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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 →

  • Lexile: 610
  • 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 →

  • Lexile: 880
  • Dewey: 791.8/4092 [B]
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 →

  • Lexile: 1160
  • Dewey: 599.8/58
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

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

Rivers: A Visual History from River to Sea

Grade 2 - Grade 6

This breathtaking journey along the most important rivers in the world takes us from the Nile to the Amazon, the Mekong Delta to the Mississippi, the Murray to the… Our seas and river Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
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

Inside the Villains

Kindergarten - Grade 3

An extraordinary lift-the-flaps 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
  • ATOS: 6.5
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 Guard Read More →

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

Tomorrow

Kindergarten - Grade 2

Yazan no longer goes to the park to play, and he no longer sees his friend who lives next door. Everything around him is changing. His parents sit in front of the television with the news… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • 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

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

Discover Mars

Grade 3 - Grade 5

Vivid photos and up-to-date information teach readers about Mars, including details on climate and geography, how scientists have explored the planet, and what they hope to find out about… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • Dewey: 523.43
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
Fall 2018

Light the Menorah!: A Hanukkah Handbook

Preschool - Grade 5

In this Hanukkah manual for the contemporary Jewish family, holiday history, rituals, activities, songs, and recipes provide tools for creating meaningful family moments in the light of the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 296.4/35
Fall 2018

My Beijing: Four Stories of Everyday Wonder

Grade 2 - Grade 5

Yu'er and her grandpa live in a small neighborhood in Beijing—and it's full of big personalities. There's a story around every corner, and each day has a hint of magic… In one tale, Yu'er w Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.4
  • Dewey: 741.5/973
Fall 2018

The Epic Origin of Super Potato: Book 1

Grade 2 - Grade 5

Super Max has it all. He's a superhero with a flashy uniform and a great head of hair. Sure, sometimes the evil Dr. Malevolent pops up to cause trouble. But Super Max has defeated the villain… Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 741.5/973
Fall 2018

The Ghostly Carousel: Delightfully Frightful Poems

Grade 1 - Grade 4

A zombie family reunion, a "Jekyll lantern," a giggling undertaker, a telekinetic warlock . . . are you scared yet? Sure to induce shrieks and giggles in equal measure, Calef Brown's poems… Read More →

  • Dewey: 811/.54
Fall 2018

The Great Rhino Rescue: Saving the Southern White Rhinos

Grade 4 - Grade 6

Southern white rhinos are in trouble. For years, a rumor has been spreading that their horns can be used to cure cancer, and poachers have been targeting these gentle creatures. Sandra Markle… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 599.66/80968
Fall 2018

Detective Gordon: A Case for Buffy

Kindergarten - Grade 5

The final story in this big-hearted series takes on the most important case… investigated in Detective Gordon's forest—where is Buffy's mother? Gordon faces his old nemesis, the fox, in an Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: [Fic]