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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

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

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

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 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]
Fall 2018

Esquivel!: Space-Age Sound Artist

Kindergarten - Grade 4

Juan Garcia Esquivel was born in Mexico and grew up to the sounds of mariachi bands. He loved music and became a musical explorer. Defying convention, he created music that made people laugh… Read More →

Fall 2018

The Visitor

Preschool - Kindergarten

Elise was frightened—of spiders, people, even trees. So she never went out, night or… One day a strange thing flies in through the window and lands at her feet. And then there comes a kno Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Trombone Shorty

Preschool - Grade 3

The stunning story and exquisite illustrations in this Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King Award–winning book can now be savored along with Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews reading the words… Read More →

Blink

Grade 8 - Grade 12

When Josh was four, a little girl named Rachel was kidnapped and never found. Twelve years later, Chatham Clairborne appears, apparently on the hunt for her runaway sister. But Josh suspects… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Irving Berlin: The Immigrant Boy Who Made America Sing

Grade 2 - Grade 5

Irving Berlin came to the United States as a refugee from Tsarist Russia, escaping a pogrom that destroyed his village. Growing up on the streets of the lower East Side, the rhythms of jazz… Read More →

  • Dewey: 782.42164092

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]

A Side of Sabotage: A Quinnie Boyd Mystery

Grade 4 - Grade 8

For decades, Gusty's Café has been a beloved staple in Maiden Rock, Maine. Quinnie Boyd's dad runs the café, just like Quinnie's granddad before him. But the family business has new… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • Dewey: [Fic]

I Got a Chicken for My Birthday

Preschool - Grade 2

All the birthday girl wants from her Abuela is a ticket to the amusement park. Instead, she gets a chicken. But this chicken is no ordinary chicken; it has plans! With a lot of hard work, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 320
  • ATOS: 1.6
  • Dewey: [E]