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Fall 2018

Girls on the Line

Grade 8 - Grade 12

Sixteen-year-old Luli has just aged out of the orphanage where she grew up, and her childhood friend Yun helps her get a job at the factory where Yun works. Both girls enjoy the freedom of… Read More →

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

The Vast Wonder of the World: Biologist Ernest Everett Just

Grade 1 - Grade 4

Ernest Everett Just was not like other scientists of his time. He saw the whole, where others saw only parts. He noticed details others failed to see. He persisted in his research despite the… 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]
Fall 2018

The Flight of Swans

Grade 4 - Grade 8

Based on the Brothers Grimm's fairy tale Six Swans, The Flight of Swans follows Ryn's journey to save her family and their… Princess Andaryn's six older brothers have always been her Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Dear Professor Whale

Kindergarten - Grade 3

Now that Professor Whale has retired, he writes many letters to "You, Whoever You Are, Who Lives on the Other Side of the Horizon". Seal and Pelican are busy delivering the letters and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Not Just A Book

Preschool - Grade 3

A book is not just a book. It can be so many things: a hat or a building block, a flower press or a fly-swatter! But books are so much more than that. They can make you feel and can take you… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2018

Sing to the Moon

Kindergarten - Grade 2

For one little Ugandan boy, no wish is too big. First he dreams of reaching the stars and then of riding a supernova straight to Mars. But on a rainy day at his grandfather's house, he is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

You're Snug With Me

Kindergarten - Grade 2

At the start of winter, two bear cubs are born, deep in their den in the frozen north. "Mama, what lies beyond here?" they ask. "'Above us is a land of ice and snow." "What lies beyond the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

A Dog Named Haku: A Holiday Story from Nepal

Kindergarten - Grade 3

It's the Festival of Lights in Nepal, and today is the day to honor dogs! Brothers Alu and Bhalu wander the streets of Kathmandu, passing by twirling kites and bamboo swings, looking for a… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2018

A Fall Ball for All

Kindergarten - Grade 2

On the verge of winter, the autumn wind issues an invitation: "Come one, come all to the annual windfall ball!" Join all the animals in this beautifully illustrated rhyming picture book as… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2018

Open Mic Night at Westminster Cemetery

Grade 8 - Grade 12

When Lacy wakes up dead in Westminster Cemetery, final resting place of Edgar Allan Poe, she's confused. It's the job of Sam, a young soldier who died in 1865, to teach her the rules of the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

The Magic of Melwick Orchard

Grade 4 - Grade 8

After more moves than they can count, Isa's family finally puts down roots. People in town are afraid of the abandoned orchard behind their home, but Isa and her sister Junie are happy to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

An Anty-War Story

Grade 2 - Grade 5

This anti-war story is told through the eyes of Douglas, the only ant in Antworld who has a name. He dreams of joining the beautiful line that delivers food, but he's been enlisted to be a… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Inside the Villains

Kindergarten - Grade 3

An extraordinary pop-up book that reveals the secrets of the most famous fairy-tale villains--the giant, the wolf and the witch--with interactive flaps, a twist on well-known tales, and… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Peace and Me

Grade 2 - Grade 5

What does peace mean to you? This collection of inspirational ideas about peace is based on the lives of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates of the 20th and 21st centuries, among them Nelson Mandela… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
Fall 2018

Sports Are Fantastic Fun!

Preschool - Kindergarten

Cycling, ice hockey, athletics, tennis . . .There are so many sports and they're all fabulous! Soccer is great, except when your team keeps shooting and missing. Horse-riding is wonderful--so… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Stories of the Night

Preschool - Kindergarten

"Tell me three good night stories, please, please, please," says Little… "Three!?" says her mother. "Yes--I said please three times!" First, Little Bear hears the story of the Night Guar Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

And There Was Evening, And There Was Morning

Preschool - Grade 3

The world began when God said… And changed the world from dark to bright. Gentle rhyming couplets tell the story of how God created the world, describing six days of work fashioning e Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2018

Coming Up Clutch: The Greatest Upsets, Comebacks, and Finishes in Sports History

Grade 5 - Grade 12

The sports world is full of epic comebacks, upsets, chokes, and clutch performances. The most memorable buzzer-beating baskets, double-digit comebacks, and unexpected meltdowns are all here… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • Dewey: 796.0973
Fall 2018

Crayola ® Wild World of Animal Colors

Preschool - Grade 3

What colors do animals use to give a warning? To hide themselves? To attract another animal? Explore the wide ranging use of color in the animal world. Vibrant photos pair with easy-reading… Read More →

  • Dewey: 590
Fall 2018

Death Eaters: Meet Nature's Scavengers

Grade 4 - Grade 8

What happens to the bodies of animals and humans after death? Nature's army of death eaters steps in to take care of clean up. Without these masters of decomposition, our planet would be… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • Dewey: 591.7/14
Fall 2018

Diet for a Changing Climate: Food for Thought

Grade 8 - Grade 12

The United Nations supports a compelling solution to world hunger: eat insects! Explore the vast world of unexpected foods that may help solve the global hunger crisis. Weeds, wild plants… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • Dewey: 613.2
Fall 2018

Eavesdropping on Elephants: How Listening Helps Conservation

Grade 4 - Grade 8

Can understanding how forest elephants communicate help scientists find ways to protect this vulnerable species? Researcher Katy Pane and others involved with Cornell University's Elephant… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • Dewey: 599.67/4