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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

Wait, Rest, Pause: Dormancy in Nature

Captivating photos of animals accompany simple, engaging text to explain dormancy in nature. This highly curricular book teaches young readers about different kinds of dormancy and which… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: 571.7/8
Fall 2019

Summer Green to Autumn Gold: Uncovering Leaves' Hidden Colors

This nonfiction picture book, written and illustrated by Mia Posada, beautifully explains why leaves change color in fall. It highlights both the eye-catching colors of the season and the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • Dewey: 581.4/8
Spring 2019

The Spacesuit: How a Seamstress Helped Put Man on the Moon

There is a competition to make the spacesuit for the first moon landing! Ellie, an ordinary woman, is asked to lead a team of other talented seamstresses. No one believes they can win, but… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2019

Jane Doe and the Cradle of All Worlds

From the Series The Jane Doe Chronicles

John Doe and his infant daughter, Jane, appeared on the steps of the Manor the night the earthquakes started and the gateway to the Otherworlds closed. The people on the remote island of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • 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

Lion of the Sky: Haiku for All Seasons

you gasp as I roar, my mane exploding, sizzling— lion of the sky! Haiku meet riddles in this wonderful collection from Laura Purdie Salas. The poems celebrate the seasons and describe… Read More →

  • Dewey: 811/.6
Spring 2019

I Am So Clever

The big bad wolf is hungry and on today's menu is Grandma, with Red Riding Hood for dessert. But no one is home at Grandma's house, only a nightdress lying on the bed. The wolf puts on the… Read More →

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

Mira's Curly Hair

Mira doesn't like her hair. It curls at the front. It curls at the back. It curls everywhere! She wants it to be straight and smooth, just like her Mama's. But then something unpredictable… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

Oink

A comical story akin to Five Minutes' Peace about a very busy bath. Pig is having a lovely bath. In come Sheep, Cow, Horse....They are very noisy! What can Pig do to make them go away? Pig… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]
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Spring 2019

Stubby: A True Story of Friendship

Stubby was a brave soldier, a loyal friend . . . and a dog. From an army training camp to the trenches in France, this is the incredible true story of Sergeant Stubby, the dog who served… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2019

The Runaways

The Runaways is an inter-generational adventure filled with warmth and humor from one of the world's great writers for children. Grandpa hates being in hospital. He thinks only of the place… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

Maisie's Scrapbook

As the seasons turn, Maisie rides her bull in and out of Dada's tall tales. Her Mama wears linen and plays the viola. Her Dada wears kente cloth and plays the marimba.They come from different… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • ATOS: 1.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

Monkey on the Run

Papa Monkey and Little Monkey are on their way. But the street is very busy and they are moving so slowly! Little Monkey loses patience and jumps onto the fire engine. Up the ladder from… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

The Night Bear

After dark, the Night Bear goes on the hunt for his favorite snack: delicious nightmares. But one night, he almost munches on a dream of unicorns and rainbows by mistake—yuck! It might not be… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2019

Where Dani Goes, Happy Follows

From the Series My Happy Life

What do you do if your best friend lives in another city and the adults can't keep their promises about when you'll see her? You have to sort it out for yourself! Dani's father is away and… Read More →

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

Flight of a Starling

Best friends and sisters Lo and Rita have spent their lives flying through the air on the trapeze under the lights in the big top. The nomadic circus community is a close-knit family, but… Read More →

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

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

"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 →

  • Lexile: 880
  • Dewey: 791.8/4092 [B]
Spring 2019

Aly Raisman: Athlete and Activist

From the Series Gateway Biographies

US Olympian Aly Raisman is a leader on and off the mat. She is an outspoken voice against sexual assault. Learn about the most fascinating details of her life as a gold-winning gymnast. Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: 796.44092 [B]
Spring 2019

Never Again: The Parkland Shooting and the Teen Activists Leading a Movement

From the Series Gateway Biographies

This biography of a movement and the teen activists behind it delves into the quest for gun safety legislation in light of the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
Spring 2019

No More Excuses: Dismantling Rape Culture

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 →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • Dewey: 362.883
Spring 2019

Sincerely, Harriet

Harriet Flores struggles with boredom and an unrequited crush while learning to manage her chronic illness through a long, hot, 1990s summer in Chicago. She uses her imagination to cope… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: 741.5/973
Spring 2019

The Invisible War: A World War I Tale on Two Scales

One Nurse. Trillions of microbes. A deadly WWI battle. In France of 1916, battlefield nurse Sister Annie Barnaby encounters a strain of lethal bacteria while treating a patient with… Read More →

  • Dewey: 741.5/994
Spring 2019

The Woolly Monkey Mysteries: The Quest to Save a Rain Forest Species

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

In the cloud forests of the Amazon Basin, scientists are installing extraordinary numbers of camera traps in the hopes of learning more about an elusive species—woolly monkeys. No one knows… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1160
  • Dewey: 599.8/58