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Fall 2020

The One Great Gnome

In the spirit of Alice in Wonderland and The Wizard of Oz, this story introduces readers to the hidden magical—and mysterious—world of gnomes, elves, and trolls. Eleven-year-old Sarah moves… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2020

Second Dad Summer

Jeremiah just wants a normal summer with his dad. But his dad has moved in with his new boyfriend Michael who serves weird organic food and is constantly nagging him. Worst of all, Michael… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2020

Daniel Inouye: World War II Hero and Senator

From the Series Beginner Biography (LOOK! Books ™)

Daniel Inouye was born in Hawaii to parents who came from Japan. He had a happy life as a child until 1941 when the Japanese military bombed Pearl Harbor in his hometown. As war broke out… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 328.73
Fall 2020

Easy Out

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Westlock is a small town with a long baseball history. But registrations are down, and there are only enough kids in town to fill one team. So Mo Montpetit's team is entered into the Baseball… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2020

Fashion Rules!: A Closer Look at Clothing in the Middle Ages

During the Middle Ages, your position in life was based on birth. This position would follow you throughout your life. To make it easy for others to know your social class, rules about what… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2020

Long Bomb

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Ed used to dream of being a receiver. At fourteen, Ed wishes he could play for his High Mustangs team—but he worries that he's too tall and too skinny. Tyrone, the quarterback, teases Ed… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2020

Maria Tallchief: Native America's Prima Ballerina

From the Series Beginner Biography (LOOK! Books ™)

Maria Tallchief was inspired to dance while watching Osage dancers as a child in Oklahoma. For tribal ceremonies only men were allowed to dance. But, Maria went on to become America's first… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • Dewey: 792.8
Fall 2020

Noodle Helps Gabriel Say Goodbye

From the Series Helper Hounds

After losing her first two forever homes, Noodle the goldendoodle knows all about the sadness of goodbyes. But in her new home with Andrea and as an official Helper Hound, Noodle helps… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2020

P.K. Subban: Fighting racism to become a hockey superstar and role model for athletes of colour

From the Series Lorimer Recordbooks

P.K. Subban is a remarkable athlete and role model. Initially drafted in 2007 to the Montreal Canadiens, P.K. now plays for the New Jersey Devils. He's set records and won the Norris Trophy… Read More →

  • Dewey: 920
Fall 2020

Rugby Rivals

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Sam's grandfather, Pops, always taught Sam that the most important aspects of rugby are sportsmanship and teamwork. Things are not great at home, but Sam's struggles really begin when his… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2020

Sequoyah: Man of Many Words

From the Series Beginner Biography (LOOK! Books ™)

Sequoyah created a way of writing the Cherokee language 200 years ago. Thanks to Sequoyah, the Cherokee today know more about their history and native language than almost any other tribe in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • Dewey: 975
Fall 2020

Silent Journey

Scott Schroeder dreams of a day when he and his father can have a home of their own. Following an accident that took his mother's life eight years before, doctors discovered Scott was… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2020

The Comeback

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

On the surface, fourteen-year-old Chris is pretty average, playing hockey and having friends. But underneath it all, Chris is depressed. He quits his hockey team, but his doctor suggests that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2020

The Riddle of the Spinning Sycamore Seed: Solving Mysteries Through Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math

From the Series Jesse Steam Mysteries

While playing in her tree house, Jesse is intrigued by a falling sycamore seed that slowly spins to the ground. But when she sees acorns falling fast directly down to the ground, she must… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

Judah Touro Didn't Want to be Famous

Setting out from Boston to New Orleans in 1801, Judah Touro dreamed of becoming a successful shopkeeper. Through his skill in business, he earned a great fortune. But the harrowing experience… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2020

Pop Flies, Robo-Pets, and Other Disasters

Thirteen-year-old Satoshi Matsumoto spent the last three years living in Atlanta where he was the star of his middle-school baseball team—a slugger with pro potential, according to his coach… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

Beautiful Shades of Brown: The Art of Laura Wheeler Waring

Growing up in the late 19th century, Laura Wheeler Waring didn't see any artists who looked like her. She didn't see any paintings of people who looked like her, either. As a young woman… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
Spring 2020

Catch It, Jess! & Cat Nap

From the Series Early Bird Readers — Red (Early Bird Stories ™)

Jess the cat keeps trying to catch things, from rats and balls to a quiet place to nap. In these fun-filled stories, young readers will delight in following Jess using carefully leveled text… Read More →

  • Lexile: 380
  • Dewey: 428.6/2
Spring 2020

Dot and Dan & Snack Attack

From the Series Early Bird Readers — Pink (Early Bird Stories ™)

Follow two hungry mice as they search for snacks! Emergent readers will love these fun, accessible tales. Read More →

  • Lexile: 380
  • Dewey: 428.6/2
Spring 2020

Go Away! & Let's Make a Rocket

From the Series Early Bird Readers — Red (Early Bird Stories ™)

A cranky farmer, some creative animals, and a group of friends who love building things help engage emergent readers. The charming illustrations and age-appropriate text make reading fun for everyone! Read More →

  • Lexile: 390
  • Dewey: 428.6/2
Spring 2020

Go, Nan, Go! & On the Log

From the Series Early Bird Readers — Pink (Early Bird Stories ™)

Meet one tough grandma and a collection of forest animals in these delightful stories. Kids will love learning to read using carefully leveled text and charming illustrations. Read More →

  • Lexile: 380
  • Dewey: 428.6/2
Spring 2020

Grandpa's Cake & Not a Lot in Grandpa's Pot

From the Series Early Bird Readers — Red (Early Bird Stories ™)

In this silly set of stories, young readers will learn from Grandad—and his mistakes! Illustrations and a comprehension activity add to the fun. Read More →

  • Lexile: 430
  • Dewey: 428.6/2
Spring 2020

I Can Get It & Hop In!

From the Series Early Bird Readers — Pink (Early Bird Stories ™)

With simple text and inviting illustrations, these stories will help kids have fun while learning how to read. Readers will enjoy this pair of stories featuring a monkey on a mission and a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 370
  • Dewey: 428.6/2
Spring 2020

Tag! & In Pip's Bag

From the Series Early Bird Readers — Pink (Early Bird Stories ™)

Introduce reading to young students with age-appropriate stories that follow a game of tag and a fun picnic. Adorable illustrations and a comprehension activity help make learning fun! Read More →

  • Lexile: 430
  • Dewey: 428.6/2