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Fall 2020

Mega-Dogs of New Kansas

The story of a girl and her dog—in space. Sienna Barlow loves nothing more than riding around New Kansas on top of her mega-dog, Gus. He's one of the massive pooches protecting the human… Read More →

  • Dewey: 741.5/973
Fall 2020

The Most Beautiful Thing

A warmhearted and tender true story about a young girl finding beauty where she never thought to look. Drawn from author Kao Kalia Yang's childhood experiences as a Hmong refugee, this… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • Dewey: 305.8959/72073
Fall 2020

Behind the Bookcase: Miep Gies, Anne Frank, and the Hiding Place

Anne Frank’s diary is a gift to the world because of Miep Gies. One of the protectors of the Frank family, Miep recovered the diary after the family was discovered by Nazis, and then returned… Read More →

  • Dewey: 940.53/18092 [B]
Fall 2020

Créele a tus ojos (Believe Your Eyes): Libro 1 (Book 1)

From the Series Cici: Un cuento de hada (Cici: A Fairy's Tale)

A lot is changing for Cici. Her parents are separating, her wacky abuela is moving in, and on her tenth birthday, she wakes up with fairy wings! Cici's new magical powers let her see people… Read More →

  • Lexile: 220
  • Dewey: 741.5/973
Fall 2020

Kiyo Sato: From a WWII Japanese Internment Camp to a Life of Service

"Our camp, they tell us, is now to be called a 'relocation center' and not a 'concentration camp.' We are internees, not prisoners. Here's the truth: I am now a non-alien, stripped of my… Read More →

  • Dewey: 940.53/1779172092 [B]
Fall 2020

Like Spilled Water

Nineteen-year-old Na has always lived in the shadow of her younger brother, Bao-bao, her parents' cherished son. Years ago, Na's parents left her in the countryside and went to work in the… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2020

She Represents: 44 Women Who Are Changing Politics . . . and the World

In a complicated political era when the United States feels divided, this book celebrates feminism and female contributions to politics, activism, and communities. Each of the forty-four… Read More →

  • Dewey: 320.082/0973
Fall 2020

A Bowl Full of Peace: A True Story

In this deeply moving nonfiction picture book, award-winning author Caren Stelson brings Sachiko Yasui's story of surviving the atomic bombing of Nagasaki and her message of peace to a young… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • Dewey: 940.54/252244092 [B]
Fall 2020

Colin Kaepernick: Athletes Who Made a Difference

From the Series Athletes Who Made a Difference

This graphic biography shows readers the moments that have defined Colin Kaepernick’s life as a quarterback and an activist. His talent and determination made him a college football success… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • Dewey: 796.332092 [B]
Fall 2020

Into the Streets: A Young Person's Visual History of Protest in the United States

This lively book guides readers through the art and history of significant protests, sit-ins, and collective acts of resistance throughout US history. Photos, artwork, signs, and other visual… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1240
  • Dewey: 303.48/40973
Fall 2020

Jackie Robinson: Athletes Who Made a Difference

From the Series Athletes Who Made a Difference

In an era of discrimination, Jack Roosevelt "Jackie" Robinson broke Major League Baseball's race barrier. Before Robinson took his place at first base, the majors discriminated against… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • Dewey: 796.357092/396073
Fall 2020

Jesse Owens: Athletes Who Made a Difference

From the Series Athletes Who Made a Difference

In 1936, Adolf Hitler attempted to make the Olympic Games in Berlin, Germany, a showcase of Nazi superiority with a new stadium and the first television broadcast of the Games. He didn't… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: 796.42092 [B]
Fall 2020

Lizard in a Zoot Suit

Los Angeles, 1943. It's the era of the Zoot Suit Riots, and Flaca and Cuata have a problem. It's bigger than being grounded by their strict mother. It's bigger than tensions with the soldiers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • Dewey: 741.5/973
Fall 2020

Out on a Limb: Book 2

From the Series Cassandra: Animal Psychic

Cassandra's life keeps changing, and she's learning that her unusual gift can't fix everything. Her first dates with her maybe-boyfriend Tristan weren't exactly what she dreamed they would… Read More →

  • Lexile: 420
  • Dewey: 741.5/944
Fall 2020

Serena Williams: Athletes Who Made a Difference

From the Series Athletes Who Made a Difference

Working through times of setbacks and Grand Slam glory, Serena Williams has become a role model for a new generation of tennis players, and it's all captured in this graphic biography. From… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • Dewey: 796.342092 [B]
Fall 2020

Second Dad Summer

Jeremiah just wants a normal summer with his dad. But his dad has moved in with his new boyfriend Michael who serves weird organic food and is constantly nagging him. Worst of all, Michael… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2020

Trailblazer: Lily Parr, the Unstoppable Star of Women's Soccer

With one of the most powerful kicks in soccer, young Lily Parr is becoming a soccer star. That is until in 1921, when the Football Association in England bans women's soccer—a decision that… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2020

Families Like Mine

From the Series Many Ways

Families can include one child and one parent, multiple parents and grandparents with many children, and everything in between. Explore diverse families and the many ways that they care for… Read More →

  • Dewey: 306.85
Fall 2020

Feelings Like Mine

From the Series Many Ways

Feelings can be happy or sad, big or small, easy or hard, and sometimes too complicated to put into words. Young readers will explore different kinds of feelings and the many ways to handle them. Read More →

  • Dewey: 152.4
Fall 2020

Greta Thunberg: Climate Crisis Activist

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Appalled by government apathy regarding climate change, 15-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg started a protest in front of the her country's parliament building in August 2018. She… Read More →

  • Dewey: 363.70092 [B]
Fall 2020

Homes Like Mine

From the Series Many Ways

There are many different kinds of homes to suit many different kinds of families. Discover types of homes like apartments, single-family homes, mobile homes, and more, and learn how they are… Read More →

  • Dewey: 392.3/6
Fall 2020

Lizzo: Breakout Artist

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Melissa Vivianne Jeffersion, known professionally as Lizzo, started singing and rapping at age 10 and performed with several musical groups in her hometowns of Houston and Minneapolis. With… Read More →

  • Dewey: 782.421649092 [B]
Fall 2020

Malala Yousafzai: Heroic Education Activist

From the Series Boss Lady Bios (Alternator Books ®)

Malala Yousafzai's activism has placed her in grave danger from the Taliban, but she remains determined to defend girls' right to an education around the world. Follow Yousafzai from young… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: 371.822095491
Fall 2020

Michelle Obama: Political Icon

From the Series Boss Lady Bios (Alternator Books ®)

Growing up on Chicago's South Side, Michelle LaVaughn Robinson loved school and her family. Driven by her parents' passion for education and her own desire to succeed, she graduated first… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 973.932092