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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

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

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

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

Extreme Longevity: Discovering Earth's Oldest Organisms

Grade 8 - Grade 12

Meet the science experts who study specimens of extreme longevity in both the plant and animal kingdoms, such as the 80,000-year-old root system of Pando (a colony of male quaking aspens)… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1100
  • Dewey: 571.8/79
Fall 2018

Royal Pain

Grade 6 - Grade 12

When Noah's grandfather dies, he finds out that there is much more to this mysterious side of his family than he's ever known--Noah belongs to the royal family of the European country of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Shark Quest: Protecting the Ocean's Top Predators

Grade 8 - Grade 12

Sharks are in trouble. Fifty shark species are at high risk of extinction, and another sixty-three are threatened. Discover the work of scientists and conservationists as they study shark… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1120
  • Dewey: 597.3
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 →

  • Dewey: 741.5/973
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 →

  • Dewey: 599.66/80968
Spring 2018

Troublemakers

Grade 7 - Grade 12

When she was three, Alena's activist mother died. She's been raised by her half-brother and his boyfriend in East London, which is being targeted by a lone bomber. Alena desperately wants to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2018

Seeing into Tomorrow: Haiku by Richard Wright

Kindergarten - Grade 4

From walking a dog to watching a sunset to finding a beetle, Richard Wright's haiku puts everyday moments into focus. Now, more than fifty years after they were written, these poems continue… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • Dewey: 811/.52
Spring 2018

The Wheel of Life and Death

Grade 4 - Grade 8

After a close call with an assassin in Barcelona, Danny is more convinced than ever that his parents--star performers in the Mysterium circus--died under suspicious circumstances. He's also… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2018

Can I Touch Your Hair?: Poems of Race, Mistakes, and Friendship

Grade 3 - Grade 6

How can Irene and Charles work together on their fifth grade poetry project? They don't know each other . . . and they're not sure they want to. Irene Latham, who is white, and Charles… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 811/.6
Spring 2018

Lighting Up the Brain: The Science of Optogenetics

Grade 8 - Grade 12

What if neuroscientists could look inside the human brain and watch individual brain cells send signals to one another? What if they could then control these brain cells to direct thoughts… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1120
  • Dewey: 612.8/2
Spring 2018

Snowy Owl Invasion!: Tracking an Unusual Migration

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Late in 2013, snowy owls started showing up in places no one expected to find them--including Florida. What had caused so many of these majestic birds to leave their Arctic home and fly to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • Dewey: 598.9/7
Spring 2018

The Monarchs Are Missing: A Butterfly Mystery

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Why are monarch butterflies disappearing? Scientists are racing to find answers. These iconic orange, black, and white butterflies flutter across much of the North American continent, and are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • Dewey: 595.78/9
Spring 2018

The World Cup: Soccer's Global Championship

Grade 5 - Grade 12

The World Cup is international soccer's championship tournament, and it rules the global sports stage. Award-winning author Matt Doeden explores the history of international soccer and covers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • Dewey: 796.334/66809

Dino-Dancing

Kindergarten - Grade 3

The Paleo Theater is packed with cheering fans ready for a dance showdown. When the beat drops, can Triceratops win over the judges with his pop and lock? Can Allo's on-pointe ballet moves… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: [E]

Paper Butterflies

Grade 7 - Grade 12

June's life at home with her stepmother and stepsister is a dark one--and a secret one. Not even her dad knows the truth, and she can't find the words to tell anyone else. She's trapped like… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Notations of Cooper Cameron

Grade 3 - Grade 5

Eleven-year-old Cooper Cameron likes things to be in order. When he eats, he chews every bite three times on each side. Sometimes he washes his hands in the air with invisible water. He… Read More →

  • Lexile: 450
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Sleep Well, Siba and Saba

Preschool - Grade 2

Forgetful sisters Siba and Saba are always losing something. Sandals, slippers, sweaters--you name it, they lose it. When the two sisters fall asleep each night, they dream about the things… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Wooden Camel

Preschool - Grade 2

Etabo dreams of being a camel racer. One day he might even beat his older brother when they race. But with the price of water rising, Etabo's father must sell the camels, and his siblings… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Dangerous Magic

Grade 5 - Grade 12

Fifteen-year-old Frank Sampson has a hard time following the rules. He's smart-mouthed and not so good with people. He also happens to be a highly gifted forensic sorcerer. So when the Bishop… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • Dewey: [Fic]