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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

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… In one tale, Yu'er wan 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

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]
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

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]
Spring 2018

Seeing into Tomorrow: Haiku by Richard Wright

Kindergarten - Grade 4

A remarkable celebration of Richard Wright, poetry, and contemporary black boys at… From walking a dog to watching a sunset to finding a beetle, Richard Wright's haiku puts everyday momen Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 811/.52
Spring 2018

The Disturbed Girl's Dictionary

Grade 9 - Grade 12

Macy's school officially classifies her as "disturbed," but Macy isn't interested in how others define her. She's got more pressing problems: her mom can't move off the couch, her dad's in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2018

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

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Two poets, one white and one black, explore race and childhood in this must-have collection tailored to provoke thought and conversation… How can Irene and Charles work together on their fift Read More →

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

Dig In!: 12 Easy Gardening Projects Using Kitchen Scraps

Grade 4 - Grade 8

Grow your own fruits and vegetables from nothing but kitchen scraps! Rather than throwing away leftovers from food in your kitchen, you can use them to grow more. Learn how to turn a single… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • Dewey: 635
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
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 598.9/7
Spring 2018

The Old Man

Kindergarten - Grade 5

Day breaks over the town. Get up, everybody! It's time to go to school. For the old man too, it's time to wake up. The night was icy and he's hungry. His name? He doesn't know . … This is t Read More →

  • Lexile: 440
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2018

The Yark

Grade 3 - Grade 5

A very funny and cheerfully subversive chapter book about a monster who eats children—until one day he makes a… The Yark loves children . . . with the love of a gourmand! This hairy mo Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • 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]

Auma's Long Run

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Auma loves to run. In her small Kenyan village, she's a track star with big dreams. A track scholarship could allow her to attend high school and maybe even become a doctor. But a strange new… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]