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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 →

  • 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 →

  • 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 →

  • 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

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

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

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… In one tale, Yu'er wan 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 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

Queen Panda Can't Sleep

Preschool - Grade 3

Queen Panda hasn't been able to sleep for days. Her subjects are worried and exhausted from serving her day and night. Something must be done! 
As news spreads throughout the kingdom that a… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]
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

You're Safe With Me

Preschool - Grade 2

When the moon rises high and the stars twinkle, it is bedtime for the baby animals of the Indian forest. But tonight, when the skies turn dark and the night grows stormy, the little ones… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 2.4
  • 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]