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Spring 2019

Castle of Lies

Grade 7 - Grade 12

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 →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

Last of the Name

Grade 5 - Grade 8

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 →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

Seventh Grade vs. the Galaxy

Grade 4 - Grade 7

PSS 118 is just your typical school—except that it's a rickety old spaceship orbiting Jupiter. When the school is mysteriously attacked, thirteen-year-old Jack receives a cryptic message from… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

The Manic Pixie Dream Boy Improvement Project

Grade 6 - Grade 12

Riley lives in TropeTown, where everyone plays stock roles in novels. Riley, a Manic Pixie Dream Boy, is sent to group therapy after going off-script. Riley knows that breaking the rules… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

The Baby Beast

Preschool - Grade 3

When an egg arrives on his doorstep, Beast doesn't quite know what to do: feed it? Take it for a nice long walk? Drop it? Doctor Yoko tells him he must keep it warm and just wait, but exactly… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2019

The Night Bear

Preschool - Grade 3

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 →

  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2019

Flight of a Starling

Grade 7 - Grade 12

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 →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
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

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

Forest Talk: How Trees Communicate

Grade 8 - Grade 12

Trees are essential. They provide water, shelter, and food for millions of plant and animal species, including humans. They deliver proven health benefits, and they capture and store carbon… Read More →

  • Dewey: 581.7/14
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

Sincerely, Harriet

Grade 4 - Grade 8

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 →

  • Dewey: 741.5/973
Spring 2019

Solutions for a Cleaner, Greener Planet: Environmental Chemistry

Grade 8 - Grade 12

Many of the most toxic materials on Earth—from arsenic to plutonium—occur naturally, but manufacturers have also used them in products such as paints, plumbing, pesticides, nuclear fuel, and… Read More →

  • Dewey: 577.27
Spring 2019

Super Potato's Galactic Breakout: Book 2

Grade 2 - Grade 5

Super Potato is kidnapped by Zort, a space slug who collects rare creatures from across the galaxy. But with the help of Zort's put-upon robot helper, Super Potato stages an outer-space jailbreak. Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

The Wolf in Underpants

Grade 2 - Grade 5

In this witty graphic novel, a community of forest animals trades scary rumors about a nearby wolf. Some critters have even gone into business selling wolf traps and anti-wolf fences. But… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • Dewey: 741.5/973
Spring 2019

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

Grade 3 - Grade 6

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… No one knows f Read More →

  • Dewey: 599.8/58
Spring 2019

Warrior Zone

Grade 6 - Grade 12

When Fiona enters a physical feats TV competition, she is excited to see how she matches up against other athletes from around the country. She works hard and beats out many of her… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
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
Fall 2018

A Valentine for Frankenstein

Kindergarten - Grade 3

Frankenstein isn't your typical monster. For starters, he only has one head, just two eyes, and no tail. And worst of all, he's sort of nice! Frankenstein quickly realizes his friendly… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2018

Girls on the Line

Grade 8 - Grade 12

"An affecting and original thrill ride." Kirkus… A powerful, dual-narrative coming-of-age story set in 2009 China. Luli has just turned sixteen and finally aged out of the orphanage whe Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

The Vast Wonder of the World: Biologist Ernest Everett Just

Grade 1 - Grade 4

"A must-purchase picture book biography of a figure sure to inspire awe and admiration among readers."—School Library Journal (starred review)… Extraordinary illustrations and lyrical text pre Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • Dewey: 570.92 [B]
Fall 2018

I, Claudia

Grade 8 - Grade 12

Disaffected teen historian Claudia McCarthy never expected to be in charge of Imperial Day Academy, but by accident, design, or scheme, she is pulled into the tumultuous and high-profile… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Love, Agnes: Postcards from an Octopus

Kindergarten - Grade 3

Agnes has a beak that can crush bones and arms and stretch wide as a car—but that doesn't make her a monster! After she comes across a postcard, Agnes, a giant Pacific octopus, strikes up a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • Dewey: [E]