seeking beauty and connection in a busy world. Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

Queer, 2nd Edition: The Ultimate LGBTQ Guide for Teens

Teen life is hard enough, but for teens who are LGBTQ, it can be even harder. When do you decide to come out? Will your friends accept you? And how do you meet people to date? Queer is a… Read More →

  • Dewey: 306.76/6
Fall 2019

Topside

A wild outer-space fantasy about fixing your mistakes and the friends you meet along the… When Jo, a headstrong maintenance technician, makes an error that destabilizes her planet's core, Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • Dewey: 741.5/973
Fall 2019

Walk Till You Disappear

Raised a Catholic, when 12-year-old Miguel suddenly learns that his ancestors were Jewish, his world seems to turn upside down. Rushing from the house, he becomes lost in the desert. Captured… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Cassandra Steps Out: Book 1

From the Series Cassandra: Animal Psychic

Cassandra has a gift. Animals can show her what they're thinking. And she's done keeping her talent a secret. In the first volume of the Cassandra: Animal Psychic series, Cassandra sets out… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: 741.5/944
Fall 2019

More Than a Game: Race, Gender, and Politics in Sports

Sports has never been only about what takes place on the playing field. Author and sports fan Matt Doeden explores past and current controversies including black boxer Jack Johnson's fight… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • Dewey: 306.4/83
Fall 2019

Stage Dreams

In this rollicking queer western adventure, acclaimed cartoonist Melanie Gillman (Stonewall Award Honor Book As the Crow Flies) puts readers in the saddle alongside Flor and Grace, a Latinx… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • Dewey: 741.5/973
Fall 2019

The Dozier School for Boys: Forensics, Survivors, and a Painful Past

Some true crimes reveal themselves in bits and pieces over time. One such case is the Florida School for Boys, a.k.a. the Dozier School, a place where—rather than reforming the children in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
Fall 2019

The Truth Is

A powerful exploration of love, identity, and self-worth through the eyes of a fierce, questioning Puerto Rican… Fifteen-year-old Verdad doesn't think she has time for love. She's still s Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Idriss and His Marble

When war threatens their home, Idriss and his mother must flee. He clutches his lucky charm—a single marble—throughout their journey, walking over hazardous terrain, crawling under barbed… Read More →

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

The American Dream?: A Journey on Route 66 Discovering Dinosaur Statues, Muffler Men, and the Perfect Breakfast Burrito

As a child growing up in Malaysia, Shing Yin Khor had two very different ideas of what "America" meant. The first looked a lot like Hollywood, full of beautiful people, sunlight, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • Dewey: 917.804/34
Fall 2019

Colin Kaepernick: From Free Agent to Change Agent

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick drew positive and negative attention for kneeling during the national anthem to protest police violence against minorities in 2016. Two years later, he… Read More →

  • Dewey: 796.332092 [B]
Fall 2019

Dalai Lama: A Leader in Exile

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Forced into exile in India after Tibet's attempted revolt against occupying Chinese forces, the Dalai Lama launched a nonviolent campaign against the occupation that earned him a Nobel Peace… Read More →

  • Dewey: 294.3/923092 [B]
Fall 2019

Explore China: A Mulan Discovery Book

From the Series Disney Learning Discovery Books

Welcome to ancient China! Join Mulan, her family, and friends as you explore the history and culture of this great civilization. How long is the Great Wall of China? What amazing… Read More →

Fall 2019

Explore Mexico: A Coco Discovery Book

From the Series Disney Learning Discovery Books

Learn about the history and culture of Mexico with Miguel, Dante, Hector, and the rest of your favorite characters from Coco. Clear nonfiction text presents Mexico's geography, music, art… Read More →

  • Dewey: 972
Fall 2019

Francesco Tirelli's Ice Cream Shop

Francesco Tirelli loved to eat gelato from his uncle's cart. So when he moves from Italy to Hungary, Francesco decides to open his own ice cream store. There young Peter learns to love ice… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

Lin-Manuel Miranda: Revolutionary Playwright, Composer, and Actor

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Playwright and Broadway star Lin-Manuel Miranda is best known as the mind behind the smash-hit musical Hamilton. This title explores Hamilton and Miranda's other works, as well as his life off-stage. Read More →

  • Dewey: 792.02/8092 [B]
Fall 2019

The Key from Spain: Flory Jagoda and Her Music

When Flory's ancestors are forced to leave Spain during the time of the Spanish Inquisition, they take with them their two most precious possessions—the key to their old house and the Ladino… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

The Courage of Elfina

Twelve-year-old Elfina lives with her grandmother in Paraguay. When a distant relative offers to have Elfina come live with her in the city so she can attend school, Elfina's grandmother… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
Spring 2019

Castle of Lies

Thelia isn't in line to inherit the crown, but she's been raised to take power however she can. She's been friends with Princess Corene her whole life, and she's scheming to marry Bayled, the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

Last of the Name

Twelve-year-old Danny O'Carolan and his sister, Kathleen, arrive in New York City in 1863. Kathleen refuses to be parted from her only remaining relative, so she finds a job in domestic… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

Sweet Dreams, Sarah

Sarah E. Goode was one of the first African-American women to get a US patent. Working in her furniture store, she recognized a need for a multi-use bed and through hard work, ingenuity, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • Dewey: 684.1/5
Spring 2019

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

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 →

  • Lexile: 460
  • Dewey: 331.4/024/055